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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 258 298 301
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 43 35 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.44% 0.29% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.32% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 41 30 27
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,850 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,750 £81,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.55%
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
9008 11018 11026
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.94% 92.67% 93.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7799 9269 9767
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 90 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 66 (73.33%) SQL
3 57 (63.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 44 (48.89%) Replication
5 40 (44.44%) Microsoft
6 38 (42.22%) Performance Tuning
7 37 (41.11%) Finance
7 37 (41.11%) T-SQL
8 34 (37.78%) Clustering
8 34 (37.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 30 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 30 (33.33%) MS Excel
10 26 (28.89%) SQL Server 2012
11 23 (25.56%) High Availability
12 21 (23.33%) SQL Server 2005
13 18 (20.00%) Banking
13 18 (20.00%) Windows
14 17 (18.89%) ETL
14 17 (18.89%) Agile Software Development
14 17 (18.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 15 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
15 15 (16.67%) Oracle
16 14 (15.56%) PowerShell
17 12 (13.33%) Database Mirroring
18 11 (12.22%) Oracle Database
18 11 (12.22%) Disaster Recovery
18 11 (12.22%) Data Warehouse
19 10 (11.11%) ITIL
19 10 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
19 10 (11.11%) Database Security

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 3 (3.33%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 30 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.11%) SAN
1 1 (1.11%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 57 (63.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (37.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 26 (28.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 21 (23.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 17 (18.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (12.22%) Oracle Database
8 11 (12.22%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
10 6 (6.67%) OLAP
10 6 (6.67%) OLAP Cube
11 5 (5.56%) MySQL
11 5 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (3.33%) Oracle OLAP
12 3 (3.33%) MongoDB
12 3 (3.33%) DTS
13 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (2.22%) NoSQL
13 2 (2.22%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.11%) MSTest
General
1 37 (41.11%) Finance
2 18 (20.00%) Banking
3 9 (10.00%) Investment Banking
3 9 (10.00%) Law
4 5 (5.56%) Marketing
5 4 (4.44%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.33%) Electronics
6 3 (3.33%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.22%) Legal
7 2 (2.22%) Games
8 1 (1.11%) Retail
8 1 (1.11%) Advertising
8 1 (1.11%) Front Office
8 1 (1.11%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.44%) .NET
2 3 (3.33%) JDBC
3 1 (1.11%) XML
3 1 (1.11%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (1.11%) Apache Flex
3 1 (1.11%) COM
3 1 (1.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (48.89%) Replication
2 34 (37.78%) Clustering
3 7 (7.78%) Hedge funds
4 4 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.33%) DTV
6 2 (2.22%) Statistics
6 2 (2.22%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.22%) Life Science
7 1 (1.11%) Derivative
7 1 (1.11%) Kindle
7 1 (1.11%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.00%) Windows
2 9 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (4.44%) UNIX
4 4 (4.44%) Linux
4 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (42.22%) Performance Tuning
2 23 (25.56%) High Availability
3 17 (18.89%) ETL
3 17 (18.89%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (13.33%) Database Mirroring
6 11 (12.22%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (11.11%) ITIL
7 10 (11.11%) Database Security
8 8 (8.89%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (7.78%) Incident Management
9 7 (7.78%) Scrum
10 6 (6.67%) Data Management
10 6 (6.67%) Low Latency
10 6 (6.67%) DevOps
11 5 (5.56%) Migration
11 5 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
11 5 (5.56%) Kanban
12 4 (4.44%) Performance Improvement
12 4 (4.44%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 66 (73.33%) SQL
2 37 (41.11%) T-SQL
3 14 (15.56%) PowerShell
4 7 (7.78%) Java
5 6 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 5 (5.56%) VBScript
7 2 (2.22%) Python
7 2 (2.22%) Ruby
7 2 (2.22%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.11%) Perl
8 1 (1.11%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (6.67%) MCDBA
2 6 (6.67%) MCITP
3 5 (5.56%) Degree
4 3 (3.33%) MCTS
5 2 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.11%) IBM Certification
6 1 (1.11%) OCP
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.11%) MCSE
6 1 (1.11%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.11%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.11%) QA
1 1 (1.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (8.89%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (5.56%) Data Guard
1 5 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (4.44%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 40 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 15 (16.67%) Oracle
3 4 (4.44%) VMware
4 3 (3.33%) SAP
5 2 (2.22%) Wall Street Systems
5 2 (2.22%) Red Gate
6 1 (1.11%) Percona
6 1 (1.11%) WorldPay
6 1 (1.11%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.11%) IBM
6 1 (1.11%) Sybase
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