The table below looks at the statistics for Data Guard skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Guard 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
Oracle Data Guard
Rank 200 175 151
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -24
Permanent jobs citing Data Guard 16 25 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.30% 0.52% 1.10%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.50% 7.35% 17.45%
Number of salaries quoted 15 23 35
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £46,125 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Data Guard
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Systems Management Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
291 340 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.43% 7.01% 6.32%
Number of salaries quoted 244 258 252
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%

Data Guard
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Data Guard across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Data Guard Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Data Guard
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Data Guard Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Data Guard
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Guard within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -19 4 £47,500 +18.75%
Warwickshire -4 3 £42,000 -
Coventry -9 1 £49,000 -4.85%
Data Guard
England

Data Guard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Data Guard also 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 that cited Data Guard.

1 40 (100.00%) Oracle
2 38 (95.00%) Oracle Database
3 25 (62.50%) SQL
4 23 (57.50%) Oracle RMAN
5 22 (55.00%) Performance Tuning
6 19 (47.50%) PL/SQL
6 19 (47.50%) Oracle RAC
7 17 (42.50%) SQL Server
7 17 (42.50%) UNIX
7 17 (42.50%) RDBMS
7 17 (42.50%) Relational Database
8 15 (37.50%) Oracle EBS
8 15 (37.50%) Degree
8 15 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
9 14 (35.00%) Capacity Planning
10 13 (32.50%) Linux
10 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
11 12 (30.00%) .NET
11 12 (30.00%) Oracle Forms
11 12 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (30.00%) Time Management
12 11 (27.50%) Solaris
12 11 (27.50%) Oracle Database 10g
13 9 (22.50%) OCA
13 9 (22.50%) Oracle Certification
13 9 (22.50%) High Availability
14 8 (20.00%) Red Hat
14 8 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
15 7 (17.50%) Finance
16 6 (15.00%) Windows

Data Guard
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Data Guard also 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 that cited Data Guard. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 15 (37.50%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) SSL
2 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (95.00%) Oracle Database
2 17 (42.50%) Relational Database
2 17 (42.50%) SQL Server
2 17 (42.50%) RDBMS
3 15 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 11 (27.50%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (12.50%) Oracle9i Database
7 4 (10.00%) OLTP
7 4 (10.00%) Big Data
7 4 (10.00%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (5.00%) SQLPlus
9 1 (2.50%) Oracle Discoverer
9 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (30.00%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (10.00%) ClearCase
2 4 (10.00%) Toad
2 4 (10.00%) Mercurial
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 40 (100.00%) DBA
2 34 (85.00%) Oracle DBA
3 18 (45.00%) Administrator
4 6 (15.00%) Senior DBA
5 5 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
5 5 (12.50%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 5 (12.50%) SQL DBA
5 5 (12.50%) Senior Oracle DBA
6 2 (5.00%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Oracle Applications Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Development DBA
6 2 (5.00%) Oracle Development DBA
6 2 (5.00%) Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.00%) .NET
2 4 (10.00%) Middleware
2 4 (10.00%) Oracle Streams
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Replication
1 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (42.50%) UNIX
2 13 (32.50%) Linux
3 11 (27.50%) Solaris
4 6 (15.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (55.00%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (35.00%) Capacity Planning
3 12 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (30.00%) Time Management
4 9 (22.50%) High Availability
5 3 (7.50%) E-business
6 2 (5.00%) ITIL
6 2 (5.00%) SOA
6 2 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.50%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 25 (62.50%) SQL
2 19 (47.50%) PL/SQL
3 5 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 4 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (37.50%) Degree
2 9 (22.50%) OCA
2 9 (22.50%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (2.50%) OCP
System Software
1 23 (57.50%) Oracle RMAN
2 19 (47.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 40 (100.00%) Oracle
2 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
3 8 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.50%) Netezza