The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 866 833 835
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior SQL Server DBA 27 47 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.043% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.046% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 23 46 41
Average salary £55,000 £53,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.32% -2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,443 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £66,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,592 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +5.00%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
108763 102557 112445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.28% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 88869 85119 96467
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 22 July 2014 within the UK.

Senior SQL Server DBA Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior SQL Server DBA
Top 18 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 22 July 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 -49 24 £57,500 - 1
London -43 13 £55,000 -8.33% 1
South East -17 4 £53,092 +1.12%
City of London -10 3 £55,000 -15.38%
Wales - 3 £28,804 -
Manchester - 3 £57,500 -
Hampshire - 3 £53,683 -
North West - 3 £57,500 -
Yorkshire -43 2 £57,500 +43.75%
Essex - 2 - -
East of England - 2 - -
South Yorkshire - 2 £57,500 -
Sheffield - 2 £57,500 -
Brentwood - 2 - -
Havant - 2 £53,092 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £42,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £42,500 -
Docklands, London - 1 £72,500 -

Senior SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 75 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 56 (74.67%) SQL
3 41 (54.67%) Replication
3 41 (54.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 38 (50.67%) Finance
4 38 (50.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 37 (49.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 33 (44.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 27 (36.00%) Performance Tuning
8 25 (33.33%) T-SQL
9 23 (30.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 22 (29.33%) Disaster Recovery
10 22 (29.33%) Clustering
11 19 (25.33%) SQL Server 2005
12 15 (20.00%) Oracle
12 15 (20.00%) Windows
13 14 (18.67%) Microsoft
13 14 (18.67%) Capacity Planning
14 13 (17.33%) Database Tuning
15 12 (16.00%) MS Excel
16 10 (13.33%) ETL
17 9 (12.00%) .NET
17 9 (12.00%) RDBMS
17 9 (12.00%) Scrum
17 9 (12.00%) Relational Database
18 8 (10.67%) MySQL
18 8 (10.67%) Linux
18 8 (10.67%) Oracle Database
19 7 (9.33%) Business Intelligence
19 7 (9.33%) Oracle RAC

Senior SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 3 (4.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (2.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.67%) IIS
3 1 (1.33%) WorkSite
3 1 (1.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (16.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.00%) SAN
2 1 (1.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 41 (54.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 38 (50.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 37 (49.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 33 (44.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 23 (30.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 19 (25.33%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (12.00%) RDBMS
8 9 (12.00%) Relational Database
9 8 (10.67%) Oracle Database
9 8 (10.67%) MySQL
10 5 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (5.33%) DTS
11 4 (5.33%) OLTP
12 3 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (2.67%) Sybase IQ
13 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (2.67%) SQLPlus
13 2 (2.67%) OLAP
General
1 38 (50.67%) Finance
2 5 (6.67%) Banking
3 4 (5.33%) Retail
4 2 (2.67%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.33%) Law
5 1 (1.33%) Legal
5 1 (1.33%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.00%) .NET
2 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.33%) COM
2 1 (1.33%) CSS
2 1 (1.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (54.67%) Replication
2 22 (29.33%) Clustering
3 1 (1.33%) Statistics
3 1 (1.33%) Spread Betting
3 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.00%) Windows
2 8 (10.67%) Linux
3 4 (5.33%) UNIX
4 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (36.00%) Performance Tuning
2 22 (29.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (18.67%) Capacity Planning
4 13 (17.33%) Database Tuning
5 10 (13.33%) ETL
6 9 (12.00%) Scrum
7 7 (9.33%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (9.33%) Performance Analysis
7 7 (9.33%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (8.00%) ITIL
8 6 (8.00%) Project Management
9 5 (6.67%) Migration
9 5 (6.67%) Database Security
10 2 (2.67%) High Availability
10 2 (2.67%) Performance Improvement
10 2 (2.67%) BCP
10 2 (2.67%) Asset Management
11 1 (1.33%) Data Management
11 1 (1.33%) Resource Management
11 1 (1.33%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (74.67%) SQL
2 25 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 4 (5.33%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.33%) Perl
3 4 (5.33%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.67%) C#
5 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.67%) MCSE
1 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (2.67%) MCTS
1 2 (2.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) SLA
1 4 (5.33%) QA
System Software
1 7 (9.33%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (4.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 6 (8.00%) Data Guard
2 5 (6.67%) Nagios
2 5 (6.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (4.00%) OpenView
3 3 (4.00%) Zenoss
4 2 (2.67%) Opsview
4 2 (2.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (2.67%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (2.67%) Munin
5 1 (1.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 15 (20.00%) Oracle
2 14 (18.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.67%) HP
4 2 (2.67%) Sybase
5 1 (1.33%) Sun
5 1 (1.33%) EMC
5 1 (1.33%) Informatica
5 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.33%) VMware
5 1 (1.33%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.33%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.33%) Red Gate
5 1 (1.33%) Splunk
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