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 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 Server Database Administrator
Rank 66 49 59
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 1 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.15% 1.98% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 2.07% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
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
642 484 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 97.13% 95.84% 97.86%
Number of salaries quoted 440 407 459
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,420
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £72,500 £50,000
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 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 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (81.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (72.73%) SQL
4 7 (63.64%) T-SQL
4 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (54.55%) Replication
5 6 (54.55%) Clustering
6 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (45.45%) Windows
7 4 (36.36%) MySQL
8 3 (27.27%) Oracle
8 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
8 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
8 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
8 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
9 2 (18.18%) Linux
9 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
9 2 (18.18%) UNIX
9 2 (18.18%) ITIL
9 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
9 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (9.09%) E-business
10 1 (9.09%) Electronics
10 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
10 1 (9.09%) Finance
10 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
10 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
10 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (81.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (36.36%) MySQL
7 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
8 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
8 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (9.09%) Electronics
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Replication
1 6 (54.55%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) DTV
2 1 (9.09%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) UNIX
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
2 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) E-business
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) High Availability
3 1 (9.09%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) T-SQL
3 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
4 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) MCP
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Sony
2 1 (9.09%) SAP