Period
to 23 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior SQL DBA was £63,750 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 758 733 817
Rank change year-on-year -25 +84 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior SQL DBA 72 74 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.10% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 68 72 74
London median annual salary £63,750 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.91% -4.35% -4.17%
10th Percentile £57,500 £45,000 £47,500
90th Percentile £75,750 £70,000 £73,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09% -4.35%

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 66,760 67,445 81,274
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.99% 95.90% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 54,474 57,719 69,470
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +3.77%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,494
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 January 2018.

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 January 2018. 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 -1 20 £62,500 +13.64%
West London - 9 £67,500 -
East London +3 2 £60,000 - 2
Senior SQL DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, Senior SQL DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the London region featuring Senior SQL DBA in the job title.

1 68 (94.44%) SQL Server
2 60 (83.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 59 (81.94%) SQL
3 59 (81.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 39 (54.17%) Business Intelligence
5 36 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 33 (45.83%) High Availability
7 30 (41.67%) T-SQL
8 28 (38.89%) BizTalk Server
9 27 (37.50%) Cloud Computing
9 27 (37.50%) Proactive Management
10 26 (36.11%) Microsoft
11 19 (26.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 15 (20.83%) Finance
13 14 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
13 14 (19.44%) Analytics
14 11 (15.28%) Performance Tuning
14 11 (15.28%) PowerShell
14 11 (15.28%) Clustering
14 11 (15.28%) Disaster Recovery
14 11 (15.28%) Data Modelling
15 10 (13.89%) SQL Server 2012
16 9 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
16 9 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
16 9 (12.50%) Windows
16 9 (12.50%) Flyway
17 8 (11.11%) Law
17 8 (11.11%) Replication
18 7 (9.72%) ETL
18 7 (9.72%) SQL Server 2014

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 28 (38.89%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Elite 3E
1 1 (1.39%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 36 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (37.50%) Cloud Computing
3 14 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (5.56%) Amazon S3
6 3 (4.17%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (94.44%) SQL Server
2 60 (83.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 59 (81.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (26.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (13.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (9.72%) SQL Server 2014
6 7 (9.72%) SQL Server 2016
7 5 (6.94%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (5.56%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (5.56%) NoSQL
8 4 (5.56%) RDBMS
8 4 (5.56%) Relational Database
9 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (2.78%) MongoDB
9 2 (2.78%) OLTP
9 2 (2.78%) Power BI
9 2 (2.78%) PowerPivot
10 1 (1.39%) MS Access
10 1 (1.39%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 9 (12.50%) Flyway
2 4 (5.56%) TeamCity
3 3 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (20.83%) Finance
2 8 (11.11%) Law
3 4 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.17%) Banking
4 3 (4.17%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.17%) Retail
5 1 (1.39%) Advertising
5 1 (1.39%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.78%) JDBC
1 2 (2.78%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.28%) Clustering
2 8 (11.11%) Replication
3 4 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.78%) Fintech
5 1 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.50%) Windows
2 3 (4.17%) VMS
2 3 (4.17%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.39%) Linux
3 1 (1.39%) Solaris
3 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (54.17%) Business Intelligence
2 33 (45.83%) High Availability
3 27 (37.50%) Proactive Management
4 14 (19.44%) Analytics
5 11 (15.28%) Data Modelling
5 11 (15.28%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (15.28%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
7 7 (9.72%) ETL
8 6 (8.33%) ITIL
9 4 (5.56%) Auto-Scaling
9 4 (5.56%) Data Management
9 4 (5.56%) Product Management
9 4 (5.56%) TDD
9 4 (5.56%) Unit Testing
10 3 (4.17%) Database Mirroring
10 3 (4.17%) Database Security
10 3 (4.17%) Performance Analysis
10 3 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
10 3 (4.17%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 59 (81.94%) SQL
2 30 (41.67%) T-SQL
3 11 (15.28%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.17%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 2 (2.78%) Korn
5 2 (2.78%) Perl
6 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.39%) VB
6 1 (1.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (4.17%) Degree
1 3 (4.17%) MCSE
1 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.39%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.94%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) Terraform
2 3 (4.17%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (2.78%) SCOM
4 1 (1.39%) Ansible
4 1 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.39%) Perfmon
4 1 (1.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (36.11%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.56%) Oracle
2 4 (5.56%) Sybase
3 3 (4.17%) RedGate
4 2 (2.78%) CommVault
4 2 (2.78%) IDERA
4 2 (2.78%) VMware
5 1 (1.39%) iManage