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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 129 148 140
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 199 230 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.98% 1.82% 1.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.15% 1.97% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 175 204 196
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 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £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
9253 11693 10940
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.19% 92.56% 93.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7934 9898 9425
Average salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
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 22 May 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 22 May 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.

1 251 (71.71%) SQL Server
2 247 (70.57%) SQL
3 180 (51.43%) Oracle
4 136 (38.86%) Oracle Database
5 134 (38.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 127 (36.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 114 (32.57%) Linux
8 109 (31.14%) SQL Server 2008
9 108 (30.86%) Finance
10 107 (30.57%) Oracle RAC
11 101 (28.86%) Performance Tuning
12 87 (24.86%) Replication
13 81 (23.14%) Microsoft
14 78 (22.29%) T-SQL
14 78 (22.29%) Oracle Database 11g
15 77 (22.00%) Data Guard
16 75 (21.43%) UNIX
17 74 (21.14%) Banking
18 64 (18.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 64 (18.29%) Windows
19 57 (16.29%) Clustering
20 55 (15.71%) ITIL
21 52 (14.86%) SQL Server 2005
22 48 (13.71%) Disaster Recovery
23 45 (12.86%) MySQL
23 45 (12.86%) SQL Server 2012
24 39 (11.14%) MS Excel
25 38 (10.86%) ETL
25 38 (10.86%) Oracle Database 10g
26 37 (10.57%) Database Security

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 25 (7.14%) WebLogic
2 15 (4.29%) Oracle Application Server
3 12 (3.43%) Oracle Coherence
4 11 (3.14%) SharePoint
4 11 (3.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (1.14%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.57%) IIS
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle UPK
7 1 (0.29%) WorkSite
7 1 (0.29%) Apache
7 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 39 (11.14%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.00%) MS Office
3 2 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 32 (9.14%) Oracle EBS
2 31 (8.86%) Oracle EBS R12
2 31 (8.86%) Oracle Applications
3 11 (3.14%) Oracle ERP
4 5 (1.43%) Hyperion Enterprise
5 3 (0.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.14%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.29%) Office 365
4 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.29%) Sage Pay
4 1 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.14%) Internet
1 4 (1.14%) SAN
1 4 (1.14%) LAN
1 4 (1.14%) WAN
2 2 (0.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 251 (71.71%) SQL Server
2 136 (38.86%) Oracle Database
3 134 (38.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 127 (36.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 109 (31.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 78 (22.29%) Oracle Database 11g
7 64 (18.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 52 (14.86%) SQL Server 2005
9 45 (12.86%) MySQL
9 45 (12.86%) SQL Server 2012
10 38 (10.86%) Oracle Database 10g
11 29 (8.29%) Data Warehouse
12 28 (8.00%) Oracle Database 12c
13 26 (7.43%) Oracle BI EE
14 25 (7.14%) Relational Database
15 23 (6.57%) Oracle Exadata
16 20 (5.71%) RDBMS
17 16 (4.57%) Oracle Reports
18 13 (3.71%) Big Data
18 13 (3.71%) DTS
Development Applications
1 4 (1.14%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.57%) PowerBuilder
2 2 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.29%) MSTest
3 1 (0.29%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 108 (30.86%) Finance
2 74 (21.14%) Banking
3 17 (4.86%) Investment Banking
4 12 (3.43%) Retail
5 9 (2.57%) Law
5 9 (2.57%) Legal
6 7 (2.00%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.43%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.14%) International Banking
8 4 (1.14%) Games
9 3 (0.86%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.29%) Advertising
10 1 (0.29%) Publishing
10 1 (0.29%) Billing
10 1 (0.29%) Front Office
10 1 (0.29%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.14%) .NET
2 13 (3.71%) Middleware
3 11 (3.14%) Oracle Fusion
4 7 (2.00%) XML
5 4 (1.14%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 3 (0.86%) JDBC
7 2 (0.57%) HTML
7 2 (0.57%) CGI
8 1 (0.29%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.29%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.29%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.29%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.29%) ODBC
8 1 (0.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 87 (24.86%) Replication
2 57 (16.29%) Clustering
3 22 (6.29%) Oracle Exalogic
4 18 (5.14%) Hedge funds
5 17 (4.86%) Statistics
6 16 (4.57%) Kindle
7 14 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (1.43%) Private Cloud
8 5 (1.43%) CMDB
8 5 (1.43%) HACMP
9 4 (1.14%) Online Banking
10 3 (0.86%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.86%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.86%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.57%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.57%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.29%) SWIFT
12 1 (0.29%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.29%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.29%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 114 (32.57%) Linux
2 75 (21.43%) UNIX
3 64 (18.29%) Windows
4 25 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (3.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (2.00%) AIX
8 5 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.86%) Solaris
10 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (28.86%) Performance Tuning
2 55 (15.71%) ITIL
3 48 (13.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 38 (10.86%) ETL
5 37 (10.57%) Database Security
6 33 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
6 33 (9.43%) High Availability
7 31 (8.86%) Capacity Planning
8 28 (8.00%) Migration
8 28 (8.00%) Data Management
8 28 (8.00%) Database Mirroring
9 22 (6.29%) SOA
10 18 (5.14%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (4.86%) Performance Monitoring
11 17 (4.86%) Line Management
12 14 (4.00%) Performance Analysis
13 13 (3.71%) Analytics
14 12 (3.43%) ERP
14 12 (3.43%) CRM
14 12 (3.43%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 247 (70.57%) SQL
2 78 (22.29%) T-SQL
3 33 (9.43%) PL/SQL
4 32 (9.14%) PowerShell
5 22 (6.29%) Shell Script
6 19 (5.43%) C
7 11 (3.14%) Python
8 10 (2.86%) Java
9 9 (2.57%) Bash Shell
10 6 (1.71%) C#
10 6 (1.71%) Perl
11 5 (1.43%) Korn
11 5 (1.43%) JavaScript
12 4 (1.14%) Ruby
13 3 (0.86%) VBScript
13 3 (0.86%) PHP
13 3 (0.86%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.57%) VB
15 1 (0.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 35 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (9.14%) Security Cleared
3 30 (8.57%) Degree
4 27 (7.71%) MCITP
5 20 (5.71%) Oracle Certification
6 18 (5.14%) OCP
7 16 (4.57%) IBM Certification
8 10 (2.86%) MCDBA
8 10 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (2.57%) MCTS
10 8 (2.29%) MCSA
11 7 (2.00%) MCSE
12 2 (0.57%) HND
13 1 (0.29%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.57%) ISO 9001
2 9 (2.57%) SLA
3 8 (2.29%) QA
4 5 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 107 (30.57%) Oracle RAC
2 14 (4.00%) Oracle Clusterware
3 10 (2.86%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.43%) PowerHA
5 4 (1.14%) XenApp
6 3 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.57%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 77 (22.00%) Data Guard
2 32 (9.14%) Oracle RMAN
3 9 (2.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 9 (2.57%) Oracle Flashback
4 7 (2.00%) BMC PATROL
5 5 (1.43%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.86%) Puppet
7 1 (0.29%) logstash
7 1 (0.29%) Ansible
7 1 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.29%) Nagios
Vendors
1 180 (51.43%) Oracle
2 81 (23.14%) Microsoft
3 25 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 24 (6.86%) IBM
5 19 (5.43%) SAP
6 17 (4.86%) Sybase
7 11 (3.14%) HP
8 9 (2.57%) VMware
9 7 (2.00%) Hyperion
10 6 (1.71%) 3PAR
11 4 (1.14%) Citrix
11 4 (1.14%) Tableau
12 3 (0.86%) Alteryx
12 3 (0.86%) Cognos
13 2 (0.57%) Business Objects
13 2 (0.57%) Brocade
13 2 (0.57%) WorldPay
13 2 (0.57%) Red Gate
14 1 (0.29%) Percona
14 1 (0.29%) Vertica
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