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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Database Administrator
Rank 720 732 735
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DBA 178 193 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.20% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 156 179 153
Average salary £54,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.90% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £42,101
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.00%
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
90807 95908 94217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.14% 96.48% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 77011 80194 76700
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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 +25 95 £57,500 -4.16% 8
South East -9 46 £53,879 +0.23% 2
Yorkshire +22 11 £45,000 -18.18%
South West -5 11 £30,000 -14.28% 1
North West +22 10 £45,000 +0.55% 2
East of England -5 3 £55,000 - 1
East Midlands +2 2 £45,000 -2.70%
Senior DBA
UK

Senior DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 252 (72.62%) SQL
2 249 (71.76%) SQL Server
3 159 (45.82%) Oracle
4 156 (44.96%) Performance Tuning
5 144 (41.50%) Oracle Database
6 110 (31.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 99 (28.53%) Microsoft
7 99 (28.53%) T-SQL
8 94 (27.09%) Replication
9 90 (25.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 90 (25.94%) Finance
10 78 (22.48%) Business Intelligence
11 77 (22.19%) High Availability
12 71 (20.46%) WebLogic
13 69 (19.88%) Oracle RAC
13 69 (19.88%) Oracle Database 11g
14 68 (19.60%) SQL Server 2008
15 67 (19.31%) Capacity Planning
16 65 (18.73%) Data Warehouse
16 65 (18.73%) MS Excel
17 63 (18.16%) Oracle Database 12c
18 62 (17.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 61 (17.58%) SQL Server 2012
20 60 (17.29%) Data Guard
20 60 (17.29%) Clustering
21 58 (16.71%) Oracle RMAN
22 54 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
22 54 (15.56%) SQL Server 2014
23 53 (15.27%) ETL
24 51 (14.70%) Windows

Senior DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 71 (20.46%) WebLogic
2 25 (7.20%) Apache
3 14 (4.03%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.31%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (2.31%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (2.31%) Oracle Service Bus
5 4 (1.15%) Apache Pig
5 4 (1.15%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.15%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (0.86%) IIS
7 2 (0.58%) JBoss
7 2 (0.58%) Node.js
7 2 (0.58%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.29%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 65 (18.73%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.86%) MS Office
3 2 (0.58%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 42 (12.10%) Oracle Applications
2 35 (10.09%) Oracle EBS
3 16 (4.61%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (1.15%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.58%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.29%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.29%) PaaS
2 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.02%) FTP
2 4 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.29%) Firewall
3 1 (0.29%) HTTP
3 1 (0.29%) LAN
3 1 (0.29%) NAS
3 1 (0.29%) SAN
3 1 (0.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 249 (71.76%) SQL Server
2 144 (41.50%) Oracle Database
3 110 (31.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 90 (25.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 69 (19.88%) Oracle Database 11g
6 68 (19.60%) SQL Server 2008
7 65 (18.73%) Data Warehouse
8 63 (18.16%) Oracle Database 12c
9 62 (17.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 61 (17.58%) SQL Server 2012
11 54 (15.56%) SQL Server 2014
12 35 (10.09%) Oracle BI EE
13 32 (9.22%) Relational Database
14 30 (8.65%) Oracle Exadata
15 28 (8.07%) RDBMS
16 25 (7.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 25 (7.20%) Oracle Database 10g
17 24 (6.92%) SQL Server 2000
18 23 (6.63%) MySQL
18 23 (6.63%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 24 (6.92%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (2.02%) Toad
3 6 (1.73%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.15%) ERwin
4 4 (1.15%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (1.15%) Subversion
4 4 (1.15%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.58%) Visual Studio
General
1 90 (25.94%) Finance
2 28 (8.07%) Retail
3 27 (7.78%) Banking
4 12 (3.46%) Law
5 7 (2.02%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.44%) Retail Banking
7 4 (1.15%) Advertising
8 3 (0.86%) Marketing
9 2 (0.58%) Back Office
9 2 (0.58%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.58%) French Language
9 2 (0.58%) Publishing
10 1 (0.29%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (10.37%) Middleware
1 36 (10.37%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 27 (7.78%) XML
3 10 (2.88%) Oracle Fusion
4 9 (2.59%) .NET
5 4 (1.15%) CakePHP
5 4 (1.15%) LAMP
6 2 (0.58%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.58%) Lucene
6 2 (0.58%) Web Services
6 2 (0.58%) WPF
7 1 (0.29%) CSS
7 1 (0.29%) HTML
7 1 (0.29%) OC4J
7 1 (0.29%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.29%) WebCenter
7 1 (0.29%) XSD
7 1 (0.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 94 (27.09%) Replication
2 60 (17.29%) Clustering
3 24 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (6.34%) Data Structures
5 11 (3.17%) CMDB
6 6 (1.73%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.73%) Data Centre
6 6 (1.73%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.86%) Semantic Web
9 2 (0.58%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.58%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.58%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.58%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.58%) User Experience
10 1 (0.29%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.29%) Fintech
10 1 (0.29%) Oracle Exalogic
10 1 (0.29%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.29%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 51 (14.70%) Windows
2 33 (9.51%) Unix
3 32 (9.22%) Linux
4 11 (3.17%) Windows Server
5 9 (2.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (2.31%) AIX
6 8 (2.31%) Solaris
7 6 (1.73%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.86%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.58%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (44.96%) Performance Tuning
2 78 (22.48%) Business Intelligence
3 77 (22.19%) High Availability
4 67 (19.31%) Capacity Planning
5 54 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
6 53 (15.27%) ETL
7 44 (12.68%) Database Mirroring
8 43 (12.39%) Migration
9 36 (10.37%) SOA
10 35 (10.09%) Disaster Recovery
11 33 (9.51%) Root Cause Analysis
12 31 (8.93%) ITIL
13 30 (8.65%) Database Tuning
14 28 (8.07%) Data Modelling
15 27 (7.78%) Mentoring
16 26 (7.49%) Patch Management
17 18 (5.19%) Service Delivery
18 15 (4.32%) Business Continuity
19 14 (4.03%) Database Security
19 14 (4.03%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 252 (72.62%) SQL
2 99 (28.53%) T-SQL
3 48 (13.83%) Shell Script
4 46 (13.26%) PL/SQL
5 43 (12.39%) Perl
6 25 (7.20%) Korn
7 7 (2.02%) PowerShell
8 6 (1.73%) Java
8 6 (1.73%) Python
9 4 (1.15%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.15%) Pig Latin
9 4 (1.15%) Ruby
10 3 (0.86%) C
10 3 (0.86%) C#
11 1 (0.29%) PHP
11 1 (0.29%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.29%) VBA
11 1 (0.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (7.78%) Oracle Certification
2 26 (7.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (6.63%) Degree
4 22 (6.34%) OCP
5 10 (2.88%) MCSA
6 7 (2.02%) SC Cleared
6 7 (2.02%) Security Cleared
7 5 (1.44%) MCITP
8 2 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.58%) MCDBA
8 2 (0.58%) MCSE
8 2 (0.58%) MCTS
8 2 (0.58%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.19%) QA
2 17 (4.90%) SLA
3 2 (0.58%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.58%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.58%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.29%) COBIT
System Software
1 69 (19.88%) Oracle RAC
2 35 (10.09%) Active Directory
3 12 (3.46%) Oracle Clusterware
4 4 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.58%) Docker
5 2 (0.58%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 60 (17.29%) Data Guard
2 58 (16.71%) Oracle RMAN
3 33 (9.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 12 (3.46%) Oracle Flashback
5 4 (1.15%) Ansible
5 4 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.15%) Puppet
6 2 (0.58%) Terraform
Vendors
1 159 (45.82%) Oracle
2 99 (28.53%) Microsoft
3 26 (7.49%) Siebel
4 19 (5.48%) Red Gate
5 6 (1.73%) Sybase
6 5 (1.44%) IBM
6 5 (1.44%) Splunk
6 5 (1.44%) Zerto
7 4 (1.15%) Hortonworks
7 4 (1.15%) SAP
7 4 (1.15%) SolarWinds
7 4 (1.15%) Talend
7 4 (1.15%) VMware
8 2 (0.58%) Cognos
8 2 (0.58%) EMC
8 2 (0.58%) Sun
9 1 (0.29%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.29%) Pegasus
9 1 (0.29%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.29%) Temenos
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