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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 544 422 420
Rank change year-on-year
-122 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 359 537 601
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.34% 0.54% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.57% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 325 452 538
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
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
100571 93749 105909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.37% 94.25% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 82215 78642 91158
Average salary £45,000 £43,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.04% +1.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 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
(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 -23 188 £50,000 -9.09% 14
South East -111 65 £47,500 -5.00% 7
North West -15 27 £50,000 +25.00% 5
East of England -42 24 £42,500 -5.55% 3
West Midlands -23 19 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Yorkshire -66 15 £40,500 +5.19% 3
South West -24 13 £42,500 -5.55% 1
East Midlands -21 7 £42,500 +10.38% 1
North East -10 1 - -
SQL Server DBA
UK

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

1 855 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 696 (81.40%) SQL
3 503 (58.83%) T-SQL
4 455 (53.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 399 (46.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 391 (45.73%) Performance Tuning
7 377 (44.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 302 (35.32%) Replication
9 289 (33.80%) SQL Server 2012
10 277 (32.40%) Microsoft
11 250 (29.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 238 (27.84%) Windows
12 238 (27.84%) SQL Server 2005
13 222 (25.96%) Clustering
14 176 (20.58%) Oracle
15 172 (20.12%) Business Intelligence
16 170 (19.88%) MS Excel
17 167 (19.53%) Finance
18 158 (18.48%) Data Warehouse
19 118 (13.80%) MySQL
20 116 (13.57%) ETL
21 111 (12.98%) Disaster Recovery
22 100 (11.70%) .NET
23 94 (10.99%) Microsoft Certification
24 86 (10.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
25 80 (9.36%) Degree
25 80 (9.36%) Oracle Database
26 76 (8.89%) Database Security
27 75 (8.77%) DTS
28 74 (8.65%) Analytical Skills

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 34 (3.98%) SharePoint
2 17 (1.99%) IIS
3 12 (1.40%) WordPress
4 9 (1.05%) Apache Solr
5 8 (0.94%) WebSphere
6 7 (0.82%) OpenEdge
6 7 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.47%) Oracle Application Server
8 4 (0.47%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.35%) WorkSite
9 3 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.23%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.12%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.12%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.12%) SAS
11 1 (0.12%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 170 (19.88%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.40%) MS Visio
3 11 (1.29%) MS Office
4 2 (0.23%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.12%) Summit
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (1.40%) Office 365
3 8 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.35%) SaaS
5 3 (0.35%) PaaS
5 3 (0.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (4.68%) SAN
2 8 (0.94%) DNS
3 7 (0.82%) WAN
4 6 (0.70%) LAN
4 6 (0.70%) VPN
5 4 (0.47%) Internet
5 4 (0.47%) HTTP
5 4 (0.47%) NAS
6 2 (0.23%) Firewall
6 2 (0.23%) Intranet
6 2 (0.23%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.12%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 855 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 455 (53.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 399 (46.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 377 (44.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 289 (33.80%) SQL Server 2012
6 250 (29.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 238 (27.84%) SQL Server 2005
8 158 (18.48%) Data Warehouse
9 118 (13.80%) MySQL
10 86 (10.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 80 (9.36%) Oracle Database
12 75 (8.77%) DTS
13 70 (8.19%) Relational Database
14 63 (7.37%) SQL Server 2000
15 51 (5.96%) Oracle Database 11g
16 43 (5.03%) RDBMS
17 42 (4.91%) OLAP
18 39 (4.56%) NoSQL
19 38 (4.44%) OLTP
20 35 (4.09%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 21 (2.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 19 (2.22%) Hudson
2 19 (2.22%) Selenium
3 12 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (0.82%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (0.47%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.12%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.12%) Subversion
General
1 167 (19.53%) Finance
2 36 (4.21%) Banking
3 34 (3.98%) Marketing
4 25 (2.92%) Retail
5 14 (1.64%) Telecoms
5 14 (1.64%) Advertising
6 10 (1.17%) Legal
7 9 (1.05%) Games
8 8 (0.94%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.58%) Music Industry
9 5 (0.58%) Back Office
9 5 (0.58%) Law
10 4 (0.47%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.35%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.35%) Electronics
12 2 (0.23%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (11.70%) .NET
2 54 (6.32%) Web Services
3 28 (3.27%) HTML
4 24 (2.81%) XML
5 19 (2.22%) MDX
6 12 (1.40%) .NET Framework
7 9 (1.05%) WCF
7 9 (1.05%) ASP.NET
8 7 (0.82%) Lucene
9 4 (0.47%) Ajax
10 3 (0.35%) jQuery
10 3 (0.35%) COM
11 2 (0.23%) CSS
11 2 (0.23%) AngularJS
11 2 (0.23%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 2 (0.23%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1 (0.12%) Oracle Fusion
12 1 (0.12%) Application Packaging
12 1 (0.12%) Windows SharePoint Services
12 1 (0.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 302 (35.32%) Replication
2 222 (25.96%) Clustering
3 74 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (3.04%) Social Media
4 26 (3.04%) Computer Science
5 24 (2.81%) BBC
6 23 (2.69%) Statistics
7 13 (1.52%) Data Integration
7 13 (1.52%) Hedge funds
8 4 (0.47%) Client/Server
8 4 (0.47%) Online Games
9 3 (0.35%) DTV
10 2 (0.23%) GIS
10 2 (0.23%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.12%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.12%) Spread Betting
11 1 (0.12%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.12%) Online Banking
11 1 (0.12%) Mobile Payment
11 1 (0.12%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 238 (27.84%) Windows
2 56 (6.55%) Linux
3 50 (5.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (4.33%) UNIX
5 30 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (2.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.12%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 391 (45.73%) Performance Tuning
2 172 (20.12%) Business Intelligence
3 116 (13.57%) ETL
4 111 (12.98%) Disaster Recovery
5 76 (8.89%) Database Security
6 64 (7.49%) ITIL
7 56 (6.55%) E-Commerce
8 49 (5.73%) Migration
9 47 (5.50%) Agile Software Development
10 46 (5.38%) High Availability
10 46 (5.38%) Capacity Planning
11 43 (5.03%) Performance Monitoring
12 35 (4.09%) Database Tuning
13 33 (3.86%) Data Modelling
14 27 (3.16%) Mentoring
15 26 (3.04%) Business Continuity
16 24 (2.81%) SOA
16 24 (2.81%) Scrum
17 22 (2.57%) Unit Testing
18 21 (2.46%) Change Data Capture
Programming Languages
1 696 (81.40%) SQL
2 503 (58.83%) T-SQL
3 57 (6.67%) PowerShell
4 39 (4.56%) VB
4 39 (4.56%) Java
4 39 (4.56%) PL/SQL
5 35 (4.09%) C#
6 20 (2.34%) C++
6 20 (2.34%) Python
7 17 (1.99%) Shell Script
8 14 (1.64%) PHP
9 12 (1.40%) Perl
10 5 (0.58%) VBA
11 4 (0.47%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.35%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
12 3 (0.35%) VBScript
12 3 (0.35%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.23%) VB6
Qualifications
1 94 (10.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 80 (9.36%) Degree
3 32 (3.74%) MCDBA
4 29 (3.39%) MCITP
5 25 (2.92%) MCTS
6 13 (1.52%) MCSE
7 12 (1.40%) MCSA
7 12 (1.40%) Security Cleared
8 10 (1.17%) Oracle Certification
8 10 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (0.94%) OCP
10 4 (0.47%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.23%) MCP
11 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Certified Master
11 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 1 (0.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.12%) MCSD
12 1 (0.12%) MCT
12 1 (0.12%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (1.64%) SLA
2 12 (1.40%) ISO 9001
3 10 (1.17%) QA
4 6 (0.70%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (4.44%) Oracle RMAN
2 34 (3.98%) Active Directory
3 21 (2.46%) Oracle RAC
4 17 (1.99%) Hyper-V
5 10 (1.17%) LiteSpeed
6 6 (0.70%) vSphere
6 6 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (0.35%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.12%) XenApp
8 1 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 16 (1.87%) Data Guard
2 11 (1.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 10 (1.17%) SCOM
4 5 (0.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (0.35%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (0.35%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.35%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.23%) Nagios
6 2 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.23%) Opsview
6 2 (0.23%) WSUS
6 2 (0.23%) SCCM
6 2 (0.23%) Munin
7 1 (0.12%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.12%) SCSM
Vendors
1 277 (32.40%) Microsoft
2 176 (20.58%) Oracle
3 32 (3.74%) Sony
4 26 (3.04%) Facebook
5 24 (2.81%) Apple
5 24 (2.81%) Yahoo!
5 24 (2.81%) Google
5 24 (2.81%) VMware
6 20 (2.34%) Red Gate
7 16 (1.87%) Sybase
7 16 (1.87%) SAP
8 12 (1.40%) HP
9 11 (1.29%) Infor
10 10 (1.17%) Business Objects
11 8 (0.94%) Cognos
11 8 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (0.94%) IBM
11 8 (0.94%) Percona
12 7 (0.82%) Vertica
13 6 (0.70%) Sun
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Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Warwickshire
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Salary: £30000 - £56000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + flex bens, bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + 37.5 hour week, 25 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £47000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: 50,000 to £55,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
The MRJ Group
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 37k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £37500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago