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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 199 148 174
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 44 81 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.67% 1.44% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 1.51% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 41 79 45
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
6241 5377 5394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.69% 95.68% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 5228 4651 4786
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 £23,000 £23,000 £22,614
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

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 27 November 2014.

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 27 November 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
(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 27 £42,500 - 6
Gloucestershire -33 8 £31,500 +5.00%
Devon -21 5 £27,500 -33.33%
Bristol 0 3 £42,500 +3.03% 1
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 89 (93.68%) SQL
2 88 (92.63%) SQL Server
3 51 (53.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 50 (52.63%) Performance Tuning
5 41 (43.16%) SQL Server 2005
6 40 (42.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 40 (42.11%) T-SQL
7 37 (38.95%) Microsoft
8 33 (34.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 29 (30.53%) Replication
10 23 (24.21%) Clustering
10 23 (24.21%) SQL Server 2012
11 19 (20.00%) SAN
12 18 (18.95%) Database Tuning
13 16 (16.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 16 (16.84%) Change Management
14 15 (15.79%) Configuration Management
14 15 (15.79%) SLA
14 15 (15.79%) Problem Management
14 15 (15.79%) Release Management
15 13 (13.68%) SQL Server 2000
15 13 (13.68%) MS Excel
16 12 (12.63%) Windows
17 11 (11.58%) Oracle
18 10 (10.53%) DTS
18 10 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
19 8 (8.42%) Capacity Planning
19 8 (8.42%) Finance
20 7 (7.37%) Data Modelling
20 7 (7.37%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 3 (3.16%) IIS
1 3 (3.16%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.05%) JBoss
2 1 (1.05%) Apache
2 1 (1.05%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (13.68%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 19 (20.00%) SAN
2 2 (2.11%) Firewall
3 1 (1.05%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (92.63%) SQL Server
2 51 (53.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 41 (43.16%) SQL Server 2005
4 40 (42.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 33 (34.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 23 (24.21%) SQL Server 2012
7 16 (16.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (13.68%) SQL Server 2000
9 10 (10.53%) DTS
10 7 (7.37%) MySQL
11 5 (5.26%) Relational Database
12 4 (4.21%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (2.11%) OLTP
13 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (8.42%) Finance
2 5 (5.26%) Banking
3 4 (4.21%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.11%) Retail
5 1 (1.05%) Legal
5 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.16%) COM
2 2 (2.11%) HTML
2 2 (2.11%) .NET
2 2 (2.11%) XML
3 1 (1.05%) jQuery
3 1 (1.05%) HTML5
3 1 (1.05%) CSS3
3 1 (1.05%) Classic ASP
3 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.05%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (30.53%) Replication
2 23 (24.21%) Clustering
3 6 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.16%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.16%) N-Tier
4 3 (3.16%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.11%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.11%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.05%) PDA
6 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.05%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.05%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.63%) Windows
2 6 (6.32%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (6.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (4.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.11%) UNIX
5 1 (1.05%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (52.63%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (18.95%) Database Tuning
3 16 (16.84%) Change Management
4 15 (15.79%) Problem Management
4 15 (15.79%) Release Management
4 15 (15.79%) Configuration Management
5 10 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (8.42%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (7.37%) ITIL
7 7 (7.37%) Data Modelling
8 6 (6.32%) Database Security
9 5 (5.26%) High Availability
9 5 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (4.21%) Data Protection
10 4 (4.21%) Performance Analysis
10 4 (4.21%) Mentoring
11 3 (3.16%) Performance Monitoring
11 3 (3.16%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (3.16%) Performance Improvement
11 3 (3.16%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 89 (93.68%) SQL
2 40 (42.11%) T-SQL
3 7 (7.37%) C#
4 6 (6.32%) VB
5 4 (4.21%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.05%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.05%) VB6
6 1 (1.05%) Java
6 1 (1.05%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.05%) PHP
6 1 (1.05%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (7.37%) Degree
2 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.11%) MCITP
3 2 (2.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.05%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (15.79%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 37 (38.95%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.58%) Oracle
3 6 (6.32%) VMware
4 3 (3.16%) NetApp
5 1 (1.05%) Sybase
5 1 (1.05%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.05%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.05%) Cognos
5 1 (1.05%) IBM
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