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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 166 134 132
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 50 79 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.91% 1.44% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 1.52% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 41 58 73
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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
5252 5203 4655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.40% 95.10% 94.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4373 4434 3969
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

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 15 September 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 15 September 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
(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
Walsall - 10 £42,500 -
Birmingham -19 9 £37,500 +7.14%
Coventry -2 7 £49,500 -3.41% 1
Staffordshire -38 7 £30,000 -44.18% 1
Solihull +3 5 £36,250 -0.68%
Sutton Coldfield - 4 £29,000 -
Wolverhampton - 4 £49,500 - 1
Warwickshire +12 3 £36,500 -18.88% 1
Shropshire -5 1 - - 1
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 September 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.

1 104 (94.55%) SQL
2 91 (82.73%) SQL Server
3 55 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 54 (49.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 34 (30.91%) Microsoft
6 30 (27.27%) T-SQL
7 29 (26.36%) Business Intelligence
8 28 (25.45%) Performance Tuning
9 25 (22.73%) SQL Server 2005
9 25 (22.73%) SQL Server 2008
10 24 (21.82%) Data Warehouse
11 23 (20.91%) ETL
12 21 (19.09%) MS Excel
13 20 (18.18%) Windows
14 19 (17.27%) Degree
15 18 (16.36%) Disaster Recovery
15 18 (16.36%) Relational Database
16 17 (15.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 16 (14.55%) ITIL
17 16 (14.55%) SQL Server 2012
18 14 (12.73%) Clustering
19 12 (10.91%) Replication
19 12 (10.91%) Database Security
20 11 (10.00%) DTS
20 11 (10.00%) Oracle
21 9 (8.18%) .NET
22 8 (7.27%) Finance
22 8 (7.27%) Change Management
22 8 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
22 8 (7.27%) ITIL Certification

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

For the 6 months to 15 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.55%) IIS
2 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.91%) SAS
2 1 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 21 (19.09%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.36%) MS Office
3 1 (0.91%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.91%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (82.73%) SQL Server
2 55 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 54 (49.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (22.73%) SQL Server 2005
4 25 (22.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 24 (21.82%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (16.36%) Relational Database
7 17 (15.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 16 (14.55%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (10.00%) DTS
10 7 (6.36%) OLAP
10 7 (6.36%) RDBMS
11 6 (5.45%) SQL Server 2000
12 5 (4.55%) MySQL
13 4 (3.64%) Oracle Database
14 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database 10g
15 1 (0.91%) Crystal Reports
15 1 (0.91%) OLTP
15 1 (0.91%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (7.27%) Finance
1 8 (7.27%) Retail
2 5 (4.55%) Law
2 5 (4.55%) Legal
3 3 (2.73%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.82%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.18%) .NET
2 5 (4.55%) Web Services
2 5 (4.55%) .NET Framework
3 4 (3.64%) WCF
3 4 (3.64%) XML
4 3 (2.73%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.91%) jQuery
5 1 (0.91%) Ajax
5 1 (0.91%) Classic ASP
5 1 (0.91%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.73%) Clustering
2 12 (10.91%) Replication
3 7 (6.36%) Data Extraction
4 4 (3.64%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.73%) Thin Client
5 3 (2.73%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.91%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 20 (18.18%) Windows
2 3 (2.73%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (2.73%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.91%) Linux
3 1 (0.91%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (26.36%) Business Intelligence
2 28 (25.45%) Performance Tuning
3 23 (20.91%) ETL
4 18 (16.36%) Disaster Recovery
5 16 (14.55%) ITIL
6 12 (10.91%) Database Security
7 8 (7.27%) Change Management
7 8 (7.27%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (7.27%) Data Architecture
7 8 (7.27%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (6.36%) Project Management
9 4 (3.64%) Data Modelling
10 3 (2.73%) PRINCE2
10 3 (2.73%) Service Management
10 3 (2.73%) Business Continuity
10 3 (2.73%) Data Analysis
10 3 (2.73%) Logistics
10 3 (2.73%) Database Tuning
10 3 (2.73%) Workflow
10 3 (2.73%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 104 (94.55%) SQL
2 30 (27.27%) T-SQL
3 4 (3.64%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.82%) VB
4 2 (1.82%) C#
5 1 (0.91%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.91%) VBScript
5 1 (0.91%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (17.27%) Degree
2 8 (7.27%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.55%) MCTS
3 5 (4.55%) MCITP
4 3 (2.73%) MCP
4 3 (2.73%) MCSE
5 1 (0.91%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.91%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.91%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.82%) QA
2 1 (0.91%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 3 (2.73%) SCOM
2 1 (0.91%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 34 (30.91%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.00%) Oracle
3 3 (2.73%) Cisco
4 2 (1.82%) VMware
5 1 (0.91%) Business Objects
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