Period
to 23 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior SQL DBA was £62,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

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

Senior SQL Database Administrator
England > London
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 793 768 770
Rank change year-on-year -25 +2 +55
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior SQL DBA 42 111 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.058% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.14% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 35 103 137
London median annual salary £62,000 £59,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.20% -0.83% -
10th Percentile £54,000 £45,000 £52,500
90th Percentile £81,500 £76,250 £74,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% - -4.35%

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 69254 78893 85693
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.94% 96.04% 95.92%
Number of salaries quoted 55741 68417 72292
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Senior SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior SQL DBA in London

Senior SQL DBA
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Senior SQL DBA in London

Senior SQL DBA
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior SQL DBA in London over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior SQL DBA in London

Senior SQL 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 SQL DBA within the London region over the 6 months to 23 July 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
City of London +23 21 £59,500 +5.78%
Wimbledon - 3 £92,500 -
Greenwich - 1 £55,000 -
Senior SQL DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, Senior SQL 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 SQL DBA in the job title.

1 42 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 39 (92.86%) SQL
3 35 (83.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 30 (71.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 29 (69.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 23 (54.76%) Performance Tuning
7 21 (50.00%) PowerShell
7 21 (50.00%) T-SQL
8 15 (35.71%) NoSQL
9 14 (33.33%) Finance
10 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
11 9 (21.43%) Migration
11 9 (21.43%) Clustering
12 8 (19.05%) SQL Server 2014
13 7 (16.67%) Relational Database
13 7 (16.67%) RDBMS
13 7 (16.67%) Windows
14 6 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (14.29%) Database Mirroring
15 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2012
15 5 (11.90%) High Availability
15 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2016
15 5 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (11.90%) ETL
15 5 (11.90%) Sun
15 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
15 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
16 4 (9.52%) SolarWinds
16 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
16 4 (9.52%) Active Directory

Senior SQL 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 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.38%) IaaS
3 1 (2.38%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 35 (83.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 30 (71.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 29 (69.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (35.71%) NoSQL
6 8 (19.05%) SQL Server 2014
7 7 (16.67%) RDBMS
7 7 (16.67%) Relational Database
8 5 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (4.76%) MySQL
11 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (2.38%) MS Access
11 1 (2.38%) OLTP
11 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 14 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Clustering
2 4 (9.52%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.14%) Replication
4 1 (2.38%) Equities
4 1 (2.38%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.38%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (54.76%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (21.43%) Migration
3 6 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (14.29%) Database Mirroring
4 5 (11.90%) ETL
4 5 (11.90%) High Availability
5 3 (7.14%) Business Continuity
5 3 (7.14%) Data Analysis
5 3 (7.14%) Data Security
5 3 (7.14%) Problem Management
5 3 (7.14%) Process Improvement
6 2 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.38%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.38%) Change Management
7 1 (2.38%) ITIL
7 1 (2.38%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (2.38%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (92.86%) SQL
2 21 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 21 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (9.52%) R
4 1 (2.38%) VB
4 1 (2.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (2.38%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Sentry
2 1 (2.38%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.90%) Sun
3 4 (9.52%) SolarWinds
4 3 (7.14%) Oracle
5 1 (2.38%) Rackspace
5 1 (2.38%) Sybase