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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 355 267 285
Rank change year-on-year
-88 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 779 1031 1076
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.73% 1.05% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 1.11% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 691 900 984
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £56,200
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
100759 92707 104130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.40% 94.26% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82433 77843 89539
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -30 374 £52,500 -4.54% 32
South East -124 102 £42,500 -5.55% 10
North West -12 70 £42,500 +14.86% 17
West Midlands -44 53 £37,500 -11.76% 5
East of England -44 52 £40,000 +8.10% 6
Yorkshire -87 50 £45,000 +15.38% 13
South West -24 48 £42,500 +3.65% 2
East Midlands -28 29 £42,500 +13.33% 3
North East -14 2 £35,000 +32.07% 2
SQL DBA
UK

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 1722 (91.55%) SQL
2 1696 (90.16%) SQL Server
3 980 (52.10%) T-SQL
4 879 (46.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 867 (46.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 798 (42.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 792 (42.11%) Performance Tuning
8 594 (31.58%) Microsoft
9 555 (29.51%) Replication
10 503 (26.74%) SQL Server 2005
11 494 (26.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 483 (25.68%) Windows
13 439 (23.34%) SQL Server 2012
14 401 (21.32%) Clustering
15 367 (19.51%) MS Excel
16 357 (18.98%) Finance
17 353 (18.77%) Business Intelligence
18 318 (16.91%) Oracle
19 283 (15.05%) Data Warehouse
20 222 (11.80%) ETL
21 221 (11.75%) Microsoft Certification
21 221 (11.75%) Disaster Recovery
22 212 (11.27%) MySQL
23 182 (9.68%) Relational Database
24 178 (9.46%) .NET
25 173 (9.20%) DTS
26 155 (8.24%) ITIL
27 142 (7.55%) Oracle Database
28 141 (7.50%) Degree
29 139 (7.39%) Windows Server 2008

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 85 (4.52%) SharePoint
2 45 (2.39%) IIS
3 19 (1.01%) OpenEdge
3 19 (1.01%) WebSphere
4 17 (0.90%) Apache Solr
5 16 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
6 13 (0.69%) WordPress
7 10 (0.53%) WorkSite
8 9 (0.48%) WebLogic
9 7 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.27%) CMS
11 5 (0.27%) MS Exchange
11 5 (0.27%) Oracle Application Server
12 3 (0.16%) SAS
12 3 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.16%) Oracle Service Bus
12 3 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 367 (19.51%) MS Excel
2 34 (1.81%) MS Office
3 13 (0.69%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.27%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.053%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 10 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.27%) Oracle CRM
3 5 (0.27%) Magento
4 3 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.11%) Summit
5 2 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (0.69%) Office 365
4 10 (0.53%) SaaS
5 7 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.16%) PaaS
6 3 (0.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 94 (5.00%) SAN
2 26 (1.38%) NAS
3 14 (0.74%) DNS
4 12 (0.64%) Internet
5 8 (0.43%) VPN
6 7 (0.37%) Firewall
7 6 (0.32%) LAN
7 6 (0.32%) WAN
8 5 (0.27%) DHCP
9 4 (0.21%) HTTP
10 3 (0.16%) TCP/IP
11 2 (0.11%) GSM
11 2 (0.11%) VoIP
11 2 (0.11%) Intranet
12 1 (0.053%) DMZ
12 1 (0.053%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.053%) LDAP
12 1 (0.053%) SMTP
12 1 (0.053%) FTP
12 1 (0.053%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1696 (90.16%) SQL Server
2 879 (46.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 867 (46.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 798 (42.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 503 (26.74%) SQL Server 2005
6 494 (26.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 439 (23.34%) SQL Server 2012
8 283 (15.05%) Data Warehouse
9 212 (11.27%) MySQL
10 182 (9.68%) Relational Database
11 173 (9.20%) DTS
12 142 (7.55%) Oracle Database
13 139 (7.39%) SQL Server 2000
14 123 (6.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 118 (6.27%) RDBMS
16 76 (4.04%) OLAP
17 75 (3.99%) Oracle Database 11g
18 65 (3.46%) OLTP
19 53 (2.82%) NoSQL
20 45 (2.39%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 38 (2.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 23 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (1.06%) Selenium
3 20 (1.06%) Hudson
4 18 (0.96%) Visual Studio
5 9 (0.48%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (0.16%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (0.16%) Subversion
7 2 (0.11%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.053%) ProC
8 1 (0.053%) Oracle APEX
General
1 357 (18.98%) Finance
2 76 (4.04%) Banking
3 59 (3.14%) Legal
4 58 (3.08%) Law
5 57 (3.03%) Marketing
6 36 (1.91%) Retail
7 24 (1.28%) Advertising
8 20 (1.06%) Back Office
8 20 (1.06%) Telecoms
9 11 (0.58%) Games
9 11 (0.58%) Aerospace
9 11 (0.58%) Financial Institution
9 11 (0.58%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.27%) Publishing
10 5 (0.27%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.27%) Music Industry
11 2 (0.11%) Electronics
12 1 (0.053%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.053%) Automotive
12 1 (0.053%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (9.46%) .NET
2 74 (3.93%) Web Services
3 73 (3.88%) XML
4 46 (2.45%) HTML
5 38 (2.02%) MDX
6 29 (1.54%) .NET Framework
7 17 (0.90%) WCF
8 15 (0.80%) Lucene
9 14 (0.74%) ASP.NET
10 9 (0.48%) COM
11 8 (0.43%) CSS
11 8 (0.43%) FpML
12 7 (0.37%) Middleware
13 5 (0.27%) jQuery
14 4 (0.21%) Ajax
14 4 (0.21%) Oracle Fusion
15 3 (0.16%) ADO.NET
15 3 (0.16%) ODBC
15 3 (0.16%) FIX Protocol
16 2 (0.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 555 (29.51%) Replication
2 401 (21.32%) Clustering
3 131 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
4 46 (2.45%) Computer Science
5 36 (1.91%) Statistics
6 27 (1.44%) Social Media
7 25 (1.33%) BBC
8 20 (1.06%) Data Integration
9 18 (0.96%) Fat Client
9 18 (0.96%) Thin Client
10 16 (0.85%) Client/Server
11 15 (0.80%) Hedge funds
12 13 (0.69%) Management Information System
13 9 (0.48%) Data Extraction
14 8 (0.43%) SWIFT
14 8 (0.43%) Open Source
15 6 (0.32%) Data Protection Act
15 6 (0.32%) Online Games
15 6 (0.32%) N-Tier
16 4 (0.21%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 483 (25.68%) Windows
2 139 (7.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 110 (5.85%) Linux
4 81 (4.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 76 (4.04%) UNIX
6 68 (3.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (1.12%) Solaris
8 20 (1.06%) Windows 2000 Server
9 9 (0.48%) HPUX
9 9 (0.48%) Apple iOS
10 6 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.32%) Windows 2000
11 4 (0.21%) Android
12 3 (0.16%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.11%) AIX
14 1 (0.053%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 792 (42.11%) Performance Tuning
2 353 (18.77%) Business Intelligence
3 222 (11.80%) ETL
4 221 (11.75%) Disaster Recovery
5 155 (8.24%) ITIL
6 126 (6.70%) Database Security
7 117 (6.22%) Migration
8 116 (6.17%) Capacity Planning
9 115 (6.11%) Agile Software Development
10 110 (5.85%) E-Commerce
11 103 (5.48%) Performance Monitoring
12 102 (5.42%) Data Modelling
13 93 (4.94%) High Availability
14 70 (3.72%) Database Tuning
15 57 (3.03%) Mentoring
16 55 (2.92%) Root Cause Analysis
17 52 (2.76%) Incident Management
18 49 (2.60%) Dimensional Modelling
19 45 (2.39%) Data Management
20 44 (2.34%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1722 (91.55%) SQL
2 980 (52.10%) T-SQL
3 90 (4.78%) PowerShell
4 72 (3.83%) Java
5 63 (3.35%) C#
5 63 (3.35%) PL/SQL
6 57 (3.03%) VB
7 24 (1.28%) Shell Script
8 23 (1.22%) PHP
8 23 (1.22%) Python
9 22 (1.17%) C++
10 21 (1.12%) Perl
11 17 (0.90%) VBA
12 16 (0.85%) JavaScript
13 10 (0.53%) VB.NET
14 7 (0.37%) VBScript
15 3 (0.16%) VB6
15 3 (0.16%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
16 2 (0.11%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 2 (0.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 221 (11.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 141 (7.50%) Degree
3 92 (4.89%) MCITP
4 77 (4.09%) MCTS
5 75 (3.99%) MCDBA
6 51 (2.71%) MCSE
7 38 (2.02%) MCSA
8 37 (1.97%) Security Cleared
9 16 (0.85%) SC Cleared
10 14 (0.74%) MCP
11 12 (0.64%) Oracle Certification
12 11 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (0.53%) OCP
14 8 (0.43%) Microsoft Certified Master
15 6 (0.32%) MCSM
16 4 (0.21%) Microsoft Certified Architect
16 4 (0.21%) CTC Cleared
16 4 (0.21%) PhD
17 3 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 1 (0.053%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (2.76%) SLA
2 28 (1.49%) QA
3 19 (1.01%) PCI DSS
4 14 (0.74%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.053%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.053%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 78 (4.15%) Active Directory
2 52 (2.76%) Oracle RMAN
3 47 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
4 22 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (1.12%) Hyper-V
6 13 (0.69%) LiteSpeed
7 12 (0.64%) VMware ESX
8 7 (0.37%) vSphere
9 2 (0.11%) XenApp
10 1 (0.053%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.053%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.053%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 31 (1.65%) Data Guard
2 23 (1.22%) SCOM
3 16 (0.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 13 (0.69%) NetBackup
5 5 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (0.27%) BMC PATROL
6 3 (0.16%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.16%) SCCM
6 3 (0.16%) WSUS
7 2 (0.11%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.11%) SCSM
7 2 (0.11%) Opsview
7 2 (0.11%) Munin
7 2 (0.11%) Nagios
8 1 (0.053%) Control-M
8 1 (0.053%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.053%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 594 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 318 (16.91%) Oracle
3 74 (3.93%) VMware
4 37 (1.97%) Sybase
5 33 (1.75%) Sony
5 33 (1.75%) Red Gate
6 29 (1.54%) Sun
7 28 (1.49%) Business Objects
7 28 (1.49%) Facebook
8 25 (1.33%) Yahoo!
8 25 (1.33%) Google
8 25 (1.33%) Apple
9 21 (1.12%) SAP
9 21 (1.12%) IBM
10 19 (1.01%) HP
11 18 (0.96%) NetApp
12 14 (0.74%) Cognos
13 13 (0.69%) Citrix
13 13 (0.69%) Vertica
14 12 (0.64%) Infor
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