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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior SQL Database Administrator
Rank 752 816 811
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior SQL DBA 140 98 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.084% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.088% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 120 81 81
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 £42,500 £41,500 £41,877
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £62,500 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%

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
103461 110803 102664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.34%
Number of salaries quoted 85580 90507 85036
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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +54 126 £55,000 -4.34% 11
London +33 60 £60,000 +4.34% 7
City of London +41 28 £57,500 +2.22% 6
South East +31 24 £42,500 -19.94% 3
West Midlands -4 12 £50,000 +17.64%
Hampshire +8 10 £43,750 -17.59% 1
East of England +4 10 £50,000 -
West Sussex - 10 £42,000 - 1
Crawley - 10 £42,000 - 1
Yorkshire +6 9 £50,000 -13.04% 1
Essex -1 9 £50,000 -
Basildon - 9 £50,000 -
Scotland +19 7 £55,000 +37.50%
Staffordshire +13 7 £55,000 +29.41%
North West +10 6 £47,500 -17.39%
Stoke-on-Trent - 6 £55,000 -
Winchester - 5 £42,500 -
Manchester +10 4 £52,750 -8.26%
Coventry - 4 £49,000 -
Leeds - 4 £50,000 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £50,000 -
Portsmouth +22 3 £57,500 +27.77% 1
Surrey - 3 £52,500 -
East Midlands - 3 - -
Wiltshire -5 2 £51,250 +24.24%
South West -18 2 £51,250 +13.88%
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Cheshire - 2 £45,000 -
Southampton - 2 £46,250 -
Warrington - 2 £45,000 -

Senior SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 267 (97.09%) SQL
2 255 (92.73%) SQL Server
3 123 (44.73%) T-SQL
3 123 (44.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 118 (42.91%) Performance Tuning
5 109 (39.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 107 (38.91%) Microsoft
7 104 (37.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 99 (36.00%) Finance
9 93 (33.82%) Clustering
10 92 (33.45%) Replication
10 92 (33.45%) Windows
11 88 (32.00%) MS Excel
12 68 (24.73%) SQL Server 2008
13 63 (22.91%) Capacity Planning
14 49 (17.82%) SQL Server 2005
15 48 (17.45%) Analytical Skills
16 44 (16.00%) Database Mirroring
17 43 (15.64%) SQL Server 2012
18 38 (13.82%) High Availability
19 36 (13.09%) Relational Database
19 36 (13.09%) ITIL
20 33 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
21 32 (11.64%) Oracle
21 32 (11.64%) Degree
22 31 (11.27%) Agile Software Development
23 30 (10.91%) SQL Server 2000
23 30 (10.91%) RDBMS
23 30 (10.91%) Database Security
24 28 (10.18%) PowerShell

Senior SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 12 (4.36%) BizTalk Server
2 11 (4.00%) IIS
3 10 (3.64%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.09%) Apache
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle 9iAS
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 88 (32.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.27%) MS Office
3 1 (0.36%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Agresso
1 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.73%) GitHub
2 2 (0.73%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (0.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.73%) Amazon S3
2 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.91%) SAN
2 4 (1.45%) Internet
3 3 (1.09%) NAS
4 2 (0.73%) DMZ
4 2 (0.73%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.73%) WAN
4 2 (0.73%) DNS
5 1 (0.36%) LAN
5 1 (0.36%) DHCP
5 1 (0.36%) HTTP
5 1 (0.36%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.36%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.36%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 255 (92.73%) SQL Server
2 123 (44.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 109 (39.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 104 (37.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 68 (24.73%) SQL Server 2008
6 49 (17.82%) SQL Server 2005
7 43 (15.64%) SQL Server 2012
8 36 (13.09%) Relational Database
9 30 (10.91%) SQL Server 2000
9 30 (10.91%) RDBMS
10 28 (10.18%) Data Warehouse
11 18 (6.55%) MySQL
12 17 (6.18%) Oracle Database
13 14 (5.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 12 (4.36%) OLTP
15 7 (2.55%) NoSQL
16 4 (1.45%) DTS
16 4 (1.45%) Adabas
16 4 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
16 4 (1.45%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 4 (1.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (0.73%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.73%) JIRA
2 2 (0.73%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 99 (36.00%) Finance
2 18 (6.55%) Law
2 18 (6.55%) Banking
3 10 (3.64%) Retail
4 6 (2.18%) Legal
5 3 (1.09%) Marketing
6 1 (0.36%) Advertising
6 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.18%) HTML
1 6 (2.18%) XML
1 6 (2.18%) FIX Protocol
2 5 (1.82%) Web Services
3 4 (1.45%) .NET
4 3 (1.09%) COM
5 2 (0.73%) MDX
6 1 (0.36%) Spring MVC
6 1 (0.36%) WCF
6 1 (0.36%) REST
6 1 (0.36%) Backbone.js
6 1 (0.36%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.36%) CGI
6 1 (0.36%) Spring
6 1 (0.36%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 93 (33.82%) Clustering
2 92 (33.45%) Replication
3 48 (17.45%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.36%) Data Centre
5 10 (3.64%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.91%) Hedge funds
7 6 (2.18%) SWIFT
8 4 (1.45%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.09%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.09%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (1.09%) Life Science
9 3 (1.09%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.73%) Statistics
11 1 (0.36%) Social Media
11 1 (0.36%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 92 (33.45%) Windows
2 23 (8.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (5.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (5.45%) Linux
5 7 (2.55%) UNIX
5 7 (2.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.73%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.36%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (42.91%) Performance Tuning
2 63 (22.91%) Capacity Planning
3 44 (16.00%) Database Mirroring
4 38 (13.82%) High Availability
5 36 (13.09%) ITIL
6 33 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
7 31 (11.27%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (10.91%) Database Security
9 23 (8.36%) Service Delivery
10 22 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 21 (7.64%) Mentoring
12 20 (7.27%) Data Protection
13 14 (5.09%) Database Tuning
14 13 (4.73%) Performance Monitoring
14 13 (4.73%) Migration
15 11 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (4.00%) DevOps
16 10 (3.64%) Server Building
16 10 (3.64%) Incident Management
17 9 (3.27%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 267 (97.09%) SQL
2 123 (44.73%) T-SQL
3 28 (10.18%) PowerShell
4 10 (3.64%) JavaScript
5 8 (2.91%) VBScript
6 7 (2.55%) Java
7 4 (1.45%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.09%) VB
9 2 (0.73%) Python
10 1 (0.36%) C
10 1 (0.36%) Perl
10 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (11.64%) Degree
2 22 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (5.09%) MCSA
4 12 (4.36%) Security Cleared
5 8 (2.91%) MCP
6 5 (1.82%) MCSE
7 4 (1.45%) MCDBA
7 4 (1.45%) MCTS
8 3 (1.09%) MCITP
9 2 (0.73%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.73%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.73%) OCP
9 2 (0.73%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.73%) PMP
9 2 (0.73%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.91%) QA
2 3 (1.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.73%) NFS
3 2 (0.73%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.73%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 10 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.82%) Data Guard
3 3 (1.09%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.36%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 107 (38.91%) Microsoft
2 32 (11.64%) Oracle
3 12 (4.36%) Red Gate
4 11 (4.00%) IBM
5 10 (3.64%) Cognos
5 10 (3.64%) VMware
6 3 (1.09%) Wall Street Systems
7 2 (0.73%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.73%) Netezza
7 2 (0.73%) Sybase
8 1 (0.36%) HP
8 1 (0.36%) NetApp
8 1 (0.36%) Veritas
8 1 (0.36%) Brocade
8 1 (0.36%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.36%) 3PAR
8 1 (0.36%) Twitter
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