The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 81 72 90
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 1 22 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.11% 2.23% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 2.30% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1 21 13
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
SQL DBA
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region. 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
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
890 957 1193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.68% 96.86% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 744 857 1070
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL DBA in the job title across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the Bedfordshire region.

SQL DBA Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (60.00%) SAN
3 3 (60.00%) Clustering
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (40.00%) IIS
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (40.00%) MCSE
4 2 (40.00%) MCSA
4 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (40.00%) MCTS
4 2 (40.00%) Refactoring
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (40.00%) Dimensional Modelling
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) NAS
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (40.00%) Database Security
4 2 (40.00%) MCITP
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region 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 2 (40.00%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (20.00%) MS Access
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (40.00%) Refactoring
1 2 (40.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 2 (40.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 2 (40.00%) Database Security
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) CAD
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (20.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) MCSA
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (40.00%) MCTS
1 2 (40.00%) MCITP
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Lumesse
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle