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

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Database Administrator
Rank 640 711 697
Rank change year-on-year
+71 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DBA 261 223 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.20% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 217 178 152
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,175 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,250 £72,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +9.47%

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
103565 111264 102717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.32%
Number of salaries quoted 85635 90957 85091
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% 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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +76 240 £55,000 - 25
London +21 112 £60,000 +4.34% 10
South East +37 51 £45,000 -13.46% 5
City of London +19 36 £57,500 - 7
Yorkshire +5 16 £55,000 -4.34% 3
South West -10 16 £45,000 - 4
Hampshire +4 15 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Scotland +28 14 £55,000 +37.50% 2
East of England +19 14 £51,250 -
Wiltshire +2 12 £45,000 +9.09% 3
North West 0 12 £44,500 -22.60% 1
West Midlands -13 12 £50,000 +4.16%
West Yorkshire +17 11 £55,000 - 2
West Sussex - 11 £42,000 -
Leeds +7 10 £55,000 - 1
Manchester +6 10 £44,500 -22.60% 1
Berkshire +2 10 £48,750 +2.63% 1
Essex -4 10 £50,000 -
Reading - 10 £48,750 - 1
Crawley - 10 £42,000 -
Basildon - 9 £50,000 -
Chippenham +6 8 £45,000 +9.09% 1
Surrey -2 8 £52,500 +0.96%
Staffordshire +5 7 £55,000 +29.41%
Winchester - 6 £42,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 6 £55,000 -
Glasgow +14 4 £62,500 +56.25%
Southampton +5 4 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Milton Keynes -8 4 £42,500 -15.00%
Buckinghamshire -9 4 £42,500 -15.00%

Senior DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 385 (79.22%) SQL
2 348 (71.60%) SQL Server
3 201 (41.36%) Performance Tuning
4 174 (35.80%) Oracle
5 156 (32.10%) Finance
6 154 (31.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 147 (30.25%) T-SQL
8 145 (29.84%) Oracle Database
9 136 (27.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 134 (27.57%) Microsoft
11 122 (25.10%) Replication
12 117 (24.07%) Clustering
12 117 (24.07%) Windows
13 114 (23.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 106 (21.81%) MS Excel
15 91 (18.72%) SQL Server 2008
16 86 (17.70%) Capacity Planning
17 84 (17.28%) Relational Database
18 83 (17.08%) Linux
19 74 (15.23%) Oracle Database 11g
20 72 (14.81%) Oracle RAC
21 65 (13.37%) UNIX
22 63 (12.96%) PL/SQL
22 63 (12.96%) Business Intelligence
23 62 (12.76%) RDBMS
24 59 (12.14%) SQL Server 2005
25 58 (11.93%) Agile Software Development
26 55 (11.32%) Data Warehouse
26 55 (11.32%) SQL Server 2012
26 55 (11.32%) Analytical Skills

Senior DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 45 (9.26%) WebLogic
2 19 (3.91%) Oracle Application Server
3 16 (3.29%) Apache
4 14 (2.88%) IIS
4 14 (2.88%) WebSphere
5 12 (2.47%) BizTalk Server
5 12 (2.47%) SharePoint
6 8 (1.65%) JBoss
7 7 (1.44%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (1.44%) GlassFish
7 7 (1.44%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.62%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle 10gAS
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle 9iAS
Applications
1 106 (21.81%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.06%) MS Office
3 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.21%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 44 (9.05%) Oracle EBS
2 28 (5.76%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (1.44%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.82%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (0.62%) Oracle Utilities
6 2 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.21%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.21%) Agresso
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (3.09%) SaaS
3 13 (2.67%) PaaS
4 5 (1.03%) GitHub
5 2 (0.41%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.41%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.09%) Firewall
2 13 (2.67%) DNS
2 13 (2.67%) SAN
3 10 (2.06%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.65%) Internet
5 7 (1.44%) VLAN
6 3 (0.62%) NAS
7 2 (0.41%) DMZ
7 2 (0.41%) LDAP
7 2 (0.41%) WAN
7 2 (0.41%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.21%) FTP
8 1 (0.21%) HTTP
8 1 (0.21%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.21%) DHCP
8 1 (0.21%) ATM
8 1 (0.21%) LAN
8 1 (0.21%) Intranet
8 1 (0.21%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 348 (71.60%) SQL Server
2 154 (31.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 145 (29.84%) Oracle Database
4 136 (27.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 114 (23.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 91 (18.72%) SQL Server 2008
7 84 (17.28%) Relational Database
8 74 (15.23%) Oracle Database 11g
9 62 (12.76%) RDBMS
10 59 (12.14%) SQL Server 2005
11 55 (11.32%) Data Warehouse
11 55 (11.32%) SQL Server 2012
12 43 (8.85%) MySQL
13 41 (8.44%) Oracle Database 12c
14 32 (6.58%) SQL Server 2000
15 30 (6.17%) DB2
16 28 (5.76%) Oracle Exadata
17 26 (5.35%) NoSQL
18 22 (4.53%) Oracle Database 10g
19 18 (3.70%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 9 (1.85%) Visual Studio
2 7 (1.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 5 (1.03%) JIRA
3 5 (1.03%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.41%) Toad
5 2 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.21%) ERwin
General
1 156 (32.10%) Finance
2 51 (10.49%) Banking
3 28 (5.76%) Retail
4 19 (3.91%) Law
5 12 (2.47%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.06%) Legal
7 5 (1.03%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.82%) International Banking
9 3 (0.62%) Marketing
9 3 (0.62%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.41%) Advertising
11 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (6.79%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 18 (3.70%) Middleware
3 16 (3.29%) Oracle Fusion
4 15 (3.09%) .NET
5 10 (2.06%) WebCenter
6 7 (1.44%) XML
7 6 (1.23%) HTML
7 6 (1.23%) LAMP
7 6 (1.23%) FIX Protocol
8 5 (1.03%) Web Services
9 3 (0.62%) COM
10 2 (0.41%) MDX
10 2 (0.41%) Lucene
11 1 (0.21%) Spring
11 1 (0.21%) JSON
11 1 (0.21%) Spring MVC
11 1 (0.21%) WCF
11 1 (0.21%) J2EE
11 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.21%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 122 (25.10%) Replication
2 117 (24.07%) Clustering
3 55 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (4.12%) Public Cloud
4 20 (4.12%) Data Centre
5 15 (3.09%) Computer Science
6 12 (2.47%) Management Information System
7 11 (2.26%) Mainframe
7 11 (2.26%) Data Structures
7 11 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.65%) Hedge funds
9 7 (1.44%) Performance Metrics
9 7 (1.44%) Hybrid Cloud
9 7 (1.44%) Oracle Exalogic
10 6 (1.23%) SWIFT
10 6 (1.23%) BBC
11 4 (0.82%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.82%) Online Banking
12 3 (0.62%) Enterprise Storage
12 3 (0.62%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 117 (24.07%) Windows
2 83 (17.08%) Linux
3 65 (13.37%) UNIX
4 24 (4.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (3.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (2.88%) Solaris
6 14 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (1.44%) CentOS
8 7 (1.44%) Oracle Linux
8 7 (1.44%) Ubuntu
9 5 (1.03%) AIX
10 2 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (41.36%) Performance Tuning
2 86 (17.70%) Capacity Planning
3 63 (12.96%) Business Intelligence
4 58 (11.93%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (11.32%) Mentoring
6 52 (10.70%) Database Mirroring
6 52 (10.70%) ITIL
7 42 (8.64%) High Availability
8 39 (8.02%) Database Security
9 32 (6.58%) Disaster Recovery
10 29 (5.97%) Migration
11 28 (5.76%) Performance Monitoring
12 25 (5.14%) ETL
13 23 (4.73%) Service Delivery
14 21 (4.32%) Data Protection
15 19 (3.91%) Database Tuning
15 19 (3.91%) Open Source
16 15 (3.09%) Data Migration
16 15 (3.09%) Analytics
17 14 (2.88%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 385 (79.22%) SQL
2 147 (30.25%) T-SQL
3 63 (12.96%) PL/SQL
4 29 (5.97%) PowerShell
5 17 (3.50%) Java
6 15 (3.09%) Shell Script
7 11 (2.26%) Perl
8 10 (2.06%) JavaScript
9 9 (1.85%) C#
10 8 (1.65%) VBScript
11 7 (1.44%) VB
12 6 (1.23%) VB.NET
13 4 (0.82%) Bourne shell
14 3 (0.62%) sed
14 3 (0.62%) AWK
14 3 (0.62%) Python
15 1 (0.21%) C
15 1 (0.21%) VBA
15 1 (0.21%) C++
Qualifications
1 48 (9.88%) Degree
2 35 (7.20%) Oracle Certification
3 30 (6.17%) OCP
4 24 (4.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (3.09%) MCSA
6 13 (2.67%) Security Cleared
7 8 (1.65%) MCP
8 5 (1.03%) MCSE
9 4 (0.82%) MCDBA
9 4 (0.82%) MCTS
10 3 (0.62%) MCITP
11 2 (0.41%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.41%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.41%) PMP
11 2 (0.41%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.67%) QA
2 3 (0.62%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.41%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 72 (14.81%) Oracle RAC
2 17 (3.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.03%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.82%) Oracle Clusterware
5 3 (0.62%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.41%) NFS
6 2 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 54 (11.11%) Data Guard
2 47 (9.67%) Oracle RMAN
3 16 (3.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 10 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (1.85%) Tivoli
5 9 (1.85%) OMEGAMON
6 7 (1.44%) Ansible
6 7 (1.44%) logstash
7 4 (0.82%) Oracle Flashback
8 3 (0.62%) Oracle Identity Management
9 2 (0.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.21%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 174 (35.80%) Oracle
2 134 (27.57%) Microsoft
3 24 (4.94%) VMware
4 14 (2.88%) IBM
4 14 (2.88%) Red Hat
5 13 (2.67%) Red Gate
6 10 (2.06%) Cognos
7 9 (1.85%) BMC
8 8 (1.65%) Sybase
9 7 (1.44%) Splunk
9 7 (1.44%) Veritas
10 4 (0.82%) HP
11 3 (0.62%) EMC
11 3 (0.62%) NetApp
11 3 (0.62%) Siebel
11 3 (0.62%) Sun
11 3 (0.62%) Vertica
11 3 (0.62%) MapR
11 3 (0.62%) Netezza
11 3 (0.62%) Wall Street Systems
Bristol, Avon
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension, Medical Care, Dental Care,
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 (dependent on experiance)
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, paid training
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 60,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Computer People
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per day + excellent benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
York
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
South East London
TFL
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Circa £55,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Huddersfield
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
London (North Greenwich)
Transport For London (TFL)
Salary: Circa £55,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Wiltshire
CPS Group
Salary: £35k - 50k per year + pension, benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London or Reading
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £36000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago