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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 128 107 89
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 91 110 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.62% 2.05% 2.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.72% 2.15% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 72 86 105
Average salary £44,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.62% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,650 £28,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,845 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+0.81% +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
5282 5120 5163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.80% 95.42% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4394 4242 4382
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
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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
Staffordshire +18 27 £42,500 +49.12% 1
Birmingham +11 25 £45,000 +20.00%
Warwickshire +4 8 £40,000 +9.58% 1
Coventry -26 8 £38,750 -13.88%
Shropshire -2 6 £42,250 -
Solihull -1 4 £47,500 +30.13% 1
Wolverhampton -9 4 - -
West Bromwich - 1 £31,000 -
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 148 (83.15%) SQL
2 131 (73.60%) SQL Server
3 71 (39.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 71 (39.89%) Performance Tuning
4 67 (37.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 52 (29.21%) Oracle
6 43 (24.16%) Microsoft
6 43 (24.16%) SQL Server 2008
7 41 (23.03%) Replication
8 40 (22.47%) T-SQL
9 39 (21.91%) Finance
10 38 (21.35%) Relational Database
11 37 (20.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 36 (20.22%) Oracle Database
12 36 (20.22%) RDBMS
13 34 (19.10%) Windows
14 32 (17.98%) Clustering
15 29 (16.29%) Capacity Planning
16 27 (15.17%) SQL Server 2005
16 27 (15.17%) MS Excel
17 24 (13.48%) SQL Server 2012
18 21 (11.80%) Data Warehouse
19 20 (11.24%) Disaster Recovery
19 20 (11.24%) User Acceptance Testing
20 19 (10.67%) Microsoft Certification
21 18 (10.11%) UNIX
21 18 (10.11%) Oracle Database 11g
21 18 (10.11%) QA
21 18 (10.11%) Data Guard
22 17 (9.55%) Database Security

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 11 (6.18%) WebLogic
2 7 (3.93%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.25%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (1.69%) IIS
5 2 (1.12%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.12%) OpenEdge
6 1 (0.56%) CICS
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.56%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.56%) SAS
6 1 (0.56%) JBoss
6 1 (0.56%) Apache
Applications
1 27 (15.17%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.49%) MS Office
3 1 (0.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (6.74%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (5.06%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (4.49%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (2.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 4 (2.25%) Agresso
5 1 (0.56%) Primavera
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.12%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.69%) Internet
2 1 (0.56%) PuTTY
2 1 (0.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (73.60%) SQL Server
2 71 (39.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 67 (37.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 43 (24.16%) SQL Server 2008
5 38 (21.35%) Relational Database
6 37 (20.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 36 (20.22%) RDBMS
7 36 (20.22%) Oracle Database
8 27 (15.17%) SQL Server 2005
9 24 (13.48%) SQL Server 2012
10 21 (11.80%) Data Warehouse
11 18 (10.11%) Oracle Database 11g
12 16 (8.99%) Oracle Database 10g
13 12 (6.74%) OLTP
14 8 (4.49%) SQL Server 2000
15 7 (3.93%) MySQL
16 6 (3.37%) Oracle Database 12c
17 4 (2.25%) Oracle BI EE
17 4 (2.25%) Informix
18 3 (1.69%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Toad
1 2 (1.12%) Liquibase
1 2 (1.12%) Flyway
2 1 (0.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 39 (21.91%) Finance
2 7 (3.93%) Games
2 7 (3.93%) Retail
3 2 (1.12%) Marketing
3 2 (1.12%) Banking
4 1 (0.56%) Legal
4 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.06%) Middleware
2 2 (1.12%) CSS
2 2 (1.12%) HTML
2 2 (1.12%) .NET
3 1 (0.56%) J2EE
3 1 (0.56%) SOAP
3 1 (0.56%) Web Services
3 1 (0.56%) XML
3 1 (0.56%) JMS
3 1 (0.56%) WSDL
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle Streams
3 1 (0.56%) jQuery
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.56%) HTML5
3 1 (0.56%) REST
3 1 (0.56%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 41 (23.03%) Replication
2 32 (17.98%) Clustering
3 16 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.93%) Data Structures
5 5 (2.81%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.25%) Statistics
7 3 (1.69%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.69%) Data Extraction
8 2 (1.12%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.56%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 34 (19.10%) Windows
2 18 (10.11%) UNIX
3 17 (9.55%) Linux
4 8 (4.49%) Windows XP
4 8 (4.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (4.49%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.25%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.25%) AIX
6 2 (1.12%) Solaris
7 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (39.89%) Performance Tuning
2 29 (16.29%) Capacity Planning
3 20 (11.24%) User Acceptance Testing
3 20 (11.24%) Disaster Recovery
4 17 (9.55%) Migration
4 17 (9.55%) Database Security
5 16 (8.99%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (6.74%) Database Mirroring
7 11 (6.18%) ETL
7 11 (6.18%) E-Commerce
7 11 (6.18%) Database Tuning
8 10 (5.62%) Data Modelling
9 9 (5.06%) Data Management
10 8 (4.49%) ITIL
10 8 (4.49%) Data Migration
11 7 (3.93%) Problem Management
11 7 (3.93%) SOA
11 7 (3.93%) Performance Monitoring
12 6 (3.37%) Kimball Methodology
12 6 (3.37%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 148 (83.15%) SQL
2 40 (22.47%) T-SQL
3 6 (3.37%) Perl
3 6 (3.37%) PL/SQL
4 5 (2.81%) PowerShell
4 5 (2.81%) Python
4 5 (2.81%) Shell Script
5 4 (2.25%) VBScript
6 3 (1.69%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.69%) Korn
7 2 (1.12%) PHP
7 2 (1.12%) VB
7 2 (1.12%) C
7 2 (1.12%) Java
8 1 (0.56%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.56%) C#
8 1 (0.56%) VBA
8 1 (0.56%) AWK
Qualifications
1 19 (10.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (7.87%) MCTS
2 14 (7.87%) MCITP
3 10 (5.62%) Degree
4 9 (5.06%) Security Cleared
5 8 (4.49%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.12%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.11%) QA
2 4 (2.25%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (7.30%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (4.49%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.25%) vSphere
4 2 (1.12%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (1.12%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (10.11%) Data Guard
2 17 (9.55%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (1.69%) Oracle Flashback
4 2 (1.12%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.56%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.56%) Foglight
Vendors
1 52 (29.21%) Oracle
2 43 (24.16%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.81%) VMware
4 4 (2.25%) SAP
4 4 (2.25%) Pegasus
4 4 (2.25%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.69%) Remedy
5 3 (1.69%) Netezza
6 2 (1.12%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.12%) Google
6 2 (1.12%) McAfee
7 1 (0.56%) QAD
7 1 (0.56%) Progress
7 1 (0.56%) BEA
7 1 (0.56%) Hyperion
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leamington Spa
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 23 days ago