The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 117 111 91
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 13 11 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.63% 0.59% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.62% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 12
Average salary £44,000 £38,250 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.03% -1.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £34,500 £35,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,250 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
SQL DBA
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham 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
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1964 1771 1587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.11% 94.20% 94.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1795 1575 1380
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL DBA in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

SQL DBA Salary Trend in Birmingham

SQL DBA
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

SQL DBA Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited SQL 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 DBA in their job title.

1 21 (100.00%) SQL
2 13 (61.90%) SQL Server
3 11 (52.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (52.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (23.81%) Relational Database
5 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
5 5 (23.81%) T-SQL
5 5 (23.81%) Replication
6 4 (19.05%) Finance
6 4 (19.05%) Windows
6 4 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (19.05%) Workflow
6 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
7 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 3 (14.29%) MS Office
7 3 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (14.29%) MCITP
7 3 (14.29%) Law
7 3 (14.29%) Legal
7 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (14.29%) Clustering
7 3 (14.29%) RDBMS
8 2 (9.52%) Statistics
8 2 (9.52%) MCTS
8 2 (9.52%) Client/Server
8 2 (9.52%) SaaS
8 2 (9.52%) IIS

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited SQL 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 DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) LAN
1 1 (4.76%) WAN
1 1 (4.76%) FTP
1 1 (4.76%) VPN
1 1 (4.76%) SAN
1 1 (4.76%) Firewall
1 1 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (4.76%) NAS
1 1 (4.76%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (61.90%) SQL Server
2 11 (52.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (52.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (23.81%) Relational Database
4 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (14.29%) RDBMS
6 2 (9.52%) DTS
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
7 1 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (4.76%) Informix
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Toad
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Law
2 3 (14.29%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Replication
2 3 (14.29%) Clustering
3 2 (9.52%) Statistics
3 2 (9.52%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (4.76%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
2 4 (19.05%) Workflow
2 4 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (9.52%) Project Management
4 2 (9.52%) ETL
5 1 (4.76%) BCP
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL
5 1 (4.76%) CRM
5 1 (4.76%) Service Management
5 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.76%) Migration
5 1 (4.76%) Information Security
5 1 (4.76%) Data Management
5 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.76%) Time Management
5 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.76%) Database Tuning
5 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (23.81%) T-SQL
3 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.76%) VBA
4 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (14.29%) MCITP
2 2 (9.52%) MCTS
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Foglight
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Business Objects
3 1 (4.76%) Citrix
3 1 (4.76%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) Stonesoft