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 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 272 276 234
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -42
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 1057 1086 1255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.05% 1.03% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 1.09% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 972 944 1090
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,300 £34,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.25%
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
95668 99324 96326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.81% 94.56% 94.84%
Number of salaries quoted 79169 81086 81446
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 March 2015.

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 March 2015. 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 -14 420 £56,500 +3.66% 63
South East +4 196 £43,000 -4.44% 20
North West +39 114 £40,000 - 10
Yorkshire +14 114 £40,000 +14.28% 11
East of England -37 66 £50,000 +11.73% 12
South West +3 56 £41,500 +10.66% 5
West Midlands -53 42 £38,500 -10.98% 7
East Midlands +33 35 £40,000 +6.66% 4
North East +4 14 £33,250 -14.19%
SQL DBA
UK

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 1856 (92.66%) SQL
2 1820 (90.86%) SQL Server
3 975 (48.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 960 (47.93%) T-SQL
5 829 (41.39%) Performance Tuning
6 812 (40.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 775 (38.69%) SQL Server 2008
8 727 (36.30%) Microsoft
9 595 (29.71%) Replication
10 558 (27.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 548 (27.36%) SQL Server 2012
12 525 (26.21%) Windows
13 492 (24.56%) Clustering
14 445 (22.22%) Finance
15 415 (20.72%) MS Excel
16 383 (19.12%) Business Intelligence
16 383 (19.12%) SQL Server 2005
17 362 (18.07%) Data Warehouse
18 306 (15.28%) Oracle
19 264 (13.18%) Disaster Recovery
20 245 (12.23%) Capacity Planning
21 211 (10.53%) ETL
22 209 (10.43%) Microsoft Certification
23 205 (10.23%) Migration
24 199 (9.94%) .NET
25 190 (9.49%) Relational Database
25 190 (9.49%) Database Mirroring
26 181 (9.04%) Degree
26 181 (9.04%) PowerShell
27 175 (8.74%) Analytical Skills

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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
1 145 (7.24%) SharePoint
2 89 (4.44%) IIS
3 19 (0.95%) Oracle Coherence
4 17 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
5 14 (0.70%) OpenEdge
6 13 (0.65%) WordPress
7 12 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
8 11 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
9 10 (0.50%) Apache Solr
10 8 (0.40%) WebSphere
10 8 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
11 7 (0.35%) Apache Pig
12 5 (0.25%) WorkSite
13 4 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (0.20%) Apache
14 3 (0.15%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.15%) SAS
14 3 (0.15%) CMS
14 3 (0.15%) Oracle Application Server
15 2 (0.100%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 415 (20.72%) MS Excel
2 41 (2.05%) MS Office
3 15 (0.75%) PowerPivot
4 14 (0.70%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 46 (2.30%) Dynamics AX
2 17 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.15%) Agresso
5 2 (0.100%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.100%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.100%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.050%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.050%) SimCorp Dimension
6 1 (0.050%) Academy Housing
6 1 (0.050%) arcHouse
Cloud Services
1 77 (3.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
3 19 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (0.75%) SaaS
5 14 (0.70%) Office 365
6 3 (0.15%) PaaS
7 2 (0.100%) GitHub
8 1 (0.050%) IaaS
8 1 (0.050%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 40 (2.00%) SAN
2 15 (0.75%) Internet
2 15 (0.75%) WAN
3 14 (0.70%) DNS
4 11 (0.55%) TCP/IP
5 10 (0.50%) HTTP
6 9 (0.45%) Kerberos
7 8 (0.40%) Firewall
8 5 (0.25%) LAN
9 4 (0.20%) Network Security
9 4 (0.20%) NAS
9 4 (0.20%) Intranet
9 4 (0.20%) DHCP
10 3 (0.15%) FTP
10 3 (0.15%) SSL
11 2 (0.100%) PuTTY
12 1 (0.050%) NetScaler
12 1 (0.050%) Intrusion Detection
12 1 (0.050%) SMTP
12 1 (0.050%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1820 (90.86%) SQL Server
2 975 (48.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 812 (40.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 775 (38.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 558 (27.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 548 (27.36%) SQL Server 2012
7 383 (19.12%) SQL Server 2005
8 362 (18.07%) Data Warehouse
9 190 (9.49%) Relational Database
10 163 (8.14%) Oracle Database
11 146 (7.29%) MySQL
12 144 (7.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 134 (6.69%) RDBMS
14 117 (5.84%) DTS
15 95 (4.74%) SQL Server 2000
16 54 (2.70%) OLAP
17 50 (2.50%) OLTP
18 48 (2.40%) Big Data
18 48 (2.40%) Oracle Database 11g
19 44 (2.20%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 72 (3.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 50 (2.50%) Visual Studio
3 35 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
4 7 (0.35%) Toad
5 5 (0.25%) Subversion
6 4 (0.20%) PowerBuilder
7 3 (0.15%) ProC
7 3 (0.15%) JIRA
7 3 (0.15%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (0.15%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.100%) Git (software)
General
1 445 (22.22%) Finance
2 145 (7.24%) Banking
3 61 (3.05%) Marketing
4 52 (2.60%) Legal
5 43 (2.15%) Law
6 39 (1.95%) Retail
7 29 (1.45%) Advertising
8 27 (1.35%) Investment Banking
9 22 (1.10%) Telecoms
10 14 (0.70%) Games
11 11 (0.55%) Publishing
12 7 (0.35%) Front Office
12 7 (0.35%) Local Government
13 6 (0.30%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.20%) Multimedia
14 4 (0.20%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.15%) Electronics
15 3 (0.15%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.15%) Billing
16 2 (0.100%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (9.94%) .NET
2 51 (2.55%) XML
3 39 (1.95%) ASP.NET
3 39 (1.95%) Web Services
4 26 (1.30%) HTML
4 26 (1.30%) COM
5 23 (1.15%) .NET Framework
6 16 (0.80%) MDX
7 15 (0.75%) JDBC
8 13 (0.65%) WCF
9 10 (0.50%) FIX Protocol
10 9 (0.45%) CSS
10 9 (0.45%) ODBC
11 5 (0.25%) LAMP
11 5 (0.25%) WSH
11 5 (0.25%) Kafka
12 4 (0.20%) HTML5
12 4 (0.20%) CSS3
12 4 (0.20%) CGI
12 4 (0.20%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 595 (29.71%) Replication
2 492 (24.56%) Clustering
3 175 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
4 79 (3.94%) Statistics
5 50 (2.50%) Hedge funds
6 49 (2.45%) Client/Server
7 47 (2.35%) Computer Science
8 24 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
8 24 (1.20%) Management Information System
9 22 (1.10%) N-Tier
9 22 (1.10%) Social Network
10 20 (1.00%) Data Structures
11 15 (0.75%) Open Source
12 13 (0.65%) Social Media
13 12 (0.60%) BBC
13 12 (0.60%) Derivative
14 10 (0.50%) SWIFT
15 9 (0.45%) Public Cloud
15 9 (0.45%) Kindle
16 4 (0.20%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 525 (26.21%) Windows
2 152 (7.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 144 (7.19%) Linux
4 134 (6.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 109 (5.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 95 (4.74%) UNIX
7 27 (1.35%) Solaris
8 10 (0.50%) Windows 7
9 9 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.40%) AIX
11 5 (0.25%) CentOS
12 3 (0.15%) SUSE
12 3 (0.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.100%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.050%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.050%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.050%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.050%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.050%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 829 (41.39%) Performance Tuning
2 383 (19.12%) Business Intelligence
3 264 (13.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 245 (12.23%) Capacity Planning
5 211 (10.53%) ETL
6 205 (10.23%) Migration
7 190 (9.49%) Database Mirroring
8 168 (8.39%) Database Security
9 162 (8.09%) Performance Monitoring
10 159 (7.94%) ITIL
11 137 (6.84%) Agile Software Development
12 126 (6.29%) Database Tuning
13 122 (6.09%) High Availability
14 87 (4.34%) Data Modelling
15 81 (4.04%) Data Management
16 72 (3.59%) Change Management
17 67 (3.34%) Data Migration
18 57 (2.85%) Data Protection
19 47 (2.35%) Service Delivery
20 40 (2.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1856 (92.66%) SQL
2 960 (47.93%) T-SQL
3 181 (9.04%) PowerShell
4 93 (4.64%) C#
5 58 (2.90%) PL/SQL
6 53 (2.65%) Java
7 38 (1.90%) VB
8 32 (1.60%) Python
8 32 (1.60%) VBScript
9 31 (1.55%) Shell Script
10 28 (1.40%) JavaScript
11 24 (1.20%) C
12 20 (1.00%) PHP
13 18 (0.90%) Perl
14 15 (0.75%) Bash Shell
15 14 (0.70%) VB.NET
16 12 (0.60%) Ruby
17 6 (0.30%) Korn
17 6 (0.30%) C++
18 5 (0.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 209 (10.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 181 (9.04%) Degree
3 112 (5.59%) MCITP
4 78 (3.89%) MCTS
5 49 (2.45%) Security Cleared
6 39 (1.95%) MCDBA
7 27 (1.35%) MCSA
7 27 (1.35%) SC Cleared
8 19 (0.95%) MCSE
9 16 (0.80%) DV Cleared
10 13 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (0.60%) MCT
12 10 (0.50%) OCP
12 10 (0.50%) Oracle Certification
13 9 (0.45%) IBM Certification
14 8 (0.40%) MCP
14 8 (0.40%) HND
15 4 (0.20%) Microsoft Certified Architect
16 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Certified Master
17 2 (0.100%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (3.20%) SLA
2 32 (1.60%) QA
3 19 (0.95%) ISO 9001
4 10 (0.50%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.100%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 2 (0.100%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.050%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.050%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.050%) TickIT
System Software
1 76 (3.79%) Oracle RAC
2 71 (3.54%) Active Directory
3 36 (1.80%) Hyper-V
4 28 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (0.60%) vSphere
6 7 (0.35%) HDFS
7 5 (0.25%) Apache Flume
7 5 (0.25%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.20%) Terminal Server
8 4 (0.20%) Oracle Clusterware
9 2 (0.100%) XenApp
9 2 (0.100%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.050%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.050%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.050%) Firmware
10 1 (0.050%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 60 (3.00%) Data Guard
2 17 (0.85%) SCOM
3 16 (0.80%) Oracle RMAN
4 12 (0.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 6 (0.30%) Foglight
6 4 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (0.20%) BMC PATROL
7 3 (0.15%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.15%) Puppet
7 3 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.15%) Oracle Flashback
8 1 (0.050%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 727 (36.30%) Microsoft
2 306 (15.28%) Oracle
3 56 (2.80%) VMware
4 38 (1.90%) IBM
4 38 (1.90%) Business Objects
5 37 (1.85%) Facebook
6 33 (1.65%) Sybase
6 33 (1.65%) Red Hat
7 28 (1.40%) SAP
7 28 (1.40%) Red Gate
8 25 (1.25%) HP
9 22 (1.10%) Twitter
10 19 (0.95%) Sony
11 15 (0.75%) Google
12 14 (0.70%) Citrix
13 12 (0.60%) Apple
13 12 (0.60%) NetApp
13 12 (0.60%) Yahoo!
14 8 (0.40%) Vertica
14 8 (0.40%) 3PAR
Slough, Berkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £45k - 52k per year
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cobham, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £42000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Hays IT
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + great bonuses and benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum Salary is approx 60-80k base + bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £53000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, pension
Posted: 14 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus and Pension
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago