The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 236 190 214
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 23 56 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.30% 0.78% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.82% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 21 49 71
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 of England 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 of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7480 6805 8653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.12% 95.11% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 6150 5834 7354
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

SQL Server DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

SQL Server DBA Salary Trend in the East of England

SQL Server DBA
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA across the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

SQL Server DBA Salary Histogram in the East of England

SQL Server DBA
Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
(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
Essex +8 10 £42,500 +30.76%
Hertfordshire -15 5 £34,000 -24.44%
Suffolk +3 4 £42,500 +6.25%
Bedfordshire -16 4 £32,500 -31.57% 2
Cambridgeshire -17 2 £52,500 +16.66% 1
SQL Server DBA
England

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 69 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 59 (85.51%) SQL
3 45 (65.22%) T-SQL
4 42 (60.87%) Windows
5 37 (53.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 37 (53.62%) Performance Tuning
6 36 (52.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 35 (50.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 29 (42.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 27 (39.13%) Oracle
10 24 (34.78%) Clustering
11 19 (27.54%) Microsoft
11 19 (27.54%) SQL Server 2012
12 17 (24.64%) SQL Server 2005
12 17 (24.64%) Replication
13 14 (20.29%) Disaster Recovery
13 14 (20.29%) ITIL
14 13 (18.84%) Finance
15 12 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
15 12 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
16 11 (15.94%) DTS
17 10 (14.49%) SQL Server 2000
17 10 (14.49%) Migration
17 10 (14.49%) Red Gate
17 10 (14.49%) Relational Database
18 9 (13.04%) RDBMS
19 8 (11.59%) Business Intelligence
19 8 (11.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 8 (11.59%) Oracle Database
20 7 (10.14%) Performance Monitoring

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 4 (5.80%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (5.80%) OpenEdge
1 4 (5.80%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (10.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.35%) SAN
2 1 (1.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 37 (53.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (52.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 35 (50.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 29 (42.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 19 (27.54%) SQL Server 2012
7 17 (24.64%) SQL Server 2005
8 12 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (15.94%) DTS
10 10 (14.49%) SQL Server 2000
10 10 (14.49%) Relational Database
11 9 (13.04%) RDBMS
12 8 (11.59%) Oracle Database
12 8 (11.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 7 (10.14%) PostgreSQL
14 6 (8.70%) MySQL
15 2 (2.90%) OLAP
16 1 (1.45%) OLTP
16 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
16 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 13 (18.84%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Banking
2 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.80%) Web Services
2 3 (4.35%) .NET
3 1 (1.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (34.78%) Clustering
2 17 (24.64%) Replication
3 4 (5.80%) Statistics
4 3 (4.35%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.45%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.45%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.45%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 42 (60.87%) Windows
2 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (53.62%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (20.29%) ITIL
2 14 (20.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (14.49%) Migration
4 8 (11.59%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (10.14%) Data Architecture
5 7 (10.14%) High Availability
5 7 (10.14%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (7.25%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (7.25%) Service Delivery
7 4 (5.80%) Data Modelling
8 3 (4.35%) SOA
8 3 (4.35%) TDD
8 3 (4.35%) Data Analysis
8 3 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (4.35%) Database Tuning
9 1 (1.45%) Change Data Capture
9 1 (1.45%) Database Security
9 1 (1.45%) Performance Analysis
9 1 (1.45%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 59 (85.51%) SQL
2 45 (65.22%) T-SQL
3 3 (4.35%) C#
4 2 (2.90%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.80%) Degree
3 3 (4.35%) MCTS
3 3 (4.35%) MCITP
4 1 (1.45%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.80%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (2.90%) Nagios
1 2 (2.90%) Munin
1 2 (2.90%) Opsview
Vendors
1 27 (39.13%) Oracle
2 19 (27.54%) Microsoft
3 10 (14.49%) Red Gate
4 4 (5.80%) IBM
Bedfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Vadis
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Up to £35k + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago