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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 202 188 147
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 693 801 896
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.57% 1.66% 2.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.68% 1.78% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 623 703 815
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +6.02%
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
41271 44993 41469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.31% 93.47% 93.48%
Number of salaries quoted 34981 37795 34683
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 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 +2 178 £57,500 +4.54% 20
Docklands, London +3 5 £60,000 -17.24%
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £52,500 -
Uxbridge -16 2 £63,750 +55.48%
West Drayton -1 1 £50,000 +21.95%
Hillingdon - 1 £62,500 -
Stanmore - 1 - -
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 1061 (74.98%) SQL
2 1046 (73.92%) SQL Server
3 636 (44.95%) Oracle
4 565 (39.93%) Performance Tuning
5 511 (36.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 505 (35.69%) Oracle Database
7 456 (32.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 448 (31.66%) Finance
9 436 (30.81%) SQL Server 2008
10 434 (30.67%) T-SQL
11 387 (27.35%) Replication
12 377 (26.64%) Clustering
13 356 (25.16%) Microsoft
14 320 (22.61%) Linux
15 318 (22.47%) Oracle RAC
16 304 (21.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 301 (21.27%) SQL Server 2012
18 288 (20.35%) Oracle Database 11g
19 278 (19.65%) Data Guard
20 254 (17.95%) Windows
21 231 (16.33%) Business Intelligence
22 225 (15.90%) MS Excel
23 207 (14.63%) Data Warehouse
24 190 (13.43%) UNIX
25 182 (12.86%) Banking
26 173 (12.23%) Disaster Recovery
27 167 (11.80%) SQL Server 2005
28 161 (11.38%) High Availability
29 152 (10.74%) ITIL
30 151 (10.67%) Relational Database

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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
1 100 (7.07%) WebLogic
2 74 (5.23%) SharePoint
3 42 (2.97%) IIS
4 38 (2.69%) Oracle Coherence
5 37 (2.61%) Oracle Application Server
6 32 (2.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 19 (1.34%) Apache
8 14 (0.99%) OpenStack
9 12 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (0.49%) Oracle Spatial
10 7 (0.49%) MS Exchange
11 4 (0.28%) SAS
11 4 (0.28%) OpenEdge
11 4 (0.28%) Oracle Service Bus
11 4 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (0.21%) JBoss
13 2 (0.14%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.14%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 225 (15.90%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.06%) MS Office
3 4 (0.28%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.28%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.14%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.071%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.071%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 126 (8.90%) Oracle EBS
2 103 (7.28%) Oracle Applications
3 78 (5.51%) Oracle EBS R12
4 14 (0.99%) Oracle ERP
5 10 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
6 9 (0.64%) Oracle Financials
7 7 (0.49%) Oracle Payables
7 7 (0.49%) Oracle Receivables
7 7 (0.49%) Oracle Assets
8 6 (0.42%) Oracle 11i
8 6 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 2 (0.14%) Sophis RISQUE
11 2 (0.14%) Hyperion Enterprise
12 1 (0.071%) SAP Business One
12 1 (0.071%) Oracle General Ledger
12 1 (0.071%) Oracle iProcurement
12 1 (0.071%) Oracle BPM
12 1 (0.071%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 56 (3.96%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (0.78%) SaaS
5 10 (0.71%) GitHub
6 6 (0.42%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.071%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.071%) PaaS
7 1 (0.071%) Office 365
7 1 (0.071%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.071%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 46 (3.25%) SAN
2 29 (2.05%) Firewall
3 24 (1.70%) Internet
4 19 (1.34%) DNS
5 17 (1.20%) TCP/IP
6 14 (0.99%) VLAN
7 8 (0.57%) NAS
7 8 (0.57%) VPN
7 8 (0.57%) LDAP
7 8 (0.57%) LAN
8 7 (0.49%) Kerberos
8 7 (0.49%) Network Security
9 6 (0.42%) Intranet
10 5 (0.35%) FTP
11 4 (0.28%) HTTP
11 4 (0.28%) WAN
11 4 (0.28%) SSL
11 4 (0.28%) iSCSI
11 4 (0.28%) SSH
11 4 (0.28%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1046 (73.92%) SQL Server
2 511 (36.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 505 (35.69%) Oracle Database
4 456 (32.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 436 (30.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 304 (21.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 301 (21.27%) SQL Server 2012
8 288 (20.35%) Oracle Database 11g
9 207 (14.63%) Data Warehouse
10 167 (11.80%) SQL Server 2005
11 151 (10.67%) Relational Database
12 141 (9.96%) MySQL
13 131 (9.26%) RDBMS
14 102 (7.21%) Oracle Database 12c
15 99 (7.00%) Oracle Database 10g
16 93 (6.57%) Oracle Exadata
17 83 (5.87%) PostgreSQL
18 74 (5.23%) Oracle BI EE
19 67 (4.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 66 (4.66%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 38 (2.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 23 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (0.99%) JIRA
4 13 (0.92%) Git (software)
5 10 (0.71%) Visual Studio
6 4 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (0.28%) Toad
7 2 (0.14%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (0.14%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.071%) MSTest
8 1 (0.071%) Hudson
8 1 (0.071%) Oracle APEX
General
1 448 (31.66%) Finance
2 182 (12.86%) Banking
3 48 (3.39%) Law
4 41 (2.90%) Retail
5 40 (2.83%) Legal
6 36 (2.54%) Marketing
7 34 (2.40%) Investment Banking
8 28 (1.98%) Telecoms
8 28 (1.98%) Financial Institution
9 27 (1.91%) Games
10 9 (0.64%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.49%) Advertising
11 7 (0.49%) Local Government
12 6 (0.42%) Publishing
13 5 (0.35%) Front Office
14 4 (0.28%) Electronics
14 4 (0.28%) Multimedia
14 4 (0.28%) International Banking
15 3 (0.21%) Back Office
16 1 (0.071%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (5.16%) .NET
2 67 (4.73%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 39 (2.76%) Middleware
4 35 (2.47%) Oracle Fusion
5 28 (1.98%) JDBC
6 25 (1.77%) Web Services
7 20 (1.41%) HTML
8 16 (1.13%) XML
9 13 (0.92%) .NET Framework
10 9 (0.64%) MDX
11 8 (0.57%) COM
12 7 (0.49%) FIX Protocol
13 5 (0.35%) SOAP
13 5 (0.35%) CSS
13 5 (0.35%) REST
14 4 (0.28%) Apache Flex
15 3 (0.21%) WCF
15 3 (0.21%) CGI
16 2 (0.14%) Oracle Streams
16 2 (0.14%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 387 (27.35%) Replication
2 377 (26.64%) Clustering
3 76 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
4 49 (3.46%) Oracle Exalogic
5 48 (3.39%) Data Centre
6 38 (2.69%) Statistics
7 37 (2.61%) Hedge funds
8 27 (1.91%) Public Cloud
9 21 (1.48%) Derivative
10 18 (1.27%) Data Structures
11 13 (0.92%) Social Network
12 12 (0.85%) Kindle
13 11 (0.78%) Computer Science
13 11 (0.78%) Management Information System
14 7 (0.49%) Data Integration
14 7 (0.49%) iPhone
14 7 (0.49%) SWIFT
15 6 (0.42%) CMDB
15 6 (0.42%) Mainframe
16 5 (0.35%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 320 (22.61%) Linux
2 254 (17.95%) Windows
3 190 (13.43%) UNIX
4 98 (6.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 60 (4.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 43 (3.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 35 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 28 (1.98%) Solaris
9 23 (1.63%) Ubuntu
10 19 (1.34%) CentOS
11 17 (1.20%) AIX
12 10 (0.71%) zOS
13 5 (0.35%) Android
14 3 (0.21%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.14%) SUSE
15 2 (0.14%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 1 (0.071%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.071%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.071%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 565 (39.93%) Performance Tuning
2 231 (16.33%) Business Intelligence
3 173 (12.23%) Disaster Recovery
4 161 (11.38%) High Availability
5 152 (10.74%) ITIL
6 133 (9.40%) Capacity Planning
7 122 (8.62%) Database Security
8 120 (8.48%) ETL
9 119 (8.41%) Agile Software Development
10 116 (8.20%) Migration
11 109 (7.70%) Database Mirroring
12 85 (6.01%) Database Tuning
13 75 (5.30%) Change Management
14 74 (5.23%) Performance Monitoring
15 62 (4.38%) SOA
16 57 (4.03%) Incident Management
17 45 (3.18%) Change Control
18 42 (2.97%) Data Management
18 42 (2.97%) CRM
19 38 (2.69%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1061 (74.98%) SQL
2 434 (30.67%) T-SQL
3 122 (8.62%) PL/SQL
4 97 (6.86%) PowerShell
5 64 (4.52%) Java
6 56 (3.96%) Shell Script
7 43 (3.04%) Bash Shell
7 43 (3.04%) Python
8 30 (2.12%) Perl
9 27 (1.91%) Ruby
10 23 (1.63%) C#
11 22 (1.55%) C
12 18 (1.27%) JavaScript
13 14 (0.99%) VBScript
14 9 (0.64%) Korn
15 8 (0.57%) VB.NET
16 7 (0.49%) PHP
17 6 (0.42%) AWK
17 6 (0.42%) sed
18 5 (0.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 125 (8.83%) Degree
2 90 (6.36%) Oracle Certification
3 82 (5.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 79 (5.58%) OCP
5 72 (5.09%) Security Cleared
6 39 (2.76%) MCITP
7 32 (2.26%) SC Cleared
8 22 (1.55%) HND
9 21 (1.48%) MCTS
10 20 (1.41%) MCSA
11 19 (1.34%) MCDBA
12 15 (1.06%) MCSE
13 12 (0.85%) IBM Certification
14 11 (0.78%) DV Cleared
15 10 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
16 6 (0.42%) OCA
17 4 (0.28%) MCP
18 2 (0.14%) RHCE
19 1 (0.071%) PhD
19 1 (0.071%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (2.40%) QA
2 27 (1.91%) SLA
3 12 (0.85%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.21%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.14%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.071%) EMIR
7 1 (0.071%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 318 (22.47%) Oracle RAC
2 52 (3.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (2.47%) Oracle Clusterware
4 34 (2.40%) Active Directory
5 11 (0.78%) vSphere
6 8 (0.57%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.42%) XenApp
8 5 (0.35%) PowerHA
9 4 (0.28%) SRDF
9 4 (0.28%) Samba
10 3 (0.21%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.14%) Firmware
11 2 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.071%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.071%) Openswan
Systems Management
1 278 (19.65%) Data Guard
2 125 (8.83%) Oracle RMAN
3 24 (1.70%) Oracle Flashback
4 21 (1.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 18 (1.27%) Ansible
5 18 (1.27%) logstash
6 12 (0.85%) Puppet
7 11 (0.78%) Tivoli
8 10 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (0.64%) SCOM
10 7 (0.49%) BMC PATROL
11 6 (0.42%) Oracle ZFS
12 5 (0.35%) SCCM
12 5 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 3 (0.21%) Unicenter
13 3 (0.21%) WSUS
13 3 (0.21%) Oracle Statspack
14 2 (0.14%) HP SIM
14 2 (0.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 636 (44.95%) Oracle
2 356 (25.16%) Microsoft
3 115 (8.13%) Red Hat
4 108 (7.63%) VMware
5 50 (3.53%) IBM
6 44 (3.11%) Sybase
7 27 (1.91%) SAP
8 22 (1.55%) Red Gate
9 21 (1.48%) Tableau
10 19 (1.34%) Splunk
10 19 (1.34%) EnterpriseDB
11 17 (1.20%) Facebook
12 16 (1.13%) Citrix
13 15 (1.06%) NetApp
13 15 (1.06%) Twitter
14 13 (0.92%) Remedy
14 13 (0.92%) Google
15 12 (0.85%) HP
16 11 (0.78%) Cognos
17 9 (0.64%) Hyperion
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: Market rates
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: Market rates
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £36491 - £50510 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Central London / West End
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £85000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £70000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum Benefits Package & Share Options
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonuses
Posted: 2 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Ticketmaster UK
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Online Recruitment Corporation Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £75000.00 - £88000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago