Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a SQL Server DBA was £38,959 in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 6 months to 17 November 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 92 93
Rank change year-on-year +11 +1 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 10 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.08% 1.03% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 1.09% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 2
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £38,959 £43,250 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.92% -2.81% -
10th Percentile £37,240 £31,175 £41,150
90th Percentile £60,000 £50,875 £47,450
North East median annual salary £38,959 £43,250 £44,500
% change year-on-year -9.92% -2.81% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear. 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
Tyne and Wear
Permanent vacancies in Tyne and Wear with a recognized job title 905 1101 972
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.31% 94.67% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 793 931 833
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £39,131 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.33% +4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £55,250
North East median annual salary £39,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.30% +2.67% +7.14%

SQL Server DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server DBA in Tyne and Wear

SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Salary trend for SQL Server DBA in Tyne and Wear

SQL Server DBA
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server DBA in Tyne and Wear

SQL Server DBA
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +18 10 £38,959 -11.46%
SQL Server DBA
North East

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Tyne and Wear region featuring SQL Server DBA in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) SQL
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (90.00%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (70.00%) Oracle
4 6 (60.00%) MCSA
4 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (60.00%) RDBMS
4 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (60.00%) Open Source
4 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (60.00%) Mentoring
4 6 (60.00%) Relational Database
4 6 (60.00%) Case Management
4 6 (60.00%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (40.00%) Degree
5 4 (40.00%) Windows
5 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (30.00%) XML
6 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (30.00%) Software Architecture
6 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (30.00%) Opsview
6 3 (30.00%) B2C
7 1 (10.00%) MariaDB
7 1 (10.00%) Performance Optimisation
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (60.00%) RDBMS
2 6 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) MariaDB
3 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (10.00%) MySQL
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Case Management
2 6 (60.00%) Mentoring
2 6 (60.00%) Open Source
3 3 (30.00%) B2C
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) MCSA
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Opsview
2 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) VMware