The median annual salary for a SQL Server DBA was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Server Database Administrator
North West / Merseyside
Rank 63 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.54% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Median salary £52,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £46,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.68% +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 Merseyside. 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
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 528 479 470
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 94.62% 97.96% 95.92%
Number of salaries quoted 441 395 377
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £57,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

SQL Server DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server DBA in Merseyside

SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for SQL Server DBA in Merseyside

SQL Server DBA
Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Liverpool - 3 £52,500 -
SQL Server DBA
North West

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 26 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 Merseyside region featuring SQL Server DBA in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) SQL
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (80.00%) T-SQL
2 8 (80.00%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (70.00%) Migration
3 7 (70.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (60.00%) Database Security
4 6 (60.00%) Database Optimisation
4 6 (60.00%) Replication
4 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (60.00%) MySQL
4 6 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (60.00%) MongoDB
4 6 (60.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (50.00%) Clustering
5 5 (50.00%) Finance
6 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
6 4 (40.00%) RedGate
6 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (30.00%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (20.00%) Performance Optimisation
8 2 (20.00%) Law

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (80.00%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (70.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (60.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 6 (60.00%) MongoDB
4 6 (60.00%) MySQL
4 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Replication
2 5 (50.00%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Migration
2 6 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (60.00%) Database Optimisation
2 6 (60.00%) Database Security
3 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Optimisation
4 2 (20.00%) Statistics
5 1 (10.00%) CRM
5 1 (10.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) RedGate
3 1 (10.00%) Veritas