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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 563 489 467
Rank change year-on-year
-74 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 311 522 590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.37% 0.52% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.54% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 278 443 510
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
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
81279 96326 102960
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.49% 96.62% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 67994 81128 85922
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 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 -48 136 £52,500 -7.07% 11
South East +23 51 £47,000 +4.44% 5
North West -43 37 £45,000 -5.26% 7
East Midlands +17 33 £35,000 -12.50% 1
East of England -28 15 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Yorkshire +17 14 £42,500 - 3
South West +4 14 £42,500 +8.28% 1
West Midlands -13 7 £42,500 +13.33%
North East +9 4 £43,750 -2.77%
SQL Server DBA
UK

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

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 729 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 611 (83.81%) SQL
3 457 (62.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 420 (57.61%) T-SQL
5 352 (48.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 287 (39.37%) Performance Tuning
7 284 (38.96%) Microsoft
8 244 (33.47%) SQL Server 2012
9 234 (32.10%) SQL Server 2014
10 226 (31.00%) Business Intelligence
11 216 (29.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 204 (27.98%) SQL Server 2008
13 187 (25.65%) Replication
14 170 (23.32%) Data Warehouse
15 169 (23.18%) Windows
16 156 (21.40%) Clustering
17 141 (19.34%) Finance
18 139 (19.07%) MS Excel
19 138 (18.93%) ETL
20 133 (18.24%) High Availability
21 119 (16.32%) Degree
22 107 (14.68%) Microsoft Certification
23 99 (13.58%) Agile Software Development
24 97 (13.31%) PowerShell
25 93 (12.76%) SQL Server 2005
26 88 (12.07%) Windows Server
27 71 (9.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
28 70 (9.60%) Disaster Recovery
29 68 (9.33%) VMware
30 64 (8.78%) Microsoft Azure

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 34 (4.66%) IIS
2 15 (2.06%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.23%) Oracle Application Server
3 9 (1.23%) SAS
4 4 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (0.55%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (0.27%) Apache
5 2 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.27%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.27%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.14%) Confluence
6 1 (0.14%) JBoss
6 1 (0.14%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 139 (19.07%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.27%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 64 (8.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.82%) GitHub
5 5 (0.69%) Office 365
6 4 (0.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.78%) SAN
2 4 (0.55%) DHCP
2 4 (0.55%) DNS
2 4 (0.55%) SMTP
3 3 (0.41%) Internet
4 1 (0.14%) HTTP
4 1 (0.14%) Intranet
4 1 (0.14%) NAS
4 1 (0.14%) Skype
4 1 (0.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 729 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 457 (62.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 352 (48.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 244 (33.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 234 (32.10%) SQL Server 2014
6 216 (29.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 204 (27.98%) SQL Server 2008
8 170 (23.32%) Data Warehouse
9 93 (12.76%) SQL Server 2005
10 71 (9.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 64 (8.78%) OLTP
12 62 (8.50%) Relational Database
12 62 (8.50%) SQL Server 2016
13 56 (7.68%) RDBMS
14 46 (6.31%) MySQL
15 41 (5.62%) DTS
16 38 (5.21%) MongoDB
16 38 (5.21%) Oracle Database
17 35 (4.80%) OLAP
17 35 (4.80%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 19 (2.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 13 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (1.65%) JIRA
4 9 (1.23%) Oracle APEX
4 9 (1.23%) Oracle Forms
5 7 (0.96%) Visual Studio
6 6 (0.82%) Git (software)
7 4 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (0.55%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.14%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.14%) Subversion
General
1 141 (19.34%) Finance
2 27 (3.70%) Banking
3 19 (2.61%) Legal
4 17 (2.33%) Marketing
5 15 (2.06%) Advertising
5 15 (2.06%) Back Office
6 14 (1.92%) Investment Banking
7 9 (1.23%) Games
8 8 (1.10%) Retail
9 7 (0.96%) Law
10 5 (0.69%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.55%) Publishing
12 3 (0.41%) Automotive
13 2 (0.27%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.27%) Music Industry
14 1 (0.14%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (4.53%) .NET
2 16 (2.19%) .NET Framework
3 12 (1.65%) Web Services
4 7 (0.96%) JDBC
5 4 (0.55%) XML
6 2 (0.27%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.27%) Middleware
6 2 (0.27%) REST
7 1 (0.14%) ASP.NET Web API
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%) JSON
7 1 (0.14%) LINQ
7 1 (0.14%) MDX
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (0.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 187 (25.65%) Replication
2 156 (21.40%) Clustering
3 37 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (4.39%) Enterprise Software
5 31 (4.25%) Computer Science
6 26 (3.57%) Data Centre
7 15 (2.06%) Reinsurance
7 15 (2.06%) Statistics
8 11 (1.51%) Fintech
9 8 (1.10%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.55%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.55%) Data Integration
10 4 (0.55%) Hedge funds
10 4 (0.55%) NHS
11 1 (0.14%) Contract for Difference
11 1 (0.14%) EFT
11 1 (0.14%) iPad
11 1 (0.14%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 169 (23.18%) Windows
2 88 (12.07%) Windows Server
3 39 (5.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (4.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (4.25%) Linux
6 28 (3.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (2.74%) Unix
8 3 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.41%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (39.37%) Performance Tuning
2 226 (31.00%) Business Intelligence
3 138 (18.93%) ETL
4 133 (18.24%) High Availability
5 99 (13.58%) Agile Software Development
6 70 (9.60%) Disaster Recovery
7 58 (7.96%) Performance Monitoring
8 50 (6.86%) Database Mirroring
9 48 (6.58%) Capacity Planning
9 48 (6.58%) Database Security
10 39 (5.35%) ITIL
11 34 (4.66%) Migration
12 33 (4.53%) E-Commerce
12 33 (4.53%) Mentoring
13 25 (3.43%) Data Modelling
14 20 (2.74%) Database Tuning
14 20 (2.74%) Server Building
15 19 (2.61%) Data Transformation
16 18 (2.47%) Database Optimisation
16 18 (2.47%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 611 (83.81%) SQL
2 420 (57.61%) T-SQL
3 97 (13.31%) PowerShell
4 33 (4.53%) C#
5 19 (2.61%) VB.NET
6 14 (1.92%) Shell Script
7 7 (0.96%) Java
8 5 (0.69%) PL/SQL
9 4 (0.55%) VBA
10 2 (0.27%) R
11 1 (0.14%) ANSI SQL
11 1 (0.14%) PHP
11 1 (0.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 119 (16.32%) Degree
2 107 (14.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 38 (5.21%) MCSA
4 34 (4.66%) MCITP
5 20 (2.74%) MCSE
5 20 (2.74%) MCTS
6 17 (2.33%) Security Cleared
7 16 (2.19%) SC Cleared
8 10 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (1.23%) MCDBA
10 6 (0.82%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.74%) SLA
2 14 (1.92%) QA
3 4 (0.55%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.55%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.27%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.14%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 43 (5.90%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.92%) VMware ESX
3 10 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (0.69%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (0.41%) vSphere
8 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 33 (4.53%) Microsoft Clustering
2 18 (2.47%) Perfmon
3 16 (2.19%) Oracle RMAN
4 13 (1.78%) Data Guard
5 9 (1.23%) HP Data Protector
6 8 (1.10%) Failover Clustering
6 8 (1.10%) SCOM
7 2 (0.27%) Control-M
7 2 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.27%) SCCM
8 1 (0.14%) Ansible
8 1 (0.14%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.14%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 1 (0.14%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 284 (38.96%) Microsoft
2 68 (9.33%) VMware
3 63 (8.64%) Oracle
4 17 (2.33%) RedGate
5 15 (2.06%) SolarWinds
6 14 (1.92%) Facebook
7 12 (1.65%) Veritas
8 11 (1.51%) Computacenter
9 10 (1.37%) Citrix
9 10 (1.37%) IBM
10 9 (1.23%) HP
10 9 (1.23%) hybris
11 7 (0.96%) EMC
12 6 (0.82%) Sybase
13 4 (0.55%) Sun
14 3 (0.41%) Cognos
14 3 (0.41%) Red Hat
14 3 (0.41%) SAP
15 2 (0.27%) CommVault
15 2 (0.27%) EnterpriseDB
City, London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus + Certs
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Noir Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus bonus & bens
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Alfen
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary and Bonus - please contact for details
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Haverhill, Suffolk
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus and on-call
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TRG
Salary: 40000-50000 Per Annum Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TPP
Salary: £32,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Amigo Loans
Salary: From £43,000 to £53,000 per annum Negotiable (DOE)
Posted: 24 days ago