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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 80 72 74
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 12 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.33% 1.18% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 1.23% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 8
Average salary £40,750 £42,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.11% +25.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,550 £40,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
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
870 891 802
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 96.24% 95.70% 97.69%
Number of salaries quoted 678 792 729
Average salary £39,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

SQL Server DBA Salary Histogram in Southampton

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 21 (100.00%) SQL
1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (85.71%) T-SQL
3 16 (76.19%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (76.19%) Clustering
4 13 (61.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (61.90%) Performance Tuning
5 12 (57.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (57.14%) PowerShell
5 12 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (57.14%) Windows
6 11 (52.38%) MS Excel
7 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
7 9 (42.86%) Database Mirroring
8 7 (33.33%) Relational Database
8 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (33.33%) DTS
8 7 (33.33%) RDBMS
8 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
8 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
10 5 (23.81%) Database Security
10 5 (23.81%) PCI DSS
11 3 (14.29%) Office 365
11 3 (14.29%) OLAP Cube
11 3 (14.29%) WordPress
11 3 (14.29%) Degree
11 3 (14.29%) Computer Science

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 3 (14.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (52.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (76.19%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (61.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (57.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 12 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (33.33%) DTS
5 7 (33.33%) RDBMS
5 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
5 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (33.33%) Relational Database
6 3 (14.29%) OLAP Cube
6 3 (14.29%) OLAP
6 3 (14.29%) MS Access
7 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
7 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) .NET
1 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (76.19%) Clustering
2 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (42.86%) Database Mirroring
3 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
4 5 (23.81%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) SQL
2 18 (85.71%) T-SQL
3 12 (57.14%) PowerShell
4 3 (14.29%) PHP
4 3 (14.29%) VB
4 3 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) MCDBA
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (14.29%) MCITP
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft