The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 180 138 152
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 2 17 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.053% 0.65% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.68% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 6
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
SQL Server DBA
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3644 2485 2678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.66% 95.50% 96.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2808 1914 2192
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 Leeds

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

SQL Server DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

SQL Server DBA Salary Trend in Leeds

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 19 (100.00%) SQL
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (89.47%) T-SQL
3 14 (73.68%) Performance Tuning
4 13 (68.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (36.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (31.58%) .NET
6 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (26.32%) Degree
7 5 (26.32%) Windows
7 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
7 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
7 5 (26.32%) Clustering
8 4 (21.05%) RDBMS
8 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
9 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (15.79%) High Availability
9 3 (15.79%) ETL
9 3 (15.79%) VMware
9 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (15.79%) Statistics
9 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
10 2 (10.53%) SAN
10 2 (10.53%) NetApp
10 2 (10.53%) OpenROAD
10 2 (10.53%) Intranet
10 2 (10.53%) Internet
10 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
10 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 (10.53%) OpenROAD
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) SAN
1 2 (10.53%) Intranet
1 2 (10.53%) Internet
1 2 (10.53%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (68.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (36.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (21.05%) RDBMS
5 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (10.53%) Ingres
7 2 (10.53%) Hadoop
7 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Clustering
2 3 (15.79%) Statistics
3 2 (10.53%) Client/Server
3 2 (10.53%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (15.79%) High Availability
2 3 (15.79%) ETL
2 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.53%) Database Tuning
3 2 (10.53%) Memory Management
3 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
3 2 (10.53%) Capacity Management
3 2 (10.53%) Database Security
3 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) SQL
2 17 (89.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) NetApp