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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 77 57 58
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 3 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.39% 0.89% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.92% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 6
Average salary £33,500 £42,500 £31,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.17% +34.38%
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
727 541 591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 94.66% 96.43% 97.85%
Number of salaries quoted 635 460 549
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 2014. 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
Taunton -7 3 £33,500 -21.17%
DBA
South West

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (55.56%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
4 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
6 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
6 2 (22.22%) Data Transformation
6 2 (22.22%) Korn
6 2 (22.22%) Windows
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%) XML
7 1 (11.11%) ITIL
7 1 (11.11%) UNIX
7 1 (11.11%) .NET
7 1 (11.11%) Linux
7 1 (11.11%) ETL
7 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (11.11%) Change Management

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) Silverlight
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Solaris
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (22.22%) Data Transformation
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) ETL
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Korn
3 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) Perl
3 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle