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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 260 288 210
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -78
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 196 178 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.94% 0.78% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.82% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 165 151 246
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
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
19721 21579 21053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.93% 95.04% 95.06%
Number of salaries quoted 16234 17295 17372
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 29 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 29 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 +4 47 £45,000 +7.14% 6
Berkshire +31 40 £40,000 - 13
Surrey +7 30 £45,000 +5.88% 3
West Sussex +24 28 £42,000 +12.00% 3
East Sussex +25 17 £42,000 -6.66% 2
Kent +8 16 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Buckinghamshire -11 16 £45,000 +5.88%
Oxfordshire -8 3 £45,000 -
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 369 (93.89%) SQL Server
2 330 (83.97%) SQL
3 233 (59.29%) T-SQL
4 209 (53.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 193 (49.11%) Performance Tuning
6 153 (38.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 145 (36.90%) Microsoft
8 143 (36.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 134 (34.10%) SQL Server 2008
10 130 (33.08%) Clustering
11 107 (27.23%) Windows
11 107 (27.23%) SQL Server 2012
12 106 (26.97%) MS Excel
13 98 (24.94%) Business Intelligence
14 96 (24.43%) SQL Server 2005
15 90 (22.90%) Capacity Planning
16 88 (22.39%) Replication
17 87 (22.14%) Data Warehouse
18 75 (19.08%) Finance
19 72 (18.32%) Performance Monitoring
20 52 (13.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
21 45 (11.45%) Relational Database
21 45 (11.45%) ETL
22 44 (11.20%) RDBMS
23 39 (9.92%) Migration
24 36 (9.16%) Microsoft Certification
24 36 (9.16%) Change Management
24 36 (9.16%) .NET
24 36 (9.16%) PowerShell
25 34 (8.65%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 21 (5.34%) IIS
2 12 (3.05%) SharePoint
3 11 (2.80%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (0.76%) Apache
5 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.51%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.51%) SAS
5 2 (0.51%) JBoss
6 1 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.25%) WordPress
6 1 (0.25%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 106 (26.97%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.27%) SaaS
2 4 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.25%) IaaS
4 1 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.07%) Internet
2 11 (2.80%) DNS
3 9 (2.29%) Firewall
4 7 (1.78%) VPN
5 5 (1.27%) Kerberos
6 3 (0.76%) LAN
6 3 (0.76%) WAN
6 3 (0.76%) SAN
7 2 (0.51%) SMTP
8 1 (0.25%) Network Security
8 1 (0.25%) NAS
8 1 (0.25%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 369 (93.89%) SQL Server
2 209 (53.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 153 (38.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 143 (36.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 134 (34.10%) SQL Server 2008
6 107 (27.23%) SQL Server 2012
7 96 (24.43%) SQL Server 2005
8 87 (22.14%) Data Warehouse
9 52 (13.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 45 (11.45%) Relational Database
11 44 (11.20%) RDBMS
12 26 (6.62%) SQL Server 2000
12 26 (6.62%) OLTP
13 16 (4.07%) DTS
14 12 (3.05%) Oracle Database
15 11 (2.80%) MySQL
16 9 (2.29%) SQL CLR
17 7 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
18 5 (1.27%) OLAP
18 5 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (1.78%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.51%) Toad
General
1 75 (19.08%) Finance
2 7 (1.78%) Banking
2 7 (1.78%) Retail
3 6 (1.53%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.27%) Advertising
4 5 (1.27%) Marketing
5 4 (1.02%) Law
6 2 (0.51%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (9.16%) .NET
2 11 (2.80%) XML
3 9 (2.29%) ASP.NET
4 5 (1.27%) RSS
4 5 (1.27%) .NET Framework
5 4 (1.02%) HTML
5 4 (1.02%) Hibernate
5 4 (1.02%) Ajax
5 4 (1.02%) CSS
6 1 (0.25%) Web Services
6 1 (0.25%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 1 (0.25%) Middleware
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 130 (33.08%) Clustering
2 88 (22.39%) Replication
3 34 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (4.33%) Data Centre
5 14 (3.56%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.27%) Wiki
7 4 (1.02%) Social Media
7 4 (1.02%) BBC
7 4 (1.02%) EFT
7 4 (1.02%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.76%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (0.76%) Digital Media
8 3 (0.76%) Social Network
8 3 (0.76%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.51%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.51%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.25%) CMDB
10 1 (0.25%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.25%) FMCG
10 1 (0.25%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 107 (27.23%) Windows
2 16 (4.07%) Linux
3 15 (3.82%) UNIX
3 15 (3.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (2.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.02%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.02%) Windows 8
6 3 (0.76%) Debian
7 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.51%) AIX
8 1 (0.25%) Solaris
8 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (49.11%) Performance Tuning
2 98 (24.94%) Business Intelligence
3 90 (22.90%) Capacity Planning
4 72 (18.32%) Performance Monitoring
5 45 (11.45%) ETL
6 39 (9.92%) Migration
7 36 (9.16%) Change Management
8 31 (7.89%) Data Migration
9 26 (6.62%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (6.36%) ITIL
10 25 (6.36%) Database Security
11 24 (6.11%) Release Management
11 24 (6.11%) Disaster Recovery
12 23 (5.85%) Data Protection
13 22 (5.60%) Database Mirroring
14 18 (4.58%) High Availability
15 13 (3.31%) Data Modelling
16 12 (3.05%) Data Management
17 11 (2.80%) Change Control
18 10 (2.54%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 330 (83.97%) SQL
2 233 (59.29%) T-SQL
3 36 (9.16%) PowerShell
4 19 (4.83%) C#
5 13 (3.31%) VB.NET
6 11 (2.80%) VBScript
7 6 (1.53%) Perl
8 5 (1.27%) VB
8 5 (1.27%) Java
9 4 (1.02%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.76%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.51%) C
11 2 (0.51%) PHP
11 2 (0.51%) Python
11 2 (0.51%) C++
12 1 (0.25%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.25%) Korn
Qualifications
1 36 (9.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (4.83%) Degree
3 13 (3.31%) MCITP
4 8 (2.04%) MCTS
4 8 (2.04%) MCSE
5 6 (1.53%) MCSA
6 5 (1.27%) MCDBA
7 2 (0.51%) MCP
8 1 (0.25%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.54%) SLA
2 8 (2.04%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.53%) QA
4 2 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (3.82%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.02%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 5 (1.27%) SCCM
2 2 (0.51%) SCOM
2 2 (0.51%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.25%) Foglight
3 1 (0.25%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 145 (36.90%) Microsoft
2 20 (5.09%) Oracle
3 11 (2.80%) VMware
4 10 (2.54%) Cognos
4 10 (2.54%) IBM
5 7 (1.78%) Facebook
6 6 (1.53%) Red Gate
7 5 (1.27%) Google
7 5 (1.27%) Sybase
7 5 (1.27%) HP
7 5 (1.27%) Vertica
8 4 (1.02%) Yahoo!
8 4 (1.02%) Apple
8 4 (1.02%) Sony
9 3 (0.76%) Twitter
10 2 (0.51%) Citrix
10 2 (0.51%) BMC
11 1 (0.25%) MicroStrategy
11 1 (0.25%) Veritas
11 1 (0.25%) Red Hat
Southampton, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £47,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension, Bonus, Health & Dental Care
Posted: 14 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £40000 - £44000 Per Annum + On call + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
West Sussex
Cyber Team
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £55,000 per annum Excellent Package - Full details on request
Posted: 21 hours ago
Wokingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + 5% bonus + car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £42000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum + bonus + 29 days + share ops scheme
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 60,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago