The median annual salary for a Senior DBA was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South 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 / South West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 220 248 234
Rank change year-on-year +28 -14  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DBA 14 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.28% 0.22% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.23% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 11
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.64% +2.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,000 £46,380
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 South 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
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4894 5703 5868
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.72% 96.78% 97.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4089 4722 4912
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,300 £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 South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior DBA in the South West

Senior DBA
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Senior DBA in the South West

Senior DBA
Salary Histogram in the South West

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

Salary histogram for Senior DBA in the South West

Senior DBA
Job Locations in the South 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 South 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
Somerset -3 5 £55,000 +64.17%
Wiltshire - 4 £42,500 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £50,000 -
Senior DBA
England

Senior DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 South West region featuring Senior DBA in the job title.

1 18 (85.71%) SQL
2 15 (71.43%) Oracle
2 15 (71.43%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (52.38%) Oracle Database
4 10 (47.62%) Relational Database
4 10 (47.62%) PL/SQL
4 10 (47.62%) Oracle EBS
4 10 (47.62%) RDBMS
4 10 (47.62%) Oracle Applications
4 10 (47.62%) VMware
4 10 (47.62%) Oracle RMAN
5 8 (38.10%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (38.10%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
6 7 (33.33%) Data Guard
7 5 (23.81%) Linux
7 5 (23.81%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (19.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (14.29%) Statistics
9 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (14.29%) Retail
9 3 (14.29%) Load Testing
9 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
9 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
9 3 (14.29%) SLA
9 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (14.29%) High Availability

Senior DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 2 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Oracle Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) Oracle Database
2 10 (47.62%) RDBMS
2 10 (47.62%) Relational Database
3 8 (38.10%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
4 3 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (9.52%) MySQL
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) JIRA
General
1 3 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (23.81%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (14.29%) High Availability
3 3 (14.29%) Load Testing
3 3 (14.29%) Statistics
4 2 (9.52%) Analytics
4 2 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (9.52%) CRM
4 2 (9.52%) Data Analytics
4 2 (9.52%) Data Protection
4 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (9.52%) ERD
4 2 (9.52%) ERP
4 2 (9.52%) ETL
4 2 (9.52%) Scrum
4 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
4 2 (9.52%) UML
5 1 (4.76%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) SQL
2 10 (47.62%) PL/SQL
3 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (47.62%) Oracle RMAN
2 7 (33.33%) Data Guard
3 4 (19.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Perfmon
5 1 (4.76%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Oracle
2 10 (47.62%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft