Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a SQL DBA was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL Database Administrator
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 46 -
Rank change year-on-year -12 - +58
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 11 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 2.43% 0.29% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.52% 0.32% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Northern Ireland median annual salary £35,000 - -
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -3.23%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. 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
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies in Northern Ireland with a recognized job title 436 312 156
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.46% 91.76% 97.50%
Number of salaries quoted 281 240 119
Northern Ireland median annual salary £36,000 £38,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% - +12.93%
10th Percentile £20,500 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £61,250 £65,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL DBA in Northern Ireland

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Salary trend for SQL DBA in Northern Ireland

SQL DBA
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL DBA within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 18 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
County Antrim -8 10 - -
SQL DBA
UK

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, SQL 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 Northern Ireland region featuring SQL DBA in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) SQL
1 11 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (90.91%) Statistics
2 10 (90.91%) Degree
2 10 (90.91%) Computer Science
2 10 (90.91%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (90.91%) Management Information System
2 10 (90.91%) Legal
2 10 (90.91%) Migration
2 10 (90.91%) Replication
2 10 (90.91%) Data Modelling
2 10 (90.91%) Capacity Planning
2 10 (90.91%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (90.91%) Computer Science Degree
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Database Security
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
3 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse

SQL DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 10 (90.91%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 10 (90.91%) Computer Science
1 10 (90.91%) Management Information System
1 10 (90.91%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Capacity Planning
1 10 (90.91%) Data Modelling
1 10 (90.91%) Disaster Recovery
1 10 (90.91%) Migration
1 10 (90.91%) Performance Tuning
1 10 (90.91%) Statistics
2 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (9.09%) Database Security
2 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
1 11 (100.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) Computer Science Degree
1 10 (90.91%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft