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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 821 813 832
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior SQL Server DBA 54 65 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.061% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.064% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 52 56 25
Average salary £50,250 £62,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.60% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £41,250 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -

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
100852 100814 101486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.48% 94.87%
Number of salaries quoted 83020 81115 85647
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 4 March 2015 within the UK.

Senior SQL Server DBA Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior SQL Server DBA
Top 21 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 4 March 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 -13 51 £50,500 -19.20% 9
South East +7 28 £52,500 -10.63% 1
London +6 17 £52,500 -16.00% 6
Reading - 10 £80,000 -
Berkshire - 10 £80,000 -
Crawley - 7 £43,000 -
West Sussex - 7 £43,000 -
Kent - 6 £45,000 -
City of London +9 5 £50,000 -13.04%
South West - 4 £43,250 - 1
East of England -3 2 £57,500 +41.97%
Wiltshire - 2 £47,500 -
Cheltenham - 2 £41,500 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £57,500 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £41,500 -
Swindon - 2 £47,500 -
Hampshire -12 1 £42,500 -26.08%
Edinburgh - 1 £60,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £60,000 -
Winchester - 1 £42,500 -
Scotland - 1 £60,000 -

Senior SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 96 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 74 (77.08%) SQL
3 51 (53.13%) Microsoft
4 50 (52.08%) Performance Tuning
5 42 (43.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 41 (42.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 38 (39.58%) SQL Server 2012
8 35 (36.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 35 (36.46%) Windows
9 34 (35.42%) Replication
10 33 (34.38%) Finance
11 31 (32.29%) Disaster Recovery
12 30 (31.25%) T-SQL
12 30 (31.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 25 (26.04%) Oracle
14 18 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
14 18 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (16.67%) MS Excel
15 16 (16.67%) SharePoint
15 16 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
15 16 (16.67%) PowerShell
15 16 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
16 15 (15.63%) SQL Server 2005
16 15 (15.63%) ITIL
16 15 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
17 14 (14.58%) Performance Monitoring
17 14 (14.58%) Oracle Reports
18 13 (13.54%) Clustering
19 12 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
20 11 (11.46%) Active Directory

Senior SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 12 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (6.25%) WebLogic
4 4 (4.17%) IIS
5 2 (2.08%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.04%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 16 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.33%) PowerPivot
3 2 (2.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.29%) HTTP
2 6 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 6 (6.25%) DNS
3 4 (4.17%) SAN
4 1 (1.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 42 (43.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 41 (42.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 38 (39.58%) SQL Server 2012
5 35 (36.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 30 (31.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 16 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (15.63%) SQL Server 2005
9 14 (14.58%) Oracle Reports
10 8 (8.33%) Microsoft Power View
10 8 (8.33%) Oracle Database
11 7 (7.29%) OLTP
12 6 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
12 6 (6.25%) SQLPlus
12 6 (6.25%) NoSQL
13 5 (5.21%) MySQL
13 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 3 (3.13%) VLDB
14 3 (3.13%) RDBMS
14 3 (3.13%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle Forms
General
1 33 (34.38%) Finance
2 6 (6.25%) Advertising
3 4 (4.17%) Marketing
4 1 (1.04%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.46%) .NET
2 8 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 6 (6.25%) WCF
3 6 (6.25%) Web Services
3 6 (6.25%) XML
4 5 (5.21%) MDX
5 2 (2.08%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 34 (35.42%) Replication
2 15 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (13.54%) Clustering
4 2 (2.08%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.08%) Social Network
4 2 (2.08%) Statistics
4 2 (2.08%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.08%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.04%) Social Media
5 1 (1.04%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 35 (36.46%) Windows
2 18 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (11.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (52.08%) Performance Tuning
2 31 (32.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 18 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
5 15 (15.63%) ITIL
6 14 (14.58%) Performance Monitoring
7 10 (10.42%) High Availability
8 9 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (8.33%) Database Security
10 7 (7.29%) Migration
11 6 (6.25%) BCP
11 6 (6.25%) Service Delivery
11 6 (6.25%) Analytics
12 5 (5.21%) Scrum
13 4 (4.17%) Regression Testing
13 4 (4.17%) Investment Management
13 4 (4.17%) Performance Management
13 4 (4.17%) Data Protection
13 4 (4.17%) ETL
14 3 (3.13%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (77.08%) SQL
2 30 (31.25%) T-SQL
3 16 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 8 (8.33%) C#
5 6 (6.25%) Perl
5 6 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (8.33%) Degree
2 7 (7.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.08%) MCSE
3 2 (2.08%) MCSA
4 1 (1.04%) OCP
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.04%) MCP
4 1 (1.04%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.08%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.08%) QA
1 2 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (11.46%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.25%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (3.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (6.25%) Data Guard
1 6 (6.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (2.08%) SCOrch
2 2 (2.08%) SCSM
2 2 (2.08%) SCCM
2 2 (2.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 51 (53.13%) Microsoft
2 25 (26.04%) Oracle
3 8 (8.33%) IBM
3 8 (8.33%) Cognos
4 5 (5.21%) Red Gate
5 3 (3.13%) HP
5 3 (3.13%) Sony
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Brighton
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + package
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + package
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + package
Posted: 13 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago