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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 843 899 951
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +52
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior SQL Server DBA 68 82 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.075% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.078% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 66 72 39
Median salary £48,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.72% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,000 £41,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,750 £61,400
UK excluding London median salary £48,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-3.00% -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
94446 105603 113036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.30% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79450 87181 92036
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +31 68 £48,000 -12.72% 2
London +22 25 £45,000 -21.73%
North West +36 17 £52,500 -9.48% 1
Manchester +2 12 £52,500 -9.48% 1
Nottinghamshire - 11 £45,000 -
East Midlands - 11 £45,000 -
South East +10 9 £50,000 +19.04% 1
Nottingham - 8 £45,000 -
Hampshire +2 7 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Southampton -2 6 £50,000 +11.11% 1
City of London +57 5 £59,500 +3.47%
Liverpool - 5 £47,500 -
Merseyside - 5 £47,500 -
Yorkshire +32 4 £45,000 -10.00%
West Yorkshire +18 3 £45,000 -10.00%
Rochdale +1 2 £55,000 -5.17%
Mayfair - 2 £87,500 -
Halifax - 2 £45,000 -
Leeds +19 1 £45,000 -10.00%
East of England +17 1 £60,000 +20.00%
West Sussex -10 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £60,000 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £55,000 -
Worthing - 1 - -
Winchester - 1 £48,500 -
Watford - 1 £60,000 -
York - 1 £55,000 -

Senior SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 120 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 112 (93.33%) SQL
3 86 (71.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 78 (65.00%) T-SQL
5 68 (56.67%) SQL Server 2014
6 58 (48.33%) Data Warehouse
7 57 (47.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 53 (44.17%) SQL Server 2012
9 51 (42.50%) SQL Server 2008
10 50 (41.67%) Replication
11 47 (39.17%) Business Intelligence
12 39 (32.50%) Clustering
13 38 (31.67%) Degree
14 36 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 34 (28.33%) Finance
16 32 (26.67%) Migration
16 32 (26.67%) Microsoft
16 32 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
17 31 (25.83%) PowerShell
17 31 (25.83%) SQL Server 2005
18 30 (25.00%) MS Excel
19 27 (22.50%) ETL
20 24 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
20 24 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
20 24 (20.00%) High Availability
21 23 (19.17%) Database Security
22 21 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
22 21 (17.50%) MySQL
23 20 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
24 17 (14.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services

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 2 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 30 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.33%) SAN
2 3 (2.50%) Firewall
2 3 (2.50%) LAN
2 3 (2.50%) WAN
3 1 (0.83%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 86 (71.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 68 (56.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 58 (48.33%) Data Warehouse
5 57 (47.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 53 (44.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 51 (42.50%) SQL Server 2008
8 36 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 31 (25.83%) SQL Server 2005
10 21 (17.50%) MySQL
11 17 (14.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 15 (12.50%) MongoDB
13 13 (10.83%) Azure SQL Database
14 9 (7.50%) SQL Server 2016
15 7 (5.83%) OLTP
16 6 (5.00%) OLAP
16 6 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
17 3 (2.50%) NoSQL
18 2 (1.67%) MariaDB
18 2 (1.67%) Pentaho
General
1 34 (28.33%) Finance
2 10 (8.33%) Law
3 9 (7.50%) Legal
4 8 (6.67%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.33%) Banking
5 4 (3.33%) Marketing
6 3 (2.50%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.83%) Electronics
7 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.83%) XML
2 5 (4.17%) .NET
3 3 (2.50%) Middleware
4 2 (1.67%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 50 (41.67%) Replication
2 39 (32.50%) Clustering
3 9 (7.50%) Digital Media
4 8 (6.67%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.50%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.50%) Statistics
7 2 (1.67%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.83%) Artificial Intelligence
8 1 (0.83%) Fintech
8 1 (0.83%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.17%) Windows
2 5 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (3.33%) Linux
4 3 (2.50%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.83%) AIX
5 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (39.17%) Business Intelligence
2 32 (26.67%) Migration
2 32 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
3 27 (22.50%) ETL
4 24 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 24 (20.00%) High Availability
5 23 (19.17%) Database Security
6 13 (10.83%) Database Optimisation
7 12 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (7.50%) Data Migration
9 8 (6.67%) ITIL
10 7 (5.83%) CRM
10 7 (5.83%) Problem Management
11 6 (5.00%) Mentoring
12 4 (3.33%) Data Modelling
12 4 (3.33%) Database Tuning
12 4 (3.33%) Performance Monitoring
13 3 (2.50%) Data Security
13 3 (2.50%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 112 (93.33%) SQL
2 78 (65.00%) T-SQL
3 31 (25.83%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.50%) C#
4 3 (2.50%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.67%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.83%) ANSI SQL
6 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.83%) Python
Qualifications
1 38 (31.67%) Degree
2 21 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.33%) MCITP
3 4 (3.33%) MCTS
4 3 (2.50%) MCSA
5 2 (1.67%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.50%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.67%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (5.83%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.50%) vSphere
3 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (7.50%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (3.33%) SCOM
3 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (2.50%) SCCM
3 3 (2.50%) SCVMM
4 2 (1.67%) LiteSpeed
Vendors
1 32 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.67%) RedGate
3 9 (7.50%) VMware
4 8 (6.67%) Oracle
5 2 (1.67%) Sybase
6 1 (0.83%) BT
6 1 (0.83%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.83%) SAP
6 1 (0.83%) SolarWinds
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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