The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 77 85 54
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 11 7 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.00% 0.63% 3.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 0.66% 3.48%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 33
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £32,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
SQL Server 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
1044 1062 947
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.08% 96.02% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 833 850 821
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 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

SQL Server DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in Essex

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

SQL Server DBA Salary Trend in Essex

SQL Server DBA
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA across the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

SQL Server DBA Salary Histogram in Essex

SQL Server 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 Server DBA within the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 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
Basildon - 3 £45,000 -
Brentwood - 2 £67,500 - 1
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £42,500 - 1
Chelmsford -3 1 £35,000 -
SQL Server DBA
East of England

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Essex region that cited SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title.

1 29 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 28 (96.55%) SQL
3 20 (68.97%) T-SQL
3 20 (68.97%) Windows
4 16 (55.17%) Performance Tuning
5 15 (51.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (44.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (44.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (41.38%) Oracle
8 11 (37.93%) Finance
9 10 (34.48%) Replication
9 10 (34.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (27.59%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (24.14%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (20.69%) RDBMS
12 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
12 6 (20.69%) DTS
12 6 (20.69%) Relational Database
12 6 (20.69%) Clustering
12 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2000
13 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
13 4 (13.79%) Capacity Planning
13 4 (13.79%) High Availability
13 4 (13.79%) Statistics
13 4 (13.79%) Database Tuning
14 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
14 3 (10.34%) MCTS
14 3 (10.34%) Red Gate
14 3 (10.34%) MCITP

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Essex region that cited SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (51.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (44.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (44.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (34.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (27.59%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (20.69%) RDBMS
6 6 (20.69%) DTS
6 6 (20.69%) Relational Database
6 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (10.34%) OLTP
8 3 (10.34%) MySQL
8 3 (10.34%) OLAP
9 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 11 (37.93%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Web Services
1 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Replication
2 6 (20.69%) Clustering
3 4 (13.79%) Statistics
4 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (68.97%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (24.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (13.79%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (13.79%) High Availability
3 4 (13.79%) Database Tuning
4 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (10.34%) Data Modelling
4 3 (10.34%) ETL
4 3 (10.34%) ITIL
5 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.90%) Migration
6 1 (3.45%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 28 (96.55%) SQL
2 20 (68.97%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) MCTS
1 3 (10.34%) MCITP
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (6.90%) Nagios
1 2 (6.90%) Munin
1 2 (6.90%) Opsview
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Oracle
2 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.34%) Red Gate
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco
Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £37500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical, etc
Posted: 20 days ago