The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior DBA role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Database Administrator
Rank 699 740 650
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -90
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DBA 205 202 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.17% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.18% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 166 159 177
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%

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
104884 114227 107029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.65% 94.59% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 85795 92537 89098
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior DBA
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 17 April 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior DBA within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
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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
England +27 193 £55,000 - 25
London -39 71 £64,250 +7.08% 10
South East +26 62 £47,500 - 7
Hampshire +41 44 £46,250 +15.62% 1
City of London +35 32 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Yorkshire +19 16 £48,312 -3.37% 1
Winchester - 14 £42,500 - 1
East of England +33 13 £55,000 +35.80% 2
North West +2 13 £55,000 +33.33% 2
West Yorkshire +15 11 £48,312 - 1
Portsmouth - 11 £57,500 -
Southampton 0 10 £45,000 +12.50%
Leeds +11 9 £50,000 -
Manchester 0 9 £55,000 +33.33% 1
South West -7 9 £41,500 +3.75%
Hertfordshire - 6 £55,000 - 1
Scotland +21 5 £40,000 -27.27% 2
Surrey +13 5 £60,000 +11.11% 1
East Sussex - 5 £43,985 -
Edinburgh - 5 £40,000 - 2
Essex +8 4 £55,000 -
South Wales -1 4 £29,051 -10.61% 2
Wales -3 4 £29,051 -10.61% 2
Redhill - 4 £60,000 -
Cheshire - 4 £47,500 - 1
Cheltenham 0 3 £41,500 +3.75%
Gloucestershire -14 3 £41,500 +3.75%
Wiltshire - 3 £46,380 -
Vale of Glamorgan - 3 £29,051 -
Hove - 3 £43,985 -

Senior DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 338 (77.35%) SQL
2 326 (74.60%) SQL Server
3 178 (40.73%) Performance Tuning
4 156 (35.70%) Oracle
5 151 (34.55%) T-SQL
6 143 (32.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 138 (31.58%) Microsoft
8 124 (28.38%) Finance
9 120 (27.46%) Oracle Database
10 116 (26.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 116 (26.54%) Windows
11 99 (22.65%) Replication
11 99 (22.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 89 (20.37%) SQL Server 2008
13 71 (16.25%) Linux
13 71 (16.25%) SQL Server 2012
14 67 (15.33%) Oracle RAC
15 66 (15.10%) MS Excel
16 63 (14.42%) Data Warehouse
17 60 (13.73%) Degree
17 60 (13.73%) Clustering
18 58 (13.27%) PL/SQL
19 56 (12.81%) Capacity Planning
20 54 (12.36%) ITIL
21 53 (12.13%) Disaster Recovery
22 52 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
23 51 (11.67%) Oracle Database 11g
24 50 (11.44%) Analytical Skills
25 46 (10.53%) UNIX
26 41 (9.38%) Agile Software Development

Senior DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 36 (8.24%) WebLogic
2 27 (6.18%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.75%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (2.52%) Apache Pig
5 10 (2.29%) IIS
6 7 (1.60%) Oracle Application Server
7 6 (1.37%) Oracle Service Bus
8 4 (0.92%) Apache
9 2 (0.46%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.23%) WorkSite
10 1 (0.23%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.23%) ArcSDE
10 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 66 (15.10%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.06%) MS Office
3 2 (0.46%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 35 (8.01%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (2.52%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (1.37%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (0.92%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (0.92%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.60%) SaaS
2 3 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.20%) SAN
2 8 (1.83%) TCP/IP
2 8 (1.83%) DNS
3 7 (1.60%) WAN
4 6 (1.37%) HTTP
4 6 (1.37%) Internet
5 2 (0.46%) NAS
5 2 (0.46%) LDAP
6 1 (0.23%) Intranet
6 1 (0.23%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 326 (74.60%) SQL Server
2 143 (32.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 120 (27.46%) Oracle Database
4 116 (26.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 99 (22.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 89 (20.37%) SQL Server 2008
7 71 (16.25%) SQL Server 2012
8 63 (14.42%) Data Warehouse
9 51 (11.67%) Oracle Database 11g
10 34 (7.78%) SQL Server 2005
11 31 (7.09%) Relational Database
12 30 (6.86%) MySQL
13 29 (6.64%) RDBMS
14 25 (5.72%) Oracle Reports
15 24 (5.49%) Oracle Database 10g
15 24 (5.49%) Oracle Database 12c
16 22 (5.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 20 (4.58%) NoSQL
18 17 (3.89%) Hadoop
18 17 (3.89%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 10 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (0.92%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.69%) Maven
3 3 (0.69%) JIRA
3 3 (0.69%) Ant
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
General
1 124 (28.38%) Finance
2 35 (8.01%) Banking
3 21 (4.81%) Marketing
4 19 (4.35%) Advertising
5 16 (3.66%) Retail
6 14 (3.20%) Legal
7 10 (2.29%) Law
8 9 (2.06%) Games
9 6 (1.37%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.14%) Financial Institution
10 5 (1.14%) Telecoms
10 5 (1.14%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.92%) International Banking
12 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.43%) .NET
2 14 (3.20%) XML
3 10 (2.29%) Kafka
4 9 (2.06%) ASP.NET
5 8 (1.83%) HTML
5 8 (1.83%) Web Services
6 7 (1.60%) FIX Protocol
7 6 (1.37%) WCF
7 6 (1.37%) Oracle Fusion
7 6 (1.37%) WebCenter
7 6 (1.37%) Middleware
7 6 (1.37%) LAMP
7 6 (1.37%) MDX
8 5 (1.14%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 3 (0.69%) Java EE
9 3 (0.69%) COM
10 2 (0.46%) CGI
11 1 (0.23%) J2EE
11 1 (0.23%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 99 (22.65%) Replication
2 60 (13.73%) Clustering
3 50 (11.44%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (1.60%) SWIFT
4 7 (1.60%) Statistics
5 6 (1.37%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.37%) BBC
5 6 (1.37%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.37%) Open Source
6 5 (1.14%) Online Banking
6 5 (1.14%) Mainframe
7 4 (0.92%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.69%) N-Tier
8 3 (0.69%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.46%) Life Science
9 2 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.23%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.23%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.23%) Social Media
10 1 (0.23%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 116 (26.54%) Windows
2 71 (16.25%) Linux
3 46 (10.53%) UNIX
4 37 (8.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (7.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (2.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (2.52%) AIX
7 11 (2.52%) Solaris
8 9 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.69%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (40.73%) Performance Tuning
2 56 (12.81%) Capacity Planning
3 54 (12.36%) ITIL
4 53 (12.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 52 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
6 41 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (8.24%) Database Security
8 33 (7.55%) Performance Monitoring
9 31 (7.09%) Database Mirroring
10 30 (6.86%) Migration
11 27 (6.18%) ETL
12 25 (5.72%) Data Protection
13 23 (5.26%) Database Tuning
14 20 (4.58%) High Availability
15 18 (4.12%) BCP
15 18 (4.12%) Mentoring
16 15 (3.43%) Data Modelling
16 15 (3.43%) Service Delivery
17 14 (3.20%) ERP
18 13 (2.97%) Change Data Capture
Programming Languages
1 338 (77.35%) SQL
2 151 (34.55%) T-SQL
3 58 (13.27%) PL/SQL
4 26 (5.95%) PowerShell
5 19 (4.35%) Perl
6 13 (2.97%) Shell Script
7 12 (2.75%) Java
8 7 (1.60%) C#
9 6 (1.37%) Python
10 4 (0.92%) Bash Shell
10 4 (0.92%) VB
11 3 (0.69%) C
12 2 (0.46%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.23%) C++
13 1 (0.23%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 60 (13.73%) Degree
2 27 (6.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (5.49%) Oracle Certification
4 19 (4.35%) OCP
5 15 (3.43%) Security Cleared
5 15 (3.43%) MCITP
6 14 (3.20%) MCSE
6 14 (3.20%) MCSA
7 13 (2.97%) MCTS
8 9 (2.06%) MCP
9 4 (0.92%) MCDBA
10 3 (0.69%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.46%) OCA
11 2 (0.46%) PMP
11 2 (0.46%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.29%) SLA
2 8 (1.83%) QA
3 2 (0.46%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 67 (15.33%) Oracle RAC
2 14 (3.20%) Oracle Clusterware
3 13 (2.97%) Active Directory
4 10 (2.29%) Apache Flume
4 10 (2.29%) HDFS
5 7 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.69%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.46%) NFS
8 1 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 40 (9.15%) Oracle RMAN
1 40 (9.15%) Data Guard
2 18 (4.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 14 (3.20%) Oracle Flashback
4 6 (1.37%) Oracle Identity Management
4 6 (1.37%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.69%) OMEGAMON
5 3 (0.69%) Foglight
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Statspack
6 1 (0.23%) Ansible
6 1 (0.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.23%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.23%) Control-M
6 1 (0.23%) Nagios
6 1 (0.23%) Unicenter
6 1 (0.23%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 156 (35.70%) Oracle
2 138 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 16 (3.66%) HP
4 14 (3.20%) Sybase
5 13 (2.97%) Sony
6 11 (2.52%) IBM
7 10 (2.29%) VMware
8 9 (2.06%) Red Hat
9 8 (1.83%) Cognos
10 7 (1.60%) SAP
11 6 (1.37%) Siebel
12 5 (1.14%) Veritas
12 5 (1.14%) Red Gate
13 4 (0.92%) NetApp
13 4 (0.92%) Remedy
14 3 (0.69%) Hyperion
14 3 (0.69%) BMC
14 3 (0.69%) Imperva
15 2 (0.46%) 3PAR
15 2 (0.46%) Brocade
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