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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 154 152 132
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 177 217 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.67% 1.72% 1.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 1.86% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 147 195 198
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,102 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,600 £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
9866 11683 10984
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.89% 92.52% 93.36%
Number of salaries quoted 8405 9848 9615
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £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 21 April 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 21 April 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.

1 259 (77.54%) SQL
2 247 (73.95%) SQL Server
3 144 (43.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 144 (43.11%) Oracle
4 133 (39.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 110 (32.93%) Finance
6 101 (30.24%) Oracle Database
7 97 (29.04%) SQL Server 2008
8 90 (26.95%) Performance Tuning
9 89 (26.65%) T-SQL
9 89 (26.65%) Linux
10 81 (24.25%) Replication
11 78 (23.35%) Oracle RAC
12 76 (22.75%) Windows
13 70 (20.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 68 (20.36%) Microsoft
15 63 (18.86%) Clustering
16 59 (17.66%) Banking
16 59 (17.66%) Oracle Database 11g
17 54 (16.17%) Data Guard
18 53 (15.87%) ITIL
18 53 (15.87%) UNIX
18 53 (15.87%) SQL Server 2012
19 45 (13.47%) ETL
20 44 (13.17%) MySQL
21 43 (12.87%) SQL Server 2005
22 40 (11.98%) Disaster Recovery
23 38 (11.38%) Business Intelligence
24 34 (10.18%) MS Excel
24 34 (10.18%) Oracle Database 10g

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 12 (3.59%) WebLogic
1 12 (3.59%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.29%) Oracle Coherence
3 6 (1.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (1.20%) WorkSite
4 4 (1.20%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.20%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (0.90%) IIS
5 3 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.60%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.30%) Apache
Applications
1 34 (10.18%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.10%) MS Office
3 3 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (4.19%) Oracle EBS
1 14 (4.19%) Oracle Applications
1 14 (4.19%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (1.50%) Hyperion Enterprise
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.79%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.30%) Sage Pay
4 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.20%) LAN
1 4 (1.20%) WAN
1 4 (1.20%) Internet
2 2 (0.60%) SAN
3 1 (0.30%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 247 (73.95%) SQL Server
2 144 (43.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 133 (39.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 101 (30.24%) Oracle Database
5 97 (29.04%) SQL Server 2008
6 70 (20.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 59 (17.66%) Oracle Database 11g
8 53 (15.87%) SQL Server 2012
9 44 (13.17%) MySQL
10 43 (12.87%) SQL Server 2005
11 34 (10.18%) Oracle Database 10g
12 28 (8.38%) Data Warehouse
13 26 (7.78%) Relational Database
14 20 (5.99%) Oracle Database 12c
15 18 (5.39%) DTS
16 16 (4.79%) Oracle Reports
16 16 (4.79%) PostgreSQL
16 16 (4.79%) Big Data
17 14 (4.19%) RDBMS
18 13 (3.89%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (1.20%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.60%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (0.30%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
General
1 110 (32.93%) Finance
2 59 (17.66%) Banking
3 17 (5.09%) Investment Banking
4 14 (4.19%) Law
5 13 (3.89%) Legal
6 12 (3.59%) Retail
7 8 (2.40%) Telecoms
8 7 (2.10%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.20%) Games
9 4 (1.20%) International Banking
9 4 (1.20%) Private Banking
10 2 (0.60%) Billing
11 1 (0.30%) Marketing
11 1 (0.30%) Front Office
11 1 (0.30%) Back Office
11 1 (0.30%) Advertising
11 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.99%) .NET
2 10 (2.99%) XML
3 5 (1.50%) ODBC
4 4 (1.20%) Middleware
5 2 (0.60%) HTML
5 2 (0.60%) JDBC
5 2 (0.60%) CGI
5 2 (0.60%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (0.60%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (0.30%) CSS
6 1 (0.30%) MDX
6 1 (0.30%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.30%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 81 (24.25%) Replication
2 63 (18.86%) Clustering
3 20 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (5.39%) Hedge funds
5 14 (4.19%) Statistics
6 11 (3.29%) Kindle
7 10 (2.99%) Client/Server
8 7 (2.10%) Oracle Exalogic
9 5 (1.50%) CMDB
9 5 (1.50%) HACMP
9 5 (1.50%) Online Banking
9 5 (1.50%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.90%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.90%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.60%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.60%) Computer Science
12 1 (0.30%) Economics
12 1 (0.30%) GIS
12 1 (0.30%) NHS
12 1 (0.30%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 89 (26.65%) Linux
2 76 (22.75%) Windows
3 53 (15.87%) UNIX
4 23 (6.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (5.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (5.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (2.10%) AIX
8 6 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.90%) Solaris
10 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (26.95%) Performance Tuning
2 53 (15.87%) ITIL
3 45 (13.47%) ETL
4 40 (11.98%) Disaster Recovery
5 38 (11.38%) Business Intelligence
6 32 (9.58%) Database Security
6 32 (9.58%) Capacity Planning
7 30 (8.98%) Migration
7 30 (8.98%) Database Mirroring
8 26 (7.78%) Data Management
9 21 (6.29%) High Availability
10 19 (5.69%) Line Management
11 17 (5.09%) Performance Analysis
12 16 (4.79%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (4.79%) Service Delivery
13 15 (4.49%) Performance Monitoring
14 14 (4.19%) Analytics
15 12 (3.59%) Data Migration
16 11 (3.29%) CRM
17 10 (2.99%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 259 (77.54%) SQL
2 89 (26.65%) T-SQL
3 33 (9.88%) PL/SQL
4 30 (8.98%) PowerShell
5 21 (6.29%) Shell Script
6 14 (4.19%) C
7 9 (2.69%) Python
7 9 (2.69%) Java
8 8 (2.40%) JavaScript
9 7 (2.10%) Bash Shell
10 6 (1.80%) VBScript
11 5 (1.50%) C#
11 5 (1.50%) Korn
12 4 (1.20%) Perl
13 3 (0.90%) PHP
13 3 (0.90%) VB
13 3 (0.90%) Ruby
14 1 (0.30%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (9.28%) Microsoft Certification
1 31 (9.28%) Degree
2 28 (8.38%) Security Cleared
3 24 (7.19%) MCITP
4 14 (4.19%) Oracle Certification
5 13 (3.89%) OCP
6 12 (3.59%) ITIL Certification
6 12 (3.59%) MCTS
7 11 (3.29%) IBM Certification
7 11 (3.29%) MCSA
8 10 (2.99%) MCSE
9 9 (2.69%) MCDBA
10 2 (0.60%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.60%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.30%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.30%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.19%) SLA
2 11 (3.29%) ISO 9001
3 9 (2.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (1.80%) QA
5 1 (0.30%) JSP 440
System Software
1 78 (23.35%) Oracle RAC
2 14 (4.19%) Active Directory
3 11 (3.29%) Oracle Clusterware
4 9 (2.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (1.50%) PowerHA
6 4 (1.20%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.20%) XenApp
7 2 (0.60%) HDFS
7 2 (0.60%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 54 (16.17%) Data Guard
2 23 (6.89%) Oracle RMAN
3 7 (2.10%) Oracle Flashback
3 7 (2.10%) BMC PATROL
4 4 (1.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (0.90%) Puppet
6 2 (0.60%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.30%) Nagios
7 1 (0.30%) Ansible
7 1 (0.30%) logstash
Vendors
1 144 (43.11%) Oracle
2 68 (20.36%) Microsoft
3 23 (6.89%) Red Hat
4 20 (5.99%) VMware
5 18 (5.39%) Sybase
5 18 (5.39%) SAP
5 18 (5.39%) IBM
6 13 (3.89%) HP
7 6 (1.80%) Hyperion
7 6 (1.80%) 3PAR
8 5 (1.50%) Business Objects
9 4 (1.20%) Citrix
9 4 (1.20%) Tableau
10 3 (0.90%) Alteryx
10 3 (0.90%) WorldPay
11 2 (0.60%) Red Gate
11 2 (0.60%) Brocade
12 1 (0.30%) Splunk
12 1 (0.30%) Teradata
12 1 (0.30%) Sage
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Salary: £45000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits + Pension + Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 Per Annum + excellent benefits & bonus
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Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + package
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
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I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum Benefits
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Salary: £75000 - £90000 Per Annum Benefits
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
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