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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 533 405 392
Rank change year-on-year
-128 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 365 581 627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.34% 0.57% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.60% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 328 491 553
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,950 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
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
101684 96224 107055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.37% 94.23% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 83079 80543 92244
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -19 206 £50,000 -2.43% 15
South East -105 65 £46,250 +2.77% 2
North West -12 24 £50,000 +19.04%
East of England -39 23 £42,500 -5.55% 2
South West -12 16 £41,250 -5.71% 2
Yorkshire -58 13 £45,000 +16.88%
West Midlands -32 12 £38,250 -15.00% 2
East Midlands -28 5 £47,500 +18.75% 1
North East -11 1 - -
SQL Server DBA
UK

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 910 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 747 (82.09%) SQL
3 525 (57.69%) T-SQL
4 501 (55.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 446 (49.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 422 (46.37%) Performance Tuning
7 421 (46.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 322 (35.38%) Replication
9 319 (35.05%) SQL Server 2012
10 301 (33.08%) Microsoft
11 274 (30.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 271 (29.78%) SQL Server 2005
13 265 (29.12%) Windows
14 241 (26.48%) Clustering
15 199 (21.87%) Finance
16 192 (21.10%) MS Excel
17 185 (20.33%) Oracle
17 185 (20.33%) Business Intelligence
18 158 (17.36%) Data Warehouse
19 124 (13.63%) Disaster Recovery
20 122 (13.41%) MySQL
21 116 (12.75%) ETL
22 107 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
23 100 (10.99%) .NET
24 95 (10.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
25 86 (9.45%) Oracle Database
26 84 (9.23%) Database Security
27 83 (9.12%) Relational Database
28 81 (8.90%) Degree
29 80 (8.79%) DTS

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 32 (3.52%) SharePoint
2 23 (2.53%) IIS
3 9 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (0.99%) WordPress
4 8 (0.88%) Apache Solr
5 7 (0.77%) Oracle Application Server
6 5 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (0.55%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (0.44%) OpenEdge
8 3 (0.33%) WorkSite
8 3 (0.33%) OpenROAD
9 2 (0.22%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.22%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.22%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.11%) CMS
Applications
1 192 (21.10%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.43%) MS Office
3 11 (1.21%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.22%) MS Project
5 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.11%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.11%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (0.99%) Office 365
3 8 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.33%) IaaS
5 3 (0.33%) PaaS
6 2 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (5.82%) SAN
2 16 (1.76%) VPN
3 15 (1.65%) DNS
4 14 (1.54%) WAN
5 10 (1.10%) LAN
6 9 (0.99%) Internet
7 7 (0.77%) Firewall
8 6 (0.66%) NAS
9 4 (0.44%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (0.44%) iSCSI
10 3 (0.33%) Intranet
10 3 (0.33%) HTTP
10 3 (0.33%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.11%) LDAP
11 1 (0.11%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 910 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 501 (55.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 446 (49.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 421 (46.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 319 (35.05%) SQL Server 2012
6 274 (30.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 271 (29.78%) SQL Server 2005
8 158 (17.36%) Data Warehouse
9 122 (13.41%) MySQL
10 95 (10.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 86 (9.45%) Oracle Database
12 83 (9.12%) Relational Database
13 80 (8.79%) DTS
14 70 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
15 55 (6.04%) RDBMS
16 54 (5.93%) Oracle Database 11g
17 45 (4.95%) OLAP
18 42 (4.62%) OLTP
19 41 (4.51%) NoSQL
20 38 (4.18%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 23 (2.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 14 (1.54%) Selenium
2 14 (1.54%) Hudson
3 13 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (0.66%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.22%) Subversion
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.11%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 199 (21.87%) Finance
2 39 (4.29%) Banking
3 35 (3.85%) Marketing
4 24 (2.64%) Retail
5 16 (1.76%) Telecoms
6 14 (1.54%) Advertising
7 13 (1.43%) Games
8 10 (1.10%) Legal
9 9 (0.99%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.66%) Music Industry
11 5 (0.55%) Law
12 4 (0.44%) Back Office
12 4 (0.44%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.44%) Publishing
12 4 (0.44%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.33%) Electronics
14 1 (0.11%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (10.99%) .NET
2 50 (5.49%) Web Services
3 24 (2.64%) XML
4 23 (2.53%) HTML
5 18 (1.98%) MDX
6 12 (1.32%) .NET Framework
7 9 (0.99%) ASP.NET
8 7 (0.77%) Lucene
8 7 (0.77%) WCF
9 4 (0.44%) Ajax
10 3 (0.33%) COM
10 3 (0.33%) jQuery
11 2 (0.22%) JSON
11 2 (0.22%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (0.22%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 2 (0.22%) AngularJS
11 2 (0.22%) CSS
11 2 (0.22%) SOAP
12 1 (0.11%) NHibernate
12 1 (0.11%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 322 (35.38%) Replication
2 241 (26.48%) Clustering
3 24 (2.64%) Social Media
4 23 (2.53%) Computer Science
5 21 (2.31%) BBC
5 21 (2.31%) Statistics
6 17 (1.87%) Data Integration
7 13 (1.43%) Hedge funds
8 6 (0.66%) Online Games
8 6 (0.66%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.33%) DTV
10 2 (0.22%) GIS
10 2 (0.22%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.22%) Spread Betting
11 1 (0.11%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.11%) Online Banking
11 1 (0.11%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.11%) Tandem
11 1 (0.11%) Artificial Intelligence
11 1 (0.11%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 265 (29.12%) Windows
2 63 (6.92%) Linux
3 57 (6.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 43 (4.73%) UNIX
5 31 (3.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.11%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.11%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 422 (46.37%) Performance Tuning
2 185 (20.33%) Business Intelligence
3 124 (13.63%) Disaster Recovery
4 116 (12.75%) ETL
5 84 (9.23%) Database Security
6 66 (7.25%) ITIL
7 57 (6.26%) E-Commerce
8 56 (6.15%) Migration
8 56 (6.15%) High Availability
9 52 (5.71%) Database Tuning
10 49 (5.38%) Performance Monitoring
11 47 (5.16%) Capacity Planning
12 30 (3.30%) Data Modelling
13 29 (3.19%) Scrum
14 28 (3.08%) Business Continuity
15 23 (2.53%) Root Cause Analysis
16 22 (2.42%) Performance Analysis
17 21 (2.31%) Data Management
18 20 (2.20%) Data Architecture
18 20 (2.20%) Change Data Capture
Programming Languages
1 747 (82.09%) SQL
2 525 (57.69%) T-SQL
3 62 (6.81%) PowerShell
4 36 (3.96%) PL/SQL
4 36 (3.96%) C#
5 33 (3.63%) Java
5 33 (3.63%) VB
6 21 (2.31%) Shell Script
7 16 (1.76%) Python
7 16 (1.76%) C++
8 13 (1.43%) Perl
9 12 (1.32%) VB.NET
10 11 (1.21%) PHP
11 5 (0.55%) VBA
12 3 (0.33%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
12 3 (0.33%) VBScript
12 3 (0.33%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.22%) VB6
Qualifications
1 107 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 81 (8.90%) Degree
3 37 (4.07%) MCDBA
3 37 (4.07%) MCITP
4 26 (2.86%) MCTS
5 21 (2.31%) MCSE
6 19 (2.09%) MCSA
7 14 (1.54%) Security Cleared
8 13 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (1.21%) Oracle Certification
10 9 (0.99%) OCP
11 5 (0.55%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 4 (0.44%) SC Cleared
13 3 (0.33%) HND
14 2 (0.22%) MCP
14 2 (0.22%) MCSD
14 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Certified Master
14 2 (0.22%) CISA
15 1 (0.11%) HNC
15 1 (0.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.32%) SLA
2 9 (0.99%) ISO 9001
2 9 (0.99%) QA
3 6 (0.66%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 38 (4.18%) Oracle RMAN
2 32 (3.52%) Active Directory
3 19 (2.09%) Hyper-V
4 18 (1.98%) Oracle RAC
5 10 (1.10%) LiteSpeed
6 8 (0.88%) vSphere
7 6 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (0.33%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.11%) XenApp
9 1 (0.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.11%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 16 (1.76%) Data Guard
2 12 (1.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 8 (0.88%) SCOM
4 4 (0.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (0.44%) Nagios
4 4 (0.44%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.33%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.22%) Munin
6 2 (0.22%) Zenoss
6 2 (0.22%) Opsview
6 2 (0.22%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.22%) WSUS
6 2 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.22%) OpenView
7 1 (0.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 301 (33.08%) Microsoft
2 185 (20.33%) Oracle
3 29 (3.19%) Sony
4 25 (2.75%) VMware
5 23 (2.53%) Facebook
6 22 (2.42%) Red Gate
7 21 (2.31%) Yahoo!
7 21 (2.31%) Google
7 21 (2.31%) Apple
8 16 (1.76%) Sybase
8 16 (1.76%) SAP
9 14 (1.54%) HP
10 11 (1.21%) Business Objects
10 11 (1.21%) Infor
11 10 (1.10%) Cognos
11 10 (1.10%) Percona
12 8 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (0.77%) Vertica
14 6 (0.66%) Sun
15 5 (0.55%) NetApp
London
Salt
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum - bonus, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £42,000 per annum Plus bonus and bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 7% Pension, Bonus, Overtime
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 37.5 hour week, 25 days holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: 50,000 to £60,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £47000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Vadis
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Up to £35k + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
South East London
Totaljobs Group.
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: 19 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Competitive Package
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago