Period
to 21 July 2017

The median annual salary for a SQL DBA was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 21 July 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
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 232 272 200
Rank change year-on-year +40 -72 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 97 77 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.96% 0.62% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.65% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 75 76 117
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £31,550
90th Percentile £58,750 £51,250 £51,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -5.26%

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 9789 11904 10819
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.67% 96.16% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 8257 9461 9040
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings that featured SQL DBA in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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 6 months to 21 July 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 6 months to 21 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +33 36 £45,000 +7.14%
Staffordshire +21 20 £43,750 +12.18%
Wolverhampton - 8 £47,500 -
Solihull -4 6 £34,000 -24.44%
West Bromwich +2 5 £48,750 +16.07%
Halesowen - 4 £35,000 -
Walsall - 4 £32,500 -
Coventry +3 2 £40,000 -5.88%
Herefordshire -24 2 £50,000 +42.86%
SQL DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 96 (98.97%) SQL
2 89 (91.75%) SQL Server
3 72 (74.23%) T-SQL
4 49 (50.52%) Performance Tuning
5 44 (45.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 43 (44.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 41 (42.27%) SQL Server 2008
8 38 (39.18%) Microsoft
9 30 (30.93%) Business Intelligence
10 27 (27.84%) Analytical Skills
11 25 (25.77%) SQL Server 2014
11 25 (25.77%) SQL Server 2005
12 23 (23.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 23 (23.71%) PowerShell
13 19 (19.59%) Clustering
13 19 (19.59%) Microsoft Azure
14 18 (18.56%) Replication
14 18 (18.56%) Mentoring
15 17 (17.53%) Database Security
16 16 (16.49%) SCOM
17 14 (14.43%) Performance Monitoring
18 13 (13.40%) Continuous Improvement
18 13 (13.40%) Capacity Planning
18 13 (13.40%) Data Warehouse
18 13 (13.40%) ITIL
19 12 (12.37%) ETL
19 12 (12.37%) SQL Server 2012
19 12 (12.37%) SQL Server 2016
20 11 (11.34%) Power BI
20 11 (11.34%) Migration

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 7 (7.22%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.03%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 19 (19.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.12%) Network Security
2 2 (2.06%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (91.75%) SQL Server
2 44 (45.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 43 (44.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 41 (42.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 25 (25.77%) SQL Server 2005
5 25 (25.77%) SQL Server 2014
6 23 (23.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 13 (13.40%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (12.37%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (12.37%) SQL Server 2016
9 11 (11.34%) Power BI
10 10 (10.31%) MySQL
11 9 (9.28%) DB2
12 7 (7.22%) DTS
13 6 (6.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 6 (6.19%) MS Access
13 6 (6.19%) Relational Database
14 5 (5.15%) RDBMS
14 5 (5.15%) SQL Server 2000
15 4 (4.12%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 10 (10.31%) Team Foundation Server
1 10 (10.31%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (6.19%) Finance
2 4 (4.12%) Advertising
2 4 (4.12%) Marketing
3 1 (1.03%) Legal
3 1 (1.03%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.06%) .NET
1 2 (2.06%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.03%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 27 (27.84%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (19.59%) Clustering
3 18 (18.56%) Replication
4 9 (9.28%) Virtual Team
5 5 (5.15%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.03%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.03%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.15%) Windows
2 4 (4.12%) AIX
3 2 (2.06%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.03%) Linux
4 1 (1.03%) Unix
4 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (50.52%) Performance Tuning
2 30 (30.93%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (18.56%) Mentoring
4 17 (17.53%) Database Security
5 14 (14.43%) Performance Monitoring
6 13 (13.40%) Capacity Planning
6 13 (13.40%) Continuous Improvement
6 13 (13.40%) ITIL
7 12 (12.37%) ETL
8 11 (11.34%) Migration
9 10 (10.31%) High Availability
10 8 (8.25%) Data Migration
10 8 (8.25%) PRINCE2
10 8 (8.25%) Server Monitoring
10 8 (8.25%) Statistics
10 8 (8.25%) Virtual Team Management
11 5 (5.15%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (4.12%) ITIL V3
13 3 (3.09%) Resource Management
13 3 (3.09%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 96 (98.97%) SQL
2 72 (74.23%) T-SQL
3 23 (23.71%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.06%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (6.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.15%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (5.15%) Degree
3 4 (4.12%) MCSA
4 3 (3.09%) MCSE
5 1 (1.03%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) SLA
2 1 (1.03%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (4.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (16.49%) SCOM
2 4 (4.12%) SCOrch
3 3 (3.09%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.03%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 38 (39.18%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.28%) IBM
3 6 (6.19%) Oracle
4 4 (4.12%) Facebook
4 4 (4.12%) SAP
4 4 (4.12%) Sybase
5 1 (1.03%) iManage
5 1 (1.03%) NetApp
5 1 (1.03%) Tableau
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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