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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 440 420 383
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 200 245 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.45% 0.50% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.53% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 185 202 244
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £41,650
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
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
41807 46178 42162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.54% 93.82% 93.84%
Number of salaries quoted 35269 38303 35650
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 2015. 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 +38 48 £57,500 +15.00% 3
West Drayton +2 5 £50,000 +25.00%
Uxbridge - 3 £55,000 -
Harrow - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £75,000 -
SQL Server DBA
England

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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.

1 354 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 301 (85.03%) SQL
3 205 (57.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 192 (54.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 183 (51.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 171 (48.31%) Performance Tuning
7 160 (45.20%) T-SQL
8 144 (40.68%) Replication
9 141 (39.83%) SQL Server 2012
10 125 (35.31%) Microsoft
11 124 (35.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 119 (33.62%) Clustering
13 108 (30.51%) Business Intelligence
14 103 (29.10%) Finance
15 88 (24.86%) Oracle
16 71 (20.06%) Windows
17 67 (18.93%) SQL Server 2005
18 62 (17.51%) Data Warehouse
19 58 (16.38%) High Availability
20 55 (15.54%) MS Excel
21 54 (15.25%) Oracle Database
22 52 (14.69%) Database Security
23 47 (13.28%) Disaster Recovery
24 46 (12.99%) ETL
25 45 (12.71%) Linux
26 44 (12.43%) PowerShell
27 43 (12.15%) Database Mirroring
28 39 (11.02%) Oracle RAC
29 38 (10.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
29 38 (10.73%) Banking

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 18 (5.08%) SharePoint
2 13 (3.67%) Oracle Coherence
3 4 (1.13%) Apache Solr
3 4 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.28%) SAS
5 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 55 (15.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.28%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (2.26%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.56%) Sophis RISQUE
3 1 (0.28%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.69%) GitHub
4 3 (0.85%) SaaS
5 1 (0.28%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.54%) SAN
2 6 (1.69%) HTTP
2 6 (1.69%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.69%) DNS
3 4 (1.13%) LAN
3 4 (1.13%) WAN
4 3 (0.85%) Internet
5 1 (0.28%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 354 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 205 (57.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 192 (54.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 183 (51.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 141 (39.83%) SQL Server 2012
6 124 (35.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 67 (18.93%) SQL Server 2005
8 62 (17.51%) Data Warehouse
9 54 (15.25%) Oracle Database
10 38 (10.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 32 (9.04%) MySQL
12 31 (8.76%) Relational Database
13 26 (7.34%) RDBMS
14 23 (6.50%) DTS
15 19 (5.37%) Oracle Database 11g
16 14 (3.95%) MongoDB
17 13 (3.67%) OLAP
17 13 (3.67%) SQL Server 2000
17 13 (3.67%) Hadoop
18 12 (3.39%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 18 (5.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 9 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (1.98%) JIRA
4 6 (1.69%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.85%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.56%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.28%) Subversion
7 1 (0.28%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 103 (29.10%) Finance
2 38 (10.73%) Banking
3 27 (7.63%) Legal
4 19 (5.37%) Marketing
5 17 (4.80%) Retail
6 12 (3.39%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.98%) Front Office
7 7 (1.98%) Advertising
8 6 (1.69%) Games
9 3 (0.85%) Law
9 3 (0.85%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Publishing
10 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.28%) Back Office
10 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (9.32%) .NET
2 14 (3.95%) Web Services
3 10 (2.82%) XML
4 9 (2.54%) JDBC
5 7 (1.98%) ASP.NET
5 7 (1.98%) WCF
6 6 (1.69%) .NET Framework
6 6 (1.69%) COM
7 4 (1.13%) MDX
8 2 (0.56%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (0.56%) HTML
9 1 (0.28%) Apache Flex
9 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 144 (40.68%) Replication
2 119 (33.62%) Clustering
3 34 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (6.21%) Hedge funds
5 13 (3.67%) Social Network
6 9 (2.54%) Kindle
7 7 (1.98%) Statistics
8 6 (1.69%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.85%) Derivative
9 3 (0.85%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.56%) Data Extraction
10 2 (0.56%) SWIFT
10 2 (0.56%) EqualLogic
11 1 (0.28%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.28%) GIS
11 1 (0.28%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.28%) Spread Betting
11 1 (0.28%) Social Media
11 1 (0.28%) Open Source
11 1 (0.28%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 71 (20.06%) Windows
2 45 (12.71%) Linux
3 37 (10.45%) UNIX
4 34 (9.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (8.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (4.80%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (2.26%) Solaris
8 7 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.41%) CentOS
10 4 (1.13%) AIX
11 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (48.31%) Performance Tuning
2 108 (30.51%) Business Intelligence
3 58 (16.38%) High Availability
4 52 (14.69%) Database Security
5 47 (13.28%) Disaster Recovery
6 46 (12.99%) ETL
7 43 (12.15%) Database Mirroring
8 37 (10.45%) ITIL
9 29 (8.19%) Capacity Planning
10 23 (6.50%) Data Management
11 19 (5.37%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (4.80%) Low Latency
12 17 (4.80%) Migration
13 16 (4.52%) Performance Analysis
13 16 (4.52%) Performance Monitoring
14 15 (4.24%) Incident Management
15 13 (3.67%) Database Tuning
16 11 (3.11%) Analytics
17 9 (2.54%) Change Management
17 9 (2.54%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 301 (85.03%) SQL
2 160 (45.20%) T-SQL
3 44 (12.43%) PowerShell
4 19 (5.37%) Java
5 18 (5.08%) C#
6 14 (3.95%) PL/SQL
7 12 (3.39%) Shell Script
8 10 (2.82%) C
9 8 (2.26%) Ruby
9 8 (2.26%) Python
10 7 (1.98%) Bash Shell
11 5 (1.41%) JavaScript
12 4 (1.13%) Korn
13 3 (0.85%) VBScript
14 1 (0.28%) VB
14 1 (0.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 33 (9.32%) Degree
2 32 (9.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (5.93%) MCITP
4 13 (3.67%) MCDBA
4 13 (3.67%) Oracle Certification
5 11 (3.11%) OCP
6 10 (2.82%) MCTS
7 9 (2.54%) IBM Certification
7 9 (2.54%) SC Cleared
7 9 (2.54%) Security Cleared
8 7 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.69%) MCSE
10 4 (1.13%) HND
10 4 (1.13%) Microsoft Certified Architect
11 3 (0.85%) MCSA
12 1 (0.28%) MCT
12 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.54%) ISO 9001
1 9 (2.54%) QA
2 4 (1.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.56%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.56%) SLA
4 1 (0.28%) JSP 440
System Software
1 39 (11.02%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (1.69%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.41%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.13%) Oracle Clusterware
5 2 (0.56%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.28%) vSphere
6 1 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 29 (8.19%) Data Guard
2 5 (1.41%) SCOM
3 4 (1.13%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (1.13%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.28%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 125 (35.31%) Microsoft
2 88 (24.86%) Oracle
3 22 (6.21%) VMware
4 13 (3.67%) IBM
4 13 (3.67%) Facebook
4 13 (3.67%) Twitter
5 11 (3.11%) Red Hat
6 9 (2.54%) Sybase
6 9 (2.54%) Red Gate
7 7 (1.98%) HP
8 5 (1.41%) Business Objects
9 4 (1.13%) 3PAR
9 4 (1.13%) Tableau
10 3 (0.85%) Alteryx
10 3 (0.85%) Sony
10 3 (0.85%) SAP
11 2 (0.56%) Tripwire
11 2 (0.56%) Dell
11 2 (0.56%) NetApp
11 2 (0.56%) Veritas
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Noir Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £70000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
London
TRG
Salary: 75000-90000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago