The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Somerset region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 68 55 36
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 5 12 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.75% 1.80% 5.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 1.86% 5.34%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 25
Average salary £33,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.52% +18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Job Titles Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
638 646 468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 95.80% 96.85% 97.70%
Number of salaries quoted 542 591 455
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,950
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
DBA
South West

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bath -14 4 £33,000 -34.00%
Taunton - 1 £40,000 -
DBA
South West

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (92.31%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (84.62%) SQL
3 11 (84.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (69.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
5 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
6 6 (46.15%) T-SQL
6 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (30.77%) Windows
7 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (23.08%) Clustering
9 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (15.38%) MCITP
9 2 (15.38%) Marketing
9 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
9 2 (15.38%) Oracle
9 2 (15.38%) MCDBA
9 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
9 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
9 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
9 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
10 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (84.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (69.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
9 1 (7.69%) DB2
9 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 2 (15.38%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Silverlight
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Clustering
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX
3 1 (7.69%) AIX
3 1 (7.69%) Solaris
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
3 1 (7.69%) ETL
3 1 (7.69%) Direct Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (15.38%) MCITP
1 2 (15.38%) MCDBA
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) IBM