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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Database Administrator
Rank 665 674 671
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DBA 228 235 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.22% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 175 201 176
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,000 £43,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -11 201 £55,000 -1.78% 13
London -44 74 £57,500 - 4
South East +37 56 £50,000 - 5
City of London +19 30 £57,500 - 1
Hampshire +5 20 £54,439 +28.09% 3
East of England +10 16 £57,500 -11.53% 1
Yorkshire +8 14 £55,000 -
South West -21 14 £45,000 +8.43% 3
North West +7 12 £47,500 -17.39%
Berkshire +20 11 £47,500 - 2
West Sussex - 11 £42,000 -
Reading - 11 £47,500 -
Scotland +10 10 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Manchester +3 10 £47,500 -17.39%
Wiltshire +5 9 £45,000 +9.75% 1
Essex -3 9 £51,250 - 1
Crawley - 9 £42,000 -
Portsmouth +29 8 £57,500 +27.77% 1
West Yorkshire +2 8 £55,000 -
Leeds +11 7 £55,000 -
Chippenham +9 7 £45,000 +9.75%
West Midlands -4 7 £52,500 +7.14%
Hertfordshire - 7 £57,500 -
Basildon - 7 £50,000 - 1
Surrey +4 5 £55,000 +5.76%
East Sussex - 5 £50,000 -
Staffordshire - 5 £55,000 -
Brighton - 5 £50,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 5 £57,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 5 £55,000 -

Senior DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 369 (76.40%) SQL
2 344 (71.22%) SQL Server
3 217 (44.93%) Performance Tuning
4 181 (37.47%) Oracle
5 153 (31.68%) Finance
6 151 (31.26%) Oracle Database
7 138 (28.57%) T-SQL
8 137 (28.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 130 (26.92%) Microsoft
10 126 (26.09%) Replication
11 122 (25.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 117 (24.22%) Clustering
13 110 (22.77%) Windows
14 105 (21.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 103 (21.33%) MS Excel
16 92 (19.05%) Capacity Planning
17 88 (18.22%) Relational Database
18 85 (17.60%) SQL Server 2008
19 78 (16.15%) Oracle Database 11g
20 76 (15.73%) Linux
21 75 (15.53%) Business Intelligence
22 69 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
23 65 (13.46%) RDBMS
24 62 (12.84%) UNIX
24 62 (12.84%) Data Warehouse
24 62 (12.84%) Agile Software Development
25 61 (12.63%) Banking
25 61 (12.63%) Mentoring
26 58 (12.01%) Data Guard
26 58 (12.01%) PL/SQL

Senior DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 54 (11.18%) WebLogic
2 23 (4.76%) Apache
3 21 (4.35%) Oracle Application Server
4 15 (3.11%) WebSphere
4 15 (3.11%) SharePoint
5 13 (2.69%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (1.86%) IIS
6 9 (1.86%) JBoss
7 8 (1.66%) WebSphere Application Server
7 8 (1.66%) GlassFish
8 7 (1.45%) OpenStack
9 5 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.41%) Oracle 10gAS
11 1 (0.21%) Oracle 9iAS
11 1 (0.21%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 103 (21.33%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.86%) MS Office
3 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.21%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 48 (9.94%) Oracle EBS
2 36 (7.45%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (1.66%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.83%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (0.62%) Oracle Utilities
6 2 (0.41%) Temenos T24
6 2 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.21%) Agresso
7 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.14%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (2.90%) SaaS
2 14 (2.90%) PaaS
3 5 (1.04%) GitHub
4 3 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.41%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.41%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.31%) Firewall
2 13 (2.69%) DNS
3 10 (2.07%) SAN
3 10 (2.07%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.45%) VLAN
4 7 (1.45%) Internet
5 3 (0.62%) NAS
6 2 (0.41%) DMZ
6 2 (0.41%) LDAP
6 2 (0.41%) LAN
6 2 (0.41%) WAN
6 2 (0.41%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.21%) FTP
7 1 (0.21%) HTTP
7 1 (0.21%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.21%) DHCP
7 1 (0.21%) ATM
7 1 (0.21%) Intranet
7 1 (0.21%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 344 (71.22%) SQL Server
2 151 (31.26%) Oracle Database
3 137 (28.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 122 (25.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 105 (21.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 88 (18.22%) Relational Database
7 85 (17.60%) SQL Server 2008
8 78 (16.15%) Oracle Database 11g
9 65 (13.46%) RDBMS
10 62 (12.84%) Data Warehouse
11 57 (11.80%) SQL Server 2005
12 55 (11.39%) SQL Server 2012
13 44 (9.11%) Oracle Database 12c
14 40 (8.28%) MySQL
15 35 (7.25%) Oracle Exadata
16 32 (6.63%) DB2
17 30 (6.21%) SQL Server 2000
18 29 (6.00%) NoSQL
19 23 (4.76%) OLTP
20 22 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 13 (2.69%) Visual Studio
2 10 (2.07%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (1.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (1.04%) JIRA
4 5 (1.04%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.83%) ERwin
6 2 (0.41%) Toad
General
1 153 (31.68%) Finance
2 61 (12.63%) Banking
3 34 (7.04%) Retail
4 20 (4.14%) Law
5 14 (2.90%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.66%) Legal
7 5 (1.04%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.83%) International Banking
9 3 (0.62%) Marketing
10 2 (0.41%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.41%) Advertising
11 1 (0.21%) Games
11 1 (0.21%) Back Office
11 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (9.11%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 24 (4.97%) Middleware
3 18 (3.73%) .NET
4 15 (3.11%) Oracle Fusion
5 10 (2.07%) XML
6 8 (1.66%) WebCenter
7 5 (1.04%) Web Services
7 5 (1.04%) Lucene
8 3 (0.62%) WPF
9 2 (0.41%) LAMP
9 2 (0.41%) MDX
10 1 (0.21%) FIX Protocol
10 1 (0.21%) Spring MVC
10 1 (0.21%) WCF
10 1 (0.21%) Spring
10 1 (0.21%) JSON
10 1 (0.21%) HTML
10 1 (0.21%) XSD
10 1 (0.21%) XSLT
10 1 (0.21%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 126 (26.09%) Replication
2 117 (24.22%) Clustering
3 53 (10.97%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (4.97%) Data Centre
5 21 (4.35%) Public Cloud
6 20 (4.14%) Data Structures
7 17 (3.52%) Computer Science
8 13 (2.69%) Management Information System
9 12 (2.48%) Mainframe
9 12 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.66%) Performance Metrics
10 8 (1.66%) Hybrid Cloud
10 8 (1.66%) Hedge funds
10 8 (1.66%) Oracle Exalogic
11 5 (1.04%) User Experience
12 4 (0.83%) Online Banking
13 3 (0.62%) GIS
13 3 (0.62%) Enterprise Storage
13 3 (0.62%) Life Science
14 2 (0.41%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 110 (22.77%) Windows
2 76 (15.73%) Linux
3 62 (12.84%) UNIX
4 22 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (3.31%) Solaris
6 14 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (2.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (1.66%) Oracle Linux
9 7 (1.45%) Ubuntu
9 7 (1.45%) CentOS
10 6 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (44.93%) Performance Tuning
2 92 (19.05%) Capacity Planning
3 75 (15.53%) Business Intelligence
4 62 (12.84%) Agile Software Development
5 61 (12.63%) Mentoring
6 51 (10.56%) Database Mirroring
6 51 (10.56%) ITIL
7 44 (9.11%) High Availability
8 37 (7.66%) Database Security
9 30 (6.21%) Disaster Recovery
10 26 (5.38%) Migration
11 25 (5.18%) Performance Monitoring
12 24 (4.97%) Service Delivery
12 24 (4.97%) ETL
13 23 (4.76%) Database Tuning
14 16 (3.31%) Open Source
14 16 (3.31%) Data Migration
14 16 (3.31%) User Acceptance Testing
14 16 (3.31%) SOA
14 16 (3.31%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 369 (76.40%) SQL
2 138 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 58 (12.01%) PL/SQL
4 29 (6.00%) PowerShell
5 27 (5.59%) Shell Script
6 14 (2.90%) C#
6 14 (2.90%) Java
7 13 (2.69%) Perl
8 11 (2.28%) JavaScript
9 10 (2.07%) VBScript
10 7 (1.45%) VB.NET
10 7 (1.45%) Korn
11 5 (1.04%) Bourne shell
12 4 (0.83%) Python
12 4 (0.83%) VB
13 3 (0.62%) AWK
13 3 (0.62%) C
13 3 (0.62%) sed
14 1 (0.21%) VBA
14 1 (0.21%) C++
Qualifications
1 45 (9.32%) Degree
2 44 (9.11%) Oracle Certification
3 37 (7.66%) OCP
4 29 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (3.11%) MCSA
6 12 (2.48%) Security Cleared
7 8 (1.66%) MCP
8 4 (0.83%) MCDBA
9 3 (0.62%) MCSE
9 3 (0.62%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.62%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.62%) MCTS
10 2 (0.41%) MCITP
10 2 (0.41%) OCA
10 2 (0.41%) PMP
10 2 (0.41%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.52%) QA
2 6 (1.24%) SLA
3 3 (0.62%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.41%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.21%) EMIR
5 1 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 69 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
2 16 (3.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.62%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.62%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.41%) NFS
4 2 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 58 (12.01%) Data Guard
2 49 (10.14%) Oracle RMAN
3 13 (2.69%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (2.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 10 (2.07%) OMEGAMON
5 9 (1.86%) Tivoli
6 7 (1.45%) Ansible
6 7 (1.45%) logstash
7 2 (0.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.21%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 181 (37.47%) Oracle
2 130 (26.92%) Microsoft
3 21 (4.35%) VMware
4 15 (3.11%) Red Gate
4 15 (3.11%) IBM
5 14 (2.90%) Red Hat
6 13 (2.69%) Cognos
7 10 (2.07%) BMC
8 8 (1.66%) Sybase
9 7 (1.45%) Splunk
9 7 (1.45%) Veritas
10 5 (1.04%) Siebel
11 4 (0.83%) NetApp
12 3 (0.62%) HP
12 3 (0.62%) EMC
12 3 (0.62%) Sun
12 3 (0.62%) Vertica
12 3 (0.62%) MapR
12 3 (0.62%) Netezza
12 3 (0.62%) Wall Street Systems
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £350.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 60,000
Posted: 23 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
TFL
Salary: From £42,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Basildon
Xchanging UK Ltd
Salary: Comp+bens+bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £46,434 to £61,323 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Citi Logik
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 24 days ago
Scottish Borders
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago