The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Senior DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Database Administrator
Rank 798 743 814
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +71
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DBA 139 233 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.21% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.22% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 127 191 137
Median salary £54,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.81% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
98711 106520 115260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.26% 96.47% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 82990 86917 93519
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior DBA
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Senior DBA in the job title.

Senior DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior DBA
Salary Trend

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

Senior DBA Salary Trend in the UK

Senior DBA
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior DBA over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 within the UK.

Senior DBA Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior DBA
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior DBA within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -57 134 £55,000 - 15
London -15 53 £62,500 -3.84% 6
Yorkshire +17 24 £45,000 -6.85%
West Yorkshire +22 20 £45,000 -6.85%
South East -30 20 £52,500 +10.52% 3
City of London +34 17 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Leeds +9 16 £45,000 -10.00%
South West +6 13 £42,500 +2.40% 1
North West +13 12 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Manchester +7 11 £51,250 -6.81% 2
Bristol +12 10 £42,500 -5.55%
East of England +1 8 £71,250 +29.54% 2
Hertfordshire +20 6 £72,500 +31.81%
Berkshire +9 6 £70,000 +27.27%
Watford - 6 £72,500 -
Surrey +2 5 £52,500 -12.50%
East Sussex +14 4 £35,500 -19.29%
Southampton -9 4 £41,543 -7.68% 1
Hampshire -32 4 £41,543 -7.68% 1
Rochdale - 4 £54,000 -
Maidenhead - 4 £75,000 -
East Midlands +20 3 £40,500 +1.25%
South Wales +9 3 £52,500 +37.25%
Wales +3 3 £52,500 +37.25%
Bridgend - 3 £52,500 -
Derbyshire - 3 £40,500 -
Reading +14 2 £62,500 -
Cambridge +12 2 £55,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire 0 2 £55,000 - 2
Scotland -6 2 £50,000 +11.11%

Senior DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, Senior DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Senior DBA in the job title.

1 255 (80.19%) SQL
2 250 (78.62%) SQL Server
3 131 (41.19%) Oracle
4 122 (38.36%) Performance Tuning
5 116 (36.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 111 (34.91%) Oracle Database
7 100 (31.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 94 (29.56%) Microsoft
9 93 (29.25%) SQL Server 2008
10 82 (25.79%) T-SQL
10 82 (25.79%) SQL Server 2012
11 75 (23.58%) High Availability
12 73 (22.96%) Replication
13 72 (22.64%) Finance
14 69 (21.70%) Data Warehouse
15 68 (21.38%) Migration
16 67 (21.07%) SQL Server 2014
17 60 (18.87%) ETL
18 58 (18.24%) Business Intelligence
18 58 (18.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 56 (17.61%) Oracle RAC
20 48 (15.09%) Oracle Database 11g
20 48 (15.09%) MS Excel
20 48 (15.09%) Windows
21 47 (14.78%) Clustering
21 47 (14.78%) Oracle Database 12c
21 47 (14.78%) Data Guard
22 46 (14.47%) Disaster Recovery
23 42 (13.21%) Oracle RMAN
24 41 (12.89%) Linux

Senior DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 27 (8.49%) WebLogic
2 17 (5.35%) SharePoint
3 11 (3.46%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (1.57%) Apache
5 5 (1.57%) Apache Pig
6 4 (1.26%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.63%) IIS
7 2 (0.63%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.31%) SAS
8 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
Applications
1 48 (15.09%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.57%) SPSS
3 1 (0.31%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (3.14%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (2.83%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (1.57%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.31%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle ASCP
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.31%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.57%) PaaS
4 3 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.83%) SAN
2 8 (2.52%) FTP
3 5 (1.57%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (0.94%) Firewall
4 3 (0.94%) LAN
4 3 (0.94%) WAN
5 2 (0.63%) NAS
6 1 (0.31%) 2G
6 1 (0.31%) HTTP
6 1 (0.31%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 250 (78.62%) SQL Server
2 116 (36.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 111 (34.91%) Oracle Database
4 100 (31.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 93 (29.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 82 (25.79%) SQL Server 2012
7 69 (21.70%) Data Warehouse
8 67 (21.07%) SQL Server 2014
9 58 (18.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 48 (15.09%) Oracle Database 11g
11 47 (14.78%) Oracle Database 12c
12 30 (9.43%) MongoDB
13 29 (9.12%) SQL Server 2005
14 25 (7.86%) PostgreSQL
15 23 (7.23%) MySQL
15 23 (7.23%) Relational Database
16 22 (6.92%) Oracle Database 10g
16 22 (6.92%) Oracle Exadata
17 20 (6.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 18 (5.66%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 8 (2.52%) Toad
2 5 (1.57%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.57%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.57%) Subversion
2 5 (1.57%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (1.26%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (1.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.31%) ERwin
4 1 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 72 (22.64%) Finance
2 19 (5.97%) Law
3 12 (3.77%) Banking
4 11 (3.46%) Retail
5 7 (2.20%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.57%) Advertising
6 5 (1.57%) Marketing
7 3 (0.94%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.94%) Games
8 2 (0.63%) French Language
8 2 (0.63%) Legal
8 2 (0.63%) Publishing
9 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.31%) Electronics
9 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (8.49%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 13 (4.09%) XML
3 9 (2.83%) Middleware
4 7 (2.20%) .NET
5 5 (1.57%) LAMP
6 4 (1.26%) CakePHP
7 2 (0.63%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.63%) CGI
7 2 (0.63%) jQuery
7 2 (0.63%) Oracle Streams
7 2 (0.63%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 1 (0.31%) OC4J
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.31%) SAP Basis
8 1 (0.31%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 73 (22.96%) Replication
2 47 (14.78%) Clustering
3 23 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.46%) Digital Media
5 9 (2.83%) Data Structures
6 8 (2.52%) CMDB
7 4 (1.26%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.94%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.94%) iPad
8 3 (0.94%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.94%) Semantic Web
8 3 (0.94%) Statistics
9 1 (0.31%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.31%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.31%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.31%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.31%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.31%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.31%) Online Games
9 1 (0.31%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 48 (15.09%) Windows
2 41 (12.89%) Linux
3 37 (11.64%) Unix
4 12 (3.77%) Windows Server
5 11 (3.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (2.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (2.20%) AIX
9 6 (1.89%) Solaris
10 2 (0.63%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (38.36%) Performance Tuning
2 75 (23.58%) High Availability
3 68 (21.38%) Migration
4 60 (18.87%) ETL
5 58 (18.24%) Business Intelligence
6 46 (14.47%) Disaster Recovery
7 39 (12.26%) Capacity Planning
8 38 (11.95%) Data Modelling
9 37 (11.64%) Database Tuning
10 34 (10.69%) Agile Software Development
11 29 (9.12%) Data Migration
11 29 (9.12%) Mentoring
12 23 (7.23%) ITIL
13 20 (6.29%) Database Mirroring
13 20 (6.29%) Database Security
13 20 (6.29%) Performance Monitoring
14 19 (5.97%) Business Continuity
15 18 (5.66%) Time Management
16 13 (4.09%) Continuous Improvement
17 12 (3.77%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 255 (80.19%) SQL
2 82 (25.79%) T-SQL
3 37 (11.64%) PL/SQL
4 31 (9.75%) Shell Script
5 28 (8.81%) Perl
6 11 (3.46%) PowerShell
7 7 (2.20%) Python
8 6 (1.89%) Bash Shell
9 5 (1.57%) Pig Latin
9 5 (1.57%) Ruby
10 4 (1.26%) Korn
11 3 (0.94%) C
11 3 (0.94%) C#
11 3 (0.94%) VB
11 3 (0.94%) VB6
12 2 (0.63%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.31%) Java
13 1 (0.31%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (7.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (5.97%) Degree
3 14 (4.40%) SC Cleared
3 14 (4.40%) Security Cleared
4 12 (3.77%) Oracle Certification
5 10 (3.14%) OCP
6 7 (2.20%) MCDBA
6 7 (2.20%) MCITP
7 5 (1.57%) MCSA
7 5 (1.57%) MCTS
8 4 (1.26%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.94%) MCSE
10 2 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.31%) IBM Certification
11 1 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.09%) SLA
2 8 (2.52%) QA
3 6 (1.89%) ISO 9001
3 6 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.89%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.57%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.31%) COBIT
System Software
1 56 (17.61%) Oracle RAC
2 23 (7.23%) Active Directory
3 12 (3.77%) Oracle Clusterware
4 9 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.94%) vSphere
6 1 (0.31%) Docker
6 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 47 (14.78%) Data Guard
2 42 (13.21%) Oracle RMAN
3 21 (6.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 12 (3.77%) Oracle Flashback
5 7 (2.20%) Puppet
6 6 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (1.57%) Ansible
8 4 (1.26%) SCCM
8 4 (1.26%) SCOM
9 3 (0.94%) SCVMM
9 3 (0.94%) Windows Intune
10 2 (0.63%) LiteSpeed
10 2 (0.63%) Oracle Statspack
11 1 (0.31%) Nagios
11 1 (0.31%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 131 (41.19%) Oracle
2 94 (29.56%) Microsoft
3 13 (4.09%) VMware
4 9 (2.83%) Sybase
5 7 (2.20%) RedGate
6 6 (1.89%) IBM
6 6 (1.89%) NetApp
6 6 (1.89%) Siebel
7 5 (1.57%) 3PAR
7 5 (1.57%) Hortonworks
7 5 (1.57%) SAP
7 5 (1.57%) Talend
8 3 (0.94%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.94%) Zerto
9 2 (0.63%) EMC
9 2 (0.63%) Remedy
9 2 (0.63%) SolarWinds
9 2 (0.63%) Splunk
10 1 (0.31%) Citrix
10 1 (0.31%) Vertica
South East
TEKsystems
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £36,000 to £42,000 per annum £36k - £42k + £5k bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Streamline Connections Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 27 days ago