The median annual salary for a SQL Server DBA was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL Server Database Administrator
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 - 93
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 1 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.16% - 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% - 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 5
Median salary £40,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 601 844 1085
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 98.20% 94.41% 97.66%
Number of salaries quoted 463 760 931
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

SQL Server DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire that featured SQL Server DBA in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server DBA in Bedfordshire

SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for SQL Server DBA in Bedfordshire

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, SQL Server DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region featuring SQL Server DBA in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Business Transformation
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL