Period
to 17 December 2018

The median annual salary for a DBA was £57,080 in advertised job vacancies in Portsmouth during the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Database Administrator
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 72 59
Rank change year-on-year +9 -13 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 12 8 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 1.77% 1.18% 2.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.80% 1.18% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 15
Portsmouth median annual salary £57,080 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +63.09% -12.50% -27.27%
10th Percentile £56,000 £31,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £48,750 £45,000
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -15.79% +5.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Portsmouth
Permanent vacancies in Portsmouth with a recognized job title 666 676 635
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.23% 99.41% 97.99%
Number of salaries quoted 551 587 610
Portsmouth median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,750 £25,988
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,100 £58,750
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,905 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.01% +2.26% -5.88%

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

Job postings that featured DBA in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth.

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Portsmouth

DBA
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DBA in Portsmouth.

Salary trend for DBA in Portsmouth

DBA
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DBA in Portsmouth over the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

Salary histogram for DBA in Portsmouth

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Portsmouth region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 11 (91.67%) Replication
2 10 (83.33%) Management Information System
2 10 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 10 (83.33%) Database Tuning
2 10 (83.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 10 (83.33%) Capacity Planning
2 10 (83.33%) High Availability
2 10 (83.33%) IBM InfoSphere
2 10 (83.33%) Veritas
2 10 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 10 (83.33%) Tivoli
2 10 (83.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 10 (83.33%) HACMP
2 10 (83.33%) Shell Script
2 10 (83.33%) Middleware
2 10 (83.33%) DB2
2 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) AIX
2 10 (83.33%) Linux
2 10 (83.33%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (83.33%) Korn
2 10 (83.33%) Problem Management
2 10 (83.33%) Performance Management
2 10 (83.33%) Problem-Solving
2 10 (83.33%) Storage Management
3 8 (66.67%) Unix
3 8 (66.67%) IBM
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) SQL

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) Data Warehouse
1 10 (83.33%) DB2
1 10 (83.33%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (91.67%) Replication
2 10 (83.33%) HACMP
2 10 (83.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) AIX
1 10 (83.33%) Linux
1 10 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Capacity Planning
1 10 (83.33%) Database Tuning
1 10 (83.33%) High Availability
1 10 (83.33%) Performance Management
1 10 (83.33%) Problem Management
1 10 (83.33%) Problem-Solving
1 10 (83.33%) Storage Management
2 1 (8.33%) IT Strategy
2 1 (8.33%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Korn
1 10 (83.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 10 (83.33%) Tivoli
1 10 (83.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Red Hat
1 10 (83.33%) Veritas
2 8 (66.67%) IBM
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco