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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 335 259 267
Rank change year-on-year
-76 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 848 1085 1093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.80% 1.07% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 1.14% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 754 971 1004
Average salary £47,500 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.74% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,700 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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
100718 95501 103305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.44% 94.50% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 83018 80165 88637
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 £26,750 £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 21 October 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 21 October 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
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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 -25 385 £55,000 +4.76% 49
South East -92 110 £45,000 -2.70% 17
North West -11 81 £40,000 +6.66% 17
West Midlands -19 68 £42,000 -1.17% 11
Yorkshire -84 61 £40,000 +2.56% 14
East of England -33 56 £42,500 +21.42% 5
South West -52 47 £41,500 +1.21% 10
East Midlands -15 35 £45,000 +20.00% 7
North East -27 4 £37,500 -
SQL DBA
UK

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 1672 (92.02%) SQL
2 1629 (89.65%) SQL Server
3 953 (52.45%) T-SQL
4 827 (45.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 800 (44.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 770 (42.38%) Performance Tuning
7 766 (42.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 558 (30.71%) Microsoft
9 554 (30.49%) Replication
10 483 (26.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 439 (24.16%) SQL Server 2005
12 436 (24.00%) Windows
13 400 (22.01%) SQL Server 2012
14 376 (20.69%) Clustering
15 362 (19.92%) MS Excel
16 358 (19.70%) Business Intelligence
17 332 (18.27%) Finance
18 314 (17.28%) Oracle
19 304 (16.73%) Data Warehouse
20 223 (12.27%) ETL
21 202 (11.12%) MySQL
22 199 (10.95%) .NET
23 196 (10.79%) Disaster Recovery
24 192 (10.57%) Microsoft Certification
25 180 (9.91%) Relational Database
26 160 (8.81%) ITIL
27 159 (8.75%) Degree
28 149 (8.20%) DTS
29 141 (7.76%) Oracle Database
30 135 (7.43%) Capacity Planning

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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
1 117 (6.44%) SharePoint
2 45 (2.48%) IIS
3 31 (1.71%) OpenEdge
4 21 (1.16%) WebSphere
4 21 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
5 16 (0.88%) WordPress
6 14 (0.77%) WebLogic
7 11 (0.61%) Apache Solr
8 9 (0.50%) WorkSite
8 9 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
8 9 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (0.44%) Oracle Application Server
10 7 (0.39%) CMS
11 5 (0.28%) SAS
12 3 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (0.17%) MS Exchange
12 3 (0.17%) Apache Pig
13 2 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2013
13 2 (0.11%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 362 (19.92%) MS Excel
2 36 (1.98%) MS Office
3 17 (0.94%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.55%) PowerPivot
5 4 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.055%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 9 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.11%) Summit
6 1 (0.055%) SimCorp Dimension
6 1 (0.055%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.055%) Magento
6 1 (0.055%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (0.88%) Office 365
3 15 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (0.66%) SaaS
5 7 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.17%) PaaS
7 2 (0.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 79 (4.35%) SAN
2 18 (0.99%) NAS
3 13 (0.72%) DNS
4 11 (0.61%) Internet
5 8 (0.44%) VPN
6 7 (0.39%) Firewall
6 7 (0.39%) DHCP
7 6 (0.33%) WAN
7 6 (0.33%) LAN
7 6 (0.33%) HTTP
8 4 (0.22%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.22%) Intranet
9 3 (0.17%) FTP
10 2 (0.11%) VoIP
10 2 (0.11%) GSM
10 2 (0.11%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (0.055%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.055%) DMZ
11 1 (0.055%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.055%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1629 (89.65%) SQL Server
2 827 (45.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 800 (44.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 766 (42.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 483 (26.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 439 (24.16%) SQL Server 2005
7 400 (22.01%) SQL Server 2012
8 304 (16.73%) Data Warehouse
9 202 (11.12%) MySQL
10 180 (9.91%) Relational Database
11 149 (8.20%) DTS
12 141 (7.76%) Oracle Database
13 126 (6.93%) RDBMS
14 123 (6.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 119 (6.55%) SQL Server 2000
16 73 (4.02%) OLTP
17 68 (3.74%) OLAP
18 64 (3.52%) Oracle Database 11g
19 54 (2.97%) NoSQL
20 43 (2.37%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 48 (2.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 25 (1.38%) Visual Studio
3 22 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (1.10%) Selenium
4 20 (1.10%) Hudson
5 18 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (0.22%) ProC
6 4 (0.22%) Subversion
7 3 (0.17%) PowerBuilder
8 1 (0.055%) JIRA
8 1 (0.055%) Jenkins
General
1 332 (18.27%) Finance
2 87 (4.79%) Banking
3 64 (3.52%) Law
3 64 (3.52%) Legal
4 57 (3.14%) Marketing
5 32 (1.76%) Retail
6 27 (1.49%) Advertising
7 20 (1.10%) Back Office
8 16 (0.88%) Telecoms
9 15 (0.83%) Investment Banking
10 10 (0.55%) Aerospace
11 9 (0.50%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.39%) Manufacturing
12 7 (0.39%) Games
13 4 (0.22%) Publishing
13 4 (0.22%) Music Industry
14 3 (0.17%) Billing
15 2 (0.11%) Electronics
16 1 (0.055%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.055%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (10.95%) .NET
2 69 (3.80%) Web Services
3 66 (3.63%) XML
4 49 (2.70%) HTML
5 39 (2.15%) MDX
6 31 (1.71%) .NET Framework
7 23 (1.27%) ASP.NET
8 15 (0.83%) WCF
9 13 (0.72%) CSS
10 8 (0.44%) COM
10 8 (0.44%) FpML
10 8 (0.44%) Lucene
11 7 (0.39%) jQuery
11 7 (0.39%) ODBC
12 4 (0.22%) Middleware
12 4 (0.22%) HTML5
12 4 (0.22%) CSS3
12 4 (0.22%) Ajax
13 3 (0.17%) JSON
13 3 (0.17%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 554 (30.49%) Replication
2 376 (20.69%) Clustering
3 112 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
4 53 (2.92%) Computer Science
5 44 (2.42%) Statistics
6 27 (1.49%) Social Media
7 25 (1.38%) BBC
8 21 (1.16%) Client/Server
9 18 (0.99%) Hedge funds
10 17 (0.94%) Management Information System
11 16 (0.88%) Thin Client
11 16 (0.88%) Fat Client
12 14 (0.77%) Open Source
13 12 (0.66%) Data Integration
14 8 (0.44%) SWIFT
15 7 (0.39%) Social Network
15 7 (0.39%) Data Extraction
15 7 (0.39%) Data Structures
16 6 (0.33%) Data Protection Act
17 5 (0.28%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 436 (24.00%) Windows
2 126 (6.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 109 (6.00%) Linux
4 75 (4.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 67 (3.69%) UNIX
6 60 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (1.16%) Solaris
8 19 (1.05%) Windows 2000 Server
9 9 (0.50%) HPUX
10 6 (0.33%) Windows 2000
11 5 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.22%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.22%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.17%) Android
14 2 (0.11%) AIX
15 1 (0.055%) CentOS
15 1 (0.055%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.055%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 770 (42.38%) Performance Tuning
2 358 (19.70%) Business Intelligence
3 223 (12.27%) ETL
4 196 (10.79%) Disaster Recovery
5 160 (8.81%) ITIL
6 135 (7.43%) Capacity Planning
7 133 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
8 121 (6.66%) Migration
9 109 (6.00%) Performance Monitoring
10 105 (5.78%) E-Commerce
11 97 (5.34%) Database Security
12 93 (5.12%) Data Modelling
13 81 (4.46%) High Availability
14 61 (3.36%) Database Tuning
14 61 (3.36%) Root Cause Analysis
15 56 (3.08%) Mentoring
16 55 (3.03%) Change Management
17 54 (2.97%) Incident Management
18 46 (2.53%) Dimensional Modelling
18 46 (2.53%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1672 (92.02%) SQL
2 953 (52.45%) T-SQL
3 96 (5.28%) PowerShell
4 80 (4.40%) C#
5 70 (3.85%) Java
6 66 (3.63%) PL/SQL
7 58 (3.19%) VB
8 27 (1.49%) Python
9 26 (1.43%) Perl
10 23 (1.27%) JavaScript
11 22 (1.21%) PHP
12 21 (1.16%) C++
13 16 (0.88%) Shell Script
14 13 (0.72%) VBA
15 11 (0.61%) VB.NET
16 9 (0.50%) VBScript
17 7 (0.39%) C
18 3 (0.17%) VB6
19 2 (0.11%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
19 2 (0.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 192 (10.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 159 (8.75%) Degree
3 82 (4.51%) MCTS
4 77 (4.24%) MCITP
5 58 (3.19%) MCDBA
6 40 (2.20%) MCSE
7 33 (1.82%) Security Cleared
8 31 (1.71%) MCSA
9 14 (0.77%) SC Cleared
10 10 (0.55%) MCP
11 7 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (0.33%) MCSM
12 6 (0.33%) OCP
12 6 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
12 6 (0.33%) Microsoft Certified Master
13 4 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
13 4 (0.22%) DV Cleared
14 3 (0.17%) PhD
15 2 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (2.64%) SLA
2 39 (2.15%) QA
3 17 (0.94%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.39%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.055%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 68 (3.74%) Active Directory
2 52 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
3 46 (2.53%) Oracle RMAN
4 21 (1.16%) Hyper-V
5 19 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (0.66%) VMware ESX
7 11 (0.61%) LiteSpeed
8 5 (0.28%) vSphere
9 3 (0.17%) HDFS
10 2 (0.11%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.11%) Firmware
10 2 (0.11%) XenApp
11 1 (0.055%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.055%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 38 (2.09%) Data Guard
2 24 (1.32%) SCOM
3 18 (0.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 10 (0.55%) NetBackup
5 7 (0.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 5 (0.28%) Backup Exec
7 4 (0.22%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (0.11%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.11%) SCSM
8 2 (0.11%) Opsview
8 2 (0.11%) Nagios
8 2 (0.11%) Foglight
8 2 (0.11%) Munin
8 2 (0.11%) SCCM
9 1 (0.055%) WSUS
9 1 (0.055%) Puppet
9 1 (0.055%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.055%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 558 (30.71%) Microsoft
2 314 (17.28%) Oracle
3 51 (2.81%) VMware
4 46 (2.53%) Sybase
5 35 (1.93%) Business Objects
6 34 (1.87%) Sony
7 33 (1.82%) Sun
7 33 (1.82%) Facebook
8 29 (1.60%) Red Gate
9 28 (1.54%) Google
10 25 (1.38%) Yahoo!
10 25 (1.38%) Apple
11 24 (1.32%) IBM
12 21 (1.16%) HP
13 18 (0.99%) NetApp
14 13 (0.72%) SAP
15 11 (0.61%) Vertica
15 11 (0.61%) CommVault
15 11 (0.61%) Citrix
16 8 (0.44%) Veritas
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