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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior SQL Database Administrator
Rank 810 762 801
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior SQL DBA 93 102 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.093% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.099% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 81 97 80
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £41,526 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £66,300 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -13.46%

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
108942 102831 113237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.39% 94.24% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 88146 85231 96833
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 2014 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 20 August 2014. 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 88 £57,500 +9.52% 7
London -1 54 £57,500 -4.16% 5
City of London +7 16 £57,500 -14.81% 2
South East -26 10 £55,592 +5.88%
Hampshire - 9 £53,683 -
South West -7 8 £45,000 +5.88%
Yorkshire -33 7 £57,500 +45.56% 1
North West -8 5 £57,500 +32.18%
South Yorkshire - 5 £57,500 -
Manchester - 5 £57,500 -
Sheffield - 5 £57,500 -
Wales +1 4 £28,804 -20.54%
East of England +1 4 - - 1
Uxbridge - 4 £62,500 -
Essex - 4 - -
Bristol - 3 £52,500 -
Chippenham - 3 £41,000 -
Wiltshire - 3 £41,000 -
Havant - 2 £53,092 -
Brentwood - 2 - -
Saffron Walden - 2 - -
South Wales -7 1 £40,000 +10.34%
Glasgow -11 1 £40,000 -11.11%
Kent -15 1 £57,500 -4.16%
Scotland -18 1 £40,000 -11.11%
Docklands, London - 1 £72,500 -
Exeter - 1 £45,000 -
Bournemouth - 1 £45,000 -
Cardiff - 1 £40,000 -
Portsmouth - 1 £45,000 -

Senior SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

1 177 (94.65%) SQL Server
2 164 (87.70%) SQL
3 107 (57.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 93 (49.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 91 (48.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 87 (46.52%) T-SQL
7 69 (36.90%) Performance Tuning
8 67 (35.83%) Replication
9 60 (32.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 53 (28.34%) Windows
10 53 (28.34%) SQL Server 2005
11 51 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
12 48 (25.67%) Finance
12 48 (25.67%) Clustering
13 39 (20.86%) Oracle
14 37 (19.79%) Microsoft
15 36 (19.25%) Business Intelligence
16 33 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
17 27 (14.44%) ETL
18 26 (13.90%) MS Excel
18 26 (13.90%) Microsoft Certification
19 24 (12.83%) MCTS
20 22 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
21 21 (11.23%) ITIL
22 20 (10.70%) SQL Server 2000
23 19 (10.16%) Database Security
24 18 (9.63%) MySQL
25 17 (9.09%) Linux
25 17 (9.09%) DTS
26 16 (8.56%) PL/SQL

Senior SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 6 (3.21%) WebLogic
2 5 (2.67%) Apache Solr
3 3 (1.60%) IIS
3 3 (1.60%) WorkSite
4 2 (1.07%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.53%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (13.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.60%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.28%) SAN
2 1 (0.53%) Internet
2 1 (0.53%) LDAP
2 1 (0.53%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.53%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (94.65%) SQL Server
2 107 (57.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 93 (49.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 91 (48.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 60 (32.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 53 (28.34%) SQL Server 2005
7 51 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
8 20 (10.70%) SQL Server 2000
9 18 (9.63%) MySQL
10 17 (9.09%) DTS
11 16 (8.56%) Oracle Database
12 15 (8.02%) Relational Database
13 14 (7.49%) RDBMS
14 8 (4.28%) OLTP
15 7 (3.74%) Oracle Database 11g
16 6 (3.21%) SQLPlus
16 6 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
16 6 (3.21%) Oracle Reports
17 5 (2.67%) OLAP
18 4 (2.14%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (1.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 48 (25.67%) Finance
2 14 (7.49%) Law
3 11 (5.88%) Legal
4 7 (3.74%) Banking
5 6 (3.21%) Retail
6 4 (2.14%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.53%) Billing
7 1 (0.53%) Advertising
7 1 (0.53%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.21%) .NET
2 4 (2.14%) Lucene
3 3 (1.60%) Middleware
4 2 (1.07%) HTML
5 1 (0.53%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.53%) MDX
5 1 (0.53%) WCF
5 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.53%) COM
5 1 (0.53%) CSS
5 1 (0.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 67 (35.83%) Replication
2 48 (25.67%) Clustering
3 6 (3.21%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.14%) Data Integration
5 3 (1.60%) Statistics
6 2 (1.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.07%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.53%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.53%) Spread Betting
7 1 (0.53%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 53 (28.34%) Windows
2 22 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (9.09%) Linux
4 13 (6.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (4.28%) UNIX
5 8 (4.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (3.21%) Windows 2000 Server
6 6 (3.21%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (36.90%) Performance Tuning
2 36 (19.25%) Business Intelligence
3 33 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
4 27 (14.44%) ETL
5 21 (11.23%) ITIL
6 19 (10.16%) Database Security
7 16 (8.56%) Capacity Planning
8 15 (8.02%) Performance Monitoring
9 14 (7.49%) Migration
10 13 (6.95%) High Availability
10 13 (6.95%) Performance Analysis
11 11 (5.88%) Database Tuning
12 9 (4.81%) PRINCE2
12 9 (4.81%) OO
13 8 (4.28%) ERP
13 8 (4.28%) Asset Management
14 7 (3.74%) Incident Management
14 7 (3.74%) Data Modelling
15 6 (3.21%) BCP
15 6 (3.21%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 164 (87.70%) SQL
2 87 (46.52%) T-SQL
3 16 (8.56%) PL/SQL
4 12 (6.42%) Perl
5 11 (5.88%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.14%) C#
7 3 (1.60%) Python
8 1 (0.53%) C++
8 1 (0.53%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.53%) VBScript
8 1 (0.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (13.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (12.83%) MCTS
3 16 (8.56%) Degree
4 14 (7.49%) MCITP
5 10 (5.35%) MCSE
6 9 (4.81%) MCSA
6 9 (4.81%) MCDBA
7 3 (1.60%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.53%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.53%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.53%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.28%) SLA
2 7 (3.74%) QA
System Software
1 10 (5.35%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (4.28%) Oracle RMAN
3 7 (3.74%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 10 (5.35%) Data Guard
2 8 (4.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (2.14%) Nagios
4 3 (1.60%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (1.07%) SCOM
5 2 (1.07%) Opsview
5 2 (1.07%) OpenView
5 2 (1.07%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (1.07%) Munin
5 2 (1.07%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.53%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.53%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 39 (20.86%) Oracle
2 37 (19.79%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.28%) Sybase
4 5 (2.67%) VMware
5 4 (2.14%) HP
6 2 (1.07%) NetApp
6 2 (1.07%) Sun
7 1 (0.53%) Remedy
7 1 (0.53%) Citrix
7 1 (0.53%) Informatica
7 1 (0.53%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.53%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.53%) Splunk
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