The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 204 209 180
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 10 9 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.23% 0.18% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.19% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 26
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,400 £31,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% -5.55%
SQL Server 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
4216 4650 4603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 95.15% 95.35% 95.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3651 3818 3664
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 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

SQL Server DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

SQL Server DBA Salary Trend in Surrey

SQL Server DBA
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

SQL Server DBA Salary Histogram in Surrey

SQL Server 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 Server DBA within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
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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
Guildford - 3 £50,000 -
Egham +2 2 £45,000 -10.00%
Staines -19 1 £45,000 -10.00%
Cobham - 1 £36,000 -
SQL Server DBA
South East

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 27 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (77.78%) SQL
3 15 (55.56%) T-SQL
4 14 (51.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (51.85%) Performance Tuning
5 12 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (37.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (29.63%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (29.63%) Degree
8 7 (25.93%) Replication
8 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
8 7 (25.93%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (25.93%) OLTP
8 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (25.93%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (25.93%) Computer Science
9 6 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (22.22%) Relational Database
9 6 (22.22%) RDBMS
9 6 (22.22%) Windows
9 6 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (18.52%) IIS
10 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
10 5 (18.52%) Database Security
10 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (14.81%) EFT
11 4 (14.81%) Data Modelling
11 4 (14.81%) ETL
12 3 (11.11%) Perl
12 3 (11.11%) UNIX

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 5 (18.52%) IIS
2 3 (11.11%) Apache
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) VPN
1 2 (7.41%) DNS
1 2 (7.41%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (51.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (37.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (29.63%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (25.93%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (25.93%) OLTP
7 6 (22.22%) RDBMS
7 6 (22.22%) Relational Database
8 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (11.11%) Star Schema
10 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (3.70%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
1 3 (11.11%) Marketing
2 2 (7.41%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Replication
1 7 (25.93%) Computer Science
2 4 (14.81%) EFT
3 3 (11.11%) Mathematics
3 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (7.41%) Clustering
5 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) UNIX
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (25.93%) Performance Monitoring
3 6 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (18.52%) Database Security
5 4 (14.81%) Data Modelling
5 4 (14.81%) ETL
6 3 (11.11%) Benchmarking
6 3 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Line Management
6 3 (11.11%) Load Balancing
6 3 (11.11%) Data Mapping
7 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
7 2 (7.41%) SDLC
7 2 (7.41%) Incident Management
7 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
7 2 (7.41%) Change Management
7 2 (7.41%) Migration
7 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity
7 2 (7.41%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 21 (77.78%) SQL
2 15 (55.56%) T-SQL
3 3 (11.11%) VBScript
3 3 (11.11%) Perl
4 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Degree
2 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (11.11%) MCTS
3 3 (11.11%) MCITP
4 1 (3.70%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) VMware
2 2 (7.41%) Facebook
3 1 (3.70%) BMC