The median annual salary for a Senior SQL DBA was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior SQL Database Administrator
London / City of London
Rank 204 243 301
Rank change year-on-year +39 +58  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior SQL DBA 14 26 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.28% 0.37% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.38% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 14 26 18
Median salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.16% +9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,350
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year - +0.55%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4868 6762 9714
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.94% 95.63% 95.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4467 6044 8273
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Senior SQL DBA in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior SQL DBA in the City of London

Senior SQL DBA
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior SQL DBA in the City of London.

Salary trend for Senior SQL DBA in the City of London

Senior SQL DBA
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior SQL DBA in the City of London over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior SQL DBA in the City of London

Senior SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Senior SQL 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 across the City of London region featuring Senior SQL DBA in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 17 (100.00%) SQL
2 16 (94.12%) T-SQL
3 15 (88.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (88.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (76.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 13 (76.47%) PowerShell
4 13 (76.47%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (52.94%) NoSQL
6 5 (29.41%) Migration
7 4 (23.53%) Finance
7 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (17.65%) Database Security
8 3 (17.65%) .NET
9 2 (11.76%) DTS
9 2 (11.76%) Windows
9 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
9 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
9 2 (11.76%) Sun
9 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (11.76%) Replication
9 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (11.76%) C#
9 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (11.76%) High Availability
9 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds

Senior SQL DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 (11.76%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) IaaS
2 1 (5.88%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (88.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (88.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (76.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (52.94%) NoSQL
5 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (11.76%) DTS
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
7 1 (5.88%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Law
2 1 (5.88%) Legal
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
1 2 (11.76%) Replication
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
1 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
1 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (29.41%) Migration
3 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (17.65%) Database Security
5 2 (11.76%) Database Optimisation
5 2 (11.76%) High Availability
5 2 (11.76%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (11.76%) Statistics
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.88%) Database Mirroring
6 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.88%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) SQL
2 16 (94.12%) T-SQL
3 13 (76.47%) PowerShell
4 2 (11.76%) C#
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SCOM
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Sentry
2 1 (5.88%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds
1 2 (11.76%) Sun
City, London
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £59000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago