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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 324 327 249
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -78
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 912 915 1142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.89% 0.84% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.89% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 812 803 985
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £61,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
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
96460 103322 95939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.48% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80662 85110 80222
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,375
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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
London -17 377 £55,000 +4.76% 35
South East +19 192 £42,500 - 28
North West +14 78 £42,500 - 10
West Midlands +16 76 £40,500 -4.70% 7
East of England +1 64 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Yorkshire +14 58 £40,000 -20.00% 19
East Midlands -1 43 £38,000 -15.55% 3
South West -32 22 £35,000 -20.00% 7
North East -14 2 £35,000 +7.69%
SQL DBA
UK

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 1910 (92.99%) SQL Server
2 1891 (92.06%) SQL
3 1069 (52.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1056 (51.41%) T-SQL
5 974 (47.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 919 (44.74%) Performance Tuning
7 795 (38.70%) SQL Server 2008
8 690 (33.59%) Microsoft
9 676 (32.91%) Replication
10 673 (32.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 650 (31.65%) SQL Server 2012
12 649 (31.60%) Clustering
13 487 (23.71%) Windows
14 482 (23.47%) Finance
15 441 (21.47%) Business Intelligence
16 430 (20.93%) MS Excel
17 413 (20.11%) Data Warehouse
18 376 (18.31%) SQL Server 2005
19 319 (15.53%) Oracle
20 285 (13.88%) Capacity Planning
21 234 (11.39%) Disaster Recovery
22 227 (11.05%) ETL
23 221 (10.76%) Database Mirroring
24 199 (9.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
25 197 (9.59%) Oracle Database
26 191 (9.30%) Migration
27 185 (9.01%) PowerShell
28 183 (8.91%) High Availability
29 182 (8.86%) Microsoft Certification
30 181 (8.81%) Relational Database

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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
1 113 (5.50%) SharePoint
2 80 (3.89%) IIS
3 24 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
4 14 (0.68%) Oracle Application Server
5 13 (0.63%) Oracle Coherence
5 13 (0.63%) MS Exchange
6 10 (0.49%) WebLogic
7 9 (0.44%) JBoss
8 6 (0.29%) SAS
8 6 (0.29%) Lync
8 6 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.19%) Oracle 9iAS
10 3 (0.15%) Apache
10 3 (0.15%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.15%) Oracle Service Bus
10 3 (0.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.097%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.097%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.097%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 430 (20.93%) MS Excel
2 29 (1.41%) MS Office
3 3 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.097%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.097%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.049%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
2 13 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
4 8 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.19%) Agresso
6 2 (0.097%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.097%) Sophis RISQUE
6 2 (0.097%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.097%) Scribe Insight
7 1 (0.049%) Orchard Housing
7 1 (0.049%) Aareon QL
7 1 (0.049%) OPENHousing
7 1 (0.049%) MIS ActiveH
7 1 (0.049%) Academy Housing
7 1 (0.049%) arcHouse
7 1 (0.049%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 88 (4.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (0.54%) SaaS
5 8 (0.39%) GitHub
6 6 (0.29%) Google Analytics
7 5 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.19%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.19%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.049%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.049%) IaaS
9 1 (0.049%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 55 (2.68%) SAN
2 47 (2.29%) Internet
3 21 (1.02%) DNS
4 13 (0.63%) Firewall
5 9 (0.44%) NAS
5 9 (0.44%) WAN
5 9 (0.44%) SMTP
6 8 (0.39%) Kerberos
6 8 (0.39%) LAN
7 7 (0.34%) TCP/IP
7 7 (0.34%) VPN
8 6 (0.29%) SNMP
9 5 (0.24%) DMZ
10 4 (0.19%) Network Security
10 4 (0.19%) Ethernet
11 2 (0.097%) HTTP
11 2 (0.097%) DHCP
11 2 (0.097%) PuTTY
11 2 (0.097%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1910 (92.99%) SQL Server
2 1069 (52.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 974 (47.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 795 (38.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 673 (32.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 650 (31.65%) SQL Server 2012
7 413 (20.11%) Data Warehouse
8 376 (18.31%) SQL Server 2005
9 199 (9.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 197 (9.59%) Oracle Database
11 181 (8.81%) Relational Database
12 134 (6.52%) MySQL
13 130 (6.33%) SQL Server 2000
14 129 (6.28%) RDBMS
15 87 (4.24%) DTS
16 73 (3.55%) Oracle Database 11g
17 48 (2.34%) OLTP
18 47 (2.29%) OLAP
19 41 (2.00%) NoSQL
20 34 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 85 (4.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 32 (1.56%) Visual Studio
3 27 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (0.54%) JIRA
5 8 (0.39%) Git (software)
6 7 (0.34%) Subversion
6 7 (0.34%) Toad
7 3 (0.15%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.097%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.049%) ERwin
9 1 (0.049%) MSTest
General
1 482 (23.47%) Finance
2 137 (6.67%) Banking
3 64 (3.12%) Retail
4 56 (2.73%) Marketing
5 44 (2.14%) Law
6 43 (2.09%) Legal
7 34 (1.66%) Advertising
8 33 (1.61%) Telecoms
9 28 (1.36%) Games
10 23 (1.12%) Investment Banking
11 11 (0.54%) Manufacturing
12 10 (0.49%) Financial Institution
12 10 (0.49%) Local Government
13 7 (0.34%) Publishing
14 6 (0.29%) Electronics
15 5 (0.24%) Front Office
16 4 (0.19%) Multimedia
17 3 (0.15%) Back Office
18 2 (0.097%) Pharmaceutical
18 2 (0.097%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (7.79%) .NET
2 32 (1.56%) .NET Framework
3 31 (1.51%) XML
4 27 (1.31%) Web Services
5 20 (0.97%) ASP.NET
6 18 (0.88%) COM
7 16 (0.78%) Entity Framework
8 15 (0.73%) HTML
9 13 (0.63%) MDX
10 11 (0.54%) JDBC
11 9 (0.44%) LINQ
12 7 (0.34%) FIX Protocol
13 6 (0.29%) CSS
13 6 (0.29%) Classic ASP
13 6 (0.29%) SAML
14 5 (0.24%) Middleware
14 5 (0.24%) RSS
15 4 (0.19%) Hibernate
15 4 (0.19%) Oracle Fusion
15 4 (0.19%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 676 (32.91%) Replication
2 649 (31.60%) Clustering
3 165 (8.03%) Analytical Skills
4 68 (3.31%) Data Centre
5 67 (3.26%) Statistics
6 35 (1.70%) Hedge funds
7 31 (1.51%) Management Information System
8 27 (1.31%) Computer Science
9 26 (1.27%) Data Structures
10 22 (1.07%) Client/Server
11 16 (0.78%) Social Network
12 15 (0.73%) Social Media
13 13 (0.63%) BBC
14 11 (0.54%) N-Tier
14 11 (0.54%) Data Protection Act
15 10 (0.49%) Data Integration
15 10 (0.49%) Derivative
16 9 (0.44%) Streaming Music
17 7 (0.34%) iPhone
17 7 (0.34%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 487 (23.71%) Windows
2 116 (5.65%) Linux
3 95 (4.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 90 (4.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 79 (3.85%) UNIX
6 76 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (0.97%) AIX
8 18 (0.88%) Windows 7
9 16 (0.78%) Solaris
10 12 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (0.44%) Windows XP
12 6 (0.29%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.24%) Android
14 4 (0.19%) CentOS
15 3 (0.15%) Debian
16 2 (0.097%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.097%) SUSE
16 2 (0.097%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.097%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 1 (0.049%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 919 (44.74%) Performance Tuning
2 441 (21.47%) Business Intelligence
3 285 (13.88%) Capacity Planning
4 234 (11.39%) Disaster Recovery
5 227 (11.05%) ETL
6 221 (10.76%) Database Mirroring
7 191 (9.30%) Migration
8 183 (8.91%) High Availability
9 177 (8.62%) Database Security
10 169 (8.23%) Performance Monitoring
11 166 (8.08%) ITIL
12 133 (6.48%) Agile Software Development
13 93 (4.53%) Database Tuning
14 90 (4.38%) Change Management
15 72 (3.51%) Data Migration
16 65 (3.16%) Data Modelling
17 63 (3.07%) Data Management
18 52 (2.53%) Service Delivery
19 50 (2.43%) DevOps
20 43 (2.09%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1891 (92.06%) SQL
2 1056 (51.41%) T-SQL
3 185 (9.01%) PowerShell
4 72 (3.51%) C#
5 56 (2.73%) Java
6 34 (1.66%) Python
7 33 (1.61%) VBScript
8 30 (1.46%) PL/SQL
9 29 (1.41%) Shell Script
10 24 (1.17%) Perl
11 23 (1.12%) JavaScript
11 23 (1.12%) VB
12 22 (1.07%) VB.NET
13 21 (1.02%) Bash Shell
14 20 (0.97%) Ruby
15 12 (0.58%) C
16 7 (0.34%) Korn
17 5 (0.24%) PHP
18 4 (0.19%) C++
19 3 (0.15%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 182 (8.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 146 (7.11%) Degree
3 75 (3.65%) MCITP
4 58 (2.82%) MCTS
5 44 (2.14%) Security Cleared
6 42 (2.04%) MCSA
7 31 (1.51%) MCSE
8 28 (1.36%) SC Cleared
9 25 (1.22%) MCDBA
10 15 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
11 14 (0.68%) Oracle Certification
12 10 (0.49%) OCP
12 10 (0.49%) MCT
12 10 (0.49%) MCP
13 6 (0.29%) HND
14 4 (0.19%) DV Cleared
15 3 (0.15%) IBM Certification
16 2 (0.097%) OCA
16 2 (0.097%) PMP
16 2 (0.097%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (2.29%) SLA
2 42 (2.04%) QA
3 8 (0.39%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.29%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.15%) TickIT
7 1 (0.049%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.049%) EMIR
7 1 (0.049%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 71 (3.46%) Oracle RAC
2 44 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (2.14%) Active Directory
3 14 (0.68%) Hyper-V
4 11 (0.54%) vSphere
5 4 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.19%) Oracle Clusterware
5 4 (0.19%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.15%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.097%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.097%) NFS
7 2 (0.097%) XenApp
7 2 (0.097%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (0.097%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.049%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 74 (3.60%) Data Guard
2 37 (1.80%) Oracle RMAN
3 21 (1.02%) SCOM
4 15 (0.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 8 (0.39%) BMC PATROL
5 8 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (0.34%) SCCM
7 6 (0.29%) Puppet
8 4 (0.19%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (0.15%) Oracle Statspack
10 2 (0.097%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.097%) Oracle ZFS
11 1 (0.049%) LiteSpeed
11 1 (0.049%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.049%) Foglight
Vendors
1 690 (33.59%) Microsoft
2 319 (15.53%) Oracle
3 84 (4.09%) VMware
4 51 (2.48%) Facebook
5 46 (2.24%) Red Gate
6 42 (2.04%) IBM
7 32 (1.56%) SAP
8 27 (1.31%) Google
9 24 (1.17%) Sybase
10 22 (1.07%) Cognos
11 20 (0.97%) Twitter
12 16 (0.78%) Citrix
13 14 (0.68%) Red Hat
14 13 (0.63%) Apple
14 13 (0.63%) Sony
14 13 (0.63%) Yahoo!
14 13 (0.63%) Tableau
15 12 (0.58%) HP
16 9 (0.44%) Sun
16 9 (0.44%) Vertica
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 37k per year
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 20 hours ago
South East London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £70000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum Benefits Package & Share Options
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £38k - 44k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £0 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £47,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension, Bonus, Health & Dental Care
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Vertical IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Bonus etc extensive
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £40000 - £44000 Per Annum + On call + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £75000.00 - £88000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago