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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 167 149 152
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 95 193 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.36% 1.85% 1.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 1.94% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 93 163 196
Median salary £51,500 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.16% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £72,500 £62,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
6664 9929 11958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.75% 95.02% 94.77%
Number of salaries quoted 6027 8417 10081
Median salary £56,788 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.25% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 6 May 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 6 May 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.

1 184 (86.79%) SQL Server
2 148 (69.81%) SQL
3 106 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 104 (49.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 101 (47.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 98 (46.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 98 (46.23%) Finance
7 94 (44.34%) Microsoft
8 85 (40.09%) Performance Tuning
9 64 (30.19%) Replication
10 53 (25.00%) T-SQL
10 53 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
11 48 (22.64%) Oracle
12 46 (21.70%) Microsoft Certification
13 45 (21.23%) High Availability
14 43 (20.28%) Clustering
15 42 (19.81%) Migration
16 41 (19.34%) Oracle Database
16 41 (19.34%) SQL Server 2014
17 39 (18.40%) ITIL
18 37 (17.45%) Law
19 35 (16.51%) MCITP
20 34 (16.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 33 (15.57%) Performance Monitoring
22 31 (14.62%) Disaster Recovery
23 27 (12.74%) Windows
23 27 (12.74%) Data Warehouse
24 26 (12.26%) Oracle Database 11g
25 25 (11.79%) ETL
26 24 (11.32%) Data Modelling

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 13 (6.13%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.83%) WebLogic
3 5 (2.36%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 17 (8.02%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.94%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.36%) SaaS
2 4 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.72%) SAN
2 4 (1.89%) SSL
3 2 (0.94%) Internet
3 2 (0.94%) MVNO
4 1 (0.47%) 2G
4 1 (0.47%) Firewall
4 1 (0.47%) LAN
4 1 (0.47%) VPN
4 1 (0.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (86.79%) SQL Server
2 106 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 104 (49.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 101 (47.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 98 (46.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 53 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 41 (19.34%) Oracle Database
7 41 (19.34%) SQL Server 2014
8 34 (16.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 27 (12.74%) Data Warehouse
10 26 (12.26%) Oracle Database 11g
11 22 (10.38%) Oracle Database 12c
11 22 (10.38%) Relational Database
12 16 (7.55%) Siebel EIM
13 14 (6.60%) MySQL
13 14 (6.60%) SQL Server 2000
14 11 (5.19%) Oracle Database 10g
15 10 (4.72%) Oracle Exadata
16 8 (3.77%) Oracle9i Database
17 7 (3.30%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (0.47%) ProC
1 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 98 (46.23%) Finance
2 37 (17.45%) Law
3 22 (10.38%) Banking
4 16 (7.55%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.83%) Retail
6 5 (2.36%) Publishing
7 3 (1.42%) Marketing
8 2 (0.94%) Advertising
8 2 (0.94%) Games
9 1 (0.47%) Legal
9 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.47%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.55%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 4 (1.89%) .NET
3 2 (0.94%) MDX
3 2 (0.94%) XML
4 1 (0.47%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.47%) ADO.NET
4 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.47%) COM
4 1 (0.47%) HTML
4 1 (0.47%) Middleware
4 1 (0.47%) OC4J
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.47%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 64 (30.19%) Replication
2 43 (20.28%) Clustering
3 5 (2.36%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.42%) Fintech
4 3 (1.42%) iPhone
4 3 (1.42%) Statistics
5 2 (0.94%) Data Extraction
5 2 (0.94%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.47%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.47%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.47%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.47%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 27 (12.74%) Windows
2 22 (10.38%) Linux
3 10 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.36%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.89%) Solaris
6 4 (1.89%) Unix
7 3 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.94%) AIX
8 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (40.09%) Performance Tuning
2 45 (21.23%) High Availability
3 42 (19.81%) Migration
4 39 (18.40%) ITIL
5 33 (15.57%) Performance Monitoring
6 31 (14.62%) Disaster Recovery
7 25 (11.79%) ETL
8 24 (11.32%) Data Modelling
9 23 (10.85%) Business Intelligence
9 23 (10.85%) Data Management
10 21 (9.91%) Business Continuity
10 21 (9.91%) Data Protection
11 19 (8.96%) Incident Management
12 18 (8.49%) Database Security
12 18 (8.49%) Database Theory
12 18 (8.49%) Process Improvement
12 18 (8.49%) Relational Database Theory
13 17 (8.02%) Performance Optimisation
14 16 (7.55%) Data Transformation
14 16 (7.55%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 148 (69.81%) SQL
2 53 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 16 (7.55%) Shell Script
4 12 (5.66%) PL/SQL
5 6 (2.83%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.42%) Python
7 2 (0.94%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.94%) C#
7 2 (0.94%) Korn
7 2 (0.94%) Perl
8 1 (0.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 46 (21.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (16.51%) MCITP
3 23 (10.85%) MCDBA
3 23 (10.85%) MCTS
4 20 (9.43%) MCSE
5 19 (8.96%) MCSA
6 18 (8.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 10 (4.72%) Degree
8 3 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.49%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.47%) QA
System Software
1 21 (9.91%) Oracle RAC
2 14 (6.60%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.47%) Docker
4 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 18 (8.49%) Data Guard
2 16 (7.55%) Oracle RMAN
3 7 (3.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.94%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.94%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (0.47%) Legato
5 1 (0.47%) Nagios
5 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 94 (44.34%) Microsoft
2 48 (22.64%) Oracle
3 16 (7.55%) Siebel
4 6 (2.83%) Red Hat
4 6 (2.83%) VMware
5 4 (1.89%) EMC
6 3 (1.42%) Sybase
7 2 (0.94%) NetApp
7 2 (0.94%) SAP
8 1 (0.47%) Citrix
8 1 (0.47%) IDERA
8 1 (0.47%) Pegasus
8 1 (0.47%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.47%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.47%) Splunk
8 1 (0.47%) Veritas
8 1 (0.47%) WorldPay
City, London
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + range of benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Incisive
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and bonus package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum dependent on experience + strong ben
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
Sage UK Limited
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
City, London
Schroders plc
Posted: 20 days ago