Period
to 21 July 2017

The median annual salary for a DBA was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 21 July 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
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 104 71
Rank change year-on-year +17 -33 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 16 24 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.37% 1.55% 3.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 1.58% 3.43%
Number of salaries quoted 18 24 44
Southampton median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +15.15% +3.13%
10th Percentile £29,750 £37,213 £29,750
90th Percentile £47,500 £52,500 £48,750
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% -

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 1139 1515 1632
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 97.43% 97.99% 99.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1042 1432 1291
Southampton median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,000 £24,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,375 £61,750
Hampshire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% -2.44% +2.50%

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

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 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Salary histogram for DBA in Southampton

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 16 (100.00%) SQL
2 15 (93.75%) SQL Server
3 13 (81.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (56.25%) T-SQL
4 9 (56.25%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (43.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (37.50%) ETL
7 6 (37.50%) High Availability
8 5 (31.25%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (31.25%) Database Security
8 5 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (31.25%) Data Mining
8 5 (31.25%) Statistics
8 5 (31.25%) Clustering
9 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
9 4 (25.00%) Windows
9 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
10 3 (18.75%) Database Mirroring
11 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
11 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (12.50%) Oracle
11 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
11 2 (12.50%) Marketing
11 2 (12.50%) Replication
11 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (6.25%) Active Directory

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 (6.25%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (93.75%) SQL Server
2 13 (81.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (43.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (31.25%) Data Mining
5 5 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (6.25%) Couchbase
7 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
7 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
7 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (12.50%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Clustering
2 2 (12.50%) Replication
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
1 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (37.50%) ETL
2 6 (37.50%) High Availability
3 5 (31.25%) Database Security
3 5 (31.25%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (31.25%) Statistics
4 3 (18.75%) Database Mirroring
5 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (6.25%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (56.25%) T-SQL
3 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle