Period
to 15 October 2018

The median annual salary for a SQL DBA was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

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

SQL Database Administrator
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 165 153
Rank change year-on-year +93 -12 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 81 9 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.22% 0.32% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.32% 0.33% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 78 4 14
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -20.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £31,250 £37,500 £43,425
90th Percentile £62,500 £45,125 £54,250
South East median annual salary £45,750 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +1.67% -2.17% +8.24%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Buckinghamshire
Permanent vacancies in Buckinghamshire with a recognized job title 2,437 2,722 3,005
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.74% 97.32% 97.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2,017 2,203 2,493
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings that featured SQL DBA in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL DBA in Buckinghamshire

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Salary trend for SQL DBA in Buckinghamshire

SQL DBA
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL DBA in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL DBA in Buckinghamshire

SQL DBA
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL DBA within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 15 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +63 53 £48,250 +20.63% 3
High Wycombe - 11 £60,000 - 1
Newport Pagnell - 5 £42,500 - 1
Aylesbury - 3 £45,000 -
Gerrards Cross +11 1 £45,000 -
Princes Risborough - 1 £37,500 -
SQL DBA
South East

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, SQL DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Buckinghamshire region featuring SQL DBA in the job title.

1 75 (92.59%) SQL
2 71 (87.65%) SQL Server
3 48 (59.26%) Windows
4 47 (58.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 45 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 43 (53.09%) Microsoft
7 33 (40.74%) T-SQL
8 26 (32.10%) SQL Server 2012
9 25 (30.86%) High Availability
10 24 (29.63%) Oracle Database
10 24 (29.63%) Linux
10 24 (29.63%) Oracle
11 23 (28.40%) Database Tuning
11 23 (28.40%) Performance Analysis
12 17 (20.99%) Data Warehouse
12 17 (20.99%) ETL
13 16 (19.75%) PowerShell
13 16 (19.75%) Degree
14 15 (18.52%) DevOps
14 15 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
15 14 (17.28%) Migration
15 14 (17.28%) Business Intelligence
16 12 (14.81%) Replication
16 12 (14.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 12 (14.81%) Microsoft Clustering
17 11 (13.58%) Problem-Solving
17 11 (13.58%) Windows Server
17 11 (13.58%) .NET
18 10 (12.35%) IIS
18 10 (12.35%) SQL Server 2016

SQL DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (12.35%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Infor M3
2 1 (1.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (87.65%) SQL Server
2 47 (58.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 45 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (32.10%) SQL Server 2012
5 24 (29.63%) Oracle Database
6 17 (20.99%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (14.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (12.35%) SQL Server 2016
8 10 (12.35%) SSDT
9 6 (7.41%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (7.41%) RDBMS
9 6 (7.41%) Relational Database
9 6 (7.41%) Star Schema
10 5 (6.17%) MySQL
10 5 (6.17%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (4.94%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (4.94%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (4.94%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (2.47%) MongoDB
12 2 (2.47%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (7.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.23%) Toad
General
1 6 (7.41%) Finance
2 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.23%) Banking
3 1 (1.23%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.58%) .NET
2 3 (3.70%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.81%) Replication
2 5 (6.17%) Clustering
3 2 (2.47%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.47%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.23%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 48 (59.26%) Windows
2 24 (29.63%) Linux
3 11 (13.58%) Windows Server
4 5 (6.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.23%) Solaris
6 1 (1.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.86%) High Availability
2 23 (28.40%) Database Tuning
2 23 (28.40%) Performance Analysis
3 17 (20.99%) ETL
4 15 (18.52%) DevOps
4 15 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (17.28%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (17.28%) Migration
6 11 (13.58%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (12.35%) Data Protection
7 10 (12.35%) Statistics
8 9 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (7.41%) Data Analysis
9 6 (7.41%) Data Modelling
9 6 (7.41%) Server Management
10 5 (6.17%) Change Management
10 5 (6.17%) Data Security
10 5 (6.17%) Performance Management
10 5 (6.17%) Performance Optimisation
11 3 (3.70%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (92.59%) SQL
2 33 (40.74%) T-SQL
3 16 (19.75%) PowerShell
4 9 (11.11%) C#
5 5 (6.17%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (19.75%) Degree
2 1 (1.23%) MCITP
2 1 (1.23%) MCSA
2 1 (1.23%) MCTS
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.17%) SLA
2 2 (2.47%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (4.94%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.47%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (14.81%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.23%) Control-M
2 1 (1.23%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (1.23%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 43 (53.09%) Microsoft
2 24 (29.63%) Oracle
3 7 (8.64%) RedGate
4 6 (7.41%) SAP
5 4 (4.94%) Capita
5 4 (4.94%) IBM
6 2 (2.47%) Infor
7 1 (1.23%) BMC
7 1 (1.23%) CA
7 1 (1.23%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.23%) Remedy
7 1 (1.23%) Sybase