The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL 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 SQL DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 172 120 112
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 41 83 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.75% 1.52% 1.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 1.61% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 31 64 78
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +14.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,250 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
SQL 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
5203 5169 4550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.42% 94.72% 94.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4311 4390 3890
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 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL DBA in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the West Midlands region.

SQL DBA Salary Trend in the West Midlands

SQL DBA
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

SQL DBA Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

SQL 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 SQL DBA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 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 -12 10 £37,500 -
Walsall - 8 £42,500 - 1
Solihull -3 5 £36,250 -0.68%
Staffordshire -41 5 £30,750 -41.42% 2
Sutton Coldfield - 5 £29,750 -
Coventry 0 3 £32,500 -43.47% 2
Wolverhampton - 3 £49,500 - 1
Warwickshire +16 1 £32,000 -28.88% 1
Shropshire -6 1 - -
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited SQL 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 SQL DBA in their job title.

1 97 (93.27%) SQL
2 87 (83.65%) SQL Server
3 54 (51.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 50 (48.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 33 (31.73%) Microsoft
6 30 (28.85%) Business Intelligence
7 26 (25.00%) T-SQL
8 25 (24.04%) SQL Server 2008
9 24 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
10 23 (22.12%) ETL
10 23 (22.12%) SQL Server 2005
11 21 (20.19%) Performance Tuning
12 20 (19.23%) Windows
12 20 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
13 18 (17.31%) ITIL
13 18 (17.31%) Degree
14 17 (16.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 17 (16.35%) MS Excel
15 15 (14.42%) Relational Database
16 14 (13.46%) Database Security
16 14 (13.46%) DTS
16 14 (13.46%) SQL Server 2012
17 11 (10.58%) Clustering
18 10 (9.62%) Replication
18 10 (9.62%) Data Architecture
19 9 (8.65%) OLAP
19 9 (8.65%) Change Management
19 9 (8.65%) ITIL Certification
20 8 (7.69%) .NET
20 8 (7.69%) Retail

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited SQL 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 SQL DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.81%) IIS
2 1 (0.96%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.96%) SAS
2 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (16.35%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.73%) MS Office
3 1 (0.96%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.92%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (83.65%) SQL Server
2 54 (51.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 50 (48.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (24.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 24 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
6 23 (22.12%) SQL Server 2005
7 17 (16.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 15 (14.42%) Relational Database
9 14 (13.46%) SQL Server 2012
9 14 (13.46%) DTS
10 9 (8.65%) OLAP
11 6 (5.77%) MySQL
12 5 (4.81%) SQL Server 2000
13 4 (3.85%) RDBMS
14 3 (2.88%) OLTP
15 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database 10g
16 1 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
16 1 (0.96%) Big Data
16 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 8 (7.69%) Retail
2 5 (4.81%) Finance
2 5 (4.81%) Law
2 5 (4.81%) Legal
3 3 (2.88%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.92%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.69%) .NET
2 6 (5.77%) .NET Framework
3 5 (4.81%) Web Services
4 4 (3.85%) WCF
5 3 (2.88%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (1.92%) XML
7 1 (0.96%) Ajax
7 1 (0.96%) Classic ASP
7 1 (0.96%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.96%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.58%) Clustering
2 10 (9.62%) Replication
3 7 (6.73%) Data Extraction
4 4 (3.85%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.88%) Thin Client
5 3 (2.88%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.96%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 20 (19.23%) Windows
2 4 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.88%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.96%) UNIX
4 1 (0.96%) Linux
4 1 (0.96%) Windows 2000
4 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (28.85%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (22.12%) ETL
3 21 (20.19%) Performance Tuning
4 20 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
5 18 (17.31%) ITIL
6 14 (13.46%) Database Security
7 10 (9.62%) Data Architecture
8 9 (8.65%) Change Management
9 8 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
10 7 (6.73%) Project Management
11 5 (4.81%) Capacity Planning
12 3 (2.88%) Project Planning
12 3 (2.88%) Technical Analysis
12 3 (2.88%) Service Management
12 3 (2.88%) Workflow
12 3 (2.88%) PRINCE2
12 3 (2.88%) Data Modelling
12 3 (2.88%) Logistics
12 3 (2.88%) Business Continuity
13 2 (1.92%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 97 (93.27%) SQL
2 26 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (3.85%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.92%) VB
4 2 (1.92%) C#
5 1 (0.96%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.96%) VBScript
5 1 (0.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (17.31%) Degree
2 9 (8.65%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (6.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.85%) MCTS
4 4 (3.85%) MCITP
5 3 (2.88%) MCP
5 3 (2.88%) MCSE
6 1 (0.96%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.96%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.92%) QA
2 1 (0.96%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.96%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 3 (2.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 33 (31.73%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.73%) Oracle
3 3 (2.88%) Cisco
4 2 (1.92%) VMware
5 1 (0.96%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.96%) EMC
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kenilworth, Warwickshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £47000 - £52000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £47000 - £52000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus , benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Required IT
Salary: £30,000 per year
Posted: 11 days ago
Coventry
DP Connect
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago