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

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 330 325 333
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 123 129 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.57% 0.54% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.57% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 108 113 104
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
20474 22730 21338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.99% 94.74% 95.06%
Number of salaries quoted 16495 18160 17670
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 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,866 £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 21 April 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 21 April 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
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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 +31 56 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Berkshire +9 21 £50,000 -4.76%
Kent -5 13 £55,000 +10.00%
Surrey 0 12 £52,250 +21.51% 2
West Sussex - 8 £55,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire -5 7 £37,500 -21.05%
East Sussex -13 3 £44,000 +25.71%
Oxfordshire +7 1 £37,500 -9.09%
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 254 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 183 (72.05%) SQL
3 140 (55.12%) T-SQL
4 138 (54.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 123 (48.43%) Performance Tuning
6 101 (39.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 99 (38.98%) SQL Server 2008
8 96 (37.80%) Microsoft
9 95 (37.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 87 (34.25%) Clustering
11 83 (32.68%) SQL Server 2012
12 82 (32.28%) Replication
13 79 (31.10%) Business Intelligence
14 77 (30.31%) Windows
15 71 (27.95%) MS Excel
16 70 (27.56%) Data Warehouse
17 56 (22.05%) SQL Server 2005
18 45 (17.72%) Finance
19 43 (16.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 39 (15.35%) Relational Database
21 37 (14.57%) Capacity Planning
22 36 (14.17%) RDBMS
23 35 (13.78%) Disaster Recovery
24 34 (13.39%) SharePoint
25 32 (12.60%) Migration
25 32 (12.60%) Performance Monitoring
26 29 (11.42%) .NET
27 28 (11.02%) Active Directory
28 27 (10.63%) MySQL
29 26 (10.24%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 34 (13.39%) SharePoint
2 14 (5.51%) IIS
3 11 (4.33%) WordPress
4 10 (3.94%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.79%) Apache
5 2 (0.79%) SAS
Applications
1 71 (27.95%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.94%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.57%) PowerPivot
3 4 (1.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.72%) Office 365
2 11 (4.33%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.76%) SaaS
4 5 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.76%) Internet
2 6 (2.36%) DNS
3 4 (1.57%) SAN
4 3 (1.18%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.79%) VPN
5 2 (0.79%) Firewall
6 1 (0.39%) LAN
6 1 (0.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 254 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 138 (54.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 101 (39.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 99 (38.98%) SQL Server 2008
5 95 (37.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 83 (32.68%) SQL Server 2012
7 70 (27.56%) Data Warehouse
8 56 (22.05%) SQL Server 2005
9 43 (16.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 39 (15.35%) Relational Database
11 36 (14.17%) RDBMS
12 27 (10.63%) MySQL
13 15 (5.91%) SQL Server 2000
14 13 (5.12%) MS Access
15 12 (4.72%) DTS
16 9 (3.54%) PostgreSQL
17 8 (3.15%) Oracle Reports
18 7 (2.76%) OLAP
18 7 (2.76%) OLTP
18 7 (2.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (5.12%) Visual Studio
2 12 (4.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 6 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.79%) Toad
General
1 45 (17.72%) Finance
2 20 (7.87%) Marketing
3 2 (0.79%) Retail
3 2 (0.79%) Advertising
4 1 (0.39%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (11.42%) .NET
2 7 (2.76%) ASP.NET
3 4 (1.57%) XML
3 4 (1.57%) Ajax
3 4 (1.57%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.79%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 2 (0.79%) LAMP
4 2 (0.79%) Web Services
5 1 (0.39%) HTML
5 1 (0.39%) CSS
5 1 (0.39%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 87 (34.25%) Clustering
2 82 (32.28%) Replication
3 26 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (5.12%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.15%) Social Network
5 8 (3.15%) Open Source
6 4 (1.57%) Social Media
6 4 (1.57%) BBC
7 3 (1.18%) Life Science
7 3 (1.18%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.79%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.39%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 77 (30.31%) Windows
2 11 (4.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (3.94%) Linux
4 7 (2.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.79%) UNIX
7 1 (0.39%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (48.43%) Performance Tuning
2 79 (31.10%) Business Intelligence
3 37 (14.57%) Capacity Planning
4 35 (13.78%) Disaster Recovery
5 32 (12.60%) Migration
5 32 (12.60%) Performance Monitoring
6 23 (9.06%) Data Migration
7 18 (7.09%) ITIL
8 17 (6.69%) Database Mirroring
9 14 (5.51%) Data Modelling
9 14 (5.51%) ETL
10 13 (5.12%) Change Management
11 12 (4.72%) Release Management
12 11 (4.33%) Software Testing
12 11 (4.33%) Line Management
12 11 (4.33%) Database Security
13 9 (3.54%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (3.54%) Data Management
14 8 (3.15%) Service Delivery
14 8 (3.15%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 183 (72.05%) SQL
2 140 (55.12%) T-SQL
3 24 (9.45%) PowerShell
4 13 (5.12%) PHP
5 12 (4.72%) Python
5 12 (4.72%) VB
6 11 (4.33%) VBScript
6 11 (4.33%) Perl
7 9 (3.54%) C#
8 6 (2.36%) VB.NET
9 5 (1.97%) Java
10 2 (0.79%) C++
10 2 (0.79%) C
10 2 (0.79%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.39%) Korn
11 1 (0.39%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.39%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.39%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 25 (9.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (7.09%) Degree
3 10 (3.94%) MCITP
4 8 (3.15%) MCDBA
5 3 (1.18%) MCTS
6 2 (0.79%) MCP
7 1 (0.39%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.76%) ISO 9001
2 6 (2.36%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.57%) SLA
4 1 (0.39%) QA
System Software
1 28 (11.02%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.36%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.18%) Foglight
1 3 (1.18%) SCOM
2 1 (0.39%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.39%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 96 (37.80%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.69%) Oracle
3 13 (5.12%) Facebook
4 8 (3.15%) Twitter
4 8 (3.15%) Cognos
4 8 (3.15%) IBM
5 4 (1.57%) Apple
5 4 (1.57%) Sony
5 4 (1.57%) Yahoo!
5 4 (1.57%) Google
6 3 (1.18%) BMC
7 2 (0.79%) VMware
7 2 (0.79%) Sybase
8 1 (0.39%) HP
8 1 (0.39%) Red Gate
8 1 (0.39%) Vertica
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