The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 161 167 130
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 44 33 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.99% 0.78% 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 0.82% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 40 30 82
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £39,900 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
SQL DBA
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Surrey 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
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4322 4012 4915
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 97.28% 94.51% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3624 3193 4194
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,470 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL DBA in the job title across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the Surrey region.

SQL DBA Salary Trend in Surrey

SQL DBA
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

SQL DBA Salary Histogram in Surrey

SQL DBA
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL DBA within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Cobham +2 13 £34,000 -15.00%
Woking +21 9 £40,000 -33.33%
Camberley - 4 £42,500 -
Redhill +4 2 £62,500 +4.16%
Egham -2 2 £46,000 -8.00%
Reigate - 1 £35,000 -
SQL DBA
South East

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey region that cited SQL 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 DBA in their job title.

1 55 (98.21%) SQL Server
2 51 (91.07%) SQL
3 45 (80.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 44 (78.57%) T-SQL
5 24 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
6 22 (39.29%) Replication
7 21 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
8 20 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 20 (35.71%) Windows
9 19 (33.93%) Clustering
10 18 (32.14%) Finance
11 17 (30.36%) MS Excel
12 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
12 16 (28.57%) Database Tuning
12 16 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 14 (25.00%) Database Security
14 13 (23.21%) Relational Database
15 12 (21.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 12 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (21.43%) Change Control
16 11 (19.64%) SQL Server 2012
16 11 (19.64%) PowerShell
16 11 (19.64%) Marketing
16 11 (19.64%) SQL Server 2005
16 11 (19.64%) Microsoft Certification
17 10 (17.86%) RDBMS
17 10 (17.86%) ITIL
18 9 (16.07%) VBScript
19 8 (14.29%) OLTP

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey region that cited SQL 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 DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.36%) SharePoint Server
1 3 (5.36%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (30.36%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (5.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (98.21%) SQL Server
2 45 (80.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (23.21%) Relational Database
7 11 (19.64%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (19.64%) SQL Server 2005
8 10 (17.86%) RDBMS
9 8 (14.29%) OLTP
9 8 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
10 7 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (8.93%) OLAP
12 3 (5.36%) Azure SQL Database
12 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database
13 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 1 (1.79%) Data Mart
14 1 (1.79%) Oracle OLAP
14 1 (1.79%) MySQL
14 1 (1.79%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 12 (21.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (32.14%) Finance
2 11 (19.64%) Marketing
3 1 (1.79%) Electronics
3 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.79%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) .NET
2 3 (5.36%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 2 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (39.29%) Replication
2 19 (33.93%) Clustering
3 12 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.79%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 20 (35.71%) Windows
2 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.79%) UNIX
3 1 (1.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
2 21 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
3 16 (28.57%) Database Tuning
4 14 (25.00%) Database Security
5 12 (21.43%) Change Control
6 10 (17.86%) ITIL
7 8 (14.29%) Software Testing
7 8 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
7 8 (14.29%) Line Management
8 7 (12.50%) BCP
9 6 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (10.71%) Business Continuity
9 6 (10.71%) Business Continuity Planning
10 4 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (7.14%) Migration
10 4 (7.14%) Data Migration
10 4 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (7.14%) Data Analysis
11 3 (5.36%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 51 (91.07%) SQL
2 44 (78.57%) T-SQL
3 11 (19.64%) PowerShell
4 9 (16.07%) VBScript
5 7 (12.50%) Perl
6 4 (7.14%) Java
6 4 (7.14%) C#
7 2 (3.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (19.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (12.50%) Degree
3 4 (7.14%) MCTS
4 3 (5.36%) MCDBA
5 1 (1.79%) MCITP
5 1 (1.79%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) SCOM
2 1 (1.79%) Foglight
Vendors
1 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.71%) BMC
3 5 (8.93%) Oracle
4 2 (3.57%) Red Gate
5 1 (1.79%) SAP