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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 198 194 140
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -54
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 628 680 892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.50% 1.56% 2.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 1.67% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 561 574 765
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
39358 40771 41991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.78% 93.76% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 33206 33384 35771
Average salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.90% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
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 3 March 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 3 March 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 -10 152 £57,500 +4.54% 26
Croydon +18 11 £55,000 -12.00%
Uxbridge +6 7 £49,500 -17.50%
Harrow +9 3 £47,500 +35.71%
Hammersmith -2 2 £27,600 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £62,500 -
South Croydon - 1 £50,000 -
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 1174 (80.69%) SQL
2 1007 (69.21%) SQL Server
3 601 (41.31%) Oracle
4 536 (36.84%) Performance Tuning
5 492 (33.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 486 (33.40%) Oracle Database
7 463 (31.82%) Finance
8 454 (31.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 427 (29.35%) T-SQL
10 350 (24.05%) SQL Server 2008
11 349 (23.99%) Microsoft
12 348 (23.92%) Replication
13 336 (23.09%) Linux
14 333 (22.89%) Oracle RAC
15 325 (22.34%) Windows
16 282 (19.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 280 (19.24%) Clustering
18 262 (18.01%) Oracle Database 11g
19 243 (16.70%) Data Guard
20 239 (16.43%) SQL Server 2012
21 230 (15.81%) MS Excel
22 218 (14.98%) Business Intelligence
23 209 (14.36%) Data Warehouse
24 193 (13.26%) MySQL
25 180 (12.37%) Banking
26 179 (12.30%) UNIX
27 168 (11.55%) Oracle Database 10g
27 168 (11.55%) Disaster Recovery
28 162 (11.13%) SQL Server 2005
29 159 (10.93%) ETL

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 83 (5.70%) WebLogic
2 81 (5.57%) SharePoint
3 51 (3.51%) IIS
4 24 (1.65%) Oracle Application Server
5 21 (1.44%) Oracle Coherence
6 14 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
7 12 (0.82%) Apache Pig
8 9 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (0.62%) Apache
9 7 (0.48%) MS Exchange
9 7 (0.48%) WorkSite
10 6 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (0.34%) Apache Solr
11 5 (0.34%) SAS
11 5 (0.34%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
13 3 (0.21%) Oracle Spatial
14 2 (0.14%) WebLogic Portal
14 2 (0.14%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 230 (15.81%) MS Excel
2 27 (1.86%) MS Office
3 6 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 90 (6.19%) Oracle EBS
2 68 (4.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 55 (3.78%) Oracle Applications
4 17 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
5 13 (0.89%) Oracle ERP
6 10 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
7 9 (0.62%) Oracle Financials
7 9 (0.62%) Oracle 11i
8 5 (0.34%) Hyperion Enterprise
9 4 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
9 4 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
9 4 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
10 1 (0.069%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 1 (0.069%) Sage 300 ERP
10 1 (0.069%) SimCorp Dimension
10 1 (0.069%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.069%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 47 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
3 19 (1.31%) SaaS
4 18 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (0.55%) GitHub
6 6 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 37 (2.54%) SAN
2 17 (1.17%) Internet
3 14 (0.96%) TCP/IP
3 14 (0.96%) DNS
4 12 (0.82%) HTTP
5 10 (0.69%) Firewall
6 8 (0.55%) NAS
7 7 (0.48%) VPN
8 6 (0.41%) LAN
8 6 (0.41%) OpenVPN
8 6 (0.41%) FTP
9 5 (0.34%) Network Security
9 5 (0.34%) Kerberos
10 4 (0.27%) LDAP
10 4 (0.27%) WAN
10 4 (0.27%) Intranet
11 3 (0.21%) VoIP
12 2 (0.14%) DHCP
12 2 (0.14%) IPv4
12 2 (0.14%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1007 (69.21%) SQL Server
2 492 (33.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 486 (33.40%) Oracle Database
4 454 (31.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 350 (24.05%) SQL Server 2008
6 282 (19.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 262 (18.01%) Oracle Database 11g
8 239 (16.43%) SQL Server 2012
9 209 (14.36%) Data Warehouse
10 193 (13.26%) MySQL
11 168 (11.55%) Oracle Database 10g
12 162 (11.13%) SQL Server 2005
13 157 (10.79%) Relational Database
14 123 (8.45%) RDBMS
15 81 (5.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 69 (4.74%) OLTP
17 68 (4.67%) Oracle Database 12c
18 65 (4.47%) Oracle Exadata
19 62 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
20 61 (4.19%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 23 (1.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 22 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (1.51%) Visual Studio
3 18 (1.24%) JIRA
4 12 (0.82%) Git (software)
5 11 (0.76%) Oracle Forms
6 10 (0.69%) Maven
7 9 (0.62%) Ant
8 8 (0.55%) Subversion
9 4 (0.27%) PowerBuilder
9 4 (0.27%) Talend Open Studio
10 3 (0.21%) Hudson
10 3 (0.21%) ProC
10 3 (0.21%) Toad
10 3 (0.21%) Selenium
General
1 463 (31.82%) Finance
2 180 (12.37%) Banking
3 68 (4.67%) Law
4 56 (3.85%) Legal
5 53 (3.64%) Marketing
6 38 (2.61%) Retail
7 36 (2.47%) Investment Banking
8 30 (2.06%) Games
9 22 (1.51%) Advertising
9 22 (1.51%) Financial Institution
10 20 (1.37%) Telecoms
11 6 (0.41%) Front Office
11 6 (0.41%) Publishing
12 4 (0.27%) Private Banking
13 3 (0.21%) Billing
13 3 (0.21%) French Language
14 1 (0.069%) Local Government
14 1 (0.069%) Music Industry
14 1 (0.069%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.069%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (8.80%) .NET
2 40 (2.75%) XML
2 40 (2.75%) Middleware
3 38 (2.61%) Web Services
4 37 (2.54%) Oracle Fusion
5 27 (1.86%) HTML
6 23 (1.58%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 19 (1.31%) .NET Framework
7 19 (1.31%) WCF
7 19 (1.31%) JDBC
8 17 (1.17%) ASP.NET
9 13 (0.89%) MDX
10 9 (0.62%) Java EE
10 9 (0.62%) Kafka
11 8 (0.55%) FIX Protocol
11 8 (0.55%) COM
11 8 (0.55%) ODBC
12 7 (0.48%) CSS
13 4 (0.27%) CGI
14 3 (0.21%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 348 (23.92%) Replication
2 280 (19.24%) Clustering
3 104 (7.15%) Analytical Skills
4 50 (3.44%) Hedge funds
5 48 (3.30%) Statistics
6 37 (2.54%) Computer Science
7 19 (1.31%) Client/Server
8 16 (1.10%) Social Network
9 15 (1.03%) Data Structures
10 14 (0.96%) Oracle Exalogic
11 12 (0.82%) Social Media
11 12 (0.82%) Management Information System
11 12 (0.82%) Derivative
12 11 (0.76%) Open Source
13 10 (0.69%) Mathematics
13 10 (0.69%) Physics
14 8 (0.55%) Kindle
14 8 (0.55%) SWIFT
15 7 (0.48%) Spread Betting
15 7 (0.48%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 336 (23.09%) Linux
2 325 (22.34%) Windows
3 179 (12.30%) UNIX
4 119 (8.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 87 (5.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 75 (5.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 72 (4.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 31 (2.13%) Solaris
9 18 (1.24%) AIX
10 17 (1.17%) Ubuntu
11 11 (0.76%) CentOS
12 9 (0.62%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 9 (0.62%) SUSE
13 4 (0.27%) zOS
14 3 (0.21%) Debian
15 2 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.069%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 536 (36.84%) Performance Tuning
2 218 (14.98%) Business Intelligence
3 168 (11.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 159 (10.93%) ETL
5 122 (8.38%) ITIL
6 118 (8.11%) High Availability
7 106 (7.29%) Database Security
8 100 (6.87%) Migration
9 93 (6.39%) Capacity Planning
10 89 (6.12%) Performance Monitoring
11 77 (5.29%) Agile Software Development
12 75 (5.15%) Database Tuning
13 72 (4.95%) E-Commerce
14 59 (4.05%) Data Management
15 52 (3.57%) Change Management
16 45 (3.09%) Data Modelling
17 43 (2.96%) Incident Management
17 43 (2.96%) Root Cause Analysis
18 41 (2.82%) Performance Management
19 35 (2.41%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1174 (80.69%) SQL
2 427 (29.35%) T-SQL
3 144 (9.90%) PL/SQL
4 110 (7.56%) PowerShell
5 88 (6.05%) Shell Script
6 77 (5.29%) C#
7 75 (5.15%) Java
8 40 (2.75%) Bash Shell
9 35 (2.41%) Python
10 30 (2.06%) Perl
11 22 (1.51%) JavaScript
11 22 (1.51%) VBScript
12 20 (1.37%) C
13 16 (1.10%) PHP
14 12 (0.82%) Ruby
15 11 (0.76%) sed
15 11 (0.76%) AWK
16 10 (0.69%) VB
17 9 (0.62%) Bourne shell
18 8 (0.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 153 (10.52%) Degree
2 86 (5.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 77 (5.29%) Security Cleared
4 68 (4.67%) Oracle Certification
5 61 (4.19%) OCP
6 53 (3.64%) SC Cleared
7 50 (3.44%) MCITP
8 35 (2.41%) MCTS
9 28 (1.92%) MCDBA
9 28 (1.92%) DV Cleared
10 25 (1.72%) MCSA
11 23 (1.58%) VCP4
12 20 (1.37%) MCSE
13 16 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (0.62%) IBM Certification
14 9 (0.62%) HND
14 9 (0.62%) OCA
15 8 (0.55%) ACCA
15 8 (0.55%) CIMA
16 4 (0.27%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (4.67%) SLA
2 37 (2.54%) QA
3 14 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (0.69%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.55%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.14%) JSP 440
System Software
1 333 (22.89%) Oracle RAC
2 156 (10.72%) Oracle RMAN
3 37 (2.54%) Active Directory
4 34 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (1.24%) Hyper-V
6 12 (0.82%) vSphere
7 11 (0.76%) HDFS
8 9 (0.62%) Apache Flume
8 9 (0.62%) Firmware
9 6 (0.41%) Openswan
10 5 (0.34%) PowerHA
10 5 (0.34%) XenApp
11 4 (0.27%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.14%) Samba
13 1 (0.069%) XenServer
13 1 (0.069%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 243 (16.70%) Data Guard
2 33 (2.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 11 (0.76%) Nagios
4 9 (0.62%) HP SIM
5 7 (0.48%) Puppet
6 6 (0.41%) Cacti
7 5 (0.34%) Ganglia
7 5 (0.34%) Unicenter
7 5 (0.34%) WSUS
7 5 (0.34%) SCCM
7 5 (0.34%) SCOM
8 4 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (0.27%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.14%) Foglight
9 2 (0.14%) OMEGAMON
9 2 (0.14%) Ansible
10 1 (0.069%) logstash
10 1 (0.069%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.069%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.069%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 601 (41.31%) Oracle
2 349 (23.99%) Microsoft
3 91 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 82 (5.64%) Sybase
5 74 (5.09%) VMware
6 40 (2.75%) SAP
7 31 (2.13%) IBM
8 29 (1.99%) NetApp
9 26 (1.79%) HP
9 26 (1.79%) Hyperion
10 23 (1.58%) Red Gate
11 22 (1.51%) Business Objects
12 19 (1.31%) Remedy
13 18 (1.24%) Sony
14 17 (1.17%) Facebook
15 15 (1.03%) Tableau
16 12 (0.82%) Citrix
17 10 (0.69%) Sun
17 10 (0.69%) Percona
17 10 (0.69%) Twitter
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Hedge fund bonuses
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum Salary is approx 60-80k base + bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Picture More Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 27 days holiday, banking bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £52,500 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £53000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TRG
Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum Benefits, Pension, Work/Home Life
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Unspecified Market Leading
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £56,000 per annum + Bonus, Pension & Excellent Benefit
Posted: 4 days ago