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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 152 167 164
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 115 161 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.72% 1.55% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.81% 1.62% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 111 152 160
Average salary £56,000 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,500 £43,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,750 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -
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
6345 9909 9973
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.06% 95.41% 94.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5708 8596 8486
Average salary £57,500 £54,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.50% -0.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016.

DBA Salary Histogram in the City of London

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 205 (87.23%) SQL Server
2 164 (69.79%) SQL
3 122 (51.91%) Finance
4 113 (48.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 107 (45.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 105 (44.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 102 (43.40%) Microsoft
8 89 (37.87%) Performance Tuning
9 85 (36.17%) Replication
10 80 (34.04%) SQL Server 2012
11 72 (30.64%) Oracle
12 66 (28.09%) Oracle Database
13 65 (27.66%) T-SQL
14 62 (26.38%) Clustering
15 59 (25.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 50 (21.28%) High Availability
17 45 (19.15%) ITIL
18 42 (17.87%) Windows
18 42 (17.87%) Microsoft Certification
19 40 (17.02%) Disaster Recovery
20 39 (16.60%) Banking
21 37 (15.74%) ETL
22 35 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
22 35 (14.89%) SQL Server 2005
22 35 (14.89%) MCITP
22 35 (14.89%) Database Mirroring
23 34 (14.47%) Oracle Database 11g
23 34 (14.47%) Linux
24 33 (14.04%) Performance Monitoring
25 31 (13.19%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 7 (2.98%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.55%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.43%) IIS
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 27 (11.49%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.43%) MS Office
2 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.28%) SaaS
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.98%) SAN
2 4 (1.70%) Firewall
2 4 (1.70%) SSL
2 4 (1.70%) VPN
3 2 (0.85%) LAN
3 2 (0.85%) WAN
4 1 (0.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 205 (87.23%) SQL Server
2 113 (48.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 107 (45.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 105 (44.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 80 (34.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 66 (28.09%) Oracle Database
7 59 (25.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 35 (14.89%) SQL Server 2005
9 34 (14.47%) Oracle Database 11g
10 26 (11.06%) SQL Server 2014
11 25 (10.64%) Relational Database
12 24 (10.21%) MySQL
12 24 (10.21%) Oracle Database 12c
13 23 (9.79%) Data Warehouse
13 23 (9.79%) Siebel EIM
14 17 (7.23%) Oracle Exadata
15 16 (6.81%) SQL Server 2000
16 13 (5.53%) NoSQL
16 13 (5.53%) Oracle Database 10g
16 13 (5.53%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 122 (51.91%) Finance
2 39 (16.60%) Banking
3 27 (11.49%) Investment Banking
4 12 (5.11%) Retail
5 11 (4.68%) Retail Banking
6 8 (3.40%) Law
7 5 (2.13%) Legal
7 5 (2.13%) Publishing
8 3 (1.28%) Marketing
9 2 (0.85%) Advertising
9 2 (0.85%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.53%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 3 (1.28%) .NET
3 2 (0.85%) MDX
4 1 (0.43%) ADO.NET
4 1 (0.43%) COM
4 1 (0.43%) CSS
4 1 (0.43%) HTML
4 1 (0.43%) JPA
4 1 (0.43%) Middleware
4 1 (0.43%) OC4J
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 85 (36.17%) Replication
2 62 (26.38%) Clustering
3 9 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.70%) Hedge funds
5 3 (1.28%) Statistics
6 2 (0.85%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.85%) Fintech
7 1 (0.43%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.43%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.43%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.43%) Economics
7 1 (0.43%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 42 (17.87%) Windows
2 34 (14.47%) Linux
3 16 (6.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (3.40%) Windows Server
4 8 (3.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.13%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.70%) Unix
6 4 (1.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.28%) Solaris
8 2 (0.85%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (37.87%) Performance Tuning
2 50 (21.28%) High Availability
3 45 (19.15%) ITIL
4 40 (17.02%) Disaster Recovery
5 37 (15.74%) ETL
6 35 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (14.89%) Database Mirroring
7 33 (14.04%) Performance Monitoring
8 31 (13.19%) Migration
9 28 (11.91%) Data Management
10 27 (11.49%) Data Modelling
11 26 (11.06%) Business Intelligence
12 23 (9.79%) Data Transformation
12 23 (9.79%) Incident Management
12 23 (9.79%) Performance Optimisation
12 23 (9.79%) Physical Data Model
13 22 (9.36%) Business Continuity
14 21 (8.94%) Database Security
15 18 (7.66%) Process Improvement
16 17 (7.23%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 164 (69.79%) SQL
2 65 (27.66%) T-SQL
3 20 (8.51%) Shell Script
4 19 (8.09%) PL/SQL
5 14 (5.96%) Perl
6 4 (1.70%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.28%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.28%) Korn
8 2 (0.85%) Python
9 1 (0.43%) C#
9 1 (0.43%) Java
9 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.43%) VBA
9 1 (0.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 42 (17.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (14.89%) MCITP
3 14 (5.96%) MCSE
4 13 (5.53%) MCSA
5 12 (5.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 12 (5.11%) MCDBA
5 12 (5.11%) MCTS
6 8 (3.40%) Degree
7 1 (0.43%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.43%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.11%) Solvency II
2 4 (1.70%) QA
3 2 (0.85%) SLA
4 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (8.09%) Oracle RAC
2 15 (6.38%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 23 (9.79%) Oracle RMAN
2 20 (8.51%) Data Guard
3 13 (5.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.85%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 102 (43.40%) Microsoft
2 72 (30.64%) Oracle
3 23 (9.79%) Siebel
4 22 (9.36%) Sybase
5 16 (6.81%) Red Hat
6 10 (4.26%) Red Gate
7 8 (3.40%) SAP
8 6 (2.55%) PeopleSoft
9 4 (1.70%) VMware
9 4 (1.70%) WorldPay
10 3 (1.28%) EMC
11 2 (0.85%) DataFlux
11 2 (0.85%) Hyperion
12 1 (0.43%) Cisco
12 1 (0.43%) Citrix
12 1 (0.43%) Dell
12 1 (0.43%) EXASOL
12 1 (0.43%) HP
12 1 (0.43%) Splunk
City, London
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Schroders plc
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £48000 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
Sage UK Limited
Salary: competitive plus benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago