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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 165 171 128
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 52 42 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.93% 0.78% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.82% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 41 32 67
Average salary £43,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,800 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +2.40%
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
5270 5142 5161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.06% 95.28% 94.84%
Number of salaries quoted 4397 4264 4397
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 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
Staffordshire +15 17 £42,500 +38.21%
Birmingham +4 13 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Warwickshire +4 8 £40,000 +25.00%
Coventry -7 7 £40,000 -2.43%
Solihull +1 2 £46,250 +27.58%
Shropshire -5 1 £45,000 -
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 112 (91.80%) SQL
2 100 (81.97%) SQL Server
3 61 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 58 (47.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 48 (39.34%) Performance Tuning
6 36 (29.51%) Replication
7 35 (28.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 32 (26.23%) SQL Server 2008
8 32 (26.23%) T-SQL
9 30 (24.59%) Clustering
10 28 (22.95%) Microsoft
11 26 (21.31%) Finance
12 25 (20.49%) Relational Database
13 24 (19.67%) SQL Server 2012
13 24 (19.67%) Capacity Planning
13 24 (19.67%) SQL Server 2005
14 23 (18.85%) Windows
14 23 (18.85%) RDBMS
15 21 (17.21%) Oracle
16 19 (15.57%) MS Excel
16 19 (15.57%) Microsoft Certification
16 19 (15.57%) User Acceptance Testing
17 16 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
18 15 (12.30%) QA
19 14 (11.48%) MCTS
19 14 (11.48%) MCITP
19 14 (11.48%) Migration
20 13 (10.66%) Disaster Recovery
21 12 (9.84%) Business Intelligence
21 12 (9.84%) Database Security

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (5.74%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.46%) IIS
3 2 (1.64%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.64%) OpenEdge
3 2 (1.64%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 19 (15.57%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.28%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.64%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.82%) SAN
1 1 (0.82%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (81.97%) SQL Server
2 61 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 58 (47.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 35 (28.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 32 (26.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 25 (20.49%) Relational Database
7 24 (19.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 24 (19.67%) SQL Server 2005
8 23 (18.85%) RDBMS
9 11 (9.02%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (9.02%) Oracle Database
10 10 (8.20%) OLTP
11 6 (4.92%) SQL Server 2000
12 5 (4.10%) MySQL
13 3 (2.46%) MS Access
13 3 (2.46%) ProClarity
13 3 (2.46%) DTS
14 2 (1.64%) Informix
15 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 1 (0.82%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Toad
1 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 26 (21.31%) Finance
2 7 (5.74%) Games
2 7 (5.74%) Retail
3 2 (1.64%) Marketing
4 1 (0.82%) Legal
4 1 (0.82%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 36 (29.51%) Replication
2 30 (24.59%) Clustering
3 16 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.74%) Data Structures
5 5 (4.10%) Client/Server
6 4 (3.28%) Statistics
6 4 (3.28%) Data Extraction
7 3 (2.46%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (18.85%) Windows
2 8 (6.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (6.56%) Windows 7
3 7 (5.74%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.64%) UNIX
4 2 (1.64%) Linux
5 1 (0.82%) AIX
5 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (39.34%) Performance Tuning
2 24 (19.67%) Capacity Planning
3 19 (15.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (11.48%) Migration
5 13 (10.66%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (9.84%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (9.84%) Database Security
7 11 (9.02%) E-Commerce
7 11 (9.02%) ETL
8 10 (8.20%) Database Mirroring
9 7 (5.74%) Problem Management
9 7 (5.74%) Data Migration
10 6 (4.92%) Database Tuning
11 5 (4.10%) Data Modelling
12 4 (3.28%) ITIL
12 4 (3.28%) High Availability
13 3 (2.46%) Performance Monitoring
13 3 (2.46%) Data Security
13 3 (2.46%) Operations Research
13 3 (2.46%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 112 (91.80%) SQL
2 32 (26.23%) T-SQL
3 4 (3.28%) VBScript
4 3 (2.46%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.64%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.64%) VB
5 2 (1.64%) Python
5 2 (1.64%) Korn
6 1 (0.82%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (15.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (11.48%) MCTS
2 14 (11.48%) MCITP
3 8 (6.56%) Degree
4 5 (4.10%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.28%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.30%) QA
2 2 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (6.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.28%) vSphere
3 2 (1.64%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (1.64%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (4.92%) Oracle RMAN
1 6 (4.92%) Data Guard
2 2 (1.64%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 28 (22.95%) Microsoft
2 21 (17.21%) Oracle
3 4 (3.28%) VMware
4 2 (1.64%) Google
4 2 (1.64%) Netezza
4 2 (1.64%) McAfee
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £47032.00 per annum + 40d Hol+Final Sal Pen+Health
Posted: 6 days ago