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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 203 171 174
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 20 38 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.36% 0.70% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.74% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 18 25 27
Average salary £38,250 £45,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +21.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £40,000 £32,350
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £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
5358 5142 4651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.63% 95.22% 94.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4479 4376 3966
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 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
(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
Walsall - 6 £40,750 -
Solihull - 4 £37,500 - 1
Staffordshire -33 3 £30,750 -44.09%
Warwickshire - 3 £43,000 - 1
Shropshire -1 1 - -
Coventry -14 1 £37,000 -35.65%
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 44 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 37 (84.09%) SQL
3 30 (68.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (56.82%) T-SQL
5 23 (52.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (45.45%) ETL
7 18 (40.91%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (34.09%) SQL Server 2005
10 12 (27.27%) Degree
11 11 (25.00%) DTS
12 10 (22.73%) ITIL
12 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
12 10 (22.73%) Oracle
12 10 (22.73%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (22.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 10 (22.73%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (22.73%) Database Security
13 9 (20.45%) SQL Server 2008
14 8 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
15 7 (15.91%) Relational Database
15 7 (15.91%) Oracle Database
15 7 (15.91%) Data Architecture
15 7 (15.91%) Change Management
15 7 (15.91%) .NET
15 7 (15.91%) OLAP
15 7 (15.91%) ITIL Certification
16 6 (13.64%) Windows
17 5 (11.36%) RDBMS
17 5 (11.36%) Replication

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (2.27%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 30 (68.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (52.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (34.09%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (25.00%) DTS
7 10 (22.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (22.73%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (20.45%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (15.91%) Oracle Database
9 7 (15.91%) Relational Database
9 7 (15.91%) OLAP
10 5 (11.36%) RDBMS
11 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (6.82%) MySQL
13 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (2.27%) OLTP
13 1 (2.27%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (11.36%) Retail
2 4 (9.09%) Finance
3 2 (4.55%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) .NET
2 3 (6.82%) Web Services
2 3 (6.82%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.55%) WCF
4 1 (2.27%) jQuery
4 1 (2.27%) Ajax
4 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Replication
2 3 (6.82%) Clustering
3 2 (4.55%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.27%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) Windows
2 3 (6.82%) Linux
3 1 (2.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (45.45%) ETL
2 18 (40.91%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (22.73%) ITIL
3 10 (22.73%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (22.73%) Database Security
4 8 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (15.91%) Data Architecture
5 7 (15.91%) Change Management
6 5 (11.36%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (6.82%) Business Continuity
7 3 (6.82%) Logistics
8 1 (2.27%) Resource Management
8 1 (2.27%) Dimensional Modelling
8 1 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.27%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.27%) High Availability
8 1 (2.27%) Change Data Capture
8 1 (2.27%) Database Tuning
8 1 (2.27%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (2.27%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (84.09%) SQL
2 25 (56.82%) T-SQL
3 3 (6.82%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.27%) C#
4 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (27.27%) Degree
2 7 (15.91%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) Oracle
1 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.27%) Business Objects
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £56000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago