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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 134 117 136
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 70 77 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.40% 1.78% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 1.89% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 66 66 45
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,100 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
4776 4080 4588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.73% 94.44% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4200 3386 3986
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £25,000
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 30 January 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 30 January 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
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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 - 10 £37,500 -
Solihull -4 8 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Coventry - 7 £39,250 - 1
Worcestershire +12 6 £40,000 +10.72%
Birmingham -24 6 £44,000 +25.71% 1
West Bromwich +4 4 £42,500 +8.97%
Warwickshire -12 2 £38,625 -8.03%
Staffordshire -18 2 £35,000 +22.80% 2
Walsall - 1 - -
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 131 (94.24%) SQL
2 98 (70.50%) SQL Server
3 57 (41.01%) Relational Database
4 56 (40.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 52 (37.41%) Performance Tuning
6 51 (36.69%) RDBMS
7 49 (35.25%) Microsoft
8 43 (30.94%) MS Excel
9 40 (28.78%) SQL Server 2008
10 37 (26.62%) Oracle
11 34 (24.46%) T-SQL
12 33 (23.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 32 (23.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 31 (22.30%) PL/SQL
14 31 (22.30%) Linux
14 31 (22.30%) Microsoft Certification
15 30 (21.58%) MCITP
16 29 (20.86%) MCTS
16 29 (20.86%) Oracle Database
17 27 (19.42%) Capacity Planning
18 22 (15.83%) Time Management
19 21 (15.11%) UNIX
20 19 (13.67%) Solaris
20 19 (13.67%) Red Hat
20 19 (13.67%) Dynamics AX
21 16 (11.51%) SQL Server 2012
22 14 (10.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 14 (10.07%) Database Tuning
22 14 (10.07%) Business Intelligence
22 14 (10.07%) ETL

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (2.16%) IIS
2 2 (1.44%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.44%) OpenEdge
3 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 43 (30.94%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 19 (13.67%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (4.32%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.44%) Agresso
4 1 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.72%) NetScaler
1 1 (0.72%) LAN
1 1 (0.72%) WAN
1 1 (0.72%) FTP
1 1 (0.72%) VPN
1 1 (0.72%) Firewall
1 1 (0.72%) SAN
1 1 (0.72%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (0.72%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (70.50%) SQL Server
2 57 (41.01%) Relational Database
3 56 (40.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 51 (36.69%) RDBMS
5 40 (28.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 33 (23.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 32 (23.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 29 (20.86%) Oracle Database
9 16 (11.51%) SQL Server 2012
10 14 (10.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (7.19%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (5.76%) SQL Server 2000
13 6 (4.32%) Data Mining
14 3 (2.16%) Oracle Database 10g
14 3 (2.16%) Oracle Database 11g
15 2 (1.44%) Informix
15 2 (1.44%) DTS
16 1 (0.72%) MS Access
16 1 (0.72%) DB2
16 1 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (4.32%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.44%) Toad
General
1 10 (7.19%) Retail
2 9 (6.47%) Finance
3 2 (1.44%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.44%) Banking
4 1 (0.72%) Law
4 1 (0.72%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.32%) .NET
2 4 (2.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.63%) Replication
2 8 (5.76%) Clustering
2 8 (5.76%) Client/Server
3 4 (2.88%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (2.88%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.16%) Statistics
5 2 (1.44%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.44%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.44%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.72%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 31 (22.30%) Linux
2 21 (15.11%) UNIX
3 19 (13.67%) Solaris
4 13 (9.35%) Windows
5 7 (5.04%) Windows 7
6 6 (4.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.72%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (37.41%) Performance Tuning
2 27 (19.42%) Capacity Planning
3 22 (15.83%) Time Management
4 14 (10.07%) Database Tuning
4 14 (10.07%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (10.07%) ETL
5 9 (6.47%) Data Modelling
5 9 (6.47%) Service Delivery
5 9 (6.47%) Data Analysis
6 5 (3.60%) Data Protection
7 4 (2.88%) Information Security
7 4 (2.88%) Workflow
7 4 (2.88%) Software Engineering
7 4 (2.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (2.88%) Capacity Management
7 4 (2.88%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (2.16%) Data Security
8 3 (2.16%) Change Management
8 3 (2.16%) Migration
8 3 (2.16%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 131 (94.24%) SQL
2 34 (24.46%) T-SQL
3 31 (22.30%) PL/SQL
4 6 (4.32%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.44%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (22.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (21.58%) MCITP
3 29 (20.86%) MCTS
4 9 (6.47%) Degree
5 1 (0.72%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.44%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.72%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.72%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (3.60%) Data Guard
2 2 (1.44%) Foglight
Vendors
1 49 (35.25%) Microsoft
2 37 (26.62%) Oracle
3 19 (13.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.72%) Stonesoft
4 1 (0.72%) Sybase
4 1 (0.72%) Business Objects
4 1 (0.72%) Citrix
4 1 (0.72%) VMware
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 27 days ago