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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 826 812 858
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior SQL Server DBA 53 60 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.058% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.061% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 52 48 17
Average salary £51,250 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.86% -
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £42,900 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £61,250
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -18.36%

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
99917 98112 105285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.57% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 83183 79195 90333
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 January 2015 within the UK.

Senior SQL Server DBA Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior SQL Server DBA
Top 16 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 January 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 -8 50 £52,500 -8.69% 5
South East -10 34 £45,000 -18.18% 2
London +12 15 £52,500 -16.00% 3
Berkshire +8 12 £80,000 +52.38%
Reading - 12 £80,000 -
Kent - 10 £45,000 -
West Sussex - 8 £43,000 -
Crawley - 8 £43,000 -
City of London +4 4 £50,000 -13.04%
Scotland +14 1 £60,000 -
Edinburgh +3 1 £60,000 -
East of England -13 1 £55,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £55,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £55,000 -
Winchester - 1 £45,000 -

Senior SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 100 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 72 (72.00%) SQL
3 49 (49.00%) Microsoft
4 48 (48.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 48 (48.00%) Performance Tuning
5 42 (42.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 40 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 37 (37.00%) Replication
8 35 (35.00%) T-SQL
9 34 (34.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 33 (33.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 29 (29.00%) Windows
11 29 (29.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 28 (28.00%) Finance
13 26 (26.00%) Oracle
14 19 (19.00%) PowerShell
15 18 (18.00%) MS Excel
15 18 (18.00%) Data Warehouse
15 18 (18.00%) Business Intelligence
16 17 (17.00%) Clustering
17 16 (16.00%) SharePoint
18 15 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
19 14 (14.00%) Windows Server 2008
19 14 (14.00%) Capacity Planning
19 14 (14.00%) Oracle Reports
20 13 (13.00%) ITIL
20 13 (13.00%) Analytical Skills
21 12 (12.00%) Performance Monitoring
21 12 (12.00%) C#
22 11 (11.00%) .NET

Senior SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 16 (16.00%) SharePoint
2 10 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (6.00%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.00%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.00%) IIS
5 2 (2.00%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.00%) WorkSite
Applications
1 18 (18.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.00%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.00%) HTTP
2 6 (6.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (6.00%) DNS
3 2 (2.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 48 (48.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 42 (42.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 40 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 34 (34.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 33 (33.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 18 (18.00%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 14 (14.00%) Oracle Reports
10 11 (11.00%) Oracle Database
11 8 (8.00%) Microsoft Power View
11 8 (8.00%) NoSQL
11 8 (8.00%) OLTP
12 7 (7.00%) MySQL
13 6 (6.00%) SQLPlus
14 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 4 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
15 4 (4.00%) OLAP
16 3 (3.00%) DTS
16 3 (3.00%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 8 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 28 (28.00%) Finance
2 6 (6.00%) Advertising
3 4 (4.00%) Marketing
4 1 (1.00%) Banking
4 1 (1.00%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.00%) .NET
2 8 (8.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (7.00%) MDX
4 6 (6.00%) WCF
4 6 (6.00%) Web Services
4 6 (6.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (37.00%) Replication
2 17 (17.00%) Clustering
3 13 (13.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.00%) Statistics
4 2 (2.00%) Social Network
5 1 (1.00%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 29 (29.00%) Windows
2 14 (14.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (9.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.00%) Linux
5 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (48.00%) Performance Tuning
2 29 (29.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 18 (18.00%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (14.00%) Capacity Planning
5 13 (13.00%) ITIL
6 12 (12.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 10 (10.00%) Database Security
7 10 (10.00%) High Availability
7 10 (10.00%) ETL
8 9 (9.00%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (6.00%) BCP
9 6 (6.00%) Analytics
10 5 (5.00%) Migration
10 5 (5.00%) Scrum
11 4 (4.00%) Regression Testing
11 4 (4.00%) Service Delivery
11 4 (4.00%) Investment Management
11 4 (4.00%) Performance Management
12 3 (3.00%) Change Data Capture
12 3 (3.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 72 (72.00%) SQL
2 35 (35.00%) T-SQL
3 19 (19.00%) PowerShell
4 12 (12.00%) C#
5 10 (10.00%) Perl
6 9 (9.00%) PL/SQL
7 4 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (7.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (6.00%) Degree
3 2 (2.00%) MCSE
3 2 (2.00%) MCSA
4 1 (1.00%) OCP
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.00%) SLA
1 2 (2.00%) QA
1 2 (2.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (11.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 9 (9.00%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (3.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (9.00%) Data Guard
2 6 (6.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (2.00%) SCCM
3 2 (2.00%) SCOM
3 2 (2.00%) SCOrch
3 2 (2.00%) SCSM
Vendors
1 49 (49.00%) Microsoft
2 26 (26.00%) Oracle
3 8 (8.00%) Cognos
3 8 (8.00%) IBM
4 5 (5.00%) Red Gate
5 4 (4.00%) HP
6 3 (3.00%) Sony
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
South East
PayPoint
Salary: up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
South East England
Venturi
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Car allowance / Bonus / Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago