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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 608 574 625
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior SQL Server DBA 15 35 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.033% 0.079% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.085% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 15 35 16
Average salary £61,500 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +4.34%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £60,000 £49,750
% change year-on-year
-4.16% +20.60%
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
42846 41399 47957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.35% 93.51% 94.52%
Number of salaries quoted 35783 34736 41598
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 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 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
Uxbridge - 1 £57,500 -
Senior SQL Server DBA
England

Senior SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 31 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (64.52%) SQL
3 18 (58.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (58.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (45.16%) Finance
5 11 (35.48%) Replication
6 10 (32.26%) T-SQL
6 10 (32.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (32.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (29.03%) PowerShell
7 9 (29.03%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (25.81%) Clustering
9 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
9 7 (22.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (19.35%) ETL
10 6 (19.35%) Perl
11 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
11 5 (16.13%) C#
11 5 (16.13%) MySQL
11 5 (16.13%) Scrum
11 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (16.13%) Banking
12 4 (12.90%) Retail
12 4 (12.90%) Python
12 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (12.90%) Capacity Planning
13 3 (9.68%) Performance Analysis
13 3 (9.68%) Database Security
13 3 (9.68%) MDX

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 (6.45%) WorkSite
1 2 (6.45%) Apache Solr
2 1 (3.23%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) SAN
2 1 (3.23%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (58.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 18 (58.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (32.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (32.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (22.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (16.13%) MySQL
6 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (9.68%) OLAP
8 2 (6.45%) OLTP
8 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
8 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
8 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
9 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
9 1 (3.23%) Sybase ASE
9 1 (3.23%) VLDB
9 1 (3.23%) DB2
9 1 (3.23%) Sybase IQ
General
1 14 (45.16%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Banking
3 4 (12.90%) Retail
4 2 (6.45%) Law
4 2 (6.45%) Advertising
4 2 (6.45%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) MDX
2 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.23%) COM
2 1 (3.23%) CSS
2 1 (3.23%) HTML
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Replication
2 8 (25.81%) Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (19.35%) ETL
3 5 (16.13%) Scrum
3 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (12.90%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (9.68%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (9.68%) Database Security
5 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.45%) Migration
6 2 (6.45%) Refactoring
6 2 (6.45%) Performance Improvement
7 1 (3.23%) BDD
7 1 (3.23%) Change Control
7 1 (3.23%) Data Transformation
7 1 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Investment Management
7 1 (3.23%) Data Migration
7 1 (3.23%) SOA
7 1 (3.23%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 20 (64.52%) SQL
2 10 (32.26%) T-SQL
3 9 (29.03%) PowerShell
4 6 (19.35%) Perl
5 5 (16.13%) C#
6 4 (12.90%) Python
7 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle
3 2 (6.45%) HP
4 1 (3.23%) Splunk
4 1 (3.23%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.23%) EPiServer
4 1 (3.23%) Informatica
4 1 (3.23%) Sun
4 1 (3.23%) Sybase