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 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 Database Administrator
Rank 330 355 263
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -92
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 881 798 1108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.85% 0.74% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.79% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 773 711 963
Average salary £45,000 £46,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.74% +3.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,300 £32,350 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +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
97370 101347 93701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.19% 94.49% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81930 82728 78452
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 August 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 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
London -10 349 £55,000 +4.76% 29
South East +95 213 £42,000 -1.17% 41
North West +33 90 £40,000 -5.88% 15
East of England +21 60 £45,000 +5.88% 9
West Midlands -3 54 £41,000 +9.33% 5
Yorkshire +6 51 £40,000 -11.11% 12
East Midlands -3 37 £37,500 -16.66% 7
South West -36 21 £35,000 -17.64% 5
North East -2 6 £39,500 +21.53% 1
SQL DBA
UK

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 1786 (92.83%) SQL Server
2 1773 (92.15%) SQL
3 1015 (52.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 997 (51.82%) T-SQL
5 931 (48.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 868 (45.11%) Performance Tuning
7 728 (37.84%) SQL Server 2008
8 655 (34.04%) Microsoft
9 649 (33.73%) Replication
9 649 (33.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 635 (33.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 594 (30.87%) Clustering
12 460 (23.91%) Windows
13 428 (22.25%) Business Intelligence
13 428 (22.25%) Finance
14 411 (21.36%) Data Warehouse
15 390 (20.27%) MS Excel
16 341 (17.72%) SQL Server 2005
17 278 (14.45%) Oracle
18 253 (13.15%) Capacity Planning
19 235 (12.21%) ETL
20 202 (10.50%) Disaster Recovery
21 201 (10.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
22 195 (10.14%) Database Mirroring
23 187 (9.72%) PowerShell
24 183 (9.51%) Microsoft Certification
25 176 (9.15%) Relational Database
26 172 (8.94%) High Availability
27 170 (8.84%) Oracle Database
28 163 (8.47%) Migration

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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
1 110 (5.72%) SharePoint
2 68 (3.53%) IIS
3 25 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
4 19 (0.99%) Oracle Application Server
5 15 (0.78%) WebLogic
6 14 (0.73%) MS Exchange
7 9 (0.47%) JBoss
8 6 (0.31%) Lync
8 6 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (0.26%) OpenEdge
10 4 (0.21%) Oracle 9iAS
10 4 (0.21%) SAS
11 3 (0.16%) Apache
11 3 (0.16%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.16%) Oracle Service Bus
11 3 (0.16%) Oracle Coherence
11 3 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.10%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.10%) WorkSite
Applications
1 390 (20.27%) MS Excel
2 30 (1.56%) MS Office
3 10 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.21%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.10%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.052%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (0.62%) Oracle Applications
1 12 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.21%) Agresso
4 4 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.10%) Sophis RISQUE
5 2 (0.10%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.10%) Scribe Insight
6 1 (0.052%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.052%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 73 (3.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (0.57%) SaaS
4 8 (0.42%) GitHub
4 8 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.31%) Amazon EMR
5 6 (0.31%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.21%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.052%) Sage Pay
7 1 (0.052%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 52 (2.70%) SAN
2 47 (2.44%) Internet
3 19 (0.99%) DNS
4 13 (0.68%) Firewall
5 9 (0.47%) TCP/IP
5 9 (0.47%) SMTP
6 8 (0.42%) Kerberos
6 8 (0.42%) NAS
7 7 (0.36%) VPN
8 6 (0.31%) SNMP
8 6 (0.31%) LAN
8 6 (0.31%) WAN
9 5 (0.26%) DMZ
10 4 (0.21%) Ethernet
10 4 (0.21%) HTTP
11 2 (0.10%) DHCP
12 1 (0.052%) PPP
12 1 (0.052%) PuTTY
12 1 (0.052%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1786 (92.83%) SQL Server
2 1015 (52.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 931 (48.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 728 (37.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 649 (33.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 635 (33.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 411 (21.36%) Data Warehouse
8 341 (17.72%) SQL Server 2005
9 201 (10.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 176 (9.15%) Relational Database
11 170 (8.84%) Oracle Database
12 139 (7.22%) SQL Server 2000
13 124 (6.44%) MySQL
14 116 (6.03%) RDBMS
15 65 (3.38%) DTS
16 64 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
17 50 (2.60%) OLTP
18 49 (2.55%) NoSQL
19 41 (2.13%) OLAP
20 35 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 67 (3.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 44 (2.29%) Visual Studio
3 42 (2.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (0.57%) JIRA
5 8 (0.42%) Git (software)
6 7 (0.36%) Subversion
7 3 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (0.16%) Toad
8 1 (0.052%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.052%) ERwin
8 1 (0.052%) MSTest
General
1 428 (22.25%) Finance
2 118 (6.13%) Banking
3 69 (3.59%) Retail
4 60 (3.12%) Marketing
5 50 (2.60%) Legal
6 49 (2.55%) Law
7 38 (1.98%) Advertising
8 37 (1.92%) Telecoms
9 32 (1.66%) Games
10 18 (0.94%) Investment Banking
11 13 (0.68%) Financial Institution
12 11 (0.57%) Manufacturing
13 9 (0.47%) Local Government
14 6 (0.31%) Front Office
15 5 (0.26%) Aerospace
15 5 (0.26%) Publishing
16 4 (0.21%) Multimedia
16 4 (0.21%) Electronics
17 3 (0.16%) Back Office
18 2 (0.10%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (7.69%) .NET
2 29 (1.51%) .NET Framework
3 24 (1.25%) Web Services
4 21 (1.09%) ASP.NET
5 18 (0.94%) XML
6 17 (0.88%) COM
6 17 (0.88%) Entity Framework
7 12 (0.62%) MDX
7 12 (0.62%) HTML
8 9 (0.47%) CSS
8 9 (0.47%) LINQ
9 6 (0.31%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 6 (0.31%) SAML
9 6 (0.31%) Classic ASP
10 5 (0.26%) RSS
10 5 (0.26%) Middleware
11 4 (0.21%) Hibernate
11 4 (0.21%) WCF
11 4 (0.21%) Oracle Fusion
12 3 (0.16%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 649 (33.73%) Replication
2 594 (30.87%) Clustering
3 143 (7.43%) Analytical Skills
4 52 (2.70%) Data Centre
4 52 (2.70%) Statistics
5 37 (1.92%) Hedge funds
6 33 (1.72%) Management Information System
7 30 (1.56%) Computer Science
8 25 (1.30%) Data Structures
9 20 (1.04%) Client/Server
10 17 (0.88%) Data Integration
11 14 (0.73%) Social Media
12 13 (0.68%) BBC
13 11 (0.57%) Data Protection Act
13 11 (0.57%) iPhone
14 10 (0.52%) Mobile App
15 9 (0.47%) Social Network
15 9 (0.47%) Streaming Music
15 9 (0.47%) N-Tier
16 7 (0.36%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 460 (23.91%) Windows
2 116 (6.03%) Linux
3 96 (4.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 71 (3.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 71 (3.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 62 (3.22%) UNIX
6 21 (1.09%) AIX
7 17 (0.88%) Solaris
7 17 (0.88%) Windows 7
8 12 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (0.47%) Android
9 9 (0.47%) Windows XP
10 6 (0.31%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.26%) CentOS
12 3 (0.16%) Debian
13 2 (0.10%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.10%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.052%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.052%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 868 (45.11%) Performance Tuning
2 428 (22.25%) Business Intelligence
3 253 (13.15%) Capacity Planning
4 235 (12.21%) ETL
5 202 (10.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 195 (10.14%) Database Mirroring
7 172 (8.94%) High Availability
8 163 (8.47%) Migration
9 157 (8.16%) Performance Monitoring
10 148 (7.69%) ITIL
11 146 (7.59%) Database Security
12 131 (6.81%) Agile Software Development
13 87 (4.52%) Change Management
14 80 (4.16%) Database Tuning
15 68 (3.53%) Data Migration
16 59 (3.07%) Data Management
17 58 (3.01%) Data Modelling
18 49 (2.55%) E-Commerce
19 47 (2.44%) Service Delivery
19 47 (2.44%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1773 (92.15%) SQL
2 997 (51.82%) T-SQL
3 187 (9.72%) PowerShell
4 63 (3.27%) C#
5 40 (2.08%) Java
6 36 (1.87%) VBScript
7 30 (1.56%) VB
8 29 (1.51%) Python
9 24 (1.25%) Shell Script
9 24 (1.25%) JavaScript
10 23 (1.20%) Perl
11 17 (0.88%) VB.NET
12 16 (0.83%) Bash Shell
13 15 (0.78%) PL/SQL
14 14 (0.73%) Ruby
15 9 (0.47%) VBA
16 7 (0.36%) C
17 6 (0.31%) PHP
18 3 (0.16%) Korn
18 3 (0.16%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 183 (9.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 128 (6.65%) Degree
3 69 (3.59%) MCITP
4 53 (2.75%) MCTS
5 48 (2.49%) MCSA
6 47 (2.44%) Security Cleared
7 33 (1.72%) SC Cleared
8 31 (1.61%) MCSE
9 26 (1.35%) MCDBA
10 13 (0.68%) Oracle Certification
11 12 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (0.52%) MCP
13 8 (0.42%) OCP
14 5 (0.26%) MCT
15 3 (0.16%) DV Cleared
16 2 (0.10%) OCA
16 2 (0.10%) MCAD
16 2 (0.10%) HND
16 2 (0.10%) PMP
16 2 (0.10%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (2.60%) SLA
2 48 (2.49%) QA
3 7 (0.36%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.31%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.16%) TickIT
5 3 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.052%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.052%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.052%) EMIR
6 1 (0.052%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 49 (2.55%) Oracle RAC
2 46 (2.39%) Active Directory
3 36 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.26%) vSphere
5 4 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.21%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.16%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.10%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.10%) NFS
7 2 (0.10%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (0.10%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.052%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 54 (2.81%) Data Guard
2 35 (1.82%) Oracle RMAN
3 15 (0.78%) SCOM
4 11 (0.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 9 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (0.42%) SCCM
6 8 (0.42%) BMC PATROL
7 7 (0.36%) Puppet
8 4 (0.21%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (0.16%) Oracle Statspack
10 2 (0.10%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.10%) Oracle ZFS
11 1 (0.052%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 1 (0.052%) LiteSpeed
11 1 (0.052%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.052%) Foglight
Vendors
1 655 (34.04%) Microsoft
2 278 (14.45%) Oracle
3 70 (3.64%) VMware
4 57 (2.96%) Red Gate
5 47 (2.44%) Facebook
6 41 (2.13%) IBM
7 32 (1.66%) Google
8 31 (1.61%) Cognos
9 27 (1.40%) Sybase
10 23 (1.20%) SAP
11 15 (0.78%) Sun
12 14 (0.73%) Siebel
13 13 (0.68%) Sony
13 13 (0.68%) Apple
13 13 (0.68%) Tableau
13 13 (0.68%) Twitter
13 13 (0.68%) Yahoo!
14 10 (0.52%) Red Hat
15 8 (0.42%) HP
15 8 (0.42%) Vertica
Guildford, Surrey
Noir Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Derby
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Kingston, Sussex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Noir Consulting
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £85000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £47032.00 per annum + 40d Hol+Final Sal Pen+Health
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £48000 Per Annum Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago