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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior SQL Database Administrator
Rank 761 879 874
Rank change year-on-year
+118 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior SQL DBA 151 96 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.088% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.091% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 148 73 103
Median salary £50,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,100 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £69,600 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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
91719 105001 110310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.26% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76765 87557 89208
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 September 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 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
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 +121 147 £51,459 -10.50% 9
London +65 57 £55,000 -4.34% 2
South East +45 28 £50,000 -13.04% 1
Yorkshire +51 24 £48,750 +2.63%
West Yorkshire +50 24 £48,750 +2.63%
North West +22 22 £52,500 +5.00% 4
Manchester +19 22 £52,500 +5.00% 3
Leeds +59 21 £50,000 +5.26%
Hampshire +14 16 £44,375 -22.82%
Southampton - 16 £44,375 -
East Midlands +31 11 £45,000 -
Nottingham +15 11 £45,000 -
Nottinghamshire +12 11 £45,000 -
Rochdale -2 10 £55,000 -5.17%
City of London +39 9 £55,000 -4.34% 2
Surrey +33 5 £62,500 +8.69%
Reading - 4 £52,500 - 1
Berkshire - 4 £52,500 - 1
Scotland +18 2 £50,000 -6.97% 1
Oxfordshire +6 2 £60,000 +25.00%
Oxford +6 2 £60,000 +25.00%
Exeter - 2 £50,000 - 1
Halifax - 2 £47,500 -
Devon - 2 £50,000 - 1
South West - 2 £50,000 - 2
West Sussex +17 1 - -
Edinburgh +14 1 £50,000 -4.76%
East of England +13 1 £60,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £60,000 -
Glasgow - 1 - - 1

Senior SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 257 (96.25%) SQL
2 256 (95.88%) SQL Server
3 143 (53.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 127 (47.57%) T-SQL
5 114 (42.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 106 (39.70%) Performance Tuning
7 99 (37.08%) Business Intelligence
8 96 (35.96%) Data Warehouse
9 94 (35.21%) Microsoft
9 94 (35.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 92 (34.46%) MS Excel
11 91 (34.08%) SQL Server 2014
12 87 (32.58%) Replication
13 83 (31.09%) Clustering
14 82 (30.71%) SQL Server 2008
15 80 (29.96%) High Availability
16 73 (27.34%) Finance
17 63 (23.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 61 (22.85%) Degree
19 55 (20.60%) Oracle
20 54 (20.22%) Agile Software Development
20 54 (20.22%) PowerShell
21 47 (17.60%) Capacity Planning
21 47 (17.60%) Microsoft Certification
22 45 (16.85%) ETL
23 44 (16.48%) Disaster Recovery
24 40 (14.98%) SQL Server 2005
25 37 (13.86%) Database Security
26 35 (13.11%) Oracle Database
26 35 (13.11%) Windows

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 (10.11%) Oracle Coherence
2 20 (7.49%) SharePoint
3 13 (4.87%) SharePoint Server
4 12 (4.49%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (2.62%) IIS
6 2 (0.75%) SAS
Applications
1 92 (34.46%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.75%) SPSS
3 1 (0.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 33 (12.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (3.75%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (3.75%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.37%) IaaS
5 1 (0.37%) PaaS
5 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (11.99%) SAN
2 23 (8.61%) NAS
3 12 (4.49%) Internet
4 10 (3.75%) DNS
4 10 (3.75%) Firewall
5 2 (0.75%) SMS
6 1 (0.37%) HTTP
6 1 (0.37%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 256 (95.88%) SQL Server
2 143 (53.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 114 (42.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 96 (35.96%) Data Warehouse
5 94 (35.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 91 (34.08%) SQL Server 2014
7 82 (30.71%) SQL Server 2008
8 63 (23.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 40 (14.98%) SQL Server 2005
10 35 (13.11%) Oracle Database
11 26 (9.74%) MongoDB
12 25 (9.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 23 (8.61%) MySQL
14 22 (8.24%) Azure SQL Database
14 22 (8.24%) SQL Server 2016
15 20 (7.49%) OLTP
16 18 (6.74%) NoSQL
17 15 (5.62%) DB2
18 14 (5.24%) OLAP
19 13 (4.87%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 11 (4.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.37%) Subversion
General
1 73 (27.34%) Finance
2 31 (11.61%) Banking
3 16 (5.99%) Legal
4 5 (1.87%) Law
4 5 (1.87%) Marketing
5 4 (1.50%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.12%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.37%) Electronics
7 1 (0.37%) Games
7 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.37%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.87%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 11 (4.12%) .NET
3 8 (3.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.12%) XML
5 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.37%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 87 (32.58%) Replication
2 83 (31.09%) Clustering
3 13 (4.87%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.12%) Artificial Intelligence
5 3 (1.12%) Digital Media
5 3 (1.12%) Fintech
5 3 (1.12%) Visualisation
6 2 (0.75%) Blog
6 2 (0.75%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.75%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.75%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.37%) iPad
7 1 (0.37%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 35 (13.11%) Windows
2 10 (3.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (3.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (2.62%) Linux
4 2 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.75%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.37%) AIX
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (39.70%) Performance Tuning
2 99 (37.08%) Business Intelligence
3 80 (29.96%) High Availability
4 54 (20.22%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (17.60%) Capacity Planning
6 45 (16.85%) ETL
7 44 (16.48%) Disaster Recovery
8 37 (13.86%) Database Security
9 30 (11.24%) ITIL
10 26 (9.74%) Migration
11 19 (7.12%) Data Modelling
12 18 (6.74%) Database Optimisation
13 16 (5.99%) Data Architecture
14 15 (5.62%) Project Management
15 14 (5.24%) Customer Engagement
15 14 (5.24%) Scrum
16 12 (4.49%) Business Continuity
16 12 (4.49%) Mentoring
17 11 (4.12%) Capacity Management
17 11 (4.12%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 257 (96.25%) SQL
2 127 (47.57%) T-SQL
3 54 (20.22%) PowerShell
4 14 (5.24%) C#
5 10 (3.75%) VB.NET
6 6 (2.25%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.12%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.12%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 3 (1.12%) Python
8 1 (0.37%) ANSI SQL
8 1 (0.37%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.37%) Perl
Qualifications
1 61 (22.85%) Degree
2 47 (17.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (3.37%) MCDBA
4 6 (2.25%) MCSA
5 3 (1.12%) MCITP
5 3 (1.12%) MCSE
5 3 (1.12%) MCTS
6 1 (0.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 12 (4.49%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.50%) SLA
3 3 (1.12%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.75%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.37%) QA
System Software
1 27 (10.11%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (3.75%) VMware ESX
2 10 (3.75%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (3.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.50%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (1.50%) VMware Server
5 3 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.75%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 28 (10.49%) Data Guard
2 13 (4.87%) Microsoft Clustering
3 11 (4.12%) SCOM
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 94 (35.21%) Microsoft
2 55 (20.60%) Oracle
3 32 (11.99%) VMware
4 19 (7.12%) RedGate
5 14 (5.24%) IBM
6 11 (4.12%) Sybase
7 5 (1.87%) SAP
8 4 (1.50%) Cisco
9 1 (0.37%) BT
9 1 (0.37%) Citrix
9 1 (0.37%) HP
9 1 (0.37%) Red Hat
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Omni RMS
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
North West England
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Stott & May
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + overtime + 5k benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Exeter
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago