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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Database Administrator
Rank 672 689 703
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DBA 218 186 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.19% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 198 157 135
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,000
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
100150 98294 103682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.57% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 83451 79476 89033
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +28 204 £55,000 +10.00% 18
London +1 93 £60,000 +4.34% 6
South East -11 62 £53,750 +2.38% 4
City of London +4 33 £60,000 +9.09% 3
Hampshire +5 25 £52,500 +34.61% 1
Reading +16 14 £80,000 +52.38%
Berkshire +7 14 £80,000 +52.38%
North West +7 12 £46,250 +4.40% 1
Yorkshire -32 12 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Winchester - 12 £42,500 - 1
Kent +6 10 £45,000 -28.00% 1
South West -1 10 £35,000 -20.00% 2
West Yorkshire -3 10 £55,000 -
West Sussex -1 8 £43,000 -9.47%
East of England -8 8 £55,000 +46.66% 3
Leeds -9 8 £55,000 -
Crawley - 8 £43,000 -
Manchester -2 7 £44,500 +5.70%
Scotland +18 6 £62,500 +4.16% 1
Edinburgh +9 6 £62,500 +4.16%
Cornwall - 6 £35,000 - 1
Essex -17 5 - -
Cheshire - 5 £47,500 - 1
Redruth - 5 £35,000 -
Colchester - 5 - -
East Midlands +26 4 £45,625 +10.60%
Vale of Glamorgan - 4 £28,738 -
Wales - 4 £28,738 -
South Wales - 4 £28,738 -
Chester - 3 £47,500 -

Senior DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 362 (76.37%) SQL Server
2 343 (72.36%) SQL
3 224 (47.26%) Oracle
4 190 (40.08%) Performance Tuning
5 181 (38.19%) Oracle Database
6 159 (33.54%) T-SQL
7 149 (31.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 135 (28.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 125 (26.37%) SQL Server 2008
10 122 (25.74%) Finance
10 122 (25.74%) Microsoft
11 119 (25.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 109 (23.00%) Oracle RAC
13 102 (21.52%) Windows
14 95 (20.04%) Replication
15 89 (18.78%) SQL Server 2012
16 77 (16.24%) Oracle Database 11g
17 73 (15.40%) Linux
18 72 (15.19%) PL/SQL
19 71 (14.98%) Data Warehouse
20 69 (14.56%) WebLogic
21 61 (12.87%) Oracle RMAN
22 60 (12.66%) Clustering
22 60 (12.66%) Business Intelligence
23 59 (12.45%) Data Guard
24 56 (11.81%) Oracle EBS
25 55 (11.60%) Degree
25 55 (11.60%) ITIL
26 53 (11.18%) Disaster Recovery
27 50 (10.55%) MySQL

Senior DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 69 (14.56%) WebLogic
2 34 (7.17%) SharePoint
3 18 (3.80%) Apache Pig
4 10 (2.11%) Oracle UPK
4 10 (2.11%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (1.27%) Oracle Service Bus
6 5 (1.05%) IIS
7 4 (0.84%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.84%) Oracle Application Server
7 4 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.63%) WorkSite
8 3 (0.63%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.42%) SAS
10 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.21%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.21%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 45 (9.49%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.69%) PowerPivot
3 4 (0.84%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 56 (11.81%) Oracle EBS
2 20 (4.22%) Oracle Applications
3 16 (3.38%) Oracle EBS R12
4 14 (2.95%) Oracle 11i
5 4 (0.84%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.63%) Agresso
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.05%) SaaS
3 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.32%) SAN
2 7 (1.48%) HTTP
2 7 (1.48%) TCP/IP
2 7 (1.48%) DNS
3 6 (1.27%) WAN
4 4 (0.84%) Firewall
5 2 (0.42%) NAS
6 1 (0.21%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 362 (76.37%) SQL Server
2 181 (38.19%) Oracle Database
3 149 (31.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 135 (28.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 125 (26.37%) SQL Server 2008
6 119 (25.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 89 (18.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 77 (16.24%) Oracle Database 11g
9 71 (14.98%) Data Warehouse
10 50 (10.55%) MySQL
11 47 (9.92%) Oracle Database 10g
12 41 (8.65%) SQL Server 2005
13 40 (8.44%) Oracle Reports
14 30 (6.33%) Relational Database
15 26 (5.49%) NoSQL
15 26 (5.49%) RDBMS
16 22 (4.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 22 (4.64%) MongoDB
17 21 (4.43%) Hadoop
18 20 (4.22%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 12 (2.53%) JIRA
2 11 (2.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (2.32%) Ant
2 11 (2.32%) Maven
3 4 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (0.63%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 122 (25.74%) Finance
2 27 (5.70%) Marketing
3 25 (5.27%) Advertising
4 17 (3.59%) Law
4 17 (3.59%) Legal
4 17 (3.59%) Games
4 17 (3.59%) Banking
5 9 (1.90%) Investment Banking
6 8 (1.69%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.84%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.42%) Retail
9 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.22%) Oracle Fusion
2 18 (3.80%) Middleware
3 14 (2.95%) .NET
4 13 (2.74%) MDX
5 11 (2.32%) Java EE
5 11 (2.32%) Kafka
6 9 (1.90%) ASP.NET
7 8 (1.69%) XML
8 7 (1.48%) Web Services
9 6 (1.27%) WCF
9 6 (1.27%) WebCenter
10 2 (0.42%) HTML
11 1 (0.21%) FIX Protocol
11 1 (0.21%) J2EE
11 1 (0.21%) XSL
11 1 (0.21%) CGI
11 1 (0.21%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 95 (20.04%) Replication
2 60 (12.66%) Clustering
3 40 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (1.90%) Computer Science
5 7 (1.48%) Statistics
6 5 (1.05%) Spread Betting
7 4 (0.84%) Open Source
7 4 (0.84%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.42%) Kindle
8 2 (0.42%) Life Science
8 2 (0.42%) Social Network
9 1 (0.21%) FMCG
9 1 (0.21%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.21%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.21%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.21%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.21%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.21%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.21%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.21%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 102 (21.52%) Windows
2 73 (15.40%) Linux
3 41 (8.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (8.65%) UNIX
4 31 (6.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (5.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (4.01%) AIX
6 19 (4.01%) Solaris
7 7 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.42%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.21%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (40.08%) Performance Tuning
2 60 (12.66%) Business Intelligence
3 55 (11.60%) ITIL
4 53 (11.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 48 (10.13%) Database Security
6 42 (8.86%) ETL
7 36 (7.59%) Capacity Planning
8 34 (7.17%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (5.49%) Migration
9 26 (5.49%) E-Commerce
9 26 (5.49%) Performance Monitoring
10 25 (5.27%) Data Modelling
11 22 (4.64%) BCP
12 19 (4.01%) High Availability
13 16 (3.38%) PRINCE2
14 15 (3.16%) Change Data Capture
14 15 (3.16%) Data Protection
14 15 (3.16%) Performance Management
15 14 (2.95%) Database Tuning
15 14 (2.95%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 343 (72.36%) SQL
2 159 (33.54%) T-SQL
3 72 (15.19%) PL/SQL
4 30 (6.33%) PowerShell
5 27 (5.70%) Perl
6 16 (3.38%) Python
7 15 (3.16%) Shell Script
8 13 (2.74%) Bash Shell
8 13 (2.74%) C#
8 13 (2.74%) Java
9 3 (0.63%) C
10 2 (0.42%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.42%) sed
10 2 (0.42%) AWK
11 1 (0.21%) Ruby
11 1 (0.21%) C-shell
11 1 (0.21%) PHP
11 1 (0.21%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 55 (11.60%) Degree
2 39 (8.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (8.23%) Oracle Certification
3 35 (7.38%) OCP
4 25 (5.27%) MCITP
5 20 (4.22%) MCTS
6 16 (3.38%) MCSE
6 16 (3.38%) MCSA
7 11 (2.32%) Security Cleared
8 7 (1.48%) SC Cleared
9 5 (1.05%) MCDBA
10 4 (0.84%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.63%) MCP
12 2 (0.42%) OCA
13 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.16%) SLA
2 7 (1.48%) QA
3 4 (0.84%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.42%) Data Quality
System Software
1 109 (23.00%) Oracle RAC
2 61 (12.87%) Oracle RMAN
3 13 (2.74%) Active Directory
4 11 (2.32%) Apache Flume
4 11 (2.32%) HDFS
5 8 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.84%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 59 (12.45%) Data Guard
2 37 (7.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (1.27%) Oracle Identity Management
4 3 (0.63%) Foglight
5 2 (0.42%) SCCM
5 2 (0.42%) SCOM
5 2 (0.42%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.42%) SCSM
5 2 (0.42%) Nagios
6 1 (0.21%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.21%) Ansible
6 1 (0.21%) Graphite
6 1 (0.21%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.21%) Cacti
6 1 (0.21%) Puppet
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Statspack
6 1 (0.21%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.21%) Unicenter
6 1 (0.21%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 224 (47.26%) Oracle
2 122 (25.74%) Microsoft
3 29 (6.12%) Red Hat
4 17 (3.59%) IBM
4 17 (3.59%) HP
5 14 (2.95%) Sony
6 11 (2.32%) Retek
7 10 (2.11%) Sybase
7 10 (2.11%) SAP
8 9 (1.90%) VMware
9 8 (1.69%) Cognos
10 7 (1.48%) MapR
11 6 (1.27%) Siebel
12 5 (1.05%) Red Gate
13 4 (0.84%) NetApp
13 4 (0.84%) Remedy
14 3 (0.63%) Imperva
15 2 (0.42%) Percona
15 2 (0.42%) Business Objects
15 2 (0.42%) Cognizant
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Nationwide
Salary: £40721 - £52039 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Aberdeen
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
York
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
PayPoint
Salary: up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cornwall
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £20,000 - £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Posted: 10 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
South East England
Venturi
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Car allowance / Bonus / Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Central London
Required IT
Salary: £75,000 per year
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Very generous bonuses
Posted: 27 days ago