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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 227 232 236
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 92 103 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.88% 0.83% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.89% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 87 86 93
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £68,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%
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
9724 11522 11194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.57% 92.46% 93.27%
Number of salaries quoted 8361 9663 9804
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
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 28 July 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 28 July 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.

1 202 (95.28%) SQL Server
2 185 (87.26%) SQL
3 115 (54.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 107 (50.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 100 (47.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 85 (40.09%) T-SQL
7 82 (38.68%) Performance Tuning
8 74 (34.91%) Replication
9 73 (34.43%) Microsoft
10 69 (32.55%) Finance
11 56 (26.42%) Oracle
12 55 (25.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 54 (25.47%) Clustering
14 51 (24.06%) Windows
15 46 (21.70%) SQL Server 2005
16 45 (21.23%) SQL Server 2012
17 43 (20.28%) MS Excel
18 42 (19.81%) High Availability
19 37 (17.45%) Database Mirroring
20 35 (16.51%) Oracle Database
21 30 (14.15%) Business Intelligence
21 30 (14.15%) Disaster Recovery
22 29 (13.68%) Linux
22 29 (13.68%) Oracle RAC
22 29 (13.68%) PowerShell
23 28 (13.21%) ITIL
23 28 (13.21%) ETL
23 28 (13.21%) Banking
24 27 (12.74%) Capacity Planning
25 24 (11.32%) MySQL

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 7 (3.30%) Oracle Coherence
2 5 (2.36%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.42%) IIS
4 2 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.47%) SAS
Applications
1 43 (20.28%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.94%) MS Office
3 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.47%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.47%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.19%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.47%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.89%) LAN
1 4 (1.89%) WAN
2 3 (1.42%) SAN
3 1 (0.47%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 202 (95.28%) SQL Server
2 115 (54.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 107 (50.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 100 (47.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 55 (25.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 46 (21.70%) SQL Server 2005
7 45 (21.23%) SQL Server 2012
8 35 (16.51%) Oracle Database
9 24 (11.32%) MySQL
10 17 (8.02%) Oracle Database 11g
11 16 (7.55%) Data Warehouse
12 14 (6.60%) SQL Server 2000
13 11 (5.19%) DTS
14 7 (3.30%) Big Data
14 7 (3.30%) Oracle Database 12c
15 6 (2.83%) OLAP
15 6 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
15 6 (2.83%) OLAP Cube
16 5 (2.36%) Relational Database
16 5 (2.36%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.47%) MSTest
1 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 69 (32.55%) Finance
2 28 (13.21%) Banking
3 16 (7.55%) Law
4 11 (5.19%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.83%) Games
5 6 (2.83%) Marketing
6 5 (2.36%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.36%) Legal
7 4 (1.89%) Retail
8 3 (1.42%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.42%) Electronics
9 2 (0.94%) Front Office
9 2 (0.94%) Advertising
9 2 (0.94%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.47%) Billing
10 1 (0.47%) Publishing
10 1 (0.47%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.08%) .NET
2 4 (1.89%) JDBC
3 3 (1.42%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 3 (1.42%) XML
4 2 (0.94%) HTML
4 2 (0.94%) WCF
5 1 (0.47%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.47%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.47%) MDX
5 1 (0.47%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.47%) CGI
5 1 (0.47%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 74 (34.91%) Replication
2 54 (25.47%) Clustering
3 13 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.66%) Hedge funds
5 10 (4.72%) Statistics
6 5 (2.36%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.89%) Kindle
8 3 (1.42%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.42%) DTV
9 2 (0.94%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.94%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.94%) Life Science
10 1 (0.47%) Derivative
10 1 (0.47%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 51 (24.06%) Windows
2 29 (13.68%) Linux
3 18 (8.49%) UNIX
4 15 (7.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (4.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (2.36%) AIX
8 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (38.68%) Performance Tuning
2 42 (19.81%) High Availability
3 37 (17.45%) Database Mirroring
4 30 (14.15%) Business Intelligence
4 30 (14.15%) Disaster Recovery
5 28 (13.21%) ITIL
5 28 (13.21%) ETL
6 27 (12.74%) Capacity Planning
7 20 (9.43%) Database Security
8 18 (8.49%) Data Management
8 18 (8.49%) Migration
9 17 (8.02%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (5.19%) Performance Monitoring
11 10 (4.72%) Analytics
12 9 (4.25%) Line Management
12 9 (4.25%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (4.25%) Scrum
13 8 (3.77%) Mentoring
14 7 (3.30%) Data Migration
14 7 (3.30%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 185 (87.26%) SQL
2 85 (40.09%) T-SQL
3 29 (13.68%) PowerShell
4 10 (4.72%) Java
5 9 (4.25%) Python
6 8 (3.77%) Shell Script
7 7 (3.30%) Bash Shell
7 7 (3.30%) Ruby
7 7 (3.30%) JavaScript
8 5 (2.36%) PL/SQL
8 5 (2.36%) C
8 5 (2.36%) VBScript
9 4 (1.89%) Korn
10 3 (1.42%) C#
10 3 (1.42%) Perl
11 1 (0.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (8.96%) Degree
2 18 (8.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (6.13%) MCITP
4 12 (5.66%) Security Cleared
5 8 (3.77%) MCTS
6 7 (3.30%) MCDBA
7 6 (2.83%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (2.36%) MCSA
9 4 (1.89%) IBM Certification
9 4 (1.89%) OCP
9 4 (1.89%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (1.42%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.89%) ISO 9001
1 4 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.42%) QA
3 2 (0.94%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (13.68%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (2.36%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.89%) Oracle Clusterware
4 3 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.94%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 23 (10.85%) Data Guard
2 8 (3.77%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (2.83%) BMC PATROL
4 5 (2.36%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 73 (34.43%) Microsoft
2 56 (26.42%) Oracle
3 9 (4.25%) SAP
3 9 (4.25%) IBM
4 5 (2.36%) 3PAR
4 5 (2.36%) HP
5 4 (1.89%) Sybase
5 4 (1.89%) VMware
6 2 (0.94%) Citrix
6 2 (0.94%) Wall Street Systems
6 2 (0.94%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.47%) Brocade
7 1 (0.47%) WorldPay
7 1 (0.47%) Talend
7 1 (0.47%) Percona
7 1 (0.47%) Vertica
7 1 (0.47%) Red Gate
7 1 (0.47%) EMC
7 1 (0.47%) Veritas
7 1 (0.47%) Red Hat
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30k + Extensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Extensive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, paid training
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £75000.00 - £88000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
First Point
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
First Point
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
First Point
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago