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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 313 304 340
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 126 141 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.61% 0.62% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.65% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 105 117 94
Average salary £45,000 £46,250 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.70% +7.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,400 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,750
% change year-on-year
- +1.79%
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
19601 21628 21215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.13% 94.78% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 15851 17539 17558
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 £63,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Hampshire +20 46 £45,000 +12.50% 2
West Sussex +23 21 £54,750 +28.82% 3
Surrey +13 17 £54,501 +26.74% 1
Kent -3 13 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Berkshire -1 12 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Buckinghamshire -11 12 £37,500 -21.05% 3
East Sussex -2 5 £42,000 -6.66% 1
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 247 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 180 (72.87%) SQL
3 136 (55.06%) T-SQL
4 135 (54.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 123 (49.80%) Performance Tuning
6 102 (41.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 100 (40.49%) SQL Server 2008
8 98 (39.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 96 (38.87%) Clustering
10 95 (38.46%) Microsoft
11 82 (33.20%) SQL Server 2012
12 81 (32.79%) Business Intelligence
13 69 (27.94%) Data Warehouse
14 68 (27.53%) MS Excel
15 67 (27.13%) Replication
16 65 (26.32%) Windows
17 62 (25.10%) SQL Server 2005
18 54 (21.86%) Finance
19 46 (18.62%) Relational Database
20 45 (18.22%) Capacity Planning
20 45 (18.22%) RDBMS
21 40 (16.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
22 36 (14.57%) Performance Monitoring
23 29 (11.74%) Disaster Recovery
24 27 (10.93%) Migration
25 26 (10.53%) PowerShell
26 25 (10.12%) Microsoft Certification
27 24 (9.72%) .NET
28 22 (8.91%) Change Management
29 21 (8.50%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 21 (8.50%) SharePoint
2 14 (5.67%) BizTalk Server
3 13 (5.26%) IIS
4 5 (2.02%) WordPress
5 4 (1.62%) Apache
6 2 (0.81%) SAS
7 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 68 (27.53%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.02%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.62%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.43%) Office 365
2 5 (2.02%) SaaS
3 3 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.64%) DNS
2 8 (3.24%) Internet
3 5 (2.02%) Firewall
3 5 (2.02%) VPN
3 5 (2.02%) SAN
4 1 (0.40%) NAS
4 1 (0.40%) LAN
4 1 (0.40%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 247 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 135 (54.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 102 (41.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 100 (40.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 98 (39.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 82 (33.20%) SQL Server 2012
7 69 (27.94%) Data Warehouse
8 62 (25.10%) SQL Server 2005
9 46 (18.62%) Relational Database
10 45 (18.22%) RDBMS
11 40 (16.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 16 (6.48%) SQL Server 2000
13 14 (5.67%) MySQL
14 13 (5.26%) DTS
15 9 (3.64%) OLTP
16 8 (3.24%) Oracle Database
17 7 (2.83%) Oracle Reports
18 6 (2.43%) MS Access
18 6 (2.43%) OLAP
19 5 (2.02%) SQL CLR
Development Applications
1 12 (4.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (2.02%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.81%) Toad
General
1 54 (21.86%) Finance
2 14 (5.67%) Marketing
3 2 (0.81%) Banking
3 2 (0.81%) Retail
4 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.40%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (9.72%) .NET
2 8 (3.24%) ASP.NET
3 5 (2.02%) .NET Framework
4 4 (1.62%) HTML
4 4 (1.62%) XML
4 4 (1.62%) CSS
4 4 (1.62%) Hibernate
4 4 (1.62%) Ajax
5 2 (0.81%) LAMP
6 1 (0.40%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 1 (0.40%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 96 (38.87%) Clustering
2 67 (27.13%) Replication
3 17 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.45%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.24%) Social Network
6 4 (1.62%) BBC
6 4 (1.62%) Social Media
7 3 (1.21%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.81%) EFT
8 2 (0.81%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.81%) Life Science
8 2 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.40%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 65 (26.32%) Windows
2 10 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (2.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (1.62%) UNIX
5 3 (1.21%) Linux
5 3 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.40%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (49.80%) Performance Tuning
2 81 (32.79%) Business Intelligence
3 45 (18.22%) Capacity Planning
4 36 (14.57%) Performance Monitoring
5 29 (11.74%) Disaster Recovery
6 27 (10.93%) Migration
7 22 (8.91%) Change Management
8 20 (8.10%) ETL
9 19 (7.69%) ITIL
9 19 (7.69%) Release Management
9 19 (7.69%) Database Mirroring
10 18 (7.29%) Data Migration
11 16 (6.48%) Data Modelling
12 14 (5.67%) Database Security
13 11 (4.45%) Line Management
13 11 (4.45%) Software Testing
14 9 (3.64%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (3.24%) Service Delivery
16 7 (2.83%) Data Analysis
17 6 (2.43%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 180 (72.87%) SQL
2 136 (55.06%) T-SQL
3 26 (10.53%) PowerShell
4 11 (4.45%) VBScript
4 11 (4.45%) Perl
5 9 (3.64%) C#
6 7 (2.83%) PHP
7 6 (2.43%) Python
7 6 (2.43%) VB
7 6 (2.43%) VB.NET
8 5 (2.02%) Java
9 4 (1.62%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.81%) C
10 2 (0.81%) C++
10 2 (0.81%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.40%) Korn
11 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (10.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (7.29%) Degree
3 10 (4.05%) MCITP
4 5 (2.02%) MCDBA
5 4 (1.62%) MCTS
6 2 (0.81%) MCSE
6 2 (0.81%) MCP
7 1 (0.40%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.24%) PCI DSS
2 7 (2.83%) SLA
3 2 (0.81%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 18 (7.29%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.43%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.21%) 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 95 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.48%) Oracle
3 12 (4.86%) Cognos
3 12 (4.86%) IBM
3 12 (4.86%) Facebook
4 8 (3.24%) Twitter
5 5 (2.02%) VMware
6 4 (1.62%) Apple
6 4 (1.62%) Sony
6 4 (1.62%) Yahoo!
6 4 (1.62%) Google
7 3 (1.21%) BMC
8 1 (0.40%) Red Gate
8 1 (0.40%) Jaspersoft
8 1 (0.40%) Vertica
8 1 (0.40%) Sybase
8 1 (0.40%) HP
Horsham, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 8 hours ago
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £42000 Per Annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum Great bens package
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + pension, health
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £34000 - £44000 Per Annum + On call + Bonus + Excellent Bene
Posted: 4 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Fantastic Benefits & Working Environment
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago