The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had SQL Server DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 595 430 461
Rank change year-on-year
-165 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 312 672 637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.34% 0.65% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.67% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 284 586 554
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,350 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £66,450 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
87554 99617 109098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.39% 96.53% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 74678 83101 90011
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured SQL Server DBA in the job title.

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 25 June 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA within the England region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -75 147 £50,000 -9.09% 10
South East -52 56 £43,500 -3.33% 8
South West +25 28 £38,250 -4.37% 2
North West +4 26 £47,500 - 8
Yorkshire -10 25 £41,500 +3.75% 5
East Midlands -5 19 £42,500 -5.55% 1
West Midlands -41 5 £44,000 +4.76%
East of England -20 4 £42,500 -5.55% 1
North East - 4 £44,000 - 1
SQL Server DBA
UK

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, SQL Server DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring SQL Server DBA in the job title.

1 749 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 628 (83.85%) SQL
3 410 (54.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 384 (51.27%) T-SQL
5 365 (48.73%) SQL Server 2008
6 346 (46.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 293 (39.12%) SQL Server 2012
8 276 (36.85%) Performance Tuning
9 269 (35.91%) Microsoft
10 263 (35.11%) SQL Server 2014
11 243 (32.44%) Finance
12 231 (30.84%) Replication
13 226 (30.17%) Clustering
14 219 (29.24%) High Availability
15 199 (26.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 194 (25.90%) Business Intelligence
17 183 (24.43%) Windows
18 164 (21.90%) SQL Server 2005
19 147 (19.63%) MS Excel
20 146 (19.49%) Data Warehouse
21 122 (16.29%) Oracle
22 105 (14.02%) ETL
23 101 (13.48%) Disaster Recovery
24 99 (13.22%) Microsoft Certification
25 98 (13.08%) PowerShell
26 94 (12.55%) Degree
27 82 (10.95%) Performance Monitoring
27 82 (10.95%) Relational Database
28 81 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
29 75 (10.01%) Oracle Database

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 27 (3.60%) SharePoint
2 13 (1.74%) IIS
3 7 (0.93%) Oracle Coherence
4 6 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.27%) Apache
5 2 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.13%) Mule
6 1 (0.13%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.13%) OpenEdge
6 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 147 (19.63%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.53%) MS Office
3 2 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.40%) SystmOne
3 1 (0.13%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.13%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.13%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 30 (4.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.07%) SaaS
4 6 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.67%) GitHub
5 5 (0.67%) IaaS
5 5 (0.67%) PaaS
6 4 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.53%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.13%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 46 (6.14%) SAN
2 12 (1.60%) Internet
3 9 (1.20%) Firewall
4 6 (0.80%) DNS
4 6 (0.80%) NAS
5 5 (0.67%) LAN
5 5 (0.67%) WAN
6 4 (0.53%) DHCP
6 4 (0.53%) iSCSI
6 4 (0.53%) SMTP
7 3 (0.40%) SSL
7 3 (0.40%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.27%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.13%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 749 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 410 (54.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 365 (48.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 346 (46.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 293 (39.12%) SQL Server 2012
6 263 (35.11%) SQL Server 2014
7 199 (26.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 164 (21.90%) SQL Server 2005
9 146 (19.49%) Data Warehouse
10 82 (10.95%) Relational Database
11 75 (10.01%) Oracle Database
12 59 (7.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 56 (7.48%) MySQL
14 53 (7.08%) SQL Server 2000
15 44 (5.87%) RDBMS
16 38 (5.07%) SQL Server 2016
17 33 (4.41%) OLTP
18 31 (4.14%) DTS
19 28 (3.74%) MongoDB
20 22 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 28 (3.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (3.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 10 (1.34%) Visual Studio
4 5 (0.67%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.53%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (0.53%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (0.40%) ERwin
6 3 (0.40%) Subversion
7 2 (0.27%) MSI
8 1 (0.13%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.13%) NUnit
8 1 (0.13%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 243 (32.44%) Finance
2 44 (5.87%) Legal
3 38 (5.07%) Banking
4 36 (4.81%) Law
5 33 (4.41%) Marketing
6 19 (2.54%) Telecoms
7 15 (2.00%) Retail
8 13 (1.74%) Publishing
9 12 (1.60%) Investment Banking
10 9 (1.20%) Private Banking
11 6 (0.80%) Advertising
11 6 (0.80%) Back Office
11 6 (0.80%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.53%) Electronics
12 4 (0.53%) Games
13 3 (0.40%) Online Betting
14 2 (0.27%) French Language
15 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (4.41%) .NET
2 10 (1.34%) XML
3 9 (1.20%) Web Services
4 8 (1.07%) MDX
5 7 (0.93%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 6 (0.80%) JDBC
7 4 (0.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (0.53%) CakePHP
8 3 (0.40%) Middleware
9 2 (0.27%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.27%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.27%) COM
9 2 (0.27%) HTML
10 1 (0.13%) CSS
10 1 (0.13%) EDI
10 1 (0.13%) J2EE
10 1 (0.13%) LAMP
10 1 (0.13%) NHibernate
10 1 (0.13%) SAP PI
10 1 (0.13%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 231 (30.84%) Replication
2 226 (30.17%) Clustering
3 36 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (2.80%) Statistics
5 19 (2.54%) Data Centre
6 16 (2.14%) Management Information System
7 15 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (1.60%) Client/Server
8 12 (1.60%) Computer Science
9 11 (1.47%) Digital Media
10 7 (0.93%) Data Integration
11 6 (0.80%) Fintech
12 5 (0.67%) iPhone
13 4 (0.53%) Cybercrime
13 4 (0.53%) EFT
13 4 (0.53%) Reinsurance
14 3 (0.40%) CLARiiON
14 3 (0.40%) Data Structures
14 3 (0.40%) iPad
14 3 (0.40%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 183 (24.43%) Windows
2 75 (10.01%) Windows Server
3 49 (6.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 45 (6.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (5.34%) Linux
5 40 (5.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (3.34%) Unix
7 16 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (1.07%) Solaris
9 3 (0.40%) VMS
9 3 (0.40%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.27%) AIX
10 2 (0.27%) Android
11 1 (0.13%) CentOS
11 1 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (36.85%) Performance Tuning
2 219 (29.24%) High Availability
3 194 (25.90%) Business Intelligence
4 105 (14.02%) ETL
5 101 (13.48%) Disaster Recovery
6 82 (10.95%) Performance Monitoring
7 81 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
8 69 (9.21%) Capacity Planning
9 68 (9.08%) Migration
10 57 (7.61%) ITIL
11 53 (7.08%) Database Mirroring
11 53 (7.08%) Database Security
12 48 (6.41%) Data Modelling
13 30 (4.01%) Mentoring
14 23 (3.07%) Incident Management
15 22 (2.94%) Data Migration
16 20 (2.67%) Data Protection
16 20 (2.67%) Performance Analysis
17 19 (2.54%) Change Control
17 19 (2.54%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 628 (83.85%) SQL
2 384 (51.27%) T-SQL
3 98 (13.08%) PowerShell
4 19 (2.54%) C#
5 15 (2.00%) PL/SQL
6 14 (1.87%) ANSI SQL
6 14 (1.87%) Shell Script
7 11 (1.47%) Perl
8 10 (1.34%) Java
9 8 (1.07%) VBScript
10 6 (0.80%) VB.NET
11 5 (0.67%) VB
12 2 (0.27%) C++
12 2 (0.27%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.27%) PHP
13 1 (0.13%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.13%) Python
13 1 (0.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 99 (13.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 94 (12.55%) Degree
3 42 (5.61%) MCSE
4 31 (4.14%) MCDBA
4 31 (4.14%) MCSA
5 24 (3.20%) MCTS
6 23 (3.07%) MCITP
6 23 (3.07%) Security Cleared
7 18 (2.40%) SC Cleared
8 17 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (0.80%) DV Cleared
9 6 (0.80%) Oracle Certification
10 5 (0.67%) MCP
11 4 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.54%) SLA
2 15 (2.00%) Solvency II
3 9 (1.20%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.93%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.67%) ISO 14001
6 4 (0.53%) QA
7 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (3.20%) Active Directory
2 16 (2.14%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (0.80%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.53%) VMware ESX
4 4 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.53%) vSphere
5 3 (0.40%) SRDF
6 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 23 (3.07%) Microsoft Clustering
2 18 (2.40%) Data Guard
3 14 (1.87%) SCOM
4 11 (1.47%) LiteSpeed
5 8 (1.07%) Oracle RMAN
5 8 (1.07%) Perfmon
6 7 (0.93%) Failover Clustering
7 5 (0.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (0.40%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (0.40%) SCCM
8 3 (0.40%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.27%) WSUS
10 1 (0.13%) Ansible
10 1 (0.13%) Foglight
Vendors
1 269 (35.91%) Microsoft
2 122 (16.29%) Oracle
3 48 (6.41%) RedGate
4 25 (3.34%) VMware
5 12 (1.60%) Red Hat
6 11 (1.47%) SAP
7 8 (1.07%) EMC
8 7 (0.93%) Sybase
9 6 (0.80%) NetApp
10 5 (0.67%) Cognos
10 5 (0.67%) IDERA
11 4 (0.53%) Citrix
11 4 (0.53%) Remedy
12 3 (0.40%) Cisco
12 3 (0.40%) iManage
12 3 (0.40%) Jaspersoft
12 3 (0.40%) Sun
13 2 (0.27%) Facebook
13 2 (0.27%) ServiceNow
13 2 (0.27%) SolarWinds
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45k + 10% + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Salary: £37088.00 - £47000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + flexible working
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £53,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £45k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Somerset
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum Generous Benifit Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TDA Group
Salary: £65000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £48,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
England
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Optima Connections
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Good Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and bonus package
Posted: 16 days ago
Liverpool
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TPP
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: £40,000 per year
Posted: 19 days ago
Liverpool
Liverpool John Moore University
Salary: £31,656 - £37,768 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago