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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 213 235 232
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 89 123 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.87% 0.96% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 1.03% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 84 106 93
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,150 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £61,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
9422 11918 11324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.11% 92.55% 93.05%
Number of salaries quoted 8125 10076 9811
Average salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £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 2 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 2 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.

1 203 (94.86%) SQL Server
2 184 (85.98%) SQL
3 115 (53.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 108 (50.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 105 (49.07%) SQL Server 2008
6 79 (36.92%) Performance Tuning
6 79 (36.92%) T-SQL
7 73 (34.11%) Finance
8 70 (32.71%) Microsoft
9 66 (30.84%) Replication
10 65 (30.37%) Oracle
11 59 (27.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 49 (22.90%) Clustering
13 44 (20.56%) Windows
14 43 (20.09%) SQL Server 2005
14 43 (20.09%) Oracle Database
15 42 (19.63%) MS Excel
16 39 (18.22%) High Availability
16 39 (18.22%) SQL Server 2012
17 38 (17.76%) Oracle RAC
18 35 (16.36%) Database Mirroring
19 34 (15.89%) Disaster Recovery
20 33 (15.42%) Banking
20 33 (15.42%) ITIL
20 33 (15.42%) PowerShell
21 32 (14.95%) Linux
22 30 (14.02%) ETL
23 29 (13.55%) Data Guard
24 26 (12.15%) Capacity Planning
24 26 (12.15%) Business Intelligence

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

For the 6 months to 2 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 10 (4.67%) Oracle Coherence
2 6 (2.80%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.40%) IIS
4 1 (0.47%) SAS
4 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 42 (19.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.93%) MS Office
3 1 (0.47%) SPSS
3 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.47%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.07%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.47%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.87%) LAN
1 4 (1.87%) WAN
2 3 (1.40%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 203 (94.86%) SQL Server
2 115 (53.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 108 (50.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 105 (49.07%) SQL Server 2008
5 59 (27.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 43 (20.09%) Oracle Database
6 43 (20.09%) SQL Server 2005
7 39 (18.22%) SQL Server 2012
8 26 (12.15%) MySQL
9 22 (10.28%) Oracle Database 11g
10 15 (7.01%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (5.61%) DTS
12 10 (4.67%) SQL Server 2000
13 9 (4.21%) Big Data
14 8 (3.74%) Oracle Database 12c
14 8 (3.74%) Oracle Database 10g
15 6 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
15 6 (2.80%) OLAP
15 6 (2.80%) OLAP Cube
16 5 (2.34%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.47%) MSTest
General
1 73 (34.11%) Finance
2 33 (15.42%) Banking
3 12 (5.61%) Investment Banking
4 9 (4.21%) Law
5 7 (3.27%) Legal
6 6 (2.80%) Games
7 3 (1.40%) Retail
8 2 (0.93%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.93%) Marketing
8 2 (0.93%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.93%) Front Office
9 1 (0.47%) Back Office
9 1 (0.47%) Electronics
9 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.47%) Advertising
9 1 (0.47%) Publishing
9 1 (0.47%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.94%) .NET
2 5 (2.34%) JDBC
3 3 (1.40%) XML
3 3 (1.40%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (0.93%) HTML
4 2 (0.93%) CGI
5 1 (0.47%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.47%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.47%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.47%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 66 (30.84%) Replication
2 49 (22.90%) Clustering
3 14 (6.54%) Hedge funds
4 11 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (4.67%) Statistics
6 7 (3.27%) Kindle
7 3 (1.40%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.40%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.93%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.93%) Life Science
9 1 (0.47%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.47%) Derivative
9 1 (0.47%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.47%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 44 (20.56%) Windows
2 32 (14.95%) Linux
3 21 (9.81%) UNIX
4 11 (5.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (4.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.80%) AIX
7 4 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (36.92%) Performance Tuning
2 39 (18.22%) High Availability
3 35 (16.36%) Database Mirroring
4 34 (15.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 33 (15.42%) ITIL
6 30 (14.02%) ETL
7 26 (12.15%) Business Intelligence
7 26 (12.15%) Capacity Planning
8 25 (11.68%) Database Security
9 21 (9.81%) Migration
9 21 (9.81%) Data Management
10 16 (7.48%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (5.61%) Analytics
11 12 (5.61%) Line Management
11 12 (5.61%) Performance Monitoring
12 9 (4.21%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (4.21%) Scrum
13 8 (3.74%) CRM
13 8 (3.74%) Incident Management
13 8 (3.74%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 184 (85.98%) SQL
2 79 (36.92%) T-SQL
3 33 (15.42%) PowerShell
4 13 (6.07%) Shell Script
5 11 (5.14%) Java
6 10 (4.67%) Python
7 8 (3.74%) Ruby
7 8 (3.74%) Bash Shell
8 7 (3.27%) JavaScript
8 7 (3.27%) C
9 6 (2.80%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.87%) Korn
10 4 (1.87%) Perl
10 4 (1.87%) VBScript
11 3 (1.40%) C#
12 1 (0.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (9.35%) Microsoft Certification
1 20 (9.35%) Degree
2 17 (7.94%) MCITP
3 15 (7.01%) Security Cleared
4 8 (3.74%) MCTS
5 7 (3.27%) OCP
5 7 (3.27%) Oracle Certification
5 7 (3.27%) IBM Certification
6 6 (2.80%) MCSA
6 6 (2.80%) MCDBA
6 6 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (2.34%) MCSE
8 1 (0.47%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.27%) ISO 9001
2 4 (1.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.40%) QA
4 2 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (17.76%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (2.34%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.87%) Oracle Clusterware
4 2 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.47%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 29 (13.55%) Data Guard
2 10 (4.67%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (2.80%) BMC PATROL
4 4 (1.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 70 (32.71%) Microsoft
2 65 (30.37%) Oracle
3 13 (6.07%) IBM
4 8 (3.74%) SAP
5 6 (2.80%) HP
5 6 (2.80%) 3PAR
6 3 (1.40%) VMware
6 3 (1.40%) Sybase
7 2 (0.93%) Brocade
7 2 (0.93%) Wall Street Systems
8 1 (0.47%) Red Gate
8 1 (0.47%) Percona
8 1 (0.47%) Vertica
8 1 (0.47%) Talend
8 1 (0.47%) WorldPay
8 1 (0.47%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.47%) EMC
8 1 (0.47%) Citrix
8 1 (0.47%) Sage
City of London
People Source
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
First Point
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
First Point
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
First Point
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 25 days ago