The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 87 78 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 9 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.78% 0.32% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 0
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
SQL Server 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
1094 916 855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 94.39% 96.62% 95.85%
Number of salaries quoted 799 770 698
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 Milton Keynes

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

SQL Server DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

SQL Server DBA Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

SQL Server DBA
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

SQL Server DBA Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (85.71%) SQL
3 17 (80.95%) Microsoft
4 15 (71.43%) MS Excel
4 15 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (57.14%) T-SQL
6 11 (52.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (42.86%) Windows
7 9 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (23.81%) Load Testing
10 5 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (23.81%) MVC
10 5 (23.81%) SSDT
10 5 (23.81%) Capacity Management
11 4 (19.05%) ITIL
11 4 (19.05%) Degree
12 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
12 3 (14.29%) Clustering
12 3 (14.29%) IIS
13 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (9.52%) Finance
13 2 (9.52%) OLTP
13 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
13 2 (9.52%) HP
13 2 (9.52%) OLAP
13 2 (9.52%) Client/Server

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 3 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (71.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) NAS
1 1 (4.76%) DHCP
1 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.76%) DNS
1 1 (4.76%) Firewall
1 1 (4.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (52.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (23.81%) SSDT
7 2 (9.52%) OLTP
7 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
7 2 (9.52%) OLAP
7 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 3 (14.29%) Clustering
2 2 (9.52%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.76%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (23.81%) Load Testing
2 5 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (23.81%) MVC
2 5 (23.81%) Capacity Management
3 4 (19.05%) ITIL
4 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Management
4 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.76%) Document Management
4 1 (4.76%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.76%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) SQL
2 12 (57.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (19.05%) Degree
3 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) MCITP
4 1 (4.76%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) Meridio
3 1 (4.76%) Computacenter
3 1 (4.76%) EMC
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco
3 1 (4.76%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) McAfee
3 1 (4.76%) NetApp