The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 72 49 57
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 6 28 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.86% 4.07% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 4.28% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 6 28 9
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
DBA
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Somerset 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
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
657 654 549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 94.13% 95.06% 96.32%
Number of salaries quoted 569 578 521
Average salary £35,000 £33,811 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.51% -3.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DBA in the job title across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

DBA
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

DBA Salary Trend in Somerset

DBA
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DBA across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

DBA Salary Histogram in Somerset

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset region that cited 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 DBA in their job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle Database
3 5 (55.56%) Manufacturing
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (55.56%) ERP
4 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (44.44%) Migration
4 4 (44.44%) Degree
4 4 (44.44%) Database Security
5 3 (33.33%) E-business
6 2 (22.22%) Korn
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
6 2 (22.22%) Data Transformation
6 2 (22.22%) Solaris
6 2 (22.22%) Java
6 2 (22.22%) Perl
6 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
6 2 (22.22%) SQL
7 1 (11.11%) ITIL
7 1 (11.11%) UNIX
7 1 (11.11%) Windows
7 1 (11.11%) Linux
7 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 1 (11.11%) Change Management

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset region that cited 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 DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 4 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (55.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Solaris
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ERP
2 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (44.44%) Migration
2 4 (44.44%) Database Security
3 3 (33.33%) E-business
4 2 (22.22%) Data Transformation
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
1 2 (22.22%) Perl
1 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
1 2 (22.22%) Korn
1 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
2 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Certification
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft