The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 72 39 48
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 7 30 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.97% 4.77% 3.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 4.93% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 15
Average salary £30,000 £53,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.18% +43.33%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
SQL DBA
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Staffordshire 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
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
715 608 477
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 98.89% 96.66% 97.35%
Number of salaries quoted 578 515 398
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,500 £18,985
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

SQL DBA Salary Trend in Staffordshire

SQL DBA
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL DBA within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 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
Stoke-on-Trent -11 6 £30,000 -47.82%
Burton-upon-Trent -11 1 £31,500 -30.00%
SQL DBA
West Midlands

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire region that cited SQL 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 DBA in their job title.

1 36 (97.30%) SQL
2 35 (94.59%) SQL Server
3 20 (54.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
5 14 (37.84%) Degree
6 13 (35.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (35.14%) ITIL
7 12 (32.43%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (29.73%) DTS
8 11 (29.73%) Database Security
8 11 (29.73%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (27.03%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (21.62%) ETL
10 8 (21.62%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (21.62%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (21.62%) Data Architecture
10 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (18.92%) Relational Database
11 7 (18.92%) Windows
11 7 (18.92%) OLAP
11 7 (18.92%) T-SQL
11 7 (18.92%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (18.92%) Change Management
12 6 (16.22%) Replication
13 5 (13.51%) .NET
13 5 (13.51%) Web Services
13 5 (13.51%) Clustering
14 4 (10.81%) .NET Framework
14 4 (10.81%) WCF

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire region that cited SQL 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 DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.70%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (94.59%) SQL Server
2 20 (54.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (35.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (29.73%) DTS
5 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (21.62%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (18.92%) Relational Database
6 7 (18.92%) OLAP
6 7 (18.92%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (10.81%) MySQL
7 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (10.81%) RDBMS
8 1 (2.70%) Big Data
8 1 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) .NET
1 5 (13.51%) Web Services
2 4 (10.81%) .NET Framework
2 4 (10.81%) WCF
2 4 (10.81%) XML
3 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.70%) jQuery
3 1 (2.70%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Replication
2 5 (13.51%) Clustering
3 4 (10.81%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.70%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) ITIL
2 12 (32.43%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (29.73%) Database Security
3 11 (29.73%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (27.03%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (21.62%) ETL
5 8 (21.62%) Data Architecture
6 7 (18.92%) Change Management
7 3 (8.11%) Business Continuity
8 2 (5.41%) Logistics
8 2 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
8 2 (5.41%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.41%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (2.70%) Line Management
9 1 (2.70%) Data Modelling
9 1 (2.70%) Project Management
9 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.70%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 36 (97.30%) SQL
2 7 (18.92%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (37.84%) Degree
2 8 (21.62%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) VMware
4 1 (2.70%) Business Objects