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

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior SQL Database Administrator
Rank 774 889 843
Rank change year-on-year
+115 -46
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior SQL DBA 109 77 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.072% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.074% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 106 58 126
Median salary £54,500 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.90% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%

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
86247 103892 110745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.55% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 71633 86643 91629
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 December 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 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 +126 107 £55,000 - 10
Yorkshire +56 37 £52,500 +10.52% 3
West Yorkshire +53 37 £52,500 +10.52% 3
Leeds +53 36 £52,500 +10.52% 3
London +82 34 £60,000 +4.34% 3
North West -11 15 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Manchester - 13 £55,000 - 1
South East +68 9 £52,500 -8.69% 1
Rochdale - 9 £55,000 - 1
Berkshire +58 6 £53,250 -29.00% 1
South West +19 6 £45,000 +22.44% 1
Reading - 6 £53,250 - 1
Exeter -8 5 £46,250 +62.28%
Devon -12 5 £46,250 +62.28%
East of England +14 4 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Essex +9 3 £60,000 +20.00% 1
City of London +18 2 £72,500 +11.53%
East Midlands +11 2 £45,000 -
Cheshire +9 2 £43,750 -12.50%
Nottinghamshire +3 2 £45,000 -
Nottingham -5 2 £45,000 -
Glasgow - 2 £45,000 -
Scotland - 2 £45,000 -
Surrey +13 1 £62,500 +4.16%
Southampton +10 1 £50,000 +5.26%
Hampshire +1 1 £50,000 -18.36%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £45,000 -
Dorset - 1 £45,000 -
Suffolk - 1 £55,000 -
Halifax - 1 £45,000 -

Senior SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 273 (98.91%) SQL Server
2 266 (96.38%) SQL
3 147 (53.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 123 (44.57%) Performance Tuning
5 117 (42.39%) T-SQL
6 114 (41.30%) Microsoft
7 108 (39.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 107 (38.77%) Data Warehouse
8 107 (38.77%) SQL Server 2012
9 105 (38.04%) Business Intelligence
10 99 (35.87%) SQL Server 2008
11 91 (32.97%) SQL Server 2014
12 88 (31.88%) Replication
12 88 (31.88%) High Availability
13 85 (30.80%) MS Excel
14 80 (28.99%) Clustering
15 68 (24.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 64 (23.19%) Finance
16 64 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
17 54 (19.57%) Microsoft Certification
17 54 (19.57%) PowerShell
18 53 (19.20%) Degree
19 49 (17.75%) Disaster Recovery
20 43 (15.58%) Oracle
21 39 (14.13%) ETL
21 39 (14.13%) Capacity Planning
22 36 (13.04%) Database Security
23 33 (11.96%) Microsoft Azure
23 33 (11.96%) VMware
24 31 (11.23%) Banking

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 27 (9.78%) Oracle Coherence
2 18 (6.52%) Elasticsearch
3 16 (5.80%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.54%) SharePoint Server
5 6 (2.17%) IIS
6 1 (0.36%) Confluence
Applications
1 85 (30.80%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 33 (11.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (7.25%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (5.80%) Amazon EC2
3 16 (5.80%) Amazon S3
4 6 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.09%) IaaS
5 3 (1.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (10.14%) SAN
2 23 (8.33%) NAS
3 18 (6.52%) Internet
4 16 (5.80%) DNS
4 16 (5.80%) Firewall
5 1 (0.36%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 273 (98.91%) SQL Server
2 147 (53.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 108 (39.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 107 (38.77%) Data Warehouse
4 107 (38.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 99 (35.87%) SQL Server 2008
6 91 (32.97%) SQL Server 2014
7 68 (24.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 31 (11.23%) Oracle Database
9 30 (10.87%) SQL Server 2005
10 28 (10.14%) SQL Server 2016
11 23 (8.33%) NoSQL
12 22 (7.97%) MongoDB
13 21 (7.61%) OLTP
14 20 (7.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 20 (7.25%) Relational Database
15 19 (6.88%) MySQL
16 18 (6.52%) Azure SQL Database
17 16 (5.80%) Amazon Redshift
17 16 (5.80%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.36%) JIRA
2 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.36%) Subversion
General
1 64 (23.19%) Finance
2 31 (11.23%) Banking
3 13 (4.71%) Legal
4 5 (1.81%) Law
5 4 (1.45%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.09%) Retail
7 1 (0.36%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (10.51%) .NET
2 16 (5.80%) .NET Framework
3 7 (2.54%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 6 (2.17%) XML
5 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.36%) COM
5 1 (0.36%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 88 (31.88%) Replication
2 80 (28.99%) Clustering
3 11 (3.99%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.99%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.45%) Fintech
5 3 (1.09%) Statistics
5 3 (1.09%) Visualisation
6 2 (0.72%) Blog
6 2 (0.72%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.72%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 31 (11.23%) Windows
2 11 (3.99%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (3.99%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (1.45%) Linux
4 3 (1.09%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (44.57%) Performance Tuning
2 105 (38.04%) Business Intelligence
3 88 (31.88%) High Availability
4 64 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (17.75%) Disaster Recovery
6 39 (14.13%) Capacity Planning
6 39 (14.13%) ETL
7 36 (13.04%) Database Security
8 27 (9.78%) Data Modelling
8 27 (9.78%) Scrum
9 23 (8.33%) Data Architecture
10 21 (7.61%) Migration
11 20 (7.25%) ITIL
12 18 (6.52%) Customer Engagement
13 17 (6.16%) Capacity Management
14 16 (5.80%) DevOps
14 16 (5.80%) Software Engineering
15 14 (5.07%) Business Continuity
16 13 (4.71%) Database Optimisation
17 11 (3.99%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 266 (96.38%) SQL
2 117 (42.39%) T-SQL
3 54 (19.57%) PowerShell
4 27 (9.78%) C#
5 19 (6.88%) VB.NET
6 3 (1.09%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 2 (0.72%) PHP
7 2 (0.72%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.36%) ANSI SQL
8 1 (0.36%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 54 (19.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 53 (19.20%) Degree
3 10 (3.62%) MCSA
4 6 (2.17%) MCITP
4 6 (2.17%) MCSE
4 6 (2.17%) MCTS
5 2 (0.72%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.36%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 18 (6.52%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.09%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.09%) SLA
3 2 (0.72%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.36%) QA
System Software
1 27 (9.78%) Oracle RAC
2 16 (5.80%) VMware ESX
2 16 (5.80%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (2.90%) Active Directory
4 6 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.45%) VMware Server
6 2 (0.72%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 28 (10.14%) Data Guard
2 17 (6.16%) SCOM
3 12 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (1.09%) Perfmon
5 1 (0.36%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 114 (41.30%) Microsoft
2 43 (15.58%) Oracle
3 33 (11.96%) VMware
4 13 (4.71%) RedGate
5 7 (2.54%) IBM
6 6 (2.17%) Sybase
7 5 (1.81%) Tableau
8 4 (1.45%) Cisco
9 2 (0.72%) SAP
10 1 (0.36%) BT
10 1 (0.36%) Red Hat
Ilford, Essex
Montash
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Stott & May
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + 15% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + 10%bonus + pension + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Computer People
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Company bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chippenham
Spencer Ogden
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Essex
Montash Limited
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago