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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 246 245 229
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 18 18 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.26% 0.25% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.25% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 21
Average salary £47,500 £48,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.56% +14.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £58,750 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
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
6789 7083 6613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.64% 96.68% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5559 5746 5341
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 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
(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 0 9 - -
Hertfordshire +2 5 £47,500 -13.63% 3
Cambridgeshire +9 2 £47,500 -13.63% 2
Bedfordshire -4 1 £57,500 +56.46%
Suffolk -12 1 £32,500 -31.57% 1
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 63 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 53 (84.13%) SQL
3 47 (74.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 43 (68.25%) T-SQL
5 41 (65.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 39 (61.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 36 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
8 35 (55.56%) Clustering
9 34 (53.97%) Windows
10 33 (52.38%) Replication
11 29 (46.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 27 (42.86%) MS Excel
13 26 (41.27%) Capacity Planning
14 25 (39.68%) Database Mirroring
15 23 (36.51%) SQL Server 2014
15 23 (36.51%) Microsoft Certification
16 22 (34.92%) SQL Server 2000
16 22 (34.92%) Red Gate
17 21 (33.33%) MCSA
17 21 (33.33%) Finance
18 20 (31.75%) ITIL
18 20 (31.75%) Business Intelligence
19 19 (30.16%) SQL Server 2008
20 18 (28.57%) High Availability
21 17 (26.98%) SQL Server 2012
22 15 (23.81%) Microsoft
23 13 (20.63%) SQL Server 2005
24 12 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
25 10 (15.87%) Service Delivery
25 10 (15.87%) PowerShell

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (6.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 47 (74.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 41 (65.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 39 (61.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 29 (46.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 23 (36.51%) SQL Server 2014
7 22 (34.92%) SQL Server 2000
8 19 (30.16%) SQL Server 2008
9 17 (26.98%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (20.63%) SQL Server 2005
11 12 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (7.94%) MySQL
13 4 (6.35%) DB2
14 3 (4.76%) Neo4j
14 3 (4.76%) NoSQL
14 3 (4.76%) Sybase IQ
15 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
15 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database 11g
15 2 (3.17%) RDBMS
15 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
General
1 21 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (11.11%) Retail
3 6 (9.52%) Legal
4 4 (6.35%) Advertising
4 4 (6.35%) Marketing
5 1 (1.59%) French Language
5 1 (1.59%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.17%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 35 (55.56%) Clustering
2 33 (52.38%) Replication
3 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.76%) Statistics
5 1 (1.59%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 34 (53.97%) Windows
2 6 (9.52%) Linux
3 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.76%) AIX
6 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.59%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
2 26 (41.27%) Capacity Planning
3 25 (39.68%) Database Mirroring
4 20 (31.75%) Business Intelligence
4 20 (31.75%) ITIL
5 18 (28.57%) High Availability
6 10 (15.87%) Service Delivery
7 9 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (7.94%) Configuration Management
9 3 (4.76%) Data Management
9 3 (4.76%) Database Security
9 3 (4.76%) ETL
10 2 (3.17%) Analytics
10 2 (3.17%) Database Tuning
10 2 (3.17%) Performance Monitoring
11 1 (1.59%) Business Continuity Planning
11 1 (1.59%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (1.59%) Database Optimisation
11 1 (1.59%) Mentoring
11 1 (1.59%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 53 (84.13%) SQL
2 43 (68.25%) T-SQL
3 10 (15.87%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (36.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (33.33%) MCSA
3 2 (3.17%) MCDBA
3 2 (3.17%) MCSE
4 1 (1.59%) Degree
4 1 (1.59%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (9.52%) SCOM
2 1 (1.59%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 22 (34.92%) Red Gate
2 15 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.35%) Facebook
4 3 (4.76%) Oracle
4 3 (4.76%) Sybase
5 1 (1.59%) 3PAR
5 1 (1.59%) HP
5 1 (1.59%) iManage
5 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.59%) VMware
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