The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior SQL Server 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 SQL Server DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 614 627 614
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior SQL Server DBA 31 26 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.076% 0.063% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.065% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 26 25 37
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £48,500 £54,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,250 £66,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
Senior SQL Server 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
39136 39804 41394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.70% 95.78% 95.66%
Number of salaries quoted 33735 33728 33851
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,001
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Senior SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Senior SQL Server DBA Jobs Demand Trend in London

Senior SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in London

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

Senior SQL Server DBA Salary Trend in London

Senior SQL Server DBA
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior SQL Server DBA across the London region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Senior SQL Server DBA Salary Histogram in London

Senior SQL Server 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 SQL Server DBA within the London region over the 3 months to 12 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
City of London +62 16 £57,500 +14.42% 3
Senior SQL Server DBA
England

Senior SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the London 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 56 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 43 (76.79%) SQL
3 37 (66.07%) Performance Tuning
4 32 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 27 (48.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 27 (48.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 25 (44.64%) SQL Server 2008
7 24 (42.86%) Replication
8 23 (41.07%) High Availability
9 22 (39.29%) Clustering
10 19 (33.93%) T-SQL
11 18 (32.14%) SQL Server 2012
11 18 (32.14%) SQL Server 2014
12 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
12 16 (28.57%) Finance
12 16 (28.57%) Banking
13 15 (26.79%) Database Mirroring
14 14 (25.00%) Retail
15 12 (21.43%) SQL Server 2000
15 12 (21.43%) Database Security
16 11 (19.64%) Database Tuning
16 11 (19.64%) Active Directory
16 11 (19.64%) Windows
16 11 (19.64%) MS Excel
17 10 (17.86%) Business Continuity
17 10 (17.86%) Process Improvement
18 9 (16.07%) QA
18 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
19 8 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
19 8 (14.29%) Capacity Planning

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the London 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 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.79%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (19.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 27 (48.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 27 (48.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (44.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (32.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (32.14%) SQL Server 2014
6 12 (21.43%) SQL Server 2000
7 8 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (3.57%) Big Data
10 2 (3.57%) DB2
10 2 (3.57%) GIS
11 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
11 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (28.57%) Banking
1 16 (28.57%) Finance
2 14 (25.00%) Retail
3 5 (8.93%) Retail Banking
4 4 (7.14%) Investment Banking
5 3 (5.36%) Law
6 2 (3.57%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) .NET
2 2 (3.57%) WPF
3 1 (1.79%) CSS
3 1 (1.79%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (42.86%) Replication
2 22 (39.29%) Clustering
3 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.79%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.64%) Windows
2 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.57%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (66.07%) Performance Tuning
2 23 (41.07%) High Availability
3 15 (26.79%) Database Mirroring
4 12 (21.43%) Database Security
5 11 (19.64%) Database Tuning
6 10 (17.86%) Business Continuity
6 10 (17.86%) Process Improvement
7 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (12.50%) Asset Management
9 7 (12.50%) Change Control
9 7 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (12.50%) Incident Management
9 7 (12.50%) Mentoring
9 7 (12.50%) Project Planning
9 7 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (10.71%) Migration
11 5 (8.93%) ITIL
11 5 (8.93%) SDLC
11 5 (8.93%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 43 (76.79%) SQL
2 19 (33.93%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.57%) C#
3 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.79%) VBA
4 1 (1.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (12.50%) Degree
2 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.07%) QA
2 2 (3.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (19.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.14%) Red Gate
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle
4 1 (1.79%) iManage
4 1 (1.79%) LexisNexis
4 1 (1.79%) SolarWinds
4 1 (1.79%) Sun
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Salary: competitive
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Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
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