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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 340 279 283
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 372 503 554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.88% 1.13% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 1.18% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 339 468 479
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £72,150 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%
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
40483 42761 47201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.86% 95.79% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 35072 35981 38974
Average salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.80% +1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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 0 78 £52,500 -6.66% 9
Mayfair - 8 £55,000 -
Harrow +7 2 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £60,000 -
Lewisham - 1 £46,500 -
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 703 (92.87%) SQL Server
2 674 (89.04%) SQL
3 378 (49.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 367 (48.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 356 (47.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 313 (41.35%) T-SQL
7 305 (40.29%) Performance Tuning
8 286 (37.78%) Finance
8 286 (37.78%) Microsoft
9 255 (33.69%) SQL Server 2012
10 243 (32.10%) Clustering
11 221 (29.19%) SQL Server 2014
12 206 (27.21%) Replication
13 202 (26.68%) High Availability
14 168 (22.19%) Windows
15 148 (19.55%) Oracle
16 145 (19.15%) MS Excel
17 143 (18.89%) SQL Server 2005
18 139 (18.36%) Business Intelligence
19 126 (16.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 109 (14.40%) Disaster Recovery
21 101 (13.34%) Banking
22 96 (12.68%) Microsoft Certification
23 91 (12.02%) Oracle Database
24 90 (11.89%) Migration
25 88 (11.62%) Agile Software Development
26 85 (11.23%) ETL
27 84 (11.10%) ITIL
28 83 (10.96%) Data Warehouse
29 82 (10.83%) Relational Database

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 26 (3.43%) BizTalk Server
1 26 (3.43%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (0.92%) IIS
4 4 (0.53%) Apache
5 3 (0.40%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.13%) Confluence
6 1 (0.13%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.13%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 145 (19.15%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.53%) SPSS
3 3 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.40%) SimCorp Dimension
2 2 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.77%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (5.42%) SAN
2 19 (2.51%) NAS
3 11 (1.45%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.06%) DNS
5 3 (0.40%) DHCP
5 3 (0.40%) FTP
5 3 (0.40%) HTTP
5 3 (0.40%) Internet
6 2 (0.26%) SMTP
6 2 (0.26%) SSL
7 1 (0.13%) Firewall
7 1 (0.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 703 (92.87%) SQL Server
2 378 (49.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 367 (48.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 356 (47.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 255 (33.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 221 (29.19%) SQL Server 2014
7 143 (18.89%) SQL Server 2005
8 126 (16.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 91 (12.02%) Oracle Database
10 83 (10.96%) Data Warehouse
11 82 (10.83%) Relational Database
12 78 (10.30%) MySQL
13 55 (7.27%) MongoDB
14 50 (6.61%) NoSQL
15 42 (5.55%) SQL Server 2000
16 34 (4.49%) Oracle Database 11g
17 30 (3.96%) RDBMS
18 28 (3.70%) SQL Server 2016
19 23 (3.04%) Big Data
20 21 (2.77%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 23 (3.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 9 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (0.92%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.40%) JIRA
5 1 (0.13%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.13%) ProC
5 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 286 (37.78%) Finance
2 101 (13.34%) Banking
3 64 (8.45%) Law
4 40 (5.28%) Legal
5 32 (4.23%) Marketing
6 24 (3.17%) Investment Banking
7 22 (2.91%) Retail
8 14 (1.85%) Publishing
9 13 (1.72%) Telecoms
10 10 (1.32%) Private Banking
11 9 (1.19%) Advertising
11 9 (1.19%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.79%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.53%) Games
14 2 (0.26%) French Language
14 2 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (8.19%) .NET
2 17 (2.25%) MDX
3 10 (1.32%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 8 (1.06%) .NET Framework
5 7 (0.92%) ASP.NET
6 6 (0.79%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (0.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 6 (0.79%) HTML
6 6 (0.79%) Web Services
7 4 (0.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (0.53%) LAMP
8 1 (0.13%) COM
8 1 (0.13%) Entity Framework
8 1 (0.13%) Memcached
8 1 (0.13%) NHibernate
8 1 (0.13%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 243 (32.10%) Clustering
2 206 (27.21%) Replication
3 38 (5.02%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (2.38%) Data Centre
4 18 (2.38%) Statistics
5 12 (1.59%) Computer Science
6 10 (1.32%) Digital Media
7 8 (1.06%) Hedge funds
8 7 (0.92%) Client/Server
9 6 (0.79%) Data Extraction
9 6 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.66%) Data Integration
11 4 (0.53%) Cybercrime
11 4 (0.53%) iPhone
11 4 (0.53%) Semantic Web
12 3 (0.40%) Fintech
12 3 (0.40%) Fixed Income
13 2 (0.26%) FMCG
13 2 (0.26%) Mathematics
13 2 (0.26%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 168 (22.19%) Windows
2 68 (8.98%) Windows Server
3 64 (8.45%) Linux
4 45 (5.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 41 (5.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (3.43%) Unix
7 21 (2.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (2.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (1.72%) Solaris
10 12 (1.59%) SUSE
10 12 (1.59%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 4 (0.53%) CentOS
12 2 (0.26%) AIX
12 2 (0.26%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 305 (40.29%) Performance Tuning
2 202 (26.68%) High Availability
3 139 (18.36%) Business Intelligence
4 109 (14.40%) Disaster Recovery
5 90 (11.89%) Migration
6 88 (11.62%) Agile Software Development
7 85 (11.23%) ETL
8 84 (11.10%) ITIL
9 74 (9.78%) Capacity Planning
10 58 (7.66%) Performance Monitoring
11 55 (7.27%) Database Mirroring
12 48 (6.34%) Data Modelling
13 46 (6.08%) Data Management
13 46 (6.08%) Database Security
14 43 (5.68%) Incident Management
15 35 (4.62%) Database Theory
15 35 (4.62%) Relational Database Theory
16 29 (3.83%) Database Tuning
17 26 (3.43%) DevOps
18 25 (3.30%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 674 (89.04%) SQL
2 313 (41.35%) T-SQL
3 56 (7.40%) PowerShell
4 38 (5.02%) PL/SQL
5 33 (4.36%) Shell Script
6 27 (3.57%) C#
6 27 (3.57%) Perl
7 12 (1.59%) AWK
7 12 (1.59%) Bourne shell
7 12 (1.59%) sed
8 10 (1.32%) VB
9 5 (0.66%) PHP
10 4 (0.53%) Java
10 4 (0.53%) JavaScript
10 4 (0.53%) Python
11 2 (0.26%) VBA
12 1 (0.13%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.13%) C
12 1 (0.13%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 96 (12.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (8.19%) Degree
3 58 (7.66%) MCSE
4 56 (7.40%) MCITP
5 49 (6.47%) MCDBA
6 41 (5.42%) MCSA
7 40 (5.28%) MCTS
8 35 (4.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 28 (3.70%) Security Cleared
10 24 (3.17%) SC Cleared
11 8 (1.06%) Oracle Certification
12 4 (0.53%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.40%) OCP
14 1 (0.13%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.25%) Solvency II
2 11 (1.45%) SLA
3 8 (1.06%) QA
4 3 (0.40%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (5.15%) Active Directory
2 22 (2.91%) Oracle RAC
3 13 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (1.59%) Firmware
5 2 (0.26%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 40 (5.28%) Data Guard
2 30 (3.96%) Oracle RMAN
3 12 (1.59%) HP SIM
4 7 (0.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 6 (0.79%) Perfmon
5 6 (0.79%) SCCM
5 6 (0.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (0.40%) Oracle ZFS
6 3 (0.40%) SCOM
7 2 (0.26%) LiteSpeed
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle Statspack
7 2 (0.26%) WSUS
8 1 (0.13%) Nagios
8 1 (0.13%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 286 (37.78%) Microsoft
2 148 (19.55%) Oracle
3 21 (2.77%) Siebel
4 19 (2.51%) VMware
5 16 (2.11%) Red Hat
6 13 (1.72%) RedGate
6 13 (1.72%) SolarWinds
7 10 (1.32%) Sybase
8 6 (0.79%) EMC
8 6 (0.79%) NetApp
8 6 (0.79%) Remedy
8 6 (0.79%) Sun
8 6 (0.79%) Symantec
9 5 (0.66%) Alteryx
9 5 (0.66%) Tableau
10 3 (0.40%) IDERA
10 3 (0.40%) SAP
10 3 (0.40%) SimCorp
11 2 (0.26%) Cognos
12 1 (0.13%) Veritas
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Streamline Connections Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Sage UK Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Drayton, Middlesex
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum Salary is approx 55-70k base + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: SQL Database Administrator (Junior) Finance
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £61000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Schroders plc
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Upclear
Salary: £50-60k
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50,000 to £65,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago