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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 80 79 87
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 10 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.94% 0.43% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 0.45% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 1
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +21.95%
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
989 881 907
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 93.30% 94.94% 95.78%
Number of salaries quoted 729 755 713
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 £22,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (94.44%) SQL
3 16 (88.89%) Microsoft
4 15 (83.33%) MS Excel
5 13 (72.22%) T-SQL
5 13 (72.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (38.89%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (38.89%) MVC
7 7 (38.89%) SSDT
7 7 (38.89%) Load Testing
8 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (33.33%) Windows
9 5 (27.78%) Capacity Management
9 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (22.22%) ITIL
11 3 (16.67%) Degree
11 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
12 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
12 2 (11.11%) IIS
12 2 (11.11%) Client/Server
12 2 (11.11%) HP
12 2 (11.11%) Clustering
13 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
13 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
13 1 (5.56%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (83.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) SAN
1 1 (5.56%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (72.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (38.89%) SSDT
4 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (5.56%) OLAP
7 1 (5.56%) OLTP
7 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
7 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (5.56%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.11%) Client/Server
3 2 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (38.89%) Load Testing
2 7 (38.89%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (38.89%) MVC
3 5 (27.78%) Capacity Management
4 4 (22.22%) ITIL
5 1 (5.56%) Project Management
5 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.56%) Change Management
5 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.56%) Document Management
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) SQL
2 13 (72.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (16.67%) Degree
3 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) MCTS
4 1 (5.56%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (5.56%) EMC
3 1 (5.56%) NetApp
3 1 (5.56%) McAfee
3 1 (5.56%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) Computacenter
3 1 (5.56%) Meridio
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco