Period
to 21 January 2018

The median annual salary for a SQL DBA was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 291 252 255
Rank change year-on-year -39 +3 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 46 93 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.46% 0.89% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.92% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 39 86 88
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +5.06% -7.06%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,850
90th Percentile £57,500 £48,750 £52,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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 West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 9,711 10,091 11,216
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.09% 96.74% 97.31%
Number of salaries quoted 8,019 8,487 9,481
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 January 2018.

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 January 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
Gloucestershire +47 15 £50,000 +17.65% 1
Somerset +5 13 £42,500 +21.43%
Bristol -30 7 £41,250 +26.92%
Wiltshire -21 6 £38,750 -6.63%
Dorset -25 2 £32,000 -28.89% 5
Cornwall -15 1 £32,500 -35.00% 3
SQL DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 43 (93.48%) SQL Server
2 39 (84.78%) SQL
3 36 (78.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (58.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (45.65%) T-SQL
6 19 (41.30%) Microsoft
6 19 (41.30%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (41.30%) Microsoft Azure
7 17 (36.96%) Windows
8 16 (34.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 16 (34.78%) Performance Tuning
8 16 (34.78%) SQL Server 2014
8 16 (34.78%) SQL Server 2016
9 14 (30.43%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (28.26%) Security Cleared
11 12 (26.09%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (19.57%) PowerShell
12 9 (19.57%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (19.57%) Windows Server
12 9 (19.57%) Active Directory
13 8 (17.39%) Migration
13 8 (17.39%) IaaS
14 7 (15.22%) DV Cleared
14 7 (15.22%) Finance
14 7 (15.22%) Manufacturing
14 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
15 6 (13.04%) SharePoint
15 6 (13.04%) SAP
15 6 (13.04%) SaaS

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 6 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.52%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (41.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (17.39%) IaaS
3 6 (13.04%) SaaS
4 5 (10.87%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (93.48%) SQL Server
2 36 (78.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 27 (58.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (34.78%) SQL Server 2014
4 16 (34.78%) SQL Server 2016
4 16 (34.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (26.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (19.57%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (10.87%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (8.70%) Cosmos DB
9 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (6.52%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (4.35%) Hadoop
11 2 (4.35%) OLAP
11 2 (4.35%) OLAP Cube
11 2 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (2.17%) Geospatial Data
12 1 (2.17%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (15.22%) Finance
1 7 (15.22%) Manufacturing
2 5 (10.87%) Electronics
2 5 (10.87%) Marketing
2 5 (10.87%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.70%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) .NET
1 2 (4.35%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (8.70%) N-Tier
2 2 (4.35%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.35%) Replication
3 1 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.96%) Windows
2 9 (19.57%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (41.30%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (34.78%) Performance Tuning
3 14 (30.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (17.39%) Migration
5 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (10.87%) Data Protection
6 5 (10.87%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (10.87%) Mentoring
6 5 (10.87%) PRINCE2
6 5 (10.87%) Programme Management
7 4 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (8.70%) High Availability
7 4 (8.70%) ITIL
7 4 (8.70%) ITIL V3
7 4 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (8.70%) Service Delivery
8 3 (6.52%) CRM
8 3 (6.52%) ETL
8 3 (6.52%) ITSM
8 3 (6.52%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (84.78%) SQL
2 21 (45.65%) T-SQL
3 9 (19.57%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (28.26%) Security Cleared
2 7 (15.22%) DV Cleared
3 4 (8.70%) Degree
3 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.52%) MCITP
4 3 (6.52%) MCTS
4 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (19.57%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) Failover Clustering
1 3 (6.52%) SCCM
1 3 (6.52%) SCOM
2 1 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (41.30%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.04%) SAP
3 5 (10.87%) VMware
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle