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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Database Administrator
Rank 658 658 755
Rank change year-on-year
0 +97
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DBA 252 226 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.21% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.22% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 211 202 140
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +5.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,250
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £47,500 £49,500
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -4.04%

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
107528 102254 109513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.52% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 87765 84921 93187
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +4 238 £57,500 +4.54% 32
London +19 143 £60,000 +4.34% 14
City of London +18 39 £60,000 - 4
South East -11 32 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Hampshire +23 29 £55,000 +19.56% 1
Yorkshire -17 16 £55,000 +29.41% 3
South West -34 14 £41,750 -1.76% 4
West Yorkshire -21 12 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Leeds -25 12 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Scotland +5 10 £60,000 +9.09%
Edinburgh 0 10 £60,000 -7.69%
North West -8 9 £52,500 +16.66% 3
Manchester - 9 £52,500 - 1
East Midlands -6 8 £45,000 -10.00% 1
East of England -17 8 £60,000 +33.33%
Northamptonshire - 8 £45,000 -
West Midlands -23 7 £47,500 +2.70% 2
Bristol +1 6 £37,885 -24.23%
Southampton +9 5 £40,000 -
Essex -1 5 £70,000 -
Winchester - 5 £42,500 - 1
Northampton - 5 £45,000 -
Havant - 5 £52,500 -
Exeter - 4 - -
Devon - 4 - - 1
Wiltshire -4 3 £42,500 -8.10% 1
Saffron Walden - 3 - -
Birmingham - 3 £45,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire +5 2 - -
Swindon +1 2 £47,500 +11.76% 1

Senior DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 336 (71.64%) SQL Server
2 309 (65.88%) SQL
3 250 (53.30%) Oracle
4 208 (44.35%) Oracle Database
5 156 (33.26%) Performance Tuning
6 154 (32.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 148 (31.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 146 (31.13%) T-SQL
9 132 (28.14%) SQL Server 2008
10 124 (26.44%) Finance
11 123 (26.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 121 (25.80%) Oracle RAC
13 105 (22.39%) Oracle Database 11g
14 103 (21.96%) Replication
15 95 (20.26%) Windows
15 95 (20.26%) Linux
16 94 (20.04%) Data Guard
17 86 (18.34%) Microsoft
18 82 (17.48%) SQL Server 2012
19 73 (15.57%) MySQL
19 73 (15.57%) Clustering
20 71 (15.14%) Oracle Database 10g
21 70 (14.93%) Oracle RMAN
22 66 (14.07%) PL/SQL
23 65 (13.86%) SQL Server 2005
24 64 (13.65%) ITIL
25 63 (13.43%) Data Warehouse
26 62 (13.22%) Business Intelligence
27 61 (13.01%) ETL
28 60 (12.79%) UNIX

Senior DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 58 (12.37%) WebLogic
2 18 (3.84%) SharePoint
3 14 (2.99%) Oracle Application Server
4 12 (2.56%) Oracle UPK
5 9 (1.92%) Apache Solr
6 8 (1.71%) Apache Pig
7 6 (1.28%) JBoss
8 5 (1.07%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.85%) WorkSite
9 4 (0.85%) IIS
9 4 (0.85%) MS Exchange
9 4 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.64%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.43%) CMS
11 2 (0.43%) ArcGIS
11 2 (0.43%) SAS
12 1 (0.21%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 54 (11.51%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.49%) PowerPivot
3 2 (0.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 45 (9.59%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (3.62%) Oracle Applications
2 17 (3.62%) Oracle EBS R12
3 16 (3.41%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (0.85%) Agresso
5 3 (0.64%) Lawson
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.21%) SaaS
2 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.05%) SAN
2 12 (2.56%) Firewall
3 5 (1.07%) iSCSI
4 3 (0.64%) LDAP
4 3 (0.64%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.43%) NAS
6 1 (0.21%) DNS
6 1 (0.21%) HTTP
6 1 (0.21%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.21%) Intranet
6 1 (0.21%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 336 (71.64%) SQL Server
2 208 (44.35%) Oracle Database
3 154 (32.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 148 (31.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 132 (28.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 123 (26.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 105 (22.39%) Oracle Database 11g
8 82 (17.48%) SQL Server 2012
9 73 (15.57%) MySQL
10 71 (15.14%) Oracle Database 10g
11 65 (13.86%) SQL Server 2005
12 63 (13.43%) Data Warehouse
13 42 (8.96%) Relational Database
14 38 (8.10%) RDBMS
15 34 (7.25%) Oracle Reports
16 31 (6.61%) OLAP
17 23 (4.90%) NoSQL
18 22 (4.69%) OLTP
19 21 (4.48%) Oracle Database 12c
20 20 (4.26%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (2.35%) Oracle Forms
1 11 (2.35%) JIRA
2 10 (2.13%) Maven
2 10 (2.13%) Ant
3 3 (0.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.43%) Git (software)
General
1 124 (26.44%) Finance
2 22 (4.69%) Law
3 17 (3.62%) Legal
4 16 (3.41%) Banking
5 14 (2.99%) Investment Banking
6 10 (2.13%) Games
7 9 (1.92%) Advertising
7 9 (1.92%) Marketing
8 7 (1.49%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.07%) Music Industry
10 2 (0.43%) Retail
11 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.21%) Front Office
11 1 (0.21%) Publishing
11 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.21%) Local Government
11 1 (0.21%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (5.33%) Middleware
2 23 (4.90%) Oracle Fusion
3 16 (3.41%) .NET
4 13 (2.77%) MDX
5 10 (2.13%) Java EE
6 5 (1.07%) J2EE
7 3 (0.64%) WebCenter
7 3 (0.64%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.43%) Web Services
8 2 (0.43%) Kafka
9 1 (0.21%) COM
9 1 (0.21%) HTML
9 1 (0.21%) LAMP
9 1 (0.21%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.21%) Lucene
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle Streams
9 1 (0.21%) WCF
9 1 (0.21%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 103 (21.96%) Replication
2 73 (15.57%) Clustering
3 24 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (2.35%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.13%) Spread Betting
6 9 (1.92%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.28%) Digital Media
8 5 (1.07%) Kindle
8 5 (1.07%) Blackberry
9 4 (0.85%) Mathematics
9 4 (0.85%) Open Source
10 3 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.64%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.64%) Statistics
11 2 (0.43%) Social Network
11 2 (0.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.21%) Mobile Banking
12 1 (0.21%) Data Integration
12 1 (0.21%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.21%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 95 (20.26%) Windows
1 95 (20.26%) Linux
2 60 (12.79%) UNIX
3 40 (8.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (7.25%) Solaris
5 28 (5.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (4.90%) AIX
7 15 (3.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (1.28%) Windows 2000
9 6 (1.28%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (0.64%) CentOS
11 2 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (33.26%) Performance Tuning
2 64 (13.65%) ITIL
3 62 (13.22%) Business Intelligence
4 61 (13.01%) ETL
5 42 (8.96%) Database Security
6 36 (7.68%) Disaster Recovery
7 29 (6.18%) Mentoring
7 29 (6.18%) Migration
8 25 (5.33%) Capacity Planning
9 23 (4.90%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (4.48%) Data Modelling
10 21 (4.48%) PRINCE2
11 19 (4.05%) E-Commerce
11 19 (4.05%) Performance Monitoring
12 18 (3.84%) Performance Analysis
13 14 (2.99%) BCP
13 14 (2.99%) High Availability
13 14 (2.99%) DevOps
14 11 (2.35%) Release Management
15 10 (2.13%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 309 (65.88%) SQL
2 146 (31.13%) T-SQL
3 66 (14.07%) PL/SQL
4 30 (6.40%) PowerShell
5 24 (5.12%) Perl
6 23 (4.90%) Shell Script
7 14 (2.99%) Python
8 12 (2.56%) Java
9 11 (2.35%) Bash Shell
10 8 (1.71%) C#
11 4 (0.85%) C
12 3 (0.64%) Ruby
13 2 (0.43%) AWK
13 2 (0.43%) VBScript
13 2 (0.43%) sed
14 1 (0.21%) VB
14 1 (0.21%) PHP
14 1 (0.21%) C++
14 1 (0.21%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 42 (8.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (7.89%) Degree
3 31 (6.61%) Oracle Certification
4 29 (6.18%) MCTS
5 26 (5.54%) MCITP
6 21 (4.48%) OCP
7 15 (3.20%) MCSA
8 14 (2.99%) MCSE
9 12 (2.56%) SC Cleared
9 12 (2.56%) DV Cleared
9 12 (2.56%) Security Cleared
10 10 (2.13%) MCDBA
11 2 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.21%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.56%) SLA
2 11 (2.35%) ISO 9001
3 8 (1.71%) QA
4 3 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.43%) Data Quality
System Software
1 121 (25.80%) Oracle RAC
2 70 (14.93%) Oracle RMAN
3 13 (2.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (2.56%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.43%) vSphere
5 2 (0.43%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.43%) HDFS
6 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 94 (20.04%) Data Guard
2 34 (7.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (0.85%) BMC PATROL
4 3 (0.64%) Oracle Identity Management
4 3 (0.64%) Puppet
4 3 (0.64%) Nagios
4 3 (0.64%) SCOM
5 2 (0.43%) SCCM
5 2 (0.43%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.43%) Munin
5 2 (0.43%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.43%) SCSM
5 2 (0.43%) Opsview
6 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.21%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.21%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.21%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.21%) Cacti
Vendors
1 250 (53.30%) Oracle
2 86 (18.34%) Microsoft
3 46 (9.81%) Red Hat
4 15 (3.20%) VMware
5 14 (2.99%) Sybase
6 13 (2.77%) Retek
7 10 (2.13%) HP
8 8 (1.71%) IBM
9 7 (1.49%) NetApp
9 7 (1.49%) Sony
10 6 (1.28%) MapR
11 5 (1.07%) Tableau
11 5 (1.07%) SAP
11 5 (1.07%) Toshiba
12 4 (0.85%) Percona
13 3 (0.64%) Siebel
14 2 (0.43%) ESRI
14 2 (0.43%) JD Edwards
14 2 (0.43%) CommVault
14 2 (0.43%) Hyperion
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
North West
Salt
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Car, Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
North West
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Chard, Somerset
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £45-50,000 + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
North Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £56000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Access Computer Consulting Plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 50k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Chard, Somerset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + pension, private healthcare, flexi-time
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Noir Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: excellent
Posted: 6 days ago