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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 52 43 40
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 39 43 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 4.52% 4.56% 5.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.69% 4.76% 5.48%
Number of salaries quoted 29 37 42
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,300 £37,500 £30,050
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
832 903 784
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 96.52% 95.66% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 637 809 713
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 May 2015.

DBA Salary Histogram in Southampton

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 54 (96.43%) SQL
2 41 (73.21%) T-SQL
3 36 (64.29%) SQL Server
4 33 (58.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 32 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 31 (55.36%) Clustering
7 28 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 28 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
8 25 (44.64%) Data Warehouse
8 25 (44.64%) Microsoft
9 24 (42.86%) MS Excel
10 21 (37.50%) Windows
11 17 (30.36%) PowerShell
11 17 (30.36%) SQL Server 2008
11 17 (30.36%) Database Mirroring
12 14 (25.00%) RDBMS
12 14 (25.00%) Relational Database
12 14 (25.00%) Database Security
13 11 (19.64%) Oracle
14 10 (17.86%) SQL Server 2012
15 9 (16.07%) Oracle Database
15 9 (16.07%) PCI DSS
15 9 (16.07%) PL/SQL
15 9 (16.07%) Linux
15 9 (16.07%) UNIX
15 9 (16.07%) DTS
16 8 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
16 8 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
16 8 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
17 7 (12.50%) Capacity Planning

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 5 (8.93%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 24 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) Office 365
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 33 (58.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 32 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 25 (44.64%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (30.36%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (25.00%) RDBMS
7 14 (25.00%) Relational Database
8 10 (17.86%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (16.07%) Oracle Database
9 9 (16.07%) DTS
10 8 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
11 6 (10.71%) SQLPlus
11 6 (10.71%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (7.14%) MS Access
12 4 (7.14%) OLAP
13 3 (5.36%) OLAP Cube
13 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database 11g
14 2 (3.57%) MongoDB
General
1 7 (12.50%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.79%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.71%) Middleware
2 5 (8.93%) .NET
3 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (55.36%) Clustering
2 6 (10.71%) Management Information System
2 6 (10.71%) Replication
2 6 (10.71%) Data Structures
3 4 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (37.50%) Windows
2 9 (16.07%) Linux
2 9 (16.07%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 17 (30.36%) Database Mirroring
3 14 (25.00%) Database Security
4 8 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 7 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (10.71%) Change Management
6 6 (10.71%) Migration
6 6 (10.71%) Technical Architecture
6 6 (10.71%) Data Architecture
6 6 (10.71%) Database Tuning
7 4 (7.14%) ETL
8 3 (5.36%) ITIL
9 2 (3.57%) Mentoring
10 1 (1.79%) High Availability
10 1 (1.79%) CRM
10 1 (1.79%) Refactoring
10 1 (1.79%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (96.43%) SQL
2 41 (73.21%) T-SQL
3 17 (30.36%) PowerShell
4 9 (16.07%) PL/SQL
5 6 (10.71%) Shell Script
5 6 (10.71%) Java
5 6 (10.71%) Perl
6 4 (7.14%) PHP
6 4 (7.14%) VB
6 4 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) Degree
2 3 (5.36%) MCDBA
2 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.36%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.07%) PCI DSS
2 6 (10.71%) SLA
2 6 (10.71%) QA
3 2 (3.57%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (10.71%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) Oracle RMAN
1 6 (10.71%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 25 (44.64%) Microsoft
2 11 (19.64%) Oracle
3 6 (10.71%) Sun
3 6 (10.71%) HP
3 6 (10.71%) EMC
3 6 (10.71%) CommVault
3 6 (10.71%) NetApp
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