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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 242 209 234
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 214 231 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.03% 1.15% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 1.21% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 197 211 210
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
19836 19086 21216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.60% 94.67% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 16177 15276 18448
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,000 £62,500
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 26 January 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 26 January 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 54 £42,500 +18.05% 9
Surrey +1 42 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Berkshire -2 35 £50,000 +17.64% 2
East Sussex - 25 £52,500 -
Kent -41 22 £45,000 -10.00% 4
West Sussex +7 15 £43,000 -9.47% 1
Oxfordshire -11 12 £35,000 -17.64%
Buckinghamshire -20 4 £42,500 -5.55%
Sussex 0 1 £60,000 -
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 315 (95.74%) SQL Server
2 278 (84.50%) SQL
3 191 (58.05%) T-SQL
4 162 (49.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 158 (48.02%) Performance Tuning
6 147 (44.68%) Microsoft
7 143 (43.47%) SQL Server 2008
8 119 (36.17%) Windows
9 115 (34.95%) Replication
10 103 (31.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 89 (27.05%) MS Excel
12 88 (26.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 77 (23.40%) SQL Server 2012
14 75 (22.80%) Business Intelligence
15 73 (22.19%) Clustering
16 64 (19.45%) SQL Server 2005
17 61 (18.54%) Analytical Skills
18 57 (17.33%) Data Warehouse
19 55 (16.72%) SharePoint
20 51 (15.50%) MySQL
20 51 (15.50%) Capacity Planning
21 45 (13.68%) Active Directory
21 45 (13.68%) Disaster Recovery
22 43 (13.07%) .NET
23 39 (11.85%) Microsoft Certification
23 39 (11.85%) Degree
24 34 (10.33%) Finance
25 33 (10.03%) Migration
26 32 (9.73%) Performance Monitoring
27 31 (9.42%) MS Access

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 55 (16.72%) SharePoint
2 21 (6.38%) WordPress
3 13 (3.95%) IIS
4 9 (2.74%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (2.43%) WebLogic
6 6 (1.82%) Apache Solr
7 5 (1.52%) CMS
8 4 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.91%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.61%) Apache
11 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 89 (27.05%) MS Excel
2 21 (6.38%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.52%) MS Office
4 4 (1.22%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.69%) Office 365
2 7 (2.13%) SaaS
3 3 (0.91%) PaaS
3 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.22%) SAN
2 3 (0.91%) Kerberos
2 3 (0.91%) DNS
3 1 (0.30%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 315 (95.74%) SQL Server
2 162 (49.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 143 (43.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 103 (31.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 88 (26.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 77 (23.40%) SQL Server 2012
7 64 (19.45%) SQL Server 2005
8 57 (17.33%) Data Warehouse
9 51 (15.50%) MySQL
10 31 (9.42%) MS Access
11 29 (8.81%) Relational Database
12 26 (7.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 16 (4.86%) Oracle Reports
14 14 (4.26%) RDBMS
15 13 (3.95%) Oracle Database
16 12 (3.65%) MongoDB
16 12 (3.65%) SQL Server 2000
17 11 (3.34%) PostgreSQL
18 10 (3.04%) SSDT
19 9 (2.74%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 17 (5.17%) Visual Studio
2 13 (3.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.30%) Subversion
General
1 34 (10.33%) Finance
2 19 (5.78%) Marketing
3 4 (1.22%) Advertising
3 4 (1.22%) Publishing
4 3 (0.91%) Retail
4 3 (0.91%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.30%) Electronics
5 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.30%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (13.07%) .NET
2 12 (3.65%) ASP.NET
3 7 (2.13%) XML
4 6 (1.82%) HTML
4 6 (1.82%) LAMP
5 4 (1.22%) CSS
5 4 (1.22%) Web Services
5 4 (1.22%) jQuery
5 4 (1.22%) HTML5
5 4 (1.22%) CSS3
6 3 (0.91%) Ajax
6 3 (0.91%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 3 (0.91%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.30%) WPF
7 1 (0.30%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 115 (34.95%) Replication
2 73 (22.19%) Clustering
3 61 (18.54%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (6.99%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.74%) Open Source
6 5 (1.52%) Social Network
6 5 (1.52%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.22%) CMDB
8 3 (0.91%) Life Science
8 3 (0.91%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.61%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.30%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.30%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.30%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.30%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.30%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.30%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 119 (36.17%) Windows
2 27 (8.21%) Linux
3 15 (4.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.61%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.30%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (48.02%) Performance Tuning
2 75 (22.80%) Business Intelligence
3 51 (15.50%) Capacity Planning
4 45 (13.68%) Disaster Recovery
5 33 (10.03%) Migration
6 32 (9.73%) Performance Monitoring
7 29 (8.81%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (8.81%) ITIL
8 24 (7.29%) Data Migration
9 18 (5.47%) Database Security
10 17 (5.17%) Database Tuning
10 17 (5.17%) Data Modelling
11 16 (4.86%) Data Management
11 16 (4.86%) Data Protection
12 15 (4.56%) BCP
13 11 (3.34%) Load Testing
14 10 (3.04%) Change Control
14 10 (3.04%) Data Analysis
14 10 (3.04%) MVC
15 9 (2.74%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 278 (84.50%) SQL
2 191 (58.05%) T-SQL
3 26 (7.90%) PHP
4 24 (7.29%) VB
4 24 (7.29%) PowerShell
5 22 (6.69%) Python
6 16 (4.86%) Perl
7 13 (3.95%) C#
8 11 (3.34%) PL/SQL
9 9 (2.74%) VBScript
10 4 (1.22%) Java
10 4 (1.22%) JavaScript
11 3 (0.91%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.91%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.61%) Korn
12 2 (0.61%) C++
13 1 (0.30%) SPARQL
13 1 (0.30%) VBA
13 1 (0.30%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 39 (11.85%) Microsoft Certification
1 39 (11.85%) Degree
2 11 (3.34%) MCITP
3 9 (2.74%) MCDBA
4 5 (1.52%) MCSA
5 4 (1.22%) MCTS
6 3 (0.91%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 2 (0.61%) MCP
8 1 (0.30%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.30%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.17%) ISO 9001
2 6 (1.82%) SLA
3 3 (0.91%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.30%) QA
System Software
1 45 (13.68%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.34%) Oracle RMAN
2 11 (3.34%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.61%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 11 (3.34%) Data Guard
2 8 (2.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (1.82%) SCOM
4 4 (1.22%) Foglight
Vendors
1 147 (44.68%) Microsoft
2 31 (9.42%) Oracle
3 8 (2.43%) Cognos
3 8 (2.43%) IBM
4 7 (2.13%) Red Gate
5 6 (1.82%) Facebook
5 6 (1.82%) Endeca
5 6 (1.82%) BMC
6 5 (1.52%) Twitter
7 2 (0.61%) Sybase
8 1 (0.30%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.30%) SAP
8 1 (0.30%) Avaya
8 1 (0.30%) Sage
8 1 (0.30%) Primavera
8 1 (0.30%) Open Text
8 1 (0.30%) VMware
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Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Pension, Gym Membership, Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Cobham, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
PayPoint
Salary: up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Winchester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
South East England
Venturi
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Car allowance / Bonus / Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
West Sussex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Cobham
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + pension, bonus, holiday
Posted: 24 days ago