The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL 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 SQL DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 329 305 267
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 336 376 471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.82% 0.88% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.93% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 311 338 423
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 £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
SQL 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
38247 40284 42737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.76% 93.87% 94.37%
Number of salaries quoted 32524 32996 36775
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 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL DBA in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in London

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the London region.

SQL DBA Salary Trend in London

SQL DBA
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the London region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

SQL DBA Salary Histogram in London

SQL 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 SQL DBA within the London region over the 3 months to 29 January 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 94 £60,000 +9.09% 18
Croydon +13 9 £60,000 +26.31%
Uxbridge -3 4 £49,500 -17.50%
South Croydon - 1 £50,000 -
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the London region that cited SQL 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 SQL DBA in their job title.

1 681 (93.54%) SQL
2 663 (91.07%) SQL Server
3 367 (50.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 344 (47.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 344 (47.25%) T-SQL
5 308 (42.31%) Performance Tuning
6 299 (41.07%) SQL Server 2008
7 240 (32.97%) Replication
8 232 (31.87%) Microsoft
9 213 (29.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 192 (26.37%) Finance
11 189 (25.96%) SQL Server 2012
12 187 (25.69%) Clustering
13 177 (24.31%) Windows
14 163 (22.39%) Business Intelligence
15 151 (20.74%) MS Excel
16 134 (18.41%) Oracle
17 133 (18.27%) SQL Server 2005
18 117 (16.07%) Data Warehouse
19 114 (15.66%) .NET
20 112 (15.38%) ETL
21 88 (12.09%) Windows Server 2008
22 86 (11.81%) MySQL
23 82 (11.26%) PowerShell
24 77 (10.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
25 73 (10.03%) Banking
25 73 (10.03%) Relational Database
26 66 (9.07%) Microsoft Certification
27 64 (8.79%) Disaster Recovery
28 63 (8.65%) Degree

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the London region that cited SQL 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 SQL DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 61 (8.38%) SharePoint
2 27 (3.71%) IIS
3 16 (2.20%) SharePoint 2013
4 9 (1.24%) Oracle Coherence
5 8 (1.10%) WorkSite
6 7 (0.96%) Apache Solr
6 7 (0.96%) Apache Pig
7 6 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (0.69%) SAS
9 4 (0.55%) Oracle Application Server
9 4 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.14%) Apache
10 1 (0.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 151 (20.74%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.51%) MS Office
3 4 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.14%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 11 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.14%) SimCorp Dimension
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.14%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 32 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (1.65%) SaaS
4 2 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.37%) TCP/IP
2 9 (1.24%) SAN
3 8 (1.10%) DNS
4 7 (0.96%) HTTP
5 3 (0.41%) Intranet
5 3 (0.41%) Internet
5 3 (0.41%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.27%) DHCP
6 2 (0.27%) NAS
7 1 (0.14%) Firewall
7 1 (0.14%) FTP
7 1 (0.14%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 663 (91.07%) SQL Server
2 367 (50.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 344 (47.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 299 (41.07%) SQL Server 2008
5 213 (29.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 189 (25.96%) SQL Server 2012
7 133 (18.27%) SQL Server 2005
8 117 (16.07%) Data Warehouse
9 86 (11.81%) MySQL
10 77 (10.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 73 (10.03%) Relational Database
12 57 (7.83%) Oracle Database
13 51 (7.01%) RDBMS
14 41 (5.63%) SQL Server 2000
14 41 (5.63%) DTS
15 38 (5.22%) NoSQL
16 37 (5.08%) OLTP
17 28 (3.85%) OLAP
18 22 (3.02%) Oracle Database 11g
18 22 (3.02%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (2.47%) Visual Studio
1 18 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (1.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 10 (1.37%) Hudson
3 10 (1.37%) Selenium
4 4 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (0.55%) PowerBuilder
4 4 (0.55%) Subversion
5 1 (0.14%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.14%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.14%) JIRA
General
1 192 (26.37%) Finance
2 73 (10.03%) Banking
3 62 (8.52%) Law
4 55 (7.55%) Legal
5 38 (5.22%) Marketing
6 21 (2.88%) Advertising
7 16 (2.20%) Retail
7 16 (2.20%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.10%) Telecoms
9 6 (0.82%) Games
10 5 (0.69%) Front Office
11 3 (0.41%) Billing
12 2 (0.27%) Publishing
12 2 (0.27%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.27%) Back Office
13 1 (0.14%) Local Government
13 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.14%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (15.66%) .NET
2 31 (4.26%) XML
3 30 (4.12%) Web Services
4 23 (3.16%) .NET Framework
5 22 (3.02%) MDX
6 20 (2.75%) WCF
7 16 (2.20%) HTML
8 15 (2.06%) ASP.NET
9 8 (1.10%) ODBC
10 7 (0.96%) JDBC
11 5 (0.69%) Kafka
12 4 (0.55%) COM
13 3 (0.41%) FIX Protocol
14 1 (0.14%) ASP.NET MVC
14 1 (0.14%) LAMP
14 1 (0.14%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 240 (32.97%) Replication
2 187 (25.69%) Clustering
3 50 (6.87%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (5.36%) Hedge funds
5 19 (2.61%) Client/Server
5 19 (2.61%) Statistics
6 16 (2.20%) Computer Science
7 12 (1.65%) BBC
7 12 (1.65%) Social Media
8 8 (1.10%) Social Network
9 6 (0.82%) Kindle
9 6 (0.82%) Open Source
10 5 (0.69%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.55%) Data Extraction
12 3 (0.41%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.41%) SWIFT
12 3 (0.41%) Online Banking
12 3 (0.41%) Derivative
13 2 (0.27%) E-Learning
13 2 (0.27%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 177 (24.31%) Windows
2 88 (12.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 63 (8.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 59 (8.10%) Linux
5 47 (6.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 30 (4.12%) UNIX
7 8 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.82%) CentOS
9 5 (0.69%) Solaris
10 3 (0.41%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 308 (42.31%) Performance Tuning
2 163 (22.39%) Business Intelligence
3 112 (15.38%) ETL
4 64 (8.79%) Disaster Recovery
5 59 (8.10%) Migration
6 58 (7.97%) Capacity Planning
7 55 (7.55%) Database Security
7 55 (7.55%) ITIL
8 53 (7.28%) High Availability
9 47 (6.46%) Data Management
10 45 (6.18%) Agile Software Development
10 45 (6.18%) Performance Monitoring
11 31 (4.26%) E-Commerce
12 30 (4.12%) Root Cause Analysis
13 28 (3.85%) Database Tuning
13 28 (3.85%) Dimensional Modelling
14 26 (3.57%) Data Modelling
15 23 (3.16%) Refactoring
16 22 (3.02%) Incident Management
17 21 (2.88%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 681 (93.54%) SQL
2 344 (47.25%) T-SQL
3 82 (11.26%) PowerShell
4 62 (8.52%) C#
5 38 (5.22%) Java
6 18 (2.47%) JavaScript
7 16 (2.20%) VBScript
8 13 (1.79%) VB
9 12 (1.65%) Shell Script
10 10 (1.37%) PL/SQL
10 10 (1.37%) C
10 10 (1.37%) C++
11 9 (1.24%) Python
12 6 (0.82%) VB.NET
13 5 (0.69%) Perl
14 3 (0.41%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.41%) Ruby
15 2 (0.27%) PHP
16 1 (0.14%) X++
16 1 (0.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 66 (9.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 63 (8.65%) Degree
3 39 (5.36%) MCITP
4 30 (4.12%) Security Cleared
5 29 (3.98%) MCTS
6 23 (3.16%) MCDBA
7 20 (2.75%) MCSE
8 18 (2.47%) SC Cleared
9 16 (2.20%) MCSA
10 14 (1.92%) DV Cleared
11 8 (1.10%) OCP
11 8 (1.10%) Oracle Certification
12 7 (0.96%) IBM Certification
13 5 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (0.55%) MCT
14 4 (0.55%) HND
14 4 (0.55%) Microsoft Certified Architect
15 2 (0.27%) MCP
15 2 (0.27%) CTC Cleared
16 1 (0.14%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.02%) SLA
2 14 (1.92%) QA
3 7 (0.96%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.27%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.14%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 45 (6.18%) Oracle RAC
2 18 (2.47%) Hyper-V
3 13 (1.79%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.96%) HDFS
5 6 (0.82%) Oracle RMAN
6 5 (0.69%) Apache Flume
7 4 (0.55%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.55%) vSphere
8 3 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1 (0.14%) LiteSpeed
Systems Management
1 21 (2.88%) Data Guard
2 6 (0.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (0.82%) Backup Exec
3 5 (0.69%) SCOM
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 232 (31.87%) Microsoft
2 134 (18.41%) Oracle
3 23 (3.16%) Business Objects
3 23 (3.16%) Sony
4 22 (3.02%) Sybase
5 21 (2.88%) Red Gate
6 18 (2.47%) VMware
6 18 (2.47%) HP
6 18 (2.47%) Facebook
7 12 (1.65%) Apple
7 12 (1.65%) Yahoo!
7 12 (1.65%) Google
8 11 (1.51%) Sun
9 10 (1.37%) Red Hat
10 9 (1.24%) IBM
11 7 (0.96%) SAP
12 6 (0.82%) Veritas
12 6 (0.82%) Twitter
13 4 (0.55%) Remedy
14 3 (0.41%) Tableau
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ARM Technology
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £280 - £340 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Comtecs
Salary: £35000 - £38000 Per Annum +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Subsidised Gym etc
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
OCS Resourcing
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum plus benefits.
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Comtecs
Salary: £38000 - £40000 Per Annum +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 27 days holiday, banking bonus
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Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Sports Interactive
Salary: Competitive
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