The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had SQL Server DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 222 195 180
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 7 22 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.43% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.44% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 7 22 45
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,100 £37,000 £35,600
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £41,800 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
5347 4996 5486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.90% 97.12% 97.41%
Number of salaries quoted 4236 4209 4839
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured SQL Server DBA in the job title.

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 7 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire +1 5 £42,500 -15.00%
Solihull - 1 £34,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £45,000 -
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, SQL Server DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region featuring SQL Server DBA in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (91.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (91.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (91.67%) SQL
3 10 (83.33%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
6 7 (58.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (58.33%) T-SQL
7 6 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (33.33%) OLTP
9 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (16.67%) High Availability
10 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
10 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (16.67%) MySQL
10 2 (16.67%) Windows
10 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
11 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (8.33%) ETL
11 1 (8.33%) DB2
11 1 (8.33%) OLAP
11 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
11 1 (8.33%) ITIL
11 1 (8.33%) IBM
11 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
11 1 (8.33%) Replication
11 1 (8.33%) Statistics

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (91.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (91.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (58.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (33.33%) OLTP
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (16.67%) MySQL
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (8.33%) DB2
8 1 (8.33%) OLAP
8 1 (8.33%) Power BI
8 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) NHS
2 1 (8.33%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (16.67%) High Availability
3 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Database Mirroring
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (8.33%) ETL
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) IBM