The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Senior SQL DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior SQL Database Administrator
Rank 870 804 875
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +71
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior SQL DBA 84 161 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.15% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.15% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 79 143 87
Median salary £54,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.81% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £40,950
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%

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
98784 106354 115089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.26% 96.48% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 83034 86750 93358
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Senior SQL DBA in the job title.

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 4 May 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior SQL DBA within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 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 -54 83 £54,000 -1.81% 11
London -31 35 £60,000 -4.00% 5
Yorkshire +10 18 £45,000 -8.45% 1
West Yorkshire +7 16 £45,000 -8.45% 1
City of London +44 15 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Leeds +15 14 £45,000 -14.28%
North West +24 10 £52,500 -4.54% 3
Manchester +7 10 £52,500 -4.54% 2
South West +2 10 £42,500 +2.40% 1
South East -11 10 £57,500 +21.05%
Bristol +12 9 £42,500 -5.55%
Berkshire +26 5 £75,000 +36.36%
Rochdale - 4 £54,000 -
Maidenhead - 4 £75,000 -
Kent 0 2 £57,500 +21.05%
Surrey -12 2 £52,500 -12.50%
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £57,500 -
Halifax - 2 £45,000 - 1
Edinburgh +6 1 £50,000 +31.57%
Scotland +1 1 £50,000 +31.57%
Southampton -3 1 £42,500 -10.52%
Hampshire -16 1 £42,500 -
Otley - 1 £45,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £42,500 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Mayfair - 1 £57,500 -
York - 1 £45,000 -
Sheffield - 1 £42,500 -
Reading - 1 £65,000 -
Exeter - 1 £32,000 -

Senior SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, Senior SQL 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 SQL DBA in the job title.

1 173 (94.54%) SQL Server
2 167 (91.26%) SQL
3 95 (51.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 83 (45.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 82 (44.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 71 (38.80%) SQL Server 2012
7 63 (34.43%) Performance Tuning
7 63 (34.43%) SQL Server 2014
8 54 (29.51%) Replication
9 53 (28.96%) T-SQL
10 51 (27.87%) High Availability
11 49 (26.78%) Microsoft
12 48 (26.23%) Data Warehouse
13 42 (22.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 38 (20.77%) Finance
15 36 (19.67%) Migration
15 36 (19.67%) Business Intelligence
16 35 (19.13%) ETL
17 33 (18.03%) Clustering
18 29 (15.85%) Oracle
19 28 (15.30%) MS Excel
20 24 (13.11%) Windows
21 22 (12.02%) Data Modelling
21 22 (12.02%) SQL Server 2005
22 20 (10.93%) Microsoft Certification
23 19 (10.38%) Mentoring
23 19 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
24 18 (9.84%) SQL Server 2000
24 18 (9.84%) Active Directory
24 18 (9.84%) Disaster Recovery

Senior SQL 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 11 (6.01%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.28%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.19%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.09%) IIS
4 2 (1.09%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.55%) SAS
Applications
1 28 (15.30%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.73%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.73%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.92%) SAN
2 3 (1.64%) Firewall
2 3 (1.64%) LAN
2 3 (1.64%) WAN
3 2 (1.09%) NAS
4 1 (0.55%) HTTP
4 1 (0.55%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (94.54%) SQL Server
2 95 (51.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 83 (45.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 82 (44.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 71 (38.80%) SQL Server 2012
6 63 (34.43%) SQL Server 2014
7 48 (26.23%) Data Warehouse
8 42 (22.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 22 (12.02%) SQL Server 2005
10 18 (9.84%) SQL Server 2000
11 17 (9.29%) Oracle Database
12 13 (7.10%) MySQL
13 12 (6.56%) PostgreSQL
13 12 (6.56%) SQL Server 2016
14 10 (5.46%) Big Data
14 10 (5.46%) MongoDB
15 9 (4.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 9 (4.92%) NoSQL
16 7 (3.83%) Oracle Database 11g
16 7 (3.83%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 38 (20.77%) Finance
2 17 (9.29%) Law
3 9 (4.92%) Banking
4 8 (4.37%) Retail
5 7 (3.83%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.19%) Advertising
6 4 (2.19%) Marketing
7 2 (1.09%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.09%) French Language
7 2 (1.09%) Publishing
8 1 (0.55%) Games
8 1 (0.55%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.83%) .NET
1 7 (3.83%) XML
2 4 (2.19%) CakePHP
3 3 (1.64%) Middleware
4 2 (1.09%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.09%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 54 (29.51%) Replication
2 33 (18.03%) Clustering
3 19 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (6.01%) Digital Media
5 3 (1.64%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.64%) Semantic Web
5 3 (1.64%) Statistics
6 2 (1.09%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.09%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.55%) CMDB
7 1 (0.55%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.55%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.55%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.55%) iPad
7 1 (0.55%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.55%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 24 (13.11%) Windows
2 11 (6.01%) Windows Server
2 11 (6.01%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (4.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (2.73%) Linux
6 3 (1.64%) Unix
7 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (34.43%) Performance Tuning
2 51 (27.87%) High Availability
3 36 (19.67%) Business Intelligence
3 36 (19.67%) Migration
4 35 (19.13%) ETL
5 22 (12.02%) Data Modelling
6 19 (10.38%) Mentoring
7 18 (9.84%) Disaster Recovery
8 16 (8.74%) Data Migration
9 15 (8.20%) Database Security
10 13 (7.10%) Database Tuning
10 13 (7.10%) ITIL
11 11 (6.01%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (6.01%) Capacity Planning
12 10 (5.46%) Business Continuity
12 10 (5.46%) Process Improvement
13 9 (4.92%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (4.92%) CRM
13 9 (4.92%) Performance Monitoring
14 8 (4.37%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 167 (91.26%) SQL
2 53 (28.96%) T-SQL
3 9 (4.92%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.64%) C#
4 3 (1.64%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.09%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (10.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (7.65%) Degree
3 7 (3.83%) MCDBA
3 7 (3.83%) MCITP
3 7 (3.83%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.83%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.73%) MCSA
4 5 (2.73%) MCTS
5 2 (1.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (1.09%) MCSE
6 1 (0.55%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.83%) QA
2 6 (3.28%) ISO 9001
2 6 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.28%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.73%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (9.84%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.64%) vSphere
3 1 (0.55%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (2.19%) SCCM
1 4 (2.19%) SCOM
2 3 (1.64%) SCVMM
2 3 (1.64%) Windows Intune
3 2 (1.09%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.09%) LiteSpeed
3 2 (1.09%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 49 (26.78%) Microsoft
2 29 (15.85%) Oracle
3 6 (3.28%) VMware
4 3 (1.64%) IBM
4 3 (1.64%) RedGate
4 3 (1.64%) SAP
4 3 (1.64%) Sybase
5 2 (1.09%) Siebel
5 2 (1.09%) SolarWinds
5 2 (1.09%) Splunk
6 1 (0.55%) Citrix
6 1 (0.55%) EMC
6 1 (0.55%) HP
6 1 (0.55%) NetApp
6 1 (0.55%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.55%) Zerto
South Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Streamline Connections Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago