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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 323 317 359
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 895 1068 949
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.94% 0.98% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 1.02% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 801 923 845
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,350 £67,900 £61,000
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
91719 105001 110310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.26% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76765 87557 89208
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -4 846 £47,500 +4.97% 74
London +37 360 £52,500 -8.69% 22
South East -60 127 £47,000 +11.90% 12
North West +19 122 £50,000 +25.00% 12
City of London +54 97 £55,000 - 7
Manchester +8 71 £50,000 +11.11% 9
East Midlands +40 63 £42,000 -6.66% 4
Yorkshire +37 58 £45,000 - 6
South West +25 55 £42,000 +20.00% 12
West Yorkshire +34 51 £45,000 +1.98% 4
Leeds +50 45 £45,000 - 4
Hampshire -4 41 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Nottinghamshire +10 37 £40,000 - 3
Nottingham +12 36 £40,000 - 2
East of England -18 34 £47,500 +5.55% 4
Cheshire +28 29 £40,000 - 2
Southampton +20 24 £40,000 +4.57%
Hertfordshire +21 18 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Scotland -3 18 £37,500 -16.66% 1
West Sussex +9 17 £47,000 +25.33% 2
Surrey +19 16 £58,750 +17.50% 1
Crawley +6 16 £47,000 +11.90% 1
Warrington +2 16 £45,000 +15.38% 1
Berkshire -46 16 £52,500 +28.04% 5
Brighton +18 15 £45,000 +5.88% 1
East Sussex +8 15 £45,000 +7.14% 1
West Midlands -27 15 £44,500 +2.29% 1
Oxfordshire +13 13 £41,500 +23.88% 2
Somerset +4 12 £37,750 +0.66% 2
Exeter +19 11 £45,000 +34.32% 1

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 1555 (93.51%) SQL Server
2 1549 (93.14%) SQL
3 896 (53.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 830 (49.91%) T-SQL
5 732 (44.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 703 (42.27%) Performance Tuning
7 619 (37.22%) Microsoft
8 569 (34.22%) SQL Server 2012
9 563 (33.85%) SQL Server 2008
10 499 (30.01%) SQL Server 2014
11 444 (26.70%) Replication
12 382 (22.97%) MS Excel
13 379 (22.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 376 (22.61%) Windows
15 374 (22.49%) Clustering
16 364 (21.89%) Finance
17 349 (20.99%) Business Intelligence
18 325 (19.54%) High Availability
19 301 (18.10%) Oracle
20 292 (17.56%) Data Warehouse
21 268 (16.12%) ETL
22 245 (14.73%) SQL Server 2005
23 227 (13.65%) PowerShell
24 224 (13.47%) Disaster Recovery
25 221 (13.29%) Degree
26 199 (11.97%) Agile Software Development
27 198 (11.91%) Microsoft Certification
28 197 (11.85%) Windows Server
29 175 (10.52%) Oracle Database
30 157 (9.44%) 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 93 (5.59%) SharePoint
2 70 (4.21%) IIS
3 37 (2.22%) Oracle Coherence
4 32 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
5 20 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
6 18 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
7 13 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
8 8 (0.48%) SAS
9 5 (0.30%) Oracle Application Server
9 5 (0.30%) Oracle Service Bus
10 4 (0.24%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.18%) Commerce Server
12 2 (0.12%) Apache
12 2 (0.12%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.060%) JBoss
13 1 (0.060%) JCAPS
13 1 (0.060%) Mule ESB
13 1 (0.060%) OpenEdge
13 1 (0.060%) WebLogic
Applications
1 382 (22.97%) MS Excel
2 24 (1.44%) MS Office
3 3 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.12%) S-PLUS
4 2 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (0.42%) SimCorp Dimension
3 5 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.24%) SystmOne
5 3 (0.18%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.18%) Sage 1000
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
1 114 (6.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (2.10%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (0.72%) SaaS
5 11 (0.66%) Office 365
6 10 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (0.60%) Amazon S3
7 9 (0.54%) GitHub
8 1 (0.060%) Google Play
8 1 (0.060%) IaaS
8 1 (0.060%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 130 (7.82%) SAN
2 41 (2.47%) NAS
3 32 (1.92%) Firewall
4 22 (1.32%) Internet
5 20 (1.20%) DNS
6 8 (0.48%) DHCP
6 8 (0.48%) SMTP
7 6 (0.36%) Intranet
8 4 (0.24%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.18%) Extranet
9 3 (0.18%) HTTP
9 3 (0.18%) SSL
10 2 (0.12%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.12%) SMS
11 1 (0.060%) LAN
11 1 (0.060%) MVNO
11 1 (0.060%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (0.060%) Skype
11 1 (0.060%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1555 (93.51%) SQL Server
2 896 (53.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 732 (44.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 569 (34.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 563 (33.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 499 (30.01%) SQL Server 2014
7 379 (22.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 292 (17.56%) Data Warehouse
9 245 (14.73%) SQL Server 2005
10 175 (10.52%) Oracle Database
11 157 (9.44%) Relational Database
12 151 (9.08%) MySQL
13 121 (7.28%) RDBMS
14 112 (6.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 106 (6.37%) SQL Server 2000
16 105 (6.31%) SQL Server 2016
17 92 (5.53%) NoSQL
17 92 (5.53%) OLTP
18 82 (4.93%) MongoDB
19 81 (4.87%) DTS
Development Applications
1 64 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 38 (2.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 17 (1.02%) Octopus Deploy
3 17 (1.02%) Visual Studio
4 15 (0.90%) Talend Open Studio
5 12 (0.72%) Git (software)
5 12 (0.72%) JIRA
6 10 (0.60%) Jenkins
6 10 (0.60%) TeamCity
6 10 (0.60%) Visual Studio Team System
7 9 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (0.54%) MSBuild
7 9 (0.54%) Travis CI
8 6 (0.36%) Subversion
8 6 (0.36%) tSQLt
9 5 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (0.24%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (0.12%) ERwin
12 1 (0.060%) MSI
General
1 364 (21.89%) Finance
2 68 (4.09%) Banking
3 46 (2.77%) Legal
4 33 (1.98%) Marketing
5 31 (1.86%) Law
6 22 (1.32%) Back Office
6 22 (1.32%) Retail
7 20 (1.20%) Telecoms
8 18 (1.08%) Billing
9 14 (0.84%) Advertising
9 14 (0.84%) Manufacturing
10 13 (0.78%) Games
10 13 (0.78%) Publishing
11 11 (0.66%) Investment Banking
12 7 (0.42%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.30%) Electronics
14 1 (0.060%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.060%) Automotive
14 1 (0.060%) Local Government
14 1 (0.060%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (5.83%) .NET
2 21 (1.26%) ASP.NET
3 20 (1.20%) .NET Framework
4 13 (0.78%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 12 (0.72%) Web Services
6 11 (0.66%) XML
7 10 (0.60%) HTML
7 10 (0.60%) JDBC
8 9 (0.54%) Middleware
9 8 (0.48%) CSS
10 7 (0.42%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (0.36%) Oracle Fusion
11 6 (0.36%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 5 (0.30%) jQuery
12 5 (0.30%) JSON
13 4 (0.24%) CGI
13 4 (0.24%) Entity Framework
14 3 (0.18%) LAMP
14 3 (0.18%) MDX
14 3 (0.18%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 444 (26.70%) Replication
2 374 (22.49%) Clustering
3 133 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 65 (3.91%) Statistics
5 56 (3.37%) Computer Science
6 51 (3.07%) Data Centre
7 40 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
8 24 (1.44%) Management Information System
9 15 (0.90%) Fintech
9 15 (0.90%) Reinsurance
10 12 (0.72%) Client/Server
10 12 (0.72%) Data Structures
10 12 (0.72%) Hedge funds
11 11 (0.66%) Data Protection Act
12 7 (0.42%) Data Integration
13 6 (0.36%) Digital Media
13 6 (0.36%) iPad
13 6 (0.36%) Public Cloud
14 5 (0.30%) Mathematics
14 5 (0.30%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 376 (22.61%) Windows
2 197 (11.85%) Windows Server
3 115 (6.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 93 (5.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 88 (5.29%) Linux
6 80 (4.81%) Unix
7 70 (4.21%) Windows Server 2003
8 24 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (0.84%) Solaris
10 10 (0.60%) AIX
11 9 (0.54%) Windows 2000
12 7 (0.42%) VMS
13 3 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.12%) Android
14 2 (0.12%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.12%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.060%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.060%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 703 (42.27%) Performance Tuning
2 349 (20.99%) Business Intelligence
3 325 (19.54%) High Availability
4 268 (16.12%) ETL
5 224 (13.47%) Disaster Recovery
6 199 (11.97%) Agile Software Development
7 154 (9.26%) Capacity Planning
8 152 (9.14%) Migration
9 145 (8.72%) Performance Monitoring
10 132 (7.94%) Database Mirroring
11 130 (7.82%) ITIL
12 108 (6.49%) Database Security
13 95 (5.71%) Data Modelling
14 60 (3.61%) E-Commerce
15 56 (3.37%) Mentoring
16 47 (2.83%) Service Delivery
17 45 (2.71%) Scrum
18 44 (2.65%) Capacity Management
19 43 (2.59%) Database Optimisation
20 42 (2.53%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1549 (93.14%) SQL
2 830 (49.91%) T-SQL
3 227 (13.65%) PowerShell
4 62 (3.73%) C#
5 44 (2.65%) PL/SQL
6 31 (1.86%) Shell Script
7 30 (1.80%) VBA
8 17 (1.02%) Java
9 16 (0.96%) VB
10 14 (0.84%) Python
10 14 (0.84%) VB.NET
11 11 (0.66%) JavaScript
12 8 (0.48%) Bash Shell
12 8 (0.48%) C
13 6 (0.36%) VBScript
14 5 (0.30%) R
15 4 (0.24%) ANSI SQL
15 4 (0.24%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 3 (0.18%) VB6
17 2 (0.12%) Perl
Qualifications
1 221 (13.29%) Degree
2 198 (11.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 76 (4.57%) MCSA
4 64 (3.85%) MCITP
5 58 (3.49%) Security Cleared
6 56 (3.37%) MCSE
7 47 (2.83%) MCDBA
8 45 (2.71%) MCTS
9 41 (2.47%) SC Cleared
10 25 (1.50%) Oracle Certification
11 21 (1.26%) DV Cleared
12 16 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
13 15 (0.90%) MCP
14 10 (0.60%) OCP
15 9 (0.54%) OCA
16 8 (0.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 1 (0.060%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (3.43%) SLA
2 17 (1.02%) PCI DSS
3 15 (0.90%) QA
4 12 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (0.66%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.24%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.12%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.060%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 66 (3.97%) Active Directory
2 59 (3.55%) Oracle RAC
3 32 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (1.86%) VMware ESX
5 23 (1.38%) Virtual Machines
6 19 (1.14%) VMware Server
7 14 (0.84%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 11 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
9 10 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (0.48%) vSphere
11 6 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 5 (0.30%) Hyper-V
12 5 (0.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 2 (0.12%) SRDF
14 1 (0.060%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 64 (3.85%) Data Guard
2 51 (3.07%) Microsoft Clustering
3 38 (2.29%) SCOM
4 29 (1.74%) Oracle RMAN
5 28 (1.68%) Failover Clustering
6 18 (1.08%) Perfmon
7 17 (1.02%) Nagios
8 14 (0.84%) Tivoli
9 12 (0.72%) Ansible
10 11 (0.66%) LiteSpeed
10 11 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
10 11 (0.66%) Puppet
11 9 (0.54%) CFEngine
12 8 (0.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 4 (0.24%) HP Data Protector
14 2 (0.12%) Oracle ZFS
15 1 (0.060%) EMC NetWorker
15 1 (0.060%) SCCM
15 1 (0.060%) SCOrch
15 1 (0.060%) WSUS
Vendors
1 619 (37.22%) Microsoft
2 301 (18.10%) Oracle
3 129 (7.76%) VMware
4 57 (3.43%) RedGate
5 37 (2.22%) IBM
6 29 (1.74%) HP
7 27 (1.62%) SolarWinds
8 26 (1.56%) Sybase
9 25 (1.50%) Remedy
10 24 (1.44%) Red Hat
11 20 (1.20%) SAP
12 16 (0.96%) Cisco
12 16 (0.96%) EMC
13 15 (0.90%) Talend
14 14 (0.84%) Citrix
14 14 (0.84%) NetApp
15 13 (0.78%) Computacenter
16 12 (0.72%) Cognos
16 12 (0.72%) Tableau
17 11 (0.66%) Veritas
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent salary + package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + bonus, pension etc
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Expenses and Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Gleeson Recruitment Group
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + great benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: Good Bonus & Pension + others
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Surrey
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Freshtechit
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
2i Resourcing
Salary: Competitive base salary + attractive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum Generous Benifit Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus +Full bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £48,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £55000 per annum + + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Tech
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Vadis People
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TPP
Salary: £32,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago