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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 308 303 300
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 407 419 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.99% 1.01% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 1.05% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 385 385 376
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,174 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
39261 39886 40581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.71% 95.75% 95.67%
Number of salaries quoted 33887 33811 33189
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 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 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 8 February 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 +25 81 £55,000 -8.33% 14
Lewisham - 5 £46,500 -
Chessington - 3 £50,000 -
Chiswick - 3 £42,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £56,250 -
Brentford - 1 £90,000 -
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 February 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.

1 734 (94.10%) SQL Server
2 677 (86.79%) SQL
3 368 (47.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 348 (44.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 347 (44.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 325 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
7 320 (41.03%) T-SQL
8 287 (36.79%) Finance
9 275 (35.26%) Clustering
10 272 (34.87%) Replication
11 268 (34.36%) SQL Server 2012
12 261 (33.46%) Microsoft
13 212 (27.18%) High Availability
14 193 (24.74%) SQL Server 2014
15 180 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 172 (22.05%) Oracle
17 160 (20.51%) Windows
18 134 (17.18%) Business Intelligence
19 117 (15.00%) Banking
20 116 (14.87%) MS Excel
21 107 (13.72%) Agile Software Development
22 101 (12.95%) Microsoft Certification
23 100 (12.82%) SQL Server 2005
24 98 (12.56%) ETL
24 98 (12.56%) Oracle Database
25 94 (12.05%) Disaster Recovery
25 94 (12.05%) Migration
26 88 (11.28%) ITIL
27 87 (11.15%) Data Warehouse
28 85 (10.90%) Database Mirroring

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 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 17 (2.18%) SharePoint
2 13 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (1.03%) IIS
4 3 (0.38%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.26%) Confluence
5 2 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.26%) Node.js
5 2 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.13%) Apache
6 1 (0.13%) CMS
Applications
1 116 (14.87%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.26%) MS Office
4 2 (0.26%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.21%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.26%) SaaS
5 1 (0.13%) IaaS
5 1 (0.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.56%) SAN
2 14 (1.79%) TCP/IP
3 10 (1.28%) DNS
4 5 (0.64%) Firewall
4 5 (0.64%) SSL
4 5 (0.64%) VPN
5 4 (0.51%) NAS
6 3 (0.38%) DHCP
7 2 (0.26%) FTP
7 2 (0.26%) SMTP
8 1 (0.13%) HTTP
8 1 (0.13%) Internet
8 1 (0.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 734 (94.10%) SQL Server
2 368 (47.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 348 (44.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 347 (44.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 268 (34.36%) SQL Server 2012
6 193 (24.74%) SQL Server 2014
7 180 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 100 (12.82%) SQL Server 2005
9 98 (12.56%) Oracle Database
10 87 (11.15%) Data Warehouse
11 82 (10.51%) MySQL
12 67 (8.59%) Relational Database
13 54 (6.92%) NoSQL
14 44 (5.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 41 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
16 39 (5.00%) MongoDB
16 39 (5.00%) Siebel EIM
17 33 (4.23%) RDBMS
18 26 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
19 20 (2.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
1 12 (1.54%) Visual Studio
2 7 (0.90%) Git (software)
3 6 (0.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.26%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.26%) JIRA
5 1 (0.13%) ERwin
5 1 (0.13%) ProC
General
1 287 (36.79%) Finance
2 117 (15.00%) Banking
3 41 (5.26%) Legal
4 36 (4.62%) Retail
5 33 (4.23%) Investment Banking
6 29 (3.72%) Law
7 27 (3.46%) Marketing
8 18 (2.31%) Telecoms
9 13 (1.67%) Advertising
10 11 (1.41%) Retail Banking
11 6 (0.77%) Private Banking
12 5 (0.64%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.64%) Games
12 5 (0.64%) Publishing
13 3 (0.38%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.26%) French Language
15 1 (0.13%) Back Office
15 1 (0.13%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (6.15%) .NET
2 19 (2.44%) MDX
3 7 (0.90%) HTML
4 4 (0.51%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 4 (0.51%) Web Services
5 2 (0.26%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.26%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.26%) CSS
5 2 (0.26%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 2 (0.26%) WPF
5 2 (0.26%) XML
6 1 (0.13%) COM
6 1 (0.13%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.13%) jQuery
6 1 (0.13%) Memcached
6 1 (0.13%) NHibernate
6 1 (0.13%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 275 (35.26%) Clustering
2 272 (34.87%) Replication
3 24 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (2.69%) Data Centre
5 17 (2.18%) Statistics
6 13 (1.67%) Hedge funds
7 10 (1.28%) Data Extraction
8 5 (0.64%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.38%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.38%) Public Cloud
9 3 (0.38%) Semantic Web
10 2 (0.26%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.26%) CMDB
10 2 (0.26%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.26%) iPhone
10 2 (0.26%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.26%) Reinsurance
11 1 (0.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 160 (20.51%) Windows
2 68 (8.72%) Linux
3 62 (7.95%) Windows Server
4 46 (5.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (4.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (3.21%) Unix
7 20 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (1.28%) Solaris
10 8 (1.03%) SUSE
10 8 (1.03%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 4 (0.51%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.26%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 325 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
2 212 (27.18%) High Availability
3 134 (17.18%) Business Intelligence
4 107 (13.72%) Agile Software Development
5 98 (12.56%) ETL
6 94 (12.05%) Disaster Recovery
6 94 (12.05%) Migration
7 88 (11.28%) ITIL
8 85 (10.90%) Database Mirroring
9 74 (9.49%) Capacity Planning
10 61 (7.82%) Performance Monitoring
11 60 (7.69%) Database Security
12 58 (7.44%) Data Modelling
13 56 (7.18%) Data Management
14 44 (5.64%) Database Tuning
15 43 (5.51%) Performance Optimisation
16 39 (5.00%) Data Transformation
16 39 (5.00%) Mentoring
16 39 (5.00%) Physical Data Model
17 37 (4.74%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 677 (86.79%) SQL
2 320 (41.03%) T-SQL
3 41 (5.26%) PL/SQL
4 36 (4.62%) PowerShell
5 29 (3.72%) Perl
6 27 (3.46%) Shell Script
7 17 (2.18%) Java
8 16 (2.05%) C#
9 14 (1.79%) VB
10 9 (1.15%) VBA
11 8 (1.03%) AWK
11 8 (1.03%) Bourne shell
11 8 (1.03%) sed
12 5 (0.64%) C
12 5 (0.64%) JavaScript
12 5 (0.64%) Python
13 3 (0.38%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.38%) VBScript
14 2 (0.26%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.13%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 101 (12.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 68 (8.72%) MCITP
3 42 (5.38%) MCSE
4 35 (4.49%) Degree
4 35 (4.49%) MCDBA
5 32 (4.10%) MCSA
6 29 (3.72%) MCTS
7 26 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 26 (3.33%) SC Cleared
7 26 (3.33%) Security Cleared
8 5 (0.64%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.26%) OCP
10 1 (0.13%) OCA
10 1 (0.13%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.54%) QA
1 12 (1.54%) Solvency II
2 10 (1.28%) SLA
3 5 (0.64%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.64%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 41 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 19 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
3 8 (1.03%) Firmware
4 7 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.26%) Docker
5 2 (0.26%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.13%) SRDF
6 1 (0.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 36 (4.62%) Data Guard
2 31 (3.97%) Oracle RMAN
3 10 (1.28%) SCCM
3 10 (1.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 8 (1.03%) HP SIM
5 6 (0.77%) LiteSpeed
6 5 (0.64%) Puppet
7 4 (0.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (0.38%) Perfmon
9 2 (0.26%) Oracle Statspack
9 2 (0.26%) Oracle ZFS
9 2 (0.26%) Terraform
9 2 (0.26%) WSUS
10 1 (0.13%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 261 (33.46%) Microsoft
2 172 (22.05%) Oracle
3 39 (5.00%) Siebel
4 25 (3.21%) Red Gate
5 23 (2.95%) Sybase
6 20 (2.56%) Red Hat
7 10 (1.28%) Cognos
7 10 (1.28%) Symantec
7 10 (1.28%) VMware
8 8 (1.03%) EMC
8 8 (1.03%) Sun
9 6 (0.77%) EXASOL
9 6 (0.77%) SolarWinds
10 5 (0.64%) SAP
11 4 (0.51%) HP
11 4 (0.51%) hybris
12 2 (0.26%) Cisco
12 2 (0.26%) Dell
12 2 (0.26%) Facebook
12 2 (0.26%) Remedy
London
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Data Idols
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
North London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £55000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 55k per year + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
EarthStream Global
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Sage UK Limited
Salary: competitive plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
London
iKas International
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + 10% bonus and benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Company Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits and BONUS
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Factset Europe Limited
Salary: £45,000-£55,000
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago