Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior DBA was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 19 November 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 > South East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 498 549 512
Rank change year-on-year +51 -37 +78
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DBA 49 53 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.16% 0.15% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.16% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 47 50 120
South East median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £53,879
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -7.20% +3.61%
10th Percentile £46,000 £36,875 £41,000
90th Percentile £64,250 £63,750 £61,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% -3.93%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29304 33921 41438
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.62% 96.97% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 24468 28449 34555
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Senior DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior DBA in the South East

Senior DBA
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Senior DBA in the South East

Senior DBA
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior DBA in the South East over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior DBA in the South East

Senior DBA
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior DBA within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 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
Surrey +35 25 £60,000 -
Berkshire +58 11 £57,500 +9.52%
Thames Valley +48 11 £57,500 +9.52% 1
Hampshire -20 8 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Kent - 5 £47,000 - 1
Senior DBA
England

Senior DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 South East region featuring Senior DBA in the job title.

1 44 (89.80%) SQL
2 34 (69.39%) SQL Server
3 24 (48.98%) Performance Tuning
3 24 (48.98%) T-SQL
4 20 (40.82%) Replication
5 18 (36.73%) High Availability
5 18 (36.73%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (32.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (30.61%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (28.57%) Clustering
8 14 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (24.49%) Database Security
9 12 (24.49%) Microsoft
9 12 (24.49%) ETL
10 11 (22.45%) Windows
11 10 (20.41%) Linux
11 10 (20.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (20.41%) Database Tuning
12 9 (18.37%) Degree
12 9 (18.37%) MySQL
12 9 (18.37%) Oracle
13 8 (16.33%) Capacity Planning
13 8 (16.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
14 7 (14.29%) Change Control
14 7 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
14 7 (14.29%) Finance
14 7 (14.29%) ITIL
14 7 (14.29%) Oracle Database
14 7 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016

Senior DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (2.04%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.24%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) Internet
1 1 (2.04%) NAS
1 1 (2.04%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (69.39%) SQL Server
2 18 (36.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (32.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (20.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (18.37%) MySQL
6 8 (16.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (14.29%) Oracle Database
7 7 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
8 6 (12.24%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 6 (12.24%) Relational Database
8 6 (12.24%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (10.20%) MariaDB
9 5 (10.20%) MongoDB
9 5 (10.20%) OLAP
10 4 (8.16%) TokuDB
11 3 (6.12%) Ingres
11 3 (6.12%) Oracle Exadata
11 3 (6.12%) RDBMS
12 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Toad
2 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (14.29%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.12%) Electronics
3 3 (6.12%) Marketing
3 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.04%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) WSH
2 2 (4.08%) .NET
2 2 (4.08%) .NET Framework
2 2 (4.08%) Entity Framework
2 2 (4.08%) Middleware
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (40.82%) Replication
2 14 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (28.57%) Clustering
3 6 (12.24%) Driving Licence
4 5 (10.20%) Computer Science
5 4 (8.16%) Data Centre
6 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
7 2 (4.08%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.45%) Windows
2 10 (20.41%) Linux
3 3 (6.12%) Unix
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.98%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (36.73%) High Availability
3 15 (30.61%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (24.49%) Database Security
4 12 (24.49%) ETL
5 10 (20.41%) Database Tuning
6 8 (16.33%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (14.29%) Change Control
7 7 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (14.29%) ITIL
7 7 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
8 6 (12.24%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (10.20%) Microservices
9 5 (10.20%) Migration
10 4 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (8.16%) Data Architecture
10 4 (8.16%) DevOps
11 3 (6.12%) Digital Marketing
11 3 (6.12%) Process Improvement
11 3 (6.12%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 44 (89.80%) SQL
2 24 (48.98%) T-SQL
3 5 (10.20%) PowerShell
4 4 (8.16%) Bash Shell
4 4 (8.16%) Perl
4 4 (8.16%) PHP
4 4 (8.16%) Python
5 3 (6.12%) PL/SQL
5 3 (6.12%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.12%) VBScript
6 1 (2.04%) C
6 1 (2.04%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (18.37%) Degree
2 5 (10.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (8.16%) MCDBA
3 4 (8.16%) MCSA
3 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.04%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) SLA
2 4 (8.16%) Data Quality
3 3 (6.12%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.04%) Firmware
2 1 (2.04%) KVM
2 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) Data Guard
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (8.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 3 (6.12%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (6.12%) Tivoli
3 3 (6.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Sentry
5 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.04%) Puppet
5 1 (2.04%) SCCM
5 1 (2.04%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (24.49%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.37%) Oracle
3 4 (8.16%) Percona
3 4 (8.16%) SAP
4 3 (6.12%) Actian
4 3 (6.12%) IBM
5 1 (2.04%) RedGate
5 1 (2.04%) VMware