The median annual salary for a SQL DBA was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 22 June 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
England / South East
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 293 304 254
Rank change year-on-year +11 -50  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 101 133 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.69% 0.72% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.75% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 74 121 191
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £30,400 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14084 17831 20749
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.53% 96.94% 97.20%
Number of salaries quoted 11801 15169 16871
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured SQL DBA in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for SQL DBA in the South East

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for SQL DBA in the South East

SQL DBA
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL DBA in the South East over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL DBA in the South East

SQL DBA
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 SQL DBA within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +30 24 £60,000 +29.03% 2
East Sussex +14 17 £45,000 -
Hampshire +35 16 £41,250 -13.15% 5
Oxfordshire +19 11 £45,000 +5.88% 2
West Sussex +10 11 £48,750 +8.93% 1
Kent +15 9 £42,500 +63.46%
Buckinghamshire -16 8 £40,000 -17.94% 1
Berkshire +8 4 £60,000 +41.17%
SQL DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 South East region featuring SQL DBA in the job title.

1 208 (97.65%) SQL
2 202 (94.84%) SQL Server
3 140 (65.73%) Performance Tuning
4 129 (60.56%) T-SQL
5 111 (52.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 102 (47.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 82 (38.50%) Microsoft
8 70 (32.86%) Windows
9 69 (32.39%) Replication
9 69 (32.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 66 (30.99%) High Availability
11 61 (28.64%) SQL Server 2008
12 60 (28.17%) Clustering
13 56 (26.29%) Disaster Recovery
14 55 (25.82%) SQL Server 2014
15 54 (25.35%) Business Intelligence
16 52 (24.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 52 (24.41%) SQL Server 2012
17 48 (22.54%) Windows Server
18 43 (20.19%) SQL Server 2016
19 41 (19.25%) Data Warehouse
20 37 (17.37%) Windows Server 2008
21 36 (16.90%) Analytical Skills
22 35 (16.43%) ETL
23 33 (15.49%) Finance
24 28 (13.15%) Microsoft Certification
25 27 (12.68%) Linux
25 27 (12.68%) NoSQL
26 26 (12.21%) SQL Server 2005
27 25 (11.74%) Capacity Planning

SQL DBA 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:

Application Platforms
1 23 (10.80%) IIS
2 10 (4.69%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (11.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (8.45%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (4.69%) GitHub
4 3 (1.41%) IaaS
4 3 (1.41%) PaaS
4 3 (1.41%) SaaS
5 1 (0.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.82%) Intranet
2 1 (0.47%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 202 (94.84%) SQL Server
2 111 (52.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 102 (47.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 69 (32.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 61 (28.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 55 (25.82%) SQL Server 2014
7 52 (24.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 52 (24.41%) SQL Server 2012
8 43 (20.19%) SQL Server 2016
9 41 (19.25%) Data Warehouse
10 27 (12.68%) NoSQL
11 26 (12.21%) SQL Server 2005
12 21 (9.86%) MySQL
13 18 (8.45%) Relational Database
14 14 (6.57%) MongoDB
14 14 (6.57%) RDBMS
15 11 (5.16%) OLAP
15 11 (5.16%) OLTP
16 10 (4.69%) Hadoop
17 9 (4.23%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 13 (6.10%) Visual Studio
2 11 (5.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.47%) GitLab
3 1 (0.47%) JIRA
3 1 (0.47%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.47%) Toad
General
1 33 (15.49%) Finance
2 21 (9.86%) Marketing
3 18 (8.45%) Advertising
4 6 (2.82%) Music Industry
5 4 (1.88%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.47%) Law
6 1 (0.47%) Legal
6 1 (0.47%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.76%) JSON
1 8 (3.76%) XML
2 7 (3.29%) .NET
3 3 (1.41%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 69 (32.39%) Replication
2 60 (28.17%) Clustering
3 36 (16.90%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (6.57%) Fintech
5 7 (3.29%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (1.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.41%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.47%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 70 (32.86%) Windows
2 48 (22.54%) Windows Server
3 37 (17.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (12.68%) Linux
5 22 (10.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.88%) Unix
7 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (65.73%) Performance Tuning
2 66 (30.99%) High Availability
3 56 (26.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 54 (25.35%) Business Intelligence
5 35 (16.43%) ETL
6 25 (11.74%) Capacity Planning
7 23 (10.80%) Database Security
7 23 (10.80%) Statistics
8 22 (10.33%) Performance Monitoring
9 19 (8.92%) Network Load Balancing
10 18 (8.45%) ITIL
11 17 (7.98%) Database Tuning
12 16 (7.51%) Process Improvement
13 14 (6.57%) Database Mirroring
13 14 (6.57%) Migration
14 12 (5.63%) Data Protection
15 11 (5.16%) Data Modelling
16 10 (4.69%) Business Continuity
16 10 (4.69%) Performance Improvement
16 10 (4.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 208 (97.65%) SQL
2 129 (60.56%) T-SQL
3 14 (6.57%) PL/SQL
4 12 (5.63%) PowerShell
5 7 (3.29%) C#
6 3 (1.41%) C++
6 3 (1.41%) Java
6 3 (1.41%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.94%) C
7 2 (0.94%) VB
7 2 (0.94%) VBA
8 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.47%) Korn
Qualifications
1 28 (13.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (7.98%) MCSA
3 13 (6.10%) MCITP
3 13 (6.10%) MCTS
4 9 (4.23%) Degree
4 9 (4.23%) MCSE
5 5 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.94%) MCDBA
7 2 (0.94%) MCP
8 1 (0.47%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.47%) HNC
8 1 (0.47%) HND
8 1 (0.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.23%) SLA
2 8 (3.76%) QA
3 5 (2.35%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.94%) GDPR
6 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.47%) HL7
System Software
1 19 (8.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.41%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.47%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.47%) Perfmon
3 1 (0.47%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 82 (38.50%) Microsoft
2 18 (8.45%) Oracle
3 16 (7.51%) Facebook
4 12 (5.63%) VMware
5 11 (5.16%) IBM
6 10 (4.69%) Splunk
6 10 (4.69%) Tableau
7 8 (3.76%) Cognos
7 8 (3.76%) SAP
7 8 (3.76%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.47%) Red Hat
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum Exceptional benefits and company cul
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Modis International
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Premium Credit
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Winchester
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £39000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 8 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, 25 days Hol
Posted: 9 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago