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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 189 153 179
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 48 62 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.79% 1.21% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 1.27% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 47 62 40
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,009 £35,100 £30,125
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £39,950
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +9.21%
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
5790 4876 5498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.07% 95.31% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4855 4209 4869
Average salary £36,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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
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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 -10 28 £41,500 +1.21%
Bristol +1 12 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Devon -20 6 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Gloucestershire -6 1 £45,000 +5.88%
Cornwall - 1 £34,000 -
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 71 (92.21%) SQL
2 68 (88.31%) SQL Server
3 43 (55.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 39 (50.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 33 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
6 32 (41.56%) T-SQL
7 31 (40.26%) SQL Server 2005
8 27 (35.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 25 (32.47%) Replication
10 23 (29.87%) Microsoft
11 20 (25.97%) SAN
12 17 (22.08%) SQL Server 2012
13 16 (20.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 16 (20.78%) Clustering
14 15 (19.48%) DTS
15 13 (16.88%) SQL Server 2000
16 11 (14.29%) Configuration Management
16 11 (14.29%) Change Management
16 11 (14.29%) SLA
16 11 (14.29%) Problem Management
16 11 (14.29%) Release Management
16 11 (14.29%) Database Tuning
17 9 (11.69%) Business Intelligence
17 9 (11.69%) Windows
18 7 (9.09%) MS Excel
18 7 (9.09%) Oracle
19 6 (7.79%) VMware
19 6 (7.79%) NetApp
19 6 (7.79%) Data Warehouse
19 6 (7.79%) MySQL

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (2.60%) IIS
2 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.30%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 20 (25.97%) SAN
2 2 (2.60%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (88.31%) SQL Server
2 43 (55.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 39 (50.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 31 (40.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 27 (35.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (22.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 16 (20.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 15 (19.48%) DTS
9 13 (16.88%) SQL Server 2000
10 6 (7.79%) MySQL
10 6 (7.79%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (2.60%) OLTP
11 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database
12 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
12 1 (1.30%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (3.90%) Finance
2 2 (2.60%) Retail
3 1 (1.30%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.60%) .NET
1 2 (2.60%) XML
2 1 (1.30%) Classic ASP
2 1 (1.30%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 25 (32.47%) Replication
2 16 (20.78%) Clustering
3 5 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.60%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.60%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.30%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.69%) Windows
2 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (3.90%) UNIX
3 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 11 (14.29%) Release Management
2 11 (14.29%) Database Tuning
2 11 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 11 (14.29%) Change Management
3 9 (11.69%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (7.79%) Mentoring
4 6 (7.79%) ITIL
4 6 (7.79%) Data Modelling
5 5 (6.49%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (6.49%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (5.19%) High Availability
6 4 (5.19%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (3.90%) Database Security
7 3 (3.90%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (2.60%) Data Migration
8 2 (2.60%) Data Protection
8 2 (2.60%) Data Architecture
8 2 (2.60%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 71 (92.21%) SQL
2 32 (41.56%) T-SQL
3 4 (5.19%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.60%) C#
4 2 (2.60%) VB
5 1 (1.30%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.30%) VB6
5 1 (1.30%) Java
5 1 (1.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.60%) MCITP
3 1 (1.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (1.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.60%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 23 (29.87%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.09%) Oracle
3 6 (7.79%) NetApp
3 6 (7.79%) VMware
4 1 (1.30%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.30%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (1.30%) Cognos
4 1 (1.30%) IBM
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