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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 132 158 137
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 66 44 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.33% 0.88% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 0.92% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 63 37 49
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £35,000 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,375 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.43% -
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4722 4767 4494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.49% 95.17% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 3941 3993 3869
Average salary £40,000 £36,061 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.92% -1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire +10 31 £52,500 +31.25% 3
Birmingham +9 20 £45,000 +18.42% 1
Warwickshire +7 3 £35,000 -12.50%
Shropshire - 3 £45,000 -
Sutton Coldfield - 3 £29,000 - 1
Coventry +7 1 £32,500 -35.00% 1
Solihull - 1 £40,000 -
Walsall - 1 £40,000 -
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 141 (97.24%) SQL
2 129 (88.97%) SQL Server
3 71 (48.97%) T-SQL
4 67 (46.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 64 (44.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 64 (44.14%) Performance Tuning
6 60 (41.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 48 (33.10%) SQL Server 2005
8 46 (31.72%) Replication
9 40 (27.59%) Relational Database
10 39 (26.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 27 (18.62%) Business Intelligence
12 25 (17.24%) SQL Server 2000
12 25 (17.24%) Clustering
13 24 (16.55%) Microsoft
13 24 (16.55%) ETL
14 22 (15.17%) DTS
15 21 (14.48%) Data Modelling
15 21 (14.48%) Finance
16 20 (13.79%) Oracle
17 19 (13.10%) MS Excel
18 18 (12.41%) ITIL
18 18 (12.41%) OLTP
18 18 (12.41%) Data Warehouse
19 15 (10.34%) Windows
19 15 (10.34%) Database Security
20 14 (9.66%) RDBMS
20 14 (9.66%) Disaster Recovery
20 14 (9.66%) PowerShell
21 13 (8.97%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 19 (13.10%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.45%) SAN
2 4 (2.76%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.69%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (88.97%) SQL Server
2 67 (46.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 64 (44.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 60 (41.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 48 (33.10%) SQL Server 2005
6 40 (27.59%) Relational Database
7 39 (26.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 25 (17.24%) SQL Server 2000
9 22 (15.17%) DTS
10 18 (12.41%) OLTP
10 18 (12.41%) Data Warehouse
11 14 (9.66%) RDBMS
12 13 (8.97%) SQL Server 2012
13 10 (6.90%) Oracle Database
14 8 (5.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 7 (4.83%) Big Data
16 6 (4.14%) OLAP
17 5 (3.45%) MySQL
18 4 (2.76%) Oracle Database 10g
18 4 (2.76%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (2.76%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (1.38%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.69%) Toad
3 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 21 (14.48%) Finance
2 5 (3.45%) Advertising
3 3 (2.07%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.69%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.83%) .NET
2 6 (4.14%) XML
3 5 (3.45%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.38%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.38%) CSS
4 2 (1.38%) SOAP
4 2 (1.38%) Web Services
4 2 (1.38%) HTML
4 2 (1.38%) WCF
4 2 (1.38%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 46 (31.72%) Replication
2 25 (17.24%) Clustering
3 6 (4.14%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.14%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (3.45%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.76%) Visualisation
6 3 (2.07%) Data Extraction
7 2 (1.38%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.34%) Windows
2 3 (2.07%) UNIX
2 3 (2.07%) Linux
3 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.69%) Windows 2000
3 1 (0.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (44.14%) Performance Tuning
2 27 (18.62%) Business Intelligence
3 24 (16.55%) ETL
4 21 (14.48%) Data Modelling
5 18 (12.41%) ITIL
6 15 (10.34%) Database Security
7 14 (9.66%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (8.97%) Capacity Planning
9 9 (6.21%) Migration
9 9 (6.21%) Data Migration
9 9 (6.21%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (5.52%) Change Management
10 8 (5.52%) Performance Analysis
11 7 (4.83%) Database Tuning
12 6 (4.14%) Data Protection
12 6 (4.14%) Data Architecture
12 6 (4.14%) Data Security
13 5 (3.45%) ITIL V3
13 5 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
14 4 (2.76%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 141 (97.24%) SQL
2 71 (48.97%) T-SQL
3 14 (9.66%) PowerShell
4 9 (6.21%) VB
5 8 (5.52%) VBScript
6 6 (4.14%) C#
7 4 (2.76%) XQuery
8 3 (2.07%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.38%) C++
9 2 (1.38%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.38%) PHP
9 2 (1.38%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.38%) Python
9 2 (1.38%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.38%) PHP5
10 1 (0.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (8.97%) Degree
2 5 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 5 (3.45%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.07%) MCITP
3 3 (2.07%) MCDBA
4 1 (0.69%) MCTS
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.83%) QA
2 4 (2.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.07%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (1.38%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.69%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.69%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 6 (4.14%) Data Guard
2 5 (3.45%) Foglight
3 1 (0.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 24 (16.55%) Microsoft
2 20 (13.79%) Oracle
3 6 (4.14%) Remedy
4 1 (0.69%) EMC
4 1 (0.69%) Citrix
4 1 (0.69%) Red Hat
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