The median annual salary for a DBA was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Taunton during the 3 months to 23 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
Somerset / Taunton
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 19 16
Rank change year-on-year -11 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 2 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Taunton 2.15% 10.20% 1.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.20% 10.20% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 1
Median salary £40,000 £35,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.67% -21.11%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.04% +1.76%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Taunton. 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
Taunton
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 91 98 49
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 97.85% 100.00% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 67 84 37
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,112 £32,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

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

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Taunton

DBA
Salary Trend in Taunton

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

Salary trend for DBA in Taunton

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Taunton region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (50.00%) High Availability
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (25.00%) MS Access
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Taunton 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) MS Access
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) High Availability
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCSA
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat