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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 391 333 317
Rank change year-on-year
-58 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 67 147 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.35% 0.69% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.71% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 66 124 145
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £37,500 £34,200
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
18551 20619 22732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.88% 96.95% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 15770 16461 18200
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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 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 5 May 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 5 May 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
Surrey +5 18 £46,000 -14.01%
Berkshire +5 15 £40,500 -19.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +20 14 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Kent -8 12 £50,000 -9.09%
Hampshire -40 5 £40,500 -10.00%
Oxfordshire -1 3 £50,000 +33.33%
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 141 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 120 (85.11%) SQL
3 67 (47.52%) Performance Tuning
4 66 (46.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 63 (44.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 59 (41.84%) T-SQL
7 52 (36.88%) Finance
8 45 (31.91%) Windows
9 44 (31.21%) SQL Server 2008
10 43 (30.50%) Microsoft
11 39 (27.66%) Replication
12 35 (24.82%) Business Intelligence
12 35 (24.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 32 (22.70%) Oracle
14 31 (21.99%) SQL Server 2012
14 31 (21.99%) High Availability
15 29 (20.57%) SQL Server 2005
16 28 (19.86%) MS Excel
17 23 (16.31%) ETL
17 23 (16.31%) Clustering
17 23 (16.31%) SQL Server 2014
18 21 (14.89%) Oracle Database
18 21 (14.89%) Disaster Recovery
19 18 (12.77%) ITIL
19 18 (12.77%) Relational Database
19 18 (12.77%) Windows Server
20 17 (12.06%) Unix
20 17 (12.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
21 16 (11.35%) Microsoft Certification
22 14 (9.93%) Degree

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 5 (3.55%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 28 (19.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.13%) MS Office
3 2 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.38%) SaaS
2 7 (4.96%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (4.96%) IaaS
2 7 (4.96%) PaaS
3 6 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.26%) SAN
2 5 (3.55%) LAN
2 5 (3.55%) WAN
3 4 (2.84%) iSCSI
4 3 (2.13%) Firewall
5 2 (1.42%) Internet
6 1 (0.71%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 66 (46.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 63 (44.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 44 (31.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 35 (24.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 31 (21.99%) SQL Server 2012
7 29 (20.57%) SQL Server 2005
8 23 (16.31%) SQL Server 2014
9 21 (14.89%) Oracle Database
10 18 (12.77%) Relational Database
11 17 (12.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 10 (7.09%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (7.09%) RDBMS
13 8 (5.67%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (5.67%) Oracle Database 10g
14 7 (4.96%) Data Mining
14 7 (4.96%) MySQL
14 7 (4.96%) NoSQL
15 5 (3.55%) PostgreSQL
15 5 (3.55%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 52 (36.88%) Finance
2 11 (7.80%) Banking
3 9 (6.38%) Marketing
4 7 (4.96%) Telecoms
5 6 (4.26%) Publishing
6 3 (2.13%) Back Office
6 3 (2.13%) Legal
7 2 (1.42%) Electronics
7 2 (1.42%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.71%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.09%) .NET
2 4 (2.84%) XML
3 3 (2.13%) Middleware
4 1 (0.71%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.71%) COM
4 1 (0.71%) CSS
4 1 (0.71%) HTML
4 1 (0.71%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (27.66%) Replication
2 23 (16.31%) Clustering
3 9 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.38%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.96%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.55%) Data Integration
6 3 (2.13%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.13%) Digital Media
6 3 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.13%) iPad
6 3 (2.13%) Statistics
7 2 (1.42%) EFT
7 2 (1.42%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.71%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 45 (31.91%) Windows
2 18 (12.77%) Windows Server
3 17 (12.06%) Unix
4 13 (9.22%) Linux
5 12 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (5.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.13%) Solaris
8 1 (0.71%) AIX
8 1 (0.71%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (47.52%) Performance Tuning
2 35 (24.82%) Business Intelligence
3 31 (21.99%) High Availability
4 23 (16.31%) ETL
5 21 (14.89%) Disaster Recovery
6 18 (12.77%) ITIL
7 14 (9.93%) Database Tuning
8 13 (9.22%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (8.51%) Performance Monitoring
10 11 (7.80%) Database Security
11 10 (7.09%) Capacity Planning
11 10 (7.09%) Security Management
12 9 (6.38%) Data Modelling
12 9 (6.38%) Server Building
13 8 (5.67%) Data Management
13 8 (5.67%) Database Mirroring
13 8 (5.67%) Migration
13 8 (5.67%) SQL Optimisation
14 7 (4.96%) Line Management
14 7 (4.96%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 120 (85.11%) SQL
2 59 (41.84%) T-SQL
3 7 (4.96%) PowerShell
4 5 (3.55%) Perl
5 4 (2.84%) C#
5 4 (2.84%) Shell Script
5 4 (2.84%) VB.NET
5 4 (2.84%) VBScript
6 3 (2.13%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.42%) Java
8 1 (0.71%) C++
8 1 (0.71%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (11.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (9.93%) Degree
3 9 (6.38%) MCITP
4 7 (4.96%) MCTS
5 6 (4.26%) MCSA
6 5 (3.55%) MCSE
7 2 (1.42%) MCDBA
7 2 (1.42%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.42%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.55%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (7.09%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.84%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (5.67%) SCOM
2 3 (2.13%) SCCM
2 3 (2.13%) SCVMM
2 3 (2.13%) Windows Intune
3 1 (0.71%) Foglight
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 43 (30.50%) Microsoft
2 32 (22.70%) Oracle
3 3 (2.13%) Jaspersoft
3 3 (2.13%) VMware
4 2 (1.42%) RedGate
4 2 (1.42%) SAP
5 1 (0.71%) Dell
5 1 (0.71%) Facebook
5 1 (0.71%) IBM
5 1 (0.71%) Twitter
South East
TEKsystems
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: 45,000 to £55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago