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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 433 488 414
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -74
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 540 493 589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.53% 0.44% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.47% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 476 430 494
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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
96251 105897 96840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.53% 94.51% 94.54%
Number of salaries quoted 80393 87735 81460
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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
(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 +25 230 £55,000 +4.76% 27
South East +18 147 £45,000 - 12
East of England +27 50 £45,000 +9.75% 4
Yorkshire +22 31 £35,000 -22.22% 4
North West +3 27 £47,500 -5.00% 4
West Midlands -9 24 £42,500 - 3
East Midlands +14 19 £40,000 +4.57% 1
South West -10 12 £40,000 - 1
SQL Server DBA
UK

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 1075 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 906 (84.28%) SQL
3 580 (53.95%) T-SQL
4 545 (50.70%) Performance Tuning
5 515 (47.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 491 (45.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 474 (44.09%) SQL Server 2008
8 408 (37.95%) Replication
9 400 (37.21%) Clustering
10 391 (36.37%) SQL Server 2012
11 381 (35.44%) Microsoft
12 376 (34.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 283 (26.33%) Business Intelligence
14 271 (25.21%) Windows
15 270 (25.12%) Finance
16 244 (22.70%) SQL Server 2005
17 235 (21.86%) Data Warehouse
18 229 (21.30%) MS Excel
19 151 (14.05%) Oracle
19 151 (14.05%) Capacity Planning
20 140 (13.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
21 129 (12.00%) Relational Database
22 127 (11.81%) Database Mirroring
23 121 (11.26%) ETL
24 118 (10.98%) Performance Monitoring
25 114 (10.60%) Disaster Recovery
26 113 (10.51%) Microsoft Certification
27 112 (10.42%) High Availability
28 111 (10.33%) PowerShell
29 109 (10.14%) RDBMS

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 52 (4.84%) SharePoint
2 36 (3.35%) IIS
3 19 (1.77%) BizTalk Server
4 16 (1.49%) Oracle Coherence
5 5 (0.47%) Apache
6 3 (0.28%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.28%) SAS
7 2 (0.19%) JBoss
7 2 (0.19%) GlassFish
7 2 (0.19%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.093%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.093%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 229 (21.30%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.67%) MS Office
3 2 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.093%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 18 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.19%) Sophis RISQUE
2 2 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.093%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.093%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 55 (5.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (1.02%) SaaS
4 7 (0.65%) GitHub
5 6 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.093%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.093%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.093%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.093%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.093%) Office 365
6 1 (0.093%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 32 (2.98%) SAN
2 23 (2.14%) Internet
3 12 (1.12%) DNS
4 7 (0.65%) VPN
4 7 (0.65%) Firewall
5 6 (0.56%) LAN
5 6 (0.56%) WAN
6 3 (0.28%) NAS
7 2 (0.19%) PuTTY
8 1 (0.093%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.093%) Network Security
8 1 (0.093%) DMZ
8 1 (0.093%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1075 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 515 (47.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 491 (45.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 474 (44.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 391 (36.37%) SQL Server 2012
6 376 (34.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 244 (22.70%) SQL Server 2005
8 235 (21.86%) Data Warehouse
9 140 (13.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 129 (12.00%) Relational Database
11 109 (10.14%) RDBMS
12 97 (9.02%) Oracle Database
13 74 (6.88%) SQL Server 2000
14 63 (5.86%) MySQL
15 51 (4.74%) DTS
16 38 (3.53%) Oracle Database 11g
17 33 (3.07%) OLAP
18 23 (2.14%) NoSQL
19 20 (1.86%) OLTP
20 17 (1.58%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 67 (6.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 12 (1.12%) Visual Studio
3 8 (0.74%) JIRA
3 8 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (0.65%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.37%) Toad
6 1 (0.093%) ERwin
6 1 (0.093%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.093%) MSTest
General
1 270 (25.12%) Finance
2 83 (7.72%) Banking
3 43 (4.00%) Marketing
4 33 (3.07%) Legal
5 32 (2.98%) Retail
6 26 (2.42%) Telecoms
7 22 (2.05%) Advertising
8 15 (1.40%) Law
9 12 (1.12%) Games
10 11 (1.02%) Investment Banking
11 7 (0.65%) Front Office
12 5 (0.47%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.37%) Electronics
14 3 (0.28%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.28%) Back Office
15 2 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.19%) Publishing
15 2 (0.19%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.19%) Music Industry
16 1 (0.093%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (6.79%) .NET
2 20 (1.86%) COM
3 16 (1.49%) .NET Framework
4 13 (1.21%) ASP.NET
5 12 (1.12%) JDBC
6 11 (1.02%) Web Services
7 7 (0.65%) MDX
8 5 (0.47%) XML
8 5 (0.47%) HTML
9 4 (0.37%) Hibernate
9 4 (0.37%) Ajax
9 4 (0.37%) CSS
10 2 (0.19%) WSH
10 2 (0.19%) LAMP
11 1 (0.093%) FIX Protocol
11 1 (0.093%) Apache Flex
11 1 (0.093%) WCF
11 1 (0.093%) LINQ
11 1 (0.093%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (0.093%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 408 (37.95%) Replication
2 400 (37.21%) Clustering
3 86 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 44 (4.09%) Statistics
5 32 (2.98%) Data Centre
6 25 (2.33%) Hedge funds
7 19 (1.77%) Social Network
8 14 (1.30%) Computer Science
8 14 (1.30%) Social Media
8 14 (1.30%) Data Protection Act
8 14 (1.30%) Client/Server
9 13 (1.21%) N-Tier
9 13 (1.21%) BBC
10 12 (1.12%) Management Information System
10 12 (1.12%) Data Structures
11 9 (0.84%) Streaming Music
12 7 (0.65%) Kindle
13 6 (0.56%) Derivative
14 4 (0.37%) EFT
14 4 (0.37%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 271 (25.21%) Windows
2 63 (5.86%) Linux
3 62 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 59 (5.49%) UNIX
5 58 (5.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 54 (5.02%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (1.49%) Solaris
8 9 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.47%) AIX
10 3 (0.28%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.28%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.28%) CentOS
11 2 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.19%) Debian
11 2 (0.19%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.093%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 545 (50.70%) Performance Tuning
2 283 (26.33%) Business Intelligence
3 151 (14.05%) Capacity Planning
4 127 (11.81%) Database Mirroring
5 121 (11.26%) ETL
6 118 (10.98%) Performance Monitoring
7 114 (10.60%) Disaster Recovery
8 112 (10.42%) High Availability
9 104 (9.67%) Database Security
10 90 (8.37%) Migration
11 81 (7.53%) Agile Software Development
12 76 (7.07%) ITIL
13 57 (5.30%) Change Management
14 46 (4.28%) Data Modelling
15 41 (3.81%) Database Tuning
16 39 (3.63%) Data Migration
17 36 (3.35%) Incident Management
18 33 (3.07%) Data Management
19 31 (2.88%) Release Management
20 29 (2.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 906 (84.28%) SQL
2 580 (53.95%) T-SQL
3 111 (10.33%) PowerShell
4 35 (3.26%) C#
5 26 (2.42%) PL/SQL
5 26 (2.42%) Java
6 20 (1.86%) VBScript
6 20 (1.86%) Shell Script
7 17 (1.58%) VB.NET
8 15 (1.40%) Python
9 14 (1.30%) JavaScript
10 12 (1.12%) Perl
11 11 (1.02%) Ruby
12 10 (0.93%) Bash Shell
13 9 (0.84%) C
14 8 (0.74%) VB
15 5 (0.47%) Korn
16 4 (0.37%) VBA
17 3 (0.28%) PHP
18 2 (0.19%) C++
Qualifications
1 113 (10.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 60 (5.58%) Degree
3 43 (4.00%) MCITP
4 26 (2.42%) MCTS
5 25 (2.33%) MCDBA
6 19 (1.77%) MCSA
7 18 (1.67%) MCSE
8 13 (1.21%) Oracle Certification
9 11 (1.02%) Security Cleared
10 9 (0.84%) SC Cleared
10 9 (0.84%) OCP
11 7 (0.65%) IBM Certification
12 6 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.47%) HND
14 4 (0.37%) MCP
14 4 (0.37%) Microsoft Certified Architect
15 2 (0.19%) MCAD
15 2 (0.19%) PMP
15 2 (0.19%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.42%) QA
2 18 (1.67%) SLA
3 10 (0.93%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.65%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.28%) TickIT
System Software
1 48 (4.47%) Oracle RAC
2 22 (2.05%) Active Directory
3 20 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.93%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.37%) Oracle Clusterware
6 3 (0.28%) vSphere
7 2 (0.19%) NFS
8 1 (0.093%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.093%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.093%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.093%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.093%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.093%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 43 (4.00%) Data Guard
2 18 (1.67%) SCOM
3 13 (1.21%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (0.47%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (0.28%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.093%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.093%) Puppet
6 1 (0.093%) Foglight
6 1 (0.093%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.093%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 381 (35.44%) Microsoft
2 151 (14.05%) Oracle
3 49 (4.56%) Facebook
4 46 (4.28%) VMware
5 31 (2.88%) IBM
6 23 (2.14%) Red Hat
7 19 (1.77%) Twitter
8 17 (1.58%) Red Gate
9 15 (1.40%) Google
10 14 (1.30%) Business Objects
11 13 (1.21%) SAP
11 13 (1.21%) Apple
11 13 (1.21%) Sony
11 13 (1.21%) Yahoo!
12 9 (0.84%) Cognos
13 8 (0.74%) Sybase
14 7 (0.65%) HP
15 5 (0.47%) Tableau
16 4 (0.37%) 3PAR
16 4 (0.37%) Tripwire
South West London
First Point
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package - Full details on request
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £40000 - £44000 Per Annum + On call + Bonus + Excellent Bene
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
First Point
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
Coeo Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + £8K if on call and great benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Talent International
Salary: £30000.00 - £36000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Ashford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £85000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
OSM Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago