The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had SQL DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 332 327 351
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 885 1036 978
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.92% 0.95% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.99% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 789 906 869
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,300 £63,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
92774 105028 112463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.19% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 78073 87099 90668
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured SQL DBA in the job title.

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 27 August 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL DBA within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +7 850 £47,500 +5.55% 72
London +33 383 £55,000 - 26
South East -63 132 £47,000 +11.24% 9
North West +33 115 £47,500 +18.75% 9
City of London +81 112 £55,000 - 10
Manchester +22 62 £52,500 +10.52% 7
South West +31 59 £40,000 +14.28% 10
Yorkshire +29 52 £42,000 +5.00% 3
East Midlands +25 51 £42,500 +6.25% 5
West Yorkshire +23 46 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Nottinghamshire +15 36 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Hampshire -13 36 £43,442 -3.46% 4
Nottingham +13 33 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Leeds +39 29 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Cheshire +27 29 £38,000 -5.00%
Brighton +24 24 £45,000 +12.50%
East Sussex +12 24 £45,000 +7.14%
Surrey +30 22 £52,500 +16.66%
Southampton +10 22 £42,500 +7.59% 2
Somerset - 20 £41,000 - 2
East of England -29 19 £47,500 +5.55% 4
West Midlands -46 18 £40,000 - 6
North East +19 17 £42,022 +6.38%
Tyne and Wear +8 17 £42,022 +6.38%
Newcastle upon Tyne +3 16 £42,044 +6.44%
Bristol +26 15 £34,000 -24.44% 3
West Sussex -11 15 £45,750 +8.92% 1
Warrington +7 14 £38,000 -2.56%
Crawley -5 14 £45,750 +8.92% 1
Berkshire -39 14 £50,000 +17.64% 2

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, SQL DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring SQL DBA in the job title.

1 1576 (94.09%) SQL
2 1565 (93.43%) SQL Server
3 887 (52.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 832 (49.67%) T-SQL
5 716 (42.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 703 (41.97%) Performance Tuning
7 616 (36.78%) SQL Server 2008
8 591 (35.28%) Microsoft
9 575 (34.33%) SQL Server 2012
10 505 (30.15%) SQL Server 2014
11 438 (26.15%) Replication
12 416 (24.84%) Finance
13 410 (24.48%) Windows
14 401 (23.94%) Clustering
15 363 (21.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 360 (21.49%) MS Excel
17 355 (21.19%) Business Intelligence
18 344 (20.54%) High Availability
19 310 (18.51%) Oracle
20 283 (16.90%) Data Warehouse
21 268 (16.00%) ETL
22 265 (15.82%) SQL Server 2005
23 234 (13.97%) Disaster Recovery
24 230 (13.73%) PowerShell
25 201 (12.00%) Windows Server
26 195 (11.64%) Degree
27 194 (11.58%) Oracle Database
28 191 (11.40%) Agile Software Development
29 181 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
30 174 (10.39%) Relational Database

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 89 (5.31%) SharePoint
2 72 (4.30%) IIS
3 37 (2.21%) BizTalk Server
3 37 (2.21%) Oracle Coherence
4 20 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
5 18 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
6 11 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (0.30%) Oracle Service Bus
8 4 (0.24%) Apache
8 4 (0.24%) MS Exchange
8 4 (0.24%) Skype for Business
8 4 (0.24%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.18%) Commerce Server
9 3 (0.18%) SAS
10 2 (0.12%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.12%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.060%) K2 blackpearl
11 1 (0.060%) Mule ESB
11 1 (0.060%) WebSphere
Applications
1 360 (21.49%) MS Excel
2 19 (1.13%) MS Office
3 3 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (0.42%) SimCorp Dimension
2 6 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.24%) SystmOne
5 3 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.18%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.18%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.060%) LatentZero
7 1 (0.060%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.060%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.060%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.060%) SAP SCM
7 1 (0.060%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 91 (5.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (1.01%) SaaS
4 11 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (0.54%) GitHub
6 7 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (0.42%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.30%) Office 365
8 2 (0.12%) IaaS
8 2 (0.12%) PaaS
9 1 (0.060%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 133 (7.94%) SAN
2 38 (2.27%) NAS
3 33 (1.97%) Firewall
4 17 (1.01%) Internet
5 15 (0.90%) DNS
6 8 (0.48%) DHCP
6 8 (0.48%) SMTP
7 5 (0.30%) HTTP
7 5 (0.30%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.24%) LAN
8 4 (0.24%) Unified Communications
8 4 (0.24%) WAN
9 3 (0.18%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.18%) SSL
10 2 (0.12%) SMS
11 1 (0.060%) Extranet
11 1 (0.060%) FTP
11 1 (0.060%) Intranet
11 1 (0.060%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (0.060%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1565 (93.43%) SQL Server
2 887 (52.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 716 (42.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 616 (36.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 575 (34.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 505 (30.15%) SQL Server 2014
7 363 (21.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 283 (16.90%) Data Warehouse
9 265 (15.82%) SQL Server 2005
10 194 (11.58%) Oracle Database
11 174 (10.39%) Relational Database
12 131 (7.82%) MySQL
13 122 (7.28%) RDBMS
14 111 (6.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 100 (5.97%) SQL Server 2000
16 84 (5.01%) SQL Server 2016
17 82 (4.90%) NoSQL
17 82 (4.90%) OLTP
18 78 (4.66%) MongoDB
19 76 (4.54%) DTS
Development Applications
1 65 (3.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 35 (2.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 17 (1.01%) Octopus Deploy
4 12 (0.72%) Git (software)
4 12 (0.72%) TeamCity
4 12 (0.72%) Visual Studio
5 11 (0.66%) Talend Open Studio
6 10 (0.60%) Jenkins
6 10 (0.60%) JIRA
7 9 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (0.54%) MSBuild
7 9 (0.54%) Travis CI
7 9 (0.54%) Visual Studio Team System
8 8 (0.48%) Subversion
9 6 (0.36%) tSQLt
10 4 (0.24%) ERwin
11 1 (0.060%) Liquibase
11 1 (0.060%) Maven
11 1 (0.060%) MSI
11 1 (0.060%) Oracle Forms
General
1 416 (24.84%) Finance
2 77 (4.60%) Banking
3 55 (3.28%) Legal
4 51 (3.04%) Law
5 50 (2.99%) Marketing
6 26 (1.55%) Retail
7 21 (1.25%) Advertising
8 19 (1.13%) Telecoms
9 18 (1.07%) Back Office
10 16 (0.96%) Manufacturing
10 16 (0.96%) Publishing
11 14 (0.84%) Billing
11 14 (0.84%) Financial Institution
12 11 (0.66%) Investment Banking
13 9 (0.54%) Games
14 7 (0.42%) Electronics
15 3 (0.18%) Private Banking
16 2 (0.12%) Aerospace
17 1 (0.060%) Automotive
17 1 (0.060%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (6.27%) .NET
2 23 (1.37%) ASP.NET
3 17 (1.01%) Web Services
4 15 (0.90%) Middleware
5 14 (0.84%) .NET Framework
5 14 (0.84%) XML
6 11 (0.66%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (0.66%) HTML
6 11 (0.66%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 10 (0.60%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 9 (0.54%) JDBC
9 8 (0.48%) CSS
10 7 (0.42%) Oracle Fusion
11 6 (0.36%) Entity Framework
12 5 (0.30%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 5 (0.30%) jQuery
13 4 (0.24%) CGI
13 4 (0.24%) LAMP
13 4 (0.24%) MDX
14 3 (0.18%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 438 (26.15%) Replication
2 401 (23.94%) Clustering
3 128 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
4 66 (3.94%) Statistics
5 51 (3.04%) Computer Science
6 48 (2.87%) Data Centre
7 31 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
8 29 (1.73%) Management Information System
9 16 (0.96%) Fintech
10 15 (0.90%) Client/Server
10 15 (0.90%) Hedge funds
11 14 (0.84%) Digital Media
12 10 (0.60%) Data Protection Act
12 10 (0.60%) Reinsurance
13 8 (0.48%) Data Integration
13 8 (0.48%) iPad
14 7 (0.42%) Data Structures
15 6 (0.36%) Symmetrix
16 5 (0.30%) Fixed Income
16 5 (0.30%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 410 (24.48%) Windows
2 201 (12.00%) Windows Server
3 113 (6.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 90 (5.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 88 (5.25%) Linux
6 87 (5.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 73 (4.36%) Unix
8 21 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (0.96%) Solaris
10 11 (0.66%) AIX
11 10 (0.60%) Windows 2000
12 7 (0.42%) VMS
13 3 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (0.18%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.12%) Android
14 2 (0.12%) CentOS
14 2 (0.12%) SUSE
14 2 (0.12%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.12%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.060%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 703 (41.97%) Performance Tuning
2 355 (21.19%) Business Intelligence
3 344 (20.54%) High Availability
4 268 (16.00%) ETL
5 234 (13.97%) Disaster Recovery
6 191 (11.40%) Agile Software Development
7 162 (9.67%) Capacity Planning
8 155 (9.25%) Performance Monitoring
9 144 (8.60%) Migration
10 127 (7.58%) Database Mirroring
11 126 (7.52%) ITIL
12 106 (6.33%) Data Modelling
13 103 (6.15%) Database Security
14 61 (3.64%) E-Commerce
15 56 (3.34%) Service Delivery
16 54 (3.22%) Mentoring
17 47 (2.81%) Database Tuning
18 39 (2.33%) DevOps
19 38 (2.27%) Data Management
20 37 (2.21%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1576 (94.09%) SQL
2 832 (49.67%) T-SQL
3 230 (13.73%) PowerShell
4 60 (3.58%) C#
5 53 (3.16%) PL/SQL
6 35 (2.09%) Shell Script
7 27 (1.61%) VBA
8 19 (1.13%) Java
9 15 (0.90%) VB
10 13 (0.78%) Python
11 12 (0.72%) C
11 12 (0.72%) JavaScript
12 11 (0.66%) ANSI SQL
13 10 (0.60%) Perl
13 10 (0.60%) VB.NET
14 9 (0.54%) VBScript
15 8 (0.48%) Bash Shell
16 5 (0.30%) PHP
17 4 (0.24%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 2 (0.12%) R
Qualifications
1 195 (11.64%) Degree
2 181 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 72 (4.30%) MCSA
4 63 (3.76%) MCSE
5 58 (3.46%) Security Cleared
6 53 (3.16%) MCITP
7 50 (2.99%) MCDBA
8 49 (2.93%) MCTS
9 44 (2.63%) SC Cleared
10 29 (1.73%) Oracle Certification
11 22 (1.31%) DV Cleared
12 17 (1.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 15 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
13 15 (0.90%) MCP
14 12 (0.72%) OCP
15 5 (0.30%) OCA
16 1 (0.060%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (4.06%) SLA
2 15 (0.90%) Data Quality
3 14 (0.84%) PCI DSS
4 13 (0.78%) QA
5 11 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.42%) Solvency II
7 6 (0.36%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.060%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.060%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 73 (4.36%) Active Directory
2 70 (4.18%) Oracle RAC
3 35 (2.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (1.61%) VMware ESX
5 20 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
6 14 (0.84%) VMware Server
7 11 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
7 11 (0.66%) vSphere
8 10 (0.60%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 6 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.30%) Hyper-V
10 5 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (0.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 3 (0.18%) SRDF
12 2 (0.12%) Firmware
13 1 (0.060%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 71 (4.24%) Data Guard
2 45 (2.69%) Microsoft Clustering
3 36 (2.15%) SCOM
4 29 (1.73%) Oracle RMAN
5 24 (1.43%) Failover Clustering
6 17 (1.01%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 14 (0.84%) LiteSpeed
7 14 (0.84%) Nagios
8 12 (0.72%) Ansible
9 11 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
9 11 (0.66%) Perfmon
9 11 (0.66%) Puppet
10 10 (0.60%) Tivoli
11 9 (0.54%) CFEngine
12 5 (0.30%) SCCM
13 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Intune
13 3 (0.18%) SCVMM
14 2 (0.12%) EMC NetWorker
14 2 (0.12%) HP SIM
15 1 (0.060%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 591 (35.28%) Microsoft
2 310 (18.51%) Oracle
3 115 (6.87%) VMware
4 69 (4.12%) RedGate
5 35 (2.09%) IBM
6 33 (1.97%) SolarWinds
7 25 (1.49%) Remedy
8 23 (1.37%) Sybase
9 22 (1.31%) SAP
10 18 (1.07%) Cisco
10 18 (1.07%) HP
10 18 (1.07%) NetApp
11 17 (1.01%) Citrix
11 17 (1.01%) Cognos
11 17 (1.01%) EMC
11 17 (1.01%) Red Hat
12 12 (0.72%) Tableau
13 11 (0.66%) Talend
14 9 (0.54%) Informatica
14 9 (0.54%) New Relic
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42500 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Expenses and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £41000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 60k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £44000 - £50000 Per Annum + on call + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum for initital 12 month FTC
Posted: 3 days ago
Somerset
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum Generous Benifit Package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Extensive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus + Certs
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: Up to £50K
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + On call allowance up to £8k
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Market Leading Salaries + 10% bonus, 5% pension, car or allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £48,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Freshtechit
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Freshtechit
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + brilliant bonuses and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 2 days ago