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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 158 139 139
Rank change year-on-year
-19 0
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 68 65 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.19% 1.25% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 1.30% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 60 37 57
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £57,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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
5468 4995 4520
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.31% 95.73% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4689 4270 3862
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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
Coventry -6 14 £49,500 - 3
Birmingham -16 12 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Walsall - 9 £39,000 -
Solihull +5 7 £38,250 +4.79% 2
Warwickshire 0 7 £42,000 - 1
Staffordshire -39 5 £30,000 -40.00%
Wolverhampton - 5 £49,500 -
Sutton Coldfield - 2 - -
Shropshire - 1 - -
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 112 (93.33%) SQL
2 93 (77.50%) SQL Server
3 52 (43.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 52 (43.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 38 (31.67%) T-SQL
5 33 (27.50%) Performance Tuning
6 31 (25.83%) Microsoft
7 27 (22.50%) SQL Server 2005
8 25 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
9 24 (20.00%) MS Excel
9 24 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 23 (19.17%) Data Warehouse
10 23 (19.17%) ETL
10 23 (19.17%) Relational Database
11 22 (18.33%) Oracle
12 20 (16.67%) Degree
13 19 (15.83%) Capacity Planning
14 18 (15.00%) RDBMS
14 18 (15.00%) Oracle Database
14 18 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
15 14 (11.67%) Microsoft Certification
15 14 (11.67%) Windows
16 13 (10.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 12 (10.00%) Retail
18 11 (9.17%) Clustering
18 11 (9.17%) ITIL
19 10 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
19 10 (8.33%) MCITP
20 9 (7.50%) MCTS
20 9 (7.50%) Replication

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (4.17%) IIS
2 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.83%) SAS
2 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 24 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.83%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.67%) SAN
2 1 (0.83%) Firewall
2 1 (0.83%) LAN
2 1 (0.83%) WAN
2 1 (0.83%) FTP
2 1 (0.83%) VPN
2 1 (0.83%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (0.83%) NAS
2 1 (0.83%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (77.50%) SQL Server
2 52 (43.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 52 (43.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 27 (22.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 24 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 23 (19.17%) Data Warehouse
5 23 (19.17%) Relational Database
6 18 (15.00%) RDBMS
6 18 (15.00%) Oracle Database
6 18 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (10.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (5.00%) DTS
9 4 (3.33%) OLAP
10 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (1.67%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Power View
12 1 (0.83%) MySQL
12 1 (0.83%) MS Access
12 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.83%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (10.00%) Retail
2 7 (5.83%) Finance
3 5 (4.17%) Law
3 5 (4.17%) Legal
4 3 (2.50%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.50%) .NET
2 4 (3.33%) XML
3 3 (2.50%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (1.67%) Web Services
5 1 (0.83%) Classic ASP
5 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.83%) Ajax
5 1 (0.83%) WCF
5 1 (0.83%) jQuery
5 1 (0.83%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.17%) Clustering
2 9 (7.50%) Replication
3 4 (3.33%) Data Extraction
3 4 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.50%) Thin Client
4 3 (2.50%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.67%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.83%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.83%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.83%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.83%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (0.83%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.67%) Windows
2 7 (5.83%) Linux
3 4 (3.33%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (27.50%) Performance Tuning
2 25 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
3 23 (19.17%) ETL
4 19 (15.83%) Capacity Planning
5 11 (9.17%) ITIL
6 10 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (5.00%) Project Management
7 6 (5.00%) Database Security
8 5 (4.17%) Data Modelling
8 5 (4.17%) Service Delivery
8 5 (4.17%) Change Management
8 5 (4.17%) Data Analysis
8 5 (4.17%) Database Tuning
8 5 (4.17%) Data Architecture
9 4 (3.33%) Project Planning
9 4 (3.33%) Software Engineering
9 4 (3.33%) Workflow
9 4 (3.33%) Service Management
9 4 (3.33%) Performance Monitoring
10 3 (2.50%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 112 (93.33%) SQL
2 38 (31.67%) T-SQL
3 6 (5.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (2.50%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.67%) C#
6 1 (0.83%) VB
6 1 (0.83%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (16.67%) Degree
2 14 (11.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (8.33%) MCITP
4 9 (7.50%) MCTS
5 5 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (3.33%) MCSE
7 3 (2.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.67%) SLA
2 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (4.17%) Data Guard
2 3 (2.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (25.83%) Microsoft
2 22 (18.33%) Oracle
3 3 (2.50%) Cisco
3 3 (2.50%) VMware
4 2 (1.67%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.83%) Stonesoft
5 1 (0.83%) Citrix
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Access Computer Consulting Plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry
DP Connect
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £33000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Next Move IT
Salary: £34000 - £44000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Net Talent
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £25000 - £37500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago