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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior SQL Database Administrator
UK
Rank 771 842 816
Rank change year-on-year
+71 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior SQL DBA 88 88 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.089% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.092% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 83 77 123
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -

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
81056 95508 100334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.41% 96.44% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67357 80149 83348
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 January 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior SQL DBA within the UK over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 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 +66 86 £50,000 -6.10% 8
Yorkshire +40 25 £45,000 -5.26% 1
London +21 25 £58,750 +2.17% 2
Leeds +49 24 £45,000 -5.26% 1
West Yorkshire +38 24 £45,000 -5.26% 1
North West -9 18 £45,000 - 2
Cheshire +12 8 £43,250 -3.88% 1
South East +58 7 £55,000 +10.00% 1
East of England - 7 £60,000 -
Manchester -16 6 £55,000 +1.85% 1
City of London +16 5 £55,000 -4.34% 1
Crewe -7 4 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Merseyside -7 4 £47,500 +5.55%
Rochdale -9 4 £55,000 +1.85%
Reading - 4 £55,000 -
Berkshire - 4 £55,000 -
Essex - 4 £60,000 -
South West +4 3 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Liverpool -2 3 £50,000 +11.11%
Devon -3 3 £42,500 +41.66%
Exeter -14 3 £42,500 +41.66%
Warrington - 3 £45,000 -
Ilford - 3 £60,000 -
Suffolk - 3 £55,000 -
Kent +14 2 £65,000 +18.18% 1
East Midlands +7 1 £45,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £45,000 -
Hull - 1 £50,000 -
Croydon - 1 £60,000 -
East Yorkshire - 1 £50,000 -

Senior SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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.

1 219 (99.10%) SQL Server
2 215 (97.29%) SQL
3 123 (55.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 110 (49.77%) Performance Tuning
5 109 (49.32%) Microsoft
6 107 (48.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 103 (46.61%) SQL Server 2008
8 97 (43.89%) T-SQL
9 95 (42.99%) Data Warehouse
10 84 (38.01%) SQL Server 2012
11 83 (37.56%) Business Intelligence
12 81 (36.65%) Replication
13 70 (31.67%) SQL Server 2014
14 64 (28.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 60 (27.15%) MS Excel
16 56 (25.34%) High Availability
17 52 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
18 49 (22.17%) Microsoft Certification
18 49 (22.17%) Clustering
19 40 (18.10%) Disaster Recovery
20 39 (17.65%) PowerShell
21 38 (17.19%) .NET
22 35 (15.84%) C#
22 35 (15.84%) Database Security
23 33 (14.93%) Microsoft Azure
24 31 (14.03%) Finance
25 29 (13.12%) SQL Server 2016
26 27 (12.22%) Capacity Planning
26 27 (12.22%) Scrum
27 26 (11.76%) VB.NET

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 13 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (4.52%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.36%) Confluence
3 3 (1.36%) IIS
3 3 (1.36%) Oracle Coherence
3 3 (1.36%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 60 (27.15%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 33 (14.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (8.14%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (5.88%) Amazon S3
4 6 (2.71%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (2.26%) IaaS
5 5 (2.26%) PaaS
6 1 (0.45%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.60%) SAN
2 16 (7.24%) NAS
3 13 (5.88%) DNS
3 13 (5.88%) Firewall
3 13 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (99.10%) SQL Server
2 123 (55.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 107 (48.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 103 (46.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 95 (42.99%) Data Warehouse
6 84 (38.01%) SQL Server 2012
7 70 (31.67%) SQL Server 2014
8 64 (28.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 29 (13.12%) SQL Server 2016
10 26 (11.76%) Relational Database
11 22 (9.95%) NoSQL
12 21 (9.50%) RDBMS
13 19 (8.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 18 (8.14%) SQL Server 2005
14 18 (8.14%) VLDB
15 17 (7.69%) Azure SQL Database
16 16 (7.24%) OLTP
17 15 (6.79%) MongoDB
18 13 (5.88%) Amazon Redshift
18 13 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (9.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.36%) JIRA
2 3 (1.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 31 (14.03%) Finance
2 8 (3.62%) Legal
3 7 (3.17%) Banking
4 6 (2.71%) Law
5 5 (2.26%) Retail
6 3 (1.36%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.90%) Advertising
8 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (17.19%) .NET
2 20 (9.05%) .NET Framework
3 9 (4.07%) XML
4 3 (1.36%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 1 (0.45%) COM
5 1 (0.45%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 81 (36.65%) Replication
2 49 (22.17%) Clustering
3 8 (3.62%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.26%) Statistics
5 2 (0.90%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.90%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.45%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 24 (10.86%) Windows
2 12 (5.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (4.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (3.17%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.45%) Linux
6 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (49.77%) Performance Tuning
2 83 (37.56%) Business Intelligence
3 56 (25.34%) High Availability
4 52 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (18.10%) Disaster Recovery
6 35 (15.84%) Database Security
7 27 (12.22%) Capacity Planning
7 27 (12.22%) Scrum
8 24 (10.86%) ETL
9 22 (9.95%) Capacity Management
9 22 (9.95%) Migration
10 21 (9.50%) Data Modelling
11 18 (8.14%) Data Architecture
12 13 (5.88%) Customer Engagement
12 13 (5.88%) DevOps
12 13 (5.88%) Software Engineering
13 11 (4.98%) Database Optimisation
14 10 (4.52%) ITIL
14 10 (4.52%) Performance Management
15 8 (3.62%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 215 (97.29%) SQL
2 97 (43.89%) T-SQL
3 39 (17.65%) PowerShell
4 35 (15.84%) C#
5 26 (11.76%) VB.NET
6 2 (0.90%) PHP
Qualifications
1 49 (22.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (11.76%) Degree
3 9 (4.07%) MCITP
3 9 (4.07%) MCTS
4 7 (3.17%) MCSA
5 6 (2.71%) MCSE
6 1 (0.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 13 (5.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (5.88%) VMware ESX
1 13 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (2.71%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.36%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.36%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.90%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 15 (6.79%) SCOM
2 7 (3.17%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (1.81%) Data Guard
4 3 (1.36%) Perfmon
5 2 (0.90%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 109 (49.32%) Microsoft
2 21 (9.50%) VMware
3 12 (5.43%) Tableau
4 9 (4.07%) Oracle
5 8 (3.62%) RedGate
6 3 (1.36%) IBM
7 2 (0.90%) Cisco
8 1 (0.45%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.45%) SAP
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + 10%bonus + pension + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Anthony James Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Modis International
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton
Opus Energy
Salary: £40000.0000 - £50000.0000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Salary: £50000.00 - £550000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago