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

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 270 284 241
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 1057 1108 1200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.06% 1.00% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 1.06% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 958 962 1013
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,100 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
94274 104403 95375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.61% 94.65%
Number of salaries quoted 78300 86556 80168
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 £27,000 £27,000
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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +2 425 £57,500 +9.52% 34
South East -28 196 £44,000 -2.22% 17
North West +35 97 £42,500 +21.42% 8
East of England -10 95 £48,750 +8.33% 7
Yorkshire +20 89 £38,000 +1.33% 18
West Midlands +5 71 £38,500 -9.41% 14
South West +11 45 £40,750 +1.87% 9
East Midlands +27 39 £42,500 +1.19% 8
SQL DBA
UK

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 1881 (92.34%) SQL
2 1869 (91.75%) SQL Server
3 1035 (50.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1011 (49.63%) T-SQL
5 902 (44.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 866 (42.51%) Performance Tuning
7 797 (39.13%) SQL Server 2008
8 734 (36.03%) Microsoft
9 621 (30.49%) Replication
10 606 (29.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 601 (29.50%) SQL Server 2012
12 579 (28.42%) Clustering
13 515 (25.28%) Windows
14 489 (24.01%) Finance
15 442 (21.70%) MS Excel
16 425 (20.86%) Business Intelligence
17 389 (19.10%) SQL Server 2005
18 381 (18.70%) Data Warehouse
19 313 (15.37%) Oracle
20 268 (13.16%) Capacity Planning
21 260 (12.76%) Disaster Recovery
22 216 (10.60%) ETL
23 202 (9.92%) Migration
24 193 (9.47%) PowerShell
25 191 (9.38%) Database Security
26 190 (9.33%) Microsoft Certification
27 184 (9.03%) Relational Database
28 183 (8.98%) Database Mirroring
29 181 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
30 179 (8.79%) .NET

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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
1 113 (5.55%) SharePoint
2 87 (4.27%) IIS
3 23 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
4 20 (0.98%) Oracle Coherence
5 11 (0.54%) MS Exchange
6 8 (0.39%) JBoss
7 7 (0.34%) Apache Solr
8 5 (0.25%) SAS
9 4 (0.20%) OpenEdge
9 4 (0.20%) Apache
9 4 (0.20%) WordPress
9 4 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.15%) Oracle Application Server
10 3 (0.15%) Oracle 9iAS
11 2 (0.098%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.098%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.098%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.049%) Lync
Applications
1 442 (21.70%) MS Excel
2 49 (2.41%) MS Office
3 6 (0.29%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.25%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.098%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.098%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 38 (1.87%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.29%) Agresso
5 2 (0.098%) Sophis RISQUE
5 2 (0.098%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.098%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.049%) Orchard Housing
6 1 (0.049%) Aareon QL
6 1 (0.049%) OPENHousing
6 1 (0.049%) MIS ActiveH
6 1 (0.049%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.049%) Academy Housing
6 1 (0.049%) arcHouse
Cloud Services
1 82 (4.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (0.64%) SaaS
5 6 (0.29%) GitHub
6 5 (0.25%) Office 365
7 3 (0.15%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.049%) IaaS
8 1 (0.049%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.049%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.049%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 52 (2.55%) SAN
2 30 (1.47%) Internet
3 21 (1.03%) DNS
4 15 (0.74%) WAN
5 12 (0.59%) Firewall
6 11 (0.54%) TCP/IP
7 10 (0.49%) Kerberos
8 8 (0.39%) HTTP
9 5 (0.25%) VPN
9 5 (0.25%) LAN
9 5 (0.25%) DHCP
10 4 (0.20%) SMTP
10 4 (0.20%) Network Security
11 3 (0.15%) NAS
11 3 (0.15%) SSL
12 2 (0.098%) PuTTY
12 2 (0.098%) Intranet
13 1 (0.049%) DMZ
13 1 (0.049%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1869 (91.75%) SQL Server
2 1035 (50.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 902 (44.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 797 (39.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 606 (29.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 601 (29.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 389 (19.10%) SQL Server 2005
8 381 (18.70%) Data Warehouse
9 184 (9.03%) Relational Database
10 178 (8.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 173 (8.49%) Oracle Database
12 153 (7.51%) MySQL
13 143 (7.02%) RDBMS
14 99 (4.86%) DTS
15 96 (4.71%) SQL Server 2000
16 58 (2.85%) Oracle Database 11g
17 53 (2.60%) OLAP
18 39 (1.91%) OLTP
19 34 (1.67%) Big Data
20 33 (1.62%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 76 (3.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 35 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (1.28%) Visual Studio
4 10 (0.49%) JIRA
5 9 (0.44%) Toad
6 6 (0.29%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.15%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.098%) Subversion
8 2 (0.098%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.049%) PowerBuilder
9 1 (0.049%) ERwin
9 1 (0.049%) MSTest
General
1 489 (24.01%) Finance
2 156 (7.66%) Banking
3 49 (2.41%) Marketing
4 44 (2.16%) Retail
5 43 (2.11%) Legal
6 28 (1.37%) Investment Banking
7 27 (1.33%) Law
8 24 (1.18%) Advertising
9 23 (1.13%) Telecoms
10 19 (0.93%) Games
11 10 (0.49%) Publishing
12 8 (0.39%) Financial Institution
12 8 (0.39%) Local Government
13 7 (0.34%) Front Office
14 6 (0.29%) Manufacturing
15 4 (0.20%) Multimedia
16 3 (0.15%) Aerospace
17 2 (0.098%) Electronics
17 2 (0.098%) Music Industry
17 2 (0.098%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (8.79%) .NET
2 43 (2.11%) XML
3 35 (1.72%) Web Services
4 28 (1.37%) COM
5 26 (1.28%) ASP.NET
6 22 (1.08%) .NET Framework
7 18 (0.88%) HTML
8 16 (0.79%) JDBC
9 10 (0.49%) MDX
9 10 (0.49%) FIX Protocol
10 9 (0.44%) WCF
11 5 (0.25%) Entity Framework
11 5 (0.25%) RSS
12 4 (0.20%) Hibernate
12 4 (0.20%) Ajax
12 4 (0.20%) CSS
12 4 (0.20%) CGI
13 3 (0.15%) LINQ
13 3 (0.15%) LAMP
13 3 (0.15%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 621 (30.49%) Replication
2 579 (28.42%) Clustering
3 181 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
4 79 (3.88%) Statistics
5 78 (3.83%) Data Centre
6 46 (2.26%) Hedge funds
7 37 (1.82%) Client/Server
8 31 (1.52%) Computer Science
9 25 (1.23%) Data Structures
10 24 (1.18%) Data Protection Act
11 23 (1.13%) N-Tier
12 21 (1.03%) Social Network
13 15 (0.74%) Management Information System
14 14 (0.69%) Social Media
15 13 (0.64%) BBC
16 12 (0.59%) Derivative
17 10 (0.49%) SWIFT
18 9 (0.44%) Kindle
18 9 (0.44%) Public Cloud
19 8 (0.39%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 515 (25.28%) Windows
2 141 (6.92%) Linux
3 127 (6.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 120 (5.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 104 (5.11%) UNIX
6 100 (4.91%) Windows Server 2003
7 27 (1.33%) Solaris
8 19 (0.93%) Windows 7
9 10 (0.49%) AIX
9 10 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (0.44%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.15%) CentOS
11 3 (0.15%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.15%) SUSE
12 2 (0.098%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.098%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.098%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 866 (42.51%) Performance Tuning
2 425 (20.86%) Business Intelligence
3 268 (13.16%) Capacity Planning
4 260 (12.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 216 (10.60%) ETL
6 202 (9.92%) Migration
7 191 (9.38%) Database Security
8 183 (8.98%) Database Mirroring
9 161 (7.90%) High Availability
10 156 (7.66%) Performance Monitoring
11 144 (7.07%) ITIL
12 127 (6.23%) Agile Software Development
13 116 (5.69%) Database Tuning
14 82 (4.03%) Data Modelling
15 75 (3.68%) Data Management
16 71 (3.49%) Change Management
17 69 (3.39%) Data Migration
18 55 (2.70%) Data Protection
19 49 (2.41%) Line Management
20 48 (2.36%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1881 (92.34%) SQL
2 1011 (49.63%) T-SQL
3 193 (9.47%) PowerShell
4 74 (3.63%) C#
5 57 (2.80%) Java
6 49 (2.41%) PL/SQL
7 38 (1.87%) Shell Script
8 33 (1.62%) VBScript
8 33 (1.62%) Python
9 24 (1.18%) VB
10 21 (1.03%) JavaScript
10 21 (1.03%) Perl
11 19 (0.93%) Ruby
12 18 (0.88%) Bash Shell
12 18 (0.88%) VB.NET
13 16 (0.79%) C
14 9 (0.44%) PHP
15 7 (0.34%) Korn
16 6 (0.29%) C++
17 4 (0.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 190 (9.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 141 (6.92%) Degree
3 94 (4.61%) MCITP
4 69 (3.39%) MCTS
5 48 (2.36%) Security Cleared
6 31 (1.52%) MCSA
7 30 (1.47%) MCDBA
8 23 (1.13%) SC Cleared
9 20 (0.98%) MCSE
10 15 (0.74%) Oracle Certification
10 15 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
11 13 (0.64%) OCP
12 11 (0.54%) MCP
13 10 (0.49%) MCT
13 10 (0.49%) DV Cleared
14 9 (0.44%) HND
14 9 (0.44%) IBM Certification
15 4 (0.20%) Microsoft Certified Architect
16 2 (0.098%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 2 (0.098%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (2.95%) SLA
2 37 (1.82%) QA
3 15 (0.74%) ISO 9001
4 12 (0.59%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.20%) TickIT
7 1 (0.049%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.049%) HIPAA
System Software
1 88 (4.32%) Oracle RAC
2 60 (2.95%) Active Directory
3 43 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (1.28%) Hyper-V
5 12 (0.59%) vSphere
6 4 (0.20%) Oracle Clusterware
7 2 (0.098%) NFS
7 2 (0.098%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.098%) XenApp
7 2 (0.098%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (0.098%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.098%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.098%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.049%) LiteSpeed
8 1 (0.049%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 73 (3.58%) Data Guard
2 25 (1.23%) Oracle RMAN
3 17 (0.83%) SCOM
4 12 (0.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 7 (0.34%) BMC PATROL
6 3 (0.15%) Foglight
6 3 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (0.15%) SCCM
6 3 (0.15%) Puppet
7 2 (0.098%) Oracle Statspack
7 2 (0.098%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.098%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.049%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 734 (36.03%) Microsoft
2 313 (15.37%) Oracle
3 74 (3.63%) VMware
4 44 (2.16%) Facebook
5 39 (1.91%) IBM
6 33 (1.62%) Red Hat
7 32 (1.57%) SAP
8 31 (1.52%) Red Gate
9 28 (1.37%) Business Objects
10 25 (1.23%) Sybase
11 23 (1.13%) Twitter
12 17 (0.83%) Google
12 17 (0.83%) HP
13 16 (0.79%) Sony
14 14 (0.69%) Citrix
15 13 (0.64%) Apple
15 13 (0.64%) Yahoo!
16 12 (0.59%) Cognos
16 12 (0.59%) Tableau
17 8 (0.39%) 3PAR
London
ASG International
Salary: From £75,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £27000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Fantastic Benefits & Working Environment
Posted: 7 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £52,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Exsurgo
Salary: package
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Claremont Consulting Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £42000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £27k - 30k per year + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + market leading benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: 4 days ago