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 16 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 281 234 284
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +50
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 1185 1361 1097
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.97% 1.20% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 1.27% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1032 1153 997
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 £35,000 £34,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
115980 107065 119193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.49% 94.69% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 94004 89146 102136
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 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

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 16 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 16 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 -40 1161 £45,000 +2.85% 147
London -44 499 £54,000 +2.85% 38
South East -17 220 £46,750 +10.00% 50
East of England -10 141 £45,000 - 18
City of London -10 110 £52,500 -4.54% 9
Yorkshire -61 89 £36,000 -5.26% 12
North West -49 78 £40,000 - 12
West Midlands +23 65 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Essex +18 63 £45,000 - 7
Kent +18 57 £50,000 - 7
West Yorkshire -45 55 £35,000 -6.66% 4
Leeds -15 54 £35,000 -6.66% 4
Manchester -22 43 £41,250 +3.12% 9
Surrey -5 42 £47,500 +9.19% 5
Hampshire +4 40 £40,000 - 16
South West -8 38 £37,500 -2.59% 5
Staffordshire +8 31 £53,750 +34.37% 2
Cambridgeshire +14 27 £40,500 +24.61% 5
South Yorkshire -15 24 £35,000 -10.25% 8
Buckinghamshire -21 24 £45,000 - 1
Suffolk -10 23 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Berkshire 0 22 £42,500 - 6
East Midlands -63 21 £38,000 +1.33% 2
Birmingham +7 19 £45,000 +18.42% 1
Oxfordshire -42 19 £42,000 - 10
Cambridge +24 18 £44,500 +36.92% 3
Bedfordshire -2 18 £43,660 +2.72% 1
Tunbridge Wells -7 17 £50,000 - 1
Lancashire +13 16 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Milton Keynes -3 16 £45,000 +2.85%

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 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 2097 (94.08%) SQL
2 2031 (91.12%) SQL Server
3 1246 (55.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1215 (54.51%) T-SQL
5 1173 (52.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1016 (45.58%) SQL Server 2008
7 893 (40.06%) Performance Tuning
8 729 (32.71%) Replication
9 684 (30.69%) Microsoft
10 666 (29.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 646 (28.98%) SQL Server 2005
12 590 (26.47%) Windows
13 530 (23.78%) Finance
14 527 (23.64%) Clustering
15 513 (23.01%) SQL Server 2012
16 437 (19.61%) MS Excel
17 362 (16.24%) Business Intelligence
18 322 (14.45%) Disaster Recovery
19 320 (14.36%) Data Warehouse
20 313 (14.04%) Oracle
21 239 (10.72%) .NET
22 231 (10.36%) Microsoft Certification
23 220 (9.87%) ETL
24 216 (9.69%) Windows Server 2008
25 211 (9.47%) Relational Database
26 201 (9.02%) DTS
27 191 (8.57%) ITIL
28 190 (8.52%) Capacity Planning
29 178 (7.99%) Degree
30 173 (7.76%) Oracle Database

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 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 75 (3.36%) SharePoint
2 67 (3.01%) IIS
3 23 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
4 13 (0.58%) CMS
5 12 (0.54%) MS Exchange
6 8 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (0.31%) Apache Solr
8 6 (0.27%) Oracle Application Server
8 6 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.13%) LiveLink
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle Service Bus
9 3 (0.13%) WorkSite
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle Coherence
9 3 (0.13%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.13%) SugarCRM
10 2 (0.090%) OpenROAD
10 2 (0.090%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.045%) Apache
Applications
1 437 (19.61%) MS Excel
2 25 (1.12%) MS Office
3 8 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (0.36%) FastStats
4 5 (0.22%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.13%) MS Project
6 1 (0.045%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 27 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.31%) Oracle CRM
2 7 (0.31%) Magento
3 5 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.22%) Sage 1000
3 5 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 3 (0.13%) Sage 200
4 3 (0.13%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 3 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.090%) LatentZero
5 2 (0.090%) Capstone
5 2 (0.090%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.090%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.045%) LongView
6 1 (0.045%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.045%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.045%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.045%) PORTIA
Cloud Services
1 25 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (0.54%) SaaS
5 1 (0.045%) IaaS
5 1 (0.045%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 136 (6.10%) SAN
2 39 (1.75%) DNS
3 38 (1.70%) iSCSI
4 37 (1.66%) VPN
5 29 (1.30%) NAS
5 29 (1.30%) Firewall
5 29 (1.30%) Internet
6 23 (1.03%) WAN
7 21 (0.94%) Intrusion Detection
8 19 (0.85%) DHCP
9 17 (0.76%) TCP/IP
10 14 (0.63%) LAN
11 7 (0.31%) HTTP
11 7 (0.31%) DMZ
12 6 (0.27%) VLAN
12 6 (0.27%) Fibre Channel
13 5 (0.22%) Intranet
14 4 (0.18%) Kerberos
15 2 (0.090%) Network Security
15 2 (0.090%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2031 (91.12%) SQL Server
2 1246 (55.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1173 (52.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1016 (45.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 666 (29.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 646 (28.98%) SQL Server 2005
7 513 (23.01%) SQL Server 2012
8 320 (14.36%) Data Warehouse
9 211 (9.47%) Relational Database
10 201 (9.02%) DTS
11 173 (7.76%) Oracle Database
12 170 (7.63%) SQL Server 2000
13 163 (7.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 109 (4.89%) MySQL
15 105 (4.71%) RDBMS
16 96 (4.31%) Oracle Database 11g
17 86 (3.86%) OLTP
18 85 (3.81%) OLAP
19 47 (2.11%) Crystal Reports
20 46 (2.06%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 42 (1.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 23 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (0.85%) Visual Studio
4 10 (0.45%) Subversion
5 4 (0.18%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 3 (0.13%) Bitbucket
6 3 (0.13%) Toad
6 3 (0.13%) Mercurial
6 3 (0.13%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (0.090%) JIRA
7 2 (0.090%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.090%) ERwin
7 2 (0.090%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.090%) Hudson
General
1 530 (23.78%) Finance
2 126 (5.65%) Law
3 72 (3.23%) Marketing
4 69 (3.10%) Legal
5 59 (2.65%) Banking
6 46 (2.06%) Telecoms
7 40 (1.79%) Retail
8 35 (1.57%) Financial Institution
9 19 (0.85%) Music Industry
10 16 (0.72%) Investment Banking
11 15 (0.67%) Advertising
12 13 (0.58%) Publishing
13 12 (0.54%) Back Office
14 11 (0.49%) Games
14 11 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.27%) Local Government
16 4 (0.18%) Automotive
17 3 (0.13%) Manufacturing
18 2 (0.090%) Polish Language
19 1 (0.045%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 239 (10.72%) .NET
2 45 (2.02%) Web Services
3 38 (1.70%) ASP.NET
4 37 (1.66%) HTML
5 30 (1.35%) XML
6 23 (1.03%) MDX
7 18 (0.81%) CSS
8 16 (0.72%) jQuery
9 15 (0.67%) .NET Framework
10 13 (0.58%) ODBC
11 12 (0.54%) HTML5
11 12 (0.54%) COM
12 10 (0.45%) CSS3
13 8 (0.36%) Software Packaging
13 8 (0.36%) WCF
14 7 (0.31%) Ajax
14 7 (0.31%) Lucene
15 5 (0.22%) EDI
15 5 (0.22%) WinForms
16 4 (0.18%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 729 (32.71%) Replication
2 527 (23.64%) Clustering
3 43 (1.93%) Computer Science
4 34 (1.53%) Client/Server
5 30 (1.35%) Management Information System
6 25 (1.12%) Statistics
7 22 (0.99%) Data Integration
7 22 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
8 16 (0.72%) Data Protection Act
9 14 (0.63%) Hedge funds
10 12 (0.54%) Data Extraction
11 8 (0.36%) GIS
12 7 (0.31%) CMDB
13 6 (0.27%) EqualLogic
14 5 (0.22%) Social Media
15 4 (0.18%) Online Games
15 4 (0.18%) Visualisation
15 4 (0.18%) NHS
15 4 (0.18%) Fixed Income
15 4 (0.18%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 590 (26.47%) Windows
2 216 (9.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 152 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 83 (3.72%) Linux
5 77 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 67 (3.01%) UNIX
7 23 (1.03%) Solaris
8 15 (0.67%) HPUX
9 10 (0.45%) Windows 2000
10 9 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
11 8 (0.36%) Apple iOS
12 6 (0.27%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.22%) Windows XP
13 5 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (0.18%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.045%) AIX
15 1 (0.045%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 893 (40.06%) Performance Tuning
2 362 (16.24%) Business Intelligence
3 322 (14.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 220 (9.87%) ETL
5 191 (8.57%) ITIL
6 190 (8.52%) Capacity Planning
7 169 (7.58%) Database Security
8 164 (7.36%) High Availability
9 162 (7.27%) Database Tuning
10 157 (7.04%) Migration
11 114 (5.11%) Data Modelling
12 98 (4.40%) Performance Monitoring
13 80 (3.59%) Performance Analysis
14 79 (3.54%) E-Commerce
15 65 (2.92%) CRM
16 60 (2.69%) Scrum
17 53 (2.38%) Security Management
18 52 (2.33%) User Acceptance Testing
19 51 (2.29%) Change Management
20 50 (2.24%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2097 (94.08%) SQL
2 1215 (54.51%) T-SQL
3 135 (6.06%) PowerShell
4 118 (5.29%) C#
5 61 (2.74%) VB
6 50 (2.24%) VB.NET
7 41 (1.84%) VBScript
8 38 (1.70%) PL/SQL
9 29 (1.30%) Perl
10 27 (1.21%) VBA
11 25 (1.12%) JavaScript
12 22 (0.99%) Java
13 21 (0.94%) Shell Script
14 16 (0.72%) PHP
15 9 (0.40%) Python
16 6 (0.27%) Delphi
17 5 (0.22%) C++
18 4 (0.18%) XQuery
18 4 (0.18%) C
19 3 (0.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 231 (10.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 178 (7.99%) Degree
3 113 (5.07%) MCITP
4 65 (2.92%) Security Cleared
5 62 (2.78%) MCTS
6 60 (2.69%) MCDBA
7 45 (2.02%) MCSA
8 40 (1.79%) MCSE
9 36 (1.62%) SC Cleared
10 13 (0.58%) Microsoft Certified Architect
11 11 (0.49%) MCP
11 11 (0.49%) DV Cleared
12 10 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
13 7 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 7 (0.31%) CTC Cleared
14 5 (0.22%) HND
14 5 (0.22%) OCP
15 4 (0.18%) Microsoft Certified Master
16 3 (0.13%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (2.83%) SLA
2 53 (2.38%) QA
3 38 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (0.72%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.27%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 89 (3.99%) Active Directory
2 51 (2.29%) Oracle RMAN
3 39 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
4 31 (1.39%) LiteSpeed
5 30 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
6 21 (0.94%) Hyper-V
7 10 (0.45%) vSphere
8 8 (0.36%) XenApp
9 3 (0.13%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.090%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.090%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.090%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.045%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 35 (1.57%) Data Guard
2 33 (1.48%) NetBackup
3 24 (1.08%) SCOM
4 23 (1.03%) Foglight
5 10 (0.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 6 (0.27%) Nagios
6 6 (0.27%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.13%) OpenView
7 3 (0.13%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (0.13%) MOM
7 3 (0.13%) WhatsUp Gold
7 3 (0.13%) Zenoss
8 2 (0.090%) Munin
8 2 (0.090%) Legato
8 2 (0.090%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.045%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.045%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.045%) Control-M
9 1 (0.045%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 684 (30.69%) Microsoft
2 313 (14.04%) Oracle
3 102 (4.58%) VMware
4 51 (2.29%) Red Gate
5 37 (1.66%) HP
6 36 (1.62%) Citrix
7 31 (1.39%) Sybase
8 30 (1.35%) Business Objects
9 25 (1.12%) SAP
9 25 (1.12%) NetApp
10 18 (0.81%) Cognos
11 15 (0.67%) CommVault
12 13 (0.58%) Remedy
13 12 (0.54%) EMC
14 11 (0.49%) Sun
14 11 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
14 11 (0.49%) Sage
15 8 (0.36%) Red Hat
16 7 (0.31%) SmartFocus
16 7 (0.31%) IBM
Crawley, West Sussex
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 20% bonus and benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Xpertise Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
Launch IT Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum £40,000 - £50,000 + Great benefits.
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
People Source Consulting
Salary: £34000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + working from home
Posted: Yesterday
Durham, County Durham
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum 37hours a week 26 Holidays + other b
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35000 - 45000 + Benifits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £65000k
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, Sussex
RS Innovations Ltd
Salary: market rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: upto 44,000 plus Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago