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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 492 423 419
Rank change year-on-year
-69 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 140 266 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.35% 0.60% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.62% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 126 249 257
Median salary £50,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
38599 42581 47644
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.74% 95.77% 96.06%
Number of salaries quoted 33503 35938 39808
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +54 53 £50,000 -13.04% 3
Mayfair - 4 £50,000 -
Harrow +6 2 - -
Hayes - 1 £45,000 -
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 352 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 278 (78.98%) SQL
3 228 (64.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 178 (50.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 168 (47.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 160 (45.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 154 (43.75%) T-SQL
8 150 (42.61%) Clustering
8 150 (42.61%) Performance Tuning
9 149 (42.33%) Microsoft
10 138 (39.20%) SQL Server 2014
11 132 (37.50%) Finance
12 115 (32.67%) High Availability
13 111 (31.53%) Replication
14 93 (26.42%) SQL Server 2005
15 90 (25.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 83 (23.58%) Business Intelligence
17 81 (23.01%) Windows
18 78 (22.16%) MS Excel
19 75 (21.31%) Oracle
20 53 (15.06%) Microsoft Certification
21 52 (14.77%) Relational Database
22 51 (14.49%) Disaster Recovery
23 48 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
24 45 (12.78%) Banking
25 43 (12.22%) Oracle Database
26 40 (11.36%) Migration
27 38 (10.80%) MySQL
28 37 (10.51%) MCSE
28 37 (10.51%) SQL Server 2000

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 10 (2.84%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.57%) Apache
2 2 (0.57%) IIS
2 2 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 78 (22.16%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.98%) SAN
2 7 (1.99%) NAS
3 3 (0.85%) DNS
3 3 (0.85%) SSL
4 1 (0.28%) DHCP
4 1 (0.28%) Internet
4 1 (0.28%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.28%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 352 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 228 (64.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 178 (50.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 168 (47.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 160 (45.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 138 (39.20%) SQL Server 2014
7 93 (26.42%) SQL Server 2005
8 90 (25.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 52 (14.77%) Relational Database
10 48 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
11 43 (12.22%) Oracle Database
12 38 (10.80%) MySQL
13 37 (10.51%) SQL Server 2000
14 22 (6.25%) SQL Server 2016
15 21 (5.97%) RDBMS
16 14 (3.98%) OLTP
17 13 (3.69%) Oracle Database 11g
18 11 (3.13%) Big Data
18 11 (3.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 11 (3.13%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 17 (4.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 12 (3.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.14%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.28%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 132 (37.50%) Finance
2 45 (12.78%) Banking
3 31 (8.81%) Law
4 26 (7.39%) Legal
5 21 (5.97%) Marketing
6 14 (3.98%) Investment Banking
7 12 (3.41%) Retail
8 11 (3.13%) Publishing
9 10 (2.84%) Private Banking
9 10 (2.84%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.57%) Advertising
10 2 (0.57%) French Language
10 2 (0.57%) Games
11 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.84%) .NET
2 8 (2.27%) MDX
3 6 (1.70%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 4 (1.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 4 (1.14%) Web Services
5 1 (0.28%) COM
5 1 (0.28%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.28%) J2EE
5 1 (0.28%) LAMP
5 1 (0.28%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 150 (42.61%) Clustering
2 111 (31.53%) Replication
3 20 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (2.56%) Statistics
5 8 (2.27%) Client/Server
6 7 (1.99%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.14%) Cybercrime
7 4 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.14%) Fintech
7 4 (1.14%) iPhone
8 3 (0.85%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.57%) Social Media
10 1 (0.28%) Artificial Intelligence
10 1 (0.28%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.28%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.28%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.28%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.28%) Online Games
10 1 (0.28%) Reinsurance
10 1 (0.28%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 81 (23.01%) Windows
2 35 (9.94%) Windows Server
3 28 (7.95%) Linux
4 20 (5.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (4.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (3.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (3.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (2.84%) Unix
8 8 (2.27%) Solaris
9 3 (0.85%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.28%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (42.61%) Performance Tuning
2 115 (32.67%) High Availability
3 83 (23.58%) Business Intelligence
4 51 (14.49%) Disaster Recovery
5 40 (11.36%) Migration
6 30 (8.52%) Capacity Planning
7 29 (8.24%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (7.67%) ITIL
9 26 (7.39%) Database Security
9 26 (7.39%) Performance Monitoring
10 25 (7.10%) Database Mirroring
11 24 (6.82%) Incident Management
12 22 (6.25%) ETL
13 21 (5.97%) Process Improvement
14 17 (4.83%) Data Protection
14 17 (4.83%) Database Theory
14 17 (4.83%) Relational Database Theory
15 15 (4.26%) User Acceptance Testing
16 14 (3.98%) Business Continuity
16 14 (3.98%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 278 (78.98%) SQL
2 154 (43.75%) T-SQL
3 29 (8.24%) PowerShell
4 13 (3.69%) PL/SQL
5 12 (3.41%) C#
6 11 (3.13%) Shell Script
7 6 (1.70%) Perl
8 4 (1.14%) VB
9 1 (0.28%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.28%) PHP
9 1 (0.28%) Python
9 1 (0.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 53 (15.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (10.51%) MCSE
3 34 (9.66%) Degree
4 29 (8.24%) MCDBA
5 22 (6.25%) MCSA
5 22 (6.25%) MCTS
6 18 (5.11%) MCITP
7 17 (4.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 8 (2.27%) Security Cleared
9 4 (1.14%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.14%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.83%) Solvency II
2 4 (1.14%) SLA
3 3 (0.85%) QA
4 2 (0.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (5.40%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.69%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.28%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 16 (4.55%) Data Guard
2 5 (1.42%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (1.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.57%) Perfmon
4 2 (0.57%) WSUS
5 1 (0.28%) SCOM
Vendors
1 149 (42.33%) Microsoft
2 75 (21.31%) Oracle
3 13 (3.69%) Red Hat
4 11 (3.13%) RedGate
5 10 (2.84%) VMware
6 6 (1.70%) NetApp
7 4 (1.14%) Remedy
7 4 (1.14%) Sun
7 4 (1.14%) Sybase
8 3 (0.85%) IDERA
8 3 (0.85%) SolarWinds
9 2 (0.57%) Citrix
9 2 (0.57%) EMC
10 1 (0.28%) Siebel
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Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
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Salary: £28000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus + Certs
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + 20% uncapped bonus + 12% pension
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London
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £53000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £60000 per annum
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
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