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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 161 147 121
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 69 68 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.21% 1.34% 1.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 1.39% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 69 64 68
Average salary £40,250 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.29% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,032 £45,000 £55,000
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
5468 4892 4144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.05% 96.68% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4556 4250 3413
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
Birmingham +12 22 £39,250 -10.79% 2
West Bromwich +3 21 £42,000 -1.17% 2
Staffordshire +7 12 £37,500 -3.22% 3
Warwickshire -14 5 £40,000 +3.55%
Coventry -11 3 £38,522 -1.85% 1
Solihull +3 1 £48,000 +20.00% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £40,000 - 1
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 114 (96.61%) SQL
2 109 (92.37%) SQL Server
3 88 (74.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 64 (54.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 61 (51.69%) T-SQL
6 60 (50.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 49 (41.53%) ETL
8 41 (34.75%) Patch Management
9 38 (32.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 33 (27.97%) Clustering
11 25 (21.19%) Disaster Recovery
12 24 (20.34%) Replication
12 24 (20.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 21 (17.80%) Business Intelligence
13 21 (17.80%) Windows
14 20 (16.95%) Data Modelling
14 20 (16.95%) Finance
14 20 (16.95%) Performance Tuning
15 19 (16.10%) Microsoft
16 18 (15.25%) Data Warehouse
17 17 (14.41%) Capacity Planning
18 14 (11.86%) User Acceptance Testing
18 14 (11.86%) SQL Server 2005
19 13 (11.02%) Data Analysis
19 13 (11.02%) .NET
20 12 (10.17%) Database Mirroring
20 12 (10.17%) Relational Database
21 10 (8.47%) RDBMS
21 10 (8.47%) High Availability
21 10 (8.47%) Database Security

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 4 (3.39%) IIS
2 1 (0.85%) CMS
2 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (3.39%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.69%) Internet
1 2 (1.69%) PuTTY
2 1 (0.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (92.37%) SQL Server
2 88 (74.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 64 (54.24%) SQL Server 2008
4 60 (50.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 38 (32.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 24 (20.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 18 (15.25%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (11.86%) SQL Server 2005
9 12 (10.17%) Relational Database
10 10 (8.47%) RDBMS
11 8 (6.78%) Data Mining
12 7 (5.93%) OLTP
13 4 (3.39%) Oracle Database
14 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
14 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2014
15 1 (0.85%) DTS
15 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
15 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
15 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (1.69%) MSI
1 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (1.69%) Toad
1 2 (1.69%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.85%) ERwin
2 1 (0.85%) JIRA
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.85%) Subversion
2 1 (0.85%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.85%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 20 (16.95%) Finance
2 8 (6.78%) Marketing
3 4 (3.39%) Advertising
3 4 (3.39%) Local Government
4 3 (2.54%) Online Betting
5 1 (0.85%) Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.85%) Retail
5 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.02%) .NET
2 3 (2.54%) MDX
3 1 (0.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (27.97%) Clustering
2 24 (20.34%) Replication
3 8 (6.78%) Data Structures
4 6 (5.08%) Statistics
5 5 (4.24%) Data Extraction
6 4 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.54%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.80%) Windows
2 3 (2.54%) Linux
3 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.85%) Unix
4 1 (0.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (41.53%) ETL
2 41 (34.75%) Patch Management
3 25 (21.19%) Disaster Recovery
4 21 (17.80%) Business Intelligence
5 20 (16.95%) Data Modelling
5 20 (16.95%) Performance Tuning
6 17 (14.41%) Capacity Planning
7 14 (11.86%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (11.02%) Data Analysis
9 12 (10.17%) Database Mirroring
10 10 (8.47%) Database Security
10 10 (8.47%) High Availability
11 9 (7.63%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (6.78%) Business Analysis
12 8 (6.78%) Data Security
12 8 (6.78%) ERP
12 8 (6.78%) Metadata Management
12 8 (6.78%) Performance Management
13 6 (5.08%) Migration
14 5 (4.24%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 114 (96.61%) SQL
2 61 (51.69%) T-SQL
3 3 (2.54%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.85%) C#
4 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.85%) Tcl
4 1 (0.85%) VB
4 1 (0.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (4.24%) MCSE
3 3 (2.54%) Degree
4 2 (1.69%) MCDBA
4 2 (1.69%) MCSA
4 2 (1.69%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.08%) QA
2 2 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) Data Guard
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (0.85%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 19 (16.10%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.24%) Oracle
3 1 (0.85%) Red Hat
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