The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 304 259 256
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 968 1087 1169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.93% 1.08% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 1.14% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 868 966 1048
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £57,500 £59,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
SQL DBA
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
98061 95266 102493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.68% 94.72% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82304 78117 89013
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in England

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in England

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

SQL DBA Salary Trend in England

SQL DBA
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

SQL DBA Salary Histogram in England

SQL DBA
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL DBA within the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
London -31 370 £55,000 +4.76% 30
South East -52 195 £42,500 -5.55% 23
West Midlands -10 86 £42,000 +20.00% 1
Yorkshire -42 85 £40,500 +1.25% 19
North West -24 75 £40,000 +7.38% 5
South West -25 55 £42,500 +6.25% 6
East Midlands +38 50 £45,000 +20.00% 5
East of England -40 42 £42,500 - 7
North East -13 10 £31,500 -18.18% 1
SQL DBA
UK

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited SQL 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 DBA in their job title.

1 1597 (92.26%) SQL
2 1553 (89.72%) SQL Server
3 852 (49.22%) T-SQL
4 790 (45.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 745 (43.04%) Performance Tuning
6 703 (40.61%) SQL Server 2008
7 674 (38.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 588 (33.97%) Microsoft
9 536 (30.96%) Replication
10 458 (26.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 438 (25.30%) Windows
12 429 (24.78%) SQL Server 2012
13 354 (20.45%) Clustering
14 353 (20.39%) SQL Server 2005
15 345 (19.93%) MS Excel
16 323 (18.66%) Business Intelligence
17 308 (17.79%) Finance
18 294 (16.98%) Data Warehouse
19 245 (14.15%) Oracle
20 201 (11.61%) .NET
21 186 (10.75%) Microsoft Certification
22 180 (10.40%) Disaster Recovery
23 178 (10.28%) ETL
24 176 (10.17%) Relational Database
25 175 (10.11%) MySQL
26 159 (9.19%) Degree
27 157 (9.07%) Capacity Planning
28 149 (8.61%) ITIL
29 144 (8.32%) Agile Software Development
30 139 (8.03%) SharePoint

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited SQL 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 DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 139 (8.03%) SharePoint
2 56 (3.24%) IIS
3 31 (1.79%) OpenEdge
4 25 (1.44%) WordPress
5 19 (1.10%) WebSphere
5 19 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
6 17 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
6 17 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
7 13 (0.75%) Apache Solr
8 9 (0.52%) WebLogic
9 8 (0.46%) WorkSite
9 8 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (0.40%) CMS
10 7 (0.40%) Apache Pig
11 6 (0.35%) SAS
11 6 (0.35%) Oracle Application Server
12 5 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
14 2 (0.12%) MS Exchange
14 2 (0.12%) Apache
Applications
1 345 (19.93%) MS Excel
2 39 (2.25%) MS Office
3 25 (1.44%) MS Visio
4 19 (1.10%) PowerPivot
5 4 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.058%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 31 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
2 15 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.17%) Agresso
5 1 (0.058%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.058%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (0.058%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.058%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 42 (2.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (1.44%) Office 365
3 21 (1.21%) SaaS
4 12 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.17%) PaaS
7 1 (0.058%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 50 (2.89%) SAN
2 14 (0.81%) DNS
3 11 (0.64%) HTTP
4 10 (0.58%) TCP/IP
5 9 (0.52%) Firewall
6 8 (0.46%) NAS
7 7 (0.40%) Internet
8 6 (0.35%) Kerberos
9 5 (0.29%) DHCP
10 4 (0.23%) WAN
10 4 (0.23%) Intranet
11 3 (0.17%) FTP
12 2 (0.12%) VPN
13 1 (0.058%) HTTPS
13 1 (0.058%) Intrusion Detection
13 1 (0.058%) SMTP
13 1 (0.058%) GSM
13 1 (0.058%) LAN
13 1 (0.058%) VoIP
13 1 (0.058%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1553 (89.72%) SQL Server
2 790 (45.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 703 (40.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 674 (38.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 458 (26.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 429 (24.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 353 (20.39%) SQL Server 2005
8 294 (16.98%) Data Warehouse
9 176 (10.17%) Relational Database
10 175 (10.11%) MySQL
11 129 (7.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 122 (7.05%) RDBMS
13 113 (6.53%) DTS
14 107 (6.18%) Oracle Database
15 87 (5.03%) SQL Server 2000
16 72 (4.16%) OLTP
17 53 (3.06%) NoSQL
18 51 (2.95%) OLAP
19 45 (2.60%) MS Access
20 40 (2.31%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 46 (2.66%) Visual Studio
2 45 (2.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 34 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (0.87%) Hudson
4 15 (0.87%) Oracle Forms
4 15 (0.87%) Selenium
5 5 (0.29%) PowerBuilder
5 5 (0.29%) ProC
5 5 (0.29%) Subversion
6 3 (0.17%) JIRA
6 3 (0.17%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.058%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.058%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.058%) Toad
General
1 308 (17.79%) Finance
2 81 (4.68%) Banking
3 71 (4.10%) Legal
4 63 (3.64%) Law
5 60 (3.47%) Marketing
6 38 (2.20%) Advertising
7 33 (1.91%) Retail
8 21 (1.21%) Telecoms
9 14 (0.81%) Investment Banking
10 7 (0.40%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.35%) Publishing
11 6 (0.35%) Games
11 6 (0.35%) Back Office
12 5 (0.29%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.23%) Billing
14 3 (0.17%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.12%) Front Office
15 2 (0.12%) Electronics
15 2 (0.12%) Military
16 1 (0.058%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 201 (11.61%) .NET
2 59 (3.41%) Web Services
3 53 (3.06%) XML
4 34 (1.96%) ASP.NET
5 32 (1.85%) .NET Framework
5 32 (1.85%) HTML
6 30 (1.73%) MDX
7 20 (1.16%) WCF
8 15 (0.87%) COM
9 10 (0.58%) CSS
9 10 (0.58%) ODBC
10 6 (0.35%) jQuery
11 5 (0.29%) HTML5
11 5 (0.29%) CSS3
11 5 (0.29%) Kafka
11 5 (0.29%) LAMP
12 4 (0.23%) Ajax
12 4 (0.23%) WSH
13 3 (0.17%) Windows SharePoint Services
13 3 (0.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 536 (30.96%) Replication
2 354 (20.45%) Clustering
3 136 (7.86%) Analytical Skills
4 59 (3.41%) Computer Science
5 53 (3.06%) Statistics
6 39 (2.25%) Client/Server
7 33 (1.91%) Hedge funds
8 22 (1.27%) Open Source
8 22 (1.27%) Management Information System
9 19 (1.10%) Social Media
10 17 (0.98%) BBC
11 15 (0.87%) Data Protection Act
12 12 (0.69%) Data Structures
13 9 (0.52%) N-Tier
13 9 (0.52%) Social Network
14 4 (0.23%) Data Extraction
14 4 (0.23%) CMDB
14 4 (0.23%) Online Banking
15 3 (0.17%) Life Science
15 3 (0.17%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 438 (25.30%) Windows
2 132 (7.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 111 (6.41%) Linux
4 90 (5.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 79 (4.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 48 (2.77%) UNIX
7 23 (1.33%) Solaris
8 10 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (0.40%) Windows 7
9 7 (0.40%) HPUX
10 5 (0.29%) Windows 2000
10 5 (0.29%) Windows 2000 Server
10 5 (0.29%) CentOS
11 2 (0.12%) AIX
12 1 (0.058%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.058%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.058%) Android
12 1 (0.058%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.058%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 745 (43.04%) Performance Tuning
2 323 (18.66%) Business Intelligence
3 180 (10.40%) Disaster Recovery
4 178 (10.28%) ETL
5 157 (9.07%) Capacity Planning
6 149 (8.61%) ITIL
7 144 (8.32%) Agile Software Development
8 133 (7.68%) Migration
9 125 (7.22%) Performance Monitoring
10 102 (5.89%) Database Security
11 89 (5.14%) Data Modelling
12 87 (5.03%) Database Tuning
13 75 (4.33%) High Availability
14 69 (3.99%) E-Commerce
15 61 (3.52%) Change Management
16 57 (3.29%) Data Management
17 43 (2.48%) Root Cause Analysis
18 42 (2.43%) Data Migration
19 37 (2.14%) Mentoring
20 36 (2.08%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1597 (92.26%) SQL
2 852 (49.22%) T-SQL
3 122 (7.05%) PowerShell
4 97 (5.60%) C#
5 61 (3.52%) VB
6 53 (3.06%) PL/SQL
7 48 (2.77%) Java
8 33 (1.91%) Python
9 31 (1.79%) PHP
10 21 (1.21%) VBScript
10 21 (1.21%) JavaScript
11 18 (1.04%) Perl
11 18 (1.04%) C++
12 12 (0.69%) C
13 10 (0.58%) VB.NET
13 10 (0.58%) Shell Script
14 7 (0.40%) VBA
15 2 (0.12%) VB6
15 2 (0.12%) Ruby
15 2 (0.12%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 186 (10.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 159 (9.19%) Degree
3 82 (4.74%) MCTS
3 82 (4.74%) MCITP
4 37 (2.14%) MCDBA
4 37 (2.14%) Security Cleared
5 32 (1.85%) MCSE
6 29 (1.68%) MCSA
7 16 (0.92%) SC Cleared
8 12 (0.69%) DV Cleared
9 6 (0.35%) MCP
9 6 (0.35%) Microsoft Certified Master
10 5 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.23%) MCT
11 4 (0.23%) OCP
11 4 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
12 3 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
12 3 (0.17%) MCSM
13 2 (0.12%) IBM Certification
14 1 (0.058%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (3.81%) SLA
2 33 (1.91%) QA
3 23 (1.33%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.17%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.17%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.058%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.058%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.058%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.058%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 80 (4.62%) Active Directory
2 39 (2.25%) Oracle RAC
3 32 (1.85%) Hyper-V
4 27 (1.56%) Oracle RMAN
5 14 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (0.52%) VMware ESX
7 7 (0.40%) HDFS
7 7 (0.40%) LiteSpeed
8 5 (0.29%) Apache Flume
9 4 (0.23%) vSphere
9 4 (0.23%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.12%) Firmware
10 2 (0.12%) XenApp
11 1 (0.058%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.058%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 30 (1.73%) Data Guard
2 13 (0.75%) SCOM
3 9 (0.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 8 (0.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 7 (0.40%) NetBackup
5 7 (0.40%) Backup Exec
6 5 (0.29%) Foglight
7 3 (0.17%) Puppet
7 3 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.12%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.12%) SCSM
8 2 (0.12%) SCCM
9 1 (0.058%) Nagios
9 1 (0.058%) Munin
9 1 (0.058%) Opsview
9 1 (0.058%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 588 (33.97%) Microsoft
2 245 (14.15%) Oracle
3 42 (2.43%) Sybase
4 37 (2.14%) VMware
5 33 (1.91%) Red Gate
6 32 (1.85%) Business Objects
7 31 (1.79%) Sony
8 29 (1.68%) Facebook
9 28 (1.62%) IBM
10 27 (1.56%) HP
11 23 (1.33%) Sun
12 20 (1.16%) Google
13 17 (0.98%) Yahoo!
13 17 (0.98%) Red Hat
13 17 (0.98%) Apple
14 14 (0.81%) NetApp
15 9 (0.52%) SAP
16 7 (0.40%) CommVault
16 7 (0.40%) Veritas
16 7 (0.40%) Endeca
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
Spring Technology
Salary: £36000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Project Services Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Subsidised Gym etc
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 27 days holiday, banking bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Salt
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benifits
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Bristol, Avon
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
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Hassocks, West Sussex
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Salary: 30-35k
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Southampton, Hampshire
X4 Group
Salary: £28k - 50k per year
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Swindon, Wiltshire
Resource Management
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cobham, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
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Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £40000 - £46000 Per Annum + On call + Bonus + Excellent Bene
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Reading, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £65000 - £72000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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York, North Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum + Comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + + Excelent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago