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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 309 298 256
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -42
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 368 408 461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.87% 0.93% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 1.00% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 341 357 419
Average salary £56,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.81% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £41,375 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +3.43%
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
39433 40982 41542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.76% 93.75% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 33271 33550 35413
Average salary £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.95% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +15 104 £57,500 +4.54% 17
Croydon - 8 £61,250 -
Uxbridge +6 6 £48,500 -19.16%
Canary Wharf - 1 £62,500 -
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 723 (94.76%) SQL
2 700 (91.74%) SQL Server
3 404 (52.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 383 (50.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 343 (44.95%) T-SQL
6 317 (41.55%) Performance Tuning
7 302 (39.58%) SQL Server 2008
8 251 (32.90%) Microsoft
9 247 (32.37%) Replication
10 220 (28.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 219 (28.70%) Finance
12 206 (27.00%) Clustering
13 196 (25.69%) SQL Server 2012
14 190 (24.90%) Windows
15 170 (22.28%) Oracle
16 159 (20.84%) MS Excel
17 156 (20.45%) Business Intelligence
18 135 (17.69%) SQL Server 2005
19 120 (15.73%) Data Warehouse
20 112 (14.68%) ETL
21 103 (13.50%) .NET
22 95 (12.45%) Banking
23 94 (12.32%) Oracle Database
24 88 (11.53%) PowerShell
24 88 (11.53%) Windows Server 2008
25 86 (11.27%) Disaster Recovery
26 82 (10.75%) Degree
27 81 (10.62%) MySQL
28 75 (9.83%) Capacity Planning
29 74 (9.70%) ITIL

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (7.99%) SharePoint
2 34 (4.46%) IIS
3 18 (2.36%) Oracle Coherence
4 14 (1.83%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (0.92%) Apache Pig
6 6 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (0.79%) WorkSite
7 5 (0.66%) Apache Solr
7 5 (0.66%) SAS
8 4 (0.52%) Oracle Application Server
8 4 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.13%) Apache
9 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 159 (20.84%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.44%) MS Office
3 4 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
1 10 (1.31%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.13%) Agresso
2 1 (0.13%) SimCorp Dimension
2 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 39 (5.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (2.75%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (1.31%) SaaS
4 3 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.70%) SAN
2 10 (1.31%) TCP/IP
3 8 (1.05%) DNS
4 7 (0.92%) HTTP
5 4 (0.52%) LAN
5 4 (0.52%) WAN
5 4 (0.52%) Internet
6 3 (0.39%) Intranet
6 3 (0.39%) Network Security
6 3 (0.39%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.26%) DHCP
7 2 (0.26%) NAS
8 1 (0.13%) Firewall
8 1 (0.13%) FTP
8 1 (0.13%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 700 (91.74%) SQL Server
2 404 (52.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 383 (50.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 302 (39.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 220 (28.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 196 (25.69%) SQL Server 2012
7 135 (17.69%) SQL Server 2005
8 120 (15.73%) Data Warehouse
9 94 (12.32%) Oracle Database
10 81 (10.62%) MySQL
11 71 (9.31%) Relational Database
12 64 (8.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 49 (6.42%) RDBMS
14 45 (5.90%) DTS
15 38 (4.98%) Oracle Database 11g
16 37 (4.85%) SQL Server 2000
17 36 (4.72%) OLTP
18 30 (3.93%) Big Data
19 28 (3.67%) NoSQL
20 26 (3.41%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 17 (2.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (2.10%) Visual Studio
2 16 (2.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (0.52%) PowerBuilder
3 4 (0.52%) Subversion
4 3 (0.39%) Hudson
4 3 (0.39%) Selenium
4 3 (0.39%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.13%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.13%) JIRA
General
1 219 (28.70%) Finance
2 95 (12.45%) Banking
3 54 (7.08%) Law
4 52 (6.82%) Legal
5 37 (4.85%) Marketing
6 23 (3.01%) Investment Banking
7 20 (2.62%) Retail
8 15 (1.97%) Advertising
9 12 (1.57%) Games
10 9 (1.18%) Telecoms
11 6 (0.79%) Front Office
12 4 (0.52%) Publishing
13 3 (0.39%) Billing
14 2 (0.26%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.13%) Back Office
15 1 (0.13%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.13%) Automotive
15 1 (0.13%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (13.50%) .NET
2 33 (4.33%) XML
3 20 (2.62%) Web Services
4 19 (2.49%) .NET Framework
5 16 (2.10%) WCF
6 15 (1.97%) ASP.NET
7 14 (1.83%) HTML
7 14 (1.83%) JDBC
8 12 (1.57%) MDX
9 8 (1.05%) FIX Protocol
9 8 (1.05%) ODBC
10 5 (0.66%) Kafka
11 4 (0.52%) CGI
11 4 (0.52%) COM
12 1 (0.13%) LAMP
12 1 (0.13%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 247 (32.37%) Replication
2 206 (27.00%) Clustering
3 62 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
4 43 (5.64%) Hedge funds
5 23 (3.01%) Statistics
6 19 (2.49%) Client/Server
7 16 (2.10%) Computer Science
8 12 (1.57%) Social Network
9 10 (1.31%) Derivative
10 9 (1.18%) Social Media
11 8 (1.05%) Kindle
11 8 (1.05%) SWIFT
11 8 (1.05%) BBC
12 6 (0.79%) Management Information System
12 6 (0.79%) Open Source
13 5 (0.66%) Data Structures
14 3 (0.39%) Data Extraction
14 3 (0.39%) Online Banking
15 2 (0.26%) E-Learning
15 2 (0.26%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 190 (24.90%) Windows
2 88 (11.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 73 (9.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 65 (8.52%) Linux
5 48 (6.29%) UNIX
6 41 (5.37%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (1.05%) AIX
7 8 (1.05%) Solaris
7 8 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.66%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 317 (41.55%) Performance Tuning
2 156 (20.45%) Business Intelligence
3 112 (14.68%) ETL
4 86 (11.27%) Disaster Recovery
5 75 (9.83%) Capacity Planning
6 74 (9.70%) ITIL
7 72 (9.44%) High Availability
8 69 (9.04%) Migration
9 68 (8.91%) Database Security
10 50 (6.55%) Data Management
11 46 (6.03%) Performance Monitoring
12 39 (5.11%) Database Tuning
13 36 (4.72%) Agile Software Development
14 27 (3.54%) E-Commerce
14 27 (3.54%) Root Cause Analysis
15 25 (3.28%) Data Modelling
16 24 (3.15%) Change Management
17 22 (2.88%) Data Migration
18 21 (2.75%) Dimensional Modelling
18 21 (2.75%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 723 (94.76%) SQL
2 343 (44.95%) T-SQL
3 88 (11.53%) PowerShell
4 54 (7.08%) C#
5 40 (5.24%) Java
6 21 (2.75%) JavaScript
6 21 (2.75%) Shell Script
7 17 (2.23%) PL/SQL
8 16 (2.10%) VBScript
9 12 (1.57%) C
10 11 (1.44%) Python
11 9 (1.18%) Bash Shell
11 9 (1.18%) Ruby
12 6 (0.79%) VB
13 5 (0.66%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.52%) Korn
14 4 (0.52%) Perl
15 3 (0.39%) C++
16 2 (0.26%) PHP
17 1 (0.13%) X++
Qualifications
1 82 (10.75%) Degree
2 69 (9.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 44 (5.77%) MCITP
4 36 (4.72%) Security Cleared
5 33 (4.33%) MCTS
6 23 (3.01%) MCDBA
7 22 (2.88%) SC Cleared
8 20 (2.62%) MCSE
9 18 (2.36%) MCSA
10 17 (2.23%) VCP4
11 15 (1.97%) DV Cleared
12 9 (1.18%) OCP
12 9 (1.18%) Oracle Certification
12 9 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (1.05%) IBM Certification
13 8 (1.05%) HND
14 4 (0.52%) Microsoft Certified Architect
14 4 (0.52%) MCT
15 2 (0.26%) CTC Cleared
16 1 (0.13%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.54%) SLA
2 14 (1.83%) QA
3 8 (1.05%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.26%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.13%) JSP 440
System Software
1 73 (9.57%) Oracle RAC
2 18 (2.36%) Active Directory
2 18 (2.36%) Hyper-V
3 13 (1.70%) Oracle RMAN
4 12 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (1.31%) vSphere
6 7 (0.92%) HDFS
7 5 (0.66%) Apache Flume
8 4 (0.52%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 46 (6.03%) Data Guard
2 5 (0.66%) SCOM
3 4 (0.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (0.52%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 251 (32.90%) Microsoft
2 170 (22.28%) Oracle
3 31 (4.06%) VMware
4 24 (3.15%) Sybase
5 20 (2.62%) HP
5 20 (2.62%) Red Gate
6 19 (2.49%) Business Objects
7 18 (2.36%) Facebook
8 17 (2.23%) IBM
9 15 (1.97%) Sony
10 13 (1.70%) Red Hat
11 10 (1.31%) SAP
11 10 (1.31%) Twitter
12 8 (1.05%) Yahoo!
12 8 (1.05%) Google
12 8 (1.05%) 3PAR
12 8 (1.05%) Apple
12 8 (1.05%) Citrix
13 7 (0.92%) Sun
14 4 (0.52%) Remedy
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
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Salary: £60000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
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