Period
to 23 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Database Specialist was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

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

Database Specialist
England > South East
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 541 532 608
Rank change year-on-year -9 +76 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Specialist 9 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.030% 0.007% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.007% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 4
South East median annual salary £55,000 £45,750 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.22% -39.00% +96.27%
10th Percentile £40,100 £39,525 £43,100
90th Percentile £57,500 £54,575 £77,500
England median annual salary £49,500 £53,750 £57,500
% change year-on-year -7.91% -6.52% -14.81%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29,399 28,145 36,514
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.92% 96.87% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 24,496 23,513 31,125
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Database Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Database Specialist in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Database Specialist in the South East

Database Specialist
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Database Specialist in the South East.

Salary trend for Database Specialist in the South East

Database Specialist
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Database Specialist in the South East over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Database Specialist in the South East

Database Specialist
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Database Specialist within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 May 2018. 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
Thames Valley -1 8 £55,000 +4.76%
Berkshire +13 6 £51,250 -2.38%
Oxfordshire - 2 £55,000 -
Surrey - 1 £41,500 -
Database Specialist
England

Database Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, Database Specialist 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 South East region featuring Database Specialist in the job title.

1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) WAN
3 4 (44.44%) MCSA
3 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (44.44%) MCTS
3 4 (44.44%) MCITP
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) High Availability
3 4 (44.44%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle
5 2 (22.22%) SMS
5 2 (22.22%) Python
5 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (22.22%) Middleware
5 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (22.22%) Open Source
5 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
5 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
5 2 (22.22%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (22.22%) Database Security
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (22.22%) Risk Analysis

Database Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (11.11%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (22.22%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (11.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) WAN
2 2 (22.22%) SMS
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
3 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Fintech
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Private Cloud
2 1 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 1 (11.11%) Unix
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (44.44%) High Availability
2 4 (44.44%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Database Security
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) Open Source
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Statistics
3 2 (22.22%) Value Proposition
4 1 (11.11%) Campaign Management
4 1 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (11.11%) Database Marketing
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (11.11%) Logistics
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
2 2 (22.22%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) MCITP
1 4 (44.44%) MCSA
1 4 (44.44%) MCTS
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) OCP
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Data Guard
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe
2 1 (11.11%) Aprimo
2 1 (11.11%) Chordiant
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Pega