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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Database Administrator
Rank 631 688 739
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DBA 259 193 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.19% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 229 158 141
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £67,750 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%

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
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
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 £26,750 £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 24 December 2014 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 24 December 2014. 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 +48 245 £57,500 +9.52% 12
London +37 127 £60,000 +4.34% 5
South East -8 57 £57,000 +8.57% 4
City of London +12 35 £60,000 +4.34% 3
Hampshire +10 34 £58,750 +50.64% 1
Yorkshire -24 17 £55,000 +15.78%
West Yorkshire +8 14 £55,000 -
South West -8 14 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Winchester - 13 £42,500 - 1
Leeds +1 12 £55,000 -
North West -7 10 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Scotland +19 9 £62,500 +4.16%
Edinburgh +8 9 £62,500 +4.16%
Reading +5 9 £68,500 +30.47% 1
Berkshire +4 9 £68,500 +30.47% 1
East Midlands +26 8 £45,000 +20.00%
Kent -4 8 £45,000 -28.00%
West Midlands -16 6 £45,000 -5.26%
Northamptonshire - 6 £45,000 -
Cheshire - 5 £52,500 - 1
Manchester - 5 £45,000 -
Northampton - 5 £45,000 -
West Sussex +1 4 £43,000 -9.47% 1
Somerset -2 4 £47,500 +26.66%
East of England -19 4 £55,000 +56.02%
Crawley - 4 £43,000 - 1
Birmingham - 4 £45,000 -
Redruth - 3 £35,000 - 1
Cornwall - 3 £35,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire +15 2 £49,375 +31.66%

Senior DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 366 (74.24%) SQL Server
2 349 (70.79%) SQL
3 247 (50.10%) Oracle
4 208 (42.19%) Oracle Database
5 186 (37.73%) Performance Tuning
6 169 (34.28%) T-SQL
7 160 (32.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 150 (30.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 134 (27.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 133 (26.98%) SQL Server 2008
11 122 (24.75%) Oracle RAC
12 121 (24.54%) Finance
13 117 (23.73%) Microsoft
14 105 (21.30%) Windows
15 104 (21.10%) Replication
16 101 (20.49%) Oracle Database 11g
17 86 (17.44%) Linux
18 83 (16.84%) SQL Server 2012
19 82 (16.63%) PL/SQL
20 80 (16.23%) Data Guard
21 77 (15.62%) WebLogic
22 76 (15.42%) Data Warehouse
23 73 (14.81%) Oracle RMAN
24 65 (13.18%) Business Intelligence
25 64 (12.98%) Clustering
26 63 (12.78%) MySQL
27 62 (12.58%) Oracle EBS
28 60 (12.17%) ITIL
28 60 (12.17%) Oracle Database 10g
29 54 (10.95%) Degree

Senior DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 77 (15.62%) WebLogic
2 30 (6.09%) SharePoint
3 18 (3.65%) Apache Pig
4 12 (2.43%) Oracle UPK
5 7 (1.42%) Oracle Application Server
5 7 (1.42%) Apache Solr
6 6 (1.22%) Oracle Service Bus
6 6 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (1.22%) MS Exchange
7 5 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.61%) ArcGIS
8 3 (0.61%) IIS
8 3 (0.61%) WorkSite
9 2 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.41%) SAS
9 2 (0.41%) CMS
10 1 (0.20%) ArcSDE
10 1 (0.20%) JBoss
Applications
1 47 (9.53%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.62%) PowerPivot
3 3 (0.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 62 (12.58%) Oracle EBS
2 22 (4.46%) Oracle Applications
3 18 (3.65%) Oracle EBS R12
4 16 (3.25%) Oracle 11i
5 4 (0.81%) Agresso
6 2 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.01%) SaaS
3 1 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.03%) SAN
2 9 (1.83%) TCP/IP
3 7 (1.42%) DNS
3 7 (1.42%) HTTP
4 6 (1.22%) Firewall
5 3 (0.61%) WAN
6 2 (0.41%) NAS
7 1 (0.20%) LDAP
7 1 (0.20%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 366 (74.24%) SQL Server
2 208 (42.19%) Oracle Database
3 160 (32.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 150 (30.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 134 (27.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 133 (26.98%) SQL Server 2008
7 101 (20.49%) Oracle Database 11g
8 83 (16.84%) SQL Server 2012
9 76 (15.42%) Data Warehouse
10 63 (12.78%) MySQL
11 60 (12.17%) Oracle Database 10g
12 50 (10.14%) SQL Server 2005
13 41 (8.32%) Oracle Reports
14 35 (7.10%) Relational Database
15 32 (6.49%) RDBMS
16 30 (6.09%) NoSQL
17 22 (4.46%) MongoDB
17 22 (4.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 21 (4.26%) SQLPlus
18 21 (4.26%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 12 (2.43%) JIRA
2 11 (2.23%) Ant
2 11 (2.23%) Maven
3 10 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (1.83%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.41%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 121 (24.54%) Finance
2 25 (5.07%) Advertising
3 23 (4.67%) Marketing
4 20 (4.06%) Law
5 19 (3.85%) Legal
5 19 (3.85%) Banking
6 14 (2.84%) Games
7 13 (2.64%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.62%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.81%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.41%) Retail
11 1 (0.20%) Billing
11 1 (0.20%) Publishing
11 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.20%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (5.27%) Middleware
2 25 (5.07%) Oracle Fusion
3 17 (3.45%) MDX
3 17 (3.45%) .NET
4 11 (2.23%) Java EE
4 11 (2.23%) Kafka
5 8 (1.62%) ASP.NET
6 7 (1.42%) Web Services
6 7 (1.42%) XML
7 6 (1.22%) WebCenter
7 6 (1.22%) WCF
8 2 (0.41%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.20%) HTML
9 1 (0.20%) XSL
9 1 (0.20%) LAMP
9 1 (0.20%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.20%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 104 (21.10%) Replication
2 64 (12.98%) Clustering
3 35 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (2.03%) Computer Science
5 7 (1.42%) Spread Betting
6 6 (1.22%) Statistics
7 5 (1.01%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.01%) Kindle
8 4 (0.81%) Open Source
9 2 (0.41%) Life Science
9 2 (0.41%) Social Network
10 1 (0.20%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.20%) FMCG
10 1 (0.20%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.20%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.20%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.20%) Derivative
10 1 (0.20%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.20%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.20%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 105 (21.30%) Windows
2 86 (17.44%) Linux
3 50 (10.14%) UNIX
4 43 (8.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (5.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (5.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 26 (5.27%) Solaris
8 24 (4.87%) AIX
9 10 (2.03%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.81%) Windows 2000
10 4 (0.81%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.20%) CentOS
11 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (37.73%) Performance Tuning
2 65 (13.18%) Business Intelligence
3 60 (12.17%) ITIL
4 51 (10.34%) ETL
4 51 (10.34%) Database Security
5 44 (8.92%) Disaster Recovery
6 31 (6.29%) Capacity Planning
7 28 (5.68%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (5.48%) E-Commerce
9 26 (5.27%) Data Modelling
10 24 (4.87%) Migration
11 23 (4.67%) Performance Monitoring
12 21 (4.26%) High Availability
12 21 (4.26%) PRINCE2
13 20 (4.06%) BCP
14 16 (3.25%) Mentoring
15 15 (3.04%) Change Data Capture
16 14 (2.84%) Performance Management
16 14 (2.84%) ERP
17 13 (2.64%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 349 (70.79%) SQL
2 169 (34.28%) T-SQL
3 82 (16.63%) PL/SQL
4 32 (6.49%) PowerShell
5 28 (5.68%) Perl
6 22 (4.46%) Shell Script
7 15 (3.04%) Python
8 14 (2.84%) C#
9 13 (2.64%) Java
9 13 (2.64%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.41%) sed
10 2 (0.41%) C
10 2 (0.41%) AWK
10 2 (0.41%) VBScript
11 1 (0.20%) VB
11 1 (0.20%) Ruby
11 1 (0.20%) C-shell
11 1 (0.20%) PHP
11 1 (0.20%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.20%) C++
Qualifications
1 54 (10.95%) Degree
2 39 (7.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 38 (7.71%) Oracle Certification
4 32 (6.49%) OCP
5 26 (5.27%) MCITP
6 21 (4.26%) MCTS
7 17 (3.45%) MCSE
7 17 (3.45%) MCSA
8 11 (2.23%) Security Cleared
9 8 (1.62%) SC Cleared
10 6 (1.22%) DV Cleared
11 5 (1.01%) MCDBA
12 2 (0.41%) OCA
12 2 (0.41%) MCP
13 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.84%) SLA
2 10 (2.03%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.81%) QA
4 3 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.41%) Data Quality
System Software
1 122 (24.75%) Oracle RAC
2 73 (14.81%) Oracle RMAN
3 17 (3.45%) Active Directory
4 11 (2.23%) Apache Flume
4 11 (2.23%) HDFS
5 10 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.81%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 80 (16.23%) Data Guard
2 40 (8.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (1.22%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (0.41%) SCOrch
4 2 (0.41%) SCSM
4 2 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.41%) Nagios
4 2 (0.41%) Foglight
4 2 (0.41%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.41%) SCCM
4 2 (0.41%) SCOM
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Statspack
5 1 (0.20%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.20%) Cacti
5 1 (0.20%) Munin
5 1 (0.20%) Puppet
5 1 (0.20%) Opsview
5 1 (0.20%) Graphite
5 1 (0.20%) CFEngine
5 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 247 (50.10%) Oracle
2 117 (23.73%) Microsoft
3 35 (7.10%) Red Hat
4 16 (3.25%) HP
5 14 (2.84%) Sony
6 13 (2.64%) Retek
7 12 (2.43%) IBM
7 12 (2.43%) Sybase
7 12 (2.43%) VMware
8 8 (1.62%) SAP
9 7 (1.42%) MapR
10 6 (1.22%) NetApp
10 6 (1.22%) Siebel
11 4 (0.81%) Cognos
11 4 (0.81%) Red Gate
12 3 (0.61%) Remedy
13 2 (0.41%) Cognizant
13 2 (0.41%) CommVault
13 2 (0.41%) Hyperion
13 2 (0.41%) Business Objects
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Salt
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £40000 - £46000 Per Annum + On call + Bonus + Excellent Bene
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £65000 - £72000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 8 days ago
Winchester
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Very generous bonuses
Posted: 11 days ago
Durham
CPS Group
Salary: £25000.00 - £33000.00 per annum + pension
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Salary: £55000 - £65000.00 per annum + bonus +full bens
Posted: 22 days ago