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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 241 214 192
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 6 14 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.099% 0.23% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.24% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 17
Average salary £34,500 £41,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.36% -8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.55%
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
5807 5877 4820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.13% 95.27% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4904 4862 4148
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,648 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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
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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
Gloucestershire - 4 £30,000 -
Bristol -21 2 £42,000 +5.00%
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (76.00%) SQL
3 18 (72.00%) Performance Tuning
4 12 (48.00%) Capacity Planning
4 12 (48.00%) T-SQL
4 12 (48.00%) Windows
5 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (36.00%) Migration
6 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (32.00%) Finance
7 8 (32.00%) Client/Server
7 8 (32.00%) N-Tier
7 8 (32.00%) Data Modelling
7 8 (32.00%) IIS
7 8 (32.00%) MS Office
7 8 (32.00%) COM
8 7 (28.00%) Replication
8 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (28.00%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (28.00%) Data Protection
8 7 (28.00%) Data Protection Act
9 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (24.00%) Clustering
10 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (16.00%) Facebook
11 4 (16.00%) Advertising

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 8 (32.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) JBoss
2 1 (4.00%) GlassFish
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) MS Office
2 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Advertising
2 4 (16.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Client/Server
1 8 (32.00%) N-Tier
1 8 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (28.00%) Data Protection Act
2 7 (28.00%) Replication
3 6 (24.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Windows
2 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (48.00%) Capacity Planning
3 9 (36.00%) Migration
4 8 (32.00%) Data Modelling
5 7 (28.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 7 (28.00%) Data Protection
6 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (8.00%) Database Mirroring
7 2 (8.00%) High Availability
8 1 (4.00%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 19 (76.00%) SQL
2 12 (48.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) Facebook
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle