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

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 211 255 284
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 61 62 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.87% 0.59% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.62% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 60 58 57
Average salary £51,250 £57,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.86% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,900 £40,700 £42,300
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £70,000 £72,500
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
6735 9981 11864
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.75% 95.12% 94.70%
Number of salaries quoted 6070 8459 9993
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +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 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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016, 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.

1 110 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 73 (66.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 70 (63.64%) SQL
4 67 (60.91%) SQL Server 2012
5 66 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 61 (55.45%) Microsoft
7 60 (54.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 51 (46.36%) Finance
9 47 (42.73%) Performance Tuning
10 43 (39.09%) SQL Server 2005
11 36 (32.73%) Replication
12 32 (29.09%) Clustering
12 32 (29.09%) T-SQL
13 30 (27.27%) SQL Server 2014
14 29 (26.36%) Microsoft Certification
15 27 (24.55%) High Availability
15 27 (24.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 25 (22.73%) Law
17 21 (19.09%) MCDBA
17 21 (19.09%) Data Warehouse
17 21 (19.09%) MCTS
18 20 (18.18%) ITIL
19 19 (17.27%) MCSE
20 18 (16.36%) MCSA
20 18 (16.36%) Business Intelligence
20 18 (16.36%) Migration
20 18 (16.36%) MCITP
21 17 (15.45%) Data Protection
21 17 (15.45%) Solvency II
21 17 (15.45%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 3 (2.73%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (11.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.73%) SAN
2 2 (1.82%) SSL
3 1 (0.91%) Firewall
3 1 (0.91%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 73 (66.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 67 (60.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 66 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 60 (54.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 43 (39.09%) SQL Server 2005
7 30 (27.27%) SQL Server 2014
8 27 (24.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 21 (19.09%) Data Warehouse
10 17 (15.45%) Relational Database
11 13 (11.82%) SQL Server 2000
12 10 (9.09%) Oracle Database
13 7 (6.36%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (6.36%) SQL Server 2016
14 6 (5.45%) Oracle Database 12c
15 5 (4.55%) MySQL
16 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 2 (1.82%) OLAP
16 2 (1.82%) OLTP
17 1 (0.91%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Visual Studio
General
1 51 (46.36%) Finance
2 25 (22.73%) Law
3 12 (10.91%) Banking
4 9 (8.18%) Investment Banking
5 7 (6.36%) Retail
6 2 (1.82%) Marketing
6 2 (1.82%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.91%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.45%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 2 (1.82%) MDX
3 1 (0.91%) .NET
3 1 (0.91%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 36 (32.73%) Replication
2 32 (29.09%) Clustering
3 3 (2.73%) iPhone
4 1 (0.91%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.91%) Fintech
4 1 (0.91%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.64%) Windows
2 11 (10.00%) Linux
3 7 (6.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.64%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.91%) Solaris
6 1 (0.91%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (42.73%) Performance Tuning
2 27 (24.55%) High Availability
3 20 (18.18%) ITIL
4 18 (16.36%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (16.36%) Migration
5 17 (15.45%) Data Protection
5 17 (15.45%) Database Theory
5 17 (15.45%) Relational Database Theory
6 15 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
6 15 (13.64%) Incident Management
7 14 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (12.73%) Business Continuity
7 14 (12.73%) Process Improvement
8 11 (10.00%) Data Migration
8 11 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (8.18%) Change Control
9 9 (8.18%) Database Security
9 9 (8.18%) Project Planning
10 7 (6.36%) Data Modelling
10 7 (6.36%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 70 (63.64%) SQL
2 32 (29.09%) T-SQL
3 6 (5.45%) Shell Script
4 5 (4.55%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.82%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.91%) C#
Qualifications
1 29 (26.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (19.09%) MCDBA
2 21 (19.09%) MCTS
3 19 (17.27%) MCSE
4 18 (16.36%) MCITP
4 18 (16.36%) MCSA
5 17 (15.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 7 (6.36%) Degree
7 2 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (15.45%) Solvency II
System Software
1 14 (12.73%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.45%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.91%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (5.45%) Data Guard
2 5 (4.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.82%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 61 (55.45%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.91%) Oracle
3 3 (2.73%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.82%) EMC
5 1 (0.91%) Citrix
5 1 (0.91%) IDERA
5 1 (0.91%) NetApp
5 1 (0.91%) Siebel
5 1 (0.91%) VMware
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