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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 94 83 90
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 142 143 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.61% 2.88% 2.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.73% 3.03% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 131 106 94
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -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
5200 4712 4592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.48% 94.98% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4614 3983 4031
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -9 30 £42,500 +0.59% 1
Solihull -11 22 £41,500 +10.66% 1
Coventry +3 19 £45,000 -6.73% 4
Worcestershire +25 14 £37,000 +2.06%
Wolverhampton +3 8 £40,000 - 3
West Bromwich +7 4 £42,500 +8.97%
Warwickshire -9 4 £42,000 +12.00%
Walsall - 4 £38,750 -
Staffordshire -36 3 £37,500 +31.57%
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 205 (77.36%) SQL
2 147 (55.47%) Oracle
3 134 (50.57%) SQL Server
4 122 (46.04%) Oracle Database
5 118 (44.53%) Performance Tuning
6 80 (30.19%) Linux
7 75 (28.30%) Relational Database
8 68 (25.66%) Microsoft
8 68 (25.66%) PL/SQL
9 67 (25.28%) RDBMS
10 64 (24.15%) Oracle RMAN
11 61 (23.02%) SQL Server 2005
11 61 (23.02%) Oracle Database 11g
12 58 (21.89%) UNIX
13 57 (21.51%) Oracle Database 10g
14 56 (21.13%) SQL Server 2008
15 52 (19.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 51 (19.25%) Oracle EBS
17 49 (18.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 44 (16.60%) Finance
19 41 (15.47%) Oracle RAC
20 40 (15.09%) Data Guard
21 39 (14.72%) Oracle EBS R12
22 38 (14.34%) T-SQL
23 37 (13.96%) Capacity Planning
24 36 (13.58%) Windows
25 35 (13.21%) Oracle BI EE
26 34 (12.83%) MS Excel
26 34 (12.83%) Hyperion
27 33 (12.45%) WebLogic

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 33 (12.45%) WebLogic
2 4 (1.51%) IIS
3 3 (1.13%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.13%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (0.75%) OpenEdge
5 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.38%) SAS
Applications
1 34 (12.83%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 51 (19.25%) Oracle EBS
2 39 (14.72%) Oracle EBS R12
3 17 (6.42%) Dynamics AX
4 12 (4.53%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (1.13%) Agresso
6 2 (0.75%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.75%) VPN
1 2 (0.75%) SSL
1 2 (0.75%) SAN
1 2 (0.75%) Firewall
1 2 (0.75%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (0.75%) NAS
1 2 (0.75%) LAN
1 2 (0.75%) WAN
2 1 (0.38%) FTP
2 1 (0.38%) NetScaler
2 1 (0.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (50.57%) SQL Server
2 122 (46.04%) Oracle Database
3 75 (28.30%) Relational Database
4 67 (25.28%) RDBMS
5 61 (23.02%) SQL Server 2005
5 61 (23.02%) Oracle Database 11g
6 57 (21.51%) Oracle Database 10g
7 56 (21.13%) SQL Server 2008
8 52 (19.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 49 (18.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 35 (13.21%) Oracle BI EE
11 30 (11.32%) Oracle Discoverer
12 29 (10.94%) Oracle Exadata
12 29 (10.94%) Essbase
13 28 (10.57%) SQL Server 2012
14 19 (7.17%) Data Warehouse
15 16 (6.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 15 (5.66%) DB2
17 11 (4.15%) Oracle9i Database
17 11 (4.15%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 13 (4.91%) Oracle Forms
2 12 (4.53%) Toad
3 4 (1.51%) Mercurial
3 4 (1.51%) ClearCase
General
1 44 (16.60%) Finance
2 29 (10.94%) Retail
3 18 (6.79%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.13%) Law
4 3 (1.13%) Legal
5 2 (0.75%) Banking
6 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.28%) .NET
2 11 (4.15%) XML
3 4 (1.51%) Middleware
3 4 (1.51%) Oracle Streams
4 2 (0.75%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.38%) HTML5
5 1 (0.38%) CSS3
5 1 (0.38%) HTML
5 1 (0.38%) jQuery
5 1 (0.38%) Ajax
5 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.38%) CSS
5 1 (0.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.66%) Replication
1 15 (5.66%) Clustering
2 8 (3.02%) Client/Server
3 7 (2.64%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.64%) VAX
3 7 (2.64%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.26%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.51%) Statistics
6 3 (1.13%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (0.75%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.38%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.38%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.38%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.38%) Handset
8 1 (0.38%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 80 (30.19%) Linux
2 58 (21.89%) UNIX
3 36 (13.58%) Windows
4 25 (9.43%) Solaris
5 7 (2.64%) VMS
5 7 (2.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (2.64%) Windows 7
6 6 (2.26%) Oracle Linux
7 4 (1.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.75%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.38%) AIX
9 1 (0.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (44.53%) Performance Tuning
2 37 (13.96%) Capacity Planning
3 28 (10.57%) Business Intelligence
4 22 (8.30%) Time Management
5 20 (7.55%) ETL
5 20 (7.55%) Mentoring
6 12 (4.53%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (4.15%) Data Modelling
7 11 (4.15%) Database Tuning
8 10 (3.77%) High Availability
8 10 (3.77%) SOA
9 9 (3.40%) Data Analysis
10 8 (3.02%) Service Delivery
11 7 (2.64%) OO
11 7 (2.64%) Migration
12 6 (2.26%) Workflow
12 6 (2.26%) Performance Monitoring
13 5 (1.89%) ITIL
14 4 (1.51%) Data Security
14 4 (1.51%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 205 (77.36%) SQL
2 68 (25.66%) PL/SQL
3 38 (14.34%) T-SQL
4 11 (4.15%) Shell Script
5 4 (1.51%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.38%) VBA
6 1 (0.38%) C#
6 1 (0.38%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 29 (10.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (10.57%) MCITP
3 27 (10.19%) MCTS
4 21 (7.92%) Security Cleared
5 20 (7.55%) Degree
6 15 (5.66%) SC Cleared
7 14 (5.28%) Oracle Certification
8 9 (3.40%) OCA
9 6 (2.26%) OCP
10 1 (0.38%) MCSE
10 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 64 (24.15%) Oracle RMAN
2 41 (15.47%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (1.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.75%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 40 (15.09%) Data Guard
2 8 (3.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.38%) Foglight
Vendors
1 147 (55.47%) Oracle
2 68 (25.66%) Microsoft
3 34 (12.83%) Hyperion
4 17 (6.42%) Red Hat
5 16 (6.04%) Fujitsu
6 4 (1.51%) VMware
7 3 (1.13%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.38%) Stonesoft
8 1 (0.38%) Teradata
8 1 (0.38%) Netezza
8 1 (0.38%) EMC
8 1 (0.38%) Citrix
8 1 (0.38%) Sybase
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary package
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K Basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K Basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K Basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Net Talent
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
DP Connect
Posted: 24 days ago