The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 859 888 845
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior SQL Server DBA 40 44 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.037% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.039% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 31 37 41
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £41,250 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -25.00%

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
104967 112334 104688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.60% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85785 91103 87039
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 April 2015 within the UK.

Senior SQL Server DBA Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior SQL Server DBA
Top 26 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 27 April 2015. 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 +28 39 £55,000 -8.33% 3
London +16 15 £70,000 +12.00% 3
Yorkshire +23 8 £48,312 -
South East +16 6 £42,500 -22.72%
East of England +24 5 £55,000 +35.80%
South West - 5 £41,500 -
Hampshire -1 4 £42,500 -26.08%
West Yorkshire +2 3 £48,312 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £55,000 -
Winchester - 3 £42,500 -
Cheltenham - 3 £41,500 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £41,500 -
City of London +24 2 £67,750 -3.21%
Wiltshire - 2 £47,500 -
Essex - 2 - -
Basildon - 2 - -
Bradford - 2 £48,312 -
Swindon - 2 £47,500 -
Surrey +15 1 £52,500 -12.50%
Leeds +8 1 £32,500 -
Southampton -9 1 £38,500 -33.04%
Uxbridge - 1 £60,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £60,000 -
Cardiff - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -

Senior SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 95 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 77 (81.05%) SQL
3 54 (56.84%) Performance Tuning
4 46 (48.42%) Microsoft
5 40 (42.11%) Windows
5 40 (42.11%) Finance
6 32 (33.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 32 (33.68%) SQL Server 2012
7 31 (32.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 29 (30.53%) T-SQL
8 29 (30.53%) SQL Server 2008
9 27 (28.42%) Replication
10 25 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
11 22 (23.16%) Oracle
12 21 (22.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 21 (22.11%) Capacity Planning
12 21 (22.11%) Analytical Skills
13 20 (21.05%) Clustering
14 19 (20.00%) ITIL
15 17 (17.89%) Windows Server 2008
16 16 (16.84%) MS Excel
16 16 (16.84%) Performance Monitoring
17 15 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
18 14 (14.74%) Data Warehouse
19 13 (13.68%) PowerShell
19 13 (13.68%) Service Delivery
20 12 (12.63%) SQL Server 2005
20 12 (12.63%) BizTalk Server
20 12 (12.63%) SharePoint
21 11 (11.58%) Agile Software Development

Senior SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 12 (12.63%) SharePoint
1 12 (12.63%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (6.32%) IIS
3 1 (1.05%) Apache
Applications
1 16 (16.84%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.16%) MS Office
3 1 (1.05%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.37%) SAN
2 6 (6.32%) HTTP
2 6 (6.32%) TCP/IP
2 6 (6.32%) DNS
3 2 (2.11%) Internet
4 1 (1.05%) NAS
4 1 (1.05%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (33.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 32 (33.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 31 (32.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (30.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 21 (22.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 14 (14.74%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (12.63%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (8.42%) SQL Server 2000
8 8 (8.42%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (6.32%) MySQL
9 6 (6.32%) RDBMS
9 6 (6.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 6 (6.32%) Relational Database
10 4 (4.21%) Oracle Database
10 4 (4.21%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (3.16%) OLTP
11 3 (3.16%) VLDB
11 3 (3.16%) Hadoop
11 3 (3.16%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (6.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 40 (42.11%) Finance
2 6 (6.32%) Banking
3 5 (5.26%) Retail
3 5 (5.26%) Advertising
4 3 (3.16%) Marketing
5 1 (1.05%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.47%) .NET
2 8 (8.42%) ASP.NET
3 7 (7.37%) Web Services
4 6 (6.32%) XML
4 6 (6.32%) WCF
5 3 (3.16%) MDX
5 3 (3.16%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 27 (28.42%) Replication
2 21 (22.11%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (21.05%) Clustering
4 5 (5.26%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.21%) Client/Server
6 3 (3.16%) N-Tier
6 3 (3.16%) Hedge funds
6 3 (3.16%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.05%) Social Media
7 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 40 (42.11%) Windows
2 17 (17.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (11.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (9.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (5.26%) Linux
6 2 (2.11%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.05%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (56.84%) Performance Tuning
2 25 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
3 21 (22.11%) Capacity Planning
4 19 (20.00%) ITIL
5 16 (16.84%) Performance Monitoring
6 15 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (13.68%) Service Delivery
8 11 (11.58%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (9.47%) High Availability
10 7 (7.37%) Migration
10 7 (7.37%) Database Mirroring
11 6 (6.32%) Scrum
11 6 (6.32%) Analytics
12 5 (5.26%) Database Security
12 5 (5.26%) Database Tuning
12 5 (5.26%) Incident Management
13 4 (4.21%) Performance Management
13 4 (4.21%) Data Protection
13 4 (4.21%) Mentoring
14 3 (3.16%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 77 (81.05%) SQL
2 29 (30.53%) T-SQL
3 13 (13.68%) PowerShell
4 6 (6.32%) C#
5 1 (1.05%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (9.47%) Degree
2 8 (8.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.21%) MCSE
3 4 (4.21%) MCSA
4 3 (3.16%) MCP
4 3 (3.16%) OCP
4 3 (3.16%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (2.11%) PMP
5 2 (2.11%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.11%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.11%) QA
2 1 (1.05%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.16%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.11%) NFS
3 2 (2.11%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.11%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 46 (48.42%) Microsoft
2 22 (23.16%) Oracle
3 8 (8.42%) Cognos
3 8 (8.42%) IBM
4 4 (4.21%) VMware
4 4 (4.21%) Red Gate
5 3 (3.16%) HP
5 3 (3.16%) Sony
6 2 (2.11%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.05%) NetApp
7 1 (1.05%) Sybase
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