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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 213 264 281
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 52 54 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.78% 0.52% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.54% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 52 49 37
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,000 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,250 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
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
6345 9909 9973
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.06% 95.41% 94.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5708 8596 8486
Average salary £57,500 £54,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.50% -0.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 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 10 February 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.

1 117 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 70 (59.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 67 (57.26%) SQL
4 65 (55.56%) Finance
5 64 (54.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 62 (52.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 60 (51.28%) Microsoft
8 55 (47.01%) Performance Tuning
9 48 (41.03%) SQL Server 2012
10 47 (40.17%) Replication
10 47 (40.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 40 (34.19%) Clustering
12 37 (31.62%) T-SQL
13 31 (26.50%) Agile Software Development
14 29 (24.79%) Banking
14 29 (24.79%) High Availability
15 26 (22.22%) Database Mirroring
16 24 (20.51%) Oracle Database
16 24 (20.51%) SQL Server 2005
16 24 (20.51%) Oracle
17 23 (19.66%) Windows
18 20 (17.09%) Microsoft Certification
18 20 (17.09%) Investment Banking
19 19 (16.24%) MS Excel
19 19 (16.24%) SQL Server 2014
20 18 (15.38%) ITIL
21 17 (14.53%) Incident Management
21 17 (14.53%) Business Intelligence
21 17 (14.53%) Disaster Recovery
22 16 (13.68%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.85%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (16.24%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) MS Office
2 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.42%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.42%) Firewall
1 4 (3.42%) SSL
1 4 (3.42%) VPN
2 2 (1.71%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 70 (59.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 64 (54.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 62 (52.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 48 (41.03%) SQL Server 2012
6 47 (40.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 24 (20.51%) Oracle Database
7 24 (20.51%) SQL Server 2005
8 19 (16.24%) SQL Server 2014
9 15 (12.82%) Relational Database
9 15 (12.82%) SQL Server 2000
10 11 (9.40%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (7.69%) MySQL
12 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (3.42%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (2.56%) MongoDB
13 3 (2.56%) NoSQL
13 3 (2.56%) RDBMS
13 3 (2.56%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 65 (55.56%) Finance
2 29 (24.79%) Banking
3 20 (17.09%) Investment Banking
4 12 (10.26%) Retail
5 11 (9.40%) Retail Banking
6 3 (2.56%) Law
7 2 (1.71%) Games
8 1 (0.85%) Advertising
8 1 (0.85%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.56%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 2 (1.71%) MDX
3 1 (0.85%) .NET
3 1 (0.85%) COM
3 1 (0.85%) CSS
3 1 (0.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 47 (40.17%) Replication
2 40 (34.19%) Clustering
3 4 (3.42%) Hedge funds
4 2 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.85%) Economics
5 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.85%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 23 (19.66%) Windows
2 16 (13.68%) Linux
3 6 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (5.13%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.42%) Oracle Linux
4 4 (3.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (47.01%) Performance Tuning
2 31 (26.50%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (24.79%) High Availability
4 26 (22.22%) Database Mirroring
5 18 (15.38%) ITIL
6 17 (14.53%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (14.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 17 (14.53%) Incident Management
7 16 (13.68%) SDLC
7 16 (13.68%) Waterfall
8 14 (11.97%) Business Continuity
8 14 (11.97%) Process Improvement
9 12 (10.26%) Asset Management
9 12 (10.26%) Data Protection
9 12 (10.26%) Database Theory
9 12 (10.26%) Relational Database Theory
10 11 (9.40%) Database Security
10 11 (9.40%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (7.69%) Change Control
11 9 (7.69%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 67 (57.26%) SQL
2 37 (31.62%) T-SQL
3 7 (5.98%) Perl
4 4 (3.42%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.71%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.85%) VBA
6 1 (0.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (17.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (11.97%) MCSE
3 13 (11.11%) MCITP
3 13 (11.11%) MCSA
4 12 (10.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 12 (10.26%) MCDBA
4 12 (10.26%) MCTS
5 8 (6.84%) Degree
6 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.26%) Solvency II
System Software
1 14 (11.97%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.42%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (3.42%) Data Guard
2 3 (2.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (2.56%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 60 (51.28%) Microsoft
2 24 (20.51%) Oracle
3 10 (8.55%) Sybase
4 7 (5.98%) Red Gate
5 6 (5.13%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.56%) SAP
7 2 (1.71%) EMC
8 1 (0.85%) Citrix
8 1 (0.85%) Siebel
8 1 (0.85%) VMware
8 1 (0.85%) WorldPay
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