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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 298 316 304
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 147 136 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.70% 0.58% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.61% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 117 114 127
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,050 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
19963 22136 21268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.26% 94.94% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16309 17970 17604
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 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 2 July 2015.

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 2 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 -3 32 £45,000 +12.50% 2
West Sussex +31 27 £48,250 +13.53% 3
Surrey +13 23 £52,500 +22.09%
Kent +8 18 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Berkshire -1 18 £52,500 +27.27% 4
Buckinghamshire +2 17 £37,500 -6.25%
East Sussex +33 11 £42,000 -6.66% 1
Oxfordshire +2 3 £45,000 -
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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.

1 275 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 203 (73.82%) SQL
3 148 (53.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 146 (53.09%) Performance Tuning
5 144 (52.36%) T-SQL
6 112 (40.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 107 (38.91%) SQL Server 2008
8 103 (37.45%) Clustering
9 102 (37.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 99 (36.00%) Microsoft
11 86 (31.27%) SQL Server 2012
12 81 (29.45%) Business Intelligence
13 80 (29.09%) SQL Server 2005
14 74 (26.91%) Replication
15 71 (25.82%) MS Excel
16 65 (23.64%) Windows
17 64 (23.27%) Data Warehouse
18 60 (21.82%) Performance Monitoring
19 59 (21.45%) Finance
20 56 (20.36%) Capacity Planning
21 45 (16.36%) Relational Database
22 44 (16.00%) RDBMS
23 42 (15.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
24 34 (12.36%) Microsoft Certification
25 32 (11.64%) Change Management
26 31 (11.27%) ETL
27 29 (10.55%) Migration
28 26 (9.45%) PowerShell
29 24 (8.73%) Data Migration
30 23 (8.36%) Release Management

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 16 (5.82%) IIS
2 12 (4.36%) SharePoint
3 11 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (1.82%) Apache
5 2 (0.73%) SAS
6 1 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 71 (25.82%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.82%) SaaS
2 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.00%) DNS
2 8 (2.91%) Internet
3 7 (2.55%) Firewall
3 7 (2.55%) VPN
4 3 (1.09%) SAN
5 2 (0.73%) LAN
5 2 (0.73%) WAN
6 1 (0.36%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 275 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 148 (53.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 112 (40.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 107 (38.91%) SQL Server 2008
5 102 (37.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 86 (31.27%) SQL Server 2012
7 80 (29.09%) SQL Server 2005
8 64 (23.27%) Data Warehouse
9 45 (16.36%) Relational Database
10 44 (16.00%) RDBMS
11 42 (15.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 16 (5.82%) SQL Server 2000
13 15 (5.45%) OLTP
14 13 (4.73%) MySQL
15 12 (4.36%) DTS
16 9 (3.27%) Oracle Database
17 7 (2.55%) SQL CLR
18 4 (1.45%) SSDT
18 4 (1.45%) OLAP
18 4 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (3.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (2.18%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.73%) Toad
General
1 59 (21.45%) Finance
2 11 (4.00%) Marketing
3 7 (2.55%) Banking
4 6 (2.18%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.09%) Advertising
6 2 (0.73%) Law
7 1 (0.36%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (8.00%) .NET
2 6 (2.18%) ASP.NET
3 5 (1.82%) .NET Framework
4 4 (1.45%) HTML
4 4 (1.45%) CSS
4 4 (1.45%) XML
4 4 (1.45%) Hibernate
4 4 (1.45%) Ajax
5 2 (0.73%) LAMP
6 1 (0.36%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 1 (0.36%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 103 (37.45%) Clustering
2 74 (26.91%) Replication
3 17 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.36%) Data Centre
5 10 (3.64%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.18%) Social Network
7 4 (1.45%) Social Media
7 4 (1.45%) EFT
7 4 (1.45%) BBC
8 3 (1.09%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.09%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.73%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.73%) Life Science
9 2 (0.73%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 65 (23.64%) Windows
2 15 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (3.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (1.82%) UNIX
5 4 (1.45%) Linux
6 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.73%) Debian
7 1 (0.36%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (53.09%) Performance Tuning
2 81 (29.45%) Business Intelligence
3 60 (21.82%) Performance Monitoring
4 56 (20.36%) Capacity Planning
5 32 (11.64%) Change Management
6 31 (11.27%) ETL
7 29 (10.55%) Migration
8 24 (8.73%) Data Migration
9 23 (8.36%) Release Management
10 22 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 18 (6.55%) Database Mirroring
12 15 (5.45%) ITIL
13 14 (5.09%) Data Modelling
13 14 (5.09%) Database Security
14 13 (4.73%) SDLC
15 9 (3.27%) Server Building
15 9 (3.27%) Line Management
15 9 (3.27%) Software Testing
16 8 (2.91%) Incident Management
16 8 (2.91%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 203 (73.82%) SQL
2 144 (52.36%) T-SQL
3 26 (9.45%) PowerShell
4 11 (4.00%) VBScript
5 10 (3.64%) C#
5 10 (3.64%) VB.NET
6 9 (3.27%) Perl
7 4 (1.45%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.09%) PHP
8 3 (1.09%) Java
9 2 (0.73%) C
9 2 (0.73%) C++
9 2 (0.73%) VB
9 2 (0.73%) Python
9 2 (0.73%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.36%) Korn
10 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 34 (12.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (6.18%) Degree
3 13 (4.73%) MCITP
4 7 (2.55%) MCTS
4 7 (2.55%) MCSE
5 5 (1.82%) MCDBA
6 4 (1.45%) MCSA
7 2 (0.73%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.91%) SLA
2 6 (2.18%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 15 (5.45%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.36%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (0.36%) Foglight
1 1 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (0.36%) SCOM
1 1 (0.36%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 99 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.73%) Oracle
3 10 (3.64%) Facebook
4 9 (3.27%) Cognos
4 9 (3.27%) IBM
5 7 (2.55%) VMware
6 6 (2.18%) Twitter
7 4 (1.45%) Yahoo!
7 4 (1.45%) Google
7 4 (1.45%) Apple
7 4 (1.45%) Sony
8 3 (1.09%) HP
8 3 (1.09%) Vertica
9 1 (0.36%) Jaspersoft
9 1 (0.36%) Red Gate
9 1 (0.36%) BMC
9 1 (0.36%) Sybase
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package - Full details on request
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £40000 - £44000 Per Annum + On call + Bonus + Excellent Bene
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Coeo Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + £8K if on call and great benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ashford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £42000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + pension, health
Posted: 17 days ago
Slough
First Point
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago