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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 137 144 155
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 189 230 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.82% 1.82% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.98% 1.96% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 176 199 186
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,800 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
9562 11707 11254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.24% 92.52% 93.10%
Number of salaries quoted 8248 9892 9769
Average salary £55,000 £53,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.32% +2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £77,500
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 3 July 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 3 July 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.

1 276 (74.19%) SQL Server
2 256 (68.82%) SQL
3 190 (51.08%) Oracle
4 157 (42.20%) Oracle Database
5 130 (34.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 130 (34.95%) Performance Tuning
6 129 (34.68%) SQL Server 2008
7 122 (32.80%) Oracle RAC
7 122 (32.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 121 (32.53%) Finance
8 121 (32.53%) Linux
9 97 (26.08%) Microsoft
10 96 (25.81%) Oracle Database 11g
11 94 (25.27%) Replication
12 92 (24.73%) T-SQL
12 92 (24.73%) Data Guard
13 83 (22.31%) UNIX
14 77 (20.70%) Banking
15 73 (19.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 62 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
17 61 (16.40%) Clustering
18 59 (15.86%) Windows
19 56 (15.05%) MS Excel
19 56 (15.05%) ITIL
20 52 (13.98%) SQL Server 2012
21 49 (13.17%) Disaster Recovery
22 48 (12.90%) High Availability
23 41 (11.02%) Business Intelligence
24 38 (10.22%) MySQL
24 38 (10.22%) PowerShell

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 30 (8.06%) WebLogic
2 16 (4.30%) Oracle Coherence
2 16 (4.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 15 (4.03%) Oracle Application Server
4 12 (3.23%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.08%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.08%) IIS
6 2 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle UPK
7 1 (0.27%) Apache
7 1 (0.27%) SAS
Applications
1 56 (15.05%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.61%) MS Office
3 1 (0.27%) SPSS
3 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.27%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 37 (9.95%) Oracle EBS
2 36 (9.68%) Oracle Applications
2 36 (9.68%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (2.96%) Oracle ERP
4 5 (1.34%) Hyperion Enterprise
5 3 (0.81%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.49%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (1.88%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.54%) SaaS
5 1 (0.27%) Office 365
5 1 (0.27%) GitHub
5 1 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.27%) Sage Pay
5 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.34%) SAN
1 5 (1.34%) Internet
2 4 (1.08%) LAN
2 4 (1.08%) WAN
3 2 (0.54%) Intranet
4 1 (0.27%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 276 (74.19%) SQL Server
2 157 (42.20%) Oracle Database
3 130 (34.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 129 (34.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 122 (32.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 96 (25.81%) Oracle Database 11g
7 73 (19.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 62 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
9 52 (13.98%) SQL Server 2012
10 38 (10.22%) MySQL
11 37 (9.95%) Oracle Database 10g
12 36 (9.68%) Oracle Database 12c
13 31 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
14 30 (8.06%) Data Warehouse
15 29 (7.80%) Oracle Exadata
16 27 (7.26%) Relational Database
17 25 (6.72%) RDBMS
18 13 (3.49%) Oracle Reports
18 13 (3.49%) Big Data
19 12 (3.23%) DTS
Development Applications
1 3 (0.81%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.27%) JIRA
2 1 (0.27%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.27%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.27%) MSTest
2 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 121 (32.53%) Finance
2 77 (20.70%) Banking
3 19 (5.11%) Investment Banking
4 13 (3.49%) Retail
4 13 (3.49%) Law
5 8 (2.15%) Legal
6 7 (1.88%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.61%) Games
8 4 (1.08%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.08%) International Banking
9 3 (0.81%) Private Banking
10 2 (0.54%) Marketing
10 2 (0.54%) Front Office
11 1 (0.27%) Back Office
11 1 (0.27%) Electronics
11 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.27%) Advertising
11 1 (0.27%) Publishing
11 1 (0.27%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (5.65%) .NET
2 13 (3.49%) Middleware
3 11 (2.96%) Oracle Fusion
4 7 (1.88%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 6 (1.61%) JDBC
6 5 (1.34%) XML
7 3 (0.81%) HTML
8 2 (0.54%) CGI
9 1 (0.27%) J2EE
9 1 (0.27%) CSS
9 1 (0.27%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.27%) Application Packaging
9 1 (0.27%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.27%) Velocity
9 1 (0.27%) Apache Flex
9 1 (0.27%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 94 (25.27%) Replication
2 61 (16.40%) Clustering
3 27 (7.26%) Oracle Exalogic
4 16 (4.30%) Hedge funds
4 16 (4.30%) Kindle
4 16 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (3.49%) Statistics
6 5 (1.34%) CMDB
6 5 (1.34%) HACMP
6 5 (1.34%) Private Cloud
6 5 (1.34%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.08%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.08%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.08%) Online Banking
8 3 (0.81%) Digital Media
8 3 (0.81%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.54%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.54%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.54%) Derivative
9 2 (0.54%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 121 (32.53%) Linux
2 83 (22.31%) UNIX
3 59 (15.86%) Windows
4 27 (7.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (3.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (2.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (1.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (1.88%) AIX
8 3 (0.81%) Solaris
9 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (34.95%) Performance Tuning
2 56 (15.05%) ITIL
3 49 (13.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 48 (12.90%) High Availability
5 41 (11.02%) Business Intelligence
6 38 (10.22%) Database Security
7 37 (9.95%) Database Mirroring
8 36 (9.68%) ETL
9 34 (9.14%) Migration
10 33 (8.87%) Capacity Planning
11 27 (7.26%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (7.26%) SOA
12 21 (5.65%) Data Management
13 19 (5.11%) Performance Monitoring
14 16 (4.30%) Analytics
15 14 (3.76%) CRM
15 14 (3.76%) Change Management
16 13 (3.49%) ERP
16 13 (3.49%) Line Management
17 12 (3.23%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 256 (68.82%) SQL
2 92 (24.73%) T-SQL
3 38 (10.22%) PowerShell
4 35 (9.41%) PL/SQL
5 24 (6.45%) Shell Script
6 19 (5.11%) C
7 15 (4.03%) Python
8 14 (3.76%) Bash Shell
9 13 (3.49%) Java
10 8 (2.15%) JavaScript
10 8 (2.15%) Ruby
11 7 (1.88%) Perl
12 6 (1.61%) VBScript
12 6 (1.61%) C#
13 5 (1.34%) Korn
14 3 (0.81%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.81%) PHP
15 2 (0.54%) VB
16 1 (0.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 36 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (9.14%) Security Cleared
3 32 (8.60%) Degree
4 26 (6.99%) MCITP
5 22 (5.91%) Oracle Certification
6 19 (5.11%) OCP
7 16 (4.30%) IBM Certification
8 11 (2.96%) MCDBA
9 10 (2.69%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (2.15%) MCTS
11 6 (1.61%) MCSA
12 5 (1.34%) MCSE
13 3 (0.81%) HND
14 1 (0.27%) OCA
14 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.30%) ISO 9001
2 12 (3.23%) QA
3 5 (1.34%) SLA
4 4 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 122 (32.80%) Oracle RAC
2 17 (4.57%) Oracle Clusterware
3 9 (2.42%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.34%) PowerHA
5 4 (1.08%) XenApp
6 3 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.27%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.27%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 92 (24.73%) Data Guard
2 36 (9.68%) Oracle RMAN
3 10 (2.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 9 (2.42%) Oracle Flashback
5 7 (1.88%) Tivoli
5 7 (1.88%) BMC PATROL
6 4 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.81%) Puppet
8 2 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.27%) Nagios
9 1 (0.27%) Ansible
9 1 (0.27%) logstash
Vendors
1 190 (51.08%) Oracle
2 97 (26.08%) Microsoft
3 27 (7.26%) IBM
3 27 (7.26%) Red Hat
4 11 (2.96%) HP
4 11 (2.96%) Sybase
4 11 (2.96%) SAP
5 7 (1.88%) Hyperion
6 6 (1.61%) VMware
6 6 (1.61%) 3PAR
7 5 (1.34%) Citrix
8 4 (1.08%) Tableau
9 3 (0.81%) Alteryx
9 3 (0.81%) Cognos
10 2 (0.54%) Brocade
10 2 (0.54%) Wall Street Systems
10 2 (0.54%) WorldPay
10 2 (0.54%) Remedy
11 1 (0.27%) Red Gate
11 1 (0.27%) Splunk
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
People Source
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
First Point
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
First Point
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
First Point
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 27 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 27 days ago