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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Database Administrator
UK
Rank 352 308 288
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 692 1017 1145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.82% 1.01% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 1.04% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 620 920 1049
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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
80929 97392 101732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.45% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 67146 81719 84044
Median salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 21 February 2017 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 21 February 2017. 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 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 -39 656 £45,000 - 60
London -32 264 £57,500 +4.54% 19
South East +18 104 £45,000 +5.88% 15
North West -43 84 £42,000 -6.66% 7
Yorkshire -9 55 £45,000 +12.50% 8
West Yorkshire +3 53 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Leeds +35 51 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Manchester -51 48 £41,500 -7.77% 5
South West -2 47 £42,500 +6.25% 4
West Midlands +4 43 £42,500 +1.19% 5
City of London -7 43 £60,000 +9.09% 4
East Midlands +18 34 £42,500 -3.40%
Surrey +64 30 £55,000 +7.31%
East Sussex +27 27 £42,500 +8.28% 2
Brighton +31 26 £42,500 - 2
East of England -2 25 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Nottingham +14 22 £37,000 -15.90%
Nottinghamshire +1 22 £37,000 -15.90%
Wiltshire +26 19 £42,500 +9.67% 2
Hampshire -12 19 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Guildford +37 18 £55,000 +37.50%
Scotland +30 18 £42,500 -15.00% 7
Merseyside +7 17 £48,750 +8.33% 1
Cheshire +4 17 £40,750 -18.50%
Liverpool +14 16 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Kent +14 15 £67,500 +28.57% 1
Devon +4 15 £42,500 +41.66% 2
Southampton +17 13 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Staffordshire +9 13 £42,500 +13.33%
Stoke-on-Trent +8 13 £42,500 -22.72%

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 1366 (92.11%) SQL
1 1366 (92.11%) SQL Server
2 761 (51.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 692 (46.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 646 (43.56%) T-SQL
5 615 (41.47%) Performance Tuning
6 556 (37.49%) Microsoft
7 483 (32.57%) SQL Server 2008
8 404 (27.24%) SQL Server 2012
9 386 (26.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 378 (25.49%) Replication
11 373 (25.15%) SQL Server 2014
12 336 (22.66%) Clustering
12 336 (22.66%) High Availability
13 305 (20.57%) Business Intelligence
14 302 (20.36%) Data Warehouse
15 301 (20.30%) MS Excel
16 291 (19.62%) Windows
17 287 (19.35%) Finance
18 234 (15.78%) Oracle
19 226 (15.24%) Disaster Recovery
20 224 (15.10%) ETL
21 205 (13.82%) Microsoft Certification
22 203 (13.69%) SQL Server 2005
23 175 (11.80%) Microsoft Azure
24 174 (11.73%) Windows Server
25 172 (11.60%) PowerShell
25 172 (11.60%) Agile Software Development
26 152 (10.25%) Migration
27 147 (9.91%) Degree

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 78 (5.26%) IIS
2 77 (5.19%) SharePoint
3 34 (2.29%) BizTalk Server
4 19 (1.28%) SAS
5 10 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (0.61%) Oracle Application Server
7 8 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (0.47%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.20%) Confluence
9 3 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.13%) Alfresco
10 2 (0.13%) Apache
10 2 (0.13%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.13%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.13%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.13%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.13%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.067%) JBoss
Applications
1 301 (20.30%) MS Excel
2 14 (0.94%) MS Office
3 2 (0.13%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 17 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.40%) Sage 1000
3 5 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.067%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
6 1 (0.067%) OpenText MBPM
6 1 (0.067%) OpenText Process Suite
6 1 (0.067%) Raiser's Edge
6 1 (0.067%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 175 (11.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 82 (5.53%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (1.82%) SaaS
4 26 (1.75%) PaaS
5 22 (1.48%) IaaS
6 18 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (0.67%) Amazon S3
8 9 (0.61%) Office 365
9 4 (0.27%) GitHub
10 2 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.067%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 43 (2.90%) SAN
2 32 (2.16%) Internet
3 29 (1.96%) Intranet
4 14 (0.94%) Extranet
5 12 (0.81%) DNS
5 12 (0.81%) Firewall
5 12 (0.81%) NAS
6 2 (0.13%) HTTP
6 2 (0.13%) LDAP
7 1 (0.067%) DAB
7 1 (0.067%) FTP
7 1 (0.067%) LAN
7 1 (0.067%) MVNO
7 1 (0.067%) Network Security
7 1 (0.067%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.067%) VoIP
7 1 (0.067%) VPN
7 1 (0.067%) WAN
7 1 (0.067%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1366 (92.11%) SQL Server
2 761 (51.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 692 (46.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 483 (32.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 404 (27.24%) SQL Server 2012
6 386 (26.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 373 (25.15%) SQL Server 2014
8 302 (20.36%) Data Warehouse
9 203 (13.69%) SQL Server 2005
10 141 (9.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 132 (8.90%) MySQL
11 132 (8.90%) NoSQL
12 131 (8.83%) SQL Server 2016
13 116 (7.82%) MongoDB
14 107 (7.22%) Oracle Database
15 103 (6.95%) Relational Database
16 81 (5.46%) OLTP
17 80 (5.39%) RDBMS
18 73 (4.92%) SQL Server 2000
19 54 (3.64%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 90 (6.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 35 (2.36%) JIRA
3 34 (2.29%) Visual Studio
4 26 (1.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 20 (1.35%) TeamCity
6 19 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 19 (1.28%) MSBuild
6 19 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
6 19 (1.28%) Travis CI
7 9 (0.61%) Oracle APEX
7 9 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
8 6 (0.40%) Talend Open Studio
9 4 (0.27%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.13%) NUnit
10 2 (0.13%) Selenium
10 2 (0.13%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.067%) Git (software)
11 1 (0.067%) Toad
General
1 287 (19.35%) Finance
2 103 (6.95%) Banking
3 36 (2.43%) Advertising
3 36 (2.43%) Marketing
4 24 (1.62%) Legal
5 18 (1.21%) Telecoms
6 17 (1.15%) Retail
7 16 (1.08%) Law
8 14 (0.94%) Multimedia
8 14 (0.94%) Music Industry
9 13 (0.88%) Investment Banking
10 10 (0.67%) Back Office
11 9 (0.61%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.47%) Games
13 6 (0.40%) Billing
13 6 (0.40%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.20%) Automotive
15 1 (0.067%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (7.69%) .NET
2 49 (3.30%) XML
3 23 (1.55%) .NET Framework
4 15 (1.01%) Web Services
5 8 (0.54%) DCOM
6 7 (0.47%) ASP.NET
6 7 (0.47%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 5 (0.34%) HTML
7 5 (0.34%) JSON
8 4 (0.27%) ODBC
9 3 (0.20%) MSMQ
9 3 (0.20%) SOAP
10 2 (0.13%) JDBC
10 2 (0.13%) LINQ
10 2 (0.13%) MDX
10 2 (0.13%) Middleware
10 2 (0.13%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 2 (0.13%) XSLT
11 1 (0.067%) NHibernate
11 1 (0.067%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 378 (25.49%) Replication
2 336 (22.66%) Clustering
3 129 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 55 (3.71%) Computer Science
5 33 (2.23%) Data Centre
6 25 (1.69%) Fintech
7 24 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
8 21 (1.42%) Data Protection Act
8 21 (1.42%) Management Information System
9 15 (1.01%) iPad
10 12 (0.81%) Client/Server
11 10 (0.67%) Reinsurance
12 9 (0.61%) Data Structures
13 6 (0.40%) Public Cloud
14 4 (0.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 3 (0.20%) FMCG
15 3 (0.20%) N-Tier
16 2 (0.13%) Derivative
16 2 (0.13%) Virtual Team
16 2 (0.13%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 291 (19.62%) Windows
2 174 (11.73%) Windows Server
3 83 (5.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 78 (5.26%) Linux
5 72 (4.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 61 (4.11%) Unix
7 28 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.13%) SUSE
9 2 (0.13%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.13%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.067%) AIX
10 1 (0.067%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.067%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 615 (41.47%) Performance Tuning
2 336 (22.66%) High Availability
3 305 (20.57%) Business Intelligence
4 226 (15.24%) Disaster Recovery
5 224 (15.10%) ETL
6 172 (11.60%) Agile Software Development
7 152 (10.25%) Migration
8 135 (9.10%) ITIL
9 113 (7.62%) Database Security
10 108 (7.28%) Capacity Planning
11 103 (6.95%) Performance Monitoring
12 82 (5.53%) Scrum
13 76 (5.12%) Data Modelling
14 70 (4.72%) Statistics
15 57 (3.84%) Database Mirroring
16 53 (3.57%) DevOps
17 46 (3.10%) E-Commerce
18 42 (2.83%) Change Management
19 41 (2.76%) Problem Management
20 40 (2.70%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1366 (92.11%) SQL
2 646 (43.56%) T-SQL
3 172 (11.60%) PowerShell
4 90 (6.07%) C#
5 45 (3.03%) VB.NET
6 41 (2.76%) PL/SQL
7 29 (1.96%) Shell Script
8 15 (1.01%) VB
9 14 (0.94%) VBA
10 13 (0.88%) Java
11 10 (0.67%) Python
12 7 (0.47%) Bash Shell
12 7 (0.47%) R
13 6 (0.40%) PHP
13 6 (0.40%) VB6
14 5 (0.34%) C++
15 4 (0.27%) C
16 1 (0.067%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 205 (13.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 147 (9.91%) Degree
3 74 (4.99%) MCITP
4 60 (4.05%) MCSA
5 55 (3.71%) MCTS
6 39 (2.63%) Security Cleared
7 38 (2.56%) MCDBA
8 22 (1.48%) SC Cleared
9 21 (1.42%) MCSE
10 14 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
11 13 (0.88%) Oracle Certification
12 8 (0.54%) DV Cleared
12 8 (0.54%) OCA
13 5 (0.34%) OCP
14 4 (0.27%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (3.17%) SLA
2 40 (2.70%) QA
3 30 (2.02%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.67%) ISO 9000
4 10 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.54%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.54%) ISO 14001
5 8 (0.54%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 50 (3.37%) Active Directory
2 17 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
4 12 (0.81%) VMware ESX
5 10 (0.67%) Hyper-V
5 10 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (0.47%) VMware Server
8 6 (0.40%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 5 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 5 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (0.27%) vSphere
11 1 (0.067%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 40 (2.70%) Failover Clustering
2 37 (2.49%) Microsoft Clustering
3 27 (1.82%) SCOM
4 22 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (1.48%) Puppet
5 19 (1.28%) Ansible
5 19 (1.28%) CFEngine
5 19 (1.28%) Perfmon
6 16 (1.08%) Oracle RMAN
7 13 (0.88%) Data Guard
7 13 (0.88%) Nagios
8 9 (0.61%) HP Data Protector
9 7 (0.47%) Opsview
10 6 (0.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 6 (0.40%) Tivoli
11 5 (0.34%) SQL Sentry
12 4 (0.27%) ITRS Geneos
12 4 (0.27%) NetBackup
12 4 (0.27%) SCCM
13 3 (0.20%) LiteSpeed
Vendors
1 556 (37.49%) Microsoft
2 234 (15.78%) Oracle
3 68 (4.59%) VMware
4 48 (3.24%) Sybase
5 38 (2.56%) Tableau
6 32 (2.16%) RedGate
7 26 (1.75%) IBM
8 24 (1.62%) HP
9 23 (1.55%) Facebook
10 22 (1.48%) SolarWinds
11 19 (1.28%) New Relic
12 18 (1.21%) Red Hat
13 13 (0.88%) Veritas
14 11 (0.74%) Computacenter
15 9 (0.61%) hybris
16 8 (0.54%) Cognos
16 8 (0.54%) SAP
16 8 (0.54%) Splunk
16 8 (0.54%) Teradata
17 7 (0.47%) CommVault
Isle of Man
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum £50-70k+
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus, Holiday buy/sale etc
Posted: 20 hours ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 50,000
Posted: 18 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £22,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + 10%bonus + pension + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The North Starr
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £41000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Computer People
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus + Certs
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Parham Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum £40,000 - £45,000 plus discretionary
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus +Full bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Training, and private health insur
Posted: 4 days ago