The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield 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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 78 55 73
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 2 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.27% 0.68% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.70% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 1
Average salary £53,750 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.37% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
SQL Server DBA
South 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 Sheffield 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
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
722 428 660
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.27% 96.83% 95.38%
Number of salaries quoted 611 364 579
Average salary £35,500 £34,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.89% +2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

SQL Server DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

SQL Server DBA Salary Trend in Sheffield

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) Replication
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (62.50%) ETL
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle
5 2 (25.00%) DTS
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (12.50%) Change Data Capture
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
6 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
6 1 (12.50%) XenApp
6 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (12.50%) VMware
6 1 (12.50%) Clustering
6 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 1 (12.50%) ERP
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL
6 1 (12.50%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) OO
6 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 1 (12.50%) RDBMS

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (25.00%) DTS
6 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (12.50%) MSDE
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
6 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Replication
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ETL
2 4 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Change Data Capture
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) VMware