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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 133 118 127
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 85 90 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.61% 1.75% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.69% 1.84% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 78 81 64
Average salary £38,750 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,350 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
5025 4883 4828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.26% 95.15% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4220 4119 4018
Average salary £39,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 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
Staffordshire -18 15 £45,000 +4.04% 1
Birmingham -22 14 £37,500 -9.63% 3
Coventry 0 13 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Worcestershire +8 10 £43,000 +32.30%
Wolverhampton - 10 £36,250 - 2
West Bromwich - 8 £37,500 - 1
Solihull +1 2 £39,000 -2.50% 4
Walsall 0 2 £38,750 -8.82%
Warwickshire - 2 £20,000 -
Shropshire - 1 £42,500 -
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 149 (88.69%) SQL
2 114 (67.86%) SQL Server
3 61 (36.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 56 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 55 (32.74%) Microsoft
5 55 (32.74%) Performance Tuning
6 49 (29.17%) Relational Database
6 49 (29.17%) Oracle
7 44 (26.19%) RDBMS
8 43 (25.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 40 (23.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 38 (22.62%) Windows
11 37 (22.02%) Oracle Database
12 36 (21.43%) Linux
12 36 (21.43%) PL/SQL
12 36 (21.43%) MS Excel
13 35 (20.83%) UNIX
14 33 (19.64%) T-SQL
15 29 (17.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 29 (17.26%) SQL Server 2012
16 28 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
17 27 (16.07%) Red Hat
17 27 (16.07%) MCITP
17 27 (16.07%) Replication
17 27 (16.07%) MCTS
18 26 (15.48%) Solaris
19 25 (14.88%) Finance
19 25 (14.88%) Time Management
20 23 (13.69%) Dynamics AX
21 21 (12.50%) Capacity Planning

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 9 (5.36%) WebLogic
2 7 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 7 (4.17%) IIS
3 5 (2.98%) OpenEdge
4 3 (1.79%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 36 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 23 (13.69%) Dynamics AX
2 12 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (5.95%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (3.57%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (2.98%) Agresso
6 2 (1.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.19%) PuTTY
2 1 (0.60%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (67.86%) SQL Server
2 61 (36.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 56 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 49 (29.17%) Relational Database
5 44 (26.19%) RDBMS
6 43 (25.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 40 (23.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 37 (22.02%) Oracle Database
9 29 (17.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 29 (17.26%) SQL Server 2012
10 15 (8.93%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (5.95%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (5.95%) Oracle Database 10g
12 8 (4.76%) Oracle BI EE
12 8 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
13 7 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
13 7 (4.17%) MySQL
14 6 (3.57%) Informix
15 4 (2.38%) OLTP
15 4 (2.38%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (4.76%) Toad
2 3 (1.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.19%) Liquibase
3 2 (1.19%) Flyway
4 1 (0.60%) Subversion
4 1 (0.60%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (14.88%) Finance
2 4 (2.38%) Retail
3 2 (1.19%) Banking
3 2 (1.19%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.19%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.60%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.79%) HTML
1 3 (1.79%) .NET
1 3 (1.79%) J2EE
1 3 (1.79%) CSS
1 3 (1.79%) Middleware
2 2 (1.19%) CSS3
2 2 (1.19%) HTML5
3 1 (0.60%) XML
3 1 (0.60%) Entity Framework
3 1 (0.60%) JSON
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Streams
3 1 (0.60%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.07%) Replication
2 19 (11.31%) Clustering
3 9 (5.36%) Client/Server
3 9 (5.36%) Data Structures
4 8 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.38%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.79%) Statistics
7 2 (1.19%) Data Extraction
7 2 (1.19%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.19%) Handset
8 1 (0.60%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.60%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 38 (22.62%) Windows
2 36 (21.43%) Linux
3 35 (20.83%) UNIX
4 26 (15.48%) Solaris
5 14 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (7.14%) Windows 7
7 9 (5.36%) Windows XP
8 4 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.79%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.19%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.60%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (32.74%) Performance Tuning
2 25 (14.88%) Time Management
3 21 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 18 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 16 (9.52%) Database Tuning
6 12 (7.14%) Database Security
6 12 (7.14%) Data Modelling
6 12 (7.14%) Migration
7 10 (5.95%) ETL
8 9 (5.36%) ITIL
8 9 (5.36%) Performance Monitoring
9 7 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (4.17%) SOA
9 7 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (4.17%) Kimball Methodology
9 7 (4.17%) Problem Management
10 6 (3.57%) Data Migration
10 6 (3.57%) Service Delivery
11 5 (2.98%) Data Management
11 5 (2.98%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 149 (88.69%) SQL
2 36 (21.43%) PL/SQL
3 33 (19.64%) T-SQL
4 13 (7.74%) PowerShell
5 6 (3.57%) Shell Script
5 6 (3.57%) Python
6 5 (2.98%) Perl
7 4 (2.38%) PHP
8 3 (1.79%) VBScript
9 2 (1.19%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.19%) VB
10 1 (0.60%) Java
Qualifications
1 28 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (16.07%) MCITP
2 27 (16.07%) MCTS
3 9 (5.36%) Security Cleared
4 8 (4.76%) SC Cleared
5 7 (4.17%) Oracle Certification
6 6 (3.57%) Degree
6 6 (3.57%) OCA
7 2 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.57%) QA
2 4 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.60%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (6.55%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (4.17%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.38%) vSphere
4 2 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.19%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (1.19%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 20 (11.90%) Oracle RMAN
2 14 (8.33%) Data Guard
3 3 (1.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (1.79%) Unicenter
3 3 (1.79%) Control-M
3 3 (1.79%) Foglight
3 3 (1.79%) Nagios
3 3 (1.79%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.79%) BladeLogic
3 3 (1.79%) Ansible
4 2 (1.19%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 55 (32.74%) Microsoft
2 49 (29.17%) Oracle
3 27 (16.07%) Red Hat
4 7 (4.17%) Business Objects
5 6 (3.57%) VMware
5 6 (3.57%) Hyperion
6 3 (1.79%) SAP
6 3 (1.79%) Netezza
7 2 (1.19%) McAfee
7 2 (1.19%) Pegasus
8 1 (0.60%) Dell
8 1 (0.60%) Sybase
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands
Interserve FM
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £27k - 30k per year + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Next Move IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £53000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Next Move IT
Salary: £34000 - £44000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Outstanding Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Jumar Solutions
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Coventry
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £27000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Wolverhampton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago