Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 274 281 278
Rank change year-on-year +7 -3 -46
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 55 75 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.56% 0.62% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.64% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 43 71 75
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,450 £32,500 £37,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £62,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 9,603 11,676 12,512
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.10% 96.82% 96.92%
Number of salaries quoted 7,245 9,560 10,344
East of England median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 -9 16 £42,250 -0.59%
Bedfordshire +8 13 £70,000 +75.00% 1
Cambridgeshire +38 11 £45,000 -5.26% 5
Hertfordshire +11 7 £48,750 -11.36% 2
Suffolk -4 5 £32,500 -18.75%
Norfolk +18 3 £38,358 +9.59% 1
SQL DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 55 (100.00%) SQL
2 47 (85.45%) SQL Server
3 27 (49.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 26 (47.27%) Microsoft
5 22 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
6 20 (36.36%) Replication
7 19 (34.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 19 (34.55%) High Availability
8 18 (32.73%) Microsoft Azure
8 18 (32.73%) Amazon AWS
8 18 (32.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 15 (27.27%) Migration
10 14 (25.45%) Client/Server
10 14 (25.45%) Disaster Recovery
10 14 (25.45%) T-SQL
10 14 (25.45%) SQL Server 2014
11 13 (23.64%) SQL Server 2016
11 13 (23.64%) SQL Server 2012
11 13 (23.64%) Windows
12 12 (21.82%) Clustering
13 10 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (16.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 8 (14.55%) Linux
15 8 (14.55%) Oracle
16 7 (12.73%) Unix
16 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Certification
17 6 (10.91%) ETL
17 6 (10.91%) MySQL
17 6 (10.91%) ITIL
17 6 (10.91%) SC Cleared

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 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.82%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 18 (32.73%) Amazon AWS
1 18 (32.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.82%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (85.45%) SQL Server
2 27 (49.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (34.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (32.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (25.45%) SQL Server 2014
6 13 (23.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (23.64%) SQL Server 2016
7 9 (16.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (10.91%) MySQL
9 5 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (9.09%) Amazon Redshift
9 5 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (9.09%) MariaDB
9 5 (9.09%) Oracle Database
9 5 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
10 4 (7.27%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (5.45%) Relational Database
12 2 (3.64%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (5.45%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Advertising
3 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.82%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 20 (36.36%) Replication
2 14 (25.45%) Client/Server
3 12 (21.82%) Clustering
4 6 (10.91%) Data Centre
4 6 (10.91%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.82%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.64%) Windows
2 8 (14.55%) Linux
3 7 (12.73%) Unix
4 2 (3.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 19 (34.55%) High Availability
3 15 (27.27%) Migration
4 14 (25.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (10.91%) ETL
6 6 (10.91%) ITIL
7 5 (9.09%) Problem Management
8 4 (7.27%) Data Analysis
9 3 (5.45%) Business Analysis
9 3 (5.45%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 2 (3.64%) Collaborative Working
10 2 (3.64%) Data Management
10 2 (3.64%) Data Migration
10 2 (3.64%) Data Security
10 2 (3.64%) Proactive Monitoring
10 2 (3.64%) Refactoring
10 2 (3.64%) User Acceptance Testing
11 1 (1.82%) CRM
11 1 (1.82%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 55 (100.00%) SQL
2 14 (25.45%) T-SQL
3 4 (7.27%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.82%) C#
4 1 (1.82%) Java
4 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (10.91%) SC Cleared
2 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.45%) MCP
4 1 (1.82%) MCTS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (1.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 26 (47.27%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.55%) Oracle
3 1 (1.82%) Infor
3 1 (1.82%) RedGate