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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 171 154 149
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 143 190 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.48% 1.62% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 1.75% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 131 166 192
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £46,250 £47,550
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,845 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+0.81% +1.19%
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
8988 10867 11023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.91% 92.63% 93.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7763 9145 9766
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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.

1 250 (73.10%) SQL Server
2 228 (66.67%) SQL
3 179 (52.34%) Oracle
4 146 (42.69%) Oracle Database
5 124 (36.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 117 (34.21%) Linux
7 115 (33.63%) Performance Tuning
8 110 (32.16%) Oracle RAC
9 109 (31.87%) Finance
10 108 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 103 (30.12%) Microsoft
12 99 (28.95%) Replication
13 98 (28.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 95 (27.78%) Oracle Database 11g
15 86 (25.15%) T-SQL
16 85 (24.85%) Data Guard
17 78 (22.81%) UNIX
18 65 (19.01%) Windows
19 62 (18.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 60 (17.54%) Banking
20 60 (17.54%) SQL Server 2005
21 59 (17.25%) Clustering
22 54 (15.79%) MS Excel
23 52 (15.20%) SQL Server 2012
24 45 (13.16%) Oracle Exadata
25 44 (12.87%) Business Intelligence
26 42 (12.28%) Oracle BI EE
27 41 (11.99%) High Availability
28 40 (11.70%) Oracle EBS R12
28 40 (11.70%) Disaster Recovery

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 36 (10.53%) WebLogic
2 25 (7.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 13 (3.80%) Oracle Application Server
4 10 (2.92%) SharePoint
5 9 (2.63%) Oracle Coherence
6 3 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.88%) IIS
7 1 (0.29%) Apache
7 1 (0.29%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.29%) SAS
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 54 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.58%) MS Office
3 1 (0.29%) SPSS
3 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.29%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 40 (11.70%) Oracle EBS
1 40 (11.70%) Oracle EBS R12
2 39 (11.40%) Oracle Applications
3 11 (3.22%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 3 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.34%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.17%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.88%) GitHub
4 2 (0.58%) SaaS
4 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.29%) Office 365
5 1 (0.29%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.46%) SAN
1 5 (1.46%) Internet
2 2 (0.58%) Intranet
3 1 (0.29%) ATM
3 1 (0.29%) HTTP
3 1 (0.29%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 250 (73.10%) SQL Server
2 146 (42.69%) Oracle Database
3 124 (36.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 108 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 98 (28.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 95 (27.78%) Oracle Database 11g
7 62 (18.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 60 (17.54%) SQL Server 2005
9 52 (15.20%) SQL Server 2012
10 45 (13.16%) Oracle Exadata
11 42 (12.28%) Oracle BI EE
12 39 (11.40%) Oracle Database 12c
13 32 (9.36%) Relational Database
14 31 (9.06%) Data Warehouse
14 31 (9.06%) RDBMS
15 25 (7.31%) Oracle Database 10g
16 18 (5.26%) MySQL
17 14 (4.09%) SQL Server 2000
18 11 (3.22%) DTS
19 10 (2.92%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (1.17%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (0.88%) JIRA
2 3 (0.88%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.29%) MSTest
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
General
1 109 (31.87%) Finance
2 60 (17.54%) Banking
3 15 (4.39%) Investment Banking
3 15 (4.39%) Law
4 11 (3.22%) Legal
4 11 (3.22%) Retail
5 10 (2.92%) Marketing
6 6 (1.75%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.17%) Games
7 4 (1.17%) International Banking
8 3 (0.88%) Electronics
8 3 (0.88%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.58%) Advertising
9 2 (0.58%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.29%) Front Office
10 1 (0.29%) Back Office
10 1 (0.29%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.09%) .NET
2 12 (3.51%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 11 (3.22%) Oracle Fusion
3 11 (3.22%) Middleware
4 5 (1.46%) JDBC
5 3 (0.88%) XML
6 2 (0.58%) HTML
6 2 (0.58%) WCF
7 1 (0.29%) JPA
7 1 (0.29%) J2EE
7 1 (0.29%) COM
7 1 (0.29%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.29%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.29%) MDX
7 1 (0.29%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.29%) Velocity
7 1 (0.29%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 99 (28.95%) Replication
2 59 (17.25%) Clustering
3 34 (9.94%) Oracle Exalogic
4 11 (3.22%) Hedge funds
4 11 (3.22%) Statistics
5 10 (2.92%) Kindle
5 10 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.34%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.46%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.17%) Private Cloud
8 4 (1.17%) Online Banking
8 4 (1.17%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.17%) CMDB
8 4 (1.17%) HACMP
9 3 (0.88%) DTV
9 3 (0.88%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.58%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.58%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.58%) Life Science
10 2 (0.58%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 117 (34.21%) Linux
2 78 (22.81%) UNIX
3 65 (19.01%) Windows
4 26 (7.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.17%) Solaris
8 2 (0.58%) AIX
9 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (33.63%) Performance Tuning
2 44 (12.87%) Business Intelligence
3 41 (11.99%) High Availability
4 40 (11.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 36 (10.53%) SOA
6 35 (10.23%) ITIL
7 33 (9.65%) Database Mirroring
8 30 (8.77%) ETL
8 30 (8.77%) Capacity Planning
9 28 (8.19%) Migration
9 28 (8.19%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (7.02%) Database Security
11 15 (4.39%) Performance Monitoring
11 15 (4.39%) Database Tuning
11 15 (4.39%) ERP
12 13 (3.80%) Mentoring
13 12 (3.51%) Data Management
14 11 (3.22%) Change Management
14 11 (3.22%) DevOps
15 10 (2.92%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 228 (66.67%) SQL
2 86 (25.15%) T-SQL
3 27 (7.89%) PowerShell
4 24 (7.02%) PL/SQL
5 14 (4.09%) C
6 12 (3.51%) Java
6 12 (3.51%) Shell Script
7 11 (3.22%) Python
8 8 (2.34%) Bash Shell
9 7 (2.05%) Perl
9 7 (2.05%) C#
10 6 (1.75%) JavaScript
11 5 (1.46%) VBScript
11 5 (1.46%) Ruby
12 3 (0.88%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.29%) Korn
13 1 (0.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 35 (10.23%) Security Cleared
2 26 (7.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (7.31%) Degree
4 18 (5.26%) MCITP
5 15 (4.39%) Oracle Certification
6 13 (3.80%) OCP
7 10 (2.92%) IBM Certification
8 8 (2.34%) MCDBA
9 5 (1.46%) MCTS
10 3 (0.88%) MCSA
10 3 (0.88%) HND
10 3 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.29%) OCA
11 1 (0.29%) MCSE
11 1 (0.29%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.09%) QA
2 10 (2.92%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.46%) SLA
4 2 (0.58%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 110 (32.16%) Oracle RAC
2 13 (3.80%) Oracle Clusterware
3 4 (1.17%) PowerHA
3 4 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.17%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.58%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.29%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 85 (24.85%) Data Guard
2 33 (9.65%) Oracle RMAN
3 11 (3.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 7 (2.05%) Tivoli
4 7 (2.05%) BMC PATROL
4 7 (2.05%) Oracle Flashback
5 5 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.29%) Ansible
7 1 (0.29%) logstash
Vendors
1 179 (52.34%) Oracle
2 103 (30.12%) Microsoft
3 25 (7.31%) Red Hat
4 16 (4.68%) Sybase
5 15 (4.39%) IBM
6 7 (2.05%) VMware
6 7 (2.05%) SAP
7 4 (1.17%) HP
7 4 (1.17%) Tableau
8 3 (0.88%) Alteryx
8 3 (0.88%) WorldPay
8 3 (0.88%) Veritas
8 3 (0.88%) Cognos
8 3 (0.88%) Citrix
9 2 (0.58%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (0.58%) EMC
9 2 (0.58%) Wall Street Systems
9 2 (0.58%) SolarWinds
9 2 (0.58%) Red Gate
9 2 (0.58%) Remedy
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