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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 126 165 158
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 112 132 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.91% 1.56% 1.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.98% 1.63% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 103 121 172
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £46,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,875 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+0.27% +5.58%
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
5644 8104 10870
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 96.00% 95.72% 95.65%
Number of salaries quoted 5154 7058 9147
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £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 1 October 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 1 October 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.

1 191 (95.98%) SQL Server
2 171 (85.93%) SQL
3 109 (54.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 97 (48.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 96 (48.24%) Finance
6 94 (47.24%) SQL Server 2008
7 87 (43.72%) Microsoft
8 84 (42.21%) T-SQL
9 81 (40.70%) SQL Server 2012
10 68 (34.17%) Oracle
11 67 (33.67%) Performance Tuning
12 60 (30.15%) Windows
13 59 (29.65%) High Availability
14 55 (27.64%) Replication
15 51 (25.63%) SQL Server 2014
16 48 (24.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 44 (22.11%) Clustering
18 40 (20.10%) SQL Server 2005
19 36 (18.09%) Oracle Database
20 35 (17.59%) Database Mirroring
21 32 (16.08%) Business Intelligence
22 31 (15.58%) MS Excel
23 30 (15.08%) Oracle RAC
23 30 (15.08%) Data Guard
23 30 (15.08%) Windows Server
24 28 (14.07%) Banking
25 24 (12.06%) Data Modelling
25 24 (12.06%) ETL
26 23 (11.56%) PowerShell
27 21 (10.55%) Windows Server 2008

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 (10.05%) Oracle Coherence
2 7 (3.52%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.50%) Apache
3 1 (0.50%) IIS
3 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 31 (15.58%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.01%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.01%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.50%) LatentZero
2 1 (0.50%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.50%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.02%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.02%) SAN
2 3 (1.51%) SSL
3 2 (1.01%) Internet
3 2 (1.01%) MVNO
4 1 (0.50%) DNS
4 1 (0.50%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 191 (95.98%) SQL Server
2 109 (54.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 97 (48.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 94 (47.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 81 (40.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 51 (25.63%) SQL Server 2014
7 48 (24.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 40 (20.10%) SQL Server 2005
9 36 (18.09%) Oracle Database
10 21 (10.55%) Relational Database
11 18 (9.05%) RDBMS
12 17 (8.54%) Data Warehouse
13 16 (8.04%) Oracle Database 12c
14 15 (7.54%) Oracle Database 11g
15 8 (4.02%) MySQL
16 7 (3.52%) SQL Server 2016
17 5 (2.51%) DTS
17 5 (2.51%) PostgreSQL
17 5 (2.51%) Power BI
18 4 (2.01%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.50%) Git (software)
General
1 96 (48.24%) Finance
2 28 (14.07%) Banking
3 9 (4.52%) Legal
4 7 (3.52%) Law
5 3 (1.51%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.51%) Marketing
5 3 (1.51%) Publishing
6 1 (0.50%) Advertising
6 1 (0.50%) Back Office
6 1 (0.50%) Retail
6 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.52%) .NET
2 6 (3.02%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 3 (1.51%) Web Services
4 1 (0.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.50%) CSS
4 1 (0.50%) Django
4 1 (0.50%) HTML
4 1 (0.50%) J2EE
4 1 (0.50%) JDBC
4 1 (0.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 55 (27.64%) Replication
2 44 (22.11%) Clustering
3 12 (6.03%) Statistics
4 8 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.02%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.02%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.01%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.51%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.51%) LIMS
8 2 (1.01%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.50%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.50%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 60 (30.15%) Windows
2 30 (15.08%) Windows Server
3 21 (10.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (10.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (8.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (7.54%) Solaris
7 13 (6.53%) Unix
8 12 (6.03%) Linux
9 5 (2.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.01%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.50%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.50%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (33.67%) Performance Tuning
2 59 (29.65%) High Availability
3 35 (17.59%) Database Mirroring
4 32 (16.08%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (12.06%) Data Modelling
5 24 (12.06%) ETL
6 20 (10.05%) Database Security
7 19 (9.55%) Migration
8 15 (7.54%) Performance Monitoring
9 14 (7.04%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (6.53%) SDLC
11 11 (5.53%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (5.03%) OO
13 9 (4.52%) ERD
13 9 (4.52%) OOP
13 9 (4.52%) Open Source
13 9 (4.52%) SQL Optimisation
13 9 (4.52%) UML
13 9 (4.52%) Waterfall
14 8 (4.02%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 171 (85.93%) SQL
2 84 (42.21%) T-SQL
3 23 (11.56%) PowerShell
4 7 (3.52%) Shell Script
5 6 (3.02%) PL/SQL
6 5 (2.51%) C#
7 4 (2.01%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 4 (2.01%) Java
8 2 (1.01%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.01%) Python
9 1 (0.50%) C
9 1 (0.50%) Delphi
9 1 (0.50%) Pascal
9 1 (0.50%) PHP
9 1 (0.50%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (8.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (6.03%) Degree
3 11 (5.53%) MCTS
4 10 (5.03%) MCITP
5 9 (4.52%) OCP
5 9 (4.52%) Oracle Certification
6 8 (4.02%) MCSA
6 8 (4.02%) MCSE
7 6 (3.02%) MCDBA
8 3 (1.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.51%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.51%) SLA
2 3 (1.51%) Solvency II
3 2 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 30 (15.08%) Oracle RAC
2 15 (7.54%) Active Directory
3 8 (4.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.51%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 30 (15.08%) Data Guard
2 9 (4.52%) Failover Clustering
3 5 (2.51%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (2.01%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (1.51%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (1.51%) SCOM
Vendors
1 87 (43.72%) Microsoft
2 68 (34.17%) Oracle
3 16 (8.04%) Sybase
4 14 (7.04%) VMware
5 9 (4.52%) SolarWinds
6 4 (2.01%) Cognos
6 4 (2.01%) Veritas
7 3 (1.51%) EMC
8 2 (1.01%) Citrix
8 2 (1.01%) NetApp
8 2 (1.01%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.01%) SAP
9 1 (0.50%) CA
9 1 (0.50%) Fidessa
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