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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 185 178 182
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 52 33 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.88% 0.64% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.67% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 48 32 34
Average salary £41,500 £38,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.49% -4.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,850 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%
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
5681 4958 4960
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.09% 95.53% 96.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4800 4230 4400
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,950 £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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +6 17 £45,000 +21.62% 3
Gloucestershire +5 15 £38,500 -3.75% 1
Cornwall - 10 £35,000 -
Bristol -15 5 £47,000 +25.33% 5
Dorset -22 3 - -
Somerset 0 1 £45,000 +23.28%
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 95 (95.96%) SQL
1 95 (95.96%) SQL Server
2 54 (54.55%) Performance Tuning
3 50 (50.51%) Microsoft
4 46 (46.46%) Finance
5 42 (42.42%) Windows
6 41 (41.41%) T-SQL
7 37 (37.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 37 (37.37%) SQL Server 2008
8 32 (32.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 30 (30.30%) SQL Server 2005
10 27 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
11 25 (25.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 25 (25.25%) SQL Server 2012
12 23 (23.23%) Migration
13 21 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
14 20 (20.20%) Performance Monitoring
15 19 (19.19%) Capacity Planning
15 19 (19.19%) Database Tuning
16 18 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
16 18 (18.18%) SLA
16 18 (18.18%) Client/Server
17 17 (17.17%) N-Tier
17 17 (17.17%) Data Modelling
17 17 (17.17%) IIS
17 17 (17.17%) MS Office
17 17 (17.17%) COM
17 17 (17.17%) Data Protection
17 17 (17.17%) Data Protection Act
18 14 (14.14%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 17 (17.17%) IIS
2 11 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.01%) JBoss
3 1 (1.01%) Apache
3 1 (1.01%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (17.17%) MS Office
2 12 (12.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.10%) WAN
2 6 (6.06%) SAN
3 2 (2.02%) Internet
4 1 (1.01%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (95.96%) SQL Server
2 37 (37.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 32 (32.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (30.30%) SQL Server 2005
5 25 (25.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 25 (25.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (8.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (5.05%) Relational Database
7 5 (5.05%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (2.02%) MySQL
8 2 (2.02%) OLTP
8 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.01%) DTS
Development Applications
1 5 (5.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 46 (46.46%) Finance
2 8 (8.08%) Banking
3 5 (5.05%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.02%) Retail
5 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.17%) COM
2 3 (3.03%) .NET
3 2 (2.02%) HTML
3 2 (2.02%) XML
4 1 (1.01%) HTML5
4 1 (1.01%) CSS3
4 1 (1.01%) jQuery
4 1 (1.01%) CSS
4 1 (1.01%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 18 (18.18%) Client/Server
2 17 (17.17%) N-Tier
2 17 (17.17%) Data Protection Act
3 12 (12.12%) Clustering
4 11 (11.11%) Replication
5 9 (9.09%) Computer Science
6 8 (8.08%) Statistics
7 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.01%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (1.01%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 42 (42.42%) Windows
2 37 (37.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.03%) UNIX
6 1 (1.01%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (54.55%) Performance Tuning
2 23 (23.23%) Migration
3 20 (20.20%) Performance Monitoring
4 19 (19.19%) Capacity Planning
4 19 (19.19%) Database Tuning
5 17 (17.17%) Data Modelling
5 17 (17.17%) Data Protection
6 10 (10.10%) Change Management
6 10 (10.10%) Release Management
6 10 (10.10%) Performance Improvement
7 9 (9.09%) ITIL
8 7 (7.07%) Problem Management
8 7 (7.07%) Configuration Management
9 5 (5.05%) Service Delivery
10 4 (4.04%) ETL
10 4 (4.04%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (4.04%) Performance Management
10 4 (4.04%) Database Security
10 4 (4.04%) Line Management
11 3 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 95 (95.96%) SQL
2 41 (41.41%) T-SQL
3 7 (7.07%) VB
4 6 (6.06%) PowerShell
5 5 (5.05%) C#
6 3 (3.03%) VBScript
7 2 (2.02%) C
8 1 (1.01%) Python
8 1 (1.01%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.01%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (14.14%) Degree
2 3 (3.03%) VCP4
3 2 (2.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (2.02%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.01%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.04%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 50 (50.51%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.12%) Oracle
3 3 (3.03%) NetApp
4 1 (1.01%) Twitter
4 1 (1.01%) Sybase
Bristol, Avon
Robert Half
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefirs
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Computer People
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Robert Half
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Robert Half
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago