The median annual salary for a SQL Server DBA was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Nottingham during the 3 months to 25 April 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
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 88 75
Rank change year-on-year +3 -13  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 5 8 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 0.57% 0.82% 2.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.84% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 27
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £44,000 £35,200
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £45,000 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.40%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Nottingham. 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
Nottingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 858 955 1256
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 98.39% 97.45% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 738 716 994
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,331 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £53,458 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

SQL Server DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server DBA in Nottingham

SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in Nottingham

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

Salary trend for SQL Server DBA in Nottingham

SQL Server DBA
Salary Histogram in Nottingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA in Nottingham over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server DBA in Nottingham

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Nottingham region featuring SQL Server DBA in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) SQL
1 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (77.78%) T-SQL
3 13 (72.22%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (72.22%) ETL
3 13 (72.22%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (72.22%) Degree
3 13 (72.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (72.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (72.22%) SQL Server 2014
3 13 (72.22%) SQL Server 2016
4 5 (27.78%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (27.78%) Relational Database
4 5 (27.78%) RDBMS
5 3 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (11.11%) MCITP
6 2 (11.11%) Statistics
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (11.11%) OLTP
6 2 (11.11%) MySQL
6 2 (11.11%) OLAP
6 2 (11.11%) MariaDB
6 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
6 2 (11.11%) HBase
6 2 (11.11%) Big Data

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham 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 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (72.22%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (72.22%) SQL Server 2012
2 13 (72.22%) SQL Server 2014
2 13 (72.22%) SQL Server 2016
2 13 (72.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (27.78%) RDBMS
3 5 (27.78%) Relational Database
4 3 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (11.11%) Big Data
5 2 (11.11%) HBase
5 2 (11.11%) MariaDB
5 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
5 2 (11.11%) MySQL
5 2 (11.11%) OLAP
5 2 (11.11%) OLTP
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (5.56%) Billing
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Clustering
1 1 (5.56%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (72.22%) Business Intelligence
1 13 (72.22%) ETL
2 5 (27.78%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (11.11%) Presales
3 2 (11.11%) Server Building
3 2 (11.11%) Statistics
4 1 (5.56%) Database Mirroring
4 1 (5.56%) Database Security
4 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) SQL
2 14 (77.78%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (72.22%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) MCITP
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Computacenter
2 1 (5.56%) Siebel