Period
to 4 July 2020

The median annual salary for a SQL Server DBA was £37,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 4 July 2020.

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
4 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 74 102 108
Rank change year-on-year +28 +6 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 10 6 11
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 1.10% 0.47% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 0.48% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 10
Median annual salary £37,000 £40,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.50% -8.05% +2.35%
10th Percentile £34,425 £29,750 £39,500
90th Percentile £40,125 £48,250 £47,050
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +8.25% -3.00%

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 887 1,248 1,690
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.69% 97.35% 97.97%
Number of salaries quoted 692 951 1,384
Median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +5.26%

SQL Server DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings that featured SQL Server DBA in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL Server DBA in the North East.

Salary trend 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 4 July 2020. 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
Durham +21 10 £37,000 +23.33%
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 July 2020, SQL Server DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North East region featuring SQL Server DBA in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Oracle
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (100.00%) Clustering
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 10 (100.00%) High Availability
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 7 (70.00%) Middleware
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (20.00%) Solaris
5 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (20.00%) Local Government
5 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (20.00%) Change Management
5 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (20.00%) Contingency Planning
5 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (10.00%) Degree
6 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
6 1 (10.00%) C

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 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (20.00%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) Middleware
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 10 (100.00%) Clustering
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) High Availability
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) Contingency Planning
2 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft