The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 66 72 59
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 18 22 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.13% 2.50% 3.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.24% 2.56% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 17 22 33
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,300 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £42,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%
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 Southampton 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
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
803 859 841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 95.03% 97.61% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 711 820 793
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,375 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

DBA
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

DBA Salary Trend in Southampton

DBA
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DBA across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

DBA Salary Histogram in Southampton

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 58 (75.32%) SQL
2 52 (67.53%) SQL Server
3 41 (53.25%) Performance Tuning
4 37 (48.05%) Oracle
5 36 (46.75%) Windows
5 36 (46.75%) Oracle Database
5 36 (46.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 35 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 32 (41.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 32 (41.56%) T-SQL
8 29 (37.66%) Clustering
9 26 (33.77%) MS Excel
10 23 (29.87%) Oracle RAC
11 22 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
11 22 (28.57%) Microsoft
12 21 (27.27%) Database Security
13 19 (24.68%) SQL Server 2008
14 17 (22.08%) SQL Server 2000
14 17 (22.08%) Shell Script
14 17 (22.08%) ITIL
15 16 (20.78%) UNIX
16 15 (19.48%) Linux
16 15 (19.48%) PowerShell
17 14 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
18 13 (16.88%) PL/SQL
18 13 (16.88%) ISO 9001
18 13 (16.88%) Oracle9i Database
19 12 (15.58%) OLAP
19 12 (15.58%) Oracle Database 10g
19 12 (15.58%) Data Warehouse

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 (12.99%) Oracle Application Server
2 5 (6.49%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.90%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Spatial
4 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 26 (33.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (67.53%) SQL Server
2 36 (46.75%) Oracle Database
2 36 (46.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 35 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (41.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 22 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
6 19 (24.68%) SQL Server 2008
7 17 (22.08%) SQL Server 2000
8 14 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
9 13 (16.88%) Oracle9i Database
10 12 (15.58%) OLAP
10 12 (15.58%) Oracle Database 10g
10 12 (15.58%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (12.99%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (10.39%) Oracle Database 12c
13 7 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (7.79%) RDBMS
14 6 (7.79%) DTS
14 6 (7.79%) Relational Database
15 3 (3.90%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 7 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (3.90%) JConsole
General
1 6 (7.79%) Finance
2 4 (5.19%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.60%) Retail
4 1 (1.30%) Banking
4 1 (1.30%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.99%) Oracle Fusion
2 6 (7.79%) Middleware
3 3 (3.90%) JRockit
4 1 (1.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (37.66%) Clustering
2 9 (11.69%) Replication
3 8 (10.39%) Kindle
4 2 (2.60%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.30%) Open Source
5 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 36 (46.75%) Windows
2 16 (20.78%) UNIX
3 15 (19.48%) Linux
4 9 (11.69%) AIX
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (1.30%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (53.25%) Performance Tuning
2 21 (27.27%) Database Security
3 17 (22.08%) ITIL
4 10 (12.99%) Problem Management
5 9 (11.69%) Performance Monitoring
6 7 (9.09%) PRINCE2
7 6 (7.79%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (7.79%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (6.49%) Business Continuity Planning
8 5 (6.49%) ITIL V3
8 5 (6.49%) BCP
8 5 (6.49%) Business Continuity
9 4 (5.19%) Database Tuning
10 3 (3.90%) Migration
10 3 (3.90%) Data Migration
10 3 (3.90%) Service Management
11 2 (2.60%) Continuous Improvement
12 1 (1.30%) Web Development
12 1 (1.30%) DevOps
12 1 (1.30%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 58 (75.32%) SQL
2 32 (41.56%) T-SQL
3 17 (22.08%) Shell Script
4 15 (19.48%) PowerShell
5 13 (16.88%) PL/SQL
6 8 (10.39%) Perl
6 8 (10.39%) Bash Shell
6 8 (10.39%) Korn
7 1 (1.30%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 1 (1.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (12.99%) OCP
2 10 (12.99%) Oracle Certification
2 10 (12.99%) MCDBA
2 10 (12.99%) MCITP
3 6 (7.79%) Degree
4 3 (3.90%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.88%) ISO 9001
2 12 (15.58%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (29.87%) Oracle RAC
2 11 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 11 (14.29%) NetBackup
2 7 (9.09%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 37 (48.05%) Oracle
2 22 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.39%) Red Hat
4 7 (9.09%) ATG
5 1 (1.30%) VMware
5 1 (1.30%) Pegasus
5 1 (1.30%) EMC
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 36 days holiday and more
Posted: 13 days ago