The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 512 409 413
Rank change year-on-year
-103 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 427 573 590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.56% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.60% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 375 481 517
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
102606 96024 105994
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.40% 94.24% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 84657 80426 91603
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
SQL Server DBA
UK

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -28 219 £52,500 +5.00% 14
South East -68 99 £42,500 -5.55% 4
East of England -53 32 £42,500 -5.55% 3
North West +6 23 £50,000 +25.00% 1
West Midlands -18 18 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Yorkshire -52 15 £50,000 +29.87% 2
South West -14 11 £42,500 +2.40% 6
East Midlands -21 10 £38,250 -3.16%
North East -8 3 £32,000 -8.57%
SQL Server DBA
UK

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 992 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 835 (84.17%) SQL
3 562 (56.65%) T-SQL
4 558 (56.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 501 (50.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 489 (49.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 467 (47.08%) Performance Tuning
8 364 (36.69%) Replication
9 349 (35.18%) SQL Server 2012
10 334 (33.67%) Microsoft
11 317 (31.96%) SQL Server 2005
12 309 (31.15%) Windows
13 305 (30.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 266 (26.81%) Clustering
15 255 (25.71%) Finance
16 212 (21.37%) Oracle
17 206 (20.77%) MS Excel
18 192 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
19 175 (17.64%) Data Warehouse
20 145 (14.62%) Disaster Recovery
21 124 (12.50%) MySQL
22 123 (12.40%) Microsoft Certification
23 118 (11.90%) ETL
24 107 (10.79%) Oracle Database
25 104 (10.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
26 100 (10.08%) .NET
27 97 (9.78%) Database Security
28 94 (9.48%) Relational Database
29 88 (8.87%) DTS
30 85 (8.57%) Degree

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 33 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 28 (2.82%) IIS
3 12 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (0.81%) Oracle Application Server
5 7 (0.71%) Apache Solr
6 5 (0.50%) WordPress
6 5 (0.50%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.40%) OpenEdge
7 4 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (0.30%) OpenROAD
8 3 (0.30%) Oracle Coherence
9 2 (0.20%) WorkSite
9 2 (0.20%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.20%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.20%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.10%) SAS
10 1 (0.10%) CMS
10 1 (0.10%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.10%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 206 (20.77%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.51%) MS Office
3 7 (0.71%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.20%) MS Project
5 1 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.10%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 23 (2.32%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.50%) Office 365
5 3 (0.30%) IaaS
5 3 (0.30%) SaaS
5 3 (0.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 77 (7.76%) SAN
2 22 (2.22%) VPN
3 17 (1.71%) DNS
4 15 (1.51%) WAN
5 13 (1.31%) Internet
6 12 (1.21%) iSCSI
7 11 (1.11%) Firewall
7 11 (1.11%) LAN
8 8 (0.81%) Intrusion Detection
8 8 (0.81%) NAS
9 6 (0.60%) Intranet
10 3 (0.30%) HTTP
10 3 (0.30%) TCP/IP
11 2 (0.20%) DHCP
12 1 (0.10%) LDAP
12 1 (0.10%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 992 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 558 (56.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 501 (50.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 489 (49.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 349 (35.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 317 (31.96%) SQL Server 2005
7 305 (30.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 175 (17.64%) Data Warehouse
9 124 (12.50%) MySQL
10 107 (10.79%) Oracle Database
11 104 (10.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 94 (9.48%) Relational Database
13 88 (8.87%) DTS
14 79 (7.96%) SQL Server 2000
15 67 (6.75%) RDBMS
16 63 (6.35%) Oracle Database 11g
17 47 (4.74%) OLTP
18 41 (4.13%) Oracle Database 10g
18 41 (4.13%) OLAP
19 40 (4.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (2.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 11 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (0.91%) Hudson
3 9 (0.91%) Selenium
4 7 (0.71%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (0.50%) Subversion
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.10%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 255 (25.71%) Finance
2 46 (4.64%) Banking
3 27 (2.72%) Marketing
4 23 (2.32%) Retail
5 19 (1.92%) Telecoms
6 14 (1.41%) Games
6 14 (1.41%) Financial Institution
7 11 (1.11%) Music Industry
8 9 (0.91%) Legal
9 7 (0.71%) Advertising
10 6 (0.60%) Publishing
11 4 (0.40%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.40%) Back Office
11 4 (0.40%) Law
11 4 (0.40%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.20%) Electronics
13 1 (0.10%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.10%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (10.08%) .NET
2 46 (4.64%) Web Services
3 20 (2.02%) XML
4 19 (1.92%) HTML
5 8 (0.81%) .NET Framework
5 8 (0.81%) MDX
6 7 (0.71%) Lucene
7 6 (0.60%) WCF
7 6 (0.60%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.30%) COM
8 3 (0.30%) jQuery
9 2 (0.20%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (0.20%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 2 (0.20%) AngularJS
9 2 (0.20%) CSS
9 2 (0.20%) SOAP
9 2 (0.20%) JSON
10 1 (0.10%) Application Packaging
10 1 (0.10%) Silverlight
10 1 (0.10%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 364 (36.69%) Replication
2 266 (26.81%) Clustering
3 21 (2.12%) Statistics
4 20 (2.02%) Computer Science
5 19 (1.92%) Social Media
6 17 (1.71%) BBC
6 17 (1.71%) Data Integration
7 16 (1.61%) Hedge funds
8 8 (0.81%) Client/Server
9 6 (0.60%) Online Games
10 4 (0.40%) GIS
10 4 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.30%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.20%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.20%) DTV
12 2 (0.20%) CMDB
12 2 (0.20%) Spread Betting
13 1 (0.10%) Data Protection Act
13 1 (0.10%) Enterprise Storage
13 1 (0.10%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 309 (31.15%) Windows
2 70 (7.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 64 (6.45%) Linux
4 51 (5.14%) UNIX
5 32 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 32 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.10%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.10%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 467 (47.08%) Performance Tuning
2 192 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
3 145 (14.62%) Disaster Recovery
4 118 (11.90%) ETL
5 97 (9.78%) Database Security
6 75 (7.56%) High Availability
7 74 (7.46%) ITIL
8 70 (7.06%) Database Tuning
9 61 (6.15%) Migration
10 59 (5.95%) Performance Monitoring
11 56 (5.65%) E-Commerce
12 54 (5.44%) Capacity Planning
13 36 (3.63%) Business Continuity
14 34 (3.43%) Scrum
15 31 (3.13%) Data Modelling
16 26 (2.62%) Performance Analysis
17 23 (2.32%) Root Cause Analysis
17 23 (2.32%) Data Management
18 21 (2.12%) Project Management
19 20 (2.02%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 835 (84.17%) SQL
2 562 (56.65%) T-SQL
3 75 (7.56%) PowerShell
4 37 (3.73%) PL/SQL
5 34 (3.43%) C#
6 26 (2.62%) Java
7 25 (2.52%) Shell Script
8 24 (2.42%) VB
9 23 (2.32%) Perl
10 17 (1.71%) VB.NET
11 11 (1.11%) C++
12 9 (0.91%) Python
13 7 (0.71%) PHP
14 6 (0.60%) VBA
15 3 (0.30%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
15 3 (0.30%) VBScript
15 3 (0.30%) JavaScript
16 2 (0.20%) VB6
Qualifications
1 123 (12.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 85 (8.57%) Degree
3 45 (4.54%) MCITP
4 37 (3.73%) MCDBA
5 31 (3.13%) MCTS
6 27 (2.72%) MCSA
7 23 (2.32%) MCSE
8 19 (1.92%) Security Cleared
9 15 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (1.31%) Oracle Certification
11 10 (1.01%) OCP
12 7 (0.71%) Microsoft Certified Architect
13 4 (0.40%) Microsoft Certified Master
13 4 (0.40%) SC Cleared
14 3 (0.30%) HND
15 2 (0.20%) MCP
15 2 (0.20%) MCSD
15 2 (0.20%) DV Cleared
15 2 (0.20%) CISA
16 1 (0.10%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (1.71%) SLA
2 14 (1.41%) QA
3 13 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.60%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.50%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 42 (4.23%) Oracle RMAN
2 33 (3.33%) Active Directory
3 21 (2.12%) Oracle RAC
4 11 (1.11%) Hyper-V
5 10 (1.01%) LiteSpeed
6 8 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (0.81%) vSphere
7 3 (0.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (0.30%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.10%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 16 (1.61%) Data Guard
2 15 (1.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 11 (1.11%) SCOM
4 6 (0.60%) NetBackup
5 5 (0.50%) Nagios
6 3 (0.30%) OpenView
6 3 (0.30%) BMC PATROL
6 3 (0.30%) Zenoss
7 2 (0.20%) Opsview
7 2 (0.20%) Munin
7 2 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.20%) Foglight
7 2 (0.20%) WSUS
8 1 (0.10%) SCCM
Vendors
1 334 (33.67%) Microsoft
2 212 (21.37%) Oracle
3 33 (3.33%) VMware
4 29 (2.92%) Red Gate
5 19 (1.92%) Sony
5 19 (1.92%) Sybase
6 17 (1.71%) Apple
6 17 (1.71%) Yahoo!
6 17 (1.71%) Google
6 17 (1.71%) Facebook
7 16 (1.61%) SAP
8 15 (1.51%) Business Objects
9 11 (1.11%) Infor
10 10 (1.01%) Percona
10 10 (1.01%) Cognos
10 10 (1.01%) HP
11 7 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (0.71%) NetApp
11 7 (0.71%) Vertica
12 5 (0.50%) IBM
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