The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the London region that had SQL Server DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 488 409 415
Rank change year-on-year
-79 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 147 276 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.37% 0.62% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.64% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 128 255 285
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £41,000 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
37731 42824 48215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.71% 95.70% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 32834 36221 40358
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region that featured SQL Server DBA in the job title.

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 26 June 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA within the London region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +43 45 £50,000 -13.04% 1
Mayfair - 7 £50,000 -
Harrow - 1 - -
Hayes - 1 £45,000 -
SQL Server DBA
England

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, SQL Server DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region featuring SQL Server DBA in the job title.

1 347 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 280 (80.69%) SQL
3 217 (62.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 185 (53.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 163 (46.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 156 (44.96%) T-SQL
6 156 (44.96%) SQL Server 2012
7 150 (43.23%) Microsoft
8 147 (42.36%) Performance Tuning
9 143 (41.21%) SQL Server 2014
10 140 (40.35%) Clustering
11 130 (37.46%) Finance
12 107 (30.84%) High Availability
13 100 (28.82%) Replication
14 91 (26.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 89 (25.65%) SQL Server 2005
16 88 (25.36%) Business Intelligence
17 85 (24.50%) Windows
18 71 (20.46%) Oracle
19 68 (19.60%) MS Excel
20 63 (18.16%) Data Warehouse
21 54 (15.56%) Relational Database
22 50 (14.41%) Disaster Recovery
23 47 (13.54%) Microsoft Certification
23 47 (13.54%) Oracle Database
23 47 (13.54%) Degree
24 40 (11.53%) Migration
25 37 (10.66%) Agile Software Development
26 36 (10.37%) Windows Server
27 35 (10.09%) ETL

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (2.88%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.02%) Oracle Coherence
3 5 (1.44%) IIS
4 2 (0.58%) Apache
4 2 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.29%) Mule
5 1 (0.29%) Mule ESB
5 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 68 (19.60%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.03%) SAN
2 6 (1.73%) DNS
2 6 (1.73%) NAS
3 4 (1.15%) DHCP
3 4 (1.15%) SMTP
4 3 (0.86%) SSL
5 1 (0.29%) Internet
5 1 (0.29%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 347 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 217 (62.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 185 (53.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 163 (46.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 156 (44.96%) SQL Server 2012
6 143 (41.21%) SQL Server 2014
7 91 (26.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 89 (25.65%) SQL Server 2005
9 63 (18.16%) Data Warehouse
10 54 (15.56%) Relational Database
11 47 (13.54%) Oracle Database
12 32 (9.22%) SQL Server 2000
13 30 (8.65%) MySQL
14 24 (6.92%) RDBMS
15 23 (6.63%) SQL Server 2016
16 16 (4.61%) OLTP
16 16 (4.61%) Oracle Database 11g
17 13 (3.75%) Big Data
17 13 (3.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 12 (3.46%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 17 (4.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 16 (4.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.44%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.15%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (1.15%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.29%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.29%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 130 (37.46%) Finance
2 33 (9.51%) Banking
3 30 (8.65%) Law
4 24 (6.92%) Legal
5 21 (6.05%) Marketing
6 13 (3.75%) Publishing
7 12 (3.46%) Investment Banking
8 9 (2.59%) Private Banking
8 9 (2.59%) Retail
9 7 (2.02%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.58%) Advertising
10 2 (0.58%) French Language
10 2 (0.58%) Games
11 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.46%) .NET
2 7 (2.02%) MDX
2 7 (2.02%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 6 (1.73%) JDBC
4 5 (1.44%) Web Services
5 4 (1.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (0.29%) COM
6 1 (0.29%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.29%) J2EE
6 1 (0.29%) LAMP
6 1 (0.29%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 140 (40.35%) Clustering
2 100 (28.82%) Replication
3 22 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (2.88%) Client/Server
5 7 (2.02%) Statistics
6 5 (1.44%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.44%) Fintech
7 4 (1.15%) Cybercrime
7 4 (1.15%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.15%) iPhone
8 2 (0.58%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.58%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.58%) Social Media
9 1 (0.29%) Artificial Intelligence
9 1 (0.29%) Contract for Difference
9 1 (0.29%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.29%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.29%) Online Games
9 1 (0.29%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 85 (24.50%) Windows
2 36 (10.37%) Windows Server
3 29 (8.36%) Linux
4 23 (6.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (4.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (4.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (3.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (2.59%) Unix
8 7 (2.02%) Solaris
9 3 (0.86%) VMS
9 3 (0.86%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.29%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (42.36%) Performance Tuning
2 107 (30.84%) High Availability
3 88 (25.36%) Business Intelligence
4 50 (14.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 40 (11.53%) Migration
6 37 (10.66%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (10.09%) ETL
8 34 (9.80%) Performance Monitoring
9 28 (8.07%) Database Mirroring
10 27 (7.78%) Capacity Planning
10 27 (7.78%) ITIL
11 17 (4.90%) Database Security
12 15 (4.32%) Data Migration
12 15 (4.32%) Data Protection
12 15 (4.32%) Database Theory
12 15 (4.32%) Incident Management
12 15 (4.32%) Relational Database Theory
13 13 (3.75%) Data Modelling
13 13 (3.75%) Data Security
13 13 (3.75%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 280 (80.69%) SQL
2 156 (44.96%) T-SQL
3 34 (9.80%) PowerShell
4 13 (3.75%) C#
5 12 (3.46%) Shell Script
6 10 (2.88%) PL/SQL
7 6 (1.73%) Java
7 6 (1.73%) Perl
8 4 (1.15%) VB
9 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.29%) PHP
9 1 (0.29%) Python
9 1 (0.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 47 (13.54%) Degree
1 47 (13.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (9.22%) MCSE
3 25 (7.20%) MCDBA
4 20 (5.76%) MCSA
4 20 (5.76%) MCTS
5 16 (4.61%) MCITP
6 15 (4.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 7 (2.02%) Security Cleared
8 4 (1.15%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.86%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.32%) Solvency II
2 4 (1.15%) SLA
3 2 (0.58%) Data Quality
System Software
1 17 (4.90%) Active Directory
2 16 (4.61%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (1.15%) VMware ESX
3 4 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 18 (5.19%) Data Guard
1 18 (5.19%) Microsoft Clustering
2 7 (2.02%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (1.44%) Failover Clustering
4 4 (1.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (0.86%) Perfmon
6 2 (0.58%) WSUS
7 1 (0.29%) Ansible
7 1 (0.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 150 (43.23%) Microsoft
2 71 (20.46%) Oracle
3 13 (3.75%) VMware
4 12 (3.46%) Red Hat
5 11 (3.17%) RedGate
6 6 (1.73%) NetApp
7 5 (1.44%) Sybase
8 4 (1.15%) Remedy
9 3 (0.86%) EMC
9 3 (0.86%) IDERA
9 3 (0.86%) Sun
10 2 (0.58%) Citrix
10 2 (0.58%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.29%) MuleSoft
11 1 (0.29%) Siebel
11 1 (0.29%) Talend
11 1 (0.29%) TIBCO
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + flexible working
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TDA Group
Salary: £65000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and bonus package
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago