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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 194 142 171
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 17 41 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.33% 0.92% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.97% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 17 41 19
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,600 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
4841 4236 4635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.03% 95.32% 95.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4160 3497 3930
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
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 27 March 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 27 March 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
Birmingham -17 4 £37,250 -6.87% 1
Walsall - 2 £38,750 -
Staffordshire -24 1 £35,000 -36.36%
Wolverhampton - 1 £27,500 - 1
Solihull - 1 £40,000 - 1
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 55 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 51 (92.73%) SQL
3 40 (72.73%) SQL Server 2005
4 35 (63.64%) RDBMS
4 35 (63.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 35 (63.64%) Relational Database
5 28 (50.91%) Linux
6 27 (49.09%) PL/SQL
7 24 (43.64%) Microsoft
8 20 (36.36%) Time Management
8 20 (36.36%) MS Excel
9 19 (34.55%) Red Hat
9 19 (34.55%) UNIX
9 19 (34.55%) Solaris
9 19 (34.55%) Dynamics AX
10 18 (32.73%) Oracle
11 15 (27.27%) Oracle Database
12 14 (25.45%) T-SQL
13 11 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
14 9 (16.36%) Performance Tuning
15 8 (14.55%) Database Tuning
16 7 (12.73%) SQL Server 2012
17 6 (10.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 5 (9.09%) Windows
18 5 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
18 5 (9.09%) Data Modelling
18 5 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
18 5 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
19 4 (7.27%) Kimball Methodology
19 4 (7.27%) Master Data Management

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (5.45%) IIS
2 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 20 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 19 (34.55%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.82%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 40 (72.73%) SQL Server 2005
3 35 (63.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (63.64%) Relational Database
3 35 (63.64%) RDBMS
4 15 (27.27%) Oracle Database
5 7 (12.73%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (10.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (1.82%) Data Mining
11 1 (1.82%) Informix
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (3.64%) Toad
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (3.64%) Retail
2 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.82%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
1 2 (3.64%) Replication
2 1 (1.82%) Statistics
2 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.82%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 28 (50.91%) Linux
2 19 (34.55%) UNIX
2 19 (34.55%) Solaris
3 5 (9.09%) Windows
4 1 (1.82%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (36.36%) Time Management
2 11 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 9 (16.36%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (14.55%) Database Tuning
5 5 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 5 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.27%) Data Management
6 4 (7.27%) Kimball Methodology
6 4 (7.27%) Master Data Management
6 4 (7.27%) Database Security
7 3 (5.45%) Data Security
7 3 (5.45%) Network Architecture
8 2 (3.64%) ETL
9 1 (1.82%) Service Management
9 1 (1.82%) Data Analysis
9 1 (1.82%) Software Engineering
9 1 (1.82%) Workflow
9 1 (1.82%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 51 (92.73%) SQL
2 27 (49.09%) PL/SQL
3 14 (25.45%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.82%) ISA Server
1 1 (1.82%) vSphere
1 1 (1.82%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.82%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 24 (43.64%) Microsoft
2 19 (34.55%) Red Hat
3 18 (32.73%) Oracle
4 1 (1.82%) McAfee
4 1 (1.82%) VMware
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton
CPS Group
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Coventry
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago