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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior SQL Database Administrator
UK
Rank 769 844 828
Rank change year-on-year
+75 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior SQL DBA 94 109 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.11% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88 97 132
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
81292 97227 103350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.44% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67466 81440 85098
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £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 27 February 2017 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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +68 87 £50,000 -9.09% 5
London +10 24 £60,000 +2.56% 2
Yorkshire +44 21 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Leeds +39 20 £42,500 -5.55% 1
West Yorkshire +30 20 £42,500 -5.55% 1
North West -1 15 £45,000 - 1
South East +56 11 £60,000 +14.28% 1
City of London +11 9 £57,500 - 1
Cheshire +17 8 £43,250 -3.88%
Berkshire - 6 £57,500 -
Kent +16 5 £65,000 +13.04%
East Midlands +4 5 £45,000 -
East of England - 5 £55,000 -
Northamptonshire - 5 £45,000 -
Northampton - 5 £45,000 -
Merseyside -1 4 £47,500 +5.55%
Crewe -11 4 £40,000 -11.11%
South West +17 3 £35,000 +12.90%
Liverpool +8 3 £50,000 +11.11%
Manchester -29 3 £50,000 -7.40% 1
Ilford - 3 £60,000 -
Bracknell - 3 £60,000 -
Reading - 3 £55,000 -
Warrington - 3 £45,000 -
West Midlands - 3 £44,500 -
Suffolk - 3 £55,000 -
Wiltshire +24 2 £35,000 -22.22%
Chippenham +9 2 £35,000 -22.22%
Wolverhampton - 2 £44,500 -
Essex - 2 £61,250 -

Senior SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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.

1 202 (99.02%) SQL Server
2 198 (97.06%) SQL
3 107 (52.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 105 (51.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 105 (51.47%) Microsoft
5 104 (50.98%) Performance Tuning
6 99 (48.53%) SQL Server 2008
7 90 (44.12%) Data Warehouse
8 87 (42.65%) T-SQL
9 77 (37.75%) SQL Server 2012
10 73 (35.78%) Replication
11 72 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
12 70 (34.31%) SQL Server 2014
13 69 (33.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 48 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
15 47 (23.04%) MS Excel
16 45 (22.06%) High Availability
17 44 (21.57%) Clustering
17 44 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
18 41 (20.10%) .NET
19 38 (18.63%) C#
20 35 (17.16%) Disaster Recovery
21 34 (16.67%) PowerShell
22 32 (15.69%) Database Security
23 30 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
24 29 (14.22%) Scrum
24 29 (14.22%) VB.NET
24 29 (14.22%) SQL Server 2016
25 28 (13.73%) Finance
26 26 (12.75%) Migration

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 11 (5.39%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.90%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.47%) Confluence
4 2 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 47 (23.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 30 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (7.35%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (4.90%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (4.90%) Amazon S3
4 6 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (2.94%) IaaS
4 6 (2.94%) PaaS
5 1 (0.49%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.33%) SAN
2 12 (5.88%) NAS
3 10 (4.90%) DNS
3 10 (4.90%) Firewall
3 10 (4.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 202 (99.02%) SQL Server
2 107 (52.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 105 (51.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 99 (48.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 90 (44.12%) Data Warehouse
6 77 (37.75%) SQL Server 2012
7 70 (34.31%) SQL Server 2014
8 69 (33.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 29 (14.22%) SQL Server 2016
10 24 (11.76%) Relational Database
11 23 (11.27%) NoSQL
12 21 (10.29%) SQL Server 2005
13 19 (9.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 19 (9.31%) RDBMS
14 18 (8.82%) VLDB
15 14 (6.86%) OLTP
16 13 (6.37%) Azure SQL Database
16 13 (6.37%) MongoDB
17 11 (5.39%) MySQL
18 10 (4.90%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 23 (11.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.47%) JIRA
2 3 (1.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (1.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (13.73%) Finance
2 7 (3.43%) Legal
3 5 (2.45%) Retail
4 3 (1.47%) Law
5 2 (0.98%) Advertising
5 2 (0.98%) Banking
6 1 (0.49%) Games
6 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (20.10%) .NET
2 16 (7.84%) .NET Framework
3 14 (6.86%) XML
4 3 (1.47%) MSMQ
5 2 (0.98%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 1 (0.49%) COM
6 1 (0.49%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 73 (35.78%) Replication
2 44 (21.57%) Clustering
3 6 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.96%) Fintech
5 3 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (0.98%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.35%) Windows
2 9 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (3.92%) Windows Server
4 7 (3.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (50.98%) Performance Tuning
2 72 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
3 45 (22.06%) High Availability
4 44 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (17.16%) Disaster Recovery
6 32 (15.69%) Database Security
7 29 (14.22%) Scrum
8 26 (12.75%) Migration
9 23 (11.27%) Capacity Planning
10 22 (10.78%) ETL
11 20 (9.80%) Capacity Management
12 16 (7.84%) Data Modelling
13 14 (6.86%) Performance Management
14 13 (6.37%) Data Architecture
15 12 (5.88%) Performance Improvement
15 12 (5.88%) Service Management
16 11 (5.39%) Service Design
17 10 (4.90%) Customer Engagement
17 10 (4.90%) DevOps
17 10 (4.90%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 198 (97.06%) SQL
2 87 (42.65%) T-SQL
3 38 (18.63%) C#
4 34 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 29 (14.22%) VB.NET
6 3 (1.47%) C++
6 3 (1.47%) Java
6 3 (1.47%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.98%) PHP
Qualifications
1 48 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (6.86%) Degree
3 13 (6.37%) MCITP
3 13 (6.37%) MCTS
4 7 (3.43%) MCSA
5 6 (2.94%) MCSE
6 2 (0.98%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.98%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (4.90%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (4.90%) VMware ESX
1 10 (4.90%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (5.88%) SCOM
2 3 (1.47%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (1.47%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (1.47%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 105 (51.47%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.86%) VMware
3 12 (5.88%) Tableau
4 7 (3.43%) Oracle
5 6 (2.94%) RedGate
6 5 (2.45%) IBM
7 1 (0.49%) SAP
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
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