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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 173 150 164
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 810 880 850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.71% 1.99% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.83% 2.12% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 719 790 727
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.58% +6.25%
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
44357 41423 48051
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.41% 93.52% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 37081 34736 41760
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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
(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 -13 195 £52,500 -8.69% 32
Uxbridge +24 22 £41,000 +2.50%
Croydon +1 13 £45,000 -14.28%
Bromley -19 7 £40,000 +23.07%
Westminster - 5 £50,000 -
Docklands, London - 4 £77,500 -
Romford +10 2 £40,000 -
South Croydon - 2 £62,500 -
Hounslow - 2 £50,000 -
West Drayton - 2 £41,000 -
Ealing - 1 £54,000 -
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 1190 (73.73%) SQL
2 1125 (69.70%) SQL Server
3 658 (40.77%) Oracle
4 645 (39.96%) Performance Tuning
5 549 (34.01%) SQL Server 2008
6 547 (33.89%) Finance
7 526 (32.59%) Oracle Database
8 511 (31.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 501 (31.04%) T-SQL
10 442 (27.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 408 (25.28%) Replication
12 367 (22.74%) Oracle Database 11g
13 365 (22.61%) Microsoft
14 357 (22.12%) Windows
15 344 (21.31%) Linux
16 314 (19.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 312 (19.33%) SQL Server 2012
18 309 (19.14%) SQL Server 2005
19 305 (18.90%) Business Intelligence
20 298 (18.46%) Oracle RAC
21 292 (18.09%) Data Guard
22 284 (17.60%) Clustering
23 235 (14.56%) MySQL
24 234 (14.50%) Oracle Database 10g
25 227 (14.06%) Relational Database
26 225 (13.94%) Data Warehouse
27 222 (13.75%) Oracle RMAN
28 220 (13.63%) UNIX
29 210 (13.01%) MS Excel
30 189 (11.71%) ETL

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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
1 105 (6.51%) WebLogic
2 53 (3.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 43 (2.66%) SharePoint
4 31 (1.92%) Apache Solr
5 24 (1.49%) IIS
6 16 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
7 13 (0.81%) Oracle UPK
8 11 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
9 10 (0.62%) Oracle Application Server
10 9 (0.56%) WorkSite
11 6 (0.37%) Apache Pig
12 5 (0.31%) CMS
12 5 (0.31%) Apache
12 5 (0.31%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.19%) SAS
13 3 (0.19%) CICS
13 3 (0.19%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.19%) Oracle 10gAS
13 3 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.19%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 210 (13.01%) MS Excel
2 29 (1.80%) MS Office
3 5 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.25%) MS Project
5 2 (0.12%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.062%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.062%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 150 (9.29%) Oracle EBS
2 138 (8.55%) Oracle EBS R12
3 122 (7.56%) Oracle Applications
4 36 (2.23%) Oracle 11i
5 13 (0.81%) HFM
6 12 (0.74%) Oracle Payables
6 12 (0.74%) Oracle General Ledger
6 12 (0.74%) Oracle Receivables
7 10 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
8 6 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
9 4 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
10 3 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
11 1 (0.062%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 1 (0.062%) Findur
11 1 (0.062%) Oracle CRM
11 1 (0.062%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 27 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.19%) PaaS
5 3 (0.19%) IaaS
6 1 (0.062%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 101 (6.26%) SAN
2 30 (1.86%) WAN
3 28 (1.73%) Internet
4 21 (1.30%) NAS
5 17 (1.05%) VPN
5 17 (1.05%) LAN
6 16 (0.99%) DNS
7 15 (0.93%) Firewall
8 13 (0.81%) DHCP
9 4 (0.25%) VoIP
10 3 (0.19%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.19%) LDAP
11 2 (0.12%) GSM
11 2 (0.12%) HTTP
11 2 (0.12%) SMTP
11 2 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.12%) InfiniBand
11 2 (0.12%) iSCSI
12 1 (0.062%) Intranet
12 1 (0.062%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1125 (69.70%) SQL Server
2 549 (34.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 526 (32.59%) Oracle Database
4 511 (31.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 442 (27.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 367 (22.74%) Oracle Database 11g
7 314 (19.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 312 (19.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 309 (19.14%) SQL Server 2005
10 235 (14.56%) MySQL
11 234 (14.50%) Oracle Database 10g
12 227 (14.06%) Relational Database
13 225 (13.94%) Data Warehouse
14 180 (11.15%) RDBMS
15 101 (6.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 100 (6.20%) OLTP
17 86 (5.33%) Oracle BI EE
18 85 (5.27%) SQL Server 2000
19 83 (5.14%) DTS
20 76 (4.71%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 29 (1.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 21 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (1.24%) Visual Studio
4 14 (0.87%) Selenium
4 14 (0.87%) Hudson
5 13 (0.81%) Oracle Forms
5 13 (0.81%) Toad
6 12 (0.74%) Subversion
7 8 (0.50%) Git (software)
8 7 (0.43%) JIRA
9 5 (0.31%) Mercurial
10 4 (0.25%) Maven
11 3 (0.19%) Talend Open Studio
12 2 (0.12%) Ant
13 1 (0.062%) Jenkins
13 1 (0.062%) Oracle APEX
General
1 547 (33.89%) Finance
2 151 (9.36%) Banking
3 67 (4.15%) Marketing
4 60 (3.72%) Law
5 51 (3.16%) Retail
6 47 (2.91%) Legal
7 34 (2.11%) Investment Banking
8 28 (1.73%) Advertising
9 26 (1.61%) Telecoms
10 15 (0.93%) Publishing
11 14 (0.87%) Financial Institution
12 12 (0.74%) Back Office
13 9 (0.56%) Games
14 6 (0.37%) Music Industry
15 4 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.25%) Online Betting
16 3 (0.19%) Manufacturing
17 2 (0.12%) Billing
18 1 (0.062%) Multimedia
18 1 (0.062%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (5.39%) .NET
2 70 (4.34%) XML
3 69 (4.28%) Middleware
4 53 (3.28%) Oracle Fusion
5 48 (2.97%) Web Services
6 38 (2.35%) HTML
7 31 (1.92%) MDX
8 25 (1.55%) Lucene
9 12 (0.74%) Hibernate
10 9 (0.56%) WCF
11 8 (0.50%) FpML
12 7 (0.43%) .NET Framework
12 7 (0.43%) CSS
13 5 (0.31%) LAMP
13 5 (0.31%) Django
14 4 (0.25%) Oracle Streams
14 4 (0.25%) JDBC
15 3 (0.19%) ASP.NET
15 3 (0.19%) COM
15 3 (0.19%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 408 (25.28%) Replication
2 284 (17.60%) Clustering
3 36 (2.23%) Computer Science
4 22 (1.36%) Data Integration
4 22 (1.36%) Social Media
4 22 (1.36%) BBC
5 19 (1.18%) Oracle Exalogic
6 17 (1.05%) Statistics
7 16 (0.99%) Management Information System
8 14 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (0.81%) Firmware
9 13 (0.81%) Hedge funds
10 10 (0.62%) NHS
11 9 (0.56%) Mainframe
11 9 (0.56%) Thin Client
11 9 (0.56%) Fat Client
11 9 (0.56%) Mathematics
12 8 (0.50%) Spread Betting
12 8 (0.50%) Open Source
12 8 (0.50%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 357 (22.12%) Windows
2 344 (21.31%) Linux
3 220 (13.63%) UNIX
4 98 (6.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 72 (4.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 67 (4.15%) Solaris
7 63 (3.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 48 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
9 33 (2.04%) AIX
10 13 (0.81%) SUSE
11 9 (0.56%) zOS
12 7 (0.43%) CentOS
12 7 (0.43%) HPUX
12 7 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
13 6 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
13 6 (0.37%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.19%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.12%) Android
15 2 (0.12%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.062%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 645 (39.96%) Performance Tuning
2 305 (18.90%) Business Intelligence
3 189 (11.71%) ETL
4 146 (9.05%) Disaster Recovery
5 124 (7.68%) E-Commerce
6 100 (6.20%) Migration
7 93 (5.76%) SOA
8 91 (5.64%) ITIL
9 90 (5.58%) Performance Monitoring
10 85 (5.27%) High Availability
11 80 (4.96%) Data Modelling
12 77 (4.77%) Capacity Planning
13 68 (4.21%) Database Security
14 64 (3.97%) Database Tuning
15 58 (3.59%) Scrum
15 58 (3.59%) Incident Management
16 56 (3.47%) Change Management
16 56 (3.47%) Analytics
16 56 (3.47%) Root Cause Analysis
17 42 (2.60%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 1190 (73.73%) SQL
2 501 (31.04%) T-SQL
3 170 (10.53%) PL/SQL
4 114 (7.06%) Shell Script
5 89 (5.51%) Java
6 84 (5.20%) Perl
7 55 (3.41%) PowerShell
8 45 (2.79%) C#
9 30 (1.86%) Bash Shell
10 29 (1.80%) Python
11 26 (1.61%) VB
12 19 (1.18%) PHP
13 17 (1.05%) Ruby
14 16 (0.99%) C++
14 16 (0.99%) JavaScript
15 15 (0.93%) VBA
16 13 (0.81%) Bourne shell
16 13 (0.81%) sed
16 13 (0.81%) AWK
17 9 (0.56%) Korn
Qualifications
1 97 (6.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 96 (5.95%) Degree
3 62 (3.84%) MCITP
4 55 (3.41%) Security Cleared
5 52 (3.22%) MCTS
5 52 (3.22%) Oracle Certification
6 30 (1.86%) OCP
6 30 (1.86%) MCDBA
7 25 (1.55%) SC Cleared
8 21 (1.30%) MCSE
9 18 (1.12%) MCSA
10 14 (0.87%) OCA
11 12 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 9 (0.56%) Microsoft Certified Architect
13 6 (0.37%) CTC Cleared
13 6 (0.37%) MCP
14 3 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 2 (0.12%) CISA
15 2 (0.12%) DV Cleared
15 2 (0.12%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (2.17%) QA
2 15 (0.93%) SLA
3 9 (0.56%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.062%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.062%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.062%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 298 (18.46%) Oracle RAC
2 222 (13.75%) Oracle RMAN
3 35 (2.17%) Active Directory
4 28 (1.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (0.87%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.37%) LiteSpeed
7 2 (0.12%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.12%) vSphere
7 2 (0.12%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.062%) HDFS
8 1 (0.062%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.062%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 292 (18.09%) Data Guard
2 76 (4.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 14 (0.87%) BMC PATROL
4 13 (0.81%) HP SIM
5 11 (0.68%) SCOM
6 9 (0.56%) Oracle Statspack
7 6 (0.37%) Nagios
7 6 (0.37%) Oracle Identity Management
8 5 (0.31%) Puppet
9 4 (0.25%) Foglight
10 3 (0.19%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.12%) Backup Exec
11 2 (0.12%) OpenView
11 2 (0.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 2 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (0.12%) Zenoss
11 2 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
12 1 (0.062%) SCDPM
12 1 (0.062%) HP Data Protector
12 1 (0.062%) Control-M
Vendors
1 658 (40.77%) Oracle
2 365 (22.61%) Microsoft
3 79 (4.89%) Red Hat
4 75 (4.65%) Sybase
5 58 (3.59%) VMware
6 41 (2.54%) NetApp
7 39 (2.42%) Sun
8 34 (2.11%) Sony
9 27 (1.67%) HP
10 25 (1.55%) Red Gate
11 23 (1.43%) Business Objects
12 22 (1.36%) Apple
12 22 (1.36%) Yahoo!
12 22 (1.36%) Google
12 22 (1.36%) Facebook
13 19 (1.18%) Percona
14 18 (1.12%) Hyperion
15 17 (1.05%) Cognos
15 17 (1.05%) Vertica
16 16 (0.99%) Informatica
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Salary: £60000 per annum + excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Net Talent
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
CPS Group UK
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £60000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + annual bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £42,000 per annum Plus bonus and bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: Excellent DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Salary: £60000 per annum + excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 7% Pension, Bonus, Overtime
Posted: 6 days ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits, plus bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago