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 20 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Database Administrator
Rank 647 685 752
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +67
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DBA 256 213 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.20% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.21% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 214 181 127
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -

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
107943 103220 105048
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.70% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 89300 85015 89847
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £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 20 November 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 20 November 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
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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 +18 242 £57,500 +4.54% 27
London +40 134 £60,000 +4.34% 11
South East -25 40 £55,000 +4.76% 5
City of London +16 36 £60,000 +4.34% 5
Hampshire +16 32 £57,250 +46.79% 2
Yorkshire -26 17 £55,000 +29.41% 6
North West -6 13 £50,000 +11.11% 2
West Yorkshire -9 13 £55,000 - 2
Leeds -11 12 £55,000 - 1
South West -29 12 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Edinburgh +10 11 £60,000 -4.00%
Scotland +7 11 £60,000 -
East Midlands +16 10 £45,000 -10.00%
Manchester - 10 £45,000 - 2
Northamptonshire - 9 £45,000 -
East of England -27 8 £55,000 +56.02% 2
West Midlands -6 7 £47,500 -
Winchester - 7 £42,500 - 2
Northampton - 6 £45,000 -
Kent -4 5 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Havant - 5 £52,500 -
Somerset -9 4 £47,500 +11.76%
Essex -10 4 £70,000 -
Exeter - 4 - -
Devon - 4 - -
Southampton +7 3 £40,000 +2.56%
Cheshire -4 3 £52,500 -
Birmingham - 3 £45,000 -
South Wales +10 2 £28,425 -
Wales +1 2 £28,425 -

Senior DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 345 (70.99%) SQL Server
2 328 (67.49%) SQL
3 253 (52.06%) Oracle
4 217 (44.65%) Oracle Database
5 169 (34.77%) Performance Tuning
6 166 (34.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 164 (33.74%) T-SQL
8 158 (32.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 142 (29.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 129 (26.54%) Oracle RAC
11 123 (25.31%) SQL Server 2008
12 112 (23.05%) Finance
13 107 (22.02%) Replication
14 106 (21.81%) Oracle Database 11g
15 100 (20.58%) Linux
16 96 (19.75%) Windows
17 93 (19.14%) Data Guard
18 90 (18.52%) Microsoft
19 80 (16.46%) Oracle RMAN
20 75 (15.43%) PL/SQL
21 73 (15.02%) SQL Server 2012
22 71 (14.61%) Data Warehouse
23 70 (14.40%) WebLogic
24 68 (13.99%) MySQL
25 67 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
26 65 (13.37%) Oracle Database 10g
27 62 (12.76%) ITIL
28 61 (12.55%) Clustering
29 59 (12.14%) ETL
30 58 (11.93%) UNIX

Senior DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 70 (14.40%) WebLogic
2 21 (4.32%) SharePoint
3 17 (3.50%) Apache Pig
4 13 (2.67%) Oracle Application Server
5 12 (2.47%) Oracle UPK
6 8 (1.65%) Apache Solr
7 6 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (1.23%) MS Exchange
8 4 (0.82%) WorkSite
8 4 (0.82%) Oracle Service Bus
9 3 (0.62%) IIS
10 2 (0.41%) ArcGIS
10 2 (0.41%) CMS
10 2 (0.41%) SAS
10 2 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.21%) JBoss
Applications
1 53 (10.91%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.65%) PowerPivot
3 2 (0.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 56 (11.52%) Oracle EBS
2 20 (4.12%) Oracle Applications
3 18 (3.70%) Oracle EBS R12
4 16 (3.29%) Oracle 11i
5 4 (0.82%) Agresso
6 3 (0.62%) Lawson
7 2 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.62%) SaaS
3 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.50%) SAN
2 12 (2.47%) Firewall
3 3 (0.62%) LDAP
3 3 (0.62%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.41%) NAS
5 1 (0.21%) DNS
5 1 (0.21%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.21%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 345 (70.99%) SQL Server
2 217 (44.65%) Oracle Database
3 166 (34.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 158 (32.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 142 (29.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 123 (25.31%) SQL Server 2008
7 106 (21.81%) Oracle Database 11g
8 73 (15.02%) SQL Server 2012
9 71 (14.61%) Data Warehouse
10 68 (13.99%) MySQL
11 65 (13.37%) Oracle Database 10g
12 58 (11.93%) SQL Server 2005
13 40 (8.23%) Relational Database
14 39 (8.02%) Oracle Reports
15 37 (7.61%) RDBMS
16 31 (6.38%) NoSQL
17 27 (5.56%) OLAP
18 21 (4.32%) MongoDB
19 20 (4.12%) DTS
19 20 (4.12%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 13 (2.67%) JIRA
2 12 (2.47%) Ant
2 12 (2.47%) Maven
3 9 (1.85%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.41%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
General
1 112 (23.05%) Finance
2 21 (4.32%) Law
3 19 (3.91%) Legal
3 19 (3.91%) Advertising
3 19 (3.91%) Marketing
4 16 (3.29%) Banking
5 14 (2.88%) Investment Banking
6 12 (2.47%) Games
7 7 (1.44%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.82%) Music Industry
8 4 (0.82%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.62%) Retail
10 1 (0.21%) Billing
10 1 (0.21%) Publishing
10 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.21%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (4.94%) Middleware
2 23 (4.73%) Oracle Fusion
3 15 (3.09%) MDX
4 12 (2.47%) Java EE
5 11 (2.26%) .NET
6 10 (2.06%) Kafka
7 4 (0.82%) WebCenter
8 2 (0.41%) HTML
8 2 (0.41%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle Streams
9 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.21%) COM
9 1 (0.21%) Web Services
9 1 (0.21%) XML
9 1 (0.21%) XSL
9 1 (0.21%) LAMP
9 1 (0.21%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.21%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 107 (22.02%) Replication
2 61 (12.55%) Clustering
3 27 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (2.06%) Management Information System
5 9 (1.85%) Spread Betting
6 8 (1.65%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.03%) Kindle
7 5 (1.03%) Digital Media
8 4 (0.82%) Open Source
8 4 (0.82%) Blackberry
9 3 (0.62%) Statistics
10 2 (0.41%) Life Science
10 2 (0.41%) Social Network
11 1 (0.21%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.21%) FMCG
11 1 (0.21%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.21%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.21%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.21%) Derivative
11 1 (0.21%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 100 (20.58%) Linux
2 96 (19.75%) Windows
3 58 (11.93%) UNIX
4 34 (7.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (6.79%) Solaris
6 31 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 25 (5.14%) AIX
8 15 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (1.44%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (0.82%) Windows 2000
12 3 (0.62%) CentOS
13 1 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (34.77%) Performance Tuning
2 67 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
3 62 (12.76%) ITIL
4 59 (12.14%) ETL
5 49 (10.08%) Database Security
6 36 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 28 (5.76%) E-Commerce
7 28 (5.76%) Migration
8 26 (5.35%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (5.14%) Data Modelling
9 25 (5.14%) Capacity Planning
10 22 (4.53%) Performance Monitoring
11 21 (4.32%) PRINCE2
12 20 (4.12%) Mentoring
13 19 (3.91%) BCP
14 17 (3.50%) ERP
15 16 (3.29%) DevOps
16 15 (3.09%) High Availability
17 14 (2.88%) Performance Analysis
18 13 (2.67%) Change Data Capture
Programming Languages
1 328 (67.49%) SQL
2 164 (33.74%) T-SQL
3 75 (15.43%) PL/SQL
4 30 (6.17%) Perl
4 30 (6.17%) PowerShell
5 22 (4.53%) Shell Script
6 16 (3.29%) Python
7 14 (2.88%) Java
8 13 (2.67%) Bash Shell
9 8 (1.65%) C#
10 3 (0.62%) Ruby
11 2 (0.41%) VBScript
11 2 (0.41%) sed
11 2 (0.41%) AWK
12 1 (0.21%) PHP
12 1 (0.21%) VB
12 1 (0.21%) C++
12 1 (0.21%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 42 (8.64%) Degree
2 41 (8.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 38 (7.82%) Oracle Certification
4 28 (5.76%) OCP
5 25 (5.14%) MCTS
5 25 (5.14%) MCITP
6 16 (3.29%) MCSE
6 16 (3.29%) MCSA
7 13 (2.67%) Security Cleared
8 12 (2.47%) SC Cleared
8 12 (2.47%) DV Cleared
9 9 (1.85%) MCDBA
10 2 (0.41%) MCP
10 2 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certified Master
11 1 (0.21%) OCA
11 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.67%) SLA
2 10 (2.06%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.82%) QA
4 3 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.41%) Data Quality
System Software
1 129 (26.54%) Oracle RAC
2 80 (16.46%) Oracle RMAN
3 16 (3.29%) Active Directory
4 11 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (2.06%) Apache Flume
5 10 (2.06%) HDFS
6 2 (0.41%) vSphere
7 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 93 (19.14%) Data Guard
2 40 (8.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (0.82%) Oracle Identity Management
4 3 (0.62%) Nagios
4 3 (0.62%) Puppet
5 2 (0.41%) Munin
5 2 (0.41%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.41%) SCSM
5 2 (0.41%) Opsview
5 2 (0.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.41%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (0.41%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.41%) SCCM
5 2 (0.41%) SCOM
5 2 (0.41%) Oracle Statspack
6 1 (0.21%) Foglight
6 1 (0.21%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.21%) Cacti
6 1 (0.21%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 253 (52.06%) Oracle
2 90 (18.52%) Microsoft
3 44 (9.05%) Red Hat
4 17 (3.50%) HP
5 14 (2.88%) Sony
6 13 (2.67%) VMware
6 13 (2.67%) Retek
7 11 (2.26%) Sybase
8 8 (1.65%) IBM
8 8 (1.65%) NetApp
9 7 (1.44%) MapR
10 4 (0.82%) Tableau
10 4 (0.82%) Percona
10 4 (0.82%) Toshiba
10 4 (0.82%) SAP
10 4 (0.82%) Siebel
11 3 (0.62%) Red Gate
12 2 (0.41%) ESRI
12 2 (0.41%) Business Objects
12 2 (0.41%) Citrix
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £52000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bradford
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Stott & May
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Dental
Posted: Yesterday
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
IT Human Resources
Salary: £80000 per annum + Car Allowance and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + + Excelent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
St. Albans
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 8 days ago
North Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
North Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago