Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a SQL Server DBA was £32,000 in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 6 months to 17 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
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 96 82
Rank change year-on-year +16 -14 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 7 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.71% 0.62% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.65% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 5
Merseyside median annual salary £32,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.63% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £28,875 £45,500 £38,000
90th Percentile £50,625 £48,750 £45,400
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. 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
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies in Merseyside with a recognized job title 924 1226 918
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.43% 94.38% 97.66%
Number of salaries quoted 705 884 697
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £23,300
90th Percentile £63,250 £57,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

SQL Server DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

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
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA in Merseyside over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 17 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
Liverpool +22 7 £32,000 -32.63%
SQL Server DBA
North West

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

For the 6 months to 17 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 Merseyside region featuring SQL Server DBA in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) Data Protection
2 5 (71.43%) Performance Optimisation
3 4 (57.14%) Debian
3 4 (57.14%) Replication
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (28.57%) C#
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (14.29%) Migration
6 1 (14.29%) Games
6 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 1 (14.29%) Database Security
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (14.29%) High Availability
6 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (14.29%) Wealth Management

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (14.29%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Replication
2 1 (14.29%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Debian
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Data Protection
1 5 (71.43%) Performance Optimisation
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Database Security
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft