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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 242 200 207
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 24 42 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.32% 0.59% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.62% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 21 36 83
Average salary £42,500 £43,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £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 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
7307 6818 8753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.35% 95.52% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 5952 5868 7455
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 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 19 September 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 19 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
(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 +9 11 £42,500 +30.76% 3
Hertfordshire - 5 £34,000 -
Bedfordshire -24 4 £32,500 -31.57% 1
Suffolk +6 3 £42,500 +6.25%
Cambridgeshire -7 3 £52,500 +16.66%
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 62 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 57 (91.94%) SQL
3 40 (64.52%) Windows
4 39 (62.90%) T-SQL
5 36 (58.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 31 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 30 (48.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 28 (45.16%) Performance Tuning
9 23 (37.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 21 (33.87%) Clustering
11 19 (30.65%) Oracle
12 18 (29.03%) Microsoft
13 17 (27.42%) ITIL
14 16 (25.81%) Disaster Recovery
14 16 (25.81%) Replication
15 15 (24.19%) Finance
15 15 (24.19%) Data Warehouse
16 14 (22.58%) SQL Server 2012
17 13 (20.97%) SQL Server 2005
17 13 (20.97%) DTS
18 11 (17.74%) Microsoft Certification
19 10 (16.13%) Migration
19 10 (16.13%) Red Gate
20 8 (12.90%) Mentoring
20 8 (12.90%) SQL Server 2000
20 8 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
21 7 (11.29%) OpenEdge
21 7 (11.29%) WebSphere Application Server
21 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
21 7 (11.29%) IBM

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 7 (11.29%) WebSphere Application Server
1 7 (11.29%) OpenEdge
1 7 (11.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (9.68%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) SaaS
2 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) SAN
2 1 (1.61%) HTTP
2 1 (1.61%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 36 (58.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 30 (48.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (37.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (24.19%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (22.58%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (20.97%) SQL Server 2005
8 13 (20.97%) DTS
9 8 (12.90%) SQL Server 2000
10 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 7 (11.29%) Relational Database
11 6 (9.68%) RDBMS
12 4 (6.45%) OLAP
13 3 (4.84%) OLTP
13 3 (4.84%) MySQL
14 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
15 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
15 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 15 (24.19%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Banking
2 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.06%) Web Services
2 3 (4.84%) .NET
3 1 (1.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (33.87%) Clustering
2 16 (25.81%) Replication
3 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (8.06%) Statistics
5 3 (4.84%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.61%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.61%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.61%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 40 (64.52%) Windows
2 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (45.16%) Performance Tuning
2 17 (27.42%) ITIL
3 16 (25.81%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (16.13%) Migration
5 8 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (12.90%) Mentoring
6 7 (11.29%) Performance Monitoring
6 7 (11.29%) Data Architecture
7 6 (9.68%) Data Modelling
8 5 (8.06%) Service Delivery
8 5 (8.06%) High Availability
9 4 (6.45%) Database Tuning
9 4 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (4.84%) SOA
10 3 (4.84%) ETL
10 3 (4.84%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (4.84%) TDD
10 3 (4.84%) Data Analysis
10 3 (4.84%) User Acceptance Testing
11 1 (1.61%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 57 (91.94%) SQL
2 39 (62.90%) T-SQL
3 3 (4.84%) C#
4 2 (3.23%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (17.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (11.29%) Degree
3 3 (4.84%) MCTS
3 3 (4.84%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.61%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (3.23%) Nagios
1 2 (3.23%) Munin
1 2 (3.23%) Opsview
Vendors
1 19 (30.65%) Oracle
2 18 (29.03%) Microsoft
3 10 (16.13%) Red Gate
4 7 (11.29%) IBM
5 1 (1.61%) Lumesse
5 1 (1.61%) Cisco
Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £37500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich
Church International
Salary: £28k to £35k + bonus,pension & private medical
Posted: Yesterday
Luton
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical, etc
Posted: 17 days ago