Period
to 19 April 2018

The median annual salary for a SQL DBA was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 182 281 275
Rank change year-on-year +99 -6 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 208 77 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.62% 0.62% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 0.64% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 208 61 93
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.89% -4.21%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,200
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 12,496 11,963 14,065
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.03% 96.92% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 9,878 9,728 11,510
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 19 April 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 19 April 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 +88 122 £50,000 -13.04% 7
Hertfordshire +25 44 £55,000 +10.00%
Cambridgeshire -32 29 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Suffolk +8 9 £37,500 -31.82% 1
Bedfordshire +16 3 - -
Norfolk -3 1 £52,500 +36.36%
SQL DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 April 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.

1 196 (94.23%) SQL
2 193 (92.79%) SQL Server
3 129 (62.02%) T-SQL
4 123 (59.13%) Performance Tuning
5 120 (57.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 114 (54.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 112 (53.85%) Business Intelligence
8 96 (46.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 88 (42.31%) Microsoft
10 65 (31.25%) Replication
11 64 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
12 56 (26.92%) PowerShell
13 47 (22.60%) Clustering
14 42 (20.19%) Oracle
15 41 (19.71%) Microsoft Certification
16 40 (19.23%) Migration
17 38 (18.27%) High Availability
18 36 (17.31%) Advertising
19 32 (15.38%) Oracle Database
20 31 (14.90%) HDInsight
20 31 (14.90%) Data Virtualisation
20 31 (14.90%) Data Lake
20 31 (14.90%) Azure Data Factory
20 31 (14.90%) SQL Server 2008
21 30 (14.42%) NoSQL
22 29 (13.94%) Amazon AWS
23 26 (12.50%) C#
23 26 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
24 25 (12.02%) ITIL
24 25 (12.02%) Linux

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 6 (2.88%) Apache
1 6 (2.88%) GlassFish
1 6 (2.88%) JBoss
1 6 (2.88%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 23 (11.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.40%) ResourceLink
2 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 64 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (14.90%) Azure Data Factory
3 29 (13.94%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.40%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.96%) DHCP
1 2 (0.96%) DNS
1 2 (0.96%) SAN
1 2 (0.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 193 (92.79%) SQL Server
2 120 (57.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 114 (54.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 96 (46.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 32 (15.38%) Oracle Database
6 31 (14.90%) Data Lake
6 31 (14.90%) HDInsight
6 31 (14.90%) SQL Server 2008
7 30 (14.42%) NoSQL
8 26 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
9 21 (10.10%) SQL Server 2014
10 19 (9.13%) Data Warehouse
11 18 (8.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 13 (6.25%) MySQL
12 13 (6.25%) Power BI
13 12 (5.77%) OLAP
13 12 (5.77%) OLTP
14 11 (5.29%) RDBMS
14 11 (5.29%) Relational Database
15 9 (4.33%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 12 (5.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (2.88%) PROIV
3 2 (0.96%) Flyway
General
1 36 (17.31%) Advertising
2 24 (11.54%) Finance
3 20 (9.62%) Marketing
4 3 (1.44%) Law
5 2 (0.96%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.25%) .NET
2 12 (5.77%) WPF
3 3 (1.44%) WF
4 2 (0.96%) ODBC
4 2 (0.96%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (0.96%) XML
5 1 (0.48%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 65 (31.25%) Replication
2 47 (22.60%) Clustering
3 10 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.88%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.40%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.92%) Spread Betting
7 2 (0.96%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.48%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 25 (12.02%) Linux
2 20 (9.62%) Windows
3 13 (6.25%) Unix
3 13 (6.25%) Windows Server
4 5 (2.40%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.96%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (59.13%) Performance Tuning
2 112 (53.85%) Business Intelligence
3 40 (19.23%) Migration
4 38 (18.27%) High Availability
5 31 (14.90%) Data Virtualisation
6 25 (12.02%) ITIL
7 20 (9.62%) Disaster Recovery
8 19 (9.13%) ETL
9 10 (4.81%) Capacity Planning
9 10 (4.81%) Proactive Monitoring
10 9 (4.33%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (4.33%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (2.88%) Line Management
11 6 (2.88%) Problem-Solving
12 5 (2.40%) Change Management
12 5 (2.40%) Database Mirroring
12 5 (2.40%) ERP
12 5 (2.40%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (2.40%) WFM
13 4 (1.92%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 196 (94.23%) SQL
2 129 (62.02%) T-SQL
3 56 (26.92%) PowerShell
4 26 (12.50%) C#
5 18 (8.65%) Java
6 12 (5.77%) JavaScript
7 11 (5.29%) PL/SQL
8 6 (2.88%) Python
9 3 (1.44%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.96%) Ruby
10 2 (0.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 41 (19.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (4.33%) SC Cleared
2 9 (4.33%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.88%) MCDBA
4 5 (2.40%) Degree
5 4 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.96%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.96%) Data Quality
1 2 (0.96%) GDPR
System Software
1 11 (5.29%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.44%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.96%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.96%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (4.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.48%) Grafana
2 1 (0.48%) Graphite
2 1 (0.48%) Kibana
Vendors
1 88 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 42 (20.19%) Oracle
3 18 (8.65%) Facebook
4 9 (4.33%) NetApp
5 5 (2.40%) NGA Human Resources
5 5 (2.40%) ServiceNow
5 5 (2.40%) WorldPay
6 4 (1.92%) Google
6 4 (1.92%) VMware
7 3 (1.44%) IBM
8 2 (0.96%) Progress
9 1 (0.48%) Tableau