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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 355 267 281
Rank change year-on-year
-88 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 785 1031 1087
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.74% 1.03% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 1.09% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 697 905 990
Average salary £46,250 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £60,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +9.21%
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
100676 94267 105178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.44% 94.30% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 82464 79096 90290
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
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 30 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 30 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 -13 375 £52,500 -4.54% 53
South East -121 95 £43,500 -8.42% 15
North West -14 71 £40,000 +6.66% 14
East of England -39 57 £41,250 +15.38% 8
West Midlands -25 55 £39,500 -7.05% 9
Yorkshire -88 55 £42,500 +8.97% 14
South West -36 48 £42,500 +1.19% 3
East Midlands -28 27 £42,500 +13.33% 4
North East -18 2 £37,500 -
SQL DBA
UK

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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 1706 (91.57%) SQL
2 1680 (90.18%) SQL Server
3 964 (51.74%) T-SQL
4 854 (45.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 848 (45.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 797 (42.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 786 (42.19%) Performance Tuning
8 581 (31.19%) Microsoft
9 554 (29.74%) Replication
10 493 (26.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 481 (25.82%) Windows
12 480 (25.76%) SQL Server 2005
13 419 (22.49%) SQL Server 2012
14 393 (21.10%) Clustering
15 369 (19.81%) MS Excel
16 357 (19.16%) Business Intelligence
17 348 (18.68%) Finance
18 321 (17.23%) Oracle
19 289 (15.51%) Data Warehouse
20 224 (12.02%) ETL
21 217 (11.65%) Microsoft Certification
21 217 (11.65%) Disaster Recovery
22 214 (11.49%) MySQL
23 184 (9.88%) Relational Database
24 177 (9.50%) .NET
25 164 (8.80%) DTS
26 162 (8.70%) ITIL
27 144 (7.73%) Oracle Database
28 140 (7.51%) Degree
29 139 (7.46%) Windows Server 2008

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 91 (4.88%) SharePoint
2 46 (2.47%) IIS
3 25 (1.34%) OpenEdge
4 20 (1.07%) WebSphere
5 18 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
6 17 (0.91%) Apache Solr
7 13 (0.70%) WordPress
8 12 (0.64%) WebLogic
9 7 (0.38%) WorkSite
9 7 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (0.32%) Oracle Application Server
11 5 (0.27%) SAS
11 5 (0.27%) CMS
12 4 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.21%) MS Exchange
13 3 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.11%) Oracle Service Bus
14 2 (0.11%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 369 (19.81%) MS Excel
2 35 (1.88%) MS Office
3 13 (0.70%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.32%) PowerPivot
5 3 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.054%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 8 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.21%) Magento
2 4 (0.21%) Oracle CRM
3 3 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.11%) Summit
5 1 (0.054%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 26 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (0.70%) Office 365
4 10 (0.54%) SaaS
5 7 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.16%) IaaS
6 3 (0.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 89 (4.78%) SAN
2 22 (1.18%) NAS
3 16 (0.86%) DNS
4 14 (0.75%) Internet
5 8 (0.43%) VPN
6 7 (0.38%) DHCP
6 7 (0.38%) Firewall
7 6 (0.32%) WAN
7 6 (0.32%) LAN
8 5 (0.27%) HTTP
8 5 (0.27%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.16%) Intranet
10 2 (0.11%) VoIP
10 2 (0.11%) GSM
11 1 (0.054%) LDAP
11 1 (0.054%) SMTP
11 1 (0.054%) FTP
11 1 (0.054%) DMZ
11 1 (0.054%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.054%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1680 (90.18%) SQL Server
2 854 (45.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 848 (45.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 797 (42.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 493 (26.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 480 (25.76%) SQL Server 2005
7 419 (22.49%) SQL Server 2012
8 289 (15.51%) Data Warehouse
9 214 (11.49%) MySQL
10 184 (9.88%) Relational Database
11 164 (8.80%) DTS
12 144 (7.73%) Oracle Database
13 133 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
14 123 (6.60%) RDBMS
15 120 (6.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 78 (4.19%) OLAP
17 73 (3.92%) OLTP
18 71 (3.81%) Oracle Database 11g
19 51 (2.74%) NoSQL
20 42 (2.25%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 40 (2.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 21 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (1.07%) Selenium
3 20 (1.07%) Hudson
4 17 (0.91%) Visual Studio
5 14 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.11%) ProC
6 2 (0.11%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.054%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.054%) Subversion
7 1 (0.054%) JIRA
7 1 (0.054%) PowerBuilder
General
1 348 (18.68%) Finance
2 80 (4.29%) Banking
3 60 (3.22%) Law
3 60 (3.22%) Legal
4 53 (2.84%) Marketing
5 38 (2.04%) Retail
6 21 (1.13%) Advertising
7 20 (1.07%) Back Office
8 17 (0.91%) Telecoms
9 12 (0.64%) Investment Banking
10 11 (0.59%) Aerospace
10 11 (0.59%) Games
11 10 (0.54%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.27%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.27%) Publishing
13 4 (0.21%) Music Industry
14 2 (0.11%) Billing
14 2 (0.11%) Electronics
15 1 (0.054%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.054%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (9.50%) .NET
2 74 (3.97%) Web Services
3 70 (3.76%) XML
4 44 (2.36%) HTML
5 38 (2.04%) MDX
6 29 (1.56%) .NET Framework
7 16 (0.86%) WCF
8 14 (0.75%) Lucene
8 14 (0.75%) ASP.NET
9 9 (0.48%) COM
10 8 (0.43%) CSS
10 8 (0.43%) FpML
11 6 (0.32%) Middleware
12 4 (0.21%) Ajax
12 4 (0.21%) jQuery
12 4 (0.21%) ODBC
13 3 (0.16%) ADO.NET
13 3 (0.16%) Oracle Fusion
13 3 (0.16%) FIX Protocol
14 2 (0.11%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 554 (29.74%) Replication
2 393 (21.10%) Clustering
3 125 (6.71%) Analytical Skills
4 44 (2.36%) Computer Science
5 42 (2.25%) Statistics
6 27 (1.45%) Social Media
7 25 (1.34%) BBC
8 18 (0.97%) Thin Client
8 18 (0.97%) Fat Client
9 15 (0.81%) Data Integration
9 15 (0.81%) Client/Server
10 14 (0.75%) Hedge funds
11 11 (0.59%) Management Information System
11 11 (0.59%) Data Structures
12 9 (0.48%) Open Source
13 8 (0.43%) SWIFT
13 8 (0.43%) Data Extraction
14 6 (0.32%) Online Games
14 6 (0.32%) Data Protection Act
14 6 (0.32%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 481 (25.82%) Windows
2 139 (7.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 110 (5.90%) Linux
4 81 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 74 (3.97%) UNIX
6 66 (3.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (1.13%) Solaris
8 19 (1.02%) Windows 2000 Server
9 9 (0.48%) HPUX
10 8 (0.43%) Apple iOS
11 6 (0.32%) Windows 2000
12 5 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.21%) Android
14 3 (0.16%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.11%) AIX
16 1 (0.054%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 786 (42.19%) Performance Tuning
2 357 (19.16%) Business Intelligence
3 224 (12.02%) ETL
4 217 (11.65%) Disaster Recovery
5 162 (8.70%) ITIL
6 123 (6.60%) Capacity Planning
7 120 (6.44%) Migration
7 120 (6.44%) Agile Software Development
8 117 (6.28%) Database Security
9 109 (5.85%) E-Commerce
10 108 (5.80%) Performance Monitoring
11 102 (5.48%) Data Modelling
12 92 (4.94%) High Availability
13 65 (3.49%) Database Tuning
14 58 (3.11%) Mentoring
15 56 (3.01%) Root Cause Analysis
15 56 (3.01%) Incident Management
16 49 (2.63%) Change Management
17 46 (2.47%) Data Management
17 46 (2.47%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1706 (91.57%) SQL
2 964 (51.74%) T-SQL
3 97 (5.21%) PowerShell
4 70 (3.76%) Java
5 64 (3.44%) C#
5 64 (3.44%) PL/SQL
6 51 (2.74%) VB
7 24 (1.29%) Python
7 24 (1.29%) Perl
8 22 (1.18%) PHP
9 21 (1.13%) C++
10 20 (1.07%) Shell Script
11 16 (0.86%) JavaScript
12 14 (0.75%) VBA
13 10 (0.54%) VB.NET
14 7 (0.38%) VBScript
15 3 (0.16%) VB6
16 2 (0.11%) Ruby
16 2 (0.11%) C
16 2 (0.11%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 217 (11.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 140 (7.51%) Degree
3 88 (4.72%) MCITP
4 85 (4.56%) MCTS
5 74 (3.97%) MCDBA
6 46 (2.47%) MCSE
7 34 (1.83%) MCSA
8 33 (1.77%) Security Cleared
9 14 (0.75%) SC Cleared
10 12 (0.64%) MCP
11 10 (0.54%) Oracle Certification
12 9 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (0.48%) OCP
13 8 (0.43%) Microsoft Certified Master
14 6 (0.32%) MCSM
15 4 (0.21%) PhD
16 3 (0.16%) CTC Cleared
16 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Certified Architect
17 2 (0.11%) DV Cleared
17 2 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (2.68%) SLA
2 32 (1.72%) QA
3 19 (1.02%) PCI DSS
4 14 (0.75%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.054%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 72 (3.86%) Active Directory
2 51 (2.74%) Oracle RMAN
3 50 (2.68%) Oracle RAC
4 22 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (1.07%) Hyper-V
6 12 (0.64%) LiteSpeed
6 12 (0.64%) VMware ESX
7 7 (0.38%) vSphere
8 2 (0.11%) XenApp
9 1 (0.054%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.054%) Firmware
9 1 (0.054%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.054%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 36 (1.93%) Data Guard
2 23 (1.23%) SCOM
3 17 (0.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 11 (0.59%) NetBackup
5 6 (0.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (0.21%) BMC PATROL
6 4 (0.21%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.16%) WSUS
8 2 (0.11%) SCCM
8 2 (0.11%) Nagios
8 2 (0.11%) Munin
8 2 (0.11%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.11%) SCSM
8 2 (0.11%) Opsview
9 1 (0.054%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.054%) Control-M
9 1 (0.054%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 581 (31.19%) Microsoft
2 321 (17.23%) Oracle
3 70 (3.76%) VMware
4 40 (2.15%) Sybase
5 33 (1.77%) Sony
6 32 (1.72%) Sun
7 31 (1.66%) Red Gate
8 30 (1.61%) Business Objects
9 29 (1.56%) Facebook
10 25 (1.34%) Yahoo!
10 25 (1.34%) Google
10 25 (1.34%) Apple
11 22 (1.18%) IBM
12 19 (1.02%) SAP
12 19 (1.02%) HP
13 16 (0.86%) NetApp
14 13 (0.70%) Citrix
15 12 (0.64%) CommVault
15 12 (0.64%) Infor
16 11 (0.59%) Vertica
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Posted: 8 hours ago
Devon
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Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Plus Benefits
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Salary: £Competitive
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Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + overtime + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
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Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bromley, Kent
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: £47000 - £52000 per annum + Benefits
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Hampshire
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London
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