The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands 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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 170 157 149
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 8 13 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.22% 0.40% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.42% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 26
Average salary £43,750 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,550 £33,800 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
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 East Midlands 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
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3511 3097 3232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 96.40% 95.38% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2944 2641 2800
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

SQL Server DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

SQL Server DBA Salary Trend in the East Midlands

SQL Server DBA
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

SQL Server DBA Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

SQL Server DBA
Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. 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
Northamptonshire -19 4 £41,250 +17.85%
Nottinghamshire -8 3 £42,500 +8.28%
Leicestershire - 1 £47,500 -
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (65.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (55.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (50.00%) SQL
5 8 (40.00%) T-SQL
5 8 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 8 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (35.00%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (30.00%) Windows
7 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (25.00%) QA
8 5 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
8 5 (25.00%) UNIX
8 5 (25.00%) MySQL
8 5 (25.00%) Oracle
8 5 (25.00%) Replication
8 5 (25.00%) Clustering
8 5 (25.00%) Shell Script
8 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (20.00%) Music Industry
10 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (15.00%) SLA
10 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
10 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
10 3 (15.00%) High Availability
11 2 (10.00%) Data Quality
11 2 (10.00%) PowerPivot

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) PowerPivot
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (65.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (55.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 8 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (35.00%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (25.00%) MySQL
9 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (10.00%) OLTP
10 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (5.00%) DTS
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (20.00%) Music Industry
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Replication
1 5 (25.00%) Clustering
1 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (15.00%) High Availability
3 2 (10.00%) Benchmarking
3 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.00%) Validation
3 2 (10.00%) Release Management
4 1 (5.00%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Change Data Capture
4 1 (5.00%) Analytics
4 1 (5.00%) Database Security
4 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (10.00%) C#
4 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) QA
2 3 (15.00%) SLA
3 2 (10.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) SCOrch
1 2 (10.00%) SCSM
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
1 2 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft