The median annual salary for a Senior DBA was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 581 564 549
Rank change year-on-year -17 -15  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DBA 21 74 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.057% 0.18% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.19% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 17 69 110
Median salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,406
% change year-on-year - +3.29%  

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 34788 38440 42425
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.80% 95.91% 95.86%
Number of salaries quoted 28171 33459 35846
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +14 8 £58,500 +6.36% 1
Wimbledon - 3 £92,500 -
Greenwich - 1 £55,000 - 1
Senior DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 50 (96.15%) SQL Server
2 47 (90.38%) SQL
3 40 (76.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 34 (65.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 32 (61.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 30 (57.69%) Performance Tuning
7 25 (48.08%) T-SQL
8 23 (44.23%) PowerShell
9 16 (30.77%) NoSQL
10 15 (28.85%) Finance
11 13 (25.00%) Migration
11 13 (25.00%) Microsoft
12 10 (19.23%) Replication
12 10 (19.23%) Clustering
13 9 (17.31%) SQL Server 2014
14 8 (15.38%) Data Centre
14 8 (15.38%) Windows
15 7 (13.46%) Active Directory
16 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
16 6 (11.54%) Database Mirroring
16 6 (11.54%) Relational Database
16 6 (11.54%) SQL Server 2016
16 6 (11.54%) High Availability
16 6 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
17 5 (9.62%) SQL Server 2008
17 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Azure
17 5 (9.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 5 (9.62%) Database Security
17 5 (9.62%) RDBMS
17 5 (9.62%) Data Warehouse

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 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.92%) IaaS
3 1 (1.92%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (96.15%) SQL Server
2 40 (76.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 34 (65.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 32 (61.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (30.77%) NoSQL
6 9 (17.31%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (11.54%) Relational Database
7 6 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (11.54%) SQL Server 2016
8 5 (9.62%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (9.62%) RDBMS
8 5 (9.62%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (5.77%) OLTP
10 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (3.85%) MySQL
11 2 (3.85%) OLAP
11 2 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (1.92%) DTS
12 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.92%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 15 (28.85%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.85%) Law
4 1 (1.92%) Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Legal
4 1 (1.92%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (1.92%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.92%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (1.92%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) Clustering
1 10 (19.23%) Replication
2 8 (15.38%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.92%) Fintech
3 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.92%) NHS
3 1 (1.92%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (3.85%) Linux
2 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.92%) Unix
3 1 (1.92%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (57.69%) Performance Tuning
2 13 (25.00%) Migration
3 6 (11.54%) Database Mirroring
3 6 (11.54%) High Availability
4 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (9.62%) Database Security
4 5 (9.62%) ETL
5 3 (5.77%) Business Continuity
5 3 (5.77%) Data Analysis
5 3 (5.77%) Data Security
5 3 (5.77%) Front End Development
5 3 (5.77%) Mentoring
5 3 (5.77%) Problem Management
5 3 (5.77%) Process Improvement
5 3 (5.77%) Task Automation
5 3 (5.77%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.92%) Change Management
7 1 (1.92%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.92%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 47 (90.38%) SQL
2 25 (48.08%) T-SQL
3 23 (44.23%) PowerShell
4 4 (7.69%) R
5 3 (5.77%) C#
6 2 (3.85%) Python
7 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.92%) Perl
7 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.92%) Ruby
7 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (1.92%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (13.46%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.92%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) SQL Sentry
2 2 (3.85%) Puppet
3 1 (1.92%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (1.92%) Grafana
3 1 (1.92%) Graphite
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.92%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.69%) SolarWinds
2 4 (7.69%) Sun
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle
4 1 (1.92%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.92%) Splunk
4 1 (1.92%) VMware
Greenwich
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago