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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 215 214 254
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 96 103 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.93% 0.99% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 1.07% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 90 99 56
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,500 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
9613 9633 10230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.38% 92.91% 94.08%
Number of salaries quoted 8403 8235 9203
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,501 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015, 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.

1 171 (88.60%) SQL
1 171 (88.60%) SQL Server
2 112 (58.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 102 (52.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 76 (39.38%) T-SQL
5 68 (35.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 66 (34.20%) Performance Tuning
7 60 (31.09%) Finance
7 60 (31.09%) Replication
7 60 (31.09%) Clustering
8 59 (30.57%) Microsoft
9 58 (30.05%) Windows
10 55 (28.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 50 (25.91%) Oracle
12 41 (21.24%) SQL Server 2012
13 36 (18.65%) MS Excel
14 31 (16.06%) ITIL
15 28 (14.51%) Capacity Planning
16 27 (13.99%) .NET
16 27 (13.99%) ETL
17 25 (12.95%) Linux
18 24 (12.44%) Microsoft Certification
18 24 (12.44%) Banking
18 24 (12.44%) Law
18 24 (12.44%) Oracle RAC
18 24 (12.44%) PowerShell
18 24 (12.44%) Windows Server 2008
19 23 (11.92%) Windows Server 2012
19 23 (11.92%) Business Intelligence
20 22 (11.40%) Database Security

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 20 (10.36%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.07%) WorkSite
2 4 (2.07%) Oracle Coherence
2 4 (2.07%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (1.55%) Apache Pig
3 3 (1.55%) IIS
4 2 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 36 (18.65%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.15%) MS Office
3 5 (2.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) SimCorp Dimension
1 1 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.07%) SAN
2 3 (1.55%) Intranet
3 1 (0.52%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (88.60%) SQL Server
2 112 (58.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 102 (52.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 68 (35.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 55 (28.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 41 (21.24%) SQL Server 2012
7 22 (11.40%) Oracle Database
8 20 (10.36%) DTS
9 19 (9.84%) Relational Database
10 18 (9.33%) SQL Server 2005
10 18 (9.33%) Data Warehouse
11 16 (8.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 13 (6.74%) MySQL
13 12 (6.22%) Oracle Database 11g
14 11 (5.70%) Crystal Reports
15 10 (5.18%) SQL Server 2000
16 9 (4.66%) Oracle Database 10g
16 9 (4.66%) Oracle Reports
17 8 (4.15%) OLTP
17 8 (4.15%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.07%) PowerBuilder
2 3 (1.55%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 60 (31.09%) Finance
2 24 (12.44%) Banking
2 24 (12.44%) Law
3 15 (7.77%) Legal
4 9 (4.66%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.11%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.55%) Billing
7 2 (1.04%) Advertising
8 1 (0.52%) Marketing
8 1 (0.52%) Games
8 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.52%) Front Office
8 1 (0.52%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (13.99%) .NET
2 8 (4.15%) XML
2 8 (4.15%) ODBC
3 3 (1.55%) MDX
4 2 (1.04%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.52%) Kafka
5 1 (0.52%) CGI
5 1 (0.52%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 60 (31.09%) Replication
1 60 (31.09%) Clustering
2 18 (9.33%) Client/Server
3 14 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.15%) Statistics
5 7 (3.63%) Hedge funds
6 6 (3.11%) Kindle
7 3 (1.55%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.55%) Online Banking
8 2 (1.04%) Social Network
9 1 (0.52%) Online Games
9 1 (0.52%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 58 (30.05%) Windows
2 25 (12.95%) Linux
3 24 (12.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (11.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (6.74%) UNIX
6 9 (4.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.52%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (34.20%) Performance Tuning
2 31 (16.06%) ITIL
3 28 (14.51%) Capacity Planning
4 27 (13.99%) ETL
5 23 (11.92%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (11.40%) Database Security
7 19 (9.84%) Disaster Recovery
8 17 (8.81%) Migration
9 14 (7.25%) Data Management
10 13 (6.74%) PRINCE2
11 11 (5.70%) Data Migration
11 11 (5.70%) High Availability
11 11 (5.70%) Data Modelling
12 10 (5.18%) Performance Monitoring
13 9 (4.66%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (4.15%) Document Management
14 8 (4.15%) Incident Management
15 7 (3.63%) Dimensional Modelling
15 7 (3.63%) Service Delivery
16 6 (3.11%) OO
Programming Languages
1 171 (88.60%) SQL
2 76 (39.38%) T-SQL
3 24 (12.44%) PowerShell
4 12 (6.22%) JavaScript
5 11 (5.70%) VBScript
6 9 (4.66%) C#
6 9 (4.66%) Java
7 6 (3.11%) C
8 3 (1.55%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.04%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.04%) Python
9 2 (1.04%) Ruby
9 2 (1.04%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.52%) X++
10 1 (0.52%) Perl
10 1 (0.52%) VB
10 1 (0.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (12.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (11.40%) MCITP
3 21 (10.88%) Degree
4 15 (7.77%) MCSE
5 14 (7.25%) MCTS
6 13 (6.74%) MCSA
7 12 (6.22%) Security Cleared
8 7 (3.63%) OCP
8 7 (3.63%) Oracle Certification
8 7 (3.63%) IBM Certification
9 3 (1.55%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.55%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.04%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.52%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.11%) SLA
1 6 (3.11%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.52%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (12.44%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (3.63%) Hyper-V
3 6 (3.11%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (2.07%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.55%) HDFS
5 3 (1.55%) Active Directory
6 2 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.52%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 8 (4.15%) Data Guard
2 4 (2.07%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (2.07%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 59 (30.57%) Microsoft
2 50 (25.91%) Oracle
3 13 (6.74%) Business Objects
4 8 (4.15%) IBM
4 8 (4.15%) VMware
4 8 (4.15%) Red Gate
5 7 (3.63%) Sybase
6 6 (3.11%) SAP
7 5 (2.59%) HP
8 4 (2.07%) Veritas
9 2 (1.04%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.52%) 3PAR
10 1 (0.52%) SimCorp
10 1 (0.52%) Meridio
10 1 (0.52%) Brocade
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Posted: 7 hours ago
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits, bonus
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
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TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £50000.0000 per annum + bonus + pension
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Competitive
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + BENEFITS
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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