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 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Database Administrator
Rank 629 753 692
Rank change year-on-year
+124 -61
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DBA 267 183 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.16% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 218 133 152
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,400 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,250
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +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
100537 111151 100882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 82695 91319 83930
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,000
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 2 June 2015 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 2 June 2015. 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 +115 251 £55,000 - 27
London +49 119 £62,500 +8.69% 10
South East +35 60 £45,000 -13.46% 9
Hampshire +28 32 £42,500 -12.82% 3
City of London +56 31 £55,000 - 2
Yorkshire +24 20 £50,000 -13.04% 1
West Yorkshire +44 15 £50,000 - 1
East of England +15 14 £55,000 -18.51% 1
Winchester - 14 £42,500 - 1
Leeds +26 12 £50,000 - 1
North West +12 12 £55,000 +33.33%
Scotland +26 11 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Southampton +12 11 £45,000 -7.69%
Manchester +17 10 £55,000 +15.48%
Surrey +13 10 £58,750 +10.84%
Essex +18 9 £50,000 -
West Midlands -3 9 £49,000 +5.94% 3
Basildon - 8 £50,000 -
Berkshire 0 7 £55,000 +4.76% 3
South West -10 7 £44,000 +10.00% 3
West Sussex +4 6 £39,000 -17.89%
Reading 0 6 - - 3
Edinburgh - 6 £45,000 - 1
Portsmouth - 6 £42,000 - 1
Wiltshire - 5 £44,000 - 3
Crawley - 5 £39,000 -
Redhill - 5 £60,000 -
Staffordshire +11 4 £55,000 +29.41%
Wales +9 4 £38,250 +24.78%
South Wales +2 4 £38,250 +17.69%

Senior DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 (78.54%) SQL
2 354 (75.97%) SQL Server
3 182 (39.06%) Performance Tuning
4 166 (35.62%) Oracle
5 159 (34.12%) Finance
6 153 (32.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 143 (30.69%) Microsoft
8 137 (29.40%) T-SQL
9 124 (26.61%) Windows
10 123 (26.39%) Oracle Database
11 122 (26.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 110 (23.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 100 (21.46%) Replication
14 96 (20.60%) Clustering
15 91 (19.53%) MS Excel
15 91 (19.53%) SQL Server 2008
16 73 (15.67%) SQL Server 2012
17 72 (15.45%) Capacity Planning
18 67 (14.38%) Oracle RAC
18 67 (14.38%) Linux
19 60 (12.88%) Oracle Database 11g
20 59 (12.66%) PL/SQL
21 58 (12.45%) ITIL
21 58 (12.45%) Relational Database
22 56 (12.02%) UNIX
22 56 (12.02%) Degree
23 55 (11.80%) Business Intelligence
24 52 (11.16%) RDBMS
24 52 (11.16%) Data Warehouse
24 52 (11.16%) Agile Software Development

Senior DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 40 (8.58%) WebLogic
2 29 (6.22%) SharePoint
3 14 (3.00%) BizTalk Server
3 14 (3.00%) IIS
4 11 (2.36%) Oracle Application Server
4 11 (2.36%) Apache
5 6 (1.29%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.07%) Oracle Service Bus
7 4 (0.86%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.64%) GlassFish
8 3 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (0.64%) JBoss
9 1 (0.21%) WorkSite
9 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 91 (19.53%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.36%) MS Office
3 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 40 (8.58%) Oracle EBS
2 25 (5.36%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.86%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (0.86%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.64%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.21%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.93%) SaaS
2 7 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.29%) PaaS
4 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.36%) DNS
1 11 (2.36%) SAN
2 10 (2.15%) TCP/IP
3 8 (1.72%) Firewall
4 7 (1.50%) WAN
5 6 (1.29%) Internet
6 5 (1.07%) HTTP
7 4 (0.86%) VLAN
8 2 (0.43%) LDAP
9 1 (0.21%) NAS
9 1 (0.21%) VPN
9 1 (0.21%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.21%) Intranet
9 1 (0.21%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 354 (75.97%) SQL Server
2 153 (32.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 123 (26.39%) Oracle Database
4 122 (26.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 110 (23.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 91 (19.53%) SQL Server 2008
7 73 (15.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 60 (12.88%) Oracle Database 11g
9 58 (12.45%) Relational Database
10 52 (11.16%) RDBMS
10 52 (11.16%) Data Warehouse
11 51 (10.94%) SQL Server 2005
12 33 (7.08%) Oracle Database 12c
13 32 (6.87%) MySQL
14 22 (4.72%) SQL Server 2000
15 20 (4.29%) Oracle Exadata
15 20 (4.29%) Oracle Reports
16 19 (4.08%) DB2
17 18 (3.86%) Oracle Database 10g
18 17 (3.65%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.86%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.21%) Toad
General
1 159 (34.12%) Finance
2 41 (8.80%) Banking
3 19 (4.08%) Retail
4 13 (2.79%) Legal
5 10 (2.15%) Law
6 7 (1.50%) Marketing
6 7 (1.50%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.29%) Games
8 5 (1.07%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.07%) Advertising
9 4 (0.86%) International Banking
10 2 (0.43%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.43%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (4.94%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 15 (3.22%) .NET
3 13 (2.79%) Middleware
4 11 (2.36%) Oracle Fusion
4 11 (2.36%) XML
5 8 (1.72%) WebCenter
6 7 (1.50%) FIX Protocol
6 7 (1.50%) Web Services
6 7 (1.50%) ASP.NET
6 7 (1.50%) HTML
7 6 (1.29%) LAMP
8 5 (1.07%) WCF
9 3 (0.64%) COM
10 2 (0.43%) J2EE
10 2 (0.43%) CGI
10 2 (0.43%) MDX
11 1 (0.21%) REST
11 1 (0.21%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 100 (21.46%) Replication
2 96 (20.60%) Clustering
3 48 (10.30%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (4.51%) Data Centre
5 12 (2.58%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.15%) Public Cloud
7 7 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.50%) SWIFT
7 7 (1.50%) Hedge funds
7 7 (1.50%) Statistics
7 7 (1.50%) Mainframe
8 6 (1.29%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.29%) BBC
9 5 (1.07%) Online Banking
10 4 (0.86%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.64%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (0.64%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (0.64%) Performance Metrics
11 3 (0.64%) Oracle Exalogic
11 3 (0.64%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 124 (26.61%) Windows
2 67 (14.38%) Linux
3 56 (12.02%) UNIX
4 32 (6.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (2.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (2.15%) Solaris
7 10 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (1.72%) AIX
9 4 (0.86%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.86%) CentOS
10 3 (0.64%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.43%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (39.06%) Performance Tuning
2 72 (15.45%) Capacity Planning
3 58 (12.45%) ITIL
4 55 (11.80%) Business Intelligence
5 52 (11.16%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (9.66%) Disaster Recovery
7 43 (9.23%) Database Security
8 42 (9.01%) Database Mirroring
9 36 (7.73%) Mentoring
10 33 (7.08%) Performance Monitoring
11 28 (6.01%) Migration
12 27 (5.79%) High Availability
13 25 (5.36%) Data Protection
14 24 (5.15%) Database Tuning
15 17 (3.65%) ETL
16 14 (3.00%) Service Delivery
16 14 (3.00%) Analytics
17 12 (2.58%) Scrum
17 12 (2.58%) Open Source
18 11 (2.36%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 366 (78.54%) SQL
2 137 (29.40%) T-SQL
3 59 (12.66%) PL/SQL
4 30 (6.44%) PowerShell
5 14 (3.00%) Shell Script
6 13 (2.79%) Java
7 12 (2.58%) Perl
8 5 (1.07%) C#
8 5 (1.07%) VB
9 3 (0.64%) C
9 3 (0.64%) Python
10 2 (0.43%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.21%) VBA
11 1 (0.21%) C++
Qualifications
1 56 (12.02%) Degree
2 32 (6.87%) Oracle Certification
3 31 (6.65%) OCP
4 24 (5.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (3.65%) Security Cleared
6 15 (3.22%) MCSA
7 10 (2.15%) MCSE
8 9 (1.93%) MCP
9 6 (1.29%) MCTS
9 6 (1.29%) MCITP
10 5 (1.07%) SC Cleared
11 3 (0.64%) MCDBA
12 2 (0.43%) PMP
12 2 (0.43%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.43%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.15%) QA
2 7 (1.50%) SLA
3 3 (0.64%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 67 (14.38%) Oracle RAC
2 12 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.15%) Active Directory
4 7 (1.50%) Oracle Clusterware
5 2 (0.43%) NFS
5 2 (0.43%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.21%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 48 (10.30%) Data Guard
2 43 (9.23%) Oracle RMAN
3 13 (2.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 10 (2.15%) Tivoli
5 7 (1.50%) Oracle Flashback
6 5 (1.07%) Ansible
6 5 (1.07%) Oracle Identity Management
6 5 (1.07%) OMEGAMON
7 4 (0.86%) logstash
8 2 (0.43%) Foglight
9 1 (0.21%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.21%) Unicenter
9 1 (0.21%) Nagios
9 1 (0.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.21%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.21%) Control-M
Vendors
1 166 (35.62%) Oracle
2 143 (30.69%) Microsoft
3 17 (3.65%) VMware
4 15 (3.22%) Sybase
4 15 (3.22%) IBM
5 11 (2.36%) Cognos
6 10 (2.15%) Red Hat
6 10 (2.15%) Red Gate
7 7 (1.50%) SAP
8 6 (1.29%) Veritas
9 5 (1.07%) BMC
9 5 (1.07%) HP
9 5 (1.07%) Siebel
10 4 (0.86%) Splunk
11 3 (0.64%) Netezza
11 3 (0.64%) Remedy
12 2 (0.43%) NetApp
12 2 (0.43%) EMC
12 2 (0.43%) Sony
12 2 (0.43%) Brocade
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
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Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
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Salary: Bens + Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: superb benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Interact Consulting
Salary: 50-60k
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
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Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
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Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
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Salary: Excellent Salary - Negotiable
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Salary: Excellent Salary - Negotiable
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