The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Senior SQL Server DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 851 896 907
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior SQL Server DBA 35 49 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.046% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.048% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 35 34 71
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £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
88523 102635 109401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.54% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 73515 85553 90526
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,400 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Senior SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Senior SQL Server DBA in the job title.

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 6 December 2016 within the UK.

Senior SQL Server DBA Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior SQL Server DBA
Top 23 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior SQL Server DBA within the UK over the 3 months to 6 December 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 +49 35 £50,000 -9.09% 3
London +61 21 £50,000 -16.66% 1
North West -20 5 £47,500 -5.00% 1
South East +60 4 £54,500 -9.16% 1
Manchester - 4 £48,750 -
Berkshire - 3 £55,000 - 1
Reading - 3 £55,000 - 1
East Midlands +2 2 £45,000 -
Nottingham -2 2 £45,000 -
Nottinghamshire -7 2 £45,000 -
Cheshire +10 1 £42,500 -15.00%
East of England +6 1 £55,000 +10.00%
Hampshire 0 1 £50,000 -23.07%
Devon - 1 £52,500 -
South West - 1 £52,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Stockport - 1 £45,000 -
Halifax - 1 £45,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Macclesfield - 1 £42,500 -
Exeter - 1 £52,500 -
Southampton - 1 £50,000 -
Suffolk - 1 £55,000 -

Senior SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, Senior SQL Server 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 Server DBA in the job title.

1 114 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 104 (91.23%) SQL
3 93 (81.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 89 (78.07%) T-SQL
5 63 (55.26%) Microsoft
6 60 (52.63%) Business Intelligence
7 57 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
8 55 (48.25%) Data Warehouse
9 54 (47.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 51 (44.74%) SQL Server 2012
11 45 (39.47%) Degree
12 44 (38.60%) Performance Tuning
13 41 (35.96%) MS Excel
14 36 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
14 36 (31.58%) Replication
14 36 (31.58%) SQL Server 2008
15 35 (30.70%) ETL
16 33 (28.95%) High Availability
17 32 (28.07%) PowerShell
17 32 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
18 31 (27.19%) Capacity Planning
19 27 (23.68%) Clustering
20 24 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 22 (19.30%) Microsoft Azure
22 21 (18.42%) Finance
23 20 (17.54%) Disaster Recovery
23 20 (17.54%) SQL Server 2005
24 17 (14.91%) .NET
25 16 (14.04%) MySQL
25 16 (14.04%) VB.NET

Senior SQL Server 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 3 (2.63%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 41 (35.96%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 22 (19.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.39%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.88%) NAS
1 1 (0.88%) SAN
1 1 (0.88%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 93 (81.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 57 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 55 (48.25%) Data Warehouse
5 54 (47.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 51 (44.74%) SQL Server 2012
7 36 (31.58%) SQL Server 2008
8 24 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 20 (17.54%) SQL Server 2005
10 16 (14.04%) MySQL
11 15 (13.16%) MongoDB
12 13 (11.40%) Azure SQL Database
12 13 (11.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 11 (9.65%) OLAP
13 11 (9.65%) OLTP
14 5 (4.39%) SQL Server 2016
15 3 (2.63%) NoSQL
16 2 (1.75%) Hadoop
16 2 (1.75%) Neo4j
16 2 (1.75%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) JIRA
General
1 21 (18.42%) Finance
2 13 (11.40%) Legal
3 4 (3.51%) Banking
3 4 (3.51%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.91%) .NET
2 16 (14.04%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.88%) COM
3 1 (0.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (31.58%) Replication
2 27 (23.68%) Clustering
3 9 (7.89%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.75%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.88%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.28%) Windows
2 4 (3.51%) Linux
3 2 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (52.63%) Business Intelligence
2 44 (38.60%) Performance Tuning
3 35 (30.70%) ETL
4 33 (28.95%) High Availability
5 32 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (27.19%) Capacity Planning
7 20 (17.54%) Disaster Recovery
8 16 (14.04%) Database Security
9 14 (12.28%) Migration
10 12 (10.53%) Database Optimisation
11 5 (4.39%) ITIL
11 5 (4.39%) Mentoring
12 4 (3.51%) Business Continuity
12 4 (3.51%) Database Tuning
12 4 (3.51%) Fund Management
12 4 (3.51%) Problem Management
13 3 (2.63%) Change Control
13 3 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (2.63%) Data Security
13 3 (2.63%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 104 (91.23%) SQL
2 89 (78.07%) T-SQL
3 32 (28.07%) PowerShell
4 16 (14.04%) C#
4 16 (14.04%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.75%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.88%) ANSI SQL
6 1 (0.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 45 (39.47%) Degree
2 36 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.39%) MCSA
4 4 (3.51%) MCSE
5 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.75%) ISO 9001
1 2 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (3.51%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (9.65%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.88%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 63 (55.26%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.40%) RedGate
3 12 (10.53%) VMware
4 2 (1.75%) Oracle
4 2 (1.75%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.75%) Sybase
5 1 (0.88%) BT
5 1 (0.88%) SAP
5 1 (0.88%) Tableau
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