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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 72 55 58
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 3 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.38% 0.35% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.37% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 5
Average salary £33,500 £37,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.02% +3.75%
Job Titles Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
760 543 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 95.48% 96.11% 99.28%
Number of salaries quoted 687 461 502
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 £51,250 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 30 July 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 -8 2 £32,500 -13.33%
DBA
South West

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 6 (75.00%) SQL
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (62.50%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (25.00%) XML
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) Solaris
6 1 (12.50%) Linux
6 1 (12.50%) ETL
6 1 (12.50%) Change Management
6 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL
6 1 (12.50%) UNIX
6 1 (12.50%) .NET
6 1 (12.50%) Java
6 1 (12.50%) Perl
6 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
6 1 (12.50%) Korn
6 1 (12.50%) Silverlight

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) Silverlight
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Solaris
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (12.50%) ETL
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Korn
3 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle