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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 824 912 930
Rank change year-on-year
+88 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior SQL Server DBA 75 65 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.078% 0.059% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.062% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 72 51 55
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,000 £42,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £69,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -4.54%

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
92868 105229 112076
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.21% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 78150 87307 90374
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £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 28 August 2016 within the UK.

Senior SQL Server DBA Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior SQL Server DBA
Top 28 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 28 August 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 +88 75 £50,000 -13.04% 4
London +47 33 £48,750 -15.21% 1
North West +29 13 £52,500 -9.48% 1
East Midlands - 12 £45,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 12 £45,000 -
South East +29 11 £50,000 +19.04% 1
Manchester +2 11 £52,500 -9.48% 1
Nottingham - 11 £45,000 -
Hampshire - 10 £50,000 - 1
Southampton - 9 £50,000 - 1
City of London +41 6 £61,000 +6.08%
Yorkshire +28 3 £45,000 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £45,000 -
Rochdale -2 2 £55,000 -5.17%
Mayfair - 2 £87,500 -
Leeds - 2 £45,000 -
Merseyside - 2 £47,500 -
Liverpool - 2 £47,500 -
East of England +7 1 £60,000 -
West Sussex -2 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £51,459 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £51,459 -
Worthing - 1 - -
Halifax - 1 £45,000 -
Winchester - 1 £48,500 -
Watford - 1 £60,000 -
North East - 1 £51,459 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £60,000 -

Senior SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 128 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 121 (94.53%) SQL
3 94 (73.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 92 (71.88%) T-SQL
5 71 (55.47%) SQL Server 2014
6 63 (49.22%) Data Warehouse
7 58 (45.31%) SQL Server 2012
8 57 (44.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 54 (42.19%) Business Intelligence
10 48 (37.50%) Replication
11 47 (36.72%) Degree
12 46 (35.94%) SQL Server 2008
13 43 (33.59%) Microsoft
14 40 (31.25%) Clustering
15 39 (30.47%) Performance Tuning
16 37 (28.91%) MS Excel
17 36 (28.13%) PowerShell
17 36 (28.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 33 (25.78%) ETL
19 31 (24.22%) Capacity Planning
19 31 (24.22%) SQL Server 2005
19 31 (24.22%) Agile Software Development
20 29 (22.66%) Migration
20 29 (22.66%) Finance
20 29 (22.66%) High Availability
21 27 (21.09%) Microsoft Certification
22 25 (19.53%) Database Security
23 21 (16.41%) Microsoft Azure
24 20 (15.63%) Windows
25 19 (14.84%) 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 2 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 37 (28.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (16.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.13%) SAN
2 3 (2.34%) Firewall
2 3 (2.34%) LAN
2 3 (2.34%) WAN
3 1 (0.78%) NAS
3 1 (0.78%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 94 (73.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 71 (55.47%) SQL Server 2014
4 63 (49.22%) Data Warehouse
5 58 (45.31%) SQL Server 2012
6 57 (44.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 46 (35.94%) SQL Server 2008
8 36 (28.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 31 (24.22%) SQL Server 2005
10 19 (14.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 19 (14.84%) MySQL
11 18 (14.06%) MongoDB
12 15 (11.72%) Azure SQL Database
13 10 (7.81%) OLAP
13 10 (7.81%) OLTP
14 6 (4.69%) SQL Server 2016
15 4 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
16 3 (2.34%) NoSQL
16 3 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
17 2 (1.56%) Neo4j
General
1 29 (22.66%) Finance
2 11 (8.59%) Legal
3 7 (5.47%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.69%) Law
5 4 (3.13%) Banking
5 4 (3.13%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.56%) Marketing
7 1 (0.78%) Electronics
7 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.47%) .NET
2 6 (4.69%) XML
3 4 (3.13%) .NET Framework
4 3 (2.34%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 48 (37.50%) Replication
2 40 (31.25%) Clustering
3 10 (7.81%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.69%) Digital Media
5 4 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.34%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.34%) Statistics
7 2 (1.56%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.78%) Artificial Intelligence
8 1 (0.78%) Fintech
8 1 (0.78%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 20 (15.63%) Windows
2 5 (3.91%) Linux
3 4 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.34%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.78%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (42.19%) Business Intelligence
2 39 (30.47%) Performance Tuning
3 33 (25.78%) ETL
4 31 (24.22%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (24.22%) Capacity Planning
5 29 (22.66%) High Availability
5 29 (22.66%) Migration
6 25 (19.53%) Database Security
7 18 (14.06%) Disaster Recovery
8 15 (11.72%) Database Optimisation
9 10 (7.81%) ITIL
10 8 (6.25%) Problem Management
11 6 (4.69%) CRM
11 6 (4.69%) Data Migration
12 5 (3.91%) Mentoring
13 4 (3.13%) Change Control
13 4 (3.13%) Database Tuning
13 4 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
14 3 (2.34%) Fund Management
14 3 (2.34%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 121 (94.53%) SQL
2 92 (71.88%) T-SQL
3 36 (28.13%) PowerShell
4 7 (5.47%) C#
5 6 (4.69%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.34%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.78%) ANSI SQL
7 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 47 (36.72%) Degree
2 27 (21.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.13%) MCITP
3 4 (3.13%) MCTS
4 3 (2.34%) MCSA
5 2 (1.56%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.34%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.56%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.56%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.34%) vSphere
3 1 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (8.59%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (3.13%) SCOM
3 3 (2.34%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (2.34%) SCCM
3 3 (2.34%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.78%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.78%) LiteSpeed
4 1 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 43 (33.59%) Microsoft
2 16 (12.50%) RedGate
3 14 (10.94%) VMware
4 6 (4.69%) Oracle
5 2 (1.56%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.56%) Sybase
6 1 (0.78%) BT
6 1 (0.78%) SAP
6 1 (0.78%) SolarWinds
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