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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 108 92 98
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 132 118 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.30% 2.26% 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.41% 2.36% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 103 80 92
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,375 £29,950 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.79% -1.76%
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
5468 4995 4520
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.31% 95.73% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4689 4270 3862
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,000 £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 21 October 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 21 October 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
(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 -19 30 £40,000 - 6
Solihull +24 27 £38,250 +4.79% 3
Coventry +3 26 £45,000 -12.62% 4
Warwickshire -1 12 £39,250 +4.66% 1
Walsall - 9 £39,000 -
Staffordshire -44 8 £30,000 -33.33%
Wolverhampton -3 5 £49,500 - 1
Shropshire - 3 - -
Worcestershire -6 2 £44,000 +21.37%
Sutton Coldfield - 2 - -
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 174 (76.32%) SQL
2 129 (56.58%) SQL Server
3 114 (50.00%) Oracle
4 101 (44.30%) Performance Tuning
5 92 (40.35%) Oracle Database
6 61 (26.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 59 (25.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 59 (25.88%) Linux
8 54 (23.68%) Oracle RMAN
9 53 (23.25%) Oracle Database 11g
10 50 (21.93%) Relational Database
11 49 (21.49%) Oracle Database 10g
12 47 (20.61%) Microsoft
13 45 (19.74%) RDBMS
14 44 (19.30%) Oracle EBS
15 42 (18.42%) Windows
15 42 (18.42%) SQL Server 2008
16 41 (17.98%) Finance
17 40 (17.54%) UNIX
17 40 (17.54%) PL/SQL
18 39 (17.11%) Business Intelligence
18 39 (17.11%) SQL Server 2005
18 39 (17.11%) Data Guard
19 38 (16.67%) T-SQL
20 37 (16.23%) Oracle RAC
21 34 (14.91%) Degree
22 31 (13.60%) Oracle EBS R12
22 31 (13.60%) Data Warehouse
23 30 (13.16%) ETL
23 30 (13.16%) Capacity Planning

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 28 (12.28%) WebLogic
2 6 (2.63%) IIS
3 5 (2.19%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (0.88%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.44%) SAS
5 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 26 (11.40%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.07%) MS Office
3 1 (0.44%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 44 (19.30%) Oracle EBS
2 31 (13.60%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (4.82%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (1.75%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.44%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.75%) SAN
2 2 (0.88%) VLAN
2 2 (0.88%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (0.88%) NAS
2 2 (0.88%) SSL
2 2 (0.88%) LAN
2 2 (0.88%) WAN
2 2 (0.88%) VPN
2 2 (0.88%) Firewall
3 1 (0.44%) Internet
3 1 (0.44%) FTP
3 1 (0.44%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (56.58%) SQL Server
2 92 (40.35%) Oracle Database
3 61 (26.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 59 (25.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 53 (23.25%) Oracle Database 11g
6 50 (21.93%) Relational Database
7 49 (21.49%) Oracle Database 10g
8 45 (19.74%) RDBMS
9 42 (18.42%) SQL Server 2008
10 39 (17.11%) SQL Server 2005
11 31 (13.60%) Data Warehouse
12 27 (11.84%) Oracle BI EE
13 24 (10.53%) Oracle Discoverer
13 24 (10.53%) Oracle Exadata
14 23 (10.09%) SQL Server 2012
14 23 (10.09%) Essbase
15 15 (6.58%) DB2
16 13 (5.70%) Oracle9i Database
16 13 (5.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 10 (4.39%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (5.70%) Oracle Forms
2 11 (4.82%) Toad
3 8 (3.51%) Mercurial
3 8 (3.51%) ClearCase
4 2 (0.88%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 41 (17.98%) Finance
2 29 (12.72%) Retail
3 16 (7.02%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.19%) Law
4 5 (2.19%) Legal
5 3 (1.32%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.44%) Automotive
6 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.46%) .NET
2 11 (4.82%) XML
3 9 (3.95%) Oracle Streams
4 4 (1.75%) Web Services
4 4 (1.75%) Middleware
5 3 (1.32%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (0.88%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.88%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.44%) Classic ASP
7 1 (0.44%) Ajax
7 1 (0.44%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.44%) WCF
7 1 (0.44%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.89%) Replication
1 18 (7.89%) Clustering
2 13 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.39%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.75%) Data Extraction
4 4 (1.75%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.32%) Thin Client
5 3 (1.32%) VAX
5 3 (1.32%) Fat Client
6 2 (0.88%) Statistics
7 1 (0.44%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.44%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.44%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.44%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (0.44%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 59 (25.88%) Linux
2 42 (18.42%) Windows
3 40 (17.54%) UNIX
4 7 (3.07%) Solaris
5 6 (2.63%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.75%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.32%) VMS
9 2 (0.88%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.88%) AIX
9 2 (0.88%) Debian
10 1 (0.44%) HPUX
10 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (44.30%) Performance Tuning
2 39 (17.11%) Business Intelligence
3 30 (13.16%) ETL
3 30 (13.16%) Capacity Planning
4 19 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 16 (7.02%) ITIL
5 16 (7.02%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (4.39%) High Availability
7 9 (3.95%) Time Management
7 9 (3.95%) Database Security
8 8 (3.51%) Data Modelling
8 8 (3.51%) Change Management
9 7 (3.07%) OO
10 6 (2.63%) Performance Monitoring
10 6 (2.63%) Project Management
11 5 (2.19%) Service Delivery
11 5 (2.19%) SOA
11 5 (2.19%) Database Tuning
11 5 (2.19%) Data Analysis
11 5 (2.19%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 174 (76.32%) SQL
2 40 (17.54%) PL/SQL
3 38 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 14 (6.14%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.32%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.88%) C#
7 1 (0.44%) VB
7 1 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (14.91%) Degree
2 16 (7.02%) Security Cleared
3 14 (6.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (4.39%) MCITP
4 10 (4.39%) SC Cleared
5 9 (3.95%) MCTS
6 6 (2.63%) OCP
6 6 (2.63%) Oracle Certification
7 5 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.75%) MCSE
9 3 (1.32%) MCP
10 1 (0.44%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.88%) SLA
2 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.44%) QA
System Software
1 54 (23.68%) Oracle RMAN
2 37 (16.23%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (3.07%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 39 (17.11%) Data Guard
2 6 (2.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (1.32%) SCOM
Vendors
1 114 (50.00%) Oracle
2 47 (20.61%) Microsoft
3 26 (11.40%) Hyperion
4 16 (7.02%) Fujitsu
5 5 (2.19%) VMware
6 3 (1.32%) Business Objects
6 3 (1.32%) Cisco
7 2 (0.88%) Talend
8 1 (0.44%) webMethods
8 1 (0.44%) EMC
8 1 (0.44%) Citrix
8 1 (0.44%) Sun
8 1 (0.44%) SAP
8 1 (0.44%) Sybase
8 1 (0.44%) Stonesoft
8 1 (0.44%) Netezza
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K Basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K Basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K Basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Access Computer Consulting Plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry
DP Connect
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £33000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Next Move IT
Salary: £34000 - £44000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Net Talent
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £25000 - £37500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago