The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 186 158 114
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -44
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 43 63 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.75% 1.17% 2.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 1.21% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 35 50 94
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,300 £36,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,250 £49,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,875 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+0.27% +5.58%
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
5469 5206 5456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.95% 96.28% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4342 4332 4555
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured DBA in the job title.

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 25 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry +11 21 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Staffordshire +1 9 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Warwickshire 0 2 £40,000 - 1
Birmingham -29 2 £44,000 -7.36%
Herefordshire - 2 £46,250 - 2
Worcestershire - 1 £35,000 -
DBA
England

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 73 (76.04%) SQL Server
2 68 (70.83%) SQL
3 48 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
4 44 (45.83%) Oracle
5 41 (42.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 37 (38.54%) Microsoft
7 33 (34.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 31 (32.29%) T-SQL
9 27 (28.13%) Oracle Database
10 24 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 23 (23.96%) SQL Server 2008
12 21 (21.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 20 (20.83%) Replication
13 20 (20.83%) Relational Database
13 20 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
14 18 (18.75%) Clustering
15 15 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
15 15 (15.63%) .NET
15 15 (15.63%) High Availability
16 14 (14.58%) Windows
16 14 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
17 13 (13.54%) MS Excel
17 13 (13.54%) RDBMS
18 11 (11.46%) Oracle EBS
18 11 (11.46%) PowerShell
18 11 (11.46%) MongoDB
19 10 (10.42%) NoSQL
19 10 (10.42%) Data Guard
19 10 (10.42%) Windows Server
20 9 (9.38%) Statistics

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (6.25%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (3.13%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.08%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (13.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (11.46%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (6.25%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (5.21%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (4.17%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.21%) DAB
2 3 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (76.04%) SQL Server
2 41 (42.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 33 (34.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (28.13%) Oracle Database
5 24 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 23 (23.96%) SQL Server 2008
7 21 (21.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 20 (20.83%) Relational Database
9 13 (13.54%) RDBMS
10 11 (11.46%) MongoDB
11 10 (10.42%) NoSQL
12 8 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (7.29%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
15 5 (5.21%) Oracle Database 12c
16 3 (3.13%) MySQL
16 3 (3.13%) OLAP
16 3 (3.13%) OLTP
16 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
16 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (5.21%) Subversion
4 3 (3.13%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.08%) ERwin
5 2 (2.08%) JIRA
5 2 (2.08%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.04%) MSI
General
1 9 (9.38%) Finance
2 1 (1.04%) Advertising
2 1 (1.04%) Games
2 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.04%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.63%) .NET
2 4 (4.17%) .NET Framework
2 4 (4.17%) Entity Framework
3 3 (3.13%) MDX
3 3 (3.13%) Oracle Streams
4 2 (2.08%) Middleware
4 2 (2.08%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (2.08%) Web Services
5 1 (1.04%) LAMP
5 1 (1.04%) WebCenter
5 1 (1.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
1 20 (20.83%) Replication
2 18 (18.75%) Clustering
3 9 (9.38%) Statistics
4 5 (5.21%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.08%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.04%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.04%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.04%) Life Science
6 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.04%) NHS
6 1 (1.04%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.58%) Windows
2 10 (10.42%) Windows Server
3 9 (9.38%) Linux
4 7 (7.29%) Unix
5 5 (5.21%) Solaris
6 2 (2.08%) AIX
7 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (15.63%) High Availability
3 14 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (9.38%) Data Modelling
4 9 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 8 (8.33%) ETL
5 8 (8.33%) ITIL
5 8 (8.33%) Migration
6 7 (7.29%) Data Protection
7 6 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (5.21%) Business Development
8 5 (5.21%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (5.21%) Data Analysis
8 5 (5.21%) Database Optimisation
8 5 (5.21%) Database Security
8 5 (5.21%) Open Source
8 5 (5.21%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (4.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (70.83%) SQL
2 31 (32.29%) T-SQL
3 11 (11.46%) PowerShell
4 9 (9.38%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.13%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.08%) C#
7 1 (1.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (7.29%) Oracle Certification
2 5 (5.21%) Degree
3 3 (3.13%) OCP
4 2 (2.08%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.08%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.21%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (7.29%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (5.21%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.08%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 10 (10.42%) Data Guard
2 9 (9.38%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (5.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (2.08%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (1.04%) SCOM
5 1 (1.04%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 44 (45.83%) Oracle
2 37 (38.54%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.17%) Netezza
4 3 (3.13%) IDERA
5 2 (2.08%) VMware
6 1 (1.04%) IBM
6 1 (1.04%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.04%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.04%) RedGate
6 1 (1.04%) Siebel
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