The median annual salary for a Senior DBA was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 725 770 777
Rank change year-on-year +45 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DBA 134 165 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.17% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 103 147 146
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,650 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -  

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 77326 94599 97418
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.30% 96.46% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 64770 80048 80399
Median salary £46,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

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 30 March 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 30 March 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
South East +69 32 £57,500 +18.55% 2
London +10 31 £60,000 - 6
Yorkshire +33 23 £42,500 -2.85% 5
South West +35 14 £50,000 +17.64%
North West -18 12 £45,000 -10.00%
West Midlands - 10 £43,250 - 2
East Midlands +16 8 £45,000 - 1
East of England +31 6 £42,000 -40.00% 2
North East - 1 - -
Senior DBA
UK

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 228 (78.89%) SQL
2 225 (77.85%) SQL Server
3 147 (50.87%) Performance Tuning
4 135 (46.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 116 (40.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 102 (35.29%) Microsoft
7 101 (34.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 100 (34.60%) Replication
9 95 (32.87%) SQL Server 2008
10 92 (31.83%) T-SQL
11 84 (29.07%) Oracle
12 73 (25.26%) High Availability
13 70 (24.22%) Data Warehouse
14 69 (23.88%) SQL Server 2012
15 65 (22.49%) Relational Database
16 63 (21.80%) Business Intelligence
17 62 (21.45%) Finance
18 60 (20.76%) PowerShell
19 59 (20.42%) Oracle Database
20 56 (19.38%) Agile Software Development
21 54 (18.69%) RDBMS
22 52 (17.99%) SQL Server 2014
23 50 (17.30%) Clustering
24 47 (16.26%) NoSQL
25 42 (14.53%) Oracle RMAN
25 42 (14.53%) MS Excel
26 39 (13.49%) Windows
27 37 (12.80%) Disaster Recovery
28 36 (12.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
28 36 (12.46%) Data Guard

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 12 (4.15%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (3.46%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.04%) Confluence
4 3 (1.04%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.69%) IIS
Applications
1 42 (14.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (3.46%) Oracle Applications
1 10 (3.46%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.04%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.69%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.69%) Oracle Utilities
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 26 (9.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (6.92%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (2.08%) Amazon S3
4 5 (1.73%) IaaS
4 5 (1.73%) PaaS
5 2 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.35%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.81%) SAN
2 6 (2.08%) DNS
2 6 (2.08%) Firewall
2 6 (2.08%) Internet
2 6 (2.08%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 225 (77.85%) SQL Server
2 135 (46.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 116 (40.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 101 (34.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 95 (32.87%) SQL Server 2008
6 70 (24.22%) Data Warehouse
7 69 (23.88%) SQL Server 2012
8 65 (22.49%) Relational Database
9 59 (20.42%) Oracle Database
10 54 (18.69%) RDBMS
11 52 (17.99%) SQL Server 2014
12 47 (16.26%) NoSQL
13 35 (12.11%) MongoDB
14 29 (10.03%) SQL Server 2016
15 26 (9.00%) Oracle Database 11g
16 24 (8.30%) MySQL
17 20 (6.92%) SQL Server 2005
18 16 (5.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 13 (4.50%) PostgreSQL
20 12 (4.15%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 24 (8.30%) Toad
2 21 (7.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (3.46%) Visual Studio
4 7 (2.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (1.73%) JIRA
6 4 (1.38%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.04%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.35%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 62 (21.45%) Finance
2 8 (2.77%) Retail
3 5 (1.73%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.04%) Legal
5 2 (0.69%) Advertising
5 2 (0.69%) Law
5 2 (0.69%) Marketing
6 1 (0.35%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (10.73%) .NET
2 12 (4.15%) .NET Framework
3 10 (3.46%) XML
4 4 (1.38%) MDX
5 3 (1.04%) MSMQ
6 2 (0.69%) Middleware
6 2 (0.69%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.69%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (0.35%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.35%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.35%) Sensu
7 1 (0.35%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 100 (34.60%) Replication
2 50 (17.30%) Clustering
3 14 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.77%) Fintech
5 6 (2.08%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.73%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.38%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.69%) NHS
10 1 (0.35%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 39 (13.49%) Windows
2 27 (9.34%) Unix
3 21 (7.27%) Linux
4 11 (3.81%) Windows Server
5 8 (2.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.73%) Solaris
8 4 (1.38%) AIX
9 2 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.69%) Windows NT
9 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (50.87%) Performance Tuning
2 73 (25.26%) High Availability
3 63 (21.80%) Business Intelligence
4 56 (19.38%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (12.80%) Disaster Recovery
6 33 (11.42%) Migration
7 32 (11.07%) Database Security
8 31 (10.73%) ETL
9 30 (10.38%) Capacity Planning
10 22 (7.61%) Scrum
11 17 (5.88%) Capacity Management
11 17 (5.88%) Data Modelling
12 14 (4.84%) Performance Improvement
12 14 (4.84%) Performance Management
12 14 (4.84%) Performance Monitoring
13 11 (3.81%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (3.81%) Database Tuning
14 10 (3.46%) DevOps
14 10 (3.46%) Software Engineering
15 9 (3.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 228 (78.89%) SQL
2 92 (31.83%) T-SQL
3 60 (20.76%) PowerShell
4 29 (10.03%) C#
5 28 (9.69%) Shell Script
6 21 (7.27%) PL/SQL
7 18 (6.23%) VB.NET
8 4 (1.38%) Python
9 3 (1.04%) C++
9 3 (1.04%) Java
9 3 (1.04%) R
10 2 (0.69%) PHP
11 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.35%) Perl
11 1 (0.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 34 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (3.81%) Degree
3 6 (2.08%) MCSA
4 5 (1.73%) MCITP
4 5 (1.73%) MCSE
4 5 (1.73%) MCTS
4 5 (1.73%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.73%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.38%) OCP
5 4 (1.38%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.46%) SLA
2 6 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.08%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.04%) QA
5 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (6.57%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (2.08%) VMware ESX
2 6 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (1.73%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.38%) Oracle Clusterware
5 2 (0.69%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 42 (14.53%) Oracle RMAN
2 36 (12.46%) Data Guard
2 36 (12.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 30 (10.38%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 24 (8.30%) Tivoli
4 24 (8.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 8 (2.77%) SCOM
6 6 (2.08%) Galera Cluster
7 4 (1.38%) Failover Clustering
7 4 (1.38%) Perfmon
8 2 (0.69%) Puppet
8 2 (0.69%) SQL Sentry
9 1 (0.35%) Grafana
9 1 (0.35%) Graphite
9 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.35%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 102 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 84 (29.07%) Oracle
3 28 (9.69%) IBM
4 19 (6.57%) VMware
5 12 (4.15%) Tableau
6 6 (2.08%) Percona
7 4 (1.38%) Sun
8 3 (1.04%) RedGate
9 2 (0.69%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.69%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.35%) Remedy
10 1 (0.35%) SAP
10 1 (0.35%) Splunk
10 1 (0.35%) Sybase
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