The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 21 28 33
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 1 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.78% 2.68% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 3.00% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 0
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%
DBA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 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
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
111 233 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 86.72% 89.27% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 62 166 130
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £72,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle Database
3 6 (75.00%) PL/SQL
3 6 (75.00%) SQL
4 5 (62.50%) UNIX
4 5 (62.50%) Windows
4 5 (62.50%) Linux
4 5 (62.50%) RDBMS
4 5 (62.50%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (62.50%) Relational Database
4 5 (62.50%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (62.50%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (50.00%) OCP
5 4 (50.00%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (50.00%) SQLPlus
6 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
6 3 (37.50%) Oracle Exadata
6 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (37.50%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (25.00%) Middleware
7 2 (25.00%) Oracle Exalogic
7 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
7 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
7 2 (25.00%) MySQL
7 2 (25.00%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (25.00%) OCA

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (12.50%) WebLogic
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle Database
2 5 (62.50%) Relational Database
2 5 (62.50%) RDBMS
3 4 (50.00%) SQLPlus
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle Exadata
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
5 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
5 2 (25.00%) MySQL
5 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (12.50%) Essbase
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) UNIX
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) E-business
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) PL/SQL
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) OCP
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (25.00%) OCA
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Hyperion