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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 263 293 301
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 55 42 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.52% 0.34% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.36% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 51 32 31
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,900 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -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
9724 11522 11194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.57% 92.46% 93.27%
Number of salaries quoted 8361 9663 9804
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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.

1 112 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 85 (75.89%) SQL
3 70 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 48 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
4 48 (42.86%) T-SQL
4 48 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 44 (39.29%) Replication
6 43 (38.39%) Finance
6 43 (38.39%) Microsoft
7 39 (34.82%) Clustering
7 39 (34.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 32 (28.57%) MS Excel
8 32 (28.57%) Oracle
9 31 (27.68%) SQL Server 2012
10 29 (25.89%) High Availability
11 28 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
12 26 (23.21%) Oracle Database
13 25 (22.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 22 (19.64%) Oracle RAC
15 20 (17.86%) Windows
16 19 (16.96%) ITIL
17 18 (16.07%) Banking
17 18 (16.07%) PowerShell
17 18 (16.07%) ETL
17 18 (16.07%) Database Mirroring
18 17 (15.18%) Business Intelligence
18 17 (15.18%) Disaster Recovery
19 16 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
19 16 (14.29%) Data Guard
20 15 (13.39%) Database Security

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 7 (6.25%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 32 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.46%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.57%) LAN
1 4 (3.57%) WAN
2 1 (0.89%) SAN
2 1 (0.89%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 70 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 48 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 39 (34.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 31 (27.68%) SQL Server 2012
6 28 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 26 (23.21%) Oracle Database
8 25 (22.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (11.61%) Oracle Database 11g
9 13 (11.61%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (8.93%) SQL Server 2000
11 6 (5.36%) Oracle Database 12c
11 6 (5.36%) OLAP Cube
11 6 (5.36%) MySQL
11 6 (5.36%) OLAP
12 4 (3.57%) MongoDB
12 4 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (2.68%) DTS
13 3 (2.68%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.89%) MSTest
General
1 43 (38.39%) Finance
2 18 (16.07%) Banking
3 9 (8.04%) Law
4 5 (4.46%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.46%) Marketing
4 5 (4.46%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.68%) Games
5 3 (2.68%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.68%) Electronics
6 2 (1.79%) Front Office
6 2 (1.79%) Legal
6 2 (1.79%) Retail
7 1 (0.89%) Back Office
7 1 (0.89%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.25%) .NET
2 4 (3.57%) JDBC
3 1 (0.89%) XML
3 1 (0.89%) COM
3 1 (0.89%) HTML
3 1 (0.89%) Apache Flex
3 1 (0.89%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 44 (39.29%) Replication
2 39 (34.82%) Clustering
3 11 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.36%) Hedge funds
5 4 (3.57%) Kindle
6 3 (2.68%) DTV
7 2 (1.79%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.79%) Life Science
7 2 (1.79%) Statistics
8 1 (0.89%) Derivative
8 1 (0.89%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 20 (17.86%) Windows
2 13 (11.61%) UNIX
3 9 (8.04%) Linux
3 9 (8.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.57%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
2 29 (25.89%) High Availability
3 19 (16.96%) ITIL
4 18 (16.07%) ETL
4 18 (16.07%) Database Mirroring
5 17 (15.18%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (15.18%) Disaster Recovery
6 16 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (13.39%) Database Security
8 10 (8.93%) Capacity Planning
9 9 (8.04%) Data Management
10 8 (7.14%) Scrum
11 7 (6.25%) Migration
11 7 (6.25%) Incident Management
11 7 (6.25%) Low Latency
12 6 (5.36%) DevOps
13 5 (4.46%) Digital Marketing
13 5 (4.46%) Kanban
14 4 (3.57%) Analytics
14 4 (3.57%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 85 (75.89%) SQL
2 48 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 18 (16.07%) PowerShell
4 9 (8.04%) Java
5 6 (5.36%) JavaScript
6 5 (4.46%) VBScript
7 4 (3.57%) Bash Shell
7 4 (3.57%) Ruby
7 4 (3.57%) Korn
7 4 (3.57%) C
7 4 (3.57%) PL/SQL
7 4 (3.57%) Python
7 4 (3.57%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.89%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (8.04%) MCITP
3 7 (6.25%) MCDBA
3 7 (6.25%) Degree
4 6 (5.36%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (3.57%) MCTS
5 4 (3.57%) IBM Certification
5 4 (3.57%) OCP
5 4 (3.57%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.89%) MCSE
6 1 (0.89%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 4 (3.57%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.79%) SLA
3 1 (0.89%) QA
System Software
1 22 (19.64%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (3.57%) Oracle Clusterware
3 3 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (14.29%) Data Guard
2 5 (4.46%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.57%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (3.57%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 43 (38.39%) Microsoft
2 32 (28.57%) Oracle
3 8 (7.14%) IBM
4 4 (3.57%) 3PAR
4 4 (3.57%) VMware
4 4 (3.57%) HP
5 3 (2.68%) SAP
6 2 (1.79%) Wall Street Systems
7 1 (0.89%) Sybase
7 1 (0.89%) WorldPay
7 1 (0.89%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.89%) Red Gate
7 1 (0.89%) Percona
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Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30k + Extensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Extensive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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First Point
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, paid training
Posted: 4 days ago
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First Point
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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First Point
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
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First Point
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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First Point
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago