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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 254 291 278
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 48 51 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.48% 0.40% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.44% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 45 44 49
Average salary £57,500 £50,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.86% -12.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,700 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £66,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,750
% change year-on-year
- +1.79%
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
9253 11693 10940
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.19% 92.56% 93.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7934 9898 9425
Average salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
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 22 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 22 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 97 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 69 (71.13%) SQL
3 56 (57.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 55 (56.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 48 (49.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 43 (44.33%) Oracle
7 37 (38.14%) Performance Tuning
8 35 (36.08%) T-SQL
8 35 (36.08%) Microsoft
9 31 (31.96%) Oracle Database
10 30 (30.93%) Finance
10 30 (30.93%) Replication
11 28 (28.87%) Clustering
12 27 (27.84%) Oracle RAC
13 24 (24.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 24 (24.74%) ITIL
14 23 (23.71%) SQL Server 2012
15 20 (20.62%) Disaster Recovery
16 19 (19.59%) Banking
17 18 (18.56%) Data Management
17 18 (18.56%) SQL Server 2005
17 18 (18.56%) Database Security
18 17 (17.53%) High Availability
18 17 (17.53%) Data Guard
18 17 (17.53%) ETL
19 16 (16.49%) Microsoft Certification
19 16 (16.49%) PowerShell
19 16 (16.49%) Database Mirroring
20 15 (15.46%) Linux
21 14 (14.43%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 8 (8.25%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (2.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (14.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.25%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.12%) LAN
1 4 (4.12%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 56 (57.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 55 (56.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 48 (49.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 31 (31.96%) Oracle Database
6 24 (24.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 23 (23.71%) SQL Server 2012
8 18 (18.56%) SQL Server 2005
9 13 (13.40%) Oracle Database 11g
10 11 (11.34%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (9.28%) Oracle Database 10g
12 8 (8.25%) MySQL
13 7 (7.22%) MongoDB
14 6 (6.19%) OLAP Cube
14 6 (6.19%) OLAP
15 5 (5.15%) Oracle Reports
15 5 (5.15%) Oracle Database 12c
16 4 (4.12%) Azure SQL Database
17 3 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
17 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.06%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (1.03%) MSTest
2 1 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (30.93%) Finance
2 19 (19.59%) Banking
3 4 (4.12%) Games
4 2 (2.06%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.03%) Front Office
5 1 (1.03%) Back Office
5 1 (1.03%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.19%) .NET
2 3 (3.09%) JDBC
3 2 (2.06%) XML
4 1 (1.03%) HTML
4 1 (1.03%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.03%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 30 (30.93%) Replication
2 28 (28.87%) Clustering
3 9 (9.28%) Kindle
4 7 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.12%) Hedge funds
6 2 (2.06%) Statistics
7 1 (1.03%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.03%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.03%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.46%) Linux
2 14 (14.43%) UNIX
3 12 (12.37%) Windows
4 4 (4.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (4.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.12%) AIX
5 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (38.14%) Performance Tuning
2 24 (24.74%) ITIL
3 20 (20.62%) Disaster Recovery
4 18 (18.56%) Data Management
4 18 (18.56%) Database Security
5 17 (17.53%) High Availability
5 17 (17.53%) ETL
6 16 (16.49%) Database Mirroring
7 11 (11.34%) Capacity Planning
8 10 (10.31%) Incident Management
8 10 (10.31%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (9.28%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (9.28%) Performance Analysis
10 8 (8.25%) Line Management
10 8 (8.25%) Scrum
11 7 (7.22%) Migration
12 6 (6.19%) Performance Monitoring
13 5 (5.15%) Kanban
13 5 (5.15%) Low Latency
14 4 (4.12%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 69 (71.13%) SQL
2 35 (36.08%) T-SQL
3 16 (16.49%) PowerShell
4 10 (10.31%) Java
5 9 (9.28%) C
6 8 (8.25%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.12%) Bash Shell
7 4 (4.12%) Korn
7 4 (4.12%) Ruby
7 4 (4.12%) Python
7 4 (4.12%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (16.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (14.43%) MCITP
3 9 (9.28%) OCP
3 9 (9.28%) Oracle Certification
3 9 (9.28%) IBM Certification
4 6 (6.19%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (6.19%) MCDBA
5 4 (4.12%) Degree
6 3 (3.09%) MCTS
7 1 (1.03%) MCSE
7 1 (1.03%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.28%) ISO 9001
2 4 (4.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.06%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (27.84%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (4.12%) Oracle Clusterware
3 2 (2.06%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.06%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (17.53%) Data Guard
2 4 (4.12%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (4.12%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 43 (44.33%) Oracle
2 35 (36.08%) Microsoft
3 13 (13.40%) IBM
4 4 (4.12%) 3PAR
4 4 (4.12%) VMware
4 4 (4.12%) HP
5 3 (3.09%) Sybase
6 2 (2.06%) SAP
7 1 (1.03%) Red Gate
7 1 (1.03%) Percona
7 1 (1.03%) WorldPay
City, London
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Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus
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TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
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