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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 833 813 850
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior SQL Server DBA 33 60 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.031% 0.060% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.064% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 32 57 37
Average salary £58,750 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.08% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,300 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £60,000 £49,750
% change year-on-year
-4.16% +20.60%
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
100712 94189 105607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.23% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 82348 79093 90842
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 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 22 September 2014.

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 22 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 -27 15 £61,500 +2.50%
South East -20 7 £60,000 -
North West -12 3 £57,500 -
Yorkshire -49 3 £57,500 +43.75%
East of England -1 2 £52,500 +16.66%
East Midlands - 2 £45,000 -
West Midlands -7 1 £48,000 -
Senior SQL Server DBA
UK

Senior SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 60 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 37 (61.67%) SQL
3 31 (51.67%) Replication
4 26 (43.33%) T-SQL
4 26 (43.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 25 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 24 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 24 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 20 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 17 (28.33%) Performance Tuning
9 16 (26.67%) Microsoft
10 15 (25.00%) Finance
10 15 (25.00%) ETL
11 14 (23.33%) Oracle
12 13 (21.67%) MS Excel
13 11 (18.33%) Clustering
13 11 (18.33%) Disaster Recovery
13 11 (18.33%) PowerShell
14 10 (16.67%) Perl
14 10 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
15 9 (15.00%) Oracle Database
15 9 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
16 8 (13.33%) PL/SQL
16 8 (13.33%) Oracle RMAN
16 8 (13.33%) Oracle RAC
16 8 (13.33%) Data Guard
17 7 (11.67%) Capacity Planning
17 7 (11.67%) SQL Server 2005
17 7 (11.67%) C#
17 7 (11.67%) MySQL

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 4 (6.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.33%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (3.33%) WorkSite
2 2 (3.33%) Apache Solr
2 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.67%) IIS
3 1 (1.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (21.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.33%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) SAN
2 1 (1.67%) LDAP
2 1 (1.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (43.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 20 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (15.00%) Oracle Database
7 7 (11.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (11.67%) MySQL
8 6 (10.00%) RDBMS
8 6 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (10.00%) Relational Database
9 4 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (6.67%) OLAP
9 4 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (6.67%) SQLPlus
10 3 (5.00%) DTS
10 3 (5.00%) OLTP
11 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 15 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Banking
3 4 (6.67%) Retail
4 2 (3.33%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.33%) Law
4 2 (3.33%) Advertising
5 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.00%) MDX
2 2 (3.33%) .NET
3 1 (1.67%) HTML
3 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.67%) COM
3 1 (1.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 31 (51.67%) Replication
2 11 (18.33%) Clustering
3 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.67%) Statistics
3 1 (1.67%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.67%) Windows
2 1 (1.67%) UNIX
2 1 (1.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.33%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (25.00%) ETL
3 11 (18.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
5 9 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (11.67%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (10.00%) Migration
8 5 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (8.33%) High Availability
9 4 (6.67%) BCP
9 4 (6.67%) Scrum
9 4 (6.67%) Database Security
10 2 (3.33%) Refactoring
10 2 (3.33%) Release Management
10 2 (3.33%) Investment Management
10 2 (3.33%) Performance Improvement
10 2 (3.33%) ERP
10 2 (3.33%) Regression Testing
10 2 (3.33%) Validation
10 2 (3.33%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 37 (61.67%) SQL
2 26 (43.33%) T-SQL
3 11 (18.33%) PowerShell
4 10 (16.67%) Perl
5 8 (13.33%) PL/SQL
6 7 (11.67%) C#
7 4 (6.67%) Python
8 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.33%) MCTS
2 2 (3.33%) Degree
2 2 (3.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) SLA
2 2 (3.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (13.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 8 (13.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 8 (13.33%) Data Guard
2 4 (6.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (3.33%) SCCM
3 2 (3.33%) SCOM
3 2 (3.33%) Munin
3 2 (3.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (3.33%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (3.33%) Nagios
3 2 (3.33%) Opsview
3 2 (3.33%) SCOrch
3 2 (3.33%) SCSM
Vendors
1 16 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 14 (23.33%) Oracle
3 2 (3.33%) HP
4 1 (1.67%) Informatica
4 1 (1.67%) Sun
4 1 (1.67%) Sybase
4 1 (1.67%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.67%) Splunk
4 1 (1.67%) EPiServer