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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Database Administrator
UK
Rank 686 760 722
Rank change year-on-year
+74 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DBA 158 169 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.17% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.18% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 140 148 208
Median salary £50,000 £54,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.83% -1.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £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
80036 96313 101493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.47% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 66452 80820 84362
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 January 2017 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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +75 155 £50,000 -8.25% 17
South East +47 42 £50,000 -7.19% 4
London +20 33 £60,000 +4.34% 3
Yorkshire +50 28 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Kent +38 28 £50,000 -9.09% 2
West Yorkshire +53 27 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Leeds +51 27 £45,000 -5.26% 3
North West +1 19 £45,000 - 3
West Midlands - 16 £42,500 - 2
Coventry - 12 £42,500 - 1
East of England +22 10 £55,000 -
Berkshire +52 8 £55,000 -8.33% 1
City of London +21 8 £60,000 +4.34% 1
South West +21 8 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Cheshire +12 8 £43,750 -2.77% 1
Manchester -6 7 £55,000 +1.85% 1
Devon 0 6 £28,591 -2.25% 1
Exeter -12 6 £28,591 -2.25% 1
Reading +38 5 £55,000 -8.33%
Hampshire -8 5 £65,000 +20.64% 1
Farnborough - 5 £65,000 -
Essex +24 4 £60,000 -
Merseyside -2 4 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Rochdale -7 4 £55,000 +1.85%
Folkestone - 4 £55,000 -
Hertfordshire +7 3 £55,000 -
Liverpool -5 3 £50,000 +11.11%
Crewe -8 3 £40,750 -9.44% 1
Warrington - 3 £45,000 -
Telford - 3 £51,459 -

Senior DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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.

1 279 (83.04%) SQL Server
2 275 (81.85%) SQL
3 177 (52.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 148 (44.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 146 (43.45%) Performance Tuning
6 142 (42.26%) Microsoft
7 131 (38.99%) T-SQL
8 121 (36.01%) Replication
9 116 (34.52%) Data Warehouse
10 111 (33.04%) SQL Server 2008
11 110 (32.74%) SQL Server 2012
12 106 (31.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 102 (30.36%) Business Intelligence
14 89 (26.49%) Agile Software Development
15 88 (26.19%) High Availability
16 86 (25.60%) MS Excel
17 80 (23.81%) Oracle
18 77 (22.92%) PowerShell
19 76 (22.62%) SQL Server 2014
20 64 (19.05%) Relational Database
20 64 (19.05%) Clustering
21 59 (17.56%) Finance
22 52 (15.48%) RDBMS
23 51 (15.18%) Oracle Database
23 51 (15.18%) NoSQL
24 50 (14.88%) Microsoft Certification
25 47 (13.99%) MongoDB
26 46 (13.69%) Windows
27 43 (12.80%) Disaster Recovery
28 39 (11.61%) .NET

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 19 (5.65%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (2.98%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.79%) IIS
4 3 (0.89%) Confluence
4 3 (0.89%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (0.89%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (0.60%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 86 (25.60%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.60%) Oracle Utilities
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 37 (11.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (6.85%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (3.87%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (3.87%) Amazon S3
4 6 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.49%) IaaS
5 5 (1.49%) PaaS
6 1 (0.30%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.95%) SAN
2 17 (5.06%) NAS
3 14 (4.17%) Internet
4 13 (3.87%) DNS
4 13 (3.87%) Firewall
5 1 (0.30%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 279 (83.04%) SQL Server
2 177 (52.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 148 (44.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 116 (34.52%) Data Warehouse
5 111 (33.04%) SQL Server 2008
6 110 (32.74%) SQL Server 2012
7 106 (31.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 76 (22.62%) SQL Server 2014
9 64 (19.05%) Relational Database
10 52 (15.48%) RDBMS
11 51 (15.18%) NoSQL
11 51 (15.18%) Oracle Database
12 47 (13.99%) MongoDB
13 30 (8.93%) OLTP
14 29 (8.63%) SQL Server 2016
15 28 (8.33%) MySQL
16 24 (7.14%) OLAP
17 19 (5.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 19 (5.65%) SQL Server 2005
18 18 (5.36%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 30 (8.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (7.14%) Toad
3 10 (2.98%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.19%) JIRA
5 3 (0.89%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (0.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.30%) Git (software)
General
1 59 (17.56%) Finance
2 10 (2.98%) Retail
3 8 (2.38%) Legal
4 7 (2.08%) Banking
5 6 (1.79%) Law
6 5 (1.49%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.89%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.89%) Marketing
8 2 (0.60%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (11.61%) .NET
2 20 (5.95%) .NET Framework
3 17 (5.06%) XML
4 16 (4.76%) MDX
5 5 (1.49%) JSON
5 5 (1.49%) REST
5 5 (1.49%) Web Services
6 3 (0.89%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 2 (0.60%) Middleware
7 2 (0.60%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.30%) COM
8 1 (0.30%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.30%) J2EE
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 1 (0.30%) SAP Basis
8 1 (0.30%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 121 (36.01%) Replication
2 64 (19.05%) Clustering
3 9 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.68%) Statistics
4 5 (1.49%) Fintech
5 4 (1.19%) Computer Science
6 3 (0.89%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.60%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 46 (13.69%) Windows
2 24 (7.14%) Unix
3 15 (4.46%) Linux
4 12 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (3.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (2.68%) Windows Server
7 6 (1.79%) AIX
8 4 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.89%) Solaris
10 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (43.45%) Performance Tuning
2 102 (30.36%) Business Intelligence
3 89 (26.49%) Agile Software Development
4 88 (26.19%) High Availability
5 43 (12.80%) Disaster Recovery
6 39 (11.61%) Capacity Planning
6 39 (11.61%) Database Security
6 39 (11.61%) ETL
7 31 (9.23%) Migration
8 30 (8.93%) Data Modelling
9 28 (8.33%) Scrum
10 23 (6.85%) Capacity Management
11 18 (5.36%) Data Architecture
12 17 (5.06%) DevOps
13 15 (4.46%) Software Engineering
14 13 (3.87%) Customer Engagement
14 13 (3.87%) ITIL
14 13 (3.87%) Performance Monitoring
15 11 (3.27%) Database Optimisation
16 10 (2.98%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 275 (81.85%) SQL
2 131 (38.99%) T-SQL
3 77 (22.92%) PowerShell
4 38 (11.31%) C#
5 26 (7.74%) VB.NET
6 22 (6.55%) Shell Script
7 11 (3.27%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.89%) PHP
8 3 (0.89%) Python
9 2 (0.60%) Ruby
10 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.30%) C
10 1 (0.30%) Java
10 1 (0.30%) Perl
Qualifications
1 50 (14.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (10.71%) Degree
3 9 (2.68%) MCITP
3 9 (2.68%) MCTS
4 8 (2.38%) MCSA
5 7 (2.08%) MCSE
6 6 (1.79%) OCP
6 6 (1.79%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.60%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 13 (3.87%) PCI DSS
2 6 (1.79%) SLA
3 2 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.30%) QA
System Software
1 17 (5.06%) Oracle RAC
2 13 (3.87%) VMware ESX
2 13 (3.87%) VMware ESXi
3 12 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (1.79%) Oracle Clusterware
5 4 (1.19%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.60%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 37 (11.01%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 34 (10.12%) Data Guard
3 33 (9.82%) Oracle RMAN
4 29 (8.63%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 23 (6.85%) Tivoli
5 23 (6.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 15 (4.46%) SCOM
7 8 (2.38%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (0.89%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (0.89%) Perfmon
9 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 142 (42.26%) Microsoft
2 80 (23.81%) Oracle
3 26 (7.74%) IBM
4 25 (7.44%) VMware
5 12 (3.57%) Tableau
6 8 (2.38%) RedGate
7 6 (1.79%) Percona
8 4 (1.19%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.60%) Cisco
9 2 (0.60%) SAP
10 1 (0.30%) Remedy
10 1 (0.30%) Teradata
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