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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 191 197 221
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 75 132 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.06% 1.25% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 1.31% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 75 121 116
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%
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
6754 10043 11758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.67% 95.17% 94.70%
Number of salaries quoted 6077 8521 9885
Average salary £56,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.81% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 April 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 28 April 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.

1 150 (96.77%) SQL Server
2 118 (76.13%) SQL
3 93 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 92 (59.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 91 (58.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 89 (57.42%) SQL Server 2012
7 83 (53.55%) Microsoft
8 76 (49.03%) Finance
9 61 (39.35%) Performance Tuning
10 57 (36.77%) Replication
11 47 (30.32%) T-SQL
12 46 (29.68%) SQL Server 2005
13 45 (29.03%) Microsoft Certification
14 39 (25.16%) Migration
15 37 (23.87%) ITIL
15 37 (23.87%) Clustering
16 36 (23.23%) SQL Server 2014
17 35 (22.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 34 (21.94%) High Availability
18 34 (21.94%) MCITP
19 31 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
20 30 (19.35%) Law
21 23 (14.84%) Data Warehouse
21 23 (14.84%) ETL
22 22 (14.19%) Data Modelling
22 22 (14.19%) Data Management
23 21 (13.55%) MCTS
23 21 (13.55%) MCDBA
23 21 (13.55%) Disaster Recovery
24 20 (12.90%) Business Intelligence

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 10 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (10.97%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.58%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.29%) SAN
1 2 (1.29%) SSL
2 1 (0.65%) Firewall
2 1 (0.65%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (96.77%) SQL Server
2 93 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 92 (59.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 91 (58.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 89 (57.42%) SQL Server 2012
6 46 (29.68%) SQL Server 2005
7 36 (23.23%) SQL Server 2014
8 35 (22.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 23 (14.84%) Data Warehouse
10 17 (10.97%) Relational Database
10 17 (10.97%) Siebel EIM
11 14 (9.03%) SQL Server 2000
12 13 (8.39%) MySQL
13 8 (5.16%) Oracle Database
14 7 (4.52%) SQL Server 2016
15 5 (3.23%) NoSQL
15 5 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
16 4 (2.58%) Oracle Database 12c
17 2 (1.29%) MariaDB
17 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 76 (49.03%) Finance
2 30 (19.35%) Law
3 14 (9.03%) Banking
4 11 (7.10%) Investment Banking
5 7 (4.52%) Retail
6 5 (3.23%) Publishing
7 2 (1.29%) Advertising
7 2 (1.29%) Marketing
7 2 (1.29%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.65%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.58%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 2 (1.29%) .NET
2 2 (1.29%) MDX
3 1 (0.65%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.65%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 57 (36.77%) Replication
2 37 (23.87%) Clustering
3 3 (1.94%) iPhone
4 2 (1.29%) Fintech
4 2 (1.29%) Hedge funds
4 2 (1.29%) Statistics
5 1 (0.65%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.97%) Windows
2 9 (5.81%) Linux
3 6 (3.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (3.23%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.65%) Solaris
6 1 (0.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (39.35%) Performance Tuning
2 39 (25.16%) Migration
3 37 (23.87%) ITIL
4 34 (21.94%) High Availability
5 31 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 23 (14.84%) ETL
7 22 (14.19%) Data Management
7 22 (14.19%) Data Modelling
8 21 (13.55%) Disaster Recovery
9 20 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
10 19 (12.26%) Data Protection
11 17 (10.97%) Data Transformation
11 17 (10.97%) Database Theory
11 17 (10.97%) Performance Optimisation
11 17 (10.97%) Physical Data Model
11 17 (10.97%) Relational Database Theory
12 15 (9.68%) Business Continuity
12 15 (9.68%) Process Improvement
13 14 (9.03%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (8.39%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 118 (76.13%) SQL
2 47 (30.32%) T-SQL
3 4 (2.58%) PL/SQL
3 4 (2.58%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.58%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 45 (29.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (21.94%) MCITP
3 21 (13.55%) MCDBA
3 21 (13.55%) MCTS
4 19 (12.26%) MCSE
5 18 (11.61%) MCSA
6 17 (10.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 7 (4.52%) Degree
8 2 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.97%) Solvency II
System Software
1 14 (9.03%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.58%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.58%) Data Guard
1 4 (2.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 83 (53.55%) Microsoft
2 17 (10.97%) Siebel
3 12 (7.74%) Oracle
4 3 (1.94%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.29%) EMC
5 2 (1.29%) SAP
5 2 (1.29%) VMware
6 1 (0.65%) Citrix
6 1 (0.65%) IDERA
6 1 (0.65%) NetApp
6 1 (0.65%) Splunk
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