The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 416 347 454
Rank change year-on-year
-69 +107
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 247 283 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.50% 0.62% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.66% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 197 252 198
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46423 42735 52633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.75% 93.92% 93.85%
Number of salaries quoted 38303 36072 45659
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
SQL Server DBA
England

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -31 43 £55,000 -4.34% 3
Twickenham - 4 £38,000 -
West Drayton - 2 £40,000 -
Croydon -10 1 £52,500 +12.90% 1
SQL Server DBA
England

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 390 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 341 (87.44%) SQL
3 252 (64.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 244 (62.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 217 (55.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 205 (52.56%) T-SQL
7 199 (51.03%) Replication
8 190 (48.72%) Performance Tuning
9 171 (43.85%) Finance
10 154 (39.49%) SQL Server 2012
11 133 (34.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 120 (30.77%) SQL Server 2005
13 117 (30.00%) Microsoft
14 93 (23.85%) Windows
15 91 (23.33%) Clustering
16 89 (22.82%) Business Intelligence
17 67 (17.18%) MS Excel
18 63 (16.15%) Disaster Recovery
19 59 (15.13%) Data Warehouse
19 59 (15.13%) Oracle
20 58 (14.87%) ETL
21 56 (14.36%) Microsoft Certification
22 48 (12.31%) MCITP
23 41 (10.51%) High Availability
24 39 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
25 37 (9.49%) Scrum
26 36 (9.23%) Database Tuning
26 36 (9.23%) Migration
26 36 (9.23%) MySQL
26 36 (9.23%) Oracle Database

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 15 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.82%) IIS
3 6 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (0.77%) Apache Solr
5 3 (0.77%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.26%) WorkSite
6 1 (0.26%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.26%) Moodle
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 67 (17.18%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.77%) MS Office
3 1 (0.26%) MS Project
3 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.03%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.51%) LatentZero
2 2 (0.51%) Capstone
3 1 (0.26%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.87%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.26%) PaaS
3 1 (0.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (7.44%) SAN
2 8 (2.05%) WAN
3 4 (1.03%) VPN
3 4 (1.03%) LAN
4 2 (0.51%) NAS
5 1 (0.26%) Internet
5 1 (0.26%) DNS
5 1 (0.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 390 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 252 (64.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 244 (62.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 217 (55.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 154 (39.49%) SQL Server 2012
6 133 (34.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 120 (30.77%) SQL Server 2005
8 59 (15.13%) Data Warehouse
9 36 (9.23%) MySQL
9 36 (9.23%) Oracle Database
10 31 (7.95%) DTS
11 26 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 25 (6.41%) OLAP
13 24 (6.15%) SQL Server 2000
14 20 (5.13%) OLTP
14 20 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
15 18 (4.62%) Relational Database
16 13 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
16 13 (3.33%) Sybase ASE
17 10 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (1.28%) Subversion
2 3 (0.77%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.51%) ERwin
3 2 (0.51%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.26%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 171 (43.85%) Finance
2 35 (8.97%) Banking
3 21 (5.38%) Marketing
4 15 (3.85%) Telecoms
5 12 (3.08%) Retail
6 11 (2.82%) Financial Institution
7 10 (2.56%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.79%) Publishing
9 6 (1.54%) Law
10 5 (1.28%) Legal
10 5 (1.28%) Advertising
11 3 (0.77%) Games
12 2 (0.51%) Back Office
12 2 (0.51%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (5.38%) .NET
2 19 (4.87%) Web Services
3 6 (1.54%) XML
4 3 (0.77%) Lucene
4 3 (0.77%) HTML
5 2 (0.51%) MDX
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.26%) NHibernate
6 1 (0.26%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.26%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.26%) Middleware
6 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 199 (51.03%) Replication
2 91 (23.33%) Clustering
3 12 (3.08%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.31%) Hedge funds
5 6 (1.54%) Data Integration
6 4 (1.03%) Social Media
6 4 (1.03%) BBC
7 3 (0.77%) Statistics
7 3 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.51%) iPad
8 2 (0.51%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.51%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.51%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.26%) NHS
9 1 (0.26%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.26%) Spread Betting
9 1 (0.26%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 93 (23.85%) Windows
2 33 (8.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (3.59%) UNIX
4 13 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (2.82%) Linux
7 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (48.72%) Performance Tuning
2 89 (22.82%) Business Intelligence
3 63 (16.15%) Disaster Recovery
4 58 (14.87%) ETL
5 41 (10.51%) High Availability
6 39 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
7 37 (9.49%) Scrum
8 36 (9.23%) Migration
8 36 (9.23%) Database Tuning
9 30 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
10 26 (6.67%) Data Modelling
11 25 (6.41%) ITIL
12 20 (5.13%) E-Commerce
13 18 (4.62%) Business Continuity
13 18 (4.62%) Asset Management
13 18 (4.62%) Database Security
14 14 (3.59%) Project Management
15 13 (3.33%) Investment Management
16 12 (3.08%) Fund Management
17 10 (2.56%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 341 (87.44%) SQL
2 205 (52.56%) T-SQL
3 32 (8.21%) PowerShell
4 19 (4.87%) Perl
4 19 (4.87%) C#
5 8 (2.05%) Shell Script
6 6 (1.54%) PL/SQL
7 4 (1.03%) Java
8 3 (0.77%) VB
8 3 (0.77%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
9 2 (0.51%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.51%) C++
10 1 (0.26%) PHP
10 1 (0.26%) VBScript
10 1 (0.26%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.26%) VBA
10 1 (0.26%) Python
10 1 (0.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 56 (14.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (12.31%) MCITP
3 34 (8.72%) Degree
4 18 (4.62%) MCTS
5 13 (3.33%) Microsoft Certified Architect
6 5 (1.28%) MCDBA
7 4 (1.03%) MCSE
7 4 (1.03%) MCSA
8 2 (0.51%) MCSD
8 2 (0.51%) HND
8 2 (0.51%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.51%) CISA
9 1 (0.26%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.26%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.26%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.87%) QA
2 6 (1.54%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.03%) SLA
4 3 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.51%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.82%) Oracle RAC
3 10 (2.56%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (0.77%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.51%) LiteSpeed
5 2 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (1.79%) Data Guard
2 5 (1.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (0.77%) OpenView
3 3 (0.77%) Nagios
3 3 (0.77%) Zenoss
4 2 (0.51%) SCOM
4 2 (0.51%) Foglight
5 1 (0.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 117 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 59 (15.13%) Oracle
3 28 (7.18%) Red Gate
4 27 (6.92%) VMware
5 13 (3.33%) HP
5 13 (3.33%) Sybase
5 13 (3.33%) Business Objects
6 8 (2.05%) EMC
7 6 (1.54%) Percona
7 6 (1.54%) Cognos
7 6 (1.54%) NetApp
7 6 (1.54%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.03%) Apple
8 4 (1.03%) Remedy
8 4 (1.03%) Charles River
8 4 (1.03%) Sony
8 4 (1.03%) Facebook
8 4 (1.03%) Yahoo!
8 4 (1.03%) Google
9 3 (0.77%) SAP
London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 20% bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Full benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits Pension
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Benefits.
Posted: 13 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
dotMailer Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Benefits.
Posted: 26 days ago