Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a SQL DBA was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 306 291 229
Rank change year-on-year -15 -62 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 52 79 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.44% 0.60% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.62% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 47 71 125
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £27,000 £37,000 £32,800
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £61,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% -4.21%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Permanent vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 11540 12765 14852
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.63% 96.41% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 9482 10596 12302
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Essex +31 25 £37,500 -31.82% 4
Hertfordshire -7 19 £55,000 +15.79% 2
Norfolk +11 3 £35,000 -21.35%
Suffolk +13 2 £45,000 +50.00%
Bedfordshire +12 2 £40,000 -15.79% 2
Cambridgeshire -29 1 £50,000 +28.21%
SQL DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 52 (100.00%) SQL
2 51 (98.08%) SQL Server
3 36 (69.23%) T-SQL
4 34 (65.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 32 (61.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 30 (57.69%) Business Intelligence
7 23 (44.23%) Microsoft
7 23 (44.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 23 (44.23%) Performance Tuning
8 16 (30.77%) Clustering
9 14 (26.92%) Replication
9 14 (26.92%) SQL Server 2016
10 13 (25.00%) High Availability
11 12 (23.08%) SQL Server 2014
11 12 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
12 11 (21.15%) Advertising
13 10 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (19.23%) Data Modelling
13 10 (19.23%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (19.23%) C#
14 9 (17.31%) Microsoft Excel
14 9 (17.31%) PowerShell
15 8 (15.38%) Marketing
15 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 8 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
15 8 (15.38%) Facebook
16 7 (13.46%) ETL
16 7 (13.46%) .NET
16 7 (13.46%) Windows
16 7 (13.46%) SQL Server 2012

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:

Applications
1 9 (17.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (13.46%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (98.08%) SQL Server
2 34 (65.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 32 (61.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (44.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 14 (26.92%) SQL Server 2016
6 12 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (23.08%) SQL Server 2014
7 10 (19.23%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 7 (13.46%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (11.54%) OLAP
10 6 (11.54%) RDBMS
10 6 (11.54%) Relational Database
11 5 (9.62%) DTS
12 3 (5.77%) NoSQL
12 3 (5.77%) OLTP
12 3 (5.77%) Power BI
13 2 (3.85%) Hadoop
13 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 7
Development Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Flyway
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.92%) JIRA
3 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (21.15%) Advertising
2 8 (15.38%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.46%) .NET
2 3 (5.77%) MDX
3 2 (3.85%) WPF
4 1 (1.92%) Ajax
4 1 (1.92%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.92%) HTML
4 1 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (30.77%) Clustering
2 14 (26.92%) Replication
3 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.85%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.46%) Windows
1 7 (13.46%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (57.69%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (44.23%) Performance Tuning
3 13 (25.00%) High Availability
4 10 (19.23%) Data Modelling
5 7 (13.46%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (13.46%) ETL
6 5 (9.62%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (7.69%) CRM
7 4 (7.69%) Time Management
8 3 (5.77%) Collaborative Working
8 3 (5.77%) Data Migration
8 3 (5.77%) ITIL
8 3 (5.77%) Migration
8 3 (5.77%) Statistics
9 2 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (3.85%) Data Protection
9 2 (3.85%) DevOps
9 2 (3.85%) Kimball Methodology
9 2 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 52 (100.00%) SQL
2 36 (69.23%) T-SQL
3 10 (19.23%) C#
4 9 (17.31%) PowerShell
5 4 (7.69%) Java
5 4 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.85%) MCITP
2 2 (3.85%) MCTS
3 1 (1.92%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) GDPR
1 2 (3.85%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.92%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (1.92%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 23 (44.23%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.38%) Facebook
3 5 (9.62%) Oracle
4 3 (5.77%) RedGate
5 1 (1.92%) Tableau
5 1 (1.92%) Telerik