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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 260 294 296
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 48 49 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.46% 0.39% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.42% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 44 38 35
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 £46,500 £42,350 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
9562 11707 11254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.24% 92.52% 93.10%
Number of salaries quoted 8248 9892 9769
Average salary £55,000 £53,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.32% +2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £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 3 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 3 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 81 (72.32%) SQL
3 66 (58.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 51 (45.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 48 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
6 44 (39.29%) T-SQL
7 43 (38.39%) Microsoft
7 43 (38.39%) Finance
8 41 (36.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 40 (35.71%) Oracle
10 39 (34.82%) Replication
11 36 (32.14%) Clustering
12 33 (29.46%) Oracle Database
13 29 (25.89%) Oracle RAC
13 29 (25.89%) MS Excel
14 28 (25.00%) High Availability
15 27 (24.11%) SQL Server 2012
16 26 (23.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 26 (23.21%) SQL Server 2005
17 23 (20.54%) ITIL
18 21 (18.75%) Banking
19 20 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
19 20 (17.86%) Data Guard
20 19 (16.96%) ETL
20 19 (16.96%) PowerShell
21 18 (16.07%) Database Security
22 17 (15.18%) Database Mirroring
23 16 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
23 16 (14.29%) Windows
24 15 (13.39%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 3 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 10 (8.93%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 29 (25.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.36%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.57%) LAN
1 4 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 66 (58.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 51 (45.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 41 (36.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 33 (29.46%) Oracle Database
6 27 (24.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 26 (23.21%) SQL Server 2005
7 26 (23.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 16 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
9 12 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
11 7 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
12 6 (5.36%) MySQL
12 6 (5.36%) OLAP
12 6 (5.36%) Oracle Database 12c
12 6 (5.36%) OLAP Cube
13 5 (4.46%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (3.57%) MongoDB
15 3 (2.68%) Azure SQL Database
15 3 (2.68%) DTS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.89%) MSTest
General
1 43 (38.39%) Finance
2 21 (18.75%) Banking
3 5 (4.46%) Law
4 4 (3.57%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.68%) Games
6 2 (1.79%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.79%) Front Office
6 2 (1.79%) Legal
6 2 (1.79%) Marketing
7 1 (0.89%) Retail
7 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.89%) Back Office
7 1 (0.89%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.25%) .NET
2 5 (4.46%) JDBC
3 1 (0.89%) XML
3 1 (0.89%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.89%) Apache Flex
3 1 (0.89%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (34.82%) Replication
2 36 (32.14%) Clustering
3 10 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.25%) Kindle
5 5 (4.46%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.79%) Statistics
6 2 (1.79%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.79%) Life Science
7 1 (0.89%) Derivative
7 1 (0.89%) DTV
7 1 (0.89%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.29%) Windows
2 15 (13.39%) UNIX
3 13 (11.61%) Linux
4 7 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (3.57%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
2 28 (25.00%) High Availability
3 23 (20.54%) ITIL
4 20 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
5 19 (16.96%) ETL
6 18 (16.07%) Database Security
7 17 (15.18%) Database Mirroring
8 15 (13.39%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (11.61%) Data Management
11 10 (8.93%) Capacity Planning
12 9 (8.04%) Migration
13 8 (7.14%) Scrum
13 8 (7.14%) Incident Management
14 7 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
15 6 (5.36%) Low Latency
16 5 (4.46%) Line Management
16 5 (4.46%) Kanban
17 4 (3.57%) Performance Improvement
17 4 (3.57%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 81 (72.32%) SQL
2 44 (39.29%) T-SQL
3 19 (16.96%) PowerShell
4 10 (8.93%) Java
5 8 (7.14%) Shell Script
6 7 (6.25%) C
7 5 (4.46%) JavaScript
7 5 (4.46%) Ruby
7 5 (4.46%) Bash Shell
7 5 (4.46%) Python
8 4 (3.57%) Korn
8 4 (3.57%) VBScript
8 4 (3.57%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.89%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (10.71%) MCITP
3 7 (6.25%) Degree
3 7 (6.25%) OCP
3 7 (6.25%) Oracle Certification
3 7 (6.25%) IBM Certification
4 6 (5.36%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (5.36%) MCDBA
5 3 (2.68%) MCTS
6 1 (0.89%) MCSE
6 1 (0.89%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.25%) ISO 9001
2 4 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.79%) SLA
4 1 (0.89%) QA
System Software
1 29 (25.89%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (3.57%) Oracle Clusterware
3 2 (1.79%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (17.86%) Data Guard
2 4 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.57%) BMC PATROL
2 4 (3.57%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 43 (38.39%) Microsoft
2 40 (35.71%) Oracle
3 11 (9.82%) IBM
4 4 (3.57%) HP
4 4 (3.57%) 3PAR
5 3 (2.68%) VMware
6 2 (1.79%) Wall Street Systems
7 1 (0.89%) Red Gate
7 1 (0.89%) Percona
7 1 (0.89%) WorldPay
7 1 (0.89%) Sybase
7 1 (0.89%) SAP
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First Point
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + pension
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