The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Database Administrator
Rank 735 656 717
Rank change year-on-year
-79 +61
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DBA 203 234 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.21% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.22% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 161 178 164
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £71,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
115980 107065 119193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.49% 94.69% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 94004 89146 102136
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -62 200 £55,000 +4.76% 20
London -27 123 £60,000 +4.34% 14
South East -14 35 £47,500 -5.00% 4
City of London +2 27 £55,000 -5.98% 2
Manchester +2 14 £41,250 -17.50%
North West -8 14 £41,250 -17.50%
Kent - 12 £45,000 - 1
East of England -22 10 £40,500 -19.00% 1
Cambridgeshire +5 9 £40,500 -10.00%
Berkshire +6 7 £50,750 -7.72% 1
Yorkshire -61 7 £50,000 -16.66%
Southampton - 6 £40,000 -
Hampshire - 6 £40,000 -
South West -6 5 £40,000 -11.11%
Gloucestershire - 5 £40,000 -
Cambridge +16 4 £40,500 -14.73%
North Yorkshire -20 4 £50,000 +17.64%
Harrogate -21 4 £50,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 4 - - 1
Slough - 4 - -
West Midlands +4 3 £45,000 +7.14% 1
Nottingham +1 3 £37,500 -5.06%
Kingston Upon Thames -4 3 £75,000 +42.85%
Nottinghamshire -9 3 £37,500 -5.06%
East Midlands -19 3 £37,500 -28.57%
Oxfordshire -23 3 £42,000 -11.57% 2
West Yorkshire -28 3 - -
Surrey - 3 £54,000 -
Leeds - 3 - -
Birmingham +4 2 £45,000 -10.00%

Senior DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 317 (83.86%) SQL
2 304 (80.42%) SQL Server
3 180 (47.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 178 (47.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 171 (45.24%) Performance Tuning
6 150 (39.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 150 (39.68%) T-SQL
7 148 (39.15%) Replication
8 133 (35.19%) Finance
9 124 (32.80%) Oracle
10 105 (27.78%) Oracle Database
11 102 (26.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 99 (26.19%) Windows
13 93 (24.60%) SQL Server 2005
14 86 (22.75%) SQL Server 2012
15 84 (22.22%) Clustering
16 83 (21.96%) Disaster Recovery
17 82 (21.69%) Microsoft
18 66 (17.46%) ITIL
19 65 (17.20%) Linux
20 64 (16.93%) Oracle Database 11g
21 60 (15.87%) UNIX
22 58 (15.34%) Business Intelligence
22 58 (15.34%) Oracle RAC
23 54 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
24 45 (11.90%) Data Guard
25 40 (10.58%) Degree
26 39 (10.32%) Oracle Database 10g
27 36 (9.52%) OLTP
27 36 (9.52%) ETL

Senior DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 7 (1.85%) WebLogic
2 4 (1.06%) Oracle Coherence
3 3 (0.79%) Oracle 10gAS
3 3 (0.79%) Apache Solr
3 3 (0.79%) CMS
3 3 (0.79%) MTS
3 3 (0.79%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.53%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.26%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.26%) OpenROAD
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.26%) IIS
Applications
1 31 (8.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (2.91%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.59%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (1.32%) Findur
4 4 (1.06%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.79%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.26%) Agresso
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.26%) Summit
7 1 (0.26%) HFM
7 1 (0.26%) SunGard Panorama
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.06%) Google Apps
3 3 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.26%) SaaS
4 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.26%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.50%) SAN
2 5 (1.32%) NAS
3 4 (1.06%) LAN
3 4 (1.06%) Kerberos
4 3 (0.79%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.79%) DNS
4 3 (0.79%) LDAP
5 2 (0.53%) Network Security
5 2 (0.53%) WAN
6 1 (0.26%) Intranet
6 1 (0.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 304 (80.42%) SQL Server
2 180 (47.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 178 (47.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 150 (39.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 105 (27.78%) Oracle Database
6 102 (26.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 93 (24.60%) SQL Server 2005
8 86 (22.75%) SQL Server 2012
9 64 (16.93%) Oracle Database 11g
10 54 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
11 39 (10.32%) Oracle Database 10g
12 36 (9.52%) OLTP
13 34 (8.99%) MySQL
14 29 (7.67%) SQL Server 2000
15 25 (6.61%) Relational Database
16 22 (5.82%) RDBMS
17 19 (5.03%) OLAP
18 17 (4.50%) Oracle Database 12c
19 13 (3.44%) DTS
19 13 (3.44%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (2.38%) Visual Studio
2 7 (1.85%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.79%) Bitbucket
3 3 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.53%) PeopleTools
5 1 (0.26%) JIRA
General
1 133 (35.19%) Finance
2 29 (7.67%) Banking
3 21 (5.56%) Law
4 18 (4.76%) Retail
5 7 (1.85%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.59%) Marketing
7 5 (1.32%) Legal
8 3 (0.79%) Advertising
8 3 (0.79%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.79%) Back Office
9 2 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.26%) Local Government
10 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.26%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.26%) Front Office
10 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (7.14%) .NET
2 11 (2.91%) Web Services
3 8 (2.12%) Oracle Fusion
4 6 (1.59%) ODBC
5 5 (1.32%) EDI
6 4 (1.06%) COM
6 4 (1.06%) XML
7 3 (0.79%) Lucene
7 3 (0.79%) J2EE
7 3 (0.79%) Middleware
8 1 (0.26%) OLE
8 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.26%) CSS
8 1 (0.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 148 (39.15%) Replication
2 84 (22.22%) Clustering
3 13 (3.44%) Computer Science
4 7 (1.85%) Mathematics
5 4 (1.06%) Biology
5 4 (1.06%) Data Integration
5 4 (1.06%) HACMP
5 4 (1.06%) Firmware
5 4 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (0.79%) Fat Client
6 3 (0.79%) Thin Client
6 3 (0.79%) Client/Server
6 3 (0.79%) NHS
6 3 (0.79%) Statistics
7 2 (0.53%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.26%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.26%) Spread Betting
8 1 (0.26%) Open Source
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Exalogic
8 1 (0.26%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 99 (26.19%) Windows
2 65 (17.20%) Linux
3 60 (15.87%) UNIX
4 33 (8.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (5.03%) Solaris
6 17 (4.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (2.65%) AIX
8 4 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (0.53%) VMS
10 1 (0.26%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (45.24%) Performance Tuning
2 83 (21.96%) Disaster Recovery
3 66 (17.46%) ITIL
4 58 (15.34%) Business Intelligence
5 36 (9.52%) ETL
6 33 (8.73%) High Availability
7 32 (8.47%) Database Tuning
8 31 (8.20%) E-Commerce
9 30 (7.94%) Migration
10 29 (7.67%) Capacity Planning
11 27 (7.14%) Database Security
12 23 (6.08%) Performance Monitoring
13 21 (5.56%) Scrum
14 18 (4.76%) Data Modelling
15 15 (3.97%) Problem Management
16 14 (3.70%) Service Delivery
17 12 (3.17%) Change Management
17 12 (3.17%) Project Management
17 12 (3.17%) PRINCE2
17 12 (3.17%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 317 (83.86%) SQL
2 150 (39.68%) T-SQL
3 34 (8.99%) PL/SQL
4 28 (7.41%) Shell Script
5 9 (2.38%) Perl
5 9 (2.38%) C#
6 6 (1.59%) PowerShell
7 5 (1.32%) Java
8 4 (1.06%) Python
9 3 (0.79%) Uniface
10 2 (0.53%) SQR
10 2 (0.53%) Bourne shell
10 2 (0.53%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.53%) VB
11 1 (0.26%) AWK
11 1 (0.26%) sed
11 1 (0.26%) VBScript
11 1 (0.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 40 (10.58%) Degree
2 29 (7.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (5.29%) MCITP
4 16 (4.23%) MCTS
5 13 (3.44%) Security Cleared
6 12 (3.17%) Oracle Certification
7 8 (2.12%) MCDBA
8 6 (1.59%) OCP
8 6 (1.59%) SC Cleared
9 5 (1.32%) MCSA
10 4 (1.06%) MCSE
11 3 (0.79%) MCP
11 3 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.26%) ISEB
12 1 (0.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.97%) QA
2 12 (3.17%) SLA
3 7 (1.85%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 58 (15.34%) Oracle RAC
2 35 (9.26%) Oracle RMAN
3 17 (4.50%) Active Directory
4 8 (2.12%) LiteSpeed
5 4 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.06%) SRDF
6 2 (0.53%) vSphere
6 2 (0.53%) XenApp
7 1 (0.26%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 45 (11.90%) Data Guard
2 21 (5.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 12 (3.17%) NetBackup
4 8 (2.12%) Foglight
5 5 (1.32%) Nagios
6 4 (1.06%) BMC PATROL
7 3 (0.79%) MOM
7 3 (0.79%) OpenView
7 3 (0.79%) SCOM
7 3 (0.79%) Zenoss
7 3 (0.79%) WhatsUp Gold
8 2 (0.53%) HP SiteScope
8 2 (0.53%) Munin
8 2 (0.53%) Oracle Statspack
8 2 (0.53%) OMEGAMON
8 2 (0.53%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 124 (32.80%) Oracle
2 82 (21.69%) Microsoft
3 16 (4.23%) HP
3 16 (4.23%) Sybase
4 15 (3.97%) Red Gate
5 10 (2.65%) Red Hat
6 9 (2.38%) VMware
6 9 (2.38%) EMC
7 7 (1.85%) MicroStrategy
8 6 (1.59%) IBM
9 5 (1.32%) Sun
9 5 (1.32%) hybris
10 4 (1.06%) Google
10 4 (1.06%) SunGard
10 4 (1.06%) SAP
10 4 (1.06%) Cognos
11 3 (0.79%) NetApp
11 3 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.79%) OpenLink
12 2 (0.53%) Symantec
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Salary: Circa 60,000
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
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Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus , Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
SunGard
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits, 10% Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Ealing
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £380 - £420 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
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Posted: 9 days ago
South East London
HFG
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + 8K OnCall+10%Bonus+Training!
Posted: 15 days ago
London
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
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London
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Posted: 16 days ago
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Huxley Associates
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits, Pension
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Maxegan Recruitment
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 22 days ago
Oxford
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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