Period
to 23 October 2018

The median annual salary for a SQL Server DBA was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

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
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 172 172
Rank change year-on-year +67 0 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 50 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.96% 0.071% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.03% 0.073% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 49 1 6
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -17.95% +14.71%
10th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £43,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £40,000 £55,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% -13.04% +2.22%

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 2,463 2,740 2,998
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.70% 97.37% 97.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2,042 2,224 2,499
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 Server DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server DBA in Buckinghamshire

SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Salary trend for SQL Server DBA in Buckinghamshire

SQL Server DBA
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server DBA in Buckinghamshire

SQL Server 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 Server DBA within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 23 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 +58 37 £60,000 +50.00%
Newport Pagnell - 6 £42,500 - 1
High Wycombe - 3 £57,500 -
Princes Risborough - 1 £37,500 -
SQL Server DBA
South East

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, SQL Server 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 Server DBA in the job title.

1 50 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 44 (88.00%) SQL
3 38 (76.00%) Windows
4 24 (48.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (48.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (44.00%) T-SQL
6 21 (42.00%) Linux
6 21 (42.00%) Oracle
6 21 (42.00%) Microsoft
6 21 (42.00%) Oracle Database
7 20 (40.00%) Performance Analysis
7 20 (40.00%) Database Tuning
8 19 (38.00%) High Availability
9 16 (32.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (24.00%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (22.00%) ETL
11 11 (22.00%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
13 9 (18.00%) Windows Server
13 9 (18.00%) SSDT
13 9 (18.00%) Statistics
14 8 (16.00%) DevOps
15 7 (14.00%) Replication
15 7 (14.00%) BusinessObjects
15 7 (14.00%) SAP
16 6 (12.00%) SLA
16 6 (12.00%) Data Modelling
16 6 (12.00%) Data Security
16 6 (12.00%) Change Management

SQL Server 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:

Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (48.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 24 (48.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (42.00%) Oracle Database
4 16 (32.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (24.00%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (18.00%) SSDT
7 7 (14.00%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (12.00%) SQL Server 2016
9 4 (8.00%) MySQL
9 4 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (6.00%) RDBMS
10 3 (6.00%) Relational Database
11 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
11 2 (4.00%) OLTP
11 2 (4.00%) Snowflake Schema
11 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (2.00%) Informix
12 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Toad
General
1 3 (6.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Banking
2 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Replication
2 2 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.00%) Clustering
3 1 (2.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 38 (76.00%) Windows
2 21 (42.00%) Linux
3 9 (18.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.00%) Solaris
5 1 (2.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.00%) Database Tuning
1 20 (40.00%) Performance Analysis
2 19 (38.00%) High Availability
3 11 (22.00%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (22.00%) ETL
4 10 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (18.00%) Statistics
6 8 (16.00%) DevOps
7 6 (12.00%) Change Management
7 6 (12.00%) Data Modelling
7 6 (12.00%) Data Security
7 6 (12.00%) Performance Optimisation
8 5 (10.00%) Migration
8 5 (10.00%) Performance Management
8 5 (10.00%) Server Management
9 3 (6.00%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (4.00%) CRUD
10 2 (4.00%) Data Management
10 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Management
11 1 (2.00%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 44 (88.00%) SQL
2 22 (44.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (12.00%) PowerShell
4 5 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) MCITP
2 1 (2.00%) MCSA
2 1 (2.00%) MCTS
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.00%) Control-M
2 1 (2.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (2.00%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 21 (42.00%) Microsoft
1 21 (42.00%) Oracle
2 7 (14.00%) SAP
3 4 (8.00%) Capita
3 4 (8.00%) IBM
4 1 (2.00%) BMC
4 1 (2.00%) CA
4 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.00%) Remedy
4 1 (2.00%) Sybase