The median annual salary for a SQL DBA was - in advertised job vacancies in Dorset during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 West / Dorset
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 76 90
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 0 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset - 1.14% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.15% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 0
Median salary - £38,125 -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset. 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
Dorset
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 368 696 787
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 97.35% 98.86% 99.12%
Number of salaries quoted 331 523 680
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL DBA in Dorset

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for SQL DBA in Dorset

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, SQL 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 Dorset region featuring SQL DBA in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) HOOD
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
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%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014

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

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) WinForms
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) HOOD
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft