Period
to 20 July 2018

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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 225 297 325
Rank change year-on-year +72 +28 -79
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 143 72 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.18% 0.58% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 0.60% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 135 56 64
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.76% -10.53%
10th Percentile £21,250 £32,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £54,625
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 11,725 12,060 13,648
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.80% 97.05% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 8,986 9,736 11,326
East of England median annual salary £46,056 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
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 20 July 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 20 July 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 +83 79 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Cambridgeshire -5 26 £45,000 -7.22% 3
Hertfordshire +6 23 £55,000 +15.79%
Bedfordshire +28 9 £70,000 +75.00% 2
Suffolk +1 4 £32,500 -27.78%
Norfolk +9 2 £45,429 +39.78%
SQL DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 138 (96.50%) SQL
2 125 (87.41%) SQL Server
3 82 (57.34%) Performance Tuning
4 71 (49.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 71 (49.65%) T-SQL
5 69 (48.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 59 (41.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 57 (39.86%) Business Intelligence
8 52 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
9 47 (32.87%) Microsoft
10 44 (30.77%) Replication
11 43 (30.07%) PowerShell
12 33 (23.08%) Migration
12 33 (23.08%) Clustering
13 29 (20.28%) SQL Server 2008
14 27 (18.88%) Amazon AWS
15 26 (18.18%) NoSQL
16 25 (17.48%) Oracle
17 24 (16.78%) Data Virtualisation
17 24 (16.78%) HDInsight
17 24 (16.78%) Data Lake
17 24 (16.78%) Azure Data Factory
18 23 (16.08%) High Availability
19 22 (15.38%) SQL Server 2016
20 21 (14.69%) Advertising
21 20 (13.99%) Finance
21 20 (13.99%) Windows
21 20 (13.99%) ITIL
21 20 (13.99%) SQL Server 2014
22 17 (11.89%) 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 1 (0.70%) Apache
1 1 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (0.70%) GlassFish
1 1 (0.70%) JBoss
1 1 (0.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (5.59%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 52 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (18.88%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (16.78%) Azure Data Factory
4 5 (3.50%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.40%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.80%) SAN
2 2 (1.40%) DHCP
2 2 (1.40%) DNS
2 2 (1.40%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.70%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (87.41%) SQL Server
2 71 (49.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 69 (48.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 59 (41.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 29 (20.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 26 (18.18%) NoSQL
7 24 (16.78%) Data Lake
7 24 (16.78%) HDInsight
8 22 (15.38%) SQL Server 2016
9 20 (13.99%) SQL Server 2014
10 17 (11.89%) Oracle Database
11 15 (10.49%) SQL Server 2012
12 12 (8.39%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 11 (7.69%) MySQL
14 9 (6.29%) Amazon RDS
15 6 (4.20%) PostgreSQL
15 6 (4.20%) RDBMS
15 6 (4.20%) Relational Database
15 6 (4.20%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (3.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.70%) PROIV
General
1 21 (14.69%) Advertising
2 20 (13.99%) Finance
3 13 (9.09%) Marketing
4 3 (2.10%) Retail
5 2 (1.40%) Legal
6 1 (0.70%) Automotive
6 1 (0.70%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.50%) .NET
1 5 (3.50%) WPF
2 1 (0.70%) ODBC
2 1 (0.70%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (0.70%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 44 (30.77%) Replication
2 33 (23.08%) Clustering
3 10 (6.99%) Client/Server
4 7 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.50%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.80%) Spread Betting
7 3 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.70%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 20 (13.99%) Windows
2 17 (11.89%) Linux
3 9 (6.29%) Unix
3 9 (6.29%) Windows Server
4 6 (4.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (4.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (4.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (57.34%) Performance Tuning
2 57 (39.86%) Business Intelligence
3 33 (23.08%) Migration
4 24 (16.78%) Data Virtualisation
5 23 (16.08%) High Availability
6 20 (13.99%) ITIL
7 14 (9.79%) Disaster Recovery
7 14 (9.79%) ETL
8 6 (4.20%) Database Mirroring
8 6 (4.20%) Deployment Automation
8 6 (4.20%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (3.50%) Proactive Monitoring
9 5 (3.50%) Problem Management
9 5 (3.50%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (2.80%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (2.80%) Data Security
10 4 (2.80%) Problem-Solving
11 3 (2.10%) Data Cleansing
12 2 (1.40%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (1.40%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 138 (96.50%) SQL
2 71 (49.65%) T-SQL
3 43 (30.07%) PowerShell
4 17 (11.89%) C#
5 13 (9.09%) Java
6 12 (8.39%) JavaScript
7 5 (3.50%) PL/SQL
7 5 (3.50%) Python
8 2 (1.40%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.40%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (5.59%) SC Cleared
2 8 (5.59%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.10%) Degree
3 3 (2.10%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.70%) MCDBA
System Software
1 7 (4.90%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.10%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.40%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (3.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.70%) Grafana
2 1 (0.70%) Graphite
2 1 (0.70%) Kibana
2 1 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 47 (32.87%) Microsoft
2 25 (17.48%) Oracle
3 11 (7.69%) Facebook
4 6 (4.20%) WorldPay
5 5 (3.50%) Google
5 5 (3.50%) NetApp
6 4 (2.80%) VMware
7 1 (0.70%) IBM
7 1 (0.70%) iManage
7 1 (0.70%) Progress
7 1 (0.70%) RedGate