The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 441 392 411
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 215 221 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.45% 0.50% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.53% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 193 185 185
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £44,100
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £69,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%
Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44913 41478 48583
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.33% 93.45% 94.51%
Number of salaries quoted 37724 34642 42277
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
SQL Server DBA
England

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014. 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 -5 41 £52,500 -12.50% 9
Uxbridge - 12 £41,000 -
Westminster - 7 £50,000 -
Croydon +2 6 £45,000 -12.62%
Docklands, London - 2 £65,000 -
SQL Server DBA
England

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

1 462 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 387 (83.77%) SQL
3 273 (59.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 238 (51.52%) T-SQL
5 237 (51.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 234 (50.65%) Performance Tuning
7 221 (47.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 210 (45.45%) Replication
9 181 (39.18%) SQL Server 2012
10 167 (36.15%) Finance
11 150 (32.47%) Microsoft
12 145 (31.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 143 (30.95%) SQL Server 2005
14 119 (25.76%) Windows
15 118 (25.54%) Clustering
16 105 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
17 87 (18.83%) Oracle
18 86 (18.61%) Data Warehouse
19 79 (17.10%) MySQL
20 78 (16.88%) MS Excel
21 67 (14.50%) ETL
22 55 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery
23 52 (11.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
24 47 (10.17%) .NET
25 45 (9.74%) Oracle Database
26 44 (9.52%) E-Commerce
27 43 (9.31%) Microsoft Certification
28 41 (8.87%) Migration
29 40 (8.66%) DTS
30 38 (8.23%) Banking

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 20 (4.33%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.60%) IIS
3 8 (1.73%) Apache Solr
4 6 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (0.87%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (0.65%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (0.43%) WorkSite
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.22%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.22%) CMS
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 78 (16.88%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.60%) MS Office
3 1 (0.22%) MS Project
3 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.87%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.33%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.65%) PaaS
4 3 (0.65%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.76%) SAN
2 8 (1.73%) WAN
3 4 (0.87%) VPN
3 4 (0.87%) LAN
4 3 (0.65%) DNS
4 3 (0.65%) Internet
5 2 (0.43%) NAS
6 1 (0.22%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 462 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 273 (59.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 237 (51.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 221 (47.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 181 (39.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 145 (31.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 143 (30.95%) SQL Server 2005
8 86 (18.61%) Data Warehouse
9 79 (17.10%) MySQL
10 52 (11.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 45 (9.74%) Oracle Database
12 40 (8.66%) DTS
13 37 (8.01%) Relational Database
14 31 (6.71%) Oracle Database 10g
14 31 (6.71%) SQL Server 2000
15 28 (6.06%) Oracle Database 11g
16 26 (5.63%) OLTP
16 26 (5.63%) Big Data
17 23 (4.98%) NoSQL
18 20 (4.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (3.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 11 (2.38%) Selenium
2 11 (2.38%) Hudson
3 4 (0.87%) Subversion
3 4 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.65%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.43%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.22%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 167 (36.15%) Finance
2 38 (8.23%) Banking
3 24 (5.19%) Marketing
4 17 (3.68%) Retail
5 10 (2.16%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.95%) Advertising
7 8 (1.73%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.73%) Legal
8 6 (1.30%) Publishing
8 6 (1.30%) Games
9 4 (0.87%) Law
9 4 (0.87%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.65%) Back Office
11 1 (0.22%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (10.17%) .NET
2 35 (7.58%) Web Services
3 17 (3.68%) HTML
4 16 (3.46%) XML
5 11 (2.38%) MDX
6 7 (1.52%) Lucene
7 4 (0.87%) WCF
8 2 (0.43%) COM
8 2 (0.43%) CSS
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.22%) Application Packaging
9 1 (0.22%) NHibernate
9 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 210 (45.45%) Replication
2 118 (25.54%) Clustering
3 18 (3.90%) Social Media
3 18 (3.90%) BBC
4 14 (3.03%) Hedge funds
5 10 (2.16%) Data Integration
6 8 (1.73%) Statistics
7 4 (0.87%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.22%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.22%) Spread Betting
8 1 (0.22%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.22%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.22%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 119 (25.76%) Windows
2 35 (7.58%) Linux
3 32 (6.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (5.41%) UNIX
5 18 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (50.65%) Performance Tuning
2 105 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
3 67 (14.50%) ETL
4 55 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery
5 44 (9.52%) E-Commerce
6 41 (8.87%) Migration
7 36 (7.79%) Performance Monitoring
8 32 (6.93%) High Availability
9 31 (6.71%) Database Tuning
9 31 (6.71%) Scrum
10 25 (5.41%) Capacity Planning
11 20 (4.33%) Business Continuity
11 20 (4.33%) Root Cause Analysis
12 19 (4.11%) Database Security
12 19 (4.11%) Investment Management
13 17 (3.68%) ITIL
14 15 (3.25%) Analytics
14 15 (3.25%) Data Modelling
15 14 (3.03%) Project Management
16 13 (2.81%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 387 (83.77%) SQL
2 238 (51.52%) T-SQL
3 38 (8.23%) PowerShell
4 24 (5.19%) Java
5 20 (4.33%) C#
6 16 (3.46%) PL/SQL
7 15 (3.25%) VB
7 15 (3.25%) Perl
8 14 (3.03%) Shell Script
9 13 (2.81%) C++
10 4 (0.87%) Python
10 4 (0.87%) VBA
11 3 (0.65%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
12 2 (0.43%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 43 (9.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (6.28%) MCITP
3 27 (5.84%) Degree
4 21 (4.55%) MCTS
5 11 (2.38%) MCDBA
6 6 (1.30%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 4 (0.87%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (0.65%) MCSE
9 2 (0.43%) CISA
9 2 (0.43%) OCP
9 2 (0.43%) MCSD
9 2 (0.43%) HND
10 1 (0.22%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.22%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.22%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.08%) QA
2 4 (0.87%) SLA
3 3 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.65%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (4.11%) Oracle RMAN
2 9 (1.95%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.73%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.30%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 10 (2.16%) Data Guard
2 9 (1.95%) SCOM
3 8 (1.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (0.65%) Zenoss
4 3 (0.65%) OpenView
4 3 (0.65%) Nagios
4 3 (0.65%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.22%) SCCM
5 1 (0.22%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 150 (32.47%) Microsoft
2 87 (18.83%) Oracle
3 21 (4.55%) Sony
4 20 (4.33%) VMware
5 18 (3.90%) Yahoo!
5 18 (3.90%) Google
5 18 (3.90%) Apple
5 18 (3.90%) Facebook
6 16 (3.46%) Red Gate
7 14 (3.03%) Sybase
8 12 (2.60%) Business Objects
9 10 (2.16%) Percona
9 10 (2.16%) Cognos
10 8 (1.73%) HP
11 7 (1.52%) Vertica
12 6 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (1.30%) Sun
13 4 (0.87%) Remedy
13 4 (0.87%) Charles River
14 3 (0.65%) NetApp
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