The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 159 146 139
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 180 209 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.56% 1.77% 1.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.68% 1.90% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 162 194 223
Average salary £55,000 £58,125 £53,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.37% +8.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,050 £47,650 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -
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
10694 11004 11838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.86% 93.06% 93.92%
Number of salaries quoted 9014 9658 10857
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DBA in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 19 September 2014.

DBA Salary Histogram in the City of London

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with DBA in their job title.

1 294 (68.53%) SQL
2 280 (65.27%) SQL Server
3 206 (48.02%) Oracle
4 174 (40.56%) Oracle Database
5 168 (39.16%) Performance Tuning
6 165 (38.46%) Finance
7 148 (34.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 135 (31.47%) SQL Server 2008
9 128 (29.84%) T-SQL
10 123 (28.67%) Linux
11 119 (27.74%) Oracle Database 11g
12 108 (25.17%) Oracle RAC
13 103 (24.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 95 (22.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 92 (21.45%) Data Guard
16 84 (19.58%) Replication
17 78 (18.18%) Windows
18 77 (17.95%) Clustering
19 75 (17.48%) UNIX
19 75 (17.48%) SQL Server 2012
20 71 (16.55%) Microsoft
21 66 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
22 62 (14.45%) SQL Server 2005
23 61 (14.22%) Oracle EBS R12
24 59 (13.75%) Banking
24 59 (13.75%) Business Intelligence
25 57 (13.29%) Oracle Database 10g
25 57 (13.29%) Data Warehouse
26 54 (12.59%) Disaster Recovery
26 54 (12.59%) Oracle Applications

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 46 (10.72%) WebLogic
2 31 (7.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 12 (2.80%) Oracle Application Server
4 5 (1.17%) Apache Pig
5 4 (0.93%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.47%) WorkSite
6 2 (0.47%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.23%) IIS
Applications
1 53 (12.35%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.70%) MS Office
3 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.23%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 66 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
2 61 (14.22%) Oracle EBS R12
3 54 (12.59%) Oracle Applications
4 12 (2.80%) Oracle 11i
5 9 (2.10%) HFM
6 5 (1.17%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.36%) SAN
2 11 (2.56%) Internet
3 2 (0.47%) NAS
3 2 (0.47%) GSM
3 2 (0.47%) VoIP
4 1 (0.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 280 (65.27%) SQL Server
2 174 (40.56%) Oracle Database
3 148 (34.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 135 (31.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 119 (27.74%) Oracle Database 11g
6 103 (24.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 95 (22.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 75 (17.48%) SQL Server 2012
9 62 (14.45%) SQL Server 2005
10 57 (13.29%) Data Warehouse
10 57 (13.29%) Oracle Database 10g
11 45 (10.49%) Relational Database
12 44 (10.26%) Oracle BI EE
13 43 (10.02%) Oracle Exadata
14 39 (9.09%) MySQL
15 36 (8.39%) RDBMS
16 35 (8.16%) OLTP
17 33 (7.69%) OLAP
18 25 (5.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 24 (5.59%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (2.33%) Visual Studio
1 10 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (1.86%) Toad
3 4 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (0.70%) Subversion
5 2 (0.47%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.23%) Maven
6 1 (0.23%) JIRA
6 1 (0.23%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 165 (38.46%) Finance
2 59 (13.75%) Banking
3 17 (3.96%) Investment Banking
3 17 (3.96%) Marketing
4 16 (3.73%) Retail
5 11 (2.56%) Advertising
5 11 (2.56%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.33%) Law
7 7 (1.63%) Legal
8 5 (1.17%) Back Office
9 4 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.93%) Online Betting
10 2 (0.47%) Publishing
10 2 (0.47%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.23%) Games
11 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (10.02%) Middleware
2 36 (8.39%) Oracle Fusion
3 12 (2.80%) MDX
4 10 (2.33%) Web Services
5 7 (1.63%) .NET
6 4 (0.93%) JDBC
6 4 (0.93%) XML
7 3 (0.70%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.23%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 84 (19.58%) Replication
2 77 (17.95%) Clustering
3 30 (6.99%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (4.66%) Oracle Exalogic
5 9 (2.10%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.10%) Statistics
6 6 (1.40%) Data Integration
7 4 (0.93%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.70%) Economics
9 2 (0.47%) Open Source
10 1 (0.23%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.23%) Derivative
10 1 (0.23%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.23%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.23%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 123 (28.67%) Linux
2 78 (18.18%) Windows
3 75 (17.48%) UNIX
4 33 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (5.36%) Solaris
6 14 (3.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (2.56%) AIX
8 9 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (1.86%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.47%) Android
10 2 (0.47%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.47%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.23%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (39.16%) Performance Tuning
2 59 (13.75%) Business Intelligence
3 54 (12.59%) Disaster Recovery
4 51 (11.89%) ETL
5 45 (10.49%) SOA
6 42 (9.79%) Capacity Planning
7 37 (8.62%) Migration
8 32 (7.46%) Database Security
9 30 (6.99%) High Availability
10 29 (6.76%) Agile Software Development
10 29 (6.76%) E-Commerce
11 26 (6.06%) Data Modelling
12 25 (5.83%) ITIL
13 24 (5.59%) Performance Monitoring
14 22 (5.13%) Dimensional Modelling
15 19 (4.43%) Database Tuning
16 13 (3.03%) Change Data Capture
16 13 (3.03%) Analytics
17 12 (2.80%) Root Cause Analysis
18 11 (2.56%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 294 (68.53%) SQL
2 128 (29.84%) T-SQL
3 47 (10.96%) PL/SQL
4 29 (6.76%) Shell Script
5 12 (2.80%) Java
6 5 (1.17%) PowerHouse
7 4 (0.93%) PowerShell
7 4 (0.93%) Perl
7 4 (0.93%) C#
8 3 (0.70%) PHP
8 3 (0.70%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
9 2 (0.47%) Ruby
9 2 (0.47%) VB
9 2 (0.47%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (6.99%) Security Cleared
2 23 (5.36%) Degree
3 21 (4.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (2.80%) MCTS
5 11 (2.56%) Oracle Certification
6 10 (2.33%) OCP
6 10 (2.33%) MCITP
7 6 (1.40%) MCDBA
8 4 (0.93%) MCSE
8 4 (0.93%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.93%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (0.70%) IBM Certification
10 2 (0.47%) ACCA
10 2 (0.47%) CIMA
10 2 (0.47%) MCSA
10 2 (0.47%) OCA
11 1 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.23%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.63%) QA
2 6 (1.40%) SLA
3 3 (0.70%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 108 (25.17%) Oracle RAC
2 48 (11.19%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (0.93%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.47%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.47%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.23%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 92 (21.45%) Data Guard
2 13 (3.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 12 (2.80%) BMC PATROL
4 6 (1.40%) Oracle Identity Management
5 5 (1.17%) Foglight
6 3 (0.70%) SCOM
7 2 (0.47%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 206 (48.02%) Oracle
2 71 (16.55%) Microsoft
3 35 (8.16%) Red Hat
4 17 (3.96%) NetApp
5 16 (3.73%) Sybase
6 15 (3.50%) Red Gate
7 14 (3.26%) Business Objects
8 10 (2.33%) Hyperion
9 9 (2.10%) Informatica
9 9 (2.10%) Sun
10 7 (1.63%) IBM
10 7 (1.63%) Netezza
11 5 (1.17%) VMware
11 5 (1.17%) Percona
11 5 (1.17%) MapR
11 5 (1.17%) Cognos
12 4 (0.93%) Veritas
12 4 (0.93%) Vertica
13 3 (0.70%) HP
14 2 (0.47%) BMC
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £32,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Scott-Merrick LLP
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Incisive Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lewis Paige
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits + Pension + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits+Package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago