The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 214 208 214
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 653 641 656
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.60% 1.54% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 1.61% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 578 587 569
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +0.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £38,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -
DBA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
39136 39804 41394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.70% 95.78% 95.66%
Number of salaries quoted 33735 33728 33851
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DBA in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in London

DBA
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DBA across the London region.

DBA Salary Trend in London

DBA
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DBA across the London region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

DBA Salary Histogram in London

DBA
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the London region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +15 115 £56,000 -6.66% 18
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £59,250 -
Hendon - 4 £45,000 -
Lewisham - 4 £46,500 -
Croydon -19 3 £70,000 +33.33%
Surbiton - 3 £55,000 -
Chiswick - 3 £42,500 -
Chessington - 3 £50,000 -
Wimbledon - 2 £70,000 -
Edgware +4 1 £34,230 +62.99%
Hammersmith -8 1 £30,000 +8.69%
Brentford - 1 £90,000 -
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the London region that cited 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 DBA in their job title.

1 923 (73.60%) SQL
2 919 (73.29%) SQL Server
3 478 (38.12%) Performance Tuning
4 475 (37.88%) Oracle
5 419 (33.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 418 (33.33%) Finance
7 402 (32.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 393 (31.34%) SQL Server 2008
9 372 (29.67%) Replication
10 358 (28.55%) T-SQL
11 357 (28.47%) Oracle Database
12 331 (26.40%) Clustering
13 330 (26.32%) Microsoft
14 320 (25.52%) High Availability
15 315 (25.12%) SQL Server 2012
16 241 (19.22%) Windows
17 227 (18.10%) Linux
18 206 (16.43%) SQL Server 2014
19 202 (16.11%) Oracle Database 11g
20 194 (15.47%) Disaster Recovery
21 193 (15.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 186 (14.83%) MySQL
23 176 (14.04%) Banking
24 170 (13.56%) Business Intelligence
25 167 (13.32%) MS Excel
26 164 (13.08%) ITIL
27 159 (12.68%) Data Warehouse
27 159 (12.68%) Data Guard
28 154 (12.28%) PL/SQL
29 152 (12.12%) Agile Software Development

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the London region that cited 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 DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 39 (3.11%) WebLogic
2 35 (2.79%) Oracle Application Server
3 25 (1.99%) SharePoint
4 19 (1.52%) OpenStack
5 17 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
6 15 (1.20%) Oracle Spatial
7 14 (1.12%) IIS
8 12 (0.96%) Confluence
9 7 (0.56%) Apache
10 6 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.32%) Apache Pig
11 4 (0.32%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.24%) MS Exchange
12 3 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.16%) Node.js
13 2 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.080%) GlassFish
14 1 (0.080%) WebSphere
Applications
1 167 (13.32%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.36%) MS Office
3 8 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 39 (3.11%) Oracle Applications
2 35 (2.79%) Oracle EBS
3 32 (2.55%) Oracle EBS R12
4 22 (1.75%) Oracle 11i
5 15 (1.20%) Oracle Financials
6 5 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.40%) SAP CRM
7 4 (0.32%) Oracle Utilities
8 2 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.080%) Oracle ASCP
9 1 (0.080%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.080%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 79 (6.30%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (0.80%) SaaS
5 2 (0.16%) PaaS
6 1 (0.080%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.080%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.080%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.080%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.080%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.080%) IaaS
6 1 (0.080%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (3.51%) SAN
2 23 (1.83%) Internet
3 19 (1.52%) DNS
4 18 (1.44%) TCP/IP
5 16 (1.28%) Firewall
5 16 (1.28%) NAS
6 15 (1.20%) LDAP
7 12 (0.96%) SSL
8 7 (0.56%) VPN
9 4 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.24%) DHCP
10 3 (0.24%) VLAN
11 2 (0.16%) FTP
11 2 (0.16%) HTTP
11 2 (0.16%) LAN
11 2 (0.16%) SMTP
11 2 (0.16%) SSH
11 2 (0.16%) WAN
12 1 (0.080%) Intranet
12 1 (0.080%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 919 (73.29%) SQL Server
2 419 (33.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 402 (32.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 393 (31.34%) SQL Server 2008
5 357 (28.47%) Oracle Database
6 315 (25.12%) SQL Server 2012
7 206 (16.43%) SQL Server 2014
8 202 (16.11%) Oracle Database 11g
9 193 (15.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 186 (14.83%) MySQL
11 159 (12.68%) Data Warehouse
12 139 (11.08%) Relational Database
13 123 (9.81%) Oracle Database 10g
14 113 (9.01%) SQL Server 2005
15 107 (8.53%) Oracle Database 12c
16 86 (6.86%) NoSQL
17 75 (5.98%) RDBMS
18 70 (5.58%) MongoDB
19 52 (4.15%) Oracle Exadata
20 47 (3.75%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 28 (2.23%) Git (software)
2 18 (1.44%) Jenkins
3 17 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (0.96%) JIRA
4 12 (0.96%) Visual Studio
5 9 (0.72%) Subversion
6 8 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
7 7 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 6 (0.48%) Toad
9 4 (0.32%) Talend Open Studio
10 2 (0.16%) Oracle APEX
11 1 (0.080%) ERwin
11 1 (0.080%) Flyway
11 1 (0.080%) Liquibase
11 1 (0.080%) ProC
General
1 418 (33.33%) Finance
2 176 (14.04%) Banking
3 50 (3.99%) Investment Banking
3 50 (3.99%) Retail
4 42 (3.35%) Legal
5 38 (3.03%) Law
6 29 (2.31%) Marketing
7 26 (2.07%) Telecoms
8 18 (1.44%) Games
9 13 (1.04%) Advertising
9 13 (1.04%) Publishing
10 11 (0.88%) Retail Banking
11 7 (0.56%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
11 7 (0.56%) Private Banking
12 5 (0.40%) Front Office
13 4 (0.32%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.24%) Back Office
15 2 (0.16%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (4.07%) .NET
2 44 (3.51%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 24 (1.91%) Middleware
4 20 (1.59%) MDX
5 18 (1.44%) Oracle Fusion
6 7 (0.56%) HTML
6 7 (0.56%) XML
7 6 (0.48%) Web Services
8 4 (0.32%) LAMP
9 3 (0.24%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.24%) ELK Stack
9 3 (0.24%) J2EE
10 2 (0.16%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.16%) Catalyst
10 2 (0.16%) CSS
10 2 (0.16%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 2 (0.16%) WPF
11 1 (0.080%) jQuery
11 1 (0.080%) JSON
11 1 (0.080%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 372 (29.67%) Replication
2 331 (26.40%) Clustering
3 59 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (2.47%) Data Centre
5 29 (2.31%) Computer Science
6 20 (1.59%) Mainframe
6 20 (1.59%) Statistics
7 18 (1.44%) Hedge funds
8 14 (1.12%) Oracle Exalogic
9 13 (1.04%) Online Games
10 11 (0.88%) Data Extraction
11 9 (0.72%) Client/Server
11 9 (0.72%) Management Information System
12 7 (0.56%) AS400
12 7 (0.56%) Fintech
12 7 (0.56%) Public Cloud
13 6 (0.48%) CMDB
13 6 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (0.48%) Mathematics
14 5 (0.40%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 241 (19.22%) Windows
2 227 (18.10%) Linux
3 89 (7.10%) Unix
4 85 (6.78%) Windows Server
5 78 (6.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 68 (5.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 68 (5.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 51 (4.07%) Solaris
8 44 (3.51%) AIX
9 27 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (1.28%) Oracle Linux
11 9 (0.72%) SUSE
11 9 (0.72%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 6 (0.48%) Ubuntu
12 6 (0.48%) VMS
13 5 (0.40%) CentOS
14 1 (0.080%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 478 (38.12%) Performance Tuning
2 320 (25.52%) High Availability
3 194 (15.47%) Disaster Recovery
4 170 (13.56%) Business Intelligence
5 164 (13.08%) ITIL
6 152 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
7 151 (12.04%) Migration
8 131 (10.45%) ETL
9 118 (9.41%) Capacity Planning
10 99 (7.89%) Performance Monitoring
11 91 (7.26%) Database Security
12 88 (7.02%) Database Mirroring
13 81 (6.46%) Data Modelling
14 80 (6.38%) Incident Management
15 74 (5.90%) Change Management
16 71 (5.66%) Data Management
17 70 (5.58%) Database Tuning
18 54 (4.31%) Mentoring
19 47 (3.75%) Physical Data Model
20 46 (3.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 923 (73.60%) SQL
2 358 (28.55%) T-SQL
3 154 (12.28%) PL/SQL
4 98 (7.81%) Shell Script
5 54 (4.31%) Perl
6 44 (3.51%) PowerShell
7 30 (2.39%) Python
8 27 (2.15%) Bash Shell
9 23 (1.83%) C
10 20 (1.59%) Java
11 18 (1.44%) C#
12 14 (1.12%) VB
13 13 (1.04%) AWK
14 9 (0.72%) Bourne shell
14 9 (0.72%) sed
14 9 (0.72%) VBA
15 7 (0.56%) Korn
16 5 (0.40%) JavaScript
16 5 (0.40%) XPath
16 5 (0.40%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 106 (8.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 71 (5.66%) MCITP
3 63 (5.02%) Degree
3 63 (5.02%) Security Cleared
4 55 (4.39%) SC Cleared
5 44 (3.51%) MCSE
6 36 (2.87%) MCDBA
7 32 (2.55%) MCSA
8 29 (2.31%) MCTS
9 26 (2.07%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 25 (1.99%) Oracle Certification
11 17 (1.36%) OCP
12 9 (0.72%) DV Cleared
13 4 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.32%) RHCE
14 3 (0.24%) OCA
15 1 (0.080%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (2.31%) SLA
2 22 (1.75%) QA
3 16 (1.28%) PCI DSS
4 12 (0.96%) Solvency II
5 9 (0.72%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.24%) COBIT
7 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 151 (12.04%) Oracle RAC
2 43 (3.43%) Active Directory
3 29 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (1.20%) Oracle Clusterware
5 9 (0.72%) Firmware
6 2 (0.16%) Docker
6 2 (0.16%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.16%) KVM
7 1 (0.080%) SRDF
7 1 (0.080%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 159 (12.68%) Data Guard
2 139 (11.08%) Oracle RMAN
3 75 (5.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 24 (1.91%) Puppet
5 18 (1.44%) Oracle Flashback
6 13 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (0.80%) SCCM
7 10 (0.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 9 (0.72%) Ansible
8 9 (0.72%) HP SIM
9 6 (0.48%) LiteSpeed
9 6 (0.48%) Oracle Identity Management
10 5 (0.40%) OMEGAMON
11 4 (0.32%) NetBackup
11 4 (0.32%) Oracle ZFS
12 3 (0.24%) Legato
12 3 (0.24%) logstash
12 3 (0.24%) Perfmon
13 2 (0.16%) Oracle Statspack
13 2 (0.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 475 (37.88%) Oracle
2 330 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 86 (6.86%) Red Hat
4 79 (6.30%) Sybase
5 41 (3.27%) Siebel
6 36 (2.87%) VMware
7 29 (2.31%) Red Gate
8 26 (2.07%) IBM
9 18 (1.44%) SAP
10 16 (1.28%) Remedy
11 14 (1.12%) NetApp
12 13 (1.04%) Fujitsu
13 12 (0.96%) Cognos
13 12 (0.96%) hybris
14 11 (0.88%) Sun
15 10 (0.80%) EMC
15 10 (0.80%) Symantec
16 8 (0.64%) Vertica
17 7 (0.56%) PeopleSoft
17 7 (0.56%) Retek
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
South East London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Schroders plc
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £48000 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000 - £64000 per annum + Beneftis Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50,000 to £55,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Data Idols
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Frances Crick Group
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + benefits, subject to skills and experience
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £55000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000.00 per annum + Execllent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Radley James Ltd
Salary: package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago