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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 226 180 154
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 588 791 850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.34% 1.72% 1.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 1.84% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 525 711 760
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,900 £67,500 £67,500
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
40877 42981 40955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.19% 93.47% 93.47%
Number of salaries quoted 34929 35901 34378
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 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -6 138 £55,000 - 13
Hillingdon - 5 £62,500 -
Docklands, London +3 4 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £48,750 -
Surbiton - 3 £56,000 -
Uxbridge -20 2 £63,750 +55.48%
Bromley +18 1 £38,500 -3.75%
Croydon -3 1 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Harrow - 1 - -
Stanmore - 1 - -
Lewisham - 1 £46,500 -
Wimbledon - 1 £52,500 -
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 1001 (74.31%) SQL Server
2 987 (73.27%) SQL
3 603 (44.77%) Oracle
4 535 (39.72%) Performance Tuning
5 472 (35.04%) Oracle Database
6 453 (33.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 415 (30.81%) T-SQL
8 414 (30.73%) Finance
9 411 (30.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 406 (30.14%) SQL Server 2008
11 398 (29.55%) Replication
12 368 (27.32%) Clustering
13 336 (24.94%) Microsoft
14 308 (22.87%) Linux
15 294 (21.83%) SQL Server 2012
16 277 (20.56%) Oracle RAC
17 276 (20.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 274 (20.34%) Oracle Database 11g
19 244 (18.11%) Data Guard
20 237 (17.59%) Windows
21 230 (17.07%) Business Intelligence
22 205 (15.22%) Data Warehouse
23 189 (14.03%) MS Excel
24 172 (12.77%) UNIX
25 170 (12.62%) Banking
26 150 (11.14%) Relational Database
27 147 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
28 146 (10.84%) Disaster Recovery
29 145 (10.76%) SQL Server 2005
30 138 (10.24%) ITIL

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 96 (7.13%) WebLogic
2 72 (5.35%) SharePoint
3 38 (2.82%) Oracle Application Server
4 35 (2.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 31 (2.30%) IIS
6 26 (1.93%) Oracle Coherence
7 19 (1.41%) Apache
8 14 (1.04%) OpenStack
9 12 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (0.45%) Oracle Spatial
11 5 (0.37%) Confluence
12 4 (0.30%) Oracle Service Bus
12 4 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.30%) JBoss
12 4 (0.30%) SAS
13 3 (0.22%) MS Exchange
13 3 (0.22%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
14 2 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
14 2 (0.15%) GlassFish
Applications
1 189 (14.03%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.67%) MS Office
3 4 (0.30%) PowerPivot
3 4 (0.30%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.30%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.074%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.074%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 129 (9.58%) Oracle EBS
2 106 (7.87%) Oracle Applications
3 78 (5.79%) Oracle EBS R12
4 14 (1.04%) Oracle ERP
5 12 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
6 8 (0.59%) Oracle Financials
7 7 (0.52%) Oracle 11i
7 7 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
7 7 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
7 7 (0.52%) Oracle Assets
8 4 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 3 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.22%) SAP CRM
10 2 (0.15%) Sophis RISQUE
10 2 (0.15%) SAP Business One
10 2 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
11 1 (0.074%) Oracle General Ledger
11 1 (0.074%) Oracle iProcurement
11 1 (0.074%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 48 (3.56%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (0.82%) SaaS
4 10 (0.74%) GitHub
5 9 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.45%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.15%) PaaS
9 1 (0.074%) Office 365
9 1 (0.074%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 43 (3.19%) SAN
2 33 (2.45%) Firewall
3 27 (2.00%) Internet
4 22 (1.63%) DNS
5 21 (1.56%) TCP/IP
6 14 (1.04%) VLAN
7 9 (0.67%) SSL
8 8 (0.59%) VPN
8 8 (0.59%) LDAP
9 7 (0.52%) NAS
10 6 (0.45%) Intranet
11 5 (0.37%) Kerberos
11 5 (0.37%) SSH
12 3 (0.22%) HTTP
13 2 (0.15%) FTP
13 2 (0.15%) LAN
13 2 (0.15%) Fibre Channel
13 2 (0.15%) Network Security
13 2 (0.15%) iSCSI
14 1 (0.074%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1001 (74.31%) SQL Server
2 472 (35.04%) Oracle Database
3 453 (33.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 411 (30.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 406 (30.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 294 (21.83%) SQL Server 2012
7 276 (20.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 274 (20.34%) Oracle Database 11g
9 205 (15.22%) Data Warehouse
10 150 (11.14%) Relational Database
11 145 (10.76%) SQL Server 2005
12 135 (10.02%) MySQL
13 127 (9.43%) RDBMS
14 102 (7.57%) Oracle Database 12c
15 96 (7.13%) Oracle Exadata
16 82 (6.09%) Oracle BI EE
16 82 (6.09%) Oracle Database 10g
17 73 (5.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 69 (5.12%) PostgreSQL
19 63 (4.68%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 34 (2.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 30 (2.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (1.41%) JIRA
3 19 (1.41%) Git (software)
4 14 (1.04%) Visual Studio
5 8 (0.59%) Jenkins
6 5 (0.37%) Toad
7 4 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (0.22%) Subversion
9 2 (0.15%) Hudson
10 1 (0.074%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.074%) MSTest
General
1 414 (30.73%) Finance
2 170 (12.62%) Banking
3 46 (3.41%) Legal
4 45 (3.34%) Retail
4 45 (3.34%) Law
5 38 (2.82%) Marketing
6 30 (2.23%) Investment Banking
7 29 (2.15%) Telecoms
8 24 (1.78%) Games
9 20 (1.48%) Financial Institution
10 9 (0.67%) Manufacturing
10 9 (0.67%) Advertising
11 7 (0.52%) Front Office
11 7 (0.52%) Local Government
12 4 (0.30%) International Banking
12 4 (0.30%) Back Office
12 4 (0.30%) Electronics
12 4 (0.30%) Publishing
12 4 (0.30%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.074%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (5.35%) .NET
2 66 (4.90%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 34 (2.52%) Middleware
4 32 (2.38%) Oracle Fusion
5 20 (1.48%) Web Services
6 19 (1.41%) JDBC
7 13 (0.97%) .NET Framework
8 12 (0.89%) HTML
9 10 (0.74%) MDX
10 8 (0.59%) XML
10 8 (0.59%) COM
11 5 (0.37%) SOAP
11 5 (0.37%) REST
12 3 (0.22%) CSS
12 3 (0.22%) WCF
13 2 (0.15%) WPF
13 2 (0.15%) Oracle Streams
13 2 (0.15%) FIX Protocol
13 2 (0.15%) Velocity
13 2 (0.15%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 398 (29.55%) Replication
2 368 (27.32%) Clustering
3 67 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
4 53 (3.93%) Oracle Exalogic
5 40 (2.97%) Hedge funds
6 39 (2.90%) Data Centre
7 31 (2.30%) Statistics
8 24 (1.78%) Public Cloud
9 17 (1.26%) Data Structures
10 13 (0.97%) Management Information System
10 13 (0.97%) Derivative
11 12 (0.89%) Computer Science
12 10 (0.74%) Kindle
13 9 (0.67%) Social Network
14 8 (0.59%) iPhone
15 6 (0.45%) Mobile App
15 6 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
15 6 (0.45%) Data Integration
16 5 (0.37%) Mathematics
16 5 (0.37%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 308 (22.87%) Linux
2 237 (17.59%) Windows
3 172 (12.77%) UNIX
4 84 (6.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 54 (4.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 44 (3.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 29 (2.15%) Solaris
8 21 (1.56%) Ubuntu
9 20 (1.48%) CentOS
10 19 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (0.59%) zOS
12 7 (0.52%) AIX
13 6 (0.45%) Android
13 6 (0.45%) Oracle Linux
14 4 (0.30%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 4 (0.30%) SUSE
15 3 (0.22%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.15%) Windows XP
17 1 (0.074%) Windows 2000
17 1 (0.074%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 535 (39.72%) Performance Tuning
2 230 (17.07%) Business Intelligence
3 147 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
4 146 (10.84%) Disaster Recovery
5 138 (10.24%) ITIL
6 135 (10.02%) High Availability
7 122 (9.06%) ETL
8 113 (8.39%) Capacity Planning
9 108 (8.02%) Migration
10 107 (7.94%) Database Security
11 91 (6.76%) Database Mirroring
12 79 (5.86%) Database Tuning
13 70 (5.20%) Change Management
14 69 (5.12%) Performance Monitoring
15 67 (4.97%) SOA
16 57 (4.23%) Incident Management
17 51 (3.79%) CRM
18 44 (3.27%) ERP
19 41 (3.04%) Scrum
19 41 (3.04%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 987 (73.27%) SQL
2 415 (30.81%) T-SQL
3 109 (8.09%) PL/SQL
4 83 (6.16%) PowerShell
5 61 (4.53%) Shell Script
6 54 (4.01%) Java
7 35 (2.60%) Perl
8 33 (2.45%) Python
9 28 (2.08%) Bash Shell
10 21 (1.56%) C
10 21 (1.56%) C#
11 18 (1.34%) Ruby
12 16 (1.19%) JavaScript
13 12 (0.89%) VBScript
14 8 (0.59%) VB.NET
15 6 (0.45%) AWK
15 6 (0.45%) sed
16 5 (0.37%) Korn
16 5 (0.37%) PHP
16 5 (0.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 103 (7.65%) Degree
2 77 (5.72%) Oracle Certification
3 76 (5.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 76 (5.64%) Security Cleared
4 68 (5.05%) OCP
5 42 (3.12%) MCITP
6 36 (2.67%) SC Cleared
7 17 (1.26%) HND
8 16 (1.19%) MCTS
9 15 (1.11%) MCSA
10 14 (1.04%) MCSE
11 12 (0.89%) MCDBA
12 10 (0.74%) IBM Certification
13 9 (0.67%) DV Cleared
14 5 (0.37%) OCA
14 5 (0.37%) RHCE
15 4 (0.30%) MCP
16 2 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
17 1 (0.074%) PhD
17 1 (0.074%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (3.12%) QA
2 19 (1.41%) SLA
3 12 (0.89%) ISO 9001
4 10 (0.74%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.15%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.074%) EMIR
7 1 (0.074%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 277 (20.56%) Oracle RAC
2 48 (3.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (2.00%) Oracle Clusterware
4 20 (1.48%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.30%) Firmware
5 4 (0.30%) SRDF
6 3 (0.22%) vSphere
6 3 (0.22%) PowerHA
6 3 (0.22%) KVM
6 3 (0.22%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.15%) Samba
7 2 (0.15%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.074%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 244 (18.11%) Data Guard
2 117 (8.69%) Oracle RMAN
3 22 (1.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 18 (1.34%) Ansible
4 18 (1.34%) logstash
4 18 (1.34%) Oracle Flashback
5 15 (1.11%) Puppet
6 12 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (0.82%) Tivoli
8 9 (0.67%) SCOM
9 7 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 7 (0.52%) BMC PATROL
10 6 (0.45%) Oracle ZFS
11 4 (0.30%) HP SIM
12 3 (0.22%) Oracle Statspack
12 3 (0.22%) SCCM
13 1 (0.074%) Oracle Identity Management
13 1 (0.074%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 603 (44.77%) Oracle
2 336 (24.94%) Microsoft
3 94 (6.98%) VMware
4 93 (6.90%) Red Hat
5 49 (3.64%) Sybase
6 38 (2.82%) IBM
7 30 (2.23%) Red Gate
8 29 (2.15%) SAP
9 21 (1.56%) EnterpriseDB
9 21 (1.56%) Tableau
10 18 (1.34%) Splunk
11 17 (1.26%) Cognos
12 15 (1.11%) Google
13 14 (1.04%) NetApp
13 14 (1.04%) Facebook
14 12 (0.89%) Twitter
15 10 (0.74%) Siebel
16 9 (0.67%) EMC
16 9 (0.67%) Remedy
16 9 (0.67%) Alteryx
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
West London
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + pension, health
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus and Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus (c. 100%) + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
TFL
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
TFL
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus, benefits, negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago