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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 346 246 278
Rank change year-on-year
-100 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 796 1129 1108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.74% 1.12% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 1.18% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 709 980 987
Average salary £46,750 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £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
101022 95344 106346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.22% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 82464 79867 91509
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -26 396 £52,500 - 28
South East -147 111 £42,500 -5.55% 9
North West -3 64 £42,500 +19.71% 11
South West -13 51 £42,500 +6.25% 4
East of England -57 48 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Yorkshire -78 48 £45,000 +16.88% 8
West Midlands -44 40 £37,500 -11.76% 7
East Midlands -24 36 £45,000 +16.88% 2
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 27 August 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 1772 (91.86%) SQL
2 1752 (90.82%) SQL Server
3 1011 (52.41%) T-SQL
4 929 (48.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 917 (47.54%) SQL Server 2008
6 839 (43.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 792 (41.06%) Performance Tuning
8 614 (31.83%) Microsoft
9 585 (30.33%) Replication
10 554 (28.72%) SQL Server 2005
11 518 (26.85%) Windows
12 510 (26.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 469 (24.31%) SQL Server 2012
14 413 (21.41%) Clustering
15 382 (19.80%) MS Excel
16 379 (19.65%) Finance
17 360 (18.66%) Business Intelligence
18 324 (16.80%) Oracle
19 280 (14.52%) Data Warehouse
20 239 (12.39%) Disaster Recovery
21 225 (11.66%) Microsoft Certification
22 214 (11.09%) ETL
23 210 (10.89%) MySQL
24 186 (9.64%) DTS
25 181 (9.38%) Relational Database
26 168 (8.71%) .NET
27 149 (7.72%) Windows Server 2008
28 148 (7.67%) Degree
29 147 (7.62%) ITIL
30 146 (7.57%) Oracle Database

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 72 (3.73%) SharePoint
2 52 (2.70%) IIS
3 19 (0.98%) Apache Solr
4 16 (0.83%) WebSphere
5 13 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
5 13 (0.67%) OpenEdge
6 12 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
7 10 (0.52%) WordPress
8 9 (0.47%) WorkSite
9 7 (0.36%) WebLogic
10 6 (0.31%) Oracle Application Server
10 6 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (0.26%) MS Exchange
12 4 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (0.21%) CMS
13 3 (0.16%) OpenROAD
13 3 (0.16%) Oracle Service Bus
13 3 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 3 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.10%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 382 (19.80%) MS Excel
2 34 (1.76%) 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%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.16%) Sage 1000
4 3 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.10%) Summit
5 2 (0.10%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (0.52%) Office 365
4 8 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.26%) SaaS
6 3 (0.16%) PaaS
6 3 (0.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 113 (5.86%) SAN
2 32 (1.66%) NAS
3 19 (0.98%) DNS
4 17 (0.88%) Internet
5 15 (0.78%) VPN
6 13 (0.67%) WAN
7 11 (0.57%) Firewall
8 10 (0.52%) LAN
9 6 (0.31%) DHCP
10 5 (0.26%) TCP/IP
11 4 (0.21%) HTTP
11 4 (0.21%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (0.21%) iSCSI
12 3 (0.16%) Intranet
13 2 (0.10%) VoIP
13 2 (0.10%) GSM
14 1 (0.052%) LDAP
14 1 (0.052%) FTP
14 1 (0.052%) SMTP
14 1 (0.052%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1752 (90.82%) SQL Server
2 929 (48.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 917 (47.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 839 (43.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 554 (28.72%) SQL Server 2005
6 510 (26.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 469 (24.31%) SQL Server 2012
8 280 (14.52%) Data Warehouse
9 210 (10.89%) MySQL
10 186 (9.64%) DTS
11 181 (9.38%) Relational Database
12 146 (7.57%) Oracle Database
13 142 (7.36%) SQL Server 2000
14 124 (6.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 114 (5.91%) RDBMS
16 80 (4.15%) Oracle Database 11g
17 75 (3.89%) OLAP
18 59 (3.06%) OLTP
19 53 (2.75%) NoSQL
20 45 (2.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 44 (2.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 24 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (1.09%) Visual Studio
4 16 (0.83%) Selenium
4 16 (0.83%) 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
1 379 (19.65%) Finance
2 72 (3.73%) Banking
3 67 (3.47%) Marketing
4 61 (3.16%) Law
5 56 (2.90%) Legal
6 39 (2.02%) Retail
7 23 (1.19%) Advertising
8 22 (1.14%) Telecoms
9 21 (1.09%) Back Office
10 15 (0.78%) Financial Institution
10 15 (0.78%) Games
11 12 (0.62%) Investment Banking
12 11 (0.57%) Aerospace
13 8 (0.41%) Publishing
14 6 (0.31%) Music Industry
14 6 (0.31%) Manufacturing
15 4 (0.21%) Automotive
15 4 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.16%) Electronics
17 2 (0.10%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (8.71%) .NET
2 69 (3.58%) Web Services
3 65 (3.37%) XML
4 43 (2.23%) HTML
5 37 (1.92%) MDX
6 24 (1.24%) .NET Framework
7 17 (0.88%) Lucene
8 14 (0.73%) WCF
8 14 (0.73%) ASP.NET
9 8 (0.41%) COM
9 8 (0.41%) FpML
10 7 (0.36%) CSS
10 7 (0.36%) Middleware
11 4 (0.21%) Ajax
11 4 (0.21%) jQuery
11 4 (0.21%) Oracle Fusion
12 3 (0.16%) JSON
12 3 (0.16%) FIX Protocol
12 3 (0.16%) ODBC
12 3 (0.16%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 585 (30.33%) Replication
2 413 (21.41%) Clustering
3 47 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 33 (1.71%) Statistics
5 25 (1.30%) Social Media
6 24 (1.24%) Data Integration
7 22 (1.14%) BBC
8 18 (0.93%) Thin Client
8 18 (0.93%) Fat Client
9 17 (0.88%) Client/Server
10 13 (0.67%) Hedge funds
11 11 (0.57%) Management Information System
12 10 (0.52%) Data Extraction
13 8 (0.41%) SWIFT
13 8 (0.41%) Open Source
13 8 (0.41%) Online Games
14 6 (0.31%) N-Tier
14 6 (0.31%) Data Protection Act
15 5 (0.26%) GIS
16 4 (0.21%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 518 (26.85%) Windows
2 149 (7.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 121 (6.27%) Linux
4 92 (4.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 83 (4.30%) UNIX
6 72 (3.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (1.14%) Solaris
8 20 (1.04%) Windows 2000 Server
9 10 (0.52%) HPUX
10 9 (0.47%) Apple iOS
11 7 (0.36%) Windows 2000
12 6 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.21%) Android
14 3 (0.16%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.10%) AIX
16 1 (0.052%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 792 (41.06%) Performance Tuning
2 360 (18.66%) Business Intelligence
3 239 (12.39%) Disaster Recovery
4 214 (11.09%) ETL
5 147 (7.62%) ITIL
6 132 (6.84%) Database Security
7 111 (5.75%) Capacity Planning
8 110 (5.70%) E-Commerce
8 110 (5.70%) Migration
9 103 (5.34%) Performance Monitoring
10 101 (5.24%) High Availability
10 101 (5.24%) Data Modelling
11 81 (4.20%) Database Tuning
12 54 (2.80%) Root Cause Analysis
13 48 (2.49%) Scrum
14 47 (2.44%) Incident Management
15 45 (2.33%) Business Continuity
15 45 (2.33%) Change Management
16 44 (2.28%) Data Management
17 41 (2.13%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1772 (91.86%) SQL
2 1011 (52.41%) T-SQL
3 89 (4.61%) PowerShell
4 66 (3.42%) Java
5 65 (3.37%) PL/SQL
6 58 (3.01%) C#
7 54 (2.80%) VB
8 27 (1.40%) Shell Script
9 23 (1.19%) Perl
10 20 (1.04%) PHP
10 20 (1.04%) Python
11 19 (0.98%) C++
12 18 (0.93%) VBA
13 15 (0.78%) JavaScript
13 15 (0.78%) VB.NET
14 7 (0.36%) VBScript
15 3 (0.16%) VB6
15 3 (0.16%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
16 2 (0.10%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 2 (0.10%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 225 (11.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 148 (7.67%) Degree
3 95 (4.92%) MCITP
4 80 (4.15%) MCDBA
5 68 (3.53%) MCTS
6 57 (2.95%) MCSE
7 44 (2.28%) MCSA
8 39 (2.02%) Security Cleared
9 17 (0.88%) SC Cleared
10 14 (0.73%) MCP
11 13 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
12 12 (0.62%) Oracle Certification
13 10 (0.52%) OCP
14 8 (0.41%) Microsoft Certified Master
15 7 (0.36%) Microsoft Certified Architect
16 6 (0.31%) MCSM
17 5 (0.26%) CTC Cleared
18 4 (0.21%) PhD
18 4 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 2 (0.10%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (2.64%) SLA
2 20 (1.04%) QA
3 19 (0.98%) PCI DSS
4 11 (0.57%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.052%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 83 (4.30%) Active Directory
2 54 (2.80%) Oracle RMAN
3 44 (2.28%) Oracle RAC
4 26 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 22 (1.14%) Hyper-V
6 17 (0.88%) LiteSpeed
7 12 (0.62%) VMware ESX
8 9 (0.47%) vSphere
9 2 (0.10%) XenApp
10 1 (0.052%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.052%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.052%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.052%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 34 (1.76%) Data Guard
2 18 (0.93%) SCOM
3 16 (0.83%) 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
1 614 (31.83%) Microsoft
2 324 (16.80%) Oracle
3 84 (4.35%) VMware
4 35 (1.81%) Sybase
5 34 (1.76%) Red Gate
6 30 (1.56%) Sony
7 29 (1.50%) Sun
8 26 (1.35%) Business Objects
9 24 (1.24%) Facebook
10 22 (1.14%) Yahoo!
10 22 (1.14%) Google
10 22 (1.14%) SAP
10 22 (1.14%) NetApp
10 22 (1.14%) Apple
11 20 (1.04%) HP
12 18 (0.93%) IBM
13 16 (0.83%) Cognos
14 15 (0.78%) Citrix
15 14 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
16 13 (0.67%) CommVault
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