The first table below looks at the demand for the SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 197 168 175
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 17 39 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.32% 0.70% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.74% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 15 31 26
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,400 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,400 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +2.35%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5089 5268 4657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.75% 94.82% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4263 4419 4062
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 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
SQL Server DBA
England

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL Server DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA across the West Midlands region.

SQL Server DBA Salary Trend in the West Midlands

SQL Server 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 Server DBA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 July 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 - 7 £42,500 -
Staffordshire -28 6 £41,750 -20.47%
Solihull -3 3 £35,000 -
SQL Server DBA
England

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title.

1 58 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 51 (87.93%) SQL
3 38 (65.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 31 (53.45%) T-SQL
4 31 (53.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (36.21%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (34.48%) ETL
7 18 (31.03%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (31.03%) Microsoft
7 18 (31.03%) SQL Server 2005
8 17 (29.31%) SQL Server 2008
9 16 (27.59%) DTS
10 15 (25.86%) Performance Tuning
11 14 (24.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 14 (24.14%) ITIL
11 14 (24.14%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (22.41%) Replication
12 13 (22.41%) Database Security
13 11 (18.97%) Degree
13 11 (18.97%) SQL Server 2000
14 10 (17.24%) OLTP
14 10 (17.24%) OLAP
14 10 (17.24%) Data Architecture
15 9 (15.52%) ITIL Certification
15 9 (15.52%) Change Management
16 8 (13.79%) Finance
17 7 (12.07%) Windows
17 7 (12.07%) SQL Server 2012
18 6 (10.34%) Relational Database
18 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.72%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (10.34%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) SAN
2 4 (6.90%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 38 (65.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 31 (53.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (36.21%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (31.03%) SQL Server 2005
6 17 (29.31%) SQL Server 2008
7 16 (27.59%) DTS
8 14 (24.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (18.97%) SQL Server 2000
10 10 (17.24%) OLAP
10 10 (17.24%) OLTP
11 7 (12.07%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (10.34%) Relational Database
12 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 5 (8.62%) MySQL
13 5 (8.62%) Big Data
14 4 (6.90%) RDBMS
15 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
15 1 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
15 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 8 (13.79%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Retail
3 2 (3.45%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.34%) .NET
2 5 (8.62%) .NET Framework
3 3 (5.17%) Web Services
4 2 (3.45%) WCF
5 1 (1.72%) jQuery
5 1 (1.72%) Ajax
5 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.41%) Replication
2 6 (10.34%) Clustering
3 2 (3.45%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.72%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.07%) Windows
2 1 (1.72%) Linux
2 1 (1.72%) Windows 2000
2 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.72%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (34.48%) ETL
2 18 (31.03%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (25.86%) Performance Tuning
4 14 (24.14%) ITIL
4 14 (24.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (22.41%) Database Security
6 10 (17.24%) Data Architecture
7 9 (15.52%) Change Management
8 4 (6.90%) Security Management
8 4 (6.90%) Performance Analysis
9 3 (5.17%) Business Continuity
9 3 (5.17%) Logistics
10 2 (3.45%) Dimensional Modelling
10 2 (3.45%) Database Tuning
11 1 (1.72%) ITIL V3
11 1 (1.72%) Change Data Capture
11 1 (1.72%) Performance Monitoring
11 1 (1.72%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 51 (87.93%) SQL
2 31 (53.45%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.72%) C#
3 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (18.97%) Degree
2 9 (15.52%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.72%) MCTS
4 1 (1.72%) MCITP
4 1 (1.72%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (1.72%) EMC RecoverPoint
Vendors
1 18 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.90%) Oracle
3 1 (1.72%) Business Objects
3 1 (1.72%) EMC