Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a SQL Server DBA was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 137 115
Rank change year-on-year +46 -22 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 16 3 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.14% 0.14% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 0.15% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 15 1 18
Essex median annual salary £37,500 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.82% +22.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £33,750 £55,000 £32,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%

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 1330 1980 2481
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.93% 92.87% 94.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1133 1525 1836
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +8.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £23,050 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

SQL Server DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server DBA in Essex

SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for SQL Server DBA in Essex

SQL Server DBA
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA in Essex over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server DBA in Essex

SQL Server 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 Server DBA within the Essex region over the 6 months to 22 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
Basildon - 1 £40,000 -
SQL Server DBA
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Essex region featuring SQL Server DBA in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) SQL
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 16 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (87.50%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (87.50%) T-SQL
3 13 (81.25%) Replication
4 10 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (62.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (56.25%) SQL Server 2014
6 8 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
6 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 8 (50.00%) Facebook
6 8 (50.00%) Marketing
6 8 (50.00%) Clustering
6 8 (50.00%) Advertising
6 8 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
8 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
8 6 (37.50%) High Availability
9 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
9 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
9 1 (6.25%) DTS
9 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
9 1 (6.25%) Windows
9 1 (6.25%) MySQL
9 1 (6.25%) Oracle

SQL Server 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 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (62.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 10 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (56.25%) SQL Server 2014
4 8 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 8 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (6.25%) DTS
5 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
5 1 (6.25%) MySQL
5 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
5 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
5 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (50.00%) Advertising
1 8 (50.00%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 13 (81.25%) Replication
2 8 (50.00%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (87.50%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (37.50%) High Availability
4 1 (6.25%) Code Optimisation
4 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps
4 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) SQL
2 14 (87.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) MCITP
2 1 (6.25%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) GDPR
1 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Facebook
2 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle