The median annual salary for a Senior SQL Server DBA was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior SQL Server Database Administrator
England / South East
Rank 376 453 428
Rank change year-on-year +77 -25  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior SQL Server DBA 5 7 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.033% 0.036% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.038% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 19
Median salary £65,000 £66,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.88% +47.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £50,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,350 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £53,750 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +19.44% -14.28%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14422 18600 19935
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.51% 96.65% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12036 15863 16077
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior SQL Server DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Senior SQL Server DBA in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior SQL Server DBA in the South East

Senior SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Senior SQL Server DBA in the South East

Senior SQL Server 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 SQL Server DBA within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 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
Kent +22 3 £65,000 +13.04%
Berkshire +32 1 £55,000 -26.66%
Hampshire - 1 - -
Senior SQL Server DBA
England

Senior SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 South East region featuring Senior SQL Server DBA in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 6 (66.67%) High Availability
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (55.56%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (55.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (44.44%) MCSE
5 4 (44.44%) MCSA
5 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (33.33%) Finance
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (11.11%) Oracle
8 1 (11.11%) Windows
8 1 (11.11%) Legal
8 1 (11.11%) Migration
8 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (11.11%) Clustering
8 1 (11.11%) Service Management
8 1 (11.11%) Project Management
8 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
8 1 (11.11%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (11.11%) Database Mirroring
8 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
8 1 (11.11%) Business Development
8 1 (11.11%) Release Management

Senior SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) High Availability
2 5 (55.56%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (55.56%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Business Development
4 1 (11.11%) Database Mirroring
4 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Release Management
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (44.44%) MCSA
2 4 (44.44%) MCSE
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle