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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 272 283 291
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 38 31 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.37% 0.30% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.32% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 34 29 21
Average salary £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £44,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,250 £42,500 £40,250
% change year-on-year
+1.76% +5.59%
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
9613 9633 10230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.38% 92.91% 94.08%
Number of salaries quoted 8403 8235 9203
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,501 £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 30 January 2015.

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 January 2015, 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 71 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 49 (69.01%) SQL
3 37 (52.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 36 (50.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 35 (49.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 34 (47.89%) Oracle
7 32 (45.07%) Performance Tuning
8 28 (39.44%) Microsoft
9 26 (36.62%) Replication
9 26 (36.62%) Clustering
10 22 (30.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 21 (29.58%) SQL Server 2012
12 20 (28.17%) Finance
12 20 (28.17%) Windows
13 19 (26.76%) T-SQL
13 19 (26.76%) Oracle Database
14 17 (23.94%) Oracle RAC
15 14 (19.72%) ITIL
15 14 (19.72%) Linux
16 12 (16.90%) UNIX
17 11 (15.49%) Disaster Recovery
18 10 (14.08%) ETL
18 10 (14.08%) Data Management
18 10 (14.08%) SQL Server 2005
18 10 (14.08%) Oracle Database 11g
18 10 (14.08%) High Availability
19 9 (12.68%) Banking
19 9 (12.68%) MS Excel
19 9 (12.68%) Database Security
20 8 (11.27%) Data Warehouse

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (7.04%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.63%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (2.82%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (12.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.23%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 37 (52.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 36 (50.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 35 (49.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (30.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 21 (29.58%) SQL Server 2012
7 19 (26.76%) Oracle Database
8 10 (14.08%) SQL Server 2005
8 10 (14.08%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (11.27%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (11.27%) Oracle Database 10g
9 8 (11.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 6 (8.45%) OLTP
10 6 (8.45%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (7.04%) NoSQL
11 5 (7.04%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (7.04%) MySQL
12 4 (5.63%) Azure SQL Database
12 4 (5.63%) MongoDB
12 4 (5.63%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (5.63%) PowerBuilder
2 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 20 (28.17%) Finance
2 9 (12.68%) Banking
3 4 (5.63%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.41%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Games
4 1 (1.41%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.45%) .NET
2 2 (2.82%) MDX
3 1 (1.41%) JDBC
3 1 (1.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (36.62%) Replication
1 26 (36.62%) Clustering
2 6 (8.45%) Kindle
3 4 (5.63%) Statistics
4 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.82%) Social Network
6 1 (1.41%) Online Games
6 1 (1.41%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.41%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 20 (28.17%) Windows
2 14 (19.72%) Linux
3 12 (16.90%) UNIX
4 8 (11.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (9.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (8.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (45.07%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (19.72%) ITIL
3 11 (15.49%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (14.08%) ETL
4 10 (14.08%) Data Management
4 10 (14.08%) High Availability
5 9 (12.68%) Database Security
6 8 (11.27%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (11.27%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (8.45%) Performance Analysis
7 6 (8.45%) Performance Monitoring
7 6 (8.45%) Incident Management
8 5 (7.04%) Migration
8 5 (7.04%) Change Management
9 4 (5.63%) Data Modelling
9 4 (5.63%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (5.63%) Line Management
10 3 (4.23%) Change Data Capture
10 3 (4.23%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (4.23%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 49 (69.01%) SQL
2 19 (26.76%) T-SQL
3 8 (11.27%) PowerShell
4 7 (9.86%) Java
5 6 (8.45%) C
6 2 (2.82%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.82%) Python
6 2 (2.82%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.82%) Ruby
7 1 (1.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (11.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.45%) OCP
2 6 (8.45%) Oracle Certification
2 6 (8.45%) IBM Certification
2 6 (8.45%) MCITP
3 5 (7.04%) Degree
4 2 (2.82%) MCSE
5 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.41%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.41%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (23.94%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (5.63%) VMware ESX
2 4 (5.63%) Hyper-V
2 4 (5.63%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 6 (8.45%) Data Guard
2 4 (5.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (5.63%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 34 (47.89%) Oracle
2 28 (39.44%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.45%) Sybase
3 6 (8.45%) IBM
3 6 (8.45%) VMware
4 4 (5.63%) Veritas
5 3 (4.23%) Red Gate
6 2 (2.82%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.82%) SAP
7 1 (1.41%) SimCorp
City, London
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
ARM Technology
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Subsidised Gym etc
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £50000.0000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
City, London
Sage Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago