The median annual salary for a Senior SQL Server DBA was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

Senior SQL Server Database Administrator
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 820 883 884
Rank change year-on-year +63 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior SQL Server DBA 22 64 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.027% 0.066% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.068% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 19 61 46
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,250 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £45,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +22.22% -6.25%  

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 77061 94037 97778
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.27% 96.44% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 64544 79531 80662
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 £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior SQL Server DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior SQL Server DBA in England

Senior SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Senior SQL Server DBA in England

Senior SQL Server DBA
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior SQL Server DBA in England over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior SQL Server DBA in England

Senior SQL Server 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 SQL Server DBA within the England region over the 3 months to 28 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
London +50 9 £57,500 -4.16% 2
South East +50 5 £65,000 -1.88%
North West -10 4 £52,500 +5.00%
South West +25 2 £35,000 -17.64%
Yorkshire +21 1 £50,000 +11.11%
East of England - 1 £62,500 -
Senior SQL Server DBA
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Senior SQL Server 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 SQL Server DBA in the job title.

1 48 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 44 (91.67%) SQL
3 32 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 32 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 31 (64.58%) Performance Tuning
5 30 (62.50%) T-SQL
6 26 (54.17%) Microsoft
7 24 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 22 (45.83%) Microsoft Certification
9 16 (33.33%) High Availability
10 15 (31.25%) MS Excel
10 15 (31.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 14 (29.17%) SQL Server 2014
12 13 (27.08%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (25.00%) .NET
13 12 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
14 11 (22.92%) Finance
14 11 (22.92%) .NET Framework
14 11 (22.92%) VB.NET
14 11 (22.92%) C#
14 11 (22.92%) Microsoft Azure
14 11 (22.92%) SQL Server 2012
15 10 (20.83%) Migration
15 10 (20.83%) Replication
15 10 (20.83%) Clustering
16 9 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
16 9 (18.75%) NoSQL
17 7 (14.58%) Capacity Planning
17 7 (14.58%) SQL Server 2016
17 7 (14.58%) MySQL

Senior SQL Server 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 3 (6.25%) Confluence
1 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 15 (31.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.08%) IaaS
3 1 (2.08%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 32 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (31.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 14 (29.17%) SQL Server 2014
6 11 (22.92%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (18.75%) NoSQL
7 9 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (14.58%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (14.58%) MySQL
8 7 (14.58%) SQL Server 2016
9 6 (12.50%) Azure SQL Database
10 4 (8.33%) RDBMS
10 4 (8.33%) Relational Database
11 3 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (6.25%) MongoDB
11 3 (6.25%) Power BI
11 3 (6.25%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 11 (22.92%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.00%) .NET
2 11 (22.92%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Clustering
1 10 (20.83%) Replication
2 2 (4.17%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.25%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (64.58%) Performance Tuning
2 16 (33.33%) High Availability
3 13 (27.08%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (20.83%) Migration
6 7 (14.58%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (14.58%) ETL
7 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (10.42%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (8.33%) Database Security
9 3 (6.25%) Analytics
9 3 (6.25%) Data Analytics
9 3 (6.25%) Data Modelling
9 3 (6.25%) Database Optimisation
9 3 (6.25%) Kimball Methodology
9 3 (6.25%) User Stories
10 2 (4.17%) Business Continuity
10 2 (4.17%) CRM
10 2 (4.17%) Data Protection
11 1 (2.08%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 44 (91.67%) SQL
2 30 (62.50%) T-SQL
3 11 (22.92%) C#
3 11 (22.92%) VB.NET
4 6 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (45.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (10.42%) MCSA
3 4 (8.33%) MCSE
4 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 26 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.33%) Tableau
3 3 (6.25%) RedGate
4 2 (4.17%) VMware
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle
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