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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 116 104 83
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 11 24 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.52% 1.12% 1.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 1.20% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 9 23 34
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £34,300
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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
1994 2003 1604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.19% 93.64% 93.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1693 1786 1387
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 2014.

SQL DBA Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 19 (100.00%) SQL
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (57.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (47.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (47.37%) Windows
4 8 (42.11%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (36.84%) MS Office
5 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
5 7 (36.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (26.32%) Law
7 5 (26.32%) Legal
7 5 (26.32%) T-SQL
8 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
8 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
8 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (15.79%) Replication
9 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (15.79%) Workflow
9 3 (15.79%) Finance
9 3 (15.79%) Oracle
10 2 (10.53%) IIS
10 2 (10.53%) Project Management
10 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (10.53%) SCOM
10 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (10.53%) Clustering
10 2 (10.53%) SaaS
10 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (10.53%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) MS Office
1 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (57.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (47.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (36.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
8 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (5.26%) DTS
9 1 (5.26%) OLTP
9 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 5 (26.32%) Law
1 5 (26.32%) Legal
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Replication
2 2 (10.53%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (15.79%) Workflow
3 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) Change Data Capture
4 1 (5.26%) Database Security
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Logistics
4 1 (5.26%) Time Management
4 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.26%) VBScript
3 1 (5.26%) VB
3 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) MCDBA
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (5.26%) MCTS
1 1 (5.26%) MCITP
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (5.26%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) EMC