Period
to 17 January 2018

The median annual salary for a SQL Server DBA was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Nottingham during the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 108 113
Rank change year-on-year -19 +5 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 10 36 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 0.56% 1.77% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 1.81% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 5 32 23
Nottingham median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £36,000 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £55,500 £45,000 £51,250
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% -5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham. 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
Nottingham
Permanent vacancies in Nottingham with a recognized job title 1,730 1,992 2,040
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.08% 97.98% 97.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1,527 1,615 1,513
Nottingham median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £58,750
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +13.33% -

SQL Server DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

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

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 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 2018, 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 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (70.00%) SQL
4 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (40.00%) Oracle
5 4 (40.00%) Windows
5 4 (40.00%) Linux
5 4 (40.00%) Replication
5 4 (40.00%) MongoDB
5 4 (40.00%) Database Mirroring
6 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (30.00%) HBase
6 3 (30.00%) MariaDB
6 3 (30.00%) RDBMS
6 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 7
7 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (20.00%) SLA
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
7 2 (20.00%) MCSE
7 2 (20.00%) MCSA
7 2 (20.00%) MCDBA
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
7 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (20.00%) Presales
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (20.00%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering

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 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (30.00%) HBase
3 3 (30.00%) MariaDB
3 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (30.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 7
5 1 (10.00%) Big Data
5 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (10.00%) MySQL
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (10.00%) Law
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Replication
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (40.00%) Database Mirroring
3 2 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (20.00%) Presales
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) High Availability
4 1 (10.00%) Logistics
4 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) MCDBA
1 2 (20.00%) MCSA
1 2 (20.00%) MCSE
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (10.00%) PMO
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) RedGate
3 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds