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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 203 204 169
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 20 14 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.34% 0.26% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.27% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 32
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,100 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £42,500 £54,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
5416 5115 5276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.12% 94.83% 94.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4446 4277 4429
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 £57,500 £60,000
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
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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +9 7 £30,000 -24.05%
Warwickshire - 4 £40,000 - 1
Birmingham - 2 £45,000 - 1
Coventry - 2 £49,000 - 1
Solihull +9 1 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Shropshire - 1 £45,000 -
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 35 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (71.43%) SQL
3 17 (48.57%) Replication
3 17 (48.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (37.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (37.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 13 (37.14%) Performance Tuning
5 10 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
5 10 (28.57%) Clustering
6 9 (25.71%) Finance
6 9 (25.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (22.86%) T-SQL
7 8 (22.86%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (20.00%) Oracle
8 7 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (20.00%) QA
8 7 (20.00%) Games
8 7 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (20.00%) Oracle Database
9 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
10 5 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (14.29%) Windows
10 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (14.29%) Database Tuning
10 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (14.29%) Database Security
11 4 (11.43%) High Availability
11 4 (11.43%) Kimball Methodology

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (48.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (37.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (37.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (25.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (22.86%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (20.00%) Oracle Database
7 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
9 3 (8.57%) RDBMS
9 3 (8.57%) ProClarity
10 2 (5.71%) MySQL
11 1 (2.86%) OLTP
11 1 (2.86%) Informix
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Toad
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
2 7 (20.00%) Games
3 3 (8.57%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 17 (48.57%) Replication
2 10 (28.57%) Clustering
3 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.57%) Statistics
5 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (14.29%) Database Tuning
4 5 (14.29%) Database Security
4 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (11.43%) Data Modelling
5 4 (11.43%) ETL
5 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (11.43%) Data Management
5 4 (11.43%) High Availability
5 4 (11.43%) Kimball Methodology
5 4 (11.43%) Master Data Management
6 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce
6 3 (8.57%) Project Planning
6 3 (8.57%) Migration
7 1 (2.86%) Resource Management
7 1 (2.86%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (71.43%) SQL
2 8 (22.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
1 3 (8.57%) vSphere
2 1 (2.86%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (2.86%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (8.57%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Oracle
2 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.57%) VMware
4 1 (2.86%) McAfee
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
VIQU
Salary: £30k - 50k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago