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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior SQL Database Administrator
Rank 765 773 800
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior SQL DBA 115 116 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.11% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.12% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 109 97 76
Average salary £52,500 £53,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.32% -2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £67,500 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +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
99988 98266 105499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.82% 94.55% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 83279 79377 90596
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -3 112 £52,500 - 13
London +2 49 £60,000 - 4
South East -11 48 £45,000 -14.28% 4
City of London +10 25 £60,000 +6.66% 2
Reading +15 14 £80,000 +52.38%
Berkshire +5 14 £80,000 +52.38%
Winchester - 11 £42,500 - 1
Hampshire - 11 £42,500 - 1
Kent +4 10 £45,000 -28.00% 1
West Sussex - 8 £43,000 -
Crawley - 8 £43,000 -
South West -3 6 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Cornwall - 6 £35,000 - 1
Redruth - 5 £35,000 -
North West -5 3 £42,500 +3.03%
Manchester -12 3 £42,500 +3.03%
East Midlands +7 2 £45,000 +9.09%
East of England -9 2 £55,000 - 3
Surrey -13 2 £62,500 +25.00%
Northamptonshire - 2 £45,000 -
Redhill - 2 £62,500 -
Scotland +4 1 £60,000 -
Edinburgh +2 1 £60,000 -
Yorkshire -30 1 £50,000 -
North East - 1 £29,000 - 1
East Yorkshire - 1 £50,000 -
Hull - 1 £50,000 -
Northampton - 1 £45,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £55,000 - 1
Durham - 1 £29,000 -

Senior SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 204 (95.33%) SQL Server
2 186 (86.92%) SQL
3 104 (48.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 98 (45.79%) T-SQL
5 93 (43.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 90 (42.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 90 (42.06%) Performance Tuning
7 81 (37.85%) Microsoft
8 79 (36.92%) Windows
9 76 (35.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 66 (30.84%) Replication
11 64 (29.91%) SQL Server 2012
12 56 (26.17%) Finance
13 43 (20.09%) Clustering
14 42 (19.63%) Disaster Recovery
14 42 (19.63%) MS Excel
15 39 (18.22%) Business Intelligence
15 39 (18.22%) Windows Server 2008
16 38 (17.76%) Oracle
17 32 (14.95%) Windows Server 2012
18 30 (14.02%) Database Security
18 30 (14.02%) Analytical Skills
18 30 (14.02%) ITIL
18 30 (14.02%) Data Warehouse
18 30 (14.02%) Microsoft Certification
19 29 (13.55%) Capacity Planning
20 28 (13.08%) SQL Server 2005
21 27 (12.62%) Agile Software Development
22 25 (11.68%) SharePoint
23 23 (10.75%) PowerShell

Senior SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 25 (11.68%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.67%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (3.27%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.87%) IIS
4 4 (1.87%) Apache Pig
5 3 (1.40%) WorkSite
5 3 (1.40%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.93%) SAS
Applications
1 42 (19.63%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.74%) PowerPivot
3 2 (0.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.34%) SaaS
3 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.27%) HTTP
2 6 (2.80%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.80%) DNS
2 6 (2.80%) SAN
2 6 (2.80%) WAN
3 1 (0.47%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (95.33%) SQL Server
2 104 (48.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 93 (43.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 90 (42.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 76 (35.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 64 (29.91%) SQL Server 2012
7 30 (14.02%) Data Warehouse
8 28 (13.08%) SQL Server 2005
9 15 (7.01%) NoSQL
9 15 (7.01%) Oracle Reports
10 13 (6.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 13 (6.07%) Oracle Database
10 13 (6.07%) Relational Database
11 12 (5.61%) OLTP
12 11 (5.14%) SQL Server 2000
12 11 (5.14%) MySQL
13 10 (4.67%) RDBMS
14 9 (4.21%) OLAP
15 8 (3.74%) Microsoft Power View
16 7 (3.27%) DTS
Development Applications
1 10 (4.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.93%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 56 (26.17%) Finance
2 18 (8.41%) Legal
3 16 (7.48%) Advertising
4 13 (6.07%) Marketing
5 12 (5.61%) Law
6 2 (0.93%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.93%) Banking
7 1 (0.47%) Retail
7 1 (0.47%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.07%) .NET
2 12 (5.61%) MDX
3 9 (4.21%) ASP.NET
4 8 (3.74%) XML
5 7 (3.27%) Web Services
6 6 (2.80%) WCF
7 4 (1.87%) Kafka
8 2 (0.93%) HTML
9 1 (0.47%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.47%) XSL
9 1 (0.47%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 66 (30.84%) Replication
2 43 (20.09%) Clustering
3 30 (14.02%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.27%) Statistics
5 5 (2.34%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.93%) Social Network
7 1 (0.47%) FMCG
7 1 (0.47%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.47%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.47%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.47%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.47%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.47%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 79 (36.92%) Windows
2 39 (18.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (14.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (5.14%) Linux
5 6 (2.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.93%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.47%) AIX
7 1 (0.47%) UNIX
7 1 (0.47%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (42.06%) Performance Tuning
2 42 (19.63%) Disaster Recovery
3 39 (18.22%) Business Intelligence
4 30 (14.02%) ITIL
4 30 (14.02%) Database Security
5 29 (13.55%) Capacity Planning
6 27 (12.62%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (8.88%) Performance Monitoring
8 18 (8.41%) ETL
9 15 (7.01%) PRINCE2
9 15 (7.01%) Data Protection
10 14 (6.54%) High Availability
11 11 (5.14%) Migration
12 8 (3.74%) BCP
12 8 (3.74%) Database Tuning
13 7 (3.27%) Change Data Capture
13 7 (3.27%) Analytics
13 7 (3.27%) Service Delivery
14 6 (2.80%) Data Modelling
14 6 (2.80%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 186 (86.92%) SQL
2 98 (45.79%) T-SQL
3 23 (10.75%) PowerShell
4 14 (6.54%) PL/SQL
5 13 (6.07%) C#
6 12 (5.61%) Perl
7 4 (1.87%) Python
8 2 (0.93%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.47%) Java
9 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (14.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (8.88%) MCTS
3 18 (8.41%) MCITP
3 18 (8.41%) Degree
4 17 (7.94%) MCSE
4 17 (7.94%) MCSA
5 4 (1.87%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.40%) MCP
7 2 (0.93%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.47%) OCP
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.21%) SLA
2 4 (1.87%) QA
3 2 (0.93%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (6.07%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.14%) Oracle RMAN
2 11 (5.14%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (1.87%) Apache Flume
3 4 (1.87%) HDFS
4 3 (1.40%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (5.14%) Data Guard
2 8 (3.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (0.93%) SCCM
3 2 (0.93%) SCOM
3 2 (0.93%) SCOrch
3 2 (0.93%) SCSM
Vendors
1 81 (37.85%) Microsoft
2 38 (17.76%) Oracle
3 10 (4.67%) HP
4 9 (4.21%) IBM
5 8 (3.74%) Cognos
6 7 (3.27%) Sony
7 5 (2.34%) Red Gate
8 2 (0.93%) Cognizant
8 2 (0.93%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.47%) VMware
9 1 (0.47%) Brocade
9 1 (0.47%) 3PAR
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
PayPoint
Salary: up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cornwall
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £20,000 - £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Posted: 11 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
South East England
Venturi
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Car allowance / Bonus / Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago