The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 75 72 52
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 16 19 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.40% 1.69% 3.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 1.77% 4.05%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 43
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £35,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
SQL DBA
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1088 1074 1063
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.10% 95.47% 97.08%
Number of salaries quoted 903 892 912
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +14.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL DBA in the job title across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the Essex region.

SQL DBA Salary Trend in Essex

SQL DBA
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the Essex region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

SQL DBA Salary Histogram in Essex

SQL DBA
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL DBA within the Essex region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Saffron Walden - 4 £60,000 -
Basildon +5 2 £45,000 +31.63%
Brentwood - 2 - -
Chelmsford -2 1 £35,000 -
SQL DBA
East of England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Essex region that cited SQL DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with SQL DBA in their job title.

1 81 (95.29%) SQL Server
2 80 (94.12%) SQL
3 38 (44.71%) Performance Tuning
4 36 (42.35%) Windows
5 34 (40.00%) T-SQL
6 32 (37.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 32 (37.65%) SQL Server 2008
7 30 (35.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 27 (31.76%) Oracle
9 25 (29.41%) Finance
10 22 (25.88%) Clustering
11 20 (23.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 19 (22.35%) Microsoft
13 17 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 17 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
14 15 (17.65%) Replication
14 15 (17.65%) DTS
15 13 (15.29%) Disaster Recovery
16 10 (11.76%) Database Tuning
16 10 (11.76%) High Availability
16 10 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
16 10 (11.76%) Red Gate
16 10 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
17 9 (10.59%) Oracle Database
17 9 (10.59%) MCTS
17 9 (10.59%) MCITP
17 9 (10.59%) Data Modelling
18 7 (8.24%) ETL
18 7 (8.24%) MS Excel
18 7 (8.24%) Relational Database

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Essex region that cited SQL DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with SQL DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 7 (8.24%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Oracle CRM
1 5 (5.88%) Magento
2 3 (3.53%) Sage 200
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (95.29%) SQL Server
2 32 (37.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 32 (37.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (35.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (23.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 17 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 15 (17.65%) DTS
7 10 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (10.59%) Oracle Database
9 7 (8.24%) Relational Database
10 6 (7.06%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (5.88%) RDBMS
11 5 (5.88%) OLAP
12 3 (3.53%) MS Access
12 3 (3.53%) MySQL
12 3 (3.53%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (2.35%) Data Mining
13 2 (2.35%) OLTP
13 2 (2.35%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 25 (29.41%) Finance
2 5 (5.88%) Marketing
3 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.35%) Banking
4 1 (1.18%) Law
4 1 (1.18%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.88%) .NET
1 5 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.88%) Clustering
2 15 (17.65%) Replication
3 4 (4.71%) Statistics
4 2 (2.35%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.18%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 36 (42.35%) Windows
2 5 (5.88%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.35%) UNIX
3 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (44.71%) Performance Tuning
2 13 (15.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (11.76%) High Availability
3 10 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (11.76%) Database Tuning
4 9 (10.59%) Data Modelling
5 7 (8.24%) ETL
6 5 (5.88%) OO
6 5 (5.88%) CRM
6 5 (5.88%) E-Commerce
6 5 (5.88%) Migration
6 5 (5.88%) Project Management
6 5 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (4.71%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (3.53%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.53%) ITIL
9 1 (1.18%) Time Management
9 1 (1.18%) Data Protection
9 1 (1.18%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (94.12%) SQL
2 34 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (5.88%) Java
3 5 (5.88%) PHP
4 2 (2.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (10.59%) MCTS
2 9 (10.59%) MCITP
3 5 (5.88%) MCDBA
4 2 (2.35%) MCSA
5 1 (1.18%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (7.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (2.35%) Nagios
1 2 (2.35%) Munin
1 2 (2.35%) Opsview
2 1 (1.18%) Control-M
Vendors
1 27 (31.76%) Oracle
2 19 (22.35%) Microsoft
3 10 (11.76%) Red Gate
4 5 (5.88%) JD Edwards
4 5 (5.88%) SAP
5 3 (3.53%) Sage