DBA Jobs in the Midlands

Database Administrator
England > Midlands

The median Database Administrator salary in the Midlands is £57,500 per year, according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months leading to 14 July 2024.

The table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
14 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 268 215 314
Rank change year-on-year -53 +99 -94
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 65 73 56
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.49% 0.92% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 1.02% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 44 58 52
10th Percentile £48,250 £36,250 £42,500
25th Percentile £53,750 £39,269 £44,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +15.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £63,125 £57,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Midlands

For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies in the Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

Permanent vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 12,574 7,150 11,707
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.28% 90.12% 94.50%
Number of salaries quoted 8,670 4,515 7,486
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,000 £28,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £61,250 £66,250 £63,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £52,501 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +9.09%

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings that featured DBA in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for DBA in the Midlands

DBA
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DBA in the Midlands.

Salary trend for DBA in the Midlands

DBA
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing DBA in the Midlands over the 6 months to 14 July 2024.

Salary histogram for DBA in the Midlands

DBA
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 14 July 2024. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
West Midlands -41 36 £60,625 +21.25% 2
East Midlands -30 25 £57,500 +21.05% 1
DBA
England

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 July 2024, DBA job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Midlands region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 53 (81.54%) SQL
2 39 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 39 (60.00%) Azure
3 30 (46.15%) Performance Tuning
4 28 (43.08%) Microsoft
5 26 (40.00%) Social Skills
6 22 (33.85%) Power Platform
6 22 (33.85%) Power BI
7 21 (32.31%) Oracle
7 21 (32.31%) Linux
8 20 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (26.15%) Microsoft Certification
9 17 (26.15%) Migration
10 16 (24.62%) Oracle Database
10 16 (24.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 14 (21.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 13 (20.00%) Oracle Certification
12 13 (20.00%) Windows
12 13 (20.00%) Security Cleared
13 12 (18.46%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (18.46%) MySQL
13 12 (18.46%) T-SQL
13 12 (18.46%) Disaster Recovery
13 12 (18.46%) Customer Service
14 11 (16.92%) Logistics
14 11 (16.92%) Unix
14 11 (16.92%) High Availability
15 10 (15.38%) Database Security
16 9 (13.85%) AWS
16 9 (13.85%) Data Warehouse

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the Midlands by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.15%) MQSeries
1 4 (6.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 4 (6.15%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.54%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 7 (10.77%) NEC Housing
2 4 (6.15%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 39 (60.00%) Azure
2 22 (33.85%) Power Platform
3 9 (13.85%) AWS
4 5 (7.69%) GCP
5 2 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (3.08%) SaaS
5 2 (3.08%) Snowflake
6 1 (1.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.54%) OCI
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.23%) Broadband
2 4 (6.15%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (33.85%) Power BI
3 16 (24.62%) Oracle Database
3 16 (24.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (21.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (18.46%) MySQL
6 9 (13.85%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (12.31%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (12.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (12.31%) Tableau
8 7 (10.77%) Looker
8 7 (10.77%) Oracle Database 12c
9 6 (9.23%) Azure SQL Database
10 5 (7.69%) MongoDB
11 4 (6.15%) DB2
11 4 (6.15%) NoSQL
11 4 (6.15%) Relational Database
12 3 (4.62%) MariaDB
13 2 (3.08%) Amazon Redshift
13 2 (3.08%) Elasticsearch
General
1 26 (40.00%) Social Skills
2 12 (18.46%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (12.31%) Finance
4 7 (10.77%) Back Office
4 7 (10.77%) Local Government
4 7 (10.77%) Police
4 7 (10.77%) Public Sector
5 5 (7.69%) Retail
6 4 (6.15%) Manufacturing
7 2 (3.08%) German Language
8 1 (1.54%) Inclusion and Diversity
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.15%) Middleware
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (1.54%) CSS
3 1 (1.54%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) Driving Licence
2 7 (10.77%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (7.69%) Public Cloud
3 5 (7.69%) Replication
4 4 (6.15%) Clustering
5 2 (3.08%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 21 (32.31%) Linux
2 13 (20.00%) Windows
3 11 (16.92%) Unix
4 6 (9.23%) VMS
5 1 (1.54%) Amazon Linux
5 1 (1.54%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (46.15%) Performance Tuning
2 20 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (26.15%) Migration
4 12 (18.46%) Customer Service
4 12 (18.46%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (16.92%) High Availability
5 11 (16.92%) Logistics
6 10 (15.38%) Database Security
7 8 (12.31%) Data Migration
7 8 (12.31%) Problem Management
8 7 (10.77%) Data Engineering
8 7 (10.77%) Data Governance
8 7 (10.77%) ITIL
8 7 (10.77%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (10.77%) Software Engineering
8 7 (10.77%) Task Automation
9 6 (9.23%) CI/CD
9 6 (9.23%) Collaborative Working
9 6 (9.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 6 (9.23%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (81.54%) SQL
2 12 (18.46%) T-SQL
3 6 (9.23%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.08%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.54%) PHP
5 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (26.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (20.00%) Oracle Certification
2 13 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (10.77%) Degree
4 6 (9.23%) Azure Certification
4 6 (9.23%) OCP
5 5 (7.69%) DBS Check
6 2 (3.08%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.77%) Accessibility
2 4 (6.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (9.23%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (3.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) Data Guard
1 2 (3.08%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (3.08%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.54%) Terraform
Vendors
1 28 (43.08%) Microsoft
2 21 (32.31%) Oracle
3 7 (10.77%) NEC
4 4 (6.15%) IBM
5 3 (4.62%) Google
5 3 (4.62%) VMware