The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior SQL 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 SQL DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior SQL Database Administrator
Rank 762 766 826
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +60
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior SQL DBA 118 113 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.10% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.11% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 107 89 67
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £44,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £65,250 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%

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
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
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 £26,750 £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 SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior SQL DBA in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior SQL DBA
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior SQL DBA within the UK.

Senior SQL DBA Salary Trend in the UK

Senior SQL DBA
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior SQL DBA over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 within the UK.

Senior SQL DBA Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior SQL 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 SQL DBA within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 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
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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 +7 117 £55,000 +4.76% 9
London +10 60 £60,000 +4.34% 3
South East -5 39 £45,000 -14.28% 4
City of London +23 27 £60,000 +6.19% 1
Hampshire - 16 £42,500 - 1
Winchester - 12 £42,500 - 1
Berkshire +5 9 £68,500 +30.47% 1
Reading +5 9 £68,500 +30.47% 1
Kent -4 8 £45,000 -28.00%
East Midlands +24 6 £45,000 +20.00%
Northamptonshire - 6 £45,000 -
Northampton - 5 £45,000 -
West Midlands -16 4 £45,000 -30.76%
West Sussex - 4 £43,000 - 1
Crawley - 4 £43,000 - 1
South West -13 3 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Birmingham - 3 £45,000 -
Redruth - 3 £35,000 - 1
Cornwall - 3 £35,000 - 1
East of England -19 2 £55,000 -
Surrey -12 1 £62,500 +25.00% 1
North West -16 1 £45,000 -
Yorkshire -31 1 £50,000 -
North East - 1 £29,000 - 1
East Yorkshire - 1 £50,000 -
Durham - 1 £29,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 £55,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £55,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £55,000 -
Bromley - 1 - -

Senior SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior SQL 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 SQL DBA in their job title.

1 193 (95.07%) SQL Server
2 178 (87.68%) SQL
3 108 (53.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 100 (49.26%) T-SQL
4 100 (49.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 89 (43.84%) SQL Server 2008
6 80 (39.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 79 (38.92%) Performance Tuning
8 77 (37.93%) Windows
9 71 (34.98%) Microsoft
10 68 (33.50%) Replication
11 57 (28.08%) SQL Server 2012
12 45 (22.17%) Finance
13 44 (21.67%) Clustering
14 40 (19.70%) MS Excel
14 40 (19.70%) Business Intelligence
14 40 (19.70%) Windows Server 2008
15 36 (17.73%) Oracle
15 36 (17.73%) Disaster Recovery
16 32 (15.76%) SQL Server 2005
17 30 (14.78%) Database Security
18 29 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
19 28 (13.79%) ITIL
19 28 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
20 26 (12.81%) Data Warehouse
21 24 (11.82%) Analytical Skills
22 22 (10.84%) Capacity Planning
23 21 (10.34%) ETL
23 21 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
24 20 (9.85%) PowerShell

Senior SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior SQL 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 SQL DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (8.37%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.94%) WebLogic
3 5 (2.46%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (1.97%) Apache Pig
5 3 (1.48%) WorkSite
5 3 (1.48%) Apache Solr
5 3 (1.48%) IIS
6 2 (0.99%) SAS
6 2 (0.99%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 40 (19.70%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.94%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.46%) SaaS
3 1 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.45%) HTTP
2 6 (2.96%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.96%) DNS
2 6 (2.96%) SAN
3 3 (1.48%) WAN
4 1 (0.49%) NAS
4 1 (0.49%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 193 (95.07%) SQL Server
2 108 (53.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 100 (49.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 89 (43.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 80 (39.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 57 (28.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 32 (15.76%) SQL Server 2005
8 26 (12.81%) Data Warehouse
9 17 (8.37%) SQL Server 2000
10 16 (7.88%) MySQL
11 15 (7.39%) NoSQL
11 15 (7.39%) Relational Database
12 14 (6.90%) Oracle Database
13 13 (6.40%) RDBMS
13 13 (6.40%) DTS
14 12 (5.91%) Oracle Reports
14 12 (5.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 11 (5.42%) OLTP
16 10 (4.93%) OLAP
17 8 (3.94%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 10 (4.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.99%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 45 (22.17%) Finance
2 18 (8.87%) Legal
3 16 (7.88%) Advertising
4 13 (6.40%) Law
4 13 (6.40%) Marketing
5 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.49%) Banking
5 1 (0.49%) Retail
5 1 (0.49%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.91%) .NET
1 12 (5.91%) MDX
2 8 (3.94%) ASP.NET
3 7 (3.45%) Web Services
3 7 (3.45%) XML
4 6 (2.96%) WCF
5 4 (1.97%) Kafka
6 2 (0.99%) Middleware
7 1 (0.49%) HTML
7 1 (0.49%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 68 (33.50%) Replication
2 44 (21.67%) Clustering
3 24 (11.82%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.96%) Statistics
5 4 (1.97%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.99%) Social Network
7 1 (0.49%) FMCG
7 1 (0.49%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.49%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.49%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 77 (37.93%) Windows
2 40 (19.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (4.93%) Linux
5 9 (4.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.97%) Windows 2000
6 4 (1.97%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.49%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (38.92%) Performance Tuning
2 40 (19.70%) Business Intelligence
3 36 (17.73%) Disaster Recovery
4 30 (14.78%) Database Security
5 28 (13.79%) ITIL
6 22 (10.84%) Capacity Planning
7 21 (10.34%) ETL
7 21 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (7.88%) PRINCE2
9 15 (7.39%) High Availability
9 15 (7.39%) Performance Monitoring
10 13 (6.40%) Data Protection
11 8 (3.94%) Analytics
11 8 (3.94%) BCP
11 8 (3.94%) Migration
12 7 (3.45%) Release Management
12 7 (3.45%) Change Data Capture
12 7 (3.45%) Database Tuning
13 6 (2.96%) Performance Analysis
13 6 (2.96%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 178 (87.68%) SQL
2 100 (49.26%) T-SQL
3 20 (9.85%) PowerShell
4 15 (7.39%) PL/SQL
5 13 (6.40%) Perl
5 13 (6.40%) C#
6 4 (1.97%) Python
7 2 (0.99%) VBScript
8 1 (0.49%) VB
8 1 (0.49%) C++
8 1 (0.49%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 29 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (9.36%) MCTS
3 18 (8.87%) MCITP
4 17 (8.37%) MCSE
4 17 (8.37%) MCSA
5 13 (6.40%) Degree
6 3 (1.48%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.99%) MCDBA
7 2 (0.99%) MCP
8 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.43%) SLA
2 2 (0.99%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.49%) QA
System Software
1 15 (7.39%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.91%) Oracle RMAN
2 12 (5.91%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (1.97%) Apache Flume
3 4 (1.97%) HDFS
4 3 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.48%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (5.91%) Data Guard
2 8 (3.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (0.99%) SCCM
3 2 (0.99%) SCOM
3 2 (0.99%) SCOrch
3 2 (0.99%) SCSM
4 1 (0.49%) Opsview
4 1 (0.49%) Munin
4 1 (0.49%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.49%) Nagios
Vendors
1 71 (34.98%) Microsoft
2 36 (17.73%) Oracle
3 9 (4.43%) HP
4 7 (3.45%) Sony
5 4 (1.97%) Red Gate
5 4 (1.97%) Cognos
5 4 (1.97%) IBM
6 3 (1.48%) VMware
7 2 (0.99%) Cognizant
7 2 (0.99%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.49%) Citrix
8 1 (0.49%) Sun
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Salt
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £40000 - £46000 Per Annum + On call + Bonus + Excellent Bene
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £65000 - £72000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
Durham
CPS Group
Salary: £25000.00 - £33000.00 per annum + pension
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Salary: £55000 - £65000.00 per annum + bonus +full bens
Posted: 23 days ago