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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 220 213 219
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 97 123 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.88% 1.01% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 1.09% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 91 112 116
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
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
10254 11290 11478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.43% 92.97% 94.02%
Number of salaries quoted 8807 9805 10530
Average salary £53,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.63% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £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 £38,500
% 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 22 October 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 October 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 (89.95%) SQL
2 173 (86.93%) SQL Server
3 108 (54.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 98 (49.25%) T-SQL
5 88 (44.22%) Performance Tuning
6 86 (43.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 80 (40.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 66 (33.17%) Replication
9 63 (31.66%) Finance
10 62 (31.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 49 (24.62%) Clustering
11 49 (24.62%) Microsoft
12 47 (23.62%) Windows
13 41 (20.60%) SQL Server 2005
14 40 (20.10%) MS Excel
15 36 (18.09%) SQL Server 2012
16 35 (17.59%) Oracle
17 30 (15.08%) Capacity Planning
18 29 (14.57%) Data Warehouse
19 28 (14.07%) ETL
20 25 (12.56%) Banking
20 25 (12.56%) Business Intelligence
21 24 (12.06%) Migration
21 24 (12.06%) Disaster Recovery
22 22 (11.06%) High Availability
23 20 (10.05%) Windows Server 2008
23 20 (10.05%) .NET
24 18 (9.05%) MySQL
24 18 (9.05%) Business Objects
24 18 (9.05%) DTS

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 12 (6.03%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.01%) WorkSite
2 2 (1.01%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.50%) IIS
3 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 40 (20.10%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.51%) MS Office
3 3 (1.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.50%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.50%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.51%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.01%) SAN
2 2 (1.01%) Intranet
2 2 (1.01%) GSM
2 2 (1.01%) VoIP
3 1 (0.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (86.93%) SQL Server
2 108 (54.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 86 (43.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 80 (40.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 62 (31.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 41 (20.60%) SQL Server 2005
7 36 (18.09%) SQL Server 2012
8 29 (14.57%) Data Warehouse
9 18 (9.05%) MySQL
9 18 (9.05%) DTS
10 17 (8.54%) Relational Database
11 16 (8.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 15 (7.54%) Oracle Database
13 13 (6.53%) OLAP
13 13 (6.53%) NoSQL
14 12 (6.03%) SQL Server 2000
15 11 (5.53%) Oracle Database 11g
16 8 (4.02%) Oracle Reports
17 7 (3.52%) Crystal Reports
17 7 (3.52%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 6 (3.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.01%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 63 (31.66%) Finance
2 25 (12.56%) Banking
3 17 (8.54%) Law
4 7 (3.52%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.02%) Marketing
5 6 (3.02%) Legal
6 5 (2.51%) Back Office
7 4 (2.01%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.51%) Advertising
9 2 (1.01%) Billing
9 2 (1.01%) Retail
10 1 (0.50%) Publishing
10 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.50%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.50%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (10.05%) .NET
2 12 (6.03%) MDX
3 5 (2.51%) Web Services
4 3 (1.51%) Middleware
4 3 (1.51%) XML
4 3 (1.51%) ODBC
5 2 (1.01%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.50%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 66 (33.17%) Replication
2 49 (24.62%) Clustering
3 9 (4.52%) Client/Server
3 9 (4.52%) Statistics
4 7 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.01%) Online Banking
5 2 (1.01%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.01%) Social Network
6 1 (0.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 47 (23.62%) Windows
2 20 (10.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (8.54%) Linux
4 14 (7.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (6.03%) UNIX
6 11 (5.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.51%) Solaris
8 2 (1.01%) Android
8 2 (1.01%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.01%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.50%) AIX
9 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (44.22%) Performance Tuning
2 30 (15.08%) Capacity Planning
3 28 (14.07%) ETL
4 25 (12.56%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (12.06%) Migration
5 24 (12.06%) Disaster Recovery
6 22 (11.06%) High Availability
7 17 (8.54%) Data Modelling
8 13 (6.53%) ITIL
8 13 (6.53%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (6.03%) Performance Monitoring
10 11 (5.53%) Root Cause Analysis
10 11 (5.53%) Incident Management
11 10 (5.03%) Dimensional Modelling
11 10 (5.03%) Refactoring
11 10 (5.03%) Database Security
11 10 (5.03%) Kimball Methodology
12 9 (4.52%) Change Data Capture
13 7 (3.52%) Change Management
14 6 (3.02%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 179 (89.95%) SQL
2 98 (49.25%) T-SQL
3 11 (5.53%) PowerShell
4 9 (4.52%) C#
5 7 (3.52%) Java
5 7 (3.52%) JavaScript
5 7 (3.52%) VBScript
6 3 (1.51%) VB
7 2 (1.01%) Ruby
7 2 (1.01%) Perl
7 2 (1.01%) PHP
7 2 (1.01%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.01%) Python
8 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.50%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.50%) X++
Qualifications
1 14 (7.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (6.53%) Degree
3 11 (5.53%) MCTS
4 8 (4.02%) MCITP
5 7 (3.52%) MCSE
5 7 (3.52%) Security Cleared
6 5 (2.51%) MCSA
7 4 (2.01%) SC Cleared
7 4 (2.01%) CTC Cleared
7 4 (2.01%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.50%) OCP
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.50%) IBM Certification
8 1 (0.50%) PhD
8 1 (0.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.51%) SLA
2 2 (1.01%) QA
3 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (6.03%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (3.02%) Hyper-V
2 6 (3.02%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (1.51%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.01%) HDFS
4 2 (1.01%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.50%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.01%) Backup Exec
1 4 (2.01%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 4 (2.01%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (1.01%) Data Guard
2 2 (1.01%) SCOM
Vendors
1 49 (24.62%) Microsoft
2 35 (17.59%) Oracle
3 18 (9.05%) Business Objects
4 15 (7.54%) Red Gate
5 10 (5.03%) Sybase
6 5 (2.51%) VMware
7 4 (2.01%) Veritas
8 3 (1.51%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.51%) Sun
9 2 (1.01%) HP
10 1 (0.50%) Meridio
10 1 (0.50%) BMC
10 1 (0.50%) CommVault
10 1 (0.50%) IBM
10 1 (0.50%) Vertica
10 1 (0.50%) SimCorp
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £70000 per annum + excellent benefits, negotiable
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Hudson - London
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + extensive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harris Rubbert Associates
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Bonus and Full Benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Noir Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + good range of benefits
Posted: 27 days ago