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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 193 172 174
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 16 40 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.30% 0.72% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.76% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 14 32 25
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 £34,300 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,550 £54,750 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5091 5260 4665
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.75% 94.72% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4259 4417 4052
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 £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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
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 29 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 -24 6 £41,750 -20.47%
Walsall - 6 £42,500 -
Solihull -9 3 £35,000 -
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 56 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 50 (89.29%) SQL
3 37 (66.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (53.57%) T-SQL
4 30 (53.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (35.71%) ETL
6 18 (32.14%) Business Intelligence
6 18 (32.14%) Microsoft
6 18 (32.14%) SQL Server 2005
7 16 (28.57%) DTS
7 16 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 14 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
8 14 (25.00%) ITIL
8 14 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 13 (23.21%) Replication
9 13 (23.21%) Database Security
10 11 (19.64%) Degree
11 10 (17.86%) Data Architecture
11 10 (17.86%) OLAP
11 10 (17.86%) OLTP
11 10 (17.86%) SQL Server 2000
12 9 (16.07%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (16.07%) Change Management
13 7 (12.50%) Finance
13 7 (12.50%) Windows
13 7 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (10.71%) Relational Database
14 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 (1.79%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (10.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) SAN
2 4 (7.14%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 37 (66.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 30 (53.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (32.14%) SQL Server 2005
6 16 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (28.57%) DTS
7 14 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (17.86%) OLTP
8 10 (17.86%) OLAP
8 10 (17.86%) SQL Server 2000
9 7 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (10.71%) Relational Database
10 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (8.93%) MySQL
11 5 (8.93%) Big Data
12 4 (7.14%) RDBMS
13 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 7 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Retail
3 2 (3.57%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.71%) .NET
2 5 (8.93%) .NET Framework
3 3 (5.36%) Web Services
4 2 (3.57%) WCF
5 1 (1.79%) jQuery
5 1 (1.79%) Ajax
5 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.21%) Replication
2 6 (10.71%) Clustering
3 2 (3.57%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.79%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (1.79%) Linux
2 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000
2 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.71%) ETL
2 18 (32.14%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (25.00%) ITIL
3 14 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 13 (23.21%) Database Security
5 10 (17.86%) Data Architecture
6 9 (16.07%) Change Management
7 4 (7.14%) Security Management
7 4 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (5.36%) Business Continuity
8 3 (5.36%) Logistics
9 2 (3.57%) Dimensional Modelling
9 2 (3.57%) Database Tuning
10 1 (1.79%) ITIL V3
10 1 (1.79%) Change Data Capture
10 1 (1.79%) Performance Monitoring
10 1 (1.79%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 50 (89.29%) SQL
2 30 (53.57%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.79%) C#
3 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (19.64%) Degree
2 9 (16.07%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.79%) MCTS
4 1 (1.79%) MCITP
4 1 (1.79%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (1.79%) EMC RecoverPoint
Vendors
1 18 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (1.79%) Business Objects
3 1 (1.79%) EMC