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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 306 268 240
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 912 1001 1212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.92% 1.05% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 1.11% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 838 879 1068
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 £32,500 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
93674 90433 98244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.80% 94.55% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 78627 73802 84913
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 January 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 January 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 -15 340 £55,000 +4.76% 45
South East -29 210 £42,500 -5.55% 19
Yorkshire -38 84 £41,000 +2.50% 23
West Midlands -17 70 £42,500 +13.33% 6
North West -27 62 £40,000 +6.66% 16
South West +3 54 £39,000 -2.50% 4
East Midlands +34 39 £42,500 +3.65% 5
East of England -47 30 £47,500 +9.19% 7
North East +8 23 £31,500 -14.86%
SQL DBA
UK

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1645 (91.85%) SQL
2 1609 (89.84%) SQL Server
3 849 (47.40%) T-SQL
4 813 (45.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 760 (42.43%) Performance Tuning
6 716 (39.98%) SQL Server 2008
7 688 (38.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 641 (35.79%) Microsoft
9 548 (30.60%) Replication
10 471 (26.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 455 (25.40%) Windows
12 453 (25.29%) SQL Server 2012
13 379 (21.16%) Clustering
14 363 (20.27%) MS Excel
15 357 (19.93%) SQL Server 2005
16 344 (19.21%) Finance
17 337 (18.82%) Business Intelligence
18 307 (17.14%) Data Warehouse
19 260 (14.52%) Oracle
20 213 (11.89%) Disaster Recovery
21 208 (11.61%) .NET
22 205 (11.45%) Microsoft Certification
23 201 (11.22%) ETL
24 189 (10.55%) Relational Database
25 181 (10.11%) Capacity Planning
26 166 (9.27%) Degree
27 158 (8.82%) Migration
28 155 (8.65%) PowerShell
29 154 (8.60%) MySQL
30 152 (8.49%) Analytical Skills

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 151 (8.43%) SharePoint
2 69 (3.85%) IIS
3 25 (1.40%) OpenEdge
4 20 (1.12%) WordPress
5 17 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
6 15 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
6 15 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
7 12 (0.67%) Apache Solr
7 12 (0.67%) WebSphere
7 12 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
8 9 (0.50%) Oracle Coherence
9 8 (0.45%) WorkSite
10 7 (0.39%) CMS
10 7 (0.39%) WebLogic
10 7 (0.39%) Apache Pig
11 6 (0.34%) Oracle Application Server
12 5 (0.28%) SAS
12 5 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (0.22%) Apache
Applications
1 363 (20.27%) MS Excel
2 39 (2.18%) MS Office
3 20 (1.12%) MS Visio
4 19 (1.06%) PowerPivot
5 5 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 46 (2.57%) Dynamics AX
2 13 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.17%) Agresso
5 1 (0.056%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.056%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.056%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (0.056%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 49 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (1.17%) Office 365
2 21 (1.17%) SaaS
3 16 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.17%) PaaS
6 1 (0.056%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 36 (2.01%) SAN
2 16 (0.89%) DNS
3 13 (0.73%) TCP/IP
4 12 (0.67%) HTTP
5 10 (0.56%) WAN
6 9 (0.50%) Firewall
7 7 (0.39%) DHCP
8 6 (0.34%) Kerberos
9 5 (0.28%) Internet
9 5 (0.28%) NAS
10 4 (0.22%) Intranet
11 3 (0.17%) FTP
11 3 (0.17%) SSL
12 2 (0.11%) VPN
13 1 (0.056%) LAN
13 1 (0.056%) SMTP
13 1 (0.056%) Intrusion Detection
13 1 (0.056%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1609 (89.84%) SQL Server
2 813 (45.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 716 (39.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 688 (38.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 471 (26.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 453 (25.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 357 (19.93%) SQL Server 2005
8 307 (17.14%) Data Warehouse
9 189 (10.55%) Relational Database
10 154 (8.60%) MySQL
11 133 (7.43%) RDBMS
12 130 (7.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 122 (6.81%) Oracle Database
14 113 (6.31%) DTS
15 89 (4.97%) SQL Server 2000
16 71 (3.96%) OLTP
17 59 (3.29%) OLAP
18 44 (2.46%) NoSQL
19 39 (2.18%) Big Data
20 38 (2.12%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 48 (2.68%) Visual Studio
1 48 (2.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 31 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
4 9 (0.50%) Selenium
4 9 (0.50%) Hudson
5 5 (0.28%) PowerBuilder
5 5 (0.28%) ProC
5 5 (0.28%) Subversion
6 3 (0.17%) JIRA
6 3 (0.17%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.11%) Toad
8 1 (0.056%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.056%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 344 (19.21%) Finance
2 101 (5.64%) Banking
3 64 (3.57%) Law
3 64 (3.57%) Legal
4 61 (3.41%) Marketing
5 34 (1.90%) Advertising
5 34 (1.90%) Retail
6 22 (1.23%) Telecoms
7 17 (0.95%) Investment Banking
8 8 (0.45%) Publishing
9 7 (0.39%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.34%) Games
10 6 (0.34%) Front Office
11 3 (0.17%) Billing
12 2 (0.11%) Local Government
12 2 (0.11%) Electronics
12 2 (0.11%) Military
12 2 (0.11%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.11%) Back Office
13 1 (0.056%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (11.61%) .NET
2 50 (2.79%) XML
3 46 (2.57%) Web Services
4 38 (2.12%) ASP.NET
5 32 (1.79%) .NET Framework
6 29 (1.62%) HTML
7 24 (1.34%) MDX
8 19 (1.06%) COM
8 19 (1.06%) WCF
9 10 (0.56%) CSS
9 10 (0.56%) ODBC
10 7 (0.39%) LAMP
10 7 (0.39%) WSH
10 7 (0.39%) JDBC
11 5 (0.28%) jQuery
11 5 (0.28%) CSS3
11 5 (0.28%) HTML5
11 5 (0.28%) Kafka
12 3 (0.17%) SOAP
12 3 (0.17%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 548 (30.60%) Replication
2 379 (21.16%) Clustering
3 152 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
4 67 (3.74%) Statistics
5 55 (3.07%) Computer Science
6 43 (2.40%) Client/Server
7 40 (2.23%) Hedge funds
8 20 (1.12%) Management Information System
9 18 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
10 16 (0.89%) Open Source
11 14 (0.78%) Social Network
11 14 (0.78%) N-Tier
12 13 (0.73%) Data Structures
12 13 (0.73%) Social Media
13 12 (0.67%) BBC
14 6 (0.34%) Kindle
15 5 (0.28%) Life Science
15 5 (0.28%) Online Banking
16 4 (0.22%) Derivative
16 4 (0.22%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 455 (25.40%) Windows
2 146 (8.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 127 (7.09%) Linux
4 110 (6.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 94 (5.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 65 (3.63%) UNIX
7 28 (1.56%) Solaris
8 8 (0.45%) Windows 7
8 8 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.28%) CentOS
10 3 (0.17%) HPUX
10 3 (0.17%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.11%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.056%) SUSE
12 1 (0.056%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.056%) AIX
12 1 (0.056%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.056%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.056%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 760 (42.43%) Performance Tuning
2 337 (18.82%) Business Intelligence
3 213 (11.89%) Disaster Recovery
4 201 (11.22%) ETL
5 181 (10.11%) Capacity Planning
6 158 (8.82%) Migration
7 144 (8.04%) ITIL
8 143 (7.98%) Agile Software Development
9 138 (7.71%) Performance Monitoring
10 117 (6.53%) Database Security
11 103 (5.75%) Database Tuning
12 90 (5.03%) High Availability
13 88 (4.91%) Data Modelling
14 68 (3.80%) Data Management
15 61 (3.41%) Change Management
16 48 (2.68%) Data Migration
17 45 (2.51%) E-Commerce
18 40 (2.23%) Data Protection
18 40 (2.23%) Mentoring
19 39 (2.18%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1645 (91.85%) SQL
2 849 (47.40%) T-SQL
3 155 (8.65%) PowerShell
4 102 (5.70%) C#
5 61 (3.41%) PL/SQL
6 48 (2.68%) VB
7 43 (2.40%) Java
8 31 (1.73%) Python
9 30 (1.68%) VBScript
10 27 (1.51%) PHP
11 26 (1.45%) JavaScript
12 20 (1.12%) Perl
13 17 (0.95%) C
14 14 (0.78%) Shell Script
15 11 (0.61%) C++
16 10 (0.56%) VB.NET
17 6 (0.34%) Bash Shell
17 6 (0.34%) VBA
18 3 (0.17%) Ruby
19 2 (0.11%) Korn
Qualifications
1 205 (11.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 166 (9.27%) Degree
3 100 (5.58%) MCITP
4 89 (4.97%) MCTS
5 46 (2.57%) Security Cleared
6 40 (2.23%) MCDBA
7 26 (1.45%) MCSA
8 24 (1.34%) SC Cleared
9 23 (1.28%) MCSE
10 15 (0.84%) DV Cleared
11 8 (0.45%) OCP
11 8 (0.45%) Oracle Certification
12 7 (0.39%) IBM Certification
13 6 (0.34%) MCP
14 5 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (0.22%) Microsoft Certified Architect
15 4 (0.22%) HND
15 4 (0.22%) MCT
16 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Certified Master
17 2 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (4.13%) SLA
2 41 (2.29%) QA
3 23 (1.28%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.34%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.17%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.11%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.056%) TickIT
7 1 (0.056%) JSP 440
System Software
1 73 (4.08%) Active Directory
2 58 (3.24%) Oracle RAC
3 30 (1.68%) Hyper-V
4 20 (1.12%) Oracle RMAN
5 13 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (0.39%) VMware ESX
6 7 (0.39%) HDFS
7 5 (0.28%) Apache Flume
8 4 (0.22%) vSphere
8 4 (0.22%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.11%) Firmware
10 1 (0.056%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.056%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.056%) LiteSpeed
10 1 (0.056%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 40 (2.23%) Data Guard
2 19 (1.06%) SCOM
3 9 (0.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (0.34%) Foglight
4 6 (0.34%) Backup Exec
4 6 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (0.17%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.17%) Puppet
5 3 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.11%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.11%) SCSM
6 2 (0.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 641 (35.79%) Microsoft
2 260 (14.52%) Oracle
3 35 (1.95%) VMware
4 32 (1.79%) IBM
4 32 (1.79%) Business Objects
5 31 (1.73%) Red Hat
5 31 (1.73%) Red Gate
6 30 (1.68%) Sybase
7 28 (1.56%) Facebook
8 24 (1.34%) HP
9 23 (1.28%) Sony
10 15 (0.84%) Google
11 13 (0.73%) NetApp
12 12 (0.67%) Twitter
12 12 (0.67%) Yahoo!
12 12 (0.67%) Apple
13 11 (0.61%) SAP
13 11 (0.61%) Sun
14 9 (0.50%) Cognos
15 7 (0.39%) Endeca
City, London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Scott-Merrick LLP
Salary: Market Rate + SHARES
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + 20% bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ARM Technology
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £280 - £340 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Pension, Gym Membership, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago