The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 126 127 127
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 11 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.59% 0.34% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.35% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 6
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £29,900 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,300 £38,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,750
% change year-on-year
- +1.79%
SQL Server 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
1791 1990 1983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.50% 97.45% 97.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1566 1666 1613
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £53,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

SQL Server DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

SQL Server DBA Salary Trend in Bristol

SQL Server DBA
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

SQL Server DBA Salary Histogram in Bristol

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (88.89%) SQL
2 16 (88.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (77.78%) T-SQL
3 14 (77.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (72.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (55.56%) Digital Media
6 10 (55.56%) Telecoms
6 10 (55.56%) CRM
6 10 (55.56%) XML
7 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (11.11%) VMware
10 2 (11.11%) Law
10 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (11.11%) Release Management
10 2 (11.11%) SLA
10 2 (11.11%) SAN
10 2 (11.11%) ITIL
10 2 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (11.11%) Performance Management
10 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
10 2 (11.11%) Trend Analysis
10 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (5.56%) Windows Server

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Bristol 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (88.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (77.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (72.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 10 (55.56%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Digital Media
2 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) CRM
2 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) Performance Management
3 2 (11.11%) Release Management
3 2 (11.11%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.56%) Change Control
4 1 (5.56%) Database Tuning
4 1 (5.56%) High Availability
4 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) SQL
2 14 (77.78%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (5.56%) MCDBA
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow