The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 378 273 327
Rank change year-on-year
-105 +54
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 59 169 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.80% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.84% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 40 147 108
Average salary £47,500 £48,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.56% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £37,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
SQL Server 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
20534 20105 21775
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.58% 95.05% 95.40%
Number of salaries quoted 16099 16613 18648
Average salary £41,500 £40,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.10% +0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,700 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL Server DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA across the South East region.

SQL Server DBA Salary Trend in the South East

SQL Server DBA
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA across the South East region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

SQL Server DBA Salary Histogram in the South East

SQL Server 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 Server DBA within the South East region over the 3 months to 17 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 -11 22 £60,000 +48.14% 2
Berkshire -8 11 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Buckinghamshire +7 10 £35,000 -30.00%
Surrey -26 10 £43,750 -0.56% 4
Oxfordshire +2 7 £42,500 -5.55%
SQL Server DBA
England

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East region that cited SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title.

1 196 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 165 (84.18%) SQL
3 128 (65.31%) T-SQL
4 95 (48.47%) Microsoft
4 95 (48.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 88 (44.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 78 (39.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 70 (35.71%) Performance Tuning
8 69 (35.20%) MS Excel
9 64 (32.65%) SQL Server 2012
10 60 (30.61%) Replication
11 57 (29.08%) Windows
12 56 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 49 (25.00%) Oracle
13 49 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
14 48 (24.49%) Clustering
15 47 (23.98%) SQL Server 2005
16 37 (18.88%) Degree
17 32 (16.33%) Disaster Recovery
18 31 (15.82%) Oracle Database
19 28 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
19 28 (14.29%) Database Security
20 25 (12.76%) .NET
21 24 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
22 22 (11.22%) Computer Science
22 22 (11.22%) Oracle Database 11g
23 20 (10.20%) MCDBA
23 20 (10.20%) Oracle RMAN
23 20 (10.20%) Relational Database
24 19 (9.69%) PowerShell

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East region that cited SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (8.67%) SharePoint
2 12 (6.12%) WordPress
3 7 (3.57%) IIS
4 4 (2.04%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.53%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (1.02%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 69 (35.20%) MS Excel
2 12 (6.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.53%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.51%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.12%) Office 365
2 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.55%) DNS
1 5 (2.55%) SAN
2 4 (2.04%) LAN
2 4 (2.04%) WAN
2 4 (2.04%) VPN
3 2 (1.02%) HTTP
3 2 (1.02%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.02%) Firewall
4 1 (0.51%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 196 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 95 (48.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 88 (44.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 78 (39.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 64 (32.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 56 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 47 (23.98%) SQL Server 2005
8 31 (15.82%) Oracle Database
9 28 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
10 22 (11.22%) Oracle Database 11g
11 20 (10.20%) Relational Database
12 17 (8.67%) MySQL
13 16 (8.16%) OLAP
14 13 (6.63%) MS Access
14 13 (6.63%) RDBMS
14 13 (6.63%) SQL Server 2000
15 10 (5.10%) DTS
16 9 (4.59%) Oracle Database 10g
17 8 (4.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 7 (3.57%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 2 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (5.10%) Finance
2 5 (2.55%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.04%) Games
4 3 (1.53%) Banking
4 3 (1.53%) Marketing
5 2 (1.02%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.02%) Retail
5 2 (1.02%) Electronics
6 1 (0.51%) Back Office
6 1 (0.51%) Legal
6 1 (0.51%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (12.76%) .NET
2 7 (3.57%) ASP.NET
3 6 (3.06%) Web Services
3 6 (3.06%) .NET Framework
4 5 (2.55%) XML
5 3 (1.53%) Ajax
5 3 (1.53%) HTML
6 2 (1.02%) jQuery
6 2 (1.02%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (1.02%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 2 (1.02%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.51%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 1 (0.51%) Classic ASP
7 1 (0.51%) XSD
7 1 (0.51%) XSLT
7 1 (0.51%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 60 (30.61%) Replication
2 48 (24.49%) Clustering
3 24 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (11.22%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.04%) Online Games
6 2 (1.02%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.02%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.02%) DTV
7 1 (0.51%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 57 (29.08%) Windows
2 16 (8.16%) Linux
2 16 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (5.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (4.08%) UNIX
5 4 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.51%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (35.71%) Performance Tuning
2 32 (16.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 28 (14.29%) Database Security
4 17 (8.67%) ITIL
5 16 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (7.65%) Capacity Planning
7 12 (6.12%) High Availability
7 12 (6.12%) Database Tuning
8 11 (5.61%) ERP
8 11 (5.61%) Data Management
9 10 (5.10%) Data Modelling
9 10 (5.10%) Performance Monitoring
10 8 (4.08%) Load Testing
11 7 (3.57%) MVC
12 6 (3.06%) ETL
12 6 (3.06%) Mentoring
13 5 (2.55%) Capacity Management
13 5 (2.55%) BCP
13 5 (2.55%) Migration
13 5 (2.55%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 165 (84.18%) SQL
2 128 (65.31%) T-SQL
3 19 (9.69%) PowerShell
4 18 (9.18%) PL/SQL
5 17 (8.67%) VB
6 14 (7.14%) PHP
7 12 (6.12%) Python
8 8 (4.08%) C#
9 4 (2.04%) Java
9 4 (2.04%) Perl
9 4 (2.04%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.02%) VBScript
10 2 (1.02%) VB6
11 1 (0.51%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 49 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (18.88%) Degree
3 20 (10.20%) MCDBA
4 11 (5.61%) MCSA
5 10 (5.10%) MCSE
5 10 (5.10%) MCITP
6 8 (4.08%) Security Cleared
7 6 (3.06%) MCTS
7 6 (3.06%) OCP
7 6 (3.06%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.12%) ISO 9001
2 6 (3.06%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.55%) SLA
4 2 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 20 (10.20%) Oracle RMAN
2 17 (8.67%) Active Directory
3 16 (8.16%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (3.06%) vSphere
5 3 (1.53%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.02%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (5.61%) Data Guard
2 7 (3.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (1.53%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.02%) WSUS
4 2 (1.02%) SCOM
5 1 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 95 (48.47%) Microsoft
2 49 (25.00%) Oracle
3 13 (6.63%) SAP
4 11 (5.61%) Infor
5 3 (1.53%) VMware
6 2 (1.02%) HP
6 2 (1.02%) BMC
7 1 (0.51%) NetApp
7 1 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.51%) McAfee
7 1 (0.51%) EMC
7 1 (0.51%) Cisco
7 1 (0.51%) Computacenter
7 1 (0.51%) Meridio
Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + 37.5 hour week, 25 days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton
Hudson - London
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
DP Connect
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago