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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Database Administrator
Rank 686 743 733
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DBA 226 227 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.21% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.22% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 213 174 202
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £41,050
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £51,250 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -2.38%

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
94118 103558 110626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.35% 96.21% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 79197 85888 89230
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 +50 217 £50,000 -9.09% 17
London +59 91 £55,000 -4.34% 3
South East +5 35 £50,000 - 4
City of London +60 32 £55,000 -4.34%
North West +34 29 £52,500 +10.52% 4
Manchester +16 27 £52,500 +10.52% 3
Hampshire -2 21 £50,000 -7.19% 3
South West +8 20 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Yorkshire +33 18 £46,250 -15.90% 2
Southampton +10 18 £50,000 +11.11% 2
West Yorkshire +28 17 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Leeds +27 13 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Nottinghamshire +16 12 £45,000 -
East Midlands +15 12 £45,000 -
Nottingham +13 11 £45,000 -
Bristol +17 9 £40,000 -11.11%
Rochdale +1 9 £55,000 -5.17% 1
West Midlands -5 9 £42,500 -19.04% 2
Cornwall - 9 £50,000 - 1
Coventry +9 8 £42,500 -16.25%
Surrey +31 7 £60,000 +9.09%
Camborne - 6 £50,000 - 1
Scotland +11 5 £55,000 -
Edinburgh +9 5 £55,000 +4.76%
Halifax -10 3 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Truro - 3 £50,000 -
East Sussex -1 2 £39,049 -21.90% 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £60,000 -
Merseyside - 2 £47,500 -
Liverpool - 2 £47,500 -

Senior DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 327 (91.34%) SQL
2 317 (88.55%) SQL Server
3 167 (46.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 147 (41.06%) T-SQL
5 144 (40.22%) Performance Tuning
6 126 (35.20%) SQL Server 2012
7 121 (33.80%) Oracle
8 110 (30.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 108 (30.17%) Microsoft
10 102 (28.49%) MS Excel
11 100 (27.93%) SQL Server 2014
12 99 (27.65%) Business Intelligence
13 98 (27.37%) SQL Server 2008
14 92 (25.70%) Data Warehouse
14 92 (25.70%) High Availability
15 91 (25.42%) Finance
16 90 (25.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 87 (24.30%) Replication
17 87 (24.30%) Clustering
18 77 (21.51%) Oracle Database
19 68 (18.99%) Agile Software Development
20 63 (17.60%) Degree
21 61 (17.04%) PowerShell
22 58 (16.20%) Windows
23 57 (15.92%) Migration
24 54 (15.08%) ETL
25 53 (14.80%) Disaster Recovery
25 53 (14.80%) Capacity Planning
26 51 (14.25%) Oracle RAC
27 48 (13.41%) MongoDB

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 28 (7.82%) SharePoint
2 27 (7.54%) Oracle Coherence
3 12 (3.35%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (3.35%) SharePoint Server
4 8 (2.23%) IIS
5 4 (1.12%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.56%) SAS
Applications
1 102 (28.49%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.12%) MS Project
3 2 (0.56%) SPSS
4 1 (0.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.40%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.84%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.84%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle ASCP
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 31 (8.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (5.03%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (1.96%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.84%) PaaS
5 2 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (9.22%) SAN
2 20 (5.59%) NAS
3 10 (2.79%) Firewall
4 9 (2.51%) Internet
5 7 (1.96%) DNS
6 4 (1.12%) FTP
7 3 (0.84%) LAN
7 3 (0.84%) WAN
8 2 (0.56%) SMS
9 1 (0.28%) 2G
9 1 (0.28%) HTTP
9 1 (0.28%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 317 (88.55%) SQL Server
2 167 (46.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 126 (35.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 110 (30.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 100 (27.93%) SQL Server 2014
6 98 (27.37%) SQL Server 2008
7 92 (25.70%) Data Warehouse
8 90 (25.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 77 (21.51%) Oracle Database
10 48 (13.41%) MongoDB
11 46 (12.85%) SQL Server 2005
12 32 (8.94%) NoSQL
13 30 (8.38%) MySQL
14 27 (7.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 24 (6.70%) SQL Server 2016
16 23 (6.42%) OLTP
17 18 (5.03%) Azure SQL Database
17 18 (5.03%) OLAP
17 18 (5.03%) Oracle Database 12c
18 17 (4.75%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (2.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.12%) Toad
3 3 (0.84%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.84%) JIRA
4 1 (0.28%) Subversion
General
1 91 (25.42%) Finance
2 34 (9.50%) Banking
3 12 (3.35%) Legal
4 11 (3.07%) Law
4 11 (3.07%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.96%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.68%) Marketing
7 3 (0.84%) Games
8 2 (0.56%) Electronics
8 2 (0.56%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.47%) XML
2 12 (3.35%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 11 (3.07%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 10 (2.79%) .NET
5 9 (2.51%) MDX
6 7 (1.96%) JSON
7 6 (1.68%) REST
7 6 (1.68%) Web Services
8 4 (1.12%) .NET Framework
8 4 (1.12%) Middleware
9 3 (0.84%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (0.56%) CGI
10 2 (0.56%) Oracle Streams
11 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 87 (24.30%) Clustering
1 87 (24.30%) Replication
2 23 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (3.91%) Computer Science
4 11 (3.07%) Digital Media
5 9 (2.51%) Visualisation
6 6 (1.68%) iPad
7 4 (1.12%) Hedge funds
8 3 (0.84%) Artificial Intelligence
8 3 (0.84%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.84%) Fintech
8 3 (0.84%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.84%) Statistics
9 2 (0.56%) Blog
9 2 (0.56%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.28%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.28%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.28%) Online Games
10 1 (0.28%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 58 (16.20%) Windows
2 34 (9.50%) Linux
3 18 (5.03%) Unix
4 13 (3.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (3.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (2.79%) Windows Server
7 9 (2.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.84%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (0.84%) Solaris
10 2 (0.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (40.22%) Performance Tuning
2 99 (27.65%) Business Intelligence
3 92 (25.70%) High Availability
4 68 (18.99%) Agile Software Development
5 57 (15.92%) Migration
6 54 (15.08%) ETL
7 53 (14.80%) Capacity Planning
7 53 (14.80%) Disaster Recovery
8 36 (10.06%) ITIL
9 32 (8.94%) Data Modelling
9 32 (8.94%) Database Security
10 22 (6.15%) Database Tuning
11 20 (5.59%) Mentoring
12 17 (4.75%) Project Management
13 16 (4.47%) Data Migration
13 16 (4.47%) Database Optimisation
14 15 (4.19%) Business Continuity
14 15 (4.19%) Data Architecture
15 14 (3.91%) Customer Engagement
16 11 (3.07%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 327 (91.34%) SQL
2 147 (41.06%) T-SQL
3 61 (17.04%) PowerShell
4 18 (5.03%) PL/SQL
4 18 (5.03%) Shell Script
5 17 (4.75%) C#
6 9 (2.51%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 6 (1.68%) VB.NET
8 5 (1.40%) Perl
9 4 (1.12%) VB
9 4 (1.12%) VBScript
10 3 (0.84%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.84%) C
10 3 (0.84%) Python
10 3 (0.84%) VB6
11 2 (0.56%) ANSI SQL
12 1 (0.28%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.28%) Korn
Qualifications
1 63 (17.60%) Degree
2 41 (11.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (2.79%) MCDBA
4 9 (2.51%) Security Cleared
5 8 (2.23%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.96%) MCSA
7 5 (1.40%) MCITP
8 4 (1.12%) MCTS
9 3 (0.84%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.56%) MCSE
10 2 (0.56%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.28%) IBM Certification
11 1 (0.28%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.35%) Data Quality
1 12 (3.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 12 (3.35%) PCI DSS
2 8 (2.23%) SLA
3 5 (1.40%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 51 (14.25%) Oracle RAC
2 14 (3.91%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.96%) VMware ESX
3 7 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.12%) VMware Server
6 3 (0.84%) Oracle Clusterware
6 3 (0.84%) vSphere
7 2 (0.56%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 41 (11.45%) Data Guard
2 13 (3.63%) Microsoft Clustering
3 11 (3.07%) Oracle RMAN
3 11 (3.07%) SCOM
4 6 (1.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (1.40%) Puppet
5 5 (1.40%) SCCM
6 3 (0.84%) Ambari
6 3 (0.84%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (0.84%) SCVMM
6 3 (0.84%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.56%) Oracle Flashback
7 2 (0.56%) Oracle Statspack
8 1 (0.28%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.28%) LiteSpeed
8 1 (0.28%) Nagios
8 1 (0.28%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.28%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 121 (33.80%) Oracle
2 108 (30.17%) Microsoft
3 33 (9.22%) VMware
4 16 (4.47%) RedGate
5 15 (4.19%) IBM
5 15 (4.19%) Sybase
6 7 (1.96%) SAP
7 4 (1.12%) Cisco
7 4 (1.12%) NetApp
8 3 (0.84%) 3PAR
8 3 (0.84%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.56%) Citrix
9 2 (0.56%) HP
9 2 (0.56%) Remedy
9 2 (0.56%) Teradata
10 1 (0.28%) BT
10 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.28%) SolarWinds
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Posted: 3 days ago
Camborne, Cornwall
Tank Recruitment Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42500 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
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London
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