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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 146 152 172
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 71 62 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.33% 1.19% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 1.25% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 65 54 29
Average salary £38,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.41% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £29,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,600 £54,250 £50,500
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
5090 4949 4829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.07% 94.97% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4273 4177 4000
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
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 27 May 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 27 May 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 - 13 £37,500 - 2
Birmingham -4 11 £37,500 -16.66% 3
Worcestershire +5 10 £43,000 +32.30%
Staffordshire -15 10 £45,250 +4.62%
Wolverhampton - 10 £36,250 - 1
West Bromwich - 7 £37,500 - 1
Solihull +8 2 £39,000 -2.50% 4
Walsall -1 2 £38,750 -8.82%
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 117 (96.69%) SQL
2 95 (78.51%) SQL Server
3 51 (42.15%) SQL Server 2005
4 50 (41.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 43 (35.54%) Microsoft
6 41 (33.88%) Performance Tuning
7 39 (32.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 37 (30.58%) Relational Database
9 34 (28.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 33 (27.27%) RDBMS
10 33 (27.27%) MS Excel
11 28 (23.14%) Microsoft Certification
12 27 (22.31%) Windows
13 26 (21.49%) MCITP
13 26 (21.49%) MCTS
13 26 (21.49%) SQL Server 2012
14 24 (19.83%) T-SQL
15 23 (19.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 22 (18.18%) Replication
17 19 (15.70%) PL/SQL
18 18 (14.88%) Linux
18 18 (14.88%) UNIX
18 18 (14.88%) Time Management
19 17 (14.05%) Clustering
19 17 (14.05%) Red Hat
20 16 (13.22%) Solaris
20 16 (13.22%) Dynamics AX
21 15 (12.40%) Capacity Planning
21 15 (12.40%) Oracle
22 14 (11.57%) Database Tuning

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (5.79%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.31%) OpenEdge
3 3 (2.48%) IIS
Applications
1 33 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (13.22%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (4.13%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.65%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (78.51%) SQL Server
2 51 (42.15%) SQL Server 2005
3 50 (41.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 39 (32.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 37 (30.58%) Relational Database
6 34 (28.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 33 (27.27%) RDBMS
8 26 (21.49%) SQL Server 2012
9 23 (19.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 12 (9.92%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (6.61%) Oracle Database
12 7 (5.79%) SQL Server 2000
13 6 (4.96%) MySQL
14 4 (3.31%) DTS
14 4 (3.31%) Informix
15 3 (2.48%) Data Mining
15 3 (2.48%) OLTP
15 3 (2.48%) Crystal Reports
16 1 (0.83%) DB2
16 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.13%) Toad
2 3 (2.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (9.92%) Finance
2 5 (4.13%) Retail
3 2 (1.65%) Games
4 1 (0.83%) Banking
4 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.83%) XML
1 1 (0.83%) JSON
1 1 (0.83%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.18%) Replication
2 17 (14.05%) Clustering
3 9 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.61%) Data Structures
4 8 (6.61%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.48%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.65%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.65%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.83%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.83%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.83%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 27 (22.31%) Windows
2 18 (14.88%) Linux
2 18 (14.88%) UNIX
3 16 (13.22%) Solaris
4 12 (9.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (9.09%) Windows 7
6 7 (5.79%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (33.88%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (14.88%) Time Management
3 15 (12.40%) Capacity Planning
4 14 (11.57%) Database Tuning
5 11 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (9.09%) Migration
5 11 (9.09%) Database Security
6 9 (7.44%) Data Modelling
6 9 (7.44%) ETL
7 7 (5.79%) Problem Management
7 7 (5.79%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (4.96%) Kimball Methodology
8 6 (4.96%) Data Migration
8 6 (4.96%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (4.13%) Service Delivery
9 5 (4.13%) Data Management
9 5 (4.13%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (3.31%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (3.31%) Data Protection
10 4 (3.31%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 117 (96.69%) SQL
2 24 (19.83%) T-SQL
3 19 (15.70%) PL/SQL
4 7 (5.79%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.48%) VBScript
6 2 (1.65%) VB
6 2 (1.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (23.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (21.49%) MCTS
2 26 (21.49%) MCITP
3 5 (4.13%) Degree
4 3 (2.48%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.65%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.31%) QA
2 3 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (5.79%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.31%) vSphere
3 2 (1.65%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (1.65%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (2.48%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (2.48%) Data Guard
2 2 (1.65%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (1.65%) Foglight
Vendors
1 43 (35.54%) Microsoft
2 17 (14.05%) Red Hat
3 15 (12.40%) Oracle
4 4 (3.31%) VMware
5 3 (2.48%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.65%) Netezza
6 2 (1.65%) McAfee
7 1 (0.83%) Sybase
West Midlands
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £27k - 30k per year + Pension
Posted: 14 hours ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £27000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £27k - 30k per year + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Next Move IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £53000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Next Move IT
Salary: £34000 - £44000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Outstanding Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
West Midlands
Jumar Solutions
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Coventry
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £27000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago