The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 184 147 176
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 855 928 861
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.71% 2.02% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.82% 2.16% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 712 791 741
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46874 43055 52359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.73% 93.92% 93.89%
Number of salaries quoted 38720 36351 45400
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
DBA
England

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 23 April 2014.

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 23 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -13 222 £52,500 -4.54% 11
Kingston Upon Thames -4 8 £61,250 +2.08%
Twickenham +3 5 £40,000 -28.25%
Hounslow -12 5 £48,000 -5.88%
West Drayton - 4 £40,000 -
Ealing - 4 £65,000 -
Wimbledon - 3 £42,500 -
Surbiton -7 2 £42,500 -22.72%
Croydon -17 2 £41,250 -0.60% 1
Harrow -3 1 £35,000 -48.14%
Ilford - 1 £80,000 -
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 1158 (76.74%) SQL
2 1048 (69.45%) SQL Server
3 578 (38.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 562 (37.24%) Finance
5 552 (36.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 511 (33.86%) Performance Tuning
7 494 (32.74%) Oracle
8 480 (31.81%) T-SQL
9 454 (30.09%) SQL Server 2008
10 414 (27.44%) Replication
11 394 (26.11%) Oracle Database
12 352 (23.33%) Windows
13 331 (21.94%) Microsoft
14 299 (19.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 298 (19.75%) SQL Server 2012
16 270 (17.89%) Oracle Database 11g
16 270 (17.89%) Linux
17 260 (17.23%) SQL Server 2005
18 237 (15.71%) Business Intelligence
19 232 (15.37%) Clustering
20 229 (15.18%) Oracle RAC
21 208 (13.78%) Data Guard
22 191 (12.66%) MS Excel
23 185 (12.26%) Oracle RMAN
24 178 (11.80%) Disaster Recovery
25 174 (11.53%) UNIX
26 169 (11.20%) MySQL
27 168 (11.13%) Data Warehouse
28 152 (10.07%) ETL
29 143 (9.48%) Relational Database

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 66 (4.37%) WebLogic
2 41 (2.72%) SharePoint
2 41 (2.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 31 (2.05%) IIS
4 16 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
5 14 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
6 11 (0.73%) Apache Solr
7 8 (0.53%) Oracle Application Server
7 8 (0.53%) Apache
8 7 (0.46%) CMS
9 6 (0.40%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.33%) MS Exchange
10 5 (0.33%) WebLogic Portal
10 5 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (0.33%) Oracle 10gAS
11 4 (0.27%) Oracle Service Bus
12 3 (0.20%) Oracle Coherence
12 3 (0.20%) WorkSite
12 3 (0.20%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.20%) CICS
Applications
1 191 (12.66%) MS Excel
2 27 (1.79%) MS Office
3 11 (0.73%) MS Project
4 10 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.27%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.066%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.066%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 80 (5.30%) Oracle EBS R12
2 79 (5.24%) Oracle EBS
3 66 (4.37%) Oracle Applications
4 14 (0.93%) Oracle 11i
5 10 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
6 9 (0.60%) Oracle Financials
7 7 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
8 6 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
8 6 (0.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 5 (0.33%) Findur
10 4 (0.27%) ResourceLink
11 3 (0.20%) Agresso
11 3 (0.20%) LatentZero
11 3 (0.20%) Capstone
11 3 (0.20%) HFM
12 2 (0.13%) PORTIA
13 1 (0.066%) SAP Business One
13 1 (0.066%) Oracle CRM
13 1 (0.066%) SunGard Panorama
13 1 (0.066%) LongView
Cloud Services
1 41 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.27%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.13%) SaaS
6 1 (0.066%) PaaS
6 1 (0.066%) IaaS
6 1 (0.066%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 114 (7.55%) SAN
2 35 (2.32%) WAN
3 20 (1.33%) NAS
4 14 (0.93%) VPN
5 12 (0.80%) DNS
5 12 (0.80%) LAN
6 11 (0.73%) Firewall
7 8 (0.53%) DHCP
7 8 (0.53%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.33%) HTTP
8 5 (0.33%) Internet
9 4 (0.27%) Kerberos
10 3 (0.20%) iSCSI
11 2 (0.13%) Network Security
11 2 (0.13%) LDAP
11 2 (0.13%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.13%) SSL
12 1 (0.066%) IMAP
12 1 (0.066%) ZigBee
12 1 (0.066%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1048 (69.45%) SQL Server
2 578 (38.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 552 (36.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 454 (30.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 394 (26.11%) Oracle Database
6 299 (19.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 298 (19.75%) SQL Server 2012
8 270 (17.89%) Oracle Database 11g
9 260 (17.23%) SQL Server 2005
10 169 (11.20%) MySQL
11 168 (11.13%) Data Warehouse
12 143 (9.48%) Relational Database
13 128 (8.48%) Oracle Database 10g
14 99 (6.56%) RDBMS
15 90 (5.96%) OLTP
16 86 (5.70%) SQL Server 2000
17 78 (5.17%) DTS
18 75 (4.97%) OLAP
19 59 (3.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 57 (3.78%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 23 (1.52%) Visual Studio
2 17 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (0.86%) Subversion
4 11 (0.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 8 (0.53%) Git (software)
6 6 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (0.20%) Toad
7 3 (0.20%) JIRA
7 3 (0.20%) ProC
7 3 (0.20%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (0.20%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.13%) ERwin
General
1 562 (37.24%) Finance
2 121 (8.02%) Banking
3 116 (7.69%) Law
4 68 (4.51%) Legal
5 65 (4.31%) Retail
6 51 (3.38%) Marketing
7 46 (3.05%) Financial Institution
8 32 (2.12%) Investment Banking
9 30 (1.99%) Telecoms
10 26 (1.72%) Advertising
11 20 (1.33%) Publishing
12 13 (0.86%) Games
13 6 (0.40%) Back Office
14 5 (0.33%) Front Office
15 4 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.27%) Billing
15 4 (0.27%) Online Betting
16 2 (0.13%) Music Industry
16 2 (0.13%) Automotive
17 1 (0.066%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (5.96%) .NET
2 59 (3.91%) Middleware
3 39 (2.58%) Oracle Fusion
4 38 (2.52%) Web Services
5 34 (2.25%) XML
6 22 (1.46%) HTML
7 18 (1.19%) ODBC
8 15 (0.99%) CSS
9 13 (0.86%) ASP.NET
10 12 (0.80%) Django
11 11 (0.73%) MDX
11 11 (0.73%) LAMP
11 11 (0.73%) Lucene
12 8 (0.53%) OLE
13 7 (0.46%) HTML5
14 6 (0.40%) Hibernate
14 6 (0.40%) WebCenter
15 5 (0.33%) Smarty
15 5 (0.33%) Oracle Streams
15 5 (0.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 414 (27.44%) Replication
2 232 (15.37%) Clustering
3 27 (1.79%) Computer Science
4 21 (1.39%) Client/Server
5 20 (1.33%) Mainframe
6 19 (1.26%) Hedge funds
7 18 (1.19%) Thin Client
7 18 (1.19%) Fat Client
8 16 (1.06%) Data Integration
9 15 (0.99%) Firmware
10 14 (0.93%) Management Information System
11 13 (0.86%) Statistics
12 10 (0.66%) Mathematics
12 10 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (0.60%) NHS
14 8 (0.53%) Online Games
14 8 (0.53%) Open Source
15 7 (0.46%) Chemistry
16 6 (0.40%) Derivative
17 4 (0.27%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 352 (23.33%) Windows
2 270 (17.89%) Linux
3 174 (11.53%) UNIX
4 129 (8.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 81 (5.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 68 (4.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 61 (4.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 54 (3.58%) Solaris
9 21 (1.39%) zOS
10 15 (0.99%) SUSE
11 5 (0.33%) Windows 2000
12 4 (0.27%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.27%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.20%) Debian
14 2 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.13%) CentOS
14 2 (0.13%) VMS
14 2 (0.13%) AIX
14 2 (0.13%) HPUX
15 1 (0.066%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 511 (33.86%) Performance Tuning
2 237 (15.71%) Business Intelligence
3 178 (11.80%) Disaster Recovery
4 152 (10.07%) ETL
5 126 (8.35%) ITIL
6 115 (7.62%) Capacity Planning
7 93 (6.16%) Data Modelling
8 90 (5.96%) Migration
9 79 (5.24%) Database Tuning
10 75 (4.97%) E-Commerce
11 72 (4.77%) High Availability
12 70 (4.64%) Performance Monitoring
13 65 (4.31%) SOA
14 62 (4.11%) Scrum
14 62 (4.11%) Database Security
15 61 (4.04%) Change Management
16 46 (3.05%) Problem Management
16 46 (3.05%) Investment Management
17 45 (2.98%) Asset Management
18 43 (2.85%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1158 (76.74%) SQL
2 480 (31.81%) T-SQL
3 100 (6.63%) PL/SQL
4 89 (5.90%) Perl
5 84 (5.57%) PowerShell
6 83 (5.50%) Shell Script
7 67 (4.44%) C#
8 52 (3.45%) Java
9 28 (1.86%) VBA
10 27 (1.79%) Bash Shell
11 24 (1.59%) JavaScript
12 22 (1.46%) Python
13 18 (1.19%) Bourne shell
14 17 (1.13%) VB
15 16 (1.06%) PHP
16 15 (0.99%) AWK
16 15 (0.99%) sed
17 12 (0.80%) VB.NET
18 10 (0.66%) VBScript
18 10 (0.66%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 130 (8.61%) Degree
2 120 (7.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 91 (6.03%) MCITP
4 52 (3.45%) Oracle Certification
5 47 (3.11%) MCTS
6 46 (3.05%) Security Cleared
7 34 (2.25%) SC Cleared
8 21 (1.39%) MCSA
9 19 (1.26%) OCP
10 18 (1.19%) MCDBA
10 18 (1.19%) MCSE
11 15 (0.99%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 7 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (0.46%) CTC Cleared
12 7 (0.46%) DV Cleared
13 5 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (0.33%) MCP
14 4 (0.27%) OCA
15 3 (0.20%) Postgraduate
16 2 (0.13%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (3.64%) QA
2 37 (2.45%) SLA
3 6 (0.40%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.27%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.20%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.066%) COBIT
System Software
1 229 (15.18%) Oracle RAC
2 185 (12.26%) Oracle RMAN
3 50 (3.31%) Active Directory
4 17 (1.13%) LiteSpeed
4 17 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (0.60%) OCFS2
6 7 (0.46%) XenApp
7 4 (0.27%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.13%) XenServer
8 2 (0.13%) vSphere
8 2 (0.13%) PowerHA
8 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.066%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 208 (13.78%) Data Guard
2 54 (3.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 15 (0.99%) HP SIM
4 11 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (0.66%) Puppet
6 8 (0.53%) Oracle Statspack
6 8 (0.53%) Nagios
7 6 (0.40%) BMC PATROL
8 5 (0.33%) SCOM
9 3 (0.20%) Foglight
9 3 (0.20%) OMEGAMON
9 3 (0.20%) OpenView
9 3 (0.20%) Legato
9 3 (0.20%) Zenoss
10 2 (0.13%) Oracle Identity Management
11 1 (0.066%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 1 (0.066%) Control-M
11 1 (0.066%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.066%) SCCM
11 1 (0.066%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 494 (32.74%) Oracle
2 331 (21.94%) Microsoft
3 84 (5.57%) Red Hat
4 80 (5.30%) VMware
5 75 (4.97%) Sybase
6 47 (3.11%) NetApp
7 37 (2.45%) Red Gate
8 27 (1.79%) IBM
9 21 (1.39%) Percona
10 20 (1.33%) HP
11 19 (1.26%) Business Objects
12 18 (1.19%) Cognos
12 18 (1.19%) Siebel
13 17 (1.13%) EMC
14 15 (0.99%) Sun
15 14 (0.93%) Charles River
16 12 (0.80%) Informatica
17 11 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
17 11 (0.73%) SAP
18 10 (0.66%) Remedy
London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £40000.00 - £51000.00 per annum + £2,500 On Call + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Networking People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
West London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Radley James Ltd
Posted: 19 hours ago
North London
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £65000k
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Code IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: excellent benefits/bonus/high % Pension scheme
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £42000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent + Bonus + Significant additional benefits
Posted: 5 days ago