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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 236 219 197
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 90 102 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.75% 0.84% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.90% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 75 99 139
Average salary £52,500 £57,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.69% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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
11133 11313 12081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.44% 93.35% 93.96%
Number of salaries quoted 9339 10017 11056
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +1.85%
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 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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.

1 184 (88.46%) SQL
2 179 (86.06%) SQL Server
3 118 (56.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 108 (51.92%) T-SQL
5 99 (47.60%) SQL Server 2008
6 87 (41.83%) Performance Tuning
7 80 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 73 (35.10%) Finance
9 63 (30.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 62 (29.81%) Replication
11 60 (28.85%) SQL Server 2005
12 45 (21.63%) SQL Server 2012
13 43 (20.67%) Windows
14 40 (19.23%) Microsoft
14 40 (19.23%) Clustering
15 33 (15.87%) MS Excel
16 31 (14.90%) Data Warehouse
17 30 (14.42%) Disaster Recovery
18 27 (12.98%) Migration
19 26 (12.50%) ETL
20 23 (11.06%) Business Intelligence
20 23 (11.06%) Banking
21 22 (10.58%) Oracle
22 21 (10.10%) DTS
23 20 (9.62%) Capacity Planning
24 19 (9.13%) High Availability
25 18 (8.65%) MySQL
26 17 (8.17%) SQL Server 2000
27 16 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
28 15 (7.21%) OLAP

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 2 (0.96%) SharePoint
1 2 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.48%) WorkSite
2 1 (0.48%) IIS
Applications
1 33 (15.87%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.48%) FastStats
2 1 (0.48%) MS Office
2 1 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.40%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.40%) SAN
2 3 (1.44%) Internet
3 2 (0.96%) GSM
3 2 (0.96%) VoIP
4 1 (0.48%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (86.06%) SQL Server
2 118 (56.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 99 (47.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 80 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 63 (30.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 60 (28.85%) SQL Server 2005
7 45 (21.63%) SQL Server 2012
8 31 (14.90%) Data Warehouse
9 21 (10.10%) DTS
10 18 (8.65%) MySQL
11 17 (8.17%) SQL Server 2000
12 15 (7.21%) OLAP
13 11 (5.29%) Oracle Database
13 11 (5.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 11 (5.29%) NoSQL
14 10 (4.81%) Relational Database
15 8 (3.85%) RDBMS
16 6 (2.88%) Oracle Database 11g
17 5 (2.40%) Big Data
17 5 (2.40%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 4 (1.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.48%) Mercurial
2 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.48%) Subversion
General
1 73 (35.10%) Finance
2 23 (11.06%) Banking
3 10 (4.81%) Marketing
4 8 (3.85%) Law
5 7 (3.37%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.88%) Advertising
7 5 (2.40%) Retail
7 5 (2.40%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.92%) Back Office
9 3 (1.44%) Publishing
10 2 (0.96%) Legal
11 1 (0.48%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.48%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.48%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.25%) MDX
2 6 (2.88%) .NET
3 5 (2.40%) Web Services
4 3 (1.44%) Middleware
5 1 (0.48%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 62 (29.81%) Replication
2 40 (19.23%) Clustering
3 4 (1.92%) Statistics
4 3 (1.44%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.96%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.48%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.48%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 43 (20.67%) Windows
2 16 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (6.25%) Linux
4 10 (4.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (3.37%) UNIX
6 6 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.44%) Solaris
8 2 (0.96%) Windows 2000
8 2 (0.96%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.96%) Android
8 2 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.48%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (41.83%) Performance Tuning
2 30 (14.42%) Disaster Recovery
3 27 (12.98%) Migration
4 26 (12.50%) ETL
5 23 (11.06%) Business Intelligence
6 20 (9.62%) Capacity Planning
7 19 (9.13%) High Availability
8 14 (6.73%) ITIL
9 13 (6.25%) Data Modelling
10 12 (5.77%) Performance Monitoring
11 11 (5.29%) Database Security
11 11 (5.29%) Root Cause Analysis
12 10 (4.81%) Dimensional Modelling
13 9 (4.33%) Incident Management
14 8 (3.85%) Refactoring
14 8 (3.85%) Kimball Methodology
14 8 (3.85%) Change Data Capture
14 8 (3.85%) Business Continuity
15 6 (2.88%) Change Management
15 6 (2.88%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 184 (88.46%) SQL
2 108 (51.92%) T-SQL
3 4 (1.92%) VB
3 4 (1.92%) C#
3 4 (1.92%) Java
3 4 (1.92%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.44%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
5 2 (0.96%) Ruby
5 2 (0.96%) Python
5 2 (0.96%) Perl
5 2 (0.96%) PHP
5 2 (0.96%) PL/SQL
5 2 (0.96%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.48%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (4.81%) Degree
3 8 (3.85%) MCTS
3 8 (3.85%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.88%) MCDBA
5 4 (1.92%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.92%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (1.44%) MCSE
7 2 (0.96%) MCITP
8 1 (0.48%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.44%) QA
2 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.92%) Hyper-V
1 4 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.96%) VMware ESX
2 2 (0.96%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.96%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.48%) LiteSpeed
3 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (1.92%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (1.44%) SCOM
3 2 (0.96%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.48%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 40 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 22 (10.58%) Oracle
3 10 (4.81%) Red Gate
3 10 (4.81%) Business Objects
4 8 (3.85%) Sybase
5 5 (2.40%) VMware
6 3 (1.44%) Sun
7 2 (0.96%) CommVault
7 2 (0.96%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.96%) Vertica
8 1 (0.48%) Tableau
8 1 (0.48%) Veritas
8 1 (0.48%) BMC
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
City of London
Modis International - London
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Salary: £60000 per annum + excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £52000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago