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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 65 78 43
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 19 15 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.73% 1.38% 4.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.82% 1.43% 4.70%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 46
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £34,953 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
1045 1046 979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.00% 96.05% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 844 838 847
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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
Southend-on-Sea - 4 £41,250 - 1
Saffron Walden - 3 - -
Basildon +1 2 £45,000 +31.63% 1
Brentwood - 2 £67,500 - 1
Chelmsford -1 1 £35,000 -
SQL DBA
East of England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 71 (97.26%) SQL
2 70 (95.89%) SQL Server
3 31 (42.47%) Performance Tuning
4 30 (41.10%) Finance
5 28 (38.36%) SQL Server 2008
6 25 (34.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 25 (34.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (34.25%) T-SQL
7 24 (32.88%) Windows
8 20 (27.40%) Oracle
9 19 (26.03%) Clustering
10 18 (24.66%) Microsoft Certification
10 18 (24.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 16 (21.92%) Disaster Recovery
12 15 (20.55%) Microsoft
12 15 (20.55%) DTS
13 14 (19.18%) Replication
14 12 (16.44%) SQL Server 2005
14 12 (16.44%) High Availability
15 11 (15.07%) MCTS
15 11 (15.07%) MCITP
15 11 (15.07%) Data Modelling
16 10 (13.70%) ETL
17 9 (12.33%) OLAP
18 8 (10.96%) SQL Server 2012
19 7 (9.59%) Relational Database
19 7 (9.59%) Database Tuning
19 7 (9.59%) XML
19 7 (9.59%) OLTP
20 6 (8.22%) RDBMS

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 6 (8.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Magento
1 5 (6.85%) Oracle CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (95.89%) SQL Server
2 28 (38.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (34.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 25 (34.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (24.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 15 (20.55%) DTS
6 12 (16.44%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (12.33%) OLAP
8 8 (10.96%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (9.59%) Relational Database
9 7 (9.59%) OLTP
10 6 (8.22%) RDBMS
11 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (5.48%) MySQL
12 2 (2.74%) Data Mining
12 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database
12 2 (2.74%) Oracle OLAP
13 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 30 (41.10%) Finance
2 5 (6.85%) Marketing
3 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.74%) Banking
4 1 (1.37%) Law
4 1 (1.37%) Legal
4 1 (1.37%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.59%) XML
2 5 (6.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (26.03%) Clustering
2 14 (19.18%) Replication
3 4 (5.48%) Statistics
4 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.37%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.37%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (32.88%) Windows
2 5 (6.85%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.37%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (42.47%) Performance Tuning
2 16 (21.92%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (16.44%) High Availability
4 11 (15.07%) Data Modelling
5 10 (13.70%) ETL
6 7 (9.59%) Database Tuning
7 6 (8.22%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (6.85%) CRM
8 5 (6.85%) OO
8 5 (6.85%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (6.85%) E-Commerce
9 4 (5.48%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (4.11%) ITIL
11 2 (2.74%) Project Management
11 2 (2.74%) Migration
11 2 (2.74%) Service Delivery
12 1 (1.37%) Release Management
12 1 (1.37%) Time Management
12 1 (1.37%) Data Protection
12 1 (1.37%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 71 (97.26%) SQL
2 25 (34.25%) T-SQL
3 5 (6.85%) Java
3 5 (6.85%) PHP
4 2 (2.74%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (24.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (15.07%) MCTS
2 11 (15.07%) MCITP
3 5 (6.85%) MCDBA
4 1 (1.37%) MCSA
4 1 (1.37%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (2.74%) Nagios
1 2 (2.74%) Opsview
1 2 (2.74%) Munin
2 1 (1.37%) Control-M
Vendors
1 20 (27.40%) Oracle
2 15 (20.55%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.22%) Red Gate
4 5 (6.85%) SAP
4 5 (6.85%) JD Edwards
Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £37500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Bristow Holland
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical, etc
Posted: 13 days ago