The median annual salary for a SQL DBA was £41,250 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 27 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
England / East of England
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 222 225 202
Rank change year-on-year +3 -23  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 24 49 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.39% 0.67% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.69% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 16 35 60
Median salary £41,250 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £33,850
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £54,000 £62,500
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 the East of England. 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 of England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5870 7089 7406
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 96.07% 96.24% 97.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4686 5723 5965
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +2.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £63,150
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL DBA in the East of England

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for SQL DBA in the East of England

SQL DBA
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL DBA in the East of England over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL DBA in the East of England

SQL DBA
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL DBA within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 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
Cambridgeshire +14 8 £37,500 -11.76% 7
Norfolk - 6 £32,500 -
Essex -8 5 £50,000 - 2
Bedfordshire +20 3 £42,500 -17.47% 1
Hertfordshire +10 2 £50,000 +14.28%
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 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 East of England region featuring SQL DBA in the job title.

1 83 (100.00%) SQL
2 73 (87.95%) SQL Server
3 44 (53.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 43 (51.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 31 (37.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 30 (36.14%) Finance
6 30 (36.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 26 (31.33%) Microsoft
8 25 (30.12%) Business Intelligence
8 25 (30.12%) T-SQL
9 22 (26.51%) High Availability
10 20 (24.10%) Replication
11 19 (22.89%) Data Warehouse
11 19 (22.89%) Tableau
12 18 (21.69%) Performance Tuning
12 18 (21.69%) Clustering
12 18 (21.69%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (19.28%) Microsoft Azure
14 15 (18.07%) SQL Server 2012
15 12 (14.46%) OLTP
15 12 (14.46%) ETL
15 12 (14.46%) Windows
15 12 (14.46%) QlikView
15 12 (14.46%) DevOps
15 12 (14.46%) Relational Database
16 11 (13.25%) Presales
16 11 (13.25%) SQL Server 2014
16 11 (13.25%) SQL Server 2005
16 11 (13.25%) Linux
16 11 (13.25%) Oracle

SQL DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 7 (8.43%) SAS
2 3 (3.61%) Confluence
3 2 (2.41%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.41%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.20%) IIS
4 1 (1.20%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (6.02%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (19.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (9.64%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.20%) DNS
1 1 (1.20%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (87.95%) SQL Server
2 44 (53.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 43 (51.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 31 (37.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 30 (36.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 19 (22.89%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (18.07%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (14.46%) OLTP
8 12 (14.46%) QlikView
8 12 (14.46%) Relational Database
9 11 (13.25%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (13.25%) SQL Server 2014
10 9 (10.84%) MySQL
10 9 (10.84%) OLAP
11 8 (9.64%) MongoDB
12 7 (8.43%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 6 (7.23%) Azure SQL Database
14 5 (6.02%) NoSQL
14 5 (6.02%) RDBMS
14 5 (6.02%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 5 (6.02%) JIRA
2 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 30 (36.14%) Finance
2 7 (8.43%) Marketing
3 5 (6.02%) Banking
4 2 (2.41%) Retail
4 2 (2.41%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.02%) Web Services
2 3 (3.61%) MDX
3 2 (2.41%) .NET
3 2 (2.41%) HTML
3 2 (2.41%) JSON
3 2 (2.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (24.10%) Replication
2 18 (21.69%) Clustering
3 5 (6.02%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.41%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.41%) Wiki
5 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.46%) Windows
2 11 (13.25%) Linux
3 9 (10.84%) Windows Server
4 5 (6.02%) Unix
5 2 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.41%) SUSE
5 2 (2.41%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.12%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (26.51%) High Availability
3 18 (21.69%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (21.69%) Performance Tuning
4 12 (14.46%) DevOps
4 12 (14.46%) ETL
5 11 (13.25%) Presales
6 10 (12.05%) Analytics
6 10 (12.05%) Data Analytics
6 10 (12.05%) Migration
7 9 (10.84%) Data Integration
7 9 (10.84%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (9.64%) Database Theory
9 7 (8.43%) Coaching
9 7 (8.43%) Customer Analytics
9 7 (8.43%) Database Marketing
9 7 (8.43%) Mathematics
9 7 (8.43%) Mentoring
9 7 (8.43%) People Management
9 7 (8.43%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 83 (100.00%) SQL
2 25 (30.12%) T-SQL
3 7 (8.43%) PowerShell
4 6 (7.23%) Bash Shell
4 6 (7.23%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.61%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (1.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (12.05%) Degree
2 6 (7.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.41%) MCDBA
3 2 (2.41%) MCP
3 2 (2.41%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.41%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.20%) MCITP
4 1 (1.20%) MCSA
4 1 (1.20%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.25%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.02%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (3.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.20%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (1.20%) Perfmon
2 1 (1.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (31.33%) Microsoft
2 19 (22.89%) Tableau
3 11 (13.25%) Oracle
4 7 (8.43%) Teradata
5 4 (4.82%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.41%) RedGate
6 2 (2.41%) Sybase
7 1 (1.20%) Dell
7 1 (1.20%) Dell Compellent
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