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 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
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 328 297 289
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 370 407 442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.85% 0.91% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.97% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 345 376 397
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 £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
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%

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 24 December 2014.

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 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 -3 103 £60,000 +9.09% 8
Croydon +12 11 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Bromley +15 3 £56,000 +17.89%
South Croydon - 1 £50,000 -
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 693 (94.03%) SQL
2 678 (91.99%) SQL Server
3 372 (50.47%) T-SQL
4 368 (49.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 337 (45.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 326 (44.23%) Performance Tuning
7 312 (42.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 249 (33.79%) Replication
9 228 (30.94%) Microsoft
10 219 (29.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 200 (27.14%) Finance
12 193 (26.19%) SQL Server 2012
13 190 (25.78%) Clustering
14 177 (24.02%) Windows
15 169 (22.93%) Business Intelligence
16 149 (20.22%) MS Excel
17 135 (18.32%) SQL Server 2005
18 130 (17.64%) Data Warehouse
19 112 (15.20%) MySQL
20 108 (14.65%) .NET
21 106 (14.38%) ETL
22 101 (13.70%) Oracle
23 84 (11.40%) Windows Server 2008
24 82 (11.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
25 79 (10.72%) Relational Database
26 65 (8.82%) Banking
27 64 (8.68%) Microsoft Certification
28 63 (8.55%) PowerShell
29 61 (8.28%) Degree
30 59 (8.01%) RDBMS

SQL 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 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 56 (7.60%) SharePoint
2 20 (2.71%) IIS
3 17 (2.31%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (1.09%) WorkSite
5 7 (0.95%) Apache Solr
5 7 (0.95%) Apache Pig
6 6 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (0.68%) SAS
8 4 (0.54%) Oracle Application Server
9 3 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.14%) Apache
Applications
1 149 (20.22%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.04%) MS Office
3 4 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.14%) FastStats
4 1 (0.14%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 12 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.14%) Agresso
2 1 (0.14%) SimCorp Dimension
2 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 27 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (1.63%) SaaS
2 12 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.36%) TCP/IP
1 10 (1.36%) SAN
2 8 (1.09%) DNS
3 7 (0.95%) HTTP
4 6 (0.81%) Internet
5 3 (0.41%) Intranet
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%) GSM
7 1 (0.14%) VoIP
7 1 (0.14%) SMTP
7 1 (0.14%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 678 (91.99%) SQL Server
2 368 (49.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 337 (45.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 312 (42.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 219 (29.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 193 (26.19%) SQL Server 2012
7 135 (18.32%) SQL Server 2005
8 130 (17.64%) Data Warehouse
9 112 (15.20%) MySQL
10 82 (11.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 79 (10.72%) Relational Database
12 59 (8.01%) RDBMS
13 46 (6.24%) NoSQL
14 40 (5.43%) DTS
15 39 (5.29%) SQL Server 2000
16 38 (5.16%) OLTP
17 31 (4.21%) Oracle Database
18 26 (3.53%) OLAP
19 24 (3.26%) Big Data
20 23 (3.12%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 19 (2.58%) Visual Studio
1 19 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (2.04%) Hudson
2 15 (2.04%) Selenium
3 11 (1.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (0.54%) PowerBuilder
4 4 (0.54%) Subversion
5 1 (0.14%) JIRA
5 1 (0.14%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.14%) Git (software)
General
1 200 (27.14%) Finance
2 65 (8.82%) Banking
3 59 (8.01%) Law
4 58 (7.87%) Legal
5 43 (5.83%) Marketing
6 25 (3.39%) Advertising
7 14 (1.90%) Investment Banking
8 9 (1.22%) Retail
8 9 (1.22%) Telecoms
9 6 (0.81%) Games
10 5 (0.68%) Back Office
11 4 (0.54%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.54%) Billing
12 3 (0.41%) Publishing
13 2 (0.27%) Front Office
14 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.14%) Automotive
14 1 (0.14%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (14.65%) .NET
2 38 (5.16%) Web Services
3 33 (4.48%) XML
4 28 (3.80%) MDX
5 20 (2.71%) WCF
5 20 (2.71%) .NET Framework
6 19 (2.58%) HTML
7 11 (1.49%) ASP.NET
8 8 (1.09%) ODBC
9 5 (0.68%) COM
9 5 (0.68%) Kafka
10 3 (0.41%) FIX Protocol
11 2 (0.27%) Middleware
11 2 (0.27%) FpML
12 1 (0.14%) LAMP
12 1 (0.14%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 249 (33.79%) Replication
2 190 (25.78%) Clustering
3 52 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (4.48%) Hedge funds
5 19 (2.58%) Client/Server
6 18 (2.44%) Computer Science
7 17 (2.31%) Social Media
7 17 (2.31%) BBC
8 15 (2.04%) Statistics
9 11 (1.49%) Open Source
10 8 (1.09%) Social Network
11 7 (0.95%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.54%) Data Extraction
13 3 (0.41%) Online Banking
13 3 (0.41%) SWIFT
14 2 (0.27%) New Media
14 2 (0.27%) Data Structures
14 2 (0.27%) E-Learning
14 2 (0.27%) NHS
15 1 (0.14%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 177 (24.02%) Windows
2 84 (11.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 56 (7.60%) Windows Server 2012
4 51 (6.92%) Linux
5 41 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (2.58%) UNIX
7 8 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.68%) CentOS
8 5 (0.68%) Windows 2000
9 4 (0.54%) Solaris
10 2 (0.27%) AIX
11 1 (0.14%) Android
11 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 326 (44.23%) Performance Tuning
2 169 (22.93%) Business Intelligence
3 106 (14.38%) ETL
4 54 (7.33%) Migration
5 53 (7.19%) Capacity Planning
6 51 (6.92%) Disaster Recovery
6 51 (6.92%) Agile Software Development
7 50 (6.78%) Performance Monitoring
8 46 (6.24%) ITIL
8 46 (6.24%) E-Commerce
9 41 (5.56%) High Availability
10 39 (5.29%) Data Management
10 39 (5.29%) Database Security
11 37 (5.02%) Root Cause Analysis
12 31 (4.21%) Data Modelling
13 29 (3.93%) Database Tuning
14 27 (3.66%) Dimensional Modelling
14 27 (3.66%) Incident Management
15 25 (3.39%) Change Data Capture
16 22 (2.99%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 693 (94.03%) SQL
2 372 (50.47%) T-SQL
3 63 (8.55%) PowerShell
4 57 (7.73%) C#
5 41 (5.56%) Java
6 18 (2.44%) VB
7 15 (2.04%) C++
8 13 (1.76%) JavaScript
9 10 (1.36%) VBScript
10 9 (1.22%) Shell Script
11 8 (1.09%) Python
12 6 (0.81%) VB.NET
12 6 (0.81%) Perl
13 5 (0.68%) C
14 4 (0.54%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.41%) PHP
16 2 (0.27%) VBA
16 2 (0.27%) Ruby
17 1 (0.14%) X++
17 1 (0.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 64 (8.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 61 (8.28%) Degree
3 30 (4.07%) MCITP
4 27 (3.66%) MCTS
5 25 (3.39%) MCDBA
6 22 (2.99%) MCSE
6 22 (2.99%) Security Cleared
7 17 (2.31%) MCSA
8 12 (1.63%) SC Cleared
9 11 (1.49%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.54%) MCT
12 3 (0.41%) OCP
12 3 (0.41%) MCP
12 3 (0.41%) Oracle Certification
12 3 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
13 2 (0.27%) IBM Certification
14 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certified Architect
14 1 (0.14%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (1.90%) SLA
2 13 (1.76%) QA
3 2 (0.27%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.14%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (3.12%) Hyper-V
2 18 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
2 18 (2.44%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.95%) HDFS
4 5 (0.68%) Apache Flume
4 5 (0.68%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (0.54%) VMware ESX
5 4 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.54%) vSphere
6 1 (0.14%) LiteSpeed
Systems Management
1 7 (0.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 7 (0.95%) Backup Exec
2 4 (0.54%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.14%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 228 (30.94%) Microsoft
2 101 (13.70%) Oracle
3 31 (4.21%) Sony
4 30 (4.07%) Sybase
5 25 (3.39%) Business Objects
5 25 (3.39%) Red Gate
6 23 (3.12%) Facebook
6 23 (3.12%) Sun
7 20 (2.71%) HP
8 17 (2.31%) Apple
8 17 (2.31%) Yahoo!
8 17 (2.31%) Google
9 16 (2.17%) VMware
10 7 (0.95%) Veritas
11 6 (0.81%) Red Hat
11 6 (0.81%) SAP
11 6 (0.81%) Twitter
12 4 (0.54%) NetApp
13 3 (0.41%) Tableau
13 3 (0.41%) IBM
London
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Project Services Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Subsidised Gym etc
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 27 days holiday, banking bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum + Pension, Annual Leave
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £50000.0000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package & Bonus
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago