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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 326 393 268
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -125
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 115 60 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.55% 0.27% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.28% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 84 44 144
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £59,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% -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
19717 21123 20195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.62% 94.88% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 16358 16603 16647
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 £60,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 August 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 August 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 - 24 £42,000 - 1
Berkshire +25 23 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Hampshire +2 21 £45,000 -16.17% 3
East Sussex - 15 £42,000 -
Kent +13 13 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Surrey +5 10 £45,000 +5.88%
Buckinghamshire -11 9 £28,500 -18.57%
Oxfordshire -1 2 £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 August 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.

1 248 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 189 (76.21%) SQL
3 135 (54.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 134 (54.03%) Performance Tuning
5 117 (47.18%) T-SQL
6 92 (37.10%) Microsoft
6 92 (37.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 92 (37.10%) SQL Server 2008
7 86 (34.68%) SQL Server 2005
8 84 (33.87%) SQL Server 2012
9 83 (33.47%) Clustering
10 81 (32.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 71 (28.63%) Performance Monitoring
12 68 (27.42%) MS Excel
13 62 (25.00%) Windows
13 62 (25.00%) Replication
14 60 (24.19%) Business Intelligence
15 58 (23.39%) Data Warehouse
16 50 (20.16%) Finance
17 49 (19.76%) Capacity Planning
18 38 (15.32%) Change Management
19 36 (14.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 35 (14.11%) Relational Database
21 34 (13.71%) ETL
21 34 (13.71%) RDBMS
22 32 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
23 31 (12.50%) Migration
24 29 (11.69%) Data Migration
25 27 (10.89%) PowerShell
26 21 (8.47%) Release Management

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 13 (5.24%) BizTalk Server
2 11 (4.44%) IIS
3 3 (1.21%) Apache
4 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.40%) SAS
4 1 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.40%) WordPress
4 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 68 (27.42%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.61%) SaaS
2 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.24%) Internet
2 7 (2.82%) Firewall
2 7 (2.82%) VPN
2 7 (2.82%) DNS
3 4 (1.61%) LAN
3 4 (1.61%) WAN
4 1 (0.40%) SMTP
4 1 (0.40%) SAN
4 1 (0.40%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 248 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 135 (54.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 92 (37.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 92 (37.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 86 (34.68%) SQL Server 2005
5 84 (33.87%) SQL Server 2012
6 81 (32.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 58 (23.39%) Data Warehouse
8 36 (14.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 35 (14.11%) Relational Database
10 34 (13.71%) RDBMS
11 19 (7.66%) OLTP
12 11 (4.44%) SQL Server 2000
12 11 (4.44%) SQL CLR
13 9 (3.63%) Oracle Database
14 8 (3.23%) DTS
15 5 (2.02%) MySQL
16 4 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
16 4 (1.61%) SSDT
17 3 (1.21%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 7 (2.82%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.40%) Toad
General
1 50 (20.16%) Finance
2 8 (3.23%) Telecoms
2 8 (3.23%) Banking
3 5 (2.02%) Advertising
4 3 (1.21%) Law
4 3 (1.21%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.24%) .NET
2 4 (1.61%) HTML
2 4 (1.61%) CSS
2 4 (1.61%) Hibernate
3 3 (1.21%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.40%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 1 (0.40%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 83 (33.47%) Clustering
2 62 (25.00%) Replication
3 16 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (5.65%) Data Centre
4 14 (5.65%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.61%) Social Media
5 4 (1.61%) EFT
5 4 (1.61%) BBC
6 3 (1.21%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (1.21%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.81%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (0.81%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 62 (25.00%) Windows
2 16 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (4.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (2.42%) UNIX
5 4 (1.61%) Linux
6 3 (1.21%) Debian
7 1 (0.40%) AIX
7 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.40%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (54.03%) Performance Tuning
2 71 (28.63%) Performance Monitoring
3 60 (24.19%) Business Intelligence
4 49 (19.76%) Capacity Planning
5 38 (15.32%) Change Management
6 34 (13.71%) ETL
7 31 (12.50%) Migration
8 29 (11.69%) Data Migration
9 21 (8.47%) Release Management
10 20 (8.06%) ITIL
11 17 (6.85%) Database Mirroring
12 13 (5.24%) Server Building
13 11 (4.44%) SDLC
13 11 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
14 10 (4.03%) Data Modelling
15 9 (3.63%) Database Security
16 8 (3.23%) Load Balancing
16 8 (3.23%) High Availability
17 7 (2.82%) Problem Management
17 7 (2.82%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 189 (76.21%) SQL
2 117 (47.18%) T-SQL
3 27 (10.89%) PowerShell
4 10 (4.03%) VBScript
5 4 (1.61%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.61%) C#
5 4 (1.61%) VB.NET
6 3 (1.21%) Perl
6 3 (1.21%) VB
7 2 (0.81%) PHP
7 2 (0.81%) Python
7 2 (0.81%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.81%) C
8 1 (0.40%) C++
8 1 (0.40%) Java
8 1 (0.40%) Korn
8 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (6.85%) Degree
3 16 (6.45%) MCITP
4 10 (4.03%) MCTS
5 7 (2.82%) MCSE
5 7 (2.82%) MCSA
6 5 (2.02%) MCDBA
7 2 (0.81%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.23%) SLA
1 8 (3.23%) QA
2 4 (1.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (5.24%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.81%) SCCM
2 1 (0.40%) SCOM
2 1 (0.40%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.40%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (0.40%) Foglight
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 92 (37.10%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.24%) Cognos
2 13 (5.24%) IBM
3 9 (3.63%) Oracle
4 7 (2.82%) HP
4 7 (2.82%) VMware
4 7 (2.82%) Vertica
5 6 (2.42%) Facebook
6 4 (1.61%) Yahoo!
6 4 (1.61%) Google
6 4 (1.61%) Apple
6 4 (1.61%) Sony
7 1 (0.40%) BMC
7 1 (0.40%) Sybase
7 1 (0.40%) Red Gate
7 1 (0.40%) Jaspersoft
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