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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 134 156 145
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 89 59 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.55% 1.10% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.64% 1.16% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 77 45 54
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £54,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
5411 5080 5137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.15% 94.42% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4514 4278 4312
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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
Staffordshire +6 23 £42,750 -2.84%
Birmingham +5 13 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Coventry -3 11 £41,500 - 1
Worcestershire +4 9 £43,000 +32.30%
Wolverhampton - 8 £35,000 - 1
Warwickshire -13 7 £40,000 +25.00% 1
West Bromwich - 5 £31,000 -
Solihull +14 3 £39,000 +13.04% 3
Shropshire - 1 £45,000 -
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 122 (92.42%) SQL
2 106 (80.30%) SQL Server
3 57 (43.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 55 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 46 (34.85%) Performance Tuning
6 43 (32.58%) SQL Server 2008
7 35 (26.52%) Microsoft
7 35 (26.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 35 (26.52%) SQL Server 2005
8 33 (25.00%) T-SQL
9 32 (24.24%) Replication
10 29 (21.97%) Relational Database
11 27 (20.45%) RDBMS
12 26 (19.70%) Clustering
12 26 (19.70%) MS Excel
13 25 (18.94%) SQL Server 2012
14 24 (18.18%) Windows
15 23 (17.42%) Finance
16 22 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
17 21 (15.91%) Capacity Planning
18 18 (13.64%) MCITP
18 18 (13.64%) MCTS
18 18 (13.64%) Oracle
19 16 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
20 15 (11.36%) Migration
20 15 (11.36%) User Acceptance Testing
20 15 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
21 14 (10.61%) Database Security
21 14 (10.61%) ETL
22 13 (9.85%) Business Intelligence

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 7 (5.30%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.27%) IIS
3 2 (1.52%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 26 (19.70%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (5.30%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (3.03%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.52%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.52%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (80.30%) SQL Server
2 57 (43.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 55 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 43 (32.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 35 (26.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 35 (26.52%) SQL Server 2005
6 29 (21.97%) Relational Database
7 27 (20.45%) RDBMS
8 25 (18.94%) SQL Server 2012
9 16 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (7.58%) Oracle Database
11 8 (6.06%) SQL Server 2000
12 6 (4.55%) MySQL
12 6 (4.55%) OLTP
13 4 (3.03%) DTS
14 3 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
14 3 (2.27%) Informix
14 3 (2.27%) MS Access
14 3 (2.27%) ProClarity
15 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.03%) Toad
2 3 (2.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (17.42%) Finance
2 10 (7.58%) Retail
3 6 (4.55%) Games
4 2 (1.52%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.76%) XML
1 1 (0.76%) JSON
1 1 (0.76%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 32 (24.24%) Replication
2 26 (19.70%) Clustering
3 15 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.30%) Data Structures
5 5 (3.79%) Client/Server
6 4 (3.03%) Statistics
7 3 (2.27%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.52%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.76%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.76%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 24 (18.18%) Windows
2 9 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (6.82%) UNIX
3 8 (6.06%) Windows 7
3 8 (6.06%) Linux
4 7 (5.30%) Windows XP
4 7 (5.30%) Solaris
5 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (34.85%) Performance Tuning
2 21 (15.91%) Capacity Planning
3 15 (11.36%) User Acceptance Testing
3 15 (11.36%) Migration
4 14 (10.61%) ETL
4 14 (10.61%) Database Security
5 13 (9.85%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (9.85%) Database Tuning
6 12 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (6.82%) Time Management
8 8 (6.06%) Data Migration
8 8 (6.06%) Performance Monitoring
8 8 (6.06%) E-Commerce
9 7 (5.30%) Problem Management
9 7 (5.30%) Database Mirroring
10 6 (4.55%) Data Modelling
10 6 (4.55%) Kimball Methodology
11 5 (3.79%) Data Management
12 4 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (3.03%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 122 (92.42%) SQL
2 33 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 8 (6.06%) PL/SQL
4 5 (3.79%) PowerShell
5 4 (3.03%) VBScript
6 2 (1.52%) VB
6 2 (1.52%) Python
7 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (13.64%) MCTS
2 18 (13.64%) MCITP
3 8 (6.06%) Degree
4 3 (2.27%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (5.30%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.03%) vSphere
3 2 (1.52%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (1.52%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (3.79%) Oracle RMAN
1 5 (3.79%) Data Guard
2 2 (1.52%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.76%) Foglight
Vendors
1 35 (26.52%) Microsoft
2 18 (13.64%) Oracle
3 8 (6.06%) Red Hat
4 4 (3.03%) VMware
5 3 (2.27%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.52%) McAfee
6 2 (1.52%) Google
6 2 (1.52%) Netezza
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Next Move IT
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Outstanding Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wolverhampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Outstanding Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Coventry
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago