Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior SQL Server DBA was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Senior SQL Server Database Administrator
England > London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 825 785 862
Rank change year-on-year -40 +77 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior SQL Server DBA 20 58 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.027% 0.077% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.081% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 19 57 52
London median annual salary £67,500 £50,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.00% -13.04% -8.00%
10th Percentile £61,750 £45,000 £50,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +30.00% -13.04% -

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 70913 71825 85553
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.35% 95.97% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 55797 62046 72615
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 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Senior SQL Server DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior SQL Server DBA in London

Senior SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Senior SQL Server DBA in London

Senior SQL Server DBA
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior SQL Server DBA in London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior SQL Server DBA in London

Senior SQL Server 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 Server DBA within the London region over the 6 months to 20 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
West London - 9 £67,500 -
Central London 0 3 £62,500 - 1
Senior SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Senior SQL Server 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 Server DBA in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 16 (80.00%) SQL
3 14 (70.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (65.00%) T-SQL
5 9 (45.00%) Data Modelling
5 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (45.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 9 (45.00%) PowerShell
5 9 (45.00%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (45.00%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (45.00%) Flyway
6 7 (35.00%) High Availability
7 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (25.00%) Oracle
7 5 (25.00%) VMware
8 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (20.00%) Windows
9 3 (15.00%) Linux
9 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
9 3 (15.00%) SAN
9 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
9 3 (15.00%) ITIL
9 3 (15.00%) Clustering
9 3 (15.00%) Finance
9 3 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (15.00%) NAS
9 3 (15.00%) EnterpriseDB

Senior SQL Server 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 2 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 9 (45.00%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (45.00%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) NAS
1 3 (15.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (70.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (10.00%) OLTP
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (5.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Flyway
2 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Law
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) JDBC
1 2 (10.00%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Clustering
2 2 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Data Modelling
1 9 (45.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 7 (35.00%) High Availability
3 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (15.00%) Change Control
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL
4 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (10.00%) Analytics
5 2 (10.00%) Data Management
5 2 (10.00%) Database Security
5 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Proactive Management
5 2 (10.00%) Security Management
6 1 (5.00%) Data Extraction
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) SQL
2 13 (65.00%) T-SQL
3 9 (45.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (10.00%) Korn
4 2 (10.00%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle
2 5 (25.00%) VMware
3 3 (15.00%) EnterpriseDB
3 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (10.00%) Sybase