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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 373 309 370
Rank change year-on-year
-64 +61
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 68 152 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.37% 0.73% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.76% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 65 122 87
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%
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
17951 20114 21982
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.18% 96.79% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 15265 16515 17511
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +5 16 £46,250 +10.11% 1
Berkshire -11 11 £50,000 +11.11%
Surrey +16 10 £38,500 -16.30%
West Sussex -25 10 £44,500 +5.95% 1
Hampshire -17 9 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Buckinghamshire +17 7 £50,000 +17.64%
Oxfordshire -15 3 £41,500 -7.77% 1
Kent +3 1 £23,000 -51.57%
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 135 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 115 (85.19%) SQL
3 74 (54.81%) Performance Tuning
4 64 (47.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 61 (45.19%) Finance
6 57 (42.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 57 (42.22%) T-SQL
7 54 (40.00%) Windows
8 37 (27.41%) Replication
8 37 (27.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 36 (26.67%) MS Excel
9 36 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
9 36 (26.67%) Microsoft
10 32 (23.70%) SQL Server 2012
11 28 (20.74%) SQL Server 2008
11 28 (20.74%) Oracle
12 27 (20.00%) High Availability
13 25 (18.52%) Clustering
13 25 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
13 25 (18.52%) SQL Server 2005
14 24 (17.78%) Windows Server
15 20 (14.81%) SQL Server 2014
15 20 (14.81%) ITIL
15 20 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
16 19 (14.07%) ETL
16 19 (14.07%) VMware
17 17 (12.59%) Oracle Database
17 17 (12.59%) Data Centre
18 15 (11.11%) Unix
19 14 (10.37%) MCSA

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 10 (7.41%) IIS
2 2 (1.48%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.74%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 36 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.48%) MS Office
2 2 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.70%) SaaS
3 3 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.22%) IaaS
3 3 (2.22%) PaaS
4 2 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.15%) SAN
2 4 (2.96%) LAN
2 4 (2.96%) WAN
3 3 (2.22%) Firewall
4 2 (1.48%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 64 (47.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 57 (42.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 37 (27.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 32 (23.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 28 (20.74%) SQL Server 2008
7 25 (18.52%) SQL Server 2005
8 20 (14.81%) SQL Server 2014
9 17 (12.59%) Oracle Database
10 14 (10.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 12 (8.89%) DTS
12 11 (8.15%) Relational Database
13 10 (7.41%) OLAP
13 10 (7.41%) OLTP
13 10 (7.41%) SQL Server 2016
14 9 (6.67%) MySQL
15 7 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
15 7 (5.19%) RDBMS
15 7 (5.19%) SQL Server 2000
16 4 (2.96%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 61 (45.19%) Finance
2 9 (6.67%) Back Office
3 8 (5.93%) Marketing
4 4 (2.96%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.96%) Retail
5 3 (2.22%) Legal
6 2 (1.48%) Banking
6 2 (1.48%) Electronics
6 2 (1.48%) Games
6 2 (1.48%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.74%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.44%) .NET
2 3 (2.22%) Middleware
3 2 (1.48%) XML
4 1 (0.74%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.74%) CSS
4 1 (0.74%) HTML
4 1 (0.74%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (27.41%) Replication
2 25 (18.52%) Clustering
3 17 (12.59%) Data Centre
4 11 (8.15%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (5.93%) Management Information System
7 6 (4.44%) Computer Science
7 6 (4.44%) Reinsurance
8 4 (2.96%) EFT
9 3 (2.22%) Statistics
10 2 (1.48%) Digital Media
10 2 (1.48%) iPad
11 1 (0.74%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 54 (40.00%) Windows
2 24 (17.78%) Windows Server
3 15 (11.11%) Unix
4 13 (9.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (5.93%) Linux
5 8 (5.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (5.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.48%) AIX
8 1 (0.74%) Solaris
8 1 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (54.81%) Performance Tuning
2 36 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
3 27 (20.00%) High Availability
4 25 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
5 20 (14.81%) ITIL
6 19 (14.07%) ETL
7 12 (8.89%) Capacity Planning
7 12 (8.89%) Data Transformation
7 12 (8.89%) Security Management
8 11 (8.15%) Database Security
8 11 (8.15%) Performance Monitoring
9 9 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (6.67%) Data Management
10 7 (5.19%) Database Mirroring
10 7 (5.19%) Migration
10 7 (5.19%) Open Source
11 6 (4.44%) Analytics
11 6 (4.44%) Mentoring
11 6 (4.44%) Problem Management
11 6 (4.44%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 115 (85.19%) SQL
2 57 (42.22%) T-SQL
3 6 (4.44%) PowerShell
4 5 (3.70%) Perl
5 4 (2.96%) VBScript
6 2 (1.48%) C#
6 2 (1.48%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.48%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.74%) C++
7 1 (0.74%) Java
7 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.74%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (10.37%) Degree
2 14 (10.37%) MCSA
3 11 (8.15%) MCSE
4 9 (6.67%) MCITP
5 8 (5.93%) MCTS
6 6 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.74%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.19%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.22%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (8.89%) Microsoft Clustering
2 8 (5.93%) SCOM
3 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (2.22%) SCCM
3 3 (2.22%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.74%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 36 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 28 (20.74%) Oracle
3 19 (14.07%) VMware
4 8 (5.93%) Citrix
5 6 (4.44%) EMC
6 3 (2.22%) Jaspersoft
7 2 (1.48%) SAP
7 2 (1.48%) Sybase
8 1 (0.74%) RedGate
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