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

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 78 - 82
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 5 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.63% - 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% - 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 7
Average salary £40,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
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
764 750 827
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 96.95% 97.78% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 675 715 764
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,850 £22,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 October 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 28 (96.55%) SQL
2 25 (86.21%) SQL Server
3 20 (68.97%) T-SQL
4 19 (65.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (65.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (62.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 14 (48.28%) Performance Tuning
6 14 (48.28%) Clustering
7 12 (41.38%) MS Excel
7 12 (41.38%) Windows
8 11 (37.93%) Database Security
9 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
10 8 (27.59%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (24.14%) Replication
12 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (20.69%) PowerShell
12 6 (20.69%) ITIL
13 5 (17.24%) OLAP
13 5 (17.24%) Oracle
13 5 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2000
13 5 (17.24%) Performance Monitoring
13 5 (17.24%) PCI DSS
13 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database
14 4 (13.79%) Business Continuity Planning
14 4 (13.79%) Business Continuity
14 4 (13.79%) Oracle RAC
14 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
14 4 (13.79%) RDBMS

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 12 (41.38%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (86.21%) SQL Server
2 19 (65.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 19 (65.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (62.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (27.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (17.24%) OLAP
7 5 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database
7 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
8 4 (13.79%) DTS
8 4 (13.79%) RDBMS
9 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Middleware
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 14 (48.28%) Clustering
2 7 (24.14%) Replication
3 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (37.93%) Database Security
3 6 (20.69%) ITIL
4 5 (17.24%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (13.79%) Business Continuity Planning
5 4 (13.79%) BCP
5 4 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (13.79%) Business Continuity
6 3 (10.34%) Service Management
7 2 (6.90%) Web Development
7 2 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.45%) High Availability
8 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
8 1 (3.45%) Database Tuning
8 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 28 (96.55%) SQL
2 20 (68.97%) T-SQL
3 6 (20.69%) PowerShell
4 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
4 3 (10.34%) Shell Script
5 2 (6.90%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) MCDBA
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (10.34%) MCITP
2 1 (3.45%) OCP
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (3.45%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle