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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 906 870 876
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior SQL Server DBA 42 72 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.068% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.070% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 36 71 63
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,000 £45,016
10% offered a salary of more than £64,700 £80,000 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +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
97345 102801 101131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.11% 96.45% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 81678 85210 81441
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 2016 within the UK.

Senior SQL Server DBA Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior SQL Server DBA
Top 17 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 9 February 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
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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 -1 41 £57,500 +6.97% 4
London +13 31 £57,500 +9.52% 1
City of London +69 16 £57,500 +14.42% 1
Yorkshire +19 5 £45,000 -18.18%
West Yorkshire +4 4 £45,000 -18.18%
Leeds -1 4 £45,000 -18.18%
South East -19 3 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Nottinghamshire +9 2 £45,000 -14.28%
East Midlands +4 2 £45,000 -14.28%
Nottingham +3 2 £45,000 -14.28%
Kent +2 2 £57,500 +27.77% 1
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £57,500 - 1
Banbury - 1 £42,500 -
Sheffield - 1 £42,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £42,500 -
Otley - 1 £45,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £42,500 -

Senior SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 96 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 82 (85.42%) SQL
3 62 (64.58%) Performance Tuning
4 56 (58.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 45 (46.88%) T-SQL
5 45 (46.88%) Replication
6 44 (45.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 40 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 39 (40.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 39 (40.63%) Clustering
9 37 (38.54%) High Availability
10 33 (34.38%) Finance
11 31 (32.29%) MS Excel
12 26 (27.08%) Capacity Planning
12 26 (27.08%) Database Mirroring
12 26 (27.08%) SQL Server 2014
13 25 (26.04%) Microsoft
14 24 (25.00%) Windows
14 24 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
15 22 (22.92%) SQL Server 2000
16 19 (19.79%) SQL Server 2005
17 18 (18.75%) ITIL
18 17 (17.71%) Microsoft Certification
18 17 (17.71%) Retail
19 16 (16.67%) Banking
19 16 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 15 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
21 14 (14.58%) ETL
21 14 (14.58%) Service Delivery
21 14 (14.58%) Red Gate

Senior SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 2 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (2.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.04%) IIS
Applications
1 31 (32.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.04%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 56 (58.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 44 (45.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 40 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 39 (40.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 26 (27.08%) SQL Server 2014
7 24 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 22 (22.92%) SQL Server 2000
9 19 (19.79%) SQL Server 2005
10 16 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 15 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (7.29%) OLAP
13 6 (6.25%) MySQL
14 5 (5.21%) Big Data
15 4 (4.17%) MariaDB
15 4 (4.17%) Pentaho
16 3 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
16 3 (3.13%) GIS
16 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database
17 2 (2.08%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (34.38%) Finance
2 17 (17.71%) Retail
3 16 (16.67%) Banking
4 5 (5.21%) Retail Banking
5 4 (4.17%) Investment Banking
6 3 (3.13%) Law
7 2 (2.08%) French Language
7 2 (2.08%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.21%) .NET
2 4 (4.17%) CakePHP
3 3 (3.13%) WPF
4 1 (1.04%) CSS
4 1 (1.04%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 45 (46.88%) Replication
2 39 (40.63%) Clustering
3 8 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.08%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.08%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.04%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 24 (25.00%) Windows
2 6 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (5.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (4.17%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (64.58%) Performance Tuning
2 37 (38.54%) High Availability
3 26 (27.08%) Capacity Planning
3 26 (27.08%) Database Mirroring
4 18 (18.75%) ITIL
5 14 (14.58%) ETL
5 14 (14.58%) Service Delivery
6 12 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (12.50%) Database Security
6 12 (12.50%) Database Tuning
7 10 (10.42%) Business Continuity
7 10 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (10.42%) Process Improvement
8 8 (8.33%) Mentoring
9 7 (7.29%) Change Control
9 7 (7.29%) Data Modelling
9 7 (7.29%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (7.29%) ETL Development
9 7 (7.29%) Project Management
9 7 (7.29%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 82 (85.42%) SQL
2 45 (46.88%) T-SQL
3 5 (5.21%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.13%) C#
5 2 (2.08%) Java
6 1 (1.04%) C
6 1 (1.04%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.04%) VBA
6 1 (1.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (17.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (12.50%) Degree
3 8 (8.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.42%) QA
2 2 (2.08%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (11.46%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.04%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 25 (26.04%) Microsoft
2 14 (14.58%) Red Gate
3 8 (8.33%) Oracle
4 3 (3.13%) SAP
5 2 (2.08%) Cognos
5 2 (2.08%) IBM
6 1 (1.04%) iManage
6 1 (1.04%) LexisNexis
6 1 (1.04%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.04%) Sun
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Networking People
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
X4 Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
Altrincham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago