The median annual salary for a SQL Server DBA was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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
England / South West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 222 212 226
Rank change year-on-year -10 +14  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 14 28 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.27% 0.54% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.56% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 13 28 16
Median salary £47,500 £38,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.18% -4.37%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  

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 5072 5041 5830
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 97.00% 97.62% 97.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4219 4271 4917
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 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

SQL Server DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server DBA in the South West

SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for SQL Server DBA in the South West

SQL Server DBA
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA in the South West over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server DBA in the South West

SQL Server 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 Server DBA within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Devon - 9 £47,500 - 1
Somerset -19 4 £32,500 -9.72% 1
Cornwall - 1 £34,000 - 1
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, SQL Server 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 Server DBA in the job title.

1 43 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (72.09%) Performance Tuning
3 28 (65.12%) SQL
4 26 (60.47%) T-SQL
5 24 (55.81%) High Availability
6 18 (41.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 17 (39.53%) PowerShell
8 16 (37.21%) Load Testing
9 15 (34.88%) SaaS
9 15 (34.88%) Scrum
9 15 (34.88%) ISO 14001
9 15 (34.88%) ISO 9001
10 14 (32.56%) Finance
10 14 (32.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 13 (30.23%) SQL Server 2008
11 13 (30.23%) Windows
12 11 (25.58%) Oracle
13 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
14 9 (20.93%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (20.93%) Oracle Database
14 9 (20.93%) SQL Server 2014
15 8 (18.60%) SQL Server 2016
16 6 (13.95%) RedGate
17 5 (11.63%) Process Improvement
17 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2012
17 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Clustering
17 5 (11.63%) Line Management
17 5 (11.63%) Replication
17 5 (11.63%) Clustering
17 5 (11.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services

SQL Server 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 2 (4.65%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 15 (34.88%) SaaS
2 4 (9.30%) GitHub
3 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (4.65%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (41.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (32.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (30.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (20.93%) Oracle Database
5 9 (20.93%) SQL Server 2014
6 8 (18.60%) SQL Server 2016
7 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (11.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (9.30%) OLAP
8 4 (9.30%) OLTP
8 4 (9.30%) SSDT
9 3 (6.98%) DTS
9 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (4.65%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (4.65%) BigQuery
10 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) tSQLt
1 4 (9.30%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.65%) JIRA
3 1 (2.33%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (32.56%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (11.63%) Clustering
2 5 (11.63%) Replication
3 2 (4.65%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.23%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Linux
2 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (72.09%) Performance Tuning
2 24 (55.81%) High Availability
3 16 (37.21%) Load Testing
4 15 (34.88%) Scrum
5 5 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (11.63%) Line Management
5 5 (11.63%) Process Improvement
6 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (9.30%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.98%) Data Transformation
7 3 (6.98%) Database Optimisation
7 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
7 3 (6.98%) ETL
8 2 (4.65%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (4.65%) CRM
8 2 (4.65%) Data Protection
8 2 (4.65%) Migration
9 1 (2.33%) Database Security
9 1 (2.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (65.12%) SQL
2 26 (60.47%) T-SQL
3 17 (39.53%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) MCDBA
2 1 (2.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (34.88%) ISO 14001
1 15 (34.88%) ISO 9001
2 2 (4.65%) QA
2 2 (4.65%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.65%) Perfmon
2 2 (4.65%) Puppet
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 11 (25.58%) Oracle
2 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.95%) RedGate
4 4 (9.30%) VMware
5 2 (4.65%) Google
5 2 (4.65%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.33%) SAP
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Good Benefits + Flexi
Posted: 3 days ago
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Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter
Novate IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Truro
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Pension, Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Optima Connections
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago