The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 108 96 104
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 103 130 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.91% 2.35% 2.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.02% 2.48% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 89 104 101
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,400 £53,000 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.31% +2.50%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5095 5252 4656
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.63% 94.85% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4265 4398 4061
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
DBA
England

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 24 July 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 24 July 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
Staffordshire -19 26 £40,000 -21.95%
Coventry +3 18 £47,665 -22.17% 2
Birmingham -28 18 £41,000 +3.14% 6
Walsall - 12 £42,500 -
Worcestershire +9 10 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Sutton Coldfield - 6 £29,000 -
Warwickshire +11 5 £32,000 -8.57% 1
Solihull -5 4 £34,500 -3.49% 1
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 169 (81.64%) SQL
2 138 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 86 (41.55%) Oracle
4 70 (33.82%) Performance Tuning
5 68 (32.85%) Oracle Database
6 66 (31.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 65 (31.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 54 (26.09%) Oracle Database 11g
9 53 (25.60%) SQL Server 2008
10 47 (22.71%) Oracle Database 10g
11 46 (22.22%) Microsoft
12 41 (19.81%) Business Intelligence
12 41 (19.81%) T-SQL
13 40 (19.32%) SQL Server 2005
14 38 (18.36%) Windows
15 35 (16.91%) PL/SQL
15 35 (16.91%) Data Warehouse
16 34 (16.43%) Relational Database
17 32 (15.46%) ITIL
18 31 (14.98%) ETL
18 31 (14.98%) Oracle RMAN
18 31 (14.98%) Degree
19 30 (14.49%) Data Guard
19 30 (14.49%) Finance
19 30 (14.49%) Replication
20 28 (13.53%) Linux
21 27 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
22 24 (11.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
23 23 (11.11%) RDBMS
24 22 (10.63%) Clustering

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 10 (4.83%) WebLogic
2 6 (2.90%) Oracle Application Server
3 5 (2.42%) IIS
4 1 (0.48%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (9.66%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.42%) MS Office
3 1 (0.48%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 14 (6.76%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (3.86%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (2.90%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (2.42%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.48%) Agresso
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.38%) SAN
2 4 (1.93%) iSCSI
3 2 (0.97%) VLAN
4 1 (0.48%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 68 (32.85%) Oracle Database
3 66 (31.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 65 (31.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 54 (26.09%) Oracle Database 11g
6 53 (25.60%) SQL Server 2008
7 47 (22.71%) Oracle Database 10g
8 40 (19.32%) SQL Server 2005
9 35 (16.91%) Data Warehouse
10 34 (16.43%) Relational Database
11 24 (11.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 23 (11.11%) RDBMS
13 21 (10.14%) SQL Server 2012
14 19 (9.18%) DTS
14 19 (9.18%) OLTP
15 17 (8.21%) SQL Server 2000
16 13 (6.28%) Big Data
17 12 (5.80%) Oracle Database 12c
17 12 (5.80%) OLAP
17 12 (5.80%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (4.35%) Toad
2 8 (3.86%) Mercurial
2 8 (3.86%) ClearCase
3 3 (1.45%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.97%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.48%) ProC
General
1 30 (14.49%) Finance
2 12 (5.80%) Pharmaceutical
3 9 (4.35%) Retail
4 5 (2.42%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.93%) Law
6 3 (1.45%) Legal
6 3 (1.45%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.97%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.48%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.76%) .NET
2 9 (4.35%) Oracle Streams
3 8 (3.86%) .NET Framework
3 8 (3.86%) Web Services
4 7 (3.38%) Middleware
4 7 (3.38%) XML
5 5 (2.42%) WCF
6 3 (1.45%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (1.45%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (0.97%) JSON
7 2 (0.97%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (0.97%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.48%) Classic ASP
8 1 (0.48%) Ajax
8 1 (0.48%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.49%) Replication
2 22 (10.63%) Clustering
3 8 (3.86%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.38%) N-Tier
4 7 (3.38%) Data Extraction
5 3 (1.45%) Thin Client
5 3 (1.45%) Fat Client
6 2 (0.97%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.48%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (0.48%) Statistics
7 1 (0.48%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.48%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 38 (18.36%) Windows
2 28 (13.53%) Linux
3 20 (9.66%) UNIX
4 13 (6.28%) Solaris
5 6 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.45%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.97%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.97%) AIX
7 2 (0.97%) Debian
8 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.48%) HPUX
8 1 (0.48%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (33.82%) Performance Tuning
2 41 (19.81%) Business Intelligence
3 32 (15.46%) ITIL
4 31 (14.98%) ETL
5 27 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
6 20 (9.66%) Database Security
7 18 (8.70%) Change Management
8 13 (6.28%) Capacity Planning
8 13 (6.28%) Data Architecture
9 11 (5.31%) Time Management
10 9 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
11 6 (2.90%) Performance Analysis
11 6 (2.90%) Project Management
12 5 (2.42%) SOA
12 5 (2.42%) OO
12 5 (2.42%) ITIL V3
13 4 (1.93%) Logistics
13 4 (1.93%) Database Tuning
13 4 (1.93%) Data Modelling
13 4 (1.93%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 169 (81.64%) SQL
2 41 (19.81%) T-SQL
3 35 (16.91%) PL/SQL
4 12 (5.80%) Shell Script
5 4 (1.93%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.45%) VB
7 2 (0.97%) VBScript
7 2 (0.97%) Java
7 2 (0.97%) C
7 2 (0.97%) C#
8 1 (0.48%) C++
Qualifications
1 31 (14.98%) Degree
2 12 (5.80%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (2.42%) Oracle Certification
3 5 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.93%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.93%) OCP
5 3 (1.45%) MCP
5 3 (1.45%) MCSE
5 3 (1.45%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.48%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.48%) MCITP
6 1 (0.48%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.45%) QA
3 2 (0.97%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (14.98%) Oracle RMAN
2 17 (8.21%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (2.90%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.48%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 30 (14.49%) Data Guard
2 4 (1.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (1.45%) SCOM
4 1 (0.48%) Foglight
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 86 (41.55%) Oracle
2 46 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 4 (1.93%) Business Objects
3 4 (1.93%) Hyperion
4 3 (1.45%) VMware
4 3 (1.45%) Cisco
4 3 (1.45%) Fujitsu
5 2 (0.97%) Talend
5 2 (0.97%) EMC
5 2 (0.97%) Citrix
5 2 (0.97%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.48%) webMethods
6 1 (0.48%) Sybase
6 1 (0.48%) SAP
6 1 (0.48%) Sun
6 1 (0.48%) Netezza
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £31000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Warwickshire
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £56000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Coventry Building Society
Salary: From £39,622 to £54,479 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago