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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 384 317 317
Rank change year-on-year
-67 0
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 69 151 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.36% 0.72% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.74% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 63 142 123
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £32,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,650 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
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
18590 20274 19817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.45% 97.05% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 15909 16538 15745
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA within the South East region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
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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
Oxfordshire +1 13 £41,000 +17.14%
Hampshire -9 13 £45,000 +38.46% 5
Berkshire -17 12 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Kent +3 11 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Buckinghamshire - 10 £28,500 - 3
Surrey -21 7 £55,000 +37.50%
East Sussex +1 1 £42,500 -22.72%
Home Counties - 1 £57,500 -
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 175 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 155 (88.57%) SQL
3 92 (52.57%) T-SQL
4 91 (52.00%) Performance Tuning
5 75 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 70 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 65 (37.14%) Replication
8 63 (36.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 54 (30.86%) Windows
10 51 (29.14%) SQL Server 2008
11 50 (28.57%) Microsoft
12 48 (27.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 48 (27.43%) SQL Server 2014
13 47 (26.86%) Clustering
14 43 (24.57%) Business Intelligence
15 38 (21.71%) High Availability
16 36 (20.57%) Data Warehouse
17 33 (18.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 32 (18.29%) SQL Server 2005
19 28 (16.00%) MS Excel
20 26 (14.86%) Finance
21 23 (13.14%) Microsoft Certification
21 23 (13.14%) Windows Server
22 22 (12.57%) Oracle
23 21 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
23 21 (12.00%) Performance Monitoring
24 19 (10.86%) ETL
25 18 (10.29%) Windows Server 2012
26 17 (9.71%) PowerShell
27 16 (9.14%) Database Tuning

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 8 (4.57%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (2.29%) IIS
4 3 (1.71%) OpenStack
4 3 (1.71%) WordPress
5 2 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 28 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.29%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.14%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.71%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (2.29%) IaaS
2 4 (2.29%) PaaS
2 4 (2.29%) SaaS
3 3 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.71%) Internet
2 4 (2.29%) DNS
2 4 (2.29%) Firewall
2 4 (2.29%) SAN
2 4 (2.29%) VPN
3 3 (1.71%) iSCSI
4 2 (1.14%) LAN
4 2 (1.14%) WAN
5 1 (0.57%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.57%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 75 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 70 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 63 (36.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 51 (29.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 48 (27.43%) SQL Server 2014
6 48 (27.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 36 (20.57%) Data Warehouse
8 33 (18.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 32 (18.29%) SQL Server 2005
10 13 (7.43%) Oracle Database
11 12 (6.86%) Relational Database
12 10 (5.71%) Oracle Database 11g
13 9 (5.14%) MS Access
13 9 (5.14%) NoSQL
14 8 (4.57%) Oracle Database 10g
15 6 (3.43%) MySQL
16 5 (2.86%) RDBMS
16 5 (2.86%) SQL CLR
16 5 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 11 (6.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (14.86%) Finance
2 13 (7.43%) Banking
3 9 (5.14%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.57%) Advertising
5 7 (4.00%) Publishing
6 2 (1.14%) Marketing
7 1 (0.57%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.71%) .NET
2 3 (1.71%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.14%) COM
3 2 (1.14%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 2 (1.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 65 (37.14%) Replication
2 47 (26.86%) Clustering
3 10 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.57%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.86%) Data Integration
5 5 (2.86%) Streaming Music
6 2 (1.14%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.14%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.14%) iPad
6 2 (1.14%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.57%) Life Science
7 1 (0.57%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.57%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 54 (30.86%) Windows
2 23 (13.14%) Windows Server
3 18 (10.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (5.71%) Linux
6 7 (4.00%) Unix
7 5 (2.86%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (1.14%) Solaris
9 1 (0.57%) SUSE
9 1 (0.57%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (52.00%) Performance Tuning
2 43 (24.57%) Business Intelligence
3 38 (21.71%) High Availability
4 21 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 21 (12.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 19 (10.86%) ETL
6 16 (9.14%) Database Tuning
7 13 (7.43%) Capacity Planning
8 12 (6.86%) ITIL
9 10 (5.71%) Data Modelling
9 10 (5.71%) Database Mirroring
10 9 (5.14%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (5.14%) Change Management
11 8 (4.57%) SDLC
11 8 (4.57%) SQL Optimisation
12 7 (4.00%) Database Security
13 6 (3.43%) Load Balancing
13 6 (3.43%) Server Building
14 5 (2.86%) Risk Analysis
14 5 (2.86%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 155 (88.57%) SQL
2 92 (52.57%) T-SQL
3 17 (9.71%) PowerShell
4 8 (4.57%) VB
5 6 (3.43%) VBScript
6 4 (2.29%) VBA
7 3 (1.71%) Java
7 3 (1.71%) PHP
7 3 (1.71%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.71%) Python
7 3 (1.71%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.14%) C#
8 2 (1.14%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.57%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (13.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (8.57%) MCITP
3 12 (6.86%) MCTS
4 11 (6.29%) Degree
4 11 (6.29%) MCSA
5 4 (2.29%) MCDBA
6 2 (1.14%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.14%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.29%) QA
1 4 (2.29%) SLA
2 2 (1.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (6.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.57%) Foglight
1 1 (0.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 50 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 22 (12.57%) Oracle
3 9 (5.14%) Facebook
4 7 (4.00%) VMware
5 4 (2.29%) HP
5 4 (2.29%) Vertica
6 3 (1.71%) IBM
7 2 (1.14%) Cognos
8 1 (0.57%) Dell
8 1 (0.57%) Red Gate
8 1 (0.57%) Twitter
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