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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 185 200 209
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 80 124 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.20% 1.19% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 1.25% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 79 117 108
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
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
6345 9909 9973
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.06% 95.41% 94.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5708 8596 8486
Average salary £57,500 £54,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.50% -0.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016, 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.

1 174 (98.86%) SQL Server
2 131 (74.43%) SQL
3 105 (59.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 98 (55.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 97 (55.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 96 (54.55%) Finance
7 92 (52.27%) Microsoft
8 76 (43.18%) Replication
9 74 (42.05%) SQL Server 2012
10 68 (38.64%) Performance Tuning
11 59 (33.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 57 (32.39%) T-SQL
13 51 (28.98%) Clustering
14 40 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
14 40 (22.73%) ITIL
15 39 (22.16%) High Availability
16 35 (19.89%) Database Mirroring
17 33 (18.75%) MCITP
17 33 (18.75%) ETL
18 32 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
19 31 (17.61%) Windows
20 29 (16.48%) Disaster Recovery
20 29 (16.48%) Banking
20 29 (16.48%) SQL Server 2005
21 28 (15.91%) Migration
21 28 (15.91%) Oracle
21 28 (15.91%) Performance Monitoring
22 27 (15.34%) Oracle Database
23 25 (14.20%) Business Intelligence
24 24 (13.64%) Data Modelling

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 5 (2.84%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.57%) IIS
Applications
1 24 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.57%) MS Office
2 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.27%) Firewall
1 4 (2.27%) SSL
1 4 (2.27%) VPN
2 2 (1.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (98.86%) SQL Server
2 105 (59.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 98 (55.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 97 (55.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 74 (42.05%) SQL Server 2012
6 59 (33.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 29 (16.48%) SQL Server 2005
8 27 (15.34%) Oracle Database
9 23 (13.07%) SQL Server 2014
10 21 (11.93%) MySQL
10 21 (11.93%) Siebel EIM
11 18 (10.23%) Relational Database
12 16 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
12 16 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
13 12 (6.82%) NoSQL
14 6 (3.41%) Oracle Database 11g
14 6 (3.41%) RDBMS
15 5 (2.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 4 (2.27%) Big Data
17 3 (1.70%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 96 (54.55%) Finance
2 29 (16.48%) Banking
3 20 (11.36%) Investment Banking
4 12 (6.82%) Retail
5 11 (6.25%) Retail Banking
6 7 (3.98%) Law
7 5 (2.84%) Legal
7 5 (2.84%) Publishing
8 3 (1.70%) Marketing
9 2 (1.14%) Advertising
9 2 (1.14%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.70%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 2 (1.14%) MDX
3 1 (0.57%) .NET
3 1 (0.57%) COM
3 1 (0.57%) CSS
3 1 (0.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 76 (43.18%) Replication
2 51 (28.98%) Clustering
3 4 (2.27%) Hedge funds
4 3 (1.70%) Statistics
5 2 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.57%) Economics
6 1 (0.57%) Fintech
6 1 (0.57%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 31 (17.61%) Windows
2 19 (10.80%) Linux
3 8 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (4.55%) Windows Server
4 5 (2.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.27%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (38.64%) Performance Tuning
2 40 (22.73%) ITIL
3 39 (22.16%) High Availability
4 35 (19.89%) Database Mirroring
5 33 (18.75%) ETL
6 32 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (16.48%) Disaster Recovery
8 28 (15.91%) Migration
8 28 (15.91%) Performance Monitoring
9 25 (14.20%) Business Intelligence
10 24 (13.64%) Data Management
10 24 (13.64%) Data Modelling
11 21 (11.93%) Data Transformation
11 21 (11.93%) Performance Optimisation
11 21 (11.93%) Physical Data Model
12 17 (9.66%) SDLC
12 17 (9.66%) Waterfall
13 16 (9.09%) Business Continuity
13 16 (9.09%) Data Protection
13 16 (9.09%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 131 (74.43%) SQL
2 57 (32.39%) T-SQL
3 8 (4.55%) Perl
4 4 (2.27%) PL/SQL
4 4 (2.27%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.14%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.57%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.57%) VBA
6 1 (0.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 40 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (18.75%) MCITP
3 14 (7.95%) MCSE
4 13 (7.39%) MCSA
5 12 (6.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 12 (6.82%) MCDBA
5 12 (6.82%) MCTS
6 8 (4.55%) Degree
7 1 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.82%) Solvency II
System Software
1 15 (8.52%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.27%) Data Guard
2 3 (1.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (1.70%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 92 (52.27%) Microsoft
2 28 (15.91%) Oracle
3 21 (11.93%) Siebel
4 11 (6.25%) Sybase
5 10 (5.68%) Red Gate
6 8 (4.55%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.70%) EMC
7 3 (1.70%) SAP
8 2 (1.14%) VMware
9 1 (0.57%) Cisco
9 1 (0.57%) Citrix
9 1 (0.57%) Dell
9 1 (0.57%) EXASOL
9 1 (0.57%) HP
9 1 (0.57%) Splunk
9 1 (0.57%) WorldPay
City, London
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Sage UK Limited
Salary: competitive plus benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago