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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Database Administrator
Rank 716 784 738
Rank change year-on-year
+68 -46
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DBA 160 171 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.17% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 140 138 214
Median salary £51,980 £55,000 £58,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.49% -5.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,200 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £68,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £53,879 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-7.19% +2.62%

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
86462 102533 109645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.55% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 71827 85446 90758
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +58 157 £52,500 -4.54% 14
Leeds +56 40 £50,000 +5.26% 1
West Yorkshire +56 40 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Yorkshire +50 40 £50,000 +5.26% 1
London +50 37 £60,000 - 3
South East +21 28 £50,000 -8.25% 5
West Midlands - 22 £42,500 -
Kent +30 16 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Coventry - 16 £42,500 -
North West -19 15 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Manchester - 12 £55,000 - 1
Berkshire +47 8 £54,000 -10.00% 2
Rochdale - 8 £55,000 - 1
South West +18 7 £42,500 -5.55% 1
East of England +15 7 £55,000 +2.32% 2
Reading +41 6 £53,250 -11.25%
Exeter -7 6 £40,000 +40.35%
Devon -9 6 £40,000 +40.35%
Shropshire - 6 £51,459 -
Telford - 6 £51,459 -
Folkestone - 4 £55,000 - 1
City of London +13 3 £91,250 +40.38%
Cheshire +8 3 £43,750 -12.50%
Essex +7 3 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Hertfordshire +4 3 £55,000 -6.38%
Hampshire -30 3 £65,000 +19.26%
Canterbury - 3 £50,000 -
Croydon +12 2 £62,500 +19.04% 1
Ilford - 2 £60,000 -
Farnborough - 2 £65,000 -

Senior DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 332 (86.01%) SQL Server
2 328 (84.97%) SQL
3 204 (52.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 159 (41.19%) T-SQL
5 158 (40.93%) Performance Tuning
6 153 (39.64%) Microsoft
7 151 (39.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 132 (34.20%) SQL Server 2012
9 131 (33.94%) Data Warehouse
10 130 (33.68%) Business Intelligence
11 116 (30.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 115 (29.79%) MS Excel
12 115 (29.79%) Replication
13 109 (28.24%) SQL Server 2008
14 108 (27.98%) High Availability
15 107 (27.72%) Oracle
16 98 (25.39%) SQL Server 2014
17 96 (24.87%) Agile Software Development
18 89 (23.06%) PowerShell
19 83 (21.50%) Clustering
20 80 (20.73%) Finance
21 66 (17.10%) Oracle Database
22 63 (16.32%) Degree
23 55 (14.25%) Disaster Recovery
24 52 (13.47%) Microsoft Certification
24 52 (13.47%) ETL
24 52 (13.47%) Relational Database
25 50 (12.95%) Windows
25 50 (12.95%) MongoDB
25 50 (12.95%) NoSQL

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 23 (5.96%) Oracle Coherence
2 20 (5.18%) Elasticsearch
3 19 (4.92%) SharePoint
4 9 (2.33%) IIS
5 6 (1.55%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (0.78%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.26%) Confluence
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 115 (29.79%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.04%) MS Project
3 1 (0.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.78%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.52%) Oracle Utilities
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 38 (9.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (6.48%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (4.15%) Amazon EC2
3 16 (4.15%) Amazon S3
4 6 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.04%) IaaS
5 4 (1.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (7.77%) SAN
2 23 (5.96%) NAS
3 18 (4.66%) Internet
4 16 (4.15%) DNS
4 16 (4.15%) Firewall
5 1 (0.26%) FTP
5 1 (0.26%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 332 (86.01%) SQL Server
2 204 (52.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 151 (39.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 132 (34.20%) SQL Server 2012
5 131 (33.94%) Data Warehouse
6 116 (30.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 109 (28.24%) SQL Server 2008
8 98 (25.39%) SQL Server 2014
9 66 (17.10%) Oracle Database
10 52 (13.47%) Relational Database
11 50 (12.95%) MongoDB
11 50 (12.95%) NoSQL
12 40 (10.36%) RDBMS
13 32 (8.29%) OLTP
14 31 (8.03%) SQL Server 2016
15 29 (7.51%) MySQL
16 28 (7.25%) SQL Server 2005
17 26 (6.74%) OLAP
18 19 (4.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 16 (4.15%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 31 (8.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (4.15%) Toad
3 9 (2.33%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.04%) JIRA
5 3 (0.78%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.26%) Subversion
General
1 80 (20.73%) Finance
2 28 (7.25%) Banking
3 12 (3.11%) Legal
4 7 (1.81%) Retail
5 5 (1.30%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.30%) Law
5 5 (1.30%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.78%) Marketing
7 1 (0.26%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (9.07%) .NET
2 19 (4.92%) XML
3 18 (4.66%) MDX
4 17 (4.40%) .NET Framework
5 7 (1.81%) JSON
5 7 (1.81%) REST
5 7 (1.81%) Web Services
6 6 (1.55%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 3 (0.78%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (0.52%) Middleware
8 2 (0.52%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (0.52%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.26%) COM
9 1 (0.26%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.26%) J2EE
9 1 (0.26%) SAP Basis
9 1 (0.26%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 115 (29.79%) Replication
2 83 (21.50%) Clustering
3 16 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (2.85%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.55%) Fintech
5 6 (1.55%) Statistics
5 6 (1.55%) Visualisation
6 5 (1.30%) Digital Media
7 4 (1.04%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.52%) Blog
8 2 (0.52%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.26%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.26%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 50 (12.95%) Windows
2 18 (4.66%) Linux
3 17 (4.40%) Unix
4 10 (2.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (2.33%) Windows Server
6 6 (1.55%) AIX
6 6 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.78%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (40.93%) Performance Tuning
2 130 (33.68%) Business Intelligence
3 108 (27.98%) High Availability
4 96 (24.87%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (14.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 52 (13.47%) ETL
7 46 (11.92%) Capacity Planning
8 40 (10.36%) Data Modelling
9 38 (9.84%) Database Security
10 35 (9.07%) Migration
11 28 (7.25%) Scrum
12 23 (5.96%) Data Architecture
13 22 (5.70%) DevOps
14 20 (5.18%) Capacity Management
14 20 (5.18%) ITIL
15 18 (4.66%) Customer Engagement
15 18 (4.66%) Software Engineering
16 15 (3.89%) Business Continuity
17 12 (3.11%) Mentoring
18 11 (2.85%) Database Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 328 (84.97%) SQL
2 159 (41.19%) T-SQL
3 89 (23.06%) PowerShell
4 36 (9.33%) C#
5 21 (5.44%) VB.NET
6 17 (4.40%) Shell Script
7 9 (2.33%) PL/SQL
8 6 (1.55%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 4 (1.04%) VBScript
10 3 (0.78%) PHP
11 1 (0.26%) ANSI SQL
11 1 (0.26%) C
11 1 (0.26%) Java
11 1 (0.26%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.26%) Korn
11 1 (0.26%) Perl
11 1 (0.26%) Python
11 1 (0.26%) Ruby
11 1 (0.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 63 (16.32%) Degree
2 52 (13.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (2.33%) MCSA
4 7 (1.81%) MCITP
4 7 (1.81%) MCTS
5 6 (1.55%) MCSE
5 6 (1.55%) OCP
5 6 (1.55%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (0.78%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.52%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.26%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 18 (4.66%) PCI DSS
2 8 (2.07%) SLA
3 6 (1.55%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.52%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.52%) QA
5 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 37 (9.59%) Oracle RAC
2 16 (4.15%) VMware ESX
2 16 (4.15%) VMware ESXi
3 12 (3.11%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (2.33%) Active Directory
5 6 (1.55%) Oracle Clusterware
6 4 (1.04%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.52%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 46 (11.92%) Data Guard
2 29 (7.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 23 (5.96%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 23 (5.96%) Oracle RMAN
4 17 (4.40%) SCOM
5 15 (3.89%) Tivoli
5 15 (3.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 12 (3.11%) Microsoft Clustering
7 4 (1.04%) Puppet
8 3 (0.78%) Ambari
8 3 (0.78%) Perfmon
8 3 (0.78%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.26%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.26%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 153 (39.64%) Microsoft
2 107 (27.72%) Oracle
3 34 (8.81%) VMware
4 21 (5.44%) IBM
5 11 (2.85%) RedGate
6 7 (1.81%) Sybase
6 7 (1.81%) Tableau
7 5 (1.30%) SAP
8 4 (1.04%) Cisco
9 3 (0.78%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.52%) Percona
11 1 (0.26%) BT
11 1 (0.26%) NetApp
11 1 (0.26%) Remedy
11 1 (0.26%) Teradata
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Circa £50k
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + 10%bonus + pension + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Alfen
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
Applicant Services
Salary: Salary up to £50,000 + 3% flexible benefits + on target bonus of 10% + contributory pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Haverhill, Suffolk
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Ashford, Kent
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £40000 - £49500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham
Spencer Ogden
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Essex
Montash Limited
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Folkestone
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £49000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
HiFX Europe Ltd
Salary: From £54,000 to £60,000 per annum + up to 10% six monthly bonus + bene
Posted: 24 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago