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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 276 239 284
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 1145 1306 1093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.96% 1.18% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 1.25% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 994 1106 992
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
112468 104615 118208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.52% 94.70% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 91225 86993 101313
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -37 1123 £45,000 +1.69% 58
London -43 478 £52,500 - 23
South East -14 219 £45,000 +5.88% 13
East of England -20 144 £45,000 - 7
City of London -6 112 £51,000 -7.27% 3
Yorkshire -67 76 £35,000 -6.66% 2
North West -37 74 £38,750 -3.12% 3
Essex +26 68 £45,000 +2.85% 2
West Midlands +35 64 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Kent +18 53 £50,000 +11.11%
Leeds -35 50 £35,000 -4.76%
West Yorkshire -44 50 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Hampshire +5 42 £40,000 - 4
Surrey +13 41 £43,000 -4.44% 3
South West -12 36 £39,000 -2.50% 2
Manchester -28 36 £41,250 +3.12% 2
Staffordshire +7 32 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Cambridgeshire +30 31 £40,500 +24.61% 5
Buckinghamshire -22 25 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Suffolk -2 23 £45,000 +12.50%
Cambridge +20 22 £44,500 +36.92% 4
Berkshire +3 22 £42,500 - 1
East Midlands -48 20 £40,000 +6.66%
South Yorkshire -13 19 £32,500 -16.66% 1
Lancashire +20 18 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Southampton +3 18 £42,500 +41.66% 2
Birmingham +7 17 £45,000 +20.00%
North East -2 16 £40,000 - 2
Milton Keynes -9 16 £47,500 +5.55%
Cheshire -18 15 £38,750 -13.88%

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2062 (93.94%) SQL
2 2000 (91.12%) SQL Server
3 1225 (55.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1181 (53.80%) T-SQL
5 1163 (52.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1000 (45.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 873 (39.77%) Performance Tuning
8 722 (32.89%) Replication
9 671 (30.57%) Microsoft
10 662 (30.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 637 (29.02%) SQL Server 2005
12 597 (27.20%) Windows
13 523 (23.83%) Clustering
14 520 (23.69%) Finance
15 514 (23.42%) SQL Server 2012
16 426 (19.41%) MS Excel
17 360 (16.40%) Business Intelligence
18 315 (14.35%) Data Warehouse
19 310 (14.12%) Oracle
20 305 (13.90%) Disaster Recovery
21 236 (10.75%) Microsoft Certification
22 230 (10.48%) .NET
23 216 (9.84%) Windows Server 2008
24 207 (9.43%) Relational Database
25 205 (9.34%) ETL
26 200 (9.11%) DTS
27 196 (8.93%) ITIL
28 180 (8.20%) Capacity Planning
29 170 (7.74%) Degree
30 169 (7.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 71 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 68 (3.10%) IIS
3 24 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
4 13 (0.59%) CMS
5 9 (0.41%) Apache Solr
6 8 (0.36%) MS Exchange
7 7 (0.32%) Oracle Application Server
8 6 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.14%) WorkSite
10 3 (0.14%) Oracle Service Bus
10 3 (0.14%) Oracle Coherence
10 3 (0.14%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.14%) SugarCRM
10 3 (0.14%) LiveLink
11 2 (0.091%) OpenROAD
11 2 (0.091%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.046%) Umbraco
Applications
1 426 (19.41%) MS Excel
2 24 (1.09%) MS Office
3 7 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.23%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.14%) FastStats
5 3 (0.14%) MS Project
6 1 (0.046%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 25 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.36%) Oracle CRM
2 8 (0.36%) Magento
3 5 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.23%) Sage 1000
4 4 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.14%) Sage 200
5 3 (0.14%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 3 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.091%) LatentZero
6 2 (0.091%) Capstone
6 2 (0.091%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.091%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.046%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.046%) PORTIA
7 1 (0.046%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.046%) LongView
Cloud Services
1 26 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (0.55%) SaaS
5 1 (0.046%) IaaS
5 1 (0.046%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 135 (6.15%) SAN
2 38 (1.73%) iSCSI
2 38 (1.73%) DNS
3 37 (1.69%) VPN
4 31 (1.41%) Internet
5 30 (1.37%) NAS
6 29 (1.32%) Firewall
7 23 (1.05%) WAN
8 21 (0.96%) Intrusion Detection
9 18 (0.82%) DHCP
10 17 (0.77%) TCP/IP
11 14 (0.64%) LAN
12 7 (0.32%) DMZ
13 6 (0.27%) HTTP
13 6 (0.27%) VLAN
13 6 (0.27%) Fibre Channel
14 5 (0.23%) Intranet
15 4 (0.18%) Kerberos
16 1 (0.046%) Radio Access Network
16 1 (0.046%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2000 (91.12%) SQL Server
2 1225 (55.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1163 (52.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1000 (45.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 662 (30.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 637 (29.02%) SQL Server 2005
7 514 (23.42%) SQL Server 2012
8 315 (14.35%) Data Warehouse
9 207 (9.43%) Relational Database
10 200 (9.11%) DTS
11 169 (7.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 169 (7.70%) Oracle Database
12 163 (7.43%) SQL Server 2000
13 118 (5.38%) MySQL
14 102 (4.65%) RDBMS
15 97 (4.42%) Oracle Database 11g
16 88 (4.01%) OLAP
17 83 (3.78%) OLTP
18 49 (2.23%) Oracle Database 10g
19 42 (1.91%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 40 (1.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 22 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (0.91%) Visual Studio
4 10 (0.46%) Subversion
5 4 (0.18%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 3 (0.14%) Bitbucket
6 3 (0.14%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (0.14%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.091%) ERwin
7 2 (0.091%) Toad
7 2 (0.091%) JIRA
7 2 (0.091%) Hudson
7 2 (0.091%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.091%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.046%) Oracle Forms
General
1 520 (23.69%) Finance
2 119 (5.42%) Law
3 68 (3.10%) Legal
4 67 (3.05%) Marketing
5 58 (2.64%) Banking
6 43 (1.96%) Telecoms
7 40 (1.82%) Retail
8 33 (1.50%) Financial Institution
9 18 (0.82%) Music Industry
10 16 (0.73%) Advertising
11 13 (0.59%) Investment Banking
12 12 (0.55%) Back Office
13 11 (0.50%) Publishing
14 10 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
15 9 (0.41%) Games
16 6 (0.27%) Local Government
17 4 (0.18%) Automotive
18 3 (0.14%) Manufacturing
19 2 (0.091%) Polish Language
20 1 (0.046%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 230 (10.48%) .NET
2 48 (2.19%) Web Services
3 36 (1.64%) HTML
4 34 (1.55%) ASP.NET
5 33 (1.50%) XML
6 23 (1.05%) MDX
7 18 (0.82%) CSS
8 16 (0.73%) jQuery
9 13 (0.59%) .NET Framework
10 12 (0.55%) ODBC
10 12 (0.55%) COM
11 10 (0.46%) HTML5
11 10 (0.46%) CSS3
12 9 (0.41%) Lucene
13 8 (0.36%) WCF
14 7 (0.32%) Ajax
15 5 (0.23%) EDI
15 5 (0.23%) WinForms
16 4 (0.18%) Middleware
16 4 (0.18%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 722 (32.89%) Replication
2 523 (23.83%) Clustering
3 41 (1.87%) Computer Science
4 31 (1.41%) Client/Server
5 28 (1.28%) Management Information System
6 26 (1.18%) Statistics
7 21 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
7 21 (0.96%) Data Integration
8 15 (0.68%) Hedge funds
9 14 (0.64%) Data Protection Act
10 13 (0.59%) Data Extraction
11 9 (0.41%) GIS
12 7 (0.32%) Social Media
12 7 (0.32%) CMDB
13 6 (0.27%) EqualLogic
14 5 (0.23%) N-Tier
14 5 (0.23%) BBC
15 4 (0.18%) Visualisation
15 4 (0.18%) Online Games
16 3 (0.14%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 597 (27.20%) Windows
2 216 (9.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 156 (7.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 83 (3.78%) Linux
5 78 (3.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 71 (3.23%) UNIX
7 19 (0.87%) Solaris
8 14 (0.64%) HPUX
9 10 (0.46%) Apple iOS
10 9 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
11 8 (0.36%) Windows 2000
12 5 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.23%) Windows 7
13 4 (0.18%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.14%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.091%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 873 (39.77%) Performance Tuning
2 360 (16.40%) Business Intelligence
3 305 (13.90%) Disaster Recovery
4 205 (9.34%) ETL
5 196 (8.93%) ITIL
6 180 (8.20%) Capacity Planning
7 168 (7.65%) Database Security
8 163 (7.43%) High Availability
9 158 (7.20%) Database Tuning
10 157 (7.15%) Migration
11 114 (5.19%) Data Modelling
12 102 (4.65%) Performance Monitoring
13 80 (3.64%) E-Commerce
13 80 (3.64%) Performance Analysis
14 64 (2.92%) CRM
15 59 (2.69%) Scrum
16 54 (2.46%) Change Management
17 52 (2.37%) Security Management
18 48 (2.19%) Configuration Management
19 47 (2.14%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 2062 (93.94%) SQL
2 1181 (53.80%) T-SQL
3 141 (6.42%) PowerShell
4 112 (5.10%) C#
5 55 (2.51%) VB
6 48 (2.19%) VB.NET
7 40 (1.82%) PL/SQL
8 38 (1.73%) VBScript
9 28 (1.28%) Perl
10 27 (1.23%) VBA
11 25 (1.14%) Java
11 25 (1.14%) JavaScript
12 23 (1.05%) Shell Script
13 12 (0.55%) PHP
14 9 (0.41%) Python
15 5 (0.23%) C++
16 4 (0.18%) XQuery
16 4 (0.18%) C
17 3 (0.14%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
17 3 (0.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 236 (10.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 170 (7.74%) Degree
3 111 (5.06%) MCITP
4 67 (3.05%) MCDBA
5 65 (2.96%) MCTS
6 64 (2.92%) Security Cleared
7 46 (2.10%) MCSA
8 41 (1.87%) MCSE
9 37 (1.69%) SC Cleared
10 13 (0.59%) Microsoft Certified Architect
11 12 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (0.46%) Oracle Certification
12 10 (0.46%) MCP
12 10 (0.46%) DV Cleared
13 7 (0.32%) CTC Cleared
13 7 (0.32%) OCP
14 5 (0.23%) HND
14 5 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 4 (0.18%) Microsoft Certified Master
16 3 (0.14%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (2.92%) SLA
2 50 (2.28%) QA
3 38 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (0.82%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.27%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.091%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 86 (3.92%) Active Directory
2 53 (2.41%) Oracle RMAN
3 38 (1.73%) Oracle RAC
4 31 (1.41%) LiteSpeed
5 29 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
6 21 (0.96%) Hyper-V
7 11 (0.50%) vSphere
8 4 (0.18%) XenApp
9 3 (0.14%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.14%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.091%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.091%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.046%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 35 (1.59%) Data Guard
2 33 (1.50%) NetBackup
3 25 (1.14%) SCOM
4 23 (1.05%) Foglight
5 10 (0.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 6 (0.27%) Backup Exec
6 6 (0.27%) Nagios
7 3 (0.14%) Zenoss
7 3 (0.14%) WhatsUp Gold
7 3 (0.14%) OpenView
7 3 (0.14%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (0.14%) MOM
8 2 (0.091%) Legato
8 2 (0.091%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.091%) WSUS
8 2 (0.091%) Munin
9 1 (0.046%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.046%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.046%) SCCM
Vendors
1 671 (30.57%) Microsoft
2 310 (14.12%) Oracle
3 104 (4.74%) VMware
4 50 (2.28%) Red Gate
5 37 (1.69%) HP
6 34 (1.55%) Citrix
7 29 (1.32%) Business Objects
8 28 (1.28%) SAP
9 27 (1.23%) Sybase
10 25 (1.14%) NetApp
11 17 (0.77%) Cognos
12 16 (0.73%) CommVault
13 13 (0.59%) Remedy
14 12 (0.55%) EMC
15 11 (0.50%) Sun
15 11 (0.50%) Sage
16 10 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
17 8 (0.36%) JD Edwards
17 8 (0.36%) Red Hat
18 6 (0.27%) Open Text
Brighton, Sussex
RS Innovations Ltd
Salary: market rate
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: DOE plus outstanding benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 14 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35000 - 45000 + Benifits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 17 hours ago
Durham, County Durham
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum 37hours a week 26 Holidays + other b
Posted: 17 hours ago
South West
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
C.O.A.L IT Services Ltd
Salary: Package.
Posted: 18 hours ago
West Yorkshire
OSM Ltd
Salary: Market related
Posted: 18 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £27,000 per annum + Training + Good Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
IT Talent Solutions Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Northumberland
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands (County)
CK Group
Salary: £37000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Optima Recruitment
Salary: £35k to £45k + 10% Bonus + 5% Pension + Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Blackpool, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £35000 per annum + Flex hours + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday