Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior SQL DBA was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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

Senior SQL Database Administrator
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 312 319 385
Rank change year-on-year +7 +66 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior SQL DBA 10 31 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.099% 0.27% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.28% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 9 30 40
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% -4.35% -4.17%
10th Percentile £58,750 £52,500 £48,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £75,000
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +13.64% -4.35% -4.17%

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

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 9600 11206 16467
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 96.39% 95.78%
Number of salaries quoted 8698 10212 14302
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £34,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +0.92%

Senior SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Senior SQL DBA in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (80.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 5 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (50.00%) High Availability
4 5 (50.00%) Analytics
4 5 (50.00%) Proactive Management
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) SaaS
6 2 (20.00%) FastStats
6 2 (20.00%) Law
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle
6 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
6 2 (20.00%) MS Access
6 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
7 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (10.00%) Power BI
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Optimisation
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
7 1 (10.00%) PowerPivot
7 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management

Senior SQL DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 5 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (20.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (20.00%) MS Access
3 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (10.00%) Big Data
4 1 (10.00%) Power BI
4 1 (10.00%) PowerPivot
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Law
3 1 (10.00%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (50.00%) Analytics
2 5 (50.00%) High Availability
2 5 (50.00%) Proactive Management
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (10.00%) Data Extraction
3 1 (10.00%) Data Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) ETL
3 1 (10.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Master Data Management
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Optimisation
3 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle