The median annual salary for a SQL Server DBA was - in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Server Database Administrator
England / North East
Rank - 74 71
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 0 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East - 0.16% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.16% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 7
Median salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,500 £44,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.08% +4.11%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East. 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
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 602 619 686
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 95.56% 96.72% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 553 526 582
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.77% -4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £59,000 £52,500
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 the North East

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

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 Skill Set
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 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 North East region featuring SQL Server DBA in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) SCOM
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top Related 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 2 (66.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ETL
1 2 (66.67%) High Availability
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) VMware