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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 859 885 949
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +64
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior SQL Server DBA 52 84 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.077% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.079% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 51 70 30
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,250 £42,375
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -

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
94567 105846 115549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.48% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79566 86840 94644
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £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 29 May 2016 within the UK.

Senior SQL Server DBA Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior SQL Server DBA
Top 24 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 29 May 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 +14 51 £50,000 -9.09% 4
London +29 18 £60,000 -14.28% 1
Yorkshire +10 12 £45,000 -10.00% 1
West Yorkshire +3 10 £45,000 -10.00% 1
City of London +69 9 £57,500 -11.53%
North West +19 8 £47,500 -13.63% 2
Leeds +12 8 £45,000 -10.00% 1
South West +9 6 £42,500 +2.40%
Bristol - 6 £42,500 -
South East +24 5 £75,000 +76.47%
Manchester -2 5 £51,250 -6.81% 1
Merseyside - 3 £47,500 - 1
Berkshire - 3 £75,000 -
Liverpool - 3 £47,500 - 1
Maidenhead - 3 £75,000 -
York - 2 £50,000 -
Halifax - 2 £45,000 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £50,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £45,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £45,000 -
Hampshire +4 1 £50,000 +17.64%
Southampton +3 1 £50,000 +19.76%
Scotland +1 1 £50,000 -9.09%
Edinburgh - 1 £50,000 -

Senior SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 100 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 84 (84.00%) SQL
3 63 (63.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 56 (56.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 48 (48.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 44 (44.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 40 (40.00%) T-SQL
7 40 (40.00%) Replication
8 35 (35.00%) Data Warehouse
8 35 (35.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 35 (35.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 33 (33.00%) High Availability
10 31 (31.00%) Performance Tuning
11 30 (30.00%) Clustering
12 29 (29.00%) Finance
13 28 (28.00%) Migration
14 24 (24.00%) Microsoft
15 23 (23.00%) Business Intelligence
16 22 (22.00%) SQL Server 2005
16 22 (22.00%) Database Security
17 19 (19.00%) MS Excel
18 16 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
19 14 (14.00%) Active Directory
19 14 (14.00%) SQL Server 2000
19 14 (14.00%) Degree
20 13 (13.00%) Capacity Planning
20 13 (13.00%) MySQL
21 12 (12.00%) Oracle
21 12 (12.00%) PowerShell
21 12 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure

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 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (19.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.00%) SAN
2 3 (3.00%) Firewall
2 3 (3.00%) LAN
2 3 (3.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 63 (63.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 56 (56.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 48 (48.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 44 (44.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 35 (35.00%) Data Warehouse
6 35 (35.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 35 (35.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 22 (22.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 14 (14.00%) SQL Server 2000
9 13 (13.00%) MySQL
10 10 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 9 (9.00%) SQL Server 2016
12 6 (6.00%) Azure SQL Database
12 6 (6.00%) MongoDB
13 4 (4.00%) MariaDB
13 4 (4.00%) Pentaho
14 3 (3.00%) Big Data
14 3 (3.00%) Oracle Database
15 2 (2.00%) DTS
General
1 29 (29.00%) Finance
2 10 (10.00%) Law
3 8 (8.00%) Telecoms
4 6 (6.00%) Banking
5 5 (5.00%) Marketing
5 5 (5.00%) Retail
6 3 (3.00%) Legal
7 2 (2.00%) French Language
8 1 (1.00%) Electronics
8 1 (1.00%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.00%) XML
2 5 (5.00%) .NET
3 4 (4.00%) CakePHP
4 3 (3.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 40 (40.00%) Replication
2 30 (30.00%) Clustering
3 10 (10.00%) Digital Media
4 4 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.00%) Statistics
6 1 (1.00%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.00%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.00%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.00%) Windows
2 6 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.00%) Linux
5 1 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (33.00%) High Availability
2 31 (31.00%) Performance Tuning
3 28 (28.00%) Migration
4 23 (23.00%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (22.00%) Database Security
6 13 (13.00%) Capacity Planning
7 11 (11.00%) Data Migration
7 11 (11.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (11.00%) ETL
8 10 (10.00%) Business Continuity
8 10 (10.00%) Process Improvement
9 8 (8.00%) Change Control
9 8 (8.00%) Incident Management
10 7 (7.00%) CRM
10 7 (7.00%) Database Tuning
10 7 (7.00%) Problem Management
10 7 (7.00%) Project Planning
10 7 (7.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (6.00%) Data Modelling
11 6 (6.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 84 (84.00%) SQL
2 40 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 12 (12.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.00%) C#
5 2 (2.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.00%) Python
6 1 (1.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (14.00%) Degree
3 4 (4.00%) MCITP
3 4 (4.00%) MCTS
4 3 (3.00%) MCSA
5 2 (2.00%) MCDBA
6 1 (1.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.00%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.00%) QA
3 1 (1.00%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (14.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.00%) vSphere
3 1 (1.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.00%) SCOM
2 3 (3.00%) SCCM
2 3 (3.00%) SCVMM
2 3 (3.00%) Windows Intune
3 2 (2.00%) LiteSpeed
Vendors
1 24 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.00%) Oracle
3 6 (6.00%) RedGate
4 4 (4.00%) VMware
5 3 (3.00%) SAP
6 1 (1.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.00%) SolarWinds
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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