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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 168 226 220
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 94 98 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.50% 0.93% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 0.98% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 80 91 98
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £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
6029 9991 11863
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 96.02% 95.10% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5497 8559 9918
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 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 July 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 28 July 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.

1 161 (95.27%) SQL Server
2 153 (90.53%) SQL
3 95 (56.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 89 (52.66%) Finance
5 86 (50.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 82 (48.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 73 (43.20%) T-SQL
8 69 (40.83%) SQL Server 2012
9 66 (39.05%) Microsoft
10 60 (35.50%) Performance Tuning
11 52 (30.77%) Clustering
12 48 (28.40%) SQL Server 2014
13 44 (26.04%) Oracle
14 43 (25.44%) SQL Server 2005
15 41 (24.26%) Windows
16 40 (23.67%) High Availability
17 36 (21.30%) Replication
18 34 (20.12%) Oracle Database
19 33 (19.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 28 (16.57%) Law
21 26 (15.38%) Migration
21 26 (15.38%) Banking
21 26 (15.38%) Oracle RAC
21 26 (15.38%) Data Guard
22 24 (14.20%) Relational Database
22 24 (14.20%) Microsoft Certification
22 24 (14.20%) Data Warehouse
23 23 (13.61%) MS Excel
24 22 (13.02%) Business Intelligence
25 20 (11.83%) MCTS

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 19 (11.24%) Oracle Coherence
2 10 (5.92%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.96%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.59%) Apache
4 1 (0.59%) IIS
Applications
1 23 (13.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.59%) LatentZero
2 1 (0.59%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.59%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.55%) SAN
2 3 (1.78%) SSL
3 1 (0.59%) DNS
3 1 (0.59%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (95.27%) SQL Server
2 95 (56.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 86 (50.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 82 (48.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 69 (40.83%) SQL Server 2012
6 48 (28.40%) SQL Server 2014
7 43 (25.44%) SQL Server 2005
8 34 (20.12%) Oracle Database
9 33 (19.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 24 (14.20%) Data Warehouse
10 24 (14.20%) Relational Database
11 15 (8.88%) Oracle Database 11g
11 15 (8.88%) Oracle Database 12c
12 13 (7.69%) RDBMS
12 13 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
13 7 (4.14%) MySQL
14 6 (3.55%) Power BI
15 5 (2.96%) PostgreSQL
16 4 (2.37%) PowerPivot
17 2 (1.18%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 89 (52.66%) Finance
2 28 (16.57%) Law
3 26 (15.38%) Banking
4 4 (2.37%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.37%) Retail
5 3 (1.78%) Marketing
6 2 (1.18%) Advertising
6 2 (1.18%) Publishing
7 1 (0.59%) Back Office
7 1 (0.59%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.14%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 2 (1.18%) .NET
3 1 (0.59%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.59%) J2EE
3 1 (0.59%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 52 (30.77%) Clustering
2 36 (21.30%) Replication
3 7 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.37%) Statistics
4 4 (2.37%) Visualisation
5 3 (1.78%) Hedge funds
5 3 (1.78%) iPhone
6 2 (1.18%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.59%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.59%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.59%) Fintech
7 1 (0.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.59%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 41 (24.26%) Windows
2 14 (8.28%) Windows Server
3 11 (6.51%) Linux
4 10 (5.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (4.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.37%) Solaris
8 3 (1.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.18%) Unix
10 1 (0.59%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.59%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.59%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.59%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (35.50%) Performance Tuning
2 40 (23.67%) High Availability
3 26 (15.38%) Migration
4 22 (13.02%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (10.65%) Data Migration
5 18 (10.65%) Database Mirroring
6 16 (9.47%) Data Modelling
7 15 (8.88%) ETL
7 15 (8.88%) ITIL
8 14 (8.28%) Performance Monitoring
9 12 (7.10%) Data Protection
10 11 (6.51%) Database Theory
10 11 (6.51%) Relational Database Theory
11 9 (5.33%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (4.73%) Database Security
13 7 (4.14%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (4.14%) Data Management
13 7 (4.14%) SQL Optimisation
14 5 (2.96%) Capacity Planning
14 5 (2.96%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 153 (90.53%) SQL
2 73 (43.20%) T-SQL
3 13 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 7 (4.14%) Shell Script
5 4 (2.37%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 4 (2.37%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.18%) C#
6 2 (1.18%) Java
7 1 (0.59%) C
7 1 (0.59%) Delphi
7 1 (0.59%) Pascal
7 1 (0.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (14.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (11.83%) MCTS
3 16 (9.47%) MCDBA
3 16 (9.47%) MCITP
4 15 (8.88%) MCSA
4 15 (8.88%) MCSE
5 11 (6.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 6 (3.55%) Degree
7 1 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.59%) OCP
7 1 (0.59%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.51%) Solvency II
2 4 (2.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 26 (15.38%) Oracle RAC
2 13 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 7 (4.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.37%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (15.38%) Data Guard
2 5 (2.96%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (2.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (1.78%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (1.18%) SCOM
5 1 (0.59%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 66 (39.05%) Microsoft
2 44 (26.04%) Oracle
3 13 (7.69%) VMware
4 7 (4.14%) SolarWinds
5 3 (1.78%) EMC
6 2 (1.18%) Citrix
6 2 (1.18%) Cognos
6 2 (1.18%) NetApp
6 2 (1.18%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.18%) SAP
6 2 (1.18%) Sybase
6 2 (1.18%) Veritas
7 1 (0.59%) CA
7 1 (0.59%) Fidessa
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Salary: £45000 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary plus strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 9 days ago