The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 72 85 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 4 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.55% 0.51% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.53% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 0
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
SQL DBA
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford 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
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
685 951 1025
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 93.45% 96.94% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 593 832 934
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

SQL DBA Salary Trend in Oxford

SQL DBA
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

SQL DBA Salary Histogram in Oxford

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford region that cited SQL 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 DBA in their job title.

1 15 (93.75%) SQL
1 15 (93.75%) SQL Server
2 13 (81.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (75.00%) T-SQL
4 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
5 9 (56.25%) MS Excel
6 8 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (31.25%) Replication
8 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (25.00%) Migration
9 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
9 4 (25.00%) Data Migration
9 4 (25.00%) Data Protection
9 4 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (25.00%) Load Testing
9 4 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (12.50%) Degree
10 2 (12.50%) MDX
10 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (12.50%) OLAP
10 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
10 2 (12.50%) .NET
10 2 (12.50%) MySQL

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford region that cited SQL 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 DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) CMS
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (56.25%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (93.75%) SQL Server
2 13 (81.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (12.50%) OLAP
5 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (12.50%) MySQL
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
6 1 (6.25%) MS Access
6 1 (6.25%) DB2
6 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
1 2 (12.50%) MDX
2 1 (6.25%) Classic ASP
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Replication
2 4 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (25.00%) Migration
3 4 (25.00%) Load Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 4 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 4 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) Database Security
5 1 (6.25%) Content Management
5 1 (6.25%) Document Management
5 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) SQL
2 12 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
3 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 2 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (6.25%) Sage
3 1 (6.25%) Primavera
3 1 (6.25%) Open Text