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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 284 293 246
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -47
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 425 461 517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.98% 0.95% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 1.01% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 397 403 450
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £62,500
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
40624 45661 41244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.51% 93.84% 93.72%
Number of salaries quoted 34358 38187 34690
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 £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +24 102 £57,500 +15.00% 9
Uxbridge 0 8 £47,500 -24.00%
Croydon +19 7 £61,500 +17.14% 1
West Drayton -5 6 £50,000 +25.00%
Harrow +4 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames +4 1 £55,000 -24.13%
Docklands, London +2 1 £60,000 +4.34%
Hammersmith - 1 £75,000 -
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 727 (92.61%) SQL
2 723 (92.10%) SQL Server
3 452 (57.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 413 (52.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 331 (42.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 329 (41.91%) Performance Tuning
7 324 (41.27%) T-SQL
8 284 (36.18%) Microsoft
9 274 (34.90%) Replication
10 250 (31.85%) Clustering
11 249 (31.72%) Finance
12 247 (31.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 243 (30.96%) SQL Server 2012
14 213 (27.13%) Oracle
15 182 (23.18%) Business Intelligence
16 168 (21.40%) MS Excel
17 163 (20.76%) Windows
18 131 (16.69%) Oracle Database
19 129 (16.43%) SQL Server 2005
20 125 (15.92%) Banking
21 119 (15.16%) Disaster Recovery
21 119 (15.16%) Data Warehouse
22 101 (12.87%) High Availability
23 97 (12.36%) ETL
24 96 (12.23%) PowerShell
25 90 (11.46%) Linux
26 87 (11.08%) Database Security
27 85 (10.83%) Oracle RAC
28 83 (10.57%) Capacity Planning
29 82 (10.45%) Database Mirroring

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 48 (6.11%) SharePoint
2 31 (3.95%) IIS
3 20 (2.55%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (0.38%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.38%) SAS
4 3 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.25%) Apache Solr
5 2 (0.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.13%) WorkSite
6 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.13%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 168 (21.40%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.38%) MS Office
3 2 (0.25%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.13%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 10 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.25%) Sophis RISQUE
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.13%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.13%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 41 (5.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.76%) GitHub
4 6 (0.76%) SaaS
5 3 (0.38%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.13%) Sage Pay
6 1 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.93%) SAN
2 7 (0.89%) TCP/IP
3 6 (0.76%) DNS
3 6 (0.76%) Internet
3 6 (0.76%) HTTP
4 5 (0.64%) Kerberos
5 4 (0.51%) LAN
5 4 (0.51%) WAN
6 3 (0.38%) Firewall
6 3 (0.38%) Network Security
7 2 (0.25%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 723 (92.10%) SQL Server
2 452 (57.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 413 (52.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 331 (42.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 247 (31.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 243 (30.96%) SQL Server 2012
7 131 (16.69%) Oracle Database
8 129 (16.43%) SQL Server 2005
9 119 (15.16%) Data Warehouse
10 82 (10.45%) MySQL
11 55 (7.01%) Relational Database
12 54 (6.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 40 (5.10%) RDBMS
14 39 (4.97%) Oracle Database 11g
15 38 (4.84%) DTS
16 22 (2.80%) Big Data
17 21 (2.68%) SQL Server 2000
18 17 (2.17%) OLAP
19 15 (1.91%) PostgreSQL
19 15 (1.91%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 26 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (2.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 11 (1.40%) Visual Studio
4 9 (1.15%) JIRA
5 6 (0.76%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.25%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (0.25%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.13%) MSTest
General
1 249 (31.72%) Finance
2 125 (15.92%) Banking
3 39 (4.97%) Legal
4 27 (3.44%) Law
5 26 (3.31%) Investment Banking
6 23 (2.93%) Retail
6 23 (2.93%) Marketing
7 17 (2.17%) Games
8 12 (1.53%) Telecoms
9 8 (1.02%) Advertising
10 7 (0.89%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.89%) Front Office
11 5 (0.64%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.51%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.38%) Publishing
14 1 (0.13%) Local Government
14 1 (0.13%) Billing
14 1 (0.13%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (9.68%) .NET
2 22 (2.80%) XML
3 21 (2.68%) Web Services
4 16 (2.04%) JDBC
5 13 (1.66%) .NET Framework
6 12 (1.53%) HTML
7 10 (1.27%) ASP.NET
7 10 (1.27%) FIX Protocol
8 8 (1.02%) WCF
9 6 (0.76%) COM
10 5 (0.64%) MDX
11 4 (0.51%) CGI
12 3 (0.38%) Oracle GoldenGate
13 1 (0.13%) Apache Flex
13 1 (0.13%) ODBC
13 1 (0.13%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 274 (34.90%) Replication
2 250 (31.85%) Clustering
3 64 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
4 47 (5.99%) Hedge funds
5 35 (4.46%) Statistics
6 13 (1.66%) Social Network
7 12 (1.53%) Data Structures
8 10 (1.27%) SWIFT
8 10 (1.27%) Derivative
9 9 (1.15%) Kindle
9 9 (1.15%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.38%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.38%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.38%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.25%) EqualLogic
11 2 (0.25%) Online Games
11 2 (0.25%) iPhone
11 2 (0.25%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.25%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 163 (20.76%) Windows
2 90 (11.46%) Linux
3 63 (8.03%) UNIX
4 52 (6.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 47 (5.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (3.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (1.02%) AIX
7 8 (1.02%) Solaris
8 3 (0.38%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.38%) CentOS
9 2 (0.25%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.13%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 329 (41.91%) Performance Tuning
2 182 (23.18%) Business Intelligence
3 119 (15.16%) Disaster Recovery
4 101 (12.87%) High Availability
5 97 (12.36%) ETL
6 87 (11.08%) Database Security
7 83 (10.57%) Capacity Planning
8 82 (10.45%) Database Mirroring
8 82 (10.45%) Migration
9 70 (8.92%) ITIL
10 51 (6.50%) Database Tuning
11 44 (5.61%) Agile Software Development
12 43 (5.48%) Data Management
13 38 (4.84%) Performance Monitoring
14 23 (2.93%) Line Management
15 22 (2.80%) Scrum
16 21 (2.68%) Stakeholder Management
16 21 (2.68%) Change Management
16 21 (2.68%) Analytics
17 20 (2.55%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 727 (92.61%) SQL
2 324 (41.27%) T-SQL
3 96 (12.23%) PowerShell
4 45 (5.73%) Java
5 33 (4.20%) C#
5 33 (4.20%) Shell Script
6 24 (3.06%) Python
7 21 (2.68%) PL/SQL
8 17 (2.17%) Ruby
9 14 (1.78%) Bash Shell
10 13 (1.66%) JavaScript
11 9 (1.15%) C
12 7 (0.89%) VBScript
13 6 (0.76%) Perl
14 4 (0.51%) Korn
15 3 (0.38%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.25%) VB
17 1 (0.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 61 (7.77%) Degree
2 49 (6.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (4.08%) Security Cleared
4 28 (3.57%) MCITP
5 18 (2.29%) MCTS
6 15 (1.91%) Oracle Certification
7 14 (1.78%) SC Cleared
7 14 (1.78%) MCSA
7 14 (1.78%) MCDBA
8 13 (1.66%) OCP
9 12 (1.53%) MCSE
10 9 (1.15%) IBM Certification
11 8 (1.02%) DV Cleared
11 8 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (1.02%) HND
12 4 (0.51%) Microsoft Certified Architect
13 2 (0.25%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.18%) SLA
2 16 (2.04%) QA
3 9 (1.15%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 85 (10.83%) Oracle RAC
2 20 (2.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (2.55%) Active Directory
3 10 (1.27%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.02%) vSphere
5 4 (0.51%) Oracle Clusterware
6 2 (0.25%) XenApp
6 2 (0.25%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 65 (8.28%) Data Guard
2 16 (2.04%) Oracle RMAN
3 7 (0.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 7 (0.89%) SCOM
4 6 (0.76%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (0.38%) Puppet
6 2 (0.25%) SCCM
6 2 (0.25%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 284 (36.18%) Microsoft
2 213 (27.13%) Oracle
3 42 (5.35%) VMware
4 19 (2.42%) IBM
4 19 (2.42%) Sybase
5 14 (1.78%) Red Hat
6 13 (1.66%) SAP
6 13 (1.66%) Facebook
6 13 (1.66%) Twitter
7 11 (1.40%) HP
7 11 (1.40%) Red Gate
8 10 (1.27%) Tableau
9 9 (1.15%) Citrix
10 8 (1.02%) 3PAR
11 6 (0.76%) Alteryx
11 6 (0.76%) Business Objects
12 4 (0.51%) Remedy
12 4 (0.51%) Brocade
12 4 (0.51%) Tripwire
13 3 (0.38%) Google
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Moonpig
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + pension, health
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
New Malden, Surrey
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum + 26 days holiday, pension healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Volt
Salary: £320 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Forman IT
Salary: BENS + BONUS
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Posted: 4 days ago