The median annual salary for a SQL Server DBA was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Server Database Administrator
South East / Surrey
Rank 162 193 192
Rank change year-on-year +31 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 7 14 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.25% 0.34% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.35% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 22
Median salary £55,000 £46,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.64% +16.87%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £47,350
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 Surrey. 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
Surrey
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2686 4053 4351
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 96.27% 97.62% 97.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2165 3473 3596
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
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 Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server DBA in Surrey

SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for SQL Server DBA in Surrey

SQL Server DBA
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA in Surrey over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server DBA in Surrey

SQL Server 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 Server DBA within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 25 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
Guildford - 7 £55,000 -
SQL Server DBA
South East

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 25 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 Surrey region featuring SQL Server DBA in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
2 12 (92.31%) Replication
2 12 (92.31%) T-SQL
2 12 (92.31%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (76.92%) Database Security
3 10 (76.92%) Network Load Balancing
3 10 (76.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (69.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (69.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 9 (69.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (69.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (69.23%) SQL Server 2014
5 8 (61.54%) Clustering
6 7 (53.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (53.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (53.85%) Hadoop
6 7 (53.85%) OLAP
6 7 (53.85%) IIS
6 7 (53.85%) Visual Studio
6 7 (53.85%) ITIL
6 7 (53.85%) Windows
6 7 (53.85%) ETL
6 7 (53.85%) OLTP
6 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
6 7 (53.85%) Database Mirroring
6 7 (53.85%) SDLC
6 7 (53.85%) Performance Monitoring
6 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2012

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (53.85%) IIS
2 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (76.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (69.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 9 (69.23%) SQL Server 2014
3 9 (69.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 9 (69.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (69.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (53.85%) Hadoop
4 7 (53.85%) OLAP
4 7 (53.85%) OLTP
4 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (53.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Music Industry
Miscellaneous
1 12 (92.31%) Replication
2 8 (61.54%) Clustering
3 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
1 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (76.92%) Database Security
2 10 (76.92%) Network Load Balancing
3 7 (53.85%) Database Mirroring
3 7 (53.85%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (53.85%) ETL
3 7 (53.85%) High Availability
3 7 (53.85%) ITIL
3 7 (53.85%) Performance Monitoring
3 7 (53.85%) SDLC
4 4 (30.77%) Statistics
5 3 (23.08%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (23.08%) Change Control
5 3 (23.08%) Database Tuning
6 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
7 1 (7.69%) Change Management
7 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
2 12 (92.31%) T-SQL
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) SolarWinds