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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 417 456 410
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -46
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 232 216 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.52% 0.45% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.48% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 220 194 186
Average salary £55,000 £51,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.31% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £67,500 £66,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
41271 44993 41469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.31% 93.47% 93.48%
Number of salaries quoted 34981 37795 34683
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +39 54 £57,500 +9.52% 8
Docklands, London +3 1 £60,000 -7.69%
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £55,000 -
West Drayton - 1 £50,000 -
SQL Server DBA
England

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 436 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 372 (85.32%) SQL
3 229 (52.52%) T-SQL
4 228 (52.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 213 (48.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 210 (48.17%) Performance Tuning
7 205 (47.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 193 (44.27%) Replication
9 186 (42.66%) Clustering
10 162 (37.16%) SQL Server 2012
11 161 (36.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 150 (34.40%) Finance
13 138 (31.65%) Microsoft
14 122 (27.98%) Business Intelligence
15 94 (21.56%) Data Warehouse
16 88 (20.18%) Oracle
17 82 (18.81%) SQL Server 2005
18 81 (18.58%) Windows
18 81 (18.58%) MS Excel
19 68 (15.60%) High Availability
20 62 (14.22%) Oracle Database
21 56 (12.84%) ETL
22 55 (12.61%) Banking
23 53 (12.16%) Database Security
24 52 (11.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
25 46 (10.55%) Disaster Recovery
26 45 (10.32%) Database Mirroring
27 43 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
28 42 (9.63%) Capacity Planning
28 42 (9.63%) PowerShell

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (4.13%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.61%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (0.46%) Apache Solr
3 2 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.23%) SAS
Applications
1 81 (18.58%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.23%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.46%) Sophis RISQUE
3 1 (0.23%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.29%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.61%) GitHub
4 6 (1.38%) SaaS
5 5 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.23%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.52%) SAN
1 11 (2.52%) Internet
2 4 (0.92%) LAN
2 4 (0.92%) WAN
3 2 (0.46%) Firewall
4 1 (0.23%) Network Security
4 1 (0.23%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 436 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 228 (52.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 213 (48.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 205 (47.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 162 (37.16%) SQL Server 2012
6 161 (36.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 94 (21.56%) Data Warehouse
8 82 (18.81%) SQL Server 2005
9 62 (14.22%) Oracle Database
10 52 (11.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 42 (9.63%) Relational Database
12 41 (9.40%) SQL Server 2000
13 34 (7.80%) RDBMS
14 30 (6.88%) MySQL
14 30 (6.88%) Oracle Database 11g
15 23 (5.28%) DTS
16 21 (4.82%) OLAP
17 17 (3.90%) NoSQL
18 13 (2.98%) Oracle OLAP
19 11 (2.52%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 26 (5.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 8 (1.83%) JIRA
3 7 (1.61%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (1.15%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.23%) MSTest
General
1 150 (34.40%) Finance
2 55 (12.61%) Banking
3 23 (5.28%) Law
3 23 (5.28%) Legal
4 21 (4.82%) Retail
4 21 (4.82%) Marketing
4 21 (4.82%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.75%) Investment Banking
6 10 (2.29%) Games
7 6 (1.38%) Advertising
8 5 (1.15%) Front Office
9 4 (0.92%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.69%) Back Office
10 3 (0.69%) Electronics
10 3 (0.69%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (5.05%) .NET
2 8 (1.83%) COM
2 8 (1.83%) MDX
3 7 (1.61%) Web Services
4 6 (1.38%) .NET Framework
5 5 (1.15%) JDBC
6 3 (0.69%) HTML
7 2 (0.46%) CSS
8 1 (0.23%) XML
8 1 (0.23%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.23%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 193 (44.27%) Replication
2 186 (42.66%) Clustering
3 31 (7.11%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (5.73%) Hedge funds
5 14 (3.21%) Data Centre
6 13 (2.98%) Social Network
7 8 (1.83%) Statistics
8 7 (1.61%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.15%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.15%) iPhone
10 3 (0.69%) Kindle
10 3 (0.69%) DTV
11 2 (0.46%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.46%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.46%) Life Science
11 2 (0.46%) Social Media
12 1 (0.23%) SWIFT
12 1 (0.23%) EqualLogic
12 1 (0.23%) Photography
12 1 (0.23%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 81 (18.58%) Windows
2 38 (8.72%) Linux
3 26 (5.96%) UNIX
4 18 (4.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (2.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.15%) Android
9 4 (0.92%) AIX
10 3 (0.69%) Solaris
10 3 (0.69%) CentOS
11 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (48.17%) Performance Tuning
2 122 (27.98%) Business Intelligence
3 68 (15.60%) High Availability
4 56 (12.84%) ETL
5 53 (12.16%) Database Security
6 46 (10.55%) Disaster Recovery
7 45 (10.32%) Database Mirroring
8 43 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
9 42 (9.63%) Capacity Planning
10 26 (5.96%) ITIL
11 22 (5.05%) Migration
12 20 (4.59%) Performance Monitoring
13 18 (4.13%) Database Tuning
14 16 (3.67%) Scrum
15 15 (3.44%) Low Latency
16 13 (2.98%) Incident Management
17 12 (2.75%) Data Management
17 12 (2.75%) ERP
18 11 (2.52%) Stakeholder Management
18 11 (2.52%) E-Discovery
Programming Languages
1 372 (85.32%) SQL
2 229 (52.52%) T-SQL
3 42 (9.63%) PowerShell
4 16 (3.67%) Java
5 12 (2.75%) PL/SQL
5 12 (2.75%) Shell Script
6 11 (2.52%) Python
6 11 (2.52%) C#
7 9 (2.06%) Ruby
8 8 (1.83%) JavaScript
9 7 (1.61%) Bash Shell
10 5 (1.15%) VBScript
11 4 (0.92%) VB.NET
11 4 (0.92%) Korn
12 3 (0.69%) C
12 3 (0.69%) Perl
13 2 (0.46%) PHP
13 2 (0.46%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 34 (7.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (5.73%) Degree
3 11 (2.52%) MCITP
3 11 (2.52%) MCDBA
4 10 (2.29%) MCTS
5 9 (2.06%) MCSE
5 9 (2.06%) MCSA
5 9 (2.06%) Oracle Certification
6 6 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.15%) OCP
8 4 (0.92%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.92%) Security Cleared
9 3 (0.69%) IBM Certification
10 1 (0.23%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.29%) QA
2 4 (0.92%) SLA
2 4 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.69%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 31 (7.11%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.15%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.92%) Oracle Clusterware
5 1 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 26 (5.96%) Data Guard
2 9 (2.06%) Oracle RMAN
3 7 (1.61%) SCOM
4 5 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.92%) BMC PATROL
6 3 (0.69%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 138 (31.65%) Microsoft
2 88 (20.18%) Oracle
3 31 (7.11%) VMware
4 17 (3.90%) Facebook
5 15 (3.44%) Twitter
5 15 (3.44%) Red Gate
6 10 (2.29%) Red Hat
6 10 (2.29%) IBM
7 8 (1.83%) Cognos
7 8 (1.83%) Google
8 6 (1.38%) Sybase
8 6 (1.38%) SAP
8 6 (1.38%) Tableau
9 4 (0.92%) Tripwire
9 4 (0.92%) HP
9 4 (0.92%) 3PAR
10 3 (0.69%) Alteryx
11 2 (0.46%) Wall Street Systems
11 2 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.46%) Eloqua
South West London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £85000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Fantastic location & Office environment
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30k + Extensive benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Noir Consulting
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, paid training
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
First Point
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago