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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior SQL Database Administrator
Rank 830 804 808
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior SQL DBA 105 133 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 94 129 107
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,900 £42,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average 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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior SQL DBA within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 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
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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 -8 102 £54,000 -1.81% 12
London +21 66 £57,500 -4.16% 7
City of London +47 22 £57,500 -4.16% 4
South West -9 10 £30,000 -14.28%
North West +29 9 £45,000 +1.12% 2
Yorkshire +11 8 £45,000 -18.18%
Leeds +5 7 £45,000 -18.18%
West Yorkshire -3 7 £45,000 -18.18%
South East -26 7 £53,750 +19.44% 2
Devon - 7 £30,000 -
Exeter - 7 £30,000 -
Crewe - 6 £45,000 -
Cheshire - 6 £45,000 -
Kent -2 4 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Wiltshire +3 3 £45,000 -10.00%
Chippenham - 3 £45,000 -
Chessington - 3 £50,000 -
Manchester +15 2 £54,000 +21.34% 2
Nottinghamshire +9 2 £45,000 -14.28%
Nottingham +4 2 £45,000 -14.28%
East Midlands +4 2 £45,000 -7.69%
South Wales - 2 £45,500 -
Wales - 2 £45,500 -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £57,500 - 1
Rochdale - 2 £54,000 -
Surrey +10 1 £50,000 -20.00%
Hampshire +10 1 £52,500 +23.52%
Oxfordshire - 1 £42,500 -
Cardiff - 1 £47,500 -
Banbury - 1 £42,500 -

Senior SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 173 (95.05%) SQL Server
2 168 (92.31%) SQL
3 93 (51.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 90 (49.45%) Performance Tuning
5 75 (41.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 73 (40.11%) T-SQL
7 69 (37.91%) Replication
8 67 (36.81%) SQL Server 2008
9 60 (32.97%) High Availability
10 59 (32.42%) SQL Server 2012
11 55 (30.22%) SQL Server 2014
12 50 (27.47%) Clustering
13 49 (26.92%) Microsoft
13 49 (26.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 47 (25.82%) Finance
15 41 (22.53%) MS Excel
16 37 (20.33%) ETL
17 36 (19.78%) Windows
17 36 (19.78%) Capacity Planning
18 33 (18.13%) Data Warehouse
19 32 (17.58%) Database Mirroring
20 24 (13.19%) Business Intelligence
20 24 (13.19%) Microsoft Certification
20 24 (13.19%) SQL Server 2000
21 23 (12.64%) ITIL
21 23 (12.64%) SQL Server 2005
22 20 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
22 20 (10.99%) Oracle
22 20 (10.99%) Migration
23 18 (9.89%) Retail

Senior SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 8 (4.40%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.20%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (2.20%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.65%) IIS
4 2 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.10%) Node.js
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 41 (22.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.10%) MS Office
2 2 (1.10%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.10%) SAN
2 1 (0.55%) HTTP
2 1 (0.55%) LAN
2 1 (0.55%) NAS
2 1 (0.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (95.05%) SQL Server
2 93 (51.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 75 (41.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 67 (36.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 59 (32.42%) SQL Server 2012
6 55 (30.22%) SQL Server 2014
7 49 (26.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 33 (18.13%) Data Warehouse
9 24 (13.19%) SQL Server 2000
10 23 (12.64%) SQL Server 2005
11 18 (9.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 15 (8.24%) Oracle Database
13 14 (7.69%) Big Data
14 12 (6.59%) MySQL
15 11 (6.04%) PostgreSQL
16 8 (4.40%) NoSQL
16 8 (4.40%) OLAP
16 8 (4.40%) Oracle Database 12c
17 7 (3.85%) MongoDB
17 7 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (1.65%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.10%) Git (software)
General
1 47 (25.82%) Finance
2 18 (9.89%) Retail
3 17 (9.34%) Banking
4 11 (6.04%) Law
5 5 (2.75%) Retail Banking
6 4 (2.20%) Advertising
6 4 (2.20%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.65%) Marketing
8 2 (1.10%) French Language
8 2 (1.10%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.49%) .NET
2 4 (2.20%) CakePHP
3 3 (1.65%) WPF
4 2 (1.10%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.10%) Web Services
5 1 (0.55%) CSS
5 1 (0.55%) HTML
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 69 (37.91%) Replication
2 50 (27.47%) Clustering
3 20 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.65%) CMDB
4 3 (1.65%) Semantic Web
5 2 (1.10%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.10%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.10%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.10%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.55%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.55%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.55%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.55%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 36 (19.78%) Windows
2 12 (6.59%) Windows Server
3 10 (5.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.20%) Linux
5 4 (2.20%) Unix
5 4 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.10%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.55%) AIX
7 1 (0.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (49.45%) Performance Tuning
2 60 (32.97%) High Availability
3 37 (20.33%) ETL
4 36 (19.78%) Capacity Planning
5 32 (17.58%) Database Mirroring
6 24 (13.19%) Business Intelligence
7 23 (12.64%) ITIL
8 20 (10.99%) Migration
9 18 (9.89%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (9.89%) Data Modelling
10 16 (8.79%) Database Tuning
10 16 (8.79%) Service Delivery
11 15 (8.24%) Mentoring
12 14 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
13 12 (6.59%) Database Security
14 10 (5.49%) Business Continuity
14 10 (5.49%) Process Improvement
15 8 (4.40%) Scrum
16 7 (3.85%) Asset Management
16 7 (3.85%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 168 (92.31%) SQL
2 73 (40.11%) T-SQL
3 8 (4.40%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.20%) C#
5 3 (1.65%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.10%) C
6 2 (1.10%) Java
7 1 (0.55%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.55%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.55%) VBA
7 1 (0.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (13.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (9.89%) Degree
3 10 (5.49%) MCSA
4 8 (4.40%) SC Cleared
4 8 (4.40%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.65%) MCITP
6 2 (1.10%) MCDBA
6 2 (1.10%) MCSE
7 1 (0.55%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.69%) QA
2 2 (1.10%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.10%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.10%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (8.79%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.65%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.10%) Docker
3 2 (1.10%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.20%) Data Guard
2 3 (1.65%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.10%) Terraform
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 49 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 20 (10.99%) Oracle
3 17 (9.34%) Red Gate
4 5 (2.75%) Splunk
5 3 (1.65%) IBM
5 3 (1.65%) SAP
5 3 (1.65%) Siebel
5 3 (1.65%) SolarWinds
5 3 (1.65%) VMware
6 2 (1.10%) Cognos
6 2 (1.10%) Sun
7 1 (0.55%) EMC
7 1 (0.55%) iManage
7 1 (0.55%) LexisNexis
7 1 (0.55%) NetApp
7 1 (0.55%) Zerto
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Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £52,000 per annum + On call allowance £8k
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Networking People
Posted: 6 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
X4 Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
Altrincham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Benefits
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Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago