The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had SQL Server DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 358 376 336
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 52 100 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.32% 0.46% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.47% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 50 87 111
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £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
15725 21062 21213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.88% 97.03% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 13103 17793 16905
Median salary £43,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.14% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured SQL Server DBA in the job title.

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 7 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA within the South East region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East Sussex +38 13 £42,500 - 1
Berkshire +26 9 £54,000 +20.00% 2
Hampshire +8 9 £50,000 -4.76% 1
West Sussex +27 8 £47,000 +25.33%
Buckinghamshire +5 7 £47,500 -
Kent +5 3 £67,500 +80.00%
Surrey -1 2 £57,500 +15.00%
Oxfordshire +28 1 £41,500 +1.21% 1
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, SQL Server DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring SQL Server DBA in the job title.

1 128 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 115 (89.84%) SQL
3 87 (67.97%) T-SQL
4 78 (60.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 78 (60.94%) Performance Tuning
5 58 (45.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 57 (44.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 53 (41.41%) Windows
8 49 (38.28%) SQL Server 2012
9 44 (34.38%) Replication
10 42 (32.81%) Finance
11 37 (28.91%) SQL Server 2014
12 35 (27.34%) MS Excel
13 34 (26.56%) Business Intelligence
14 33 (25.78%) Microsoft
15 30 (23.44%) Clustering
16 28 (21.88%) VMware
16 28 (21.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 27 (21.09%) ETL
18 26 (20.31%) IIS
19 24 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
20 22 (17.19%) High Availability
20 22 (17.19%) SQL Server 2016
21 20 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
22 19 (14.84%) MCSA
22 19 (14.84%) Data Transformation
22 19 (14.84%) Windows Server
22 19 (14.84%) Microsoft Clustering
23 18 (14.06%) SQL Server 2008
24 17 (13.28%) Data Centre

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (20.31%) IIS
2 1 (0.78%) Apache
2 1 (0.78%) JBoss
2 1 (0.78%) OpenEdge
2 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 35 (27.34%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.91%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 78 (60.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 58 (45.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 57 (44.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 49 (38.28%) SQL Server 2012
6 37 (28.91%) SQL Server 2014
7 28 (21.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 22 (17.19%) SQL Server 2016
9 18 (14.06%) SQL Server 2008
10 17 (13.28%) DTS
11 16 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
12 15 (11.72%) OLAP
13 13 (10.16%) OLTP
13 13 (10.16%) SQL Server 2005
14 8 (6.25%) MySQL
14 8 (6.25%) NoSQL
15 7 (5.47%) Data Mining
16 6 (4.69%) Power BI
16 6 (4.69%) SQL Server 2000
17 5 (3.91%) Big Data
General
1 42 (32.81%) Finance
2 15 (11.72%) Back Office
3 7 (5.47%) Games
3 7 (5.47%) Marketing
4 5 (3.91%) Advertising
5 4 (3.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.78%) .NET
1 1 (0.78%) Middleware
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (0.78%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 44 (34.38%) Replication
2 30 (23.44%) Clustering
3 17 (13.28%) Data Centre
3 17 (13.28%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (11.72%) Reinsurance
6 12 (9.38%) Computer Science
7 8 (6.25%) Statistics
8 1 (0.78%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 53 (41.41%) Windows
2 19 (14.84%) Windows Server
3 14 (10.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (7.03%) Linux
5 6 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (3.91%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (60.94%) Performance Tuning
2 34 (26.56%) Business Intelligence
3 27 (21.09%) ETL
4 24 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
5 22 (17.19%) High Availability
6 19 (14.84%) Data Transformation
7 12 (9.38%) Capacity Planning
7 12 (9.38%) Performance Monitoring
8 11 (8.59%) Database Security
9 7 (5.47%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (5.47%) ITIL
9 7 (5.47%) Open Source
9 7 (5.47%) Server Virtualisation
9 7 (5.47%) Software Engineering
10 6 (4.69%) Risk Analysis
10 6 (4.69%) Time Management
11 5 (3.91%) Performance Optimisation
12 4 (3.13%) Database Mirroring
12 4 (3.13%) Load Balancing
13 3 (2.34%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 115 (89.84%) SQL
2 87 (67.97%) T-SQL
3 11 (8.59%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 20 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (14.84%) MCSA
3 12 (9.38%) Degree
4 11 (8.59%) MCITP
5 10 (7.81%) MCSE
5 10 (7.81%) MCTS
6 6 (4.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.56%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (14.84%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 33 (25.78%) Microsoft
2 28 (21.88%) VMware
3 8 (6.25%) Citrix
4 6 (4.69%) EMC
5 5 (3.91%) Facebook
6 4 (3.13%) Oracle
7 1 (0.78%) NetApp
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Salary: 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Corriculo
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus and on-call
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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