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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 236 212 202
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 31 65 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.43% 0.82% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.86% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 29 52 56
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £38,125
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £53,950 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
6975 7550 8053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.06% 95.57% 95.36%
Number of salaries quoted 5653 6252 6942
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 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -14 12 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Hertfordshire +7 8 £55,000 +61.76% 1
Norfolk - 5 £50,000 -
Bedfordshire +11 3 £32,500 -38.09% 1
Suffolk -13 3 £27,500 -38.88%
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 49 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 45 (91.84%) SQL
3 29 (59.18%) Windows
4 20 (40.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (38.78%) Performance Tuning
6 18 (36.73%) SQL Server 2012
6 18 (36.73%) T-SQL
7 17 (34.69%) Oracle
7 17 (34.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 17 (34.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (30.61%) ITIL
8 15 (30.61%) Replication
9 14 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 14 (28.57%) Degree
10 13 (26.53%) Clustering
11 12 (24.49%) High Availability
12 11 (22.45%) IBM
12 11 (22.45%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (16.33%) OpenEdge
13 8 (16.33%) WebSphere Application Server
13 8 (16.33%) WebSphere
13 8 (16.33%) Relational Database
14 7 (14.29%) Banking
14 7 (14.29%) MS Excel
14 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (12.24%) SQL Server 2000
15 6 (12.24%) Finance
15 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 8 (16.33%) WebSphere Application Server
1 8 (16.33%) OpenEdge
1 8 (16.33%) WebSphere
2 4 (8.16%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (40.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (36.73%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (34.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 17 (34.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (16.33%) Relational Database
7 6 (12.24%) SQL Server 2000
7 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (10.20%) MySQL
9 3 (6.12%) MS Access
9 3 (6.12%) NoSQL
10 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (4.08%) DTS
10 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
11 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
11 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
General
1 7 (14.29%) Banking
2 6 (12.24%) Finance
3 3 (6.12%) Aerospace
4 2 (4.08%) Legal
4 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.04%) Retail
5 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) .NET
1 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.61%) Replication
2 13 (26.53%) Clustering
3 2 (4.08%) Derivative
3 2 (4.08%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (2.04%) Statistics
4 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.04%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 29 (59.18%) Windows
2 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (10.20%) UNIX
5 3 (6.12%) Windows 7
5 3 (6.12%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.78%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (30.61%) ITIL
3 12 (24.49%) High Availability
4 11 (22.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (8.16%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (6.12%) Database Security
7 3 (6.12%) CAD
7 3 (6.12%) Security Management
7 3 (6.12%) Migration
8 2 (4.08%) Scrum
8 2 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.08%) Content Management
8 2 (4.08%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.08%) Wealth Management
8 2 (4.08%) CRM
8 2 (4.08%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.08%) ERP
8 2 (4.08%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (2.04%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 45 (91.84%) SQL
2 18 (36.73%) T-SQL
3 4 (8.16%) C#
4 3 (6.12%) VB
4 3 (6.12%) VB.NET
4 3 (6.12%) VBA
5 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.08%) VBScript
6 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (28.57%) Degree
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.08%) MCSA
4 1 (2.04%) MCDBA
4 1 (2.04%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (34.69%) Oracle
2 11 (22.45%) IBM
3 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.20%) Business Objects
4 3 (6.12%) VMware
4 3 (6.12%) Netezza
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Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Essex
Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Assessment
Salary: From £35,300 to £46,500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago