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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 79 - 83
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 2 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.25% - 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% - 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 6
Average salary £40,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
766 776 844
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 96.72% 97.98% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 681 740 786
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 £21,500 £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 £38,000
% 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (91.67%) SQL
3 10 (83.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (83.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (83.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 10 (83.33%) Database Security
3 10 (83.33%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (75.00%) T-SQL
5 8 (66.67%) Clustering
6 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (50.00%) PowerShell
7 6 (50.00%) Windows
7 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
8 5 (41.67%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (41.67%) OLAP
8 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (41.67%) Replication
8 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
9 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (33.33%) DTS
9 4 (33.33%) RDBMS
10 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
10 3 (25.00%) Finance
11 2 (16.67%) ITIL
12 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
12 1 (8.33%) UNIX

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 1 (8.33%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (83.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (83.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (83.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (41.67%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (41.67%) OLAP
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 4 (33.33%) DTS
5 4 (33.33%) RDBMS
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Clustering
2 5 (41.67%) Replication
3 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Database Security
1 10 (83.33%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Database Tuning
4 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (8.33%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 9 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) MCDBA
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) OCP
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (8.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle