The median annual salary for a Senior DBA was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Database Administrator
England / London
Rank 554 571 596
Rank change year-on-year +17 +25  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DBA 30 86 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.089% 0.21% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.21% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 26 75 57
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,800 £50,300
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,200 £71,000
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 London. 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 32183 40271 40502
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.74% 96.11% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 27204 34741 34018
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 3 months to 25 March 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 3 months to 25 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
City of London +38 17 £57,500 -4.16% 3
Senior DBA
England

Senior DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 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 London region featuring Senior DBA in the job title.

1 64 (94.12%) SQL
2 63 (92.65%) SQL Server
3 49 (72.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 46 (67.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 35 (51.47%) T-SQL
6 33 (48.53%) Performance Tuning
7 27 (39.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 26 (38.24%) Microsoft
9 24 (35.29%) SQL Server 2008
10 19 (27.94%) Replication
11 18 (26.47%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (23.53%) .NET
12 16 (23.53%) Finance
13 15 (22.06%) C#
13 15 (22.06%) PowerShell
13 15 (22.06%) High Availability
14 14 (20.59%) Microsoft Certification
15 13 (19.12%) NoSQL
15 13 (19.12%) Microsoft Azure
15 13 (19.12%) .NET Framework
16 12 (17.65%) VB.NET
17 11 (16.18%) Disaster Recovery
17 11 (16.18%) SQL Server 2014
18 9 (13.24%) Migration
18 9 (13.24%) Windows
18 9 (13.24%) Database Security
19 8 (11.76%) OLTP
19 8 (11.76%) SQL Server 2016
20 7 (10.29%) Data Warehouse
20 7 (10.29%) Clustering

Senior DBA Skill Set
Top Related 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 5 (7.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (19.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.35%) IaaS
2 5 (7.35%) PaaS
3 2 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (92.65%) SQL Server
2 49 (72.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 46 (67.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (39.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 24 (35.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (19.12%) NoSQL
7 11 (16.18%) SQL Server 2014
8 8 (11.76%) OLTP
8 8 (11.76%) SQL Server 2016
9 7 (10.29%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (8.82%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (7.35%) SQL Server 2000
12 4 (5.88%) MongoDB
12 4 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (4.41%) Azure SQL Database
13 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database
13 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (4.41%) QlikView
13 3 (4.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (7.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (4.41%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.47%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 16 (23.53%) Finance
2 5 (7.35%) Retail
3 4 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.41%) Law
5 2 (2.94%) Legal
6 1 (1.47%) Advertising
6 1 (1.47%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (23.53%) .NET
2 13 (19.12%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.47%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.47%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 19 (27.94%) Replication
2 7 (10.29%) Clustering
3 6 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.35%) Data Centre
4 5 (7.35%) Fintech
5 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.47%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.24%) Windows
2 5 (7.35%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (7.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (4.41%) Linux
3 3 (4.41%) Unix
3 3 (4.41%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (48.53%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (26.47%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (22.06%) High Availability
4 11 (16.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (13.24%) Database Security
5 9 (13.24%) Migration
6 6 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (8.82%) E-Commerce
7 5 (7.35%) Statistics
8 4 (5.88%) Database Mirroring
8 4 (5.88%) Mentoring
9 3 (4.41%) Data Architecture
9 3 (4.41%) Data Modelling
9 3 (4.41%) Database Optimisation
9 3 (4.41%) Database Theory
9 3 (4.41%) ETL
9 3 (4.41%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (4.41%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (4.41%) Presales
9 3 (4.41%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 64 (94.12%) SQL
2 35 (51.47%) T-SQL
3 15 (22.06%) C#
3 15 (22.06%) PowerShell
4 12 (17.65%) VB.NET
5 4 (5.88%) Python
6 3 (4.41%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.41%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.94%) R
8 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.47%) Perl
8 1 (1.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (20.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.47%) Degree
2 1 (1.47%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (4.41%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.41%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.47%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) Failover Clustering
1 3 (4.41%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (2.94%) Puppet
2 2 (2.94%) SCOM
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Sentry
3 1 (1.47%) Grafana
3 1 (1.47%) Graphite
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 26 (38.24%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.82%) Oracle
3 3 (4.41%) Tableau
4 2 (2.94%) SolarWinds
4 2 (2.94%) Sun
5 1 (1.47%) Splunk
5 1 (1.47%) VMware
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