The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 187 129 129
Rank change year-on-year
-58 0
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 51 110 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.83% 1.86% 1.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 1.94% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 47 92 84
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,812 £32,600 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,400 £49,900 £49,400
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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 West 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5880 5673 5058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.98% 95.88% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4638 4655 4224
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured DBA in the job title.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

DBA
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

DBA Salary Trend in the West Midlands

DBA
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DBA across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

DBA Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

DBA
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire -16 22 £30,000 -33.33%
Coventry +7 11 £42,500 -6.07% 2
Birmingham -21 9 £40,000 -6.97% 1
Shropshire -17 2 £51,000 +20.00%
Herefordshire - 2 £35,000 -
Solihull +11 1 - - 1
Worcestershire +4 1 £35,000 -18.60% 1
DBA
England

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 97 (80.83%) SQL Server
2 95 (79.17%) SQL
3 54 (45.00%) Performance Tuning
4 46 (38.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 38 (31.67%) Replication
5 38 (31.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 37 (30.83%) Microsoft
6 37 (30.83%) Oracle
7 35 (29.17%) T-SQL
8 31 (25.83%) Oracle Database
9 30 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 29 (24.17%) SQL Server 2012
11 22 (18.33%) Clustering
11 22 (18.33%) Relational Database
12 21 (17.50%) ETL
13 20 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
13 20 (16.67%) High Availability
14 19 (15.83%) .NET
15 18 (15.00%) Data Modelling
16 16 (13.33%) RDBMS
17 15 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
17 15 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
18 14 (11.67%) Windows
18 14 (11.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 13 (10.83%) Oracle Applications
19 13 (10.83%) Business Intelligence
19 13 (10.83%) MS Excel
20 11 (9.17%) SQL Server 2005
21 10 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
21 10 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.17%) Oracle Application Server
2 4 (3.33%) IIS
2 4 (3.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (10.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (10.83%) Oracle Applications
3 10 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (5.83%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.17%) DAB
1 5 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (80.83%) SQL Server
2 46 (38.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 38 (31.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 31 (25.83%) Oracle Database
5 30 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 29 (24.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 22 (18.33%) Relational Database
8 16 (13.33%) RDBMS
9 14 (11.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (9.17%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (5.83%) Oracle Database 12c
12 7 (5.83%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (3.33%) Oracle Discoverer
14 3 (2.50%) OLTP
15 2 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
15 2 (1.67%) MongoDB
15 2 (1.67%) MySQL
15 2 (1.67%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 7 (5.83%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (5.00%) Subversion
3 5 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (3.33%) ERwin
4 4 (3.33%) JIRA
4 4 (3.33%) TeamCity
5 3 (2.50%) MSI
General
1 6 (5.00%) Finance
2 4 (3.33%) Retail
3 3 (2.50%) Advertising
4 1 (0.83%) Local Government
4 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.83%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.83%) .NET
2 7 (5.83%) Entity Framework
3 4 (3.33%) .NET Framework
3 4 (3.33%) Middleware
4 3 (2.50%) LINQ
4 3 (2.50%) NHibernate
4 3 (2.50%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (2.50%) Oracle Streams
5 1 (0.83%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.83%) Web Services
5 1 (0.83%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 38 (31.67%) Replication
2 22 (18.33%) Clustering
3 20 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (8.33%) Statistics
5 9 (7.50%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.67%) Data Extraction
6 2 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.67%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.83%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.83%) Life Science
7 1 (0.83%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.67%) Windows
2 10 (8.33%) Linux
3 9 (7.50%) Unix
4 7 (5.83%) Windows Server
5 6 (5.00%) Solaris
6 2 (1.67%) AIX
7 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (45.00%) Performance Tuning
2 21 (17.50%) ETL
3 20 (16.67%) High Availability
4 18 (15.00%) Data Modelling
5 15 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (10.83%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 10 (8.33%) Migration
7 10 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
8 9 (7.50%) Patch Management
9 8 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (5.83%) Data Protection
10 7 (5.83%) Database Mirroring
10 7 (5.83%) ITIL
11 6 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (5.00%) Database Security
12 5 (4.17%) Business Development
12 5 (4.17%) Data Management
12 5 (4.17%) Database Optimisation
12 5 (4.17%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 95 (79.17%) SQL
2 35 (29.17%) T-SQL
3 6 (5.00%) PL/SQL
4 5 (4.17%) C#
5 3 (2.50%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.50%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.50%) Tcl
6 1 (0.83%) Java
6 1 (0.83%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.83%) PHP
6 1 (0.83%) Ruby
6 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (7.50%) Degree
1 9 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (5.83%) MCSE
2 7 (5.83%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (2.50%) OCP
4 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (5.83%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (4.17%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.67%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 8 (6.67%) Data Guard
2 7 (5.83%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (4.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (2.50%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 37 (30.83%) Microsoft
1 37 (30.83%) Oracle
2 5 (4.17%) IDERA
3 2 (1.67%) Red Hat
3 2 (1.67%) RedGate
3 2 (1.67%) VMware
4 1 (0.83%) JD Edwards
4 1 (0.83%) SAP
4 1 (0.83%) Siebel
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 24 days ago
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Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago