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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 291 295 266
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 35 27 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.29% 0.23% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.25% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 30 27 69
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,850 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,750 £81,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
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
10998 11016 12086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.61% 93.13% 93.92%
Number of salaries quoted 9251 9758 11049
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 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 August 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 87 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 64 (73.56%) SQL
3 58 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 51 (58.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 48 (55.17%) T-SQL
6 47 (54.02%) Performance Tuning
7 46 (52.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 37 (42.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 31 (35.63%) Replication
10 29 (33.33%) Finance
11 26 (29.89%) Windows
12 25 (28.74%) SQL Server 2012
13 21 (24.14%) Microsoft
14 20 (22.99%) Data Warehouse
14 20 (22.99%) Clustering
15 19 (21.84%) SQL Server 2005
16 16 (18.39%) Disaster Recovery
16 16 (18.39%) Banking
17 13 (14.94%) Capacity Planning
17 13 (14.94%) Windows Server 2008
18 12 (13.79%) Oracle
19 11 (12.64%) DTS
19 11 (12.64%) MS Excel
19 11 (12.64%) ETL
19 11 (12.64%) SQL Server 2000
20 10 (11.49%) MySQL
20 10 (11.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 10 (11.49%) Database Security
21 9 (10.34%) NoSQL
21 9 (10.34%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 3 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.30%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 11 (12.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.75%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (5.75%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.15%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 58 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 51 (58.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 46 (52.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 37 (42.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 25 (28.74%) SQL Server 2012
7 20 (22.99%) Data Warehouse
8 19 (21.84%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (12.64%) SQL Server 2000
9 11 (12.64%) DTS
10 10 (11.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 10 (11.49%) MySQL
11 9 (10.34%) NoSQL
12 5 (5.75%) Oracle Database
12 5 (5.75%) OLAP
13 4 (4.60%) VLDB
13 4 (4.60%) NewSQL
13 4 (4.60%) Big Data
14 3 (3.45%) Relational Database
14 3 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (33.33%) Finance
2 16 (18.39%) Banking
3 5 (5.75%) Marketing
4 3 (3.45%) Advertising
4 3 (3.45%) Back Office
5 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.15%) Law
5 1 (1.15%) Legal
5 1 (1.15%) Retail
5 1 (1.15%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.15%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.90%) MDX
2 5 (5.75%) Web Services
3 3 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 31 (35.63%) Replication
2 20 (22.99%) Clustering
3 3 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.15%) Statistics
4 1 (1.15%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 26 (29.89%) Windows
2 13 (14.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.60%) Linux
6 2 (2.30%) UNIX
7 1 (1.15%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (54.02%) Performance Tuning
2 16 (18.39%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (14.94%) Capacity Planning
4 11 (12.64%) ETL
5 10 (11.49%) Database Security
6 9 (10.34%) ITIL
6 9 (10.34%) Migration
7 8 (9.20%) Business Continuity
7 8 (9.20%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (9.20%) Change Data Capture
8 7 (8.05%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (8.05%) Incident Management
9 6 (6.90%) High Availability
10 3 (3.45%) Performance Improvement
11 2 (2.30%) Dimensional Modelling
11 2 (2.30%) Kanban
11 2 (2.30%) Database Tuning
11 2 (2.30%) E-Commerce
11 2 (2.30%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (2.30%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (73.56%) SQL
2 48 (55.17%) T-SQL
3 3 (3.45%) VB
3 3 (3.45%) C#
3 3 (3.45%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.45%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
4 2 (2.30%) Java
5 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (9.20%) Degree
2 7 (8.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.45%) MCSE
4 2 (2.30%) MCTS
4 2 (2.30%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.60%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.30%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (3.45%) BMC PATROL
1 3 (3.45%) SCOM
2 2 (2.30%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.15%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 21 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 12 (13.79%) Oracle
3 5 (5.75%) Red Gate
3 5 (5.75%) Business Objects
4 4 (4.60%) Sybase
5 2 (2.30%) Sun
5 2 (2.30%) CommVault
5 2 (2.30%) Veritas
5 2 (2.30%) VMware
6 1 (1.15%) Tableau
6 1 (1.15%) Vertica
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