The median annual salary for a SQL Server DBA was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Server Database Administrator
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 60 70 71
Rank change year-on-year +10 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 2 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.45% 0.60% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.61% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 1
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.54% +57.14%  
UK excluding London median salary £46,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.68% +3.52%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. 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
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 426 658 575
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 96.60% 98.65% 97.96%
Number of salaries quoted 342 600 511
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

SQL Server DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server DBA in Staffordshire

SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for SQL Server DBA in Staffordshire

SQL Server DBA
Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Stoke-on-Trent +1 2 £52,500 -4.54%
SQL Server DBA
West Midlands

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Staffordshire region featuring SQL Server DBA in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 7 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (42.86%) OLTP
2 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (42.86%) OLTP
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft