The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 197 167 174
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 28 33 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.49% 0.63% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.66% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 26 19 22
Average salary £41,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.88% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £40,000 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £45,600
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
SQL Server 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
5408 5035 4486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.21% 95.65% 95.06%
Number of salaries quoted 4645 4302 3848
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

SQL Server DBA Salary Histogram 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 22 October 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
Warwickshire - 7 £42,000 - 1
Walsall - 6 £39,000 -
Solihull - 4 £38,750 - 1
Coventry - 2 £37,000 -
Birmingham -15 1 £47,500 +11.76%
Staffordshire -26 1 £30,000 -50.00%
Shropshire - 1 - -
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 46 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 38 (82.61%) SQL
3 29 (63.04%) T-SQL
4 27 (58.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (41.30%) ETL
7 18 (39.13%) SQL Server 2005
8 17 (36.96%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (34.78%) Oracle
10 15 (32.61%) Oracle Database
11 14 (30.43%) Data Warehouse
12 13 (28.26%) RDBMS
12 13 (28.26%) Relational Database
13 12 (26.09%) Capacity Planning
14 11 (23.91%) SQL Server 2012
14 11 (23.91%) Degree
15 10 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
16 9 (19.57%) Performance Tuning
16 9 (19.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
18 7 (15.22%) Linux
18 7 (15.22%) .NET
19 6 (13.04%) Retail
19 6 (13.04%) Oracle Forms
19 6 (13.04%) DTS
19 6 (13.04%) PL/SQL
19 6 (13.04%) Oracle EBS
20 5 (10.87%) Disaster Recovery
20 5 (10.87%) ITIL
20 5 (10.87%) Database Security

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (2.17%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (58.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (39.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 15 (32.61%) Oracle Database
6 14 (30.43%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (28.26%) RDBMS
7 13 (28.26%) Relational Database
8 11 (23.91%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (19.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (13.04%) DTS
12 4 (8.70%) OLAP
13 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
14 1 (2.17%) Big Data
14 1 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (13.04%) Retail
2 3 (6.52%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) .NET
2 1 (2.17%) Ajax
2 1 (2.17%) jQuery
2 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Replication
2 2 (4.35%) Clustering
3 1 (2.17%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.17%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (2.17%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.22%) Linux
2 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (41.30%) ETL
2 17 (36.96%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (26.09%) Capacity Planning
4 9 (19.57%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (10.87%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (10.87%) ITIL
5 5 (10.87%) Database Security
6 4 (8.70%) Data Architecture
6 4 (8.70%) Change Management
7 2 (4.35%) Line Management
8 1 (2.17%) Business Continuity
8 1 (2.17%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.17%) Data Analysis
8 1 (2.17%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.17%) Time Management
8 1 (2.17%) Dimensional Modelling
8 1 (2.17%) Resource Management
8 1 (2.17%) Database Tuning
8 1 (2.17%) High Availability
8 1 (2.17%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 38 (82.61%) SQL
2 29 (63.04%) T-SQL
3 6 (13.04%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.17%) C#
4 1 (2.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (23.91%) Degree
2 4 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 16 (34.78%) Oracle
2 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.17%) Business Objects
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwickshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £33000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 6 days ago