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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 326 309 283
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 377 431 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.85% 0.90% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.96% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 353 395 386
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
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
41271 44993 41469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.31% 93.47% 93.48%
Number of salaries quoted 34981 37795 34683
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
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 31 July 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 31 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 +19 94 £55,000 +4.76% 12
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £55,000 -
Docklands, London +2 1 £60,000 -7.69%
West Drayton -1 1 £50,000 +21.95%
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 781 (94.55%) SQL Server
2 762 (92.25%) SQL
3 458 (55.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 419 (50.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 384 (46.49%) T-SQL
6 375 (45.40%) Performance Tuning
7 370 (44.79%) SQL Server 2008
8 321 (38.86%) Replication
9 306 (37.05%) Clustering
10 284 (34.38%) Microsoft
11 282 (34.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 275 (33.29%) SQL Server 2012
13 273 (33.05%) Finance
14 203 (24.58%) Oracle
15 197 (23.85%) Business Intelligence
16 176 (21.31%) Windows
17 166 (20.10%) MS Excel
18 150 (18.16%) Data Warehouse
19 134 (16.22%) SQL Server 2005
20 133 (16.10%) Oracle Database
21 108 (13.08%) Banking
22 105 (12.71%) High Availability
23 102 (12.35%) Capacity Planning
24 101 (12.23%) Disaster Recovery
25 100 (12.11%) Database Mirroring
26 95 (11.50%) ETL
27 85 (10.29%) Database Security
28 82 (9.93%) PowerShell
29 78 (9.44%) MySQL
30 77 (9.32%) Linux

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 57 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 29 (3.51%) IIS
3 13 (1.57%) Oracle Coherence
4 6 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (0.48%) SAS
6 3 (0.36%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.36%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.24%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 166 (20.10%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.24%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.24%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.12%) MS Office
3 1 (0.12%) SPSS
3 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.24%) Sophis RISQUE
5 1 (0.12%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 32 (3.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.85%) GitHub
5 6 (0.73%) SaaS
6 4 (0.48%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.12%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.03%) SAN
2 12 (1.45%) Internet
3 4 (0.48%) Firewall
3 4 (0.48%) LAN
3 4 (0.48%) WAN
4 3 (0.36%) Kerberos
4 3 (0.36%) Network Security
5 2 (0.24%) NAS
6 1 (0.12%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 781 (94.55%) SQL Server
2 458 (55.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 419 (50.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 370 (44.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 282 (34.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 275 (33.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 150 (18.16%) Data Warehouse
8 134 (16.22%) SQL Server 2005
9 133 (16.10%) Oracle Database
10 78 (9.44%) MySQL
11 63 (7.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 61 (7.38%) Relational Database
13 48 (5.81%) SQL Server 2000
14 47 (5.69%) RDBMS
14 47 (5.69%) Oracle Database 11g
15 38 (4.60%) DTS
16 21 (2.54%) OLAP
16 21 (2.54%) NoSQL
17 17 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
18 14 (1.69%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 33 (4.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 18 (2.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (1.21%) JIRA
4 7 (0.85%) Visual Studio
4 7 (0.85%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.24%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.12%) MSTest
General
1 273 (33.05%) Finance
2 108 (13.08%) Banking
3 38 (4.60%) Law
4 32 (3.87%) Legal
5 28 (3.39%) Marketing
6 27 (3.27%) Retail
7 22 (2.66%) Investment Banking
8 21 (2.54%) Telecoms
8 21 (2.54%) Games
9 9 (1.09%) Financial Institution
10 8 (0.97%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.85%) Advertising
12 5 (0.61%) Front Office
13 4 (0.48%) Publishing
13 4 (0.48%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.36%) Local Government
14 3 (0.36%) Back Office
14 3 (0.36%) Electronics
15 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.12%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (7.02%) .NET
2 14 (1.69%) Web Services
3 13 (1.57%) .NET Framework
4 11 (1.33%) XML
4 11 (1.33%) JDBC
5 10 (1.21%) HTML
6 9 (1.09%) MDX
7 8 (0.97%) COM
8 7 (0.85%) FIX Protocol
9 3 (0.36%) WCF
9 3 (0.36%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (0.36%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 3 (0.36%) Middleware
9 3 (0.36%) CGI
10 2 (0.24%) CSS
11 1 (0.12%) WebSphere MQ
11 1 (0.12%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 321 (38.86%) Replication
2 306 (37.05%) Clustering
3 58 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (4.24%) Data Centre
4 35 (4.24%) Hedge funds
5 27 (3.27%) Statistics
6 15 (1.82%) Data Structures
7 13 (1.57%) Social Network
8 8 (0.97%) Derivative
9 7 (0.85%) iPhone
9 7 (0.85%) SWIFT
10 5 (0.61%) Mobile App
10 5 (0.61%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.48%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.48%) Life Science
12 3 (0.36%) Computer Science
12 3 (0.36%) DTV
12 3 (0.36%) Digital Media
12 3 (0.36%) Kindle
12 3 (0.36%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 176 (21.31%) Windows
2 77 (9.32%) Linux
3 49 (5.93%) UNIX
4 40 (4.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (3.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.85%) AIX
9 6 (0.73%) Solaris
10 5 (0.61%) Android
11 4 (0.48%) CentOS
12 3 (0.36%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.24%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.12%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 375 (45.40%) Performance Tuning
2 197 (23.85%) Business Intelligence
3 105 (12.71%) High Availability
4 102 (12.35%) Capacity Planning
5 101 (12.23%) Disaster Recovery
6 100 (12.11%) Database Mirroring
7 95 (11.50%) ETL
8 85 (10.29%) Database Security
9 74 (8.96%) Migration
10 68 (8.23%) ITIL
11 59 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
12 49 (5.93%) Database Tuning
13 46 (5.57%) Performance Monitoring
14 34 (4.12%) Data Management
15 30 (3.63%) Stakeholder Management
16 26 (3.15%) Scrum
17 23 (2.78%) CRM
17 23 (2.78%) Change Management
18 20 (2.42%) Mentoring
19 19 (2.30%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 762 (92.25%) SQL
2 384 (46.49%) T-SQL
3 82 (9.93%) PowerShell
4 41 (4.96%) Java
5 28 (3.39%) Python
6 25 (3.03%) Shell Script
7 19 (2.30%) Ruby
8 18 (2.18%) PL/SQL
8 18 (2.18%) Bash Shell
9 17 (2.06%) C#
10 14 (1.69%) JavaScript
11 11 (1.33%) Perl
12 8 (0.97%) VBScript
13 5 (0.61%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.48%) C
14 4 (0.48%) Korn
15 2 (0.24%) PHP5
15 2 (0.24%) VB
15 2 (0.24%) PHP
Qualifications
1 63 (7.63%) Degree
2 51 (6.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (2.78%) MCITP
4 22 (2.66%) Security Cleared
5 16 (1.94%) MCTS
5 16 (1.94%) MCSA
6 14 (1.69%) MCSE
7 11 (1.33%) MCDBA
7 11 (1.33%) Oracle Certification
7 11 (1.33%) SC Cleared
8 7 (0.85%) OCP
9 6 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.61%) HND
11 3 (0.36%) IBM Certification
12 2 (0.24%) OCA
12 2 (0.24%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (1.82%) QA
1 15 (1.82%) SLA
2 4 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.36%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.12%) EMIR
4 1 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 63 (7.63%) Oracle RAC
2 24 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (2.18%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.85%) vSphere
4 7 (0.85%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.48%) Oracle Clusterware
6 3 (0.36%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.24%) XenApp
8 1 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 57 (6.90%) Data Guard
2 19 (2.30%) Oracle RMAN
3 9 (1.09%) SCOM
4 8 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.73%) BMC PATROL
5 6 (0.73%) Puppet
5 6 (0.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (0.48%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (0.36%) Oracle Statspack
8 2 (0.24%) SCCM
8 2 (0.24%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 284 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 203 (24.58%) Oracle
3 51 (6.17%) VMware
4 22 (2.66%) Red Gate
5 19 (2.30%) Sybase
6 17 (2.06%) IBM
6 17 (2.06%) Facebook
7 15 (1.82%) Twitter
8 13 (1.57%) SAP
9 12 (1.45%) Citrix
9 12 (1.45%) Tableau
10 11 (1.33%) Google
10 11 (1.33%) Red Hat
11 8 (0.97%) Cognos
12 7 (0.85%) HP
12 7 (0.85%) 3PAR
13 6 (0.73%) Alteryx
14 4 (0.48%) Tripwire
14 4 (0.48%) Siebel
14 4 (0.48%) Wall Street Systems
South West London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 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
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £70000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum Benefits Package & Share Options
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Fantastic location & Office environment
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £75000.00 - £88000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30k + Extensive benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, paid training
Posted: 9 days ago
South East London
TFL
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum SQL Production Database Administrato
Posted: 10 days ago