The median annual salary for a SQL Server DBA was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

SQL Server Database Administrator
England / West Midlands
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 203 226 199
Rank change year-on-year +23 -27  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 7 15 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.15% 0.24% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.25% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 22
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £34,400 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.52%  

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 4643 5951 4904
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.91% 96.31% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3856 4831 4194
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

SQL Server DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server DBA 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 in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for SQL Server DBA in the West Midlands

SQL Server DBA
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server DBA 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Wolverhampton - 3 £47,500 - 2
Birmingham +22 2 £65,000 +41.30%
Staffordshire +10 2 £52,500 -4.54%
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, SQL Server 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 Server DBA in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (92.86%) SQL
2 13 (92.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (85.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (78.57%) Performance Tuning
5 10 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (57.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (50.00%) T-SQL
7 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (35.71%) Replication
10 4 (28.57%) Clustering
11 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (21.43%) OLTP
11 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (21.43%) Performance Monitoring
11 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
12 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
12 2 (14.29%) Database Mirroring
12 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (14.29%) Facebook
12 2 (14.29%) Marketing
12 2 (14.29%) SAN
12 2 (14.29%) Windows
12 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
12 2 (14.29%) Advertising
12 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services

SQL Server 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:

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (92.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (85.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (57.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (21.43%) OLTP
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (7.14%) DB2
8 1 (7.14%) MySQL
8 1 (7.14%) OLAP
8 1 (7.14%) Power BI
8 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (14.29%) Advertising
1 2 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Replication
2 4 (28.57%) Clustering
3 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (7.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (21.43%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (14.29%) Database Mirroring
4 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) BCP
5 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.14%) Document Management
5 1 (7.14%) ETL
5 1 (7.14%) High Availability
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) Patch Management
5 1 (7.14%) Presales
5 1 (7.14%) Process Management
5 1 (7.14%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) Server Building
5 1 (7.14%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Facebook
3 1 (7.14%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) iManage
3 1 (7.14%) NetApp
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
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