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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 58 51 56
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 24 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 5.77% 2.73% 1.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.08% 2.93% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 24 12 5
Average salary £48,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.14% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%
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
395 409 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 94.95% 93.17% 98.47%
Number of salaries quoted 303 367 290
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 24 (70.59%) Middleware
2 19 (55.88%) E-business
2 19 (55.88%) Oracle Discoverer
2 19 (55.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 19 (55.88%) Oracle
2 19 (55.88%) WebLogic
2 19 (55.88%) HPUX
2 19 (55.88%) Oracle Applications
2 19 (55.88%) Load Balancing
2 19 (55.88%) Oracle RAC
2 19 (55.88%) SC Cleared
2 19 (55.88%) DV Cleared
2 19 (55.88%) Security Cleared
2 19 (55.88%) Oracle Fusion
2 19 (55.88%) Oracle Database
3 9 (26.47%) Windows
4 8 (23.53%) UNIX
4 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
4 8 (23.53%) T-SQL
4 8 (23.53%) Replication
5 7 (20.59%) Problem Management
5 7 (20.59%) DB2
5 7 (20.59%) AIX
5 7 (20.59%) Tivoli
5 7 (20.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 7 (20.59%) HACMP
5 7 (20.59%) Shell Script
6 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (14.71%) IBM InfoSphere
7 5 (14.71%) Data Warehouse

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 19 (55.88%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 19 (55.88%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) HTTP
2 1 (2.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (55.88%) Oracle Discoverer
1 19 (55.88%) Oracle Database
2 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
3 7 (20.59%) DB2
4 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (14.71%) IBM InfoSphere
5 5 (14.71%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (2.94%) DTS
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (70.59%) Middleware
2 19 (55.88%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Replication
2 7 (20.59%) HACMP
3 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (55.88%) HPUX
2 9 (26.47%) Windows
3 8 (23.53%) UNIX
4 7 (20.59%) AIX
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (55.88%) E-business
1 19 (55.88%) Load Balancing
2 7 (20.59%) Problem Management
3 5 (14.71%) Performance Management
3 5 (14.71%) Database Tuning
3 5 (14.71%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.94%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.94%) ITIL
6 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.94%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.94%) ITIL V2
6 1 (2.94%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) T-SQL
2 7 (20.59%) Shell Script
3 5 (14.71%) Korn
4 3 (8.82%) SQL
5 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.94%) VBScript
5 1 (2.94%) VB
5 1 (2.94%) C++
5 1 (2.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (55.88%) SC Cleared
1 19 (55.88%) DV Cleared
1 19 (55.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) MCSE
2 1 (2.94%) MCSA
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (55.88%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (14.71%) PowerHA
3 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (55.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 7 (20.59%) Tivoli
2 7 (20.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 19 (55.88%) Oracle
2 5 (14.71%) IBM
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.94%) Citrix
3 1 (2.94%) VMware