The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the City of London region that had SQL Server DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Server Database Administrator
London / City of London
Rank 204 201 271
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +70
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 25 54 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.50% 0.79% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.83% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 24 54 47
Median salary £63,750 £56,750 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.33% -5.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £38,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £66,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
4837 6517 9894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 96.24% 95.74% 95.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4431 5812 8488
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region that featured SQL Server DBA in the job title.

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 2017.

SQL Server DBA Salary Histogram in the City of London

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, SQL Server DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region featuring SQL Server DBA in the job title.

1 56 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 43 (76.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 37 (66.07%) SQL
4 32 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (39.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 18 (32.14%) Finance
7 17 (30.36%) T-SQL
7 17 (30.36%) Microsoft
7 17 (30.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 17 (30.36%) Performance Tuning
8 16 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
8 16 (28.57%) Windows
8 16 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
9 15 (26.79%) Oracle
10 14 (25.00%) Replication
11 13 (23.21%) Data Modelling
11 13 (23.21%) Oracle Database
11 13 (23.21%) SQL Server 2014
12 12 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (19.64%) Windows Server
14 10 (17.86%) Database Mirroring
15 9 (16.07%) Linux
16 8 (14.29%) MS Excel
16 8 (14.29%) ITIL
16 8 (14.29%) High Availability
16 8 (14.29%) PowerShell
17 7 (12.50%) Clustering
18 6 (10.71%) Banking
18 6 (10.71%) Financial Institution
18 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (8.93%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.79%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) SAN
2 1 (1.79%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 43 (76.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 32 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (39.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (30.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 16 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (23.21%) Oracle Database
7 13 (23.21%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (10.71%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (10.71%) Oracle Database 12c
9 5 (8.93%) OLTP
10 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (7.14%) OLAP
10 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (5.36%) DTS
12 2 (3.57%) NoSQL
12 2 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (32.14%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Banking
2 6 (10.71%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.57%) Retail
4 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 2 (3.57%) .NET
3 1 (1.79%) Middleware
3 1 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.00%) Replication
2 7 (12.50%) Clustering
3 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.79%) Fintech
3 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.57%) Windows
2 11 (19.64%) Windows Server
3 9 (16.07%) Linux
4 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.36%) Performance Tuning
2 16 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (23.21%) Data Modelling
4 12 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (17.86%) Database Mirroring
6 8 (14.29%) High Availability
6 8 (14.29%) ITIL
7 6 (10.71%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (8.93%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (7.14%) Analytics
9 4 (7.14%) Data Integration
9 4 (7.14%) Information Security
9 4 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (7.14%) Security Patching
9 4 (7.14%) Server Virtualisation
9 4 (7.14%) Service Management
10 3 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (5.36%) Migration
10 3 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (66.07%) SQL
2 17 (30.36%) T-SQL
3 8 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 5 (8.93%) Shell Script
5 4 (7.14%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.79%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (8.93%) Data Guard
2 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.79%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (30.36%) Microsoft
2 15 (26.79%) Oracle
3 4 (7.14%) Sybase
4 2 (3.57%) EnterpriseDB
4 2 (3.57%) Veritas
5 1 (1.79%) Cognos
5 1 (1.79%) EMC
5 1 (1.79%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.79%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.79%) VMware
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus, Holiday buy/sale etc
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
FT Select
Salary: Up to £37,000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 4 days ago