Period
to 17 November 2018

The median annual salary for a SQL Server DBA was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

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

SQL Server Database Administrator
England > East of England
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 310 325 341
Rank change year-on-year +15 +16 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 19 31 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.19% 0.26% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.27% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 19 29 17
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +29.41% -5.56%
10th Percentile £33,500 £33,750 £40,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,750 £59,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 9,834 11,671 12,806
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.92% 96.95% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 7,489 9,595 10,627
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,100 £25,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

SQL Server DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured SQL Server DBA in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

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 6 months to 17 November 2018.

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 6 months to 17 November 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 +11 8 £41,250 +6.45%
Bedfordshire +10 7 £70,000 +75.00% 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 £50,000 - 1
Hertfordshire +2 1 £45,000 -30.77%
Suffolk -1 1 £41,500 -
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, SQL Server 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 Server DBA in the job title.

1 19 (100.00%) SQL
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 19 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 17 (89.47%) Replication
3 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
4 13 (68.42%) High Availability
5 10 (52.63%) T-SQL
5 10 (52.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (47.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (47.37%) Clustering
6 9 (47.37%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (47.37%) SQL Server 2014
6 9 (47.37%) SQL Server 2016
7 8 (42.11%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (42.11%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (36.84%) Migration
8 7 (36.84%) Client/Server
8 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (26.32%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
11 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (15.79%) Windows
13 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (10.53%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (10.53%) ETL
13 2 (10.53%) Advertising
13 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis

SQL Server 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:

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (52.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (47.37%) SQL Server 2014
3 9 (47.37%) SQL Server 2016
3 9 (47.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (42.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (10.53%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (5.26%) DTS
8 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
8 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (10.53%) Advertising
1 2 (10.53%) Marketing
1 2 (10.53%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 17 (89.47%) Replication
2 9 (47.37%) Clustering
3 7 (36.84%) Client/Server
4 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
4 5 (26.32%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 13 (68.42%) High Availability
3 9 (47.37%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (42.11%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (36.84%) Migration
6 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) ETL
7 1 (5.26%) Database Mirroring
7 1 (5.26%) Database Tuning
7 1 (5.26%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) SQL
2 10 (52.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Facebook
3 1 (5.26%) RedGate