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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 295 287 279
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 1002 1112 1105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.06% 1.12% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 1.16% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 904 1023 972
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,600 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
90816 95785 94380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.15% 96.49% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 77032 80058 76663
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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 -9 404 £55,000 - 49
South East -42 172 £42,500 - 19
North West +45 111 £45,000 +12.50% 17
South West +10 83 £40,000 - 11
Yorkshire -20 83 £40,000 -2.43% 9
West Midlands -14 69 £40,250 -5.29% 12
East of England +13 54 £47,500 - 10
East Midlands -16 23 £42,500 +6.25% 1
North East -17 2 £38,750 +23.01% 1
SQL DBA
UK

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1895 (91.46%) SQL
2 1889 (91.17%) SQL Server
3 983 (47.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 924 (44.59%) T-SQL
5 907 (43.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 853 (41.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 801 (38.66%) Performance Tuning
8 772 (37.26%) SQL Server 2012
9 627 (30.26%) Microsoft
10 612 (29.54%) Replication
11 555 (26.79%) Clustering
12 518 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 486 (23.46%) Finance
14 478 (23.07%) High Availability
15 451 (21.77%) SQL Server 2014
16 424 (20.46%) Windows
17 380 (18.34%) Business Intelligence
18 360 (17.37%) Oracle
19 340 (16.41%) MS Excel
20 317 (15.30%) Data Warehouse
21 287 (13.85%) ETL
22 284 (13.71%) SQL Server 2005
23 282 (13.61%) Disaster Recovery
24 238 (11.49%) Microsoft Certification
25 230 (11.10%) Capacity Planning
26 225 (10.86%) Relational Database
27 206 (9.94%) Oracle Database
28 192 (9.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
29 187 (9.03%) ITIL
30 175 (8.45%) Agile Software Development

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 78 (3.76%) SharePoint
2 32 (1.54%) IIS
3 25 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
4 20 (0.97%) WebLogic
5 14 (0.68%) MS Exchange
6 10 (0.48%) Apache
6 10 (0.48%) Oracle Application Server
7 7 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (0.24%) Apache Solr
9 5 (0.24%) JBoss
9 5 (0.24%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.14%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.14%) WordPress
12 2 (0.097%) Confluence
12 2 (0.097%) Node.js
12 2 (0.097%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 340 (16.41%) MS Excel
2 31 (1.50%) Spreadsheet
3 13 (0.63%) MS Office
4 5 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.097%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.097%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 24 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.097%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.048%) FastStats
5 1 (0.048%) FastStats PeopleStage
5 1 (0.048%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 67 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (0.53%) SaaS
5 6 (0.29%) IaaS
5 6 (0.29%) PaaS
6 3 (0.14%) Amazon EMR
6 3 (0.14%) Office 365
7 2 (0.097%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.097%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.048%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 51 (2.46%) SAN
2 34 (1.64%) Internet
3 20 (0.97%) DNS
4 17 (0.82%) Firewall
5 15 (0.72%) TCP/IP
6 10 (0.48%) VPN
7 7 (0.34%) HTTP
8 6 (0.29%) SSL
9 4 (0.19%) DHCP
9 4 (0.19%) Intranet
9 4 (0.19%) NAS
10 3 (0.14%) FTP
10 3 (0.14%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.14%) iSCSI
10 3 (0.14%) LAN
10 3 (0.14%) SMTP
10 3 (0.14%) WAN
11 2 (0.097%) PuTTY
12 1 (0.048%) PPP
12 1 (0.048%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1889 (91.17%) SQL Server
2 983 (47.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 907 (43.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 853 (41.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 772 (37.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 518 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 451 (21.77%) SQL Server 2014
8 317 (15.30%) Data Warehouse
9 284 (13.71%) SQL Server 2005
10 225 (10.86%) Relational Database
11 206 (9.94%) Oracle Database
12 192 (9.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 172 (8.30%) SQL Server 2000
14 160 (7.72%) MySQL
15 115 (5.55%) RDBMS
16 107 (5.16%) Oracle Database 11g
17 95 (4.58%) MS Access
18 83 (4.01%) NoSQL
19 70 (3.38%) OLTP
20 66 (3.19%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 85 (4.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 60 (2.90%) Visual Studio
3 33 (1.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 7 (0.34%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.14%) ERwin
5 3 (0.14%) JIRA
5 3 (0.14%) Toad
6 2 (0.097%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.097%) MSI
6 2 (0.097%) Subversion
6 2 (0.097%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.048%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.048%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.048%) ProC
7 1 (0.048%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.048%) tSQLt
7 1 (0.048%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 486 (23.46%) Finance
2 140 (6.76%) Banking
3 83 (4.01%) Retail
4 73 (3.52%) Legal
5 56 (2.70%) Law
6 48 (2.32%) Marketing
7 39 (1.88%) Telecoms
8 36 (1.74%) Advertising
9 35 (1.69%) Investment Banking
10 19 (0.92%) Games
11 15 (0.72%) Publishing
12 11 (0.53%) Retail Banking
13 8 (0.39%) Manufacturing
14 7 (0.34%) Private Banking
15 6 (0.29%) Financial Institution
15 6 (0.29%) Local Government
16 5 (0.24%) Aerospace
17 4 (0.19%) French Language
18 3 (0.14%) Electronics
18 3 (0.14%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (6.32%) .NET
2 32 (1.54%) MDX
3 19 (0.92%) Entity Framework
4 17 (0.82%) .NET Framework
5 16 (0.77%) XML
6 12 (0.58%) ASP.NET
7 11 (0.53%) Middleware
8 10 (0.48%) Oracle Fusion
9 9 (0.43%) HTML
10 8 (0.39%) CakePHP
11 7 (0.34%) Web Services
11 7 (0.34%) WSH
12 6 (0.29%) COM
13 5 (0.24%) Oracle GoldenGate
13 5 (0.24%) REST
14 4 (0.19%) CSS
14 4 (0.19%) NHibernate
14 4 (0.19%) Windows SharePoint Services
15 3 (0.14%) EDI
16 2 (0.097%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 612 (29.54%) Replication
2 555 (26.79%) Clustering
3 89 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
4 54 (2.61%) Statistics
5 34 (1.64%) Data Centre
6 32 (1.54%) Computer Science
7 24 (1.16%) Data Integration
8 16 (0.77%) Data Extraction
8 16 (0.77%) Management Information System
9 15 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
10 14 (0.68%) Hedge funds
11 12 (0.58%) Data Structures
12 9 (0.43%) N-Tier
13 8 (0.39%) Digital Media
13 8 (0.39%) Mathematics
14 7 (0.34%) Data Protection Act
15 6 (0.29%) NHS
15 6 (0.29%) Online Games
16 5 (0.24%) Streaming Music
16 5 (0.24%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 424 (20.46%) Windows
2 163 (7.87%) Windows Server
3 152 (7.34%) Linux
4 108 (5.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 89 (4.30%) Unix
6 80 (3.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 75 (3.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 22 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 22 (1.06%) Solaris
9 14 (0.68%) AIX
10 9 (0.43%) SUSE
11 8 (0.39%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 8 (0.39%) Windows 7
12 6 (0.29%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.24%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
14 4 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
15 3 (0.14%) Android
15 3 (0.14%) CentOS
16 2 (0.097%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 801 (38.66%) Performance Tuning
2 478 (23.07%) High Availability
3 380 (18.34%) Business Intelligence
4 287 (13.85%) ETL
5 282 (13.61%) Disaster Recovery
6 230 (11.10%) Capacity Planning
7 187 (9.03%) ITIL
8 175 (8.45%) Agile Software Development
9 173 (8.35%) Database Mirroring
10 162 (7.82%) Migration
11 157 (7.58%) Performance Monitoring
12 120 (5.79%) Data Modelling
13 107 (5.16%) Data Management
14 99 (4.78%) Database Security
15 84 (4.05%) Database Tuning
16 60 (2.90%) Patch Management
17 58 (2.80%) Incident Management
18 56 (2.70%) Change Management
18 56 (2.70%) Performance Optimisation
19 52 (2.51%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1895 (91.46%) SQL
2 924 (44.59%) T-SQL
3 159 (7.67%) PowerShell
4 98 (4.73%) PL/SQL
5 60 (2.90%) Shell Script
6 50 (2.41%) VB
7 47 (2.27%) C#
8 39 (1.88%) Perl
9 36 (1.74%) VBA
10 28 (1.35%) Java
11 19 (0.92%) VBScript
12 15 (0.72%) VB.NET
13 14 (0.68%) C
14 12 (0.58%) Python
15 11 (0.53%) PHP
16 8 (0.39%) AWK
16 8 (0.39%) Bourne shell
16 8 (0.39%) sed
17 7 (0.34%) JavaScript
18 5 (0.24%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 238 (11.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 106 (5.12%) Degree
2 106 (5.12%) MCITP
3 89 (4.30%) Security Cleared
4 83 (4.01%) MCSA
5 79 (3.81%) MCDBA
6 75 (3.62%) SC Cleared
7 59 (2.85%) MCSE
8 54 (2.61%) MCTS
9 46 (2.22%) Oracle Certification
10 39 (1.88%) OCP
11 26 (1.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 12 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (0.34%) MCP
14 3 (0.14%) DV Cleared
15 2 (0.097%) HND
16 1 (0.048%) OCA
16 1 (0.048%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (2.36%) SLA
2 37 (1.79%) QA
3 12 (0.58%) Solvency II
4 7 (0.34%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.34%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.34%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.14%) ISO 14001
5 3 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.097%) COBIT
6 2 (0.097%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.048%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 69 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 69 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
2 30 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.53%) Firmware
4 9 (0.43%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.24%) SRDF
6 3 (0.14%) vSphere
7 2 (0.097%) Docker
7 2 (0.097%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.048%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 81 (3.91%) Oracle RMAN
2 60 (2.90%) Data Guard
3 24 (1.16%) LiteSpeed
4 23 (1.11%) Perfmon
5 12 (0.58%) SCCM
6 10 (0.48%) SCOM
6 10 (0.48%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 9 (0.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 8 (0.39%) HP SIM
9 6 (0.29%) Puppet
10 2 (0.097%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (0.097%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.097%) Oracle Statspack
10 2 (0.097%) Oracle ZFS
10 2 (0.097%) Terraform
10 2 (0.097%) WSUS
11 1 (0.048%) Foglight
11 1 (0.048%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 627 (30.26%) Microsoft
2 360 (17.37%) Oracle
3 64 (3.09%) Red Gate
4 49 (2.36%) VMware
5 40 (1.93%) Siebel
6 32 (1.54%) SAP
7 28 (1.35%) Sybase
8 24 (1.16%) Red Hat
9 20 (0.97%) Facebook
10 19 (0.92%) iManage
10 19 (0.92%) Sun
11 18 (0.87%) IFS
12 17 (0.82%) IBM
13 15 (0.72%) Cognos
13 15 (0.72%) HP
13 15 (0.72%) Interwoven
13 15 (0.72%) NetApp
14 12 (0.58%) EMC
15 10 (0.48%) Symantec
16 9 (0.43%) Hitachi
York, North Yorkshire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
East London
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
West Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Pension + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 + £6500 on call (dependent on experience)
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: 6 hours ago
Gillingham, Kent
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £33k - 35k per year + Pension
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £600000.00 - £670000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits & Working Environment
Posted: Yesterday
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Pension, Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Gym
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
itecopeople
Salary: bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £52,000 per annum + On call allowance £8k
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £37,000 to £42,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Suffolk
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Comtecs
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum To £55k + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £42157 per annum + Bonus, Pension and more
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000 - £64000 per annum + Beneftis Package
Posted: 2 days ago