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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 124 108 85
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 9 21 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.39% 0.98% 1.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 1.04% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 8 21 29
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £33,200
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
2148 2012 1627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.21% 93.67% 93.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1833 1819 1358
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 2014.

SQL DBA Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 16 (100.00%) SQL
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (56.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (50.00%) Windows
4 7 (43.75%) MS Office
4 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
5 6 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (31.25%) Law
6 5 (31.25%) Legal
7 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
8 3 (18.75%) Workflow
8 3 (18.75%) Finance
8 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (12.50%) SCOM
9 2 (12.50%) SaaS
9 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (12.50%) Project Management
9 2 (12.50%) Replication
9 2 (12.50%) Clustering
9 2 (12.50%) IIS
9 2 (12.50%) Oracle
10 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
10 1 (6.25%) VBScript

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Office
1 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (56.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (6.25%) OLTP
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
General
1 5 (31.25%) Law
1 5 (31.25%) Legal
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (12.50%) Replication
1 2 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) UNIX
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (18.75%) Workflow
3 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Change Data Capture
4 1 (6.25%) Database Security
4 1 (6.25%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.25%) VBScript
3 1 (6.25%) VB
3 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle