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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 896 916 938
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior SQL Server DBA 52 69 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.061% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.064% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 50 55 45
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,900 £41,250
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £80,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +21.21%

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
99394 108225 115334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.46% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 83478 88313 93538
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 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 May 2016 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior SQL Server DBA within the UK over the 3 months to 1 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
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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 +18 51 £55,000 - 5
London +14 22 £60,000 -17.24% 2
City of London +76 15 £60,000 -11.43% 1
Yorkshire +10 13 £45,000 -8.45% 1
West Yorkshire +10 11 £45,000 -8.45% 1
Leeds +8 10 £45,000 -14.28%
Bristol +4 8 £42,500 -5.55%
South West -9 8 £42,500 -1.73%
South East +7 5 £75,000 +76.47%
North West +23 3 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Manchester +10 3 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Berkshire - 3 £75,000 -
Maidenhead - 3 £75,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £57,500 -
Kent - 2 £57,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 £50,000 -
Scotland - 1 £50,000 -
York - 1 £45,000 -
Sheffield - 1 £42,500 -
Halifax - 1 £45,000 - 1
Otley - 1 £45,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £42,500 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -

Senior SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 89 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 73 (82.02%) SQL
3 52 (58.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 49 (55.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 46 (51.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 38 (42.70%) SQL Server 2014
7 32 (35.96%) High Availability
7 32 (35.96%) Replication
8 31 (34.83%) SQL Server 2012
9 30 (33.71%) Performance Tuning
10 29 (32.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 28 (31.46%) T-SQL
12 27 (30.34%) Data Warehouse
13 24 (26.97%) Migration
13 24 (26.97%) Clustering
14 22 (24.72%) Finance
15 17 (19.10%) Microsoft
16 16 (17.98%) SQL Server 2005
17 15 (16.85%) Business Intelligence
18 14 (15.73%) Active Directory
18 14 (15.73%) SQL Server 2000
18 14 (15.73%) Database Security
19 12 (13.48%) Data Migration
19 12 (13.48%) Oracle
19 12 (13.48%) Windows
20 11 (12.36%) MS Excel
20 11 (12.36%) Law
21 10 (11.24%) Disaster Recovery
21 10 (11.24%) Business Continuity
21 10 (11.24%) Microsoft Certification

Senior SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 3 (3.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (12.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.37%) Firewall
1 3 (3.37%) LAN
1 3 (3.37%) SAN
1 3 (3.37%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 52 (58.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 49 (55.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 46 (51.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 38 (42.70%) SQL Server 2014
6 31 (34.83%) SQL Server 2012
7 29 (32.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 27 (30.34%) Data Warehouse
9 16 (17.98%) SQL Server 2005
10 14 (15.73%) SQL Server 2000
11 10 (11.24%) SQL Server 2016
12 7 (7.87%) MySQL
13 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 4 (4.49%) MariaDB
14 4 (4.49%) Pentaho
15 3 (3.37%) Big Data
15 3 (3.37%) Oracle Database
16 2 (2.25%) BusinessObjects
16 2 (2.25%) DTS
17 1 (1.12%) OLTP
General
1 22 (24.72%) Finance
2 11 (12.36%) Law
3 8 (8.99%) Banking
4 7 (7.87%) Retail
4 7 (7.87%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.37%) Marketing
6 2 (2.25%) French Language
7 1 (1.12%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.87%) XML
2 5 (5.62%) .NET
3 4 (4.49%) CakePHP
4 3 (3.37%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 32 (35.96%) Replication
2 24 (26.97%) Clustering
3 10 (11.24%) Digital Media
4 5 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.37%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.37%) Statistics
6 1 (1.12%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.12%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.48%) Windows
2 6 (6.74%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (5.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.37%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.12%) Linux
6 1 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (35.96%) High Availability
2 30 (33.71%) Performance Tuning
3 24 (26.97%) Migration
4 15 (16.85%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (15.73%) Database Security
6 12 (13.48%) Data Migration
7 10 (11.24%) Business Continuity
7 10 (11.24%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (11.24%) Process Improvement
8 8 (8.99%) Database Tuning
9 7 (7.87%) Change Control
9 7 (7.87%) CRM
9 7 (7.87%) ETL
9 7 (7.87%) Incident Management
9 7 (7.87%) Project Planning
9 7 (7.87%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (6.74%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (6.74%) Data Modelling
10 6 (6.74%) Problem Management
11 5 (5.62%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 73 (82.02%) SQL
2 28 (31.46%) T-SQL
3 7 (7.87%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.25%) C#
4 2 (2.25%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.12%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (11.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (8.99%) Degree
3 4 (4.49%) MCITP
3 4 (4.49%) MCTS
4 3 (3.37%) MCSA
5 2 (2.25%) MCDBA
6 1 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) Data Quality
1 5 (5.62%) QA
System Software
1 14 (15.73%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.37%) vSphere
3 1 (1.12%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.37%) SCCM
1 3 (3.37%) SCOM
1 3 (3.37%) SCVMM
1 3 (3.37%) Windows Intune
2 2 (2.25%) LiteSpeed
Vendors
1 17 (19.10%) Microsoft
2 12 (13.48%) Oracle
3 2 (2.25%) SAP
3 2 (2.25%) SolarWinds
3 2 (2.25%) VMware
4 1 (1.12%) Red Hat
Liverpool, Merseyside
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago