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

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 217 209 253
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 100 123 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.93% 1.06% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 1.14% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 95 111 69
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £56,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £43,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
10011 10764 10810
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.56% 92.93% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 8758 9257 9799
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £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 29 December 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 29 December 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.

1 166 (91.21%) SQL
2 157 (86.26%) SQL Server
3 107 (58.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 85 (46.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 82 (45.05%) T-SQL
6 76 (41.76%) SQL Server 2008
7 63 (34.62%) Performance Tuning
8 61 (33.52%) Replication
9 60 (32.97%) Clustering
10 57 (31.32%) Windows
11 55 (30.22%) Finance
12 54 (29.67%) Microsoft
13 52 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 46 (25.27%) SQL Server 2012
15 37 (20.33%) MS Excel
15 37 (20.33%) Oracle
16 27 (14.84%) Capacity Planning
17 25 (13.74%) Windows Server 2008
18 24 (13.19%) ETL
19 23 (12.64%) Business Intelligence
19 23 (12.64%) .NET
19 23 (12.64%) SQL Server 2005
19 23 (12.64%) Windows Server 2012
20 22 (12.09%) Law
21 21 (11.54%) Linux
21 21 (11.54%) ITIL
21 21 (11.54%) DTS
22 20 (10.99%) Data Warehouse
22 20 (10.99%) Banking
23 19 (10.44%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 18 (9.89%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.20%) WorkSite
2 4 (2.20%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (1.65%) IIS
3 3 (1.65%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 37 (20.33%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.85%) MS Office
3 4 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.55%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) SimCorp Dimension
1 1 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.20%) SAN
2 3 (1.65%) Intranet
3 1 (0.55%) NAS
3 1 (0.55%) GSM
3 1 (0.55%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (86.26%) SQL Server
2 107 (58.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 85 (46.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 76 (41.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 52 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 46 (25.27%) SQL Server 2012
7 23 (12.64%) SQL Server 2005
8 21 (11.54%) DTS
9 20 (10.99%) Data Warehouse
10 19 (10.44%) Relational Database
11 17 (9.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 16 (8.79%) MySQL
13 13 (7.14%) NoSQL
14 12 (6.59%) Oracle Database
15 11 (6.04%) SQL Server 2000
16 10 (5.49%) Crystal Reports
17 9 (4.95%) Oracle Database 11g
18 8 (4.40%) Azure SQL Database
18 8 (4.40%) Big Data
18 8 (4.40%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (2.20%) PowerBuilder
1 4 (2.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (1.65%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 55 (30.22%) Finance
2 22 (12.09%) Law
3 20 (10.99%) Banking
4 12 (6.59%) Legal
5 8 (4.40%) Telecoms
6 7 (3.85%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.65%) Billing
7 3 (1.65%) Advertising
8 2 (1.10%) Back Office
8 2 (1.10%) Marketing
9 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.55%) Retail
9 1 (0.55%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (12.64%) .NET
2 8 (4.40%) ODBC
3 7 (3.85%) XML
4 6 (3.30%) MDX
5 2 (1.10%) Middleware
5 2 (1.10%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.55%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 61 (33.52%) Replication
2 60 (32.97%) Clustering
3 18 (9.89%) Client/Server
4 13 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.40%) Statistics
6 3 (1.65%) Online Banking
6 3 (1.65%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.65%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.10%) Social Network
8 1 (0.55%) Online Games
8 1 (0.55%) Open Source
8 1 (0.55%) Kindle
8 1 (0.55%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 57 (31.32%) Windows
2 25 (13.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (12.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (11.54%) Linux
5 12 (6.59%) UNIX
6 10 (5.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.10%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.55%) AIX
8 1 (0.55%) Solaris
8 1 (0.55%) Android
8 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (34.62%) Performance Tuning
2 27 (14.84%) Capacity Planning
3 24 (13.19%) ETL
4 23 (12.64%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (11.54%) ITIL
6 18 (9.89%) Disaster Recovery
7 17 (9.34%) Migration
8 15 (8.24%) Database Security
9 13 (7.14%) Data Modelling
10 11 (6.04%) PRINCE2
11 10 (5.49%) Data Migration
12 9 (4.95%) Change Data Capture
12 9 (4.95%) Performance Monitoring
13 8 (4.40%) High Availability
13 8 (4.40%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (4.40%) Incident Management
14 7 (3.85%) Document Management
14 7 (3.85%) Dimensional Modelling
15 6 (3.30%) Data Management
15 6 (3.30%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 166 (91.21%) SQL
2 82 (45.05%) T-SQL
3 16 (8.79%) PowerShell
4 10 (5.49%) JavaScript
4 10 (5.49%) VBScript
5 8 (4.40%) C#
5 8 (4.40%) Java
6 1 (0.55%) C
6 1 (0.55%) Perl
6 1 (0.55%) PHP
6 1 (0.55%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.55%) VB
6 1 (0.55%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.55%) Python
6 1 (0.55%) Ruby
6 1 (0.55%) X++
Qualifications
1 17 (9.34%) Microsoft Certification
1 17 (9.34%) Degree
2 15 (8.24%) MCITP
3 13 (7.14%) MCSE
4 12 (6.59%) MCTS
5 11 (6.04%) MCSA
6 10 (5.49%) Security Cleared
7 4 (2.20%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.65%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (1.10%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.10%) IBM Certification
9 2 (1.10%) OCP
9 2 (1.10%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.55%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.75%) SLA
2 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.55%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (6.59%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (4.95%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.75%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (2.20%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.65%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.65%) HDFS
6 2 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.55%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (2.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 4 (2.20%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.55%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 54 (29.67%) Microsoft
2 37 (20.33%) Oracle
3 12 (6.59%) Business Objects
4 10 (5.49%) Sybase
5 8 (4.40%) VMware
5 8 (4.40%) Red Gate
6 5 (2.75%) SAP
7 4 (2.20%) HP
7 4 (2.20%) Veritas
8 2 (1.10%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.10%) Sun
8 2 (1.10%) IBM
9 1 (0.55%) Meridio
9 1 (0.55%) SimCorp
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