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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Database Administrator
Rank 666 671 718
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DBA 237 204 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.20% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 204 177 162
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £41,650 £43,800 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £62,250
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
109894 100240 111143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88890 83088 94915
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -12 219 £56,000 +1.81% 23
London +29 131 £57,500 -4.16% 14
City of London +24 38 £56,750 -12.69% 7
South East -36 34 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Hampshire +5 21 £42,500 -7.60% 2
Yorkshire -34 17 £55,000 +39.24% 2
South West -19 13 £41,500 -7.77%
West Yorkshire -32 10 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Leeds -22 9 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Bristol -1 8 £44,135 -15.93%
North West -17 8 £57,500 +4.54% 1
Manchester - 8 £57,500 - 1
Southampton - 8 £40,000 - 1
West Midlands -8 6 £49,000 +11.36% 1
East of England -9 6 £65,000 +36.84% 2
Buckinghamshire -2 5 £50,000 -6.97%
Surrey -11 5 £52,000 +15.55%
South Yorkshire - 5 £57,500 -
Sheffield - 5 £57,500 -
Essex - 5 - - 2
Milton Keynes - 5 £50,000 -
Camberley - 5 £52,000 -
Wales +5 4 £34,402 -5.09%
Coventry - 4 £50,000 - 1
Uxbridge - 4 £62,500 -
Wiltshire -14 3 £41,000 -13.68%
Scotland -22 3 £60,000 +29.72%
Chippenham - 3 £41,000 -
Edinburgh - 3 £60,000 -
South Wales +3 2 £42,000 +15.86%

Senior DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 304 (72.21%) SQL Server
2 287 (68.17%) SQL
3 204 (48.46%) Oracle
4 159 (37.77%) Oracle Database
5 145 (34.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 145 (34.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 144 (34.20%) Performance Tuning
7 131 (31.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 123 (29.22%) T-SQL
9 122 (28.98%) Finance
10 108 (25.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 102 (24.23%) Replication
12 101 (23.99%) Windows
13 93 (22.09%) Oracle RAC
13 93 (22.09%) Data Guard
14 89 (21.14%) SQL Server 2012
14 89 (21.14%) Linux
15 86 (20.43%) Oracle Database 11g
16 79 (18.76%) Clustering
17 75 (17.81%) SQL Server 2005
18 73 (17.34%) Microsoft
19 71 (16.86%) ITIL
20 65 (15.44%) Business Intelligence
20 65 (15.44%) Oracle Database 10g
21 64 (15.20%) ETL
21 64 (15.20%) UNIX
22 63 (14.96%) Oracle RMAN
23 56 (13.30%) MySQL
24 47 (11.16%) PL/SQL
25 45 (10.69%) Data Warehouse

Senior DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 36 (8.55%) WebLogic
2 14 (3.33%) Oracle Application Server
3 12 (2.85%) Oracle UPK
4 11 (2.61%) Apache Solr
5 6 (1.43%) Apache Pig
5 6 (1.43%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.19%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.95%) IIS
8 3 (0.71%) WorkSite
9 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.48%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.48%) Oracle Coherence
9 2 (0.48%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.48%) CMS
10 1 (0.24%) OpenROAD
10 1 (0.24%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 43 (10.21%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 28 (6.65%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (3.80%) Oracle 11i
3 15 (3.56%) Oracle EBS R12
4 14 (3.33%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.95%) Agresso
6 3 (0.71%) Lawson
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.24%) Summit
7 1 (0.24%) HFM
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.75%) SAN
2 12 (2.85%) Firewall
3 5 (1.19%) iSCSI
4 2 (0.48%) NAS
4 2 (0.48%) LDAP
4 2 (0.48%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.48%) Internet
5 1 (0.24%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.24%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.24%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 304 (72.21%) SQL Server
2 159 (37.77%) Oracle Database
3 145 (34.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 145 (34.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 131 (31.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 108 (25.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 89 (21.14%) SQL Server 2012
7 86 (20.43%) Oracle Database 11g
8 75 (17.81%) SQL Server 2005
9 65 (15.44%) Oracle Database 10g
10 56 (13.30%) MySQL
11 45 (10.69%) Data Warehouse
12 40 (9.50%) OLAP
13 36 (8.55%) Relational Database
14 30 (7.13%) RDBMS
15 29 (6.89%) OLTP
16 25 (5.94%) SQL Server 2000
17 24 (5.70%) Oracle Database 12c
18 20 (4.75%) Oracle Reports
19 18 (4.28%) DTS
Development Applications
1 11 (2.61%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (1.66%) Visual Studio
2 7 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.95%) JIRA
4 3 (0.71%) Ant
4 3 (0.71%) Maven
5 2 (0.48%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 122 (28.98%) Finance
2 21 (4.99%) Law
2 21 (4.99%) Banking
3 15 (3.56%) Investment Banking
4 14 (3.33%) Retail
5 12 (2.85%) Legal
6 5 (1.19%) Music Industry
6 5 (1.19%) Marketing
7 3 (0.71%) Advertising
7 3 (0.71%) Games
8 2 (0.48%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.24%) Front Office
9 1 (0.24%) Publishing
9 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.24%) Billing
9 1 (0.24%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (5.23%) Middleware
2 19 (4.51%) Oracle Fusion
3 15 (3.56%) .NET
4 8 (1.90%) MDX
5 5 (1.19%) J2EE
6 4 (0.95%) Lucene
7 3 (0.71%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.71%) Java EE
8 2 (0.48%) HTML
8 2 (0.48%) Web Services
9 1 (0.24%) LAMP
9 1 (0.24%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.24%) COM
9 1 (0.24%) CSS
9 1 (0.24%) Spring
9 1 (0.24%) WCF
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 102 (24.23%) Replication
2 79 (18.76%) Clustering
3 11 (2.61%) Mathematics
4 9 (2.14%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.14%) Spread Betting
5 7 (1.66%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.43%) Digital Media
7 5 (1.19%) Data Integration
7 5 (1.19%) Kindle
7 5 (1.19%) Blackberry
8 3 (0.71%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.71%) NHS
8 3 (0.71%) Thin Client
8 3 (0.71%) Statistics
8 3 (0.71%) Fat Client
8 3 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.48%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.24%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.24%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 101 (23.99%) Windows
2 89 (21.14%) Linux
3 64 (15.20%) UNIX
4 43 (10.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (9.03%) Solaris
6 21 (4.99%) AIX
6 21 (4.99%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (2.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (1.43%) Windows 2000 Server
9 6 (1.43%) Windows 2000
10 3 (0.71%) CentOS
10 3 (0.71%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (34.20%) Performance Tuning
2 71 (16.86%) ITIL
3 65 (15.44%) Business Intelligence
4 64 (15.20%) ETL
5 42 (9.98%) Disaster Recovery
6 39 (9.26%) Database Security
7 31 (7.36%) Migration
8 29 (6.89%) Capacity Planning
9 21 (4.99%) Performance Monitoring
10 20 (4.75%) Data Modelling
11 18 (4.28%) Scrum
12 17 (4.04%) PRINCE2
12 17 (4.04%) Performance Analysis
13 16 (3.80%) Database Tuning
14 14 (3.33%) E-Commerce
15 12 (2.85%) High Availability
16 11 (2.61%) Service Delivery
16 11 (2.61%) Agile Software Development
17 10 (2.38%) OO
18 8 (1.90%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 287 (68.17%) SQL
2 123 (29.22%) T-SQL
3 47 (11.16%) PL/SQL
4 21 (4.99%) PowerShell
5 19 (4.51%) Shell Script
6 16 (3.80%) Perl
7 9 (2.14%) Python
8 6 (1.43%) C#
9 5 (1.19%) Java
10 4 (0.95%) C
10 4 (0.95%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.71%) Ruby
12 1 (0.24%) VBScript
12 1 (0.24%) VB
12 1 (0.24%) PHP
12 1 (0.24%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.24%) C++
Qualifications
1 41 (9.74%) Degree
2 37 (8.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 34 (8.08%) MCTS
4 23 (5.46%) MCITP
5 20 (4.75%) Oracle Certification
6 15 (3.56%) Security Cleared
7 13 (3.09%) SC Cleared
7 13 (3.09%) DV Cleared
8 11 (2.61%) MCSE
9 10 (2.38%) MCSA
9 10 (2.38%) MCDBA
10 8 (1.90%) OCP
11 2 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.24%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.56%) QA
2 10 (2.38%) ISO 9001
2 10 (2.38%) SLA
3 3 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 93 (22.09%) Oracle RAC
2 63 (14.96%) Oracle RMAN
3 11 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (2.38%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.48%) vSphere
6 1 (0.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 93 (22.09%) Data Guard
2 27 (6.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 8 (1.90%) BMC PATROL
4 4 (0.95%) Nagios
5 3 (0.71%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.48%) SCOM
6 2 (0.48%) OpenView
6 2 (0.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.48%) Munin
6 2 (0.48%) Zenoss
6 2 (0.48%) Puppet
6 2 (0.48%) Opsview
7 1 (0.24%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 204 (48.46%) Oracle
2 73 (17.34%) Microsoft
3 31 (7.36%) Red Hat
4 22 (5.23%) Sybase
5 13 (3.09%) Retek
5 13 (3.09%) VMware
6 10 (2.38%) HP
7 7 (1.66%) MicroStrategy
7 7 (1.66%) Red Gate
8 6 (1.43%) NetApp
8 6 (1.43%) JBoss
8 6 (1.43%) MapR
9 5 (1.19%) SAP
9 5 (1.19%) Tableau
9 5 (1.19%) Sony
9 5 (1.19%) Toshiba
10 4 (0.95%) SunGard
11 2 (0.48%) Sun
11 2 (0.48%) Citrix
11 2 (0.48%) CommVault
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Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £52000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Harris Global
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + 12% bonus & Bens
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Totaljobs Group.
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pro DBA Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum + benefits + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: excellent
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £60000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 5 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus , benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Billericay, Essex
Swan Housing
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + Bonus, Overtime, Pension +Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
CSC
Salary: From £55,000 to £56,000 per annum plus shift allowance
Posted: 12 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 36 days holiday and more
Posted: 15 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 25 days ago
City, London
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Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 25 days ago