The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Wales 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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 93 99 88
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 6 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.47% 0.15% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.15% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 2
Average salary £33,500 £40,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.25% +10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £40,000 £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £34,600 £40,000 £37,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
SQL Server DBA
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales 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
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1234 1311 1020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 97.32% 96.26% 97.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1025 1177 949
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

SQL Server DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in Wales

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

SQL Server DBA Salary Trend in Wales

SQL Server DBA
Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 21 November 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
South Wales +14 6 £33,500 -16.25%
SQL Server DBA
UK

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 10 (76.92%) Windows
3 8 (61.54%) T-SQL
3 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
4 7 (53.85%) RDBMS
4 7 (53.85%) Relational Database
5 5 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (23.08%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
7 3 (23.08%) Clustering
7 3 (23.08%) Linux
7 3 (23.08%) OLTP
7 3 (23.08%) DTS
7 3 (23.08%) ETL
7 3 (23.08%) Cognos
7 3 (23.08%) Lawson
7 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (23.08%) Banking
7 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (23.08%) Project Management
8 2 (15.38%) CRM
9 1 (7.69%) .NET

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Lawson
1 3 (23.08%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (53.85%) RDBMS
2 7 (53.85%) Relational Database
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (23.08%) DTS
5 3 (23.08%) OLTP
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 3 (23.08%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) ETL
2 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
3 2 (15.38%) CRM
4 1 (7.69%) Data Security
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 8 (61.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Cognos
3 1 (7.69%) Business Objects