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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 827 825 880
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +55
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior SQL Server DBA 53 54 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.050% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.053% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 52 43 14
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £43,250
10% offered a salary of more than £74,750 £69,250 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £51,250 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-12.19% -10.86%

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
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
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 £26,750 £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 24 December 2014 within the UK.

Senior SQL Server DBA Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior SQL Server DBA
Top 19 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 24 December 2014. 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 -3 52 £52,500 -4.54% 4
South East +1 24 £52,500 -4.54% 3
London -6 21 £57,500 - 1
Berkshire +11 7 £80,000 +52.38% 1
City of London +10 7 £58,750 +2.17%
Reading +9 7 £80,000 +52.38% 1
Kent - 7 £45,000 -
East Midlands +23 5 £45,000 +20.00%
Northamptonshire - 5 £45,000 -
Hampshire - 5 £60,000 -
Northampton - 5 £45,000 -
Crawley - 4 £43,000 - 1
West Sussex - 4 £43,000 - 1
East of England -19 2 £55,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £55,000 -
Cambridge - 1 £55,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £55,000 -
Winchester - 1 £45,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £55,000 -

Senior SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 86 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 61 (70.93%) SQL
3 42 (48.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 39 (45.35%) Microsoft
4 39 (45.35%) Performance Tuning
5 38 (44.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 36 (41.86%) Replication
6 36 (41.86%) SQL Server 2012
7 35 (40.70%) T-SQL
8 33 (38.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 33 (38.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 25 (29.07%) Windows
10 24 (27.91%) Disaster Recovery
11 22 (25.58%) Finance
12 21 (24.42%) Oracle
13 17 (19.77%) MS Excel
13 17 (19.77%) PowerShell
14 14 (16.28%) Data Warehouse
15 13 (15.12%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (15.12%) Clustering
15 13 (15.12%) Windows Server 2008
16 12 (13.95%) C#
16 12 (13.95%) SharePoint
17 11 (12.79%) ETL
17 11 (12.79%) SQL Server 2005
17 11 (12.79%) Capacity Planning
17 11 (12.79%) Oracle Database
18 10 (11.63%) Perl
18 10 (11.63%) PL/SQL
18 10 (11.63%) .NET

Senior SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 12 (13.95%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.98%) WebLogic
3 5 (5.81%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (3.49%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.16%) WorkSite
6 1 (1.16%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (19.77%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.30%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.14%) HTTP
2 6 (6.98%) TCP/IP
2 6 (6.98%) DNS
3 1 (1.16%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 42 (48.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 38 (44.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 36 (41.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 33 (38.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 33 (38.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (16.28%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (12.79%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (12.79%) Oracle Database
8 10 (11.63%) Oracle Reports
9 9 (10.47%) MySQL
10 8 (9.30%) NoSQL
10 8 (9.30%) Microsoft Power View
11 7 (8.14%) OLTP
12 6 (6.98%) SQLPlus
13 5 (5.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 4 (4.65%) Oracle Database 10g
14 4 (4.65%) Oracle Database 11g
14 4 (4.65%) OLAP
15 3 (3.49%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (9.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle Forms
General
1 22 (25.58%) Finance
2 6 (6.98%) Advertising
3 4 (4.65%) Marketing
4 1 (1.16%) Banking
4 1 (1.16%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.63%) .NET
2 7 (8.14%) ASP.NET
2 7 (8.14%) MDX
3 6 (6.98%) WCF
3 6 (6.98%) Web Services
3 6 (6.98%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (41.86%) Replication
2 13 (15.12%) Clustering
3 9 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.33%) Statistics
4 2 (2.33%) Social Network
5 1 (1.16%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 25 (29.07%) Windows
2 13 (15.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (10.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.49%) Linux
5 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (45.35%) Performance Tuning
2 24 (27.91%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (15.12%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (12.79%) ETL
4 11 (12.79%) Capacity Planning
5 10 (11.63%) High Availability
5 10 (11.63%) Database Security
6 8 (9.30%) Performance Monitoring
6 8 (9.30%) ITIL
6 8 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (6.98%) BCP
7 6 (6.98%) Analytics
8 5 (5.81%) Migration
9 4 (4.65%) Scrum
9 4 (4.65%) Regression Testing
9 4 (4.65%) Investment Management
9 4 (4.65%) Performance Analysis
10 3 (3.49%) Performance Management
10 3 (3.49%) Change Data Capture
10 3 (3.49%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 61 (70.93%) SQL
2 35 (40.70%) T-SQL
3 17 (19.77%) PowerShell
4 12 (13.95%) C#
5 10 (11.63%) Perl
5 10 (11.63%) PL/SQL
6 4 (4.65%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (5.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.49%) Degree
3 1 (1.16%) MCSE
3 1 (1.16%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) SLA
1 2 (2.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 10 (11.63%) Oracle RMAN
1 10 (11.63%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (9.30%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.49%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (11.63%) Data Guard
2 6 (6.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (2.33%) SCCM
3 2 (2.33%) SCOM
3 2 (2.33%) SCOrch
3 2 (2.33%) SCSM
4 1 (1.16%) Opsview
4 1 (1.16%) Munin
4 1 (1.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.16%) Nagios
Vendors
1 39 (45.35%) Microsoft
2 21 (24.42%) Oracle
3 4 (4.65%) Cognos
3 4 (4.65%) IBM
3 4 (4.65%) HP
3 4 (4.65%) Red Gate
4 3 (3.49%) Sony
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £40000 - £46000 Per Annum + On call + Bonus + Excellent Bene
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £65000 - £72000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Venturi
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Car allowance / Bonus / Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago