The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich 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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 39 47 34
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 4 6 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.79% 2.04% 4.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.83% 2.10% 4.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 21
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
SQL Server DBA
Suffolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Ipswich 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
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
219 286 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 98.21% 97.28% 99.53%
Number of salaries quoted 194 263 382
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 Ipswich

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

SQL Server DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

SQL Server DBA Salary Trend in Ipswich

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (90.91%) SQL
3 9 (81.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (63.64%) Data Architecture
5 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (54.55%) Replication
6 5 (45.45%) Clustering
6 5 (45.45%) T-SQL
6 5 (45.45%) Windows
6 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
7 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (36.36%) Web Services
7 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (27.27%) Data Integration
8 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
8 3 (27.27%) TDD
8 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (27.27%) .NET
8 3 (27.27%) C#
8 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
8 3 (27.27%) SOA
9 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
9 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
9 2 (18.18%) MySQL
9 2 (18.18%) Oracle
9 2 (18.18%) Relational Database

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (81.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
6 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
6 2 (18.18%) MySQL
7 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
7 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
7 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Web Services
2 3 (27.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Replication
2 5 (45.45%) Clustering
3 3 (27.27%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Data Architecture
2 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
3 3 (27.27%) SOA
3 3 (27.27%) TDD
3 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) High Availability
4 1 (9.09%) Database Security
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) T-SQL
3 3 (27.27%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MCSA
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle