Period
to 10 December 2018

The median annual salary for a SQL Server DBA was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 169 167
Rank change year-on-year +54 -2 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 39 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.61% 0.11% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 0.11% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 35 2 8
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.64% +15.79% +38.69%
10th Percentile £41,250 £52,500 £39,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £51,375
South East median annual salary £46,500 £40,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year +16.25% -14.89% +4.44%

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 2,329 2,765 3,007
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.32% 97.26% 97.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1,936 2,246 2,542
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,375 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,625 £62,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +42 26 £50,750 -
Newport Pagnell - 6 £42,500 -
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 10 December 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 39 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (82.05%) SQL
3 24 (61.54%) Windows
4 20 (51.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (51.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (46.15%) T-SQL
6 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
6 17 (43.59%) High Availability
7 14 (35.90%) Oracle
8 12 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (28.21%) Oracle Database
9 11 (28.21%) ETL
9 11 (28.21%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (28.21%) Linux
10 10 (25.64%) Performance Analysis
10 10 (25.64%) Database Tuning
11 9 (23.08%) Windows Server
12 7 (17.95%) SAP
12 7 (17.95%) MySQL
12 7 (17.95%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (17.95%) Migration
12 7 (17.95%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (17.95%) Replication
13 6 (15.38%) Data Security
13 6 (15.38%) Change Management
13 6 (15.38%) Degree
13 6 (15.38%) SLA
13 6 (15.38%) Data Modelling

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 (5.13%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (51.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 20 (51.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (28.21%) Oracle Database
5 7 (17.95%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (17.95%) MySQL
5 7 (17.95%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2016
7 5 (12.82%) MongoDB
7 5 (12.82%) SSDT
8 4 (10.26%) NuoDB
8 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (7.69%) RDBMS
9 3 (7.69%) Redis
9 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
10 2 (5.13%) OLTP
10 2 (5.13%) Snowflake Schema
10 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Toad
General
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Banking
2 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Replication
2 2 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 24 (61.54%) Windows
2 11 (28.21%) Linux
3 9 (23.08%) Windows Server
4 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.56%) Solaris
5 1 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) High Availability
2 12 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (28.21%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (28.21%) ETL
4 10 (25.64%) Database Tuning
4 10 (25.64%) Performance Analysis
5 7 (17.95%) Migration
6 6 (15.38%) Change Management
6 6 (15.38%) Data Modelling
6 6 (15.38%) Data Security
6 6 (15.38%) Performance Optimisation
7 5 (12.82%) Performance Management
7 5 (12.82%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (12.82%) Server Management
7 5 (12.82%) Statistics
8 4 (10.26%) DevOps
9 2 (5.13%) CRUD
9 2 (5.13%) Data Migration
9 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Management
9 2 (5.13%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 32 (82.05%) SQL
2 18 (46.15%) T-SQL
3 6 (15.38%) PowerShell
4 5 (12.82%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) MCITP
2 1 (2.56%) MCSA
2 1 (2.56%) MCTS
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.13%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.56%) Control-M
2 1 (2.56%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (2.56%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
2 14 (35.90%) Oracle
3 7 (17.95%) SAP
4 4 (10.26%) Capita
4 4 (10.26%) IBM
5 1 (2.56%) BMC
5 1 (2.56%) CA
5 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.56%) Remedy
5 1 (2.56%) Sybase