Period
to 23 September 2017

The median annual salary for a SQL Server DBA was £40,730 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 114 124
Rank change year-on-year +25 +10 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 12 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.06% 0.59% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 0.62% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 1
North East median annual salary £40,730 £44,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.43% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £37,562 £37,650 £41,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £51,647 £47,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -6.25% +1.05%

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 1094 1443 1485
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.30% 94.93% 96.37%
Number of salaries quoted 931 1287 1267
North East median annual salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.60% +2.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,650 £24,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +30 12 £40,730 -7.43%
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 11 (91.67%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (50.00%) Open Source
4 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (50.00%) Oracle
4 6 (50.00%) MCSA
4 6 (50.00%) RDBMS
4 6 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 6 (50.00%) Case Management
4 6 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (41.67%) Windows
6 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
6 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
6 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (25.00%) Opsview
7 3 (25.00%) Software Architecture
7 3 (25.00%) Degree
7 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
7 3 (25.00%) B2C
7 3 (25.00%) XML
8 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (8.33%) Azure SQL Database

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 6 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (8.33%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (8.33%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) FlexPod
3 1 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Case Management
2 6 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 6 (50.00%) Open Source
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (25.00%) B2C
4 3 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) Software Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (8.33%) Data Security
5 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (8.33%) Line Management
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (50.00%) MCSA
2 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Opsview
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) NetApp
3 1 (8.33%) VMware