The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 217 206 209
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 23 12 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.38% 0.23% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.24% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 22 12 11
Average salary £43,750 £37,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.24% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,650 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
SQL Server 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
5762 5035 5224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.16% 95.34% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4817 4303 4604
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 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,100 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL Server DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA across the South West region.

SQL Server DBA Salary Trend in the South West

SQL Server DBA
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

SQL Server DBA Salary Histogram in the South West

SQL Server 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 Server DBA within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 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 +13 12 £45,000 +23.28%
Gloucestershire - 10 £41,500 -
Somerset +2 1 £45,000 +12.50%
SQL Server DBA
England

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the South West region that cited SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title.

1 44 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 40 (90.91%) SQL
3 36 (81.82%) Performance Tuning
4 34 (77.27%) Microsoft
5 28 (63.64%) Finance
6 26 (59.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (59.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (59.09%) Windows
7 23 (52.27%) T-SQL
8 17 (38.64%) SQL Server 2005
8 17 (38.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 16 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 16 (36.36%) Migration
9 16 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
10 15 (34.09%) SQL Server 2012
10 15 (34.09%) COM
10 15 (34.09%) IIS
10 15 (34.09%) MS Office
10 15 (34.09%) Client/Server
10 15 (34.09%) N-Tier
10 15 (34.09%) Data Modelling
10 15 (34.09%) Analytical Skills
11 14 (31.82%) Capacity Planning
11 14 (31.82%) Performance Monitoring
11 14 (31.82%) Data Protection Act
11 14 (31.82%) Data Protection
12 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (22.73%) Performance Improvement
14 8 (18.18%) MS Excel
15 5 (11.36%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the South West region that cited SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (34.09%) IIS
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (34.09%) MS Office
2 8 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (38.64%) SQL Server 2005
2 17 (38.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (34.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 28 (63.64%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Banking
3 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.09%) COM
2 1 (2.27%) CSS
2 1 (2.27%) jQuery
2 1 (2.27%) HTML5
2 1 (2.27%) CSS3
2 1 (2.27%) HTML
2 1 (2.27%) .NET
2 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.09%) Client/Server
1 15 (34.09%) N-Tier
1 15 (34.09%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (31.82%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.27%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 26 (59.09%) Windows
1 26 (59.09%) Windows Server 2003
1 26 (59.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (81.82%) Performance Tuning
2 16 (36.36%) Migration
3 15 (34.09%) Data Modelling
4 14 (31.82%) Data Protection
4 14 (31.82%) Performance Monitoring
4 14 (31.82%) Capacity Planning
5 10 (22.73%) Performance Improvement
6 5 (11.36%) Service Delivery
7 4 (9.09%) Line Management
8 3 (6.82%) Database Security
9 2 (4.55%) ETL
9 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce
10 1 (2.27%) ITIL
10 1 (2.27%) Change Management
10 1 (2.27%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (2.27%) Data Security
10 1 (2.27%) Mentoring
10 1 (2.27%) Database Tuning
10 1 (2.27%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 40 (90.91%) SQL
2 23 (52.27%) T-SQL
3 5 (11.36%) C#
4 4 (9.09%) VB
5 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 34 (77.27%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.36%) Oracle