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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 148 145 132
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 193 214 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.72% 1.80% 1.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.85% 1.93% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 176 194 217
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £45,300 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £66,000
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
10440 11106 11887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.14% 93.20% 94.07%
Number of salaries quoted 8854 9715 10915
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 1 October 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 1 October 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.

1 293 (68.30%) SQL
2 280 (65.27%) SQL Server
3 211 (49.18%) Oracle
4 178 (41.49%) Oracle Database
5 162 (37.76%) Finance
6 160 (37.30%) Performance Tuning
7 140 (32.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 125 (29.14%) Linux
9 124 (28.90%) SQL Server 2008
10 123 (28.67%) T-SQL
11 119 (27.74%) Oracle Database 11g
12 112 (26.11%) Oracle RAC
13 102 (23.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 92 (21.45%) Data Guard
15 87 (20.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 84 (19.58%) Replication
17 81 (18.88%) Windows
18 80 (18.65%) UNIX
19 79 (18.41%) Clustering
20 70 (16.32%) Oracle EBS
21 69 (16.08%) Microsoft
22 64 (14.92%) Oracle EBS R12
23 63 (14.69%) SQL Server 2012
24 61 (14.22%) SQL Server 2005
25 60 (13.99%) Banking
25 60 (13.99%) Oracle Applications
26 55 (12.82%) Oracle Database 10g
26 55 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
27 54 (12.59%) Data Warehouse
28 53 (12.35%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 50 (11.66%) WebLogic
2 31 (7.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 14 (3.26%) Oracle Application Server
4 9 (2.10%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.17%) Apache Pig
6 3 (0.70%) WorkSite
7 2 (0.47%) IIS
7 2 (0.47%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 53 (12.35%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.93%) MS Office
3 2 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.23%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 70 (16.32%) Oracle EBS
2 64 (14.92%) Oracle EBS R12
3 60 (13.99%) Oracle Applications
4 14 (3.26%) Oracle 11i
5 8 (1.86%) HFM
6 7 (1.63%) Oracle ERP
7 4 (0.93%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.23%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.59%) SAN
2 10 (2.33%) Internet
3 2 (0.47%) NAS
3 2 (0.47%) GSM
3 2 (0.47%) VoIP
3 2 (0.47%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 280 (65.27%) SQL Server
2 178 (41.49%) Oracle Database
3 140 (32.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 124 (28.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 119 (27.74%) Oracle Database 11g
6 102 (23.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 87 (20.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 63 (14.69%) SQL Server 2012
9 61 (14.22%) SQL Server 2005
10 55 (12.82%) Oracle Database 10g
11 54 (12.59%) Data Warehouse
12 46 (10.72%) Oracle BI EE
13 45 (10.49%) Oracle Exadata
14 44 (10.26%) Relational Database
15 35 (8.16%) RDBMS
16 34 (7.93%) MySQL
17 32 (7.46%) OLAP
17 32 (7.46%) OLTP
18 26 (6.06%) Oracle Database 12c
19 22 (5.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (1.86%) Toad
2 5 (1.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.93%) Visual Studio
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%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (0.23%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 162 (37.76%) Finance
2 60 (13.99%) Banking
3 19 (4.43%) Investment Banking
4 15 (3.50%) Law
5 12 (2.80%) Marketing
6 10 (2.33%) Retail
7 9 (2.10%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.63%) Legal
9 6 (1.40%) Advertising
10 5 (1.17%) Back Office
11 2 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.47%) Online Betting
11 2 (0.47%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.47%) Publishing
12 1 (0.23%) Billing
12 1 (0.23%) Games
12 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (10.96%) Middleware
2 40 (9.32%) Oracle Fusion
3 12 (2.80%) MDX
4 11 (2.56%) .NET
5 7 (1.63%) Web Services
6 4 (0.93%) XML
7 3 (0.70%) JDBC
8 2 (0.47%) ODBC
8 2 (0.47%) Apache Flex
9 1 (0.23%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 84 (19.58%) Replication
2 79 (18.41%) Clustering
3 28 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (5.13%) Oracle Exalogic
5 12 (2.80%) Statistics
6 8 (1.86%) Computer Science
7 4 (0.93%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.70%) Economics
9 2 (0.47%) Open Source
9 2 (0.47%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.47%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.23%) Derivative
10 1 (0.23%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.23%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.23%) GIS
10 1 (0.23%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.23%) HACMP
10 1 (0.23%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 125 (29.14%) Linux
2 81 (18.88%) Windows
3 80 (18.65%) UNIX
4 31 (7.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (4.90%) Solaris
7 16 (3.73%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (2.80%) AIX
9 11 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (1.86%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.47%) Android
11 2 (0.47%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.47%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.23%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (37.30%) Performance Tuning
2 55 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
3 53 (12.35%) Disaster Recovery
4 48 (11.19%) ETL
5 47 (10.96%) SOA
6 44 (10.26%) Capacity Planning
7 39 (9.09%) Migration
8 33 (7.69%) High Availability
9 32 (7.46%) Database Security
10 27 (6.29%) Data Modelling
11 26 (6.06%) ITIL
12 24 (5.59%) Performance Monitoring
12 24 (5.59%) Agile Software Development
13 22 (5.13%) E-Commerce
14 19 (4.43%) Database Tuning
15 17 (3.96%) Dimensional Modelling
16 13 (3.03%) Change Data Capture
17 12 (2.80%) Root Cause Analysis
17 12 (2.80%) Incident Management
18 11 (2.56%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 293 (68.30%) SQL
2 123 (28.67%) T-SQL
3 45 (10.49%) PL/SQL
4 26 (6.06%) Shell Script
5 12 (2.80%) Java
6 8 (1.86%) PowerShell
7 7 (1.63%) PowerHouse
8 6 (1.40%) C#
9 4 (0.93%) Perl
10 3 (0.70%) PHP
10 3 (0.70%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.70%) VBScript
11 2 (0.47%) VB
11 2 (0.47%) Python
11 2 (0.47%) Ruby
12 1 (0.23%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Qualifications
1 29 (6.76%) Security Cleared
2 23 (5.36%) Degree
3 18 (4.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (2.80%) MCTS
5 9 (2.10%) MCITP
5 9 (2.10%) Oracle Certification
6 8 (1.86%) OCP
7 6 (1.40%) MCDBA
8 5 (1.17%) MCSE
9 4 (0.93%) CIMA
9 4 (0.93%) ACCA
9 4 (0.93%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.70%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (0.70%) IBM Certification
10 3 (0.70%) MCSA
11 2 (0.47%) OCA
11 2 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.23%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.23%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.86%) SLA
2 6 (1.40%) QA
3 3 (0.70%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.23%) JSP 440
System Software
1 112 (26.11%) Oracle RAC
2 46 (10.72%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (0.93%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.70%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.47%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.23%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 92 (21.45%) Data Guard
2 13 (3.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 11 (2.56%) BMC PATROL
4 6 (1.40%) Oracle Identity Management
5 5 (1.17%) Foglight
6 3 (0.70%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.70%) SCOM
6 3 (0.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 211 (49.18%) Oracle
2 69 (16.08%) Microsoft
3 34 (7.93%) Red Hat
4 17 (3.96%) NetApp
4 17 (3.96%) Sybase
5 16 (3.73%) Business Objects
6 15 (3.50%) Red Gate
7 9 (2.10%) Hyperion
7 9 (2.10%) Informatica
7 9 (2.10%) Sun
8 5 (1.17%) VMware
8 5 (1.17%) Netezza
8 5 (1.17%) Veritas
8 5 (1.17%) IBM
8 5 (1.17%) MapR
9 4 (0.93%) HP
10 3 (0.70%) Vertica
11 2 (0.47%) Percona
11 2 (0.47%) SAP
11 2 (0.47%) Cognos
City, London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City of London
Hudson - London
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + extensive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits + Pension + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + bonus, overtime, holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £32,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £6000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits+Package
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + good range of benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + pension, bonus, 25 days holiday
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago