The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 289 294 252
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -42
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 42 32 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.34% 0.27% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.29% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 32 32 63
Average salary £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,600 £37,750 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,750 £79,250 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
11399 11143 12220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.31% 93.29% 93.93%
Number of salaries quoted 9544 9777 11135
Average salary £52,500 £54,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £78,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
SQL Server DBA
London

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014, 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 86 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 62 (72.09%) SQL
3 53 (61.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 48 (55.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 46 (53.49%) T-SQL
6 44 (51.16%) Performance Tuning
7 41 (47.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 36 (41.86%) Finance
9 32 (37.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 29 (33.72%) Replication
10 29 (33.72%) SQL Server 2012
11 24 (27.91%) SQL Server 2005
12 22 (25.58%) Windows
13 19 (22.09%) Data Warehouse
13 19 (22.09%) Disaster Recovery
13 19 (22.09%) Microsoft
14 17 (19.77%) Clustering
15 16 (18.60%) Banking
16 13 (15.12%) Capacity Planning
17 12 (13.95%) DTS
17 12 (13.95%) ETL
18 11 (12.79%) Oracle
18 11 (12.79%) Migration
18 11 (12.79%) SQL Server 2000
18 11 (12.79%) Windows Server 2008
19 10 (11.63%) ITIL
19 10 (11.63%) MS Excel
19 10 (11.63%) Database Security
20 9 (10.47%) Business Continuity
21 8 (9.30%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 2 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (11.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.81%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (5.81%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 53 (61.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 48 (55.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 41 (47.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 32 (37.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 29 (33.72%) SQL Server 2012
7 24 (27.91%) SQL Server 2005
8 19 (22.09%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (13.95%) DTS
10 11 (12.79%) SQL Server 2000
11 8 (9.30%) MySQL
12 7 (8.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 6 (6.98%) OLAP
13 6 (6.98%) NoSQL
13 6 (6.98%) Oracle Database
14 4 (4.65%) Big Data
14 4 (4.65%) Oracle Database 10g
15 3 (3.49%) Relational Database
15 3 (3.49%) Data Mining
15 3 (3.49%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 4 (4.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 36 (41.86%) Finance
2 16 (18.60%) Banking
3 6 (6.98%) Marketing
4 4 (4.65%) Advertising
5 3 (3.49%) Back Office
6 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.16%) Law
6 1 (1.16%) Legal
6 1 (1.16%) Retail
6 1 (1.16%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.16%) Music Industry
6 1 (1.16%) Games
6 1 (1.16%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.81%) Web Services
1 5 (5.81%) MDX
2 1 (1.16%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 29 (33.72%) Replication
2 17 (19.77%) Clustering
3 3 (3.49%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.33%) Hedge funds
4 2 (2.33%) Statistics
5 1 (1.16%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 22 (25.58%) Windows
2 11 (12.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (8.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.49%) Linux
5 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.16%) UNIX
6 1 (1.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (51.16%) Performance Tuning
2 19 (22.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (15.12%) Capacity Planning
4 12 (13.95%) ETL
5 11 (12.79%) Migration
6 10 (11.63%) Database Security
6 10 (11.63%) ITIL
7 9 (10.47%) Business Continuity
8 8 (9.30%) High Availability
9 7 (8.14%) Incident Management
9 7 (8.14%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (8.14%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (5.81%) Change Data Capture
11 4 (4.65%) Performance Monitoring
12 3 (3.49%) Performance Improvement
13 2 (2.33%) User Acceptance Testing
13 2 (2.33%) Dimensional Modelling
13 2 (2.33%) Database Tuning
13 2 (2.33%) E-Commerce
13 2 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 62 (72.09%) SQL
2 46 (53.49%) T-SQL
3 6 (6.98%) PowerShell
4 4 (4.65%) VB
5 3 (3.49%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
5 3 (3.49%) C#
6 2 (2.33%) Perl
6 2 (2.33%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.16%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (9.30%) Degree
2 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.49%) MCTS
3 3 (3.49%) MCITP
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.16%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (2.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (4.65%) SCOM
2 3 (3.49%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.16%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 19 (22.09%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.79%) Oracle
3 5 (5.81%) Red Gate
3 5 (5.81%) Business Objects
4 4 (4.65%) Sybase
5 2 (2.33%) Sun
5 2 (2.33%) CommVault
5 2 (2.33%) VMware
6 1 (1.16%) Tableau
6 1 (1.16%) Vertica
City, London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £43000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Annapurna
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Competitive Package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Annapurna
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits, Pension
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Pension, Car, Allowance, Bonus, Holidays
Posted: 22 days ago