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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 104 109 111
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 11 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.61% 0.31% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.34% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 0
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
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
1726 1488 1510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.36% 93.53% 95.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1373 1320 1303
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,403 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014.

SQL Server DBA Salary Histogram in Bristol

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (86.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (60.00%) SQL
4 8 (53.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (33.33%) T-SQL
7 4 (26.67%) Windows
7 4 (26.67%) Data Modelling
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (26.67%) Replication
7 4 (26.67%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (26.67%) Performance Analysis
7 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
8 3 (20.00%) Oracle
9 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
9 2 (13.33%) ERP
9 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
9 2 (13.33%) High Availability
9 2 (13.33%) Database Security
9 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
9 2 (13.33%) Database Tuning
9 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
10 1 (6.67%) SAP Basis
10 1 (6.67%) VMware
10 1 (6.67%) Statistics
10 1 (6.67%) Degree

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) SAN
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (86.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (53.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Replication
2 1 (6.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (26.67%) Data Modelling
2 4 (26.67%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (26.67%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) ERP
3 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (13.33%) High Availability
3 2 (13.33%) Database Security
3 2 (13.33%) Database Tuning
3 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
4 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) ETL
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) SAP