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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 47 28 53
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 4 26 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 1.57% 9.09% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% 9.12% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4 23 0
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
246 285 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 96.47% 99.65% 98.42%
Number of salaries quoted 227 262 336
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £25,332
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 April 2016.

DBA Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 16 (61.54%) Middleware
2 15 (57.69%) SQL
3 14 (53.85%) SQL Server
4 10 (38.46%) VMware
4 10 (38.46%) REST
4 10 (38.46%) Oracle Fusion
4 10 (38.46%) IIS
4 10 (38.46%) MySQL
4 10 (38.46%) Oracle
4 10 (38.46%) Apache
4 10 (38.46%) Tomcat
4 10 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (38.46%) JBoss
4 10 (38.46%) NetApp
5 9 (34.62%) T-SQL
5 9 (34.62%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (34.62%) High Availability
6 8 (30.77%) SQL Server 2014
7 7 (26.92%) Windows
8 6 (23.08%) AIX
8 6 (23.08%) Tivoli
8 6 (23.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 6 (23.08%) HACMP
8 6 (23.08%) Shell Script
8 6 (23.08%) DB2
8 6 (23.08%) Korn
9 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database
9 5 (19.23%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
11 3 (11.54%) Marketing

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 10 (38.46%) Apache
1 10 (38.46%) IIS
1 10 (38.46%) JBoss
1 10 (38.46%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) LAN
1 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 10 (38.46%) MySQL
3 9 (34.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (30.77%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (23.08%) DB2
6 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database
7 1 (3.85%) Big Data
7 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (3.85%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (11.54%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (61.54%) Middleware
2 10 (38.46%) Oracle Fusion
2 10 (38.46%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) HACMP
2 2 (7.69%) Replication
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) AIX
3 1 (3.85%) Unix
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (34.62%) High Availability
3 5 (19.23%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
4 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.85%) CRM
4 1 (3.85%) Data Analysis
4 1 (3.85%) Database Mirroring
4 1 (3.85%) Database Tuning
4 1 (3.85%) ERP
4 1 (3.85%) ITIL
4 1 (3.85%) Performance Management
4 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.85%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) SQL
2 9 (34.62%) T-SQL
3 6 (23.08%) Korn
3 6 (23.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) MCDBA
1 1 (3.85%) MCITP
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) Tivoli
1 6 (23.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) NetApp
1 10 (38.46%) Oracle
1 10 (38.46%) VMware
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft