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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 68 70 77
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 24 17 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.63% 1.79% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.73% 1.87% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 21 14 10
Average salary £42,500 £41,250 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,375 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.30% +3.43%
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
878 911 778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 96.06% 95.69% 97.49%
Number of salaries quoted 680 804 705
Average salary £39,000 £39,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.26% +2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,550
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
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
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

SQL DBA Salary Histogram in Southampton

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 34 (100.00%) SQL
2 30 (88.24%) T-SQL
3 28 (82.35%) SQL Server
4 23 (67.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (64.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 21 (61.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 19 (55.88%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (52.94%) MS Excel
8 18 (52.94%) Performance Tuning
8 18 (52.94%) Clustering
9 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
10 14 (41.18%) Windows
11 13 (38.24%) PowerShell
11 13 (38.24%) SQL Server 2008
12 12 (35.29%) Database Mirroring
13 9 (26.47%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (26.47%) Database Security
14 8 (23.53%) DTS
15 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2000
15 7 (20.59%) PCI DSS
15 7 (20.59%) RDBMS
15 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2005
15 7 (20.59%) Relational Database
16 6 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
17 5 (14.71%) Service Delivery
18 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
18 4 (11.76%) .NET
19 3 (8.82%) PHP
19 3 (8.82%) VB
19 3 (8.82%) OLAP

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.82%) WordPress
3 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 18 (52.94%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.82%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (82.35%) SQL Server
2 23 (67.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (64.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (61.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 19 (55.88%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (38.24%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (26.47%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (23.53%) DTS
9 7 (20.59%) RDBMS
9 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2000
9 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (20.59%) Relational Database
10 3 (8.82%) OLAP Cube
10 3 (8.82%) OLAP
10 3 (8.82%) MS Access
11 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
11 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
General
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) .NET
2 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (52.94%) Clustering
2 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (41.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (35.29%) Database Mirroring
3 9 (26.47%) Database Security
4 6 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (14.71%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.94%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.94%) High Availability
6 1 (2.94%) CRM
6 1 (2.94%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) SQL
2 30 (88.24%) T-SQL
3 13 (38.24%) PowerShell
4 3 (8.82%) PHP
4 3 (8.82%) VB
4 3 (8.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) MCDBA
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (8.82%) MCITP
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) Avaya