The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior SQL Server DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior SQL Server DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 431 452 436
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior SQL Server DBA 11 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.053% 0.022% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.023% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 0
Average salary £39,000 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.89% -
UK excluding London average salary £48,312 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+1.70% -13.63%
Senior SQL Server DBA
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 South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19816 21756 21121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.26% 94.80% 95.02%
Number of salaries quoted 16032 17681 17500
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Senior SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Senior SQL Server DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Senior SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Senior SQL Server DBA Salary Trend in the South East

Senior SQL Server DBA
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior SQL Server DBA across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Senior SQL Server DBA Salary Histogram in the South East

Senior SQL Server DBA
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior SQL Server DBA within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. 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
Hampshire - 4 £40,500 -
West Sussex - 4 £39,000 -
Surrey - 2 £52,500 -
Kent - 1 £52,500 -
Senior SQL Server DBA
England

Senior SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Senior 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 Senior SQL Server DBA in their job title.

1 40 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (67.50%) Microsoft
2 27 (67.50%) SQL
3 19 (47.50%) Performance Tuning
4 15 (37.50%) Finance
5 14 (35.00%) ITIL
5 14 (35.00%) BizTalk Server
5 14 (35.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (32.50%) Windows
7 12 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (30.00%) Cognos
7 12 (30.00%) IBM
7 12 (30.00%) Server Building
7 12 (30.00%) Data Centre
8 11 (27.50%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (22.50%) Capacity Planning
9 9 (22.50%) MS Excel
9 9 (22.50%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (20.00%) Oracle
11 7 (17.50%) SharePoint
11 7 (17.50%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (17.50%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (17.50%) T-SQL
11 7 (17.50%) Clustering
11 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (17.50%) Performance Monitoring
12 6 (15.00%) Active Directory
13 5 (12.50%) Replication
13 5 (12.50%) Degree

Senior SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Senior 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 Senior SQL Server DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (35.00%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (17.50%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.50%) IIS
4 2 (5.00%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (22.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (35.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (27.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (17.50%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (17.50%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
7 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
7 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (2.50%) OLTP
8 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
General
1 15 (37.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) .NET
1 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (17.50%) Clustering
2 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (12.50%) Replication
4 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 13 (32.50%) Windows
2 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (5.00%) UNIX
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (35.00%) ITIL
3 12 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (30.00%) Server Building
4 9 (22.50%) Capacity Planning
4 9 (22.50%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (17.50%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (10.00%) Database Mirroring
7 3 (7.50%) Data Management
7 3 (7.50%) Performance Management
7 3 (7.50%) Migration
8 2 (5.00%) Scrum
8 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.00%) Benchmarking
8 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
8 2 (5.00%) Data Mapping
8 2 (5.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 27 (67.50%) SQL
2 7 (17.50%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Degree
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.50%) MCSE
3 1 (2.50%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 27 (67.50%) Microsoft
2 12 (30.00%) Cognos
2 12 (30.00%) IBM
3 8 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (2.50%) Red Gate