The median annual salary for a SQL Server DBA was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 141 137
Rank change year-on-year -9 -4  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 6 37 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.23% 1.12% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 1.16% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5 35 35
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% +6.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +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 Leeds. 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
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2534 3200 3614
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.46% 96.79% 97.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2244 2624 2912
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

SQL Server DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server DBA in Leeds

SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for SQL Server DBA in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 Leeds region featuring SQL Server DBA in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (80.00%) SQL
3 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
4 7 (46.67%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (26.67%) SCCM
7 4 (26.67%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (26.67%) Citrix
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
7 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
8 3 (20.00%) MCDBA
8 3 (20.00%) ETL
8 3 (20.00%) Windows
8 3 (20.00%) MCITP
8 3 (20.00%) Finance
8 3 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
8 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
8 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
8 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
8 3 (20.00%) Software Deployment
9 2 (13.33%) Performance Improvement
9 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
9 2 (13.33%) R

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (6.67%) QlikView
4 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.67%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
1 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (26.67%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (20.00%) ETL
3 3 (20.00%) Software Deployment
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (13.33%) Database Mirroring
4 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Improvement
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.67%) Data Security
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps
5 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.67%) High Availability
5 1 (6.67%) Process Management
5 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (13.33%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) R
3 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (20.00%) MCDBA
2 3 (20.00%) MCITP
3 2 (13.33%) MCTS
4 1 (6.67%) MCSA
4 1 (6.67%) MCSE
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) VMware
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