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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 158 118 135
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 50 75 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.98% 1.82% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 1.93% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 47 67 44
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.60% +3.12%
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
4859 3890 4498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.09% 94.60% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4193 3173 3859
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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
Wolverhampton - 7 £35,000 - 1
Coventry -18 5 £38,500 +18.46%
Solihull -8 4 £42,000 +12.00% 1
Staffordshire -25 4 £41,250 -25.00%
Worcestershire - 4 £38,750 -
Birmingham -37 3 £47,500 +18.75% 3
West Bromwich +6 2 £40,000 -10.11% 2
Warwickshire -16 2 £38,625 +10.35% 1
Walsall -1 1 - -
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 129 (95.56%) SQL
2 94 (69.63%) SQL Server
3 54 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 54 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 51 (37.78%) Performance Tuning
5 49 (36.30%) RDBMS
6 47 (34.81%) Microsoft
7 45 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 40 (29.63%) MS Excel
9 36 (26.67%) Oracle
10 33 (24.44%) T-SQL
11 32 (23.70%) PL/SQL
11 32 (23.70%) Linux
12 31 (22.96%) Microsoft Certification
13 30 (22.22%) MCITP
13 30 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 29 (21.48%) MCTS
14 29 (21.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 29 (21.48%) Oracle Database
15 28 (20.74%) Capacity Planning
16 22 (16.30%) Time Management
17 21 (15.56%) UNIX
18 20 (14.81%) Red Hat
19 19 (14.07%) Solaris
19 19 (14.07%) Dynamics AX
20 17 (12.59%) SQL Server 2012
21 15 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 14 (10.37%) Windows
23 13 (9.63%) Business Intelligence
23 13 (9.63%) Replication

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 2 (1.48%) IIS
1 2 (1.48%) OpenEdge
2 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
Applications
1 40 (29.63%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 19 (14.07%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (4.44%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.48%) Agresso
4 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.74%) LAN
1 1 (0.74%) WAN
1 1 (0.74%) FTP
1 1 (0.74%) VPN
1 1 (0.74%) SAN
1 1 (0.74%) Firewall
1 1 (0.74%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (0.74%) NAS
1 1 (0.74%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (69.63%) SQL Server
2 54 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 54 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 49 (36.30%) RDBMS
4 45 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 30 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 29 (21.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 29 (21.48%) Oracle Database
7 17 (12.59%) SQL Server 2012
8 15 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (5.19%) SQL Server 2000
9 7 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (4.44%) Data Mining
11 4 (2.96%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (2.22%) DTS
12 3 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (1.48%) Informix
14 1 (0.74%) MS Access
14 1 (0.74%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (4.44%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (2.22%) Toad
3 1 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 10 (7.41%) Finance
2 8 (5.93%) Retail
3 2 (1.48%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.48%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.44%) .NET
2 4 (2.96%) XML
3 1 (0.74%) JSON
3 1 (0.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.63%) Replication
2 10 (7.41%) Clustering
3 8 (5.93%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.96%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (2.22%) Statistics
5 3 (2.22%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.48%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.48%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.48%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.74%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.74%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 32 (23.70%) Linux
2 21 (15.56%) UNIX
3 19 (14.07%) Solaris
4 14 (10.37%) Windows
5 7 (5.19%) Windows 7
5 7 (5.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.74%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (37.78%) Performance Tuning
2 28 (20.74%) Capacity Planning
3 22 (16.30%) Time Management
4 13 (9.63%) Database Tuning
4 13 (9.63%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (8.15%) ETL
6 9 (6.67%) Service Delivery
7 7 (5.19%) Data Modelling
7 7 (5.19%) Data Analysis
8 6 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (3.70%) Data Protection
10 4 (2.96%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (2.96%) Capacity Management
10 4 (2.96%) Migration
10 4 (2.96%) Information Security
11 3 (2.22%) Data Security
11 3 (2.22%) Workflow
11 3 (2.22%) Software Engineering
11 3 (2.22%) Network Architecture
12 2 (1.48%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 129 (95.56%) SQL
2 33 (24.44%) T-SQL
3 32 (23.70%) PL/SQL
4 5 (3.70%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.48%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.74%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (22.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (22.22%) MCITP
3 29 (21.48%) MCTS
4 9 (6.67%) Degree
5 2 (1.48%) VCP4
6 1 (0.74%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.48%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.74%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.74%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (3.70%) Data Guard
2 2 (1.48%) Foglight
Vendors
1 47 (34.81%) Microsoft
2 36 (26.67%) Oracle
3 20 (14.81%) Red Hat
4 4 (2.96%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.74%) VMware
5 1 (0.74%) Stonesoft
5 1 (0.74%) Sybase
5 1 (0.74%) Citrix
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits+ Bonus + Pension + Good B
Posted: 12 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kenilworth, Warwickshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago