The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol 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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 126 110 113
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 3 15 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.15% 0.85% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.89% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 9
Average salary £47,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
SQL DBA
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol 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
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1874 1690 1651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.50% 95.26% 97.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1555 1394 1462
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

SQL DBA Salary Trend in Bristol

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) PowerShell
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (40.00%) ITIL
5 4 (40.00%) Windows
5 4 (40.00%) SAN
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (30.00%) Performance Management
6 3 (30.00%) Release Management
6 3 (30.00%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (30.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (30.00%) NetApp
6 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (30.00%) SLA
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (30.00%) VBScript
6 3 (30.00%) VB
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle
7 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (20.00%) Degree
8 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
8 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (10.00%) ResourceLink
8 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 1 (10.00%) JBoss
1 1 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
1 4 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (30.00%) Release Management
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (10.00%) Database Tuning
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Database Security
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) PowerShell
3 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (30.00%) VBScript
4 3 (30.00%) VB
5 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (30.00%) NetApp
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle