The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the City of London region that had SQL DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 140 218 233
Rank change year-on-year
+78 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 113 90 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.83% 0.94% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.90% 0.99% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 100 84 86
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £78,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
5933 9093 11189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.94% 95.22% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5421 7818 9375
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region that featured SQL DBA in the job title.

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 August 2016.

SQL DBA Salary Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, SQL DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region featuring SQL DBA in the job title.

1 173 (96.11%) SQL Server
2 158 (87.78%) SQL
3 103 (57.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 90 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 89 (49.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 84 (46.67%) Finance
7 78 (43.33%) T-SQL
8 74 (41.11%) Microsoft
9 73 (40.56%) SQL Server 2012
10 68 (37.78%) Performance Tuning
11 54 (30.00%) High Availability
12 52 (28.89%) SQL Server 2014
13 51 (28.33%) Oracle
13 51 (28.33%) Clustering
14 44 (24.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 43 (23.89%) Windows
16 40 (22.22%) Replication
17 39 (21.67%) SQL Server 2005
18 35 (19.44%) Oracle Database
19 31 (17.22%) Business Intelligence
20 29 (16.11%) Oracle RAC
20 29 (16.11%) Data Guard
21 28 (15.56%) Database Mirroring
22 27 (15.00%) MS Excel
22 27 (15.00%) Banking
23 23 (12.78%) Migration
23 23 (12.78%) Data Modelling
24 22 (12.22%) Relational Database
25 21 (11.67%) ETL
25 21 (11.67%) Data Warehouse

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (11.11%) Oracle Coherence
2 8 (4.44%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.56%) Apache
4 1 (0.56%) IIS
Applications
1 27 (15.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.56%) LatentZero
2 1 (0.56%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.56%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.33%) SAN
2 3 (1.67%) SSL
3 1 (0.56%) DNS
3 1 (0.56%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (96.11%) SQL Server
2 103 (57.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 90 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 89 (49.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 73 (40.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 52 (28.89%) SQL Server 2014
7 44 (24.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 39 (21.67%) SQL Server 2005
9 35 (19.44%) Oracle Database
10 22 (12.22%) Relational Database
11 21 (11.67%) Data Warehouse
12 16 (8.89%) RDBMS
13 15 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
13 15 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
14 9 (5.00%) SQL Server 2016
15 7 (3.89%) MySQL
16 6 (3.33%) Power BI
17 5 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
18 4 (2.22%) PowerPivot
19 3 (1.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 84 (46.67%) Finance
2 27 (15.00%) Banking
3 19 (10.56%) Law
4 7 (3.89%) Legal
5 3 (1.67%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.67%) Marketing
5 3 (1.67%) Publishing
5 3 (1.67%) Retail
6 1 (0.56%) Advertising
6 1 (0.56%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.89%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 2 (1.11%) .NET
3 1 (0.56%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.56%) J2EE
3 1 (0.56%) JDBC
3 1 (0.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 51 (28.33%) Clustering
2 40 (22.22%) Replication
3 9 (5.00%) Statistics
4 7 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.78%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.22%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.22%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.67%) iPhone
7 3 (1.67%) LIMS
8 2 (1.11%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.11%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.56%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 43 (23.89%) Windows
2 14 (7.78%) Windows Server
3 11 (6.11%) Linux
4 9 (5.00%) Unix
4 9 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (3.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.22%) Solaris
8 3 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.56%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.56%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (37.78%) Performance Tuning
2 54 (30.00%) High Availability
3 31 (17.22%) Business Intelligence
4 28 (15.56%) Database Mirroring
5 23 (12.78%) Data Modelling
5 23 (12.78%) Migration
6 21 (11.67%) ETL
7 16 (8.89%) Database Security
8 15 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
9 14 (7.78%) Data Migration
10 11 (6.11%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (5.56%) SDLC
12 9 (5.00%) ITIL
12 9 (5.00%) SQL Optimisation
13 8 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (4.44%) Open Source
14 7 (3.89%) ERD
14 7 (3.89%) OOP
14 7 (3.89%) UML
14 7 (3.89%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 158 (87.78%) SQL
2 78 (43.33%) T-SQL
3 20 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 8 (4.44%) Shell Script
5 6 (3.33%) PL/SQL
6 4 (2.22%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 4 (2.22%) Java
7 1 (0.56%) C
7 1 (0.56%) C#
7 1 (0.56%) Delphi
7 1 (0.56%) Pascal
7 1 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (8.33%) MCTS
3 12 (6.67%) MCITP
4 11 (6.11%) MCSA
4 11 (6.11%) MCSE
5 10 (5.56%) Degree
5 10 (5.56%) MCDBA
6 7 (3.89%) OCP
6 7 (3.89%) Oracle Certification
7 6 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.33%) Solvency II
2 4 (2.22%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (16.11%) Oracle RAC
2 15 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 8 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.78%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 29 (16.11%) Data Guard
2 7 (3.89%) Failover Clustering
3 5 (2.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (1.67%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (1.67%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (1.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 74 (41.11%) Microsoft
2 51 (28.33%) Oracle
3 14 (7.78%) VMware
4 9 (5.00%) SolarWinds
5 3 (1.67%) Cognos
5 3 (1.67%) EMC
6 2 (1.11%) Citrix
6 2 (1.11%) NetApp
6 2 (1.11%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.11%) Sybase
6 2 (1.11%) Veritas
7 1 (0.56%) CA
7 1 (0.56%) Fidessa
7 1 (0.56%) SAP
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