The first table below looks at the demand for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 22 25 38
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 1 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.72% 3.70% 1.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 4.01% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 0
Average salary - £60,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.22% +3.75%
Job Titles Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
126 274 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 91.30% 92.26% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 72 205 189
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £34,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
DBA
England

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DBA in the job title across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

DBA
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DBA across the Midlands region.

DBA Salary Trend in the Midlands

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 10 (100.00%) Oracle
2 9 (90.00%) Oracle Database
3 8 (80.00%) PL/SQL
3 8 (80.00%) SQL
3 8 (80.00%) Linux
4 7 (70.00%) UNIX
4 7 (70.00%) Windows
4 7 (70.00%) RDBMS
4 7 (70.00%) OCP
4 7 (70.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (70.00%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (70.00%) SQLPlus
4 7 (70.00%) Oracle Certification
4 7 (70.00%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (70.00%) Relational Database
5 6 (60.00%) Oracle Exadata
6 5 (50.00%) Oracle Exalogic
6 5 (50.00%) Middleware
6 5 (50.00%) Hadoop
6 5 (50.00%) NoSQL
6 5 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (50.00%) MySQL
6 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (20.00%) OCA
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (10.00%) Hyperion
8 1 (10.00%) Migration

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle 11i
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) Oracle Database
2 7 (70.00%) RDBMS
2 7 (70.00%) SQLPlus
2 7 (70.00%) Relational Database
3 6 (60.00%) Oracle Exadata
4 5 (50.00%) Hadoop
4 5 (50.00%) NoSQL
4 5 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (50.00%) MySQL
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (10.00%) Essbase
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle Discoverer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 7 (70.00%) UNIX
2 7 (70.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) PL/SQL
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) OCP
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (20.00%) OCA
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Hyperion