The median annual salary for a SQL DBA was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

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

SQL Database Administrator
England / West Midlands
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 164 202 177
Rank change year-on-year +38 -25  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 48 45 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.99% 0.72% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 0.75% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 37 45 51
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4706 5997 5223
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 97.17% 96.24% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 3965 4776 4438
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands that featured SQL DBA in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for SQL DBA in the West Midlands

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for SQL DBA in the West Midlands

SQL DBA
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL DBA in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL DBA in the West Midlands

SQL DBA
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL DBA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 April 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
Birmingham +17 16 £43,750 +4.16% 2
Staffordshire +20 8 £42,500 +15.64% 1
Wolverhampton - 8 £47,500 - 1
Solihull -18 5 £34,000 -24.44%
Walsall - 4 £32,500 -
West Bromwich -2 2 £42,500 +1.19%
Herefordshire -18 1 £45,000 +28.57%
Halesowen - 1 £35,000 - 1
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, SQL 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 West Midlands region featuring SQL DBA in the job title.

1 80 (98.77%) SQL
2 73 (90.12%) SQL Server
3 57 (70.37%) Performance Tuning
4 49 (60.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 48 (59.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 46 (56.79%) SQL Server 2008
7 42 (51.85%) T-SQL
8 34 (41.98%) Microsoft
9 27 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
9 27 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 25 (30.86%) SQL Server 2005
11 21 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
12 20 (24.69%) Microsoft Azure
13 19 (23.46%) Performance Monitoring
13 19 (23.46%) Clustering
14 18 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
14 18 (22.22%) ETL
15 17 (20.99%) Windows
15 17 (20.99%) Power BI
16 15 (18.52%) SQL Server 2014
16 15 (18.52%) Visual Studio
16 15 (18.52%) MySQL
16 15 (18.52%) Team Foundation Server
17 14 (17.28%) Database Security
17 14 (17.28%) IBM
17 14 (17.28%) Replication
17 14 (17.28%) DB2
18 13 (16.05%) Oracle
19 12 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
19 12 (14.81%) Server Monitoring

SQL DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 10 (12.35%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (24.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (9.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.47%) Network Security
1 2 (2.47%) SAN
2 1 (1.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (90.12%) SQL Server
2 49 (60.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 48 (59.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 46 (56.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 27 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 25 (30.86%) SQL Server 2005
7 17 (20.99%) Power BI
8 15 (18.52%) MySQL
8 15 (18.52%) SQL Server 2014
9 14 (17.28%) DB2
10 12 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (11.11%) MongoDB
12 8 (9.88%) NoSQL
12 8 (9.88%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (9.88%) SQL Server 2016
13 7 (8.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 5 (6.17%) OLAP
15 2 (2.47%) DTS
15 2 (2.47%) OLTP
15 2 (2.47%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (18.52%) Team Foundation Server
1 15 (18.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (6.17%) Finance
2 4 (4.94%) Advertising
2 4 (4.94%) Marketing
3 1 (1.23%) Legal
3 1 (1.23%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (23.46%) Clustering
3 14 (17.28%) Replication
4 3 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.47%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.23%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.23%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 17 (20.99%) Windows
2 12 (14.81%) Windows Server
3 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.47%) AIX
4 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.23%) Linux
5 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (70.37%) Performance Tuning
2 27 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (23.46%) Performance Monitoring
4 18 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
4 18 (22.22%) ETL
5 14 (17.28%) Database Security
6 12 (14.81%) Server Monitoring
7 8 (9.88%) High Availability
8 7 (8.64%) Mentoring
9 5 (6.17%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (6.17%) ITIL
9 5 (6.17%) Migration
10 4 (4.94%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (4.94%) Data Migration
11 3 (3.70%) Database Mirroring
11 3 (3.70%) Service Delivery
12 2 (2.47%) Change Management
12 2 (2.47%) Root Cause Analysis
12 2 (2.47%) Server Building
12 2 (2.47%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 80 (98.77%) SQL
2 42 (51.85%) T-SQL
3 7 (8.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (4.94%) Degree
2 3 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.47%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.47%) MCSA
3 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.23%) MCDBA
4 1 (1.23%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) SLA
2 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.94%) SCOM
2 3 (3.70%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (1.23%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 34 (41.98%) Microsoft
2 14 (17.28%) IBM
3 13 (16.05%) Oracle
4 4 (4.94%) Facebook
5 1 (1.23%) iManage
5 1 (1.23%) NetApp
5 1 (1.23%) SAP
5 1 (1.23%) Sybase
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