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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 150 152 152
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 178 209 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.71% 1.69% 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.84% 1.83% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 167 177 196
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £46,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £66,000 £68,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +6.02%
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
9666 11451 11171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.76% 92.49% 93.26%
Number of salaries quoted 8308 9575 9809
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £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 31 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 31 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.

1 272 (73.32%) SQL Server
2 254 (68.46%) SQL
3 187 (50.40%) Oracle
4 151 (40.70%) Oracle Database
5 140 (37.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 133 (35.85%) Performance Tuning
7 128 (34.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 120 (32.35%) Oracle RAC
8 120 (32.35%) Linux
9 116 (31.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 112 (30.19%) Finance
11 102 (27.49%) Microsoft
12 101 (27.22%) Replication
13 98 (26.42%) Oracle Database 11g
13 98 (26.42%) T-SQL
14 93 (25.07%) Data Guard
15 85 (22.91%) UNIX
16 68 (18.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 67 (18.06%) Banking
18 66 (17.79%) SQL Server 2005
19 65 (17.52%) Windows
20 64 (17.25%) Clustering
21 60 (16.17%) SQL Server 2012
22 56 (15.09%) MS Excel
23 48 (12.94%) ITIL
24 47 (12.67%) Disaster Recovery
24 47 (12.67%) High Availability
25 42 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
26 39 (10.51%) Oracle EBS
26 39 (10.51%) Oracle RMAN

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 35 (9.43%) WebLogic
2 22 (5.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 15 (4.04%) Oracle Application Server
4 12 (3.23%) Oracle Coherence
5 11 (2.96%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.08%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.81%) IIS
7 3 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle UPK
8 1 (0.27%) Apache
8 1 (0.27%) SAS
Applications
1 56 (15.09%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.81%) MS Office
3 1 (0.27%) SPSS
3 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.27%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 39 (10.51%) Oracle EBS
1 39 (10.51%) Oracle EBS R12
2 38 (10.24%) Oracle Applications
3 11 (2.96%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.81%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.54%) Hyperion Enterprise
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.96%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.81%) GitHub
5 2 (0.54%) SaaS
6 1 (0.27%) Office 365
6 1 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.27%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.35%) SAN
1 5 (1.35%) Internet
2 4 (1.08%) LAN
2 4 (1.08%) WAN
3 2 (0.54%) Intranet
4 1 (0.27%) NAS
4 1 (0.27%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 272 (73.32%) SQL Server
2 151 (40.70%) Oracle Database
3 140 (37.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 128 (34.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 116 (31.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 98 (26.42%) Oracle Database 11g
7 68 (18.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 66 (17.79%) SQL Server 2005
9 60 (16.17%) SQL Server 2012
10 38 (10.24%) Oracle Database 12c
11 37 (9.97%) Oracle Exadata
12 36 (9.70%) Oracle BI EE
13 34 (9.16%) MySQL
14 33 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
15 31 (8.36%) Oracle Database 10g
16 27 (7.28%) Relational Database
17 26 (7.01%) RDBMS
18 14 (3.77%) SQL Server 2000
19 13 (3.50%) DTS
20 11 (2.96%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (1.08%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.81%) JIRA
2 3 (0.81%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.27%) MSTest
4 1 (0.27%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
General
1 112 (30.19%) Finance
2 67 (18.06%) Banking
3 17 (4.58%) Investment Banking
4 15 (4.04%) Law
5 13 (3.50%) Retail
6 8 (2.16%) Legal
7 7 (1.89%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.62%) Games
8 6 (1.62%) Marketing
9 4 (1.08%) International Banking
9 4 (1.08%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.81%) Electronics
10 3 (0.81%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.54%) Advertising
11 2 (0.54%) Front Office
12 1 (0.27%) Back Office
12 1 (0.27%) Publishing
12 1 (0.27%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.12%) .NET
2 13 (3.50%) Middleware
3 11 (2.96%) Oracle Fusion
4 9 (2.43%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 5 (1.35%) JDBC
6 4 (1.08%) XML
7 2 (0.54%) HTML
7 2 (0.54%) WCF
8 1 (0.27%) CGI
8 1 (0.27%) J2EE
8 1 (0.27%) COM
8 1 (0.27%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.27%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.27%) MDX
8 1 (0.27%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.27%) Velocity
8 1 (0.27%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 101 (27.22%) Replication
2 64 (17.25%) Clustering
3 32 (8.63%) Oracle Exalogic
4 17 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (3.77%) Hedge funds
6 13 (3.50%) Statistics
7 12 (3.23%) Kindle
8 8 (2.16%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.35%) Private Cloud
9 5 (1.35%) Data Centre
9 5 (1.35%) CMDB
9 5 (1.35%) HACMP
10 4 (1.08%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.08%) Online Banking
11 3 (0.81%) DTV
11 3 (0.81%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.54%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.54%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.54%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.54%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 120 (32.35%) Linux
2 85 (22.91%) UNIX
3 65 (17.52%) Windows
4 29 (7.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (4.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (2.96%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (1.89%) AIX
9 3 (0.81%) Solaris
10 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (35.85%) Performance Tuning
2 48 (12.94%) ITIL
3 47 (12.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 47 (12.67%) High Availability
4 42 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
5 39 (10.51%) Database Mirroring
6 35 (9.43%) ETL
7 34 (9.16%) Capacity Planning
8 33 (8.89%) SOA
9 32 (8.63%) Database Security
10 31 (8.36%) Migration
11 29 (7.82%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (5.12%) Performance Monitoring
13 17 (4.58%) Data Management
14 15 (4.04%) Change Management
14 15 (4.04%) ERP
15 13 (3.50%) CRM
15 13 (3.50%) Analytics
16 12 (3.23%) DevOps
17 11 (2.96%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 254 (68.46%) SQL
2 98 (26.42%) T-SQL
3 32 (8.63%) PowerShell
4 31 (8.36%) PL/SQL
5 16 (4.31%) C
6 15 (4.04%) Shell Script
7 13 (3.50%) Python
8 12 (3.23%) Java
9 11 (2.96%) Bash Shell
10 7 (1.89%) JavaScript
11 6 (1.62%) Ruby
11 6 (1.62%) C#
12 5 (1.35%) Korn
12 5 (1.35%) Perl
12 5 (1.35%) VBScript
13 3 (0.81%) PHP
13 3 (0.81%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 35 (9.43%) Security Cleared
2 34 (9.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (8.09%) Degree
4 22 (5.93%) MCITP
5 18 (4.85%) Oracle Certification
6 15 (4.04%) OCP
7 12 (3.23%) MCDBA
7 12 (3.23%) IBM Certification
8 10 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (2.16%) MCTS
10 5 (1.35%) MCSA
11 3 (0.81%) HND
11 3 (0.81%) MCSE
12 1 (0.27%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.77%) QA
2 12 (3.23%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.35%) SLA
4 4 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.54%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 120 (32.35%) Oracle RAC
2 19 (5.12%) Oracle Clusterware
3 9 (2.43%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.35%) PowerHA
5 4 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.08%) XenApp
6 2 (0.54%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.27%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 93 (25.07%) Data Guard
2 39 (10.51%) Oracle RMAN
3 9 (2.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 9 (2.43%) Oracle Flashback
4 7 (1.89%) Tivoli
4 7 (1.89%) BMC PATROL
5 5 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.81%) Puppet
7 2 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.27%) Ansible
8 1 (0.27%) logstash
Vendors
1 187 (50.40%) Oracle
2 102 (27.49%) Microsoft
3 28 (7.55%) Red Hat
4 22 (5.93%) IBM
5 11 (2.96%) Sybase
6 10 (2.70%) SAP
6 10 (2.70%) HP
7 7 (1.89%) VMware
8 6 (1.62%) Citrix
9 5 (1.35%) 3PAR
10 4 (1.08%) Tableau
11 3 (0.81%) Alteryx
11 3 (0.81%) Cognos
11 3 (0.81%) Hyperion
12 2 (0.54%) Veritas
12 2 (0.54%) WorldPay
12 2 (0.54%) Remedy
12 2 (0.54%) Wall Street Systems
12 2 (0.54%) SolarWinds
13 1 (0.27%) Red Gate
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Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Betting Appointments
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonuses
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Fantastic location & Office environment
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Venturi
Salary: £75000.00 - £88000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
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Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30k + Extensive benefits
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First Point
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, paid training
Posted: 7 days ago
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First Point
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
First Point
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Package
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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