The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the North East 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank - 61 67
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 0 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - 1.37% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.41% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
SQL Server DBA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North East 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
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
793 639 718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 97.42% 97.41% 97.16%
Number of salaries quoted 586 557 618
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

SQL Server DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in the North East

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

SQL Server DBA Salary Trend in the North East

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 8 (72.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (72.73%) SQL
3 7 (63.64%) T-SQL
4 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (45.45%) Replication
5 5 (45.45%) Clustering
5 5 (45.45%) MySQL
5 5 (45.45%) Windows
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 4 (36.36%) Oracle
6 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
7 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
7 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
8 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
8 2 (18.18%) ITIL
8 2 (18.18%) MCP
8 2 (18.18%) UNIX
8 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (18.18%) Linux
8 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (18.18%) E-business
8 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
9 1 (9.09%) Sony
9 1 (9.09%) Statistics
9 1 (9.09%) Degree
9 1 (9.09%) NoSQL

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (72.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (45.45%) MySQL
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
7 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Replication
1 5 (45.45%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL
1 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (18.18%) E-business
1 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
1 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (9.09%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) T-SQL
3 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) MCP
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Sony