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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 170 126 162
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 49 66 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.92% 1.34% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 1.41% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 48 62 37
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,550 £30,050 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.59% +4.37%
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
5066 4692 4847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.30% 95.52% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4310 3916 4057
Average salary £39,750 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.62% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
Coventry -9 10 £37,500 +15.38%
Birmingham -23 8 £36,750 -18.33% 1
Staffordshire -26 7 £40,000 -27.27%
Wolverhampton - 7 £37,500 - 1
Worcestershire - 6 £42,000 - 1
West Bromwich - 5 £37,500 -
Walsall +2 2 £38,750 -3.12%
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 118 (96.72%) SQL
2 88 (72.13%) SQL Server
3 55 (45.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 49 (40.16%) SQL Server 2008
5 43 (35.25%) Microsoft
6 42 (34.43%) Relational Database
7 41 (33.61%) Performance Tuning
8 35 (28.69%) RDBMS
9 32 (26.23%) Microsoft Certification
10 31 (25.41%) MCTS
10 31 (25.41%) MCITP
11 29 (23.77%) MS Excel
12 26 (21.31%) PL/SQL
12 26 (21.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 25 (20.49%) Linux
14 24 (19.67%) Windows
15 22 (18.03%) T-SQL
16 21 (17.21%) UNIX
16 21 (17.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 21 (17.21%) Time Management
16 21 (17.21%) SQL Server 2012
17 20 (16.39%) Red Hat
18 19 (15.57%) Solaris
18 19 (15.57%) Dynamics AX
19 18 (14.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 17 (13.93%) Oracle
21 16 (13.11%) Database Tuning
22 15 (12.30%) Replication
23 13 (10.66%) Capacity Planning
24 11 (9.02%) Oracle Database

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 5 (4.10%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.46%) OpenEdge
2 3 (2.46%) IIS
3 1 (0.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 29 (23.77%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 19 (15.57%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (3.28%) Agresso
3 1 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.64%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (72.13%) SQL Server
2 55 (45.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 49 (40.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 42 (34.43%) Relational Database
5 35 (28.69%) RDBMS
6 26 (21.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 21 (17.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 21 (17.21%) SQL Server 2012
8 18 (14.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (9.02%) Oracle Database
10 10 (8.20%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (4.92%) Data Mining
11 6 (4.92%) SQL Server 2000
12 4 (3.28%) Informix
12 4 (3.28%) DTS
12 4 (3.28%) MySQL
13 3 (2.46%) Crystal Reports
14 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
14 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
15 1 (0.82%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (4.10%) Toad
2 3 (2.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (5.74%) Finance
2 4 (3.28%) Retail
3 2 (1.64%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.64%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.82%) XML
1 1 (0.82%) JSON
1 1 (0.82%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.30%) Replication
2 10 (8.20%) Clustering
2 10 (8.20%) Client/Server
3 5 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.28%) Data Structures
4 4 (3.28%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.64%) Statistics
6 1 (0.82%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (20.49%) Linux
2 24 (19.67%) Windows
3 21 (17.21%) UNIX
4 19 (15.57%) Solaris
5 11 (9.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (8.20%) Windows 7
7 5 (4.10%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (33.61%) Performance Tuning
2 21 (17.21%) Time Management
3 16 (13.11%) Database Tuning
4 13 (10.66%) Capacity Planning
5 9 (7.38%) Database Security
6 8 (6.56%) Performance Monitoring
6 8 (6.56%) Data Modelling
6 8 (6.56%) ETL
6 8 (6.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (5.74%) Migration
8 6 (4.92%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (4.92%) Kimball Methodology
9 5 (4.10%) Data Protection
9 5 (4.10%) Data Management
10 4 (3.28%) Data Analysis
10 4 (3.28%) Information Security
10 4 (3.28%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (3.28%) Service Delivery
10 4 (3.28%) Capacity Management
10 4 (3.28%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 118 (96.72%) SQL
2 26 (21.31%) PL/SQL
3 22 (18.03%) T-SQL
4 6 (4.92%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (26.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (25.41%) MCTS
2 31 (25.41%) MCITP
3 2 (1.64%) Degree
4 1 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.82%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.10%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.46%) vSphere
3 2 (1.64%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (1.64%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (1.64%) Foglight
1 2 (1.64%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 43 (35.25%) Microsoft
2 20 (16.39%) Red Hat
3 17 (13.93%) Oracle
4 3 (2.46%) Business Objects
4 3 (2.46%) VMware
5 2 (1.64%) McAfee
6 1 (0.82%) Sybase
West Midlands
Robert Walters
Salary: £38 - £53 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Wolverhampton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago