The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 39 31 43
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 14 36 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 4.70% 9.30% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.90% 9.33% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 14 36 1
Average salary £55,000 £45,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.54% +0.55%
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -
DBA
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Portsmouth 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
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
286 386 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 95.97% 99.74% 98.28%
Number of salaries quoted 267 361 268
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DBA in the job title across the Portsmouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

DBA
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

DBA Salary Trend in Portsmouth

DBA
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DBA across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

DBA Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Portsmouth region that cited 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 DBA in their job title.

1 47 (79.66%) SQL
2 44 (74.58%) SQL Server
3 35 (59.32%) T-SQL
4 34 (57.63%) High Availability
5 30 (50.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 27 (45.76%) SQL Server 2014
7 20 (33.90%) Performance Tuning
7 20 (33.90%) Middleware
7 20 (33.90%) Microsoft
8 18 (30.51%) MySQL
8 18 (30.51%) Oracle
9 15 (25.42%) Apache
10 13 (22.03%) Marketing
11 12 (20.34%) VMware
11 12 (20.34%) Windows
11 12 (20.34%) Disaster Recovery
11 12 (20.34%) Oracle Database
12 10 (16.95%) NetApp
12 10 (16.95%) Shell Script
12 10 (16.95%) JBoss
12 10 (16.95%) Tomcat
12 10 (16.95%) IIS
12 10 (16.95%) Korn
12 10 (16.95%) Oracle Fusion
12 10 (16.95%) REST
13 8 (13.56%) Big Data
14 7 (11.86%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
15 5 (8.47%) Perl
15 5 (8.47%) Tivoli

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Portsmouth region that cited 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 DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (25.42%) Apache
2 10 (16.95%) IIS
2 10 (16.95%) JBoss
2 10 (16.95%) Tomcat
3 5 (8.47%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (8.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Oracle Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (74.58%) SQL Server
2 30 (50.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 27 (45.76%) SQL Server 2014
4 18 (30.51%) MySQL
5 12 (20.34%) Oracle Database
6 8 (13.56%) Big Data
7 7 (11.86%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (8.47%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (8.47%) DB2
8 5 (8.47%) MongoDB
8 5 (8.47%) NoSQL
8 5 (8.47%) Redis
9 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (3.39%) MS Access
11 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (1.69%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Oracle Forms
General
1 13 (22.03%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (33.90%) Middleware
2 10 (16.95%) Oracle Fusion
2 10 (16.95%) REST
3 5 (8.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) HACMP
2 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.34%) Windows
2 5 (8.47%) AIX
2 5 (8.47%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.39%) Linux
3 2 (3.39%) SUSE
4 1 (1.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (57.63%) High Availability
2 20 (33.90%) Performance Tuning
3 12 (20.34%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (8.47%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (6.78%) Performance Optimisation
6 3 (5.08%) Performance Management
7 2 (3.39%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.39%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.69%) Analytics
8 1 (1.69%) CRM
8 1 (1.69%) Database Tuning
8 1 (1.69%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (79.66%) SQL
2 35 (59.32%) T-SQL
3 10 (16.95%) Korn
3 10 (16.95%) Shell Script
4 5 (8.47%) Perl
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.69%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) Tivoli
1 5 (8.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 20 (33.90%) Microsoft
2 18 (30.51%) Oracle
3 12 (20.34%) VMware
4 10 (16.95%) NetApp