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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 116 107 108
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 10 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.56% 0.38% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.40% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 3
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
1711 1735 1600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.67% 95.23% 94.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1382 1527 1345
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 13 (100.00%) SQL
2 12 (92.31%) SQL Server
3 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (46.15%) Database Tuning
3 6 (46.15%) Database Security
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (38.46%) Relational Database
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (30.77%) Migration
5 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (30.77%) Toad
5 4 (30.77%) RDBMS
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (30.77%) Kimball Methodology
5 4 (30.77%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (23.08%) Replication
7 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
7 2 (15.38%) Clustering
7 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (15.38%) Data Management
7 2 (15.38%) Foglight
7 2 (15.38%) Finance
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (15.38%) MCTS
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (15.38%) OpenEdge
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (92.31%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (38.46%) Relational Database
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (30.77%) RDBMS
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (15.38%) Informix
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
7 1 (7.69%) DTS
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Toad
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Replication
2 2 (15.38%) Clustering
3 1 (7.69%) Statistics
3 1 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
3 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) UNIX
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Database Tuning
1 6 (46.15%) Database Security
2 4 (30.77%) Migration
2 4 (30.77%) Kimball Methodology
2 4 (30.77%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Data Management
4 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) Master Data Management
4 2 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (15.38%) Dimensional Modelling
4 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
5 1 (7.69%) Database Mirroring
5 1 (7.69%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
2 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) MCTS
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
1 2 (15.38%) MCITP
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Foglight
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago