The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire 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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 233 247 177
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -70
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 16 14 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.24% 0.20% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.20% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 28
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £25,859 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £40,750
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.55%
SQL Server DBA
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 Yorkshire 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
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6403 6888 4979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 95.98% 96.31% 94.51%
Number of salaries quoted 5256 5434 3949
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

SQL Server DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

SQL Server DBA Salary Trend in Yorkshire

SQL Server DBA
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

SQL Server DBA Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

SQL Server DBA
Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
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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
West Yorkshire +13 9 £40,000 +45.45%
East Yorkshire +6 2 £57,500 +41.97%
SQL Server DBA
England

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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 60 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 58 (96.67%) SQL
3 42 (70.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 37 (61.67%) T-SQL
5 31 (51.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 31 (51.67%) Performance Tuning
6 28 (46.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 25 (41.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 23 (38.33%) Data Warehouse
9 21 (35.00%) Microsoft
9 21 (35.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 18 (30.00%) Clustering
11 16 (26.67%) Replication
12 15 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (23.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 12 (20.00%) Google
14 12 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
14 12 (20.00%) Database Tuning
14 12 (20.00%) MS Excel
14 12 (20.00%) .NET
14 12 (20.00%) Service Delivery
15 11 (18.33%) ETL
16 10 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
16 10 (16.67%) Management Information System
16 10 (16.67%) Incident Management
16 10 (16.67%) Banking
16 10 (16.67%) Retail
17 9 (15.00%) Yahoo!
17 9 (15.00%) Social Media

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.67%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) SAN
2 1 (1.67%) Intranet
2 1 (1.67%) Internet
2 1 (1.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 42 (70.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 31 (51.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (46.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 25 (41.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 23 (38.33%) Data Warehouse
7 21 (35.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (23.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 12 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (8.33%) RDBMS
10 5 (8.33%) Relational Database
11 4 (6.67%) Adabas
12 3 (5.00%) OLAP
13 2 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (3.33%) MySQL
13 2 (3.33%) SAP Data Services
14 1 (1.67%) OLTP
14 1 (1.67%) DTS
Development Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (16.67%) Banking
1 10 (16.67%) Retail
2 7 (11.67%) Finance
3 3 (5.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (3.33%) MSMQ
2 2 (3.33%) WSH
3 1 (1.67%) LINQ
3 1 (1.67%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 18 (30.00%) Clustering
2 16 (26.67%) Replication
3 14 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 9 (15.00%) BBC
5 9 (15.00%) Social Media
6 3 (5.00%) Mobile App
6 3 (5.00%) iPhone
7 2 (3.33%) Data Structures
7 2 (3.33%) Data Centre
7 2 (3.33%) Statistics
7 2 (3.33%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.67%) Windows
2 3 (5.00%) Android
3 2 (3.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (51.67%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 12 (20.00%) Database Tuning
4 11 (18.33%) ETL
5 10 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (16.67%) Incident Management
6 6 (10.00%) Migration
6 6 (10.00%) Data Management
7 5 (8.33%) Data Modelling
7 5 (8.33%) DevOps
7 5 (8.33%) Database Security
8 3 (5.00%) Automated Testing
8 3 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.00%) ITIL
8 3 (5.00%) Configuration Management
9 2 (3.33%) Project Management
9 2 (3.33%) Service Management
9 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2
9 2 (3.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 58 (96.67%) SQL
2 37 (61.67%) T-SQL
3 6 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.67%) Java
4 1 (1.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.67%) MCTS
2 4 (6.67%) MCITP
3 3 (5.00%) Degree
4 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.33%) MCP
4 2 (3.33%) MCAD
4 2 (3.33%) MCSE
4 2 (3.33%) MCDBA
4 2 (3.33%) PMP
4 2 (3.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.33%) NFS
Vendors
1 21 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (20.00%) Google
3 9 (15.00%) Facebook
3 9 (15.00%) Yahoo!
3 9 (15.00%) Apple
3 9 (15.00%) Sony
4 6 (10.00%) Oracle
5 3 (5.00%) SAP
5 3 (5.00%) VMware
6 1 (1.67%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.67%) Cisco
6 1 (1.67%) Citrix
6 1 (1.67%) NetApp