The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 868 822 862
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior SQL Server DBA 49 61 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.055% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.058% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 42 43 55
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £41,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £71,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +29.41%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114665 105124 119149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92969 87480 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%

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 18 April 2014 within the UK.

Senior SQL Server DBA Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior SQL Server DBA
Top 24 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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -55 49 £60,000 +4.34% 2
London -56 28 £62,500 +8.69%
Manchester - 8 £41,250 -
North West - 8 £41,250 -
South East -9 6 £55,000 - 2
East of England -20 4 £40,500 -26.36%
Cambridgeshire - 4 £40,500 -
Cambridge - 3 £40,500 -
Berkshire - 3 £52,500 - 1
Reading - 2 £52,500 - 1
West Midlands - 2 £45,000 -
Birmingham - 2 £45,000 -
City of London -25 1 £70,000 +21.73%
Yorkshire -47 1 - -
Slough - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £57,500 -
Woking - 1 £60,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £47,500 -
Peterborough - 1 £67,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £47,500 -
Leeds - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £57,500 -
Surrey - 1 £60,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -

Senior SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 106 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 100 (94.34%) SQL
3 80 (75.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 73 (68.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 65 (61.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 62 (58.49%) Replication
6 62 (58.49%) Finance
7 61 (57.55%) Performance Tuning
8 54 (50.94%) T-SQL
9 51 (48.11%) SQL Server 2012
10 44 (41.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 42 (39.62%) SQL Server 2005
12 36 (33.96%) Clustering
13 31 (29.25%) Disaster Recovery
14 25 (23.58%) Windows
15 23 (21.70%) Database Tuning
16 22 (20.75%) Oracle
17 20 (18.87%) Business Intelligence
18 18 (16.98%) ITIL
18 18 (16.98%) Oracle Database
19 17 (16.04%) Data Warehouse
20 16 (15.09%) Capacity Planning
21 15 (14.15%) Oracle Database 11g
21 15 (14.15%) .NET
21 15 (14.15%) SQL Server 2000
22 14 (13.21%) Oracle Database 10g
22 14 (13.21%) Scrum
23 11 (10.38%) Performance Monitoring
24 10 (9.43%) Microsoft
25 9 (8.49%) DTS

Senior SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (2.83%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (0.94%) Umbraco
2 1 (0.94%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (2.83%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.77%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 80 (75.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 73 (68.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 65 (61.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 51 (48.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 44 (41.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 42 (39.62%) SQL Server 2005
8 18 (16.98%) Oracle Database
9 17 (16.04%) Data Warehouse
10 15 (14.15%) Oracle Database 11g
10 15 (14.15%) SQL Server 2000
11 14 (13.21%) Oracle Database 10g
12 9 (8.49%) DTS
13 7 (6.60%) OLTP
14 6 (5.66%) MySQL
15 3 (2.83%) SAP Data Services
15 3 (2.83%) RDBMS
15 3 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
15 3 (2.83%) Relational Database
16 2 (1.89%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Bitbucket
1 3 (2.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 62 (58.49%) Finance
2 3 (2.83%) Banking
2 3 (2.83%) Retail
3 2 (1.89%) Marketing
4 1 (0.94%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.15%) .NET
2 4 (3.77%) Web Services
3 1 (0.94%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.94%) CSS
3 1 (0.94%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 62 (58.49%) Replication
2 36 (33.96%) Clustering
3 4 (3.77%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.94%) Spread Betting
4 1 (0.94%) Statistics
4 1 (0.94%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 25 (23.58%) Windows
2 7 (6.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.77%) Linux
4 3 (2.83%) UNIX
5 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (57.55%) Performance Tuning
2 31 (29.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 23 (21.70%) Database Tuning
4 20 (18.87%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (16.98%) ITIL
6 16 (15.09%) Capacity Planning
7 14 (13.21%) Scrum
8 11 (10.38%) Performance Monitoring
9 8 (7.55%) ETL
9 8 (7.55%) Migration
10 6 (5.66%) Data Modelling
10 6 (5.66%) Project Management
10 6 (5.66%) High Availability
10 6 (5.66%) Asset Management
10 6 (5.66%) Database Security
11 3 (2.83%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (2.83%) Data Governance
11 3 (2.83%) E-Commerce
11 3 (2.83%) Change Management
11 3 (2.83%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 100 (94.34%) SQL
2 54 (50.94%) T-SQL
3 7 (6.60%) C#
4 1 (0.94%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.94%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (3.77%) Degree
2 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.89%) MCSE
2 2 (1.89%) MCTS
3 1 (0.94%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.66%) QA
2 1 (0.94%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.94%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (6.60%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (5.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (4.72%) Nagios
2 3 (2.83%) Zenoss
2 3 (2.83%) WhatsUp Gold
2 3 (2.83%) Data Guard
2 3 (2.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (2.83%) OpenView
2 3 (2.83%) MOM
3 2 (1.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (1.89%) Munin
4 1 (0.94%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 22 (20.75%) Oracle
2 10 (9.43%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.55%) Red Gate
4 6 (5.66%) HP
5 3 (2.83%) SAP
5 3 (2.83%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.83%) EMC
5 3 (2.83%) VMware
6 1 (0.94%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.94%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.94%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.94%) Sybase
Reading
IT HR
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + 8K OnCall+10%Bonus+Training!
Posted: 19 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago