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

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 387 309 311
Rank change year-on-year
-78 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 58 159 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.31% 0.76% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.79% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 57 129 144
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,700 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
17907 20200 22149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.81% 97.10% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 15174 16297 17929
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £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 28 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 28 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 -4 17 £46,000 -10.24% 1
Berkshire +9 14 £34,000 -32.00%
Buckinghamshire +20 11 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Kent -15 6 £26,000 -51.62% 1
Hampshire -22 6 £40,500 -10.00%
West Sussex -26 2 £44,750 +5.29% 2
Oxfordshire -8 1 £50,000 +11.11%
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 127 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 107 (84.25%) SQL
3 63 (49.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 59 (46.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 59 (46.46%) Performance Tuning
5 54 (42.52%) T-SQL
6 53 (41.73%) Finance
7 40 (31.50%) Windows
8 39 (30.71%) SQL Server 2008
9 36 (28.35%) Microsoft
10 34 (26.77%) Oracle
10 34 (26.77%) Replication
11 33 (25.98%) Business Intelligence
12 31 (24.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 29 (22.83%) High Availability
14 28 (22.05%) SQL Server 2012
15 27 (21.26%) MS Excel
16 26 (20.47%) SQL Server 2005
17 22 (17.32%) Oracle Database
18 20 (15.75%) SQL Server 2014
18 20 (15.75%) Clustering
19 19 (14.96%) ETL
19 19 (14.96%) ITIL
20 18 (14.17%) Disaster Recovery
21 17 (13.39%) Windows Server
22 16 (12.60%) Unix
23 15 (11.81%) Relational Database
24 13 (10.24%) Degree
24 13 (10.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
25 12 (9.45%) Microsoft Certification

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 4 (3.15%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.36%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 27 (21.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.36%) MS Office
3 2 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.30%) SaaS
2 6 (4.72%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (4.72%) IaaS
2 6 (4.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.72%) PaaS
3 2 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.51%) SAN
2 5 (3.94%) LAN
2 5 (3.94%) WAN
3 4 (3.15%) iSCSI
4 3 (2.36%) Firewall
5 1 (0.79%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 63 (49.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 59 (46.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 39 (30.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 31 (24.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 28 (22.05%) SQL Server 2012
7 26 (20.47%) SQL Server 2005
8 22 (17.32%) Oracle Database
9 20 (15.75%) SQL Server 2014
10 15 (11.81%) Relational Database
11 13 (10.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 10 (7.87%) RDBMS
13 9 (7.09%) MySQL
14 8 (6.30%) Oracle Database 11g
15 7 (5.51%) Data Warehouse
16 6 (4.72%) Data Mining
16 6 (4.72%) Oracle Database 10g
17 5 (3.94%) DTS
17 5 (3.94%) PostgreSQL
18 4 (3.15%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 3 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 53 (41.73%) Finance
2 9 (7.09%) Marketing
3 8 (6.30%) Banking
4 5 (3.94%) Back Office
5 4 (3.15%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.36%) Legal
6 3 (2.36%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.36%) Publishing
7 2 (1.57%) Electronics
8 1 (0.79%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.09%) .NET
2 4 (3.15%) XML
3 3 (2.36%) Middleware
4 1 (0.79%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.79%) COM
4 1 (0.79%) CSS
4 1 (0.79%) HTML
4 1 (0.79%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (26.77%) Replication
2 20 (15.75%) Clustering
3 10 (7.87%) Data Centre
4 9 (7.09%) Management Information System
5 7 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.94%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.36%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.36%) Data Integration
7 3 (2.36%) Digital Media
7 3 (2.36%) iPad
7 3 (2.36%) Statistics
8 2 (1.57%) EFT
8 2 (1.57%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.57%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 40 (31.50%) Windows
2 17 (13.39%) Windows Server
3 16 (12.60%) Unix
4 10 (7.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (6.30%) Linux
6 7 (5.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.79%) AIX
7 1 (0.79%) Solaris
7 1 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (46.46%) Performance Tuning
2 33 (25.98%) Business Intelligence
3 29 (22.83%) High Availability
4 19 (14.96%) ETL
4 19 (14.96%) ITIL
5 18 (14.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (8.66%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (8.66%) Capacity Planning
6 11 (8.66%) Database Security
6 11 (8.66%) Database Tuning
6 11 (8.66%) Performance Monitoring
6 11 (8.66%) Security Management
7 9 (7.09%) Server Building
8 8 (6.30%) Data Management
8 8 (6.30%) Migration
8 8 (6.30%) SQL Optimisation
9 7 (5.51%) Database Mirroring
9 7 (5.51%) Line Management
10 6 (4.72%) Analytics
10 6 (4.72%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 107 (84.25%) SQL
2 54 (42.52%) T-SQL
3 8 (6.30%) PowerShell
4 5 (3.94%) Perl
5 4 (3.15%) VB.NET
5 4 (3.15%) VBScript
6 3 (2.36%) C#
7 2 (1.57%) Java
7 2 (1.57%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.79%) C++
8 1 (0.79%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (10.24%) Degree
2 12 (9.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (4.72%) MCITP
4 5 (3.94%) MCSE
5 4 (3.15%) MCTS
6 3 (2.36%) MCSA
7 2 (1.57%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.94%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (7.09%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.15%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.36%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (6.30%) SCOM
2 3 (2.36%) SCCM
2 3 (2.36%) SCVMM
2 3 (2.36%) Windows Intune
3 1 (0.79%) Foglight
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 36 (28.35%) Microsoft
2 34 (26.77%) Oracle
3 5 (3.94%) VMware
4 3 (2.36%) Jaspersoft
5 2 (1.57%) RedGate
5 2 (1.57%) SAP
6 1 (0.79%) Dell
6 1 (0.79%) Facebook
6 1 (0.79%) Sybase
6 1 (0.79%) Twitter
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