The median annual salary for a Senior DBA was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 29 March 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 / North West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 235 225 243
Rank change year-on-year -10 +18  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DBA 12 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.20% 0.26% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.27% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 10
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +12.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £54,000 £52,750
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5952 5571 6393
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.88% 97.06% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4981 4675 5148
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Senior DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured Senior DBA in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior DBA in the North West

Senior DBA
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Senior DBA in the North West

Senior DBA
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior DBA in the North West over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior DBA in the North West

Senior DBA
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior DBA within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Cheshire +7 5 £43,250 -3.88%
Manchester -29 5 £51,250 -5.09%
Merseyside - 2 £42,500 -
Senior DBA
England

Senior DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 North West region featuring Senior DBA in the job title.

1 28 (100.00%) SQL
2 26 (92.86%) SQL Server
3 18 (64.29%) Performance Tuning
4 15 (53.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (50.00%) T-SQL
6 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 12 (42.86%) Replication
6 12 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (39.29%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (35.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (32.14%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (32.14%) Clustering
9 9 (32.14%) High Availability
9 9 (32.14%) Relational Database
10 8 (28.57%) MS Excel
10 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (25.00%) NoSQL
11 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 6 (21.43%) Scrum
12 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
12 6 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 6 (21.43%) SCOM
12 6 (21.43%) PCI DSS
12 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
12 6 (21.43%) Data Architecture
12 6 (21.43%) NAS

Senior DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 6 (21.43%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (7.14%) IIS
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (21.43%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (21.43%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.57%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) DNS
1 6 (21.43%) Firewall
1 6 (21.43%) Internet
1 6 (21.43%) NAS
1 6 (21.43%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (92.86%) SQL Server
2 15 (53.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (35.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (32.14%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (32.14%) Relational Database
7 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 7 (25.00%) NoSQL
8 6 (21.43%) Amazon Redshift
9 5 (17.86%) MySQL
9 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (14.29%) Azure SQL Database
10 4 (14.29%) MongoDB
10 4 (14.29%) RDBMS
10 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (3.57%) DocumentDB
11 1 (3.57%) Power BI
11 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) .NET
1 2 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (42.86%) Replication
2 9 (32.14%) Clustering
3 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (39.29%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (32.14%) High Availability
4 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (21.43%) Customer Engagement
5 6 (21.43%) Data Architecture
5 6 (21.43%) Data Modelling
5 6 (21.43%) Database Security
5 6 (21.43%) DevOps
5 6 (21.43%) Scrum
5 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
6 4 (14.29%) Change Management
6 4 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (14.29%) Migration
7 3 (10.71%) Data Security
7 3 (10.71%) Database Tuning
7 3 (10.71%) Resource Management
7 3 (10.71%) Service Management
7 3 (10.71%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) SQL
2 14 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (21.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) VMware ESX
1 6 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (21.43%) VMware
3 3 (10.71%) RedGate
4 1 (3.57%) Sybase
4 1 (3.57%) Tableau