The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the City of London region that had SQL Server DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 205 259 285
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 53 62 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.81% 0.60% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.63% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 50 59 63
Median salary £50,000 £57,500 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +12.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,850 £45,000 £42,700
10% offered a salary of more than £70,250 £70,500 £69,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
6247 9769 12203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.71% 94.90% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 5717 8351 10331
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,044 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region that featured SQL Server DBA in the job title.

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 May 2016.

SQL Server DBA Salary Histogram in the City of London

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, SQL Server DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region featuring SQL Server DBA in the job title.

1 107 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 73 (68.22%) SQL
3 70 (65.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 68 (63.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 59 (55.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 58 (54.21%) Microsoft
7 54 (50.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 50 (46.73%) Finance
9 43 (40.19%) SQL Server 2005
9 43 (40.19%) Performance Tuning
10 32 (29.91%) SQL Server 2014
10 32 (29.91%) Replication
11 31 (28.97%) T-SQL
12 29 (27.10%) Microsoft Certification
13 27 (25.23%) Law
14 26 (24.30%) Clustering
15 24 (22.43%) High Availability
16 23 (21.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 21 (19.63%) MCTS
17 21 (19.63%) MCDBA
18 20 (18.69%) ITIL
19 19 (17.76%) MCSE
19 19 (17.76%) Migration
20 18 (16.82%) MCSA
20 18 (16.82%) Data Warehouse
20 18 (16.82%) MCITP
20 18 (16.82%) Relational Database
21 17 (15.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
21 17 (15.89%) Database Theory
21 17 (15.89%) Relational Database Theory

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.87%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.93%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (11.21%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.74%) SAN
2 3 (2.80%) SSL
3 1 (0.93%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 70 (65.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 68 (63.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 59 (55.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 54 (50.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 43 (40.19%) SQL Server 2005
7 32 (29.91%) SQL Server 2014
8 23 (21.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 18 (16.82%) Data Warehouse
9 18 (16.82%) Relational Database
10 13 (12.15%) SQL Server 2000
11 10 (9.35%) Oracle Database
12 8 (7.48%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (7.48%) Oracle Database 12c
12 8 (7.48%) SQL Server 2016
13 4 (3.74%) MySQL
14 2 (1.87%) OLAP
14 2 (1.87%) OLTP
14 2 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
15 1 (0.93%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 50 (46.73%) Finance
2 27 (25.23%) Law
3 7 (6.54%) Banking
4 5 (4.67%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.67%) Retail
5 3 (2.80%) Marketing
6 1 (0.93%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.61%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 2 (1.87%) MDX
3 1 (0.93%) .NET
3 1 (0.93%) COM
3 1 (0.93%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 32 (29.91%) Replication
2 26 (24.30%) Clustering
3 3 (2.80%) iPhone
4 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.93%) Data Extraction
4 1 (0.93%) Fintech
4 1 (0.93%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.89%) Windows
2 11 (10.28%) Linux
3 6 (5.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.74%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.87%) Solaris
6 1 (0.93%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (40.19%) Performance Tuning
2 24 (22.43%) High Availability
3 20 (18.69%) ITIL
4 19 (17.76%) Migration
5 17 (15.89%) Data Protection
5 17 (15.89%) Database Theory
5 17 (15.89%) Relational Database Theory
6 14 (13.08%) Business Continuity
6 14 (13.08%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (13.08%) Disaster Recovery
6 14 (13.08%) Process Improvement
7 12 (11.21%) Incident Management
8 11 (10.28%) Data Migration
8 11 (10.28%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (9.35%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (8.41%) Change Control
10 9 (8.41%) Database Security
10 9 (8.41%) Project Planning
11 8 (7.48%) Data Modelling
11 8 (7.48%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 73 (68.22%) SQL
2 31 (28.97%) T-SQL
3 6 (5.61%) Shell Script
4 4 (3.74%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.87%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.93%) C#
Qualifications
1 29 (27.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (19.63%) MCDBA
2 21 (19.63%) MCTS
3 19 (17.76%) MCSE
4 18 (16.82%) MCITP
4 18 (16.82%) MCSA
5 17 (15.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 7 (6.54%) Degree
7 2 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (15.89%) Solvency II
System Software
1 14 (13.08%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.61%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (5.61%) Data Guard
2 4 (3.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.87%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 58 (54.21%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.21%) Oracle
3 3 (2.80%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.87%) Citrix
4 2 (1.87%) EMC
4 2 (1.87%) NetApp
4 2 (1.87%) VMware
5 1 (0.93%) IDERA
5 1 (0.93%) Siebel
5 1 (0.93%) Sybase
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus + Certs
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago