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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior SQL Database Administrator
Rank 785 802 782
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior SQL DBA 106 94 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.097% 0.081% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.086% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 80 83 98
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £45,000 £42,050
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £64,100 £66,100
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £57,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-10.86% +21.05%

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
102603 109261 101023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.49% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 85657 88395 83850
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +21 91 £55,000 -4.34% 7
London +3 42 £57,500 - 3
City of London +39 23 £57,500 +1.32% 1
South East +10 19 £42,000 -30.00% 1
West Sussex - 9 £42,000 -
Crawley - 9 £42,000 -
Hampshire +19 8 £57,500 -4.16% 1
East of England +13 8 £50,000 -23.07% 1
North West +2 8 £47,500 -17.39% 2
Essex -4 8 £50,000 - 1
Basildon - 7 £50,000 - 1
Portsmouth +26 6 £57,500 +27.77%
West Midlands - 6 £50,750 -
Yorkshire +11 5 - -
Manchester +10 5 £50,000 -13.04%
Scotland - 5 £55,000 -
Staffordshire - 4 - -
Stoke-on-Trent - 4 - -
East Midlands - 3 - -
Wales -5 2 £45,250 +57.09%
South Wales -13 2 £45,250 +13.12%
Surrey - 2 £53,750 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Warrington - 2 £45,000 -
Cheshire - 2 £45,000 -
Coventry - 2 £50,750 -
Rochdale - 2 £58,000 -
Nottingham - 2 - -
Southampton +9 1 £45,000 +12.50%
Cumbria - 1 £45,000 - 2

Senior SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 258 (96.99%) SQL
2 250 (93.98%) SQL Server
3 116 (43.61%) Performance Tuning
4 115 (43.23%) T-SQL
5 111 (41.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 102 (38.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 102 (38.35%) Microsoft
7 98 (36.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 95 (35.71%) Clustering
9 92 (34.59%) Replication
10 89 (33.46%) Finance
11 88 (33.08%) Windows
12 84 (31.58%) MS Excel
13 66 (24.81%) SQL Server 2008
14 64 (24.06%) Capacity Planning
15 49 (18.42%) SQL Server 2005
16 47 (17.67%) Database Mirroring
17 46 (17.29%) Analytical Skills
18 42 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
18 42 (15.79%) ITIL
19 39 (14.66%) High Availability
20 37 (13.91%) Relational Database
21 35 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
22 32 (12.03%) Data Warehouse
23 31 (11.65%) RDBMS
23 31 (11.65%) Oracle
24 29 (10.90%) SQL Server 2000
25 28 (10.53%) PowerShell
26 27 (10.15%) Database Security
27 24 (9.02%) Agile Software Development

Senior SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 13 (4.89%) BizTalk Server
2 11 (4.14%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.63%) IIS
4 3 (1.13%) Apache
5 2 (0.75%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.38%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle 9iAS
Applications
1 84 (31.58%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.01%) MS Office
3 1 (0.38%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Agresso
1 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.89%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.75%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.75%) GitHub
3 2 (0.75%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (0.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.26%) SAN
2 3 (1.13%) Internet
2 3 (1.13%) NAS
3 2 (0.75%) DNS
3 2 (0.75%) DMZ
3 2 (0.75%) LAN
3 2 (0.75%) WAN
3 2 (0.75%) Ethernet
3 2 (0.75%) HTTP
4 1 (0.38%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.38%) DHCP
4 1 (0.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 250 (93.98%) SQL Server
2 111 (41.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 102 (38.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 98 (36.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 66 (24.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 49 (18.42%) SQL Server 2005
7 42 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
8 37 (13.91%) Relational Database
9 32 (12.03%) Data Warehouse
10 31 (11.65%) RDBMS
11 29 (10.90%) SQL Server 2000
12 19 (7.14%) MySQL
13 18 (6.77%) Oracle Database
14 16 (6.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 14 (5.26%) OLTP
16 7 (2.63%) NoSQL
17 4 (1.50%) Adabas
17 4 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
17 4 (1.50%) InterSystems Cache
18 3 (1.13%) DTS
Development Applications
1 3 (1.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (0.75%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.75%) JIRA
2 2 (0.75%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 89 (33.46%) Finance
2 22 (8.27%) Banking
3 20 (7.52%) Law
4 16 (6.02%) Retail
5 4 (1.50%) Legal
6 3 (1.13%) Marketing
7 1 (0.38%) Advertising
7 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.88%) Web Services
2 4 (1.50%) .NET
3 2 (0.75%) MDX
4 1 (0.38%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.38%) Spring MVC
4 1 (0.38%) WCF
4 1 (0.38%) REST
4 1 (0.38%) Backbone.js
4 1 (0.38%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.38%) XML
4 1 (0.38%) Spring
4 1 (0.38%) JSON
4 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.38%) COM
4 1 (0.38%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 95 (35.71%) Clustering
2 92 (34.59%) Replication
3 46 (17.29%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (4.89%) Data Centre
5 10 (3.76%) Management Information System
6 8 (3.01%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.13%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (1.13%) Life Science
8 2 (0.75%) Statistics
8 2 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.75%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.38%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.38%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.38%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 88 (33.08%) Windows
2 22 (8.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (4.89%) Linux
3 13 (4.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (2.63%) UNIX
5 5 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.75%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.38%) AIX
7 1 (0.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (43.61%) Performance Tuning
2 64 (24.06%) Capacity Planning
3 47 (17.67%) Database Mirroring
4 42 (15.79%) ITIL
5 39 (14.66%) High Availability
6 35 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
7 27 (10.15%) Database Security
8 24 (9.02%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (8.65%) Service Delivery
10 21 (7.89%) Mentoring
11 20 (7.52%) Database Tuning
12 16 (6.02%) Disaster Recovery
13 15 (5.64%) Data Protection
14 14 (5.26%) DevOps
15 13 (4.89%) Server Building
16 11 (4.14%) Stakeholder Management
17 10 (3.76%) Incident Management
17 10 (3.76%) Migration
17 10 (3.76%) User Acceptance Testing
17 10 (3.76%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 258 (96.99%) SQL
2 115 (43.23%) T-SQL
3 28 (10.53%) PowerShell
4 11 (4.14%) JavaScript
5 10 (3.76%) VBScript
6 3 (1.13%) C
6 3 (1.13%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.75%) Java
7 2 (0.75%) Python
8 1 (0.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (8.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (8.27%) Degree
3 14 (5.26%) MCSA
4 12 (4.51%) Security Cleared
5 8 (3.01%) MCP
6 4 (1.50%) MCDBA
6 4 (1.50%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.13%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.13%) MCSE
8 2 (0.75%) OCP
8 2 (0.75%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.75%) PMP
8 2 (0.75%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.38%) MCTS
9 1 (0.38%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.89%) QA
2 2 (0.75%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.38%) EMIR
3 1 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.13%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.75%) NFS
3 2 (0.75%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.75%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 13 (4.89%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.88%) Data Guard
3 3 (1.13%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.38%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 102 (38.35%) Microsoft
2 31 (11.65%) Oracle
3 14 (5.26%) IBM
3 14 (5.26%) Red Gate
4 13 (4.89%) Cognos
5 10 (3.76%) VMware
6 3 (1.13%) Wall Street Systems
6 3 (1.13%) Sybase
7 2 (0.75%) NetApp
7 2 (0.75%) SolarWinds
7 2 (0.75%) Netezza
7 2 (0.75%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.38%) Twitter
8 1 (0.38%) Veritas
8 1 (0.38%) Sun
8 1 (0.38%) Siebel
Cumbria
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Salary: Benefits + Overtime + On Call Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + excellent bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + brillinat bonusesa and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Overtime
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
TFL
Salary: From £42,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Basildon
Xchanging UK Ltd
Salary: Comp+bens+bonus
Posted: 17 days ago