Period
to 21 July 2017

The median annual salary for a SQL DBA was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 21 July 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 West
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 250 225 260
Rank change year-on-year -25 +35 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 88 126 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.84% 1.13% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 1.17% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 78 122 76
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.23% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £32,350 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £48,750 £48,675 £50,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -5.26%

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 West. 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 West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 10210 10805 11765
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 97.03% 97.11% 97.43%
Number of salaries quoted 8530 9067 9829
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL DBA in the South West

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for SQL DBA in the South West

SQL DBA
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL DBA in the South West over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL DBA in the South West

SQL DBA
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 21 July 2017. 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
Wiltshire +28 28 £40,000 +3.90% 2
Devon +14 24 £47,500 +11.76%
Somerset -27 16 £32,500 -20.73% 1
Bristol -36 15 £39,000 -8.24%
Gloucestershire -6 3 £38,500 -3.75%
Cornwall -5 2 £37,500 -
SQL DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 West region featuring SQL DBA in the job title.

1 79 (89.77%) SQL Server
2 72 (81.82%) SQL
3 47 (53.41%) Performance Tuning
4 42 (47.73%) T-SQL
5 41 (46.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 28 (31.82%) High Availability
7 27 (30.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 25 (28.41%) Microsoft
9 21 (23.86%) Finance
9 21 (23.86%) PowerShell
10 20 (22.73%) Windows
10 20 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
11 19 (21.59%) SQL Server 2014
12 17 (19.32%) Oracle
12 17 (19.32%) Migration
13 15 (17.05%) SQL Server 2008
13 15 (17.05%) Load Testing
13 15 (17.05%) SaaS
14 14 (15.91%) SQL Server 2012
15 13 (14.77%) Scrum
15 13 (14.77%) ISO 14001
15 13 (14.77%) ISO 9001
16 12 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
16 12 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
16 12 (13.64%) SQL Server 2016
17 11 (12.50%) Oracle Database
17 11 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
18 9 (10.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 9 (10.23%) RedGate
18 9 (10.23%) Enterprise Software

SQL DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 4 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (4.55%) IIS
1 4 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 15 (17.05%) SaaS
2 12 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (7.95%) GitHub
4 3 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.41%) DHCP
1 3 (3.41%) DNS
2 1 (1.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (89.77%) SQL Server
2 41 (46.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 27 (30.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (21.59%) SQL Server 2014
5 15 (17.05%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (15.91%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (13.64%) SQL Server 2016
8 11 (12.50%) Oracle Database
9 9 (10.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
11 7 (7.95%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (7.95%) OLAP
11 7 (7.95%) OLTP
11 7 (7.95%) SSDT
12 6 (6.82%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (5.68%) MySQL
14 2 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
14 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
14 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database 12c
15 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (7.95%) tSQLt
1 7 (7.95%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.14%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.14%) JIRA
3 1 (1.14%) TeamCity
General
1 21 (23.86%) Finance
2 8 (9.09%) Marketing
3 7 (7.95%) Electronics
3 7 (7.95%) Manufacturing
3 7 (7.95%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.41%) Advertising
5 2 (2.27%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (1.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.23%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (7.95%) Clustering
3 6 (6.82%) Replication
4 4 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.55%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.14%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.14%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.14%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 20 (22.73%) Windows
2 8 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.27%) Linux
4 1 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (53.41%) Performance Tuning
2 28 (31.82%) High Availability
3 20 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (19.32%) Migration
5 15 (17.05%) Load Testing
6 13 (14.77%) Scrum
7 12 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
9 8 (9.09%) ETL
10 7 (7.95%) Data Management
10 7 (7.95%) Programme Management
10 7 (7.95%) Statistical Analysis
10 7 (7.95%) Statistics
11 6 (6.82%) Database Security
11 6 (6.82%) E-Commerce
11 6 (6.82%) Process Improvement
12 5 (5.68%) ERP
12 5 (5.68%) Line Management
12 5 (5.68%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 72 (81.82%) SQL
2 42 (47.73%) T-SQL
3 21 (23.86%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.27%) C#
5 1 (1.14%) C
5 1 (1.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (7.95%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.41%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.27%) MCSA
4 2 (2.27%) MCSE
5 1 (1.14%) Degree
5 1 (1.14%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.14%) MCDBA
5 1 (1.14%) MCITP
5 1 (1.14%) MCP
5 1 (1.14%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.77%) ISO 14001
1 13 (14.77%) ISO 9001
2 4 (4.55%) SLA
3 1 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 8 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.41%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (2.27%) Perfmon
3 1 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.14%) Puppet
3 1 (1.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (28.41%) Microsoft
2 17 (19.32%) Oracle
3 9 (10.23%) RedGate
4 8 (9.09%) SAP
5 6 (6.82%) VMware
6 2 (2.27%) Google
7 1 (1.14%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.14%) SolarWinds
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