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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 415 446 377
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -69
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 211 234 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.49% 0.48% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.51% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 196 195 239
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £44,100 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £63,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
40032 46094 41422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.46% 93.82% 93.76%
Number of salaries quoted 33828 38605 34886
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 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% 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 29 May 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 29 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 +32 45 £57,500 +15.00% 2
West Drayton -4 6 £50,000 +25.00%
Uxbridge -1 3 £55,000 +34.14%
Docklands, London +9 1 £60,000 +4.34%
Hammersmith - 1 £75,000 -
Harrow - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £55,000 -
SQL Server DBA
England

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 374 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 314 (83.96%) SQL
3 201 (53.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 193 (51.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 193 (51.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 184 (49.20%) Performance Tuning
6 174 (46.52%) T-SQL
7 154 (41.18%) Replication
8 139 (37.17%) Microsoft
9 133 (35.56%) SQL Server 2012
10 132 (35.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 130 (34.76%) Clustering
12 116 (31.02%) Finance
13 109 (29.14%) Business Intelligence
14 100 (26.74%) Oracle
15 69 (18.45%) Windows
16 68 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
17 67 (17.91%) MS Excel
18 66 (17.65%) Oracle Database
19 65 (17.38%) High Availability
20 64 (17.11%) Data Warehouse
21 61 (16.31%) Database Security
22 50 (13.37%) Disaster Recovery
23 49 (13.10%) Linux
23 49 (13.10%) Banking
24 48 (12.83%) Oracle RAC
25 47 (12.57%) PowerShell
26 45 (12.03%) ETL
27 41 (10.96%) Relational Database
27 41 (10.96%) Database Mirroring

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 19 (5.08%) SharePoint
2 14 (3.74%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (0.53%) Apache Solr
3 2 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.27%) SAS
Applications
1 67 (17.91%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.27%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (2.14%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.53%) Sophis RISQUE
3 1 (0.27%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.87%) GitHub
4 4 (1.07%) SaaS
5 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.21%) SAN
2 7 (1.87%) Internet
3 5 (1.34%) HTTP
3 5 (1.34%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.34%) DNS
4 4 (1.07%) LAN
4 4 (1.07%) WAN
5 1 (0.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 374 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 201 (53.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 193 (51.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 193 (51.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 133 (35.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 132 (35.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 68 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
7 66 (17.65%) Oracle Database
8 64 (17.11%) Data Warehouse
9 41 (10.96%) Relational Database
10 37 (9.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 34 (9.09%) RDBMS
12 30 (8.02%) MySQL
13 26 (6.95%) Oracle Database 11g
14 23 (6.15%) DTS
15 20 (5.35%) SQL Server 2000
16 18 (4.81%) OLAP
17 12 (3.21%) Oracle Database 10g
18 11 (2.94%) MongoDB
18 11 (2.94%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 22 (5.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 9 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (2.14%) JIRA
4 7 (1.87%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.80%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.27%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.27%) MSTest
General
1 116 (31.02%) Finance
2 49 (13.10%) Banking
3 27 (7.22%) Legal
4 15 (4.01%) Marketing
4 15 (4.01%) Retail
5 10 (2.67%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.14%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.87%) Front Office
7 7 (1.87%) Games
8 6 (1.60%) Advertising
9 3 (0.80%) Law
10 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.27%) Back Office
10 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (9.63%) .NET
2 13 (3.48%) Web Services
3 10 (2.67%) JDBC
4 9 (2.41%) XML
4 9 (2.41%) .NET Framework
5 7 (1.87%) COM
6 6 (1.60%) WCF
6 6 (1.60%) ASP.NET
7 4 (1.07%) MDX
8 2 (0.53%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (0.53%) HTML
9 1 (0.27%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.27%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 154 (41.18%) Replication
2 130 (34.76%) Clustering
3 34 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (6.15%) Hedge funds
5 13 (3.48%) Social Network
6 11 (2.94%) Statistics
7 10 (2.67%) Data Centre
8 9 (2.41%) Kindle
9 7 (1.87%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.80%) Derivative
10 3 (0.80%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.53%) SWIFT
12 1 (0.27%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.27%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.27%) EqualLogic
12 1 (0.27%) Social Media
12 1 (0.27%) Online Games
12 1 (0.27%) Spread Betting
12 1 (0.27%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 69 (18.45%) Windows
2 49 (13.10%) Linux
3 40 (10.70%) UNIX
4 27 (7.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (6.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (4.01%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (2.14%) Solaris
8 6 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.07%) AIX
10 3 (0.80%) CentOS
11 1 (0.27%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (49.20%) Performance Tuning
2 109 (29.14%) Business Intelligence
3 65 (17.38%) High Availability
4 61 (16.31%) Database Security
5 50 (13.37%) Disaster Recovery
6 45 (12.03%) ETL
7 41 (10.96%) Database Mirroring
8 38 (10.16%) Capacity Planning
9 37 (9.89%) ITIL
10 26 (6.95%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (6.15%) Data Management
12 18 (4.81%) Migration
13 17 (4.55%) Incident Management
13 17 (4.55%) Database Tuning
13 17 (4.55%) Low Latency
14 15 (4.01%) Performance Analysis
14 15 (4.01%) Performance Monitoring
15 13 (3.48%) Scrum
16 11 (2.94%) Change Management
17 10 (2.67%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 314 (83.96%) SQL
2 174 (46.52%) T-SQL
3 47 (12.57%) PowerShell
4 20 (5.35%) Java
5 19 (5.08%) C#
6 17 (4.55%) PL/SQL
7 15 (4.01%) Shell Script
8 11 (2.94%) Python
8 11 (2.94%) Ruby
9 9 (2.41%) C
9 9 (2.41%) Bash Shell
10 5 (1.34%) JavaScript
11 4 (1.07%) Korn
12 3 (0.80%) VBScript
13 2 (0.53%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.27%) Perl
14 1 (0.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 35 (9.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (6.68%) Degree
3 19 (5.08%) MCITP
4 13 (3.48%) Oracle Certification
4 13 (3.48%) MCDBA
5 12 (3.21%) MCTS
6 11 (2.94%) OCP
7 9 (2.41%) IBM Certification
7 9 (2.41%) SC Cleared
7 9 (2.41%) Security Cleared
8 6 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (1.34%) MCSE
9 5 (1.34%) MCSA
10 4 (1.07%) HND
10 4 (1.07%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.94%) QA
2 9 (2.41%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.34%) SLA
4 4 (1.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 48 (12.83%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.07%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.07%) Oracle Clusterware
4 2 (0.53%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.27%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 35 (9.36%) Data Guard
2 7 (1.87%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (1.34%) SCOM
4 4 (1.07%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (0.80%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 139 (37.17%) Microsoft
2 100 (26.74%) Oracle
3 21 (5.61%) VMware
4 16 (4.28%) IBM
5 13 (3.48%) Facebook
5 13 (3.48%) Twitter
6 12 (3.21%) Red Hat
7 8 (2.14%) Sybase
8 6 (1.60%) HP
9 5 (1.34%) Red Gate
10 4 (1.07%) Tripwire
10 4 (1.07%) Tableau
10 4 (1.07%) 3PAR
11 3 (0.80%) Alteryx
11 3 (0.80%) SAP
12 2 (0.53%) Business Objects
12 2 (0.53%) Sony
13 1 (0.27%) WorldPay
13 1 (0.27%) Percona
13 1 (0.27%) NetApp
London
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bromley
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £32000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + pension, health
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
OSM Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £52,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
West London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Croydon
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago