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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 205 164 171
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 13 47 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.85% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.89% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 11 35 23
Average salary £39,000 £45,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +21.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £32,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £54,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
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
5285 5270 4524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.47% 94.78% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4384 4466 3887
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 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 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
Walsall - 5 £42,500 - 1
Solihull -3 4 £36,250 +3.57%
Staffordshire -32 3 £35,500 -32.38% 1
Shropshire -8 1 - -
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 45 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 38 (84.44%) SQL
3 33 (73.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (48.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (46.67%) ETL
6 20 (44.44%) T-SQL
7 18 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (33.33%) DTS
8 15 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 14 (31.11%) ITIL
9 14 (31.11%) SQL Server 2005
10 13 (28.89%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (28.89%) Database Security
11 11 (24.44%) Degree
12 10 (22.22%) OLAP
12 10 (22.22%) Data Architecture
13 9 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
13 9 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (20.00%) Change Management
14 8 (17.78%) SQL Server 2012
14 8 (17.78%) Performance Tuning
15 7 (15.56%) Windows
16 5 (11.11%) Replication
16 5 (11.11%) .NET
16 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
16 5 (11.11%) OLTP
16 5 (11.11%) Relational Database
17 4 (8.89%) MySQL

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (2.22%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 33 (73.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (48.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (33.33%) DTS
6 14 (31.11%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (22.22%) OLAP
8 9 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (17.78%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
10 5 (11.11%) OLTP
10 5 (11.11%) Relational Database
11 4 (8.89%) MySQL
12 3 (6.67%) RDBMS
13 2 (4.44%) Big Data
14 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
14 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
14 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 4 (8.89%) Retail
2 3 (6.67%) Finance
3 2 (4.44%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) .NET
2 4 (8.89%) .NET Framework
3 3 (6.67%) Web Services
4 2 (4.44%) WCF
5 1 (2.22%) jQuery
5 1 (2.22%) Ajax
5 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Replication
2 2 (4.44%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.22%) Clustering
3 1 (2.22%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.56%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.22%) Linux
2 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000
2 1 (2.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (46.67%) ETL
2 18 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (31.11%) ITIL
4 13 (28.89%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (28.89%) Database Security
5 10 (22.22%) Data Architecture
6 9 (20.00%) Change Management
7 8 (17.78%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (6.67%) Logistics
8 3 (6.67%) Business Continuity
9 1 (2.22%) Dimensional Modelling
9 1 (2.22%) Database Tuning
9 1 (2.22%) ITIL V3
9 1 (2.22%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (2.22%) Change Data Capture
9 1 (2.22%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.22%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (84.44%) SQL
2 20 (44.44%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.22%) C#
3 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) Degree
2 9 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.22%) MCTS
4 1 (2.22%) MCITP
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (2.22%) MCDBA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) EMC RecoverPoint
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 15 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle
3 1 (2.22%) EMC
3 1 (2.22%) Business Objects
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