The median annual salary for a SQL Server DBA was £44,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 23 June 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
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 218 211 202
Rank change year-on-year -7 -9  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 12 26 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.22% 0.46% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.47% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 11 23 47
Median salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £29,600 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £53,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. 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
Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5297 5545 6715
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 97.68% 97.71% 98.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4451 4684 5528
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

SQL Server DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server DBA in Yorkshire

SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for SQL Server DBA in Yorkshire

SQL Server DBA
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server DBA in Yorkshire

SQL Server DBA
Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
West Yorkshire 0 9 £44,500 +11.25% 3
South Yorkshire - 2 £34,000 - 1
East Yorkshire - 1 £34,000 -
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Yorkshire region featuring SQL Server DBA in the job title.

1 23 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (78.26%) SQL
3 10 (43.48%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (39.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (34.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
6 6 (26.09%) T-SQL
6 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (21.74%) Windows
7 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
8 4 (17.39%) Migration
8 4 (17.39%) ITIL
9 3 (13.04%) VMware
9 3 (13.04%) SLA
9 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
9 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (13.04%) ERP
9 3 (13.04%) Oracle
9 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (13.04%) LiteSpeed
9 3 (13.04%) High Availability
9 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (8.70%) Database Security
10 2 (8.70%) Database Tuning
10 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (8.70%) Data Migration

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (39.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (34.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (4.35%) DTS
7 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
7 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
1 1 (4.35%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Clustering
1 2 (8.70%) Replication
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
1 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (17.39%) ITIL
3 4 (17.39%) Migration
4 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.04%) ERP
4 3 (13.04%) High Availability
5 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
5 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
5 2 (8.70%) Database Security
5 2 (8.70%) Database Tuning
5 2 (8.70%) ETL
5 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.35%) Data Security
6 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.35%) Open Source
6 1 (4.35%) Process Management
6 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) T-SQL
3 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.35%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.35%) MCDBA
2 1 (4.35%) MCITP
2 1 (4.35%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) LiteSpeed
2 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) VMware
3 1 (4.35%) Citrix
3 1 (4.35%) IDERA
3 1 (4.35%) RedGate
3 1 (4.35%) SAP
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