The median annual salary for a Senior SQL Server DBA was £58,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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

Senior SQL Server Database Administrator
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 861 881 894
Rank change year-on-year +20 +13  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior SQL Server DBA 13 52 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.054% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.055% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 12 52 76
Median salary £58,500 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.15% -13.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,450 £59,950 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +26.31% -5.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85825 93705 107053
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 70199 79011 88244
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior SQL Server DBA
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior SQL Server DBA in the UK

Senior SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior SQL Server DBA in the UK

Senior SQL Server DBA
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior SQL Server DBA over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior SQL Server DBA in the UK

Senior SQL Server DBA
Top 12 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 26 June 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
England -1 13 £58,500 +23.15% 1
London +16 8 £58,500 +6.36%
City of London +28 7 £57,500 +4.54%
South East +59 2 £63,750 +27.50% 1
East of England - 2 £55,000 -
Woking - 2 £63,750 - 1
Surrey - 2 £63,750 - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £55,000 -
Birmingham - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £52,500 -
Watford - 1 £57,500 -

Senior SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 featuring Senior SQL Server DBA in the job title.

1 36 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (86.11%) SQL
3 24 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
4 21 (58.33%) T-SQL
4 21 (58.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (58.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (41.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (36.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (30.56%) PowerShell
7 11 (30.56%) Finance
7 11 (30.56%) Migration
7 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
8 10 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (27.78%) SQL Server 2005
8 10 (27.78%) NoSQL
8 10 (27.78%) High Availability
8 10 (27.78%) SQL Server 2014
9 9 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (13.89%) Business Continuity
11 4 (11.11%) Data Protection
11 4 (11.11%) Clustering
11 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
12 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (8.33%) Process Improvement
12 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
12 3 (8.33%) Mentoring

Senior SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) IaaS
2 1 (2.78%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (58.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 21 (58.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (41.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 13 (36.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (27.78%) NoSQL
5 10 (27.78%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (27.78%) SQL Server 2014
6 9 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (8.33%) RDBMS
8 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
9 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (5.56%) MySQL
9 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (2.78%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
10 1 (2.78%) OLTP
10 1 (2.78%) QlikView
General
1 11 (30.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Games
2 1 (2.78%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) .NET
1 2 (5.56%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Clustering
2 3 (8.33%) Replication
3 2 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (5.56%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.78%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (30.56%) Migration
3 10 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (27.78%) High Availability
4 5 (13.89%) Business Continuity
4 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (11.11%) Data Protection
6 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (8.33%) Data Security
6 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 3 (8.33%) Problem Management
6 3 (8.33%) Process Improvement
7 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.56%) CRM
7 2 (5.56%) Database Mirroring
7 2 (5.56%) ETL
7 2 (5.56%) Statistics
8 1 (2.78%) Database Optimisation
8 1 (2.78%) Database Theory
Programming Languages
1 31 (86.11%) SQL
2 21 (58.33%) T-SQL
3 11 (30.56%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.56%) C#
4 2 (5.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.33%) Degree
3 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) QA
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (2.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle
2 2 (5.56%) VMware
3 1 (2.78%) RedGate
3 1 (2.78%) Tableau
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