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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 109 91 73
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 30 35 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.26% 1.65% 2.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 1.74% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 27 34 30
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £35,000 £33,350
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.79% -1.76%
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
2240 2008 1563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.20% 94.63% 92.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1983 1831 1298
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 October 2014.

DBA Salary Histogram in Birmingham

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 41 (85.42%) SQL
2 26 (54.17%) Oracle
3 23 (47.92%) Performance Tuning
3 23 (47.92%) SQL Server
4 22 (45.83%) Oracle Database
5 19 (39.58%) Oracle RMAN
6 18 (37.50%) PL/SQL
7 17 (35.42%) Oracle Database 10g
7 17 (35.42%) Oracle Database 11g
8 13 (27.08%) UNIX
9 12 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (22.92%) Oracle EBS R12
10 11 (22.92%) Relational Database
10 11 (22.92%) Oracle Applications
10 11 (22.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (22.92%) RDBMS
11 10 (20.83%) Windows
11 10 (20.83%) Linux
11 10 (20.83%) MS Excel
11 10 (20.83%) Oracle RAC
12 9 (18.75%) Oracle EBS
13 8 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (16.67%) Data Guard
13 8 (16.67%) Oracle9i Database
13 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
14 7 (14.58%) MS Office
14 7 (14.58%) Security Cleared
14 7 (14.58%) Oracle BI EE
14 7 (14.58%) Clustering

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 5 (10.42%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.17%) IIS
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 7 (14.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (22.92%) Oracle Applications
1 11 (22.92%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (18.75%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) VPN
1 2 (4.17%) SSL
1 2 (4.17%) SAN
1 2 (4.17%) Firewall
1 2 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (4.17%) NAS
1 2 (4.17%) LAN
1 2 (4.17%) WAN
2 1 (2.08%) FTP
2 1 (2.08%) NetScaler
2 1 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (47.92%) SQL Server
2 22 (45.83%) Oracle Database
3 17 (35.42%) Oracle Database 10g
3 17 (35.42%) Oracle Database 11g
4 12 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (22.92%) Relational Database
5 11 (22.92%) RDBMS
5 11 (22.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (16.67%) Oracle9i Database
6 8 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (14.58%) Oracle BI EE
8 6 (12.50%) Oracle Discoverer
8 6 (12.50%) Oracle Exadata
9 5 (10.42%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 5 (10.42%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (10.42%) Essbase
10 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (4.17%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Toad
General
1 5 (10.42%) Law
1 5 (10.42%) Legal
2 4 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Clustering
2 4 (8.33%) Replication
3 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.17%) VAX
4 2 (4.17%) Statistics
5 1 (2.08%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.08%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.08%) UNIX
2 10 (20.83%) Windows
2 10 (20.83%) Linux
3 6 (12.50%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (4.17%) VMS
4 2 (4.17%) AIX
5 1 (2.08%) HPUX
5 1 (2.08%) Solaris
5 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (47.92%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (10.42%) ETL
4 4 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 4 (8.33%) Workflow
4 4 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (6.25%) High Availability
5 3 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.25%) ITIL
6 2 (4.17%) SOA
6 2 (4.17%) Project Management
6 2 (4.17%) E-business
6 2 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.08%) Line Management
7 1 (2.08%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.08%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.08%) Database Security
7 1 (2.08%) Change Management
7 1 (2.08%) Information Security
7 1 (2.08%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 41 (85.42%) SQL
2 18 (37.50%) PL/SQL
3 6 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 5 (10.42%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.08%) VBA
5 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.50%) OCP
2 6 (12.50%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (4.17%) MCITP
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.08%) MCSE
4 1 (2.08%) OCA
4 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
1 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (39.58%) Oracle RMAN
2 10 (20.83%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (8.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (16.67%) Data Guard
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (54.17%) Oracle
2 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.50%) Hyperion
4 3 (6.25%) VMware
5 1 (2.08%) Stonesoft
5 1 (2.08%) webMethods
5 1 (2.08%) Sun
5 1 (2.08%) EMC
5 1 (2.08%) Citrix
5 1 (2.08%) Sybase
5 1 (2.08%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.08%) SAP
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