The median annual salary for a SQL DBA was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Database Administrator
South West / Somerset
Rank 80 58 68
Rank change year-on-year -22 +10  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 1 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.16% 2.08% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 2.12% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1 13 1
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.43% -8.88%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  

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 611 614 490
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 96.98% 98.40% 98.99%
Number of salaries quoted 504 541 433
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL DBA in Somerset

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for SQL DBA in Somerset

SQL 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 SQL DBA within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Taunton -7 1 £40,000 -2.43%
SQL DBA
South West

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, SQL 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 SQL DBA in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) T-SQL
3 4 (57.14%) MCSA
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) Web Development
4 3 (42.86%) Sage 1000
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (42.86%) C#
4 3 (42.86%) Sage
4 3 (42.86%) Intranet
4 3 (42.86%) ERP
4 3 (42.86%) .NET
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Time Management
5 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (14.29%) Database Optimisation
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
6 1 (14.29%) Database Security
6 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (14.29%) High Availability
6 1 (14.29%) Active Directory

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (42.86%) ERP
2 3 (42.86%) Web Development
3 2 (28.57%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Database Optimisation
4 1 (14.29%) Database Security
4 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (14.29%) High Availability
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) T-SQL
3 3 (42.86%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) MCSA
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Sage
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle