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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 443 453 395
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -58
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 511 518 643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.51% 0.50% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.53% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 473 431 542
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £63,400 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
95146 98530 96981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.55% 94.84%
Number of salaries quoted 78725 80421 81983
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 £27,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,000 £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 March 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 March 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 +3 183 £55,000 - 33
South East +8 125 £45,000 -5.26% 8
Yorkshire +28 60 £40,000 +3.89% 5
North West +34 51 £40,000 -3.03% 4
East of England -24 31 £50,000 +11.11% 4
South West -11 23 £43,750 +18.24%
West Midlands -52 17 £40,000 -11.11% 4
East Midlands +28 14 £42,500 +21.42% 1
North East 0 7 £35,000 -12.50%
SQL Server DBA
UK

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 934 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 784 (83.94%) SQL
3 482 (51.61%) T-SQL
4 453 (48.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 449 (48.07%) SQL Server 2008
6 424 (45.40%) Performance Tuning
7 400 (42.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 366 (39.19%) Microsoft
9 344 (36.83%) SQL Server 2012
10 305 (32.66%) Replication
11 294 (31.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 268 (28.69%) Windows
13 251 (26.87%) Clustering
14 230 (24.63%) SQL Server 2005
15 218 (23.34%) Business Intelligence
16 207 (22.16%) Data Warehouse
17 200 (21.41%) Finance
18 177 (18.95%) MS Excel
19 160 (17.13%) Oracle
20 130 (13.92%) Disaster Recovery
21 119 (12.74%) Relational Database
22 104 (11.13%) Capacity Planning
23 100 (10.71%) Performance Monitoring
23 100 (10.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
23 100 (10.71%) RDBMS
24 99 (10.60%) ETL
24 99 (10.60%) Migration
25 96 (10.28%) PowerShell
26 94 (10.06%) Microsoft Certification
27 88 (9.42%) Database Security

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 81 (8.67%) SharePoint
2 36 (3.85%) IIS
3 14 (1.50%) BizTalk Server
4 13 (1.39%) Oracle Coherence
4 13 (1.39%) WordPress
5 9 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
6 8 (0.86%) WebSphere
6 8 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (0.86%) OpenEdge
7 6 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (0.54%) Apache Solr
9 4 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.32%) SAS
10 3 (0.32%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.21%) Apache
11 2 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 177 (18.95%) MS Excel
2 20 (2.14%) MS Office
3 15 (1.61%) PowerPivot
4 12 (1.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 37 (3.96%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.11%) SimCorp Dimension
3 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.11%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 44 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (1.50%) Office 365
3 9 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (0.86%) SaaS
5 5 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.93%) SAN
2 10 (1.07%) DNS
3 9 (0.96%) Internet
4 8 (0.86%) HTTP
5 6 (0.64%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.43%) LAN
6 4 (0.43%) WAN
7 3 (0.32%) Kerberos
7 3 (0.32%) Firewall
8 2 (0.21%) PuTTY
9 1 (0.11%) Network Security
9 1 (0.11%) NAS
9 1 (0.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 934 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 453 (48.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 449 (48.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 400 (42.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 344 (36.83%) SQL Server 2012
6 294 (31.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 230 (24.63%) SQL Server 2005
8 207 (22.16%) Data Warehouse
9 119 (12.74%) Relational Database
10 100 (10.71%) RDBMS
10 100 (10.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 78 (8.35%) Oracle Database
12 69 (7.39%) MySQL
13 55 (5.89%) DTS
14 45 (4.82%) SQL Server 2000
15 28 (3.00%) Oracle Database 11g
15 28 (3.00%) OLAP
16 22 (2.36%) OLTP
16 22 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
17 18 (1.93%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 49 (5.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 27 (2.89%) Visual Studio
3 21 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (0.43%) Toad
4 4 (0.43%) PowerBuilder
5 3 (0.32%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.11%) Subversion
6 1 (0.11%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 200 (21.41%) Finance
2 49 (5.25%) Banking
3 43 (4.60%) Marketing
4 24 (2.57%) Retail
5 22 (2.36%) Legal
6 15 (1.61%) Telecoms
7 13 (1.39%) Advertising
8 7 (0.75%) Investment Banking
8 7 (0.75%) Front Office
9 6 (0.64%) Games
10 5 (0.54%) Electronics
11 4 (0.43%) Law
12 3 (0.32%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.32%) Military
13 2 (0.21%) Publishing
13 2 (0.21%) Music Industry
13 2 (0.21%) Automotive
13 2 (0.21%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.11%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (8.35%) .NET
2 19 (2.03%) ASP.NET
2 19 (2.03%) COM
3 17 (1.82%) Web Services
4 14 (1.50%) XML
5 9 (0.96%) JDBC
5 9 (0.96%) .NET Framework
6 8 (0.86%) WCF
7 4 (0.43%) HTML
7 4 (0.43%) Ajax
7 4 (0.43%) WSH
7 4 (0.43%) MDX
8 3 (0.32%) CSS
9 2 (0.21%) LAMP
9 2 (0.21%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 1 (0.11%) jQuery
10 1 (0.11%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.11%) HTML5
10 1 (0.11%) CSS3
10 1 (0.11%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 305 (32.66%) Replication
2 251 (26.87%) Clustering
3 76 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (4.18%) Statistics
5 26 (2.78%) Computer Science
6 22 (2.36%) Social Network
7 18 (1.93%) Client/Server
8 15 (1.61%) N-Tier
9 14 (1.50%) Data Protection Act
9 14 (1.50%) Hedge funds
10 13 (1.39%) Social Media
10 13 (1.39%) Management Information System
11 12 (1.28%) BBC
12 10 (1.07%) Open Source
13 9 (0.96%) Kindle
14 6 (0.64%) Data Structures
15 5 (0.54%) Derivative
16 3 (0.32%) Life Science
17 2 (0.21%) Equity Derivative
17 2 (0.21%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 268 (28.69%) Windows
2 79 (8.46%) Linux
3 76 (8.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 65 (6.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 64 (6.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 63 (6.75%) UNIX
7 27 (2.89%) Solaris
8 4 (0.43%) AIX
8 4 (0.43%) CentOS
8 4 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.43%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.11%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 424 (45.40%) Performance Tuning
2 218 (23.34%) Business Intelligence
3 130 (13.92%) Disaster Recovery
4 104 (11.13%) Capacity Planning
5 100 (10.71%) Performance Monitoring
6 99 (10.60%) Migration
6 99 (10.60%) ETL
7 88 (9.42%) Database Security
8 79 (8.46%) ITIL
9 65 (6.96%) High Availability
10 57 (6.10%) Agile Software Development
11 49 (5.25%) Data Modelling
12 44 (4.71%) Change Management
13 39 (4.18%) Data Migration
14 33 (3.53%) Database Tuning
14 33 (3.53%) Data Management
15 31 (3.32%) Time Management
16 28 (3.00%) Line Management
17 26 (2.78%) Data Protection
18 22 (2.36%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 784 (83.94%) SQL
2 482 (51.61%) T-SQL
3 96 (10.28%) PowerShell
4 44 (4.71%) PL/SQL
5 38 (4.07%) C#
6 24 (2.57%) Java
7 23 (2.46%) VB
8 21 (2.25%) Python
9 15 (1.61%) VBScript
9 15 (1.61%) PHP
9 15 (1.61%) C
10 14 (1.50%) Perl
11 12 (1.28%) Shell Script
12 9 (0.96%) VB.NET
13 8 (0.86%) Bash Shell
14 7 (0.75%) Ruby
15 6 (0.64%) JavaScript
16 5 (0.54%) VBA
17 4 (0.43%) Korn
18 2 (0.21%) C++
Qualifications
1 94 (10.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 87 (9.31%) Degree
3 47 (5.03%) MCITP
4 31 (3.32%) MCDBA
5 21 (2.25%) MCTS
6 10 (1.07%) SC Cleared
6 10 (1.07%) Security Cleared
7 9 (0.96%) IBM Certification
7 9 (0.96%) OCP
7 9 (0.96%) Oracle Certification
8 5 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.54%) MCSE
8 5 (0.54%) MCSA
9 4 (0.43%) HND
9 4 (0.43%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 2 (0.21%) MCP
11 1 (0.11%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.11%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (1.93%) ISO 9001
2 12 (1.28%) QA
3 7 (0.75%) SLA
3 7 (0.75%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.11%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 40 (4.28%) Oracle RAC
2 37 (3.96%) Active Directory
3 19 (2.03%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.43%) VMware ESX
4 4 (0.43%) Oracle Clusterware
5 3 (0.32%) Terminal Server
6 2 (0.21%) vSphere
7 1 (0.11%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.11%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 33 (3.53%) Data Guard
2 14 (1.50%) SCOM
3 7 (0.75%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (0.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (0.32%) Foglight
4 3 (0.32%) Backup Exec
4 3 (0.32%) Puppet
4 3 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.32%) Oracle Flashback
5 2 (0.21%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.11%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 366 (39.19%) Microsoft
2 160 (17.13%) Oracle
3 37 (3.96%) Facebook
4 32 (3.43%) IBM
5 29 (3.10%) Red Hat
6 20 (2.14%) VMware
6 20 (2.14%) Twitter
7 19 (2.03%) Sybase
7 19 (2.03%) Business Objects
8 15 (1.61%) Sony
9 13 (1.39%) Red Gate
10 12 (1.28%) Yahoo!
10 12 (1.28%) Google
10 12 (1.28%) Apple
11 11 (1.18%) SAP
12 8 (0.86%) Cognos
13 7 (0.75%) HP
14 4 (0.43%) Veritas
14 4 (0.43%) 3PAR
15 3 (0.32%) Netezza
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum bonus, pension, medical, training
Posted: 4 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 20 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Drayton, Middlesex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Assessment
Salary: From £35,300 to £46,500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Red10
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Good bonus + benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Moonpig
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: c40-55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 9 days ago
Pudsey, West Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago