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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 495 486 429
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -57
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 432 425 562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.42% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.45% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 371 372 497
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,600 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.19%
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
98061 95266 102493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.68% 94.72% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82304 78117 89013
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 £26,500 £26,500
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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 -16 147 £52,500 - 16
South East -11 117 £45,000 -5.26% 14
Yorkshire -35 44 £41,000 +2.50% 3
West Midlands +1 39 £45,000 +5.88%
North West -10 29 £40,000 -3.61% 2
South West -12 20 £42,500 +13.33% 4
East Midlands +30 18 £45,000 +20.00%
East of England -23 18 £50,000 +25.00% 3
SQL Server DBA
UK

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 777 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 643 (82.75%) SQL
3 430 (55.34%) T-SQL
4 374 (48.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 349 (44.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 347 (44.66%) Performance Tuning
7 299 (38.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 290 (37.32%) Replication
9 278 (35.78%) Microsoft
10 261 (33.59%) SQL Server 2012
11 231 (29.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 195 (25.10%) Windows
13 178 (22.91%) Clustering
14 175 (22.52%) Business Intelligence
15 174 (22.39%) SQL Server 2005
16 163 (20.98%) Data Warehouse
17 137 (17.63%) Oracle
18 135 (17.37%) MS Excel
19 115 (14.80%) Finance
20 103 (13.26%) Disaster Recovery
21 96 (12.36%) MySQL
22 95 (12.23%) Degree
23 90 (11.58%) .NET
24 88 (11.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
25 85 (10.94%) ETL
26 78 (10.04%) Microsoft Certification
27 74 (9.52%) SharePoint
28 69 (8.88%) Migration
29 67 (8.62%) Relational Database
30 64 (8.24%) Analytical Skills

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 74 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 25 (3.22%) WordPress
3 24 (3.09%) IIS
4 13 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
4 13 (1.67%) OpenEdge
4 13 (1.67%) WebSphere
5 10 (1.29%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (0.77%) Apache Solr
6 6 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (0.77%) WebLogic
7 5 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (0.51%) SAS
9 3 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.13%) WorkSite
Applications
1 135 (17.37%) MS Excel
2 24 (3.09%) MS Visio
3 19 (2.45%) PowerPivot
4 11 (1.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 22 (2.83%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.13%) Agresso
4 1 (0.13%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.22%) Office 365
2 21 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.29%) SaaS
4 6 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.45%) SAN
2 10 (1.29%) HTTP
3 9 (1.16%) DNS
4 6 (0.77%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.39%) Kerberos
5 3 (0.39%) Internet
5 3 (0.39%) Firewall
6 1 (0.13%) NAS
6 1 (0.13%) Intranet
6 1 (0.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 777 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 374 (48.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 349 (44.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 299 (38.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 261 (33.59%) SQL Server 2012
6 231 (29.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 174 (22.39%) SQL Server 2005
8 163 (20.98%) Data Warehouse
9 96 (12.36%) MySQL
10 88 (11.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 67 (8.62%) Relational Database
12 61 (7.85%) Oracle Database
13 53 (6.82%) RDBMS
14 42 (5.41%) DTS
15 38 (4.89%) OLTP
16 33 (4.25%) NoSQL
17 31 (3.99%) MS Access
18 27 (3.47%) OLAP
19 23 (2.96%) SQL Server 2000
20 22 (2.83%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 27 (3.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 21 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (2.57%) Visual Studio
4 15 (1.93%) Hudson
4 15 (1.93%) Selenium
5 6 (0.77%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (0.51%) PowerBuilder
7 3 (0.39%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.13%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.13%) Subversion
8 1 (0.13%) JIRA
General
1 115 (14.80%) Finance
2 46 (5.92%) Marketing
3 22 (2.83%) Banking
4 21 (2.70%) Retail
5 18 (2.32%) Advertising
6 15 (1.93%) Telecoms
7 13 (1.67%) Legal
8 5 (0.64%) Games
9 4 (0.51%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.51%) Electronics
10 3 (0.39%) Back Office
10 3 (0.39%) Law
10 3 (0.39%) Military
10 3 (0.39%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.26%) Publishing
11 2 (0.26%) Front Office
12 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.13%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (11.58%) .NET
2 36 (4.63%) Web Services
3 20 (2.57%) MDX
4 19 (2.45%) HTML
5 17 (2.19%) XML
6 14 (1.80%) ASP.NET
7 11 (1.42%) COM
7 11 (1.42%) WCF
8 6 (0.77%) .NET Framework
9 4 (0.51%) Ajax
10 3 (0.39%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 3 (0.39%) WSH
10 3 (0.39%) CSS
11 2 (0.26%) jQuery
12 1 (0.13%) HTML5
12 1 (0.13%) CSS3
12 1 (0.13%) FIX Protocol
12 1 (0.13%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 290 (37.32%) Replication
2 178 (22.91%) Clustering
3 64 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (5.02%) Computer Science
5 34 (4.38%) Statistics
6 19 (2.45%) Social Media
7 17 (2.19%) BBC
8 12 (1.54%) Management Information System
9 9 (1.16%) Social Network
9 9 (1.16%) Open Source
10 8 (1.03%) Client/Server
11 5 (0.64%) N-Tier
11 5 (0.64%) Data Protection Act
12 4 (0.51%) Data Structures
13 3 (0.39%) Hedge funds
14 2 (0.26%) Data Extraction
14 2 (0.26%) New Media
14 2 (0.26%) Mobile Banking
14 2 (0.26%) E-Learning
15 1 (0.13%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 195 (25.10%) Windows
2 58 (7.46%) Linux
3 46 (5.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (4.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (3.35%) UNIX
5 26 (3.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (1.29%) Solaris
7 3 (0.39%) CentOS
7 3 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 347 (44.66%) Performance Tuning
2 175 (22.52%) Business Intelligence
3 103 (13.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 85 (10.94%) ETL
5 69 (8.88%) Migration
6 63 (8.11%) Capacity Planning
7 61 (7.85%) ITIL
8 57 (7.34%) Performance Monitoring
9 51 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
10 48 (6.18%) Database Security
11 41 (5.28%) High Availability
12 36 (4.63%) Data Modelling
13 35 (4.50%) E-Commerce
14 28 (3.60%) Unit Testing
15 27 (3.47%) Change Management
16 24 (3.09%) Database Tuning
17 21 (2.70%) Performance Management
17 21 (2.70%) Change Data Capture
17 21 (2.70%) Analytics
18 20 (2.57%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 643 (82.75%) SQL
2 430 (55.34%) T-SQL
3 60 (7.72%) PowerShell
4 49 (6.31%) VB
5 39 (5.02%) C#
6 36 (4.63%) PL/SQL
7 30 (3.86%) Python
8 28 (3.60%) Java
9 26 (3.35%) PHP
10 15 (1.93%) C++
11 12 (1.54%) Perl
12 5 (0.64%) C
12 5 (0.64%) VBScript
13 4 (0.51%) VBA
14 3 (0.39%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.26%) VB6
15 2 (0.26%) JavaScript
16 1 (0.13%) Ruby
16 1 (0.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 95 (12.23%) Degree
2 78 (10.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (3.35%) MCDBA
4 24 (3.09%) MCITP
5 22 (2.83%) MCTS
6 8 (1.03%) MCSE
7 6 (0.77%) MCSA
8 4 (0.51%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.26%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.26%) MCT
10 1 (0.13%) OCP
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.13%) IBM Certification
10 1 (0.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.83%) ISO 9001
2 11 (1.42%) QA
3 10 (1.29%) SLA
4 3 (0.39%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.26%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.13%) JSP 440
System Software
1 46 (5.92%) Active Directory
2 21 (2.70%) Hyper-V
3 18 (2.32%) Oracle RAC
4 16 (2.06%) Oracle RMAN
5 6 (0.77%) LiteSpeed
6 4 (0.51%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.39%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.13%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.13%) XenApp
8 1 (0.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (2.19%) Data Guard
2 8 (1.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 8 (1.03%) SCOM
3 7 (0.90%) Backup Exec
4 6 (0.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (0.39%) Foglight
5 3 (0.39%) Puppet
5 3 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.26%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.26%) SCSM
6 2 (0.26%) SCCM
7 1 (0.13%) Munin
7 1 (0.13%) Nagios
7 1 (0.13%) Opsview
Vendors
1 278 (35.78%) Microsoft
2 137 (17.63%) Oracle
3 29 (3.73%) Facebook
4 27 (3.47%) Sony
5 23 (2.96%) Sybase
6 19 (2.45%) IBM
6 19 (2.45%) Red Gate
7 17 (2.19%) Yahoo!
7 17 (2.19%) Google
7 17 (2.19%) Apple
8 12 (1.54%) HP
8 12 (1.54%) Red Hat
9 11 (1.42%) VMware
9 11 (1.42%) Business Objects
10 7 (0.90%) Veritas
10 7 (0.90%) Twitter
11 6 (0.77%) BMC
11 6 (0.77%) Sun
12 4 (0.51%) Cognos
13 3 (0.39%) SAP
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare + Package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
East London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
Spring Technology
Salary: £36000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Subsidised Gym etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 27 days holiday, banking bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
X4 Group
Salary: £28k - 50k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Resource Management
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cobham, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £40000 - £46000 Per Annum + On call + Bonus + Excellent Bene
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £65000 - £72000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wiltshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Woolston, Warrington
Actis Recruitment
Posted: 11 days ago