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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 305 297 252
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -45
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 996 1043 1188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.98% 0.95% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 1.00% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 884 919 1000
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £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
96432 103854 97223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.46% 94.47% 94.53%
Number of salaries quoted 80542 85900 81828
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -20 394 £55,000 +4.76% 39
South East 0 200 £45,000 +5.88% 22
North West +40 96 £42,500 +6.25% 15
West Midlands +12 89 £40,000 -5.88% 9
East of England -12 80 £45,000 +5.88% 8
Yorkshire +28 64 £39,750 -20.50% 12
East Midlands 0 45 £40,000 -5.88% 3
South West -15 26 £39,250 -6.54% 8
North East -26 2 £35,000 +7.69%
SQL DBA
UK

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 1983 (93.01%) SQL Server
2 1961 (91.98%) SQL
3 1089 (51.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1083 (50.80%) T-SQL
5 988 (46.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 949 (44.51%) Performance Tuning
7 835 (39.17%) SQL Server 2008
8 743 (34.85%) Microsoft
9 698 (32.74%) Replication
10 678 (31.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 664 (31.14%) Clustering
12 639 (29.97%) SQL Server 2012
13 513 (24.06%) Finance
14 506 (23.73%) Windows
15 471 (22.09%) MS Excel
16 460 (21.58%) Business Intelligence
17 407 (19.09%) SQL Server 2005
18 397 (18.62%) Data Warehouse
19 338 (15.85%) Oracle
20 296 (13.88%) Capacity Planning
21 263 (12.34%) Disaster Recovery
22 227 (10.65%) Database Mirroring
23 224 (10.51%) ETL
24 210 (9.85%) Migration
24 210 (9.85%) Oracle Database
25 196 (9.19%) Microsoft Certification
26 195 (9.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
26 195 (9.15%) PowerShell
27 192 (9.01%) Database Security
28 191 (8.96%) Relational Database

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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
1 120 (5.63%) SharePoint
2 95 (4.46%) IIS
3 23 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
4 22 (1.03%) Oracle Coherence
5 12 (0.56%) MS Exchange
6 9 (0.42%) JBoss
7 8 (0.38%) Oracle Application Server
8 6 (0.28%) Lync
8 6 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (0.28%) SAS
9 5 (0.23%) Apache
9 5 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.19%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.19%) Oracle 9iAS
11 2 (0.094%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.094%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.094%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.094%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.094%) OpenEdge
11 2 (0.094%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 471 (22.09%) MS Excel
2 36 (1.69%) MS Office
3 3 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.094%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.094%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.047%) SPSS
5 1 (0.047%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 21 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.19%) Agresso
4 4 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.094%) Sophis RISQUE
5 2 (0.094%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.094%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.094%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.047%) Scribe Insight
6 1 (0.047%) Orchard Housing
6 1 (0.047%) Aareon QL
6 1 (0.047%) OPENHousing
6 1 (0.047%) MIS ActiveH
6 1 (0.047%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.047%) Academy Housing
6 1 (0.047%) arcHouse
Cloud Services
1 89 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 43 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (0.61%) SaaS
5 8 (0.38%) GitHub
6 6 (0.28%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.094%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.094%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.094%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.047%) IaaS
9 1 (0.047%) Office 365
9 1 (0.047%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.047%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 56 (2.63%) SAN
2 43 (2.02%) Internet
3 24 (1.13%) DNS
4 12 (0.56%) WAN
5 11 (0.52%) Firewall
6 10 (0.47%) TCP/IP
7 8 (0.38%) Kerberos
7 8 (0.38%) SMTP
8 7 (0.33%) VPN
8 7 (0.33%) LAN
9 6 (0.28%) SNMP
9 6 (0.28%) DHCP
10 5 (0.23%) NAS
11 4 (0.19%) Network Security
12 3 (0.14%) SSL
12 3 (0.14%) DMZ
13 2 (0.094%) Intranet
13 2 (0.094%) PuTTY
13 2 (0.094%) Ethernet
13 2 (0.094%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1983 (93.01%) SQL Server
2 1089 (51.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 988 (46.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 835 (39.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 678 (31.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 639 (29.97%) SQL Server 2012
7 407 (19.09%) SQL Server 2005
8 397 (18.62%) Data Warehouse
9 210 (9.85%) Oracle Database
10 195 (9.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 191 (8.96%) Relational Database
12 142 (6.66%) RDBMS
13 141 (6.61%) MySQL
14 129 (6.05%) SQL Server 2000
15 96 (4.50%) DTS
16 75 (3.52%) Oracle Database 11g
17 49 (2.30%) OLAP
18 43 (2.02%) OLTP
19 40 (1.88%) NoSQL
20 33 (1.55%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 91 (4.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 31 (1.45%) Visual Studio
3 26 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (0.52%) JIRA
5 8 (0.38%) Git (software)
5 8 (0.38%) Toad
6 7 (0.33%) Subversion
7 3 (0.14%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.094%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.047%) ERwin
9 1 (0.047%) MSTest
General
1 513 (24.06%) Finance
2 160 (7.50%) Banking
3 60 (2.81%) Retail
4 55 (2.58%) Marketing
5 47 (2.20%) Legal
6 35 (1.64%) Law
7 33 (1.55%) Telecoms
8 31 (1.45%) Advertising
9 26 (1.22%) Games
9 26 (1.22%) Investment Banking
10 10 (0.47%) Local Government
10 10 (0.47%) Financial Institution
11 9 (0.42%) Manufacturing
12 8 (0.38%) Publishing
13 6 (0.28%) Front Office
14 4 (0.19%) Electronics
14 4 (0.19%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.14%) Back Office
15 3 (0.14%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.094%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (8.54%) .NET
2 36 (1.69%) .NET Framework
3 33 (1.55%) XML
4 28 (1.31%) Web Services
5 24 (1.13%) ASP.NET
6 23 (1.08%) COM
7 18 (0.84%) HTML
7 18 (0.84%) JDBC
8 14 (0.66%) Entity Framework
9 11 (0.52%) MDX
10 9 (0.42%) FIX Protocol
10 9 (0.42%) LINQ
11 6 (0.28%) Classic ASP
11 6 (0.28%) SAML
12 5 (0.23%) RSS
13 4 (0.19%) CSS
13 4 (0.19%) CGI
13 4 (0.19%) Middleware
13 4 (0.19%) Hibernate
13 4 (0.19%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 698 (32.74%) Replication
2 664 (31.14%) Clustering
3 186 (8.72%) Analytical Skills
4 81 (3.80%) Statistics
5 74 (3.47%) Data Centre
6 38 (1.78%) Hedge funds
7 29 (1.36%) Computer Science
8 28 (1.31%) Management Information System
9 27 (1.27%) Data Structures
10 24 (1.13%) Client/Server
11 18 (0.84%) Social Network
12 16 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
12 16 (0.75%) N-Tier
13 14 (0.66%) Social Media
14 13 (0.61%) BBC
14 13 (0.61%) Derivative
15 9 (0.42%) Streaming Music
15 9 (0.42%) SWIFT
16 7 (0.33%) Kindle
17 6 (0.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 506 (23.73%) Windows
2 126 (5.91%) Linux
3 108 (5.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 108 (5.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 100 (4.69%) UNIX
5 88 (4.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (0.98%) Solaris
7 16 (0.75%) Windows 7
8 14 (0.66%) AIX
9 11 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (0.42%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.14%) CentOS
11 3 (0.14%) SUSE
11 3 (0.14%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.094%) Debian
12 2 (0.094%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.094%) Android
12 2 (0.094%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.047%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 949 (44.51%) Performance Tuning
2 460 (21.58%) Business Intelligence
3 296 (13.88%) Capacity Planning
4 263 (12.34%) Disaster Recovery
5 227 (10.65%) Database Mirroring
6 224 (10.51%) ETL
7 210 (9.85%) Migration
8 192 (9.01%) Database Security
9 187 (8.77%) High Availability
10 168 (7.88%) Performance Monitoring
11 157 (7.36%) ITIL
12 139 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
13 111 (5.21%) Database Tuning
14 91 (4.27%) Change Management
15 74 (3.47%) Data Migration
16 68 (3.19%) Data Modelling
17 62 (2.91%) Data Management
18 57 (2.67%) Service Delivery
19 44 (2.06%) Data Protection
19 44 (2.06%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1961 (91.98%) SQL
2 1083 (50.80%) T-SQL
3 195 (9.15%) PowerShell
4 76 (3.56%) C#
5 63 (2.95%) Java
6 41 (1.92%) PL/SQL
7 40 (1.88%) VBScript
8 37 (1.74%) Python
9 36 (1.69%) Shell Script
10 27 (1.27%) Perl
11 26 (1.22%) JavaScript
12 25 (1.17%) VB.NET
13 22 (1.03%) Ruby
13 22 (1.03%) VB
14 21 (0.98%) Bash Shell
15 14 (0.66%) C
16 6 (0.28%) Korn
17 5 (0.23%) PHP
18 4 (0.19%) C++
18 4 (0.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 196 (9.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 159 (7.46%) Degree
3 88 (4.13%) MCITP
4 66 (3.10%) MCTS
5 46 (2.16%) Security Cleared
6 36 (1.69%) MCSA
7 30 (1.41%) MCDBA
8 29 (1.36%) MCSE
9 27 (1.27%) SC Cleared
10 17 (0.80%) Oracle Certification
11 15 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
12 13 (0.61%) OCP
13 11 (0.52%) MCP
14 10 (0.47%) HND
14 10 (0.47%) MCT
15 7 (0.33%) IBM Certification
15 7 (0.33%) DV Cleared
16 4 (0.19%) Microsoft Certified Architect
17 2 (0.094%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 2 (0.094%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (2.39%) SLA
2 46 (2.16%) QA
3 11 (0.52%) ISO 9001
4 10 (0.47%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.19%) TickIT
7 1 (0.047%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.047%) HIPAA
System Software
1 91 (4.27%) Oracle RAC
2 50 (2.35%) Active Directory
3 45 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (0.84%) Hyper-V
5 11 (0.52%) vSphere
6 4 (0.19%) Oracle Clusterware
7 3 (0.14%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.094%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.094%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.094%) XenApp
8 2 (0.094%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (0.094%) NFS
8 2 (0.094%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.047%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.047%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 86 (4.03%) Data Guard
2 34 (1.59%) Oracle RMAN
3 22 (1.03%) SCOM
4 14 (0.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 7 (0.33%) BMC PATROL
6 6 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.19%) Puppet
7 4 (0.19%) Tivoli
7 4 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (0.14%) SCCM
9 2 (0.094%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.094%) Foglight
9 2 (0.094%) Oracle Statspack
10 1 (0.047%) LiteSpeed
10 1 (0.047%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.047%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 743 (34.85%) Microsoft
2 338 (15.85%) Oracle
3 84 (3.94%) VMware
4 49 (2.30%) Facebook
5 41 (1.92%) IBM
6 35 (1.64%) Red Gate
7 29 (1.36%) SAP
8 26 (1.22%) Business Objects
9 24 (1.13%) Red Hat
10 22 (1.03%) Google
11 21 (0.98%) Sybase
12 20 (0.94%) Twitter
13 15 (0.70%) Citrix
14 13 (0.61%) Apple
14 13 (0.61%) Sony
14 13 (0.61%) Tableau
14 13 (0.61%) Yahoo!
15 12 (0.56%) HP
16 9 (0.42%) Cognos
17 8 (0.38%) 3PAR
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Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 27-30k
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £40000 - £44000 Per Annum + On call + Bonus + Excellent Bene
Posted: 6 hours ago
South West London
First Point
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Central London / West End
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ashford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Next Move IT
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday