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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior SQL Database Administrator
Rank 837 780 903
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +123
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior SQL DBA 84 187 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.17% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.18% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 83 166 73
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £48,312 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.49% +7.35%

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
94551 104274 117052
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.30% 96.45% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79526 85540 95895
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 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £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 30 May 2016 within the UK.

Senior SQL DBA Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior SQL DBA
Top 29 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 30 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 -50 83 £52,500 -4.54% 12
London -25 29 £60,000 -4.00% 7
Yorkshire +3 16 £45,000 -10.00% 1
South East +8 15 £52,500 +19.35% 1
North West +22 14 £50,000 -9.09% 2
West Yorkshire +13 14 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Manchester +12 11 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Leeds -3 11 £45,000 -10.00% 1
City of London +43 9 £57,500 +4.54% 3
South West +14 7 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Bristol - 7 £42,500 -
Berkshire +24 6 £70,000 +27.27%
Surrey +11 5 £52,500 -12.50%
Maidenhead - 4 £75,000 -
Hampshire -13 3 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Merseyside - 3 £47,500 - 1
Liverpool - 3 £47,500 - 1
Rochdale - 3 £54,000 -
Southampton -4 2 £50,000 +8.10% 1
East Midlands - 2 £45,000 -
Reading - 2 £57,500 -
Halifax - 2 £45,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £45,000 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £50,000 -
York - 2 £50,000 -
Winchester +4 1 £48,500 +14.11%
Scotland +1 1 £50,000 +7.52%
Edinburgh -1 1 £50,000 +31.57%
Mayfair - 1 £57,500 -

Senior SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 183 (93.37%) SQL Server
2 180 (91.84%) SQL
3 101 (51.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 87 (44.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 79 (40.31%) SQL Server 2008
6 76 (38.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 68 (34.69%) Performance Tuning
7 68 (34.69%) SQL Server 2014
8 66 (33.67%) T-SQL
9 63 (32.14%) Replication
10 56 (28.57%) Microsoft
11 55 (28.06%) Data Warehouse
12 54 (27.55%) High Availability
13 47 (23.98%) Finance
14 46 (23.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 44 (22.45%) Business Intelligence
16 42 (21.43%) Clustering
17 41 (20.92%) MS Excel
18 38 (19.39%) Migration
19 36 (18.37%) ETL
20 31 (15.82%) Oracle
21 27 (13.78%) Microsoft Certification
21 27 (13.78%) SQL Server 2005
22 26 (13.27%) Database Security
23 25 (12.76%) Windows
24 22 (11.22%) Degree
25 20 (10.20%) SQL Server 2000
26 19 (9.69%) Data Modelling
26 19 (9.69%) MySQL
26 19 (9.69%) 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 (5.61%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.06%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (2.55%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (2.04%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.02%) IIS
6 1 (0.51%) SAS
Applications
1 41 (20.92%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.55%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.65%) SAN
2 5 (2.55%) NAS
3 3 (1.53%) Firewall
3 3 (1.53%) LAN
3 3 (1.53%) WAN
4 1 (0.51%) HTTP
4 1 (0.51%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (93.37%) SQL Server
2 101 (51.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 87 (44.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 79 (40.31%) SQL Server 2008
5 76 (38.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 68 (34.69%) SQL Server 2014
7 55 (28.06%) Data Warehouse
8 46 (23.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 27 (13.78%) SQL Server 2005
10 20 (10.20%) SQL Server 2000
11 19 (9.69%) MySQL
12 15 (7.65%) MongoDB
13 14 (7.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 14 (7.14%) Oracle Database
14 12 (6.12%) NoSQL
14 12 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
15 11 (5.61%) SQL Server 2016
16 10 (5.10%) Big Data
17 7 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
18 6 (3.06%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 47 (23.98%) Finance
2 16 (8.16%) Law
3 8 (4.08%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.57%) Marketing
5 6 (3.06%) Banking
5 6 (3.06%) Retail
6 4 (2.04%) Advertising
6 4 (2.04%) Legal
7 2 (1.02%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.02%) French Language
7 2 (1.02%) Publishing
8 1 (0.51%) Electronics
8 1 (0.51%) Games
8 1 (0.51%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.57%) XML
2 6 (3.06%) .NET
3 5 (2.55%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 4 (2.04%) CakePHP
5 3 (1.53%) Middleware
6 1 (0.51%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 63 (32.14%) Replication
2 42 (21.43%) Clustering
3 15 (7.65%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (5.61%) Digital Media
5 4 (2.04%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.53%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (1.53%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.53%) Statistics
7 2 (1.02%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.02%) Semantic Web
8 1 (0.51%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.51%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.51%) iPad
8 1 (0.51%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 25 (12.76%) Windows
2 10 (5.10%) Windows Server
3 9 (4.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (3.57%) Linux
6 5 (2.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.02%) Unix
8 1 (0.51%) AIX
8 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.51%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (34.69%) Performance Tuning
2 54 (27.55%) High Availability
3 44 (22.45%) Business Intelligence
4 38 (19.39%) Migration
5 36 (18.37%) ETL
6 26 (13.27%) Database Security
7 19 (9.69%) Data Modelling
7 19 (9.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 19 (9.69%) Mentoring
8 17 (8.67%) ITIL
9 16 (8.16%) Capacity Planning
10 14 (7.14%) Data Migration
10 14 (7.14%) Database Tuning
11 12 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (5.10%) Business Continuity
12 10 (5.10%) Performance Monitoring
12 10 (5.10%) Process Improvement
13 8 (4.08%) Change Control
13 8 (4.08%) Incident Management
13 8 (4.08%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 180 (91.84%) SQL
2 66 (33.67%) T-SQL
3 14 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 6 (3.06%) Shell Script
5 4 (2.04%) C#
6 3 (1.53%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.53%) Python
7 2 (1.02%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.51%) Perl
Qualifications
1 27 (13.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (11.22%) Degree
3 9 (4.59%) MCDBA
4 7 (3.57%) MCITP
5 6 (3.06%) SC Cleared
5 6 (3.06%) Security Cleared
6 5 (2.55%) MCTS
7 4 (2.04%) MCSA
8 2 (1.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.51%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.51%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.06%) ISO 9001
1 6 (3.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (3.06%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.55%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.04%) QA
4 3 (1.53%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (9.18%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.53%) vSphere
3 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.55%) SCCM
2 4 (2.04%) SCOM
3 3 (1.53%) SCVMM
3 3 (1.53%) Windows Intune
4 2 (1.02%) LiteSpeed
Vendors
1 56 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 31 (15.82%) Oracle
3 8 (4.08%) RedGate
4 7 (3.57%) IBM
4 7 (3.57%) VMware
5 5 (2.55%) Sybase
6 4 (2.04%) SAP
7 2 (1.02%) Citrix
7 2 (1.02%) HP
7 2 (1.02%) Siebel
7 2 (1.02%) Splunk
8 1 (0.51%) NetApp
8 1 (0.51%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.51%) SolarWinds
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Liverpool
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus, pension, health care
Posted: 24 days ago
South Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago