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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Database Administrator
Rank 759 693 798
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +105
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DBA 164 282 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.26% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.27% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 158 228 151
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £41,543 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,750 £65,600 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £48,406 £52,000
% change year-on-year
+3.29% -6.91%

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
94900 105542 116515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 80031 87022 95416
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
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 median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 -64 160 £53,750 -2.27% 14
London -16 74 £62,500 +4.16% 5
City of London +53 25 £55,000 -4.34% 1
South East +3 24 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Yorkshire +35 21 £45,000 -10.00% 1
North West +18 18 £52,500 +10.52% 5
West Yorkshire +16 18 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Leeds +16 13 £50,000 -
Manchester +6 13 £52,500 -4.54% 4
East Midlands +22 10 £45,000 -
Hampshire -10 9 £48,500 +14.11% 3
Surrey +14 8 £52,500 -
Southampton -2 8 £45,772 +1.71% 2
South West +11 7 £38,750 -16.21%
Nottinghamshire - 6 £45,000 -
Bristol +19 5 £42,500 -15.00%
Liverpool - 5 £47,500 - 1
Merseyside - 5 £47,500 - 1
East of England +28 4 £55,000 +7.31%
Cambridge +10 4 £55,000 -
Cambridgeshire +7 4 £55,000 -
Berkshire +2 4 £57,500 +15.00%
Derbyshire +10 3 £40,500 -
Reading +4 3 £65,000 +33.33%
Nottingham - 3 £45,000 -
Halifax - 3 £45,000 - 1
Edinburgh +1 2 £52,500 +5.00%
Scotland -7 2 £52,500 -4.54%
York - 2 £50,000 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £50,000 -

Senior DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 289 (85.25%) SQL
2 284 (83.78%) SQL Server
3 134 (39.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 125 (36.87%) Performance Tuning
5 118 (34.81%) Oracle
6 105 (30.97%) SQL Server 2012
7 104 (30.68%) T-SQL
7 104 (30.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 96 (28.32%) Microsoft
9 93 (27.43%) Finance
10 92 (27.14%) SQL Server 2014
11 90 (26.55%) SQL Server 2008
12 89 (26.25%) High Availability
13 86 (25.37%) Oracle Database
14 84 (24.78%) Replication
14 84 (24.78%) Data Warehouse
15 82 (24.19%) Business Intelligence
16 71 (20.94%) Clustering
17 70 (20.65%) MS Excel
18 69 (20.35%) ETL
19 68 (20.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 66 (19.47%) Migration
21 53 (15.63%) Windows
22 49 (14.45%) Oracle RAC
23 47 (13.86%) Disaster Recovery
23 47 (13.86%) Capacity Planning
24 45 (13.27%) Linux
25 44 (12.98%) SQL Server 2005
26 43 (12.68%) Degree
27 38 (11.21%) 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 27 (7.96%) SharePoint
2 14 (4.13%) Oracle Coherence
3 13 (3.83%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (2.36%) SharePoint Server
4 8 (2.36%) WebLogic
5 5 (1.47%) Apache Pig
6 2 (0.59%) IIS
6 2 (0.59%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.59%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (0.59%) SAS
7 1 (0.29%) Apache
7 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 70 (20.65%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.77%) SPSS
3 2 (0.59%) MS Project
4 1 (0.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.77%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.18%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.29%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle ASCP
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.29%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 23 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (4.42%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.47%) PaaS
4 4 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.19%) SAN
2 8 (2.36%) NAS
3 7 (2.06%) FTP
4 5 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (0.88%) Firewall
5 3 (0.88%) LAN
5 3 (0.88%) WAN
6 2 (0.59%) SMS
7 1 (0.29%) 2G
7 1 (0.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 284 (83.78%) SQL Server
2 134 (39.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 105 (30.97%) SQL Server 2012
4 104 (30.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 92 (27.14%) SQL Server 2014
6 90 (26.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 86 (25.37%) Oracle Database
8 84 (24.78%) Data Warehouse
9 68 (20.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 44 (12.98%) SQL Server 2005
11 38 (11.21%) MongoDB
12 29 (8.55%) MySQL
13 28 (8.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 26 (7.67%) Oracle Database 11g
14 26 (7.67%) Oracle Database 12c
15 22 (6.49%) PostgreSQL
16 21 (6.19%) SQL Server 2000
17 19 (5.60%) NoSQL
17 19 (5.60%) SQL Server 2016
18 17 (5.01%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 7 (2.06%) Toad
2 6 (1.77%) Subversion
3 5 (1.47%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.47%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.47%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 93 (27.43%) Finance
2 20 (5.90%) Banking
3 14 (4.13%) Law
4 9 (2.65%) Marketing
5 8 (2.36%) Legal
5 8 (2.36%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.47%) Advertising
7 4 (1.18%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.88%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.88%) Games
8 3 (0.88%) Retail
9 2 (0.59%) Electronics
9 2 (0.59%) French Language
9 2 (0.59%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.01%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 9 (2.65%) XML
3 8 (2.36%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 7 (2.06%) .NET
5 6 (1.77%) Middleware
6 5 (1.47%) LAMP
7 4 (1.18%) CakePHP
8 2 (0.59%) CGI
8 2 (0.59%) jQuery
8 2 (0.59%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (0.59%) Oracle Streams
9 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.29%) JSON
9 1 (0.29%) OC4J
9 1 (0.29%) SAP Basis
9 1 (0.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 84 (24.78%) Replication
2 71 (20.94%) Clustering
3 28 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.24%) Digital Media
5 8 (2.36%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.06%) Visualisation
7 5 (1.47%) CMDB
7 5 (1.47%) iPad
8 3 (0.88%) Artificial Intelligence
8 3 (0.88%) Hedge funds
8 3 (0.88%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.88%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.88%) Statistics
9 2 (0.59%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.59%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.29%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.29%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.29%) Online Games
10 1 (0.29%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 53 (15.63%) Windows
2 45 (13.27%) Linux
3 29 (8.55%) Unix
4 11 (3.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (3.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (2.95%) Windows Server
6 9 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (2.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (1.77%) AIX
8 4 (1.18%) Solaris
9 3 (0.88%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (36.87%) Performance Tuning
2 89 (26.25%) High Availability
3 82 (24.19%) Business Intelligence
4 69 (20.35%) ETL
5 66 (19.47%) Migration
6 47 (13.86%) Capacity Planning
6 47 (13.86%) Disaster Recovery
7 36 (10.62%) Data Modelling
8 33 (9.73%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (9.73%) Database Security
9 32 (9.44%) Database Tuning
10 29 (8.55%) Mentoring
11 28 (8.26%) ITIL
12 25 (7.37%) Data Migration
13 17 (5.01%) Business Continuity
14 16 (4.72%) Performance Monitoring
15 15 (4.42%) Data Management
15 15 (4.42%) Time Management
16 14 (4.13%) Analytics
17 12 (3.54%) Database Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 289 (85.25%) SQL
2 104 (30.68%) T-SQL
3 29 (8.55%) PowerShell
4 23 (6.78%) PL/SQL
4 23 (6.78%) Shell Script
5 16 (4.72%) Perl
6 11 (3.24%) C#
7 9 (2.65%) Bash Shell
7 9 (2.65%) Python
8 7 (2.06%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 5 (1.47%) Pig Latin
9 5 (1.47%) Ruby
10 4 (1.18%) VB
11 3 (0.88%) C
11 3 (0.88%) VB6
12 2 (0.59%) ANSI SQL
12 2 (0.59%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.59%) VBScript
13 1 (0.29%) Java
13 1 (0.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 43 (12.68%) Degree
2 35 (10.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (3.54%) SC Cleared
3 12 (3.54%) Security Cleared
4 11 (3.24%) MCDBA
5 5 (1.47%) MCITP
5 5 (1.47%) MCSA
5 5 (1.47%) MCTS
6 4 (1.18%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.18%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (0.88%) OCP
8 2 (0.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.29%) IBM Certification
9 1 (0.29%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.54%) Data Quality
2 8 (2.36%) ISO 9001
2 8 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (2.36%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.77%) SLA
4 4 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 49 (14.45%) Oracle RAC
2 18 (5.31%) Active Directory
3 8 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.47%) Oracle Clusterware
5 3 (0.88%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.88%) vSphere
6 1 (0.29%) Docker
6 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.29%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 36 (10.62%) Data Guard
2 16 (4.72%) Oracle RMAN
3 11 (3.24%) Microsoft Clustering
4 8 (2.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 7 (2.06%) Puppet
6 6 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (1.47%) Ansible
7 5 (1.47%) Failover Clustering
7 5 (1.47%) SCCM
8 4 (1.18%) Oracle Flashback
8 4 (1.18%) SCOM
9 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (0.88%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.59%) LiteSpeed
10 2 (0.59%) Oracle Statspack
11 1 (0.29%) Nagios
11 1 (0.29%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 118 (34.81%) Oracle
2 96 (28.32%) Microsoft
3 18 (5.31%) VMware
4 17 (5.01%) Sybase
5 13 (3.83%) RedGate
6 12 (3.54%) IBM
7 9 (2.65%) SAP
8 6 (1.77%) NetApp
9 5 (1.47%) 3PAR
9 5 (1.47%) Hortonworks
9 5 (1.47%) Talend
10 2 (0.59%) Citrix
10 2 (0.59%) HP
10 2 (0.59%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.59%) Remedy
10 2 (0.59%) Teradata
11 1 (0.29%) Cognizant
11 1 (0.29%) Pegasus
11 1 (0.29%) PeopleSoft
11 1 (0.29%) Salesforce.com
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42500 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + on call + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Extensive Blue-Chip Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + benefits + on-call + overtime.
Posted: 10 days ago
London
DHI
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Liverpool
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago