The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had SQL Server DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 509 499 561
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +62
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 405 501 451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.46% 0.49% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.51% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 365 432 409
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £77,250 £60,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
85118 97896 102873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.28% 96.31% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 71771 82406 84031
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured SQL Server DBA in the job title.

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 1 October 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA within the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +24 199 £50,000 -13.04% 8
South East +28 67 £47,000 +4.44% 6
North West +6 53 £50,000 +11.11% 6
East Midlands +18 34 £45,000 - 1
South West 0 16 £42,000 +12.00% 4
Yorkshire +28 14 £45,000 +4.65% 3
East of England +5 12 £42,500 -5.55%
West Midlands -30 4 £45,000 +20.00% 1
North East +7 3 £47,500 +6.74%
SQL Server DBA
UK

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, SQL Server DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring SQL Server DBA in the job title.

1 725 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 611 (84.28%) SQL
3 434 (59.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 412 (56.83%) T-SQL
5 332 (45.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 283 (39.03%) Performance Tuning
7 281 (38.76%) Microsoft
8 255 (35.17%) SQL Server 2012
9 250 (34.48%) SQL Server 2014
10 231 (31.86%) SQL Server 2008
11 221 (30.48%) Business Intelligence
12 194 (26.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 185 (25.52%) Replication
14 177 (24.41%) Data Warehouse
15 173 (23.86%) Finance
16 171 (23.59%) Windows
17 165 (22.76%) Clustering
18 140 (19.31%) MS Excel
19 138 (19.03%) Degree
20 134 (18.48%) ETL
21 124 (17.10%) High Availability
22 117 (16.14%) SQL Server 2005
23 109 (15.03%) Microsoft Certification
24 106 (14.62%) Agile Software Development
25 103 (14.21%) PowerShell
26 85 (11.72%) Windows Server
27 81 (11.17%) Relational Database
28 75 (10.34%) Performance Monitoring
29 73 (10.07%) Disaster Recovery
30 71 (9.79%) Oracle

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (2.90%) IIS
2 12 (1.66%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.10%) Oracle Coherence
4 4 (0.55%) Oracle Application Server
4 4 (0.55%) SAS
5 2 (0.28%) Apache
5 2 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.14%) JBoss
6 1 (0.14%) Mule
6 1 (0.14%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.14%) OpenEdge
6 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.14%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 140 (19.31%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.55%) MS Office
3 2 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.41%) SystmOne
3 2 (0.28%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.14%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.14%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 48 (6.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (1.24%) GitHub
4 5 (0.69%) Office 365
5 4 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.28%) SaaS
7 1 (0.14%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.86%) SAN
2 6 (0.83%) DHCP
2 6 (0.83%) DNS
2 6 (0.83%) SMTP
3 5 (0.69%) Internet
4 3 (0.41%) Firewall
4 3 (0.41%) NAS
4 3 (0.41%) SSL
4 3 (0.41%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.14%) LAN
5 1 (0.14%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.14%) Skype
5 1 (0.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 725 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 434 (59.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 332 (45.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 255 (35.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 250 (34.48%) SQL Server 2014
6 231 (31.86%) SQL Server 2008
7 194 (26.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 177 (24.41%) Data Warehouse
9 117 (16.14%) SQL Server 2005
10 81 (11.17%) Relational Database
11 64 (8.83%) RDBMS
12 62 (8.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 60 (8.28%) OLTP
14 49 (6.76%) SQL Server 2016
15 46 (6.34%) MySQL
15 46 (6.34%) Oracle Database
16 40 (5.52%) DTS
17 36 (4.97%) SQL Server 2000
18 35 (4.83%) OLAP
19 30 (4.14%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 24 (3.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 20 (2.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (1.24%) Visual Studio
4 8 (1.10%) JIRA
5 7 (0.97%) Git (software)
6 6 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
6 6 (0.83%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (0.55%) Oracle APEX
7 4 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.28%) Subversion
9 1 (0.14%) ERwin
9 1 (0.14%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.14%) MSI
9 1 (0.14%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 173 (23.86%) Finance
2 29 (4.00%) Legal
3 16 (2.21%) Back Office
3 16 (2.21%) Banking
4 14 (1.93%) Marketing
4 14 (1.93%) Telecoms
5 13 (1.79%) Law
6 11 (1.52%) Games
6 11 (1.52%) Investment Banking
7 10 (1.38%) Publishing
8 7 (0.97%) Retail
9 6 (0.83%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.55%) Advertising
10 4 (0.55%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (3.45%) .NET
2 10 (1.38%) JDBC
3 9 (1.24%) .NET Framework
4 5 (0.69%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 3 (0.41%) Web Services
5 3 (0.41%) XML
6 2 (0.28%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.28%) REST
7 1 (0.14%) COM
7 1 (0.14%) CSS
7 1 (0.14%) DCOM
7 1 (0.14%) EDI
7 1 (0.14%) HTML
7 1 (0.14%) J2EE
7 1 (0.14%) JSON
7 1 (0.14%) MDX
7 1 (0.14%) Middleware
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.14%) SAP PI
7 1 (0.14%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 185 (25.52%) Replication
2 165 (22.76%) Clustering
3 33 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
4 30 (4.14%) Data Centre
5 27 (3.72%) Computer Science
6 16 (2.21%) Statistics
7 15 (2.07%) Reinsurance
8 13 (1.79%) Management Information System
9 9 (1.24%) Client/Server
10 8 (1.10%) Fintech
11 4 (0.55%) EFT
11 4 (0.55%) Hedge funds
11 4 (0.55%) NHS
12 2 (0.28%) CMDB
12 2 (0.28%) Cybercrime
12 2 (0.28%) Data Integration
12 2 (0.28%) iPhone
12 2 (0.28%) Social Media
13 1 (0.14%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 171 (23.59%) Windows
2 85 (11.72%) Windows Server
3 45 (6.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (5.10%) Linux
5 36 (4.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 35 (4.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (2.07%) Unix
8 5 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.41%) Solaris
9 3 (0.41%) VMS
10 2 (0.28%) Android
10 2 (0.28%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.14%) AIX
11 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (39.03%) Performance Tuning
2 221 (30.48%) Business Intelligence
3 134 (18.48%) ETL
4 124 (17.10%) High Availability
5 106 (14.62%) Agile Software Development
6 75 (10.34%) Performance Monitoring
7 73 (10.07%) Disaster Recovery
8 60 (8.28%) Capacity Planning
9 58 (8.00%) Database Mirroring
10 57 (7.86%) Database Security
11 51 (7.03%) Migration
12 42 (5.79%) ITIL
13 38 (5.24%) Mentoring
14 34 (4.69%) Data Modelling
15 23 (3.17%) Database Optimisation
15 23 (3.17%) Server Building
16 22 (3.03%) Data Transformation
16 22 (3.03%) E-Commerce
17 19 (2.62%) Data Security
18 14 (1.93%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 611 (84.28%) SQL
2 412 (56.83%) T-SQL
3 103 (14.21%) PowerShell
4 22 (3.03%) C#
5 13 (1.79%) Shell Script
6 12 (1.66%) Java
7 10 (1.38%) VB.NET
8 8 (1.10%) PL/SQL
9 4 (0.55%) ANSI SQL
9 4 (0.55%) VBA
10 2 (0.28%) VBScript
11 1 (0.14%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.14%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.14%) Perl
11 1 (0.14%) PHP
11 1 (0.14%) Python
11 1 (0.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 138 (19.03%) Degree
2 109 (15.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 41 (5.66%) MCSA
4 34 (4.69%) MCITP
5 28 (3.86%) MCSE
6 22 (3.03%) MCTS
7 21 (2.90%) Security Cleared
8 18 (2.48%) SC Cleared
9 14 (1.93%) MCDBA
10 10 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (1.24%) MCP
12 3 (0.41%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (1.93%) SLA
2 6 (0.83%) QA
3 4 (0.55%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.41%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.41%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.28%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.14%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 39 (5.38%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.93%) Oracle RAC
2 14 (1.93%) VMware ESX
3 12 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.41%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.28%) vSphere
6 1 (0.14%) SRDF
6 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 31 (4.28%) Microsoft Clustering
2 19 (2.62%) Data Guard
3 14 (1.93%) Oracle RMAN
4 13 (1.79%) Perfmon
5 12 (1.66%) SCOM
6 4 (0.55%) Failover Clustering
6 4 (0.55%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (0.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.14%) Ansible
8 1 (0.14%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.14%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.14%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 281 (38.76%) Microsoft
2 71 (9.79%) Oracle
3 68 (9.38%) VMware
4 37 (5.10%) RedGate
5 11 (1.52%) Citrix
5 11 (1.52%) Computacenter
5 11 (1.52%) EMC
6 10 (1.38%) SolarWinds
7 8 (1.10%) Sybase
8 7 (0.97%) SAP
9 6 (0.83%) Veritas
10 5 (0.69%) NetApp
11 4 (0.55%) Facebook
11 4 (0.55%) HP
11 4 (0.55%) hybris
11 4 (0.55%) IBM
11 4 (0.55%) Red Hat
11 4 (0.55%) Sun
12 3 (0.41%) Cognos
13 2 (0.28%) Remedy
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Docklands
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum Generous Benifit Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £48,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £55000 per annum + + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Taunton
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Vadis People
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TPP
Salary: £32,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £42000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Market Leading Salaries + 10% bonus, 5% pension, car or allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
North West England
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
University of Worcester
Salary: From £25,298 to £31,076 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £neg+ bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + healthcare + pension
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Warrington
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £34000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago