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 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 141 145 155
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 209 228 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.88% 1.87% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.00% 2.01% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 190 199 189
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,500 £42,300
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
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
10451 11344 11110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.82% 93.11% 94.16%
Number of salaries quoted 9105 9745 10127
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £80,000
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 28 November 2014.

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 November 2014, 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.

1 273 (68.08%) SQL
2 262 (65.34%) SQL Server
3 196 (48.88%) Oracle
4 158 (39.40%) Oracle Database
5 137 (34.16%) Performance Tuning
6 135 (33.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 135 (33.67%) Finance
7 124 (30.92%) Linux
8 112 (27.93%) T-SQL
9 109 (27.18%) Oracle RAC
10 105 (26.18%) Oracle Database 11g
11 101 (25.19%) SQL Server 2008
12 99 (24.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 99 (24.69%) Windows
13 93 (23.19%) Clustering
14 91 (22.69%) Replication
15 87 (21.70%) Data Guard
16 84 (20.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 80 (19.95%) UNIX
18 76 (18.95%) Microsoft
19 65 (16.21%) SQL Server 2012
20 62 (15.46%) Oracle EBS
21 57 (14.21%) Oracle Applications
22 54 (13.47%) Oracle EBS R12
23 53 (13.22%) Business Intelligence
24 51 (12.72%) Data Warehouse
24 51 (12.72%) MS Excel
24 51 (12.72%) Oracle Database 10g
25 50 (12.47%) WebLogic
26 49 (12.22%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 50 (12.47%) WebLogic
2 25 (6.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 19 (4.74%) SharePoint
4 13 (3.24%) Oracle Application Server
5 8 (2.00%) Apache Pig
6 5 (1.25%) WorkSite
7 4 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.75%) IIS
9 2 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 51 (12.72%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.75%) MS Office
3 5 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.25%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 62 (15.46%) Oracle EBS
2 57 (14.21%) Oracle Applications
3 54 (13.47%) Oracle EBS R12
4 11 (2.74%) Oracle ERP
4 11 (2.74%) Oracle 11i
5 8 (2.00%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (1.00%) HFM
7 1 (0.25%) SimCorp Dimension
7 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.99%) SAN
2 5 (1.25%) Internet
3 4 (1.00%) Intranet
4 2 (0.50%) GSM
4 2 (0.50%) VoIP
5 1 (0.25%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 262 (65.34%) SQL Server
2 158 (39.40%) Oracle Database
3 135 (33.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 105 (26.18%) Oracle Database 11g
5 101 (25.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 99 (24.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 84 (20.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 65 (16.21%) SQL Server 2012
9 51 (12.72%) Data Warehouse
9 51 (12.72%) Oracle Database 10g
10 47 (11.72%) Oracle Exadata
11 44 (10.97%) Relational Database
12 41 (10.22%) Oracle BI EE
13 39 (9.73%) SQL Server 2005
14 34 (8.48%) OLTP
15 31 (7.73%) OLAP
16 28 (6.98%) RDBMS
17 27 (6.73%) MySQL
18 24 (5.99%) Oracle Database 12c
19 22 (5.49%) DTS
Development Applications
1 5 (1.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (1.00%) Toad
3 3 (0.75%) PowerBuilder
3 3 (0.75%) Subversion
3 3 (0.75%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.50%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.25%) Maven
5 1 (0.25%) JIRA
5 1 (0.25%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 135 (33.67%) Finance
2 49 (12.22%) Banking
3 21 (5.24%) Law
4 16 (3.99%) Investment Banking
5 12 (2.99%) Legal
6 11 (2.74%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.50%) Marketing
8 4 (1.00%) Back Office
9 3 (0.75%) Advertising
9 3 (0.75%) Billing
10 2 (0.50%) Retail
11 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.25%) Games
11 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.25%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (9.98%) Middleware
2 35 (8.73%) Oracle Fusion
3 24 (5.99%) .NET
4 10 (2.49%) MDX
5 8 (2.00%) ODBC
6 7 (1.75%) XML
7 2 (0.50%) Web Services
7 2 (0.50%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.25%) JDBC
8 1 (0.25%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 93 (23.19%) Clustering
2 91 (22.69%) Replication
3 29 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (6.48%) Oracle Exalogic
5 15 (3.74%) Client/Server
5 15 (3.74%) Statistics
6 11 (2.74%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.25%) Economics
8 3 (0.75%) Online Banking
9 2 (0.50%) GIS
9 2 (0.50%) Social Network
9 2 (0.50%) Open Source
9 2 (0.50%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.25%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 124 (30.92%) Linux
2 99 (24.69%) Windows
3 80 (19.95%) UNIX
4 32 (7.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (5.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (5.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (3.49%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (3.24%) Solaris
9 8 (2.00%) Oracle Linux
10 7 (1.75%) AIX
11 2 (0.50%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.50%) Android
11 2 (0.50%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.25%) CentOS
12 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (34.16%) Performance Tuning
2 53 (13.22%) Business Intelligence
3 46 (11.47%) Disaster Recovery
4 43 (10.72%) ETL
5 42 (10.47%) Migration
5 42 (10.47%) Capacity Planning
6 40 (9.98%) SOA
7 30 (7.48%) High Availability
8 29 (7.23%) ITIL
8 29 (7.23%) Database Security
9 28 (6.98%) Data Modelling
10 22 (5.49%) Performance Monitoring
11 19 (4.74%) E-Commerce
11 19 (4.74%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (4.24%) Database Tuning
13 15 (3.74%) ERP
14 13 (3.24%) Load Balancing
15 12 (2.99%) Incident Management
15 12 (2.99%) Dimensional Modelling
15 12 (2.99%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 273 (68.08%) SQL
2 112 (27.93%) T-SQL
3 34 (8.48%) PL/SQL
4 24 (5.99%) Shell Script
5 13 (3.24%) PowerShell
6 10 (2.49%) Java
7 9 (2.24%) JavaScript
7 9 (2.24%) VBScript
7 9 (2.24%) C#
8 5 (1.25%) Perl
9 2 (0.50%) PHP
9 2 (0.50%) VB
9 2 (0.50%) Ruby
9 2 (0.50%) Python
10 1 (0.25%) X++
10 1 (0.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 34 (8.48%) Security Cleared
2 32 (7.98%) Degree
3 20 (4.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (3.74%) MCITP
5 14 (3.49%) MCTS
6 12 (2.99%) MCSE
7 11 (2.74%) MCSA
8 8 (2.00%) ACCA
8 8 (2.00%) CIMA
9 6 (1.50%) SC Cleared
10 4 (1.00%) CTC Cleared
10 4 (1.00%) DV Cleared
10 4 (1.00%) Oracle Certification
10 4 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.00%) OCP
11 3 (0.75%) MCDBA
11 3 (0.75%) IBM Certification
12 1 (0.25%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.74%) SLA
2 6 (1.50%) QA
3 5 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.50%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.50%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 109 (27.18%) Oracle RAC
2 38 (9.48%) Oracle RMAN
3 9 (2.24%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.75%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.75%) HDFS
6 1 (0.25%) PowerHA
6 1 (0.25%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 87 (21.70%) Data Guard
2 10 (2.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (1.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (1.00%) Foglight
3 4 (1.00%) Backup Exec
4 3 (0.75%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.25%) SCOM
5 1 (0.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 196 (48.88%) Oracle
2 76 (18.95%) Microsoft
3 28 (6.98%) Red Hat
4 18 (4.49%) VMware
5 17 (4.24%) Sybase
6 16 (3.99%) Business Objects
7 13 (3.24%) NetApp
8 12 (2.99%) Red Gate
9 10 (2.49%) Sun
10 5 (1.25%) Veritas
10 5 (1.25%) Hyperion
10 5 (1.25%) Informatica
10 5 (1.25%) MapR
11 4 (1.00%) HP
12 3 (0.75%) IBM
13 2 (0.50%) Remedy
14 1 (0.25%) Talend
14 1 (0.25%) BMC
14 1 (0.25%) SAP
14 1 (0.25%) Cognos
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