The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 84 71 71
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 11 16 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.01% 1.66% 1.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 1.76% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1 14 14
Average salary £50,000 £46,250 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +20.12%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
SQL DBA
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes 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
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1025 910 888
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 94.56% 94.59% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 769 768 698
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,550 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL DBA in the job title across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the Milton Keynes region.

SQL DBA Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes region that cited SQL 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 DBA in their job title.

1 29 (96.67%) SQL
2 25 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 24 (80.00%) Microsoft
4 23 (76.67%) T-SQL
5 20 (66.67%) MS Excel
6 15 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
7 14 (46.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (36.67%) Load Testing
9 11 (36.67%) SSDT
9 11 (36.67%) ITIL
9 11 (36.67%) MVC
9 11 (36.67%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (33.33%) Windows
11 9 (30.00%) Capacity Management
12 8 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (23.33%) Degree
13 7 (23.33%) Computer Science
13 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (23.33%) Active Directory
13 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (20.00%) IIS
15 4 (13.33%) Client/Server
15 4 (13.33%) HP
15 4 (13.33%) Linux
15 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
15 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 4 (13.33%) VMware
15 4 (13.33%) VMware ESX

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes region that cited SQL 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 DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (20.00%) IIS
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 20 (66.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) SAN
1 2 (6.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 15 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (36.67%) SSDT
4 8 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database
7 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
7 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (6.67%) OLAP
7 2 (6.67%) OLTP
7 2 (6.67%) RDBMS
8 1 (3.33%) MySQL
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Back Office
3 1 (3.33%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) Web Services
1 1 (3.33%) LAMP
1 1 (3.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (23.33%) Computer Science
3 4 (13.33%) Client/Server
4 3 (10.00%) Clustering
5 1 (3.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Windows
2 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (13.33%) Windows 2000 Server
3 4 (13.33%) Linux
4 3 (10.00%) Solaris
4 3 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (36.67%) Load Testing
2 11 (36.67%) ITIL
2 11 (36.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (36.67%) MVC
3 9 (30.00%) Capacity Management
4 3 (10.00%) Release Management
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Management
5 2 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (6.67%) Business Continuity
5 2 (6.67%) Project Management
5 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.33%) Change Management
6 1 (3.33%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (96.67%) SQL
2 23 (76.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (46.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (23.33%) Degree
3 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) MCITP
4 1 (3.33%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (23.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.33%) VMware ESX
2 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 24 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) HP
2 4 (13.33%) VMware
3 3 (10.00%) Computacenter
3 3 (10.00%) Citrix
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco
4 2 (6.67%) EMC
4 2 (6.67%) NetApp
4 2 (6.67%) McAfee
5 1 (3.33%) Meridio