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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 429 443 466
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 217 203 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.53% 0.50% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.52% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 206 190 175
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,436 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
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
39316 39186 40518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.73% 95.73% 95.66%
Number of salaries quoted 33943 33221 33153
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA within the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 +56 51 £57,500 -4.16% 9
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £52,500 -
SQL Server DBA
England

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 458 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 350 (76.42%) SQL
3 245 (53.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 229 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
5 213 (46.51%) Clustering
6 206 (44.98%) T-SQL
7 205 (44.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 202 (44.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 185 (40.39%) Replication
10 179 (39.08%) SQL Server 2012
11 178 (38.86%) Finance
12 149 (32.53%) SQL Server 2014
13 148 (32.31%) High Availability
14 139 (30.35%) Microsoft
15 136 (29.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 112 (24.45%) Oracle
17 97 (21.18%) Windows
18 93 (20.31%) Business Intelligence
19 91 (19.87%) Banking
20 85 (18.56%) MS Excel
21 73 (15.94%) Agile Software Development
22 68 (14.85%) SQL Server 2005
23 64 (13.97%) Database Mirroring
24 62 (13.54%) Data Warehouse
25 61 (13.32%) Oracle Database
26 57 (12.45%) MySQL
27 56 (12.23%) Disaster Recovery
28 52 (11.35%) Capacity Planning
29 47 (10.26%) Database Security
30 46 (10.04%) Microsoft Certification

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (1.53%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (0.44%) IIS
2 2 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.22%) CMS
3 1 (0.22%) Confluence
Applications
1 85 (18.56%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.44%) MS Office
4 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.22%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.84%) SAN
2 5 (1.09%) DNS
2 5 (1.09%) Firewall
2 5 (1.09%) SSL
2 5 (1.09%) VPN
3 2 (0.44%) NAS
4 1 (0.22%) FTP
4 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 458 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 245 (53.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 205 (44.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 202 (44.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 179 (39.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 149 (32.53%) SQL Server 2014
7 136 (29.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 68 (14.85%) SQL Server 2005
9 62 (13.54%) Data Warehouse
10 61 (13.32%) Oracle Database
11 57 (12.45%) MySQL
12 40 (8.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 40 (8.73%) Relational Database
13 37 (8.08%) SQL Server 2000
14 22 (4.80%) NoSQL
14 22 (4.80%) RDBMS
15 17 (3.71%) Oracle Database 11g
16 16 (3.49%) SQL Server 2016
17 15 (3.28%) MongoDB
18 11 (2.40%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (1.75%) Visual Studio
2 7 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.87%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.22%) ERwin
5 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.22%) JIRA
General
1 178 (38.86%) Finance
2 91 (19.87%) Banking
3 33 (7.21%) Legal
4 31 (6.77%) Retail
5 30 (6.55%) Investment Banking
6 20 (4.37%) Marketing
7 18 (3.93%) Telecoms
8 11 (2.40%) Retail Banking
9 6 (1.31%) Advertising
9 6 (1.31%) Law
9 6 (1.31%) Private Banking
10 5 (1.09%) Financial Institution
10 5 (1.09%) Games
11 2 (0.44%) French Language
12 1 (0.22%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (6.11%) .NET
2 6 (1.31%) MDX
3 4 (0.87%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 3 (0.66%) HTML
5 2 (0.44%) CSS
5 2 (0.44%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 2 (0.44%) WPF
6 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.22%) COM
6 1 (0.22%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.22%) NHibernate
6 1 (0.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 213 (46.51%) Clustering
2 185 (40.39%) Replication
3 21 (4.59%) Data Centre
4 13 (2.84%) Hedge funds
4 13 (2.84%) Statistics
5 11 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (0.66%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.44%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.44%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.44%) iPhone
7 2 (0.44%) Reinsurance
8 1 (0.22%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.22%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.22%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.22%) Economics
8 1 (0.22%) Online Games
8 1 (0.22%) Symmetrix
8 1 (0.22%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 97 (21.18%) Windows
2 37 (8.08%) Linux
3 32 (6.99%) Windows Server
4 22 (4.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (3.71%) Unix
6 16 (3.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (2.62%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (1.31%) Solaris
10 4 (0.87%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 148 (32.31%) High Availability
3 93 (20.31%) Business Intelligence
4 73 (15.94%) Agile Software Development
5 64 (13.97%) Database Mirroring
6 56 (12.23%) Disaster Recovery
7 52 (11.35%) Capacity Planning
8 47 (10.26%) Database Security
9 36 (7.86%) ETL
10 29 (6.33%) Database Tuning
10 29 (6.33%) ITIL
11 28 (6.11%) Incident Management
12 26 (5.68%) Migration
13 21 (4.59%) Mentoring
13 21 (4.59%) Process Improvement
14 19 (4.15%) SDLC
15 18 (3.93%) Business Continuity
16 17 (3.71%) User Acceptance Testing
16 17 (3.71%) Waterfall
17 16 (3.49%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 350 (76.42%) SQL
2 206 (44.98%) T-SQL
3 26 (5.68%) PowerShell
4 22 (4.80%) PL/SQL
5 14 (3.06%) Perl
6 13 (2.84%) Java
7 10 (2.18%) C#
7 10 (2.18%) Shell Script
8 7 (1.53%) VB
9 6 (1.31%) VBA
10 3 (0.66%) VBScript
11 2 (0.44%) C
11 2 (0.44%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.22%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 46 (10.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (5.90%) MCSE
3 24 (5.24%) Degree
4 21 (4.59%) MCDBA
5 18 (3.93%) MCSA
6 16 (3.49%) MCITP
7 15 (3.28%) MCTS
8 13 (2.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (1.09%) SC Cleared
9 5 (1.09%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.22%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.62%) QA
2 11 (2.40%) Solvency II
3 5 (1.09%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.66%) SLA
5 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (4.15%) Active Directory
2 15 (3.28%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.44%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.22%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 23 (5.02%) Data Guard
2 14 (3.06%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (0.87%) LiteSpeed
4 3 (0.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (0.66%) Perfmon
5 2 (0.44%) WSUS
6 1 (0.22%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 139 (30.35%) Microsoft
2 112 (24.45%) Oracle
3 21 (4.59%) Red Gate
4 19 (4.15%) Sybase
5 15 (3.28%) Red Hat
6 8 (1.75%) Cognos
7 6 (1.31%) Sun
8 5 (1.09%) EMC
8 5 (1.09%) VMware
9 4 (0.87%) SAP
10 3 (0.66%) SolarWinds
11 2 (0.44%) EXASOL
11 2 (0.44%) Facebook
11 2 (0.44%) HP
11 2 (0.44%) Siebel
12 1 (0.22%) Alteryx
12 1 (0.22%) Citrix
12 1 (0.22%) iManage
12 1 (0.22%) LexisNexis
12 1 (0.22%) WorldPay
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Posted: Yesterday
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
EarthStream Global
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
EarthStream Global
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
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City of London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + 10% bonus and benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Company Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
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