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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 197 233 225
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 116 107 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.09% 0.85% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 0.92% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 108 95 89
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 £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £69,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +3.12%
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
9848 11625 11140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.90% 92.57% 93.37%
Number of salaries quoted 8390 9773 9771
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,521
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £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 17 April 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 17 April 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.

1 191 (90.95%) SQL Server
2 186 (88.57%) SQL
3 133 (63.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 120 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 86 (40.95%) SQL Server 2008
6 78 (37.14%) T-SQL
7 62 (29.52%) Finance
7 62 (29.52%) Replication
7 62 (29.52%) Oracle
8 60 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
9 56 (26.67%) Microsoft
10 55 (26.19%) Clustering
10 55 (26.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 49 (23.33%) Windows
12 47 (22.38%) SQL Server 2012
13 37 (17.62%) ITIL
14 34 (16.19%) ETL
14 34 (16.19%) SQL Server 2005
15 33 (15.71%) Banking
16 32 (15.24%) Oracle Database
17 30 (14.29%) Database Mirroring
18 29 (13.81%) Linux
19 28 (13.33%) MySQL
19 28 (13.33%) Database Security
19 28 (13.33%) Oracle RAC
19 28 (13.33%) PowerShell
19 28 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
20 27 (12.86%) MS Excel
21 26 (12.38%) Data Management
22 25 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 11 (5.24%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.33%) Oracle Coherence
3 3 (1.43%) WorkSite
3 3 (1.43%) Apache Pig
3 3 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.95%) IIS
5 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 27 (12.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.90%) MS Office
3 2 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.62%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (3.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.48%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.90%) LAN
1 4 (1.90%) WAN
2 2 (0.95%) SAN
3 1 (0.48%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 191 (90.95%) SQL Server
2 133 (63.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 120 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 86 (40.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 55 (26.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 47 (22.38%) SQL Server 2012
7 34 (16.19%) SQL Server 2005
8 32 (15.24%) Oracle Database
9 28 (13.33%) MySQL
10 18 (8.57%) DTS
11 14 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
11 14 (6.67%) Big Data
11 14 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
12 12 (5.71%) Relational Database
13 11 (5.24%) Oracle Database 10g
14 10 (4.76%) MongoDB
15 9 (4.29%) Hadoop
15 9 (4.29%) PostgreSQL
16 7 (3.33%) Azure SQL Database
17 6 (2.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.43%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.95%) PowerBuilder
2 2 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.48%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 62 (29.52%) Finance
2 33 (15.71%) Banking
3 13 (6.19%) Investment Banking
4 12 (5.71%) Law
4 12 (5.71%) Legal
5 7 (3.33%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.90%) Games
7 2 (0.95%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.95%) Retail
7 2 (0.95%) Billing
8 1 (0.48%) Marketing
8 1 (0.48%) Front Office
8 1 (0.48%) Back Office
8 1 (0.48%) Advertising
8 1 (0.48%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (9.52%) .NET
2 8 (3.81%) XML
3 5 (2.38%) ODBC
4 2 (0.95%) CGI
4 2 (0.95%) JDBC
5 1 (0.48%) HTML
5 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.48%) MDX
5 1 (0.48%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.48%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.48%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 62 (29.52%) Replication
2 55 (26.19%) Clustering
3 16 (7.62%) Hedge funds
4 15 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (4.76%) Client/Server
6 9 (4.29%) Kindle
7 6 (2.86%) Statistics
8 3 (1.43%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.48%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.48%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.48%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.48%) Social Network
9 1 (0.48%) Online Games
9 1 (0.48%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.48%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 49 (23.33%) Windows
2 29 (13.81%) Linux
3 19 (9.05%) UNIX
4 18 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (7.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.86%) AIX
7 5 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 37 (17.62%) ITIL
3 34 (16.19%) ETL
4 30 (14.29%) Database Mirroring
5 28 (13.33%) Database Security
5 28 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
6 26 (12.38%) Data Management
7 25 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery
8 20 (9.52%) Migration
8 20 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (7.62%) High Availability
10 14 (6.67%) Line Management
11 12 (5.71%) Performance Monitoring
11 12 (5.71%) Data Migration
12 11 (5.24%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (4.76%) PRINCE2
13 10 (4.76%) Analytics
14 9 (4.29%) Performance Analysis
14 9 (4.29%) CRM
14 9 (4.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 186 (88.57%) SQL
2 78 (37.14%) T-SQL
3 28 (13.33%) PowerShell
4 11 (5.24%) Shell Script
5 9 (4.29%) C
5 9 (4.29%) Java
5 9 (4.29%) JavaScript
6 6 (2.86%) VBScript
6 6 (2.86%) PL/SQL
7 5 (2.38%) C#
8 4 (1.90%) Python
8 4 (1.90%) Korn
9 3 (1.43%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.43%) Ruby
10 2 (0.95%) Perl
10 2 (0.95%) VB
11 1 (0.48%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (10.48%) MCITP
2 22 (10.48%) Degree
3 17 (8.10%) Security Cleared
4 12 (5.71%) MCTS
5 10 (4.76%) MCSE
5 10 (4.76%) MCSA
6 9 (4.29%) IBM Certification
6 9 (4.29%) OCP
6 9 (4.29%) Oracle Certification
7 7 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (2.38%) MCDBA
9 2 (0.95%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.95%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.48%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.29%) ISO 9001
2 4 (1.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.95%) SLA
4 1 (0.48%) JSP 440
System Software
1 28 (13.33%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (2.38%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.38%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.90%) Oracle Clusterware
4 3 (1.43%) HDFS
4 3 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.95%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.48%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 18 (8.57%) Data Guard
2 7 (3.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (2.86%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (0.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 62 (29.52%) Oracle
2 56 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 15 (7.14%) IBM
4 12 (5.71%) SAP
5 8 (3.81%) HP
6 7 (3.33%) VMware
6 7 (3.33%) Sybase
7 6 (2.86%) 3PAR
8 5 (2.38%) Business Objects
9 2 (0.95%) Brocade
9 2 (0.95%) Red Gate
9 2 (0.95%) WorldPay
10 1 (0.48%) Percona
10 1 (0.48%) Vertica
10 1 (0.48%) Talend
10 1 (0.48%) Sage
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