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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 473 461 407
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -54
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 462 459 589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.46% 0.47% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.50% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 428 395 503
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,125 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +6.25%
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
94647 92576 95847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.87% 94.45% 94.96%
Number of salaries quoted 78762 75162 81879
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 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -6 161 £55,000 - 27
South East -7 118 £45,000 - 14
Yorkshire +13 52 £40,000 -4.76% 7
North West +20 49 £40,000 -3.03% 6
South West -6 25 £43,750 +16.66% 5
East of England -27 21 £48,750 +14.70% 4
West Midlands -34 19 £45,000 - 2
East Midlands +29 10 £45,000 +20.00% 4
North East -9 7 £35,000 -1.40%
SQL Server DBA
UK

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 903 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 753 (83.39%) SQL
3 458 (50.72%) T-SQL
4 449 (49.72%) SQL Server 2008
5 407 (45.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 401 (44.41%) Performance Tuning
7 361 (39.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 357 (39.53%) Microsoft
9 310 (34.33%) SQL Server 2012
10 299 (33.11%) Replication
11 271 (30.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 249 (27.57%) Windows
13 226 (25.03%) Clustering
14 221 (24.47%) SQL Server 2005
15 202 (22.37%) Business Intelligence
16 186 (20.60%) Data Warehouse
17 177 (19.60%) Finance
18 173 (19.16%) Oracle
19 163 (18.05%) MS Excel
20 138 (15.28%) Disaster Recovery
21 108 (11.96%) Relational Database
22 100 (11.07%) Microsoft Certification
23 99 (10.96%) Degree
24 95 (10.52%) Capacity Planning
25 94 (10.41%) Migration
26 91 (10.08%) PowerShell
27 90 (9.97%) RDBMS
28 89 (9.86%) ETL
29 88 (9.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
30 87 (9.63%) SharePoint

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 87 (9.63%) SharePoint
2 30 (3.32%) IIS
3 16 (1.77%) WordPress
4 14 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
5 12 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
5 12 (1.33%) WebSphere
5 12 (1.33%) Oracle Coherence
5 12 (1.33%) OpenEdge
6 9 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (0.66%) WebLogic
8 5 (0.55%) Apache Solr
9 4 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (0.44%) SAS
10 2 (0.22%) Apache
Applications
1 163 (18.05%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.99%) PowerPivot
3 15 (1.66%) MS Office
3 15 (1.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 39 (4.32%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.11%) Agresso
4 1 (0.11%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 34 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (1.88%) Office 365
3 10 (1.11%) SaaS
4 8 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.77%) SAN
2 10 (1.11%) HTTP
3 9 (1.00%) DNS
4 6 (0.66%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.44%) LAN
5 4 (0.44%) WAN
5 4 (0.44%) Internet
6 3 (0.33%) Firewall
6 3 (0.33%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.11%) VPN
7 1 (0.11%) Intranet
7 1 (0.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 903 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 449 (49.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 407 (45.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 361 (39.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 310 (34.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 271 (30.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 221 (24.47%) SQL Server 2005
8 186 (20.60%) Data Warehouse
9 108 (11.96%) Relational Database
10 90 (9.97%) RDBMS
11 88 (9.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 85 (9.41%) Oracle Database
13 71 (7.86%) MySQL
14 57 (6.31%) DTS
15 42 (4.65%) SQL Server 2000
16 35 (3.88%) OLTP
17 31 (3.43%) OLAP
17 31 (3.43%) Oracle Database 11g
18 23 (2.55%) Oracle Reports
19 21 (2.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 45 (4.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 21 (2.33%) Visual Studio
3 16 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (0.44%) PowerBuilder
5 4 (0.44%) Hudson
5 4 (0.44%) Selenium
6 3 (0.33%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.11%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.11%) Subversion
7 1 (0.11%) JIRA
7 1 (0.11%) Toad
General
1 177 (19.60%) Finance
2 44 (4.87%) Banking
3 41 (4.54%) Marketing
4 26 (2.88%) Retail
5 19 (2.10%) Legal
6 14 (1.55%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.00%) Advertising
8 8 (0.89%) Investment Banking
9 6 (0.66%) Front Office
10 5 (0.55%) Electronics
10 5 (0.55%) Games
11 3 (0.33%) Military
11 3 (0.33%) Law
12 2 (0.22%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.22%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.22%) Automotive
12 2 (0.22%) Publishing
12 2 (0.22%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (8.86%) .NET
2 22 (2.44%) Web Services
3 16 (1.77%) ASP.NET
4 15 (1.66%) COM
5 14 (1.55%) XML
6 9 (1.00%) WCF
6 9 (1.00%) .NET Framework
7 8 (0.89%) HTML
7 8 (0.89%) JDBC
8 5 (0.55%) WSH
8 5 (0.55%) MDX
9 3 (0.33%) CSS
9 3 (0.33%) Ajax
10 2 (0.22%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 2 (0.22%) LAMP
11 1 (0.11%) jQuery
11 1 (0.11%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (0.11%) HTML5
11 1 (0.11%) CSS3
11 1 (0.11%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 299 (33.11%) Replication
2 226 (25.03%) Clustering
3 71 (7.86%) Analytical Skills
4 44 (4.87%) Statistics
5 31 (3.43%) Computer Science
6 20 (2.21%) Social Network
7 13 (1.44%) Management Information System
8 12 (1.33%) Client/Server
9 10 (1.11%) N-Tier
9 10 (1.11%) Data Protection Act
9 10 (1.11%) Open Source
10 9 (1.00%) Social Media
11 8 (0.89%) Kindle
11 8 (0.89%) BBC
12 6 (0.66%) Hedge funds
13 5 (0.55%) Derivative
14 4 (0.44%) Data Structures
15 3 (0.33%) Life Science
16 2 (0.22%) Equity Derivative
16 2 (0.22%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 249 (27.57%) Windows
2 77 (8.53%) Linux
3 64 (7.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 59 (6.53%) UNIX
5 57 (6.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 52 (5.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 27 (2.99%) Solaris
8 4 (0.44%) AIX
8 4 (0.44%) CentOS
8 4 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 401 (44.41%) Performance Tuning
2 202 (22.37%) Business Intelligence
3 138 (15.28%) Disaster Recovery
4 95 (10.52%) Capacity Planning
5 94 (10.41%) Migration
6 89 (9.86%) ETL
7 87 (9.63%) Performance Monitoring
8 86 (9.52%) ITIL
9 74 (8.19%) Database Security
10 64 (7.09%) High Availability
11 57 (6.31%) Agile Software Development
12 43 (4.76%) Change Management
13 42 (4.65%) Data Modelling
14 32 (3.54%) Data Migration
15 31 (3.43%) Time Management
16 26 (2.88%) Performance Management
17 25 (2.77%) Database Tuning
17 25 (2.77%) Data Management
17 25 (2.77%) Line Management
18 24 (2.66%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 753 (83.39%) SQL
2 458 (50.72%) T-SQL
3 91 (10.08%) PowerShell
4 50 (5.54%) PL/SQL
5 41 (4.54%) C#
6 28 (3.10%) VB
7 24 (2.66%) Java
8 23 (2.55%) Python
9 18 (1.99%) PHP
10 15 (1.66%) Perl
11 13 (1.44%) C
11 13 (1.44%) VBScript
12 9 (1.00%) Shell Script
13 8 (0.89%) VB.NET
14 7 (0.78%) Bash Shell
15 6 (0.66%) Ruby
16 5 (0.55%) VBA
16 5 (0.55%) JavaScript
16 5 (0.55%) C++
17 4 (0.44%) Korn
Qualifications
1 100 (11.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 99 (10.96%) Degree
3 45 (4.98%) MCITP
4 33 (3.65%) MCDBA
5 29 (3.21%) MCTS
6 22 (2.44%) VCP4
7 10 (1.11%) SC Cleared
7 10 (1.11%) Security Cleared
8 8 (0.89%) IBM Certification
8 8 (0.89%) OCP
8 8 (0.89%) Oracle Certification
9 5 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.55%) MCSE
9 5 (0.55%) MCSA
10 4 (0.44%) HND
10 4 (0.44%) Microsoft Certified Architect
11 2 (0.22%) MCT
12 1 (0.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.21%) ISO 9001
2 17 (1.88%) QA
3 11 (1.22%) SLA
4 6 (0.66%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.33%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.11%) JSP 440
System Software
1 44 (4.87%) Oracle RAC
2 40 (4.43%) Active Directory
3 19 (2.10%) Hyper-V
4 14 (1.55%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (0.44%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.33%) Terminal Server
6 3 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.11%) vSphere
7 1 (0.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 36 (3.99%) Data Guard
2 19 (2.10%) SCOM
3 6 (0.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (0.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (0.44%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.33%) Foglight
5 3 (0.33%) Puppet
5 3 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.22%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.22%) SCSM
6 2 (0.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 357 (39.53%) Microsoft
2 173 (19.16%) Oracle
3 34 (3.77%) IBM
4 29 (3.21%) Red Hat
4 29 (3.21%) Facebook
5 21 (2.33%) Sybase
6 18 (1.99%) VMware
6 18 (1.99%) Twitter
7 14 (1.55%) Red Gate
7 14 (1.55%) Business Objects
8 11 (1.22%) Sony
9 8 (0.89%) Yahoo!
9 8 (0.89%) Google
9 8 (0.89%) SAP
9 8 (0.89%) Cognos
9 8 (0.89%) Apple
10 7 (0.78%) HP
11 6 (0.66%) BMC
12 4 (0.44%) Veritas
12 4 (0.44%) 3PAR
City, London
TRG
Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum Benefits, Pension, Work/Home Life
Posted: 8 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £56,000 per annum + Bonus, Pension & Excellent Benefit
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cobham, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hove, East Sussex
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £39,000 to £49,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Sage Pay
Salary: Competitive salary & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 55k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Negotiable depending on Experience+bonus+benefits+training
Posted: 5 days ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25k-35k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + excellent bonuses and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago