The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear 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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank - 49 54
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 0 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - 1.80% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.86% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
SQL Server DBA
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear 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
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
627 484 500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 97.21% 96.80% 98.04%
Number of salaries quoted 452 426 427
Average salary £33,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

SQL Server DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

SQL Server DBA Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

SQL Server DBA
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (66.67%) SQL
4 5 (55.56%) T-SQL
4 5 (55.56%) Replication
4 5 (55.56%) Clustering
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (33.33%) MySQL
6 3 (33.33%) Windows
7 2 (22.22%) Linux
7 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 2 (22.22%) Oracle
7 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
7 2 (22.22%) ITIL
7 2 (22.22%) UNIX
7 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
7 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
7 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
8 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (11.11%) Analytics
8 1 (11.11%) Statistics
8 1 (11.11%) Degree
8 1 (11.11%) Sony

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (33.33%) MySQL
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
7 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
7 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Replication
1 5 (55.56%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (11.11%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) T-SQL
3 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Sony