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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 320 314 337
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 118 104 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.58% 0.50% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.53% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 113 93 87
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,050 £29,943
10% offered a salary of more than £65,950 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,375 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.05% +6.25%
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
19277 19662 19473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.18% 94.63% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 15741 15577 16420
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 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +9 43 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Berkshire +8 24 £50,000 +34.22%
Surrey 0 21 £34,000 -24.44% 3
Kent -17 12 £53,750 +7.50% 2
West Sussex - 7 £43,000 - 1
East Sussex - 4 £42,000 - 3
Buckinghamshire +8 1 £37,500 -23.07%
Oxfordshire -4 1 £37,500 -9.09%
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 227 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 170 (74.89%) SQL
3 124 (54.63%) T-SQL
4 114 (50.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 101 (44.49%) Microsoft
5 101 (44.49%) Performance Tuning
6 99 (43.61%) SQL Server 2008
7 87 (38.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 78 (34.36%) Windows
8 78 (34.36%) Replication
9 76 (33.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 72 (31.72%) SQL Server 2012
11 65 (28.63%) Clustering
12 64 (28.19%) MS Excel
12 64 (28.19%) Business Intelligence
13 52 (22.91%) Data Warehouse
13 52 (22.91%) SQL Server 2005
14 43 (18.94%) SharePoint
15 36 (15.86%) Disaster Recovery
15 36 (15.86%) Finance
16 32 (14.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 31 (13.66%) Active Directory
18 29 (12.78%) .NET
18 29 (12.78%) MySQL
18 29 (12.78%) Capacity Planning
19 27 (11.89%) Performance Monitoring
19 27 (11.89%) Relational Database
19 27 (11.89%) Microsoft Certification
20 25 (11.01%) Migration
21 24 (10.57%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 43 (18.94%) SharePoint
2 15 (6.61%) WordPress
3 13 (5.73%) IIS
4 10 (4.41%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (1.76%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.88%) SAS
6 2 (0.88%) Apache
6 2 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 64 (28.19%) MS Excel
2 14 (6.17%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.76%) MS Office
3 4 (1.76%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (2.20%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.05%) Office 365
2 6 (2.64%) SaaS
3 4 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.32%) PaaS
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.76%) DNS
1 4 (1.76%) SAN
2 3 (1.32%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 227 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 114 (50.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 99 (43.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 87 (38.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 76 (33.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 72 (31.72%) SQL Server 2012
7 52 (22.91%) Data Warehouse
7 52 (22.91%) SQL Server 2005
8 32 (14.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 29 (12.78%) MySQL
10 27 (11.89%) Relational Database
11 20 (8.81%) RDBMS
12 17 (7.49%) MS Access
13 13 (5.73%) SQL Server 2000
14 12 (5.29%) Oracle Reports
15 11 (4.85%) PostgreSQL
16 8 (3.52%) OLAP
17 7 (3.08%) Big Data
17 7 (3.08%) SSDT
17 7 (3.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (6.17%) Visual Studio
2 12 (5.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 5 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.88%) Toad
General
1 36 (15.86%) Finance
2 20 (8.81%) Marketing
3 4 (1.76%) Retail
4 2 (0.88%) Advertising
5 1 (0.44%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (12.78%) .NET
2 7 (3.08%) ASP.NET
3 4 (1.76%) Ajax
3 4 (1.76%) .NET Framework
3 4 (1.76%) XML
4 2 (0.88%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 2 (0.88%) LAMP
4 2 (0.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 78 (34.36%) Replication
2 65 (28.63%) Clustering
3 24 (10.57%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (7.05%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.96%) Open Source
6 8 (3.52%) Social Network
7 3 (1.32%) Life Science
8 1 (0.44%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 78 (34.36%) Windows
2 11 (4.85%) Linux
3 10 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (3.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (44.49%) Performance Tuning
2 64 (28.19%) Business Intelligence
3 36 (15.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 29 (12.78%) Capacity Planning
5 27 (11.89%) Performance Monitoring
6 25 (11.01%) Migration
7 24 (10.57%) ITIL
8 18 (7.93%) Data Migration
9 12 (5.29%) Data Modelling
10 10 (4.41%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (4.41%) Software Testing
10 10 (4.41%) Line Management
10 10 (4.41%) Database Security
11 7 (3.08%) Data Protection
11 7 (3.08%) Performance Management
11 7 (3.08%) Digital Marketing
11 7 (3.08%) BCP
11 7 (3.08%) Data Management
12 6 (2.64%) Service Delivery
12 6 (2.64%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 170 (74.89%) SQL
2 124 (54.63%) T-SQL
3 21 (9.25%) PowerShell
4 17 (7.49%) PHP
5 16 (7.05%) VB
5 16 (7.05%) Python
6 14 (6.17%) Perl
7 9 (3.96%) VBScript
7 9 (3.96%) C#
8 6 (2.64%) VB.NET
9 5 (2.20%) Java
10 4 (1.76%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.88%) C
11 2 (0.88%) C++
12 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 27 (11.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (9.69%) Degree
3 9 (3.96%) MCITP
3 9 (3.96%) MCDBA
4 7 (3.08%) VCP4
5 4 (1.76%) MCTS
6 2 (0.88%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.85%) ISO 9001
2 4 (1.76%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.88%) SLA
4 1 (0.44%) QA
System Software
1 31 (13.66%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.64%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.76%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (1.76%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (2.64%) SCOM
2 4 (1.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (1.76%) Data Guard
3 3 (1.32%) Foglight
Vendors
1 101 (44.49%) Microsoft
2 20 (8.81%) Oracle
3 9 (3.96%) Facebook
4 8 (3.52%) IBM
4 8 (3.52%) Cognos
4 8 (3.52%) Twitter
5 6 (2.64%) BMC
6 2 (0.88%) Red Gate
7 1 (0.44%) Sybase
Winchester, Hampshire
Nakama
Salary: From £42,000 to £45,000 per annum Bonus,Pension,Life assurance,Flex-ti
Posted: 2 hours ago
Southampton
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Insurance, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cobham, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Sussex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Brighton
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + package
Posted: 14 days ago
Brighton
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 16 days ago
Chatham, Kent
Vanquis Bank
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago