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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Database Administrator
Rank 660 637 746
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +109
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DBA 234 209 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.21% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.22% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 201 189 139
Average salary £56,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.81% -
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £48,750 £52,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -6.25%
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
100676 94267 105178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.44% 94.30% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 82464 79096 90290
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 30 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 30 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +12 133 £60,000 +4.34% 9
South East -9 40 £50,000 -4.76% 4
Yorkshire -29 17 £55,000 +33.33% 3
South West -28 14 £41,000 -3.52% 2
North West -14 10 £56,250 +2.27% 1
West Midlands -8 8 £48,750 -
East of England -12 7 £55,000 +22.22% 1
East Midlands -16 4 £45,000 -10.00%
North East - 1 £45,000 - 1
Senior DBA
UK

Senior DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 311 (75.12%) SQL Server
2 284 (68.60%) SQL
3 206 (49.76%) Oracle
4 164 (39.61%) Oracle Database
5 142 (34.30%) Performance Tuning
6 139 (33.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 139 (33.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 134 (32.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 126 (30.43%) T-SQL
9 119 (28.74%) Finance
10 107 (25.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 96 (23.19%) Replication
12 91 (21.98%) Oracle Database 11g
13 87 (21.01%) Windows
14 85 (20.53%) SQL Server 2012
15 82 (19.81%) Oracle RAC
16 76 (18.36%) Data Guard
17 73 (17.63%) Linux
17 73 (17.63%) Microsoft
18 68 (16.43%) Clustering
19 67 (16.18%) SQL Server 2005
19 67 (16.18%) MySQL
20 65 (15.70%) Business Intelligence
21 62 (14.98%) Oracle Database 10g
22 60 (14.49%) ETL
23 55 (13.29%) ITIL
24 53 (12.80%) Data Warehouse
25 52 (12.56%) UNIX
26 51 (12.32%) Oracle RMAN
27 48 (11.59%) PL/SQL

Senior DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 44 (10.63%) WebLogic
2 12 (2.90%) Oracle UPK
2 12 (2.90%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.42%) Apache Solr
4 6 (1.45%) Apache Pig
5 5 (1.21%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.72%) WorkSite
6 3 (0.72%) IIS
6 3 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.72%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.48%) SAS
7 2 (0.48%) ArcGIS
7 2 (0.48%) CMS
7 2 (0.48%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.24%) OpenROAD
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.24%) Umbraco
Applications
1 45 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.72%) PowerPivot
3 2 (0.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 29 (7.00%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (3.86%) Oracle EBS R12
3 15 (3.62%) Oracle Applications
3 15 (3.62%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (0.97%) Agresso
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.59%) SAN
2 5 (1.21%) iSCSI
3 2 (0.48%) NAS
3 2 (0.48%) LDAP
3 2 (0.48%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.48%) Internet
4 1 (0.24%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.24%) HTTP
4 1 (0.24%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 311 (75.12%) SQL Server
2 164 (39.61%) Oracle Database
3 139 (33.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 139 (33.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 134 (32.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 107 (25.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 91 (21.98%) Oracle Database 11g
7 85 (20.53%) SQL Server 2012
8 67 (16.18%) SQL Server 2005
8 67 (16.18%) MySQL
9 62 (14.98%) Oracle Database 10g
10 53 (12.80%) Data Warehouse
11 35 (8.45%) Relational Database
12 34 (8.21%) OLAP
13 31 (7.49%) RDBMS
14 28 (6.76%) Oracle Reports
15 25 (6.04%) OLTP
16 23 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
17 19 (4.59%) DTS
18 18 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 11 (2.66%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (1.93%) JIRA
3 7 (1.69%) Maven
3 7 (1.69%) Ant
4 4 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.48%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 119 (28.74%) Finance
2 21 (5.07%) Law
3 16 (3.86%) Banking
4 15 (3.62%) Legal
5 12 (2.90%) Investment Banking
6 7 (1.69%) Games
6 7 (1.69%) Retail
7 5 (1.21%) Music Industry
7 5 (1.21%) Marketing
8 4 (0.97%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.97%) Advertising
9 1 (0.24%) Publishing
9 1 (0.24%) Front Office
9 1 (0.24%) Billing
9 1 (0.24%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (6.04%) Middleware
2 21 (5.07%) Oracle Fusion
3 14 (3.38%) .NET
4 10 (2.42%) MDX
5 7 (1.69%) Java EE
6 5 (1.21%) J2EE
7 3 (0.72%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.48%) Lucene
8 2 (0.48%) HTML
8 2 (0.48%) Web Services
9 1 (0.24%) LAMP
9 1 (0.24%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.24%) COM
9 1 (0.24%) CSS
9 1 (0.24%) Spring
9 1 (0.24%) WCF
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Streams
9 1 (0.24%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 96 (23.19%) Replication
2 68 (16.43%) Clustering
3 24 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.17%) Spread Betting
5 7 (1.69%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.45%) Digital Media
6 6 (1.45%) Mathematics
7 5 (1.21%) Blackberry
7 5 (1.21%) Kindle
8 3 (0.72%) Statistics
8 3 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.48%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.48%) Open Source
9 2 (0.48%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.24%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.24%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.24%) Derivative
10 1 (0.24%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 87 (21.01%) Windows
2 73 (17.63%) Linux
3 52 (12.56%) UNIX
4 38 (9.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (5.80%) Solaris
6 21 (5.07%) AIX
6 21 (5.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (3.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (1.45%) Windows 2000 Server
10 5 (1.21%) Windows 2000
11 3 (0.72%) CentOS
11 3 (0.72%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (34.30%) Performance Tuning
2 65 (15.70%) Business Intelligence
3 60 (14.49%) ETL
4 55 (13.29%) ITIL
5 40 (9.66%) Database Security
6 39 (9.42%) Disaster Recovery
7 31 (7.49%) Migration
8 26 (6.28%) Mentoring
9 25 (6.04%) Capacity Planning
10 22 (5.31%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (4.83%) Data Modelling
12 19 (4.59%) PRINCE2
13 18 (4.35%) Performance Analysis
14 16 (3.86%) Performance Monitoring
14 16 (3.86%) High Availability
15 15 (3.62%) E-Commerce
16 11 (2.66%) BCP
16 11 (2.66%) Scrum
16 11 (2.66%) Database Tuning
17 10 (2.42%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 284 (68.60%) SQL
2 126 (30.43%) T-SQL
3 48 (11.59%) PL/SQL
4 25 (6.04%) PowerShell
5 21 (5.07%) Perl
5 21 (5.07%) Shell Script
6 12 (2.90%) Python
7 9 (2.17%) Java
8 8 (1.93%) C#
8 8 (1.93%) Bash Shell
9 4 (0.97%) C
10 3 (0.72%) Ruby
11 2 (0.48%) AWK
11 2 (0.48%) sed
12 1 (0.24%) VBScript
12 1 (0.24%) VB
12 1 (0.24%) PHP
12 1 (0.24%) C++
12 1 (0.24%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 42 (10.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (7.97%) MCTS
3 30 (7.25%) Degree
4 25 (6.04%) MCITP
5 18 (4.35%) Oracle Certification
6 14 (3.38%) MCSE
7 13 (3.14%) MCSA
8 10 (2.42%) MCDBA
9 9 (2.17%) OCP
10 2 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.48%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.24%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.66%) ISO 9001
1 11 (2.66%) SLA
1 11 (2.66%) QA
2 3 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.48%) Data Quality
System Software
1 82 (19.81%) Oracle RAC
2 51 (12.32%) Oracle RMAN
3 11 (2.66%) Active Directory
4 10 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.48%) vSphere
6 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 76 (18.36%) Data Guard
2 29 (7.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 7 (1.69%) BMC PATROL
4 4 (0.97%) SCOM
5 2 (0.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.48%) Nagios
5 2 (0.48%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.48%) SCCM
5 2 (0.48%) Munin
5 2 (0.48%) Puppet
5 2 (0.48%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.48%) SCSM
5 2 (0.48%) Opsview
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.24%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 206 (49.76%) Oracle
2 73 (17.63%) Microsoft
3 26 (6.28%) Red Hat
4 17 (4.11%) Sybase
5 13 (3.14%) Retek
6 12 (2.90%) VMware
7 7 (1.69%) HP
8 6 (1.45%) NetApp
8 6 (1.45%) MapR
9 5 (1.21%) Tableau
9 5 (1.21%) Sony
9 5 (1.21%) Toshiba
9 5 (1.21%) SAP
9 5 (1.21%) JBoss
9 5 (1.21%) IBM
10 4 (0.97%) SunGard
10 4 (0.97%) Percona
11 3 (0.72%) Red Gate
12 2 (0.48%) ESRI
12 2 (0.48%) JD Edwards
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
North Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Recommend Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £63,000 per annum healthcare, pension, flexible benefi
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Gold Group
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 36 days holiday and more
Posted: 15 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Met Office
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 18 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 19 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
TechnoRecruit
Posted: 22 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits, 10% Bonus
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago