The median annual salary for a Junior SQL Server DBA was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Junior SQL Server Database Administrator
UK
Rank 843 928 941
Rank change year-on-year +85 +13  
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior SQL Server DBA 6 18 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.018% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.018% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 6 18 15
Median salary £65,000 £31,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +108.00% -3.84%  
UK excluding London median salary - £29,250 £28,750
% change year-on-year - +1.73%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80634 98831 101724
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.35% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 66904 82761 83046
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Junior SQL Server DBA
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Junior SQL Server DBA in the UK

Junior SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Junior SQL Server DBA in the UK

Junior SQL Server DBA
Top 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior SQL Server DBA within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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
England +81 6 £65,000 +108.00%
London +76 6 £65,000 +79.31%
City of London +53 5 £65,000 +73.33%

Junior SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Junior 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 featuring Junior SQL Server DBA in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (92.31%) SQL
3 7 (53.85%) T-SQL
3 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (46.15%) Data Modelling
4 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (38.46%) Banking
5 5 (38.46%) Finance
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 5 (38.46%) Oracle
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (38.46%) Oracle Database
6 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (30.77%) Degree
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (30.77%) ETL
6 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (30.77%) Replication
6 4 (30.77%) Financial Institution
6 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
8 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (15.38%) Riak
8 2 (15.38%) Windows
9 1 (7.69%) Clustering
9 1 (7.69%) Data Security
9 1 (7.69%) Service Management

Junior SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (38.46%) Oracle Database
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (15.38%) Riak
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 5 (38.46%) Banking
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Replication
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Data Modelling
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (30.77%) ETL
2 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (7.69%) Change Control
3 1 (7.69%) Data Security
3 1 (7.69%) E-Discovery
3 1 (7.69%) High Availability
3 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.69%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Release Management
3 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
3 1 (7.69%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 1 (7.69%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Sun