The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 54 57 52
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 4 7 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.96% 1.28% 3.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 1.32% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 20
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
SQL Server 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
410 531 657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 98.32% 96.72% 98.80%
Number of salaries quoted 364 499 601
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 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

SQL Server DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

SQL Server DBA Salary Trend in Suffolk

SQL Server 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 Server DBA within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 29 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 +4 4 £42,500 +6.25%
SQL Server DBA
East of England

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (85.71%) SQL
3 10 (71.43%) Replication
3 10 (71.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (50.00%) Data Architecture
4 7 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (50.00%) Clustering
4 7 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (35.71%) T-SQL
6 5 (35.71%) Windows
6 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
7 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (28.57%) RDBMS
7 4 (28.57%) Web Services
7 4 (28.57%) MySQL
7 4 (28.57%) Oracle
7 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
7 4 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (21.43%) High Availability
8 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis
8 3 (21.43%) .NET
8 3 (21.43%) C#
8 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
8 3 (21.43%) SOA
8 3 (21.43%) Data Integration

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (71.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (28.57%) RDBMS
5 4 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
5 4 (28.57%) MySQL
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
7 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Web Services
2 3 (21.43%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (71.43%) Replication
2 7 (50.00%) Clustering
3 3 (21.43%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Data Architecture
1 7 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
3 3 (21.43%) SOA
3 3 (21.43%) High Availability
3 3 (21.43%) TDD
3 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Database Security
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) T-SQL
3 3 (21.43%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) MCSA
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle