Period
to 24 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior SQL DBA was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 24 June 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 > Midlands
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 373 379 438
Rank change year-on-year +6 +59 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior SQL DBA 14 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.095% 0.091% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.098% 0.094% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 8
Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -10.00%
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £54,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -8.26% -0.91%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. 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
Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 14,275 14,919 18,310
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.70% 96.93% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 11,420 12,379 14,677
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £62,500
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 the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior SQL DBA in the Midlands

Senior SQL DBA
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Senior SQL DBA in the Midlands

Senior SQL DBA
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior SQL DBA in the Midlands over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior SQL DBA in the Midlands

Senior SQL DBA
Job Locations in the Midlands

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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 June 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
East Midlands +9 10 £50,000 +11.11%
West Midlands +9 4 £50,000 +10.50% 2
Senior SQL DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Midlands region featuring Senior SQL DBA in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) SQL
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (64.29%) Oracle
3 9 (64.29%) Oracle Database
4 8 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (50.00%) T-SQL
5 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (50.00%) Replication
5 7 (50.00%) Clustering
6 6 (42.86%) RDBMS
6 6 (42.86%) Relational Database
7 5 (35.71%) MongoDB
7 5 (35.71%) High Availability
7 5 (35.71%) HBase
7 5 (35.71%) Presales
7 5 (35.71%) MariaDB
7 5 (35.71%) MySQL
7 5 (35.71%) PL/SQL
7 5 (35.71%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (35.71%) Shell Script
8 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (28.57%) OCP
8 4 (28.57%) Oracle Certification
8 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (28.57%) Change Management
8 4 (28.57%) SLA
8 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (28.57%) MCDBA
8 4 (28.57%) Problem-Solving

Senior SQL DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (64.29%) Oracle Database
3 6 (42.86%) RDBMS
3 6 (42.86%) Relational Database
4 5 (35.71%) HBase
4 5 (35.71%) MariaDB
4 5 (35.71%) MongoDB
4 5 (35.71%) MySQL
4 5 (35.71%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (28.57%) Retail
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Clustering
1 7 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (35.71%) High Availability
3 5 (35.71%) Presales
4 4 (28.57%) Change Management
4 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 4 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (14.29%) Logistics
6 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.14%) Data Management
6 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
6 1 (7.14%) ETL
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (35.71%) PL/SQL
3 5 (35.71%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) MCDBA
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (28.57%) OCP
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Oracle
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) AppDynamics
3 4 (28.57%) SolarWinds
4 1 (7.14%) Rackspace
4 1 (7.14%) SAP