The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Database Administrator
Rank 685 695 723
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DBA 217 193 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.19% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 176 161 169
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,125 £41,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110403 102451 111873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.40% 94.23% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90093 84743 95852
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 30 July 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 30 July 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
(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 0 198 £55,000 - 14
London -32 105 £57,500 -4.16% 6
South East -19 43 £52,000 -0.95% 4
City of London +8 32 £57,500 -13.20%
Hampshire - 17 £40,000 - 3
Surrey 0 14 £52,000 +15.55%
South West -11 13 £45,000 +16.96% 2
Yorkshire -18 12 £57,500 +35.29%
Bristol +3 9 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Camberley - 9 £52,000 -
West Midlands +5 8 £49,000 +1.55%
North West +4 8 £57,500 +4.54% 2
Manchester +5 7 £57,500 - 1
West Yorkshire -36 7 £55,000 +29.41%
Southampton - 7 £40,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire -5 6 £50,000 -
Leeds -28 6 £55,000 +22.22%
Milton Keynes - 6 £50,000 -
East of England -2 5 - -
Wales -9 5 £28,804 -9.91% 1
South Yorkshire - 5 £57,500 -
Essex - 5 - -
Sheffield - 5 £57,500 -
Coventry - 4 £50,000 -
Berkshire -8 3 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Saffron Walden - 3 - -
Uxbridge - 3 £62,500 -
South Wales -4 2 £42,000 +31.35% 1
Wiltshire -8 2 £41,250 +7.22%
Staffordshire -11 2 £46,250 -11.90%

Senior DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 306 (75.18%) SQL Server
2 291 (71.50%) SQL
3 173 (42.51%) Oracle
4 153 (37.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 151 (37.10%) SQL Server 2008
6 143 (35.14%) Performance Tuning
7 141 (34.64%) Finance
8 140 (34.40%) Oracle Database
9 138 (33.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 126 (30.96%) Replication
11 120 (29.48%) T-SQL
12 108 (26.54%) Windows
13 103 (25.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 92 (22.60%) Linux
15 88 (21.62%) Clustering
16 87 (21.38%) Data Guard
17 86 (21.13%) SQL Server 2012
18 85 (20.88%) SQL Server 2005
18 85 (20.88%) Microsoft
19 82 (20.15%) Oracle RAC
20 80 (19.66%) Oracle Database 11g
21 75 (18.43%) ITIL
22 67 (16.46%) Disaster Recovery
23 61 (14.99%) UNIX
24 58 (14.25%) Oracle RMAN
25 56 (13.76%) MySQL
25 56 (13.76%) Business Intelligence
26 54 (13.27%) ETL
27 52 (12.78%) Oracle Database 10g
28 47 (11.55%) MS Excel

Senior DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 22 (5.41%) WebLogic
2 13 (3.19%) Oracle Application Server
3 10 (2.46%) Apache Solr
4 7 (1.72%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.23%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.98%) Oracle UPK
7 3 (0.74%) IIS
7 3 (0.74%) Oracle Coherence
7 3 (0.74%) Oracle 10gAS
8 2 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.49%) WorkSite
8 2 (0.49%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.49%) CMS
8 2 (0.49%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.49%) OpenROAD
9 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.25%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 47 (11.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (4.18%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (1.97%) Oracle 11i
3 7 (1.72%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (1.47%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (1.23%) Findur
6 3 (0.74%) Lawson
7 2 (0.49%) Agresso
8 1 (0.25%) Summit
8 1 (0.25%) HFM
8 1 (0.25%) SunGard Panorama
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.41%) SAN
2 10 (2.46%) Firewall
3 5 (1.23%) iSCSI
4 4 (0.98%) NAS
5 3 (0.74%) Internet
5 3 (0.74%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.49%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.49%) LDAP
6 2 (0.49%) Intranet
7 1 (0.25%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 306 (75.18%) SQL Server
2 153 (37.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 151 (37.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 140 (34.40%) Oracle Database
5 138 (33.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 103 (25.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 86 (21.13%) SQL Server 2012
8 85 (20.88%) SQL Server 2005
9 80 (19.66%) Oracle Database 11g
10 56 (13.76%) MySQL
11 52 (12.78%) Oracle Database 10g
12 43 (10.57%) Data Warehouse
13 41 (10.07%) Relational Database
14 38 (9.34%) OLAP
15 36 (8.85%) RDBMS
16 32 (7.86%) OLTP
17 27 (6.63%) SQL Server 2000
18 24 (5.90%) Oracle Database 12c
19 19 (4.67%) Oracle Reports
20 18 (4.42%) DTS
Development Applications
1 12 (2.95%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (1.97%) Visual Studio
3 7 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.49%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.25%) Ant
5 1 (0.25%) JIRA
5 1 (0.25%) Maven
General
1 141 (34.64%) Finance
2 31 (7.62%) Banking
3 18 (4.42%) Law
4 15 (3.69%) Retail
5 14 (3.44%) Investment Banking
6 13 (3.19%) Legal
7 5 (1.23%) Music Industry
8 3 (0.74%) Marketing
9 2 (0.49%) Local Government
9 2 (0.49%) Front Office
10 1 (0.25%) Billing
10 1 (0.25%) Games
10 1 (0.25%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.25%) Back Office
10 1 (0.25%) Advertising
10 1 (0.25%) Publishing
10 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.91%) .NET
2 14 (3.44%) Middleware
3 12 (2.95%) Oracle Fusion
4 6 (1.47%) MDX
5 5 (1.23%) J2EE
6 4 (0.98%) Lucene
7 3 (0.74%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.49%) HTML
9 1 (0.25%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.25%) COM
9 1 (0.25%) CSS
9 1 (0.25%) Web Services
9 1 (0.25%) XML
9 1 (0.25%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.25%) Java EE
9 1 (0.25%) WCF
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle Streams
9 1 (0.25%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 126 (30.96%) Replication
2 88 (21.62%) Clustering
3 13 (3.19%) Computer Science
4 11 (2.70%) Mathematics
5 7 (1.72%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.47%) Spread Betting
7 5 (1.23%) Blackberry
7 5 (1.23%) Data Integration
7 5 (1.23%) Digital Media
8 4 (0.98%) Statistics
8 4 (0.98%) Biology
8 4 (0.98%) Client/Server
8 4 (0.98%) Firmware
8 4 (0.98%) HACMP
9 3 (0.74%) Thin Client
9 3 (0.74%) NHS
9 3 (0.74%) Fat Client
9 3 (0.74%) Kindle
9 3 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.49%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 108 (26.54%) Windows
2 92 (22.60%) Linux
3 61 (14.99%) UNIX
4 41 (10.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (7.62%) Solaris
6 20 (4.91%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (4.18%) AIX
8 16 (3.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (2.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (1.47%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (0.98%) Windows 2000
12 3 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.49%) CentOS
13 2 (0.49%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (35.14%) Performance Tuning
2 75 (18.43%) ITIL
3 67 (16.46%) Disaster Recovery
4 56 (13.76%) Business Intelligence
5 54 (13.27%) ETL
6 39 (9.58%) Database Security
7 28 (6.88%) Capacity Planning
8 26 (6.39%) Database Tuning
8 26 (6.39%) Performance Monitoring
9 24 (5.90%) Migration
10 21 (5.16%) Scrum
11 18 (4.42%) PRINCE2
11 18 (4.42%) Performance Analysis
11 18 (4.42%) High Availability
12 16 (3.93%) E-Commerce
13 12 (2.95%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (2.95%) Service Delivery
13 12 (2.95%) Change Management
13 12 (2.95%) Data Modelling
14 11 (2.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 291 (71.50%) SQL
2 120 (29.48%) T-SQL
3 44 (10.81%) PL/SQL
4 25 (6.14%) Shell Script
5 16 (3.93%) PowerShell
6 15 (3.69%) Perl
7 6 (1.47%) Java
8 5 (1.23%) Python
9 4 (0.98%) C
10 3 (0.74%) C#
11 2 (0.49%) Ruby
11 2 (0.49%) VB
12 1 (0.25%) VBScript
12 1 (0.25%) C++
12 1 (0.25%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 39 (9.58%) Degree
2 32 (7.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (7.62%) MCTS
4 21 (5.16%) MCITP
5 17 (4.18%) Oracle Certification
6 13 (3.19%) Security Cleared
7 11 (2.70%) SC Cleared
7 11 (2.70%) DV Cleared
8 10 (2.46%) MCSE
8 10 (2.46%) MCSA
9 8 (1.97%) MCDBA
10 4 (0.98%) OCP
11 3 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.91%) QA
2 11 (2.70%) ISO 9001
2 11 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 82 (20.15%) Oracle RAC
2 58 (14.25%) Oracle RMAN
3 17 (4.18%) Active Directory
4 11 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.98%) SRDF
5 4 (0.98%) vSphere
6 2 (0.49%) XenApp
6 2 (0.49%) LiteSpeed
7 1 (0.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 87 (21.38%) Data Guard
2 21 (5.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 10 (2.46%) NetBackup
4 8 (1.97%) BMC PATROL
5 5 (1.23%) Nagios
6 3 (0.74%) OpenView
6 3 (0.74%) Zenoss
6 3 (0.74%) SCOM
7 2 (0.49%) Opsview
7 2 (0.49%) Munin
7 2 (0.49%) Puppet
7 2 (0.49%) Foglight
7 2 (0.49%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Statspack
8 1 (0.25%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 173 (42.51%) Oracle
2 85 (20.88%) Microsoft
3 29 (7.13%) Red Hat
4 26 (6.39%) Sybase
5 13 (3.19%) VMware
6 12 (2.95%) HP
7 7 (1.72%) MicroStrategy
7 7 (1.72%) NetApp
7 7 (1.72%) Red Gate
8 6 (1.47%) JBoss
9 5 (1.23%) SunGard
9 5 (1.23%) EMC
9 5 (1.23%) Sony
9 5 (1.23%) Toshiba
9 5 (1.23%) Tableau
10 4 (0.98%) SAP
10 4 (0.98%) Citrix
10 4 (0.98%) Retek
10 4 (0.98%) IBM
11 3 (0.74%) OpenLink
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