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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Database Administrator
UK
Rank 675 782 761
Rank change year-on-year
+107 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DBA 171 174 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.17% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.18% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 147 150 191
Median salary £50,000 £54,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.25% -0.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £46,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -2.63%

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
81623 97249 103130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.35% 96.46% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 67793 81597 85223
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
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 £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 20 February 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 20 February 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 +88 162 £50,000 -8.25% 12
South East +72 51 £50,000 -7.19% 3
Kent +46 32 £50,000 -13.04%
London -20 29 £60,000 +4.34% 5
Yorkshire +31 22 £42,500 -5.55% 2
West Yorkshire +36 21 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Leeds +34 21 £42,500 -5.55% 2
North West -7 17 £45,000 -
South West +28 15 £50,000 +66.66% 1
West Midlands - 15 £42,500 - 1
Berkshire +55 11 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Coventry - 11 £42,500 - 1
City of London +22 9 £57,500 - 2
East of England +33 8 £55,000 -
Cheshire +17 8 £43,250 -3.88%
East Midlands +7 7 £45,000 -
Hampshire +4 7 £61,250 +13.68% 1
Reading +42 6 £55,000 -8.33%
Manchester -27 5 £52,500 -2.77%
Somerset - 5 £55,000 - 1
Northampton - 5 £45,000 -
Northamptonshire - 5 £45,000 -
Merseyside +5 4 £47,500 +5.55%
Devon -2 4 £28,591 -4.69%
Crewe -11 4 £40,000 -11.11%
Exeter -13 4 £28,591 -4.69%
Farnborough - 4 £65,000 -
Folkestone - 4 £55,000 -
Wiltshire +26 3 £50,000 +11.11%
Liverpool +7 3 £50,000 +11.11%

Senior DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 255 (77.74%) SQL
1 255 (77.74%) SQL Server
2 149 (45.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 148 (45.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 148 (45.12%) Performance Tuning
4 136 (41.46%) Microsoft
5 117 (35.67%) Replication
6 115 (35.06%) T-SQL
7 106 (32.32%) Data Warehouse
8 105 (32.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 105 (32.01%) SQL Server 2008
9 102 (31.10%) SQL Server 2012
10 93 (28.35%) Business Intelligence
11 92 (28.05%) Oracle
12 82 (25.00%) High Availability
13 76 (23.17%) Agile Software Development
14 73 (22.26%) SQL Server 2014
15 70 (21.34%) Relational Database
16 69 (21.04%) MS Excel
16 69 (21.04%) PowerShell
17 63 (19.21%) Oracle Database
18 60 (18.29%) Finance
19 57 (17.38%) Clustering
20 56 (17.07%) RDBMS
21 49 (14.94%) NoSQL
22 47 (14.33%) Microsoft Certification
23 44 (13.41%) Oracle RMAN
23 44 (13.41%) MongoDB
24 42 (12.80%) .NET
25 41 (12.50%) C#

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 16 (4.88%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (3.35%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.91%) Confluence
3 3 (0.91%) IIS
3 3 (0.91%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 69 (21.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (3.66%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (3.35%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (1.83%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (1.22%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.61%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.61%) Oracle Utilities
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 33 (10.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (6.71%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (3.05%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (3.05%) Amazon S3
4 6 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (1.83%) IaaS
4 6 (1.83%) PaaS
5 1 (0.30%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.49%) SAN
2 13 (3.96%) NAS
3 10 (3.05%) DNS
3 10 (3.05%) Firewall
3 10 (3.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 255 (77.74%) SQL Server
2 149 (45.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 148 (45.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 106 (32.32%) Data Warehouse
5 105 (32.01%) SQL Server 2008
5 105 (32.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 102 (31.10%) SQL Server 2012
7 73 (22.26%) SQL Server 2014
8 70 (21.34%) Relational Database
9 63 (19.21%) Oracle Database
10 56 (17.07%) RDBMS
11 49 (14.94%) NoSQL
12 44 (13.41%) MongoDB
13 30 (9.15%) SQL Server 2016
14 28 (8.54%) Oracle Database 11g
15 27 (8.23%) MySQL
16 24 (7.32%) OLTP
17 22 (6.71%) SQL Server 2005
18 20 (6.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 19 (5.79%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 30 (9.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (7.32%) Toad
3 13 (3.96%) Visual Studio
4 5 (1.52%) JIRA
5 3 (0.91%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (0.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.61%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.30%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 60 (18.29%) Finance
2 10 (3.05%) Retail
3 7 (2.13%) Legal
4 3 (0.91%) Law
4 3 (0.91%) Marketing
5 2 (0.61%) Advertising
5 2 (0.61%) Banking
5 2 (0.61%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.61%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.30%) Games
6 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (12.80%) .NET
2 17 (5.18%) .NET Framework
3 13 (3.96%) XML
4 12 (3.66%) MDX
5 3 (0.91%) MSMQ
6 2 (0.61%) JSON
6 2 (0.61%) Middleware
6 2 (0.61%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.61%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 2 (0.61%) REST
6 2 (0.61%) Web Services
6 2 (0.61%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 1 (0.30%) COM
7 1 (0.30%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.30%) J2EE
7 1 (0.30%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.30%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.30%) Sensu
7 1 (0.30%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 117 (35.67%) Replication
2 57 (17.38%) Clustering
3 10 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.13%) Fintech
5 3 (0.91%) Computer Science
5 3 (0.91%) Data Centre
5 3 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (0.61%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.30%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.30%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 39 (11.89%) Windows
2 27 (8.23%) Unix
3 24 (7.32%) Linux
4 11 (3.35%) Windows Server
5 9 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.83%) AIX
7 6 (1.83%) Solaris
8 3 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.30%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (45.12%) Performance Tuning
2 93 (28.35%) Business Intelligence
3 82 (25.00%) High Availability
4 76 (23.17%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (11.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 39 (11.89%) ETL
6 37 (11.28%) Database Security
7 33 (10.06%) Capacity Planning
8 31 (9.45%) Migration
9 28 (8.54%) Scrum
10 25 (7.62%) Data Modelling
11 22 (6.71%) Capacity Management
12 14 (4.27%) DevOps
12 14 (4.27%) Software Engineering
13 13 (3.96%) Data Architecture
13 13 (3.96%) Performance Management
14 12 (3.66%) ITIL
14 12 (3.66%) Performance Monitoring
15 11 (3.35%) Performance Improvement
15 11 (3.35%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 255 (77.74%) SQL
2 115 (35.06%) T-SQL
3 69 (21.04%) PowerShell
4 41 (12.50%) C#
5 30 (9.15%) Shell Script
6 28 (8.54%) VB.NET
7 18 (5.49%) PL/SQL
8 5 (1.52%) Java
9 4 (1.22%) PHP
10 3 (0.91%) C++
10 3 (0.91%) Python
11 2 (0.61%) Ruby
12 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.30%) C
12 1 (0.30%) Perl
Qualifications
1 47 (14.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (7.62%) Degree
3 11 (3.35%) MCITP
3 11 (3.35%) MCTS
4 7 (2.13%) MCSA
4 7 (2.13%) Oracle Certification
5 6 (1.83%) MCSE
5 6 (1.83%) OCP
6 3 (0.91%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.91%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (3.05%) PCI DSS
2 6 (1.83%) SLA
3 5 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.61%) QA
5 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (6.10%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (3.05%) VMware ESX
2 10 (3.05%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (2.74%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (1.83%) Oracle Clusterware
5 4 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.91%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 44 (13.41%) Oracle RMAN
2 39 (11.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 36 (10.98%) Data Guard
4 31 (9.45%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 24 (7.32%) Tivoli
5 24 (7.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 12 (3.66%) SCOM
7 6 (1.83%) Galera Cluster
8 4 (1.22%) Failover Clustering
8 4 (1.22%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (0.91%) Perfmon
10 2 (0.61%) Puppet
11 1 (0.30%) Grafana
11 1 (0.30%) Graphite
11 1 (0.30%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 136 (41.46%) Microsoft
2 92 (28.05%) Oracle
3 29 (8.84%) IBM
4 24 (7.32%) VMware
5 12 (3.66%) Tableau
6 6 (1.83%) Percona
6 6 (1.83%) RedGate
7 3 (0.91%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.61%) SAP
9 1 (0.30%) Pegasus
9 1 (0.30%) Remedy
9 1 (0.30%) Splunk
9 1 (0.30%) Sun
9 1 (0.30%) Teradata
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + 10%bonus + pension + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
West London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
First Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Somerset
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mergermarket Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Leidos
Posted: 13 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago