The median annual salary for a DBA was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 24 April 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
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 334 245 210
Rank change year-on-year -89 -35  
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 287 569 697
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.84% 1.33% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 1.39% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 231 489 619
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,400 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  

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 32634 40983 43471
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.64% 96.08% 95.83%
Number of salaries quoted 27457 35482 36598
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +1.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured DBA in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 April 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 3 months to 24 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +9 62 £61,000 +18.44% 4
Kingston Upon Thames +11 7 £61,250 +3.37% 2
Brentford +7 5 £57,500 +35.29%
Canary Wharf - 4 £72,500 -
Twickenham - 2 £53,750 -
Uxbridge - 1 £42,000 -
Wimbledon - 1 £60,000 - 1
DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 525 (83.20%) SQL
2 511 (80.98%) SQL Server
3 270 (42.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 270 (42.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 239 (37.88%) Finance
5 225 (35.66%) Performance Tuning
6 215 (34.07%) T-SQL
7 197 (31.22%) Oracle
8 182 (28.84%) Microsoft
9 161 (25.52%) Replication
10 159 (25.20%) Clustering
11 145 (22.98%) Windows
12 138 (21.87%) High Availability
12 138 (21.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 126 (19.97%) NoSQL
14 122 (19.33%) SQL Server 2008
15 105 (16.64%) SQL Server 2014
16 104 (16.48%) Business Intelligence
16 104 (16.48%) Banking
17 100 (15.85%) PowerShell
18 97 (15.37%) Oracle Database
19 94 (14.90%) SQL Server 2012
20 86 (13.63%) MySQL
21 84 (13.31%) Windows Server
22 82 (13.00%) Relational Database
22 82 (13.00%) Data Warehouse
23 81 (12.84%) Disaster Recovery
24 74 (11.73%) MongoDB
25 67 (10.62%) Linux
26 66 (10.46%) RDBMS

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 35 (5.55%) IIS
2 27 (4.28%) BizTalk Server
3 23 (3.65%) SharePoint
4 10 (1.58%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (0.63%) Apache
5 4 (0.63%) ArcGIS
5 4 (0.63%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.32%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.32%) JBoss
7 2 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.16%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.16%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.16%) SAS
8 1 (0.16%) WildFly
Applications
1 8 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (0.32%) Raiser's Edge
3 1 (0.16%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 54 (8.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (6.66%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (1.90%) PaaS
4 7 (1.11%) IaaS
5 5 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.79%) SaaS
6 2 (0.32%) GitHub
6 2 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.16%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (5.07%) SAN
2 24 (3.80%) Internet
3 16 (2.54%) Intranet
4 12 (1.90%) Extranet
5 6 (0.95%) WAN
6 5 (0.79%) Firewall
7 4 (0.63%) HTTP
8 3 (0.48%) NAS
9 2 (0.32%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.16%) DAB
10 1 (0.16%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 511 (80.98%) SQL Server
2 270 (42.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 270 (42.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 138 (21.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 126 (19.97%) NoSQL
5 122 (19.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 105 (16.64%) SQL Server 2014
7 97 (15.37%) Oracle Database
8 94 (14.90%) SQL Server 2012
9 86 (13.63%) MySQL
10 82 (13.00%) Data Warehouse
10 82 (13.00%) Relational Database
11 74 (11.73%) MongoDB
12 66 (10.46%) RDBMS
13 54 (8.56%) Oracle Database 11g
14 51 (8.08%) Apache Cassandra
15 43 (6.81%) PostgreSQL
16 42 (6.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 38 (6.02%) Oracle Database 12c
17 38 (6.02%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 32 (5.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 30 (4.75%) Git (software)
3 28 (4.44%) Octopus Deploy
4 27 (4.28%) TeamCity
5 22 (3.49%) JIRA
6 19 (3.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 19 (3.01%) MSBuild
6 19 (3.01%) Travis CI
7 16 (2.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 10 (1.58%) Subversion
9 9 (1.43%) Oracle Forms
10 7 (1.11%) Visual Studio
11 4 (0.63%) ClearCase
11 4 (0.63%) ClearQuest
12 3 (0.48%) Maven
13 1 (0.16%) Jenkins
General
1 239 (37.88%) Finance
2 104 (16.48%) Banking
3 18 (2.85%) Financial Institution
4 17 (2.69%) Advertising
5 15 (2.38%) Legal
6 13 (2.06%) Games
7 10 (1.58%) Retail
8 9 (1.43%) Music Industry
9 6 (0.95%) Investment Banking
9 6 (0.95%) Marketing
9 6 (0.95%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.63%) Law
11 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (7.92%) .NET
2 20 (3.17%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 19 (3.01%) XML
4 11 (1.74%) .NET Framework
5 8 (1.27%) SOAP
6 7 (1.11%) Web Services
7 6 (0.95%) HTML
7 6 (0.95%) RESTful
8 3 (0.48%) jQuery
9 2 (0.32%) Django
10 1 (0.16%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (0.16%) CSS
10 1 (0.16%) D3.js
10 1 (0.16%) JSON
10 1 (0.16%) LAMP
10 1 (0.16%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (0.16%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 161 (25.52%) Replication
2 159 (25.20%) Clustering
3 38 (6.02%) Computer Science
4 36 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (4.44%) Data Centre
6 22 (3.49%) Management Information System
7 19 (3.01%) Fintech
8 10 (1.58%) Client/Server
8 10 (1.58%) Online Games
9 5 (0.79%) Data Structures
10 4 (0.63%) Hedge funds
11 3 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.48%) Reference Data
11 3 (0.48%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.32%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (0.32%) Derivative
12 2 (0.32%) Online Banking
13 1 (0.16%) Mainframe
13 1 (0.16%) Spread Betting
13 1 (0.16%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 145 (22.98%) Windows
2 84 (13.31%) Windows Server
3 67 (10.62%) Linux
4 32 (5.07%) Unix
5 30 (4.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (3.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.79%) AIX
10 4 (0.63%) Solaris
11 3 (0.48%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.16%) SUSE
12 1 (0.16%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (35.66%) Performance Tuning
2 138 (21.87%) High Availability
3 104 (16.48%) Business Intelligence
4 81 (12.84%) Disaster Recovery
5 50 (7.92%) Migration
6 48 (7.61%) Agile Software Development
7 47 (7.45%) ETL
8 46 (7.29%) ITIL
9 45 (7.13%) Capacity Planning
10 37 (5.86%) Data Modelling
11 34 (5.39%) DevOps
12 32 (5.07%) Database Security
13 31 (4.91%) Change Management
14 26 (4.12%) Continuous Integration
14 26 (4.12%) Database Optimisation
14 26 (4.12%) User Acceptance Testing
15 23 (3.65%) Database Mirroring
15 23 (3.65%) Service Management
16 21 (3.33%) Configuration Management
16 21 (3.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 525 (83.20%) SQL
2 215 (34.07%) T-SQL
3 100 (15.85%) PowerShell
4 35 (5.55%) C#
4 35 (5.55%) PL/SQL
5 32 (5.07%) Shell Script
6 17 (2.69%) Python
7 11 (1.74%) Java
8 10 (1.58%) VB.NET
9 7 (1.11%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 6 (0.95%) AWK
10 6 (0.95%) Perl
11 5 (0.79%) C
11 5 (0.79%) Korn
12 4 (0.63%) C++
13 3 (0.48%) JavaScript
13 3 (0.48%) R
14 2 (0.32%) VB
15 1 (0.16%) PHP
15 1 (0.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 56 (8.87%) Degree
2 40 (6.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (4.12%) Oracle Certification
4 22 (3.49%) OCP
5 11 (1.74%) Security Cleared
6 10 (1.58%) MySQL Certification
7 7 (1.11%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.79%) OCA
9 4 (0.63%) MCSA
9 4 (0.63%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.48%) MCTS
11 2 (0.32%) A+ Certification
11 2 (0.32%) CompTIA Security+
11 2 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.32%) MCP
11 2 (0.32%) Security+ Certification
11 2 (0.32%) Server+ Certification
12 1 (0.16%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.16%) MCSE
12 1 (0.16%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.33%) SLA
2 13 (2.06%) QA
3 4 (0.63%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.48%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.16%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 27 (4.28%) Active Directory
2 25 (3.96%) Oracle RAC
3 22 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.58%) Hyper-V
5 8 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.95%) vSphere
7 1 (0.16%) Firmware
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Clusterware
7 1 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 31 (4.91%) Failover Clustering
1 31 (4.91%) Puppet
2 30 (4.75%) Ansible
3 29 (4.60%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (4.44%) Data Guard
5 25 (3.96%) Oracle RMAN
6 19 (3.01%) CFEngine
7 16 (2.54%) Opsview
8 12 (1.90%) SCOM
9 10 (1.58%) Microsoft Clustering
9 10 (1.58%) Nagios
10 9 (1.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 6 (0.95%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
12 4 (0.63%) ITRS Geneos
12 4 (0.63%) SQL Sentry
13 3 (0.48%) NetBackup
14 2 (0.32%) Galera Cluster
14 2 (0.32%) Perfmon
15 1 (0.16%) Grafana
15 1 (0.16%) Graphite
Vendors
1 197 (31.22%) Oracle
2 182 (28.84%) Microsoft
3 64 (10.14%) Sybase
4 33 (5.23%) VMware
5 21 (3.33%) RedGate
6 19 (3.01%) New Relic
6 19 (3.01%) SolarWinds
7 16 (2.54%) SAP
7 16 (2.54%) Tableau
8 8 (1.27%) Splunk
9 7 (1.11%) IBM
9 7 (1.11%) Red Hat
9 7 (1.11%) Sun
10 5 (0.79%) Sitecore
11 4 (0.63%) CommVault
11 4 (0.63%) Facebook
11 4 (0.63%) Veritas
12 3 (0.48%) Vertica
13 2 (0.32%) EnterpriseDB
13 2 (0.32%) Percona
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Montash
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
Wimbledon
Think IT Recruitment Limted
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: generous bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 9 days ago
North West London
JP Boden & Co Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary with excellent benefits!
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Webrecruit
Salary: From £25,500 to £33,500 per annum DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Kingston University
Salary: £37,256 - 40,043 per year + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago