The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 453 507 409
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -98
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 506 427 577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.49% 0.39% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.41% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 449 373 486
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,550 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
SQL Server 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
96625 103520 96055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.49% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 80799 85380 80363
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 £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 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL Server DBA Jobs Demand Trend in England

SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA across the England region.

SQL Server DBA Salary Trend in England

SQL Server DBA
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA across the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

SQL Server DBA Salary Histogram in England

SQL Server 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 Server DBA within the England region over the 3 months to 29 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 +38 234 £55,000 +4.76% 19
South East +51 135 £45,000 +5.88% 14
East of England +8 39 £45,000 +5.88% 5
North West +13 28 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Yorkshire +9 22 £40,000 -20.00% 5
West Midlands -8 21 £45,000 +5.88% 4
East Midlands +14 20 £45,000 +17.64%
South West -18 7 £33,000 -22.35%
SQL Server DBA
UK

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title.

1 1053 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 885 (84.05%) SQL
3 587 (55.75%) T-SQL
4 534 (50.71%) Performance Tuning
5 509 (48.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 484 (45.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 458 (43.49%) SQL Server 2008
8 420 (39.89%) Replication
9 408 (38.75%) Clustering
10 402 (38.18%) SQL Server 2012
11 374 (35.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 342 (32.48%) Microsoft
13 282 (26.78%) Business Intelligence
14 264 (25.07%) Windows
15 257 (24.41%) Finance
16 251 (23.84%) Data Warehouse
17 231 (21.94%) SQL Server 2005
18 217 (20.61%) MS Excel
19 148 (14.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 145 (13.77%) Capacity Planning
21 130 (12.35%) Oracle
22 122 (11.59%) ETL
22 122 (11.59%) Database Mirroring
23 119 (11.30%) Performance Monitoring
24 112 (10.64%) Relational Database
25 110 (10.45%) High Availability
26 106 (10.07%) PowerShell
27 98 (9.31%) Disaster Recovery
28 97 (9.21%) Microsoft Certification
29 94 (8.93%) Database Security

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 43 (4.08%) SharePoint
2 36 (3.42%) IIS
3 18 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (0.66%) Oracle Coherence
5 4 (0.38%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.28%) SAS
6 3 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.28%) Apache
7 2 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.19%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.19%) JBoss
7 2 (0.19%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.095%) WordPress
8 1 (0.095%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.095%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.095%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 217 (20.61%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.42%) MS Office
3 2 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.095%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 9 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.19%) Sophis RISQUE
4 1 (0.095%) Agresso
4 1 (0.095%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 60 (5.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (0.95%) SaaS
4 7 (0.66%) GitHub
5 5 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.38%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.38%) Amazon EMR
6 4 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.095%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 31 (2.94%) SAN
2 30 (2.85%) Internet
3 15 (1.42%) DNS
4 9 (0.85%) Firewall
5 7 (0.66%) LAN
5 7 (0.66%) WAN
5 7 (0.66%) VPN
5 7 (0.66%) NAS
6 4 (0.38%) Ethernet
6 4 (0.38%) DMZ
7 2 (0.19%) PuTTY
8 1 (0.095%) Intranet
8 1 (0.095%) Network Security
8 1 (0.095%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1053 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 509 (48.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 484 (45.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 458 (43.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 402 (38.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 374 (35.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 251 (23.84%) Data Warehouse
8 231 (21.94%) SQL Server 2005
9 148 (14.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 112 (10.64%) Relational Database
11 93 (8.83%) RDBMS
12 87 (8.26%) Oracle Database
13 78 (7.41%) SQL Server 2000
14 59 (5.60%) MySQL
15 42 (3.99%) DTS
16 33 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
17 32 (3.04%) OLAP
18 29 (2.75%) NoSQL
19 21 (1.99%) OLTP
20 17 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 61 (5.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 14 (1.33%) Visual Studio
3 9 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (0.76%) JIRA
5 7 (0.66%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.38%) Toad
7 1 (0.095%) ERwin
7 1 (0.095%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.095%) MSTest
General
1 257 (24.41%) Finance
2 84 (7.98%) Banking
3 44 (4.18%) Marketing
4 38 (3.61%) Retail
5 32 (3.04%) Legal
6 29 (2.75%) Telecoms
7 27 (2.56%) Advertising
8 26 (2.47%) Law
9 17 (1.61%) Games
10 13 (1.23%) Investment Banking
11 6 (0.57%) Electronics
12 5 (0.47%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.47%) Front Office
13 4 (0.38%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.28%) Back Office
15 2 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.19%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.19%) Local Government
15 2 (0.19%) Music Industry
16 1 (0.095%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (5.51%) .NET
2 19 (1.80%) COM
3 13 (1.23%) Web Services
4 12 (1.14%) ASP.NET
5 11 (1.04%) .NET Framework
6 9 (0.85%) MDX
7 7 (0.66%) HTML
8 6 (0.57%) CSS
9 5 (0.47%) JDBC
9 5 (0.47%) XML
10 4 (0.38%) Hibernate
10 4 (0.38%) Ajax
11 1 (0.095%) Windows SharePoint Services
11 1 (0.095%) FIX Protocol
11 1 (0.095%) Apache Flex
11 1 (0.095%) LINQ
11 1 (0.095%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 420 (39.89%) Replication
2 408 (38.75%) Clustering
3 85 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (3.89%) Statistics
5 35 (3.32%) Data Centre
6 25 (2.37%) Hedge funds
7 16 (1.52%) Social Network
8 15 (1.42%) Social Media
8 15 (1.42%) Computer Science
9 13 (1.23%) Management Information System
9 13 (1.23%) BBC
10 12 (1.14%) Client/Server
10 12 (1.14%) Data Protection Act
10 12 (1.14%) Data Structures
11 11 (1.04%) N-Tier
12 9 (0.85%) Streaming Music
13 5 (0.47%) iPhone
13 5 (0.47%) Mobile App
14 4 (0.38%) Kindle
14 4 (0.38%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 264 (25.07%) Windows
2 56 (5.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 50 (4.75%) Linux
4 47 (4.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 45 (4.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 38 (3.61%) UNIX
7 9 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.57%) AIX
8 6 (0.57%) Solaris
9 5 (0.47%) Android
10 3 (0.28%) CentOS
10 3 (0.28%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.28%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.28%) Debian
11 2 (0.19%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.095%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 534 (50.71%) Performance Tuning
2 282 (26.78%) Business Intelligence
3 145 (13.77%) Capacity Planning
4 122 (11.59%) Database Mirroring
4 122 (11.59%) ETL
5 119 (11.30%) Performance Monitoring
6 110 (10.45%) High Availability
7 98 (9.31%) Disaster Recovery
8 94 (8.93%) Database Security
9 90 (8.55%) Migration
10 87 (8.26%) Agile Software Development
11 74 (7.03%) ITIL
12 58 (5.51%) Change Management
13 43 (4.08%) Database Tuning
14 41 (3.89%) Data Modelling
15 38 (3.61%) Data Migration
16 37 (3.51%) Incident Management
17 31 (2.94%) Release Management
18 27 (2.56%) Data Management
19 26 (2.47%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 885 (84.05%) SQL
2 587 (55.75%) T-SQL
3 106 (10.07%) PowerShell
4 30 (2.85%) C#
5 19 (1.80%) Java
6 16 (1.52%) PL/SQL
6 16 (1.52%) VBScript
7 15 (1.42%) Shell Script
7 15 (1.42%) JavaScript
8 14 (1.33%) VB.NET
8 14 (1.33%) Python
9 10 (0.95%) Ruby
10 8 (0.76%) Perl
10 8 (0.76%) Bash Shell
11 7 (0.66%) VB
12 6 (0.57%) C
13 5 (0.47%) Korn
14 4 (0.38%) PHP
15 2 (0.19%) C++
15 2 (0.19%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 97 (9.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (4.94%) Degree
3 32 (3.04%) MCITP
4 24 (2.28%) MCSE
5 23 (2.18%) MCSA
5 23 (2.18%) MCDBA
6 20 (1.90%) MCTS
7 10 (0.95%) Oracle Certification
8 7 (0.66%) Security Cleared
9 6 (0.57%) OCP
9 6 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.47%) SC Cleared
11 4 (0.38%) IBM Certification
11 4 (0.38%) MCP
12 2 (0.19%) MCAD
12 2 (0.19%) PMP
12 2 (0.19%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.095%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (2.56%) QA
2 17 (1.61%) SLA
3 7 (0.66%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.47%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.28%) TickIT
System Software
1 33 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
2 22 (2.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (1.90%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.57%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.38%) VMware ESX
5 4 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.38%) Oracle Clusterware
6 3 (0.28%) vSphere
7 2 (0.19%) NFS
8 1 (0.095%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.095%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.095%) SRDF
8 1 (0.095%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 31 (2.94%) Data Guard
2 14 (1.33%) SCOM
3 13 (1.23%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (0.47%) BMC PATROL
4 5 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.28%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.19%) SCCM
7 1 (0.095%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.095%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.095%) Foglight
7 1 (0.095%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.095%) Puppet
Vendors
1 342 (32.48%) Microsoft
2 130 (12.35%) Oracle
3 52 (4.94%) VMware
4 51 (4.84%) Facebook
5 28 (2.66%) IBM
6 24 (2.28%) Red Gate
7 21 (1.99%) Google
8 18 (1.71%) Twitter
9 17 (1.61%) Cognos
10 16 (1.52%) SAP
11 13 (1.23%) Red Hat
11 13 (1.23%) Apple
11 13 (1.23%) Sony
11 13 (1.23%) Yahoo!
12 9 (0.85%) HP
13 7 (0.66%) Sybase
14 6 (0.57%) Tableau
15 5 (0.47%) Vertica
16 4 (0.38%) Tripwire
16 4 (0.38%) 3PAR
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