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

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior SQL Database Administrator
Rank 775 773 765
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior SQL DBA 110 123 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 100 105 86
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 £41,250 £43,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,985 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-2.25% -5.26%

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
102382 106818 101390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83802 86310 84742
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 £27,250 £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 March 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 March 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -5 108 £55,000 -4.34% 19
London +21 44 £62,500 - 8
South East +20 37 £43,985 -7.40% 4
City of London +27 21 £55,000 -12.00%
Hampshire +9 16 £42,500 -26.08% 1
Winchester - 12 £42,500 - 1
South West -9 9 £41,500 -12.63% 1
East of England +17 7 £55,000 +35.80% 2
Yorkshire -4 6 £43,750 -12.50% 3
Berkshire +7 5 £80,000 +68.42% 1
Reading +2 5 £80,000 +68.42%
North West -4 5 £42,500 +3.03% 1
Manchester -8 5 £42,500 +3.03% 1
West Yorkshire -12 5 £43,750 - 2
Leeds -12 5 £43,750 - 1
Kent +20 4 £45,000 - 1
West Sussex +7 4 £43,000 -9.47%
Cornwall - 4 £32,500 -
Crawley - 4 £43,000 -
Gloucestershire -4 3 £41,500 -12.63%
Southampton -10 3 £47,500 -17.39%
Cheltenham - 3 £41,500 -
Hove - 3 £43,985 -
East Sussex - 3 £43,985 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £55,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire +14 2 £55,000 +35.80%
Cambridge +10 2 £55,000 +35.80%
Surrey +8 2 £61,250 +11.36% 1
Essex - 2 - - 1
Wiltshire - 2 £47,500 -

Senior SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 212 (92.98%) SQL Server
2 207 (90.79%) SQL
3 110 (48.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 106 (46.49%) T-SQL
5 101 (44.30%) Performance Tuning
6 96 (42.11%) Microsoft
7 95 (41.67%) Windows
8 91 (39.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 76 (33.33%) Finance
9 76 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 67 (29.39%) Replication
11 66 (28.95%) SQL Server 2008
12 57 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
13 56 (24.56%) MS Excel
14 48 (21.05%) Clustering
15 47 (20.61%) Capacity Planning
16 43 (18.86%) Disaster Recovery
17 41 (17.98%) Analytical Skills
18 39 (17.11%) Windows Server 2008
19 37 (16.23%) Business Intelligence
20 33 (14.47%) Degree
21 32 (14.04%) Oracle
21 32 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
21 32 (14.04%) Windows Server 2012
22 30 (13.16%) ITIL
22 30 (13.16%) Data Warehouse
23 27 (11.84%) Database Security
24 25 (10.96%) Performance Monitoring
25 23 (10.09%) SharePoint
25 23 (10.09%) Microsoft Certification

Senior SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 23 (10.09%) SharePoint
2 12 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (3.51%) IIS
4 4 (1.75%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.75%) Apache Pig
5 2 (0.88%) WorkSite
6 1 (0.44%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 56 (24.56%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.63%) MS Office
3 5 (2.19%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.19%) SaaS
2 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.07%) WAN
1 7 (3.07%) SAN
2 6 (2.63%) HTTP
2 6 (2.63%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.63%) DNS
3 2 (0.88%) Internet
4 1 (0.44%) NAS
4 1 (0.44%) Intranet
4 1 (0.44%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 212 (92.98%) SQL Server
2 110 (48.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 91 (39.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 76 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 66 (28.95%) SQL Server 2008
6 57 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 30 (13.16%) Data Warehouse
8 23 (10.09%) SQL Server 2005
9 15 (6.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 12 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
10 12 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
11 11 (4.82%) MySQL
11 11 (4.82%) NoSQL
11 11 (4.82%) Oracle Database
12 10 (4.39%) OLTP
13 9 (3.95%) Relational Database
14 7 (3.07%) VLDB
14 7 (3.07%) Hadoop
15 6 (2.63%) RDBMS
15 6 (2.63%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 9 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.32%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 76 (33.33%) Finance
2 15 (6.58%) Legal
2 15 (6.58%) Advertising
3 12 (5.26%) Marketing
4 9 (3.95%) Banking
4 9 (3.95%) Law
5 2 (0.88%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.88%) Retail
6 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.44%) Games
6 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.14%) XML
2 13 (5.70%) .NET
3 9 (3.95%) ASP.NET
3 9 (3.95%) MDX
4 8 (3.51%) HTML
5 7 (3.07%) Web Services
5 7 (3.07%) FIX Protocol
6 6 (2.63%) WCF
7 4 (1.75%) Kafka
8 3 (1.32%) COM
9 2 (0.88%) CGI
10 1 (0.44%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 67 (29.39%) Replication
2 48 (21.05%) Clustering
3 41 (17.98%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.07%) SWIFT
5 6 (2.63%) Statistics
6 5 (2.19%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.19%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.32%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.32%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.88%) Social Network
9 1 (0.44%) FMCG
9 1 (0.44%) Social Media
9 1 (0.44%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.44%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.44%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 95 (41.67%) Windows
2 39 (17.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (14.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (7.89%) Linux
5 11 (4.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.32%) UNIX
7 2 (0.88%) AIX
8 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (44.30%) Performance Tuning
2 47 (20.61%) Capacity Planning
3 43 (18.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 37 (16.23%) Business Intelligence
5 32 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (13.16%) ITIL
7 27 (11.84%) Database Security
8 25 (10.96%) Performance Monitoring
9 23 (10.09%) Data Protection
10 17 (7.46%) Migration
11 12 (5.26%) Service Delivery
11 12 (5.26%) PRINCE2
12 11 (4.82%) High Availability
13 10 (4.39%) ETL
13 10 (4.39%) Database Tuning
14 8 (3.51%) Mentoring
15 7 (3.07%) Change Data Capture
15 7 (3.07%) Analytics
16 6 (2.63%) Data Management
16 6 (2.63%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 207 (90.79%) SQL
2 106 (46.49%) T-SQL
3 23 (10.09%) PowerShell
4 8 (3.51%) Java
5 7 (3.07%) C#
6 6 (2.63%) Perl
6 6 (2.63%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.32%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.32%) VB
7 3 (1.32%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (14.47%) Degree
2 23 (10.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (7.02%) MCSA
4 14 (6.14%) MCSE
5 13 (5.70%) MCTS
5 13 (5.70%) MCITP
6 10 (4.39%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.32%) MCP
8 1 (0.44%) OCP
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.63%) SLA
2 5 (2.19%) QA
3 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (1.75%) Apache Flume
3 4 (1.75%) HDFS
4 3 (1.32%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 6 (2.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 6 (2.63%) Oracle RMAN
1 6 (2.63%) Data Guard
2 4 (1.75%) Oracle Flashback
3 1 (0.44%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 96 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 32 (14.04%) Oracle
3 10 (4.39%) IBM
3 10 (4.39%) HP
4 8 (3.51%) Cognos
5 7 (3.07%) Sony
5 7 (3.07%) Red Gate
6 2 (0.88%) Brocade
6 2 (0.88%) 3PAR
6 2 (0.88%) Sybase
6 2 (0.88%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.44%) NetApp
7 1 (0.44%) Veritas
7 1 (0.44%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.44%) Twitter
Bracknell
People Source
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 25 days holiday, BUPA, Pension
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Basildon, Essex
Xchanging
Salary: Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Salt
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum + full benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus and Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 7 days ago
Pudsey, West Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester, Greater Manchester, North West, UK
AccessPay
Salary: £45,000 to £65,000
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Uxbridge
CPS Group
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and corporate benefits.
Posted: 15 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Edinburgh
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + package
Posted: 22 days ago