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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 820 909 912
Rank change year-on-year
+89 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior SQL Server DBA 70 54 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.050% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.052% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 67 41 64
Median salary £50,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £75,000
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
90486 104724 110047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.27% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 75738 87307 89008
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 October 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior SQL Server DBA within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 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 +78 70 £50,000 -13.04% 4
London +71 36 £50,000 -13.04%
Nottinghamshire +21 10 £45,000 -
Nottingham +20 10 £45,000 -
East Midlands +19 10 £45,000 -
South East +62 9 £50,000 +19.04%
Manchester +13 9 £52,500 -9.48% 2
North West +8 9 £52,500 +5.00% 3
Hampshire +19 8 £50,000 -23.07%
Southampton - 8 £50,000 -
City of London +40 2 £62,250 +8.26%
Yorkshire +34 2 £45,000 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £45,000 -
East of England +20 1 £60,000 -
West Sussex +13 1 - -
Devon - 1 £52,500 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £51,459 -
Mayfair - 1 £85,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £51,459 -
Exeter - 1 £52,500 - 1
Watford - 1 £60,000 -
Worthing - 1 - -
Halifax - 1 £45,000 -
Leeds - 1 £45,000 -
South West - 1 £52,500 - 1
North East - 1 £51,459 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £60,000 -

Senior SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 125 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 115 (92.00%) SQL
3 101 (80.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 97 (77.60%) T-SQL
5 69 (55.20%) Data Warehouse
5 69 (55.20%) SQL Server 2014
6 66 (52.80%) Business Intelligence
7 61 (48.80%) SQL Server 2012
8 59 (47.20%) Microsoft
9 54 (43.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 53 (42.40%) Degree
11 45 (36.00%) Replication
11 45 (36.00%) MS Excel
12 40 (32.00%) ETL
12 40 (32.00%) PowerShell
13 38 (30.40%) Capacity Planning
14 37 (29.60%) Agile Software Development
14 37 (29.60%) Performance Tuning
15 36 (28.80%) SQL Server 2008
16 35 (28.00%) Clustering
17 31 (24.80%) High Availability
18 30 (24.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 30 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
19 29 (23.20%) Finance
20 28 (22.40%) SQL Server 2005
21 25 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
22 24 (19.20%) Database Security
23 23 (18.40%) Migration
24 21 (16.80%) MySQL
24 21 (16.80%) MongoDB

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 (2.40%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 45 (36.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.60%) SAN
2 1 (0.80%) NAS
2 1 (0.80%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 101 (80.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 69 (55.20%) Data Warehouse
3 69 (55.20%) SQL Server 2014
4 61 (48.80%) SQL Server 2012
5 54 (43.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 36 (28.80%) SQL Server 2008
7 30 (24.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 28 (22.40%) SQL Server 2005
9 21 (16.80%) MongoDB
9 21 (16.80%) MySQL
10 19 (15.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 18 (14.40%) Azure SQL Database
12 12 (9.60%) OLAP
12 12 (9.60%) OLTP
13 3 (2.40%) NoSQL
13 3 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (2.40%) SQL Server 2016
14 2 (1.60%) Hadoop
14 2 (1.60%) Neo4j
General
1 29 (23.20%) Finance
2 15 (12.00%) Legal
3 4 (3.20%) Banking
3 4 (3.20%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.60%) Marketing
4 2 (1.60%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.80%) Electronics
5 1 (0.80%) Law
5 1 (0.80%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.20%) .NET
2 8 (6.40%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.80%) COM
3 1 (0.80%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 45 (36.00%) Replication
2 35 (28.00%) Clustering
3 10 (8.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.60%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.80%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (0.80%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.80%) Fintech
5 1 (0.80%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.60%) Windows
2 5 (4.00%) Linux
3 2 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.80%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (52.80%) Business Intelligence
2 40 (32.00%) ETL
3 38 (30.40%) Capacity Planning
4 37 (29.60%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (29.60%) Performance Tuning
5 31 (24.80%) High Availability
6 24 (19.20%) Database Security
7 23 (18.40%) Migration
8 18 (14.40%) Database Optimisation
8 18 (14.40%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (5.60%) ITIL
10 5 (4.00%) Database Tuning
10 5 (4.00%) Mentoring
10 5 (4.00%) Problem Management
11 4 (3.20%) Change Control
11 4 (3.20%) Fund Management
12 3 (2.40%) Business Continuity
12 3 (2.40%) Data Migration
12 3 (2.40%) Data Security
12 3 (2.40%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 115 (92.00%) SQL
2 97 (77.60%) T-SQL
3 40 (32.00%) PowerShell
4 10 (8.00%) C#
5 9 (7.20%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.40%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.80%) ANSI SQL
7 1 (0.80%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.80%) Python
Qualifications
1 53 (42.40%) Degree
2 30 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.80%) MCSA
3 1 (0.80%) MCSE
3 1 (0.80%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.60%) ISO 9001
1 2 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.60%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.80%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (9.60%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.80%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.80%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.80%) SCOM
Vendors
1 59 (47.20%) Microsoft
2 19 (15.20%) RedGate
3 15 (12.00%) VMware
4 2 (1.60%) Oracle
4 2 (1.60%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.60%) SAP
4 2 (1.60%) Sybase
5 1 (0.80%) BT
Stockport, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
North West England
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago