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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 483 472 417
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -55
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 140 153 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.32% 0.34% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.37% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 132 139 192
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,150 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.19%
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
40782 41868 44449
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.89% 93.96% 94.40%
Number of salaries quoted 34763 34463 38430
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £75,000 £78,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 December 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 29 December 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 +6 31 £62,500 +9.64% 5
Croydon +4 1 £62,500 +31.57% 1
South Croydon - 1 £50,000 -
SQL Server DBA
England

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 December 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.

1 322 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 279 (86.65%) SQL
3 188 (58.39%) T-SQL
4 170 (52.80%) Performance Tuning
5 162 (50.31%) SQL Server 2008
6 157 (48.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 145 (45.03%) Replication
8 138 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 125 (38.82%) SQL Server 2012
10 112 (34.78%) Clustering
11 106 (32.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 104 (32.30%) Business Intelligence
13 95 (29.50%) Microsoft
14 81 (25.16%) Data Warehouse
15 66 (20.50%) Finance
16 64 (19.88%) MySQL
17 60 (18.63%) Windows
18 59 (18.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 59 (18.32%) SQL Server 2005
19 57 (17.70%) Oracle
20 43 (13.35%) .NET
21 40 (12.42%) ETL
22 39 (12.11%) MS Excel
23 34 (10.56%) Degree
24 33 (10.25%) Microsoft Certification
24 33 (10.25%) Disaster Recovery
25 32 (9.94%) Marketing
26 30 (9.32%) NoSQL
27 28 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
27 28 (8.70%) OLTP

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 11 (3.42%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.86%) Apache Solr
2 6 (1.86%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (0.93%) SAS
4 3 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.31%) IIS
5 1 (0.31%) WorkSite
Applications
1 39 (12.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.24%) MS Office
3 1 (0.31%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.31%) SimCorp Dimension
2 1 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.93%) SaaS
4 2 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.86%) HTTP
1 6 (1.86%) TCP/IP
1 6 (1.86%) DNS
2 4 (1.24%) SAN
3 3 (0.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 322 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 162 (50.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 157 (48.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 138 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 125 (38.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 106 (32.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 81 (25.16%) Data Warehouse
8 64 (19.88%) MySQL
9 59 (18.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 59 (18.32%) SQL Server 2005
10 30 (9.32%) NoSQL
11 28 (8.70%) OLTP
12 19 (5.90%) Oracle Database
13 18 (5.59%) VLDB
14 14 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
14 14 (4.35%) NewSQL
15 13 (4.04%) Big Data
15 13 (4.04%) Hadoop
15 13 (4.04%) OLAP
16 12 (3.73%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (4.35%) Selenium
1 14 (4.35%) Hudson
2 9 (2.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 8 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.24%) PowerBuilder
5 3 (0.93%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.31%) Subversion
6 1 (0.31%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 66 (20.50%) Finance
2 32 (9.94%) Marketing
3 13 (4.04%) Advertising
4 12 (3.73%) Banking
4 12 (3.73%) Legal
5 7 (2.17%) Retail
6 5 (1.55%) Games
6 5 (1.55%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.24%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.93%) Law
9 2 (0.62%) Front Office
9 2 (0.62%) Back Office
9 2 (0.62%) Publishing
10 1 (0.31%) Automotive
10 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (13.35%) .NET
2 27 (8.39%) Web Services
3 20 (6.21%) MDX
4 15 (4.66%) HTML
5 14 (4.35%) XML
6 11 (3.42%) WCF
7 6 (1.86%) ASP.NET
8 5 (1.55%) COM
9 1 (0.31%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.31%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 145 (45.03%) Replication
2 112 (34.78%) Clustering
3 26 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (5.28%) BBC
4 17 (5.28%) Social Media
5 11 (3.42%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.80%) Statistics
7 8 (2.48%) Social Network
8 4 (1.24%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.93%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.62%) New Media
10 2 (0.62%) Data Extraction
10 2 (0.62%) E-Learning
11 1 (0.31%) Online Games
11 1 (0.31%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.31%) GIS
11 1 (0.31%) Open Source
11 1 (0.31%) EqualLogic
11 1 (0.31%) Kindle
11 1 (0.31%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 60 (18.63%) Windows
2 28 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (7.45%) Linux
4 21 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (4.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (3.73%) UNIX
7 3 (0.93%) CentOS
7 3 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (52.80%) Performance Tuning
2 104 (32.30%) Business Intelligence
3 40 (12.42%) ETL
4 33 (10.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 28 (8.70%) E-Commerce
6 27 (8.39%) High Availability
7 20 (6.21%) Change Data Capture
7 20 (6.21%) Performance Monitoring
8 19 (5.90%) Database Security
9 17 (5.28%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (4.66%) Unit Testing
10 15 (4.66%) Capacity Planning
11 14 (4.35%) Analytics
11 14 (4.35%) SOA
12 13 (4.04%) Migration
12 13 (4.04%) ITIL
13 10 (3.11%) Database Tuning
14 9 (2.80%) Scrum
15 8 (2.48%) Incident Management
15 8 (2.48%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 279 (86.65%) SQL
2 188 (58.39%) T-SQL
3 24 (7.45%) Java
4 23 (7.14%) C#
5 22 (6.83%) PowerShell
6 15 (4.66%) VB
7 14 (4.35%) C++
8 5 (1.55%) C
8 5 (1.55%) Python
9 4 (1.24%) Perl
10 2 (0.62%) VBA
11 1 (0.31%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.31%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.31%) Ruby
11 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 34 (10.56%) Degree
2 33 (10.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (5.28%) MCDBA
4 11 (3.42%) MCTS
5 10 (3.11%) MCITP
6 7 (2.17%) MCSE
7 2 (0.62%) MCSA
7 2 (0.62%) MCT
8 1 (0.31%) OCP
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.31%) IBM Certification
8 1 (0.31%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.31%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.31%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.55%) QA
2 1 (0.31%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (6.21%) Hyper-V
2 8 (2.48%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (1.86%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.55%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (1.24%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (2.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 7 (2.17%) Backup Exec
2 2 (0.62%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 95 (29.50%) Microsoft
2 57 (17.70%) Oracle
3 27 (8.39%) Sony
4 23 (7.14%) Facebook
5 21 (6.52%) Sybase
6 17 (5.28%) Apple
6 17 (5.28%) Yahoo!
6 17 (5.28%) Google
7 16 (4.97%) Red Gate
8 11 (3.42%) HP
9 9 (2.80%) Business Objects
9 9 (2.80%) VMware
10 7 (2.17%) Veritas
11 6 (1.86%) Sun
11 6 (1.86%) Twitter
12 3 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (0.62%) Red Hat
13 2 (0.62%) SAP
13 2 (0.62%) Tableau
14 1 (0.31%) Vertica
City, London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Subsidised Gym etc
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 27 days holiday, banking bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum + Pension, Annual Leave
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £50000.0000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package & Bonus
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, car, pension
Posted: 25 days ago