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

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 428 477 406
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -71
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 526 520 588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.53% 0.47% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.50% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 472 441 490
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 £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,250
% change year-on-year
- +0.59%
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
94274 104403 95375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.61% 94.65%
Number of salaries quoted 78300 86556 80168
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +8 211 £55,000 - 24
South East 0 132 £45,000 -5.26% 12
East of England +30 55 £50,000 +14.94% 4
Yorkshire +22 45 £35,000 -6.66% 4
North West +12 25 £47,500 +17.28% 3
South West +12 21 £40,000 +33.33% 3
West Midlands -15 19 £39,500 -10.22% 4
East Midlands +17 18 £38,000 +11.76% 3
SQL Server DBA
UK

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 991 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 831 (83.85%) SQL
3 534 (53.88%) T-SQL
4 485 (48.94%) Performance Tuning
5 483 (48.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 457 (46.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 446 (45.01%) SQL Server 2008
8 373 (37.64%) Microsoft
9 372 (37.54%) SQL Server 2012
10 347 (35.02%) Replication
11 331 (33.40%) Clustering
12 329 (33.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 263 (26.54%) Windows
14 262 (26.44%) Business Intelligence
15 243 (24.52%) Finance
16 223 (22.50%) SQL Server 2005
17 219 (22.10%) Data Warehouse
18 202 (20.38%) MS Excel
19 139 (14.03%) Oracle
20 129 (13.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 129 (13.02%) Capacity Planning
20 129 (13.02%) Relational Database
21 115 (11.60%) Disaster Recovery
22 112 (11.30%) RDBMS
23 107 (10.80%) Database Mirroring
24 106 (10.70%) ETL
25 103 (10.39%) Microsoft Certification
25 103 (10.39%) Database Security
26 102 (10.29%) PowerShell
27 98 (9.89%) Performance Monitoring

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 58 (5.85%) SharePoint
2 37 (3.73%) IIS
3 20 (2.02%) BizTalk Server
4 14 (1.41%) Oracle Coherence
5 4 (0.40%) WordPress
5 4 (0.40%) Apache
6 3 (0.30%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.30%) SAS
6 3 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.20%) GlassFish
7 2 (0.20%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.20%) JBoss
8 1 (0.10%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 202 (20.38%) MS Excel
2 22 (2.22%) MS Office
3 5 (0.50%) PowerPivot
4 4 (0.40%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 30 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.20%) Sophis RISQUE
3 1 (0.10%) Agresso
3 1 (0.10%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 43 (4.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (0.91%) SaaS
4 8 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.61%) GitHub
6 5 (0.50%) Office 365
7 1 (0.10%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 29 (2.93%) SAN
2 18 (1.82%) Internet
3 15 (1.51%) DNS
4 7 (0.71%) Firewall
5 6 (0.61%) HTTP
5 6 (0.61%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.50%) LAN
6 5 (0.50%) WAN
6 5 (0.50%) VPN
7 2 (0.20%) NAS
7 2 (0.20%) PuTTY
8 1 (0.10%) Intranet
8 1 (0.10%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 991 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 483 (48.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 457 (46.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 446 (45.01%) SQL Server 2008
5 372 (37.54%) SQL Server 2012
6 329 (33.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 223 (22.50%) SQL Server 2005
8 219 (22.10%) Data Warehouse
9 129 (13.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 129 (13.02%) Relational Database
10 112 (11.30%) RDBMS
11 80 (8.07%) Oracle Database
12 61 (6.16%) MySQL
13 53 (5.35%) SQL Server 2000
14 46 (4.64%) DTS
15 36 (3.63%) OLAP
16 30 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
17 19 (1.92%) OLAP Cube
18 18 (1.82%) NoSQL
19 16 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 54 (5.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 14 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (1.31%) Visual Studio
4 7 (0.71%) JIRA
5 6 (0.61%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.40%) Toad
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.10%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (0.10%) ERwin
7 1 (0.10%) MSTest
General
1 243 (24.52%) Finance
2 66 (6.66%) Banking
3 40 (4.04%) Marketing
4 31 (3.13%) Legal
5 24 (2.42%) Retail
6 19 (1.92%) Advertising
7 15 (1.51%) Telecoms
8 9 (0.91%) Games
9 8 (0.81%) Investment Banking
10 7 (0.71%) Front Office
11 3 (0.30%) Law
11 3 (0.30%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.20%) Music Industry
12 2 (0.20%) Electronics
12 2 (0.20%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.10%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.10%) Publishing
13 1 (0.10%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.10%) Back Office
13 1 (0.10%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (7.87%) .NET
2 24 (2.42%) COM
3 20 (2.02%) ASP.NET
4 16 (1.61%) Web Services
5 14 (1.41%) .NET Framework
5 14 (1.41%) XML
6 10 (1.01%) JDBC
7 7 (0.71%) WCF
8 6 (0.61%) HTML
9 4 (0.40%) MDX
9 4 (0.40%) Ajax
9 4 (0.40%) Hibernate
9 4 (0.40%) CSS
10 3 (0.30%) WSH
11 2 (0.20%) FIX Protocol
11 2 (0.20%) LAMP
12 1 (0.10%) Windows SharePoint Services
12 1 (0.10%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1 (0.10%) Entity Framework
12 1 (0.10%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 347 (35.02%) Replication
2 331 (33.40%) Clustering
3 81 (8.17%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (3.63%) Statistics
5 34 (3.43%) Data Centre
6 24 (2.42%) Hedge funds
7 21 (2.12%) Social Network
8 20 (2.02%) Client/Server
9 18 (1.82%) N-Tier
10 17 (1.72%) Data Protection Act
11 14 (1.41%) Social Media
11 14 (1.41%) Computer Science
12 13 (1.31%) BBC
13 12 (1.21%) Data Structures
14 9 (0.91%) Kindle
15 8 (0.81%) Streaming Music
16 6 (0.61%) Management Information System
17 5 (0.50%) Derivative
18 3 (0.30%) Mathematics
19 2 (0.20%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 263 (26.54%) Windows
2 76 (7.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 72 (7.27%) Linux
4 65 (6.56%) UNIX
4 65 (6.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 60 (6.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (2.52%) Solaris
7 5 (0.50%) AIX
7 5 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.30%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.30%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.30%) CentOS
9 2 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (0.20%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 485 (48.94%) Performance Tuning
2 262 (26.44%) Business Intelligence
3 129 (13.02%) Capacity Planning
4 115 (11.60%) Disaster Recovery
5 107 (10.80%) Database Mirroring
6 106 (10.70%) ETL
7 103 (10.39%) Database Security
8 98 (9.89%) Performance Monitoring
9 91 (9.18%) High Availability
10 83 (8.38%) Migration
11 75 (7.57%) ITIL
12 67 (6.76%) Agile Software Development
13 52 (5.25%) Data Modelling
14 47 (4.74%) Change Management
15 37 (3.73%) Database Tuning
16 34 (3.43%) Incident Management
16 34 (3.43%) Data Management
17 33 (3.33%) Data Migration
18 30 (3.03%) Time Management
18 30 (3.03%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 831 (83.85%) SQL
2 534 (53.88%) T-SQL
3 102 (10.29%) PowerShell
4 38 (3.83%) C#
5 35 (3.53%) PL/SQL
6 26 (2.62%) Java
7 18 (1.82%) VBScript
8 17 (1.72%) Shell Script
9 16 (1.61%) Python
10 13 (1.31%) VB
10 13 (1.31%) Perl
11 12 (1.21%) JavaScript
12 11 (1.11%) C
12 11 (1.11%) VB.NET
12 11 (1.11%) Ruby
13 10 (1.01%) Bash Shell
14 6 (0.61%) PHP
15 5 (0.50%) Korn
16 4 (0.40%) VBA
17 2 (0.20%) C++
Qualifications
1 103 (10.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 53 (5.35%) Degree
3 44 (4.44%) MCITP
4 27 (2.72%) MCDBA
5 24 (2.42%) MCTS
6 15 (1.51%) MCSA
7 13 (1.31%) Oracle Certification
8 11 (1.11%) OCP
8 11 (1.11%) Security Cleared
9 10 (1.01%) MCSE
10 9 (0.91%) IBM Certification
10 9 (0.91%) SC Cleared
11 6 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.40%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 4 (0.40%) HND
12 4 (0.40%) MCP
13 2 (0.20%) PMP
13 2 (0.20%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.20%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.02%) QA
2 17 (1.72%) SLA
3 14 (1.41%) ISO 9001
4 9 (0.91%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.30%) TickIT
System Software
1 47 (4.74%) Oracle RAC
2 26 (2.62%) Active Directory
3 17 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (1.31%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.40%) vSphere
5 4 (0.40%) Oracle Clusterware
6 2 (0.20%) NFS
6 2 (0.20%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.10%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.10%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.10%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.10%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 36 (3.63%) Data Guard
2 14 (1.41%) SCOM
3 8 (0.81%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (0.50%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (0.20%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.10%) Foglight
6 1 (0.10%) Puppet
6 1 (0.10%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.10%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 373 (37.64%) Microsoft
2 139 (14.03%) Oracle
3 44 (4.44%) Facebook
4 36 (3.63%) VMware
5 35 (3.53%) IBM
6 28 (2.83%) Red Hat
7 21 (2.12%) Twitter
8 16 (1.61%) Sony
9 15 (1.51%) Business Objects
9 15 (1.51%) Red Gate
10 14 (1.41%) Google
11 13 (1.31%) SAP
11 13 (1.31%) Apple
11 13 (1.31%) Yahoo!
12 12 (1.21%) Cognos
13 9 (0.91%) Sybase
14 8 (0.81%) HP
15 4 (0.40%) Tableau
15 4 (0.40%) 3PAR
15 4 (0.40%) Tripwire
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Posted: 2 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £52,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £42000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Moonpig
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum Great bens package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £53000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + pension, health
Posted: 5 days ago