Period
to 17 October 2018

The median annual salary for a SQL DBA was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 17 October 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 209 194 236
Rank change year-on-year -15 +42 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 28 65 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.55% 1.10% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 1.13% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 25 55 44
Surrey median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% -9.52% +13.51%
10th Percentile £31,250 £40,000 £32,375
90th Percentile £60,000 £64,500 £61,750
South East median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% -2.17% +8.24%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey. 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
Surrey
Permanent vacancies in Surrey with a recognized job title 4,851 5,730 6,771
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.64% 96.76% 97.48%
Number of salaries quoted 4,095 4,683 5,723
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £72,250 £67,500 £67,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL DBA in Surrey

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for SQL DBA in Surrey

SQL DBA
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL DBA in Surrey over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL DBA in Surrey

SQL DBA
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL DBA within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 17 October 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
Epsom +14 16 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Egham +38 2 - -
Camberley - 2 £47,500 - 1
Leatherhead -1 1 £52,500 +25.00%
Weybridge -11 1 £57,500 +43.75%
SQL DBA
South East

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, SQL DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Surrey region featuring SQL DBA in the job title.

1 22 (78.57%) SQL Server
2 21 (75.00%) SQL
3 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (57.14%) DevOps
4 14 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
5 12 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (35.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (21.43%) T-SQL
8 5 (17.86%) SLA
9 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
10 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
10 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
11 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
11 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
11 2 (7.14%) Advertising
11 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (7.14%) Replication
11 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (7.14%) Data Modelling
11 2 (7.14%) ETL
11 2 (7.14%) J2EE
11 2 (7.14%) Java
11 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
11 2 (7.14%) Unix
11 2 (7.14%) Windows

SQL DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (78.57%) SQL Server
2 12 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (35.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
6 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
7 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
7 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (7.14%) Advertising
1 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Replication
1 2 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (3.57%) e-Learning
2 1 (3.57%) Fintech
2 1 (3.57%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Linux
1 2 (7.14%) Unix
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (57.14%) DevOps
2 14 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.14%) Data Modelling
4 2 (7.14%) ETL
4 2 (7.14%) High Availability
4 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.57%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.57%) Information Security
5 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.57%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (21.43%) T-SQL
3 2 (7.14%) Java
3 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) MCDBA
1 1 (3.57%) MCSA
1 1 (3.57%) MCSE
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.57%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) SLA
2 2 (7.14%) QA
3 1 (3.57%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) 3PAR
1 1 (3.57%) Cisco
1 1 (3.57%) HP
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.57%) NetApp
1 1 (3.57%) Virgin Media
1 1 (3.57%) VMware