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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 195 176 144
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 686 862 947
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.54% 1.75% 2.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 1.86% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 604 718 808
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,687 £40,000 £37,900
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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
41638 46377 43450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.52% 93.93% 93.98%
Number of salaries quoted 35147 38246 36697
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £75,000 £75,250
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +1 180 £57,500 +9.00% 15
Uxbridge - 12 £48,500 -
Harrow +16 8 £47,500 +35.71%
Croydon +18 6 £61,500 +49.09% 2
West Drayton -5 4 £50,000 +25.00%
Canary Wharf - 2 £62,500 -
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1114 (83.26%) SQL
2 972 (72.65%) SQL Server
3 520 (38.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 520 (38.86%) Oracle
4 504 (37.67%) Performance Tuning
5 462 (34.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 443 (33.11%) Finance
7 405 (30.27%) Oracle Database
8 387 (28.92%) T-SQL
9 361 (26.98%) Replication
10 357 (26.68%) Microsoft
11 350 (26.16%) SQL Server 2008
12 314 (23.47%) Linux
13 301 (22.50%) Windows
14 289 (21.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 278 (20.78%) Clustering
16 270 (20.18%) Oracle RAC
17 269 (20.10%) SQL Server 2012
18 217 (16.22%) MS Excel
19 216 (16.14%) Business Intelligence
20 199 (14.87%) Data Guard
21 198 (14.80%) Oracle Database 11g
22 190 (14.20%) Banking
23 186 (13.90%) Data Warehouse
24 181 (13.53%) UNIX
25 170 (12.71%) Disaster Recovery
26 158 (11.81%) MySQL
27 152 (11.36%) ETL
27 152 (11.36%) SQL Server 2005
27 152 (11.36%) Degree

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 69 (5.16%) SharePoint
2 51 (3.81%) IIS
3 49 (3.66%) WebLogic
4 31 (2.32%) Oracle Coherence
5 11 (0.82%) Apache Pig
6 10 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (0.67%) Oracle Application Server
7 9 (0.67%) Apache
8 8 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (0.45%) MS Exchange
9 6 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (0.37%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.30%) SAS
11 4 (0.30%) OpenEdge
11 4 (0.30%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.30%) WorkSite
12 3 (0.22%) Oracle Spatial
13 2 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (0.15%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 217 (16.22%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.35%) MS Office
3 4 (0.30%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.075%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 45 (3.36%) Oracle EBS
2 36 (2.69%) Oracle EBS R12
3 24 (1.79%) Oracle Applications
4 12 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
5 9 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.37%) Hyperion Enterprise
7 4 (0.30%) Oracle 11i
8 3 (0.22%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (0.15%) Sophis RISQUE
10 1 (0.075%) Agresso
10 1 (0.075%) SAP Business One
10 1 (0.075%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 55 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
4 16 (1.20%) SaaS
5 8 (0.60%) GitHub
6 6 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.22%) Datadog
8 1 (0.075%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.075%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 32 (2.39%) SAN
2 14 (1.05%) Internet
2 14 (1.05%) TCP/IP
2 14 (1.05%) HTTP
3 13 (0.97%) DNS
3 13 (0.97%) Firewall
4 10 (0.75%) Kerberos
5 9 (0.67%) VPN
6 8 (0.60%) LAN
6 8 (0.60%) FTP
7 7 (0.52%) NAS
7 7 (0.52%) Network Security
8 6 (0.45%) OpenVPN
9 5 (0.37%) LDAP
10 4 (0.30%) WAN
10 4 (0.30%) Fibre Channel
10 4 (0.30%) iSCSI
10 4 (0.30%) SSH
11 3 (0.22%) VoIP
12 2 (0.15%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 972 (72.65%) SQL Server
2 520 (38.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 462 (34.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 405 (30.27%) Oracle Database
5 350 (26.16%) SQL Server 2008
6 289 (21.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 269 (20.10%) SQL Server 2012
8 198 (14.80%) Oracle Database 11g
9 186 (13.90%) Data Warehouse
10 158 (11.81%) MySQL
11 152 (11.36%) SQL Server 2005
12 128 (9.57%) Oracle Database 10g
13 123 (9.19%) Relational Database
14 95 (7.10%) RDBMS
15 69 (5.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 60 (4.48%) Oracle Database 12c
17 58 (4.33%) PostgreSQL
18 51 (3.81%) Oracle Exadata
19 49 (3.66%) NoSQL
20 47 (3.51%) DTS
Development Applications
1 24 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
1 24 (1.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 22 (1.64%) Visual Studio
3 14 (1.05%) JIRA
4 11 (0.82%) Git (software)
5 8 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (0.30%) Subversion
7 3 (0.22%) Maven
7 3 (0.22%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (0.22%) Ant
7 3 (0.22%) ProC
8 2 (0.15%) PowerBuilder
9 1 (0.075%) Toad
General
1 443 (33.11%) Finance
2 190 (14.20%) Banking
3 47 (3.51%) Marketing
4 45 (3.36%) Retail
5 44 (3.29%) Law
6 40 (2.99%) Legal
7 36 (2.69%) Investment Banking
8 28 (2.09%) Financial Institution
9 27 (2.02%) Games
10 21 (1.57%) Advertising
11 19 (1.42%) Telecoms
12 7 (0.52%) Publishing
12 7 (0.52%) Front Office
13 4 (0.30%) Multimedia
13 4 (0.30%) International Banking
13 4 (0.30%) Private Banking
14 3 (0.22%) French Language
15 2 (0.15%) Billing
15 2 (0.15%) Local Government
16 1 (0.075%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (6.95%) .NET
2 39 (2.91%) Web Services
3 35 (2.62%) XML
4 24 (1.79%) JDBC
4 24 (1.79%) HTML
5 20 (1.49%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 18 (1.35%) Middleware
7 16 (1.20%) ASP.NET
7 16 (1.20%) Oracle Fusion
8 12 (0.90%) .NET Framework
8 12 (0.90%) WCF
9 10 (0.75%) MDX
9 10 (0.75%) FIX Protocol
10 9 (0.67%) COM
11 8 (0.60%) Kafka
12 7 (0.52%) CSS
13 5 (0.37%) Apache Flex
13 5 (0.37%) ODBC
14 4 (0.30%) CGI
15 3 (0.22%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 361 (26.98%) Replication
2 278 (20.78%) Clustering
3 92 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
4 60 (4.48%) Hedge funds
5 50 (3.74%) Statistics
6 29 (2.17%) Computer Science
7 17 (1.27%) Data Structures
8 16 (1.20%) Social Network
8 16 (1.20%) Derivative
9 15 (1.12%) Public Cloud
10 11 (0.82%) Physics
10 11 (0.82%) Kindle
11 10 (0.75%) SWIFT
11 10 (0.75%) Mathematics
11 10 (0.75%) Management Information System
11 10 (0.75%) Client/Server
12 9 (0.67%) Oracle Exalogic
13 8 (0.60%) Visualisation
13 8 (0.60%) Open Source
14 5 (0.37%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 314 (23.47%) Linux
2 301 (22.50%) Windows
3 181 (13.53%) UNIX
4 104 (7.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 82 (6.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 76 (5.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 68 (5.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 28 (2.09%) Solaris
9 16 (1.20%) AIX
9 16 (1.20%) Ubuntu
10 11 (0.82%) CentOS
11 6 (0.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 6 (0.45%) SUSE
12 4 (0.30%) zOS
13 3 (0.22%) Debian
14 1 (0.075%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.075%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 504 (37.67%) Performance Tuning
2 216 (16.14%) Business Intelligence
3 170 (12.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 152 (11.36%) ETL
5 124 (9.27%) ITIL
5 124 (9.27%) High Availability
6 118 (8.82%) Database Security
7 110 (8.22%) Migration
8 97 (7.25%) Capacity Planning
9 90 (6.73%) Database Mirroring
10 85 (6.35%) Database Tuning
11 83 (6.20%) Agile Software Development
12 61 (4.56%) Performance Monitoring
13 56 (4.19%) Data Management
14 51 (3.81%) Change Management
15 43 (3.21%) E-Commerce
16 36 (2.69%) Line Management
17 35 (2.62%) CRM
18 33 (2.47%) Performance Analysis
19 31 (2.32%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1114 (83.26%) SQL
2 387 (28.92%) T-SQL
3 124 (9.27%) PL/SQL
4 113 (8.45%) PowerShell
5 76 (5.68%) Shell Script
6 71 (5.31%) Java
7 50 (3.74%) C#
8 41 (3.06%) Python
9 38 (2.84%) Bash Shell
10 29 (2.17%) Perl
11 26 (1.94%) C
12 19 (1.42%) JavaScript
12 19 (1.42%) Ruby
13 17 (1.27%) VBScript
14 14 (1.05%) PHP
15 10 (0.75%) AWK
15 10 (0.75%) sed
16 8 (0.60%) VBA
16 8 (0.60%) Korn
17 6 (0.45%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 152 (11.36%) Degree
2 76 (5.68%) Oracle Certification
3 74 (5.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 72 (5.38%) OCP
5 71 (5.31%) Security Cleared
6 43 (3.21%) SC Cleared
7 41 (3.06%) MCITP
8 24 (1.79%) DV Cleared
9 23 (1.72%) MCTS
9 23 (1.72%) MCDBA
10 20 (1.49%) MCSA
11 17 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
12 16 (1.20%) MCSE
13 14 (1.05%) HND
14 11 (0.82%) IBM Certification
15 8 (0.60%) OCA
16 4 (0.30%) Microsoft Certified Architect
17 3 (0.22%) MCT
18 1 (0.075%) PhD
18 1 (0.075%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (4.48%) SLA
2 35 (2.62%) QA
3 14 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 11 (0.82%) ISO 9001
5 8 (0.60%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.075%) JSP 440
System Software
1 270 (20.18%) Oracle RAC
2 46 (3.44%) Active Directory
3 43 (3.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (1.64%) Oracle Clusterware
5 19 (1.42%) Hyper-V
6 15 (1.12%) vSphere
7 10 (0.75%) HDFS
8 8 (0.60%) Apache Flume
9 6 (0.45%) Openswan
9 6 (0.45%) XenApp
9 6 (0.45%) Firmware
10 5 (0.37%) PowerHA
11 4 (0.30%) Samba
12 2 (0.15%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 1 (0.075%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.075%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 199 (14.87%) Data Guard
2 116 (8.67%) Oracle RMAN
3 17 (1.27%) Oracle Flashback
4 14 (1.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 11 (0.82%) Nagios
6 9 (0.67%) Puppet
7 7 (0.52%) BMC PATROL
8 6 (0.45%) Cacti
8 6 (0.45%) HP SIM
9 5 (0.37%) Ganglia
9 5 (0.37%) WSUS
9 5 (0.37%) SCCM
9 5 (0.37%) SCOM
9 5 (0.37%) Unicenter
10 3 (0.22%) Ansible
11 2 (0.15%) logstash
11 2 (0.15%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 2 (0.15%) Backup Exec
12 1 (0.075%) Foglight
Vendors
1 520 (38.86%) Oracle
2 357 (26.68%) Microsoft
3 91 (6.80%) VMware
4 82 (6.13%) Red Hat
5 78 (5.83%) Sybase
6 47 (3.51%) SAP
7 28 (2.09%) IBM
7 28 (2.09%) Hyperion
8 27 (2.02%) Tableau
9 25 (1.87%) HP
10 19 (1.42%) Red Gate
11 18 (1.35%) Business Objects
12 17 (1.27%) Remedy
13 14 (1.05%) NetApp
13 14 (1.05%) Citrix
14 13 (0.97%) Percona
14 13 (0.97%) Facebook
15 12 (0.90%) Twitter
16 11 (0.82%) Sony
17 9 (0.67%) Alteryx
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits + Pension + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £70,000 to £74,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + excellent package and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60K - £80K Basic + outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago