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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 68 79 59
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 2 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.33% 0.36% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.38% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 3
Average salary £45,000 £33,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -26.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
578 799 573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 95.07% 96.03% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 513 700 502
Average salary £36,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath +21 1 £45,000 +36.36%
Taunton +10 1 £45,000 +42.85%
DBA
South West

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) Database Security
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Direct Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Database Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) DB2
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Benchmarking
3 1 (33.33%) Advertising
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) Database Security
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) Direct Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Database Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Benchmarking
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft