The median annual salary for a SQL Server DBA was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire during the 3 months to 28 March 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
South West / Wiltshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 - 80
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 16 0 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 2.00% - 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.06% - 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 13 0 15
Median salary £42,500 - £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £36,076 - £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 - £46,500
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 Wiltshire. 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
Wiltshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 778 1026 1099
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 97.25% 93.87% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 670 927 890
Median salary £40,000 £39,421 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.47% -1.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server DBA in Wiltshire

SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

Salary trend for SQL Server DBA in Wiltshire

SQL Server DBA
Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA in Wiltshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server DBA in Wiltshire

SQL Server DBA
Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Swindon - 14 £45,000 -
Chippenham - 2 £35,000 -
SQL Server DBA
South West

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Wiltshire region featuring SQL Server DBA in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) SQL
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (70.00%) Performance Tuning
4 14 (70.00%) Finance
5 12 (60.00%) High Availability
6 10 (50.00%) Windows
7 9 (45.00%) T-SQL
7 9 (45.00%) Oracle
7 9 (45.00%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (45.00%) Oracle Database
7 9 (45.00%) PowerShell
8 8 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
9 6 (30.00%) Migration
10 5 (25.00%) Line Management
10 5 (25.00%) Process Improvement
10 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (20.00%) Data Migration
11 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
12 3 (15.00%) Database Optimisation
12 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Clustering
12 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (15.00%) Data Transformation
12 3 (15.00%) Replication
12 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (15.00%) Clustering

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 2 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (45.00%) Oracle Database
5 8 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (15.00%) DTS
8 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (10.00%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (10.00%) BigQuery
9 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 14 (70.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (15.00%) Clustering
2 3 (15.00%) Replication
3 2 (10.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (60.00%) High Availability
3 6 (30.00%) Migration
4 5 (25.00%) Line Management
4 5 (25.00%) Process Improvement
5 4 (20.00%) Data Migration
6 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (15.00%) Data Transformation
6 3 (15.00%) Database Optimisation
7 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (10.00%) CRM
7 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
7 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (5.00%) ITIL
8 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (45.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (45.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) MCDBA
2 1 (5.00%) MCITP
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) Google
3 2 (10.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (10.00%) VMware