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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 434 414 410
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 205 212 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.44% 0.47% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.51% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 196 179 202
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,450 £70,000 £64,750
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
43289 41874 48462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.43% 93.48% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 36157 35150 42053
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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
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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 +20 35 £50,000 -16.66% 2
Uxbridge - 17 £41,000 -
Croydon - 6 £45,000 -
Bromley -17 5 £40,000 +23.07%
Westminster - 3 £50,000 -
Docklands, London - 1 £72,500 -
Carshalton - 1 £47,500 -
SQL Server DBA
England

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 445 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 365 (82.02%) SQL
3 258 (57.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 237 (53.26%) T-SQL
5 223 (50.11%) Performance Tuning
6 216 (48.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 191 (42.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 182 (40.90%) Replication
9 172 (38.65%) SQL Server 2012
10 139 (31.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 138 (31.01%) Microsoft
12 134 (30.11%) Finance
13 127 (28.54%) SQL Server 2005
14 118 (26.52%) Clustering
15 115 (25.84%) Business Intelligence
16 103 (23.15%) Windows
17 86 (19.33%) Data Warehouse
18 84 (18.88%) MySQL
19 83 (18.65%) Oracle
20 77 (17.30%) MS Excel
21 65 (14.61%) ETL
22 62 (13.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
23 51 (11.46%) .NET
24 44 (9.89%) E-Commerce
25 42 (9.44%) Disaster Recovery
26 40 (8.99%) Linux
27 39 (8.76%) Web Services
28 37 (8.31%) Oracle Database
29 36 (8.09%) Relational Database
30 35 (7.87%) Microsoft Certification

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 17 (3.82%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.02%) IIS
2 9 (2.02%) Apache Solr
3 5 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (0.67%) WorkSite
5 2 (0.45%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.22%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.22%) CMS
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 77 (17.30%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.47%) MS Office
3 1 (0.22%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.82%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.67%) PaaS
4 3 (0.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.04%) SAN
2 6 (1.35%) WAN
3 3 (0.67%) VPN
3 3 (0.67%) DNS
3 3 (0.67%) LAN
3 3 (0.67%) Internet
4 2 (0.45%) NAS
5 1 (0.22%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 445 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 258 (57.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 216 (48.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 191 (42.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 172 (38.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 139 (31.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 127 (28.54%) SQL Server 2005
8 86 (19.33%) Data Warehouse
9 84 (18.88%) MySQL
10 62 (13.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 37 (8.31%) Oracle Database
12 36 (8.09%) Relational Database
13 34 (7.64%) DTS
14 31 (6.97%) NoSQL
15 29 (6.52%) Oracle Database 10g
16 28 (6.29%) SQL Server 2000
17 27 (6.07%) Oracle Database 11g
18 26 (5.84%) OLTP
18 26 (5.84%) Big Data
19 19 (4.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (3.60%) Selenium
1 16 (3.60%) Hudson
1 16 (3.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.67%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.45%) Subversion
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.22%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 134 (30.11%) Finance
2 33 (7.42%) Banking
3 26 (5.84%) Marketing
4 16 (3.60%) Retail
5 11 (2.47%) Advertising
6 9 (2.02%) Legal
7 7 (1.57%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.35%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.12%) Law
9 5 (1.12%) Games
10 4 (0.90%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.90%) Back Office
11 3 (0.67%) Publishing
12 1 (0.22%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (11.46%) .NET
2 39 (8.76%) Web Services
3 22 (4.94%) HTML
4 18 (4.04%) MDX
4 18 (4.04%) XML
5 7 (1.57%) Lucene
6 6 (1.35%) WCF
7 2 (0.45%) COM
7 2 (0.45%) CSS
8 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.22%) NHibernate
8 1 (0.22%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.22%) Middleware
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 182 (40.90%) Replication
2 118 (26.52%) Clustering
3 22 (4.94%) BBC
3 22 (4.94%) Social Media
4 13 (2.92%) Hedge funds
5 9 (2.02%) Data Integration
6 7 (1.57%) Statistics
7 4 (0.90%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.22%) Spread Betting
8 1 (0.22%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.22%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.22%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.22%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 103 (23.15%) Windows
2 40 (8.99%) Linux
3 28 (6.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (5.39%) UNIX
5 18 (4.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (2.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (50.11%) Performance Tuning
2 115 (25.84%) Business Intelligence
3 65 (14.61%) ETL
4 44 (9.89%) E-Commerce
5 42 (9.44%) Disaster Recovery
6 31 (6.97%) Migration
7 27 (6.07%) Scrum
8 26 (5.84%) Performance Monitoring
9 21 (4.72%) Database Tuning
9 21 (4.72%) High Availability
10 19 (4.27%) Capacity Planning
10 19 (4.27%) Root Cause Analysis
11 18 (4.04%) SOA
12 17 (3.82%) Change Data Capture
12 17 (3.82%) Unit Testing
13 16 (3.60%) Investment Management
13 16 (3.60%) Database Security
13 16 (3.60%) ITIL
13 16 (3.60%) Business Continuity
14 15 (3.37%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 365 (82.02%) SQL
2 237 (53.26%) T-SQL
3 33 (7.42%) PowerShell
4 32 (7.19%) Java
5 22 (4.94%) C#
6 19 (4.27%) VB
7 18 (4.04%) C++
8 15 (3.37%) PL/SQL
9 12 (2.70%) Shell Script
10 11 (2.47%) Perl
11 8 (1.80%) Python
12 3 (0.67%) VBA
12 3 (0.67%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
13 2 (0.45%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (7.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (4.94%) Degree
3 20 (4.49%) MCITP
4 15 (3.37%) MCTS
5 11 (2.47%) MCDBA
6 5 (1.12%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 4 (0.90%) MCSE
8 3 (0.67%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.45%) CISA
9 2 (0.45%) OCP
9 2 (0.45%) MCSD
10 1 (0.22%) HND
10 1 (0.22%) MCSA
10 1 (0.22%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.67%) QA
2 2 (0.45%) SLA
2 2 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (3.82%) Oracle RMAN
2 14 (3.15%) Hyper-V
3 7 (1.57%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 8 (1.80%) SCOM
1 8 (1.80%) Data Guard
2 6 (1.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (0.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (0.67%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (0.67%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.45%) Zenoss
4 2 (0.45%) Nagios
4 2 (0.45%) OpenView
5 1 (0.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 138 (31.01%) Microsoft
2 83 (18.65%) Oracle
3 29 (6.52%) Sony
4 22 (4.94%) Apple
4 22 (4.94%) Yahoo!
4 22 (4.94%) Google
4 22 (4.94%) Facebook
5 14 (3.15%) VMware
6 13 (2.92%) Sybase
7 12 (2.70%) HP
7 12 (2.70%) Red Gate
8 10 (2.25%) Business Objects
9 9 (2.02%) Cognos
9 9 (2.02%) Percona
10 7 (1.57%) Vertica
11 6 (1.35%) Sun
11 6 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.67%) Remedy
12 3 (0.67%) Charles River
12 3 (0.67%) CommVault
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