The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Database Administrator
Rank 659 648 724
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +76
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DBA 215 207 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.21% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.22% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 182 187 144
Average salary £56,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.81% -
90% offered a salary of more than £41,050 £44,400 £43,140
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.84%
Senior DBA
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
100964 94057 104141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.25% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82543 79050 89527
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Senior DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior DBA in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior DBA Jobs Demand Trend in England

Senior DBA
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior DBA across the England region.

Senior DBA Salary Trend in England

Senior DBA
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior DBA across the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Senior DBA Salary Histogram in England

Senior DBA
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior DBA within the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -16 122 £59,500 +1.27% 10
South East -22 36 £50,000 -4.76% 3
Yorkshire -23 17 £55,000 +37.50% 4
South West -31 12 £41,000 -3.52% 1
North West -18 10 £56,250 +2.27% 1
West Midlands -7 8 £48,750 -
East of England -18 7 £58,750 +30.55%
East Midlands -11 2 £45,000 -10.00%
North East - 1 £45,000 -
Senior DBA
UK

Senior DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Senior DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior DBA in their job title.

1 300 (74.44%) SQL Server
2 276 (68.49%) SQL
3 192 (47.64%) Oracle
4 152 (37.72%) Oracle Database
5 138 (34.24%) Performance Tuning
6 137 (34.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 136 (33.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 130 (32.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 120 (29.78%) T-SQL
10 116 (28.78%) Finance
11 103 (25.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 94 (23.33%) Replication
13 92 (22.83%) Windows
14 86 (21.34%) Oracle Database 11g
15 80 (19.85%) SQL Server 2012
16 74 (18.36%) Oracle RAC
17 73 (18.11%) Data Guard
18 72 (17.87%) Linux
19 71 (17.62%) Microsoft
20 69 (17.12%) Clustering
21 68 (16.87%) SQL Server 2005
22 65 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
23 62 (15.38%) MySQL
24 61 (15.14%) ETL
25 59 (14.64%) Oracle Database 10g
26 57 (14.14%) ITIL
27 51 (12.66%) Data Warehouse
28 50 (12.41%) UNIX
29 48 (11.91%) Oracle RMAN
30 43 (10.67%) PL/SQL

Senior DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Senior DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 38 (9.43%) WebLogic
2 12 (2.98%) Oracle UPK
3 10 (2.48%) SharePoint
4 9 (2.23%) Apache Solr
5 6 (1.49%) Apache Pig
6 5 (1.24%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.74%) WorkSite
7 3 (0.74%) IIS
8 2 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.50%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.50%) SAS
8 2 (0.50%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.50%) CMS
8 2 (0.50%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.25%) OpenROAD
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.25%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 42 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.50%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 26 (6.45%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (3.72%) Oracle EBS R12
3 14 (3.47%) Oracle Applications
3 14 (3.47%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (0.99%) Agresso
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.21%) SAN
2 5 (1.24%) iSCSI
3 2 (0.50%) NAS
3 2 (0.50%) LDAP
3 2 (0.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.50%) Internet
4 1 (0.25%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.25%) HTTP
4 1 (0.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 300 (74.44%) SQL Server
2 152 (37.72%) Oracle Database
3 137 (34.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 136 (33.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 130 (32.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 103 (25.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 86 (21.34%) Oracle Database 11g
8 80 (19.85%) SQL Server 2012
9 68 (16.87%) SQL Server 2005
10 62 (15.38%) MySQL
11 59 (14.64%) Oracle Database 10g
12 51 (12.66%) Data Warehouse
13 36 (8.93%) OLAP
13 36 (8.93%) Relational Database
14 30 (7.44%) RDBMS
15 27 (6.70%) OLTP
16 26 (6.45%) SQL Server 2000
17 24 (5.96%) Oracle Reports
18 19 (4.71%) DTS
19 18 (4.47%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 11 (2.73%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (1.74%) JIRA
2 7 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (1.49%) Maven
3 6 (1.49%) Ant
4 5 (1.24%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.50%) Git (software)
General
1 116 (28.78%) Finance
2 21 (5.21%) Law
3 16 (3.97%) Banking
4 14 (3.47%) Legal
5 13 (3.23%) Investment Banking
6 10 (2.48%) Retail
7 6 (1.49%) Games
8 5 (1.24%) Music Industry
8 5 (1.24%) Marketing
9 4 (0.99%) Advertising
10 3 (0.74%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.25%) Front Office
11 1 (0.25%) Billing
11 1 (0.25%) Publishing
11 1 (0.25%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (5.96%) Middleware
2 20 (4.96%) Oracle Fusion
3 14 (3.47%) .NET
4 9 (2.23%) MDX
5 6 (1.49%) Java EE
6 5 (1.24%) J2EE
7 3 (0.74%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.50%) Lucene
8 2 (0.50%) HTML
8 2 (0.50%) Web Services
9 1 (0.25%) LAMP
9 1 (0.25%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.25%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.25%) COM
9 1 (0.25%) CSS
9 1 (0.25%) Spring
9 1 (0.25%) WCF
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle Streams
9 1 (0.25%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 94 (23.33%) Replication
2 69 (17.12%) Clustering
3 23 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (2.48%) Spread Betting
5 9 (2.23%) Mathematics
6 8 (1.99%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.74%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.49%) Digital Media
9 5 (1.24%) Kindle
9 5 (1.24%) Blackberry
10 4 (0.99%) Data Integration
11 3 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.74%) NHS
11 3 (0.74%) Thin Client
11 3 (0.74%) Fat Client
11 3 (0.74%) Statistics
12 2 (0.50%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.25%) N-Tier
13 1 (0.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 1 (0.25%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 92 (22.83%) Windows
2 72 (17.87%) Linux
3 50 (12.41%) UNIX
4 40 (9.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (5.96%) Solaris
6 21 (5.21%) AIX
7 20 (4.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (4.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (2.73%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (1.49%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (1.24%) Windows 2000
12 3 (0.74%) CentOS
12 3 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (34.24%) Performance Tuning
2 65 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
3 61 (15.14%) ETL
4 57 (14.14%) ITIL
5 42 (10.42%) Database Security
6 41 (10.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 32 (7.94%) Migration
8 25 (6.20%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (6.20%) Capacity Planning
8 25 (6.20%) Mentoring
9 20 (4.96%) Data Modelling
10 18 (4.47%) E-Commerce
10 18 (4.47%) PRINCE2
11 17 (4.22%) Performance Analysis
11 17 (4.22%) Performance Monitoring
12 16 (3.97%) High Availability
13 14 (3.47%) Scrum
14 11 (2.73%) Database Tuning
15 10 (2.48%) Release Management
16 9 (2.23%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 276 (68.49%) SQL
2 120 (29.78%) T-SQL
3 43 (10.67%) PL/SQL
4 23 (5.71%) PowerShell
5 20 (4.96%) Shell Script
6 18 (4.47%) Perl
7 12 (2.98%) Python
8 8 (1.99%) C#
8 8 (1.99%) Java
9 7 (1.74%) Bash Shell
10 4 (0.99%) C
11 3 (0.74%) Ruby
12 1 (0.25%) AWK
12 1 (0.25%) VBScript
12 1 (0.25%) VB
12 1 (0.25%) PHP
12 1 (0.25%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.25%) C++
12 1 (0.25%) sed
Qualifications
1 43 (10.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (8.68%) MCTS
3 34 (8.44%) Degree
4 26 (6.45%) MCITP
5 16 (3.97%) Oracle Certification
6 13 (3.23%) MCSE
7 12 (2.98%) MCSA
8 10 (2.48%) MCDBA
9 7 (1.74%) OCP
10 2 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.50%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.25%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.98%) QA
2 11 (2.73%) ISO 9001
3 10 (2.48%) SLA
4 3 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 74 (18.36%) Oracle RAC
2 48 (11.91%) Oracle RMAN
3 11 (2.73%) Active Directory
4 8 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.50%) vSphere
6 1 (0.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 73 (18.11%) Data Guard
2 25 (6.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 8 (1.99%) BMC PATROL
4 4 (0.99%) SCOM
5 3 (0.74%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.50%) SCCM
6 2 (0.50%) Nagios
6 2 (0.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.50%) Munin
6 2 (0.50%) Puppet
6 2 (0.50%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.50%) SCSM
6 2 (0.50%) Opsview
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.25%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 192 (47.64%) Oracle
2 71 (17.62%) Microsoft
3 25 (6.20%) Red Hat
4 18 (4.47%) Sybase
5 13 (3.23%) Retek
6 10 (2.48%) VMware
7 7 (1.74%) HP
8 6 (1.49%) MapR
9 5 (1.24%) Red Gate
9 5 (1.24%) Tableau
9 5 (1.24%) Sony
9 5 (1.24%) Toshiba
9 5 (1.24%) MicroStrategy
9 5 (1.24%) NetApp
9 5 (1.24%) SAP
9 5 (1.24%) JBoss
10 4 (0.99%) SunGard
11 3 (0.74%) Percona
12 2 (0.50%) ESRI
12 2 (0.50%) JD Edwards
North Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Scott-Merrick LLP
Posted: 3 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 36 days holiday and more
Posted: 6 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Met Office
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 9 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 10 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
TechnoRecruit
Posted: 13 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits, 10% Bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Salary: £49999 - £65000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + 12% bonus & Bens
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Pro DBA Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum + benefits + pension
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago