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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 346 254 269
Rank change year-on-year
-92 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 801 1117 1087
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.74% 1.11% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 1.18% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 718 970 971
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
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
101839 94667 105264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.36% 94.21% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 83149 79374 90534
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 2 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 2 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 -12 397 £52,500 - 31
South East -143 112 £42,500 -5.55% 10
North West -19 64 £42,500 +18.05% 8
East of England -62 51 £40,000 - 6
South West -32 50 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Yorkshire -90 48 £45,000 +16.88% 10
West Midlands -47 41 £37,500 -11.76% 7
East Midlands -15 36 £42,500 +13.33% 3
North East -13 3 £32,500 +22.64%
SQL DBA
UK

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 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 1754 (91.69%) SQL
2 1732 (90.54%) SQL Server
3 997 (52.12%) T-SQL
4 916 (47.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 898 (46.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 830 (43.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 788 (41.19%) Performance Tuning
8 609 (31.83%) Microsoft
9 572 (29.90%) Replication
10 543 (28.38%) SQL Server 2005
11 511 (26.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 509 (26.61%) Windows
13 459 (23.99%) SQL Server 2012
14 410 (21.43%) Clustering
15 377 (19.71%) Finance
15 377 (19.71%) MS Excel
16 359 (18.77%) Business Intelligence
17 326 (17.04%) Oracle
18 278 (14.53%) Data Warehouse
19 230 (12.02%) Disaster Recovery
20 223 (11.66%) Microsoft Certification
21 217 (11.34%) ETL
22 214 (11.19%) MySQL
23 182 (9.51%) DTS
24 181 (9.46%) Relational Database
25 171 (8.94%) .NET
26 147 (7.68%) Oracle Database
27 146 (7.63%) ITIL
27 146 (7.63%) Windows Server 2008
28 144 (7.53%) Degree

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 73 (3.82%) SharePoint
2 50 (2.61%) IIS
3 19 (0.99%) Apache Solr
4 17 (0.89%) WebSphere
5 14 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
5 14 (0.73%) OpenEdge
6 11 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
7 10 (0.52%) WorkSite
7 10 (0.52%) WordPress
8 8 (0.42%) WebLogic
9 6 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (0.26%) MS Exchange
10 5 (0.26%) Oracle Application Server
11 4 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (0.21%) CMS
12 3 (0.16%) Oracle Service Bus
12 3 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.10%) Exchange Server 2013
13 2 (0.10%) Lync
Applications
1 377 (19.71%) MS Excel
2 34 (1.78%) MS Office
3 10 (0.52%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.16%) FastStats
4 3 (0.16%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.26%) Oracle CRM
2 5 (0.26%) Magento
3 4 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.10%) Summit
5 2 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.10%) Sage 1000
6 1 (0.052%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (0.52%) Office 365
4 8 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.31%) SaaS
6 3 (0.16%) PaaS
6 3 (0.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 108 (5.65%) SAN
2 31 (1.62%) NAS
3 18 (0.94%) DNS
4 15 (0.78%) Internet
5 13 (0.68%) VPN
6 12 (0.63%) WAN
7 10 (0.52%) Firewall
8 9 (0.47%) LAN
9 6 (0.31%) DHCP
10 5 (0.26%) TCP/IP
11 3 (0.16%) HTTP
11 3 (0.16%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (0.16%) iSCSI
12 2 (0.10%) Intranet
12 2 (0.10%) VoIP
12 2 (0.10%) GSM
13 1 (0.052%) LDAP
13 1 (0.052%) FTP
13 1 (0.052%) SMTP
13 1 (0.052%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1732 (90.54%) SQL Server
2 916 (47.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 898 (46.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 830 (43.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 543 (28.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 511 (26.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 459 (23.99%) SQL Server 2012
8 278 (14.53%) Data Warehouse
9 214 (11.19%) MySQL
10 182 (9.51%) DTS
11 181 (9.46%) Relational Database
12 147 (7.68%) Oracle Database
13 140 (7.32%) SQL Server 2000
14 125 (6.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 114 (5.96%) RDBMS
16 79 (4.13%) Oracle Database 11g
17 74 (3.87%) OLAP
18 61 (3.19%) OLTP
19 53 (2.77%) NoSQL
20 45 (2.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 41 (2.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 24 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (1.05%) Visual Studio
4 17 (0.89%) Selenium
4 17 (0.89%) Hudson
5 5 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (0.26%) Subversion
6 3 (0.16%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (0.16%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.052%) Oracle APEX
General
1 377 (19.71%) Finance
2 73 (3.82%) Banking
3 64 (3.35%) Marketing
4 60 (3.14%) Law
5 58 (3.03%) Legal
6 38 (1.99%) Retail
7 23 (1.20%) Advertising
7 23 (1.20%) Telecoms
8 21 (1.10%) Back Office
9 14 (0.73%) Financial Institution
9 14 (0.73%) Games
10 12 (0.63%) Investment Banking
11 11 (0.58%) Aerospace
12 6 (0.31%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.31%) Publishing
13 5 (0.26%) Music Industry
14 3 (0.16%) Automotive
14 3 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.16%) Electronics
15 2 (0.10%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (8.94%) .NET
2 71 (3.71%) Web Services
3 70 (3.66%) XML
4 43 (2.25%) HTML
5 37 (1.93%) MDX
6 27 (1.41%) .NET Framework
7 17 (0.89%) Lucene
8 15 (0.78%) WCF
9 14 (0.73%) ASP.NET
10 8 (0.42%) COM
10 8 (0.42%) FpML
11 7 (0.37%) CSS
11 7 (0.37%) Middleware
12 4 (0.21%) Ajax
12 4 (0.21%) jQuery
12 4 (0.21%) Oracle Fusion
13 3 (0.16%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 3 (0.16%) JSON
13 3 (0.16%) FIX Protocol
13 3 (0.16%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 572 (29.90%) Replication
2 410 (21.43%) Clustering
3 46 (2.40%) Computer Science
4 34 (1.78%) Statistics
5 26 (1.36%) Social Media
6 23 (1.20%) Data Integration
6 23 (1.20%) BBC
7 18 (0.94%) Thin Client
7 18 (0.94%) Fat Client
8 17 (0.89%) Client/Server
9 13 (0.68%) Hedge funds
10 11 (0.58%) Management Information System
11 10 (0.52%) Data Extraction
12 8 (0.42%) SWIFT
12 8 (0.42%) Open Source
12 8 (0.42%) Online Games
13 6 (0.31%) N-Tier
13 6 (0.31%) Data Protection Act
14 4 (0.21%) NHS
14 4 (0.21%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 509 (26.61%) Windows
2 146 (7.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 122 (6.38%) Linux
4 88 (4.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 83 (4.34%) UNIX
6 71 (3.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (1.15%) Solaris
8 20 (1.05%) Windows 2000 Server
9 10 (0.52%) HPUX
10 9 (0.47%) Apple iOS
11 6 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.31%) Windows 2000
12 4 (0.21%) Android
13 3 (0.16%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.10%) AIX
15 1 (0.052%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 788 (41.19%) Performance Tuning
2 359 (18.77%) Business Intelligence
3 230 (12.02%) Disaster Recovery
4 217 (11.34%) ETL
5 146 (7.63%) ITIL
6 131 (6.85%) Database Security
7 112 (5.85%) Capacity Planning
8 110 (5.75%) Migration
9 109 (5.70%) E-Commerce
10 104 (5.44%) Data Modelling
11 103 (5.38%) Performance Monitoring
12 99 (5.18%) High Availability
13 78 (4.08%) Database Tuning
14 58 (3.03%) Mentoring
15 56 (2.93%) Root Cause Analysis
16 49 (2.56%) Incident Management
17 45 (2.35%) Data Management
17 45 (2.35%) Scrum
18 44 (2.30%) Change Management
19 42 (2.20%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1754 (91.69%) SQL
2 997 (52.12%) T-SQL
3 88 (4.60%) PowerShell
4 68 (3.55%) Java
5 65 (3.40%) PL/SQL
6 61 (3.19%) C#
7 54 (2.82%) VB
8 26 (1.36%) Shell Script
9 23 (1.20%) Perl
10 20 (1.05%) PHP
10 20 (1.05%) C++
10 20 (1.05%) Python
11 19 (0.99%) VBA
12 15 (0.78%) VB.NET
12 15 (0.78%) JavaScript
13 7 (0.37%) VBScript
14 3 (0.16%) VB6
14 3 (0.16%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
15 2 (0.10%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 2 (0.10%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 223 (11.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 144 (7.53%) Degree
3 96 (5.02%) MCITP
4 79 (4.13%) MCDBA
5 71 (3.71%) MCTS
6 57 (2.98%) MCSE
7 44 (2.30%) MCSA
8 39 (2.04%) Security Cleared
9 17 (0.89%) SC Cleared
10 14 (0.73%) MCP
11 12 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (0.63%) Oracle Certification
12 10 (0.52%) OCP
13 8 (0.42%) Microsoft Certified Master
14 6 (0.31%) Microsoft Certified Architect
14 6 (0.31%) MCSM
15 5 (0.26%) CTC Cleared
16 4 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 4 (0.21%) PhD
17 2 (0.10%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (2.72%) SLA
2 21 (1.10%) QA
3 19 (0.99%) PCI DSS
4 11 (0.58%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.052%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 82 (4.29%) Active Directory
2 55 (2.88%) Oracle RMAN
3 46 (2.40%) Oracle RAC
4 23 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
5 22 (1.15%) Hyper-V
6 16 (0.84%) LiteSpeed
7 12 (0.63%) VMware ESX
8 9 (0.47%) vSphere
9 2 (0.10%) XenApp
10 1 (0.052%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.052%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.052%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 35 (1.83%) Data Guard
2 18 (0.94%) SCOM
3 17 (0.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 14 (0.73%) NetBackup
5 5 (0.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (0.26%) BMC PATROL
6 4 (0.21%) Nagios
7 3 (0.16%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.16%) WSUS
8 2 (0.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.10%) OpenView
8 2 (0.10%) Munin
8 2 (0.10%) Zenoss
8 2 (0.10%) Opsview
9 1 (0.052%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.052%) Control-M
9 1 (0.052%) SCCM
Vendors
1 609 (31.83%) Microsoft
2 326 (17.04%) Oracle
3 80 (4.18%) VMware
4 34 (1.78%) Sybase
4 34 (1.78%) Red Gate
5 31 (1.62%) Sony
6 29 (1.52%) Sun
7 28 (1.46%) Business Objects
8 25 (1.31%) Facebook
9 23 (1.20%) Yahoo!
9 23 (1.20%) Google
9 23 (1.20%) Apple
10 22 (1.15%) SAP
11 21 (1.10%) HP
12 20 (1.05%) NetApp
13 19 (0.99%) IBM
14 16 (0.84%) Cognos
15 14 (0.73%) Citrix
16 13 (0.68%) CommVault
16 13 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
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