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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 321 310 335
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 117 119 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.54% 0.56% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.59% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 97 112 108
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,800 £37,300 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.19%
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
20563 20090 21958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.45% 94.87% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 16586 16149 19149
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +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 £62,500
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +1 26 £39,000 +4.00% 7
East Sussex - 22 £55,000 -
Berkshire +6 20 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Surrey -14 16 £46,500 -11.42% 4
Kent -37 11 £45,000 -10.00%
Buckinghamshire -1 9 £42,500 -5.55%
West Sussex +7 7 £43,000 -9.47% 2
Oxfordshire 0 5 £35,000 -20.00%
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 179 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 140 (78.21%) SQL
3 102 (56.98%) T-SQL
4 92 (51.40%) Microsoft
5 76 (42.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 72 (40.22%) Performance Tuning
7 71 (39.66%) Replication
8 69 (38.55%) SQL Server 2008
9 66 (36.87%) Windows
10 51 (28.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 50 (27.93%) MS Excel
12 47 (26.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 43 (24.02%) SQL Server 2012
14 42 (23.46%) SharePoint
15 36 (20.11%) Active Directory
16 34 (18.99%) .NET
17 31 (17.32%) SQL Server 2005
17 31 (17.32%) Degree
18 30 (16.76%) Data Warehouse
19 29 (16.20%) Microsoft Certification
19 29 (16.20%) Analytical Skills
20 28 (15.64%) Business Intelligence
20 28 (15.64%) Disaster Recovery
21 27 (15.08%) VB
21 27 (15.08%) MySQL
21 27 (15.08%) Computer Science
22 26 (14.53%) PHP
22 26 (14.53%) MS Access
23 25 (13.97%) Python
23 25 (13.97%) Clustering

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 42 (23.46%) SharePoint
2 25 (13.97%) WordPress
3 11 (6.15%) IIS
4 6 (3.35%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.23%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.68%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (1.68%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 50 (27.93%) MS Excel
2 24 (13.41%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.23%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.79%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (13.97%) Office 365
2 5 (2.79%) SaaS
3 3 (1.68%) PaaS
3 3 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.68%) Kerberos
1 3 (1.68%) DNS
1 3 (1.68%) SAN
2 1 (0.56%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 76 (42.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 69 (38.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 51 (28.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 47 (26.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 43 (24.02%) SQL Server 2012
7 31 (17.32%) SQL Server 2005
8 30 (16.76%) Data Warehouse
9 27 (15.08%) MySQL
10 26 (14.53%) MS Access
11 18 (10.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 14 (7.82%) Oracle Database
13 12 (6.70%) SSDT
14 11 (6.15%) Relational Database
15 10 (5.59%) PostgreSQL
15 10 (5.59%) Oracle Reports
16 6 (3.35%) OLAP
16 6 (3.35%) SQL Server 2000
16 6 (3.35%) SQLPlus
16 6 (3.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (7.26%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 14 (7.82%) Finance
2 11 (6.15%) Marketing
3 3 (1.68%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.68%) Retail
4 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.56%) Advertising
4 1 (0.56%) Back Office
4 1 (0.56%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (18.99%) .NET
2 6 (3.35%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.68%) XML
3 3 (1.68%) Ajax
3 3 (1.68%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 3 (1.68%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.56%) Web Services
4 1 (0.56%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 71 (39.66%) Replication
2 29 (16.20%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (15.08%) Computer Science
4 25 (13.97%) Clustering
5 8 (4.47%) Open Source
6 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.56%) DTV
6 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.56%) Life Science
6 1 (0.56%) Social Network
6 1 (0.56%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 66 (36.87%) Windows
2 11 (6.15%) Linux
3 8 (4.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (3.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.68%) UNIX
6 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (40.22%) Performance Tuning
2 28 (15.64%) Business Intelligence
2 28 (15.64%) Disaster Recovery
3 20 (11.17%) ITIL
4 19 (10.61%) Migration
4 19 (10.61%) Capacity Planning
5 18 (10.06%) Performance Monitoring
6 16 (8.94%) Data Migration
7 13 (7.26%) Data Modelling
8 12 (6.70%) MVC
8 12 (6.70%) Load Testing
9 9 (5.03%) BCP
10 7 (3.91%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (3.91%) Digital Marketing
11 6 (3.35%) ETL
11 6 (3.35%) Database Security
12 5 (2.79%) Analytics
12 5 (2.79%) Performance Management
12 5 (2.79%) Database Tuning
12 5 (2.79%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 140 (78.21%) SQL
2 102 (56.98%) T-SQL
3 27 (15.08%) VB
4 26 (14.53%) PHP
5 25 (13.97%) Python
6 14 (7.82%) PowerShell
7 11 (6.15%) PL/SQL
8 8 (4.47%) Perl
9 6 (3.35%) C#
10 4 (2.23%) VBScript
11 3 (1.68%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.68%) Java
12 2 (1.12%) VB6
Qualifications
1 31 (17.32%) Degree
2 29 (16.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (3.91%) MCDBA
3 7 (3.91%) MCITP
4 5 (2.79%) MCTS
5 3 (1.68%) MCSA
6 2 (1.12%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.56%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.73%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.12%) SLA
2 2 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.56%) QA
3 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (20.11%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.15%) Oracle RMAN
3 10 (5.59%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (5.59%) Data Guard
2 6 (3.35%) SCOM
2 6 (3.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (1.68%) Foglight
Vendors
1 92 (51.40%) Microsoft
2 22 (12.29%) Oracle
3 6 (3.35%) BMC
4 4 (2.23%) Cognos
4 4 (2.23%) IBM
5 2 (1.12%) Red Gate
5 2 (1.12%) Facebook
6 1 (0.56%) Twitter
6 1 (0.56%) Sybase
6 1 (0.56%) SAP
6 1 (0.56%) Meridio
6 1 (0.56%) HP
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
X4 Group
Salary: £28k - 50k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Cobham, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £40000 - £46000 Per Annum + On call + Bonus + Excellent Bene
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £65000 - £72000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Cobham
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive Package
Posted: 8 days ago
West Sussex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £28000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Cobham
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Cobham
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Hampshire
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + 37.5 hour week, 25 days holiday
Posted: 17 days ago