The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 218 198 183
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 5 15 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.083% 0.29% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% 0.30% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 29
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +2.35%
Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5800 5003 5295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.79% 95.28% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4785 4392 4649
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
SQL Server DBA
England

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
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 11 July 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 3 £40,000 - 2
Wiltshire -7 2 £43,750 -2.77% 2
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 15 (93.75%) SQL
3 10 (62.50%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (50.00%) Windows
4 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (43.75%) Replication
6 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (37.50%) T-SQL
6 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
8 4 (25.00%) Finance
8 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (18.75%) ETL
9 3 (18.75%) Statistics
9 3 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
9 3 (18.75%) MySQL
9 3 (18.75%) Database Security
10 2 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
10 2 (12.50%) Database Tuning
10 2 (12.50%) High Availability
10 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
10 2 (12.50%) Oracle
10 2 (12.50%) SAP
10 2 (12.50%) .NET
10 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) SAN
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (18.75%) MySQL
5 3 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (6.25%) SAP Data Services
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) Classic ASP
2 1 (6.25%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) SAP Basis
2 1 (6.25%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Replication
2 3 (18.75%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (18.75%) ETL
3 3 (18.75%) Database Security
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 2 (12.50%) Database Tuning
4 2 (12.50%) High Availability
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Foglight
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) VMware
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