The median annual salary for a DBA was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

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

Database Administrator
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 82 54
Rank change year-on-year +23 -28  
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 14 7 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.25% 0.85% 4.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.30% 0.87% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 30
Median salary £45,000 £41,543 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.32% -2.25%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Southampton
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 610 806 896
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 98.23% 98.05% 99.12%
Number of salaries quoted 556 761 697
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton that featured DBA in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Southampton

DBA
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for DBA in Southampton

DBA
Salary Histogram in Southampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DBA in Southampton over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Salary histogram for DBA in Southampton

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Southampton region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 25 (96.15%) SQL
2 22 (84.62%) SQL Server
3 20 (76.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (42.31%) ETL
5 10 (38.46%) Data Mining
5 10 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (38.46%) Statistics
5 10 (38.46%) Performance Monitoring
6 9 (34.62%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (34.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (34.62%) T-SQL
7 8 (30.77%) High Availability
7 8 (30.77%) Database Security
8 7 (26.92%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (23.08%) PowerShell
10 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
10 5 (19.23%) Clustering
10 5 (19.23%) Windows
11 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
11 4 (15.38%) Migration
11 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (11.54%) Performance Optimisation
12 3 (11.54%) SQL Optimisation
12 3 (11.54%) Database Mirroring
12 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
13 2 (7.69%) VB
13 2 (7.69%) .NET
13 2 (7.69%) MySQL
13 2 (7.69%) C
13 2 (7.69%) C#

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 20 (76.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (38.46%) Data Mining
3 10 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (34.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (26.92%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (7.69%) MySQL
7 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (3.85%) Big Data
8 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
8 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (3.85%) Power BI
8 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Clustering
2 2 (7.69%) Replication
3 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
1 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) ETL
2 10 (38.46%) Performance Monitoring
2 10 (38.46%) Statistics
3 9 (34.62%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (30.77%) Database Security
4 8 (30.77%) High Availability
5 4 (15.38%) Migration
6 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (11.54%) Database Mirroring
6 3 (11.54%) Performance Optimisation
6 3 (11.54%) SQL Optimisation
7 2 (7.69%) Server Virtualisation
8 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (3.85%) Data Migration
8 1 (3.85%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 25 (96.15%) SQL
2 9 (34.62%) T-SQL
3 6 (23.08%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.69%) C
4 2 (7.69%) C#
4 2 (7.69%) VB
5 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) SolarWinds
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) VMware