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 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 Database Administrator
Rank 664 651 728
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +77
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DBA 229 223 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.21% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.22% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 199 196 159
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £41,400 £43,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
107735 100235 112120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.28% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 87213 83254 95688
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 2014 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 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
England -13 213 £56,000 +1.81% 19
London -1 120 £59,500 +3.47% 11
South East -31 38 £50,000 -4.76% 3
City of London +16 32 £59,000 -9.23% 4
Hampshire +20 26 £45,000 -2.17% 3
Yorkshire -29 17 £55,000 +37.50% 2
West Yorkshire -22 12 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Leeds -23 11 £55,000 +22.22% 1
South West -26 11 £41,000 -3.52% 1
Southampton - 10 £40,000 - 2
North West -18 9 £56,250 +2.27% 1
Manchester - 9 £56,250 -
West Midlands +1 8 £48,750 - 1
Bristol -1 8 £44,135 -13.88%
East of England -19 7 £58,750 +30.55%
Buckinghamshire +4 6 £50,000 -
Coventry -5 5 £50,000 -
Edinburgh -8 5 £60,000 -7.69%
Scotland -18 5 £60,000 +20.00%
Milton Keynes - 5 £50,000 -
Essex - 5 - -
Surrey -10 4 £52,000 +15.55%
Camberley - 4 £52,000 -
Wiltshire -8 3 £41,000 -11.35%
Havant - 3 £53,683 - 1
Chippenham - 3 £41,000 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £60,000 - 1
Uxbridge - 3 £62,500 -
Saffron Walden - 3 - -
Sheffield - 3 £60,000 - 1

Senior DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

1 311 (72.83%) SQL Server
2 289 (67.68%) SQL
3 208 (48.71%) Oracle
4 167 (39.11%) Oracle Database
5 149 (34.89%) Performance Tuning
6 141 (33.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 141 (33.02%) SQL Server 2008
7 131 (30.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 125 (29.27%) T-SQL
9 119 (27.87%) Finance
10 105 (24.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 100 (23.42%) Replication
12 98 (22.95%) Windows
13 93 (21.78%) Oracle RAC
14 88 (20.61%) Data Guard
15 86 (20.14%) Oracle Database 11g
16 85 (19.91%) Linux
17 83 (19.44%) SQL Server 2012
18 76 (17.80%) Microsoft
19 74 (17.33%) Clustering
20 70 (16.39%) SQL Server 2005
21 69 (16.16%) ITIL
22 65 (15.22%) Business Intelligence
23 63 (14.75%) ETL
24 62 (14.52%) UNIX
25 61 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
25 61 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
26 59 (13.82%) MySQL
27 50 (11.71%) Data Warehouse
28 49 (11.48%) PL/SQL

Senior DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 42 (9.84%) WebLogic
2 14 (3.28%) Oracle Application Server
3 12 (2.81%) Oracle UPK
4 10 (2.34%) Apache Solr
5 8 (1.87%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.41%) Apache Pig
7 5 (1.17%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.70%) IIS
8 3 (0.70%) WorkSite
9 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.47%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.47%) CMS
9 2 (0.47%) SAS
9 2 (0.47%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.23%) OpenROAD
10 1 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.23%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.23%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 45 (10.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.23%) MS Office
2 1 (0.23%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 32 (7.49%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (3.51%) Oracle 11i
3 14 (3.28%) Oracle EBS R12
4 13 (3.04%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.94%) Agresso
6 3 (0.70%) Lawson
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.92%) SAN
2 12 (2.81%) Firewall
3 5 (1.17%) iSCSI
4 2 (0.47%) NAS
4 2 (0.47%) Internet
4 2 (0.47%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.47%) LDAP
5 1 (0.23%) HTTP
5 1 (0.23%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 311 (72.83%) SQL Server
2 167 (39.11%) Oracle Database
3 141 (33.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 141 (33.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 131 (30.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 105 (24.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 86 (20.14%) Oracle Database 11g
7 83 (19.44%) SQL Server 2012
8 70 (16.39%) SQL Server 2005
9 61 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
10 59 (13.82%) MySQL
11 50 (11.71%) Data Warehouse
12 38 (8.90%) Relational Database
13 36 (8.43%) OLAP
14 32 (7.49%) RDBMS
15 27 (6.32%) OLTP
16 25 (5.85%) SQL Server 2000
17 23 (5.39%) Oracle Reports
18 21 (4.92%) Oracle Database 12c
19 19 (4.45%) DTS
Development Applications
1 11 (2.58%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (1.41%) JIRA
3 5 (1.17%) Ant
3 5 (1.17%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.17%) Maven
4 3 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.47%) Git (software)
General
1 119 (27.87%) Finance
2 22 (5.15%) Law
3 17 (3.98%) Banking
4 14 (3.28%) Legal
5 13 (3.04%) Investment Banking
6 10 (2.34%) Retail
7 6 (1.41%) Marketing
8 5 (1.17%) Music Industry
8 5 (1.17%) Games
9 4 (0.94%) Advertising
10 3 (0.70%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.23%) Local Government
11 1 (0.23%) Front Office
11 1 (0.23%) Publishing
11 1 (0.23%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (5.39%) Middleware
2 19 (4.45%) Oracle Fusion
3 14 (3.28%) .NET
4 9 (2.11%) MDX
5 5 (1.17%) J2EE
5 5 (1.17%) Java EE
6 3 (0.70%) Lucene
6 3 (0.70%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.47%) Web Services
7 2 (0.47%) HTML
8 1 (0.23%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.23%) COM
8 1 (0.23%) CSS
8 1 (0.23%) Spring
8 1 (0.23%) WCF
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Streams
8 1 (0.23%) LAMP
8 1 (0.23%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.23%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 100 (23.42%) Replication
2 74 (17.33%) Clustering
3 22 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (2.34%) Spread Betting
5 9 (2.11%) Mathematics
6 7 (1.64%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.41%) Digital Media
7 6 (1.41%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.17%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.17%) Data Integration
8 5 (1.17%) Kindle
9 3 (0.70%) NHS
9 3 (0.70%) Thin Client
9 3 (0.70%) Statistics
9 3 (0.70%) Fat Client
9 3 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.47%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.23%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.23%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 98 (22.95%) Windows
2 85 (19.91%) Linux
3 62 (14.52%) UNIX
4 43 (10.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (8.43%) Solaris
6 21 (4.92%) AIX
6 21 (4.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (3.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (2.58%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (1.41%) Windows 2000 Server
9 6 (1.41%) Windows 2000
10 3 (0.70%) CentOS
10 3 (0.70%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (34.89%) Performance Tuning
2 69 (16.16%) ITIL
3 65 (15.22%) Business Intelligence
4 63 (14.75%) ETL
5 42 (9.84%) Disaster Recovery
6 41 (9.60%) Database Security
7 33 (7.73%) Migration
8 27 (6.32%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (6.32%) Mentoring
9 26 (6.09%) Capacity Planning
10 21 (4.92%) Data Modelling
11 18 (4.22%) Performance Monitoring
11 18 (4.22%) PRINCE2
12 17 (3.98%) Performance Analysis
13 16 (3.75%) E-Commerce
14 15 (3.51%) Scrum
14 15 (3.51%) High Availability
15 13 (3.04%) Database Tuning
16 10 (2.34%) Release Management
17 9 (2.11%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 289 (67.68%) SQL
2 125 (29.27%) T-SQL
3 49 (11.48%) PL/SQL
4 22 (5.15%) PowerShell
5 20 (4.68%) Shell Script
6 18 (4.22%) Perl
7 11 (2.58%) Python
8 7 (1.64%) Java
8 7 (1.64%) C#
9 6 (1.41%) Bash Shell
10 4 (0.94%) C
11 3 (0.70%) Ruby
12 1 (0.23%) C++
12 1 (0.23%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.23%) PHP
12 1 (0.23%) VBScript
12 1 (0.23%) VB
12 1 (0.23%) AWK
12 1 (0.23%) sed
Qualifications
1 41 (9.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (9.37%) Degree
3 35 (8.20%) MCTS
4 25 (5.85%) MCITP
5 21 (4.92%) Oracle Certification
6 15 (3.51%) Security Cleared
7 13 (3.04%) MCSE
7 13 (3.04%) SC Cleared
7 13 (3.04%) DV Cleared
8 12 (2.81%) OCP
8 12 (2.81%) MCSA
9 10 (2.34%) MCDBA
10 2 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.23%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.81%) QA
2 10 (2.34%) SLA
2 10 (2.34%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 93 (21.78%) Oracle RAC
2 61 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
3 11 (2.58%) Active Directory
4 10 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.47%) vSphere
6 1 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 88 (20.61%) Data Guard
2 24 (5.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 8 (1.87%) BMC PATROL
4 3 (0.70%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.70%) SCOM
5 2 (0.47%) Opsview
5 2 (0.47%) Puppet
5 2 (0.47%) Munin
5 2 (0.47%) Nagios
5 2 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.23%) SCCM
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Statspack
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.23%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.23%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.23%) SCSM
Vendors
1 208 (48.71%) Oracle
2 76 (17.80%) Microsoft
3 35 (8.20%) Red Hat
4 19 (4.45%) Sybase
5 13 (3.04%) Retek
6 12 (2.81%) VMware
7 7 (1.64%) HP
8 6 (1.41%) MapR
8 6 (1.41%) JBoss
9 5 (1.17%) SAP
9 5 (1.17%) MicroStrategy
9 5 (1.17%) NetApp
9 5 (1.17%) Sony
9 5 (1.17%) Toshiba
9 5 (1.17%) Red Gate
9 5 (1.17%) Tableau
10 4 (0.94%) SunGard
11 3 (0.70%) Percona
12 2 (0.47%) ESRI
12 2 (0.47%) JD Edwards
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