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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 459 416 428
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 186 196 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.40% 0.45% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.48% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 182 168 184
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,700 £37,800
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £70,000 £62,050
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
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
42908 41018 46961
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.40% 93.55% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 35852 34457 40696
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +7 30 £50,000 -16.66% 2
Uxbridge - 17 £41,000 -
Bromley -10 7 £40,000 +25.00%
Croydon - 5 £47,500 - 2
Carshalton - 1 £47,500 -
SQL Server DBA
England

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 430 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 348 (80.93%) SQL
3 243 (56.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 238 (55.35%) T-SQL
5 224 (52.09%) Performance Tuning
6 201 (46.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 175 (40.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 170 (39.53%) Replication
9 158 (36.74%) SQL Server 2012
10 131 (30.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 124 (28.84%) Microsoft
12 118 (27.44%) Finance
13 117 (27.21%) Business Intelligence
13 117 (27.21%) Clustering
14 116 (26.98%) SQL Server 2005
15 91 (21.16%) Windows
16 90 (20.93%) Data Warehouse
17 83 (19.30%) MySQL
18 79 (18.37%) Oracle
19 69 (16.05%) MS Excel
20 62 (14.42%) ETL
21 61 (14.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
22 58 (13.49%) .NET
23 46 (10.70%) E-Commerce
24 41 (9.53%) Web Services
25 36 (8.37%) Linux
25 36 (8.37%) Java
25 36 (8.37%) Disaster Recovery
26 35 (8.14%) Oracle Database
27 34 (7.91%) Relational Database

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 14 (3.26%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.09%) Apache Solr
3 8 (1.86%) IIS
4 3 (0.70%) WorkSite
5 2 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.23%) CMS
6 1 (0.23%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 69 (16.05%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.56%) MS Office
3 1 (0.23%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.26%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.70%) PaaS
4 3 (0.70%) IaaS
5 2 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.49%) SAN
2 3 (0.70%) DNS
2 3 (0.70%) Internet
3 2 (0.47%) NAS
4 1 (0.23%) LAN
4 1 (0.23%) WAN
4 1 (0.23%) VPN
4 1 (0.23%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 430 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 243 (56.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 201 (46.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 175 (40.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 158 (36.74%) SQL Server 2012
6 131 (30.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 116 (26.98%) SQL Server 2005
8 90 (20.93%) Data Warehouse
9 83 (19.30%) MySQL
10 61 (14.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 35 (8.14%) Oracle Database
12 34 (7.91%) Relational Database
13 30 (6.98%) DTS
14 29 (6.74%) SQL Server 2000
14 29 (6.74%) NoSQL
15 28 (6.51%) Oracle Database 11g
16 26 (6.05%) OLTP
17 25 (5.81%) Oracle Database 10g
18 24 (5.58%) Big Data
19 21 (4.88%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 20 (4.65%) Selenium
1 20 (4.65%) Hudson
2 16 (3.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.93%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.23%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.23%) Subversion
General
1 118 (27.44%) Finance
2 30 (6.98%) Banking
3 26 (6.05%) Marketing
4 13 (3.02%) Retail
5 12 (2.79%) Advertising
6 9 (2.09%) Legal
7 5 (1.16%) Law
7 5 (1.16%) Games
7 5 (1.16%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.16%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.93%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.93%) Back Office
9 2 (0.47%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (13.49%) .NET
2 41 (9.53%) Web Services
3 25 (5.81%) HTML
4 19 (4.42%) MDX
5 17 (3.95%) XML
6 7 (1.63%) WCF
6 7 (1.63%) Lucene
7 2 (0.47%) COM
7 2 (0.47%) CSS
8 1 (0.23%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.23%) Middleware
8 1 (0.23%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.23%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 170 (39.53%) Replication
2 117 (27.21%) Clustering
3 29 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (5.81%) BBC
4 25 (5.81%) Social Media
5 13 (3.02%) Hedge funds
6 10 (2.33%) Statistics
7 7 (1.63%) Data Integration
8 4 (0.93%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.23%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.23%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.23%) Social Network
9 1 (0.23%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 91 (21.16%) Windows
2 36 (8.37%) Linux
3 25 (5.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (4.88%) UNIX
5 16 (3.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (2.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (52.09%) Performance Tuning
2 117 (27.21%) Business Intelligence
3 62 (14.42%) ETL
4 46 (10.70%) E-Commerce
5 36 (8.37%) Disaster Recovery
6 32 (7.44%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (5.81%) Migration
8 24 (5.58%) Performance Monitoring
9 22 (5.12%) High Availability
9 22 (5.12%) SOA
10 21 (4.88%) Unit Testing
10 21 (4.88%) Scrum
11 19 (4.42%) Root Cause Analysis
11 19 (4.42%) Database Security
11 19 (4.42%) Capacity Planning
12 17 (3.95%) Change Data Capture
13 16 (3.72%) Business Continuity
14 15 (3.49%) ITIL
14 15 (3.49%) Dimensional Modelling
15 14 (3.26%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 348 (80.93%) SQL
2 238 (55.35%) T-SQL
3 36 (8.37%) Java
4 29 (6.74%) PowerShell
5 22 (5.12%) C#
5 22 (5.12%) VB
6 21 (4.88%) C++
7 15 (3.49%) PL/SQL
8 11 (2.56%) Shell Script
9 8 (1.86%) Python
10 7 (1.63%) Perl
11 3 (0.70%) VBA
11 3 (0.70%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
12 2 (0.47%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (4.42%) Degree
3 14 (3.26%) MCTS
4 13 (3.02%) MCITP
5 12 (2.79%) MCDBA
6 3 (0.70%) MCSE
6 3 (0.70%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 2 (0.47%) OCP
8 1 (0.23%) MCSA
8 1 (0.23%) MCSD
8 1 (0.23%) MCT
8 1 (0.23%) CISA
8 1 (0.23%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.47%) QA
1 2 (0.47%) SLA
2 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (3.95%) Oracle RMAN
2 14 (3.26%) Hyper-V
3 7 (1.63%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.40%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 8 (1.86%) SCOM
2 4 (0.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (0.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (0.70%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (0.70%) Data Guard
3 3 (0.70%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 124 (28.84%) Microsoft
2 79 (18.37%) Oracle
3 32 (7.44%) Sony
4 26 (6.05%) Facebook
5 25 (5.81%) Apple
5 25 (5.81%) Yahoo!
5 25 (5.81%) Google
6 15 (3.49%) Sybase
7 12 (2.79%) VMware
8 10 (2.33%) Red Gate
8 10 (2.33%) HP
9 9 (2.09%) Business Objects
10 7 (1.63%) Cognos
10 7 (1.63%) Percona
10 7 (1.63%) Vertica
11 6 (1.40%) Sun
11 6 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.70%) Veritas
12 3 (0.70%) CommVault
12 3 (0.70%) Tableau
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