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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 102 63 71
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 16 46 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.91% 2.81% 2.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 2.94% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 16 38 20
Average salary £41,750 £40,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.45% +1.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £50,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
1681 1565 1573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.84% 95.66% 94.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1416 1359 1315
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 £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £64,000
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 30 March 2015.

DBA Salary Histogram in Birmingham

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 31 (68.89%) SQL
2 25 (55.56%) Oracle
2 25 (55.56%) Oracle Database
3 19 (42.22%) SQL Server
4 17 (37.78%) Performance Tuning
5 16 (35.56%) Relational Database
5 16 (35.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 16 (35.56%) Oracle Database 10g
6 14 (31.11%) RDBMS
6 14 (31.11%) UNIX
7 10 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (22.22%) PL/SQL
7 10 (22.22%) Oracle RMAN
7 10 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (20.00%) Toad
8 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 8 (17.78%) Finance
9 8 (17.78%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (15.56%) Linux
10 7 (15.56%) Shell Script
10 7 (15.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (15.56%) Replication
11 6 (13.33%) Clustering
11 6 (13.33%) Oracle Applications
11 6 (13.33%) Oracle RAC
11 6 (13.33%) Data Guard
11 6 (13.33%) Database Tuning
11 6 (13.33%) Database Security

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.44%) OpenEdge
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (13.33%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) LAN
1 2 (4.44%) WAN
1 2 (4.44%) VPN
1 2 (4.44%) SAN
1 2 (4.44%) Firewall
1 2 (4.44%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (4.44%) NAS
1 2 (4.44%) PuTTY
2 1 (2.22%) NetScaler
2 1 (2.22%) Internet
2 1 (2.22%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (55.56%) Oracle Database
2 19 (42.22%) SQL Server
3 16 (35.56%) Oracle Database 10g
3 16 (35.56%) Relational Database
3 16 (35.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 14 (31.11%) RDBMS
5 10 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (17.78%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (15.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (8.89%) Informix
11 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database 12c
11 4 (8.89%) Oracle BI EE
12 3 (6.67%) Oracle9i Database
12 3 (6.67%) Oracle Discoverer
12 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (4.44%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 9 (20.00%) Toad
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (17.78%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Replication
2 6 (13.33%) Clustering
3 4 (8.89%) Statistics
4 3 (6.67%) VAX
5 2 (4.44%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.44%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (2.22%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.11%) UNIX
2 7 (15.56%) Linux
3 5 (11.11%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (6.67%) Windows
4 3 (6.67%) VMS
4 3 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (13.33%) Database Tuning
3 6 (13.33%) Database Security
4 5 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (11.11%) ETL
4 5 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 4 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (8.89%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (6.67%) ITIL
6 3 (6.67%) Migration
6 3 (6.67%) Data Management
7 2 (4.44%) Information Security
7 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.44%) Data Protection
7 2 (4.44%) Data Modelling
7 2 (4.44%) Service Management
7 2 (4.44%) Master Data Management
7 2 (4.44%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 31 (68.89%) SQL
2 10 (22.22%) PL/SQL
3 7 (15.56%) Shell Script
4 5 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.67%) Python
5 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (8.89%) MCITP
2 3 (6.67%) MCTS
2 3 (6.67%) OCP
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (4.44%) Degree
3 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) MCSE
4 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.22%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (22.22%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (13.33%) Data Guard
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (6.67%) Foglight
Vendors
1 25 (55.56%) Oracle
2 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.67%) Red Hat
3 3 (6.67%) SAP
4 2 (4.44%) Hyperion
4 2 (4.44%) VMware
5 1 (2.22%) Teradata
5 1 (2.22%) Stonesoft
5 1 (2.22%) Dell
5 1 (2.22%) Citrix
5 1 (2.22%) Business Objects
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
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