The median annual salary for a SQL Server DBA was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands 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 Server Database Administrator
England / East Midlands
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 151 156 148
Rank change year-on-year +5 -8  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 10 14 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.34% 0.44% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.45% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 28
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.64% -5.55%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.52%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2836 3095 3291
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 96.82% 97.36% 97.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2262 2477 2677
Median salary £37,500 £37,846 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.91% -2.95%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,600 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

SQL Server DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server DBA in the East Midlands

SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for SQL Server DBA in the East Midlands

SQL Server DBA
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server DBA in the East Midlands

SQL Server DBA
Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +4 6 £35,000 -22.22%
Northamptonshire +22 4 £45,000 +5.88%
SQL Server DBA
England

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 East Midlands region featuring SQL Server DBA in the job title.

1 39 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 28 (71.79%) SQL
3 24 (61.54%) T-SQL
4 23 (58.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (56.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 17 (43.59%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (43.59%) ETL
6 17 (43.59%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (43.59%) SQL Server 2014
6 17 (43.59%) SQL Server 2016
6 17 (43.59%) Degree
6 17 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (38.46%) Windows
8 13 (33.33%) Unix
9 11 (28.21%) Oracle
10 10 (25.64%) MySQL
10 10 (25.64%) Shell Script
10 10 (25.64%) QA
10 10 (25.64%) MongoDB
11 8 (20.51%) Oracle Database
12 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
13 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database 10g
13 5 (12.82%) HP
13 5 (12.82%) Oracle Discoverer
13 5 (12.82%) Oracle RMAN
13 5 (12.82%) Oracle Forms
13 5 (12.82%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (12.82%) Oracle9i Database
13 5 (12.82%) E-Commerce
13 5 (12.82%) SAS

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 5 (12.82%) Oracle Application Server
1 5 (12.82%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (58.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (56.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (43.59%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (43.59%) SQL Server 2014
4 17 (43.59%) SQL Server 2016
5 10 (25.64%) MongoDB
5 10 (25.64%) MySQL
6 8 (20.51%) Oracle Database
7 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (12.82%) Oracle Discoverer
7 5 (12.82%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (12.82%) Oracle9i Database
8 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Power View
8 4 (10.26%) PowerPivot
8 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (5.13%) RDBMS
9 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
9 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Oracle APEX
1 5 (12.82%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (7.69%) Automotive
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (38.46%) Windows
2 13 (33.33%) Unix
3 3 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (43.59%) Business Intelligence
1 17 (43.59%) ETL
2 5 (12.82%) E-Commerce
2 5 (12.82%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (7.69%) Capacity Management
3 3 (7.69%) High Availability
4 2 (5.13%) Server Building
4 2 (5.13%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 28 (71.79%) SQL
2 24 (61.54%) T-SQL
3 10 (25.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (43.59%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) MCITP
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) HP Data Protector
1 5 (12.82%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Oracle
2 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 5 (12.82%) HP
3 5 (12.82%) hybris
3 5 (12.82%) IBM
4 1 (2.56%) Computacenter