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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Data Guard
Rank 210 169 144
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -25
Permanent jobs citing Data Guard 4 20 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.078% 0.48% 1.19%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.43% 7.55% 19.06%
Number of salaries quoted 4 16 30
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
279 265 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.47% 6.33% 6.27%
Number of salaries quoted 218 202 230
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 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 17 (94.44%) SQL
3 13 (72.22%) Oracle RMAN
4 12 (66.67%) Oracle RAC
5 11 (61.11%) UNIX
5 11 (61.11%) PL/SQL
6 9 (50.00%) RDBMS
6 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (50.00%) OCA
6 9 (50.00%) Oracle Certification
6 9 (50.00%) Relational Database
7 8 (44.44%) Time Management
7 8 (44.44%) Dynamics AX
7 8 (44.44%) Red Hat
7 8 (44.44%) Solaris
7 8 (44.44%) Linux
8 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
8 7 (38.89%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
10 5 (27.78%) T-SQL
10 5 (27.78%) .NET
10 5 (27.78%) Oracle Forms
10 5 (27.78%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (27.78%) Degree
11 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
12 2 (11.11%) Oracle9i Database

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

For the 6 months to 3 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 1 (5.56%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) SSL
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 9 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 9 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (11.11%) SQLPlus
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) DBA
2 12 (66.67%) Oracle DBA
3 9 (50.00%) Administrator
4 5 (27.78%) SQL Server DBA
4 5 (27.78%) SQL DBA
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 1 (5.56%) Senior DBA
6 1 (5.56%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) UNIX
2 8 (44.44%) Solaris
2 8 (44.44%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Time Management
2 7 (38.89%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (27.78%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (11.11%) High Availability
6 1 (5.56%) E-business
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (5.56%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) SQL
2 11 (61.11%) PL/SQL
3 5 (27.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) OCA
1 9 (50.00%) Oracle Certification
2 5 (27.78%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) OCP
System Software
1 13 (72.22%) Oracle RMAN
2 12 (66.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Oracle
2 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (44.44%) Red Hat