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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 343 196 277
Rank change year-on-year
-147 +81
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 111 276 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.50% 1.27% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 1.34% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 90 244 165
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +4.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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
21058 20593 21991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.71% 95.07% 95.43%
Number of salaries quoted 16561 16985 18775
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 £61,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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
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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
Hampshire -26 32 £51,250 +28.12% 1
Surrey -25 22 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Buckinghamshire +6 16 £46,250 -7.50% 1
Oxfordshire -23 12 £43,750 -2.77% 1
Berkshire -24 12 £47,500 -5.00%
East Sussex -23 7 £40,000 -
Kent -63 5 £55,000 +4.76% 1
West Sussex -14 3 £40,000 +8.10%
Middlesex -4 2 £40,250 -3.01%
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 341 (93.68%) SQL Server
2 331 (90.93%) SQL
3 235 (64.56%) T-SQL
4 179 (49.18%) Microsoft
5 172 (47.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 168 (46.15%) SQL Server 2008
7 167 (45.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 129 (35.44%) Performance Tuning
9 122 (33.52%) MS Excel
10 116 (31.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 112 (30.77%) Windows
12 105 (28.85%) SQL Server 2012
13 98 (26.92%) Clustering
14 94 (25.82%) Replication
15 87 (23.90%) SQL Server 2005
16 78 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
17 75 (20.60%) Oracle
18 58 (15.93%) Data Warehouse
19 56 (15.38%) Degree
20 54 (14.84%) Business Intelligence
21 51 (14.01%) Disaster Recovery
22 43 (11.81%) Oracle Database
23 41 (11.26%) Database Security
24 39 (10.71%) Finance
24 39 (10.71%) .NET
25 38 (10.44%) MCDBA
25 38 (10.44%) Relational Database
26 35 (9.62%) ITIL
26 35 (9.62%) Windows Server 2008
27 33 (9.07%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 27 (7.42%) SharePoint
2 18 (4.95%) IIS
3 10 (2.75%) WordPress
4 7 (1.92%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.82%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.55%) Lync
6 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.55%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.55%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.27%) CMS
7 1 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 122 (33.52%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.55%) Summit
2 2 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.75%) Office 365
2 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.67%) SAN
2 12 (3.30%) DNS
3 11 (3.02%) VPN
4 7 (1.92%) Firewall
5 6 (1.65%) LAN
5 6 (1.65%) WAN
6 5 (1.37%) Internet
7 4 (1.10%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (1.10%) iSCSI
7 4 (1.10%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.82%) NAS
9 2 (0.55%) DHCP
9 2 (0.55%) HTTP
10 1 (0.27%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 341 (93.68%) SQL Server
2 172 (47.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 168 (46.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 167 (45.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 116 (31.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 105 (28.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 87 (23.90%) SQL Server 2005
8 58 (15.93%) Data Warehouse
9 43 (11.81%) Oracle Database
10 38 (10.44%) Relational Database
11 26 (7.14%) OLAP
12 25 (6.87%) Oracle Database 11g
13 23 (6.32%) DTS
14 22 (6.04%) MySQL
15 19 (5.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 18 (4.95%) RDBMS
17 16 (4.40%) SQL Server 2000
17 16 (4.40%) MS Access
18 10 (2.75%) NoSQL
19 9 (2.47%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 6 (1.65%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 39 (10.71%) Finance
2 8 (2.20%) Games
3 6 (1.65%) Back Office
3 6 (1.65%) Marketing
4 5 (1.37%) Legal
4 5 (1.37%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.10%) Law
6 3 (0.82%) Banking
7 2 (0.55%) Retail
7 2 (0.55%) Electronics
7 2 (0.55%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.55%) Advertising
7 2 (0.55%) Polish Language
8 1 (0.27%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (10.71%) .NET
2 15 (4.12%) Web Services
3 11 (3.02%) XML
4 8 (2.20%) ASP.NET
5 7 (1.92%) .NET Framework
6 6 (1.65%) HTML
7 5 (1.37%) COM
8 3 (0.82%) Ajax
8 3 (0.82%) jQuery
9 2 (0.55%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (0.55%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 2 (0.55%) AngularJS
9 2 (0.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (0.55%) LAMP
9 2 (0.55%) JSON
9 2 (0.55%) MDX
9 2 (0.55%) SOAP
10 1 (0.27%) Classic ASP
10 1 (0.27%) XSD
10 1 (0.27%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 98 (26.92%) Clustering
2 94 (25.82%) Replication
3 33 (9.07%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.20%) Online Games
4 8 (2.20%) Data Integration
5 5 (1.37%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (1.37%) Client/Server
6 3 (0.82%) Statistics
7 2 (0.55%) DTV
7 2 (0.55%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.27%) NHS
8 1 (0.27%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.27%) Tandem
8 1 (0.27%) Social Media
8 1 (0.27%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 112 (30.77%) Windows
2 35 (9.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (8.24%) Linux
4 24 (6.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (4.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (3.02%) UNIX
7 4 (1.10%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (35.44%) Performance Tuning
2 54 (14.84%) Business Intelligence
3 51 (14.01%) Disaster Recovery
4 41 (11.26%) Database Security
5 35 (9.62%) ITIL
6 32 (8.79%) Capacity Planning
7 24 (6.59%) Performance Monitoring
8 19 (5.22%) Database Tuning
8 19 (5.22%) ETL
9 17 (4.67%) High Availability
10 16 (4.40%) E-Commerce
11 15 (4.12%) Data Management
12 14 (3.85%) BCP
13 13 (3.57%) Data Modelling
14 12 (3.30%) ERP
14 12 (3.30%) Business Analysis
15 11 (3.02%) Load Testing
16 10 (2.75%) Migration
17 9 (2.47%) Business Continuity
17 9 (2.47%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 331 (90.93%) SQL
2 235 (64.56%) T-SQL
3 30 (8.24%) PL/SQL
4 29 (7.97%) PowerShell
5 23 (6.32%) VB
6 13 (3.57%) PHP
6 13 (3.57%) C#
7 12 (3.30%) VB.NET
8 10 (2.75%) Python
9 7 (1.92%) Perl
10 5 (1.37%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.10%) Java
12 3 (0.82%) VBScript
13 2 (0.55%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.55%) VB6
13 2 (0.55%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 1 (0.27%) C++
Qualifications
1 78 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 56 (15.38%) Degree
3 38 (10.44%) MCDBA
4 25 (6.87%) MCITP
5 19 (5.22%) MCSA
6 17 (4.67%) MCSE
7 12 (3.30%) Security Cleared
8 7 (1.92%) OCP
8 7 (1.92%) Oracle Certification
9 4 (1.10%) MCTS
10 3 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Certified Master
12 1 (0.27%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.27%) MCP
12 1 (0.27%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.22%) PCI DSS
2 10 (2.75%) ISO 9001
3 7 (1.92%) SLA
4 6 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.27%) QA
System Software
1 26 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 25 (6.87%) Oracle RMAN
3 22 (6.04%) Oracle RAC
4 9 (2.47%) vSphere
5 7 (1.92%) VMware ESX
5 7 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (1.37%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (3.85%) Data Guard
2 9 (2.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (1.10%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.82%) WSUS
4 3 (0.82%) SCOM
5 2 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 179 (49.18%) Microsoft
2 75 (20.60%) Oracle
3 14 (3.85%) SAP
4 13 (3.57%) VMware
5 12 (3.30%) Infor
6 8 (2.20%) Citrix
7 5 (1.37%) HP
8 4 (1.10%) Cognos
9 3 (0.82%) NetApp
9 3 (0.82%) Computacenter
9 3 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.55%) McAfee
10 2 (0.55%) EMC
10 2 (0.55%) Cisco
11 1 (0.27%) PeopleSoft
11 1 (0.27%) Sage
11 1 (0.27%) Primavera
11 1 (0.27%) Open Text
11 1 (0.27%) Meridio
11 1 (0.27%) Kronos
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