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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 441 453 386
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -67
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 548 559 658
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.53% 0.50% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.53% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 489 472 550
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
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
97732 105813 99744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.70% 94.58% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 80689 86627 83952
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 £26,988
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 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 24 April 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 24 April 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
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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 -11 203 £55,000 - 28
South East +6 125 £45,000 -5.26% 5
Yorkshire +45 65 £37,500 - 3
North West +45 52 £44,500 +8.86% 7
East of England -2 48 £50,000 +18.15% 6
South West -4 26 £41,500 +12.16% 1
East Midlands +26 14 £42,000 +5.00%
West Midlands -55 14 £39,000 -13.33% 2
North East -18 1 £25,000 -37.50%
SQL Server DBA
UK

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 979 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 818 (83.55%) SQL
3 506 (51.69%) T-SQL
4 487 (49.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 464 (47.40%) Performance Tuning
6 457 (46.68%) SQL Server 2008
7 434 (44.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 373 (38.10%) SQL Server 2012
9 368 (37.59%) Microsoft
10 336 (34.32%) Replication
11 309 (31.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 285 (29.11%) Clustering
13 274 (27.99%) Windows
14 250 (25.54%) Business Intelligence
15 225 (22.98%) SQL Server 2005
16 218 (22.27%) Finance
16 218 (22.27%) Data Warehouse
17 189 (19.31%) MS Excel
18 145 (14.81%) Oracle
19 124 (12.67%) Relational Database
20 122 (12.46%) Disaster Recovery
21 116 (11.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
22 112 (11.44%) Capacity Planning
23 109 (11.13%) ETL
24 107 (10.93%) RDBMS
25 105 (10.73%) Database Mirroring
26 102 (10.42%) Performance Monitoring
27 98 (10.01%) PowerShell
27 98 (10.01%) Migration
28 92 (9.40%) Microsoft Certification

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 75 (7.66%) SharePoint
2 42 (4.29%) IIS
3 17 (1.74%) BizTalk Server
4 13 (1.33%) Oracle Coherence
5 10 (1.02%) WordPress
6 7 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (0.41%) Apache Solr
7 4 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (0.41%) SAS
7 4 (0.41%) OpenEdge
7 4 (0.41%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.31%) Apache
9 2 (0.20%) JBoss
9 2 (0.20%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.20%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 189 (19.31%) MS Excel
2 23 (2.35%) MS Office
3 11 (1.12%) PowerPivot
4 9 (0.92%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 37 (3.78%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.20%) Sophis RISQUE
3 1 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.10%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.10%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 48 (4.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (1.12%) Office 365
4 10 (1.02%) SaaS
5 7 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.61%) GitHub
7 2 (0.20%) PaaS
8 1 (0.10%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.66%) SAN
2 13 (1.33%) Internet
2 13 (1.33%) DNS
3 7 (0.72%) HTTP
4 6 (0.61%) TCP/IP
4 6 (0.61%) Firewall
5 5 (0.51%) LAN
5 5 (0.51%) WAN
6 3 (0.31%) Kerberos
6 3 (0.31%) VPN
7 2 (0.20%) PuTTY
8 1 (0.10%) Network Security
8 1 (0.10%) NAS
8 1 (0.10%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 979 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 487 (49.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 457 (46.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 434 (44.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 373 (38.10%) SQL Server 2012
6 309 (31.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 225 (22.98%) SQL Server 2005
8 218 (22.27%) Data Warehouse
9 124 (12.67%) Relational Database
10 116 (11.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 107 (10.93%) RDBMS
12 71 (7.25%) Oracle Database
13 70 (7.15%) MySQL
14 53 (5.41%) DTS
15 50 (5.11%) SQL Server 2000
16 30 (3.06%) OLAP
17 25 (2.55%) Oracle Database 11g
18 23 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
19 20 (2.04%) OLTP
19 20 (2.04%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 54 (5.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 21 (2.15%) Visual Studio
3 17 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (0.72%) JIRA
5 6 (0.61%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.41%) Toad
7 2 (0.20%) PowerBuilder
7 2 (0.20%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.10%) ERwin
8 1 (0.10%) Subversion
8 1 (0.10%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle Forms
General
1 218 (22.27%) Finance
2 55 (5.62%) Banking
3 43 (4.39%) Marketing
4 28 (2.86%) Retail
5 26 (2.66%) Legal
6 16 (1.63%) Telecoms
7 15 (1.53%) Advertising
8 7 (0.72%) Front Office
9 6 (0.61%) Games
10 4 (0.41%) Electronics
10 4 (0.41%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.31%) Law
11 3 (0.31%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.20%) Automotive
12 2 (0.20%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.20%) Publishing
12 2 (0.20%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.20%) Military
12 2 (0.20%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.10%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (7.66%) .NET
2 26 (2.66%) COM
3 20 (2.04%) ASP.NET
4 18 (1.84%) Web Services
5 14 (1.43%) XML
6 10 (1.02%) .NET Framework
7 9 (0.92%) JDBC
8 7 (0.72%) WCF
9 6 (0.61%) HTML
10 4 (0.41%) Ajax
10 4 (0.41%) MDX
10 4 (0.41%) WSH
10 4 (0.41%) CSS
11 2 (0.20%) LAMP
11 2 (0.20%) Hibernate
11 2 (0.20%) FIX Protocol
11 2 (0.20%) Windows SharePoint Services
12 1 (0.10%) Apache Flex
12 1 (0.10%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 336 (34.32%) Replication
2 285 (29.11%) Clustering
3 88 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (3.58%) Statistics
5 21 (2.15%) Client/Server
6 20 (2.04%) Social Network
6 20 (2.04%) Hedge funds
7 18 (1.84%) N-Tier
7 18 (1.84%) Computer Science
8 17 (1.74%) Data Protection Act
9 13 (1.33%) Social Media
9 13 (1.33%) Data Structures
10 12 (1.23%) BBC
11 11 (1.12%) Management Information System
12 9 (0.92%) Kindle
13 8 (0.82%) Open Source
14 5 (0.51%) Derivative
15 4 (0.41%) Streaming Music
16 3 (0.31%) Life Science
16 3 (0.31%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 274 (27.99%) Windows
2 80 (8.17%) Linux
3 77 (7.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 66 (6.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 65 (6.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 64 (6.54%) UNIX
7 27 (2.76%) Solaris
8 6 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.51%) CentOS
9 5 (0.51%) AIX
10 4 (0.41%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.20%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 464 (47.40%) Performance Tuning
2 250 (25.54%) Business Intelligence
3 122 (12.46%) Disaster Recovery
4 112 (11.44%) Capacity Planning
5 109 (11.13%) ETL
6 105 (10.73%) Database Mirroring
7 102 (10.42%) Performance Monitoring
8 98 (10.01%) Migration
9 92 (9.40%) Database Security
10 76 (7.76%) ITIL
11 73 (7.46%) High Availability
12 62 (6.33%) Agile Software Development
13 53 (5.41%) Data Modelling
14 43 (4.39%) Change Management
15 42 (4.29%) Data Migration
16 36 (3.68%) Database Tuning
16 36 (3.68%) Data Management
17 31 (3.17%) Time Management
18 30 (3.06%) Line Management
19 29 (2.96%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 818 (83.55%) SQL
2 506 (51.69%) T-SQL
3 98 (10.01%) PowerShell
4 38 (3.88%) C#
4 38 (3.88%) PL/SQL
5 24 (2.45%) Java
6 21 (2.15%) VB
7 19 (1.94%) Python
8 18 (1.84%) VBScript
9 14 (1.43%) Shell Script
10 13 (1.33%) C
11 12 (1.23%) Perl
11 12 (1.23%) PHP
12 10 (1.02%) JavaScript
13 9 (0.92%) VB.NET
14 8 (0.82%) Ruby
14 8 (0.82%) Bash Shell
15 5 (0.51%) Korn
16 4 (0.41%) VBA
17 2 (0.20%) C++
Qualifications
1 92 (9.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 76 (7.76%) Degree
3 44 (4.49%) MCITP
4 27 (2.76%) MCDBA
5 20 (2.04%) MCTS
6 11 (1.12%) Oracle Certification
7 10 (1.02%) OCP
7 10 (1.02%) Security Cleared
8 9 (0.92%) SC Cleared
8 9 (0.92%) IBM Certification
9 8 (0.82%) MCSE
10 7 (0.72%) MCSA
10 7 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.41%) HND
11 4 (0.41%) MCP
11 4 (0.41%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 2 (0.20%) PMP
12 2 (0.20%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.10%) MCAD
13 1 (0.10%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (1.63%) ISO 9001
1 16 (1.63%) QA
2 11 (1.12%) SLA
3 8 (0.82%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.10%) TickIT
5 1 (0.10%) JSP 440
System Software
1 38 (3.88%) Oracle RAC
2 37 (3.78%) Active Directory
3 17 (1.74%) Hyper-V
4 14 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.41%) Oracle Clusterware
6 3 (0.31%) vSphere
6 3 (0.31%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.20%) NFS
7 2 (0.20%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.10%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.10%) SRDF
8 1 (0.10%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 29 (2.96%) Data Guard
2 14 (1.43%) SCOM
3 5 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (0.51%) BMC PATROL
4 3 (0.31%) Puppet
5 2 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.20%) Foglight
6 1 (0.10%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.10%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.10%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 368 (37.59%) Microsoft
2 145 (14.81%) Oracle
3 39 (3.98%) Facebook
4 33 (3.37%) VMware
5 31 (3.17%) IBM
6 29 (2.96%) Red Hat
7 20 (2.04%) Twitter
8 19 (1.94%) Business Objects
9 15 (1.53%) Sony
10 13 (1.33%) SAP
10 13 (1.33%) Google
11 12 (1.23%) Yahoo!
11 12 (1.23%) Red Gate
11 12 (1.23%) Apple
12 10 (1.02%) Sybase
13 8 (0.82%) Cognos
13 8 (0.82%) HP
14 4 (0.41%) Tableau
14 4 (0.41%) 3PAR
15 3 (0.31%) Netezza
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