Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior DBA was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 November 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
England > London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 751 703 765
Rank change year-on-year -48 +62 -84
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DBA 91 137 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.19% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 71 128 123
London median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% -4.35% -4.17%
10th Percentile £55,000 £45,000 £47,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £71,625 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% -3.93%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 71111 73142 84412
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.36% 95.99% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 56006 63190 71627
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,250 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

Senior DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior DBA in London

Senior DBA
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Senior DBA in London

Senior DBA
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior DBA in London over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior DBA in London

Senior DBA
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior DBA within the London region over the 6 months to 22 November 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
Central London -13 16 £62,500 +13.64% 2
West London - 10 £67,500 - 1
East London - 2 £55,000 -
South London +2 1 £92,500 +48.00%
Senior DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 London region featuring Senior DBA in the job title.

1 75 (82.42%) SQL
2 69 (75.82%) SQL Server
3 54 (59.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 50 (54.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 29 (31.87%) High Availability
6 28 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
6 28 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
6 28 (30.77%) Finance
7 26 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 26 (28.57%) T-SQL
8 23 (25.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 22 (24.18%) Oracle
10 20 (21.98%) Cloud Computing
11 19 (20.88%) Clustering
11 19 (20.88%) Disaster Recovery
11 19 (20.88%) Proactive Management
12 18 (19.78%) Performance Tuning
12 18 (19.78%) Relational Database
12 18 (19.78%) BizTalk Server
12 18 (19.78%) RDBMS
13 17 (18.68%) Linux
14 14 (15.38%) PowerShell
14 14 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
15 13 (14.29%) Law
15 13 (14.29%) DevOps
16 12 (13.19%) Oracle Database
17 11 (12.09%) Windows
17 11 (12.09%) Replication
18 10 (10.99%) Data Modelling
18 10 (10.99%) Migration

Senior DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 18 (19.78%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (5.49%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.20%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.20%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.10%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.40%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (4.40%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.20%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 28 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (21.98%) Cloud Computing
3 14 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (9.89%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (3.30%) SaaS
6 1 (1.10%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.40%) NAS
1 4 (4.40%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (75.82%) SQL Server
2 54 (59.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 50 (54.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (25.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 18 (19.78%) RDBMS
5 18 (19.78%) Relational Database
6 12 (13.19%) Oracle Database
7 10 (10.99%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (6.59%) Azure SQL Database
9 6 (6.59%) MySQL
9 6 (6.59%) SQL Server 2014
9 6 (6.59%) SQL Server 2016
10 5 (5.49%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (5.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 5 (5.49%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (5.49%) Oracle Database 12c
11 4 (4.40%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (4.40%) DB2
11 4 (4.40%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (9.89%) Flyway
2 2 (2.20%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.10%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.10%) JIRA
3 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (30.77%) Finance
2 13 (14.29%) Law
3 5 (5.49%) Banking
4 4 (4.40%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.30%) Retail
5 3 (3.30%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.20%) Games
6 2 (2.20%) Marketing
6 2 (2.20%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.10%) Advertising
7 1 (1.10%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.49%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 2 (2.20%) JDBC
2 2 (2.20%) ODBC
3 1 (1.10%) Sphinx
3 1 (1.10%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.88%) Clustering
2 11 (12.09%) Replication
3 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.10%) Equities
3 1 (1.10%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.10%) Online Games
3 1 (1.10%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.68%) Linux
2 11 (12.09%) Windows
3 8 (8.79%) Unix
4 5 (5.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.40%) Windows Server
6 3 (3.30%) VMS
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (31.87%) High Availability
2 28 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (20.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 19 (20.88%) Proactive Management
4 18 (19.78%) Performance Tuning
5 13 (14.29%) DevOps
6 10 (10.99%) Data Modelling
6 10 (10.99%) Migration
7 9 (9.89%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (7.69%) ITIL
9 6 (6.59%) Analytics
9 6 (6.59%) Database Mirroring
10 5 (5.49%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (5.49%) Database Security
10 5 (5.49%) E-Commerce
10 5 (5.49%) Mentoring
11 4 (4.40%) Change Control
11 4 (4.40%) ETL
11 4 (4.40%) Performance Analysis
12 3 (3.30%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 75 (82.42%) SQL
2 26 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 14 (15.38%) PowerShell
4 5 (5.49%) PL/SQL
5 4 (4.40%) Perl
6 3 (3.30%) Korn
6 3 (3.30%) Python
7 2 (2.20%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.20%) Ruby
7 2 (2.20%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.20%) VB
7 2 (2.20%) VBScript
8 1 (1.10%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (1.10%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (5.49%) Oracle Certification
2 4 (4.40%) OCP
3 3 (3.30%) Degree
4 2 (2.20%) MCSE
4 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.30%) Data Quality
1 3 (3.30%) SLA
2 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.59%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.49%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (5.49%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.10%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (5.49%) Data Guard
1 5 (5.49%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (3.30%) Ansible
2 3 (3.30%) Puppet
3 2 (2.20%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.20%) Perfmon
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.10%) Salt
Vendors
1 26 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 22 (24.18%) Oracle
3 7 (7.69%) VMware
4 5 (5.49%) Red Hat
4 5 (5.49%) Sybase
5 4 (4.40%) EnterpriseDB
6 1 (1.10%) Murex
6 1 (1.10%) Sun