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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 144 109 115
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 75 106 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.40% 2.14% 1.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 2.24% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 71 94 74
Average salary £39,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.23% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,150 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £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
5105 4728 4731
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.47% 95.42% 95.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4346 3959 3946
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,650 £22,500
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 4 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 4 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
Birmingham -30 15 £37,500 -10.71% 1
Staffordshire -30 14 £43,750 -1.68%
Coventry -8 11 £37,500 -25.00%
Wolverhampton - 9 £37,500 - 1
Worcestershire +5 8 £42,000 +29.23%
West Bromwich - 5 £37,500 -
Walsall +2 2 £38,750 -8.82%
Solihull 0 2 - - 2
Warwickshire -9 2 £20,000 -42.85%
Shropshire -11 1 £42,500 -5.55%
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 156 (87.64%) SQL
2 110 (61.80%) SQL Server
3 62 (34.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 58 (32.58%) SQL Server 2005
5 57 (32.02%) Performance Tuning
6 56 (31.46%) Microsoft
7 54 (30.34%) Oracle
8 48 (26.97%) Relational Database
9 44 (24.72%) PL/SQL
9 44 (24.72%) Oracle Database
10 43 (24.16%) Linux
11 41 (23.03%) RDBMS
12 40 (22.47%) UNIX
13 38 (21.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 36 (20.22%) Windows
15 34 (19.10%) MS Excel
16 33 (18.54%) Microsoft Certification
17 32 (17.98%) T-SQL
17 32 (17.98%) MCTS
17 32 (17.98%) MCITP
17 32 (17.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 31 (17.42%) Solaris
18 31 (17.42%) Red Hat
19 29 (16.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 29 (16.29%) Time Management
20 27 (15.17%) Dynamics AX
21 25 (14.04%) SQL Server 2012
22 23 (12.92%) Oracle RMAN
23 22 (12.36%) Replication
24 21 (11.80%) Finance

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 11 (6.18%) WebLogic
2 7 (3.93%) MS Exchange
3 6 (3.37%) IIS
4 4 (2.25%) OpenEdge
5 3 (1.69%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 34 (19.10%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 27 (15.17%) Dynamics AX
2 14 (7.87%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (6.74%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (2.81%) Agresso
4 5 (2.81%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.12%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (61.80%) SQL Server
2 62 (34.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 58 (32.58%) SQL Server 2005
4 48 (26.97%) Relational Database
5 44 (24.72%) Oracle Database
6 41 (23.03%) RDBMS
7 38 (21.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 32 (17.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 29 (16.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 25 (14.04%) SQL Server 2012
11 15 (8.43%) Data Warehouse
12 14 (7.87%) Oracle Database 10g
12 14 (7.87%) Oracle Database 11g
13 11 (6.18%) Oracle BI EE
14 7 (3.93%) SQL Server 2000
14 7 (3.93%) MySQL
14 7 (3.93%) Crystal Reports
15 6 (3.37%) Informix
15 6 (3.37%) Data Mining
16 4 (2.25%) DTS
Development Applications
1 8 (4.49%) Toad
2 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.12%) Liquibase
4 1 (0.56%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.56%) Subversion
General
1 21 (11.80%) Finance
2 4 (2.25%) Retail
3 2 (1.12%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.12%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.12%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.69%) CSS
1 3 (1.69%) HTML
1 3 (1.69%) .NET
1 3 (1.69%) J2EE
1 3 (1.69%) Middleware
2 2 (1.12%) CSS3
2 2 (1.12%) HTML5
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle Streams
3 1 (0.56%) jQuery
3 1 (0.56%) JSON
3 1 (0.56%) Entity Framework
3 1 (0.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.36%) Replication
2 13 (7.30%) Clustering
3 11 (6.18%) Client/Server
4 7 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.37%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.81%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (2.25%) Statistics
8 2 (1.12%) Handset
9 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.56%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.56%) VAX
9 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 43 (24.16%) Linux
2 40 (22.47%) UNIX
3 36 (20.22%) Windows
4 31 (17.42%) Solaris
5 13 (7.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (6.18%) Windows 7
7 9 (5.06%) Windows XP
8 4 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.69%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (1.12%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.56%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (32.02%) Performance Tuning
2 29 (16.29%) Time Management
3 19 (10.67%) Capacity Planning
4 17 (9.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 16 (8.99%) Database Tuning
6 10 (5.62%) Data Modelling
6 10 (5.62%) Database Security
7 9 (5.06%) Performance Monitoring
7 9 (5.06%) SOA
7 9 (5.06%) ETL
7 9 (5.06%) ITIL
7 9 (5.06%) Migration
8 7 (3.93%) Kimball Methodology
8 7 (3.93%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (3.93%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (3.37%) Data Protection
10 5 (2.81%) Problem Management
10 5 (2.81%) Capacity Management
10 5 (2.81%) Service Delivery
10 5 (2.81%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 156 (87.64%) SQL
2 44 (24.72%) PL/SQL
3 32 (17.98%) T-SQL
4 12 (6.74%) PowerShell
5 6 (3.37%) Shell Script
5 6 (3.37%) Python
6 5 (2.81%) Perl
7 4 (2.25%) PHP
8 2 (1.12%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 33 (18.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (17.98%) MCTS
2 32 (17.98%) MCITP
3 9 (5.06%) Oracle Certification
4 8 (4.49%) OCA
4 8 (4.49%) SC Cleared
4 8 (4.49%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.69%) Degree
6 2 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.69%) QA
3 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (7.30%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (3.93%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.25%) vSphere
4 2 (1.12%) ISA Server
4 2 (1.12%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (12.92%) Oracle RMAN
2 14 (7.87%) Data Guard
3 4 (2.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (1.69%) BladeLogic
4 3 (1.69%) Ansible
4 3 (1.69%) Unicenter
4 3 (1.69%) Control-M
4 3 (1.69%) Tivoli
4 3 (1.69%) Nagios
4 3 (1.69%) Foglight
5 2 (1.12%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 56 (31.46%) Microsoft
2 54 (30.34%) Oracle
3 31 (17.42%) Red Hat
4 9 (5.06%) Hyperion
5 7 (3.93%) Business Objects
6 6 (3.37%) VMware
7 3 (1.69%) SAP
8 2 (1.12%) McAfee
8 2 (1.12%) Netezza
9 1 (0.56%) Dell
9 1 (0.56%) Pegasus
9 1 (0.56%) Sybase
9 1 (0.56%) Teradata
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hereford & Worcestershire
Pro-Quest Resourcing
Salary: 35000-45000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Wolverhampton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Solihull
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago