The median annual salary for a Senior DBA was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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

Senior Database Administrator
UK / England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 747 757 693
Rank change year-on-year +10 -64  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DBA 108 150 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.16% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.17% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 97 143 217
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,100 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,312
% change year-on-year - +3.49%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80108 89468 100526
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.97% 96.55% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 65932 76287 83736
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Senior DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Senior DBA in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior DBA in England

Senior DBA
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Senior DBA in England

Senior DBA
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior DBA in England over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior DBA in England

Senior DBA
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior DBA within the England region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Yorkshire +19 35 £47,500 +5.55% 2
South East +46 28 £60,000 +17.07% 3
London -11 24 £62,000 -0.80% 6
South West +12 8 £52,500 +23.52% 1
West Midlands +22 6 £45,000 -11.76% 1
East Midlands +20 4 £45,000 -
East of England -1 3 £52,500 -4.54%
Senior DBA
UK

Senior DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Senior 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 England region featuring Senior DBA in the job title.

1 206 (87.29%) SQL
2 187 (79.24%) SQL Server
3 138 (58.47%) Performance Tuning
4 119 (50.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 103 (43.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 99 (41.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 99 (41.95%) T-SQL
7 79 (33.47%) SQL Server 2008
8 71 (30.08%) Microsoft
9 68 (28.81%) Replication
10 55 (23.31%) SQL Server 2012
11 51 (21.61%) Oracle
12 50 (21.19%) PowerShell
13 49 (20.76%) Data Warehouse
14 48 (20.34%) High Availability
15 46 (19.49%) Clustering
16 45 (19.07%) Migration
17 44 (18.64%) Disaster Recovery
18 43 (18.22%) Finance
19 42 (17.80%) ETL
20 41 (17.37%) SQL Server 2014
21 40 (16.95%) Relational Database
22 38 (16.10%) Business Intelligence
23 37 (15.68%) Capacity Planning
24 34 (14.41%) Oracle Database
25 33 (13.98%) NoSQL
26 31 (13.14%) RDBMS
27 30 (12.71%) MongoDB
28 29 (12.29%) Windows
29 28 (11.86%) MySQL

Senior DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (2.12%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (5.51%) Oracle Applications
1 13 (5.51%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.27%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.85%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.63%) Amazon AWS
1 18 (7.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.42%) Azure Machine Learning
2 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.42%) IaaS
2 1 (0.42%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.12%) SAN
2 1 (0.42%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (79.24%) SQL Server
2 119 (50.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 103 (43.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 99 (41.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 79 (33.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 55 (23.31%) SQL Server 2012
7 49 (20.76%) Data Warehouse
8 41 (17.37%) SQL Server 2014
9 40 (16.95%) Relational Database
10 34 (14.41%) Oracle Database
11 33 (13.98%) NoSQL
12 31 (13.14%) RDBMS
13 30 (12.71%) MongoDB
14 28 (11.86%) MySQL
15 27 (11.44%) SQL Server 2005
16 26 (11.02%) SQL Server 2016
17 20 (8.47%) Oracle Database 11g
18 16 (6.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 11 (4.66%) MariaDB
20 8 (3.39%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 13 (5.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 9 (3.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (3.39%) Visual Studio
4 6 (2.54%) Toad
5 4 (1.69%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.85%) JIRA
7 1 (0.42%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.42%) Subversion
General
1 43 (18.22%) Finance
2 5 (2.12%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.27%) Law
3 3 (1.27%) Legal
3 3 (1.27%) Retail
4 2 (0.85%) Marketing
5 1 (0.42%) Advertising
5 1 (0.42%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.39%) .NET
2 5 (2.12%) XML
3 3 (1.27%) MSMQ
4 2 (0.85%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.85%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (0.42%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.42%) Sensu
5 1 (0.42%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 68 (28.81%) Replication
2 46 (19.49%) Clustering
3 23 (9.75%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (5.93%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.81%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.69%) Fintech
6 4 (1.69%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.85%) NHS
9 1 (0.42%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.42%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.42%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.42%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.42%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 29 (12.29%) Windows
2 25 (10.59%) Linux
3 10 (4.24%) Unix
4 9 (3.81%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.27%) Solaris
8 2 (0.85%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (58.47%) Performance Tuning
2 48 (20.34%) High Availability
3 45 (19.07%) Migration
4 44 (18.64%) Disaster Recovery
5 42 (17.80%) ETL
6 38 (16.10%) Business Intelligence
7 37 (15.68%) Capacity Planning
8 28 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (11.44%) Database Security
10 18 (7.63%) Capacity Management
11 17 (7.20%) Database Tuning
12 15 (6.36%) Performance Improvement
12 15 (6.36%) Performance Management
12 15 (6.36%) Performance Monitoring
13 12 (5.08%) Data Modelling
13 12 (5.08%) Mentoring
14 11 (4.66%) Microservices
14 11 (4.66%) Server Monitoring
15 10 (4.24%) Change Control
15 10 (4.24%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 206 (87.29%) SQL
2 99 (41.95%) T-SQL
3 50 (21.19%) PowerShell
4 19 (8.05%) PL/SQL
5 14 (5.93%) Shell Script
6 8 (3.39%) C#
7 6 (2.54%) Bash Shell
7 6 (2.54%) R
8 5 (2.12%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.69%) Python
10 3 (1.27%) C++
10 3 (1.27%) Java
10 3 (1.27%) Perl
11 2 (0.85%) PHP
12 1 (0.42%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (10.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (7.63%) Degree
3 14 (5.93%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (4.66%) MCSA
5 10 (4.24%) MCSE
6 5 (2.12%) SC Cleared
6 5 (2.12%) Security Cleared
7 4 (1.69%) MCITP
8 3 (1.27%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.42%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.66%) SLA
2 7 (2.97%) QA
3 3 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (5.93%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (2.97%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.85%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.85%) KVM
4 1 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 21 (8.90%) Oracle RMAN
2 18 (7.63%) Data Guard
3 10 (4.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 7 (2.97%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 6 (2.54%) Tivoli
5 6 (2.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 5 (2.12%) Failover Clustering
7 4 (1.69%) Puppet
7 4 (1.69%) SCOM
7 4 (1.69%) SQL Sentry
8 3 (1.27%) Galera Cluster
9 2 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.42%) Grafana
10 1 (0.42%) Graphite
10 1 (0.42%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.42%) Perfmon
10 1 (0.42%) SCCM
Vendors
1 71 (30.08%) Microsoft
2 51 (21.61%) Oracle
3 18 (7.63%) VMware
4 17 (7.20%) IBM
5 6 (2.54%) Sun
6 5 (2.12%) Percona
7 4 (1.69%) SolarWinds
8 3 (1.27%) Netezza
8 3 (1.27%) RedGate
9 2 (0.85%) Tableau
10 1 (0.42%) IDERA
10 1 (0.42%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.42%) Splunk
10 1 (0.42%) Sybase
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