The first table below looks at the demand for the SQL Server 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 Server 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 advertised for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 106 99 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 9 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.68% 0.60% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.63% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 0
Average salary £52,500 £38,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.48% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1259 1114 1017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.59% 95.13% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1176 975 840
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £57,500 £58,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
SQL Server DBA
East of England

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

SQL Server DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

SQL Server DBA Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

SQL Server DBA
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

SQL Server DBA Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

SQL Server DBA
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA within the Bedfordshire region 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
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Job
Vacancies
Luton -1 7 £52,500 +40.00%
SQL Server DBA
East of England

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title.

1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (81.25%) T-SQL
3 12 (75.00%) SQL
4 6 (37.50%) Windows
4 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 5 (31.25%) Oracle
5 5 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (25.00%) SAN
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (25.00%) Replication
6 4 (25.00%) Clustering
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (18.75%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
7 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (18.75%) DB2
8 2 (12.50%) Business Objects
8 2 (12.50%) IIS
8 2 (12.50%) VBScript
8 2 (12.50%) VB
8 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
8 2 (12.50%) .NET
8 2 (12.50%) DTS
8 2 (12.50%) Client/Server

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (12.50%) Intranet
2 2 (12.50%) Internet
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (12.50%) iSCSI
2 2 (12.50%) NAS
2 2 (12.50%) HTTP
2 2 (12.50%) VPN
2 2 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 5 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (18.75%) DB2
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (12.50%) DTS
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
6 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
7 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Replication
1 4 (25.00%) Clustering
2 2 (12.50%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (18.75%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
2 2 (12.50%) Memory Management
2 2 (12.50%) Data Security
2 2 (12.50%) Security Management
2 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Data Management
3 1 (6.25%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) T-SQL
2 12 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) VBScript
3 2 (12.50%) VB
3 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
3 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) MCSE
2 1 (6.25%) MCSA
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
1 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) Business Objects