The median annual salary for a SQL DBA was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

SQL Database Administrator
England / London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 402 324 293
Rank change year-on-year -78 -31  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 220 354 478
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.61% 0.90% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.94% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 190 315 433
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £39,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £67,500 £80,000
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 34435 37857 42919
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.83% 95.92% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 27911 32929 36278
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL DBA in London

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for SQL DBA in London

SQL DBA
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL DBA in London over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL DBA in London

SQL 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 SQL DBA within the London region over the 3 months to 25 June 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 -4 47 £58,250 +5.90% 6
Dagenham - 5 £52,500 -
Twickenham - 4 £60,000 -
Wimbledon - 3 £92,500 -
Heathrow - 2 £50,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
Westminster - 1 £52,500 -
SQL DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, SQL 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 SQL DBA in the job title.

1 415 (93.26%) SQL Server
2 397 (89.21%) SQL
3 236 (53.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 223 (50.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 185 (41.57%) Finance
6 177 (39.78%) T-SQL
7 167 (37.53%) Performance Tuning
8 147 (33.03%) Microsoft
9 146 (32.81%) Oracle
10 136 (30.56%) Windows
11 132 (29.66%) Clustering
12 110 (24.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 107 (24.04%) SQL Server 2008
14 104 (23.37%) NoSQL
15 100 (22.47%) High Availability
16 87 (19.55%) Replication
17 83 (18.65%) SQL Server 2012
18 79 (17.75%) Business Intelligence
19 75 (16.85%) Banking
20 74 (16.63%) PowerShell
20 74 (16.63%) Disaster Recovery
21 71 (15.96%) Data Warehouse
22 68 (15.28%) SQL Server 2014
23 63 (14.16%) Windows Server
24 56 (12.58%) Oracle Database
24 56 (12.58%) MongoDB
25 51 (11.46%) Migration
26 49 (11.01%) Sybase
26 49 (11.01%) Relational Database
27 47 (10.56%) SQL Server 2016

SQL 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 21 (4.72%) IIS
2 10 (2.25%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (2.25%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (0.67%) JBoss
5 2 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (0.45%) Raiser's Edge
3 1 (0.22%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 47 (10.56%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (9.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.57%) Amazon EMR
3 7 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (1.57%) IaaS
3 7 (1.57%) PaaS
4 6 (1.35%) SaaS
5 5 (1.12%) GitHub
6 3 (0.67%) Office 365
7 2 (0.45%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (8.76%) SAN
2 20 (4.49%) Internet
3 10 (2.25%) Extranet
3 10 (2.25%) Intranet
4 9 (2.02%) Firewall
5 8 (1.80%) WAN
6 3 (0.67%) NAS
7 2 (0.45%) DHCP
7 2 (0.45%) DNS
7 2 (0.45%) SSL
7 2 (0.45%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 415 (93.26%) SQL Server
2 236 (53.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 223 (50.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 110 (24.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 107 (24.04%) SQL Server 2008
6 104 (23.37%) NoSQL
7 83 (18.65%) SQL Server 2012
8 71 (15.96%) Data Warehouse
9 68 (15.28%) SQL Server 2014
10 56 (12.58%) MongoDB
10 56 (12.58%) Oracle Database
11 49 (11.01%) Relational Database
12 47 (10.56%) SQL Server 2016
13 46 (10.34%) MySQL
14 41 (9.21%) RDBMS
15 40 (8.99%) Hadoop
16 31 (6.97%) Apache Cassandra
17 28 (6.29%) MariaDB
18 27 (6.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 21 (4.72%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (3.37%) Octopus Deploy
1 15 (3.37%) TeamCity
2 14 (3.15%) JIRA
3 13 (2.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (1.80%) Git (software)
4 8 (1.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 7 (1.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (1.57%) MSBuild
5 7 (1.57%) Travis CI
6 5 (1.12%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.22%) RStudio
7 1 (0.22%) Subversion
General
1 185 (41.57%) Finance
2 75 (16.85%) Banking
3 12 (2.70%) Financial Institution
4 10 (2.25%) Legal
4 10 (2.25%) Retail
5 8 (1.80%) Investment Banking
6 7 (1.57%) Advertising
7 6 (1.35%) Games
7 6 (1.35%) Music Industry
8 5 (1.12%) Marketing
8 5 (1.12%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.67%) Law
10 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (9.66%) .NET
2 27 (6.07%) XML
3 16 (3.60%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 11 (2.47%) HTML
5 9 (2.02%) SOAP
6 3 (0.67%) .NET Framework
6 3 (0.67%) Android SDK
6 3 (0.67%) JDBC
6 3 (0.67%) ODBC
6 3 (0.67%) RESTful
7 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.22%) JSON
7 1 (0.22%) MDX
7 1 (0.22%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 132 (29.66%) Clustering
2 87 (19.55%) Replication
3 27 (6.07%) Computer Science
4 23 (5.17%) Management Information System
5 20 (4.49%) Fintech
6 14 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (2.25%) Data Centre
8 6 (1.35%) Hedge funds
9 4 (0.90%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.90%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.67%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.45%) Derivative
11 2 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.45%) Online Banking
12 1 (0.22%) Data Protection Act
12 1 (0.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.22%) Linux Command Line
12 1 (0.22%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.22%) Tandem
12 1 (0.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 136 (30.56%) Windows
2 63 (14.16%) Windows Server
3 46 (10.34%) Linux
4 25 (5.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (4.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.67%) Android
7 3 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.45%) Unix
9 1 (0.22%) SUSE
9 1 (0.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (37.53%) Performance Tuning
2 100 (22.47%) High Availability
3 79 (17.75%) Business Intelligence
4 74 (16.63%) Disaster Recovery
5 51 (11.46%) Migration
6 45 (10.11%) Agile Software Development
7 44 (9.89%) Data Modelling
8 38 (8.54%) ETL
9 35 (7.87%) Capacity Planning
10 29 (6.52%) DevOps
11 26 (5.84%) Root Cause Analysis
12 25 (5.62%) Analytics
12 25 (5.62%) ITIL
13 24 (5.39%) Continuous Improvement
13 24 (5.39%) Database Mirroring
14 21 (4.72%) Data Migration
15 19 (4.27%) B2C
15 19 (4.27%) Mentoring
15 19 (4.27%) Software Architecture
15 19 (4.27%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 397 (89.21%) SQL
2 177 (39.78%) T-SQL
3 74 (16.63%) PowerShell
4 28 (6.29%) Java
5 21 (4.72%) PL/SQL
6 15 (3.37%) C#
7 7 (1.57%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 5 (1.12%) R
9 4 (0.90%) Python
9 4 (0.90%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.67%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.45%) Perl
12 1 (0.22%) AWK
12 1 (0.22%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.22%) C
12 1 (0.22%) C++
12 1 (0.22%) Korn
12 1 (0.22%) sed
12 1 (0.22%) VB
12 1 (0.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 45 (10.11%) Degree
2 32 (7.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (2.47%) Master's Degree
4 8 (1.80%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (1.35%) MCSA
6 5 (1.12%) MCITP
6 5 (1.12%) MCSE
6 5 (1.12%) Security Cleared
7 4 (0.90%) OCA
7 4 (0.90%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (0.67%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.67%) MCTS
9 2 (0.45%) MCP
9 2 (0.45%) RHCE
9 2 (0.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.37%) QA
2 10 (2.25%) SLA
3 6 (1.35%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.22%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 32 (7.19%) Active Directory
2 21 (4.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.25%) Hyper-V
3 10 (2.25%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.67%) vSphere
5 2 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.22%) Firmware
6 1 (0.22%) HDFS
6 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 26 (5.84%) Opsview
2 16 (3.60%) Failover Clustering
3 8 (1.80%) Ansible
4 7 (1.57%) CFEngine
4 7 (1.57%) Nagios
4 7 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (1.57%) Puppet
5 4 (0.90%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (0.90%) SQL Sentry
6 3 (0.67%) Data Guard
6 3 (0.67%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 2 (0.45%) Perfmon
8 1 (0.22%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.22%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 147 (33.03%) Microsoft
2 146 (32.81%) Oracle
3 49 (11.01%) Sybase
4 39 (8.76%) VMware
5 12 (2.70%) Tableau
6 11 (2.47%) SolarWinds
7 10 (2.25%) RedGate
7 10 (2.25%) Splunk
8 8 (1.80%) Cognizant
9 7 (1.57%) New Relic
9 7 (1.57%) SAP
9 7 (1.57%) Sun
10 5 (1.12%) Sitecore
11 4 (0.90%) Citrix
11 4 (0.90%) Red Hat
12 3 (0.67%) Cognos
12 3 (0.67%) ESRI
13 1 (0.22%) Canon
13 1 (0.22%) Rackspace
13 1 (0.22%) Vertica
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + 10% pension + 20% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Unspecified Very competitive + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £70000 - £71000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Cognitive Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Greenwich
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Empiric
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Cititec
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Noir Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pension, health care etc
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Direct Resource Services Ltd
Salary: £0 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £650000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pension, health care etc
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago