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 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Database Administrator
Rank 789 714 820
Rank change year-on-year
-75 +106
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DBA 132 255 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.24% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.24% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 128 210 133
Median salary £54,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.81% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,350 £42,500 £41,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,750 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -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
94551 104274 117052
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.30% 96.45% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79526 85540 95895
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £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 30 May 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 May 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 -64 127 £54,000 -1.81% 18
London -33 45 £62,500 - 9
South East -2 23 £52,500 +16.66% 3
Yorkshire +8 21 £45,000 -10.00% 1
West Yorkshire +17 18 £45,000 -10.00% 1
North West +19 14 £50,000 -9.09% 4
City of London +38 13 £60,000 +9.09% 4
Leeds -1 13 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Manchester +9 11 £52,500 -4.54% 2
South West +13 9 £42,500 -7.10% 1
East of England +28 8 £55,000 -
Berkshire +22 8 £65,000 +18.18%
Bristol +13 7 £42,500 -15.00%
Surrey +9 6 £52,500 -10.63%
Hampshire -20 6 £45,022 +5.93% 2
East Midlands - 6 £42,750 -
Southampton -4 5 £41,543 -7.68% 2
Hertfordshire +28 4 £74,000 +34.54%
Reading +14 4 £62,500 -
Cambridge +8 4 £55,000 -
Cambridgeshire +7 4 £55,000 -
Watford - 4 £74,000 -
Maidenhead - 4 £75,000 -
Wales +5 3 £52,500 +37.25%
South Wales +1 3 £52,500 +37.25%
Rochdale - 3 £54,000 -
Liverpool - 3 £47,500 - 1
Bridgend - 3 £52,500 -
Derbyshire - 3 £40,500 -
Merseyside - 3 £47,500 - 1

Senior DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 259 (82.75%) SQL
2 253 (80.83%) SQL Server
3 120 (38.34%) Performance Tuning
4 115 (36.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 114 (36.42%) Oracle
6 97 (30.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 91 (29.07%) Oracle Database
8 89 (28.43%) SQL Server 2012
8 89 (28.43%) Microsoft
9 88 (28.12%) T-SQL
10 87 (27.80%) SQL Server 2008
11 76 (24.28%) Replication
12 74 (23.64%) SQL Server 2014
13 73 (23.32%) Finance
14 72 (23.00%) High Availability
15 71 (22.68%) Data Warehouse
16 66 (21.09%) Migration
17 62 (19.81%) Business Intelligence
18 61 (19.49%) ETL
19 56 (17.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 56 (17.89%) MS Excel
20 51 (16.29%) Clustering
21 47 (15.02%) Oracle RAC
22 45 (14.38%) Windows
23 44 (14.06%) Linux
24 42 (13.42%) Disaster Recovery
25 39 (12.46%) Oracle Database 12c
26 38 (12.14%) Oracle Database 11g
27 37 (11.82%) Capacity Planning
28 36 (11.50%) Data Guard

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 17 (5.43%) SharePoint
1 17 (5.43%) WebLogic
2 11 (3.51%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (1.60%) Apache Pig
3 5 (1.60%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (1.28%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.96%) Apache
6 2 (0.64%) IIS
6 2 (0.64%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.32%) SAS
7 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 56 (17.89%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.60%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (2.88%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.60%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.32%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle ASCP
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.32%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.43%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (5.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.60%) PaaS
3 4 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.79%) SAN
2 6 (1.92%) FTP
3 5 (1.60%) NAS
3 5 (1.60%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (0.96%) Firewall
4 3 (0.96%) LAN
4 3 (0.96%) WAN
5 1 (0.32%) 2G
5 1 (0.32%) HTTP
5 1 (0.32%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 253 (80.83%) SQL Server
2 115 (36.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 97 (30.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 91 (29.07%) Oracle Database
5 89 (28.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 87 (27.80%) SQL Server 2008
7 74 (23.64%) SQL Server 2014
8 71 (22.68%) Data Warehouse
9 56 (17.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 39 (12.46%) Oracle Database 12c
11 38 (12.14%) Oracle Database 11g
12 33 (10.54%) MongoDB
12 33 (10.54%) SQL Server 2005
13 27 (8.63%) MySQL
14 26 (8.31%) PostgreSQL
15 21 (6.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 20 (6.39%) Oracle Database 10g
16 20 (6.39%) SQL Server 2000
17 17 (5.43%) NoSQL
18 16 (5.11%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 6 (1.92%) Toad
2 5 (1.60%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.60%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.60%) Subversion
2 5 (1.60%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (1.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 73 (23.32%) Finance
2 18 (5.75%) Law
3 9 (2.88%) Banking
4 8 (2.56%) Marketing
4 8 (2.56%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.24%) Retail
6 5 (1.60%) Advertising
7 4 (1.28%) Legal
8 3 (0.96%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.96%) Games
8 3 (0.96%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.64%) Electronics
9 2 (0.64%) French Language
9 2 (0.64%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.64%) Publishing
10 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (7.35%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 11 (3.51%) XML
3 8 (2.56%) Middleware
4 6 (1.92%) .NET
5 5 (1.60%) LAMP
5 5 (1.60%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 4 (1.28%) CakePHP
7 2 (0.64%) CGI
7 2 (0.64%) jQuery
7 2 (0.64%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (0.64%) Oracle Streams
8 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.32%) JSON
8 1 (0.32%) OC4J
8 1 (0.32%) SAP Basis
8 1 (0.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 76 (24.28%) Replication
2 51 (16.29%) Clustering
3 22 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.51%) Digital Media
5 6 (1.92%) CMDB
6 5 (1.60%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.60%) Data Structures
6 5 (1.60%) iPad
7 4 (1.28%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.96%) Artificial Intelligence
8 3 (0.96%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.96%) Statistics
9 2 (0.64%) Semantic Web
9 2 (0.64%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.32%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.32%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.32%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.32%) Online Games
10 1 (0.32%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 45 (14.38%) Windows
2 44 (14.06%) Linux
3 33 (10.54%) Unix
4 11 (3.51%) Windows Server
5 9 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (2.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (2.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (1.92%) AIX
9 5 (1.60%) Solaris
10 2 (0.64%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (38.34%) Performance Tuning
2 72 (23.00%) High Availability
3 66 (21.09%) Migration
4 62 (19.81%) Business Intelligence
5 61 (19.49%) ETL
6 42 (13.42%) Disaster Recovery
7 37 (11.82%) Capacity Planning
8 35 (11.18%) Database Tuning
9 34 (10.86%) Data Modelling
10 31 (9.90%) Agile Software Development
11 29 (9.27%) Database Security
12 27 (8.63%) Data Migration
12 27 (8.63%) Mentoring
13 25 (7.99%) ITIL
14 20 (6.39%) Performance Monitoring
15 19 (6.07%) Business Continuity
16 17 (5.43%) Time Management
17 14 (4.47%) Database Mirroring
18 12 (3.83%) Data Management
19 11 (3.51%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 259 (82.75%) SQL
2 88 (28.12%) T-SQL
3 31 (9.90%) PL/SQL
4 30 (9.58%) Shell Script
5 22 (7.03%) Perl
6 16 (5.11%) PowerShell
7 10 (3.19%) Python
8 9 (2.88%) Bash Shell
9 6 (1.92%) C#
10 5 (1.60%) Pig Latin
10 5 (1.60%) Ruby
11 3 (0.96%) C
11 3 (0.96%) VB
11 3 (0.96%) VB6
12 2 (0.64%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 2 (0.64%) Korn
12 2 (0.64%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.32%) ANSI SQL
13 1 (0.32%) Java
13 1 (0.32%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (8.95%) Degree
1 28 (8.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (4.15%) SC Cleared
2 13 (4.15%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.88%) MCDBA
4 7 (2.24%) MCITP
4 7 (2.24%) Oracle Certification
5 6 (1.92%) OCP
6 5 (1.60%) MCTS
7 4 (1.28%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.28%) MCSA
8 2 (0.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.64%) MCSE
9 1 (0.32%) IBM Certification
9 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.88%) SLA
2 8 (2.56%) QA
3 7 (2.24%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.92%) ISO 9001
4 6 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.92%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.32%) COBIT
System Software
1 47 (15.02%) Oracle RAC
2 22 (7.03%) Active Directory
3 8 (2.56%) Oracle Clusterware
4 6 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.96%) vSphere
6 1 (0.32%) Docker
6 1 (0.32%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 36 (11.50%) Data Guard
2 30 (9.58%) Oracle RMAN
3 13 (4.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 8 (2.56%) Oracle Flashback
5 7 (2.24%) Puppet
6 6 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (1.60%) Ansible
7 5 (1.60%) SCCM
8 4 (1.28%) SCOM
9 3 (0.96%) SCVMM
9 3 (0.96%) Windows Intune
10 2 (0.64%) LiteSpeed
10 2 (0.64%) Oracle Statspack
11 1 (0.32%) Nagios
11 1 (0.32%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 114 (36.42%) Oracle
2 89 (28.43%) Microsoft
3 13 (4.15%) VMware
4 11 (3.51%) Sybase
5 10 (3.19%) IBM
5 10 (3.19%) RedGate
6 6 (1.92%) NetApp
6 6 (1.92%) SAP
7 5 (1.60%) 3PAR
7 5 (1.60%) Hortonworks
7 5 (1.60%) Talend
8 4 (1.28%) Siebel
9 2 (0.64%) Citrix
9 2 (0.64%) HP
9 2 (0.64%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.64%) Remedy
9 2 (0.64%) Splunk
10 1 (0.32%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.32%) Vertica
10 1 (0.32%) Zerto
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