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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 471 556 418
Rank change year-on-year
+85 -138
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 450 357 569
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.44% 0.33% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.35% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 389 326 477
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% -5.55%
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
97285 102439 95015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.18% 94.49% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81970 83640 79578
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
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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 +15 210 £57,500 +15.00% 16
South East +37 113 £45,000 -5.26% 11
North West +13 40 £47,500 -5.00% 5
East of England +10 28 £42,500 - 7
West Midlands +1 19 £40,000 +6.66%
Yorkshire +14 16 £40,000 -11.11% 1
East Midlands +5 16 £45,000 +12.50% 3
South West -23 6 £34,500 -16.36% 1
North East 0 2 £44,000 - 1
SQL Server DBA
UK

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 977 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 814 (83.32%) SQL
3 540 (55.27%) T-SQL
4 515 (52.71%) Performance Tuning
5 481 (49.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 448 (45.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 403 (41.25%) SQL Server 2008
8 402 (41.15%) Replication
9 386 (39.51%) SQL Server 2012
10 378 (38.69%) Clustering
11 356 (36.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 300 (30.71%) Microsoft
13 265 (27.12%) Business Intelligence
14 252 (25.79%) Data Warehouse
15 238 (24.36%) Windows
16 236 (24.16%) Finance
17 209 (21.39%) SQL Server 2005
18 195 (19.96%) MS Excel
19 160 (16.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 121 (12.38%) Capacity Planning
21 120 (12.28%) ETL
22 105 (10.75%) High Availability
22 105 (10.75%) Performance Monitoring
23 104 (10.64%) Oracle
24 99 (10.13%) PowerShell
25 93 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
25 93 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
26 92 (9.42%) Database Mirroring
27 88 (9.01%) Relational Database
28 87 (8.90%) Agile Software Development

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 33 (3.38%) SharePoint
2 29 (2.97%) IIS
3 19 (1.94%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (0.41%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.31%) Oracle Coherence
5 3 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (0.31%) Apache
6 2 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.20%) GlassFish
6 2 (0.20%) WordPress
6 2 (0.20%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.20%) JBoss
7 1 (0.10%) SAS
7 1 (0.10%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.10%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.10%) CMS
7 1 (0.10%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 195 (19.96%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.13%) MS Office
3 2 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.20%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.20%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.20%) Sophis RISQUE
4 1 (0.10%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 46 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.02%) SaaS
4 7 (0.72%) GitHub
4 7 (0.72%) Amazon EMR
5 6 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.41%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.10%) Office 365
7 1 (0.10%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 36 (3.68%) Internet
2 29 (2.97%) SAN
3 11 (1.13%) DNS
4 10 (1.02%) Firewall
5 7 (0.72%) NAS
5 7 (0.72%) VPN
6 4 (0.41%) Ethernet
6 4 (0.41%) LAN
6 4 (0.41%) WAN
6 4 (0.41%) DMZ
7 1 (0.10%) Intranet
7 1 (0.10%) SMTP
7 1 (0.10%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 977 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 481 (49.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 448 (45.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 403 (41.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 386 (39.51%) SQL Server 2012
6 356 (36.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 252 (25.79%) Data Warehouse
8 209 (21.39%) SQL Server 2005
9 160 (16.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 88 (9.01%) Relational Database
11 73 (7.47%) SQL Server 2000
12 72 (7.37%) RDBMS
12 72 (7.37%) Oracle Database
13 54 (5.53%) MySQL
14 36 (3.68%) NoSQL
15 31 (3.17%) OLAP
16 30 (3.07%) DTS
17 29 (2.97%) Oracle Database 11g
18 25 (2.56%) OLTP
19 17 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 47 (4.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 15 (1.54%) Visual Studio
3 12 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (0.82%) JIRA
5 7 (0.72%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.10%) MSTest
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.10%) Toad
6 1 (0.10%) ERwin
General
1 236 (24.16%) Finance
2 76 (7.78%) Banking
3 46 (4.71%) Marketing
4 44 (4.50%) Retail
5 33 (3.38%) Legal
6 32 (3.28%) Telecoms
7 30 (3.07%) Advertising
8 27 (2.76%) Law
9 21 (2.15%) Games
10 13 (1.33%) Investment Banking
11 7 (0.72%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.61%) Front Office
13 4 (0.41%) Electronics
13 4 (0.41%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.31%) Local Government
14 3 (0.31%) Back Office
15 2 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.10%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.10%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (5.73%) .NET
2 16 (1.64%) COM
3 11 (1.13%) ASP.NET
4 9 (0.92%) Web Services
4 9 (0.92%) MDX
5 8 (0.82%) HTML
6 7 (0.72%) .NET Framework
6 7 (0.72%) CSS
7 4 (0.41%) Hibernate
8 3 (0.31%) JDBC
9 2 (0.20%) MSMQ
10 1 (0.10%) WSH
10 1 (0.10%) XML
10 1 (0.10%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 1 (0.10%) FIX Protocol
10 1 (0.10%) Apache Flex
10 1 (0.10%) LINQ
10 1 (0.10%) Entity Framework
10 1 (0.10%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 402 (41.15%) Replication
2 378 (38.69%) Clustering
3 76 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (3.58%) Statistics
5 34 (3.48%) Data Centre
6 30 (3.07%) Hedge funds
7 17 (1.74%) Computer Science
8 14 (1.43%) Social Media
9 13 (1.33%) Data Structures
9 13 (1.33%) Management Information System
9 13 (1.33%) BBC
10 9 (0.92%) Client/Server
10 9 (0.92%) Data Protection Act
10 9 (0.92%) Streaming Music
10 9 (0.92%) Social Network
10 9 (0.92%) iPhone
10 9 (0.92%) Mobile App
11 8 (0.82%) N-Tier
12 5 (0.51%) Mathematics
13 4 (0.41%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 238 (24.36%) Windows
2 55 (5.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (4.71%) Linux
4 36 (3.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (3.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (2.46%) UNIX
7 11 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (0.92%) Android
9 5 (0.51%) AIX
10 4 (0.41%) CentOS
11 3 (0.31%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.31%) Debian
12 2 (0.20%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.20%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.10%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 515 (52.71%) Performance Tuning
2 265 (27.12%) Business Intelligence
3 121 (12.38%) Capacity Planning
4 120 (12.28%) ETL
5 105 (10.75%) High Availability
5 105 (10.75%) Performance Monitoring
6 93 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
7 92 (9.42%) Database Mirroring
8 87 (8.90%) Agile Software Development
9 83 (8.50%) Migration
10 76 (7.78%) Database Security
11 65 (6.65%) ITIL
12 52 (5.32%) Change Management
13 42 (4.30%) Database Tuning
14 40 (4.09%) Data Migration
15 29 (2.97%) Release Management
16 28 (2.87%) Incident Management
16 28 (2.87%) E-Commerce
16 28 (2.87%) Data Modelling
16 28 (2.87%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 814 (83.32%) SQL
2 540 (55.27%) T-SQL
3 99 (10.13%) PowerShell
4 20 (2.05%) C#
5 18 (1.84%) Java
6 17 (1.74%) JavaScript
7 16 (1.64%) VBScript
8 12 (1.23%) Shell Script
9 10 (1.02%) Python
10 9 (0.92%) VB
10 9 (0.92%) VB.NET
11 7 (0.72%) Perl
12 6 (0.61%) PHP
12 6 (0.61%) PL/SQL
13 5 (0.51%) Ruby
14 3 (0.31%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.31%) PHP5
15 2 (0.20%) C
16 1 (0.10%) Korn
16 1 (0.10%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 93 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (4.91%) Degree
3 32 (3.28%) MCITP
4 27 (2.76%) MCSA
5 25 (2.56%) MCSE
6 24 (2.46%) MCTS
7 19 (1.94%) MCDBA
8 7 (0.72%) Oracle Certification
9 5 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.41%) MCP
10 4 (0.41%) Security Cleared
11 3 (0.31%) OCP
12 2 (0.20%) MCAD
12 2 (0.20%) PMP
12 2 (0.20%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.20%) SC Cleared
13 1 (0.10%) IBM Certification
13 1 (0.10%) HND
13 1 (0.10%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (3.38%) QA
2 15 (1.54%) SLA
3 5 (0.51%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.41%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.31%) TickIT
6 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
System Software
1 24 (2.46%) Active Directory
2 22 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (1.84%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.41%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.31%) vSphere
6 2 (0.20%) NFS
7 1 (0.10%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.10%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.10%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 19 (1.94%) Data Guard
2 12 (1.23%) Oracle RMAN
3 8 (0.82%) SCOM
4 6 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.51%) BMC PATROL
6 3 (0.31%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.20%) SCCM
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.10%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.10%) Foglight
8 1 (0.10%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.10%) Puppet
Vendors
1 300 (30.71%) Microsoft
2 104 (10.64%) Oracle
3 50 (5.12%) VMware
4 48 (4.91%) Facebook
5 33 (3.38%) Red Gate
6 26 (2.66%) Google
6 26 (2.66%) Cognos
7 24 (2.46%) IBM
8 13 (1.33%) SAP
8 13 (1.33%) Apple
8 13 (1.33%) Sony
8 13 (1.33%) Yahoo!
9 12 (1.23%) Twitter
10 9 (0.92%) Red Hat
10 9 (0.92%) Sybase
11 7 (0.72%) HP
11 7 (0.72%) Tableau
11 7 (0.72%) Vertica
12 4 (0.41%) Tripwire
13 3 (0.31%) Eloqua
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