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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior SQL Server Database Administrator
UK
Rank 825 901 877
Rank change year-on-year
+76 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior SQL Server DBA 27 48 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.047% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.049% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 24 42 70
Median salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,900 £75,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £45,000 £53,750
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -16.27%

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
79912 98784 103035
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 66327 82822 84904
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 26 February 2017 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 26 February 2017. 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 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 +75 26 £55,000 -4.34% 1
London +55 8 £50,000 -16.66%
South East +65 6 £60,000 +4.34% 1
North West -1 5 £50,000 -
East of England - 4 £55,000 -
Kent +18 3 £65,000 +13.04%
Berkshire - 3 £55,000 -
Reading - 3 £55,000 -
Suffolk - 3 £55,000 -
South West +16 2 £35,000 -17.64%
Wiltshire - 2 £35,000 -
Merseyside - 2 £50,000 -
Liverpool - 2 £50,000 -
Cheshire - 2 - -
Chippenham - 2 £35,000 -
Yorkshire +29 1 £50,000 +11.11%
City of London +20 1 £57,500 -
Manchester -21 1 - -
East Yorkshire - 1 £50,000 -
Isle of Man - 1 £80,000 -
Essex - 1 £62,500 -
Hull - 1 £50,000 -
Crewe - 1 - -

Senior SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 65 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 59 (90.77%) SQL
3 49 (75.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 44 (67.69%) T-SQL
5 41 (63.08%) Microsoft
5 41 (63.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 33 (50.77%) Performance Tuning
7 30 (46.15%) SQL Server 2008
7 30 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
8 28 (43.08%) Microsoft Certification
9 25 (38.46%) SQL Server 2014
10 23 (35.38%) MS Excel
11 22 (33.85%) High Availability
12 21 (32.31%) SQL Server 2012
13 20 (30.77%) Replication
14 19 (29.23%) Data Warehouse
15 18 (27.69%) Microsoft Azure
16 16 (24.62%) .NET
17 15 (23.08%) VB.NET
17 15 (23.08%) C#
17 15 (23.08%) .NET Framework
17 15 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 14 (21.54%) Capacity Planning
19 13 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
19 13 (20.00%) Clustering
20 12 (18.46%) Finance
20 12 (18.46%) ETL
21 11 (16.92%) SQL Server 2005
22 10 (15.38%) Migration
22 10 (15.38%) MySQL

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 4 (6.15%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.62%) Confluence
3 2 (3.08%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 23 (35.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (27.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.54%) IaaS
4 1 (1.54%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 49 (75.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 41 (63.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 30 (46.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 25 (38.46%) SQL Server 2014
6 21 (32.31%) SQL Server 2012
7 19 (29.23%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (16.92%) SQL Server 2005
10 10 (15.38%) MySQL
11 9 (13.85%) Azure SQL Database
12 8 (12.31%) SQL Server 2016
13 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 6 (9.23%) MongoDB
14 4 (6.15%) NoSQL
15 3 (4.62%) Crystal Reports
15 3 (4.62%) OLTP
15 3 (4.62%) Power BI
15 3 (4.62%) Snowflake Schema
16 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (4.62%) JIRA
General
1 12 (18.46%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) Legal
3 1 (1.54%) Banking
3 1 (1.54%) Games
3 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (24.62%) .NET
2 15 (23.08%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.54%) COM
3 1 (1.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (30.77%) Replication
2 13 (20.00%) Clustering
3 2 (3.08%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.69%) Windows
2 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (50.77%) Performance Tuning
2 30 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
3 22 (33.85%) High Availability
4 14 (21.54%) Capacity Planning
5 13 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (18.46%) ETL
7 10 (15.38%) Migration
8 9 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (13.85%) Database Security
9 6 (9.23%) Database Optimisation
10 5 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (4.62%) Analytics
11 3 (4.62%) Data Analytics
11 3 (4.62%) Data Modelling
11 3 (4.62%) Database Tuning
11 3 (4.62%) Kimball Methodology
11 3 (4.62%) Mentoring
11 3 (4.62%) User Stories
12 2 (3.08%) Data Migration
12 2 (3.08%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 59 (90.77%) SQL
2 44 (67.69%) T-SQL
3 15 (23.08%) C#
3 15 (23.08%) VB.NET
4 7 (10.77%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.54%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (43.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (9.23%) Degree
2 6 (9.23%) MCSA
3 5 (7.69%) MCSE
4 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.54%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 41 (63.08%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.23%) RedGate
3 4 (6.15%) Tableau
3 4 (6.15%) VMware
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle
4 1 (1.54%) SAP
Woking, Surrey
Spencer Rose
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago