The median annual salary for a Senior SQL DBA was £58,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 28 June 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
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 219 232 295
Rank change year-on-year +13 +63  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior SQL DBA 8 23 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.16% 0.36% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.38% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 8 23 18
Median salary £58,500 £55,000 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.36% -2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £58,400
UK excluding London median salary £49,750 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year -0.50% +2.04%  

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 4898 6124 9661
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.31% 96.12% 94.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4373 5586 8280
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram 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 28 June 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 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (95.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 21 (95.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (90.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 19 (86.36%) SQL
4 19 (86.36%) T-SQL
5 18 (81.82%) PowerShell
6 17 (77.27%) Performance Tuning
7 14 (63.64%) NoSQL
8 9 (40.91%) Migration
9 6 (27.27%) Finance
10 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
10 4 (18.18%) Sun
10 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
10 4 (18.18%) SolarWinds
10 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (18.18%) SQL Sentry
11 3 (13.64%) Process Improvement
11 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
11 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (13.64%) Data Security
11 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (13.64%) Business Continuity
11 3 (13.64%) Degree
11 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
12 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (9.09%) High Availability
13 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012

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 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (95.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 21 (95.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (90.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 14 (63.64%) NoSQL
5 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (4.55%) DTS
8 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Law
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
1 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (40.91%) Migration
3 3 (13.64%) Business Continuity
3 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (13.64%) Data Security
3 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
3 3 (13.64%) Process Improvement
4 2 (9.09%) High Availability
5 1 (4.55%) Database Optimisation
5 1 (4.55%) Database Security
5 1 (4.55%) ETL
5 1 (4.55%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (4.55%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 19 (86.36%) SQL
1 19 (86.36%) T-SQL
2 18 (81.82%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Sentry
2 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 4 (18.18%) SolarWinds
1 4 (18.18%) Sun
City of London
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Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
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