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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 129 130 146
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 87 78 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.60% 1.57% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 1.66% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 83 58 37
Average salary £42,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £20,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
5200 4712 4592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.48% 94.98% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4614 3983 4031
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Coventry +1 15 £39,000 - 3
Birmingham -6 13 £44,000 +15.03%
Worcestershire +20 9 £40,000 +10.34%
Solihull -9 9 £38,500 +6.20%
Wolverhampton - 8 £40,000 - 1
West Bromwich +7 4 £42,500 +8.97%
Warwickshire -5 4 £42,000 -
Walsall - 3 £39,000 -
Staffordshire -29 2 £35,000 +22.80% 1
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 131 (92.91%) SQL
2 96 (68.09%) SQL Server
3 49 (34.75%) Performance Tuning
4 46 (32.62%) Relational Database
5 44 (31.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 43 (30.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 40 (28.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 39 (27.66%) RDBMS
9 37 (26.24%) Microsoft
10 36 (25.53%) Oracle
11 35 (24.82%) SQL Server 2008
11 35 (24.82%) T-SQL
12 33 (23.40%) MS Excel
13 28 (19.86%) Oracle Database
13 28 (19.86%) Microsoft Certification
14 27 (19.15%) MCITP
15 26 (18.44%) MCTS
16 25 (17.73%) Capacity Planning
17 21 (14.89%) PL/SQL
17 21 (14.89%) Linux
18 18 (12.77%) SQL Server 2012
19 15 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
20 14 (9.93%) ETL
20 14 (9.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 13 (9.22%) Windows
21 13 (9.22%) Retail
22 11 (7.80%) Database Tuning
23 10 (7.09%) Time Management
23 10 (7.09%) Data Warehouse
23 10 (7.09%) Replication

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (2.84%) IIS
2 2 (1.42%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.71%) SAS
3 1 (0.71%) OpenEdge
3 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 33 (23.40%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (6.38%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (4.26%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.42%) Agresso
4 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.71%) LAN
1 1 (0.71%) WAN
1 1 (0.71%) FTP
1 1 (0.71%) VPN
1 1 (0.71%) SAN
1 1 (0.71%) Firewall
1 1 (0.71%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (0.71%) NAS
1 1 (0.71%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (68.09%) SQL Server
2 46 (32.62%) Relational Database
3 44 (31.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 43 (30.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 40 (28.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 39 (27.66%) RDBMS
7 35 (24.82%) SQL Server 2008
8 28 (19.86%) Oracle Database
9 18 (12.77%) SQL Server 2012
10 14 (9.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (7.09%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (4.26%) Data Mining
12 6 (4.26%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (2.13%) DTS
13 3 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
14 2 (1.42%) Crystal Reports
15 1 (0.71%) Informix
15 1 (0.71%) MS Access
15 1 (0.71%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (4.26%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.71%) Toad
General
1 13 (9.22%) Retail
2 9 (6.38%) Finance
3 3 (2.13%) Law
3 3 (2.13%) Legal
4 2 (1.42%) Banking
4 2 (1.42%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.96%) .NET
2 4 (2.84%) XML
3 1 (0.71%) Ajax
3 1 (0.71%) jQuery
3 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.09%) Replication
2 8 (5.67%) Client/Server
3 7 (4.96%) Clustering
4 4 (2.84%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.13%) Statistics
6 2 (1.42%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.42%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.42%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.42%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.71%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.71%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.71%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.71%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 21 (14.89%) Linux
2 13 (9.22%) Windows
3 10 (7.09%) UNIX
4 9 (6.38%) Solaris
5 7 (4.96%) Windows 7
6 6 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.71%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (34.75%) Performance Tuning
2 25 (17.73%) Capacity Planning
3 15 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (9.93%) ETL
5 11 (7.80%) Database Tuning
6 10 (7.09%) Time Management
7 9 (6.38%) Data Analysis
7 9 (6.38%) Data Modelling
8 7 (4.96%) Service Delivery
9 6 (4.26%) Workflow
10 4 (2.84%) Software Engineering
10 4 (2.84%) Performance Monitoring
11 3 (2.13%) Network Architecture
11 3 (2.13%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (2.13%) Data Security
12 2 (1.42%) Migration
12 2 (1.42%) Information Security
12 2 (1.42%) CRM
12 2 (1.42%) Project Management
12 2 (1.42%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 131 (92.91%) SQL
2 35 (24.82%) T-SQL
3 21 (14.89%) PL/SQL
4 3 (2.13%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.71%) C#
5 1 (0.71%) VBA
5 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (19.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (19.15%) MCITP
3 26 (18.44%) MCTS
4 9 (6.38%) Degree
5 1 (0.71%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.42%) SLA
1 2 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.71%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.71%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (3.55%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.71%) Foglight
Vendors
1 37 (26.24%) Microsoft
2 36 (25.53%) Oracle
3 9 (6.38%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.42%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.71%) VMware
5 1 (0.71%) Stonesoft
5 1 (0.71%) Sybase
5 1 (0.71%) Citrix
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