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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior SQL Database Administrator
Rank 756 828 869
Rank change year-on-year
+72 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior SQL DBA 164 122 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 159 93 103
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,100 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,600 £64,900
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -4.54%

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
94167 103508 112247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.20% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 79244 85842 90577
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 29 August 2016 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 29 August 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
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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 +94 159 £52,500 -7.48% 10
London +60 76 £55,000 -4.34% 3
City of London +52 30 £55,000 -4.34%
South East +42 30 £50,000 +19.04% 2
North West +28 23 £52,500 +10.52% 2
Manchester +12 21 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Hampshire +19 19 £50,000 -13.04% 2
Southampton +13 18 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Yorkshire +25 15 £47,500 - 1
West Yorkshire - 15 £47,500 - 1
Nottinghamshire +18 12 £45,000 -
East Midlands +13 12 £45,000 -
Nottingham +19 11 £45,000 -
Leeds - 11 £45,000 - 1
Rochdale +4 8 £55,000 -5.17%
Surrey +37 7 £60,000 +11.62%
Halifax - 3 £50,000 -
Merseyside - 2 £47,500 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £60,000 -
Oxford - 2 £60,000 -
Liverpool - 2 £47,500 -
Mayfair - 2 £87,500 -
Edinburgh +14 1 £50,000 -4.76%
East of England +9 1 £60,000 +17.07%
Reading +6 1 £52,500 +10.52%
Winchester +6 1 £48,500 +14.11%
Berkshire +1 1 £52,500 +10.52%
Scotland -2 1 £50,000 -9.09%
West Sussex -4 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £51,459 -

Senior SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 241 (97.18%) SQL
2 236 (95.16%) SQL Server
3 123 (49.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 111 (44.76%) T-SQL
5 100 (40.32%) SQL Server 2012
6 97 (39.11%) Performance Tuning
7 85 (34.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 85 (34.27%) SQL Server 2014
8 84 (33.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 81 (32.66%) Business Intelligence
10 79 (31.85%) Clustering
11 78 (31.45%) MS Excel
12 77 (31.05%) Data Warehouse
13 76 (30.65%) Replication
13 76 (30.65%) High Availability
14 73 (29.44%) Microsoft
15 70 (28.23%) Finance
16 59 (23.79%) Oracle
17 57 (22.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 50 (20.16%) Degree
19 44 (17.74%) PowerShell
20 41 (16.53%) ETL
20 41 (16.53%) Microsoft Certification
20 41 (16.53%) Agile Software Development
21 40 (16.13%) SQL Server 2005
22 39 (15.73%) Capacity Planning
23 38 (15.32%) Windows
24 37 (14.92%) Disaster Recovery
25 35 (14.11%) Oracle Database
26 32 (12.90%) Database Security

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 27 (10.89%) Oracle Coherence
2 18 (7.26%) SharePoint
3 12 (4.84%) SharePoint Server
4 11 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (2.82%) IIS
6 2 (0.81%) SAS
Applications
1 78 (31.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.81%) SPSS
3 1 (0.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.21%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (10.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.42%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (2.42%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (11.69%) SAN
2 18 (7.26%) NAS
3 9 (3.63%) Firewall
4 8 (3.23%) Internet
5 6 (2.42%) DNS
6 3 (1.21%) LAN
6 3 (1.21%) WAN
7 2 (0.81%) SMS
8 1 (0.40%) HTTP
8 1 (0.40%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 236 (95.16%) SQL Server
2 123 (49.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 100 (40.32%) SQL Server 2012
4 85 (34.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 85 (34.27%) SQL Server 2014
5 84 (33.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 77 (31.05%) Data Warehouse
7 57 (22.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 40 (16.13%) SQL Server 2005
9 35 (14.11%) Oracle Database
10 25 (10.08%) MongoDB
11 22 (8.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 21 (8.47%) MySQL
13 18 (7.26%) Azure SQL Database
13 18 (7.26%) SQL Server 2016
14 16 (6.45%) NoSQL
14 16 (6.45%) SQL Server 2000
15 14 (5.65%) DB2
15 14 (5.65%) OLTP
16 12 (4.84%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 7 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.40%) Subversion
General
1 70 (28.23%) Finance
2 31 (12.50%) Banking
3 12 (4.84%) Legal
4 9 (3.63%) Law
5 6 (2.42%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.02%) Marketing
7 4 (1.61%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Electronics
8 1 (0.40%) Games
8 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.84%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 8 (3.23%) .NET
3 5 (2.02%) XML
4 4 (1.61%) .NET Framework
5 3 (1.21%) Middleware
6 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 79 (31.85%) Clustering
2 76 (30.65%) Replication
3 13 (5.24%) Computer Science
4 11 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.42%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.21%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (1.21%) Fintech
6 3 (1.21%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.21%) Statistics
6 3 (1.21%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.81%) Blog
7 2 (0.81%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.81%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.81%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.40%) iPad
8 1 (0.40%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 38 (15.32%) Windows
2 13 (5.24%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (3.23%) Linux
5 5 (2.02%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.40%) AIX
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.40%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (39.11%) Performance Tuning
2 81 (32.66%) Business Intelligence
3 76 (30.65%) High Availability
4 41 (16.53%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (16.53%) ETL
5 39 (15.73%) Capacity Planning
6 37 (14.92%) Disaster Recovery
7 32 (12.90%) Database Security
7 32 (12.90%) ITIL
7 32 (12.90%) Migration
8 18 (7.26%) Data Modelling
9 16 (6.45%) Mentoring
10 15 (6.05%) Database Optimisation
10 15 (6.05%) Project Management
11 14 (5.65%) Data Architecture
12 13 (5.24%) Customer Engagement
13 11 (4.44%) Business Continuity
14 10 (4.03%) Database Tuning
15 8 (3.23%) Scrum
16 7 (2.82%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 241 (97.18%) SQL
2 111 (44.76%) T-SQL
3 44 (17.74%) PowerShell
4 9 (3.63%) C#
5 6 (2.42%) Shell Script
5 6 (2.42%) VB.NET
6 3 (1.21%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.21%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 3 (1.21%) Python
7 1 (0.40%) ANSI SQL
7 1 (0.40%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.40%) Perl
Qualifications
1 50 (20.16%) Degree
2 41 (16.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (4.44%) MCDBA
4 7 (2.82%) MCSA
5 5 (2.02%) MCITP
5 5 (2.02%) MCTS
6 2 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.40%) MCSE
7 1 (0.40%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (4.44%) PCI DSS
2 6 (2.42%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.02%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.61%) SLA
5 1 (0.40%) QA
System Software
1 27 (10.89%) Oracle RAC
2 11 (4.44%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.42%) VMware ESX
3 6 (2.42%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (1.61%) VMware Server
5 3 (1.21%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.21%) vSphere
6 2 (0.81%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 28 (11.29%) Data Guard
2 12 (4.84%) Microsoft Clustering
3 10 (4.03%) SCOM
4 5 (2.02%) SCCM
5 3 (1.21%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (1.21%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.40%) LiteSpeed
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 73 (29.44%) Microsoft
2 59 (23.79%) Oracle
3 27 (10.89%) VMware
4 16 (6.45%) RedGate
5 14 (5.65%) IBM
6 11 (4.44%) Sybase
7 4 (1.61%) Cisco
7 4 (1.61%) SAP
8 2 (0.81%) Citrix
8 2 (0.81%) HP
9 1 (0.40%) BT
9 1 (0.40%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.40%) SolarWinds
London
Daylight Resources
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42500 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
London
TDA Group
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago