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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 267 277 240
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 1129 1136 1274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.09% 1.02% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 1.07% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1024 988 1086
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £44,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +0.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.59% +4.37%
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
97732 105813 99744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.70% 94.58% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 80689 86627 83952
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 £27,000 £26,988
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 April 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 24 April 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 +10 446 £57,500 +9.52% 58
South East -4 200 £45,000 -2.17% 18
North West +56 130 £41,500 +3.75% 24
Yorkshire +39 118 £40,000 +14.28% 11
East of England -23 94 £50,000 +11.11% 9
South West -3 54 £41,500 +6.41% 3
West Midlands -44 49 £37,500 -16.66% 7
East Midlands +34 36 £41,500 +3.75% 3
North East -24 2 £28,250 -29.37%
SQL DBA
UK

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1883 (92.30%) SQL
2 1861 (91.23%) SQL Server
3 1025 (50.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 977 (47.89%) T-SQL
5 861 (42.21%) Performance Tuning
6 858 (42.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 797 (39.07%) SQL Server 2008
8 743 (36.42%) Microsoft
9 621 (30.44%) Replication
10 591 (28.97%) SQL Server 2012
11 584 (28.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 536 (26.27%) Windows
13 529 (25.93%) Clustering
14 465 (22.79%) Finance
15 427 (20.93%) MS Excel
16 407 (19.95%) Business Intelligence
17 382 (18.73%) SQL Server 2005
18 380 (18.63%) Data Warehouse
19 300 (14.71%) Oracle
20 262 (12.84%) Disaster Recovery
21 251 (12.30%) Capacity Planning
22 214 (10.49%) Migration
23 213 (10.44%) ETL
24 199 (9.75%) Microsoft Certification
25 189 (9.26%) PowerShell
25 189 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
26 184 (9.02%) Database Mirroring
27 183 (8.97%) Relational Database
28 178 (8.73%) .NET
29 173 (8.48%) Database Security

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 130 (6.37%) SharePoint
2 92 (4.51%) IIS
3 21 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
4 19 (0.93%) Oracle Coherence
5 10 (0.49%) WordPress
5 10 (0.49%) Apache Solr
6 9 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
6 9 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (0.39%) OpenEdge
8 7 (0.34%) MS Exchange
9 6 (0.29%) SAS
10 5 (0.25%) JBoss
11 4 (0.20%) Apache
11 4 (0.20%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (0.20%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.15%) Apache Pig
12 3 (0.15%) Oracle Application Server
12 3 (0.15%) Oracle 9iAS
13 2 (0.098%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 427 (20.93%) MS Excel
2 50 (2.45%) MS Office
3 11 (0.54%) PowerPivot
3 11 (0.54%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.098%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.049%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 44 (2.16%) Dynamics AX
2 16 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.25%) Agresso
5 2 (0.098%) Sophis RISQUE
5 2 (0.098%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.098%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.049%) Orchard Housing
6 1 (0.049%) Aareon QL
6 1 (0.049%) OPENHousing
6 1 (0.049%) MIS ActiveH
6 1 (0.049%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.049%) Academy Housing
6 1 (0.049%) arcHouse
Cloud Services
1 84 (4.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
4 16 (0.78%) SaaS
5 11 (0.54%) Office 365
6 6 (0.29%) GitHub
7 3 (0.15%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.098%) PaaS
9 1 (0.049%) IaaS
9 1 (0.049%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.049%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.049%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 47 (2.30%) SAN
2 25 (1.23%) Internet
3 17 (0.83%) DNS
4 15 (0.74%) WAN
5 14 (0.69%) Kerberos
6 12 (0.59%) Firewall
7 11 (0.54%) TCP/IP
8 9 (0.44%) HTTP
9 5 (0.25%) LAN
10 4 (0.20%) DHCP
10 4 (0.20%) Network Security
11 3 (0.15%) NAS
11 3 (0.15%) SSL
11 3 (0.15%) VPN
11 3 (0.15%) Intranet
12 2 (0.098%) PuTTY
13 1 (0.049%) DMZ
13 1 (0.049%) FTP
13 1 (0.049%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1861 (91.23%) SQL Server
2 1025 (50.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 858 (42.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 797 (39.07%) SQL Server 2008
5 591 (28.97%) SQL Server 2012
6 584 (28.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 382 (18.73%) SQL Server 2005
8 380 (18.63%) Data Warehouse
9 183 (8.97%) Relational Database
10 165 (8.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 161 (7.89%) Oracle Database
12 152 (7.45%) MySQL
13 136 (6.67%) RDBMS
14 111 (5.44%) DTS
15 94 (4.61%) SQL Server 2000
16 50 (2.45%) Oracle Database 11g
17 49 (2.40%) Big Data
17 49 (2.40%) OLAP
18 46 (2.25%) OLTP
19 39 (1.91%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 76 (3.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 39 (1.91%) Visual Studio
3 34 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (0.49%) JIRA
5 7 (0.34%) Toad
6 6 (0.29%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.15%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (0.15%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.098%) PowerBuilder
8 2 (0.098%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.049%) ERwin
9 1 (0.049%) ProC
9 1 (0.049%) Subversion
General
1 465 (22.79%) Finance
2 149 (7.30%) Banking
3 55 (2.70%) Marketing
4 45 (2.21%) Retail
5 44 (2.16%) Legal
6 29 (1.42%) Law
7 25 (1.23%) Investment Banking
8 24 (1.18%) Telecoms
9 23 (1.13%) Advertising
10 15 (0.74%) Games
11 12 (0.59%) Publishing
12 9 (0.44%) Local Government
13 7 (0.34%) Financial Institution
13 7 (0.34%) Front Office
14 5 (0.25%) Manufacturing
15 4 (0.20%) Multimedia
16 3 (0.15%) Aerospace
16 3 (0.15%) Electronics
17 2 (0.098%) Automotive
17 2 (0.098%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (8.73%) .NET
2 46 (2.25%) XML
3 39 (1.91%) Web Services
4 32 (1.57%) COM
5 30 (1.47%) ASP.NET
6 21 (1.03%) HTML
7 19 (0.93%) .NET Framework
8 15 (0.74%) JDBC
9 11 (0.54%) MDX
9 11 (0.54%) WCF
10 10 (0.49%) FIX Protocol
11 5 (0.25%) CSS
11 5 (0.25%) ODBC
11 5 (0.25%) RSS
11 5 (0.25%) WSH
11 5 (0.25%) LAMP
12 4 (0.20%) Ajax
12 4 (0.20%) CGI
13 2 (0.098%) NHibernate
13 2 (0.098%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 621 (30.44%) Replication
2 529 (25.93%) Clustering
3 189 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
4 78 (3.82%) Statistics
5 52 (2.55%) Hedge funds
6 46 (2.25%) Client/Server
7 38 (1.86%) Computer Science
8 27 (1.32%) Data Protection Act
9 25 (1.23%) N-Tier
9 25 (1.23%) Data Structures
10 20 (0.98%) Management Information System
10 20 (0.98%) Social Network
11 13 (0.64%) Social Media
12 12 (0.59%) BBC
12 12 (0.59%) Derivative
13 10 (0.49%) Open Source
13 10 (0.49%) SWIFT
14 9 (0.44%) Kindle
14 9 (0.44%) Public Cloud
15 5 (0.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 536 (26.27%) Windows
2 151 (7.40%) Linux
3 142 (6.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 129 (6.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 109 (5.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 104 (5.10%) UNIX
7 28 (1.37%) Solaris
8 14 (0.69%) Windows 7
9 12 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (0.49%) AIX
11 6 (0.29%) Windows XP
11 6 (0.29%) CentOS
12 3 (0.15%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (0.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.15%) SUSE
13 2 (0.098%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.098%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 861 (42.21%) Performance Tuning
2 407 (19.95%) Business Intelligence
3 262 (12.84%) Disaster Recovery
4 251 (12.30%) Capacity Planning
5 214 (10.49%) Migration
6 213 (10.44%) ETL
7 184 (9.02%) Database Mirroring
8 173 (8.48%) Database Security
9 162 (7.94%) Performance Monitoring
10 148 (7.25%) ITIL
11 142 (6.96%) High Availability
12 132 (6.47%) Agile Software Development
13 126 (6.18%) Database Tuning
14 87 (4.26%) Data Modelling
15 80 (3.92%) Data Management
16 76 (3.73%) Data Migration
17 66 (3.24%) Change Management
18 60 (2.94%) Data Protection
19 53 (2.60%) Service Delivery
20 43 (2.11%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1883 (92.30%) SQL
2 977 (47.89%) T-SQL
3 189 (9.26%) PowerShell
4 79 (3.87%) C#
5 53 (2.60%) Java
6 50 (2.45%) PL/SQL
7 38 (1.86%) Shell Script
8 35 (1.72%) Python
9 30 (1.47%) VBScript
9 30 (1.47%) VB
10 21 (1.03%) JavaScript
11 20 (0.98%) C
12 17 (0.83%) Perl
12 17 (0.83%) PHP
13 16 (0.78%) VB.NET
14 15 (0.74%) Ruby
14 15 (0.74%) Bash Shell
15 7 (0.34%) Korn
16 6 (0.29%) C++
17 4 (0.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 199 (9.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 169 (8.28%) Degree
3 106 (5.20%) MCITP
4 74 (3.63%) MCTS
5 47 (2.30%) Security Cleared
6 32 (1.57%) MCDBA
7 26 (1.27%) MCSA
8 24 (1.18%) SC Cleared
9 19 (0.93%) MCSE
10 16 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
11 14 (0.69%) DV Cleared
12 13 (0.64%) MCP
12 13 (0.64%) MCT
13 12 (0.59%) Oracle Certification
14 11 (0.54%) OCP
15 9 (0.44%) IBM Certification
16 8 (0.39%) HND
17 4 (0.20%) Microsoft Certified Architect
18 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Certified Master
19 2 (0.098%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (3.19%) SLA
2 30 (1.47%) QA
3 17 (0.83%) ISO 9001
4 12 (0.59%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.098%) TickIT
7 2 (0.098%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 2 (0.098%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.049%) JSP 440
System Software
1 75 (3.68%) Oracle RAC
2 71 (3.48%) Active Directory
3 39 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (1.52%) Hyper-V
5 14 (0.69%) vSphere
6 4 (0.20%) Oracle Clusterware
6 4 (0.20%) Terminal Server
7 3 (0.15%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.15%) HDFS
8 2 (0.098%) NFS
8 2 (0.098%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.098%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.098%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.098%) XenApp
8 2 (0.098%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.049%) SRDF
9 1 (0.049%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 60 (2.94%) Data Guard
2 17 (0.83%) Oracle RMAN
3 16 (0.78%) SCOM
4 11 (0.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 7 (0.34%) BMC PATROL
6 5 (0.25%) Puppet
7 4 (0.20%) Foglight
8 2 (0.098%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.098%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.098%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.049%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.049%) SCCM
9 1 (0.049%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 743 (36.42%) Microsoft
2 300 (14.71%) Oracle
3 71 (3.48%) VMware
4 39 (1.91%) Facebook
5 35 (1.72%) IBM
6 34 (1.67%) Red Hat
7 32 (1.57%) Business Objects
8 31 (1.52%) Red Gate
9 30 (1.47%) SAP
10 25 (1.23%) Sybase
11 22 (1.08%) Twitter
12 21 (1.03%) HP
13 17 (0.83%) Sony
14 16 (0.78%) Google
15 13 (0.64%) Tableau
15 13 (0.64%) Citrix
16 12 (0.59%) Apple
16 12 (0.59%) Yahoo!
17 10 (0.49%) NetApp
18 9 (0.44%) Vertica
Berkshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benifits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Epsom, Surrey
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £30k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Tria Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Full Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k - 65k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Newton Blue
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Robert Walters
Salary: £38 - £53 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
Salt
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday