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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 171 155 194
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 776 850 759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.72% 1.89% 1.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.84% 2.02% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 707 759 658
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -
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
42251 42158 47038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.53% 93.62% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 35246 35423 40644
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -3 193 £55,000 -4.34% 26
Uxbridge - 16 £41,000 -
Bromley -12 12 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Croydon +5 10 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Romford +9 2 £40,000 -
South Croydon - 2 £62,500 -
Docklands, London - 2 £82,500 -
Carshalton - 2 £47,500 -
Wimbledon -12 1 £55,000 +37.50%
Hounslow - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £55,000 - 2
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 1161 (72.29%) SQL
2 1108 (68.99%) SQL Server
3 687 (42.78%) Oracle
4 652 (40.60%) Performance Tuning
5 563 (35.06%) Oracle Database
6 511 (31.82%) SQL Server 2008
7 504 (31.38%) Finance
8 498 (31.01%) T-SQL
9 472 (29.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 406 (25.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 382 (23.79%) Oracle Database 11g
12 366 (22.79%) Replication
13 355 (22.10%) Linux
14 346 (21.54%) Oracle RAC
15 330 (20.55%) Microsoft
16 318 (19.80%) Windows
17 307 (19.12%) Data Guard
18 299 (18.62%) Business Intelligence
19 285 (17.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 278 (17.31%) Clustering
21 269 (16.75%) SQL Server 2012
22 267 (16.63%) SQL Server 2005
23 252 (15.69%) MySQL
24 244 (15.19%) Oracle Database 10g
25 238 (14.82%) Data Warehouse
26 234 (14.57%) Relational Database
27 226 (14.07%) UNIX
28 222 (13.82%) Oracle RMAN
29 215 (13.39%) MS Excel
30 192 (11.96%) RDBMS

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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
1 132 (8.22%) WebLogic
2 55 (3.42%) SharePoint
3 47 (2.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 29 (1.81%) Apache Solr
5 25 (1.56%) IIS
6 22 (1.37%) Oracle Application Server
7 13 (0.81%) Oracle UPK
8 9 (0.56%) WorkSite
9 8 (0.50%) Apache Pig
10 7 (0.44%) SAS
11 6 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (0.37%) Apache
12 4 (0.25%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.25%) Oracle 10gAS
13 3 (0.19%) CMS
13 3 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.19%) MS Exchange
13 3 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
14 2 (0.12%) CICS
14 2 (0.12%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 215 (13.39%) MS Excel
2 27 (1.68%) MS Office
3 2 (0.12%) PowerPivot
3 2 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.062%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.062%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 176 (10.96%) Oracle EBS
2 155 (9.65%) Oracle EBS R12
3 148 (9.22%) Oracle Applications
4 39 (2.43%) Oracle 11i
5 16 (1.00%) Oracle General Ledger
5 16 (1.00%) Oracle Payables
5 16 (1.00%) Oracle Receivables
6 12 (0.75%) Oracle ERP
7 10 (0.62%) Oracle Financials
7 10 (0.62%) HFM
8 7 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.062%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.062%) SimCorp Dimension
9 1 (0.062%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.062%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (0.062%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 28 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.37%) SaaS
5 4 (0.25%) GitHub
6 3 (0.19%) PaaS
6 3 (0.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 84 (5.23%) SAN
2 31 (1.93%) Internet
3 16 (1.00%) NAS
4 14 (0.87%) DNS
5 11 (0.68%) DHCP
6 10 (0.62%) Firewall
6 10 (0.62%) VPN
6 10 (0.62%) LAN
6 10 (0.62%) WAN
7 5 (0.31%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.25%) VoIP
9 3 (0.19%) Intranet
9 3 (0.19%) LDAP
10 2 (0.12%) InfiniBand
10 2 (0.12%) GSM
10 2 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.12%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.062%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.062%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1108 (68.99%) SQL Server
2 563 (35.06%) Oracle Database
3 511 (31.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 472 (29.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 406 (25.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 382 (23.79%) Oracle Database 11g
7 285 (17.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 269 (16.75%) SQL Server 2012
9 267 (16.63%) SQL Server 2005
10 252 (15.69%) MySQL
11 244 (15.19%) Oracle Database 10g
12 238 (14.82%) Data Warehouse
13 234 (14.57%) Relational Database
14 192 (11.96%) RDBMS
15 100 (6.23%) Oracle BI EE
16 93 (5.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 90 (5.60%) OLTP
18 79 (4.92%) Oracle Exadata
19 78 (4.86%) OLAP
20 77 (4.79%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 27 (1.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 20 (1.25%) Selenium
2 20 (1.25%) Hudson
3 18 (1.12%) JIRA
4 15 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
5 14 (0.87%) Toad
6 12 (0.75%) Visual Studio
7 11 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (0.68%) Maven
8 10 (0.62%) Git (software)
9 7 (0.44%) Subversion
9 7 (0.44%) Ant
10 3 (0.19%) Talend Open Studio
10 3 (0.19%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.062%) PowerBuilder
11 1 (0.062%) Jenkins
General
1 504 (31.38%) Finance
2 160 (9.96%) Banking
3 64 (3.99%) Law
4 57 (3.55%) Marketing
5 55 (3.42%) Legal
6 31 (1.93%) Investment Banking
7 30 (1.87%) Retail
8 22 (1.37%) Advertising
9 21 (1.31%) Telecoms
10 15 (0.93%) Back Office
11 14 (0.87%) Games
12 8 (0.50%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.31%) Music Industry
13 5 (0.31%) Publishing
14 3 (0.19%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.12%) Billing
15 2 (0.12%) Online Betting
16 1 (0.062%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.062%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (6.91%) .NET
2 79 (4.92%) Middleware
3 66 (4.11%) Oracle Fusion
4 61 (3.80%) XML
5 48 (2.99%) Web Services
6 40 (2.49%) HTML
7 34 (2.12%) MDX
8 21 (1.31%) Lucene
9 15 (0.93%) .NET Framework
10 12 (0.75%) WCF
11 11 (0.68%) Hibernate
12 8 (0.50%) FpML
13 7 (0.44%) Java EE
14 5 (0.31%) COM
14 5 (0.31%) CSS
14 5 (0.31%) JDBC
15 4 (0.25%) ASP.NET
16 3 (0.19%) LAMP
17 2 (0.12%) ODBC
17 2 (0.12%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 366 (22.79%) Replication
2 278 (17.31%) Clustering
3 110 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (2.24%) Computer Science
5 28 (1.74%) Oracle Exalogic
6 25 (1.56%) Social Media
6 25 (1.56%) Statistics
6 25 (1.56%) BBC
7 16 (1.00%) Data Structures
8 14 (0.87%) Hedge funds
9 13 (0.81%) Management Information System
10 12 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (0.68%) Spread Betting
11 11 (0.68%) Data Integration
12 9 (0.56%) Open Source
13 8 (0.50%) SWIFT
14 6 (0.37%) Digital Media
14 6 (0.37%) Client/Server
15 5 (0.31%) Blackberry
16 4 (0.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 355 (22.10%) Linux
2 318 (19.80%) Windows
3 226 (14.07%) UNIX
4 87 (5.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 65 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 59 (3.67%) Solaris
7 57 (3.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 39 (2.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 35 (2.18%) AIX
10 15 (0.93%) SUSE
11 9 (0.56%) CentOS
12 8 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
13 7 (0.44%) HPUX
14 6 (0.37%) Windows 2000
14 6 (0.37%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
16 4 (0.25%) zOS
17 2 (0.12%) Android
17 2 (0.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 652 (40.60%) Performance Tuning
2 299 (18.62%) Business Intelligence
3 190 (11.83%) ETL
4 145 (9.03%) Disaster Recovery
5 119 (7.41%) E-Commerce
6 108 (6.72%) Performance Monitoring
7 107 (6.66%) Migration
8 102 (6.35%) SOA
8 102 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
9 87 (5.42%) ITIL
10 86 (5.35%) Capacity Planning
10 86 (5.35%) High Availability
11 74 (4.61%) Incident Management
12 72 (4.48%) Database Security
13 70 (4.36%) Root Cause Analysis
14 69 (4.30%) Data Modelling
15 56 (3.49%) Database Tuning
16 49 (3.05%) Change Management
17 47 (2.93%) Mentoring
18 43 (2.68%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1161 (72.29%) SQL
2 498 (31.01%) T-SQL
3 166 (10.34%) PL/SQL
4 114 (7.10%) Shell Script
5 94 (5.85%) Java
6 60 (3.74%) Perl
7 50 (3.11%) C#
8 47 (2.93%) PowerShell
9 35 (2.18%) Python
10 24 (1.49%) VB
11 20 (1.25%) C++
12 19 (1.18%) PHP
13 17 (1.06%) Ruby
14 16 (1.00%) JavaScript
15 15 (0.93%) sed
15 15 (0.93%) Bourne shell
15 15 (0.93%) AWK
16 13 (0.81%) Bash Shell
17 12 (0.75%) Korn
18 7 (0.44%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 84 (5.23%) Degree
1 84 (5.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 59 (3.67%) Security Cleared
3 49 (3.05%) MCTS
4 44 (2.74%) MCITP
5 39 (2.43%) Oracle Certification
6 33 (2.05%) MCDBA
7 29 (1.81%) SC Cleared
8 28 (1.74%) OCP
9 20 (1.25%) MCSE
10 16 (1.00%) MCSA
11 11 (0.68%) OCA
12 8 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (0.37%) MCP
14 5 (0.31%) Microsoft Certified Architect
15 4 (0.25%) ACCA
15 4 (0.25%) CIMA
16 3 (0.19%) CTC Cleared
16 3 (0.19%) DV Cleared
16 3 (0.19%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (1.68%) QA
2 23 (1.43%) SLA
3 9 (0.56%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.062%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.062%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.062%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 346 (21.54%) Oracle RAC
2 222 (13.82%) Oracle RMAN
3 24 (1.49%) Active Directory
4 23 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (0.93%) Firmware
6 14 (0.87%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.25%) PowerHA
8 2 (0.12%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.12%) LiteSpeed
8 2 (0.12%) vSphere
9 1 (0.062%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.062%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 307 (19.12%) Data Guard
2 71 (4.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 15 (0.93%) HP SIM
4 12 (0.75%) BMC PATROL
5 10 (0.62%) SCOM
6 7 (0.44%) Puppet
7 6 (0.37%) Oracle Identity Management
8 5 (0.31%) Foglight
9 4 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (0.25%) NetBackup
9 4 (0.25%) Backup Exec
10 3 (0.19%) Oracle Statspack
11 2 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 1 (0.062%) HP Data Protector
12 1 (0.062%) OMEGAMON
12 1 (0.062%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 687 (42.78%) Oracle
2 330 (20.55%) Microsoft
3 78 (4.86%) Red Hat
4 65 (4.05%) Sybase
5 43 (2.68%) Sun
5 43 (2.68%) VMware
6 41 (2.55%) NetApp
7 37 (2.30%) Sony
8 29 (1.81%) Business Objects
9 27 (1.68%) Facebook
9 27 (1.68%) HP
10 25 (1.56%) Yahoo!
10 25 (1.56%) Google
10 25 (1.56%) Apple
11 23 (1.43%) Red Gate
12 20 (1.25%) Informatica
13 15 (0.93%) Vertica
13 15 (0.93%) Hyperion
14 14 (0.87%) IBM
15 13 (0.81%) Retek
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
West London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Excellent Market Salary + Company Benefits Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Nexere Consulting Limited
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits + Pension + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bromley, Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Proactive Appointments
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Sera Neon LTD
Salary: Benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £60k - 65k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago