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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior SQL Database Administrator
Rank 736 834 799
Rank change year-on-year
+98 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior SQL DBA 163 99 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.082% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.087% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 143 79 66
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,850 £42,189
10% offered a salary of more than £70,600 £62,500 £64,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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
104684 113642 104161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.51% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 86404 93317 86694
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 June 2015 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 30 June 2015. 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 +94 152 £55,000 -4.34% 11
London +26 66 £60,250 +4.78% 7
South East +39 32 £42,500 -19.04%
City of London +41 21 £55,000 - 5
Hampshire +25 17 £42,500 -20.83%
Yorkshire +19 16 £50,000 -13.04% 2
East of England +14 12 £50,000 -
West Midlands +3 12 £49,500 +16.47% 1
North West +17 10 £51,250 -10.86%
Essex +9 9 £50,000 -
Winchester - 9 £42,500 -
West Yorkshire - 9 £50,000 - 1
Basildon - 8 £50,000 -
Crawley - 7 £39,000 -
Leeds - 7 £50,000 -
Southampton - 7 £47,500 -
Surrey - 7 £57,500 -
West Sussex - 7 £39,000 -
Scotland +23 6 £55,000 +37.50%
Staffordshire +19 6 £55,000 +29.41%
Manchester +4 6 £55,000 -4.34%
Stoke-on-Trent - 5 £55,000 -
South Wales +4 4 £38,250 +5.51%
Wales -6 4 £38,250 +32.79%
Redhill - 4 £60,000 -
Cheshire - 4 £47,500 -
Coventry - 4 £49,000 -
Cardiff -1 3 £42,500 +6.25%
Croydon - 3 £60,000 -
Warrington - 3 £47,500 -

Senior SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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.

1 261 (96.67%) SQL
2 251 (92.96%) SQL Server
3 128 (47.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 116 (42.96%) Performance Tuning
5 113 (41.85%) T-SQL
6 109 (40.37%) Microsoft
6 109 (40.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 104 (38.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 100 (37.04%) Finance
9 93 (34.44%) Windows
10 87 (32.22%) Clustering
11 83 (30.74%) MS Excel
12 82 (30.37%) Replication
13 64 (23.70%) SQL Server 2008
14 61 (22.59%) Capacity Planning
15 44 (16.30%) SQL Server 2012
15 44 (16.30%) Analytical Skills
16 42 (15.56%) SQL Server 2005
17 39 (14.44%) Database Mirroring
18 38 (14.07%) Business Intelligence
19 37 (13.70%) Oracle
19 37 (13.70%) Degree
20 36 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
21 33 (12.22%) ITIL
22 32 (11.85%) Database Security
23 31 (11.48%) Relational Database
24 29 (10.74%) High Availability
25 28 (10.37%) Disaster Recovery
26 27 (10.00%) RDBMS
26 27 (10.00%) Data Warehouse

Senior SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 (6.30%) SharePoint
2 12 (4.44%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (3.70%) IIS
4 3 (1.11%) Apache
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle 9iAS
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 83 (30.74%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.33%) MS Office
3 1 (0.37%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Agresso
1 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.37%) GitHub
2 1 (0.37%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (0.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.37%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.33%) SAN
2 4 (1.48%) WAN
3 3 (1.11%) Internet
4 2 (0.74%) NAS
5 1 (0.37%) DMZ
5 1 (0.37%) Intranet
5 1 (0.37%) DHCP
5 1 (0.37%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.37%) HTTP
5 1 (0.37%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.37%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.37%) DNS
5 1 (0.37%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 251 (92.96%) SQL Server
2 128 (47.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 109 (40.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 104 (38.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 64 (23.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 44 (16.30%) SQL Server 2012
7 42 (15.56%) SQL Server 2005
8 31 (11.48%) Relational Database
9 27 (10.00%) RDBMS
9 27 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
10 25 (9.26%) SQL Server 2000
11 17 (6.30%) Oracle Database
12 16 (5.93%) MySQL
13 12 (4.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 11 (4.07%) OLTP
15 6 (2.22%) NoSQL
16 4 (1.48%) DTS
16 4 (1.48%) Adabas
16 4 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
16 4 (1.48%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 4 (1.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.74%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.37%) JIRA
3 1 (0.37%) Git (software)
General
1 100 (37.04%) Finance
2 17 (6.30%) Banking
3 11 (4.07%) Law
4 10 (3.70%) Legal
5 8 (2.96%) Retail
6 2 (0.74%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.37%) Advertising
7 1 (0.37%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.59%) HTML
1 7 (2.59%) XML
1 7 (2.59%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (1.48%) .NET
2 4 (1.48%) Web Services
3 3 (1.11%) COM
4 2 (0.74%) CGI
5 1 (0.37%) Spring
5 1 (0.37%) JSON
5 1 (0.37%) MDX
5 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.37%) Spring MVC
5 1 (0.37%) WCF
5 1 (0.37%) REST
5 1 (0.37%) Backbone.js
5 1 (0.37%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 87 (32.22%) Clustering
2 82 (30.37%) Replication
3 44 (16.30%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.07%) Data Centre
5 8 (2.96%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.59%) SWIFT
6 7 (2.59%) Hedge funds
7 4 (1.48%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.11%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.11%) Statistics
8 3 (1.11%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.11%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (1.11%) Life Science
9 1 (0.37%) Social Media
9 1 (0.37%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.37%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.37%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.37%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 93 (34.44%) Windows
2 20 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (5.93%) Linux
4 12 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (4.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (2.96%) UNIX
7 2 (0.74%) AIX
7 2 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (42.96%) Performance Tuning
2 61 (22.59%) Capacity Planning
3 39 (14.44%) Database Mirroring
4 38 (14.07%) Business Intelligence
5 36 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (12.22%) ITIL
7 32 (11.85%) Database Security
8 29 (10.74%) High Availability
9 28 (10.37%) Disaster Recovery
10 23 (8.52%) Data Protection
11 20 (7.41%) Service Delivery
12 19 (7.04%) Mentoring
13 15 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
14 14 (5.19%) Migration
15 13 (4.81%) Database Tuning
16 10 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
17 9 (3.33%) Scrum
17 9 (3.33%) Server Building
18 8 (2.96%) User Acceptance Testing
18 8 (2.96%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 261 (96.67%) SQL
2 113 (41.85%) T-SQL
3 27 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 8 (2.96%) Java
5 6 (2.22%) JavaScript
6 5 (1.85%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.11%) VBScript
7 3 (1.11%) VB
8 2 (0.74%) Python
8 2 (0.74%) Perl
8 2 (0.74%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (13.70%) Degree
2 21 (7.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (4.81%) MCSA
3 13 (4.81%) Security Cleared
4 9 (3.33%) MCP
5 7 (2.59%) MCSE
6 5 (1.85%) MCTS
6 5 (1.85%) MCITP
7 3 (1.11%) MCDBA
7 3 (1.11%) OCP
7 3 (1.11%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.74%) PMP
8 2 (0.74%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.74%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.74%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.33%) QA
2 3 (1.11%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (1.85%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.48%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.74%) NFS
4 1 (0.37%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (2.22%) Data Guard
2 4 (1.48%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.37%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 109 (40.37%) Microsoft
2 37 (13.70%) Oracle
3 11 (4.07%) IBM
4 9 (3.33%) Cognos
4 9 (3.33%) Red Gate
5 6 (2.22%) VMware
6 3 (1.11%) Wall Street Systems
7 2 (0.74%) 3PAR
7 2 (0.74%) Brocade
7 2 (0.74%) Netezza
7 2 (0.74%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.74%) Sybase
7 2 (0.74%) HP
8 1 (0.37%) NetApp
8 1 (0.37%) Veritas
8 1 (0.37%) Twitter
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