The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the City of London region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 179 139 147
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 87 192 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.38% 1.85% 1.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 1.96% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 77 178 214
Median salary £55,000 £58,750 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.38% +11.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
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
6052 9817 12324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.79% 94.74% 94.98%
Number of salaries quoted 5521 8409 10414
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region that featured DBA in the job title.

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 30 June 2016.

DBA Salary Histogram in the City of London

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 171 (89.06%) SQL Server
2 161 (83.85%) SQL
3 99 (51.56%) Finance
4 92 (47.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 88 (45.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 86 (44.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 78 (40.63%) SQL Server 2012
8 75 (39.06%) Performance Tuning
8 75 (39.06%) Microsoft
9 65 (33.85%) T-SQL
10 53 (27.60%) Oracle
11 50 (26.04%) SQL Server 2005
12 49 (25.52%) Clustering
13 45 (23.44%) SQL Server 2014
14 44 (22.92%) Replication
15 42 (21.88%) Oracle Database
15 42 (21.88%) High Availability
16 37 (19.27%) Windows
17 36 (18.75%) Law
18 33 (17.19%) Migration
19 32 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 30 (15.63%) Oracle RAC
20 30 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
21 28 (14.58%) Data Guard
22 26 (13.54%) ITIL
22 26 (13.54%) Relational Database
23 24 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
24 23 (11.98%) Business Intelligence
25 22 (11.46%) MS Excel
25 22 (11.46%) Oracle Database 11g

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (7.81%) SharePoint
2 14 (7.29%) Oracle Coherence
3 5 (2.60%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.52%) Apache
5 1 (0.52%) IIS
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 22 (11.46%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.56%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.52%) LatentZero
2 1 (0.52%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.52%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.60%) SaaS
2 3 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.65%) SAN
2 3 (1.56%) SSL
3 2 (1.04%) Internet
3 2 (1.04%) MVNO
4 1 (0.52%) 2G
4 1 (0.52%) LAN
4 1 (0.52%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (89.06%) SQL Server
2 92 (47.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 88 (45.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 86 (44.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 78 (40.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 50 (26.04%) SQL Server 2005
7 45 (23.44%) SQL Server 2014
8 42 (21.88%) Oracle Database
9 32 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 26 (13.54%) Relational Database
11 24 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
12 22 (11.46%) Oracle Database 11g
13 21 (10.94%) Oracle Database 12c
14 13 (6.77%) SQL Server 2016
15 12 (6.25%) RDBMS
16 10 (5.21%) MySQL
17 9 (4.69%) Oracle Database 10g
18 8 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
19 7 (3.65%) PostgreSQL
20 6 (3.13%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (0.52%) ProC
1 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 99 (51.56%) Finance
2 36 (18.75%) Law
3 22 (11.46%) Banking
4 8 (4.17%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.60%) Retail
6 4 (2.08%) Publishing
7 3 (1.56%) Advertising
7 3 (1.56%) Marketing
8 2 (1.04%) Games
9 1 (0.52%) Back Office
9 1 (0.52%) Legal
9 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.52%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.25%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 4 (2.08%) .NET
3 2 (1.04%) XML
4 1 (0.52%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.52%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.52%) COM
4 1 (0.52%) Django
4 1 (0.52%) HTML
4 1 (0.52%) J2EE
4 1 (0.52%) JDBC
4 1 (0.52%) MDX
4 1 (0.52%) Middleware
4 1 (0.52%) OC4J
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.52%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 49 (25.52%) Clustering
2 44 (22.92%) Replication
3 9 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.60%) Statistics
5 4 (2.08%) Hedge funds
5 4 (2.08%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.56%) Fintech
6 3 (1.56%) iPhone
7 2 (1.04%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.04%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.04%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.52%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.52%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.52%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.52%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 37 (19.27%) Windows
2 19 (9.90%) Linux
3 9 (4.69%) Windows Server
3 9 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (3.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (3.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (2.60%) Solaris
5 5 (2.60%) Unix
6 2 (1.04%) AIX
6 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (39.06%) Performance Tuning
2 42 (21.88%) High Availability
3 33 (17.19%) Migration
4 26 (13.54%) ITIL
5 23 (11.98%) Business Intelligence
6 20 (10.42%) Disaster Recovery
6 20 (10.42%) ETL
7 19 (9.90%) Data Modelling
7 19 (9.90%) Performance Monitoring
8 16 (8.33%) Data Migration
8 16 (8.33%) Data Protection
9 14 (7.29%) Database Theory
9 14 (7.29%) Relational Database Theory
10 13 (6.77%) Database Mirroring
11 12 (6.25%) Data Management
12 10 (5.21%) Capacity Planning
13 8 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (4.17%) Business Continuity
13 8 (4.17%) Database Security
13 8 (4.17%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 161 (83.85%) SQL
2 65 (33.85%) T-SQL
3 13 (6.77%) PL/SQL
4 10 (5.21%) Shell Script
5 8 (4.17%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.08%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 3 (1.56%) C#
8 2 (1.04%) Python
9 1 (0.52%) Java
9 1 (0.52%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (10.94%) MCITP
3 20 (10.42%) MCDBA
3 20 (10.42%) MCTS
4 15 (7.81%) MCSA
4 15 (7.81%) MCSE
5 14 (7.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 10 (5.21%) Degree
7 3 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.29%) Solvency II
2 4 (2.08%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 30 (15.63%) Oracle RAC
2 13 (6.77%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.52%) Docker
4 1 (0.52%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (14.58%) Data Guard
2 10 (5.21%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (3.13%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (2.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (1.04%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (1.04%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.52%) Legato
6 1 (0.52%) Nagios
6 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 75 (39.06%) Microsoft
2 53 (27.60%) Oracle
3 6 (3.13%) VMware
4 5 (2.60%) Siebel
4 5 (2.60%) Sybase
5 3 (1.56%) EMC
5 3 (1.56%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.56%) SAP
6 2 (1.04%) Citrix
6 2 (1.04%) NetApp
7 1 (0.52%) CA
7 1 (0.52%) Fidessa
7 1 (0.52%) IDERA
7 1 (0.52%) Pegasus
7 1 (0.52%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.52%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.52%) Splunk
7 1 (0.52%) Veritas
7 1 (0.52%) WorldPay
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Greythorn
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus + Certs
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary plus strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City Of London
HFG
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + benefits + on-call + overtime.
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and bonus package
Posted: 22 days ago