Period
to 18 September 2018

The median annual salary for a SQL DBA was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 258 295 328
Rank change year-on-year +37 +33 -87
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 89 71 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.79% 0.61% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.63% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 72 60 47
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £21,250 £33,750 £37,300
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,625 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year - +1.06% +4.44%

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 10,866 11,356 12,652
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.86% 97.23% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 8,195 9,290 10,630
East of England median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%

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 September 2018.

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 September 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
Essex +43 34 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Cambridgeshire +7 22 £46,250 -6.09% 6
Bedfordshire +15 13 £70,000 +75.00% 2
Hertfordshire -6 10 £50,000 - 1
Suffolk +10 7 £35,000 -22.22%
Norfolk +18 3 £38,358 +18.02% 1
SQL DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, SQL 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 East of England region featuring SQL DBA in the job title.

1 88 (98.88%) SQL
2 78 (87.64%) SQL Server
3 42 (47.19%) Performance Tuning
4 37 (41.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 36 (40.45%) Microsoft
6 35 (39.33%) T-SQL
6 35 (39.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 33 (37.08%) SQL Server 2008
8 31 (34.83%) Replication
9 30 (33.71%) Microsoft Azure
10 24 (26.97%) Amazon AWS
11 23 (25.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 21 (23.60%) High Availability
12 21 (23.60%) Business Intelligence
13 20 (22.47%) Windows
13 20 (22.47%) Clustering
14 19 (21.35%) Migration
15 18 (20.22%) SQL Server 2012
16 16 (17.98%) PowerShell
16 16 (17.98%) SQL Server 2016
16 16 (17.98%) Disaster Recovery
17 15 (16.85%) SQL Server 2014
18 14 (15.73%) Client/Server
19 13 (14.61%) ETL
19 13 (14.61%) ITIL
20 12 (13.48%) Oracle
21 10 (11.24%) Linux
21 10 (11.24%) C#
21 10 (11.24%) MySQL
21 10 (11.24%) Finance

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 1 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (6.74%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Elite 3E
1 1 (1.12%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 30 (33.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (26.97%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (6.74%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.49%) SAN
2 1 (1.12%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (87.64%) SQL Server
2 37 (41.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 35 (39.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 33 (37.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 23 (25.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 18 (20.22%) SQL Server 2012
7 16 (17.98%) SQL Server 2016
8 15 (16.85%) SQL Server 2014
9 10 (11.24%) Amazon RDS
9 10 (11.24%) MySQL
9 10 (11.24%) Oracle Database
10 8 (8.99%) NoSQL
11 7 (7.87%) Amazon Redshift
11 7 (7.87%) Apache Cassandra
11 7 (7.87%) MariaDB
11 7 (7.87%) Oracle Database 10g
11 7 (7.87%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (7.87%) Oracle Database 12c
12 6 (6.74%) Data Lake
12 6 (6.74%) HDInsight
Development Applications
1 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 10 (11.24%) Finance
2 7 (7.87%) Advertising
3 4 (4.49%) Retail
4 3 (3.37%) Marketing
5 2 (2.25%) Legal
6 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.37%) .NET
1 3 (3.37%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 31 (34.83%) Replication
2 20 (22.47%) Clustering
3 14 (15.73%) Client/Server
4 4 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.49%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.12%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 20 (22.47%) Windows
2 10 (11.24%) Linux
3 9 (10.11%) Unix
4 5 (5.62%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (5.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (5.62%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (47.19%) Performance Tuning
2 21 (23.60%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (23.60%) High Availability
3 19 (21.35%) Migration
4 16 (17.98%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (14.61%) ETL
5 13 (14.61%) ITIL
6 7 (7.87%) Problem Management
7 6 (6.74%) Data Virtualisation
7 6 (6.74%) Database Mirroring
8 5 (5.62%) Data Analysis
8 5 (5.62%) Deployment Automation
8 5 (5.62%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (3.37%) Business Analysis
9 3 (3.37%) Data Cleansing
9 3 (3.37%) Data Security
9 3 (3.37%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 2 (2.25%) Proactive Monitoring
10 2 (2.25%) User Acceptance Testing
11 1 (1.12%) Proactive Management
Programming Languages
1 88 (98.88%) SQL
2 35 (39.33%) T-SQL
3 16 (17.98%) PowerShell
4 10 (11.24%) C#
5 7 (7.87%) Java
5 7 (7.87%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (8.99%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (8.99%) SC Cleared
1 8 (8.99%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.37%) MCP
3 1 (1.12%) Degree
3 1 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.12%) MCTS
System Software
1 2 (2.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) Grafana
1 1 (1.12%) Graphite
1 1 (1.12%) Kibana
1 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (1.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 36 (40.45%) Microsoft
2 12 (13.48%) Oracle
3 5 (5.62%) WorldPay
4 3 (3.37%) Google
5 2 (2.25%) Facebook
5 2 (2.25%) RedGate
6 1 (1.12%) iManage
6 1 (1.12%) Infor