Period
to 17 February 2018

The median annual salary for a SQL Server DBA was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 229 240 277
Rank change year-on-year +11 +37 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 24 13 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.41% 0.22% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.23% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 29 12 26
Surrey median annual salary £42,500 £56,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.44% +12.50% +17.65%
10th Percentile £40,000 £40,125 £39,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £62,125 £57,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -9.57% -1.05% +5.56%

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 5,692 5,673 7,811
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.79% 97.21% 97.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4,731 4,779 6,820
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SQL Server DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

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 6 months to 17 February 2018.

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 6 months to 17 February 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
Guildford -23 8 £50,000 -9.09%
Woking - 5 £52,500 -
Caterham - 1 £55,000 -
Epsom - 1 £40,000 -
SQL Server DBA
South East

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

For the 6 months to 17 February 2018, SQL Server 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 Server DBA in the job title.

1 24 (100.00%) SQL
1 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (83.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (70.83%) Performance Tuning
4 16 (66.67%) T-SQL
4 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 14 (58.33%) ETL
5 14 (58.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (54.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (45.83%) Power BI
8 11 (45.83%) Microsoft Azure
9 9 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (37.50%) Windows
10 8 (33.33%) CRM
10 8 (33.33%) Replication
11 7 (29.17%) Advertising
11 7 (29.17%) Migration
11 7 (29.17%) OLAP
11 7 (29.17%) Windows Server
11 7 (29.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 6 (25.00%) E-Commerce
12 6 (25.00%) BCP
12 6 (25.00%) Data Transformation
12 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (20.83%) WPF
13 5 (20.83%) OLTP
13 5 (20.83%) Clustering

SQL Server 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:

Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Raiser's Edge
Cloud Services
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) NAS
1 2 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (83.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (58.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (54.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (45.83%) Power BI
7 9 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (29.17%) OLAP
9 5 (20.83%) OLTP
10 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (29.17%) Advertising
2 3 (12.50%) Electronics
2 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 3 (12.50%) Marketing
2 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) .NET
1 5 (20.83%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Replication
2 5 (20.83%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Windows
2 7 (29.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (58.33%) ETL
3 12 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (33.33%) CRM
6 7 (29.17%) Migration
7 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (25.00%) BCP
7 6 (25.00%) Data Transformation
7 6 (25.00%) E-Commerce
8 3 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (12.50%) ITIL
8 3 (12.50%) Programme Management
9 2 (8.33%) Data Architecture
9 2 (8.33%) High Availability
9 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
9 2 (8.33%) Project Management
9 2 (8.33%) Service Design
10 1 (4.17%) Data Migration
10 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) SQL
2 16 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 5 (20.83%) C#
4 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.33%) MCDBA
2 2 (8.33%) MCSA
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (8.33%) SCCM
1 2 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) SAP
3 2 (8.33%) RedGate