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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 182 195 148
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -47
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 744 822 902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.67% 1.65% 2.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 1.76% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 664 725 804
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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
41526 46647 41856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.32% 93.67% 93.69%
Number of salaries quoted 35200 39201 35196
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +0.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,000 £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 July 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 1 July 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 +5 188 £60,000 +14.28% 24
Croydon -2 7 £61,500 +36.66% 1
West Drayton -4 4 £50,000 +21.95%
Docklands, London +8 3 £60,000 -17.24%
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £55,000 -
Uxbridge -13 2 £47,500 -24.00%
Hammersmith - 1 £75,000 -
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 1094 (77.10%) SQL
2 1040 (73.29%) SQL Server
3 633 (44.61%) Oracle
4 554 (39.04%) Performance Tuning
5 519 (36.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 510 (35.94%) Oracle Database
7 463 (32.63%) Finance
8 462 (32.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 427 (30.09%) SQL Server 2008
10 410 (28.89%) T-SQL
11 382 (26.92%) Replication
12 376 (26.50%) Microsoft
13 367 (25.86%) Clustering
14 322 (22.69%) Oracle RAC
15 321 (22.62%) Linux
16 304 (21.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 282 (19.87%) SQL Server 2012
18 275 (19.38%) Oracle Database 11g
19 268 (18.89%) Data Guard
20 252 (17.76%) Windows
21 247 (17.41%) MS Excel
22 234 (16.49%) Business Intelligence
23 205 (14.45%) Banking
24 196 (13.81%) UNIX
25 192 (13.53%) Disaster Recovery
26 188 (13.25%) Data Warehouse
27 175 (12.33%) SQL Server 2005
28 171 (12.05%) High Availability
29 153 (10.78%) ITIL
29 153 (10.78%) MySQL

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 86 (6.06%) WebLogic
2 77 (5.43%) SharePoint
3 54 (3.81%) IIS
4 47 (3.31%) Oracle Coherence
5 29 (2.04%) Oracle Application Server
6 23 (1.62%) Apache
6 23 (1.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 14 (0.99%) OpenStack
8 10 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (0.56%) Oracle Spatial
10 7 (0.49%) MS Exchange
11 5 (0.35%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.28%) SAS
12 4 (0.28%) OpenEdge
12 4 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.21%) Apache Solr
13 3 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
14 2 (0.14%) Oracle Workflow
14 2 (0.14%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 247 (17.41%) MS Excel
2 21 (1.48%) MS Office
3 4 (0.28%) InfoPath
3 4 (0.28%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.14%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.070%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.070%) SPSS
5 1 (0.070%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 108 (7.61%) Oracle EBS
2 88 (6.20%) Oracle Applications
3 75 (5.29%) Oracle EBS R12
4 14 (0.99%) Oracle ERP
5 11 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
6 9 (0.63%) Oracle Financials
6 9 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
7 7 (0.49%) Oracle Payables
7 7 (0.49%) Oracle Receivables
7 7 (0.49%) Oracle Assets
8 6 (0.42%) Oracle 11i
9 5 (0.35%) Hyperion Enterprise
10 3 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 2 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 2 (0.14%) Sophis RISQUE
12 1 (0.070%) Oracle General Ledger
12 1 (0.070%) SAP Business One
12 1 (0.070%) Oracle Internet Expenses
12 1 (0.070%) Oracle Utilities
12 1 (0.070%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 66 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (0.92%) SaaS
5 8 (0.56%) GitHub
6 6 (0.42%) Google Analytics
7 5 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.070%) Datadog
8 1 (0.070%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.070%) Sage Pay
8 1 (0.070%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (3.10%) SAN
2 26 (1.83%) Firewall
3 23 (1.62%) Internet
4 21 (1.48%) DNS
5 18 (1.27%) TCP/IP
6 16 (1.13%) VLAN
7 9 (0.63%) LDAP
8 8 (0.56%) LAN
8 8 (0.56%) VPN
9 7 (0.49%) Kerberos
9 7 (0.49%) Network Security
9 7 (0.49%) NAS
10 6 (0.42%) Intranet
11 5 (0.35%) FTP
12 4 (0.28%) HTTP
12 4 (0.28%) WAN
12 4 (0.28%) OpenVPN
12 4 (0.28%) Fibre Channel
12 4 (0.28%) iSCSI
12 4 (0.28%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1040 (73.29%) SQL Server
2 519 (36.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 510 (35.94%) Oracle Database
4 462 (32.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 427 (30.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 304 (21.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 282 (19.87%) SQL Server 2012
8 275 (19.38%) Oracle Database 11g
9 188 (13.25%) Data Warehouse
10 175 (12.33%) SQL Server 2005
11 153 (10.78%) MySQL
12 148 (10.43%) Relational Database
13 125 (8.81%) RDBMS
14 107 (7.54%) Oracle Database 10g
15 86 (6.06%) Oracle Database 12c
16 73 (5.14%) Oracle Exadata
16 73 (5.14%) PostgreSQL
17 68 (4.79%) NoSQL
18 62 (4.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 59 (4.16%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 38 (2.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 21 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (0.78%) Git (software)
3 11 (0.78%) JIRA
4 9 (0.63%) Visual Studio
5 7 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.14%) Toad
6 2 (0.14%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.070%) MSTest
7 1 (0.070%) Hudson
General
1 463 (32.63%) Finance
2 205 (14.45%) Banking
3 44 (3.10%) Legal
4 41 (2.89%) Retail
4 41 (2.89%) Law
5 36 (2.54%) Investment Banking
6 34 (2.40%) Marketing
7 30 (2.11%) Financial Institution
8 27 (1.90%) Games
9 26 (1.83%) Telecoms
10 8 (0.56%) Advertising
11 7 (0.49%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.49%) Front Office
12 6 (0.42%) Publishing
12 6 (0.42%) Local Government
13 4 (0.28%) International Banking
13 4 (0.28%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.21%) Private Banking
14 3 (0.21%) French Language
15 2 (0.14%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (6.20%) .NET
2 54 (3.81%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 35 (2.47%) JDBC
4 33 (2.33%) Middleware
5 32 (2.26%) Web Services
6 29 (2.04%) Oracle Fusion
7 26 (1.83%) HTML
8 18 (1.27%) XML
8 18 (1.27%) .NET Framework
9 9 (0.63%) FIX Protocol
10 7 (0.49%) COM
10 7 (0.49%) CSS
11 6 (0.42%) MDX
12 5 (0.35%) SOAP
12 5 (0.35%) Apache Flex
12 5 (0.35%) REST
13 4 (0.28%) CGI
13 4 (0.28%) ASP.NET
14 3 (0.21%) WCF
15 2 (0.14%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 382 (26.92%) Replication
2 367 (25.86%) Clustering
3 80 (5.64%) Analytical Skills
4 54 (3.81%) Data Centre
5 49 (3.45%) Statistics
6 40 (2.82%) Hedge funds
7 34 (2.40%) Oracle Exalogic
8 30 (2.11%) Public Cloud
9 24 (1.69%) Derivative
10 18 (1.27%) Data Structures
11 16 (1.13%) Kindle
12 15 (1.06%) Social Network
13 13 (0.92%) Computer Science
14 10 (0.70%) Management Information System
15 9 (0.63%) SWIFT
16 7 (0.49%) Mainframe
16 7 (0.49%) Data Integration
17 6 (0.42%) CMDB
18 5 (0.35%) Private Cloud
18 5 (0.35%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 321 (22.62%) Linux
2 252 (17.76%) Windows
3 196 (13.81%) UNIX
4 96 (6.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 62 (4.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 48 (3.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 45 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 30 (2.11%) Solaris
9 28 (1.97%) Ubuntu
10 20 (1.41%) AIX
11 19 (1.34%) CentOS
12 10 (0.70%) zOS
13 3 (0.21%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.14%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.070%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.070%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.070%) Android
15 1 (0.070%) SUSE
15 1 (0.070%) Debian
15 1 (0.070%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 554 (39.04%) Performance Tuning
2 234 (16.49%) Business Intelligence
3 192 (13.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 171 (12.05%) High Availability
5 153 (10.78%) ITIL
6 135 (9.51%) Database Security
7 128 (9.02%) Capacity Planning
8 125 (8.81%) Migration
9 123 (8.67%) ETL
10 113 (7.96%) Agile Software Development
11 111 (7.82%) Database Mirroring
12 90 (6.34%) Database Tuning
13 70 (4.93%) Performance Monitoring
14 66 (4.65%) Change Management
15 47 (3.31%) Incident Management
16 44 (3.10%) Data Management
16 44 (3.10%) SOA
17 40 (2.82%) Change Control
18 38 (2.68%) Analytics
19 33 (2.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1094 (77.10%) SQL
2 410 (28.89%) T-SQL
3 130 (9.16%) PL/SQL
4 107 (7.54%) PowerShell
5 73 (5.14%) Java
6 66 (4.65%) Shell Script
7 48 (3.38%) Bash Shell
8 46 (3.24%) Python
9 30 (2.11%) Ruby
9 30 (2.11%) C#
10 29 (2.04%) Perl
11 27 (1.90%) C
12 18 (1.27%) JavaScript
12 18 (1.27%) VBScript
13 9 (0.63%) VBA
14 8 (0.56%) VB.NET
14 8 (0.56%) Korn
15 6 (0.42%) PHP
16 5 (0.35%) AWK
16 5 (0.35%) sed
Qualifications
1 135 (9.51%) Degree
2 91 (6.41%) Oracle Certification
3 83 (5.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 82 (5.78%) OCP
5 66 (4.65%) Security Cleared
6 42 (2.96%) MCITP
7 27 (1.90%) SC Cleared
8 26 (1.83%) MCTS
8 26 (1.83%) HND
9 22 (1.55%) MCDBA
10 21 (1.48%) MCSA
11 16 (1.13%) IBM Certification
12 15 (1.06%) DV Cleared
13 14 (0.99%) MCSE
14 10 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (0.35%) OCA
16 4 (0.28%) Microsoft Certified Architect
17 2 (0.14%) MCP
18 1 (0.070%) PhD
18 1 (0.070%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (2.61%) SLA
2 35 (2.47%) QA
3 16 (1.13%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.28%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.070%) Data Quality
System Software
1 322 (22.69%) Oracle RAC
2 50 (3.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (2.47%) Active Directory
4 32 (2.26%) Oracle Clusterware
5 11 (0.78%) vSphere
6 8 (0.56%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.42%) XenApp
8 5 (0.35%) PowerHA
9 4 (0.28%) Openswan
9 4 (0.28%) Samba
10 2 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.14%) SRDF
11 1 (0.070%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.070%) Firmware
11 1 (0.070%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 268 (18.89%) Data Guard
2 109 (7.68%) Oracle RMAN
3 24 (1.69%) Oracle Flashback
4 20 (1.41%) Ansible
4 20 (1.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 19 (1.34%) logstash
6 12 (0.85%) SCOM
7 11 (0.78%) Puppet
8 9 (0.63%) Tivoli
8 9 (0.63%) Nagios
9 7 (0.49%) BMC PATROL
9 7 (0.49%) SCCM
10 6 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (0.35%) WSUS
11 5 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 5 (0.35%) Unicenter
11 5 (0.35%) Oracle ZFS
12 4 (0.28%) Cacti
13 3 (0.21%) Ganglia
14 2 (0.14%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 633 (44.61%) Oracle
2 376 (26.50%) Microsoft
3 117 (8.25%) Red Hat
4 105 (7.40%) VMware
5 51 (3.59%) IBM
6 46 (3.24%) Sybase
7 28 (1.97%) SAP
8 23 (1.62%) Splunk
9 21 (1.48%) Tableau
10 19 (1.34%) Remedy
11 15 (1.06%) Facebook
11 15 (1.06%) Hyperion
11 15 (1.06%) NetApp
12 14 (0.99%) Citrix
13 13 (0.92%) HP
13 13 (0.92%) Twitter
14 11 (0.78%) EnterpriseDB
14 11 (0.78%) Percona
15 10 (0.70%) Red Gate
16 9 (0.63%) Alteryx
South West London
First Point
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £38,000 to £43,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Beckenham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £85000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
OSM Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago