Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a SQL DBA was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 122 63
Rank change year-on-year +36 -59 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 24 16 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.71% 0.75% 3.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.80% 0.81% 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 23 14 57
Essex median annual salary £37,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.82% +15.79% +18.75%
10th Percentile £17,500 £47,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £63,750 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £46,250 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year -2.63% +1.06% +17.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex. 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
Essex
Permanent vacancies in Essex with a recognized job title 1334 1968 2491
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.95% 92.83% 94.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1138 1517 1845
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £23,000 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £65,291
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Wickford - 9 £37,500 - 2
Southend-on-Sea - 4 £20,000 - 1
Colchester - 3 £50,000 -
Basildon - 2 £38,750 -
SQL DBA
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 24 (100.00%) SQL
2 23 (95.83%) SQL Server
3 18 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (62.50%) T-SQL
5 14 (58.33%) Performance Tuning
6 13 (54.17%) Replication
7 12 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (45.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (37.50%) SQL Server 2014
10 8 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
10 8 (33.33%) Facebook
10 8 (33.33%) Marketing
10 8 (33.33%) Clustering
10 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 8 (33.33%) Advertising
10 8 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
10 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Excel
11 7 (29.17%) High Availability
12 4 (16.67%) C#
12 4 (16.67%) Java
12 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
13 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
13 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
14 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
14 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
14 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
14 1 (4.17%) Capacity Management

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 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (95.83%) SQL Server
2 12 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 12 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (45.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (37.50%) SQL Server 2014
5 8 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 8 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (4.17%) DTS
7 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
7 1 (4.17%) MySQL
7 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
7 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
7 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (33.33%) Advertising
1 8 (33.33%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 13 (54.17%) Replication
2 8 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
1 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (58.33%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (29.17%) High Availability
4 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.17%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.17%) Code Optimisation
5 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.17%) Data Management
5 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.17%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.17%) DevOps
5 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.17%) Time Management
5 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) SQL
2 15 (62.50%) T-SQL
3 4 (16.67%) C#
3 4 (16.67%) Java
3 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) MCITP
2 1 (4.17%) MCSA
2 1 (4.17%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) GDPR
1 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Facebook
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle