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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 255 295 273
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 53 43 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.51% 0.34% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.37% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 49 36 52
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,200 £43,000 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £68,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
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
9653 11564 11211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.64% 92.44% 93.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8207 9765 9779
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £75,500 £77,500
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 1 May 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 1 May 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 92 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 68 (73.91%) SQL
3 58 (63.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 55 (59.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 50 (54.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 43 (46.74%) Oracle
7 34 (36.96%) T-SQL
8 33 (35.87%) Microsoft
8 33 (35.87%) Performance Tuning
9 30 (32.61%) Replication
9 30 (32.61%) Clustering
10 29 (31.52%) SQL Server 2012
11 28 (30.43%) Oracle Database
11 28 (30.43%) Finance
12 25 (27.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 24 (26.09%) Oracle RAC
14 23 (25.00%) ITIL
15 20 (21.74%) SQL Server 2005
16 19 (20.65%) ETL
17 18 (19.57%) Data Management
17 18 (19.57%) Banking
18 17 (18.48%) Disaster Recovery
19 16 (17.39%) Database Mirroring
20 15 (16.30%) Database Security
20 15 (16.30%) Data Guard
21 14 (15.22%) PowerShell
21 14 (15.22%) Microsoft Certification
21 14 (15.22%) Linux
21 14 (15.22%) UNIX
22 13 (14.13%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 7 (7.61%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (3.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (14.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (7.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.35%) LAN
1 4 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 58 (63.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 55 (59.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 50 (54.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 29 (31.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 28 (30.43%) Oracle Database
7 25 (27.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 20 (21.74%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (11.96%) Oracle Database 11g
10 10 (10.87%) Oracle Database 10g
11 9 (9.78%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (7.61%) MongoDB
12 7 (7.61%) Azure SQL Database
12 7 (7.61%) MySQL
13 5 (5.43%) Hadoop
13 5 (5.43%) OLAP
13 5 (5.43%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (5.43%) OLAP Cube
13 5 (5.43%) Big Data
14 4 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (2.17%) PowerBuilder
General
1 28 (30.43%) Finance
2 18 (19.57%) Banking
3 5 (5.43%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.35%) Games
5 1 (1.09%) Retail
5 1 (1.09%) Front Office
5 1 (1.09%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.52%) .NET
2 2 (2.17%) JDBC
2 2 (2.17%) XML
3 1 (1.09%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (1.09%) Apache Flex
3 1 (1.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (32.61%) Replication
1 30 (32.61%) Clustering
2 9 (9.78%) Kindle
3 7 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.35%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.09%) Statistics
5 1 (1.09%) Online Games
5 1 (1.09%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.09%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.09%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.22%) Linux
1 14 (15.22%) UNIX
2 11 (11.96%) Windows
3 5 (5.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (4.35%) AIX
5 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (35.87%) Performance Tuning
2 23 (25.00%) ITIL
3 19 (20.65%) ETL
4 18 (19.57%) Data Management
5 17 (18.48%) Disaster Recovery
6 16 (17.39%) Database Mirroring
7 15 (16.30%) Database Security
8 13 (14.13%) High Availability
9 10 (10.87%) Capacity Planning
10 9 (9.78%) Incident Management
10 9 (9.78%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (9.78%) Performance Analysis
11 8 (8.70%) Line Management
12 7 (7.61%) Migration
13 6 (6.52%) Performance Monitoring
13 6 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (5.43%) Low Latency
15 4 (4.35%) Scrum
15 4 (4.35%) Performance Improvement
16 3 (3.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (73.91%) SQL
2 34 (36.96%) T-SQL
3 14 (15.22%) PowerShell
4 9 (9.78%) C
4 9 (9.78%) Java
5 8 (8.70%) Shell Script
6 4 (4.35%) PL/SQL
6 4 (4.35%) Korn
7 3 (3.26%) Ruby
7 3 (3.26%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.26%) Python
8 1 (1.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (15.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (13.04%) MCITP
3 9 (9.78%) IBM Certification
3 9 (9.78%) OCP
3 9 (9.78%) Oracle Certification
4 7 (7.61%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (5.43%) MCDBA
6 3 (3.26%) Degree
7 2 (2.17%) MCTS
8 1 (1.09%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.09%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.78%) ISO 9001
2 4 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.17%) SLA
4 1 (1.09%) JSP 440
System Software
1 24 (26.09%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (4.35%) Oracle Clusterware
3 2 (2.17%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.09%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (16.30%) Data Guard
2 4 (4.35%) BMC PATROL
2 4 (4.35%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 43 (46.74%) Oracle
2 33 (35.87%) Microsoft
3 13 (14.13%) IBM
4 5 (5.43%) VMware
5 4 (4.35%) 3PAR
5 4 (4.35%) HP
5 4 (4.35%) Sybase
6 2 (2.17%) SAP
6 2 (2.17%) WorldPay
7 1 (1.09%) Percona
City, London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 20 days ago