Period
to 17 October 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior DBA was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 17 October 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
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 918 852 857
Rank change year-on-year -66 +5 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DBA 225 363 439
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.20% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.21% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 190 340 354
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,230 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.36% -6.86% -1.79%
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £68,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £51,230 £55,000
% change year-on-year +2.48% -6.86% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 157133 174606 197685
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.75% 96.46% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 126821 147767 165402
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Senior DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 17 October 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 6 months to 17 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North of England -12 76 £50,000 - 1
London -53 65 £65,000 +18.18% 10
Yorkshire +48 63 £50,000 - 1
South East +68 51 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Midlands +19 18 £45,000 - 1
East Midlands +32 11 £45,000 - 1
East of England +16 8 £65,000 +18.18% 1
West Midlands +19 7 £43,750 +2.94%
South West -5 7 £44,750 -8.21% 2
North West -46 7 £50,000 -4.76%
North East +20 6 £50,491 -1.88%
Senior DBA
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 199 (88.44%) SQL
2 176 (78.22%) SQL Server
3 127 (56.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 118 (52.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 116 (51.56%) Performance Tuning
6 115 (51.11%) T-SQL
7 89 (39.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 82 (36.44%) Microsoft
9 70 (31.11%) PowerShell
10 61 (27.11%) SQL Server 2008
10 61 (27.11%) High Availability
10 61 (27.11%) Business Intelligence
11 57 (25.33%) Disaster Recovery
12 51 (22.67%) Replication
13 47 (20.89%) Data Warehouse
14 46 (20.44%) Oracle
15 45 (20.00%) ETL
16 44 (19.56%) Finance
17 41 (18.22%) Clustering
17 41 (18.22%) Linux
18 38 (16.89%) SQL Server 2012
19 37 (16.44%) Data Modelling
19 37 (16.44%) Migration
20 35 (15.56%) Microsoft Certification
21 30 (13.33%) MCSA
21 30 (13.33%) Database Security
21 30 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
21 30 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
22 29 (12.89%) Oracle Database
22 29 (12.89%) SQL Server 2014

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 (5.33%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (0.89%) Apache Solr
2 2 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (0.89%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle 10gAS
3 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (0.89%) FastStats
1 2 (0.89%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.89%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 30 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
1 30 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (5.78%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (5.33%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.33%) SaaS
5 1 (0.44%) IaaS
5 1 (0.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.78%) NAS
1 4 (1.78%) SAN
2 1 (0.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (78.22%) SQL Server
2 127 (56.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 118 (52.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 89 (39.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 61 (27.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 47 (20.89%) Data Warehouse
7 38 (16.89%) SQL Server 2012
8 29 (12.89%) Oracle Database
8 29 (12.89%) SQL Server 2014
9 27 (12.00%) Relational Database
10 26 (11.56%) MySQL
11 25 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
12 22 (9.78%) RDBMS
13 21 (9.33%) MongoDB
13 21 (9.33%) SQL Server 2016
14 16 (7.11%) NoSQL
14 16 (7.11%) Oracle Database 12c
15 12 (5.33%) MariaDB
16 11 (4.89%) PostgreSQL
17 8 (3.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (8.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 12 (5.33%) Flyway
3 7 (3.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.78%) Toad
4 4 (1.78%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.33%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.33%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.89%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.89%) Subversion
7 1 (0.44%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
General
1 44 (19.56%) Finance
2 13 (5.78%) Law
3 7 (3.11%) Marketing
4 6 (2.67%) Banking
4 6 (2.67%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.22%) Retail
6 4 (1.78%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.33%) Advertising
7 3 (1.33%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.89%) Electronics
8 2 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.44%) Back Office
9 1 (0.44%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.11%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 3 (1.33%) Middleware
2 3 (1.33%) WSH
3 2 (0.89%) .NET
3 2 (0.89%) JDBC
3 2 (0.89%) ODBC
3 2 (0.89%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.44%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.44%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 51 (22.67%) Replication
2 41 (18.22%) Clustering
3 18 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (8.00%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.67%) Driving Licence
5 3 (1.33%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (1.33%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.89%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.89%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.44%) Equities
7 1 (0.44%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.44%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.44%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.44%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 41 (18.22%) Linux
2 26 (11.56%) Windows
3 12 (5.33%) Unix
4 6 (2.67%) Oracle Linux
4 6 (2.67%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.78%) Solaris
6 3 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (51.56%) Performance Tuning
2 61 (27.11%) Business Intelligence
2 61 (27.11%) High Availability
3 57 (25.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 45 (20.00%) ETL
5 37 (16.44%) Data Modelling
5 37 (16.44%) Migration
6 30 (13.33%) Database Security
7 26 (11.56%) Performance Monitoring
8 23 (10.22%) Capacity Planning
9 20 (8.89%) Mentoring
10 19 (8.44%) Database Tuning
11 18 (8.00%) DevOps
12 17 (7.56%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (5.78%) ITIL
14 12 (5.33%) Capacity Management
14 12 (5.33%) Enterprise Architecture
15 11 (4.89%) Change Control
16 9 (4.00%) Database Mirroring
16 9 (4.00%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 199 (88.44%) SQL
2 115 (51.11%) T-SQL
3 70 (31.11%) PowerShell
4 10 (4.44%) Bash Shell
4 10 (4.44%) Shell Script
5 8 (3.56%) PL/SQL
6 6 (2.67%) Perl
6 6 (2.67%) Python
7 5 (2.22%) VBScript
8 2 (0.89%) Korn
8 2 (0.89%) PHP
8 2 (0.89%) R
8 2 (0.89%) Ruby
8 2 (0.89%) VB
9 1 (0.44%) C
9 1 (0.44%) C#
Qualifications
1 35 (15.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (13.33%) MCSA
3 26 (11.56%) MCSE
4 22 (9.78%) Degree
5 18 (8.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (4.00%) Security Cleared
7 8 (3.56%) Oracle Certification
8 4 (1.78%) MCDBA
8 4 (1.78%) MCITP
9 3 (1.33%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.89%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.44%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.44%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.89%) SLA
2 9 (4.00%) QA
3 7 (3.11%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (6.22%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (3.56%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (2.67%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.44%) Firmware
5 1 (0.44%) KVM
5 1 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 16 (7.11%) Data Guard
1 16 (7.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 7 (3.11%) Oracle RMAN
2 7 (3.11%) SCOM
3 6 (2.67%) Microsoft Clustering
3 6 (2.67%) NetBackup
4 5 (2.22%) Failover Clustering
5 4 (1.78%) Ansible
5 4 (1.78%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 4 (1.78%) Perfmon
6 3 (1.33%) Puppet
6 3 (1.33%) Tivoli
6 3 (1.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.89%) SCCM
8 1 (0.44%) Salt
8 1 (0.44%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 82 (36.44%) Microsoft
2 46 (20.44%) Oracle
3 11 (4.89%) IBM
4 8 (3.56%) VMware
5 5 (2.22%) Netezza
5 5 (2.22%) Sybase
6 4 (1.78%) RedGate
7 3 (1.33%) Actian
7 3 (1.33%) EnterpriseDB
7 3 (1.33%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.33%) Remedy
7 3 (1.33%) SAP
8 2 (0.89%) hybris
8 2 (0.89%) IDERA
8 2 (0.89%) Percona
9 1 (0.44%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.44%) Sun