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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 474 422 416
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 157 269 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.40% 0.60% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.63% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 138 253 256
Median salary £51,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.36% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £82,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +4.65%
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
37738 42630 46106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.66% 95.64% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 32787 36087 38693
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 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +51 41 £55,000 -4.34% 3
Mayfair - 8 £50,000 -
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 23 July 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.

1 336 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 277 (82.44%) SQL
3 196 (58.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 193 (57.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 164 (48.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 162 (48.21%) T-SQL
7 147 (43.75%) Microsoft
7 147 (43.75%) SQL Server 2014
8 141 (41.96%) SQL Server 2012
9 134 (39.88%) Performance Tuning
10 122 (36.31%) Clustering
11 110 (32.74%) Finance
12 95 (28.27%) Business Intelligence
13 94 (27.98%) Windows
14 93 (27.68%) Replication
15 90 (26.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 84 (25.00%) High Availability
17 83 (24.70%) SQL Server 2005
18 73 (21.73%) Data Warehouse
19 63 (18.75%) MS Excel
20 60 (17.86%) Oracle
21 54 (16.07%) Degree
22 53 (15.77%) Relational Database
23 50 (14.88%) ETL
24 47 (13.99%) PowerShell
25 43 (12.80%) Microsoft Certification
26 42 (12.50%) Windows Server
27 41 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
27 41 (12.20%) Oracle Database
28 40 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery

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 (2.38%) Oracle Coherence
2 7 (2.08%) IIS
2 7 (2.08%) 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 63 (18.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.46%) SAN
2 8 (2.38%) DNS
3 6 (1.79%) DHCP
3 6 (1.79%) SMTP
4 5 (1.49%) NAS
5 3 (0.89%) SSL
6 1 (0.30%) Internet
6 1 (0.30%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 336 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 196 (58.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 193 (57.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 164 (48.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 147 (43.75%) SQL Server 2014
6 141 (41.96%) SQL Server 2012
7 90 (26.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 83 (24.70%) SQL Server 2005
9 73 (21.73%) Data Warehouse
10 53 (15.77%) Relational Database
11 41 (12.20%) Oracle Database
12 28 (8.33%) RDBMS
13 25 (7.44%) SQL Server 2000
14 21 (6.25%) MySQL
14 21 (6.25%) SQL Server 2016
15 18 (5.36%) OLTP
16 17 (5.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 16 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
18 12 (3.57%) Big Data
18 12 (3.57%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 20 (5.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (5.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 7 (2.08%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.79%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (1.79%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.30%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.30%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 110 (32.74%) Finance
2 29 (8.63%) Law
3 24 (7.14%) Banking
4 20 (5.95%) Legal
5 19 (5.65%) Marketing
6 14 (4.17%) Publishing
7 11 (3.27%) Investment Banking
8 9 (2.68%) Retail
9 7 (2.08%) Private Banking
10 5 (1.49%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.60%) Advertising
12 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.30%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.87%) .NET
2 7 (2.08%) JDBC
2 7 (2.08%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 5 (1.49%) Web Services
4 4 (1.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 4 (1.19%) MDX
5 1 (0.30%) COM
5 1 (0.30%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.30%) J2EE
5 1 (0.30%) LAMP
5 1 (0.30%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 122 (36.31%) Clustering
2 93 (27.68%) Replication
3 20 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.27%) Client/Server
5 8 (2.38%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.79%) Fintech
7 4 (1.19%) Cybercrime
7 4 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.19%) iPhone
7 4 (1.19%) Statistics
8 3 (0.89%) Data Integration
8 3 (0.89%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.60%) Social Media
10 1 (0.30%) Artificial Intelligence
10 1 (0.30%) Contract for Difference
10 1 (0.30%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.30%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.30%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.30%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 94 (27.98%) Windows
2 42 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 27 (8.04%) Linux
4 25 (7.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (3.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (3.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (2.08%) Unix
8 5 (1.49%) Solaris
9 3 (0.89%) VMS
9 3 (0.89%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.30%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (39.88%) Performance Tuning
2 95 (28.27%) Business Intelligence
3 84 (25.00%) High Availability
4 50 (14.88%) ETL
5 41 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery
7 37 (11.01%) Performance Monitoring
8 36 (10.71%) Migration
9 32 (9.52%) Database Mirroring
10 27 (8.04%) ITIL
11 20 (5.95%) Capacity Planning
12 19 (5.65%) Data Security
13 18 (5.36%) Database Security
14 14 (4.17%) Data Modelling
15 13 (3.87%) Data Migration
16 12 (3.57%) Data Protection
16 12 (3.57%) Database Theory
16 12 (3.57%) Relational Database Theory
17 10 (2.98%) Server Patching
18 8 (2.38%) SQL Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 277 (82.44%) SQL
2 162 (48.21%) T-SQL
3 47 (13.99%) PowerShell
4 13 (3.87%) C#
5 11 (3.27%) Shell Script
6 7 (2.08%) Java
6 7 (2.08%) PL/SQL
7 5 (1.49%) Perl
8 3 (0.89%) VB
9 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.30%) PHP
9 1 (0.30%) Python
9 1 (0.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 54 (16.07%) Degree
2 43 (12.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (8.04%) MCSE
4 24 (7.14%) MCTS
5 20 (5.95%) MCDBA
5 20 (5.95%) MCITP
5 20 (5.95%) MCSA
6 12 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 5 (1.49%) Security Cleared
8 4 (1.19%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.57%) Solvency II
2 5 (1.49%) SLA
3 1 (0.30%) QA
System Software
1 25 (7.44%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
3 13 (3.87%) VMware ESX
4 11 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (4.46%) Data Guard
1 15 (4.46%) Microsoft Clustering
2 6 (1.79%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (1.19%) Failover Clustering
3 4 (1.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (1.19%) Perfmon
4 2 (0.60%) WSUS
5 1 (0.30%) Ansible
5 1 (0.30%) SCOM
Vendors
1 147 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 60 (17.86%) Oracle
3 25 (7.44%) VMware
4 11 (3.27%) RedGate
5 9 (2.68%) Red Hat
6 8 (2.38%) SolarWinds
7 6 (1.79%) NetApp
7 6 (1.79%) Sybase
8 4 (1.19%) Remedy
9 3 (0.89%) EMC
10 2 (0.60%) Citrix
11 1 (0.30%) IDERA
11 1 (0.30%) MuleSoft
11 1 (0.30%) Siebel
11 1 (0.30%) Sun
11 1 (0.30%) Talend
11 1 (0.30%) TIBCO
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Greythorn
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
dotMailer Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary plus strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago