Period
to 16 January 2019

The median annual salary for a SQL DBA was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in South London during the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

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

SQL Database Administrator
London > South London
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 121 104 108
Rank change year-on-year -17 +4 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 13 22 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South London 0.73% 1.41% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 1.46% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 12 28 16
South London median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% -15.79% +5.56%
10th Percentile £38,625 £38,875 £46,250
90th Percentile £70,625 £48,750 £60,625
London median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South London. 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 London
Permanent vacancies in South London with a recognized job title 1,700 1,506 1,694
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.94% 96.72% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1,428 1,312 1,351
South London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £69,500
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in South London

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL DBA in South London

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in South London

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

Salary trend for SQL DBA in South London

SQL DBA
Salary Histogram in South London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL DBA in South London over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Salary histogram for SQL DBA in South London

SQL DBA
Job Locations in South London

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 London region over the 6 months to 16 January 2019. 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
Croydon -18 4 £66,250 +76.67% 1
Kingston Upon Thames +8 1 £40,000 -15.79% 1
Merton -9 1 £35,000 -36.36%
Bromley - 1 £57,500 -
SQL DBA
London

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, SQL DBA 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 London region featuring SQL DBA in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
2 10 (76.92%) Failover Clustering
3 9 (69.23%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (69.23%) SQL Server 2016
4 8 (61.54%) T-SQL
4 8 (61.54%) Clustering
5 7 (53.85%) High Availability
5 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (38.46%) Veeam
6 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
7 4 (30.77%) Windows
7 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
8 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (23.08%) MCSE
8 3 (23.08%) MCSA
8 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
8 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (15.38%) Marketing
9 2 (15.38%) Scrum
9 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (15.38%) Database Security
10 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
10 1 (7.69%) Facebook
10 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
10 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (7.69%) Windows Server

SQL DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South London 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (69.23%) SQL Server 2016
3 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (7.69%) OLTP
6 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
6 1 (7.69%) Snowflake Schema
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (15.38%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Advertising
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Clustering
2 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (53.85%) High Availability
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Database Security
3 2 (15.38%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) CRUD
4 1 (7.69%) Data Management
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (7.69%) Logistics
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (61.54%) T-SQL
3 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) MCSA
1 3 (23.08%) MCSE
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (76.92%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Veeam
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Facebook