The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL 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 SQL DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 244 230 215
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 76 97 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.66% 0.82% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.88% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 67 93 124
Average salary £52,500 £57,500 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.69% +12.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,700 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
SQL 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
10694 11004 11838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.86% 93.06% 93.92%
Number of salaries quoted 9014 9658 10857
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL DBA in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the City of London region.

SQL DBA Salary Trend in the City of London

SQL DBA
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the City of London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

SQL DBA Salary Histogram in the City of London

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited SQL 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 SQL DBA in their job title.

1 179 (87.75%) SQL
2 174 (85.29%) SQL Server
3 111 (54.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 101 (49.51%) T-SQL
5 99 (48.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 90 (44.12%) Performance Tuning
7 77 (37.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 73 (35.78%) Finance
9 62 (30.39%) Replication
9 62 (30.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 53 (25.98%) SQL Server 2005
11 45 (22.06%) Windows
12 44 (21.57%) SQL Server 2012
13 42 (20.59%) Clustering
14 39 (19.12%) Microsoft
15 37 (18.14%) MS Excel
16 33 (16.18%) Data Warehouse
17 30 (14.71%) Disaster Recovery
18 29 (14.22%) Oracle
19 28 (13.73%) ETL
20 25 (12.25%) Migration
21 24 (11.76%) Banking
21 24 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
22 23 (11.27%) Capacity Planning
23 21 (10.29%) High Availability
24 18 (8.82%) MySQL
25 17 (8.33%) DTS
26 16 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
26 16 (7.84%) SQL Server 2000
26 16 (7.84%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited SQL 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 SQL DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.47%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.49%) WorkSite
3 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.49%) IIS
Applications
1 37 (18.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.47%) MS Office
3 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.49%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.45%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.96%) SAN
2 3 (1.47%) Internet
3 2 (0.98%) NAS
3 2 (0.98%) GSM
3 2 (0.98%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (85.29%) SQL Server
2 111 (54.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 99 (48.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 77 (37.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 62 (30.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 53 (25.98%) SQL Server 2005
7 44 (21.57%) SQL Server 2012
8 33 (16.18%) Data Warehouse
9 18 (8.82%) MySQL
10 17 (8.33%) DTS
11 16 (7.84%) SQL Server 2000
12 15 (7.35%) OLAP
13 14 (6.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 14 (6.86%) Oracle Database
14 11 (5.39%) NoSQL
15 10 (4.90%) Relational Database
16 9 (4.41%) Oracle Database 11g
17 8 (3.92%) RDBMS
18 5 (2.45%) VLDB
18 5 (2.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (1.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 73 (35.78%) Finance
2 24 (11.76%) Banking
3 9 (4.41%) Marketing
4 8 (3.92%) Law
5 6 (2.94%) Advertising
5 6 (2.94%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.45%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.45%) Back Office
7 3 (1.47%) Legal
7 3 (1.47%) Retail
8 2 (0.98%) Publishing
9 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.88%) MDX
2 7 (3.43%) .NET
3 5 (2.45%) Web Services
4 3 (1.47%) Middleware
5 2 (0.98%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 62 (30.39%) Replication
2 42 (20.59%) Clustering
3 10 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.92%) Statistics
5 3 (1.47%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.49%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.49%) Open Source
6 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 45 (22.06%) Windows
2 16 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (7.35%) Linux
4 10 (4.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (3.92%) UNIX
7 3 (1.47%) Solaris
8 2 (0.98%) Android
8 2 (0.98%) Windows 2000
8 2 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.98%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.49%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (44.12%) Performance Tuning
2 30 (14.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 28 (13.73%) ETL
4 25 (12.25%) Migration
5 24 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
6 23 (11.27%) Capacity Planning
7 21 (10.29%) High Availability
8 16 (7.84%) ITIL
9 14 (6.86%) Data Modelling
10 13 (6.37%) Dimensional Modelling
10 13 (6.37%) Database Security
11 12 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
11 12 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (5.39%) Refactoring
12 11 (5.39%) Kimball Methodology
13 10 (4.90%) Performance Monitoring
13 10 (4.90%) Incident Management
14 8 (3.92%) Business Continuity
14 8 (3.92%) Change Data Capture
15 7 (3.43%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 179 (87.75%) SQL
2 101 (49.51%) T-SQL
3 5 (2.45%) Java
4 4 (1.96%) PowerShell
4 4 (1.96%) C#
5 3 (1.47%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
6 2 (0.98%) Perl
6 2 (0.98%) PHP
6 2 (0.98%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.98%) VB
6 2 (0.98%) Python
6 2 (0.98%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.98%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (5.88%) Degree
3 10 (4.90%) MCTS
4 8 (3.92%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.94%) MCDBA
6 5 (2.45%) MCITP
7 4 (1.96%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.96%) CTC Cleared
7 4 (1.96%) MCSE
8 2 (0.98%) MCSA
9 1 (0.49%) PhD
9 1 (0.49%) OCP
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.49%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.96%) SLA
2 3 (1.47%) QA
3 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (4.41%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (2.45%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (1.96%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.98%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.98%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (1.96%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (1.47%) SCOM
3 2 (0.98%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.98%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 39 (19.12%) Microsoft
2 29 (14.22%) Oracle
3 13 (6.37%) Business Objects
3 13 (6.37%) Red Gate
4 8 (3.92%) Sybase
5 5 (2.45%) VMware
6 3 (1.47%) Sun
7 2 (0.98%) CommVault
7 2 (0.98%) Veritas
7 2 (0.98%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.98%) Vertica
8 1 (0.49%) Meridio
8 1 (0.49%) HP
8 1 (0.49%) BMC
8 1 (0.49%) IBM
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Incisive Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + pension, bonus, 25 days holiday
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + bonus,pension,healthcare,dental
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago