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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 386 260 331
Rank change year-on-year
-126 +71
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 60 163 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.77% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.81% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 44 144 108
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £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
21099 20166 21691
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.70% 95.08% 95.41%
Number of salaries quoted 16589 16620 18515
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 £61,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 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 28 August 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 -24 25 £53,683 +32.55% 1
Buckinghamshire -6 9 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Berkshire -19 9 £47,500 -9.52%
Surrey -26 9 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Oxfordshire +5 7 £42,500 -5.55%
Kent -49 2 £55,000 - 2
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 204 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 171 (83.82%) SQL
3 130 (63.73%) T-SQL
4 102 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 99 (48.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 97 (47.55%) Microsoft
7 86 (42.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 72 (35.29%) MS Excel
9 69 (33.82%) Performance Tuning
10 68 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
11 63 (30.88%) Windows
12 61 (29.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 57 (27.94%) Replication
14 52 (25.49%) Clustering
14 52 (25.49%) SQL Server 2005
15 50 (24.51%) Microsoft Certification
16 47 (23.04%) Oracle
17 33 (16.18%) Degree
18 32 (15.69%) Data Warehouse
18 32 (15.69%) Disaster Recovery
19 30 (14.71%) Database Security
19 30 (14.71%) Oracle Database
20 28 (13.73%) .NET
21 24 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
22 22 (10.78%) MCDBA
22 22 (10.78%) Relational Database
23 21 (10.29%) Business Intelligence
24 20 (9.80%) Linux
24 20 (9.80%) Oracle RMAN
24 20 (9.80%) Windows Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 15 (7.35%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.90%) WordPress
2 10 (4.90%) IIS
3 3 (1.47%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (0.98%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.98%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 72 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.49%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.90%) Office 365
2 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.90%) SAN
2 9 (4.41%) VPN
2 9 (4.41%) DNS
3 6 (2.94%) LAN
3 6 (2.94%) WAN
4 5 (2.45%) Firewall
5 3 (1.47%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.98%) iSCSI
6 2 (0.98%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.98%) HTTP
7 1 (0.49%) DHCP
7 1 (0.49%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 102 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 99 (48.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 86 (42.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 68 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 61 (29.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 52 (25.49%) SQL Server 2005
8 32 (15.69%) Data Warehouse
9 30 (14.71%) Oracle Database
10 24 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
11 22 (10.78%) Relational Database
12 17 (8.33%) OLAP
13 15 (7.35%) RDBMS
14 14 (6.86%) MySQL
15 13 (6.37%) SQL Server 2000
16 12 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 11 (5.39%) MS Access
17 11 (5.39%) DTS
18 9 (4.41%) Oracle Database 10g
19 7 (3.43%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (7.35%) Finance
2 6 (2.94%) Games
3 5 (2.45%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.96%) Marketing
5 3 (1.47%) Banking
6 2 (0.98%) Electronics
6 2 (0.98%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.49%) Legal
7 1 (0.49%) Back Office
7 1 (0.49%) Music Industry
7 1 (0.49%) Retail
7 1 (0.49%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (13.73%) .NET
2 7 (3.43%) ASP.NET
3 6 (2.94%) .NET Framework
3 6 (2.94%) Web Services
4 5 (2.45%) XML
5 3 (1.47%) HTML
5 3 (1.47%) Ajax
6 2 (0.98%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.98%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (0.98%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 2 (0.98%) jQuery
6 2 (0.98%) JSON
6 2 (0.98%) SOAP
7 1 (0.49%) Classic ASP
7 1 (0.49%) XSD
7 1 (0.49%) XSLT
7 1 (0.49%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.49%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 57 (27.94%) Replication
2 52 (25.49%) Clustering
3 20 (9.80%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.94%) Online Games
5 2 (0.98%) Data Integration
5 2 (0.98%) Statistics
5 2 (0.98%) DTV
5 2 (0.98%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.49%) Tandem
6 1 (0.49%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.49%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 63 (30.88%) Windows
2 20 (9.80%) Linux
2 20 (9.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (4.41%) UNIX
5 7 (3.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.49%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (33.82%) Performance Tuning
2 32 (15.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 30 (14.71%) Database Security
4 21 (10.29%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (7.35%) ITIL
5 15 (7.35%) Capacity Planning
6 13 (6.37%) High Availability
7 12 (5.88%) Database Tuning
8 11 (5.39%) ERP
8 11 (5.39%) Data Management
8 11 (5.39%) Performance Monitoring
9 8 (3.92%) Data Modelling
10 7 (3.43%) E-Commerce
11 6 (2.94%) Load Testing
11 6 (2.94%) ETL
12 5 (2.45%) MVC
12 5 (2.45%) Capacity Management
13 4 (1.96%) Security Management
13 4 (1.96%) BCP
13 4 (1.96%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 171 (83.82%) SQL
2 130 (63.73%) T-SQL
3 19 (9.31%) PowerShell
4 18 (8.82%) PL/SQL
5 15 (7.35%) VB
6 12 (5.88%) PHP
7 10 (4.90%) Python
7 10 (4.90%) C#
8 9 (4.41%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.96%) Java
10 2 (0.98%) VB6
10 2 (0.98%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.98%) Perl
10 2 (0.98%) VBScript
11 1 (0.49%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 50 (24.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (16.18%) Degree
3 22 (10.78%) MCDBA
4 14 (6.86%) MCSE
4 14 (6.86%) MCSA
5 11 (5.39%) MCITP
6 10 (4.90%) Security Cleared
7 6 (2.94%) OCP
7 6 (2.94%) Oracle Certification
8 4 (1.96%) MCTS
9 3 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.90%) ISO 9001
2 6 (2.94%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.96%) SLA
4 1 (0.49%) QA
System Software
1 20 (9.80%) Oracle RMAN
2 15 (7.35%) Active Directory
3 14 (6.86%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (3.92%) vSphere
5 3 (1.47%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.47%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (4.41%) Data Guard
2 5 (2.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (1.47%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.98%) WSUS
4 2 (0.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 97 (47.55%) Microsoft
2 47 (23.04%) Oracle
3 13 (6.37%) SAP
4 11 (5.39%) Infor
5 3 (1.47%) VMware
6 2 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.98%) HP
7 1 (0.49%) Cisco
7 1 (0.49%) McAfee
7 1 (0.49%) EMC
7 1 (0.49%) NetApp
7 1 (0.49%) Computacenter
7 1 (0.49%) Meridio
Buckingham, Buckinghamshire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 50k per year
Posted: 3 hours ago
Surrey
DP Connect
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 37.5 hour week, 25 days holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
West Malling
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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