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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 220 214 210
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 20 22 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.32% 0.37% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.39% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 19 22 20
Average salary £42,500 £38,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,600 £27,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £38,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.19%
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
6067 5640 5484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.88% 95.21% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 5083 4797 4887
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,000
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 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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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 13 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Gloucestershire -12 6 £38,500 +40.00%
Bristol -2 1 £42,500 +13.33% 1
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 33 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (81.82%) SQL
3 22 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
4 20 (60.61%) Microsoft
5 18 (54.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (51.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 16 (48.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (48.48%) T-SQL
8 14 (42.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (39.39%) SQL Server 2005
10 12 (36.36%) Finance
11 11 (33.33%) MS Excel
12 10 (30.30%) Windows
13 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
13 9 (27.27%) Data Modelling
14 8 (24.24%) Oracle
15 7 (21.21%) C#
16 6 (18.18%) Degree
16 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
16 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 5 (15.15%) Data Protection
17 5 (15.15%) MS Office
17 5 (15.15%) Migration
17 5 (15.15%) Performance Monitoring
17 5 (15.15%) Banking
17 5 (15.15%) IIS
17 5 (15.15%) Data Protection Act
17 5 (15.15%) COM

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 5 (15.15%) IIS
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (15.15%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (54.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (51.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (48.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (42.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (39.39%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (12.12%) Relational Database
9 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
10 1 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (36.36%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Banking
3 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.06%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) COM
2 2 (6.06%) .NET
3 1 (3.03%) Classic ASP
3 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.03%) HTML
3 1 (3.03%) CSS
3 1 (3.03%) jQuery
3 1 (3.03%) HTML5
3 1 (3.03%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.15%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (15.15%) Client/Server
2 5 (15.15%) N-Tier
3 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) Replication
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Windows
2 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
2 9 (27.27%) Data Modelling
3 5 (15.15%) Migration
3 5 (15.15%) Data Protection
3 5 (15.15%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (12.12%) Performance Analysis
4 4 (12.12%) Performance Improvement
5 3 (9.09%) Database Security
6 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.06%) Business Continuity
6 2 (6.06%) ERP
7 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.03%) ETL
7 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.03%) Change Management
7 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.03%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 27 (81.82%) SQL
2 16 (48.48%) T-SQL
3 7 (21.21%) C#
4 5 (15.15%) VB
5 4 (12.12%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.03%) Java
6 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.03%) PHP
6 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 20 (60.61%) Microsoft
2 8 (24.24%) Oracle
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon
CPS Group
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Pension, bonus, benefits
Posted: 9 days ago