The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the West 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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 106 93 103
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 122 127 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.18% 2.35% 2.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.28% 2.47% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 94 92 94
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £54,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -
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
5358 5142 4651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.63% 95.22% 94.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4479 4376 3966
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DBA in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 23 September 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 September 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
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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
Coventry +3 26 £45,000 -23.40% 2
Solihull +22 22 £37,000 +1.36% 1
Birmingham -29 21 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Staffordshire -35 14 £28,500 -43.00% 1
Warwickshire +7 10 £36,500 -8.75%
Walsall - 10 £42,500 -
Worcestershire +1 5 £45,000 +24.13%
Wolverhampton - 5 £49,500 - 1
Shropshire 0 3 - -
Sutton Coldfield - 3 - -
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the West 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.

1 159 (74.65%) SQL
2 126 (59.15%) SQL Server
3 98 (46.01%) Oracle
4 88 (41.31%) Performance Tuning
5 75 (35.21%) Oracle Database
6 62 (29.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 61 (28.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 54 (25.35%) Oracle Database 11g
9 49 (23.00%) Linux
10 47 (22.07%) Microsoft
10 47 (22.07%) Oracle Database 10g
11 46 (21.60%) Oracle RMAN
12 45 (21.13%) Windows
13 42 (19.72%) Finance
14 41 (19.25%) Business Intelligence
14 41 (19.25%) SQL Server 2008
14 41 (19.25%) Relational Database
15 35 (16.43%) Oracle EBS
16 34 (15.96%) UNIX
16 34 (15.96%) Data Guard
16 34 (15.96%) Degree
16 34 (15.96%) SQL Server 2005
17 32 (15.02%) T-SQL
17 32 (15.02%) RDBMS
18 31 (14.55%) PL/SQL
18 31 (14.55%) Oracle RAC
19 30 (14.08%) Data Warehouse
20 28 (13.15%) ETL
21 25 (11.74%) Retail
22 24 (11.27%) WebLogic

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the West 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 24 (11.27%) WebLogic
2 6 (2.82%) IIS
2 6 (2.82%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (0.94%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.47%) SAS
4 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 21 (9.86%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.29%) MS Office
3 1 (0.47%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 35 (16.43%) Oracle EBS
2 23 (10.80%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (3.76%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (2.35%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.47%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.94%) SAN
1 2 (0.94%) VLAN
2 1 (0.47%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (59.15%) SQL Server
2 75 (35.21%) Oracle Database
3 62 (29.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 61 (28.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 54 (25.35%) Oracle Database 11g
6 47 (22.07%) Oracle Database 10g
7 41 (19.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 41 (19.25%) Relational Database
8 34 (15.96%) SQL Server 2005
9 32 (15.02%) RDBMS
10 30 (14.08%) Data Warehouse
11 20 (9.39%) Oracle BI EE
12 19 (8.92%) Oracle Exadata
12 19 (8.92%) SQL Server 2012
13 18 (8.45%) Essbase
13 18 (8.45%) Oracle Discoverer
14 17 (7.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 13 (6.10%) DB2
16 12 (5.63%) Oracle Reports
17 11 (5.16%) DTS
Development Applications
1 10 (4.69%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (3.76%) ClearCase
2 8 (3.76%) Toad
2 8 (3.76%) Mercurial
3 2 (0.94%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 42 (19.72%) Finance
2 25 (11.74%) Retail
3 15 (7.04%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.82%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (2.35%) Law
5 5 (2.35%) Legal
6 3 (1.41%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.94%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.47%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.45%) .NET
2 11 (5.16%) XML
3 9 (4.23%) Oracle Streams
4 7 (3.29%) Middleware
4 7 (3.29%) Web Services
5 5 (2.35%) .NET Framework
6 4 (1.88%) WCF
7 3 (1.41%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (1.41%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (0.94%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.47%) Classic ASP
9 1 (0.47%) Ajax
9 1 (0.47%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.39%) Replication
2 18 (8.45%) Clustering
3 11 (5.16%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.76%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.82%) Data Extraction
6 4 (1.88%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.41%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.41%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.41%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.47%) Artificial Intelligence
8 1 (0.47%) Statistics
8 1 (0.47%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 49 (23.00%) Linux
2 45 (21.13%) Windows
3 34 (15.96%) UNIX
4 10 (4.69%) Solaris
5 5 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.88%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (1.41%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.94%) Debian
8 2 (0.94%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.94%) AIX
9 1 (0.47%) HPUX
9 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (41.31%) Performance Tuning
2 41 (19.25%) Business Intelligence
3 28 (13.15%) ETL
4 22 (10.33%) Capacity Planning
5 20 (9.39%) Disaster Recovery
5 20 (9.39%) ITIL
6 17 (7.98%) Mentoring
7 15 (7.04%) Database Security
8 11 (5.16%) Change Management
9 8 (3.76%) Time Management
9 8 (3.76%) Performance Monitoring
9 8 (3.76%) High Availability
9 8 (3.76%) Data Architecture
10 7 (3.29%) Data Modelling
10 7 (3.29%) OO
10 7 (3.29%) Project Management
11 4 (1.88%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (1.88%) Data Analysis
12 3 (1.41%) Logistics
12 3 (1.41%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 159 (74.65%) SQL
2 32 (15.02%) T-SQL
3 31 (14.55%) PL/SQL
4 13 (6.10%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.41%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.94%) VB
6 2 (0.94%) C#
7 1 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (15.96%) Degree
2 12 (5.63%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (3.76%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.76%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (2.82%) MCTS
5 6 (2.82%) MCITP
6 4 (1.88%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (1.41%) OCP
7 3 (1.41%) MCP
7 3 (1.41%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.94%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) SLA
2 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 46 (21.60%) Oracle RMAN
2 31 (14.55%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (3.29%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 34 (15.96%) Data Guard
2 3 (1.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (1.41%) SCOM
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 98 (46.01%) Oracle
2 47 (22.07%) Microsoft
3 19 (8.92%) Hyperion
4 15 (7.04%) Fujitsu
5 3 (1.41%) VMware
5 3 (1.41%) Cisco
5 3 (1.41%) Business Objects
6 2 (0.94%) Talend
7 1 (0.47%) Netezza
7 1 (0.47%) SAP
7 1 (0.47%) Sybase
7 1 (0.47%) webMethods
7 1 (0.47%) Sun
7 1 (0.47%) EMC
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