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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Database Administrator
Rank 628 741 704
Rank change year-on-year
+113 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DBA 286 207 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.18% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 233 152 131
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,600 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +15.55%

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
103199 113344 103481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.54% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 85203 93021 86182
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 2 July 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 2 July 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 +119 264 £55,000 - 26
London +41 123 £60,000 +4.34% 8
South East +33 63 £47,500 -8.65% 4
City of London +46 33 £57,500 +4.54% 5
Hampshire +19 25 £45,000 -2.70% 1
Yorkshire +16 17 £50,000 -13.04% 3
Scotland +24 15 £55,000 +37.50%
Berkshire +10 15 £50,000 -11.11% 1
Reading +11 14 £48,750 -7.14% 1
North West +5 14 £47,500 -17.39% 2
East of England +17 13 £50,000 -
West Midlands -1 13 £49,000 +5.94% 1
Surrey +8 12 £53,750 +3.36%
West Yorkshire +21 11 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Essex +5 11 £50,000 -
South West -13 11 £45,000 - 5
Manchester +15 10 £55,000 -4.34% 1
Southampton +10 10 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Winchester - 10 £42,500 -
Leeds +19 9 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Basildon - 9 £50,000 -
Wiltshire - 9 £45,000 - 2
West Sussex - 8 £39,000 - 1
Crawley - 7 £39,000 - 1
Staffordshire +15 6 £55,000 +29.41%
Chippenham - 6 £44,500 - 2
Coventry -4 5 £49,000 -2.00%
Edinburgh - 5 £50,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 5 £55,000 -
Glasgow +7 4 £62,500 +56.25%

Senior DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 375 (79.11%) SQL
2 350 (73.84%) SQL Server
3 192 (40.51%) Performance Tuning
4 174 (36.71%) Oracle
5 160 (33.76%) Finance
6 154 (32.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 139 (29.32%) Oracle Database
8 137 (28.90%) T-SQL
9 133 (28.06%) Microsoft
10 130 (27.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 119 (25.11%) Windows
12 116 (24.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 114 (24.05%) Clustering
14 106 (22.36%) Replication
15 100 (21.10%) MS Excel
16 83 (17.51%) SQL Server 2008
17 81 (17.09%) Capacity Planning
18 77 (16.24%) Linux
19 74 (15.61%) Relational Database
20 69 (14.56%) Oracle Database 11g
20 69 (14.56%) Oracle RAC
21 60 (12.66%) PL/SQL
21 60 (12.66%) RDBMS
22 59 (12.45%) UNIX
22 59 (12.45%) Agile Software Development
22 59 (12.45%) SQL Server 2012
23 58 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
24 57 (12.03%) ITIL
25 53 (11.18%) SQL Server 2005
26 51 (10.76%) Data Guard

Senior DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 43 (9.07%) WebLogic
2 19 (4.01%) SharePoint
3 18 (3.80%) Oracle Application Server
4 16 (3.38%) Apache
5 14 (2.95%) IIS
6 12 (2.53%) BizTalk Server
6 12 (2.53%) WebSphere
7 7 (1.48%) OpenStack
8 6 (1.27%) GlassFish
8 6 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (1.27%) JBoss
9 3 (0.63%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle 10gAS
10 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle 9iAS
Applications
1 100 (21.10%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.11%) MS Office
3 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.21%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 43 (9.07%) Oracle EBS
2 27 (5.70%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (1.27%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.84%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (0.84%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.21%) Agresso
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.95%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (2.95%) SaaS
2 12 (2.53%) PaaS
3 2 (0.42%) GitHub
4 1 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.95%) Firewall
2 13 (2.74%) SAN
3 12 (2.53%) DNS
4 10 (2.11%) TCP/IP
5 7 (1.48%) Internet
5 7 (1.48%) VLAN
6 4 (0.84%) WAN
7 2 (0.42%) LDAP
7 2 (0.42%) NAS
8 1 (0.21%) DMZ
8 1 (0.21%) Intranet
8 1 (0.21%) ATM
8 1 (0.21%) LAN
8 1 (0.21%) VPN
8 1 (0.21%) DHCP
8 1 (0.21%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.21%) FTP
8 1 (0.21%) HTTP
8 1 (0.21%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 350 (73.84%) SQL Server
2 154 (32.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 139 (29.32%) Oracle Database
4 130 (27.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 116 (24.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 83 (17.51%) SQL Server 2008
7 74 (15.61%) Relational Database
8 69 (14.56%) Oracle Database 11g
9 60 (12.66%) RDBMS
10 59 (12.45%) SQL Server 2012
11 53 (11.18%) SQL Server 2005
12 46 (9.70%) Data Warehouse
13 36 (7.59%) MySQL
14 35 (7.38%) Oracle Database 12c
15 28 (5.91%) SQL Server 2000
16 24 (5.06%) Oracle Exadata
17 22 (4.64%) NoSQL
18 21 (4.43%) DB2
19 20 (4.22%) Oracle Database 10g
20 16 (3.38%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (1.48%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.42%) Toad
4 2 (0.42%) JIRA
4 2 (0.42%) Git (software)
General
1 160 (33.76%) Finance
2 43 (9.07%) Banking
3 22 (4.64%) Retail
4 14 (2.95%) Law
4 14 (2.95%) Legal
5 12 (2.53%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.05%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.05%) Marketing
7 4 (0.84%) International Banking
8 3 (0.63%) Games
9 2 (0.42%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.42%) Advertising
10 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (6.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 17 (3.59%) Middleware
3 15 (3.16%) Oracle Fusion
4 13 (2.74%) .NET
5 9 (1.90%) WebCenter
6 7 (1.48%) XML
6 7 (1.48%) FIX Protocol
6 7 (1.48%) HTML
7 6 (1.27%) LAMP
8 4 (0.84%) Web Services
9 3 (0.63%) COM
10 2 (0.42%) J2EE
10 2 (0.42%) CGI
11 1 (0.21%) Spring MVC
11 1 (0.21%) WCF
11 1 (0.21%) REST
11 1 (0.21%) Backbone.js
11 1 (0.21%) AngularJS
11 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.21%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 114 (24.05%) Clustering
2 106 (22.36%) Replication
3 48 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (4.01%) Public Cloud
5 17 (3.59%) Data Centre
6 14 (2.95%) Computer Science
7 9 (1.90%) Management Information System
7 9 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.48%) SWIFT
8 7 (1.48%) Hedge funds
8 7 (1.48%) Mainframe
9 6 (1.27%) BBC
9 6 (1.27%) Oracle Exalogic
9 6 (1.27%) Performance Metrics
9 6 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (1.05%) Online Banking
11 4 (0.84%) Data Structures
11 4 (0.84%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.63%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.63%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 119 (25.11%) Windows
2 77 (16.24%) Linux
3 59 (12.45%) UNIX
4 24 (5.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (2.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (2.74%) Solaris
8 7 (1.48%) Ubuntu
8 7 (1.48%) CentOS
9 6 (1.27%) Oracle Linux
9 6 (1.27%) AIX
10 2 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (40.51%) Performance Tuning
2 81 (17.09%) Capacity Planning
3 59 (12.45%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
5 57 (12.03%) ITIL
6 51 (10.76%) Database Mirroring
6 51 (10.76%) Mentoring
7 42 (8.86%) Database Security
8 37 (7.81%) Disaster Recovery
9 33 (6.96%) High Availability
10 28 (5.91%) Migration
10 28 (5.91%) Performance Monitoring
11 24 (5.06%) Data Protection
12 21 (4.43%) Service Delivery
13 20 (4.22%) ETL
14 19 (4.01%) Database Tuning
15 18 (3.80%) Open Source
16 15 (3.16%) Analytics
17 14 (2.95%) Load Balancing
17 14 (2.95%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 375 (79.11%) SQL
2 137 (28.90%) T-SQL
3 60 (12.66%) PL/SQL
4 31 (6.54%) PowerShell
5 16 (3.38%) Java
6 12 (2.53%) Shell Script
7 10 (2.11%) Perl
8 8 (1.69%) JavaScript
9 5 (1.05%) VBScript
9 5 (1.05%) VB
10 4 (0.84%) C#
11 3 (0.63%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.63%) Python
12 1 (0.21%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.21%) sed
12 1 (0.21%) AWK
12 1 (0.21%) VBA
12 1 (0.21%) C++
Qualifications
1 50 (10.55%) Degree
2 34 (7.17%) Oracle Certification
3 32 (6.75%) OCP
4 24 (5.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (3.16%) MCSA
6 14 (2.95%) Security Cleared
7 9 (1.90%) MCP
8 7 (1.48%) MCSE
9 5 (1.05%) MCTS
9 5 (1.05%) MCITP
10 3 (0.63%) MCDBA
11 2 (0.42%) PMP
11 2 (0.42%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.42%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.42%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.32%) QA
2 4 (0.84%) SLA
3 3 (0.63%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.42%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 69 (14.56%) Oracle RAC
2 18 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.69%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.84%) Oracle Clusterware
5 2 (0.42%) NFS
5 2 (0.42%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 51 (10.76%) Data Guard
2 45 (9.49%) Oracle RMAN
3 14 (2.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 10 (2.11%) Tivoli
5 8 (1.69%) Ansible
6 7 (1.48%) logstash
7 5 (1.05%) OMEGAMON
7 5 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.84%) Oracle Flashback
9 3 (0.63%) Oracle Identity Management
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle ZFS
10 1 (0.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.21%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.21%) Control-M
10 1 (0.21%) Nagios
10 1 (0.21%) Foglight
10 1 (0.21%) Unicenter
10 1 (0.21%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 174 (36.71%) Oracle
2 133 (28.06%) Microsoft
3 25 (5.27%) VMware
4 14 (2.95%) Red Hat
5 13 (2.74%) IBM
6 11 (2.32%) Red Gate
7 9 (1.90%) Sybase
7 9 (1.90%) Cognos
8 7 (1.48%) Splunk
8 7 (1.48%) Veritas
9 5 (1.05%) BMC
10 4 (0.84%) HP
11 3 (0.63%) Siebel
11 3 (0.63%) SAP
11 3 (0.63%) Netezza
11 3 (0.63%) Wall Street Systems
12 2 (0.42%) 3PAR
12 2 (0.42%) EMC
12 2 (0.42%) Sun
12 2 (0.42%) NetApp
England
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 6 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Southport, Merseyside
People Source Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
South West London
First Point
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package - Full details on request
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton
American Express
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £40000 - £44000 Per Annum + On call + Bonus + Excellent Bene
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experian
Salary: £competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £41000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 (dependent on experiance)
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
First Point
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £36000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
First Point
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Nottingham
Experian
Salary: £competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago