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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 231 210 202
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 9 17 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.14% 0.32% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.34% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 9 17 13
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,023 £35,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £38,700
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
5924 5066 5325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.24% 95.37% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4958 4418 4702
Average salary £37,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £50,000 £50,000
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 22 October 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 22 October 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
Bristol +2 5 £29,023 -31.71% 2
Wiltshire -9 4 £43,750 -2.77% 3
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (70.00%) SQL
4 12 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (45.00%) T-SQL
6 8 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
8 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (25.00%) Oracle
10 4 (20.00%) Windows
10 4 (20.00%) C#
10 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
10 4 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
10 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
10 4 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
11 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (15.00%) Degree
11 3 (15.00%) Finance
12 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
12 2 (10.00%) ERP
12 2 (10.00%) VB
12 2 (10.00%) .NET
12 2 (10.00%) Banking
12 2 (10.00%) Retail
12 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
9 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
9 1 (5.00%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) HTML5
2 1 (5.00%) CSS3
2 1 (5.00%) jQuery
2 1 (5.00%) Classic ASP
2 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.00%) CSS
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Replication
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 4 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
2 4 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (10.00%) ERP
3 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.00%) Database Security
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (5.00%) Database Tuning
4 1 (5.00%) ETL
4 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) SQL
2 9 (45.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (20.00%) C#
3 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (10.00%) VB
5 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.00%) Java
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) PHP
5 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) SAP
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