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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 184 175 178
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 24 34 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.45% 0.62% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.65% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 20 28 24
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 £34,900 £35,000 £34,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £53,250 £53,000
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
5050 5246 4625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.30% 95.04% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4222 4388 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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
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
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 11 July 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 11 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
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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
Staffordshire -17 13 £44,000 -16.19%
Walsall - 7 £42,500 -
Solihull -7 2 £34,500 -1.42%
Birmingham +2 1 - - 1
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 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 66 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 60 (90.91%) SQL
3 43 (65.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 38 (57.58%) T-SQL
5 36 (54.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 24 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
6 24 (36.36%) ETL
6 24 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
7 22 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
8 21 (31.82%) Microsoft
9 19 (28.79%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (27.27%) DTS
10 18 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
11 16 (24.24%) Replication
11 16 (24.24%) Disaster Recovery
12 15 (22.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 14 (21.21%) ITIL
14 13 (19.70%) OLTP
14 13 (19.70%) SQL Server 2000
14 13 (19.70%) Database Security
15 11 (16.67%) Degree
15 11 (16.67%) Finance
16 10 (15.15%) OLAP
16 10 (15.15%) Data Architecture
17 9 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
17 9 (13.64%) ITIL Certification
17 9 (13.64%) MS Excel
17 9 (13.64%) Change Management
18 8 (12.12%) Clustering
18 8 (12.12%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 11 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 (1.52%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (13.64%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.58%) SAN
2 4 (6.06%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 43 (65.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 36 (54.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
5 22 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 18 (27.27%) DTS
7 15 (22.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (19.70%) OLTP
8 13 (19.70%) SQL Server 2000
9 10 (15.15%) OLAP
10 9 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (12.12%) Relational Database
11 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 6 (9.09%) RDBMS
12 6 (9.09%) Big Data
13 5 (7.58%) MySQL
14 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
14 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
14 1 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
General
1 11 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Retail
2 2 (3.03%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.09%) .NET
2 5 (7.58%) .NET Framework
3 3 (4.55%) Web Services
4 2 (3.03%) WCF
5 1 (1.52%) jQuery
5 1 (1.52%) Ajax
5 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.24%) Replication
2 8 (12.12%) Clustering
3 2 (3.03%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.52%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.61%) Windows
2 1 (1.52%) Linux
2 1 (1.52%) Windows 2000
2 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (36.36%) ETL
2 19 (28.79%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
4 16 (24.24%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (21.21%) ITIL
6 13 (19.70%) Database Security
7 10 (15.15%) Data Architecture
8 9 (13.64%) Change Management
9 4 (6.06%) Security Management
9 4 (6.06%) Database Tuning
9 4 (6.06%) Performance Analysis
10 3 (4.55%) Business Continuity
10 3 (4.55%) Logistics
11 2 (3.03%) Dimensional Modelling
11 2 (3.03%) Data Protection
12 1 (1.52%) Agile Software Development
12 1 (1.52%) Performance Monitoring
12 1 (1.52%) ITIL V3
12 1 (1.52%) Change Data Capture
Programming Languages
1 60 (90.91%) SQL
2 38 (57.58%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.52%) C#
3 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (16.67%) Degree
2 9 (13.64%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.52%) MCTS
4 1 (1.52%) MCITP
4 1 (1.52%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (1.52%) EMC RecoverPoint
Vendors
1 21 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.06%) Oracle
3 2 (3.03%) Remedy
4 1 (1.52%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.52%) EMC