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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 342 218 272
Rank change year-on-year
-124 +54
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 98 246 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.45% 1.16% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 1.23% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 73 217 172
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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
20812 20072 21481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.58% 95.02% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 16304 16603 18379
Average salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £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 19 September 2014.

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 19 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
Hampshire -17 30 £42,500 +4.93% 3
Buckinghamshire +14 18 £46,250 -7.50%
Surrey -24 15 £43,000 +1.17% 5
Oxfordshire -1 13 £45,000 - 1
Berkshire -22 13 £47,500 -5.00% 3
West Sussex -12 5 £40,000 -11.11%
East Sussex -24 4 £40,000 -
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 313 (93.15%) SQL Server
2 305 (90.77%) SQL
3 220 (65.48%) T-SQL
4 174 (51.79%) Microsoft
5 150 (44.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 150 (44.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 148 (44.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 128 (38.10%) Performance Tuning
8 113 (33.63%) MS Excel
9 106 (31.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 104 (30.95%) Windows
11 98 (29.17%) SQL Server 2012
12 89 (26.49%) Replication
13 85 (25.30%) Clustering
14 73 (21.73%) SQL Server 2005
15 72 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
16 71 (21.13%) Oracle
17 53 (15.77%) Degree
18 51 (15.18%) Data Warehouse
19 48 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
20 46 (13.69%) Disaster Recovery
20 46 (13.69%) Analytical Skills
21 43 (12.80%) Oracle Database
22 37 (11.01%) ITIL
23 36 (10.71%) Database Security
24 35 (10.42%) Relational Database
24 35 (10.42%) .NET
25 34 (10.12%) MCDBA
26 33 (9.82%) SharePoint
27 32 (9.52%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 33 (9.82%) SharePoint
2 13 (3.87%) WordPress
3 12 (3.57%) IIS
4 9 (2.68%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.89%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (0.60%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.60%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.60%) CMS
6 2 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.60%) Lync
6 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 113 (33.63%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.19%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.60%) Summit
2 2 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.87%) Office 365
2 3 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.68%) SAN
2 7 (2.08%) DNS
3 5 (1.49%) VPN
3 5 (1.49%) Internet
4 4 (1.19%) LAN
4 4 (1.19%) WAN
5 3 (0.89%) Firewall
5 3 (0.89%) NAS
6 2 (0.60%) HTTP
6 2 (0.60%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.30%) DHCP
7 1 (0.30%) DMZ
7 1 (0.30%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.30%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 313 (93.15%) SQL Server
2 150 (44.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 150 (44.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 148 (44.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 106 (31.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 98 (29.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 73 (21.73%) SQL Server 2005
7 51 (15.18%) Data Warehouse
8 43 (12.80%) Oracle Database
9 35 (10.42%) Relational Database
10 25 (7.44%) OLAP
11 24 (7.14%) MySQL
12 22 (6.55%) Oracle Database 11g
13 21 (6.25%) MS Access
14 20 (5.95%) DTS
15 16 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
16 15 (4.46%) RDBMS
17 13 (3.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 10 (2.98%) Oracle Reports
19 9 (2.68%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (0.60%) Visual Studio
1 2 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (8.63%) Finance
2 6 (1.79%) Games
2 6 (1.79%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.49%) Legal
4 4 (1.19%) Marketing
4 4 (1.19%) Banking
4 4 (1.19%) Law
4 4 (1.19%) Back Office
5 2 (0.60%) Electronics
5 2 (0.60%) Retail
5 2 (0.60%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.60%) Advertising
6 1 (0.30%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (10.42%) .NET
2 15 (4.46%) Web Services
3 12 (3.57%) XML
4 9 (2.68%) ASP.NET
5 7 (2.08%) HTML
6 6 (1.79%) .NET Framework
7 5 (1.49%) COM
8 4 (1.19%) jQuery
9 3 (0.89%) Ajax
10 2 (0.60%) LAMP
10 2 (0.60%) MDX
10 2 (0.60%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (0.60%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 2 (0.60%) AngularJS
10 2 (0.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (0.30%) HTML5
11 1 (0.30%) CSS3
11 1 (0.30%) Oracle Fusion
11 1 (0.30%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 89 (26.49%) Replication
2 85 (25.30%) Clustering
3 46 (13.69%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (9.52%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.79%) Online Games
5 6 (1.79%) Data Integration
6 5 (1.49%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (1.49%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.19%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.60%) DTV
9 1 (0.30%) NHS
9 1 (0.30%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.30%) CMDB
9 1 (0.30%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.30%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 104 (30.95%) Windows
2 31 (9.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (6.85%) Linux
4 21 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (4.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (2.98%) UNIX
7 4 (1.19%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.89%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (38.10%) Performance Tuning
2 48 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 46 (13.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 37 (11.01%) ITIL
5 36 (10.71%) Database Security
6 29 (8.63%) Capacity Planning
7 21 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
8 17 (5.06%) Database Tuning
8 17 (5.06%) ETL
9 15 (4.46%) Data Modelling
9 15 (4.46%) High Availability
10 14 (4.17%) E-Commerce
10 14 (4.17%) BCP
10 14 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (3.87%) Data Management
12 12 (3.57%) Business Analysis
12 12 (3.57%) ERP
12 12 (3.57%) Load Testing
12 12 (3.57%) Mentoring
13 10 (2.98%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 305 (90.77%) SQL
2 220 (65.48%) T-SQL
3 30 (8.93%) PowerShell
4 27 (8.04%) PL/SQL
5 26 (7.74%) VB
6 16 (4.76%) PHP
7 13 (3.87%) Python
8 12 (3.57%) C#
9 9 (2.68%) Perl
10 6 (1.79%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.19%) Java
12 3 (0.89%) JavaScript
12 3 (0.89%) VBScript
12 3 (0.89%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.60%) VB6
13 2 (0.60%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 1 (0.30%) VBA
14 1 (0.30%) C++
Qualifications
1 72 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 53 (15.77%) Degree
3 34 (10.12%) MCDBA
4 24 (7.14%) MCITP
5 15 (4.46%) MCSA
6 12 (3.57%) MCSE
7 9 (2.68%) Security Cleared
8 7 (2.08%) OCP
8 7 (2.08%) Oracle Certification
9 6 (1.79%) MCTS
10 3 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Certified Master
12 1 (0.30%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.30%) MCP
12 1 (0.30%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.65%) PCI DSS
2 13 (3.87%) ISO 9001
3 8 (2.38%) SLA
4 3 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 29 (8.63%) Active Directory
2 24 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
2 24 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.08%) VMware ESX
3 7 (2.08%) vSphere
4 4 (1.19%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (4.76%) Data Guard
2 11 (3.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (1.49%) SCOM
4 4 (1.19%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.89%) WSUS
6 1 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 174 (51.79%) Microsoft
2 71 (21.13%) Oracle
3 14 (4.17%) SAP
4 13 (3.87%) VMware
5 12 (3.57%) Infor
6 8 (2.38%) Citrix
7 5 (1.49%) HP
8 4 (1.19%) Cognos
9 3 (0.89%) Computacenter
9 3 (0.89%) NetApp
10 2 (0.60%) McAfee
10 2 (0.60%) Cisco
10 2 (0.60%) EMC
10 2 (0.60%) BMC
11 1 (0.30%) PeopleSoft
11 1 (0.30%) Primavera
11 1 (0.30%) Open Text
11 1 (0.30%) Sage
11 1 (0.30%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.30%) Meridio
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