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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 173 168 165
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 32 29 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.65% 0.66% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.69% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 32 25 21
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
UK excluding London average salary £43,125 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +6.25%
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
4719 4181 4600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.78% 94.53% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4152 3477 4005
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 29 January 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 29 January 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
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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
West Bromwich - 4 £42,500 -
Solihull +4 2 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Staffordshire -3 2 £35,000 -36.36%
Birmingham -21 1 £27,500 -21.42%
Worcestershire - 1 £45,000 -
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 62 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 54 (87.10%) SQL
3 41 (66.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 40 (64.52%) RDBMS
4 40 (64.52%) Relational Database
5 34 (54.84%) SQL Server 2008
6 30 (48.39%) Linux
7 29 (46.77%) PL/SQL
8 26 (41.94%) Oracle
9 24 (38.71%) T-SQL
9 24 (38.71%) Microsoft
10 22 (35.48%) Oracle Database
11 20 (32.26%) MS Excel
12 19 (30.65%) Time Management
13 18 (29.03%) Red Hat
13 18 (29.03%) UNIX
13 18 (29.03%) Solaris
13 18 (29.03%) Dynamics AX
14 17 (27.42%) Capacity Planning
15 13 (20.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 12 (19.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 12 (19.35%) Performance Tuning
17 11 (17.74%) Business Intelligence
18 8 (12.90%) SQL Server 2012
19 7 (11.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 6 (9.68%) ETL
20 6 (9.68%) Oracle Forms
20 6 (9.68%) .NET
20 6 (9.68%) Degree
20 6 (9.68%) Oracle EBS

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 2 (3.23%) IIS
2 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (32.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 18 (29.03%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (9.68%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.61%) Agresso
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 41 (66.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 40 (64.52%) RDBMS
3 40 (64.52%) Relational Database
4 34 (54.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (35.48%) Oracle Database
6 13 (20.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (19.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (12.90%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (11.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (8.06%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (1.61%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (8.06%) Retail
2 3 (4.84%) Finance
3 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.61%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.68%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.84%) Replication
2 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.23%) Clustering
3 1 (1.61%) Statistics
3 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 30 (48.39%) Linux
2 18 (29.03%) UNIX
2 18 (29.03%) Solaris
3 3 (4.84%) Windows
4 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.65%) Time Management
2 17 (27.42%) Capacity Planning
3 12 (19.35%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (17.74%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (9.68%) ETL
6 4 (6.45%) Database Tuning
7 3 (4.84%) Data Security
7 3 (4.84%) Network Architecture
8 1 (1.61%) Resource Management
8 1 (1.61%) Data Analysis
8 1 (1.61%) Software Engineering
8 1 (1.61%) Migration
8 1 (1.61%) Workflow
8 1 (1.61%) Data Modelling
8 1 (1.61%) CRM
8 1 (1.61%) Service Management
8 1 (1.61%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.61%) Data Migration
8 1 (1.61%) High Availability
8 1 (1.61%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 54 (87.10%) SQL
2 29 (46.77%) PL/SQL
3 24 (38.71%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (9.68%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 26 (41.94%) Oracle
2 24 (38.71%) Microsoft
3 18 (29.03%) Red Hat
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 24 days ago