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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior SQL Database Administrator
Rank 784 826 759
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -67
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior SQL DBA 119 114 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.094% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.100% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 104 96 93
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,250 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £49,750
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -9.54%

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
104884 114227 107029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.65% 94.59% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 85795 92537 89098
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +37 118 £55,000 -4.34% 16
London -10 46 £62,500 - 9
South East +14 33 £43,985 -4.89% 1
Hampshire +21 20 £42,500 -26.08% 1
City of London +41 19 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Yorkshire +19 15 £49,156 -1.68% 1
Winchester - 13 £42,500 - 1
West Yorkshire +15 10 £49,156 - 1
East of England +34 9 £55,000 +35.80% 2
Leeds +11 8 £52,500 -
North West 0 8 £55,000 +33.33% 2
Manchester +1 7 £55,000 +33.33% 1
South West -6 7 £41,500 -12.63%
Southampton -1 5 £47,500 -17.39%
Surrey +14 4 £60,000 -
Redhill - 4 £60,000 -
Essex +7 3 £55,000 -
Gloucestershire -11 3 £41,500 -12.63%
Hertfordshire - 3 £55,000 - 1
Cheltenham - 3 £41,500 -
Hove - 3 £43,985 -
East Sussex - 3 £43,985 -
Cambridge +13 2 £55,000 +35.80%
West Sussex +12 2 £54,000 +13.68%
Cambridgeshire +10 2 £55,000 +35.80%
Cornwall - 2 £30,000 -
Croydon - 2 £61,750 - 1
Basildon - 2 - -
Bradford - 2 £48,312 - 1
Crawley - 2 £54,000 -

Senior SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 220 (92.83%) SQL Server
2 218 (91.98%) SQL
3 112 (47.26%) Performance Tuning
4 111 (46.84%) T-SQL
5 108 (45.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 98 (41.35%) Windows
6 98 (41.35%) Microsoft
7 85 (35.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 77 (32.49%) Finance
9 71 (29.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 64 (27.00%) Replication
10 64 (27.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 59 (24.89%) MS Excel
12 54 (22.78%) SQL Server 2012
13 48 (20.25%) Capacity Planning
14 47 (19.83%) Clustering
15 46 (19.41%) Analytical Skills
16 42 (17.72%) Disaster Recovery
17 40 (16.88%) Degree
18 38 (16.03%) Business Intelligence
19 36 (15.19%) Data Warehouse
20 35 (14.77%) Windows Server 2008
21 33 (13.92%) Agile Software Development
22 30 (12.66%) Windows Server 2012
23 29 (12.24%) Oracle
24 28 (11.81%) ITIL
25 26 (10.97%) Performance Monitoring
26 25 (10.55%) PowerShell
27 24 (10.13%) Data Protection
28 23 (9.70%) Database Security

Senior SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 21 (8.86%) SharePoint
2 12 (5.06%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (2.95%) IIS
4 4 (1.69%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.42%) WorkSite
Applications
1 59 (24.89%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.80%) MS Office
3 2 (0.84%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.11%) SaaS
2 2 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.80%) SAN
2 7 (2.95%) WAN
3 6 (2.53%) HTTP
3 6 (2.53%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.53%) DNS
4 2 (0.84%) Internet
5 1 (0.42%) NAS
5 1 (0.42%) Intranet
5 1 (0.42%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (92.83%) SQL Server
2 108 (45.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 85 (35.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 71 (29.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 64 (27.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 54 (22.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 36 (15.19%) Data Warehouse
8 22 (9.28%) SQL Server 2005
9 15 (6.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 14 (5.91%) SQL Server 2000
11 11 (4.64%) MySQL
12 10 (4.22%) OLTP
12 10 (4.22%) NoSQL
13 9 (3.80%) Relational Database
14 8 (3.38%) Oracle Reports
15 7 (2.95%) RDBMS
15 7 (2.95%) VLDB
15 7 (2.95%) Oracle Database
15 7 (2.95%) Hadoop
16 5 (2.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (1.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 77 (32.49%) Finance
2 14 (5.91%) Legal
3 13 (5.49%) Advertising
4 12 (5.06%) Banking
5 10 (4.22%) Marketing
6 9 (3.80%) Law
7 6 (2.53%) Retail
8 2 (0.84%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.42%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.91%) XML
2 11 (4.64%) .NET
3 9 (3.80%) ASP.NET
4 8 (3.38%) HTML
4 8 (3.38%) Web Services
5 7 (2.95%) FIX Protocol
6 6 (2.53%) WCF
6 6 (2.53%) MDX
7 4 (1.69%) Kafka
8 3 (1.27%) COM
9 2 (0.84%) CGI
10 1 (0.42%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 64 (27.00%) Replication
2 47 (19.83%) Clustering
3 46 (19.41%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.95%) SWIFT
4 7 (2.95%) Statistics
5 5 (2.11%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.11%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.69%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.27%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.27%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.42%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.42%) Social Network
8 1 (0.42%) FMCG
8 1 (0.42%) Social Media
8 1 (0.42%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.42%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 98 (41.35%) Windows
2 35 (14.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (12.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (9.28%) Linux
5 11 (4.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (2.11%) UNIX
7 3 (1.27%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (0.84%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (47.26%) Performance Tuning
2 48 (20.25%) Capacity Planning
3 42 (17.72%) Disaster Recovery
4 38 (16.03%) Business Intelligence
5 33 (13.92%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (11.81%) ITIL
7 26 (10.97%) Performance Monitoring
8 24 (10.13%) Data Protection
9 23 (9.70%) Database Security
10 19 (8.02%) Migration
11 16 (6.75%) Database Tuning
12 14 (5.91%) Service Delivery
13 13 (5.49%) High Availability
14 12 (5.06%) Database Mirroring
14 12 (5.06%) PRINCE2
15 9 (3.80%) Mentoring
16 7 (2.95%) Change Data Capture
16 7 (2.95%) Analytics
16 7 (2.95%) ETL
17 6 (2.53%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 218 (91.98%) SQL
2 111 (46.84%) T-SQL
3 25 (10.55%) PowerShell
4 8 (3.38%) Java
5 6 (2.53%) C#
6 5 (2.11%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.27%) VB
8 2 (0.84%) Python
8 2 (0.84%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.84%) Perl
8 2 (0.84%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (16.88%) Degree
2 23 (9.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (5.91%) MCSE
3 14 (5.91%) MCSA
4 12 (5.06%) Security Cleared
5 11 (4.64%) MCTS
5 11 (4.64%) MCITP
6 9 (3.80%) MCP
7 2 (0.84%) PMP
7 2 (0.84%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.84%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.42%) OCP
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.53%) SLA
2 5 (2.11%) QA
3 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (4.64%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.69%) Apache Flume
2 4 (1.69%) HDFS
3 3 (1.27%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.84%) NFS
5 1 (0.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (0.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (0.84%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (0.84%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.42%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 98 (41.35%) Microsoft
2 29 (12.24%) Oracle
3 10 (4.22%) IBM
4 9 (3.80%) HP
5 8 (3.38%) Cognos
6 7 (2.95%) Sony
7 5 (2.11%) Red Gate
8 2 (0.84%) VMware
8 2 (0.84%) Brocade
8 2 (0.84%) 3PAR
8 2 (0.84%) Sybase
8 2 (0.84%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.42%) NetApp
9 1 (0.42%) Veritas
9 1 (0.42%) Twitter
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: From £70,000 to £74,000 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
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Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum
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Croydon
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Hertfordshire
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Bradford
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London
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