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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 214 178 140
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 16 32 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.64% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.66% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 16 32 44
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 £37,500 £38,650 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
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
5404 4882 4072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.09% 96.88% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4505 4255 3357
Average salary £42,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
Warwickshire - 5 £40,000 -
Staffordshire +3 4 £55,000 +57.14%
West Bromwich -11 4 £38,750 -8.82%
Birmingham +1 1 £47,000 +70.90%
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 37 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 33 (89.19%) SQL
3 28 (75.68%) T-SQL
3 28 (75.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (67.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 23 (62.16%) ETL
6 22 (59.46%) SQL Server 2012
7 21 (56.76%) Patch Management
8 18 (48.65%) Clustering
9 15 (40.54%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (32.43%) Windows
11 9 (24.32%) Finance
12 6 (16.22%) Replication
13 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
13 5 (13.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (13.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 4 (10.81%) Database Mirroring
14 4 (10.81%) Database Security
15 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
15 3 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
15 3 (8.11%) High Availability
15 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
15 3 (8.11%) Online Betting
16 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
16 2 (5.41%) Database Tuning
16 2 (5.41%) Capacity Planning
16 2 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
16 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
16 2 (5.41%) Linux
16 2 (5.41%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Internet
1 1 (2.70%) PuTTY
1 1 (2.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 28 (75.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (67.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 22 (59.46%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (13.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (13.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (5.41%) OLTP
7 2 (5.41%) RDBMS
7 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
7 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (2.70%) DTS
8 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
8 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MSI
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (2.70%) Toad
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Online Betting
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (48.65%) Clustering
2 6 (16.22%) Replication
3 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (32.43%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Unix
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (62.16%) ETL
2 21 (56.76%) Patch Management
3 15 (40.54%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (10.81%) Database Mirroring
4 4 (10.81%) Database Security
5 3 (8.11%) High Availability
6 2 (5.41%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (5.41%) Database Tuning
6 2 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.70%) Change Control
7 1 (2.70%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.70%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.70%) Logical Data Model
7 1 (2.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (89.19%) SQL
2 28 (75.68%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle
3 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
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