The median annual salary for a DBA was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Database Administrator
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 62 48
Rank change year-on-year +11 -14  
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 11 17 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.10% 2.41% 4.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.18% 2.49% 4.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5 16 21
Median salary £45,000 £29,406 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +53.02% -34.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.04% +1.76%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 505 683 604
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 96.56% 97.02% 96.18%
Number of salaries quoted 415 606 527
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire that featured DBA in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Staffordshire

DBA
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DBA in Staffordshire.

Salary trend for DBA in Staffordshire

DBA
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DBA in Staffordshire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for DBA in Staffordshire

DBA
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +7 5 £45,000 +53.02%
Tamworth - 5 - - 2
DBA
West Midlands

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Staffordshire region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) SQL
2 19 (95.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (95.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 19 (95.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (80.00%) Microsoft
4 14 (70.00%) T-SQL
5 13 (65.00%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (25.00%) MS Access
9 4 (20.00%) OLTP
10 3 (15.00%) Replication
10 3 (15.00%) Statistics
10 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (15.00%) Database Security
10 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (10.00%) Migration
12 1 (5.00%) Finance
12 1 (5.00%) ETL
12 1 (5.00%) IIS
12 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
12 1 (5.00%) COM
12 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
12 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (95.00%) SQL Server
1 19 (95.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 19 (95.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (25.00%) MS Access
5 4 (20.00%) OLTP
6 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (5.00%) Power BI
7 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Replication
2 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (15.00%) Database Security
3 3 (15.00%) Statistics
4 2 (10.00%) Migration
4 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.00%) ETL
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.00%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) SQL
2 14 (70.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Microsoft
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £43600 - £49500 per annum + Pen, DIS, 5w hols
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £43,500 to £49,500 per annum + benefits inc pension, 25 days hol
Posted: 2 days ago