The median annual salary for a SQL Server DBA was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Server Database Administrator
England / South East
Rank 328 382 299
Rank change year-on-year +54 -83  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 53 78 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.35% 0.41% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.42% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 51 73 140
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,600 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.68% +3.52%  

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 14422 18600 19935
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.51% 96.65% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12036 15863 16077
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 Server DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server DBA in the South East

SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for SQL Server DBA in the South East

SQL Server DBA
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA in the South East over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server DBA in the South East

SQL Server 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 Server DBA within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 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
Hampshire +27 19 £45,000 +2.85% 1
Kent +18 14 £67,500 +35.00%
East Sussex - 9 £45,000 - 2
Surrey +31 7 £55,000 +17.64% 1
Berkshire +28 2 £47,500 -7.31%
Oxfordshire -4 2 £41,250 -17.50%
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 South East region featuring SQL Server DBA in the job title.

1 107 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 97 (90.65%) SQL
3 72 (67.29%) Performance Tuning
4 71 (66.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 70 (65.42%) T-SQL
6 62 (57.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 59 (55.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 52 (48.60%) SQL Server 2014
9 51 (47.66%) Replication
10 44 (41.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 41 (38.32%) SQL Server 2012
12 39 (36.45%) Business Intelligence
13 34 (31.78%) Clustering
13 34 (31.78%) Windows
14 30 (28.04%) High Availability
15 26 (24.30%) IIS
15 26 (24.30%) Microsoft
16 22 (20.56%) ETL
16 22 (20.56%) Disaster Recovery
16 22 (20.56%) Data Warehouse
17 21 (19.63%) SQL Server 2016
18 20 (18.69%) SQL Server 2008
19 19 (17.76%) Performance Monitoring
20 18 (16.82%) Marketing
20 18 (16.82%) Statistics
20 18 (16.82%) MS Excel
21 17 (15.89%) Database Security
22 16 (14.95%) Finance
23 15 (14.02%) Advertising
23 15 (14.02%) Facebook

SQL Server 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 26 (24.30%) IIS
2 4 (3.74%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 18 (16.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.74%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 71 (66.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 62 (57.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 59 (55.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 52 (48.60%) SQL Server 2014
6 44 (41.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 41 (38.32%) SQL Server 2012
8 22 (20.56%) Data Warehouse
9 21 (19.63%) SQL Server 2016
10 20 (18.69%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (9.35%) Data Mining
12 7 (6.54%) Hadoop
12 7 (6.54%) OLAP
12 7 (6.54%) OLTP
13 6 (5.61%) DTS
14 5 (4.67%) Big Data
14 5 (4.67%) Power BI
15 4 (3.74%) Azure SQL Database
16 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2000
16 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (6.54%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (6.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (16.82%) Marketing
2 16 (14.95%) Finance
3 15 (14.02%) Advertising
4 6 (5.61%) Music Industry
5 5 (4.67%) Back Office
6 1 (0.93%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.93%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 51 (47.66%) Replication
2 34 (31.78%) Clustering
3 5 (4.67%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.67%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.67%) Reinsurance
4 4 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 34 (31.78%) Windows
2 11 (10.28%) Windows Server
3 8 (7.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (6.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.80%) Linux
6 1 (0.93%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (67.29%) Performance Tuning
2 39 (36.45%) Business Intelligence
3 30 (28.04%) High Availability
4 22 (20.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 22 (20.56%) ETL
5 19 (17.76%) Performance Monitoring
6 18 (16.82%) Statistics
7 17 (15.89%) Database Security
8 10 (9.35%) Network Load Balancing
9 9 (8.41%) Database Mirroring
10 8 (7.48%) ITIL
11 7 (6.54%) SDLC
12 6 (5.61%) Capacity Planning
12 6 (5.61%) Database Tuning
13 5 (4.67%) Data Transformation
13 5 (4.67%) Performance Optimisation
14 3 (2.80%) Change Control
14 3 (2.80%) Digital Marketing
14 3 (2.80%) E-Commerce
15 1 (0.93%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 97 (90.65%) SQL
2 70 (65.42%) T-SQL
3 7 (6.54%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.93%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (11.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (9.35%) MCSE
3 6 (5.61%) MCSA
4 2 (1.87%) MCITP
5 1 (0.93%) Degree
5 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.93%) HNC
5 1 (0.93%) HND
5 1 (0.93%) MCTS
5 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.87%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.93%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (0.93%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 26 (24.30%) Microsoft
2 15 (14.02%) Facebook
3 4 (3.74%) SolarWinds
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle
4 1 (0.93%) VMware
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