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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 176 157 171
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 51 54 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.82% 1.04% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 1.10% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 50 52 41
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,502 £34,550 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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
5900 4912 5429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.16% 94.92% 96.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4875 4224 4806
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -1 22 £41,500 +7.79% 2
Bristol +2 15 £40,000 -
Devon -10 10 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Gloucestershire -11 2 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Dorset -11 1 £45,000 +9.09%
Cornwall - 1 £34,000 -
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 74 (92.50%) SQL
2 70 (87.50%) SQL Server
3 50 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 45 (56.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 40 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
6 37 (46.25%) T-SQL
7 36 (45.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 36 (45.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 28 (35.00%) Replication
9 23 (28.75%) Microsoft
10 22 (27.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 21 (26.25%) SAN
12 18 (22.50%) SQL Server 2012
13 15 (18.75%) DTS
14 13 (16.25%) SQL Server 2000
15 11 (13.75%) Clustering
15 11 (13.75%) Windows
15 11 (13.75%) MS Excel
16 10 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
16 10 (12.50%) Database Tuning
17 9 (11.25%) ITIL
18 8 (10.00%) Oracle
18 8 (10.00%) High Availability
19 7 (8.75%) Database Security
19 7 (8.75%) Problem Management
19 7 (8.75%) Release Management
19 7 (8.75%) VMware
19 7 (8.75%) Change Management
19 7 (8.75%) Disaster Recovery
19 7 (8.75%) SLA

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 2 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (13.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 21 (26.25%) SAN
2 2 (2.50%) Firewall
3 1 (1.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 50 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 45 (56.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 36 (45.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 36 (45.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 22 (27.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 18 (22.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 15 (18.75%) DTS
8 13 (16.25%) SQL Server 2000
9 5 (6.25%) MySQL
9 5 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database
10 2 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (1.25%) OLTP
11 1 (1.25%) OLAP
11 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (5.00%) Finance
2 2 (2.50%) Retail
3 1 (1.25%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.75%) .NET
2 1 (1.25%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.25%) Classic ASP
2 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.25%) COM
2 1 (1.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (35.00%) Replication
2 11 (13.75%) Clustering
3 2 (2.50%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.50%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.25%) Statistics
4 1 (1.25%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.75%) Windows
2 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (3.75%) UNIX
4 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (12.50%) Database Tuning
3 9 (11.25%) ITIL
4 8 (10.00%) High Availability
5 7 (8.75%) Database Security
5 7 (8.75%) Problem Management
5 7 (8.75%) Release Management
5 7 (8.75%) Change Management
5 7 (8.75%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (8.75%) Configuration Management
6 6 (7.50%) Data Modelling
7 5 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (5.00%) Performance Analysis
8 4 (5.00%) Data Migration
8 4 (5.00%) Migration
9 3 (3.75%) ETL
9 3 (3.75%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (2.50%) Data Architecture
10 2 (2.50%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 74 (92.50%) SQL
2 37 (46.25%) T-SQL
3 4 (5.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.75%) C#
5 2 (2.50%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.50%) VB
5 2 (2.50%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.25%) Java
6 1 (1.25%) PHP
6 1 (1.25%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.75%) Degree
2 3 (3.75%) MCITP
3 2 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.25%) MCSA
4 1 (1.25%) MCDBA
4 1 (1.25%) HNC
4 1 (1.25%) HND
4 1 (1.25%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.75%) SLA
2 1 (1.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (3.75%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 23 (28.75%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.00%) Oracle
3 7 (8.75%) VMware
4 6 (7.50%) NetApp
5 3 (3.75%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.25%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.25%) SAP
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Devon
Vadis People
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum - plus 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + market leading benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago