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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 248 251 215
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 209 227 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.98% 0.99% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 1.04% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 178 193 228
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,600 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
20215 21812 21135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.24% 94.96% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 16514 17701 17512
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 £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -12 59 £42,500 - 6
Surrey +11 42 £45,000 +5.88% 2
West Sussex +25 28 £54,501 +74.40% 3
Berkshire -3 25 £38,000 -5.00% 7
Buckinghamshire -10 21 £37,500 -9.09%
Kent -3 18 £45,000 -10.00% 1
East Sussex +18 13 £42,000 -6.66% 2
Oxfordshire -8 4 £45,000 +2.85%
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (95.33%) SQL Server
2 339 (83.29%) SQL
3 255 (62.65%) T-SQL
4 219 (53.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 210 (51.60%) Performance Tuning
6 164 (40.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 155 (38.08%) Microsoft
8 148 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
9 147 (36.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 142 (34.89%) Clustering
11 114 (28.01%) MS Excel
12 112 (27.52%) Windows
13 108 (26.54%) Business Intelligence
14 104 (25.55%) SQL Server 2012
15 98 (24.08%) Replication
16 96 (23.59%) Capacity Planning
17 93 (22.85%) SQL Server 2005
18 85 (20.88%) Data Warehouse
19 79 (19.41%) Finance
20 69 (16.95%) Performance Monitoring
21 55 (13.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
22 48 (11.79%) Relational Database
23 47 (11.55%) RDBMS
24 43 (10.57%) Analytical Skills
25 42 (10.32%) ETL
26 39 (9.58%) Migration
27 38 (9.34%) .NET
28 37 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
29 34 (8.35%) PowerShell
30 33 (8.11%) Database Security

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 23 (5.65%) IIS
2 19 (4.67%) SharePoint
3 11 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (1.23%) Apache
5 2 (0.49%) SAS
5 2 (0.49%) JBoss
6 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 114 (28.01%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.72%) SaaS
2 4 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.25%) Office 365
4 1 (0.25%) IaaS
4 1 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.44%) Internet
2 11 (2.70%) DNS
3 9 (2.21%) Firewall
4 7 (1.72%) VPN
5 5 (1.23%) Kerberos
6 4 (0.98%) SAN
7 2 (0.49%) LAN
7 2 (0.49%) WAN
8 1 (0.25%) SMTP
8 1 (0.25%) Network Security
8 1 (0.25%) NAS
8 1 (0.25%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 388 (95.33%) SQL Server
2 219 (53.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 164 (40.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 148 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 147 (36.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 104 (25.55%) SQL Server 2012
7 93 (22.85%) SQL Server 2005
8 85 (20.88%) Data Warehouse
9 55 (13.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 48 (11.79%) Relational Database
11 47 (11.55%) RDBMS
12 25 (6.14%) SQL Server 2000
13 22 (5.41%) OLTP
14 17 (4.18%) MySQL
14 17 (4.18%) DTS
15 11 (2.70%) Oracle Database
16 7 (1.72%) SQL CLR
17 6 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
18 4 (0.98%) OLAP
18 4 (0.98%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 10 (2.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (1.47%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.49%) Toad
General
1 79 (19.41%) Finance
2 12 (2.95%) Marketing
3 7 (1.72%) Banking
4 6 (1.47%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.23%) Advertising
6 3 (0.74%) Retail
7 2 (0.49%) Law
7 2 (0.49%) Legal
8 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (9.34%) .NET
2 11 (2.70%) XML
3 7 (1.72%) ASP.NET
4 5 (1.23%) RSS
4 5 (1.23%) HTML
4 5 (1.23%) .NET Framework
5 4 (0.98%) Hibernate
5 4 (0.98%) Ajax
5 4 (0.98%) CSS
6 2 (0.49%) LAMP
7 1 (0.25%) Middleware
7 1 (0.25%) Web Services
7 1 (0.25%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 142 (34.89%) Clustering
2 98 (24.08%) Replication
3 43 (10.57%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (4.18%) Data Centre
5 11 (2.70%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.23%) Wiki
6 5 (1.23%) Social Network
7 4 (0.98%) Social Media
7 4 (0.98%) EFT
7 4 (0.98%) BBC
8 3 (0.74%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.74%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (0.74%) Digital Media
8 3 (0.74%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.49%) Life Science
9 2 (0.49%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.49%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.25%) CMDB
10 1 (0.25%) FMCG
10 1 (0.25%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 112 (27.52%) Windows
2 17 (4.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (3.69%) UNIX
3 15 (3.69%) Linux
4 12 (2.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.49%) Debian
6 2 (0.49%) AIX
7 1 (0.25%) Solaris
7 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (51.60%) Performance Tuning
2 108 (26.54%) Business Intelligence
3 96 (23.59%) Capacity Planning
4 69 (16.95%) Performance Monitoring
5 42 (10.32%) ETL
6 39 (9.58%) Migration
7 33 (8.11%) Change Management
7 33 (8.11%) Database Security
8 32 (7.86%) Agile Software Development
9 30 (7.37%) Data Migration
10 26 (6.39%) Data Protection
10 26 (6.39%) Disaster Recovery
11 24 (5.90%) Release Management
12 22 (5.41%) Database Mirroring
13 19 (4.67%) ITIL
14 18 (4.42%) Change Control
14 18 (4.42%) Database Tuning
15 15 (3.69%) Data Modelling
16 14 (3.44%) High Availability
17 10 (2.46%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 339 (83.29%) SQL
2 255 (62.65%) T-SQL
3 34 (8.35%) PowerShell
4 19 (4.67%) C#
5 15 (3.69%) VB.NET
6 13 (3.19%) VBScript
7 11 (2.70%) Perl
8 5 (1.23%) VB
8 5 (1.23%) Java
9 4 (0.98%) JavaScript
9 4 (0.98%) PHP
10 3 (0.74%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.49%) Korn
11 2 (0.49%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.49%) Python
11 2 (0.49%) C++
11 2 (0.49%) C
12 1 (0.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (4.91%) Degree
3 13 (3.19%) MCITP
4 8 (1.97%) MCSE
5 7 (1.72%) MCTS
6 6 (1.47%) MCSA
7 5 (1.23%) MCDBA
8 2 (0.49%) MCP
9 1 (0.25%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.46%) SLA
2 9 (2.21%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.98%) QA
4 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (4.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.47%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (0.49%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.25%) SCCM
2 1 (0.25%) SCOM
2 1 (0.25%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.25%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (0.25%) Foglight
Vendors
1 155 (38.08%) Microsoft
2 23 (5.65%) Oracle
3 12 (2.95%) VMware
4 9 (2.21%) Facebook
4 9 (2.21%) Cognos
4 9 (2.21%) IBM
5 6 (1.47%) Red Gate
6 5 (1.23%) Google
6 5 (1.23%) Sybase
6 5 (1.23%) Twitter
7 4 (0.98%) Yahoo!
7 4 (0.98%) Apple
7 4 (0.98%) Sony
8 3 (0.74%) Vertica
8 3 (0.74%) HP
9 2 (0.49%) Citrix
10 1 (0.25%) BMC
10 1 (0.25%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (0.25%) Veritas
10 1 (0.25%) Red Hat
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £42000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package - Full details on request
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £40000 - £44000 Per Annum + On call + Bonus + Excellent Bene
Posted: 4 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Coeo Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + £8K if on call and great benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton , Hampshire
PS Computer
Salary: £25,000 - £50,000 per year + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Ashford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + 29 days + share ops scheme + pensi
Posted: 8 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
PS Computer
Salary: £45k + benefits package
Posted: 11 days ago
Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + pension, health
Posted: 19 days ago
Slough
First Point
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago