The median annual salary for a SQL DBA was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Database Administrator
England / South East
Rank 281 324 248
Rank change year-on-year +43 -76  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 115 132 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.77% 0.69% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.71% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 100 126 207
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,985
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.30%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,700 £57,500 £60,000
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 14420 18572 19803
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.53% 96.67% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 12035 15864 15976
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

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 24 March 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 24 March 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 +46 31 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Hampshire +23 31 £45,000 +5.88% 2
East Sussex +27 22 £45,000 +25.00% 3
Kent +22 17 £67,500 +35.00% 1
Berkshire +25 8 £55,000 +41.93% 1
Buckinghamshire +3 3 £37,500 -21.05% 2
Oxfordshire -12 2 £41,250 -13.15%
West Sussex +9 1 £30,000 -33.33%
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 219 (97.33%) SQL Server
2 215 (95.56%) SQL
3 133 (59.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 133 (59.11%) Performance Tuning
4 130 (57.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 129 (57.33%) T-SQL
6 88 (39.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 83 (36.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 81 (36.00%) SQL Server 2014
9 80 (35.56%) SQL Server 2008
10 78 (34.67%) High Availability
11 77 (34.22%) Microsoft
12 73 (32.44%) Windows
13 72 (32.00%) Disaster Recovery
14 70 (31.11%) Replication
15 60 (26.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 55 (24.44%) Clustering
17 54 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
18 45 (20.00%) Windows Server
19 41 (18.22%) MS Excel
20 40 (17.78%) Microsoft Certification
20 40 (17.78%) SQL Server 2005
21 38 (16.89%) ETL
21 38 (16.89%) Windows Server 2008
22 35 (15.56%) Data Warehouse
23 34 (15.11%) IIS
24 33 (14.67%) ITIL
25 32 (14.22%) Finance
26 30 (13.33%) MCSA
26 30 (13.33%) Analytical Skills

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top Related 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 34 (15.11%) IIS
2 14 (6.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 41 (18.22%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.44%) IaaS
2 10 (4.44%) PaaS
2 10 (4.44%) SaaS
3 5 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.22%) GitHub
4 1 (0.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.11%) Intranet
2 1 (0.44%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (97.33%) SQL Server
2 133 (59.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 130 (57.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 88 (39.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 83 (36.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 81 (36.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 80 (35.56%) SQL Server 2008
8 60 (26.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 40 (17.78%) SQL Server 2005
10 35 (15.56%) Data Warehouse
11 27 (12.00%) SQL Server 2016
12 17 (7.56%) MySQL
13 15 (6.67%) OLTP
14 12 (5.33%) OLAP
15 11 (4.89%) Data Mining
16 10 (4.44%) Hadoop
16 10 (4.44%) NoSQL
17 7 (3.11%) DTS
17 7 (3.11%) Relational Database
18 5 (2.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (6.22%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.44%) Toad
General
1 32 (14.22%) Finance
2 18 (8.00%) Marketing
3 16 (7.11%) Advertising
4 7 (3.11%) Multimedia
5 6 (2.67%) Music Industry
6 5 (2.22%) Back Office
7 1 (0.44%) Law
7 1 (0.44%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.67%) .NET
2 3 (1.33%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 70 (31.11%) Replication
2 55 (24.44%) Clustering
3 30 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.89%) Data Protection Act
5 8 (3.56%) Fintech
6 7 (3.11%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.67%) Data Centre
7 6 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.22%) Reinsurance
9 4 (1.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.44%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 73 (32.44%) Windows
2 45 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 38 (16.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (8.89%) Linux
6 3 (1.33%) Unix
7 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (59.11%) Performance Tuning
2 78 (34.67%) High Availability
3 72 (32.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 54 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
5 38 (16.89%) ETL
6 33 (14.67%) ITIL
7 29 (12.89%) Statistics
8 24 (10.67%) Performance Monitoring
9 23 (10.22%) Database Security
10 17 (7.56%) Migration
11 16 (7.11%) Data Modelling
11 16 (7.11%) Network Load Balancing
12 14 (6.22%) Capacity Planning
12 14 (6.22%) Database Mirroring
13 13 (5.78%) Data Analysis
13 13 (5.78%) Database Tuning
14 12 (5.33%) Data Protection
15 10 (4.44%) Process Improvement
15 10 (4.44%) QMS
15 10 (4.44%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 215 (95.56%) SQL
2 129 (57.33%) T-SQL
3 18 (8.00%) PowerShell
4 8 (3.56%) C#
5 5 (2.22%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.33%) C++
6 3 (1.33%) Java
6 3 (1.33%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.89%) C
7 2 (0.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 40 (17.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (13.33%) MCSA
3 12 (5.33%) ITIL Certification
4 11 (4.89%) Degree
4 11 (4.89%) MCSE
5 9 (4.00%) MCITP
6 8 (3.56%) MCTS
7 2 (0.89%) MCDBA
7 2 (0.89%) MCP
7 2 (0.89%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.44%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.44%) HNC
8 1 (0.44%) HND
8 1 (0.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.33%) QA
2 11 (4.89%) PCI DSS
3 8 (3.56%) SLA
4 3 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (7.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.78%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.44%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.44%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 77 (34.22%) Microsoft
2 15 (6.67%) Facebook
3 9 (4.00%) SolarWinds
4 8 (3.56%) VMware
5 6 (2.67%) Oracle
6 5 (2.22%) Splunk
6 5 (2.22%) Tableau
7 3 (1.33%) IBM
8 2 (0.89%) Cognos
9 1 (0.44%) NetApp
9 1 (0.44%) Remedy
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