The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL 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 SQL DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 84 88 76
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 5 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.58% 0.12% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.13% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 11
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -27.77%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
SQL 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
824 795 830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 96.15% 97.91% 97.19%
Number of salaries quoted 734 765 782
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% -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%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

SQL DBA Salary Trend in Southampton

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton region that cited SQL 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 SQL DBA in their job title.

1 41 (93.18%) SQL
2 40 (90.91%) SQL Server
3 32 (72.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 32 (72.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (68.18%) T-SQL
5 29 (65.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 25 (56.82%) Clustering
7 23 (52.27%) Performance Tuning
8 21 (47.73%) MS Excel
9 20 (45.45%) Database Security
10 19 (43.18%) Windows
11 18 (40.91%) Microsoft
12 15 (34.09%) SQL Server 2012
13 13 (29.55%) SQL Server 2008
14 12 (27.27%) PCI DSS
14 12 (27.27%) PowerShell
15 11 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
15 11 (25.00%) OLAP
16 10 (22.73%) SQL Server 2000
16 10 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
16 10 (22.73%) SQL Server 2005
17 9 (20.45%) MCITP
17 9 (20.45%) Replication
17 9 (20.45%) MCDBA
18 8 (18.18%) ITIL
18 8 (18.18%) Oracle
18 8 (18.18%) Oracle Database
19 7 (15.91%) Performance Monitoring
20 6 (13.64%) Relational Database
20 6 (13.64%) RDBMS

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton region that cited SQL 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 SQL DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 21 (47.73%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 32 (72.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 32 (72.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 29 (65.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 15 (34.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (29.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (25.00%) OLAP
6 11 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (22.73%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (22.73%) SQL Server 2000
8 8 (18.18%) Oracle Database
9 6 (13.64%) Relational Database
9 6 (13.64%) DTS
9 6 (13.64%) RDBMS
10 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
1 3 (6.82%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Advertising
2 1 (2.27%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) Middleware
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 25 (56.82%) Clustering
2 9 (20.45%) Replication
3 2 (4.55%) Data Integration
3 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (43.18%) Windows
2 3 (6.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (52.27%) Performance Tuning
2 20 (45.45%) Database Security
3 8 (18.18%) ITIL
4 7 (15.91%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (9.09%) Business Continuity
6 4 (9.09%) BCP
6 4 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 4 (9.09%) Business Continuity Planning
6 4 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (6.82%) Problem Management
7 3 (6.82%) Service Management
8 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.27%) Web Development
8 1 (2.27%) Security Management
8 1 (2.27%) Database Tuning
8 1 (2.27%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 41 (93.18%) SQL
2 30 (68.18%) T-SQL
3 12 (27.27%) PowerShell
4 3 (6.82%) PL/SQL
4 3 (6.82%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (20.45%) MCDBA
2 9 (20.45%) MCITP
3 3 (6.82%) OCP
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (6.82%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (27.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) NetBackup
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 18 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.18%) Oracle