The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 853 844 829
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior SQL Server DBA 37 61 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.054% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.057% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 34 52 35
Average salary £50,000 £62,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,800 £41,250 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,750 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -13.15%

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
102508 106760 102483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83937 86285 85691
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 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior SQL Server DBA in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior SQL Server DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior SQL Server DBA within the UK.

Senior SQL Server DBA Salary Trend in the UK

Senior SQL Server DBA
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior SQL Server DBA over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 within the UK.

Senior SQL Server DBA Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior SQL Server DBA
Top 27 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior SQL Server DBA within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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
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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 -11 36 £50,000 -20.00% 10
South East +14 15 £45,000 -21.73% 1
London -22 10 £57,500 -8.00% 7
South West - 5 £41,500 -
East of England +16 4 £55,000 +35.80%
City of London +5 4 £50,250 -12.60%
Hampshire -2 3 £42,500 -26.08%
Berkshire -7 3 £80,000 - 1
Winchester - 3 £42,500 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £41,500 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £55,000 -
Kent - 3 £45,000 -
West Sussex - 3 £43,000 -
Reading - 3 £80,000 -
Cheltenham - 3 £41,500 -
Crawley - 3 £43,000 -
Yorkshire -3 2 £32,500 -35.00% 2
Wiltshire - 2 £47,500 -
Swindon - 2 £47,500 -
Leeds +1 1 £32,500 -
West Yorkshire -7 1 £32,500 - 1
Essex - 1 - -
Basildon - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £60,000 -
Uxbridge - 1 £60,000 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £60,000 -
Scotland - 1 £60,000 -

Senior SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title.

1 89 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 68 (76.40%) SQL
3 49 (55.06%) Performance Tuning
4 47 (52.81%) Microsoft
5 36 (40.45%) Windows
6 35 (39.33%) Finance
6 35 (39.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 33 (37.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 30 (33.71%) SQL Server 2008
9 28 (31.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 26 (29.21%) Disaster Recovery
11 25 (28.09%) Replication
11 25 (28.09%) T-SQL
12 21 (23.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 21 (23.60%) Oracle
13 19 (21.35%) Capacity Planning
14 18 (20.22%) Windows Server 2008
14 18 (20.22%) MS Excel
15 17 (19.10%) Analytical Skills
16 15 (16.85%) Performance Monitoring
16 15 (16.85%) ITIL
16 15 (16.85%) Business Intelligence
17 14 (15.73%) SharePoint
17 14 (15.73%) PowerShell
17 14 (15.73%) Clustering
18 13 (14.61%) Data Warehouse
19 12 (13.48%) BizTalk Server
20 11 (12.36%) .NET
20 11 (12.36%) Windows Server 2012
21 10 (11.24%) Oracle Reports

Senior SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (15.73%) SharePoint
2 12 (13.48%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (5.62%) IIS
4 2 (2.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (20.22%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.62%) PowerPivot
3 3 (3.37%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.74%) HTTP
1 6 (6.74%) TCP/IP
1 6 (6.74%) DNS
2 5 (5.62%) SAN
3 2 (2.25%) Internet
4 1 (1.12%) NAS
4 1 (1.12%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 35 (39.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 33 (37.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 30 (33.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 28 (31.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 21 (23.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 13 (14.61%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (11.24%) Oracle Reports
8 10 (11.24%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (6.74%) OLTP
10 5 (5.62%) MySQL
10 5 (5.62%) SQL Server 2000
10 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 5 (5.62%) NoSQL
10 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Power View
11 4 (4.49%) Oracle Database
11 4 (4.49%) Relational Database
11 4 (4.49%) RDBMS
12 3 (3.37%) VLDB
12 3 (3.37%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (6.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 35 (39.33%) Finance
2 5 (5.62%) Advertising
3 3 (3.37%) Banking
3 3 (3.37%) Marketing
4 1 (1.12%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.36%) .NET
2 8 (8.99%) ASP.NET
3 7 (7.87%) Web Services
4 6 (6.74%) XML
4 6 (6.74%) WCF
5 3 (3.37%) MDX
5 3 (3.37%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 25 (28.09%) Replication
2 17 (19.10%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (15.73%) Clustering
4 4 (4.49%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.37%) N-Tier
5 3 (3.37%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.25%) Social Network
7 1 (1.12%) Social Media
7 1 (1.12%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.12%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 36 (40.45%) Windows
2 18 (20.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (12.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (10.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (55.06%) Performance Tuning
2 26 (29.21%) Disaster Recovery
3 19 (21.35%) Capacity Planning
4 15 (16.85%) Performance Monitoring
4 15 (16.85%) ITIL
4 15 (16.85%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (8.99%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (7.87%) Migration
6 7 (7.87%) Service Delivery
6 7 (7.87%) High Availability
6 7 (7.87%) Database Mirroring
7 6 (6.74%) Analytics
8 5 (5.62%) Scrum
9 4 (4.49%) Performance Management
9 4 (4.49%) Data Protection
9 4 (4.49%) Database Security
10 3 (3.37%) Coaching
10 3 (3.37%) Change Data Capture
10 3 (3.37%) Data Management
10 3 (3.37%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 68 (76.40%) SQL
2 25 (28.09%) T-SQL
3 14 (15.73%) PowerShell
4 6 (6.74%) C#
5 2 (2.25%) Perl
5 2 (2.25%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.12%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (8.99%) Degree
2 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.37%) MCSA
4 2 (2.25%) MCSE
5 1 (1.12%) MCP
5 1 (1.12%) OCP
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) QA
System Software
1 10 (11.24%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.37%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.25%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (2.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (2.25%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (2.25%) Data Guard
1 2 (2.25%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 47 (52.81%) Microsoft
2 21 (23.60%) Oracle
3 8 (8.99%) Cognos
3 8 (8.99%) IBM
4 4 (4.49%) Red Gate
5 3 (3.37%) Sony
5 3 (3.37%) HP
6 1 (1.12%) NetApp
6 1 (1.12%) Sybase
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + great bonuses and benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bracknell
People Source
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 25 days holiday, BUPA, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 11 days ago
Pudsey, West Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Uxbridge
CPS Group
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and corporate benefits.
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago