The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the City of London region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 168 150 147
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 62 126 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.14% 1.80% 1.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 1.87% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 57 112 190
Median salary £55,000 £59,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.77% +2.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,600 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
DBA
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5247 6732 10704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 96.83% 96.25% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4767 5966 9294
Median salary £57,500 £55,750 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.13% +5.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region that featured DBA in the job title.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

DBA
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DBA across the City of London region.

DBA Salary Trend in the City of London

DBA
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DBA across the City of London region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

DBA Salary Histogram in the City of London

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, 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 City of London region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 176 (94.12%) SQL Server
2 158 (84.49%) SQL
3 106 (56.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 98 (52.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 91 (48.66%) Finance
6 78 (41.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 74 (39.57%) Microsoft
8 72 (38.50%) T-SQL
9 69 (36.90%) SQL Server 2012
10 68 (36.36%) Oracle
11 56 (29.95%) High Availability
12 54 (28.88%) Replication
12 54 (28.88%) Windows
13 53 (28.34%) Performance Tuning
14 48 (25.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 40 (21.39%) Clustering
15 40 (21.39%) SQL Server 2014
16 34 (18.18%) Oracle Database
17 32 (17.11%) Database Mirroring
17 32 (17.11%) SQL Server 2005
17 32 (17.11%) Business Intelligence
18 31 (16.58%) MS Excel
18 31 (16.58%) Windows Server
19 26 (13.90%) Data Guard
19 26 (13.90%) PowerShell
19 26 (13.90%) Banking
20 24 (12.83%) Oracle RAC
21 23 (12.30%) Database Security
21 23 (12.30%) ETL
22 20 (10.70%) Windows Server 2012

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 20 (10.70%) Oracle Coherence
2 9 (4.81%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.07%) IIS
Applications
1 31 (16.58%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.07%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.53%) LatentZero
2 1 (0.53%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.53%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.21%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.53%) IaaS
4 1 (0.53%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.60%) SAN
2 2 (1.07%) LDAP
3 1 (0.53%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (94.12%) SQL Server
2 106 (56.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 98 (52.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 78 (41.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 69 (36.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 48 (25.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 40 (21.39%) SQL Server 2014
8 34 (18.18%) Oracle Database
9 32 (17.11%) SQL Server 2005
10 18 (9.63%) RDBMS
10 18 (9.63%) Relational Database
11 14 (7.49%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (5.35%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (5.35%) Oracle Database 12c
13 8 (4.28%) MySQL
14 7 (3.74%) PostgreSQL
15 6 (3.21%) DTS
16 5 (2.67%) NoSQL
16 5 (2.67%) SQL Server 2016
17 4 (2.14%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.60%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 91 (48.66%) Finance
2 26 (13.90%) Banking
3 9 (4.81%) Legal
4 4 (2.14%) Retail
5 3 (1.60%) Publishing
5 3 (1.60%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.53%) Advertising
6 1 (0.53%) Back Office
6 1 (0.53%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.95%) .NET
2 5 (2.67%) Web Services
3 3 (1.60%) CSS
3 3 (1.60%) HTML
3 3 (1.60%) jQuery
4 2 (1.07%) ODBC
4 2 (1.07%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (1.07%) XML
5 1 (0.53%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.53%) JDBC
5 1 (0.53%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 54 (28.88%) Replication
2 40 (21.39%) Clustering
3 10 (5.35%) Statistics
4 7 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.74%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.21%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.14%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.60%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.60%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.60%) LIMS
7 3 (1.60%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.53%) Fintech
8 1 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 54 (28.88%) Windows
2 31 (16.58%) Windows Server
3 20 (10.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (10.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (8.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (6.95%) Solaris
6 12 (6.42%) Unix
7 7 (3.74%) Linux
8 5 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.07%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.53%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (29.95%) High Availability
2 53 (28.34%) Performance Tuning
3 32 (17.11%) Business Intelligence
3 32 (17.11%) Database Mirroring
4 23 (12.30%) Database Security
4 23 (12.30%) ETL
5 17 (9.09%) Data Modelling
6 16 (8.56%) Migration
7 15 (8.02%) SDLC
8 14 (7.49%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (6.42%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (6.42%) OO
9 12 (6.42%) Performance Monitoring
10 10 (5.35%) Open Source
11 9 (4.81%) ERD
11 9 (4.81%) OOP
11 9 (4.81%) SQL Optimisation
11 9 (4.81%) UML
11 9 (4.81%) Waterfall
12 8 (4.28%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 158 (84.49%) SQL
2 72 (38.50%) T-SQL
3 26 (13.90%) PowerShell
4 9 (4.81%) C#
5 6 (3.21%) Java
6 5 (2.67%) PL/SQL
6 5 (2.67%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.60%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 3 (1.60%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.60%) PHP
7 3 (1.60%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.60%) VBA
8 1 (0.53%) C
8 1 (0.53%) Delphi
8 1 (0.53%) Pascal
8 1 (0.53%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (7.49%) Degree
2 11 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (5.35%) OCP
3 10 (5.35%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (2.67%) MCITP
4 5 (2.67%) MCSA
4 5 (2.67%) MCSE
4 5 (2.67%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.74%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.60%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (12.83%) Oracle RAC
2 12 (6.42%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.67%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (13.90%) Data Guard
2 9 (4.81%) Failover Clustering
3 4 (2.14%) SCOM
4 2 (1.07%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (1.07%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (1.07%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 74 (39.57%) Microsoft
2 68 (36.36%) Oracle
3 16 (8.56%) Sybase
4 13 (6.95%) VMware
5 10 (5.35%) SolarWinds
6 5 (2.67%) SAP
7 4 (2.14%) Cognos
7 4 (2.14%) Veritas
8 3 (1.60%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.07%) EnterpriseDB
10 1 (0.53%) CA
10 1 (0.53%) EMC
10 1 (0.53%) Fidessa
10 1 (0.53%) Sitecore
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum Benefits Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Reed Technology
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Posted: 19 hours ago
City of London
greywood
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary plus strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 11 days ago