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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 228 241 192
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -49
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 27 23 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.36% 0.30% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.31% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 18 21 49
Average salary £42,750 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.58% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.55%
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
6998 7390 6799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.17% 96.22% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5930 6075 5828
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 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
(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 12 £41,500 -2.35% 2
Hertfordshire -1 6 £36,250 +6.61% 4
Bedfordshire +13 5 £45,000 +38.46%
Cambridgeshire +12 4 £46,500 -11.42%
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 84 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 82 (97.62%) SQL
3 64 (76.19%) T-SQL
4 43 (51.19%) Clustering
4 43 (51.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 40 (47.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 40 (47.62%) Windows
6 39 (46.43%) Replication
7 33 (39.29%) Performance Tuning
8 32 (38.10%) SQL Server 2012
9 29 (34.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 26 (30.95%) Business Intelligence
11 25 (29.76%) High Availability
12 23 (27.38%) MS Excel
13 22 (26.19%) ITIL
13 22 (26.19%) SQL Server 2005
13 22 (26.19%) SQL Server 2008
14 21 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
15 20 (23.81%) Microsoft
15 20 (23.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 18 (21.43%) Database Mirroring
17 16 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
18 14 (16.67%) MySQL
18 14 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
19 12 (14.29%) DB2
19 12 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
20 11 (13.10%) MCSA
21 10 (11.90%) Oracle
22 9 (10.71%) SharePoint
22 9 (10.71%) Legal

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 9 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.76%) IIS
3 3 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.19%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.19%) JBoss
Applications
1 23 (27.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.19%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 43 (51.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 40 (47.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (38.10%) SQL Server 2012
5 29 (34.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 22 (26.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 22 (26.19%) SQL Server 2005
7 21 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
8 20 (23.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 14 (16.67%) MySQL
10 12 (14.29%) DB2
10 12 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
11 7 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (7.14%) NoSQL
12 6 (7.14%) Oracle Database
12 6 (7.14%) Relational Database
13 4 (4.76%) Big Data
13 4 (4.76%) RDBMS
14 3 (3.57%) Sybase IQ
14 3 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
General
1 9 (10.71%) Legal
2 3 (3.57%) Finance
3 2 (2.38%) Retail
4 1 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.19%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.19%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.76%) .NET
1 4 (4.76%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 43 (51.19%) Clustering
2 39 (46.43%) Replication
3 9 (10.71%) Streaming Music
4 3 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.38%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 40 (47.62%) Windows
2 9 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (8.33%) Linux
4 6 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (4.76%) AIX
6 2 (2.38%) UNIX
7 1 (1.19%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (39.29%) Performance Tuning
2 26 (30.95%) Business Intelligence
3 25 (29.76%) High Availability
4 22 (26.19%) ITIL
5 18 (21.43%) Database Mirroring
6 14 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
7 9 (10.71%) DevOps
8 7 (8.33%) Database Security
8 7 (8.33%) E-Commerce
8 7 (8.33%) Service Delivery
8 7 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (4.76%) Migration
10 3 (3.57%) Performance Management
10 3 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (3.57%) Coaching
11 2 (2.38%) Server Monitoring
11 2 (2.38%) Change Control
11 2 (2.38%) Load Balancing
11 2 (2.38%) Database Tuning
11 2 (2.38%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 82 (97.62%) SQL
2 64 (76.19%) T-SQL
3 5 (5.95%) PowerShell
4 4 (4.76%) C#
5 3 (3.57%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.57%) VB
6 1 (1.19%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (13.10%) MCSA
3 7 (8.33%) MCSE
4 4 (4.76%) MCDBA
4 4 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 20 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.90%) Oracle
3 7 (8.33%) IBM
3 7 (8.33%) Red Gate
4 3 (3.57%) Sybase
4 3 (3.57%) VMware
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Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
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Salary: competitive
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Posted: 14 days ago
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Salary: competitive
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Essex
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago