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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 444 430 428
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 177 192 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.39% 0.43% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.46% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 175 170 177
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 £40,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £62,900
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
42251 42158 47038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.53% 93.62% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 35246 35423 40644
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 £32,000
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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +16 32 £50,000 -16.66% 3
Uxbridge - 16 £41,000 -
Bromley -7 7 £40,000 +26.98%
Croydon - 5 £55,000 -
Carshalton - 1 £47,500 -
SQL Server DBA
England

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 415 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 338 (81.45%) SQL
3 233 (56.14%) T-SQL
3 233 (56.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 220 (53.01%) Performance Tuning
5 187 (45.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 167 (40.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 166 (40.00%) Replication
8 144 (34.70%) SQL Server 2012
9 124 (29.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 121 (29.16%) Microsoft
11 118 (28.43%) Business Intelligence
12 112 (26.99%) Clustering
13 106 (25.54%) SQL Server 2005
14 103 (24.82%) Finance
15 94 (22.65%) Data Warehouse
16 90 (21.69%) Windows
17 84 (20.24%) MySQL
18 77 (18.55%) Oracle
19 70 (16.87%) MS Excel
20 63 (15.18%) ETL
21 62 (14.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
22 58 (13.98%) .NET
23 46 (11.08%) E-Commerce
24 39 (9.40%) Web Services
25 37 (8.92%) Disaster Recovery
26 35 (8.43%) Linux
26 35 (8.43%) Java
27 32 (7.71%) Sony
27 32 (7.71%) Oracle Database

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (3.61%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.17%) Apache Solr
3 7 (1.69%) IIS
4 2 (0.48%) WorkSite
4 2 (0.48%) SAS
5 1 (0.24%) CMS
5 1 (0.24%) Umbraco
Applications
1 70 (16.87%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.65%) MS Office
3 1 (0.24%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.24%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.89%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.72%) PaaS
3 3 (0.72%) IaaS
4 2 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.37%) SAN
2 3 (0.72%) Internet
2 3 (0.72%) DNS
3 2 (0.48%) NAS
4 1 (0.24%) LDAP
4 1 (0.24%) LAN
4 1 (0.24%) WAN
4 1 (0.24%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 415 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 233 (56.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 187 (45.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 167 (40.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 144 (34.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 124 (29.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 106 (25.54%) SQL Server 2005
8 94 (22.65%) Data Warehouse
9 84 (20.24%) MySQL
10 62 (14.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 32 (7.71%) Oracle Database
12 31 (7.47%) Relational Database
12 31 (7.47%) OLTP
13 28 (6.75%) NoSQL
14 26 (6.27%) DTS
14 26 (6.27%) Oracle Database 11g
15 24 (5.78%) SQL Server 2000
16 23 (5.54%) Big Data
17 22 (5.30%) Oracle Database 10g
18 21 (5.06%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 20 (4.82%) Selenium
1 20 (4.82%) Hudson
2 18 (4.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (0.72%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.24%) PowerBuilder
General
1 103 (24.82%) Finance
2 30 (7.23%) Banking
3 28 (6.75%) Marketing
4 12 (2.89%) Retail
5 10 (2.41%) Advertising
6 8 (1.93%) Legal
7 5 (1.20%) Law
7 5 (1.20%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.96%) Games
8 4 (0.96%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.96%) Back Office
9 3 (0.72%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.48%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (13.98%) .NET
2 39 (9.40%) Web Services
3 25 (6.02%) HTML
4 20 (4.82%) MDX
5 16 (3.86%) XML
6 7 (1.69%) WCF
7 6 (1.45%) Lucene
8 2 (0.48%) COM
8 2 (0.48%) CSS
9 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.24%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 166 (40.00%) Replication
2 112 (26.99%) Clustering
3 25 (6.02%) Social Media
3 25 (6.02%) BBC
3 25 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (2.65%) Statistics
5 10 (2.41%) Hedge funds
6 5 (1.20%) Data Integration
7 3 (0.72%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.48%) New Media
8 2 (0.48%) Social Network
8 2 (0.48%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.24%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.24%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 90 (21.69%) Windows
2 35 (8.43%) Linux
3 26 (6.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (4.58%) UNIX
5 15 (3.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.24%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (53.01%) Performance Tuning
2 118 (28.43%) Business Intelligence
3 63 (15.18%) ETL
4 46 (11.08%) E-Commerce
5 37 (8.92%) Disaster Recovery
6 29 (6.99%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (6.02%) Migration
7 25 (6.02%) Performance Monitoring
8 22 (5.30%) High Availability
9 21 (5.06%) Unit Testing
9 21 (5.06%) SOA
10 20 (4.82%) Scrum
10 20 (4.82%) Root Cause Analysis
10 20 (4.82%) Database Security
11 19 (4.58%) Capacity Planning
12 17 (4.10%) Change Data Capture
13 16 (3.86%) Business Continuity
14 15 (3.61%) ITIL
15 13 (3.13%) Investment Management
15 13 (3.13%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 338 (81.45%) SQL
2 233 (56.14%) T-SQL
3 35 (8.43%) Java
4 26 (6.27%) PowerShell
5 22 (5.30%) C#
5 22 (5.30%) VB
6 20 (4.82%) C++
7 13 (3.13%) PL/SQL
8 8 (1.93%) Shell Script
9 7 (1.69%) Perl
9 7 (1.69%) Python
10 3 (0.72%) VBA
11 1 (0.24%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.24%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Qualifications
1 27 (6.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (4.10%) Degree
3 16 (3.86%) MCTS
4 14 (3.37%) MCDBA
5 9 (2.17%) MCITP
6 2 (0.48%) MCSE
6 2 (0.48%) OCP
6 2 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.24%) MCT
7 1 (0.24%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.24%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.48%) QA
1 2 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (3.61%) Oracle RMAN
2 14 (3.37%) Hyper-V
3 7 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (1.45%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 7 (1.69%) SCOM
2 4 (0.96%) Backup Exec
2 4 (0.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (0.72%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (0.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (0.72%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 121 (29.16%) Microsoft
2 77 (18.55%) Oracle
3 32 (7.71%) Sony
4 27 (6.51%) Facebook
5 25 (6.02%) Yahoo!
5 25 (6.02%) Google
5 25 (6.02%) Apple
6 18 (4.34%) Sybase
7 12 (2.89%) VMware
8 11 (2.65%) Red Gate
9 10 (2.41%) HP
10 9 (2.17%) Business Objects
11 7 (1.69%) Sun
11 7 (1.69%) Vertica
12 6 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (1.20%) Cognos
13 5 (1.20%) Percona
14 4 (0.96%) Veritas
15 3 (0.72%) CommVault
15 3 (0.72%) Tableau
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Fantastic benefits
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London
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Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: 50,000 to £55,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + good range of benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £65000 - £82000 per annum + Compeitive Package
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + pension, bonus, 25 days' holiday
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + pension, bonus, 25 days holiday
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