The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham 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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 112 73 66
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 23 56 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.02% 2.59% 2.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 2.77% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 20 52 42
Average salary £37,500 £39,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.66% -20.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £32,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £42,500 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -
DBA
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2122 2021 1615
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.10% 93.65% 93.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1808 1823 1346
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DBA in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

DBA
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

DBA Salary Trend in Birmingham

DBA
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DBA across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

DBA Salary Histogram in Birmingham

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 33 (82.50%) SQL
2 24 (60.00%) Oracle
3 22 (55.00%) SQL Server
4 19 (47.50%) Oracle Database
5 17 (42.50%) Performance Tuning
5 17 (42.50%) Oracle RMAN
5 17 (42.50%) Oracle Database 11g
5 17 (42.50%) Oracle Database 10g
6 16 (40.00%) PL/SQL
7 11 (27.50%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (25.00%) Windows
9 9 (22.50%) UNIX
10 8 (20.00%) Linux
10 8 (20.00%) MS Excel
10 8 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (17.50%) Oracle EBS R12
11 7 (17.50%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (17.50%) MS Office
11 7 (17.50%) Oracle Applications
12 6 (15.00%) Oracle EBS
12 6 (15.00%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (15.00%) RDBMS
12 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
12 6 (15.00%) Relational Database
12 6 (15.00%) Clustering
12 6 (15.00%) Oracle RAC
12 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
13 5 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
13 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.50%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.00%) IIS
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 8 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (17.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Oracle Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (15.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (47.50%) Oracle Database
3 17 (42.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 17 (42.50%) Oracle Database 10g
4 11 (27.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (17.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (15.00%) Relational Database
7 6 (15.00%) RDBMS
8 5 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
8 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (10.00%) Oracle9i Database
9 4 (10.00%) Oracle Exadata
10 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (7.50%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 3 (7.50%) Oracle Discoverer
10 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (7.50%) Essbase
General
1 6 (15.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (12.50%) Law
2 5 (12.50%) Legal
3 4 (10.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Clustering
2 3 (7.50%) Replication
2 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) Statistics
3 1 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Windows
2 9 (22.50%) UNIX
3 8 (20.00%) Linux
4 4 (10.00%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (5.00%) AIX
6 1 (2.50%) HPUX
6 1 (2.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (7.50%) Workflow
4 3 (7.50%) ETL
5 2 (5.00%) SOA
5 2 (5.00%) ITIL
5 2 (5.00%) ERP
5 2 (5.00%) Project Management
5 2 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (5.00%) Database Security
6 1 (2.50%) Change Management
6 1 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.50%) E-business
6 1 (2.50%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.50%) Migration
6 1 (2.50%) Information Security
6 1 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.50%) Logistics
6 1 (2.50%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 33 (82.50%) SQL
2 16 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 5 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 4 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.50%) VBScript
5 1 (2.50%) VB
5 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.00%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (7.50%) OCP
4 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (42.50%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (15.00%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) Data Guard
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (60.00%) Oracle
2 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.00%) Hyperion
4 1 (2.50%) webMethods
4 1 (2.50%) VMware
4 1 (2.50%) Sun
4 1 (2.50%) EMC
4 1 (2.50%) Sybase
4 1 (2.50%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.50%) SAP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Candidate Source
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago