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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 217 244 230
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 84 89 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.87% 0.75% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 0.81% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 81 77 96
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,000 £46,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +2.40%
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
9008 11018 11026
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.94% 92.67% 93.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7799 9269 9767
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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.

1 177 (95.16%) SQL Server
2 162 (87.10%) SQL
3 102 (54.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 92 (49.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 85 (45.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 77 (41.40%) Microsoft
7 75 (40.32%) T-SQL
7 75 (40.32%) Replication
8 70 (37.63%) Performance Tuning
9 63 (33.87%) Finance
10 51 (27.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 50 (26.88%) Windows
12 47 (25.27%) Clustering
13 44 (23.66%) MS Excel
14 43 (23.12%) Oracle
15 41 (22.04%) SQL Server 2005
16 38 (20.43%) SQL Server 2012
17 33 (17.74%) High Availability
18 32 (17.20%) Business Intelligence
19 31 (16.67%) Database Mirroring
20 25 (13.44%) Oracle Database
20 25 (13.44%) Linux
20 25 (13.44%) Banking
21 24 (12.90%) Capacity Planning
21 24 (12.90%) PowerShell
22 23 (12.37%) Disaster Recovery
22 23 (12.37%) ETL
23 17 (9.14%) Agile Software Development
23 17 (9.14%) ITIL
23 17 (9.14%) Windows Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 5 (2.69%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.61%) IIS
2 3 (1.61%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.54%) SAS
Applications
1 44 (23.66%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.54%) SPSS
2 1 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.54%) PowerPivot
2 1 (0.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.30%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.54%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.61%) SAN
2 1 (0.54%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (95.16%) SQL Server
2 102 (54.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 92 (49.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 85 (45.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 51 (27.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 41 (22.04%) SQL Server 2005
7 38 (20.43%) SQL Server 2012
8 25 (13.44%) Oracle Database
9 14 (7.53%) MySQL
9 14 (7.53%) SQL Server 2000
10 13 (6.99%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (5.91%) DTS
12 10 (5.38%) Oracle Database 11g
13 9 (4.84%) Relational Database
14 8 (4.30%) RDBMS
15 6 (3.23%) OLAP
15 6 (3.23%) OLAP Cube
16 5 (2.69%) PostgreSQL
17 4 (2.15%) InterSystems Cache
17 4 (2.15%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.54%) MSTest
General
1 63 (33.87%) Finance
2 25 (13.44%) Banking
3 14 (7.53%) Law
4 12 (6.45%) Investment Banking
5 10 (5.38%) Marketing
6 9 (4.84%) Legal
7 5 (2.69%) Games
8 4 (2.15%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.61%) Electronics
9 3 (1.61%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.61%) Retail
10 2 (1.08%) Advertising
10 2 (1.08%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.54%) Front Office
11 1 (0.54%) Back Office
11 1 (0.54%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.38%) .NET
2 5 (2.69%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 3 (1.61%) JDBC
3 3 (1.61%) XML
4 2 (1.08%) HTML
4 2 (1.08%) WCF
5 1 (0.54%) COM
5 1 (0.54%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.54%) MDX
5 1 (0.54%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.54%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 75 (40.32%) Replication
2 47 (25.27%) Clustering
3 10 (5.38%) Hedge funds
4 8 (4.30%) Statistics
5 6 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.69%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.61%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.61%) DTV
8 2 (1.08%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.08%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.08%) Life Science
9 1 (0.54%) Derivative
9 1 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.54%) Kindle
9 1 (0.54%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 50 (26.88%) Windows
2 25 (13.44%) Linux
3 17 (9.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (5.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (4.30%) UNIX
7 2 (1.08%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (37.63%) Performance Tuning
2 33 (17.74%) High Availability
3 32 (17.20%) Business Intelligence
4 31 (16.67%) Database Mirroring
5 24 (12.90%) Capacity Planning
6 23 (12.37%) ETL
6 23 (12.37%) Disaster Recovery
7 17 (9.14%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (9.14%) ITIL
8 14 (7.53%) Migration
9 12 (6.45%) Data Management
10 11 (5.91%) Database Tuning
10 11 (5.91%) Database Security
11 10 (5.38%) Mentoring
12 9 (4.84%) Performance Monitoring
12 9 (4.84%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (4.30%) Scrum
14 7 (3.76%) Incident Management
14 7 (3.76%) DevOps
15 6 (3.23%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 162 (87.10%) SQL
2 75 (40.32%) T-SQL
3 24 (12.90%) PowerShell
4 8 (4.30%) Java
5 7 (3.76%) Python
6 6 (3.23%) JavaScript
7 5 (2.69%) VBScript
7 5 (2.69%) Bash Shell
7 5 (2.69%) Ruby
8 4 (2.15%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.15%) Perl
9 3 (1.61%) C#
10 2 (1.08%) C
11 1 (0.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (8.60%) Degree
2 12 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (4.84%) Security Cleared
4 8 (4.30%) MCITP
5 6 (3.23%) MCDBA
6 5 (2.69%) MCTS
7 3 (1.61%) MCSA
8 2 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.54%) IBM Certification
9 1 (0.54%) MCSE
9 1 (0.54%) OCP
9 1 (0.54%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.61%) QA
2 1 (0.54%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.54%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (8.60%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.61%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.08%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (6.99%) Data Guard
2 6 (3.23%) BMC PATROL
3 5 (2.69%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.15%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (2.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 77 (41.40%) Microsoft
2 43 (23.12%) Oracle
3 8 (4.30%) Sybase
4 6 (3.23%) SAP
5 4 (2.15%) VMware
6 3 (1.61%) Veritas
7 2 (1.08%) EMC
7 2 (1.08%) Citrix
7 2 (1.08%) Wall Street Systems
7 2 (1.08%) SolarWinds
7 2 (1.08%) Red Gate
8 1 (0.54%) Percona
8 1 (0.54%) WorldPay
8 1 (0.54%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.54%) Sage
8 1 (0.54%) IBM
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £75000.00 - £88000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + brillinat bonusesa and benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Gym, Travel + more!
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago