The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 179 185 198
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 55 42 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.91% 0.76% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.80% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 52 39 35
Average salary £40,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,450 £44,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
SQL 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 South West 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
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5773 5264 5390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.93% 95.50% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4921 4467 4798
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% -1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in the South West

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

SQL DBA Salary Trend in the South West

SQL DBA
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the South West region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

SQL DBA Salary Histogram in the South West

SQL DBA
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL DBA within the South West region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Wiltshire +16 22 £42,500 +2.59% 2
Gloucestershire -4 18 £33,500 -4.28%
Cornwall - 9 £35,000 - 1
Bristol -10 3 £47,000 +25.33% 1
Devon -6 1 £23,000 -42.50%
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 97 (95.10%) SQL
2 96 (94.12%) SQL Server
3 58 (56.86%) Performance Tuning
4 50 (49.02%) Microsoft
5 49 (48.04%) SQL Server 2008
6 46 (45.10%) T-SQL
7 38 (37.25%) SQL Server 2005
8 37 (36.27%) Windows
9 33 (32.35%) Finance
9 33 (32.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 32 (31.37%) SQL Server 2012
11 31 (30.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 30 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
13 25 (24.51%) Database Tuning
14 23 (22.55%) SLA
15 22 (21.57%) Clustering
16 21 (20.59%) Replication
16 21 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
17 18 (17.65%) Capacity Planning
17 18 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
18 16 (15.69%) Performance Monitoring
18 16 (15.69%) Data Modelling
19 15 (14.71%) Release Management
20 14 (13.73%) Degree
20 14 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
20 14 (13.73%) Client/Server
21 13 (12.75%) N-Tier
21 13 (12.75%) Change Management
21 13 (12.75%) COM
21 13 (12.75%) IIS

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 13 (12.75%) IIS
2 11 (10.78%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.98%) JBoss
3 1 (0.98%) Apache
3 1 (0.98%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (12.75%) MS Office
2 12 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.78%) SAN
2 9 (8.82%) WAN
3 2 (1.96%) Firewall
4 1 (0.98%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (94.12%) SQL Server
2 49 (48.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 38 (37.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 33 (32.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 32 (31.37%) SQL Server 2012
6 31 (30.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (9.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
9 5 (4.90%) Relational Database
9 5 (4.90%) MySQL
10 3 (2.94%) DTS
11 2 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.96%) OLTP
11 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 33 (32.35%) Finance
2 7 (6.86%) Banking
3 5 (4.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.75%) COM
2 2 (1.96%) .NET
2 2 (1.96%) HTML
2 2 (1.96%) XML
3 1 (0.98%) jQuery
3 1 (0.98%) HTML5
3 1 (0.98%) CSS3
3 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.98%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (21.57%) Clustering
2 21 (20.59%) Replication
3 14 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (13.73%) Client/Server
4 13 (12.75%) N-Tier
4 13 (12.75%) Data Protection Act
5 9 (8.82%) Computer Science
6 8 (7.84%) Statistics
7 2 (1.96%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.96%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.98%) PDA
8 1 (0.98%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 37 (36.27%) Windows
2 30 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.96%) UNIX
6 1 (0.98%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (56.86%) Performance Tuning
2 25 (24.51%) Database Tuning
3 18 (17.65%) Capacity Planning
4 16 (15.69%) Performance Monitoring
4 16 (15.69%) Data Modelling
5 15 (14.71%) Release Management
6 13 (12.75%) Change Management
6 13 (12.75%) Data Protection
6 13 (12.75%) Migration
7 12 (11.76%) Problem Management
7 12 (11.76%) Configuration Management
8 8 (7.84%) ITIL
8 8 (7.84%) Performance Improvement
9 7 (6.86%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (3.92%) ETL
10 4 (3.92%) High Availability
10 4 (3.92%) Database Security
11 3 (2.94%) Performance Management
11 3 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (2.94%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 97 (95.10%) SQL
2 46 (45.10%) T-SQL
3 7 (6.86%) VB
4 6 (5.88%) PowerShell
5 5 (4.90%) C#
6 3 (2.94%) VBScript
7 1 (0.98%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.98%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.98%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (13.73%) Degree
2 2 (1.96%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.98%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (22.55%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.98%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 50 (49.02%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.84%) Oracle
3 3 (2.94%) NetApp
4 2 (1.96%) VMware
5 1 (0.98%) IBM
5 1 (0.98%) Sybase
5 1 (0.98%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.98%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (0.98%) Cognos
Swindon, Wiltshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cornwall
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £20,000 - £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago