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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 284 287 253
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 444 479 503
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.00% 0.98% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 1.04% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 416 416 441
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 £72,500 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.75%
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
41630 45918 42856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.59% 93.82% 93.92%
Number of salaries quoted 35113 38026 36260
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 £31,982 £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 1 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 1 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 +35 113 £55,000 +10.00% 5
Uxbridge - 9 £47,500 -
Croydon +19 7 £61,500 +17.14%
West Drayton -4 5 £50,000 +25.00%
Harrow +7 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £75,000 -
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 734 (93.27%) SQL
2 720 (91.49%) SQL Server
3 461 (58.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 414 (52.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 326 (41.42%) Performance Tuning
6 319 (40.53%) SQL Server 2008
7 312 (39.64%) T-SQL
8 276 (35.07%) Replication
9 271 (34.43%) Microsoft
10 248 (31.51%) Finance
11 244 (31.00%) Clustering
11 244 (31.00%) SQL Server 2012
12 239 (30.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 200 (25.41%) Oracle
14 176 (22.36%) Windows
15 173 (21.98%) Business Intelligence
16 164 (20.84%) MS Excel
17 131 (16.65%) SQL Server 2005
18 122 (15.50%) Oracle Database
19 121 (15.37%) Banking
20 115 (14.61%) Data Warehouse
21 112 (14.23%) Disaster Recovery
22 104 (13.21%) ETL
23 97 (12.33%) PowerShell
24 95 (12.07%) High Availability
25 89 (11.31%) Linux
26 85 (10.80%) Database Mirroring
27 83 (10.55%) MySQL
28 82 (10.42%) Migration
29 81 (10.29%) Database Security

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 49 (6.23%) SharePoint
2 32 (4.07%) IIS
3 19 (2.41%) Oracle Coherence
4 5 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (0.51%) Apache Solr
5 4 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.38%) SAS
7 2 (0.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.25%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.25%) WorkSite
7 2 (0.25%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.13%) Apache
8 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.13%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 164 (20.84%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.51%) MS Office
3 2 (0.25%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.13%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 9 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.25%) Sophis RISQUE
4 1 (0.13%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.13%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 47 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (3.94%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (3.56%) 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 21 (2.67%) SAN
2 8 (1.02%) TCP/IP
3 7 (0.89%) HTTP
4 6 (0.76%) Kerberos
4 6 (0.76%) DNS
5 4 (0.51%) Internet
5 4 (0.51%) LAN
5 4 (0.51%) WAN
6 3 (0.38%) Network Security
6 3 (0.38%) Firewall
7 1 (0.13%) NAS
7 1 (0.13%) SMTP
7 1 (0.13%) FTP
7 1 (0.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 720 (91.49%) SQL Server
2 461 (58.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 414 (52.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 319 (40.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 244 (31.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 239 (30.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 131 (16.65%) SQL Server 2005
8 122 (15.50%) Oracle Database
9 115 (14.61%) Data Warehouse
10 83 (10.55%) MySQL
11 54 (6.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 51 (6.48%) Relational Database
13 42 (5.34%) DTS
14 35 (4.45%) RDBMS
15 34 (4.32%) Oracle Database 11g
16 27 (3.43%) Big Data
17 22 (2.80%) SQL Server 2000
18 20 (2.54%) Hadoop
18 20 (2.54%) MongoDB
19 18 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (2.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (2.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 15 (1.91%) Visual Studio
4 9 (1.14%) JIRA
5 6 (0.76%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.38%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (0.25%) PowerBuilder
8 1 (0.13%) Subversion
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Forms
General
1 248 (31.51%) Finance
2 121 (15.37%) Banking
3 40 (5.08%) Legal
4 31 (3.94%) Law
5 28 (3.56%) Marketing
6 25 (3.18%) Retail
7 24 (3.05%) Investment Banking
8 15 (1.91%) Games
8 15 (1.91%) Telecoms
9 9 (1.14%) Advertising
10 7 (0.89%) Front Office
10 7 (0.89%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.64%) Publishing
12 4 (0.51%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.38%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.25%) Local Government
14 2 (0.25%) Billing
15 1 (0.13%) Back Office
15 1 (0.13%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (8.77%) .NET
2 26 (3.30%) XML
3 22 (2.80%) Web Services
4 15 (1.91%) JDBC
5 13 (1.65%) HTML
6 11 (1.40%) .NET Framework
6 11 (1.40%) ASP.NET
7 10 (1.27%) FIX Protocol
7 10 (1.27%) WCF
8 7 (0.89%) COM
9 5 (0.64%) MDX
10 4 (0.51%) CGI
11 3 (0.38%) ODBC
12 2 (0.25%) Oracle GoldenGate
13 1 (0.13%) Apache Flex
13 1 (0.13%) Kafka
13 1 (0.13%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1 (0.13%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 276 (35.07%) Replication
2 244 (31.00%) Clustering
3 64 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
4 53 (6.73%) Hedge funds
5 30 (3.81%) Statistics
6 13 (1.65%) Social Network
7 12 (1.52%) Data Structures
8 10 (1.27%) Derivative
8 10 (1.27%) SWIFT
9 9 (1.14%) Public Cloud
9 9 (1.14%) Kindle
10 8 (1.02%) Computer Science
11 7 (0.89%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.38%) Data Extraction
12 3 (0.38%) Digital Media
12 3 (0.38%) Open Source
12 3 (0.38%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.25%) Blackberry
13 2 (0.25%) EqualLogic
13 2 (0.25%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 176 (22.36%) Windows
2 89 (11.31%) Linux
3 64 (8.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 62 (7.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 62 (7.88%) UNIX
5 30 (3.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (1.02%) AIX
7 8 (1.02%) Solaris
8 6 (0.76%) CentOS
9 2 (0.25%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.25%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.13%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 326 (41.42%) Performance Tuning
2 173 (21.98%) Business Intelligence
3 112 (14.23%) Disaster Recovery
4 104 (13.21%) ETL
5 95 (12.07%) High Availability
6 85 (10.80%) Database Mirroring
7 82 (10.42%) Migration
8 81 (10.29%) Database Security
9 79 (10.04%) Capacity Planning
10 72 (9.15%) ITIL
11 53 (6.73%) Database Tuning
12 44 (5.59%) Data Management
13 42 (5.34%) Agile Software Development
14 41 (5.21%) Performance Monitoring
15 24 (3.05%) Data Migration
16 21 (2.67%) Change Management
16 21 (2.67%) Line Management
16 21 (2.67%) Analytics
17 19 (2.41%) Performance Analysis
18 18 (2.29%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 734 (93.27%) SQL
2 312 (39.64%) T-SQL
3 97 (12.33%) PowerShell
4 41 (5.21%) Java
5 34 (4.32%) Shell Script
6 32 (4.07%) C#
7 21 (2.67%) Python
8 18 (2.29%) PL/SQL
9 14 (1.78%) Ruby
9 14 (1.78%) JavaScript
10 11 (1.40%) Bash Shell
11 10 (1.27%) C
12 8 (1.02%) VBScript
13 5 (0.64%) Perl
14 4 (0.51%) Korn
15 2 (0.25%) PHP
15 2 (0.25%) VB
16 1 (0.13%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 79 (10.04%) Degree
2 53 (6.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 37 (4.70%) Security Cleared
4 35 (4.45%) MCITP
5 19 (2.41%) SC Cleared
6 18 (2.29%) MCTS
7 16 (2.03%) MCDBA
8 14 (1.78%) Oracle Certification
8 14 (1.78%) MCSE
9 12 (1.52%) OCP
9 12 (1.52%) MCSA
9 12 (1.52%) DV Cleared
10 10 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (1.14%) IBM Certification
12 8 (1.02%) HND
13 4 (0.51%) Microsoft Certified Architect
14 3 (0.38%) MCT
15 1 (0.13%) CTC Cleared
15 1 (0.13%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.18%) SLA
2 17 (2.16%) QA
3 9 (1.14%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.25%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.13%) JSP 440
System Software
1 76 (9.66%) Oracle RAC
2 22 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (2.67%) Active Directory
4 13 (1.65%) Hyper-V
5 10 (1.27%) vSphere
6 4 (0.51%) Oracle Clusterware
7 2 (0.25%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.25%) XenApp
7 2 (0.25%) HDFS
8 1 (0.13%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 57 (7.24%) Data Guard
2 12 (1.52%) Oracle RMAN
3 7 (0.89%) SCOM
4 6 (0.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (0.76%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (0.38%) Puppet
6 2 (0.25%) SCCM
7 1 (0.13%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 271 (34.43%) Microsoft
2 200 (25.41%) Oracle
3 45 (5.72%) VMware
4 20 (2.54%) Sybase
5 17 (2.16%) IBM
6 14 (1.78%) Red Hat
6 14 (1.78%) Red Gate
7 13 (1.65%) Facebook
7 13 (1.65%) Twitter
7 13 (1.65%) SAP
7 13 (1.65%) HP
8 11 (1.40%) Tableau
9 10 (1.27%) Business Objects
10 9 (1.14%) Citrix
11 8 (1.02%) 3PAR
12 6 (0.76%) Alteryx
13 4 (0.51%) Remedy
13 4 (0.51%) NetApp
13 4 (0.51%) Sony
13 4 (0.51%) Brocade
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Noir Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks a trading division of Harvey Nash Plc
Salary: excellent package and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £70000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50k - 60k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus and benefits and Training
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + excellent package and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
North London
Sage Pay
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Noir Consulting
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago