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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 159 148 156
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 151 180 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.49% 1.71% 1.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 1.84% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 141 168 161
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £43,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
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
9457 9777 10266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.42% 92.92% 93.97%
Number of salaries quoted 8263 8353 9246
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,501 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 January 2015.

DBA Salary Histogram in the City of London

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

1 254 (70.56%) SQL
2 239 (66.39%) SQL Server
3 175 (48.61%) Oracle
4 128 (35.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 127 (35.28%) Oracle Database
6 119 (33.06%) Finance
7 117 (32.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 104 (28.89%) Linux
9 101 (28.06%) Performance Tuning
10 94 (26.11%) Oracle RAC
11 92 (25.56%) Windows
12 90 (25.00%) T-SQL
13 82 (22.78%) Replication
14 80 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
15 79 (21.94%) Clustering
16 74 (20.56%) Oracle Database 11g
17 72 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 72 (20.00%) Microsoft
18 63 (17.50%) UNIX
18 63 (17.50%) Data Guard
19 53 (14.72%) SQL Server 2012
20 47 (13.06%) ITIL
21 44 (12.22%) Oracle EBS
22 43 (11.94%) MS Excel
22 43 (11.94%) Banking
22 43 (11.94%) Oracle Applications
23 40 (11.11%) ETL
24 38 (10.56%) Oracle Database 10g
25 37 (10.28%) Disaster Recovery
25 37 (10.28%) Business Intelligence

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 34 (9.44%) WebLogic
2 22 (6.11%) SharePoint
3 13 (3.61%) Oracle Application Server
4 9 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 8 (2.22%) Apache Pig
6 5 (1.39%) WorkSite
7 4 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.11%) IIS
7 4 (1.11%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 43 (11.94%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.78%) MS Office
3 6 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 44 (12.22%) Oracle EBS
2 43 (11.94%) Oracle Applications
3 36 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 11 (3.06%) Oracle ERP
4 11 (3.06%) Oracle 11i
5 8 (2.22%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.83%) Hyperion Enterprise
7 1 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.28%) SimCorp Dimension
7 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.22%) SAN
2 3 (0.83%) Intranet
3 2 (0.56%) Internet
4 1 (0.28%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 239 (66.39%) SQL Server
2 128 (35.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 127 (35.28%) Oracle Database
4 117 (32.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 80 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 74 (20.56%) Oracle Database 11g
7 72 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 53 (14.72%) SQL Server 2012
9 38 (10.56%) Oracle Database 10g
10 36 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
11 31 (8.61%) Relational Database
12 28 (7.78%) MySQL
12 28 (7.78%) Oracle Exadata
13 22 (6.11%) SQL Server 2005
13 22 (6.11%) Oracle BI EE
14 20 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
14 20 (5.56%) DTS
14 20 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
15 18 (5.00%) OLTP
16 17 (4.72%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (1.11%) PowerBuilder
1 4 (1.11%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.56%) Subversion
4 1 (0.28%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.28%) Git (software)
General
1 119 (33.06%) Finance
2 43 (11.94%) Banking
3 27 (7.50%) Law
4 16 (4.44%) Legal
5 14 (3.89%) Investment Banking
6 8 (2.22%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.11%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.11%) Private Banking
8 3 (0.83%) Marketing
8 3 (0.83%) Billing
9 2 (0.56%) Advertising
9 2 (0.56%) Retail
10 1 (0.28%) Games
10 1 (0.28%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (7.50%) .NET
2 25 (6.94%) Middleware
3 24 (6.67%) Oracle Fusion
4 9 (2.50%) XML
4 9 (2.50%) ODBC
5 5 (1.39%) MDX
6 2 (0.56%) JDBC
6 2 (0.56%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.28%) CGI
7 1 (0.28%) HTML
7 1 (0.28%) CSS
7 1 (0.28%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 82 (22.78%) Replication
2 79 (21.94%) Clustering
3 25 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (5.00%) Oracle Exalogic
4 18 (5.00%) Client/Server
5 16 (4.44%) Statistics
6 6 (1.67%) Hedge funds
6 6 (1.67%) Kindle
6 6 (1.67%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.83%) Online Banking
7 3 (0.83%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.56%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.56%) GIS
8 2 (0.56%) Social Network
8 2 (0.56%) Economics
9 1 (0.28%) Online Games
9 1 (0.28%) NHS
9 1 (0.28%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 104 (28.89%) Linux
2 92 (25.56%) Windows
3 63 (17.50%) UNIX
4 28 (7.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (6.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (3.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (2.50%) Solaris
9 3 (0.83%) AIX
10 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (28.06%) Performance Tuning
2 47 (13.06%) ITIL
3 40 (11.11%) ETL
4 37 (10.28%) Disaster Recovery
4 37 (10.28%) Business Intelligence
5 36 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
6 32 (8.89%) Database Security
7 31 (8.61%) Migration
8 20 (5.56%) SOA
8 20 (5.56%) Data Management
9 19 (5.28%) High Availability
10 18 (5.00%) Data Modelling
11 15 (4.17%) PRINCE2
12 14 (3.89%) Performance Monitoring
12 14 (3.89%) ERP
13 13 (3.61%) Service Delivery
13 13 (3.61%) E-Commerce
13 13 (3.61%) Database Tuning
14 12 (3.33%) Performance Analysis
14 12 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 254 (70.56%) SQL
2 90 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 32 (8.89%) PL/SQL
4 24 (6.67%) PowerShell
5 18 (5.00%) Shell Script
6 12 (3.33%) JavaScript
6 12 (3.33%) VBScript
7 10 (2.78%) Java
8 9 (2.50%) C#
9 6 (1.67%) C
10 5 (1.39%) Perl
11 3 (0.83%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.56%) VB
12 2 (0.56%) Python
12 2 (0.56%) Ruby
13 1 (0.28%) X++
13 1 (0.28%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (8.61%) Degree
2 28 (7.78%) Security Cleared
3 26 (7.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (6.39%) MCITP
5 15 (4.17%) MCSE
6 14 (3.89%) MCSA
6 14 (3.89%) MCTS
7 9 (2.50%) IBM Certification
8 8 (2.22%) CIMA
8 8 (2.22%) OCP
8 8 (2.22%) Oracle Certification
8 8 (2.22%) ACCA
9 5 (1.39%) DV Cleared
10 4 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.11%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.56%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.28%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.00%) SLA
2 6 (1.67%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.39%) QA
3 5 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.56%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 94 (26.11%) Oracle RAC
2 29 (8.06%) Oracle RMAN
3 8 (2.22%) Active Directory
3 8 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.94%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.11%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.83%) HDFS
7 1 (0.28%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 63 (17.50%) Data Guard
2 4 (1.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (1.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (1.11%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.28%) Foglight
3 1 (0.28%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.28%) Nagios
Vendors
1 175 (48.61%) Oracle
2 72 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 20 (5.56%) Sybase
3 20 (5.56%) Red Hat
3 20 (5.56%) VMware
4 13 (3.61%) Business Objects
5 12 (3.33%) SAP
6 10 (2.78%) IBM
7 8 (2.22%) Red Gate
8 5 (1.39%) HP
8 5 (1.39%) Hyperion
8 5 (1.39%) MapR
9 4 (1.11%) NetApp
9 4 (1.11%) Veritas
10 2 (0.56%) Remedy
10 2 (0.56%) Sun
11 1 (0.28%) SimCorp
11 1 (0.28%) Brocade
11 1 (0.28%) Meridio
11 1 (0.28%) Teradata
City, London
ARM Technology
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Subsidised Gym etc
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 80,000 plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £50000.0000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45000 - 48000 + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 27 days holiday, banking bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 24 days ago