The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 455 369 444
Rank change year-on-year
-86 +75
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 561 660 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.50% 0.63% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.67% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 475 553 497
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £59,700 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
106804 98560 112219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.50% 94.70% 94.81%
Number of salaries quoted 87442 82989 96889
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
SQL Server DBA
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -76 247 £55,000 +4.76% 12
South East +2 129 £47,500 +18.75% 15
East of England -4 72 £43,660 -2.97% 4
West Midlands +23 41 £45,000 -5.26% 2
North West -40 24 £41,250 -8.33%
Yorkshire -76 24 £37,500 - 4
South West -15 10 £37,000 +5.71%
North East -7 8 £40,000 -5.88% 3
East Midlands -45 6 £40,000 +6.66% 2
SQL Server DBA
UK

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 963 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 835 (86.71%) SQL
3 567 (58.88%) T-SQL
4 554 (57.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 544 (56.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 533 (55.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 476 (49.43%) Performance Tuning
8 390 (40.50%) Replication
9 334 (34.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 319 (33.13%) SQL Server 2005
11 318 (33.02%) SQL Server 2012
12 294 (30.53%) Microsoft
13 269 (27.93%) Clustering
14 266 (27.62%) Windows
15 265 (27.52%) Finance
16 212 (22.01%) Business Intelligence
17 201 (20.87%) MS Excel
18 170 (17.65%) Oracle
19 166 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
20 151 (15.68%) Disaster Recovery
21 117 (12.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
22 115 (11.94%) Microsoft Certification
23 100 (10.38%) Oracle Database
24 99 (10.28%) ETL
25 90 (9.35%) ITIL
25 90 (9.35%) Windows Server 2008
26 87 (9.03%) Relational Database
27 81 (8.41%) Database Tuning
27 81 (8.41%) High Availability
27 81 (8.41%) SAN

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 40 (4.15%) IIS
2 34 (3.53%) SharePoint
3 15 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (0.62%) Oracle Application Server
5 4 (0.42%) CMS
5 4 (0.42%) Apache Solr
5 4 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (0.31%) Oracle Coherence
6 3 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.31%) LiveLink
7 2 (0.21%) OpenROAD
7 2 (0.21%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.10%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.10%) WorkSite
8 1 (0.10%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.10%) Moodle
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.10%) WebLogic
Applications
1 201 (20.87%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.14%) MS Office
3 2 (0.21%) MS Project
3 2 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.31%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 2 (0.21%) LatentZero
3 2 (0.21%) Capstone
3 2 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.10%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (2.49%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (0.73%) SaaS
4 5 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.10%) PaaS
5 1 (0.10%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 81 (8.41%) SAN
2 30 (3.12%) VPN
3 26 (2.70%) DNS
4 24 (2.49%) iSCSI
5 23 (2.39%) Firewall
6 20 (2.08%) Intrusion Detection
7 18 (1.87%) Internet
8 11 (1.14%) WAN
9 8 (0.83%) DHCP
9 8 (0.83%) NAS
10 7 (0.73%) DMZ
10 7 (0.73%) LAN
11 5 (0.52%) Intranet
12 2 (0.21%) HTTP
12 2 (0.21%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 963 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 554 (57.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 544 (56.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 533 (55.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 334 (34.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 319 (33.13%) SQL Server 2005
7 318 (33.02%) SQL Server 2012
8 166 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
9 117 (12.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 100 (10.38%) Oracle Database
11 87 (9.03%) Relational Database
12 79 (8.20%) SQL Server 2000
13 72 (7.48%) MySQL
14 69 (7.17%) DTS
15 66 (6.85%) RDBMS
16 56 (5.82%) Oracle Database 11g
17 51 (5.30%) OLTP
18 44 (4.57%) OLAP
19 36 (3.74%) Oracle Database 10g
20 28 (2.91%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (1.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 7 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (0.73%) Visual Studio
3 5 (0.52%) Subversion
4 3 (0.31%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.21%) ERwin
5 2 (0.21%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.10%) JIRA
6 1 (0.10%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 265 (27.52%) Finance
2 41 (4.26%) Banking
3 29 (3.01%) Marketing
4 28 (2.91%) Telecoms
5 19 (1.97%) Music Industry
6 17 (1.77%) Retail
7 11 (1.14%) Financial Institution
8 10 (1.04%) Investment Banking
9 7 (0.73%) Legal
9 7 (0.73%) Games
10 6 (0.62%) Law
11 5 (0.52%) Advertising
11 5 (0.52%) Publishing
12 3 (0.31%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.21%) Back Office
14 1 (0.10%) Polish Language
14 1 (0.10%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.10%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (8.00%) .NET
2 27 (2.80%) Web Services
3 11 (1.14%) XML
4 6 (0.62%) .NET Framework
5 5 (0.52%) MDX
5 5 (0.52%) HTML
6 4 (0.42%) Lucene
6 4 (0.42%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.21%) Middleware
7 2 (0.21%) COM
7 2 (0.21%) SOAP
7 2 (0.21%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (0.21%) JSON
8 1 (0.10%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.10%) NHibernate
8 1 (0.10%) WCF
8 1 (0.10%) Silverlight
8 1 (0.10%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.10%) CSS
8 1 (0.10%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 390 (40.50%) Replication
2 269 (27.93%) Clustering
3 24 (2.49%) Computer Science
4 13 (1.35%) Statistics
5 11 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (1.04%) Data Integration
7 9 (0.93%) Hedge funds
8 8 (0.83%) Management Information System
8 8 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
9 6 (0.62%) GIS
9 6 (0.62%) Client/Server
9 6 (0.62%) Social Media
10 4 (0.42%) BBC
11 2 (0.21%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.21%) iPad
11 2 (0.21%) Online Games
11 2 (0.21%) Spread Betting
11 2 (0.21%) CMDB
12 1 (0.10%) Enterprise Storage
12 1 (0.10%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 266 (27.62%) Windows
2 90 (9.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 59 (6.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 38 (3.95%) Linux
5 32 (3.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 31 (3.22%) UNIX
7 4 (0.42%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.10%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 476 (49.43%) Performance Tuning
2 212 (22.01%) Business Intelligence
3 151 (15.68%) Disaster Recovery
4 99 (10.28%) ETL
5 90 (9.35%) ITIL
6 81 (8.41%) Database Tuning
6 81 (8.41%) High Availability
7 80 (8.31%) Database Security
8 69 (7.17%) Capacity Planning
9 64 (6.65%) Migration
10 43 (4.47%) Performance Analysis
11 42 (4.36%) Performance Monitoring
12 39 (4.05%) Data Modelling
13 38 (3.95%) Security Management
14 37 (3.84%) Scrum
15 31 (3.22%) Business Continuity
16 27 (2.80%) E-Commerce
17 22 (2.28%) User Acceptance Testing
18 21 (2.18%) Change Management
19 20 (2.08%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 835 (86.71%) SQL
2 567 (58.88%) T-SQL
3 66 (6.85%) PowerShell
4 31 (3.22%) C#
5 29 (3.01%) VB.NET
6 22 (2.28%) Perl
7 18 (1.87%) PL/SQL
8 14 (1.45%) Shell Script
9 8 (0.83%) VBScript
10 6 (0.62%) VB
11 4 (0.42%) Java
12 3 (0.31%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
12 3 (0.31%) VBA
13 2 (0.21%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.21%) C++
14 1 (0.10%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.10%) Python
14 1 (0.10%) PHP
Qualifications
1 115 (11.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 79 (8.20%) Degree
3 53 (5.50%) MCITP
4 25 (2.60%) MCSA
5 24 (2.49%) MCTS
6 23 (2.39%) Security Cleared
7 22 (2.28%) MCDBA
8 21 (2.18%) MCSE
9 13 (1.35%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 11 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (0.93%) Oracle Certification
12 8 (0.83%) DV Cleared
13 7 (0.73%) SC Cleared
14 6 (0.62%) OCP
15 4 (0.42%) Microsoft Certified Master
16 3 (0.31%) HND
17 2 (0.21%) CISA
17 2 (0.21%) MCP
17 2 (0.21%) MCSD
18 1 (0.10%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (2.80%) QA
3 17 (1.77%) SLA
4 10 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.62%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.52%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 36 (3.74%) Active Directory
2 27 (2.80%) Oracle RMAN
3 20 (2.08%) Hyper-V
4 19 (1.97%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (0.83%) LiteSpeed
6 2 (0.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (0.21%) vSphere
7 1 (0.10%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 12 (1.25%) Data Guard
2 10 (1.04%) Foglight
2 10 (1.04%) SCOM
3 9 (0.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 9 (0.93%) NetBackup
4 5 (0.52%) Nagios
5 3 (0.31%) Zenoss
5 3 (0.31%) WhatsUp Gold
5 3 (0.31%) MOM
5 3 (0.31%) OpenView
6 2 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.21%) Munin
7 1 (0.10%) SCCM
Vendors
1 294 (30.53%) Microsoft
2 170 (17.65%) Oracle
3 43 (4.47%) VMware
4 36 (3.74%) Red Gate
5 20 (2.08%) HP
6 18 (1.87%) Business Objects
6 18 (1.87%) Sybase
7 11 (1.14%) SAP
8 10 (1.04%) Cognos
8 10 (1.04%) Remedy
9 9 (0.93%) NetApp
9 9 (0.93%) Citrix
9 9 (0.93%) EMC
10 6 (0.62%) Red Hat
10 6 (0.62%) Percona
11 4 (0.42%) Yahoo!
11 4 (0.42%) Google
11 4 (0.42%) Open Text
11 4 (0.42%) Sony
11 4 (0.42%) Charles River
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Hampshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £45000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sevenoaks, Kent
IT Connections
Salary: 45,000 to £55,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Code IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: excellent benefits/bonus/high % Pension scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
Tyne and Wear
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum To £45k & Corporate Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North East
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum To £45k & Corporate Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £42000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Sports Interactive Limited
Salary: Competitive, Depending on Experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 20% bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Xpertise Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
People Source Consulting
Salary: £34000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35000 - 45000 + Benifits
Posted: 5 days ago