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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 448 428 386
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -42
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 163 186 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.39% 0.43% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.46% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 154 152 212
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,650 £40,000 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £70,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,375 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.05% +6.25%
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
39358 40771 41991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.78% 93.76% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 33206 33384 35771
Average salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.90% +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 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 3 March 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 3 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 +36 53 £56,250 -2.17% 12
Uxbridge +3 4 £49,500 -17.50%
Croydon - 3 £62,500 -
SQL Server DBA
England

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 320 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 279 (87.19%) SQL
3 164 (51.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 164 (51.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 157 (49.06%) Performance Tuning
5 156 (48.75%) T-SQL
6 154 (48.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 122 (38.13%) Replication
8 118 (36.88%) SQL Server 2012
9 109 (34.06%) Microsoft
10 104 (32.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 97 (30.31%) Clustering
12 92 (28.75%) Oracle
13 89 (27.81%) Business Intelligence
14 80 (25.00%) Finance
15 73 (22.81%) SQL Server 2005
16 65 (20.31%) Windows
17 61 (19.06%) Data Warehouse
18 52 (16.25%) Oracle Database
19 47 (14.69%) Disaster Recovery
20 44 (13.75%) High Availability
21 42 (13.13%) .NET
22 40 (12.50%) Database Security
23 39 (12.19%) Microsoft Certification
23 39 (12.19%) Degree
23 39 (12.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
23 39 (12.19%) Oracle RAC
24 37 (11.56%) PowerShell
25 36 (11.25%) MySQL
25 36 (11.25%) UNIX

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 14 (4.38%) SharePoint
2 13 (4.06%) Oracle Coherence
3 6 (1.88%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (1.56%) Apache Solr
5 4 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.94%) SAS
7 1 (0.31%) IIS
Applications
1 36 (11.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.31%) SimCorp Dimension
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.88%) HTTP
1 6 (1.88%) TCP/IP
1 6 (1.88%) DNS
2 4 (1.25%) LAN
2 4 (1.25%) WAN
3 3 (0.94%) SAN
4 1 (0.31%) Internet
4 1 (0.31%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 320 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 164 (51.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 164 (51.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 154 (48.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 118 (36.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 104 (32.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 73 (22.81%) SQL Server 2005
7 61 (19.06%) Data Warehouse
8 52 (16.25%) Oracle Database
9 39 (12.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 36 (11.25%) MySQL
11 27 (8.44%) Oracle Database 11g
11 27 (8.44%) Relational Database
12 25 (7.81%) OLTP
12 25 (7.81%) RDBMS
13 20 (6.25%) DTS
14 16 (5.00%) Hadoop
15 13 (4.06%) SQL Server 2000
16 12 (3.75%) Oracle Database 10g
16 12 (3.75%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (4.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 7 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.25%) PowerBuilder
4 3 (0.94%) Selenium
4 3 (0.94%) Hudson
5 2 (0.63%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.31%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.31%) Subversion
General
1 80 (25.00%) Finance
2 26 (8.13%) Banking
3 22 (6.88%) Marketing
4 17 (5.31%) Legal
5 14 (4.38%) Retail
6 7 (2.19%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.88%) Games
7 6 (1.88%) Advertising
7 6 (1.88%) Front Office
7 6 (1.88%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.94%) Law
9 1 (0.31%) Automotive
9 1 (0.31%) Publishing
9 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (13.13%) .NET
2 14 (4.38%) Web Services
3 11 (3.44%) XML
4 9 (2.81%) JDBC
4 9 (2.81%) WCF
5 7 (2.19%) ASP.NET
6 6 (1.88%) .NET Framework
7 5 (1.56%) MDX
8 4 (1.25%) COM
8 4 (1.25%) HTML
9 1 (0.31%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 122 (38.13%) Replication
2 97 (30.31%) Clustering
3 33 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.75%) Computer Science
4 12 (3.75%) Social Network
5 9 (2.81%) Statistics
6 8 (2.50%) Social Media
6 8 (2.50%) Kindle
7 7 (2.19%) BBC
8 6 (1.88%) Hedge funds
9 5 (1.56%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.94%) Derivative
11 2 (0.63%) New Media
11 2 (0.63%) E-Learning
11 2 (0.63%) Data Extraction
12 1 (0.31%) Open Source
12 1 (0.31%) EqualLogic
12 1 (0.31%) Online Games
12 1 (0.31%) SWIFT
12 1 (0.31%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 65 (20.31%) Windows
2 36 (11.25%) UNIX
3 33 (10.31%) Linux
3 33 (10.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (8.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (5.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (2.50%) Solaris
7 4 (1.25%) AIX
7 4 (1.25%) CentOS
7 4 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (49.06%) Performance Tuning
2 89 (27.81%) Business Intelligence
3 47 (14.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 44 (13.75%) High Availability
5 40 (12.50%) Database Security
6 34 (10.63%) ETL
7 33 (10.31%) ITIL
8 25 (7.81%) Capacity Planning
9 24 (7.50%) Performance Monitoring
10 19 (5.94%) E-Commerce
11 18 (5.63%) Data Management
12 17 (5.31%) Migration
13 14 (4.38%) Performance Analysis
14 12 (3.75%) Change Management
14 12 (3.75%) Incident Management
15 11 (3.44%) Database Tuning
16 9 (2.81%) Agile Software Development
17 8 (2.50%) Service Delivery
17 8 (2.50%) Time Management
17 8 (2.50%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 279 (87.19%) SQL
2 156 (48.75%) T-SQL
3 37 (11.56%) PowerShell
4 23 (7.19%) C#
5 20 (6.25%) Java
6 13 (4.06%) PL/SQL
7 12 (3.75%) C
8 9 (2.81%) Shell Script
9 6 (1.88%) Ruby
9 6 (1.88%) Bash Shell
9 6 (1.88%) Python
10 4 (1.25%) Korn
10 4 (1.25%) VB
10 4 (1.25%) JavaScript
11 3 (0.94%) C++
11 3 (0.94%) VBScript
12 1 (0.31%) VBA
Qualifications
1 39 (12.19%) Microsoft Certification
1 39 (12.19%) Degree
2 21 (6.56%) MCITP
3 18 (5.63%) MCDBA
4 17 (5.31%) MCTS
5 13 (4.06%) VCP4
6 9 (2.81%) SC Cleared
6 9 (2.81%) Security Cleared
7 8 (2.50%) IBM Certification
7 8 (2.50%) OCP
7 8 (2.50%) Oracle Certification
8 5 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.56%) MCSE
9 4 (1.25%) HND
9 4 (1.25%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 2 (0.63%) MCSA
10 2 (0.63%) MCT
11 1 (0.31%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.50%) ISO 9001
2 5 (1.56%) QA
3 4 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.63%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.63%) SLA
5 1 (0.31%) JSP 440
System Software
1 39 (12.19%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (2.81%) Hyper-V
3 8 (2.50%) Oracle RMAN
4 6 (1.88%) Active Directory
5 4 (1.25%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (8.13%) Data Guard
2 5 (1.56%) SCOM
3 4 (1.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (1.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 109 (34.06%) Microsoft
2 92 (28.75%) Oracle
3 20 (6.25%) Sybase
4 17 (5.31%) Facebook
5 15 (4.69%) VMware
6 12 (3.75%) IBM
6 12 (3.75%) Red Gate
7 10 (3.13%) Sony
7 10 (3.13%) Twitter
7 10 (3.13%) Red Hat
8 7 (2.19%) Apple
8 7 (2.19%) Yahoo!
8 7 (2.19%) Google
8 7 (2.19%) HP
9 6 (1.88%) Business Objects
10 4 (1.25%) 3PAR
10 4 (1.25%) Veritas
11 2 (0.63%) SAP
11 2 (0.63%) Tableau
12 1 (0.31%) Vertica
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