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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior SQL Database Administrator
Rank 743 842 803
Rank change year-on-year
+99 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior SQL DBA 155 90 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.074% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.078% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 136 68 80
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,775 £41,789
10% offered a salary of more than £72,250 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -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
102195 114720 103098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 83974 94226 85780
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,954 £27,186 £27,000
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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +107 150 £55,000 - 8
London +52 62 £62,500 +8.69% 4
South East +34 36 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Hampshire +24 21 £42,500 -26.08% 1
Yorkshire +33 20 £50,000 -13.04% 1
City of London +55 17 £55,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 15 £50,000 - 1
East of England +25 13 £55,000 +1.85% 1
Winchester - 13 £42,500 - 1
Leeds - 13 £50,000 - 1
North West +13 9 £55,000 +33.33%
Essex +8 9 £50,000 -
Basildon - 8 £50,000 -
Manchester +11 7 £55,000 +33.33%
Southampton +9 7 £47,500 -17.39%
West Midlands +3 7 £49,000 +15.29%
Surrey - 7 £60,000 -
West Sussex +6 5 £39,000 -17.89%
Redhill - 5 £60,000 -
Crawley - 5 £39,000 -
South Wales +3 4 £38,250 +17.69%
Wales +3 4 £38,250 +17.69%
Staffordshire +17 3 £55,000 +29.41%
South West 0 3 £47,500 -
Cardiff - 3 £42,500 -
Croydon - 3 £60,000 -
Kent +7 2 £52,500 +16.66%
Suffolk - 2 £60,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £55,000 -
Swindon - 2 £51,250 -

Senior SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (94.57%) SQL
2 258 (93.48%) SQL Server
3 130 (47.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 119 (43.12%) Performance Tuning
4 119 (43.12%) T-SQL
5 115 (41.67%) Microsoft
6 108 (39.13%) Windows
7 103 (37.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 101 (36.59%) Finance
9 96 (34.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 79 (28.62%) MS Excel
11 78 (28.26%) Replication
12 74 (26.81%) Clustering
13 73 (26.45%) SQL Server 2008
14 57 (20.65%) Capacity Planning
14 57 (20.65%) SQL Server 2012
15 46 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
16 43 (15.58%) Degree
17 41 (14.86%) Business Intelligence
17 41 (14.86%) Oracle
18 39 (14.13%) SQL Server 2005
19 38 (13.77%) Disaster Recovery
20 36 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
21 35 (12.68%) Data Warehouse
22 34 (12.32%) ITIL
23 32 (11.59%) Windows Server 2008
24 29 (10.51%) Database Security
25 28 (10.14%) PowerShell
26 26 (9.42%) Database Mirroring
27 25 (9.06%) Windows Server 2012

Senior SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 23 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 15 (5.43%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (3.62%) IIS
4 2 (0.72%) Apache
5 1 (0.36%) WorkSite
Applications
1 79 (28.62%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.36%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.72%) SaaS
3 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.90%) SAN
2 7 (2.54%) WAN
3 6 (2.17%) HTTP
4 5 (1.81%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.81%) DNS
5 2 (0.72%) Internet
6 1 (0.36%) NAS
6 1 (0.36%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.36%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 258 (93.48%) SQL Server
2 130 (47.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 103 (37.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 96 (34.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 73 (26.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 57 (20.65%) SQL Server 2012
7 39 (14.13%) SQL Server 2005
8 35 (12.68%) Data Warehouse
9 19 (6.88%) SQL Server 2000
10 18 (6.52%) MySQL
10 18 (6.52%) Relational Database
11 16 (5.80%) RDBMS
12 14 (5.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 13 (4.71%) Oracle Database
14 12 (4.35%) OLTP
15 7 (2.54%) Oracle Reports
16 6 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
17 4 (1.45%) Adabas
17 4 (1.45%) NoSQL
17 4 (1.45%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 8 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (1.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 101 (36.59%) Finance
2 14 (5.07%) Banking
3 10 (3.62%) Law
3 10 (3.62%) Legal
4 5 (1.81%) Retail
5 4 (1.45%) Advertising
6 2 (0.72%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.72%) Marketing
7 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.36%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.35%) XML
2 10 (3.62%) .NET
3 8 (2.90%) Web Services
3 8 (2.90%) ASP.NET
4 7 (2.54%) FIX Protocol
4 7 (2.54%) HTML
5 6 (2.17%) WCF
6 3 (1.09%) COM
7 2 (0.72%) CGI
7 2 (0.72%) MDX
8 1 (0.36%) JSON
8 1 (0.36%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 78 (28.26%) Replication
2 74 (26.81%) Clustering
3 46 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (5.80%) Data Centre
5 7 (2.54%) Hedge funds
5 7 (2.54%) SWIFT
5 7 (2.54%) Statistics
6 5 (1.81%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.81%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.45%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.09%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.09%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.72%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.36%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.36%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.36%) Social Media
10 1 (0.36%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 108 (39.13%) Windows
2 32 (11.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (9.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (7.25%) Linux
5 11 (3.99%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (2.54%) UNIX
7 2 (0.72%) AIX
7 2 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (43.12%) Performance Tuning
2 57 (20.65%) Capacity Planning
3 41 (14.86%) Business Intelligence
4 38 (13.77%) Disaster Recovery
5 36 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (12.32%) ITIL
7 29 (10.51%) Database Security
8 26 (9.42%) Database Mirroring
9 25 (9.06%) High Availability
9 25 (9.06%) Data Protection
10 23 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
11 18 (6.52%) Migration
12 17 (6.16%) Mentoring
13 15 (5.43%) Database Tuning
14 14 (5.07%) Service Delivery
15 12 (4.35%) Server Building
16 8 (2.90%) PRINCE2
17 7 (2.54%) Data Migration
17 7 (2.54%) Stakeholder Management
17 7 (2.54%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 261 (94.57%) SQL
2 119 (43.12%) T-SQL
3 28 (10.14%) PowerShell
4 8 (2.90%) Java
5 5 (1.81%) C#
5 5 (1.81%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.09%) VB
7 2 (0.72%) Python
7 2 (0.72%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.72%) Perl
7 2 (0.72%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (15.58%) Degree
2 24 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (5.80%) MCSA
4 15 (5.43%) Security Cleared
5 11 (3.99%) MCSE
6 9 (3.26%) MCP
7 7 (2.54%) MCTS
7 7 (2.54%) MCITP
8 3 (1.09%) OCP
8 3 (1.09%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (1.09%) MCDBA
9 2 (0.72%) PMP
9 2 (0.72%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.72%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.72%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.90%) QA
2 5 (1.81%) SLA
3 3 (1.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (2.54%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.45%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.72%) NFS
3 2 (0.72%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 6 (2.17%) Data Guard
2 4 (1.45%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (0.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.36%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 115 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 41 (14.86%) Oracle
3 14 (5.07%) IBM
4 12 (4.35%) Cognos
5 10 (3.62%) Red Gate
6 4 (1.45%) VMware
6 4 (1.45%) HP
7 2 (0.72%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.72%) Sony
7 2 (0.72%) Sybase
7 2 (0.72%) 3PAR
7 2 (0.72%) Brocade
7 2 (0.72%) Netezza
8 1 (0.36%) Twitter
8 1 (0.36%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.36%) NetApp
8 1 (0.36%) Veritas
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