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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Database Administrator
Rank 767 744 762
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DBA 184 198 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.20% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 161 184 158
Average salary £54,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.90% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £71,750 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £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
97552 100837 99178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.44% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 81926 83590 79842
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior DBA within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
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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 +6 181 £54,500 -0.90% 18
London +18 93 £57,500 -4.16% 10
South East -16 52 £53,879 +2.62% 4
Hampshire +12 27 £53,879 +13.42% 1
City of London +50 24 £57,500 -4.16% 3
Havant +5 12 £53,879 -4.41%
South West -9 11 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Yorkshire +15 10 £45,000 -18.18% 1
West Yorkshire +7 10 £45,000 -18.18% 1
North West +4 10 £45,000 - 1
West Sussex +1 10 £45,000 +4.65%
Leeds -1 10 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Cheshire +15 7 £45,000 -5.26%
Devon - 7 £30,000 -
Southampton - 7 £40,000 - 1
Exeter - 7 £30,000 -
Crewe - 6 £45,000 -
Kent +7 4 £55,000 +22.22% 1
East Sussex - 4 £36,500 - 1
Lewes - 4 £36,500 - 1
Wiltshire +7 3 £45,000 -6.61%
Hertfordshire -1 3 £55,000 -4.34% 1
East of England -2 3 £55,000 - 1
Berkshire -8 3 £60,000 -25.00%
Chippenham - 3 £45,000 -
Chessington - 3 £50,000 -
Potters Bar - 3 £55,000 -
Manchester +16 2 £54,000 +24.13% 1
Nottinghamshire +8 2 £45,000 -8.86%
Surrey +5 2 £50,000 -20.00%

Senior DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 265 (73.61%) SQL
2 258 (71.67%) SQL Server
3 167 (46.39%) Oracle
4 166 (46.11%) Performance Tuning
5 150 (41.67%) Oracle Database
6 114 (31.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 104 (28.89%) T-SQL
8 101 (28.06%) Microsoft
9 96 (26.67%) Replication
10 94 (26.11%) Finance
10 94 (26.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 82 (22.78%) Business Intelligence
12 80 (22.22%) High Availability
13 73 (20.28%) SQL Server 2008
13 73 (20.28%) WebLogic
14 72 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
15 71 (19.72%) Oracle Database 11g
16 70 (19.44%) Capacity Planning
17 69 (19.17%) MS Excel
17 69 (19.17%) Data Warehouse
18 66 (18.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 65 (18.06%) SQL Server 2012
19 65 (18.06%) Oracle Database 12c
20 63 (17.50%) Data Guard
21 62 (17.22%) Clustering
21 62 (17.22%) Oracle RMAN
22 58 (16.11%) SQL Server 2014
23 57 (15.83%) Agile Software Development
24 55 (15.28%) ETL
24 55 (15.28%) Windows

Senior DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 73 (20.28%) WebLogic
2 25 (6.94%) Apache
3 14 (3.89%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (2.22%) Oracle Service Bus
5 4 (1.11%) Apache Pig
5 4 (1.11%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.11%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (0.83%) IIS
7 2 (0.56%) JBoss
7 2 (0.56%) Node.js
7 2 (0.56%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.28%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.28%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 69 (19.17%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.83%) MS Office
3 2 (0.56%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 42 (11.67%) Oracle Applications
2 35 (9.72%) Oracle EBS
3 16 (4.44%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (1.11%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.56%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.28%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.28%) PaaS
2 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.94%) FTP
2 4 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (0.56%) SAN
4 1 (0.28%) Firewall
4 1 (0.28%) HTTP
4 1 (0.28%) LAN
4 1 (0.28%) NAS
4 1 (0.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 258 (71.67%) SQL Server
2 150 (41.67%) Oracle Database
3 114 (31.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 94 (26.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 73 (20.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 71 (19.72%) Oracle Database 11g
7 69 (19.17%) Data Warehouse
8 66 (18.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 65 (18.06%) Oracle Database 12c
9 65 (18.06%) SQL Server 2012
10 58 (16.11%) SQL Server 2014
11 35 (9.72%) Oracle BI EE
12 34 (9.44%) Relational Database
13 32 (8.89%) Oracle Exadata
14 30 (8.33%) RDBMS
15 25 (6.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 25 (6.94%) Oracle Database 10g
16 24 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
16 24 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
17 23 (6.39%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 24 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (1.94%) Toad
3 6 (1.67%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.11%) ERwin
4 4 (1.11%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (1.11%) Subversion
4 4 (1.11%) Talend Open Studio
4 4 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 94 (26.11%) Finance
2 29 (8.06%) Retail
3 28 (7.78%) Banking
4 13 (3.61%) Law
5 7 (1.94%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.39%) Retail Banking
7 4 (1.11%) Advertising
8 3 (0.83%) Marketing
9 2 (0.56%) Back Office
9 2 (0.56%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.56%) French Language
9 2 (0.56%) Publishing
10 1 (0.28%) Games
10 1 (0.28%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (10.56%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 36 (10.00%) Middleware
3 27 (7.50%) XML
4 11 (3.06%) .NET
5 10 (2.78%) Oracle Fusion
6 4 (1.11%) CakePHP
6 4 (1.11%) LAMP
6 4 (1.11%) WPF
7 2 (0.56%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.56%) Lucene
7 2 (0.56%) Web Services
8 1 (0.28%) CSS
8 1 (0.28%) HTML
8 1 (0.28%) OC4J
8 1 (0.28%) SAP Basis
8 1 (0.28%) WebCenter
8 1 (0.28%) XSD
8 1 (0.28%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 96 (26.67%) Replication
2 62 (17.22%) Clustering
3 25 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (6.67%) Data Structures
5 11 (3.06%) CMDB
6 6 (1.67%) Data Centre
6 6 (1.67%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.39%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.83%) Semantic Web
9 2 (0.56%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.56%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.56%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.56%) User Experience
10 1 (0.28%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.28%) Fintech
10 1 (0.28%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Exalogic
10 1 (0.28%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.28%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 55 (15.28%) Windows
2 35 (9.72%) Unix
3 33 (9.17%) Linux
4 13 (3.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (3.33%) Windows Server
6 8 (2.22%) AIX
6 8 (2.22%) Solaris
7 7 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.83%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.56%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (46.11%) Performance Tuning
2 82 (22.78%) Business Intelligence
3 80 (22.22%) High Availability
4 70 (19.44%) Capacity Planning
5 57 (15.83%) Agile Software Development
6 55 (15.28%) ETL
7 46 (12.78%) Database Mirroring
8 42 (11.67%) Migration
9 37 (10.28%) Disaster Recovery
10 36 (10.00%) ITIL
10 36 (10.00%) SOA
11 33 (9.17%) Root Cause Analysis
12 32 (8.89%) Database Tuning
13 30 (8.33%) Mentoring
14 29 (8.06%) Data Modelling
15 26 (7.22%) Patch Management
16 19 (5.28%) Service Delivery
17 15 (4.17%) Business Continuity
18 14 (3.89%) Incident Management
18 14 (3.89%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 265 (73.61%) SQL
2 104 (28.89%) T-SQL
3 50 (13.89%) PL/SQL
4 49 (13.61%) Shell Script
5 43 (11.94%) Perl
6 25 (6.94%) Korn
7 9 (2.50%) PowerShell
8 6 (1.67%) C#
8 6 (1.67%) Java
8 6 (1.67%) Python
9 4 (1.11%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.11%) Pig Latin
9 4 (1.11%) Ruby
10 3 (0.83%) C
11 2 (0.56%) VBScript
12 1 (0.28%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.28%) PHP
12 1 (0.28%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (8.06%) Oracle Certification
2 28 (7.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (6.94%) Degree
4 24 (6.67%) OCP
5 10 (2.78%) MCSA
5 10 (2.78%) Security Cleared
6 9 (2.50%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.39%) MCITP
8 2 (0.56%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.56%) MCDBA
8 2 (0.56%) MCSE
8 2 (0.56%) MCTS
8 2 (0.56%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.28%) QA
1 19 (5.28%) SLA
2 2 (0.56%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.56%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.56%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.28%) COBIT
System Software
1 72 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
2 35 (9.72%) Active Directory
3 12 (3.33%) Oracle Clusterware
4 4 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.56%) Docker
5 2 (0.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 63 (17.50%) Data Guard
2 62 (17.22%) Oracle RMAN
3 34 (9.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 12 (3.33%) Oracle Flashback
5 6 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.11%) Ansible
6 4 (1.11%) Puppet
7 2 (0.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 167 (46.39%) Oracle
2 101 (28.06%) Microsoft
3 26 (7.22%) Siebel
4 19 (5.28%) Red Gate
5 6 (1.67%) Sybase
6 5 (1.39%) IBM
6 5 (1.39%) Splunk
6 5 (1.39%) Zerto
7 4 (1.11%) Hortonworks
7 4 (1.11%) SAP
7 4 (1.11%) SolarWinds
7 4 (1.11%) Talend
7 4 (1.11%) VMware
8 2 (0.56%) Cognos
8 2 (0.56%) EMC
8 2 (0.56%) Sun
9 1 (0.28%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.28%) NetApp
9 1 (0.28%) Pegasus
9 1 (0.28%) Temenos
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Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
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