The median annual salary for a SQL Server DBA was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Server Database Administrator
England / East of England
Rank 231 253 236
Rank change year-on-year +22 -17  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 11 12 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.18% 0.16% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.17% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 31
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £42,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £46,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.68% +3.52%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5868 7083 7192
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 96.06% 96.24% 97.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4689 5722 5787
Median salary £45,000 £43,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

SQL Server DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England that featured SQL Server DBA in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server DBA in the East of England

SQL Server 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 Server DBA in the East of England.

Salary trend for SQL Server DBA in the East of England

SQL Server DBA
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA in the East of England over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server DBA in the East of England

SQL Server 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 Server DBA within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +17 5 £50,000 +11.11%
Cambridgeshire +16 4 £52,500 +23.52% 4
Bedfordshire +20 1 £47,500 -17.39%
Hertfordshire +11 1 £50,000 +5.26%
SQL Server DBA
England

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, SQL Server 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 Server DBA in the job title.

1 25 (100.00%) SQL
1 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (52.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (44.00%) T-SQL
5 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 10 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (40.00%) Clustering
6 9 (36.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (32.00%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (32.00%) Replication
7 8 (32.00%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (24.00%) OLTP
9 6 (24.00%) Data Modelling
9 6 (24.00%) ETL
9 6 (24.00%) SLA
9 6 (24.00%) MySQL
10 5 (20.00%) Tableau
10 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (16.00%) High Availability
11 4 (16.00%) DevOps
11 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
11 4 (16.00%) Finance
11 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (12.00%) JIRA
12 3 (12.00%) Scrum
12 3 (12.00%) Web Services

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top Related 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 3 (12.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (52.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (36.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (32.00%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (24.00%) MySQL
7 6 (24.00%) OLTP
8 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (12.00%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (12.00%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (12.00%) NoSQL
10 3 (12.00%) Power BI
10 3 (12.00%) RDBMS
10 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
10 3 (12.00%) Snowflake Schema
10 3 (12.00%) VLDB
11 2 (8.00%) OLAP
11 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.00%) CSS
2 1 (4.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Clustering
2 8 (32.00%) Replication
3 2 (8.00%) N-Tier
4 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Linux
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
1 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (32.00%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (24.00%) Data Modelling
4 6 (24.00%) ETL
5 4 (16.00%) DevOps
5 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
5 4 (16.00%) High Availability
6 3 (12.00%) Analytics
6 3 (12.00%) Business Transformation
6 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (12.00%) Data Analytics
6 3 (12.00%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (12.00%) Problem Management
6 3 (12.00%) Scrum
6 3 (12.00%) User Stories
7 2 (8.00%) Logical Data Model
7 2 (8.00%) PDM
7 2 (8.00%) Physical Data Model
7 2 (8.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (44.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) MCDBA
3 1 (4.00%) MCITP
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) Tableau
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle
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