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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 101 69 53
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 17 38 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.95% 2.43% 3.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 2.59% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 16 34 28
Average salary £42,500 £40,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.29% -9.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £37,850
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
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
1723 1470 1594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.94% 94.17% 94.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1564 1284 1368
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
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 28 January 2015.

DBA Salary Histogram in Birmingham

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 35 (77.78%) SQL
2 28 (62.22%) Oracle
2 28 (62.22%) Oracle Database
3 20 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
4 19 (42.22%) Oracle Database 11g
4 19 (42.22%) SQL Server
4 19 (42.22%) Oracle Database 10g
5 18 (40.00%) Relational Database
6 17 (37.78%) PL/SQL
7 16 (35.56%) RDBMS
8 14 (31.11%) Oracle RMAN
8 14 (31.11%) UNIX
9 11 (24.44%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (20.00%) Clustering
10 9 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (17.78%) Replication
11 8 (17.78%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
11 8 (17.78%) Oracle9i Database
11 8 (17.78%) ETL
12 7 (15.56%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (15.56%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (15.56%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (15.56%) Finance
12 7 (15.56%) Oracle EBS R12
12 7 (15.56%) Oracle Applications
12 7 (15.56%) Oracle RAC
13 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (13.33%) Service Delivery

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 4 (8.89%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.44%) OpenEdge
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (2.22%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Oracle Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) VPN
1 2 (4.44%) SSL
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%) LAN
1 2 (4.44%) WAN
2 1 (2.22%) FTP
2 1 (2.22%) NetScaler
2 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (62.22%) Oracle Database
2 19 (42.22%) SQL Server
2 19 (42.22%) Oracle Database 10g
2 19 (42.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 18 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 16 (35.56%) RDBMS
5 11 (24.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (17.78%) Oracle9i Database
7 8 (17.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (15.56%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
10 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (11.11%) Oracle Discoverer
10 5 (11.11%) Oracle8/8i Database
11 4 (8.89%) Informix
11 4 (8.89%) Oracle BI EE
11 4 (8.89%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Toad
General
1 7 (15.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Law
2 1 (2.22%) Legal
2 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Clustering
2 8 (17.78%) Replication
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%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.11%) UNIX
2 6 (13.33%) Windows
2 6 (13.33%) Linux
3 4 (8.89%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (6.67%) VMS
5 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (17.78%) ETL
3 7 (15.56%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (15.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (13.33%) Service Delivery
5 5 (11.11%) ITIL
5 5 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (8.89%) Database Security
7 3 (6.67%) High Availability
8 2 (4.44%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (4.44%) Capacity Management
8 2 (4.44%) Data Protection
8 2 (4.44%) Database Tuning
8 2 (4.44%) Service Management
8 2 (4.44%) E-business
8 2 (4.44%) Workflow
8 2 (4.44%) Migration
8 2 (4.44%) Information Security
9 1 (2.22%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (77.78%) SQL
2 17 (37.78%) PL/SQL
3 6 (13.33%) Shell Script
4 5 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) OCP
1 6 (13.33%) Oracle Certification
2 4 (8.89%) MCITP
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.67%) MCTS
4 2 (4.44%) Degree
5 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.22%) MCSE
5 1 (2.22%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (31.11%) Oracle RMAN
2 7 (15.56%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) Data Guard
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (6.67%) Foglight
Vendors
1 28 (62.22%) Oracle
2 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.89%) 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
Birmingham
CPS Group
Salary: £35000.00 - £47000.00 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago