Period
to 26 July 2017

The median annual salary for a DBA was £56,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Database Administrator
England > London
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 362 270 210
Rank change year-on-year -92 -60 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 619 1028 1426
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.84% 1.25% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 1.30% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 506 884 1277
London median annual salary £56,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.82% -4.35% +9.52%
10th Percentile £37,500 £40,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £71,875 £71,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.60% -1.58% -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 69791 79165 86043
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.90% 96.04% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 56086 68698 72598
London median annual salary £59,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.18% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured DBA in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for DBA in London

DBA
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DBA in London.

Salary trend for DBA in London

DBA
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DBA in London over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Salary histogram for DBA in London

DBA
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the London region over the 6 months to 26 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -46 130 £59,000 +7.27% 10
West London +60 56 £50,000 +14.29% 2
South London +30 19 £50,000 -13.04% 3
East London -4 13 £52,500 -
North London -7 1 £65,628 +38.16% 1
DBA
England

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 July 2017, DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 534 (86.27%) SQL
2 508 (82.07%) SQL Server
3 263 (42.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 256 (41.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 229 (37.00%) Finance
6 213 (34.41%) Oracle
7 195 (31.50%) T-SQL
8 183 (29.56%) Microsoft
9 181 (29.24%) Performance Tuning
10 169 (27.30%) Windows
11 150 (24.23%) NoSQL
12 149 (24.07%) Clustering
13 137 (22.13%) High Availability
14 136 (21.97%) SQL Server 2008
14 136 (21.97%) Replication
15 131 (21.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 119 (19.22%) Linux
17 109 (17.61%) Migration
18 102 (16.48%) Disaster Recovery
19 101 (16.32%) MySQL
19 101 (16.32%) Oracle Database
20 100 (16.16%) SQL Server 2012
21 94 (15.19%) Banking
22 92 (14.86%) Business Intelligence
23 91 (14.70%) Data Warehouse
24 90 (14.54%) PowerShell
25 86 (13.89%) Windows Server
26 83 (13.41%) Degree
27 78 (12.60%) Relational Database
28 72 (11.63%) Sybase

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
1 20 (3.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 19 (3.07%) SharePoint
3 18 (2.91%) WebLogic
4 13 (2.10%) IIS
5 10 (1.62%) SharePoint 2010
6 9 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (0.97%) MS Exchange
8 5 (0.81%) Apache
9 4 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.48%) JBoss
11 2 (0.32%) Tuxedo
11 2 (0.32%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.16%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 7 (1.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.97%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (2.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.81%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.32%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 1 (0.16%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.16%) FastStats
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.16%) Raiser's Edge
Cloud Services
1 69 (11.15%) Amazon AWS
1 69 (11.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (2.91%) Amazon EMR
3 14 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (1.94%) GitHub
5 11 (1.78%) IaaS
6 10 (1.62%) Dynamics 365
7 9 (1.45%) PaaS
7 9 (1.45%) SaaS
8 4 (0.65%) Office 365
9 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 52 (8.40%) SAN
2 20 (3.23%) Internet
3 13 (2.10%) DHCP
3 13 (2.10%) DNS
3 13 (2.10%) NAS
3 13 (2.10%) TCP/IP
4 10 (1.62%) Firewall
5 8 (1.29%) WAN
6 6 (0.97%) Extranet
6 6 (0.97%) Intranet
7 4 (0.65%) SSL
7 4 (0.65%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 508 (82.07%) SQL Server
2 263 (42.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 256 (41.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 150 (24.23%) NoSQL
5 136 (21.97%) SQL Server 2008
6 131 (21.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 101 (16.32%) MySQL
7 101 (16.32%) Oracle Database
8 100 (16.16%) SQL Server 2012
9 91 (14.70%) Data Warehouse
10 78 (12.60%) Relational Database
11 71 (11.47%) MongoDB
12 70 (11.31%) SQL Server 2014
13 64 (10.34%) RDBMS
14 59 (9.53%) Apache Cassandra
15 58 (9.37%) SQL Server 2016
16 51 (8.24%) PostgreSQL
17 42 (6.79%) Oracle Database 11g
18 41 (6.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 41 (6.62%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 36 (5.82%) Git (software)
2 21 (3.39%) Subversion
3 9 (1.45%) Octopus Deploy
4 8 (1.29%) JIRA
4 8 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (1.29%) TeamCity
5 7 (1.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 6 (0.97%) Jenkins
6 6 (0.97%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.48%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.32%) PeopleTools
9 1 (0.16%) RStudio
General
1 229 (37.00%) Finance
2 94 (15.19%) Banking
3 22 (3.55%) Games
4 16 (2.58%) Financial Institution
4 16 (2.58%) Investment Banking
4 16 (2.58%) Telecoms
5 11 (1.78%) Retail
6 9 (1.45%) Legal
7 8 (1.29%) Advertising
7 8 (1.29%) Marketing
8 4 (0.65%) Law
9 2 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.16%) Back Office
10 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.16%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (7.75%) .NET
2 25 (4.04%) XML
3 16 (2.58%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 15 (2.42%) Middleware
5 10 (1.62%) HTML
6 7 (1.13%) RESTful
6 7 (1.13%) SOAP
7 6 (0.97%) MSMQ
8 4 (0.65%) MDX
9 3 (0.48%) Android SDK
9 3 (0.48%) JDBC
9 3 (0.48%) ODBC
9 3 (0.48%) Web Services
10 1 (0.16%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.16%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (0.16%) D3.js
10 1 (0.16%) JSON
10 1 (0.16%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (0.16%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 149 (24.07%) Clustering
2 136 (21.97%) Replication
3 58 (9.37%) Computer Science
4 49 (7.92%) Data Centre
5 23 (3.72%) Management Information System
6 22 (3.55%) Fintech
7 18 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (2.10%) Online Games
9 12 (1.94%) Client/Server
10 11 (1.78%) Public Cloud
11 10 (1.62%) Enterprise Storage
11 10 (1.62%) Hedge funds
12 5 (0.81%) Data Structures
13 3 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.48%) iPad
14 2 (0.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 2 (0.32%) Online Banking
15 1 (0.16%) Equities
15 1 (0.16%) Fixed Income
15 1 (0.16%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 169 (27.30%) Windows
2 119 (19.22%) Linux
3 86 (13.89%) Windows Server
4 46 (7.43%) Unix
5 29 (4.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (3.72%) Solaris
7 20 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.97%) AIX
10 3 (0.48%) Android
11 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.16%) SUSE
12 1 (0.16%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (29.24%) Performance Tuning
2 137 (22.13%) High Availability
3 109 (17.61%) Migration
4 102 (16.48%) Disaster Recovery
5 92 (14.86%) Business Intelligence
6 68 (10.99%) ETL
7 67 (10.82%) DevOps
8 64 (10.34%) ITIL
9 60 (9.69%) Agile Software Development
10 49 (7.92%) Capacity Planning
11 47 (7.59%) Data Modelling
12 39 (6.30%) Analytics
13 36 (5.82%) Change Management
13 36 (5.82%) Data Migration
14 33 (5.33%) Mentoring
15 32 (5.17%) Performance Analysis
16 31 (5.01%) Data Management
17 30 (4.85%) Database Mirroring
17 30 (4.85%) User Acceptance Testing
18 29 (4.68%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 534 (86.27%) SQL
2 195 (31.50%) T-SQL
3 90 (14.54%) PowerShell
4 54 (8.72%) Java
5 53 (8.56%) PL/SQL
6 34 (5.49%) Shell Script
7 27 (4.36%) Python
8 15 (2.42%) C#
8 15 (2.42%) PHP
9 14 (2.26%) JavaScript
10 10 (1.62%) VB
10 10 (1.62%) VBScript
11 8 (1.29%) Korn
12 7 (1.13%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 6 (0.97%) AWK
14 5 (0.81%) R
15 4 (0.65%) Perl
16 2 (0.32%) COBOL
16 2 (0.32%) PeopleCode
16 2 (0.32%) SQR
Qualifications
1 83 (13.41%) Degree
2 48 (7.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 36 (5.82%) Computer Science Degree
4 22 (3.55%) MySQL Certification
5 16 (2.58%) Master's Degree
6 12 (1.94%) MCITP
7 8 (1.29%) MCSA
7 8 (1.29%) MCSE
8 6 (0.97%) Oracle Certification
8 6 (0.97%) Security Cleared
9 5 (0.81%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.81%) OCA
10 4 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.65%) RHCE
11 3 (0.48%) MCTS
11 3 (0.48%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.32%) A+ Certification
12 2 (0.32%) OCP
12 2 (0.32%) Security+ Certification
12 2 (0.32%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.04%) QA
2 14 (2.26%) SLA
3 8 (1.29%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.16%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 44 (7.11%) Active Directory
2 31 (5.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (2.42%) Oracle RAC
4 12 (1.94%) Hyper-V
5 10 (1.62%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 6 (0.97%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (0.81%) vSphere
8 1 (0.16%) Firmware
8 1 (0.16%) HDFS
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 36 (5.82%) Ansible
2 31 (5.01%) Puppet
3 30 (4.85%) Opscode Chef
4 25 (4.04%) Opsview
5 20 (3.23%) Oracle RMAN
6 18 (2.91%) Failover Clustering
7 15 (2.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 13 (2.10%) Nagios
8 13 (2.10%) Perfmon
9 7 (1.13%) Data Guard
9 7 (1.13%) NetBackup
10 4 (0.65%) SQL Sentry
11 3 (0.48%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
11 3 (0.48%) Microsoft Clustering
12 1 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
12 1 (0.16%) Grafana
12 1 (0.16%) Graphite
12 1 (0.16%) HP SIM
12 1 (0.16%) SCOM
Vendors
1 213 (34.41%) Oracle
2 183 (29.56%) Microsoft
3 72 (11.63%) Sybase
4 64 (10.34%) VMware
5 23 (3.72%) Red Hat
6 21 (3.39%) Tableau
7 18 (2.91%) Splunk
8 16 (2.58%) SAP
8 16 (2.58%) SolarWinds
9 15 (2.42%) Cognizant
10 10 (1.62%) SaltStack
11 9 (1.45%) Bloomberg
11 9 (1.45%) Calypso
11 9 (1.45%) Murex
11 9 (1.45%) Reuters
12 8 (1.29%) IBM
12 8 (1.29%) Sun
13 7 (1.13%) Veritas
14 5 (0.81%) RedGate
14 5 (0.81%) Sitecore
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