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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 185 140 164
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 19 40 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.39% 0.98% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 1.03% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 19 39 21
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £43,125 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +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
4651 3877 4387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.03% 94.75% 94.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4011 3153 3749
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,500
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
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 6 March 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
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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
Birmingham -21 3 £38,500 -3.75%
Walsall - 2 £38,750 -
Solihull - 1 £40,000 - 1
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 62 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 56 (90.32%) SQL
3 40 (64.52%) RDBMS
3 40 (64.52%) SQL Server 2005
3 40 (64.52%) Relational Database
4 36 (58.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 31 (50.00%) Linux
6 30 (48.39%) PL/SQL
7 25 (40.32%) Oracle
8 24 (38.71%) Microsoft
9 22 (35.48%) Oracle Database
10 21 (33.87%) MS Excel
11 20 (32.26%) T-SQL
11 20 (32.26%) Time Management
12 19 (30.65%) Dynamics AX
12 19 (30.65%) UNIX
12 19 (30.65%) Solaris
12 19 (30.65%) Red Hat
13 17 (27.42%) Capacity Planning
14 12 (19.35%) Performance Tuning
15 10 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
16 8 (12.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 8 (12.90%) Database Tuning
17 7 (11.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 6 (9.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 6 (9.68%) Degree
18 6 (9.68%) Oracle EBS
18 6 (9.68%) Oracle Forms
18 6 (9.68%) .NET
19 5 (8.06%) Data Warehouse

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 2 (3.23%) IIS
2 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (33.87%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 19 (30.65%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (9.68%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.61%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 40 (64.52%) RDBMS
2 40 (64.52%) SQL Server 2005
2 40 (64.52%) Relational Database
3 36 (58.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 22 (35.48%) Oracle Database
5 8 (12.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (11.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (9.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (8.06%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (8.06%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (8.06%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (1.61%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.61%) Toad
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (6.45%) Retail
2 3 (4.84%) Finance
3 1 (1.61%) Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.68%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.84%) Replication
2 2 (3.23%) Clustering
2 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.61%) Statistics
3 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 31 (50.00%) Linux
2 19 (30.65%) UNIX
2 19 (30.65%) Solaris
3 3 (4.84%) Windows
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.26%) Time Management
2 17 (27.42%) Capacity Planning
3 12 (19.35%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (12.90%) Database Tuning
6 5 (8.06%) Data Modelling
6 5 (8.06%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (6.45%) Kimball Methodology
7 4 (6.45%) Master Data Management
7 4 (6.45%) Database Security
7 4 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (6.45%) Data Management
8 3 (4.84%) Network Architecture
8 3 (4.84%) Data Security
9 2 (3.23%) ETL
10 1 (1.61%) Service Management
10 1 (1.61%) Service Delivery
10 1 (1.61%) Data Analysis
10 1 (1.61%) Software Engineering
10 1 (1.61%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 56 (90.32%) SQL
2 30 (48.39%) PL/SQL
3 20 (32.26%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (9.68%) Degree
2 4 (6.45%) VCP4
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 25 (40.32%) Oracle
2 24 (38.71%) Microsoft
3 19 (30.65%) Red Hat
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
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