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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Database Administrator
Rank 709 758 738
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DBA 201 209 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.19% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.20% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 188 166 201
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £56,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -1.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £53,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +0.95%

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
91699 105420 108853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.25% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76674 87821 88006
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 September 2016 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 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +58 195 £50,000 -9.09% 17
London +64 64 £55,000 -4.34% 3
South East +8 33 £50,000 -7.19% 2
Manchester +13 27 £52,500 +7.69% 4
North West +11 27 £52,500 +5.00% 6
West Yorkshire +35 22 £47,500 -13.63% 1
Yorkshire +29 22 £47,500 -13.63% 1
South West +3 20 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Hampshire -7 20 £50,000 -13.04% 1
Leeds +32 18 £47,500 -13.63% 1
Southampton +12 17 £50,000 -4.76%
West Midlands +2 14 £42,500 -13.26% 2
Coventry +11 13 £42,500 -13.26% 1
City of London +33 12 £55,000 -4.34% 3
East Midlands +25 11 £45,000 -
Nottinghamshire +18 11 £45,000 -
Nottingham +11 11 £45,000 -
Rochdale -2 10 £55,000 -5.17%
Cornwall - 10 £50,000 -
Bristol +13 7 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Camborne - 7 £50,000 -
Surrey +27 5 £62,500 +13.63%
Scotland +31 4 £55,000 - 1
Berkshire +32 3 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Edinburgh +20 3 £55,000 +4.76%
Reading +19 3 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Halifax -8 3 £50,000 +11.11%
Truro - 3 £50,000 -
Oxford +11 2 £60,000 +25.00%
Hertfordshire +4 2 £57,500 -

Senior DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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.

1 338 (92.10%) SQL
2 332 (90.46%) SQL Server
3 190 (51.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 167 (45.50%) T-SQL
5 140 (38.15%) Performance Tuning
6 137 (37.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 129 (35.15%) Microsoft
8 125 (34.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 120 (32.70%) Business Intelligence
10 118 (32.15%) MS Excel
11 113 (30.79%) Data Warehouse
12 106 (28.88%) SQL Server 2014
13 104 (28.34%) Oracle
14 100 (27.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 97 (26.43%) Replication
16 95 (25.89%) SQL Server 2008
17 92 (25.07%) High Availability
17 92 (25.07%) Finance
18 91 (24.80%) Clustering
19 78 (21.25%) Agile Software Development
20 71 (19.35%) Degree
21 70 (19.07%) PowerShell
22 62 (16.89%) Oracle Database
23 60 (16.35%) ETL
24 56 (15.26%) Capacity Planning
25 55 (14.99%) Disaster Recovery
26 50 (13.62%) Windows
27 49 (13.35%) MongoDB
28 48 (13.08%) Microsoft Certification
29 46 (12.53%) Migration

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 30 (8.17%) SharePoint
2 27 (7.36%) Oracle Coherence
3 13 (3.54%) SharePoint Server
4 12 (3.27%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (2.18%) IIS
6 2 (0.54%) SAS
6 2 (0.54%) WebLogic
Applications
1 118 (32.15%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.09%) MS Project
3 2 (0.54%) SPSS
4 1 (0.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (0.82%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 37 (10.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (4.63%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.72%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (2.72%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.54%) SaaS
6 1 (0.27%) IaaS
6 1 (0.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (9.81%) SAN
2 24 (6.54%) NAS
3 12 (3.27%) Internet
4 10 (2.72%) DNS
4 10 (2.72%) Firewall
5 3 (0.82%) FTP
6 2 (0.54%) SMS
7 1 (0.27%) HTTP
7 1 (0.27%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 332 (90.46%) SQL Server
2 190 (51.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 137 (37.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 125 (34.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 113 (30.79%) Data Warehouse
6 106 (28.88%) SQL Server 2014
7 100 (27.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 95 (25.89%) SQL Server 2008
9 62 (16.89%) Oracle Database
10 49 (13.35%) MongoDB
11 46 (12.53%) SQL Server 2005
12 35 (9.54%) NoSQL
13 33 (8.99%) MySQL
14 29 (7.90%) OLTP
15 28 (7.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 26 (7.08%) SQL Server 2016
17 25 (6.81%) OLAP
18 22 (5.99%) Azure SQL Database
19 21 (5.72%) Relational Database
20 16 (4.36%) DB2
Development Applications
1 15 (4.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.09%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.82%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.82%) JIRA
3 3 (0.82%) Toad
4 1 (0.27%) Subversion
General
1 92 (25.07%) Finance
2 34 (9.26%) Banking
3 16 (4.36%) Legal
4 8 (2.18%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.91%) Investment Banking
5 7 (1.91%) Law
5 7 (1.91%) Marketing
6 2 (0.54%) Electronics
7 1 (0.27%) Games
7 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.27%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.09%) .NET
1 15 (4.09%) XML
2 14 (3.81%) MDX
3 13 (3.54%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 8 (2.18%) .NET Framework
4 8 (2.18%) JSON
5 7 (1.91%) REST
5 7 (1.91%) Web Services
6 5 (1.36%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 3 (0.82%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (0.27%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.27%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.27%) COM
8 1 (0.27%) Middleware
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 97 (26.43%) Replication
2 91 (24.80%) Clustering
3 19 (5.18%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (3.81%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.45%) Visualisation
6 8 (2.18%) Digital Media
7 6 (1.63%) iPad
8 4 (1.09%) Hedge funds
9 3 (0.82%) Artificial Intelligence
9 3 (0.82%) Data Centre
9 3 (0.82%) Fintech
10 2 (0.54%) Blog
10 2 (0.54%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.27%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.27%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.27%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 50 (13.62%) Windows
2 25 (6.81%) Linux
3 11 (3.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (3.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (2.72%) Unix
5 7 (1.91%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.82%) AIX
8 3 (0.82%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (0.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (38.15%) Performance Tuning
2 120 (32.70%) Business Intelligence
3 92 (25.07%) High Availability
4 78 (21.25%) Agile Software Development
5 60 (16.35%) ETL
6 56 (15.26%) Capacity Planning
7 55 (14.99%) Disaster Recovery
8 46 (12.53%) Migration
9 38 (10.35%) Database Security
10 34 (9.26%) Data Modelling
11 32 (8.72%) ITIL
12 19 (5.18%) Database Optimisation
13 18 (4.90%) Database Tuning
13 18 (4.90%) Mentoring
14 17 (4.63%) Project Management
15 16 (4.36%) Business Continuity
15 16 (4.36%) Data Architecture
16 14 (3.81%) Customer Engagement
16 14 (3.81%) DevOps
16 14 (3.81%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 338 (92.10%) SQL
2 167 (45.50%) T-SQL
3 70 (19.07%) PowerShell
4 23 (6.27%) C#
5 11 (3.00%) PL/SQL
5 11 (3.00%) Shell Script
5 11 (3.00%) VB.NET
6 9 (2.45%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 4 (1.09%) VB
7 4 (1.09%) VBScript
8 3 (0.82%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.82%) C
8 3 (0.82%) Python
8 3 (0.82%) VB6
9 2 (0.54%) ANSI SQL
9 2 (0.54%) Perl
10 1 (0.27%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.27%) Korn
Qualifications
1 71 (19.35%) Degree
2 48 (13.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (2.45%) MCDBA
4 6 (1.63%) MCSA
4 6 (1.63%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.36%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.09%) MCSE
7 3 (0.82%) MCITP
7 3 (0.82%) MCTS
8 2 (0.54%) OCP
8 2 (0.54%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.27%) IBM Certification
9 1 (0.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 12 (3.27%) PCI DSS
2 9 (2.45%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.63%) SLA
4 4 (1.09%) QA
5 2 (0.54%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 41 (11.17%) Oracle RAC
2 11 (3.00%) Active Directory
3 10 (2.72%) VMware ESX
3 10 (2.72%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (1.63%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.09%) VMware Server
6 3 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.54%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.54%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 34 (9.26%) Data Guard
2 13 (3.54%) Microsoft Clustering
3 11 (3.00%) SCOM
4 6 (1.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (1.63%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (1.09%) Puppet
6 3 (0.82%) Ambari
6 3 (0.82%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.54%) SCCM
8 1 (0.27%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.27%) LiteSpeed
8 1 (0.27%) Nagios
8 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.27%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 129 (35.15%) Microsoft
2 104 (28.34%) Oracle
3 33 (8.99%) VMware
4 19 (5.18%) RedGate
5 16 (4.36%) IBM
6 15 (4.09%) Sybase
7 8 (2.18%) SAP
8 4 (1.09%) Cisco
9 3 (0.82%) Teradata
10 2 (0.54%) Citrix
10 2 (0.54%) HP
10 2 (0.54%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.27%) BT
11 1 (0.27%) NetApp
11 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Omni RMS
Posted: 8 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North West England
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Stott & May
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + overtime + 5k benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Linking Humans Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + flexi-time +33 days holidays+ more
Posted: 6 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Sanderson
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary+ Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Executive Resource Group
Salary: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Leidos
Posted: 26 days ago