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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 177 179 166
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 757 780 834
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.73% 1.75% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.84% 1.86% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 692 688 735
Average salary £57,500 £53,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.47% +7.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,800 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -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
41068 41891 44489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.90% 93.97% 94.41%
Number of salaries quoted 35022 34487 38469
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £75,000 £78,500
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -3 187 £60,000 +9.09% 15
Croydon +19 26 £52,500 +7.69% 1
Wimbledon -12 6 £65,000 +62.50%
Surbiton -2 5 £65,000 +36.84%
Bromley +15 3 £56,000 +17.89%
Kingston Upon Thames 0 2 £53,750 -4.44%
South Croydon -1 1 £50,000 +17.64%
Hammersmith -12 1 £26,200 -
Edgware - 1 £21,000 -
Docklands, London - 1 £70,500 -
Ealing - 1 - -
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1152 (75.99%) SQL
2 1021 (67.35%) SQL Server
3 649 (42.81%) Oracle
4 596 (39.31%) Performance Tuning
5 532 (35.09%) Oracle Database
6 473 (31.20%) Finance
7 457 (30.15%) T-SQL
8 456 (30.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 411 (27.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 382 (25.20%) SQL Server 2008
11 357 (23.55%) Oracle RAC
12 355 (23.42%) Replication
13 352 (23.22%) Linux
14 345 (22.76%) Oracle Database 11g
15 342 (22.56%) Microsoft
16 309 (20.38%) Windows
17 294 (19.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 292 (19.26%) Data Guard
19 290 (19.13%) Clustering
20 256 (16.89%) Business Intelligence
21 251 (16.56%) SQL Server 2012
22 226 (14.91%) Data Warehouse
23 221 (14.58%) Oracle Database 10g
24 217 (14.31%) MySQL
25 213 (14.05%) Oracle RMAN
26 205 (13.52%) Relational Database
27 199 (13.13%) UNIX
27 199 (13.13%) MS Excel
28 172 (11.35%) SQL Server 2005
29 168 (11.08%) RDBMS

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 121 (7.98%) WebLogic
2 77 (5.08%) SharePoint
3 27 (1.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 26 (1.72%) IIS
5 20 (1.32%) Oracle Application Server
6 19 (1.25%) Apache Pig
7 17 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
8 13 (0.86%) Oracle UPK
9 11 (0.73%) Apache Solr
10 10 (0.66%) Apache
11 9 (0.59%) WorkSite
12 8 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
13 7 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
14 6 (0.40%) MS Exchange
14 6 (0.40%) SAS
14 6 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
15 3 (0.20%) Oracle 10gAS
16 2 (0.13%) ArcGIS
16 2 (0.13%) CMS
16 2 (0.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 199 (13.13%) MS Excel
2 19 (1.25%) MS Office
3 6 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.066%) FastStats
4 1 (0.066%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 146 (9.63%) Oracle EBS
2 119 (7.85%) Oracle EBS R12
3 114 (7.52%) Oracle Applications
4 27 (1.78%) Oracle 11i
5 17 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
6 13 (0.86%) Oracle ERP
7 11 (0.73%) Oracle General Ledger
7 11 (0.73%) Oracle Payables
7 11 (0.73%) Oracle Receivables
8 9 (0.59%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.066%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.066%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.066%) Sage 300 ERP
9 1 (0.066%) Agresso
9 1 (0.066%) HFM
9 1 (0.066%) SimCorp Dimension
9 1 (0.066%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 43 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (1.12%) SaaS
3 12 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (0.53%) GitHub
5 7 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 51 (3.36%) SAN
2 27 (1.78%) Internet
3 15 (0.99%) TCP/IP
4 11 (0.73%) DNS
5 10 (0.66%) HTTP
6 8 (0.53%) NAS
7 6 (0.40%) Firewall
8 4 (0.26%) VPN
8 4 (0.26%) Intranet
8 4 (0.26%) DHCP
9 3 (0.20%) FTP
9 3 (0.20%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.13%) WAN
10 2 (0.13%) LDAP
10 2 (0.13%) LAN
10 2 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.13%) OpenVPN
11 1 (0.066%) DAB
11 1 (0.066%) VoIP
11 1 (0.066%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1021 (67.35%) SQL Server
2 532 (35.09%) Oracle Database
3 456 (30.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 411 (27.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 382 (25.20%) SQL Server 2008
6 345 (22.76%) Oracle Database 11g
7 294 (19.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 251 (16.56%) SQL Server 2012
9 226 (14.91%) Data Warehouse
10 221 (14.58%) Oracle Database 10g
11 217 (14.31%) MySQL
12 205 (13.52%) Relational Database
13 172 (11.35%) SQL Server 2005
14 168 (11.08%) RDBMS
15 100 (6.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 93 (6.13%) Oracle Exadata
17 88 (5.80%) Oracle BI EE
17 88 (5.80%) OLTP
18 79 (5.21%) Oracle Database 12c
19 74 (4.88%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 25 (1.65%) JIRA
2 24 (1.58%) Visual Studio
3 23 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (1.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 15 (0.99%) Hudson
5 15 (0.99%) Maven
5 15 (0.99%) Selenium
6 12 (0.79%) Git (software)
7 11 (0.73%) Ant
7 11 (0.73%) Subversion
7 11 (0.73%) Oracle Forms
8 7 (0.46%) Toad
9 4 (0.26%) PowerBuilder
10 3 (0.20%) ProC
11 2 (0.13%) Talend Open Studio
11 2 (0.13%) Liquibase
12 1 (0.066%) Jenkins
General
1 473 (31.20%) Finance
2 168 (11.08%) Banking
3 70 (4.62%) Law
4 62 (4.09%) Legal
5 56 (3.69%) Marketing
6 33 (2.18%) Investment Banking
7 32 (2.11%) Advertising
8 27 (1.78%) Games
9 22 (1.45%) Telecoms
10 19 (1.25%) Retail
11 10 (0.66%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.40%) Back Office
13 5 (0.33%) Publishing
14 4 (0.26%) Billing
15 3 (0.20%) Front Office
16 1 (0.066%) Manufacturing
16 1 (0.066%) Automotive
16 1 (0.066%) Local Government
16 1 (0.066%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (9.04%) .NET
2 56 (3.69%) Middleware
3 51 (3.36%) Oracle Fusion
4 47 (3.10%) Web Services
5 38 (2.51%) XML
6 34 (2.24%) MDX
7 24 (1.58%) HTML
8 23 (1.52%) WCF
9 22 (1.45%) .NET Framework
10 13 (0.86%) ASP.NET
11 11 (0.73%) Java EE
12 9 (0.59%) Kafka
12 9 (0.59%) COM
12 9 (0.59%) ODBC
13 5 (0.33%) LAMP
14 4 (0.26%) JDBC
15 3 (0.20%) Hibernate
15 3 (0.20%) FIX Protocol
16 2 (0.13%) Spring
16 2 (0.13%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 355 (23.42%) Replication
2 290 (19.13%) Clustering
3 103 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
4 48 (3.17%) Computer Science
5 40 (2.64%) Hedge funds
6 30 (1.98%) Statistics
7 27 (1.78%) Oracle Exalogic
8 19 (1.25%) Social Media
8 19 (1.25%) Client/Server
9 17 (1.12%) BBC
10 16 (1.06%) Open Source
11 13 (0.86%) Management Information System
12 10 (0.66%) Social Network
12 10 (0.66%) Spread Betting
12 10 (0.66%) Mathematics
12 10 (0.66%) Physics
12 10 (0.66%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.26%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.26%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.26%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 352 (23.22%) Linux
2 309 (20.38%) Windows
3 199 (13.13%) UNIX
4 105 (6.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 72 (4.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 62 (4.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 61 (4.02%) Windows Server 2012
8 50 (3.30%) Solaris
9 24 (1.58%) AIX
10 15 (0.99%) SUSE
10 15 (0.99%) CentOS
10 15 (0.99%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 12 (0.79%) Ubuntu
12 8 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
13 5 (0.33%) Windows 2000
14 4 (0.26%) HPUX
15 2 (0.13%) zOS
15 2 (0.13%) Debian
16 1 (0.066%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.066%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 596 (39.31%) Performance Tuning
2 256 (16.89%) Business Intelligence
3 148 (9.76%) ETL
4 143 (9.43%) Disaster Recovery
5 103 (6.79%) Performance Monitoring
6 102 (6.73%) Agile Software Development
7 94 (6.20%) E-Commerce
8 89 (5.87%) High Availability
9 88 (5.80%) Migration
10 85 (5.61%) Database Security
11 84 (5.54%) ITIL
12 72 (4.75%) Capacity Planning
13 71 (4.68%) SOA
14 68 (4.49%) Data Modelling
15 67 (4.42%) Database Tuning
16 59 (3.89%) Root Cause Analysis
16 59 (3.89%) Incident Management
17 52 (3.43%) Data Management
18 48 (3.17%) Change Management
19 47 (3.10%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1152 (75.99%) SQL
2 457 (30.15%) T-SQL
3 151 (9.96%) PL/SQL
4 104 (6.86%) Shell Script
5 82 (5.41%) Java
6 79 (5.21%) C#
7 78 (5.15%) PowerShell
8 46 (3.03%) Perl
9 36 (2.37%) Python
10 21 (1.39%) VB
11 19 (1.25%) Bash Shell
12 15 (0.99%) sed
12 15 (0.99%) Bourne shell
12 15 (0.99%) AWK
12 15 (0.99%) PHP
12 15 (0.99%) C
12 15 (0.99%) C++
13 13 (0.86%) JavaScript
14 10 (0.66%) VBScript
15 8 (0.53%) Korn
Qualifications
1 132 (8.71%) Degree
2 77 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 77 (5.08%) Security Cleared
3 54 (3.56%) Oracle Certification
4 50 (3.30%) OCP
5 43 (2.84%) SC Cleared
6 39 (2.57%) MCITP
7 28 (1.85%) MCTS
8 26 (1.72%) MCDBA
9 22 (1.45%) MCSE
10 20 (1.32%) MCSA
10 20 (1.32%) DV Cleared
11 15 (0.99%) OCA
12 10 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (0.53%) ACCA
13 8 (0.53%) CIMA
14 4 (0.26%) IBM Certification
14 4 (0.26%) MCT
15 3 (0.20%) MCP
15 3 (0.20%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (2.84%) SLA
2 34 (2.24%) QA
3 13 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 11 (0.73%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.13%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.13%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.066%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 357 (23.55%) Oracle RAC
2 213 (14.05%) Oracle RMAN
3 27 (1.78%) Active Directory
4 26 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (1.52%) Hyper-V
6 15 (0.99%) Firmware
7 11 (0.73%) HDFS
8 9 (0.59%) Apache Flume
9 6 (0.40%) vSphere
10 4 (0.26%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.20%) PowerHA
12 2 (0.13%) Openswan
13 1 (0.066%) LiteSpeed
13 1 (0.066%) XenServer
13 1 (0.066%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 292 (19.26%) Data Guard
2 57 (3.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 15 (0.99%) HP SIM
4 7 (0.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 7 (0.46%) Backup Exec
5 5 (0.33%) Foglight
5 5 (0.33%) Puppet
6 4 (0.26%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.13%) OMEGAMON
7 2 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.13%) Cacti
7 2 (0.13%) Ganglia
7 2 (0.13%) Nagios
8 1 (0.066%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.066%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.066%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 649 (42.81%) Oracle
2 342 (22.56%) Microsoft
3 93 (6.13%) Sybase
4 72 (4.75%) Red Hat
5 45 (2.97%) VMware
6 39 (2.57%) NetApp
7 35 (2.31%) Sony
8 34 (2.24%) SAP
9 32 (2.11%) Business Objects
10 28 (1.85%) Sun
10 28 (1.85%) Red Gate
11 26 (1.72%) HP
12 23 (1.52%) Facebook
13 17 (1.12%) Yahoo!
13 17 (1.12%) Google
13 17 (1.12%) Apple
14 16 (1.06%) Hyperion
15 14 (0.92%) IBM
16 13 (0.86%) Retek
17 12 (0.79%) Tableau
East London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Project Services Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Subsidised Gym etc
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 27 days holiday, banking bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum + Pension, Annual Leave
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £50000.0000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Skye Group
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum with company benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago