The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk 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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 54 57 43
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 5 9 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.22% 1.63% 3.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 1.69% 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 24
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £41,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
SQL DBA
East of 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 Suffolk 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
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
404 532 674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 98.30% 96.55% 98.97%
Number of salaries quoted 355 498 614
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

SQL DBA Salary Trend in Suffolk

SQL DBA
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL DBA within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
Ipswich -2 5 £42,500 +6.25%
SQL DBA
East of England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (77.27%) SQL
3 16 (72.73%) Replication
4 14 (63.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (54.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (54.55%) Performance Tuning
6 11 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (40.91%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (40.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (36.36%) Clustering
10 7 (31.82%) Data Architecture
10 7 (31.82%) Relational Database
10 7 (31.82%) Windows
10 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
11 6 (27.27%) T-SQL
11 6 (27.27%) MySQL
11 6 (27.27%) Oracle
12 5 (22.73%) RDBMS
12 5 (22.73%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 4 (18.18%) High Availability
13 4 (18.18%) Web Services
13 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
14 3 (13.64%) Data Modelling
14 3 (13.64%) SOA
14 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
14 3 (13.64%) .NET
14 3 (13.64%) C#
14 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2000

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (63.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (54.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (40.91%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (40.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (31.82%) Relational Database
8 6 (27.27%) MySQL
9 5 (22.73%) RDBMS
9 5 (22.73%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (4.55%) OLTP
11 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
11 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
11 1 (4.55%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) Web Services
2 3 (13.64%) .NET
3 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (72.73%) Replication
2 8 (36.36%) Clustering
3 3 (13.64%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (31.82%) Data Architecture
3 4 (18.18%) High Availability
3 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (13.64%) Data Modelling
4 3 (13.64%) SOA
4 3 (13.64%) TDD
4 3 (13.64%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.55%) Migration
5 1 (4.55%) Database Security
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) SQL
2 6 (27.27%) T-SQL
3 3 (13.64%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) MCSA
2 1 (4.55%) MCDBA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Dell
3 1 (4.55%) VMware