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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Database Administrator
Rank 711 698 657
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DBA 181 199 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.18% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.19% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 155 161 178
Average salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%

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
101979 105886 103172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83486 85576 86253
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 March 2015 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 27 March 2015. 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 -14 172 £55,000 +0.91% 28
London -2 67 £65,000 +4.00% 11
South East +19 57 £45,000 -5.26% 7
Hampshire +32 38 £45,000 +12.50% 3
City of London +19 32 £60,000 +3.89% 2
East of England +14 14 £55,000 +38.58% 2
North West +8 13 £44,500 +7.87% 1
Winchester - 13 £42,500 - 1
South West -17 11 £41,500 -10.27%
Manchester +4 9 £44,500 +7.87% 1
Portsmouth - 9 £57,500 - 1
Yorkshire -7 8 £49,250 -1.50% 4
Leeds +11 7 £49,250 - 2
West Yorkshire +1 7 £49,250 - 3
Southampton -8 7 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Hertfordshire - 6 £55,000 - 1
Essex - 6 - -
East Sussex - 5 £43,985 -
Kent +15 4 £45,000 - 2
Cheshire - 4 £47,500 -
Cornwall - 4 £32,500 -
Colchester - 4 - -
Wales - 4 £29,051 -
South Wales - 4 £29,051 -
Vale of Glamorgan - 4 £29,051 -
West Sussex +8 3 £43,000 -9.47%
Wiltshire +6 3 £46,380 -4.86%
Cheltenham +4 3 £41,500 +3.75%
Reading 0 3 £80,000 +68.42%
Berkshire -2 3 £80,000 +68.42% 1

Senior DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 336 (76.89%) SQL
2 330 (75.51%) SQL Server
3 171 (39.13%) Performance Tuning
4 168 (38.44%) Oracle
5 156 (35.70%) T-SQL
6 147 (33.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 138 (31.58%) Microsoft
8 136 (31.12%) Oracle Database
9 128 (29.29%) Finance
10 123 (28.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 110 (25.17%) Windows
12 108 (24.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 93 (21.28%) Replication
14 90 (20.59%) SQL Server 2008
15 79 (18.08%) Oracle RAC
16 69 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
17 64 (14.65%) Linux
17 64 (14.65%) PL/SQL
18 62 (14.19%) MS Excel
19 61 (13.96%) Data Warehouse
20 59 (13.50%) Clustering
21 58 (13.27%) Degree
22 55 (12.59%) Disaster Recovery
23 53 (12.13%) Oracle Database 11g
23 53 (12.13%) Capacity Planning
24 52 (11.90%) ITIL
25 51 (11.67%) Business Intelligence
26 47 (10.76%) WebLogic
26 47 (10.76%) Analytical Skills
27 43 (9.84%) Data Guard

Senior DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 47 (10.76%) WebLogic
2 31 (7.09%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.75%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (2.75%) Apache Pig
4 11 (2.52%) IIS
5 8 (1.83%) Oracle Service Bus
6 4 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (0.92%) Oracle Application Server
6 4 (0.92%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.69%) Apache
8 2 (0.46%) WorkSite
9 1 (0.23%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.23%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.23%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 62 (14.19%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.37%) MS Office
3 5 (1.14%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 38 (8.70%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (2.06%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (1.37%) Oracle ERP
4 5 (1.14%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.46%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.60%) SaaS
2 5 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.75%) SAN
2 7 (1.60%) WAN
2 7 (1.60%) TCP/IP
2 7 (1.60%) DNS
3 6 (1.37%) HTTP
4 3 (0.69%) Internet
5 2 (0.46%) NAS
6 1 (0.23%) Intranet
6 1 (0.23%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.23%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 330 (75.51%) SQL Server
2 147 (33.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 136 (31.12%) Oracle Database
4 123 (28.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 108 (24.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 90 (20.59%) SQL Server 2008
7 69 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
8 61 (13.96%) Data Warehouse
9 53 (12.13%) Oracle Database 11g
10 37 (8.47%) MySQL
11 35 (8.01%) SQL Server 2005
12 32 (7.32%) Oracle Reports
13 26 (5.95%) Relational Database
14 23 (5.26%) RDBMS
14 23 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 23 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
15 21 (4.81%) Oracle Database 12c
15 21 (4.81%) NoSQL
16 20 (4.58%) SQLPlus
17 15 (3.43%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 10 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (1.14%) Ant
2 5 (1.14%) Maven
2 5 (1.14%) JIRA
3 4 (0.92%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
General
1 128 (29.29%) Finance
2 24 (5.49%) Marketing
3 23 (5.26%) Banking
4 22 (5.03%) Advertising
5 15 (3.43%) Legal
6 11 (2.52%) Law
6 11 (2.52%) Games
7 6 (1.37%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.37%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.14%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.69%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.69%) Retail
10 1 (0.23%) International Banking
10 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.66%) .NET
2 14 (3.20%) XML
3 11 (2.52%) Kafka
4 9 (2.06%) MDX
4 9 (2.06%) ASP.NET
5 8 (1.83%) HTML
5 8 (1.83%) Middleware
5 8 (1.83%) Oracle Fusion
5 8 (1.83%) WebCenter
6 7 (1.60%) FIX Protocol
6 7 (1.60%) Web Services
7 6 (1.37%) WCF
7 6 (1.37%) LAMP
8 5 (1.14%) Java EE
9 4 (0.92%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 3 (0.69%) COM
11 2 (0.46%) CGI
12 1 (0.23%) J2EE
12 1 (0.23%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 93 (21.28%) Replication
2 59 (13.50%) Clustering
3 47 (10.76%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (1.83%) Open Source
4 8 (1.83%) Computer Science
5 7 (1.60%) SWIFT
6 6 (1.37%) BBC
6 6 (1.37%) Statistics
7 5 (1.14%) Client/Server
8 4 (0.92%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.69%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (0.69%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.46%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.46%) Online Banking
10 2 (0.46%) Spread Betting
10 2 (0.46%) Life Science
10 2 (0.46%) Social Network
10 2 (0.46%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Mobile Payment
11 1 (0.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 110 (25.17%) Windows
2 64 (14.65%) Linux
3 40 (9.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (7.09%) UNIX
6 14 (3.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (2.97%) AIX
8 12 (2.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (2.06%) Solaris
10 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (39.13%) Performance Tuning
2 55 (12.59%) Disaster Recovery
3 53 (12.13%) Capacity Planning
4 52 (11.90%) ITIL
5 51 (11.67%) Business Intelligence
6 40 (9.15%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (8.47%) Database Security
8 34 (7.78%) Performance Monitoring
9 31 (7.09%) ETL
10 27 (6.18%) Migration
11 25 (5.72%) Data Protection
12 23 (5.26%) BCP
13 18 (4.12%) High Availability
14 17 (3.89%) Database Tuning
14 17 (3.89%) Data Modelling
14 17 (3.89%) E-Commerce
15 14 (3.20%) ERP
15 14 (3.20%) Mentoring
15 14 (3.20%) Change Data Capture
16 13 (2.97%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 336 (76.89%) SQL
2 156 (35.70%) T-SQL
3 64 (14.65%) PL/SQL
4 25 (5.72%) PowerShell
5 23 (5.26%) Perl
6 13 (2.97%) Java
7 11 (2.52%) Shell Script
8 8 (1.83%) C#
9 6 (1.37%) Bash Shell
9 6 (1.37%) Python
10 4 (0.92%) VB
11 3 (0.69%) C
11 3 (0.69%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.23%) VBScript
12 1 (0.23%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 58 (13.27%) Degree
2 30 (6.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (6.18%) Oracle Certification
4 22 (5.03%) OCP
5 19 (4.35%) MCITP
6 16 (3.66%) MCSA
7 15 (3.43%) MCTS
8 14 (3.20%) MCSE
9 13 (2.97%) Security Cleared
10 4 (0.92%) MCP
11 3 (0.69%) MCDBA
11 3 (0.69%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.46%) OCA
13 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.52%) SLA
2 8 (1.83%) QA
3 2 (0.46%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 79 (18.08%) Oracle RAC
2 16 (3.66%) Oracle Clusterware
3 14 (3.20%) Active Directory
4 11 (2.52%) Apache Flume
4 11 (2.52%) HDFS
5 7 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.69%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 43 (9.84%) Data Guard
2 42 (9.61%) Oracle RMAN
3 25 (5.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 19 (4.35%) Oracle Flashback
5 8 (1.83%) Oracle Identity Management
6 3 (0.69%) Foglight
7 2 (0.46%) Nagios
8 1 (0.23%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Statspack
8 1 (0.23%) Unicenter
8 1 (0.23%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.23%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.23%) Control-M
8 1 (0.23%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.23%) Ansible
8 1 (0.23%) Graphite
8 1 (0.23%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.23%) Cacti
8 1 (0.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 168 (38.44%) Oracle
2 138 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 17 (3.89%) HP
4 15 (3.43%) IBM
5 14 (3.20%) Red Hat
5 14 (3.20%) Sony
6 13 (2.97%) Sybase
7 10 (2.29%) VMware
8 8 (1.83%) Cognos
8 8 (1.83%) Siebel
9 7 (1.60%) SAP
10 6 (1.37%) Red Gate
11 5 (1.14%) NetApp
12 4 (0.92%) Veritas
12 4 (0.92%) Remedy
13 3 (0.69%) Hyperion
13 3 (0.69%) Imperva
14 2 (0.46%) 3PAR
14 2 (0.46%) Brocade
14 2 (0.46%) Cognizant
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