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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 423 426 423
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 194 245 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.50% 0.56% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.58% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 174 227 243
Median salary £51,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.36% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £85,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
36933 42004 45277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.68% 95.56% 95.78%
Number of salaries quoted 32089 35696 37715
Median salary £55,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.90% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +55 49 £56,250 -2.17% 4
Mayfair - 4 £67,750 -
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 335 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 277 (82.69%) SQL
3 210 (62.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 173 (51.64%) T-SQL
5 169 (50.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 159 (47.46%) SQL Server 2008
7 139 (41.49%) SQL Server 2014
8 138 (41.19%) Microsoft
9 137 (40.90%) SQL Server 2012
10 133 (39.70%) Performance Tuning
11 111 (33.13%) Clustering
12 102 (30.45%) Business Intelligence
13 95 (28.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 91 (27.16%) Data Warehouse
15 87 (25.97%) Finance
16 86 (25.67%) Replication
17 83 (24.78%) Windows
18 69 (20.60%) SQL Server 2005
19 68 (20.30%) High Availability
20 58 (17.31%) Degree
21 54 (16.12%) ETL
22 50 (14.93%) PowerShell
23 49 (14.63%) MS Excel
24 47 (14.03%) Relational Database
25 44 (13.13%) Oracle
25 44 (13.13%) Agile Software Development
26 38 (11.34%) Performance Monitoring
26 38 (11.34%) Database Mirroring
27 37 (11.04%) Oracle Database
28 34 (10.15%) Windows Server

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 8 (2.39%) Oracle Coherence
2 7 (2.09%) IIS
2 7 (2.09%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.60%) Apache
3 2 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.30%) Mule
4 1 (0.30%) Mule ESB
4 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 49 (14.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.60%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.48%) SAN
2 6 (1.79%) DHCP
2 6 (1.79%) DNS
2 6 (1.79%) NAS
2 6 (1.79%) SMTP
3 3 (0.90%) SSL
4 1 (0.30%) Internet
4 1 (0.30%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 335 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 210 (62.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 169 (50.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 159 (47.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 139 (41.49%) SQL Server 2014
6 137 (40.90%) SQL Server 2012
7 95 (28.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 91 (27.16%) Data Warehouse
9 69 (20.60%) SQL Server 2005
10 47 (14.03%) Relational Database
11 37 (11.04%) Oracle Database
12 29 (8.66%) RDBMS
13 28 (8.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 18 (5.37%) OLTP
15 17 (5.07%) SQL Server 2000
16 16 (4.78%) Oracle Database 11g
17 13 (3.88%) SQL Server 2016
18 12 (3.58%) Big Data
18 12 (3.58%) DTS
18 12 (3.58%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 19 (5.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (5.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 7 (2.09%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.79%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (1.79%) Visual Studio Team System
5 5 (1.49%) JIRA
6 1 (0.30%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.30%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 87 (25.97%) Finance
2 20 (5.97%) Law
3 16 (4.78%) Banking
3 16 (4.78%) Marketing
4 14 (4.18%) Legal
5 13 (3.88%) Publishing
6 10 (2.99%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.79%) Retail
8 5 (1.49%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.19%) Advertising
10 3 (0.90%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.88%) .NET
2 9 (2.69%) JDBC
3 7 (2.09%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 4 (1.19%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.90%) Web Services
6 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (0.30%) J2EE
6 1 (0.30%) LAMP
6 1 (0.30%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 111 (33.13%) Clustering
2 86 (25.67%) Replication
3 15 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.28%) Client/Server
4 11 (3.28%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.49%) Fintech
6 4 (1.19%) Cybercrime
6 4 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.19%) Hedge funds
6 4 (1.19%) iPhone
6 4 (1.19%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.60%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.60%) Social Media
7 2 (0.60%) Statistics
8 1 (0.30%) Artificial Intelligence
8 1 (0.30%) Contract for Difference
8 1 (0.30%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.30%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 83 (24.78%) Windows
2 34 (10.15%) Windows Server
3 22 (6.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (6.27%) Linux
5 16 (4.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (3.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (2.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.90%) Solaris
8 3 (0.90%) VMS
8 3 (0.90%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.60%) Unix
10 1 (0.30%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (39.70%) Performance Tuning
2 102 (30.45%) Business Intelligence
3 68 (20.30%) High Availability
4 54 (16.12%) ETL
5 44 (13.13%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (11.34%) Database Mirroring
6 38 (11.34%) Performance Monitoring
7 30 (8.96%) Disaster Recovery
8 24 (7.16%) ITIL
9 23 (6.87%) Migration
10 19 (5.67%) Database Security
11 17 (5.07%) Capacity Planning
12 16 (4.78%) Data Security
13 13 (3.88%) Data Modelling
14 11 (3.28%) SQL Optimisation
15 10 (2.99%) Server Building
15 10 (2.99%) Server Patching
16 9 (2.69%) Data Migration
16 9 (2.69%) Mentoring
17 8 (2.39%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 277 (82.69%) SQL
2 173 (51.64%) T-SQL
3 50 (14.93%) PowerShell
4 13 (3.88%) C#
5 10 (2.99%) Shell Script
6 9 (2.69%) Java
7 6 (1.79%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.19%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.60%) Perl
10 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.30%) PHP
10 1 (0.30%) Python
10 1 (0.30%) VB
10 1 (0.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 58 (17.31%) Degree
2 33 (9.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (5.97%) MCTS
4 16 (4.78%) MCSE
5 15 (4.48%) MCITP
6 14 (4.18%) MCDBA
7 13 (3.88%) MCSA
8 7 (2.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (1.19%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.19%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.09%) Solvency II
2 2 (0.60%) SLA
3 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.30%) QA
System Software
1 28 (8.36%) Active Directory
2 15 (4.48%) Oracle RAC
3 14 (4.18%) VMware ESX
4 12 (3.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (5.07%) Data Guard
2 9 (2.69%) Microsoft Clustering
3 6 (1.79%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (1.79%) Perfmon
4 4 (1.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.30%) Ansible
5 1 (0.30%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.30%) SCOM
Vendors
1 138 (41.19%) Microsoft
2 44 (13.13%) Oracle
3 32 (9.55%) VMware
4 11 (3.28%) SolarWinds
5 9 (2.69%) RedGate
6 6 (1.79%) NetApp
7 4 (1.19%) Facebook
7 4 (1.19%) Remedy
8 3 (0.90%) EMC
8 3 (0.90%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.90%) Sybase
9 2 (0.60%) Citrix
10 1 (0.30%) Cognos
10 1 (0.30%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.30%) Sun
10 1 (0.30%) Talend
10 1 (0.30%) TIBCO
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum for initital 12 month FTC
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Extensive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus + Certs
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
North London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Daylight Resources
Salary: Excellent Package to £75k
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago