The median annual salary for a SQL DBA was £51,250 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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

SQL Database Administrator
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 89 79
Rank change year-on-year +10 -10  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 14 4 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.45% 0.40% 1.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% 0.42% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 20
Median salary £51,250 £48,750 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.12% +17.46%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £44,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,500 £50,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex. 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
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 924 953 1223
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 95.85% 95.40% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 777 778 971
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex that featured SQL DBA in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for SQL DBA in Essex

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL DBA in Essex.

Salary trend for SQL DBA in Essex

SQL DBA
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL DBA in Essex over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL DBA in Essex

SQL DBA
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL DBA within the Essex region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Colchester +3 4 £50,000 +17.64%
Basildon - 3 £37,500 -
Braintree - 1 £52,500 -
SQL DBA
East of England

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, SQL 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 Essex region featuring SQL DBA in the job title.

1 19 (100.00%) SQL
2 15 (78.95%) SQL Server
3 10 (52.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (47.37%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (47.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (47.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (47.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (47.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (47.37%) High Availability
5 8 (42.11%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (42.11%) Relational Database
5 8 (42.11%) RDBMS
5 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
5 8 (42.11%) Oracle
6 7 (36.84%) Data Modelling
6 7 (36.84%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
7 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (26.32%) DTS
7 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
7 5 (26.32%) Windows
7 5 (26.32%) MySQL
7 5 (26.32%) MCITP
7 5 (26.32%) MCTS
7 5 (26.32%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (26.32%) DevOps
7 5 (26.32%) Hadoop
7 5 (26.32%) NoSQL

SQL DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (78.95%) SQL Server
2 9 (47.37%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (47.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 9 (47.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (47.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (42.11%) RDBMS
3 8 (42.11%) Relational Database
4 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (26.32%) DTS
5 5 (26.32%) Hadoop
5 5 (26.32%) MySQL
5 5 (26.32%) NoSQL
5 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
7 1 (5.26%) QlikView
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (10.53%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
1 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) High Availability
2 8 (42.11%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (36.84%) Data Modelling
3 7 (36.84%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (26.32%) Code Optimisation
4 5 (26.32%) Data Protection
4 5 (26.32%) DevOps
4 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
4 5 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Capacity Management
5 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (15.79%) Data Management
5 3 (15.79%) Time Management
6 2 (10.53%) ETL
6 2 (10.53%) Logical Data Model
6 2 (10.53%) PDM
6 2 (10.53%) Physical Data Model
7 1 (5.26%) Database Theory
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) PL/SQL
3 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (26.32%) MCITP
2 5 (26.32%) MCTS
3 2 (10.53%) Degree
3 2 (10.53%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) GDPR
1 5 (26.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Tableau