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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 99 105 67
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 30 16 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.49% 0.90% 2.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 0.93% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 27 15 35
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,032 £47,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -
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
1930 1724 1431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.92% 96.80% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1615 1559 1238
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

DBA Salary Histogram in Birmingham

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 44 (89.80%) SQL
2 42 (85.71%) SQL Server
3 27 (55.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (44.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (44.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 17 (34.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (32.65%) Performance Tuning
7 14 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 14 (28.57%) T-SQL
8 13 (26.53%) Microsoft
9 11 (22.45%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (22.45%) Windows
9 11 (22.45%) ETL
9 11 (22.45%) Clustering
10 10 (20.41%) .NET
10 10 (20.41%) Oracle
11 9 (18.37%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (18.37%) Oracle Database
12 8 (16.33%) High Availability
12 8 (16.33%) Replication
13 7 (14.29%) Data Modelling
13 7 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (12.24%) Linux
14 6 (12.24%) Oracle Database 10g
14 6 (12.24%) Data Analysis
14 6 (12.24%) Oracle Database 11g
15 5 (10.20%) Oracle RAC
15 5 (10.20%) Data Extraction
15 5 (10.20%) Capacity Planning
15 5 (10.20%) Data Guard

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (8.16%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.08%) IIS
3 1 (2.04%) Apache
3 1 (2.04%) CICS
3 1 (2.04%) CMS
3 1 (2.04%) JBoss
3 1 (2.04%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) Kerberos
1 3 (6.12%) SAN
2 1 (2.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 27 (55.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (44.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 22 (44.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (34.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (18.37%) Oracle Database
7 7 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (12.24%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (12.24%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (10.20%) MySQL
10 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (6.12%) SSDT
12 2 (4.08%) Informix
12 2 (4.08%) Oracle Exadata
12 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
13 1 (2.04%) DTS
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.04%) Toad
General
1 4 (8.16%) Finance
1 4 (8.16%) Local Government
1 4 (8.16%) Retail
2 1 (2.04%) Advertising
2 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.04%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.41%) .NET
2 2 (4.08%) Middleware
3 1 (2.04%) J2EE
3 1 (2.04%) JMS
3 1 (2.04%) REST
3 1 (2.04%) SOAP
3 1 (2.04%) Web Services
3 1 (2.04%) WSDL
3 1 (2.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Clustering
2 8 (16.33%) Replication
3 5 (10.20%) Data Extraction
4 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.45%) Windows
2 6 (12.24%) Linux
3 4 (8.16%) Unix
4 2 (4.08%) CentOS
4 2 (4.08%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.65%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (22.45%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (22.45%) ETL
3 9 (18.37%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (16.33%) High Availability
5 7 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 6 (12.24%) Data Analysis
7 5 (10.20%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (10.20%) Patch Management
8 4 (8.16%) Business Continuity
8 4 (8.16%) Data Management
8 4 (8.16%) Release Management
8 4 (8.16%) Service Delivery
9 3 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (6.12%) Network Load Balancing
9 3 (6.12%) Problem Management
9 3 (6.12%) Software Licensing
9 3 (6.12%) SQL Optimisation
10 2 (4.08%) CRM
10 2 (4.08%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 44 (89.80%) SQL
2 14 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.04%) C#
3 1 (2.04%) Java
3 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.04%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) MCSE
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.12%) MCITP
3 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) Active Directory
1 5 (10.20%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (6.12%) Hyper-V
2 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) Data Guard
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.04%) Foglight
Vendors
1 13 (26.53%) Microsoft
2 10 (20.41%) Oracle
3 3 (6.12%) Citrix
3 3 (6.12%) SolarWinds
3 3 (6.12%) VMware
4 1 (2.04%) BEA
4 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.04%) SAP
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Posted: 4 days ago
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