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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 280 238 225
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 172 246 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.89% 1.18% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 1.21% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 163 234 221
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
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
18561 20260 19832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.45% 97.05% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 15896 16537 15701
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
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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
Berkshire -8 50 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Hampshire +4 48 £42,500 - 5
Oxfordshire +5 22 £41,000 +17.14% 2
Surrey -22 18 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Kent +1 15 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Buckinghamshire - 12 £35,000 - 4
West Sussex -19 3 £42,500 -1.16%
East Sussex -15 2 £42,500 -8.10%
Home Counties - 1 £57,500 -
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 421 (95.46%) SQL
2 373 (84.58%) SQL Server
3 190 (43.08%) T-SQL
4 187 (42.40%) Performance Tuning
5 159 (36.05%) SQL Server 2012
6 140 (31.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 135 (30.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 135 (30.61%) Microsoft
8 133 (30.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 125 (28.34%) Oracle
10 99 (22.45%) High Availability
11 87 (19.73%) MS Excel
12 85 (19.27%) Replication
13 81 (18.37%) Windows
14 80 (18.14%) SQL Server 2014
15 75 (17.01%) Oracle Database
16 74 (16.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 73 (16.55%) Business Intelligence
18 72 (16.33%) Data Warehouse
19 61 (13.83%) Clustering
20 59 (13.38%) Relational Database
21 58 (13.15%) SQL Server 2005
22 56 (12.70%) Oracle Database 11g
23 53 (12.02%) MS Access
24 50 (11.34%) Unix
24 50 (11.34%) Finance
25 49 (11.11%) ETL
25 49 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
25 49 (11.11%) RDBMS
26 48 (10.88%) PL/SQL

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 21 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.95%) IIS
3 5 (1.13%) Apache
3 5 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (1.13%) JBoss
3 5 (1.13%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.13%) Tomcat
3 5 (1.13%) WebLogic
4 4 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.68%) OpenStack
5 3 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (0.68%) WordPress
6 2 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.45%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.23%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 87 (19.73%) MS Excel
2 24 (5.44%) Spreadsheet
3 7 (1.59%) MS Office
4 2 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (4.08%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.04%) SaaS
2 8 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (1.13%) IaaS
3 5 (1.13%) PaaS
4 4 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.27%) Internet
2 5 (1.13%) DNS
2 5 (1.13%) Firewall
2 5 (1.13%) VPN
3 4 (0.91%) SAN
4 3 (0.68%) Intranet
4 3 (0.68%) iSCSI
4 3 (0.68%) LAN
4 3 (0.68%) WAN
5 2 (0.45%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.23%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.23%) PPP
6 1 (0.23%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.23%) SMTP
6 1 (0.23%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.23%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 373 (84.58%) SQL Server
2 159 (36.05%) SQL Server 2012
3 140 (31.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 135 (30.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 133 (30.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 80 (18.14%) SQL Server 2014
7 75 (17.01%) Oracle Database
8 74 (16.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 72 (16.33%) Data Warehouse
10 59 (13.38%) Relational Database
11 58 (13.15%) SQL Server 2005
12 56 (12.70%) Oracle Database 11g
13 53 (12.02%) MS Access
14 49 (11.11%) RDBMS
15 48 (10.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 36 (8.16%) SQL Server 2000
17 34 (7.71%) Oracle Database 12c
18 23 (5.22%) Oracle Reports
19 21 (4.76%) MySQL
20 18 (4.08%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 31 (7.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (5.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.23%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.23%) Toad
General
1 50 (11.34%) Finance
2 21 (4.76%) Retail
3 19 (4.31%) Banking
4 13 (2.95%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.81%) Advertising
6 7 (1.59%) Publishing
7 5 (1.13%) Law
7 5 (1.13%) Legal
7 5 (1.13%) Marketing
8 3 (0.68%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.45%) Electronics
9 2 (0.45%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.23%) Automotive
10 1 (0.23%) Billing
10 1 (0.23%) French Language
10 1 (0.23%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (8.62%) .NET
2 10 (2.27%) Middleware
2 10 (2.27%) Oracle Fusion
3 7 (1.59%) ASP.NET
4 5 (1.13%) REST
4 5 (1.13%) XML
5 4 (0.91%) WSH
6 3 (0.68%) COM
6 3 (0.68%) EDI
7 2 (0.45%) CSS
7 2 (0.45%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 1 (0.23%) ADO
8 1 (0.23%) COM+
8 1 (0.23%) HTML
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 1 (0.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 85 (19.27%) Replication
2 61 (13.83%) Clustering
3 27 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 13 (2.95%) Data Integration
6 6 (1.36%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.13%) Streaming Music
8 4 (0.91%) Data Centre
9 3 (0.68%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.45%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.45%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.45%) iPad
10 2 (0.45%) Statistics
11 1 (0.23%) CMDB
11 1 (0.23%) FMCG
11 1 (0.23%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.23%) Life Science
11 1 (0.23%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 81 (18.37%) Windows
2 50 (11.34%) Unix
3 43 (9.75%) Windows Server
4 37 (8.39%) Linux
5 20 (4.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (4.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.36%) Windows 7
8 5 (1.13%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (0.68%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.45%) CentOS
10 2 (0.45%) FreeBSD
10 2 (0.45%) Solaris
11 1 (0.23%) AIX
11 1 (0.23%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (42.40%) Performance Tuning
2 99 (22.45%) High Availability
3 73 (16.55%) Business Intelligence
4 49 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 49 (11.11%) ETL
5 45 (10.20%) Capacity Planning
6 42 (9.52%) ITIL
7 32 (7.26%) Performance Monitoring
8 28 (6.35%) Migration
9 26 (5.90%) Database Tuning
10 18 (4.08%) ERP
11 15 (3.40%) SQL Optimisation
12 14 (3.17%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (3.17%) Time Management
13 11 (2.49%) Data Modelling
14 10 (2.27%) Change Management
14 10 (2.27%) Data Management
14 10 (2.27%) Database Mirroring
15 9 (2.04%) SDLC
16 8 (1.81%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 421 (95.46%) SQL
2 190 (43.08%) T-SQL
3 48 (10.88%) PL/SQL
4 36 (8.16%) PowerShell
5 29 (6.58%) Shell Script
6 27 (6.12%) VB
7 25 (5.67%) VBA
8 14 (3.17%) VBScript
9 9 (2.04%) C
9 9 (2.04%) Perl
10 8 (1.81%) Java
11 7 (1.59%) Python
12 5 (1.13%) C#
12 5 (1.13%) PHP
13 3 (0.68%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.45%) C++
14 2 (0.45%) JavaScript
15 1 (0.23%) OpenEdge ABL
Qualifications
1 35 (7.94%) Degree
2 34 (7.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (7.71%) Oracle Certification
3 31 (7.03%) OCP
4 23 (5.22%) SC Cleared
4 23 (5.22%) Security Cleared
5 21 (4.76%) MCITP
6 17 (3.85%) MCTS
7 13 (2.95%) MCSA
8 9 (2.04%) MCDBA
9 7 (1.59%) MCP
10 3 (0.68%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.95%) QA
2 10 (2.27%) SLA
3 2 (0.45%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 34 (7.71%) Oracle RAC
2 20 (4.54%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.36%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 32 (7.26%) Oracle RMAN
2 7 (1.59%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.45%) SCCM
4 1 (0.23%) Foglight
4 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 135 (30.61%) Microsoft
2 125 (28.34%) Oracle
3 19 (4.31%) SAP
4 17 (3.85%) IFS
5 16 (3.63%) VMware
6 9 (2.04%) Facebook
6 9 (2.04%) HP
6 9 (2.04%) Vertica
7 5 (1.13%) NetApp
8 4 (0.91%) Red Gate
8 4 (0.91%) Sage
9 3 (0.68%) Citrix
9 3 (0.68%) IBM
10 2 (0.45%) Cognos
11 1 (0.23%) Dell
11 1 (0.23%) Epicor
11 1 (0.23%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.23%) Twitter
11 1 (0.23%) Zerto
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