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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 141 119 80
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 91 98 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.60% 1.94% 3.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 2.00% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 86 85 99
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £36,450 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,032 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -
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 4892 4144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.05% 96.68% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4556 4250 3413
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 +10 30 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Staffordshire +16 22 £35,000 -6.66% 4
West Bromwich +3 21 £42,000 -1.17% 2
Warwickshire -11 8 £40,000 +3.55%
Coventry -13 4 £36,761 -6.34% 1
Solihull -2 1 £48,000 +20.00% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £40,000 - 1
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 137 (88.39%) SQL
2 131 (84.52%) SQL Server
3 91 (58.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 64 (41.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 62 (40.00%) T-SQL
6 61 (39.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 52 (33.55%) ETL
8 42 (27.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 41 (26.45%) Patch Management
10 37 (23.87%) Performance Tuning
11 36 (23.23%) Clustering
12 35 (22.58%) Replication
13 31 (20.00%) Microsoft
14 29 (18.71%) Disaster Recovery
15 28 (18.06%) Windows
15 28 (18.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 25 (16.13%) Capacity Planning
17 24 (15.48%) Oracle
18 23 (14.84%) Oracle Database
19 22 (14.19%) Business Intelligence
19 22 (14.19%) Finance
20 21 (13.55%) Relational Database
21 20 (12.90%) Data Modelling
22 19 (12.26%) RDBMS
22 19 (12.26%) Data Warehouse
23 17 (10.97%) High Availability
24 16 (10.32%) User Acceptance Testing
25 15 (9.68%) SQL Server 2005
25 15 (9.68%) .NET
26 14 (9.03%) Data Analysis

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4 (2.58%) IIS
1 4 (2.58%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.29%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (0.65%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (5.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (5.16%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (3.23%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (2.58%) Oracle 11i
4 3 (1.94%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.23%) SAN
2 3 (1.94%) Kerberos
3 2 (1.29%) Internet
3 2 (1.29%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (84.52%) SQL Server
2 91 (58.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 64 (41.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 61 (39.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 42 (27.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 28 (18.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 23 (14.84%) Oracle Database
8 21 (13.55%) Relational Database
9 19 (12.26%) Data Warehouse
9 19 (12.26%) RDBMS
10 15 (9.68%) SQL Server 2005
11 13 (8.39%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (5.81%) OLTP
13 8 (5.16%) Data Mining
13 8 (5.16%) Oracle Database 10g
14 5 (3.23%) Oracle Database 12c
14 5 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
15 4 (2.58%) MySQL
16 3 (1.94%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 5 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (1.94%) Toad
3 2 (1.29%) MSI
3 2 (1.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.29%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.65%) ERwin
4 1 (0.65%) JIRA
4 1 (0.65%) Subversion
4 1 (0.65%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.65%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 22 (14.19%) Finance
2 8 (5.16%) Marketing
3 4 (2.58%) Advertising
3 4 (2.58%) Local Government
3 4 (2.58%) Retail
4 3 (1.94%) Online Betting
5 1 (0.65%) Banking
5 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.68%) .NET
2 3 (1.94%) MDX
3 2 (1.29%) Middleware
4 1 (0.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (23.23%) Clustering
2 35 (22.58%) Replication
3 9 (5.81%) Computer Science
4 8 (5.16%) Data Structures
5 6 (3.87%) Statistics
6 5 (3.23%) Data Extraction
7 4 (2.58%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.94%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.94%) Microsoft Licensing
9 2 (1.29%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.65%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 28 (18.06%) Windows
2 12 (7.74%) Linux
3 9 (5.81%) Unix
4 4 (2.58%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.29%) CentOS
5 2 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.29%) Solaris
5 2 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (33.55%) ETL
2 41 (26.45%) Patch Management
3 37 (23.87%) Performance Tuning
4 29 (18.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 25 (16.13%) Capacity Planning
6 22 (14.19%) Business Intelligence
7 20 (12.90%) Data Modelling
8 17 (10.97%) High Availability
9 16 (10.32%) User Acceptance Testing
10 14 (9.03%) Data Analysis
10 14 (9.03%) Database Mirroring
11 12 (7.74%) Database Security
12 9 (5.81%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (5.16%) Business Analysis
13 8 (5.16%) Data Security
13 8 (5.16%) ERP
13 8 (5.16%) Metadata Management
13 8 (5.16%) Performance Management
14 6 (3.87%) Migration
15 5 (3.23%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 137 (88.39%) SQL
2 62 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (2.58%) PL/SQL
4 3 (1.94%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.29%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.29%) VB
5 2 (1.29%) VBScript
6 1 (0.65%) C#
6 1 (0.65%) Perl
6 1 (0.65%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 13 (8.39%) Degree
2 9 (5.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (5.16%) MCSE
4 3 (1.94%) MCITP
4 3 (1.94%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.94%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.29%) MCDBA
5 2 (1.29%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.16%) QA
2 4 (2.58%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.87%) Hyper-V
1 6 (3.87%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (2.58%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (5.16%) Data Guard
2 6 (3.87%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.29%) Perfmon
4 1 (0.65%) Foglight
Vendors
1 31 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 24 (15.48%) Oracle
3 3 (1.94%) Citrix
3 3 (1.94%) Progress
3 3 (1.94%) SolarWinds
3 3 (1.94%) VMware
4 2 (1.29%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.65%) SAP
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Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 60k per year
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
West Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Pension + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Pension, Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £37,000 to £42,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £43000 per annum + Pension, Negotiable
Posted: 11 days ago
West Bromwich
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Negotiable
Posted: 17 days ago
Sutton Coldfield
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Negotiable
Posted: 23 days ago