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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 280 296 295
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 33 38 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.30% 0.32% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.34% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 31 35 30
Average salary £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £49,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.19%
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
10248 11068 11068
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.60% 93.00% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 8977 9511 10050
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 63 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 46 (73.02%) SQL
3 39 (61.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 35 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 33 (52.38%) Performance Tuning
6 29 (46.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 28 (44.44%) Replication
8 26 (41.27%) T-SQL
8 26 (41.27%) SQL Server 2012
9 25 (39.68%) Microsoft
9 25 (39.68%) Clustering
10 24 (38.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 21 (33.33%) Oracle
11 21 (33.33%) Windows
12 15 (23.81%) Finance
13 11 (17.46%) MS Excel
13 11 (17.46%) Windows Server 2008
14 10 (15.87%) NoSQL
14 10 (15.87%) Disaster Recovery
15 9 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
15 9 (14.29%) UNIX
15 9 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
15 9 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 8 (12.70%) SQL Server 2005
16 8 (12.70%) Change Data Capture
16 8 (12.70%) Business Intelligence
16 8 (12.70%) Linux
16 8 (12.70%) Oracle Database
17 7 (11.11%) ETL

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 5 (7.94%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (17.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 39 (61.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (46.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 26 (41.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 24 (38.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (15.87%) NoSQL
8 9 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 9 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (12.70%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (12.70%) Oracle Database
10 7 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (11.11%) MySQL
11 6 (9.52%) OLTP
11 6 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (9.52%) Big Data
12 4 (6.35%) Azure SQL Database
12 4 (6.35%) Hadoop
12 4 (6.35%) MongoDB
12 4 (6.35%) NewSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (6.35%) PowerBuilder
1 4 (6.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 15 (23.81%) Finance
2 6 (9.52%) Banking
3 4 (6.35%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.17%) Back Office
5 1 (1.59%) Games
5 1 (1.59%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.52%) .NET
2 5 (7.94%) MDX
3 1 (1.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (44.44%) Replication
2 25 (39.68%) Clustering
3 5 (7.94%) Statistics
4 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.17%) Social Network
4 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.59%) GIS
5 1 (1.59%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 21 (33.33%) Windows
2 11 (17.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (14.29%) UNIX
4 8 (12.70%) Linux
5 7 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (52.38%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (15.87%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (12.70%) Change Data Capture
4 8 (12.70%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (11.11%) ETL
5 7 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 6 (9.52%) High Availability
6 6 (9.52%) ITIL
7 5 (7.94%) Migration
7 5 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (7.94%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (6.35%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (6.35%) Data Modelling
8 4 (6.35%) Change Management
9 3 (4.76%) Service Delivery
9 3 (4.76%) E-Commerce
9 3 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (4.76%) Database Security
10 2 (3.17%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 46 (73.02%) SQL
2 26 (41.27%) T-SQL
3 6 (9.52%) Java
4 3 (4.76%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.59%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (7.94%) Degree
2 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.17%) MCSE
4 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.59%) MCTS
4 1 (1.59%) MCITP
4 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (9.52%) Oracle RAC
1 6 (9.52%) Hyper-V
2 5 (7.94%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (6.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 4 (6.35%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.59%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 25 (39.68%) Microsoft
2 21 (33.33%) Oracle
3 7 (11.11%) Sybase
4 6 (9.52%) VMware
5 4 (6.35%) Veritas
6 3 (4.76%) Red Gate
7 2 (3.17%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.17%) SAP
7 2 (3.17%) Sun
8 1 (1.59%) SimCorp
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
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