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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 100 87 63
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 30 31 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.49% 1.70% 2.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 1.80% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 28 30 25
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,475 £35,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,400 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -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
1928 1721 1585
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.45% 94.30% 95.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1764 1522 1375
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £27,000
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 24 December 2014.

DBA Salary Histogram in Birmingham

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 40 (81.63%) SQL
2 27 (55.10%) Oracle
3 23 (46.94%) Oracle Database
4 21 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
5 20 (40.82%) SQL Server
6 17 (34.69%) PL/SQL
6 17 (34.69%) Oracle Database 10g
6 17 (34.69%) Oracle Database 11g
7 16 (32.65%) Oracle RMAN
7 16 (32.65%) Relational Database
8 14 (28.57%) UNIX
8 14 (28.57%) RDBMS
8 14 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (22.45%) Oracle Applications
9 11 (22.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (22.45%) Oracle EBS R12
10 10 (20.41%) Clustering
10 10 (20.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (20.41%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (18.37%) Oracle EBS
12 8 (16.33%) Windows
12 8 (16.33%) Linux
12 8 (16.33%) Oracle9i Database
12 8 (16.33%) ETL
12 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
12 8 (16.33%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (16.33%) Oracle RAC
13 7 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (14.29%) Finance

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (10.20%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.08%) IIS
2 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.08%) OpenEdge
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (22.45%) Oracle Applications
1 11 (22.45%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (18.37%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) VPN
1 2 (4.08%) SSL
1 2 (4.08%) SAN
1 2 (4.08%) Firewall
1 2 (4.08%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (4.08%) NAS
1 2 (4.08%) LAN
1 2 (4.08%) WAN
2 1 (2.04%) FTP
2 1 (2.04%) NetScaler
2 1 (2.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (46.94%) Oracle Database
2 20 (40.82%) SQL Server
3 17 (34.69%) Oracle Database 10g
3 17 (34.69%) Oracle Database 11g
4 16 (32.65%) Relational Database
5 14 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (28.57%) RDBMS
6 11 (22.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (20.41%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (20.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (16.33%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (16.33%) Oracle9i Database
9 7 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
10 6 (12.24%) Oracle Discoverer
11 5 (10.20%) Oracle8/8i Database
11 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (10.20%) Essbase
11 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (10.20%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Toad
General
1 7 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Law
2 3 (6.12%) Legal
3 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Clustering
2 6 (12.24%) Replication
3 3 (6.12%) VAX
3 3 (6.12%) Statistics
4 2 (4.08%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (4.08%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.04%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.57%) UNIX
2 8 (16.33%) Windows
2 8 (16.33%) Linux
3 5 (10.20%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (6.12%) VMS
5 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.04%) AIX
5 1 (2.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (16.33%) ETL
3 7 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (12.24%) Service Delivery
4 6 (12.24%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (10.20%) ITIL
5 5 (10.20%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (8.16%) Workflow
7 3 (6.12%) High Availability
7 3 (6.12%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (4.08%) Data Protection
8 2 (4.08%) SOA
8 2 (4.08%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (4.08%) Capacity Management
8 2 (4.08%) Database Security
8 2 (4.08%) Migration
8 2 (4.08%) Information Security
8 2 (4.08%) E-business
8 2 (4.08%) Project Management
9 1 (2.04%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (81.63%) SQL
2 17 (34.69%) PL/SQL
3 6 (12.24%) Shell Script
4 4 (8.16%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.12%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) OCP
1 6 (12.24%) Oracle Certification
1 6 (12.24%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.16%) MCITP
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.12%) MCTS
4 2 (4.08%) Degree
5 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.04%) MCSE
5 1 (2.04%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (32.65%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (16.33%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) Data Guard
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.04%) Foglight
Vendors
1 27 (55.10%) Oracle
2 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.24%) Hyperion
4 3 (6.12%) VMware
5 1 (2.04%) Teradata
5 1 (2.04%) Stonesoft
5 1 (2.04%) EMC
5 1 (2.04%) Citrix
5 1 (2.04%) Business Objects
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
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