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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 191 180 190
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 20 31 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.37% 0.57% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.60% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 17 28 8
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -4.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,600 £36,400 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £55,000 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
5125 5131 4879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.96% 95.00% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 4293 4334 4050
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 28 May 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 28 May 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
Birmingham -9 5 £38,500 -14.44%
Staffordshire +3 4 £43,750 -0.56%
Walsall +3 2 £38,750 -8.82%
Coventry - 2 £49,000 -
West Bromwich - 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 £27,500 -
Worcestershire - 1 £41,500 -
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 39 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 35 (89.74%) SQL
3 26 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (61.54%) SQL Server 2005
5 20 (51.28%) RDBMS
5 20 (51.28%) Microsoft
5 20 (51.28%) Relational Database
6 18 (46.15%) MS Excel
7 17 (43.59%) PL/SQL
7 17 (43.59%) Linux
8 16 (41.03%) Red Hat
8 16 (41.03%) UNIX
8 16 (41.03%) Dynamics AX
8 16 (41.03%) Time Management
8 16 (41.03%) Solaris
9 9 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (17.95%) Replication
10 7 (17.95%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (15.38%) Oracle
12 5 (12.82%) T-SQL
12 5 (12.82%) Windows
12 5 (12.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (12.82%) Database Tuning
12 5 (12.82%) Capacity Planning
12 5 (12.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database
12 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (10.26%) Kimball Methodology
13 4 (10.26%) Master Data Management
13 4 (10.26%) Database Security

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.56%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (46.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (41.03%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.56%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (61.54%) SQL Server 2005
4 20 (51.28%) RDBMS
4 20 (51.28%) Relational Database
5 9 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (12.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (12.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database
6 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (5.13%) MySQL
9 1 (2.56%) OLTP
9 1 (2.56%) Informix
9 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (5.13%) Toad
General
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
1 2 (5.13%) Games
2 1 (2.56%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Replication
2 4 (10.26%) Clustering
3 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 17 (43.59%) Linux
2 16 (41.03%) UNIX
2 16 (41.03%) Solaris
3 5 (12.82%) Windows
4 3 (7.69%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Time Management
2 7 (17.95%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (12.82%) Database Tuning
3 5 (12.82%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (10.26%) Kimball Methodology
4 4 (10.26%) Master Data Management
4 4 (10.26%) Database Security
4 4 (10.26%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (10.26%) Data Management
4 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.26%) Data Modelling
5 2 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (5.13%) Project Planning
5 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.56%) Data Security
6 1 (2.56%) Resource Management
6 1 (2.56%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.56%) Network Architecture
6 1 (2.56%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 35 (89.74%) SQL
2 17 (43.59%) PL/SQL
3 5 (12.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 3 (7.69%) vSphere
2 1 (2.56%) ISA Server
2 1 (2.56%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Data Guard
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.56%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 20 (51.28%) Microsoft
2 16 (41.03%) Red Hat
3 6 (15.38%) Oracle
4 3 (7.69%) VMware
5 1 (2.56%) McAfee
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