Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a SQL Server DBA was £38,959 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 24 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
England > North East
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 105 118
Rank change year-on-year +3 +13 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 10 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.71% 0.79% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.84% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 2
North East median annual salary £38,959 £43,250 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.92% -2.81% -
10th Percentile £37,240 £31,175 £41,150
90th Percentile £60,000 £50,875 £47,450
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -3.06% +3.16%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East. 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
North East
Permanent vacancies in the North East with a recognized job title 1355 1432 1502
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.72% 94.58% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1169 1224 1299
North East median annual salary £39,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.30% +2.67% +5.63%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

SQL Server DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server DBA in the North East

SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for SQL Server DBA in the North East

SQL Server DBA
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA in the North East over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server DBA in the North East

SQL Server DBA
Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 6 months to 24 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
Tyne and Wear +13 10 £38,959 -9.92%
SQL Server DBA
England

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 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 North East region featuring SQL Server DBA in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) SQL
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (90.00%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (70.00%) Oracle
4 6 (60.00%) MCSA
4 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (60.00%) RDBMS
4 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (60.00%) Open Source
4 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (60.00%) Mentoring
4 6 (60.00%) Relational Database
4 6 (60.00%) Case Management
4 6 (60.00%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (40.00%) Degree
5 4 (40.00%) Windows
5 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (30.00%) XML
6 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (30.00%) Software Architecture
6 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (30.00%) Opsview
6 3 (30.00%) B2C
7 1 (10.00%) MariaDB
7 1 (10.00%) Performance Optimisation
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (60.00%) RDBMS
2 6 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) MariaDB
3 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (10.00%) MySQL
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Case Management
2 6 (60.00%) Mentoring
2 6 (60.00%) Open Source
3 3 (30.00%) B2C
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) MCSA
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Opsview
2 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) VMware