The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 159 127 114
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 49 84 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.91% 1.50% 1.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 1.59% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 37 69 77
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £52,500 £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5117 5286 4632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.81% 94.70% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4285 4439 4020
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% -
SQL DBA
England

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 30 July 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 30 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 -32 12 £42,500 -19.04%
Walsall - 11 £42,500 - 1
Birmingham -10 10 £40,000 +10.34% 4
Sutton Coldfield - 6 £29,000 -
Coventry +3 3 - -
Solihull -8 3 £35,000 -4.10%
Warwickshire +10 1 £32,000 -28.88%
Worcestershire - 1 £32,500 -
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 113 (94.96%) SQL
2 104 (87.39%) SQL Server
3 59 (49.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 57 (47.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 39 (32.77%) SQL Server 2008
6 38 (31.93%) T-SQL
7 35 (29.41%) Microsoft
8 32 (26.89%) SQL Server 2005
9 31 (26.05%) Business Intelligence
10 28 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
11 26 (21.85%) ITIL
11 26 (21.85%) Data Warehouse
12 22 (18.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 22 (18.49%) ETL
12 22 (18.49%) Disaster Recovery
13 20 (16.81%) Replication
14 19 (15.97%) Degree
14 19 (15.97%) MS Excel
14 19 (15.97%) Windows
15 17 (14.29%) DTS
16 16 (13.45%) Clustering
16 16 (13.45%) Database Security
16 16 (13.45%) SQL Server 2012
16 16 (13.45%) Relational Database
17 14 (11.76%) Oracle
18 12 (10.08%) Change Management
18 12 (10.08%) SQL Server 2000
19 11 (9.24%) Data Architecture
20 10 (8.40%) ITIL Certification
20 10 (8.40%) OLTP

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 4 (3.36%) IIS
2 1 (0.84%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (15.97%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.04%) MS Office
3 1 (0.84%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.04%) SAN
2 4 (3.36%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (87.39%) SQL Server
2 59 (49.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 57 (47.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 39 (32.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 32 (26.89%) SQL Server 2005
6 26 (21.85%) Data Warehouse
7 22 (18.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 17 (14.29%) DTS
9 16 (13.45%) SQL Server 2012
9 16 (13.45%) Relational Database
10 12 (10.08%) SQL Server 2000
11 10 (8.40%) OLTP
11 10 (8.40%) OLAP
12 8 (6.72%) Oracle Database
13 7 (5.88%) MySQL
13 7 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 5 (4.20%) Big Data
14 5 (4.20%) RDBMS
15 4 (3.36%) Oracle Database 11g
15 4 (3.36%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Toad
General
1 9 (7.56%) Finance
2 6 (5.04%) Retail
3 5 (4.20%) Law
4 4 (3.36%) Legal
5 3 (2.52%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.68%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.56%) .NET
2 7 (5.88%) .NET Framework
3 5 (4.20%) Web Services
4 4 (3.36%) WCF
5 3 (2.52%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.84%) Classic ASP
6 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.84%) Ajax
6 1 (0.84%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.81%) Replication
2 16 (13.45%) Clustering
3 7 (5.88%) Data Extraction
4 4 (3.36%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.52%) Thin Client
5 3 (2.52%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.84%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.97%) Windows
2 4 (3.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.52%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.68%) UNIX
5 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.84%) Linux
5 1 (0.84%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (26.05%) Business Intelligence
2 28 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
3 26 (21.85%) ITIL
4 22 (18.49%) ETL
4 22 (18.49%) Disaster Recovery
5 16 (13.45%) Database Security
6 12 (10.08%) Change Management
7 11 (9.24%) Data Architecture
8 9 (7.56%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (5.04%) Project Management
9 6 (5.04%) Performance Analysis
10 5 (4.20%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (3.36%) Security Management
11 4 (3.36%) ITIL V3
12 3 (2.52%) Technical Analysis
12 3 (2.52%) Service Management
12 3 (2.52%) PRINCE2
12 3 (2.52%) Business Continuity
12 3 (2.52%) Time Management
12 3 (2.52%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 113 (94.96%) SQL
2 38 (31.93%) T-SQL
3 4 (3.36%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.52%) VB
5 2 (1.68%) VBScript
5 2 (1.68%) C#
5 2 (1.68%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.84%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (15.97%) Degree
2 10 (8.40%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (4.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.52%) MCSE
4 3 (2.52%) MCP
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.84%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.84%) MCTS
5 1 (0.84%) MCITP
5 1 (0.84%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.84%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.68%) QA
3 1 (0.84%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.84%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 3 (2.52%) SCOM
1 3 (2.52%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.84%) Foglight
Vendors
1 35 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.76%) Oracle
3 3 (2.52%) Cisco
4 2 (1.68%) VMware
5 1 (0.84%) EMC
5 1 (0.84%) Business Objects
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Next Move IT
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
ARM Technology
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago