The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the London 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 512 496 576
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +80
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DBA 122 110 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.25% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.26% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 106 104 65
Average salary £59,500 £58,750 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.27% +2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £50,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.84%
Senior DBA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
43006 41638 46964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.37% 93.52% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 35883 35024 40689
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Senior DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Senior DBA Jobs Demand Trend in London

Senior DBA
Salary Trend in London

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

Senior DBA Salary Trend in London

Senior DBA
Salary Histogram in London

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

Senior DBA Salary Histogram in London

Senior DBA
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior DBA within the London 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
(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
City of London +25 33 £59,000 -9.23% 4
Uxbridge - 3 £62,500 -
South Croydon - 2 £62,500 -
Croydon - 1 £57,500 -
Senior DBA
England

Senior DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the London 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.

1 189 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 178 (73.25%) SQL
3 107 (44.03%) Oracle
4 93 (38.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 91 (37.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 90 (37.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 84 (34.57%) Oracle Database
8 74 (30.45%) Performance Tuning
9 68 (27.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 67 (27.57%) T-SQL
11 66 (27.16%) Windows
12 65 (26.75%) Finance
13 58 (23.87%) SQL Server 2012
14 54 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
15 48 (19.75%) Business Intelligence
16 46 (18.93%) MySQL
17 40 (16.46%) Oracle Database 11g
18 38 (15.64%) Oracle RAC
18 38 (15.64%) Replication
19 37 (15.23%) Database Security
20 35 (14.40%) Linux
21 33 (13.58%) Data Warehouse
22 32 (13.17%) Microsoft
23 31 (12.76%) Oracle Database 10g
23 31 (12.76%) Data Guard
24 30 (12.35%) ETL
25 29 (11.93%) Microsoft Certification
25 29 (11.93%) Windows Server 2008
25 29 (11.93%) Oracle RMAN
26 27 (11.11%) UNIX

Senior DBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 19 (7.82%) WebLogic
2 12 (4.94%) Oracle UPK
3 9 (3.70%) Apache Solr
4 6 (2.47%) Apache Pig
5 3 (1.23%) WorkSite
6 2 (0.82%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.82%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.82%) SAS
6 2 (0.82%) ArcGIS
6 2 (0.82%) CMS
6 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.41%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.41%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (9.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (7.41%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (5.76%) Oracle EBS R12
3 13 (5.35%) Oracle Applications
3 13 (5.35%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.06%) SAN
2 2 (0.82%) LDAP
2 2 (0.82%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.41%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 93 (38.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 91 (37.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 90 (37.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 84 (34.57%) Oracle Database
6 68 (27.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 58 (23.87%) SQL Server 2012
8 54 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
9 46 (18.93%) MySQL
10 40 (16.46%) Oracle Database 11g
11 33 (13.58%) Data Warehouse
12 31 (12.76%) Oracle Database 10g
13 21 (8.64%) OLTP
13 21 (8.64%) OLAP
14 18 (7.41%) Relational Database
15 16 (6.58%) SQL Server 2000
16 14 (5.76%) NoSQL
17 13 (5.35%) RDBMS
18 12 (4.94%) Oracle BI EE
18 12 (4.94%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 7 (2.88%) JIRA
2 6 (2.47%) Ant
2 6 (2.47%) Maven
3 5 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (2.06%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.82%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 65 (26.75%) Finance
2 20 (8.23%) Law
3 15 (6.17%) Banking
4 12 (4.94%) Legal
4 12 (4.94%) Investment Banking
5 10 (4.12%) Retail
6 6 (2.47%) Games
7 5 (2.06%) Music Industry
7 5 (2.06%) Marketing
8 4 (1.65%) Advertising
9 3 (1.23%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.41%) Front Office
10 1 (0.41%) Billing
10 1 (0.41%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.00%) Middleware
2 12 (4.94%) Oracle Fusion
3 9 (3.70%) MDX
4 6 (2.47%) Java EE
5 5 (2.06%) .NET
6 2 (0.82%) Lucene
6 2 (0.82%) HTML
6 2 (0.82%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Streams
7 1 (0.41%) Spring
7 1 (0.41%) LAMP
7 1 (0.41%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.41%) COM
7 1 (0.41%) CSS
7 1 (0.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 38 (15.64%) Replication
2 22 (9.05%) Clustering
3 13 (5.35%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.70%) Spread Betting
5 7 (2.88%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.47%) Digital Media
7 5 (2.06%) Mathematics
7 5 (2.06%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.65%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.23%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.23%) NHS
9 3 (1.23%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.82%) Statistics
11 1 (0.41%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.41%) Derivative
11 1 (0.41%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 66 (27.16%) Windows
2 35 (14.40%) Linux
3 29 (11.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (11.11%) UNIX
5 15 (6.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (6.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (5.35%) AIX
6 13 (5.35%) Solaris
7 10 (4.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (2.06%) Windows 2000
9 3 (1.23%) CentOS
10 2 (0.82%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (30.45%) Performance Tuning
2 48 (19.75%) Business Intelligence
3 37 (15.23%) Database Security
4 30 (12.35%) ETL
5 23 (9.47%) ITIL
6 22 (9.05%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (7.41%) Migration
8 17 (7.00%) Data Modelling
8 17 (7.00%) Mentoring
9 16 (6.58%) Capacity Planning
10 14 (5.76%) Performance Monitoring
10 14 (5.76%) E-Commerce
10 14 (5.76%) Scrum
11 12 (4.94%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (4.12%) PRINCE2
13 9 (3.70%) Investment Management
14 8 (3.29%) Performance Analysis
14 8 (3.29%) DevOps
14 8 (3.29%) Performance Improvement
14 8 (3.29%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 178 (73.25%) SQL
2 67 (27.57%) T-SQL
3 15 (6.17%) PL/SQL
4 12 (4.94%) Python
5 11 (4.53%) PowerShell
6 8 (3.29%) Java
6 8 (3.29%) Perl
7 7 (2.88%) Bash Shell
8 6 (2.47%) C#
8 6 (2.47%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.23%) Ruby
10 1 (0.41%) PHP
10 1 (0.41%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 29 (11.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (9.88%) MCTS
3 17 (7.00%) MCITP
3 17 (7.00%) Degree
4 10 (4.12%) MCSA
4 10 (4.12%) MCDBA
5 9 (3.70%) MCSE
6 6 (2.47%) OCP
6 6 (2.47%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.82%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.41%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.94%) QA
2 3 (1.23%) SLA
2 3 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (15.64%) Oracle RAC
2 29 (11.93%) Oracle RMAN
3 9 (3.70%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.82%) vSphere
6 1 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 31 (12.76%) Data Guard
2 15 (6.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 8 (3.29%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (0.82%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.82%) Puppet
5 1 (0.41%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 107 (44.03%) Oracle
2 32 (13.17%) Microsoft
3 14 (5.76%) Sybase
4 13 (5.35%) Retek
4 13 (5.35%) Red Hat
5 7 (2.88%) HP
6 6 (2.47%) MapR
7 5 (2.06%) Red Gate
7 5 (2.06%) Tableau
7 5 (2.06%) Sony
7 5 (2.06%) Toshiba
7 5 (2.06%) MicroStrategy
7 5 (2.06%) VMware
8 2 (0.82%) NetApp
8 2 (0.82%) ESRI
8 2 (0.82%) CommVault
8 2 (0.82%) Sun
8 2 (0.82%) Percona
8 2 (0.82%) IBM
9 1 (0.41%) Splunk
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Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 7 days ago
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Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 9 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits, 10% Bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + 12% bonus & Bens
Posted: 22 days ago
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Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity
Salary: £32,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
London
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Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum + benefits + pension
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago