The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL 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 SQL DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 257 252 239
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 196 219 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.91% 0.94% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 0.99% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 174 186 209
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,100 £33,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.75%
SQL 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
20363 22203 21325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.93% 94.80% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 16368 17762 17621
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 £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in the South East

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

SQL DBA Salary Trend in the South East

SQL DBA
Salary Histogram in the South East

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

SQL DBA Salary Histogram in the South East

SQL 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 SQL DBA within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 April 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 +44 93 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Surrey 0 26 £47,500 +10.46% 9
Kent -20 20 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Berkshire -8 18 £50,000 +17.64% 3
West Sussex +14 13 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Buckinghamshire -8 13 £37,500 -21.05%
East Sussex -16 10 £43,985 +9.96%
Oxfordshire -4 2 £37,500 -10.71% 1
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 388 (94.63%) SQL Server
2 342 (83.41%) SQL
3 263 (64.15%) T-SQL
4 219 (53.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 206 (50.24%) Performance Tuning
6 158 (38.54%) SQL Server 2008
7 154 (37.56%) Microsoft
8 152 (37.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 141 (34.39%) Windows
10 133 (32.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 130 (31.71%) Clustering
12 116 (28.29%) Replication
13 115 (28.05%) MS Excel
14 112 (27.32%) Business Intelligence
15 101 (24.63%) SQL Server 2012
16 94 (22.93%) Data Warehouse
17 91 (22.20%) Capacity Planning
18 75 (18.29%) SQL Server 2005
19 61 (14.88%) Finance
19 61 (14.88%) Analytical Skills
20 56 (13.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
21 47 (11.46%) Migration
22 46 (11.22%) .NET
22 46 (11.22%) Performance Monitoring
23 45 (10.98%) Disaster Recovery
23 45 (10.98%) Relational Database
24 43 (10.49%) RDBMS
25 40 (9.76%) MySQL
26 38 (9.27%) SharePoint
27 36 (8.78%) PowerShell

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 38 (9.27%) SharePoint
2 22 (5.37%) IIS
3 10 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (2.44%) WordPress
4 6 (1.46%) Apache Solr
5 3 (0.73%) Apache
6 2 (0.49%) SAS
6 2 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.24%) CMS
7 1 (0.24%) JBoss
7 1 (0.24%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 115 (28.05%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.44%) MS Office
3 9 (2.20%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.73%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.68%) Office 365
2 9 (2.20%) SaaS
3 4 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.24%) PaaS
5 1 (0.24%) IaaS
5 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.93%) Internet
2 8 (1.95%) Kerberos
3 7 (1.71%) DNS
4 6 (1.46%) Firewall
5 4 (0.98%) SAN
6 3 (0.73%) VPN
7 1 (0.24%) LAN
7 1 (0.24%) WAN
7 1 (0.24%) DMZ
7 1 (0.24%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 388 (94.63%) SQL Server
2 219 (53.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 158 (38.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 152 (37.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 133 (32.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 101 (24.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 94 (22.93%) Data Warehouse
8 75 (18.29%) SQL Server 2005
9 56 (13.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 45 (10.98%) Relational Database
11 43 (10.49%) RDBMS
12 40 (9.76%) MySQL
13 23 (5.61%) SQL Server 2000
14 19 (4.63%) DTS
15 15 (3.66%) OLTP
16 13 (3.17%) MongoDB
17 12 (2.93%) MS Access
18 10 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
19 8 (1.95%) Oracle Reports
20 7 (1.71%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 15 (3.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 13 (3.17%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.49%) Toad
General
1 61 (14.88%) Finance
2 19 (4.63%) Marketing
3 4 (0.98%) Publishing
4 2 (0.49%) Advertising
4 2 (0.49%) Retail
5 1 (0.24%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (11.22%) .NET
2 11 (2.68%) XML
3 9 (2.20%) ASP.NET
4 5 (1.22%) RSS
4 5 (1.22%) HTML
5 4 (0.98%) Ajax
5 4 (0.98%) .NET Framework
5 4 (0.98%) LAMP
6 3 (0.73%) CSS
7 2 (0.49%) Web Services
7 2 (0.49%) Hibernate
7 2 (0.49%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 1 (0.24%) jQuery
8 1 (0.24%) HTML5
8 1 (0.24%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 130 (31.71%) Clustering
2 116 (28.29%) Replication
3 61 (14.88%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (3.17%) Computer Science
5 8 (1.95%) Social Network
6 7 (1.71%) Open Source
7 5 (1.22%) Wiki
8 4 (0.98%) Social Media
8 4 (0.98%) BBC
9 3 (0.73%) Life Science
9 3 (0.73%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.73%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.49%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.49%) CMDB
11 1 (0.24%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.24%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.24%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.24%) User Experience
11 1 (0.24%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.24%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 141 (34.39%) Windows
2 30 (7.32%) Linux
3 13 (3.17%) UNIX
3 13 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (2.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.49%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.49%) AIX
7 1 (0.24%) Solaris
7 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (50.24%) Performance Tuning
2 112 (27.32%) Business Intelligence
3 91 (22.20%) Capacity Planning
4 47 (11.46%) Migration
5 46 (11.22%) Performance Monitoring
6 45 (10.98%) Disaster Recovery
7 34 (8.29%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (8.05%) Database Security
9 32 (7.80%) Data Migration
10 27 (6.59%) Data Protection
11 24 (5.85%) Database Tuning
11 24 (5.85%) Database Mirroring
12 22 (5.37%) Change Control
12 22 (5.37%) Data Management
13 21 (5.12%) ITIL
14 17 (4.15%) ETL
15 15 (3.66%) Data Modelling
15 15 (3.66%) Change Management
15 15 (3.66%) Release Management
16 11 (2.68%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 342 (83.41%) SQL
2 263 (64.15%) T-SQL
3 36 (8.78%) PowerShell
4 19 (4.63%) C#
5 14 (3.41%) PHP
5 14 (3.41%) VB
6 13 (3.17%) VBScript
7 11 (2.68%) VB.NET
7 11 (2.68%) Python
7 11 (2.68%) Perl
8 7 (1.71%) Java
9 4 (0.98%) C++
10 3 (0.73%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.73%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.73%) Korn
10 3 (0.73%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.49%) C
12 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (8.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (5.85%) Degree
3 11 (2.68%) MCITP
4 7 (1.71%) MCDBA
5 5 (1.22%) MCSA
6 3 (0.73%) MCTS
6 3 (0.73%) MCP
6 3 (0.73%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 1 (0.24%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.24%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.24%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.24%) MCSE
7 1 (0.24%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.20%) SLA
1 9 (2.20%) PCI DSS
2 6 (1.46%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.24%) QA
System Software
1 35 (8.54%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.46%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (0.73%) SCOM
2 2 (0.49%) Foglight
2 2 (0.49%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.24%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.24%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 154 (37.56%) Microsoft
2 24 (5.85%) Oracle
3 13 (3.17%) Facebook
4 8 (1.95%) Twitter
4 8 (1.95%) Cognos
4 8 (1.95%) IBM
4 8 (1.95%) VMware
4 8 (1.95%) Red Gate
5 6 (1.46%) Endeca
6 5 (1.22%) Google
6 5 (1.22%) Sybase
7 4 (0.98%) Yahoo!
7 4 (0.98%) Apple
7 4 (0.98%) Sony
8 3 (0.73%) BMC
9 2 (0.49%) Citrix
10 1 (0.24%) Avaya
10 1 (0.24%) HP
10 1 (0.24%) Veritas
10 1 (0.24%) Red Hat
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Salary: Up to £30k plus benefits
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Winchester
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £30k plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tria Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Full Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
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Salary: £48000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
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Surrey
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