The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 295 296 277
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 28 26 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.22% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.24% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 26 26 60
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 £56,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £48,750 £44,350
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £71,250 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
SQL Server 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
10615 11049 12033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.88% 93.09% 93.93%
Number of salaries quoted 8939 9687 11040
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL Server DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SQL Server 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 Server DBA across the City of London region.

SQL Server DBA Salary Trend in the City of London

SQL Server DBA
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

SQL Server DBA Salary Histogram in the City of London

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title.

1 84 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 59 (70.24%) SQL
3 53 (63.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 49 (58.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 48 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
6 44 (52.38%) T-SQL
7 43 (51.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 35 (41.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 31 (36.90%) Finance
9 31 (36.90%) Replication
10 25 (29.76%) Windows
11 22 (26.19%) SQL Server 2012
12 20 (23.81%) Clustering
13 19 (22.62%) Data Warehouse
13 19 (22.62%) Microsoft
14 18 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
14 18 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
15 15 (17.86%) Banking
15 15 (17.86%) Oracle
16 13 (15.48%) Capacity Planning
17 11 (13.10%) Windows Server 2008
17 11 (13.10%) SQL Server 2000
17 11 (13.10%) DTS
18 10 (11.90%) MS Excel
18 10 (11.90%) ETL
18 10 (11.90%) MySQL
18 10 (11.90%) Database Security
18 10 (11.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 9 (10.71%) NoSQL
19 9 (10.71%) High Availability

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 10 (11.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.95%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (5.95%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 53 (63.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 49 (58.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 43 (51.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 35 (41.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 22 (26.19%) SQL Server 2012
7 19 (22.62%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (13.10%) SQL Server 2000
9 11 (13.10%) DTS
10 10 (11.90%) MySQL
10 10 (11.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 9 (10.71%) NoSQL
12 8 (9.52%) Oracle Database
13 5 (5.95%) Oracle Database 11g
14 4 (4.76%) Big Data
14 4 (4.76%) NewSQL
14 4 (4.76%) VLDB
15 3 (3.57%) Relational Database
15 3 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (4.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (36.90%) Finance
2 15 (17.86%) Banking
3 5 (5.95%) Marketing
4 3 (3.57%) Back Office
5 2 (2.38%) Advertising
6 1 (1.19%) Law
6 1 (1.19%) Legal
6 1 (1.19%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.14%) MDX
2 5 (5.95%) Web Services
3 3 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 31 (36.90%) Replication
2 20 (23.81%) Clustering
3 4 (4.76%) Statistics
4 2 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (29.76%) Windows
2 11 (13.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.76%) Linux
6 2 (2.38%) UNIX
7 1 (1.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (15.48%) Capacity Planning
4 10 (11.90%) ETL
4 10 (11.90%) Database Security
5 9 (10.71%) High Availability
6 8 (9.52%) Change Data Capture
6 8 (9.52%) Business Continuity
6 8 (9.52%) ITIL
6 8 (9.52%) Migration
7 7 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (8.33%) Incident Management
7 7 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (3.57%) Performance Improvement
10 2 (2.38%) Dimensional Modelling
10 2 (2.38%) Kanban
10 2 (2.38%) E-Commerce
10 2 (2.38%) Risk Management
10 2 (2.38%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 59 (70.24%) SQL
2 44 (52.38%) T-SQL
3 3 (3.57%) C#
3 3 (3.57%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.38%) Java
4 2 (2.38%) VB
4 2 (2.38%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
5 1 (1.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (8.33%) Degree
2 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.38%) MCSE
4 1 (1.19%) MCTS
4 1 (1.19%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.76%) Hyper-V
1 4 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (4.76%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (2.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.57%) BMC PATROL
1 3 (3.57%) SCOM
2 2 (2.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (2.38%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.19%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 19 (22.62%) Microsoft
2 15 (17.86%) Oracle
3 5 (5.95%) Business Objects
3 5 (5.95%) Red Gate
4 4 (4.76%) Sybase
5 2 (2.38%) Sun
5 2 (2.38%) CommVault
5 2 (2.38%) Veritas
5 2 (2.38%) VMware
6 1 (1.19%) Vertica
City, London
Harris Rubbert Associates
Salary: Up to £58,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + pension, bonus, 25 days holiday
Posted: 17 days ago