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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 218 186 168
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 22 43 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.37% 0.70% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.73% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 22 42 45
Average salary £35,000 £43,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,900 £33,100
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £50,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
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
5646 5888 4979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.09% 95.80% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4809 4890 4300
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -5 10 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Gloucestershire -11 8 £31,250 -21.87%
Bristol -21 3 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Somerset +9 1 £45,000 +34.32%
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 69 (94.52%) SQL Server
2 65 (89.04%) SQL
3 37 (50.68%) Performance Tuning
4 34 (46.58%) Finance
5 32 (43.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 29 (39.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 25 (34.25%) T-SQL
8 24 (32.88%) Microsoft
9 20 (27.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 20 (27.40%) SQL Server 2008
10 18 (24.66%) Windows
11 17 (23.29%) .NET
11 17 (23.29%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (20.55%) Capacity Planning
12 15 (20.55%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (19.18%) Migration
14 12 (16.44%) Oracle
15 11 (15.07%) Data Modelling
15 11 (15.07%) SQL Server 2012
16 10 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
16 10 (13.70%) MS Excel
16 10 (13.70%) Client/Server
16 10 (13.70%) N-Tier
16 10 (13.70%) COM
16 10 (13.70%) IIS
16 10 (13.70%) MS Office
16 10 (13.70%) SQL Server 2005
17 9 (12.33%) Stakeholder Management
17 9 (12.33%) Performance Monitoring
17 9 (12.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (13.70%) IIS
2 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.37%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.37%) JBoss
Applications
1 10 (13.70%) MS Office
1 10 (13.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.74%) Internet
2 1 (1.37%) WAN
2 1 (1.37%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (94.52%) SQL Server
2 32 (43.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 29 (39.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (27.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 20 (27.40%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (15.07%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (13.70%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 7 (9.59%) SSDT
9 5 (6.85%) Oracle Database
9 5 (6.85%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (2.74%) OLTP
11 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (2.74%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (1.37%) MySQL
12 1 (1.37%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 9 (12.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 8 (10.96%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.37%) Subversion
General
1 34 (46.58%) Finance
2 6 (8.22%) Advertising
3 5 (6.85%) Marketing
4 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.74%) Banking
5 2 (2.74%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (23.29%) .NET
2 10 (13.70%) COM
3 7 (9.59%) .NET Framework
3 7 (9.59%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.37%) REST
4 1 (1.37%) JSON
4 1 (1.37%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.70%) Client/Server
1 10 (13.70%) N-Tier
1 10 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.33%) Data Protection Act
3 6 (8.22%) Replication
4 4 (5.48%) Clustering
5 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (24.66%) Windows
2 17 (23.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (20.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (8.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.48%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (50.68%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (20.55%) Capacity Planning
3 14 (19.18%) Migration
4 11 (15.07%) Data Modelling
5 9 (12.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (12.33%) Data Protection
5 9 (12.33%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (6.85%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (5.48%) ITIL
7 4 (5.48%) Performance Improvement
7 4 (5.48%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (5.48%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.74%) Change Management
8 2 (2.74%) Capacity Management
8 2 (2.74%) Data Migration
8 2 (2.74%) Line Management
8 2 (2.74%) SDLC
9 1 (1.37%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.37%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 65 (89.04%) SQL
2 25 (34.25%) T-SQL
3 7 (9.59%) VB
3 7 (9.59%) C#
4 4 (5.48%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.74%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.74%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (4.11%) SC Cleared
1 3 (4.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (2.74%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.37%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.74%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 24 (32.88%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.44%) Oracle
3 4 (5.48%) Facebook
4 2 (2.74%) SAP
5 1 (1.37%) Twitter
Bournemouth, Dorset
Vertical IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Bonus etc extensive
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Exeter
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago