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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Database Administrator
Rank 723 723 760
Rank change year-on-year
0 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DBA 204 263 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.24% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.25% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 192 218 176
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £41,125
10% offered a salary of more than £67,250 £65,000 £63,750
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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
94503 106017 112388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.30% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 79488 87462 91612
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -18 196 £53,750 -2.27% 15
London +16 88 £59,500 -0.83% 2
City of London +57 34 £55,000 -4.34% 1
South East -6 34 £52,500 +16.66% 3
North West +29 26 £52,500 +17.97% 6
Manchester +21 21 £52,500 +17.97% 4
Yorkshire +27 18 £46,250 -15.90% 1
West Yorkshire +28 16 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Hampshire +1 15 £50,000 +11.11% 2
East Midlands +13 11 £45,000 -
Southampton +10 11 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Surrey +27 10 £52,500 - 1
Leeds +26 10 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Nottinghamshire +16 10 £45,000 -
South West +9 10 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Bristol +31 7 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Nottingham +19 7 £45,000 -
Rochdale +4 6 £55,000 -5.17%
Liverpool - 5 £47,500 -
Merseyside - 5 £47,500 -
East of England +24 4 £55,000 +10.00%
Edinburgh +8 4 £52,500 -4.54% 2
Scotland -8 4 £52,500 -4.54% 2
West Midlands -10 4 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Halifax - 4 £47,500 -
Cambridge +11 3 £55,000 -
Cambridgeshire +10 3 £55,000 -
Coventry +3 3 £42,500 -13.26% 1
Reading +6 2 £57,500 +17.94%
East Sussex +3 2 £39,525 -20.95%

Senior DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 307 (89.24%) SQL
2 298 (86.63%) SQL Server
3 140 (40.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 138 (40.12%) Performance Tuning
5 129 (37.50%) Oracle
6 123 (35.76%) T-SQL
7 109 (31.69%) SQL Server 2012
8 102 (29.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 99 (28.78%) Finance
10 95 (27.62%) Microsoft
10 95 (27.62%) SQL Server 2014
11 94 (27.33%) High Availability
11 94 (27.33%) SQL Server 2008
12 93 (27.03%) Business Intelligence
13 89 (25.87%) Data Warehouse
14 86 (25.00%) Oracle Database
15 82 (23.84%) MS Excel
15 82 (23.84%) Replication
15 82 (23.84%) Clustering
16 76 (22.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 65 (18.90%) ETL
18 58 (16.86%) Migration
19 55 (15.99%) Windows
19 55 (15.99%) Oracle RAC
20 54 (15.70%) Degree
21 51 (14.83%) Capacity Planning
22 46 (13.37%) PowerShell
22 46 (13.37%) Agile Software Development
22 46 (13.37%) SQL Server 2005
23 45 (13.08%) Disaster Recovery

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 28 (8.14%) SharePoint
2 25 (7.27%) Oracle Coherence
3 13 (3.78%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (3.20%) SharePoint Server
5 5 (1.45%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.16%) IIS
7 3 (0.87%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.58%) SAS
9 1 (0.29%) Apache
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 82 (23.84%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.74%) SPSS
3 4 (1.16%) MS Project
4 1 (0.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.45%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.87%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.87%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.29%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle ASCP
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (7.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (5.23%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.45%) PaaS
4 4 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.16%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (8.43%) SAN
2 15 (4.36%) NAS
3 7 (2.03%) Firewall
4 6 (1.74%) FTP
4 6 (1.74%) Internet
5 4 (1.16%) DNS
6 3 (0.87%) LAN
6 3 (0.87%) WAN
6 3 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.58%) SMS
8 1 (0.29%) 2G
8 1 (0.29%) HTTP
8 1 (0.29%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 298 (86.63%) SQL Server
2 140 (40.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 109 (31.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 102 (29.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 95 (27.62%) SQL Server 2014
6 94 (27.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 89 (25.87%) Data Warehouse
8 86 (25.00%) Oracle Database
9 76 (22.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 46 (13.37%) SQL Server 2005
11 41 (11.92%) MongoDB
12 34 (9.88%) MySQL
13 30 (8.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 23 (6.69%) Oracle Database 12c
14 23 (6.69%) SQL Server 2016
15 22 (6.40%) NoSQL
15 22 (6.40%) Oracle Database 11g
16 20 (5.81%) PostgreSQL
17 19 (5.52%) Oracle Database 10g
18 17 (4.94%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (1.74%) Jenkins
1 6 (1.74%) Toad
2 5 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.16%) Subversion
4 3 (0.87%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.87%) JIRA
4 3 (0.87%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 99 (28.78%) Finance
2 32 (9.30%) Banking
3 12 (3.49%) Law
4 11 (3.20%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.91%) Legal
6 8 (2.33%) Marketing
7 6 (1.74%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.87%) Advertising
8 3 (0.87%) Games
9 2 (0.58%) Electronics
9 2 (0.58%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.58%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.58%) Retail
10 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.65%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 14 (4.07%) XML
3 11 (3.20%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 8 (2.33%) .NET
5 5 (1.45%) Middleware
6 3 (0.87%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (0.87%) CakePHP
6 3 (0.87%) JSON
6 3 (0.87%) LAMP
6 3 (0.87%) Web Services
7 2 (0.58%) CGI
7 2 (0.58%) jQuery
7 2 (0.58%) MDX
7 2 (0.58%) Oracle Streams
7 2 (0.58%) REST
8 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 82 (23.84%) Clustering
1 82 (23.84%) Replication
2 26 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (3.78%) Computer Science
3 13 (3.78%) Digital Media
4 9 (2.62%) Visualisation
5 6 (1.74%) iPad
6 4 (1.16%) Hedge funds
7 3 (0.87%) Artificial Intelligence
7 3 (0.87%) CMDB
7 3 (0.87%) Fintech
7 3 (0.87%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.87%) Statistics
8 2 (0.58%) Blog
8 2 (0.58%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.58%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.29%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.29%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.29%) Reinsurance
9 1 (0.29%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 55 (15.99%) Windows
2 42 (12.21%) Linux
3 25 (7.27%) Unix
4 11 (3.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (3.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (2.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (2.62%) Windows Server
6 9 (2.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.87%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (0.87%) Solaris
8 2 (0.58%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (40.12%) Performance Tuning
2 94 (27.33%) High Availability
3 93 (27.03%) Business Intelligence
4 65 (18.90%) ETL
5 58 (16.86%) Migration
6 51 (14.83%) Capacity Planning
7 46 (13.37%) Agile Software Development
8 45 (13.08%) Disaster Recovery
9 36 (10.47%) Data Modelling
10 33 (9.59%) ITIL
11 31 (9.01%) Database Security
12 27 (7.85%) Database Tuning
13 25 (7.27%) Mentoring
14 22 (6.40%) Data Migration
15 14 (4.07%) Database Optimisation
16 13 (3.78%) Data Management
16 13 (3.78%) Performance Monitoring
16 13 (3.78%) Project Management
16 13 (3.78%) Time Management
17 12 (3.49%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 307 (89.24%) SQL
2 123 (35.76%) T-SQL
3 46 (13.37%) PowerShell
4 21 (6.10%) PL/SQL
4 21 (6.10%) Shell Script
5 13 (3.78%) C#
6 12 (3.49%) Perl
7 9 (2.62%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 7 (2.03%) Bash Shell
8 7 (2.03%) Python
9 4 (1.16%) VB
9 4 (1.16%) VBScript
10 3 (0.87%) C
10 3 (0.87%) Pig Latin
10 3 (0.87%) Ruby
10 3 (0.87%) VB6
11 2 (0.58%) ANSI SQL
11 2 (0.58%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.29%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 54 (15.70%) Degree
2 37 (10.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (3.20%) MCDBA
4 9 (2.62%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.62%) Security Cleared
5 7 (2.03%) MCSA
6 5 (1.45%) MCITP
6 5 (1.45%) MCTS
7 4 (1.16%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (0.87%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.87%) OCP
9 2 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.58%) MCSE
10 1 (0.29%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.49%) Data Quality
2 10 (2.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (2.91%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.03%) SLA
4 6 (1.74%) ISO 9001
5 4 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 55 (15.99%) Oracle RAC
2 11 (3.20%) Active Directory
3 8 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.16%) VMware ESX
4 4 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.87%) Oracle Clusterware
5 3 (0.87%) vSphere
6 2 (0.58%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.58%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.29%) Docker
7 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 44 (12.79%) Data Guard
2 13 (3.78%) Microsoft Clustering
3 11 (3.20%) Oracle RMAN
4 9 (2.62%) Puppet
5 8 (2.33%) SCOM
6 6 (1.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 5 (1.45%) SCCM
8 4 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.87%) Ambari
9 3 (0.87%) Ansible
9 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (0.87%) SCVMM
9 3 (0.87%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.58%) LiteSpeed
10 2 (0.58%) Oracle Flashback
10 2 (0.58%) Oracle Statspack
11 1 (0.29%) Failover Clustering
11 1 (0.29%) Nagios
11 1 (0.29%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.29%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 129 (37.50%) Oracle
2 95 (27.62%) Microsoft
3 26 (7.56%) VMware
4 17 (4.94%) Sybase
5 15 (4.36%) IBM
6 14 (4.07%) RedGate
7 8 (2.33%) SAP
8 6 (1.74%) NetApp
9 5 (1.45%) 3PAR
10 3 (0.87%) Hortonworks
10 3 (0.87%) Talend
11 2 (0.58%) Cisco
11 2 (0.58%) Citrix
11 2 (0.58%) HP
11 2 (0.58%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.58%) Remedy
11 2 (0.58%) Teradata
12 1 (0.29%) Cognizant
12 1 (0.29%) Pegasus
12 1 (0.29%) Salesforce.com
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42500 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Linking Humans Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + flexi-time +33 days holidays+ more
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Annapurna HR
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Competitive depending on experience
Posted: 20 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 27 days ago