The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior SQL Server 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 SQL Server DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 835 870 797
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -73
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior SQL Server DBA 46 33 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.044% 0.030% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.032% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 32 30 58
Average salary £56,250 £57,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £54,868 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £57,500 £53,750
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +6.97%
Senior SQL Server 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
97611 102712 93841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.18% 94.49% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 82251 83877 78553
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Senior SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Senior SQL Server DBA Jobs Demand Trend in England

Senior SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in England

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

Senior SQL Server DBA Salary Trend in England

Senior SQL Server DBA
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior SQL Server DBA across the England region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Senior SQL Server DBA Salary Histogram in England

Senior SQL Server 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 SQL Server DBA within the England region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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 +7 24 £57,500 - 3
South East +13 10 £42,000 -30.00%
Yorkshire +9 5 - -
East of England +3 3 - - 1
North West +2 3 £58,000 +0.86%
West Midlands - 1 £49,000 -
Senior SQL Server DBA
UK

Senior SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Senior SQL Server 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 SQL Server DBA in their job title.

1 100 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 92 (92.00%) SQL
3 49 (49.00%) Microsoft
4 46 (46.00%) Finance
5 44 (44.00%) Performance Tuning
6 39 (39.00%) MS Excel
7 37 (37.00%) Replication
8 36 (36.00%) Clustering
9 32 (32.00%) T-SQL
10 31 (31.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 30 (30.00%) Windows
12 27 (27.00%) SQL Server 2005
12 27 (27.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 25 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 25 (25.00%) ITIL
14 22 (22.00%) SQL Server 2008
15 21 (21.00%) SQL Server 2000
16 19 (19.00%) Analytical Skills
16 19 (19.00%) High Availability
17 17 (17.00%) Service Delivery
18 15 (15.00%) Banking
18 15 (15.00%) Database Mirroring
19 14 (14.00%) Retail
19 14 (14.00%) Database Tuning
19 14 (14.00%) Microsoft Certification
20 13 (13.00%) IBM
20 13 (13.00%) BizTalk Server
20 13 (13.00%) Cognos
20 13 (13.00%) Capacity Planning
20 13 (13.00%) Server Building

Senior SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Senior SQL Server 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 SQL Server DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (13.00%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (7.00%) IIS
3 5 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.00%) Apache
Applications
1 39 (39.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.00%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (2.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.00%) Amazon S3
2 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.00%) SAN
2 3 (3.00%) Internet
2 3 (3.00%) NAS
3 2 (2.00%) DMZ
3 2 (2.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.00%) DNS
4 1 (1.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (31.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (27.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 27 (27.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 25 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (22.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 21 (21.00%) SQL Server 2000
7 11 (11.00%) Relational Database
8 10 (10.00%) RDBMS
8 10 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (9.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 8 (8.00%) Oracle Database
11 7 (7.00%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (4.00%) NoSQL
13 3 (3.00%) MySQL
13 3 (3.00%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (2.00%) DTS
14 2 (2.00%) Amazon RDS
14 2 (2.00%) Amazon Redshift
15 1 (1.00%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 46 (46.00%) Finance
2 15 (15.00%) Banking
3 14 (14.00%) Retail
4 8 (8.00%) Law
5 2 (2.00%) Legal
5 2 (2.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.00%) .NET
1 3 (3.00%) Web Services
2 1 (1.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 37 (37.00%) Replication
2 36 (36.00%) Clustering
3 19 (19.00%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (13.00%) Data Centre
5 10 (10.00%) Management Information System
6 8 (8.00%) Hedge funds
7 3 (3.00%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (2.00%) Life Science
8 2 (2.00%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.00%) N-Tier
9 1 (1.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 30 (30.00%) Windows
2 9 (9.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (6.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.00%) UNIX
5 2 (2.00%) Linux
5 2 (2.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (44.00%) Performance Tuning
2 25 (25.00%) ITIL
3 19 (19.00%) High Availability
4 17 (17.00%) Service Delivery
5 15 (15.00%) Database Mirroring
6 14 (14.00%) Database Tuning
7 13 (13.00%) Capacity Planning
7 13 (13.00%) Server Building
8 10 (10.00%) Database Security
8 10 (10.00%) Incident Management
9 7 (7.00%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (7.00%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (6.00%) DevOps
11 3 (3.00%) Performance Monitoring
11 3 (3.00%) Benchmarking
11 3 (3.00%) Data Management
11 3 (3.00%) Migration
11 3 (3.00%) Scrum
11 3 (3.00%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 92 (92.00%) SQL
2 32 (32.00%) T-SQL
3 11 (11.00%) PowerShell
4 6 (6.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (6.00%) VBScript
5 1 (1.00%) C
5 1 (1.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (14.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (9.00%) MCSA
3 4 (4.00%) Degree
4 3 (3.00%) MCDBA
4 3 (3.00%) MCSE
5 2 (2.00%) MCP
5 2 (2.00%) OCP
5 2 (2.00%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (2.00%) PMP
5 2 (2.00%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.00%) QA
2 2 (2.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (2.00%) NFS
2 2 (2.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (2.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (6.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 49 (49.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.00%) Cognos
2 13 (13.00%) IBM
3 10 (10.00%) Oracle
4 9 (9.00%) VMware
5 8 (8.00%) Red Gate
6 2 (2.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.00%) Wall Street Systems
7 1 (1.00%) NetApp
7 1 (1.00%) Sybase
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