The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 81 88 67
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 4 1 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.47% 0.11% 1.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.11% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 17
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 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
SQL Server 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
808 875 842
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 95.06% 97.11% 97.68%
Number of salaries quoted 714 835 798
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 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

SQL Server DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

SQL Server DBA Salary Trend in Southampton

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton region that cited SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title.

1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (90.00%) Database Security
3 17 (85.00%) Performance Tuning
3 17 (85.00%) SQL
4 16 (80.00%) T-SQL
4 16 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (80.00%) Clustering
4 16 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (80.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (60.00%) Windows
5 12 (60.00%) MS Excel
6 11 (55.00%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (55.00%) OLAP
6 11 (55.00%) PowerShell
6 11 (55.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (45.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (40.00%) Replication
9 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2000
9 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (30.00%) Performance Monitoring
10 6 (30.00%) Relational Database
10 6 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (30.00%) RDBMS
10 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
10 6 (30.00%) DTS
11 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (20.00%) MCDBA
12 4 (20.00%) MCITP
12 4 (20.00%) PCI DSS
13 3 (15.00%) Oracle RAC

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton region that cited SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 12 (60.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 16 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 16 (80.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 11 (55.00%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (55.00%) OLAP
3 11 (55.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (45.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (30.00%) Relational Database
6 6 (30.00%) RDBMS
6 6 (30.00%) DTS
7 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
7 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 16 (80.00%) Clustering
2 8 (40.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Database Security
2 17 (85.00%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (30.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 6 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (15.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (15.00%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL
5 1 (5.00%) Security Management
5 1 (5.00%) High Availability
5 1 (5.00%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) SQL
2 16 (80.00%) T-SQL
3 11 (55.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (20.00%) MCDBA
2 4 (20.00%) MCITP
3 3 (15.00%) OCP
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (15.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle