The median annual salary for a DBA was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Database Administrator
South West / Somerset
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 49 68
Rank change year-on-year -7 +19  
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 23 27 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 3.29% 4.17% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.37% 4.27% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 9 23 2
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% -16.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.44% +2.35%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Somerset
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 682 632 611
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 97.43% 97.53% 97.45%
Number of salaries quoted 504 555 544
Median salary £40,000 £39,750 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.62% +10.41%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,597 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £52,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset that featured DBA in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Somerset

DBA
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for DBA in Somerset

DBA
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DBA in Somerset over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for DBA in Somerset

DBA
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath -3 20 £32,500 -24.41% 1
Taunton -10 2 £40,000 +14.28%
DBA
South West

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Somerset region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 26 (70.27%) SQL Server
2 22 (59.46%) Microsoft
3 21 (56.76%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (56.76%) Windows
4 19 (51.35%) SQL
5 18 (48.65%) OLAP
6 17 (45.95%) VMware
7 16 (43.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (40.54%) Management Information System
9 14 (37.84%) Unix
9 14 (37.84%) Oracle
9 14 (37.84%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (37.84%) ETL
10 13 (35.14%) Linux
10 13 (35.14%) Oracle Database
11 12 (32.43%) QlikView
11 12 (32.43%) QA
11 12 (32.43%) Oracle EBS R12
11 12 (32.43%) Power BI
11 12 (32.43%) Data Structures
11 12 (32.43%) Solaris
11 12 (32.43%) SharePoint
11 12 (32.43%) NetApp
11 12 (32.43%) Data Analysis
11 12 (32.43%) Data Management
12 11 (29.73%) Performance Tuning
13 9 (24.32%) Oracle RMAN
13 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (24.32%) Oracle RAC
13 9 (24.32%) Oracle Database 11g

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (32.43%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.41%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (5.41%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 12 (32.43%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (21.62%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (18.92%) Oracle 11i
3 7 (18.92%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (10.81%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle ASCP
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) GitHub
2 1 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (70.27%) SQL Server
2 18 (48.65%) OLAP
3 16 (43.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (37.84%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (35.14%) Oracle Database
6 12 (32.43%) Power BI
6 12 (32.43%) QlikView
7 9 (24.32%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (18.92%) SQL Server 2014
9 6 (16.22%) OLTP
9 6 (16.22%) SSDT
10 5 (13.51%) MySQL
10 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (8.11%) Oracle BI EE
11 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database 12c
12 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
12 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) tSQLt
1 6 (16.22%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.41%) JIRA
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
1 5 (13.51%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 15 (40.54%) Management Information System
2 12 (32.43%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (56.76%) Windows
2 14 (37.84%) Unix
3 13 (35.14%) Linux
4 12 (32.43%) Solaris
5 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (37.84%) ETL
3 12 (32.43%) Data Analysis
3 12 (32.43%) Data Management
4 11 (29.73%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (13.51%) E-business
7 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
7 4 (10.81%) ERP
8 3 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (8.11%) Database Security
8 3 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (8.11%) Security Patching
8 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
9 2 (5.41%) Analytics
9 2 (5.41%) Data Analytics
9 2 (5.41%) ERD
9 2 (5.41%) High Availability
9 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
9 2 (5.41%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 19 (51.35%) SQL
2 7 (18.92%) PowerShell
2 7 (18.92%) T-SQL
3 6 (16.22%) PL/SQL
4 5 (13.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) MCSA
1 2 (5.41%) MCSE
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (32.43%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (24.32%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (8.11%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (24.32%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (16.22%) NetBackup
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (2.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (59.46%) Microsoft
2 17 (45.95%) VMware
3 14 (37.84%) Oracle
4 12 (32.43%) NetApp
5 6 (16.22%) HP
5 6 (16.22%) RedGate
6 4 (10.81%) Veeam
7 3 (8.11%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.70%) Google
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