The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 424 430 431
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 210 209 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.47% 0.44% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.47% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 197 200 174
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,500 £41,450
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.55%
SQL Server 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
41652 44041 41257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.19% 93.51% 93.51%
Number of salaries quoted 35598 36801 34617
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 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL Server DBA Jobs Demand Trend in London

SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA across the London region.

SQL Server DBA Salary Trend in London

SQL Server DBA
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA across the London region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

SQL Server DBA Salary Histogram in London

SQL Server 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 Server DBA within the London region over the 3 months to 1 September 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 +40 43 £57,500 +15.00% 3
SQL Server DBA
England

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the London region that cited SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title.

1 425 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 359 (84.47%) SQL
3 226 (53.18%) T-SQL
4 218 (51.29%) Performance Tuning
5 211 (49.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 198 (46.59%) Replication
7 192 (45.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 190 (44.71%) Clustering
9 187 (44.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 158 (37.18%) SQL Server 2012
11 150 (35.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 144 (33.88%) Finance
13 125 (29.41%) Microsoft
14 119 (28.00%) Business Intelligence
15 99 (23.29%) Data Warehouse
16 83 (19.53%) Windows
17 73 (17.18%) SQL Server 2005
18 71 (16.71%) MS Excel
19 68 (16.00%) Oracle
20 64 (15.06%) High Availability
21 59 (13.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
21 59 (13.88%) ETL
22 58 (13.65%) Banking
23 56 (13.18%) Agile Software Development
24 52 (12.24%) Database Security
25 47 (11.06%) Oracle Database
26 45 (10.59%) Disaster Recovery
27 41 (9.65%) SQL Server 2000
28 39 (9.18%) Capacity Planning
28 39 (9.18%) PowerShell

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the London region that cited SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (4.24%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.71%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (0.47%) Apache Solr
3 2 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.24%) CMS
4 1 (0.24%) SAS
Applications
1 71 (16.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.47%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.47%) SAP Business One
2 2 (0.47%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.12%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.65%) GitHub
4 6 (1.41%) SaaS
5 5 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.06%) SAN
2 10 (2.35%) Internet
3 3 (0.71%) Firewall
4 1 (0.24%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 425 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 211 (49.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 192 (45.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 187 (44.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 158 (37.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 150 (35.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 99 (23.29%) Data Warehouse
8 73 (17.18%) SQL Server 2005
9 59 (13.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 47 (11.06%) Oracle Database
11 41 (9.65%) SQL Server 2000
12 36 (8.47%) Relational Database
13 28 (6.59%) RDBMS
13 28 (6.59%) MySQL
14 24 (5.65%) Oracle Database 11g
15 22 (5.18%) NoSQL
16 21 (4.94%) OLAP
17 17 (4.00%) DTS
18 13 (3.06%) Oracle OLAP
19 11 (2.59%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 23 (5.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 8 (1.88%) JIRA
3 7 (1.65%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (1.41%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.24%) MSTest
General
1 144 (33.88%) Finance
2 58 (13.65%) Banking
3 26 (6.12%) Retail
4 25 (5.88%) Marketing
5 24 (5.65%) Law
6 23 (5.41%) Legal
7 22 (5.18%) Telecoms
8 13 (3.06%) Investment Banking
9 9 (2.12%) Games
10 7 (1.65%) Advertising
10 7 (1.65%) Financial Institution
11 6 (1.41%) Front Office
12 3 (0.71%) Back Office
12 3 (0.71%) Electronics
12 3 (0.71%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.24%) Publishing
13 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (5.65%) .NET
2 8 (1.88%) COM
2 8 (1.88%) MDX
3 6 (1.41%) Web Services
3 6 (1.41%) .NET Framework
4 4 (0.94%) HTML
5 3 (0.71%) CSS
5 3 (0.71%) JDBC
6 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.24%) XML
6 1 (0.24%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.24%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 198 (46.59%) Replication
2 190 (44.71%) Clustering
3 30 (7.06%) Hedge funds
4 23 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (3.76%) Data Centre
6 10 (2.35%) Statistics
7 9 (2.12%) Social Network
8 8 (1.88%) Data Structures
9 6 (1.41%) iPhone
9 6 (1.41%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.71%) DTV
11 2 (0.47%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.47%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.47%) Life Science
11 2 (0.47%) EqualLogic
12 1 (0.24%) Social Media
12 1 (0.24%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.24%) Kindle
12 1 (0.24%) SWIFT
12 1 (0.24%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 83 (19.53%) Windows
2 35 (8.24%) Linux
3 19 (4.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (3.29%) UNIX
5 13 (3.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.41%) Android
9 4 (0.94%) CentOS
10 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (51.29%) Performance Tuning
2 119 (28.00%) Business Intelligence
3 64 (15.06%) High Availability
4 59 (13.88%) ETL
5 56 (13.18%) Agile Software Development
6 52 (12.24%) Database Security
7 45 (10.59%) Disaster Recovery
8 39 (9.18%) Capacity Planning
9 33 (7.76%) Database Mirroring
10 21 (4.94%) Migration
11 20 (4.71%) Scrum
12 19 (4.47%) Database Tuning
13 16 (3.76%) ITIL
13 16 (3.76%) ERP
13 16 (3.76%) Performance Monitoring
14 14 (3.29%) DevOps
14 14 (3.29%) E-Commerce
14 14 (3.29%) Kanban
14 14 (3.29%) Low Latency
15 13 (3.06%) E-Discovery
Programming Languages
1 359 (84.47%) SQL
2 226 (53.18%) T-SQL
3 39 (9.18%) PowerShell
4 17 (4.00%) Java
5 10 (2.35%) JavaScript
5 10 (2.35%) Shell Script
6 9 (2.12%) C#
7 8 (1.88%) Python
8 6 (1.41%) Ruby
8 6 (1.41%) VBScript
9 5 (1.18%) Perl
9 5 (1.18%) PL/SQL
10 4 (0.94%) VB.NET
10 4 (0.94%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.71%) PHP5
11 3 (0.71%) PHP
12 1 (0.24%) VB
12 1 (0.24%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (6.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (4.94%) Degree
3 9 (2.12%) MCITP
3 9 (2.12%) MCSE
3 9 (2.12%) MCSA
4 8 (1.88%) MCDBA
5 7 (1.65%) Oracle Certification
5 7 (1.65%) MCTS
6 3 (0.71%) OCP
7 2 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.24%) IBM Certification
8 1 (0.24%) RHCE
8 1 (0.24%) HND
8 1 (0.24%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.24%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.00%) QA
2 3 (0.71%) SLA
3 2 (0.47%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
System Software
1 18 (4.24%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (2.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.41%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 15 (3.53%) Data Guard
2 7 (1.65%) Oracle RMAN
2 7 (1.65%) SCOM
3 6 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.94%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (0.71%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.24%) Puppet
Vendors
1 125 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 68 (16.00%) Oracle
3 30 (7.06%) VMware
4 21 (4.94%) Red Gate
5 14 (3.29%) Facebook
6 12 (2.82%) Twitter
6 12 (2.82%) Cognos
7 10 (2.35%) Google
8 9 (2.12%) SAP
8 9 (2.12%) Red Hat
9 7 (1.65%) Tableau
10 5 (1.18%) Sybase
11 4 (0.94%) IBM
11 4 (0.94%) Tripwire
12 3 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.71%) Eloqua
12 3 (0.71%) Alteryx
13 2 (0.47%) Wall Street Systems
13 2 (0.47%) Percona
13 2 (0.47%) Dell
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + excellent bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Proactive Appointments
Salary: UP TO £40K + BENEFITS
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + brillinat bonusesa and benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Noir Consulting
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £85000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North London
ninesharp
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Gym, Travel + more!
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £0.00 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + pension, health
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Salary: £45862.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago