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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 71 72 62
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 18 15 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.13% 1.82% 3.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.21% 1.87% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 16 15 30
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -
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
813 804 831
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 96.21% 97.69% 97.31%
Number of salaries quoted 725 772 785
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 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 56 (72.73%) SQL
2 54 (70.13%) SQL Server
3 39 (50.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 38 (49.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 38 (49.35%) Performance Tuning
5 35 (45.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 33 (42.86%) Oracle
7 32 (41.56%) Windows
7 32 (41.56%) T-SQL
7 32 (41.56%) Oracle Database
8 29 (37.66%) Clustering
9 28 (36.36%) MS Excel
10 25 (32.47%) Microsoft
11 21 (27.27%) Database Security
12 20 (25.97%) Oracle RAC
13 19 (24.68%) SQL Server 2008
13 19 (24.68%) ITIL
14 18 (23.38%) Oracle Database 11g
14 18 (23.38%) PowerShell
15 16 (20.78%) SQL Server 2000
16 15 (19.48%) Shell Script
16 15 (19.48%) SQL Server 2012
17 14 (18.18%) ISO 9001
18 13 (16.88%) UNIX
19 12 (15.58%) PL/SQL
19 12 (15.58%) OLAP
19 12 (15.58%) Data Warehouse
19 12 (15.58%) PCI DSS
20 11 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
20 11 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 9 (11.69%) Oracle Application Server
2 5 (6.49%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.49%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Spatial
3 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 28 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (70.13%) SQL Server
2 39 (50.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 38 (49.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 35 (45.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 32 (41.56%) Oracle Database
6 19 (24.68%) SQL Server 2008
7 18 (23.38%) Oracle Database 11g
8 16 (20.78%) SQL Server 2000
9 15 (19.48%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (15.58%) OLAP
10 12 (15.58%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
12 10 (12.99%) SQL Server 2005
13 9 (11.69%) Oracle9i Database
14 7 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
15 6 (7.79%) RDBMS
15 6 (7.79%) Oracle Reports
15 6 (7.79%) DTS
15 6 (7.79%) Relational Database
16 3 (3.90%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 6 (7.79%) 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 9 (11.69%) 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%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.60%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.30%) Open Source
5 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 32 (41.56%) Windows
2 13 (16.88%) UNIX
3 11 (14.29%) Linux
4 8 (10.39%) AIX
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (1.30%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (49.35%) Performance Tuning
2 21 (27.27%) Database Security
3 19 (24.68%) ITIL
4 10 (12.99%) Performance Monitoring
5 9 (11.69%) Problem Management
6 7 (9.09%) Mentoring
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%) Line Management
8 5 (6.49%) Data Migration
8 5 (6.49%) Migration
8 5 (6.49%) Business Continuity
8 5 (6.49%) BCP
9 4 (5.19%) Database Tuning
9 4 (5.19%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (3.90%) Service Management
11 2 (2.60%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 56 (72.73%) SQL
2 32 (41.56%) T-SQL
3 18 (23.38%) PowerShell
4 15 (19.48%) Shell Script
5 12 (15.58%) PL/SQL
6 7 (9.09%) Bash Shell
6 7 (9.09%) Korn
6 7 (9.09%) Perl
7 1 (1.30%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 1 (1.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (12.99%) MCDBA
2 10 (12.99%) MCITP
3 9 (11.69%) OCP
3 9 (11.69%) Oracle Certification
4 6 (7.79%) Degree
5 3 (3.90%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.60%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.60%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (18.18%) ISO 9001
2 12 (15.58%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (25.97%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (12.99%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (12.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 10 (12.99%) NetBackup
2 7 (9.09%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 33 (42.86%) Oracle
2 25 (32.47%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 6 (7.79%) ATG
5 1 (1.30%) Pegasus
5 1 (1.30%) EMC
5 1 (1.30%) VMware
Southampton
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 36 days holiday and more
Posted: 7 days ago
Southampton
Hudson - London
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago