Period
to 18 November 2018

The median annual salary for a SQL Server DBA was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in South London during the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

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

SQL Server Database Administrator
London > South London
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 120 134
Rank change year-on-year -9 +14 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 5 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South London 0.28% 0.45% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.46% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 1
South London median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% -15.79% +18.75%
10th Percentile £39,000 £40,000 £43,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £40,000 £51,250
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +8.91% -10.62%

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 1,742 1,507 1,786
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.51% 96.79% 97.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1,451 1,287 1,519
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 £26,150 £25,379
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £70,000
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%

SQL Server DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in South London

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server DBA in South London

SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in South London

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

Salary trend for SQL Server DBA in South London

SQL Server DBA
Salary Histogram in South London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA in South London over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server DBA in South London

SQL Server 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 Server DBA within the South London region over the 6 months to 18 November 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
Croydon - 2 £65,000 -
Merton - 1 £35,000 -
SQL Server DBA
London

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in South London

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, SQL Server 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 Server DBA in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 4 (80.00%) Failover Clustering
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) Clustering
3 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (40.00%) MCSE
4 2 (40.00%) MCSA
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (40.00%) Veeam
4 2 (40.00%) High Availability
5 1 (20.00%) Facebook
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (20.00%) Marketing
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (20.00%) Advertising
5 1 (20.00%) Replication

SQL Server 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Clustering
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCSA
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Veeam
2 1 (20.00%) Facebook