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

Location
3 months to
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 99 110 116
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 9 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.58% 0.57% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.59% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 1
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
SQL Server DBA
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire 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
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1486 1696 1482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.56% 97.08% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1283 1491 1352
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 Oxfordshire

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

SQL Server DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

SQL Server DBA Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

SQL Server DBA
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 August 2014.

SQL Server DBA Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

SQL Server DBA
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +8 4 £55,000 +22.22%
Witney - 4 £42,500 -
Banbury - 1 £45,000 -
SQL Server DBA
South East

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (85.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (80.00%) SQL
4 15 (75.00%) T-SQL
5 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
6 13 (65.00%) MS Excel
7 11 (55.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (20.00%) Oracle
9 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (15.00%) Banking
10 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
11 2 (10.00%) Database Tuning
11 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
11 2 (10.00%) Migration
11 2 (10.00%) Replication
11 2 (10.00%) .NET
11 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (10.00%) C#
12 1 (5.00%) Java
12 1 (5.00%) PHP
12 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
12 1 (5.00%) DB2
12 1 (5.00%) IIS
12 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
12 1 (5.00%) Classic ASP
12 1 (5.00%) HNC
12 1 (5.00%) HND
12 1 (5.00%) MySQL

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (65.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (85.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (55.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
6 1 (5.00%) DB2
6 1 (5.00%) MySQL
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (15.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Replication
2 1 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (10.00%) Database Tuning
2 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.00%) Release Management
3 1 (5.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Web Development
3 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.00%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) SQL
2 15 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) PHP
4 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) HNC
2 1 (5.00%) HND
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle