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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 262 286 277
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 49 27 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.47% 0.26% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.28% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 44 24 32
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £44,750 £42,600
10% offered a salary of more than £64,250 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,125 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +6.25%
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
9709 9642 10177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.32% 92.83% 93.68%
Number of salaries quoted 8327 8159 9135
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £34,000
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 81 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 57 (70.37%) SQL
3 45 (55.56%) Oracle
4 42 (51.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 40 (49.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 34 (41.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 32 (39.51%) Performance Tuning
8 30 (37.04%) Oracle Database
9 29 (35.80%) Microsoft
10 27 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
11 26 (32.10%) Finance
12 25 (30.86%) Replication
12 25 (30.86%) Clustering
13 24 (29.63%) T-SQL
13 24 (29.63%) SQL Server 2012
14 21 (25.93%) ITIL
15 19 (23.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 17 (20.99%) UNIX
17 16 (19.75%) Disaster Recovery
17 16 (19.75%) Oracle Database 11g
18 15 (18.52%) SQL Server 2005
18 15 (18.52%) Linux
19 14 (17.28%) Windows
19 14 (17.28%) Data Guard
20 13 (16.05%) Banking
20 13 (16.05%) Data Management
20 13 (16.05%) Database Security
20 13 (16.05%) High Availability
21 12 (14.81%) IBM
22 11 (13.58%) ETL

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 6 (7.41%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (9.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.94%) LAN
1 4 (4.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 42 (51.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 40 (49.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 34 (41.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 30 (37.04%) Oracle Database
6 24 (29.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 19 (23.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 16 (19.75%) Oracle Database 11g
9 15 (18.52%) SQL Server 2005
10 10 (12.35%) Oracle Database 10g
11 9 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
12 7 (8.64%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (7.41%) OLTP
13 6 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
14 5 (6.17%) Azure SQL Database
14 5 (6.17%) Big Data
14 5 (6.17%) Hadoop
14 5 (6.17%) MongoDB
14 5 (6.17%) Oracle Database 12c
15 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.94%) PowerBuilder
2 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 26 (32.10%) Finance
2 13 (16.05%) Banking
3 5 (6.17%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.70%) Games
5 1 (1.23%) Front Office
5 1 (1.23%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.17%) .NET
2 1 (1.23%) JDBC
2 1 (1.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (30.86%) Replication
1 25 (30.86%) Clustering
2 8 (9.88%) Kindle
2 8 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.94%) Statistics
4 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.47%) Social Network
5 1 (1.23%) Online Games
5 1 (1.23%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.23%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 17 (20.99%) UNIX
2 15 (18.52%) Linux
3 14 (17.28%) Windows
4 6 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (4.94%) AIX
5 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (39.51%) Performance Tuning
2 21 (25.93%) ITIL
3 16 (19.75%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (16.05%) Data Management
4 13 (16.05%) Database Security
4 13 (16.05%) High Availability
5 11 (13.58%) ETL
6 9 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (9.88%) Performance Analysis
8 7 (8.64%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (8.64%) Incident Management
9 6 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (7.41%) Migration
10 5 (6.17%) Change Management
10 5 (6.17%) Line Management
11 4 (4.94%) Data Modelling
11 4 (4.94%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (3.70%) Service Delivery
13 2 (2.47%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (70.37%) SQL
2 24 (29.63%) T-SQL
3 10 (12.35%) PowerShell
4 8 (9.88%) Shell Script
4 8 (9.88%) C
5 6 (7.41%) Java
6 5 (6.17%) PL/SQL
7 4 (4.94%) Korn
8 3 (3.70%) Python
8 3 (3.70%) Ruby
8 3 (3.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (9.88%) OCP
2 8 (9.88%) Oracle Certification
2 8 (9.88%) MCITP
2 8 (9.88%) IBM Certification
3 5 (6.17%) Degree
3 5 (6.17%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (3.70%) VCP4
5 1 (1.23%) MCDBA
5 1 (1.23%) MCTS
5 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.23%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.88%) ISO 9001
2 4 (4.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.47%) SLA
4 1 (1.23%) JSP 440
System Software
1 27 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (9.88%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (4.94%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.47%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (17.28%) Data Guard
2 2 (2.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (2.47%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 45 (55.56%) Oracle
2 29 (35.80%) Microsoft
3 12 (14.81%) IBM
4 6 (7.41%) Sybase
4 6 (7.41%) VMware
5 4 (4.94%) HP
5 4 (4.94%) 3PAR
6 3 (3.70%) Red Gate
7 2 (2.47%) Veritas
7 2 (2.47%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.47%) SAP
8 1 (1.23%) SimCorp
City, London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £56,000 per annum + Bonus, Pension & Excellent Benefit
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £50000.0000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Sage Pay
Salary: Competitive salary & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + excellent bonuses and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago