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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 306 371 284
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -87
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 137 99 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.66% 0.43% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.46% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 107 79 144
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,050 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
19713 21727 21070
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.98% 95.00% 95.00%
Number of salaries quoted 16217 17415 17392
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 28 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 28 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
West Sussex +29 28 £42,000 -1.17% 1
Hampshire +3 27 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Berkshire +5 21 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Kent +18 16 £47,500 -13.63% 1
Surrey +6 15 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Buckinghamshire -4 15 £41,250 +3.12%
East Sussex +18 14 £42,000 -6.66% 1
Oxfordshire +3 3 £45,000 +5.88%
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 257 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 191 (74.32%) SQL
3 139 (54.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 137 (53.31%) Performance Tuning
5 131 (50.97%) T-SQL
6 100 (38.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 98 (38.13%) Clustering
8 97 (37.74%) SQL Server 2008
9 92 (35.80%) Microsoft
10 90 (35.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 83 (32.30%) SQL Server 2005
12 82 (31.91%) SQL Server 2012
13 71 (27.63%) Business Intelligence
14 70 (27.24%) Replication
15 69 (26.85%) MS Excel
16 64 (24.90%) Performance Monitoring
17 62 (24.12%) Windows
18 60 (23.35%) Data Warehouse
19 54 (21.01%) Capacity Planning
20 52 (20.23%) Finance
21 42 (16.34%) Relational Database
22 41 (15.95%) RDBMS
23 39 (15.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
24 35 (13.62%) Change Management
25 33 (12.84%) ETL
26 32 (12.45%) Microsoft Certification
27 28 (10.89%) Migration
28 27 (10.51%) PowerShell
29 24 (9.34%) Data Migration
30 23 (8.95%) Release Management

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 15 (5.84%) IIS
2 11 (4.28%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (1.95%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.17%) Apache
5 2 (0.78%) SAS
6 1 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.39%) WordPress
6 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.39%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 69 (26.85%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.56%) SaaS
2 3 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.28%) DNS
1 11 (4.28%) Internet
2 7 (2.72%) Firewall
2 7 (2.72%) VPN
3 3 (1.17%) LAN
3 3 (1.17%) WAN
4 2 (0.78%) SAN
5 1 (0.39%) NAS
5 1 (0.39%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 257 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 139 (54.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 100 (38.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 97 (37.74%) SQL Server 2008
5 90 (35.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 83 (32.30%) SQL Server 2005
7 82 (31.91%) SQL Server 2012
8 60 (23.35%) Data Warehouse
9 42 (16.34%) Relational Database
10 41 (15.95%) RDBMS
11 39 (15.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 17 (6.61%) OLTP
13 16 (6.23%) SQL Server 2000
14 12 (4.67%) DTS
15 10 (3.89%) MySQL
16 9 (3.50%) Oracle Database
16 9 (3.50%) SQL CLR
17 4 (1.56%) OLAP
17 4 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
17 4 (1.56%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 7 (2.72%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.78%) Toad
General
1 52 (20.23%) Finance
2 7 (2.72%) Banking
3 6 (2.33%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.56%) Marketing
5 3 (1.17%) Law
5 3 (1.17%) Advertising
6 1 (0.39%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (7.78%) .NET
2 7 (2.72%) ASP.NET
3 5 (1.95%) .NET Framework
4 4 (1.56%) XML
4 4 (1.56%) CSS
4 4 (1.56%) HTML
4 4 (1.56%) Hibernate
4 4 (1.56%) Ajax
5 1 (0.39%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 1 (0.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 98 (38.13%) Clustering
2 70 (27.24%) Replication
3 14 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.67%) Computer Science
4 12 (4.67%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.56%) BBC
5 4 (1.56%) EFT
5 4 (1.56%) Social Media
6 3 (1.17%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.17%) Social Network
6 3 (1.17%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (0.78%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (0.78%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 62 (24.12%) Windows
2 13 (5.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (2.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (1.95%) UNIX
5 4 (1.56%) Linux
6 3 (1.17%) Debian
7 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.39%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (53.31%) Performance Tuning
2 71 (27.63%) Business Intelligence
3 64 (24.90%) Performance Monitoring
4 54 (21.01%) Capacity Planning
5 35 (13.62%) Change Management
6 33 (12.84%) ETL
7 28 (10.89%) Migration
8 24 (9.34%) Data Migration
9 23 (8.95%) Release Management
10 18 (7.00%) ITIL
10 18 (7.00%) Database Mirroring
11 17 (6.61%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (5.06%) Database Security
13 12 (4.67%) SDLC
13 12 (4.67%) Data Modelling
14 10 (3.89%) Server Building
15 8 (3.11%) Load Balancing
15 8 (3.11%) Incident Management
16 7 (2.72%) Data Protection
16 7 (2.72%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 191 (74.32%) SQL
2 131 (50.97%) T-SQL
3 27 (10.51%) PowerShell
4 10 (3.89%) C#
5 9 (3.50%) VBScript
6 8 (3.11%) VB.NET
7 4 (1.56%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.56%) Perl
8 3 (1.17%) Java
9 2 (0.78%) Python
9 2 (0.78%) C++
9 2 (0.78%) PHP
9 2 (0.78%) C
9 2 (0.78%) VB
9 2 (0.78%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.39%) Korn
10 1 (0.39%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (12.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (6.23%) Degree
3 13 (5.06%) MCITP
4 7 (2.72%) MCTS
4 7 (2.72%) MCSE
5 5 (1.95%) MCDBA
6 4 (1.56%) MCSA
7 2 (0.78%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.11%) SLA
2 6 (2.33%) QA
3 5 (1.95%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (4.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.78%) SCCM
2 1 (0.39%) SCOM
2 1 (0.39%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.39%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (0.39%) Foglight
Vendors
1 92 (35.80%) Microsoft
2 10 (3.89%) IBM
2 10 (3.89%) Cognos
3 9 (3.50%) Oracle
4 7 (2.72%) Facebook
4 7 (2.72%) VMware
5 5 (1.95%) Vertica
5 5 (1.95%) HP
6 4 (1.56%) Sony
6 4 (1.56%) Apple
6 4 (1.56%) Yahoo!
6 4 (1.56%) Google
7 3 (1.17%) Twitter
8 1 (0.39%) Jaspersoft
8 1 (0.39%) Red Gate
8 1 (0.39%) Sybase
8 1 (0.39%) BMC
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Salary: £55,000 per annum Excellent Package - Full details on request
Posted: 58 minutes ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
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Posted: 3 days ago
East Sussex
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Salary: £42000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + £8K on call and great benefits
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