The median annual salary for a SQL DBA was £40,382 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 24 April 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
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 173 184 183
Rank change year-on-year +11 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 54 66 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.05% 1.14% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 1.18% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 48 63 51
Median salary £40,382 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.98% +2.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £31,200 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £49,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  

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 4965 5582 6079
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.30% 96.81% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4125 4652 4995
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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 3 months to 24 April 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 3 months to 24 April 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
Wiltshire +36 21 £40,382 -14.98%
Devon +3 16 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Bristol -13 13 £39,000 -8.23% 3
Somerset -25 3 £40,000 -2.43%
Gloucestershire -7 1 £38,500 -7.22% 4
SQL DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 87 (87.00%) SQL Server
2 85 (85.00%) SQL
3 50 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 45 (45.00%) Performance Tuning
5 42 (42.00%) High Availability
6 35 (35.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 35 (35.00%) T-SQL
7 27 (27.00%) Migration
8 24 (24.00%) Finance
9 23 (23.00%) Windows
10 20 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 19 (19.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 19 (19.00%) SQL Server 2014
12 18 (18.00%) SQL Server 2012
13 17 (17.00%) PowerShell
13 17 (17.00%) Load Testing
13 17 (17.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 17 (17.00%) Oracle
13 17 (17.00%) Business Intelligence
14 16 (16.00%) SaaS
15 14 (14.00%) ISO 14001
15 14 (14.00%) Disaster Recovery
15 14 (14.00%) Scrum
15 14 (14.00%) ISO 9001
16 12 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
16 12 (12.00%) Database Security
17 11 (11.00%) Oracle Database
18 10 (10.00%) Windows Server
18 10 (10.00%) Clustering
19 9 (9.00%) Active Directory

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 5 (5.00%) IIS
2 3 (3.00%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (3.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.00%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 16 (16.00%) SaaS
2 12 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.00%) DHCP
1 3 (3.00%) DNS
2 2 (2.00%) SAN
3 1 (1.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (87.00%) SQL Server
2 50 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 35 (35.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (19.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (19.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 18 (18.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 17 (17.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (11.00%) Oracle Database
8 9 (9.00%) SQL Server 2016
9 7 (7.00%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (7.00%) SQL Server 2000
10 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (4.00%) DTS
11 4 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (3.00%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (2.00%) Amazon Redshift
13 2 (2.00%) BigQuery
13 2 (2.00%) MySQL
14 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database 12c
14 1 (1.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.00%) JIRA
1 2 (2.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 24 (24.00%) Finance
2 7 (7.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.00%) Electronics
3 5 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.00%) Marketing
4 2 (2.00%) Banking
5 1 (1.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.00%) .NET
2 1 (1.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (1.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.00%) Clustering
2 9 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.00%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (7.00%) Replication
4 2 (2.00%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.00%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (23.00%) Windows
2 10 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.00%) Linux
3 1 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.00%) Solaris
3 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (45.00%) Performance Tuning
2 42 (42.00%) High Availability
3 27 (27.00%) Migration
4 17 (17.00%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (17.00%) Load Testing
5 14 (14.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (14.00%) Scrum
6 12 (12.00%) Database Security
7 8 (8.00%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (7.00%) Data Management
8 7 (7.00%) Data Migration
8 7 (7.00%) Statistical Analysis
8 7 (7.00%) Statistics
9 6 (6.00%) ETL
9 6 (6.00%) Process Improvement
10 5 (5.00%) Change Control
10 5 (5.00%) Data Modelling
10 5 (5.00%) ERP
10 5 (5.00%) Line Management
10 5 (5.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (85.00%) SQL
2 35 (35.00%) T-SQL
3 17 (17.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (4.00%) C#
5 2 (2.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (7.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (3.00%) MCSA
3 3 (3.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.00%) Degree
4 2 (2.00%) MCDBA
4 2 (2.00%) MCITP
4 2 (2.00%) MCSE
5 1 (1.00%) MCP
5 1 (1.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.00%) ISO 14001
1 14 (14.00%) ISO 9001
2 6 (6.00%) SLA
3 2 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 9 (9.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (7.00%) Perfmon
2 6 (6.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.00%) Puppet
4 1 (1.00%) SQL Sentry
4 1 (1.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (17.00%) Oracle
3 7 (7.00%) VMware
4 5 (5.00%) SAP
5 3 (3.00%) RedGate
6 2 (2.00%) Google
6 2 (2.00%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.00%) Sage
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