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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Data Guard
Rank 208 174 150
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -24
Permanent jobs citing Data Guard 3 9 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.059% 0.20% 1.05%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.12% 3.21% 16.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 30
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
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
267 280 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.24% 6.30% 6.31%
Number of salaries quoted 200 222 240
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 27 March 2015. 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 -7 3 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Data Guard
England

Data Guard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 18 (100.00%) Oracle
1 18 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 15 (83.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 14 (77.78%) SQL
4 13 (72.22%) UNIX
5 11 (61.11%) Linux
5 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
5 11 (61.11%) Red Hat
5 11 (61.11%) Oracle RAC
6 10 (55.56%) Relational Database
6 10 (55.56%) PL/SQL
6 10 (55.56%) RDBMS
7 9 (50.00%) OCA
7 9 (50.00%) Oracle Certification
8 8 (44.44%) Solaris
8 8 (44.44%) Time Management
8 8 (44.44%) Dynamics AX
9 7 (38.89%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (38.89%) Oracle EBS
10 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database 12c
11 4 (22.22%) Oracle Applications
11 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
11 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
12 3 (16.67%) Python
12 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
12 3 (16.67%) WebLogic
12 3 (16.67%) SAP

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 3 (16.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (38.89%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 10 (55.56%) Relational Database
2 10 (55.56%) RDBMS
3 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (11.11%) SQLPlus
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) DBA
2 14 (77.78%) Oracle DBA
3 8 (44.44%) Administrator
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 3 (16.67%) SQL DBA
5 3 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (5.56%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
1 3 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) UNIX
2 11 (61.11%) Linux
3 8 (44.44%) Solaris
4 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (16.67%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Time Management
2 7 (38.89%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.56%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) SQL
2 10 (55.56%) PL/SQL
3 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 3 (16.67%) Python
3 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) OCA
1 9 (50.00%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) OCP
System Software
1 11 (61.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 15 (83.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Oracle
2 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 11 (61.11%) Red Hat
3 3 (16.67%) SAP