The first table below looks at the demand for the SQL DBA role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 29 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 currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 320 250 279
Rank change year-on-year
-70 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 958 1194 1133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.82% 1.10% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 1.16% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 839 1038 1004
Average salary £47,500 £43,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.19% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,900 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110361 102490 112133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.27% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90061 84895 96093
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 DBA
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SQL DBA
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL DBA within the UK.

SQL DBA Salary Trend in the UK

SQL DBA
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL DBA over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 within the UK.

SQL DBA Salary Histogram in the UK

SQL DBA
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL DBA within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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
England -79 926 £47,500 +9.19% 93
London -16 432 £52,500 +2.94% 38
South East -80 171 £42,500 - 13
City of London -2 103 £52,500 -12.50% 14
East of England -42 73 £42,500 - 4
North West +13 62 £42,500 +20.56% 14
West Midlands -29 51 £42,500 -3.40% 7
Yorkshire -67 50 £50,000 +29.87% 7
Hampshire -6 49 £42,000 +20.00% 3
East Midlands -11 45 £45,000 +13.92% 3
South West -17 43 £43,750 +9.37% 6
Leicestershire - 33 £45,000 - 2
Surrey -33 30 £42,500 +13.78% 2
Leicester - 28 £45,000 - 1
West Yorkshire -60 27 £47,500 +26.66% 4
Manchester +14 26 £50,000 +25.00% 7
Cheshire -6 26 £50,000 +44.92% 3
Essex +4 25 £42,500 +30.76%
Hertfordshire -2 24 £37,500 -16.66%
Buckinghamshire +6 22 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Oxfordshire -22 22 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Leeds -60 22 £50,000 +32.45% 3
Southampton +11 21 £40,000 +14.28%
Sheffield +9 21 £57,500 +43.75% 1
South Yorkshire -4 21 £57,500 +49.35% 2
Uxbridge - 20 £51,750 -
Milton Keynes +12 19 £45,000 -
Berkshire -15 17 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Staffordshire -27 14 £42,500 -17.07%
Bristol 0 13 £42,500 +6.25% 1

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 1961 (92.33%) SQL
2 1933 (91.01%) SQL Server
3 1096 (51.60%) T-SQL
4 1065 (50.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1012 (47.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 983 (46.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 867 (40.82%) Performance Tuning
8 693 (32.63%) Microsoft
9 672 (31.64%) Replication
10 625 (29.43%) SQL Server 2005
11 614 (28.91%) Windows
12 572 (26.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 531 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
14 482 (22.69%) Clustering
15 466 (21.94%) Finance
16 434 (20.43%) MS Excel
17 374 (17.61%) Oracle
18 367 (17.28%) Business Intelligence
19 301 (14.17%) Data Warehouse
20 278 (13.09%) Disaster Recovery
21 252 (11.86%) Microsoft Certification
22 231 (10.88%) ETL
23 210 (9.89%) MySQL
24 202 (9.51%) DTS
25 198 (9.32%) Relational Database
26 188 (8.85%) .NET
27 181 (8.52%) ITIL
28 180 (8.47%) Oracle Database
29 171 (8.05%) Windows Server 2008
30 167 (7.86%) Degree

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 68 (3.20%) SharePoint
2 63 (2.97%) IIS
3 20 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
4 17 (0.80%) Apache Solr
5 16 (0.75%) WebSphere
6 13 (0.61%) OpenEdge
6 13 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
7 8 (0.38%) Oracle Application Server
8 7 (0.33%) WorkSite
8 7 (0.33%) WebLogic
9 6 (0.28%) MS Exchange
9 6 (0.28%) WordPress
10 4 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.14%) Oracle Coherence
11 3 (0.14%) OpenROAD
11 3 (0.14%) Oracle Service Bus
11 3 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.094%) Lync
12 2 (0.094%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.094%) Tomcat
Applications
1 434 (20.43%) MS Excel
2 38 (1.79%) MS Office
3 8 (0.38%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.14%) FastStats
5 2 (0.094%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.094%) MS Project
6 1 (0.047%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.33%) Oracle CRM
2 7 (0.33%) Magento
3 5 (0.24%) Sage 1000
3 5 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.14%) Sage 200
5 3 (0.14%) Lawson
5 3 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.094%) Summit
6 2 (0.094%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.047%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 22 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.28%) Office 365
5 5 (0.24%) SaaS
6 3 (0.14%) PaaS
6 3 (0.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 138 (6.50%) SAN
2 35 (1.65%) NAS
3 24 (1.13%) VPN
4 23 (1.08%) DNS
5 20 (0.94%) iSCSI
5 20 (0.94%) Internet
6 16 (0.75%) WAN
7 14 (0.66%) Firewall
8 12 (0.56%) LAN
9 9 (0.42%) Intrusion Detection
10 6 (0.28%) DHCP
10 6 (0.28%) TCP/IP
10 6 (0.28%) Intranet
11 4 (0.19%) HTTP
12 3 (0.14%) Kerberos
13 2 (0.094%) DMZ
13 2 (0.094%) VoIP
13 2 (0.094%) GSM
14 1 (0.047%) LDAP
14 1 (0.047%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1933 (91.01%) SQL Server
2 1065 (50.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1012 (47.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 983 (46.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 625 (29.43%) SQL Server 2005
6 572 (26.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 531 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 301 (14.17%) Data Warehouse
9 210 (9.89%) MySQL
10 202 (9.51%) DTS
11 198 (9.32%) Relational Database
12 180 (8.47%) Oracle Database
13 157 (7.39%) SQL Server 2000
14 136 (6.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 133 (6.26%) RDBMS
16 96 (4.52%) Oracle Database 11g
17 82 (3.86%) OLAP
18 74 (3.48%) OLTP
19 54 (2.54%) Oracle Database 10g
20 49 (2.31%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 56 (2.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 25 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (1.13%) Visual Studio
4 10 (0.47%) Selenium
4 10 (0.47%) Hudson
5 7 (0.33%) Subversion
6 5 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (0.14%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (0.14%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.094%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.047%) Toad
General
1 466 (21.94%) Finance
2 76 (3.58%) Banking
3 70 (3.30%) Law
4 65 (3.06%) Marketing
5 62 (2.92%) Legal
6 44 (2.07%) Retail
7 25 (1.18%) Back Office
7 25 (1.18%) Telecoms
8 21 (0.99%) Financial Institution
9 16 (0.75%) Games
10 14 (0.66%) Advertising
10 14 (0.66%) Investment Banking
11 11 (0.52%) Publishing
11 11 (0.52%) Aerospace
12 9 (0.42%) Manufacturing
12 9 (0.42%) Music Industry
13 4 (0.19%) Automotive
13 4 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.094%) Electronics
14 2 (0.094%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (8.85%) .NET
2 61 (2.87%) Web Services
3 60 (2.82%) XML
4 56 (2.64%) HTML
5 31 (1.46%) MDX
6 17 (0.80%) Lucene
6 17 (0.80%) .NET Framework
7 14 (0.66%) ASP.NET
8 11 (0.52%) WCF
9 10 (0.47%) COM
10 9 (0.42%) CSS
11 8 (0.38%) FpML
12 7 (0.33%) Middleware
13 5 (0.24%) jQuery
14 4 (0.19%) Oracle Fusion
15 3 (0.14%) FIX Protocol
15 3 (0.14%) WinForms
15 3 (0.14%) JSON
15 3 (0.14%) ODBC
15 3 (0.14%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 672 (31.64%) Replication
2 482 (22.69%) Clustering
3 43 (2.02%) Computer Science
4 34 (1.60%) Statistics
5 28 (1.32%) Data Integration
6 21 (0.99%) Social Media
6 21 (0.99%) Client/Server
7 18 (0.85%) BBC
7 18 (0.85%) Hedge funds
8 16 (0.75%) Fat Client
8 16 (0.75%) Thin Client
9 14 (0.66%) Management Information System
10 11 (0.52%) Data Extraction
11 8 (0.38%) Online Games
11 8 (0.38%) SWIFT
12 7 (0.33%) GIS
12 7 (0.33%) N-Tier
13 6 (0.28%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (0.28%) Open Source
13 6 (0.28%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 614 (28.91%) Windows
2 171 (8.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 128 (6.03%) Linux
4 113 (5.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 101 (4.76%) UNIX
6 76 (3.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (1.13%) Solaris
8 20 (0.94%) Windows 2000 Server
9 11 (0.52%) Apple iOS
9 11 (0.52%) HPUX
10 10 (0.47%) Windows 2000
11 7 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.19%) Android
13 3 (0.14%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.094%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 867 (40.82%) Performance Tuning
2 367 (17.28%) Business Intelligence
3 278 (13.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 231 (10.88%) ETL
5 181 (8.52%) ITIL
6 159 (7.49%) Database Security
7 136 (6.40%) High Availability
8 135 (6.36%) Migration
9 134 (6.31%) Capacity Planning
10 122 (5.74%) Database Tuning
11 120 (5.65%) Performance Monitoring
12 117 (5.51%) E-Commerce
13 106 (4.99%) Data Modelling
14 61 (2.87%) Root Cause Analysis
15 55 (2.59%) Scrum
16 52 (2.45%) Business Continuity
17 46 (2.17%) Change Management
17 46 (2.17%) Data Management
17 46 (2.17%) Performance Analysis
18 43 (2.02%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1961 (92.33%) SQL
2 1096 (51.60%) T-SQL
3 124 (5.84%) PowerShell
4 75 (3.53%) C#
5 66 (3.11%) PL/SQL
6 58 (2.73%) Java
7 51 (2.40%) VB
8 37 (1.74%) Shell Script
9 33 (1.55%) VBA
10 28 (1.32%) Perl
11 20 (0.94%) VB.NET
12 17 (0.80%) PHP
13 16 (0.75%) JavaScript
14 15 (0.71%) Python
15 14 (0.66%) C++
16 8 (0.38%) VBScript
17 4 (0.19%) VB6
18 3 (0.14%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
19 2 (0.094%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
19 2 (0.094%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 252 (11.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 167 (7.86%) Degree
3 103 (4.85%) MCITP
4 88 (4.14%) MCDBA
5 75 (3.53%) MCTS
6 62 (2.92%) MCSE
7 54 (2.54%) MCSA
8 45 (2.12%) Security Cleared
9 23 (1.08%) SC Cleared
10 17 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
11 15 (0.71%) Oracle Certification
12 13 (0.61%) MCP
13 12 (0.56%) OCP
14 10 (0.47%) Microsoft Certified Master
15 8 (0.38%) Microsoft Certified Architect
15 8 (0.38%) CTC Cleared
16 7 (0.33%) DV Cleared
17 6 (0.28%) MCSM
18 5 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 5 (0.24%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (2.68%) SLA
2 26 (1.22%) QA
3 22 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (0.89%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.28%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 88 (4.14%) Active Directory
2 63 (2.97%) Oracle RMAN
3 45 (2.12%) Oracle RAC
4 28 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 22 (1.04%) LiteSpeed
6 18 (0.85%) Hyper-V
7 11 (0.52%) VMware ESX
8 9 (0.42%) vSphere
9 3 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.094%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.047%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.047%) XenApp
11 1 (0.047%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 1 (0.047%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 37 (1.74%) Data Guard
2 21 (0.99%) SCOM
2 21 (0.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 20 (0.94%) NetBackup
4 5 (0.24%) BMC PATROL
4 5 (0.24%) Nagios
5 4 (0.19%) Foglight
6 3 (0.14%) OpenView
6 3 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (0.14%) WSUS
6 3 (0.14%) Zenoss
7 2 (0.094%) Opsview
7 2 (0.094%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.094%) Munin
7 2 (0.094%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.047%) Legato
8 1 (0.047%) Control-M
8 1 (0.047%) SCCM
8 1 (0.047%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.047%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 693 (32.63%) Microsoft
2 374 (17.61%) Oracle
3 96 (4.52%) VMware
4 43 (2.02%) Red Gate
5 41 (1.93%) Sybase
6 29 (1.37%) Sun
7 27 (1.27%) Business Objects
7 27 (1.27%) SAP
8 25 (1.18%) NetApp
9 22 (1.04%) Sony
10 20 (0.94%) Citrix
11 19 (0.89%) Facebook
12 18 (0.85%) Yahoo!
12 18 (0.85%) Google
12 18 (0.85%) HP
12 18 (0.85%) IBM
12 18 (0.85%) Apple
13 17 (0.80%) Cognos
14 15 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
15 14 (0.66%) CommVault
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £43000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Annapurna
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £600 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Salford Royal NHS
Salary: From £30,460 to £40,157 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Next Move IT
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £47000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Ortolan Group
Posted: 4 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: 50,000 to £60,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago