The first table below looks at the demand for the SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 114 116 108
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 1 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.052% 0.41% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.44% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 5
Average salary - £43,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +2.35%
Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1788 1831 1616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 93.37% 93.90% 94.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1557 1605 1437
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
SQL Server DBA
West Midlands

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

SQL Server DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

SQL Server DBA Salary Trend in Birmingham

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title.

1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (86.67%) SQL
3 12 (80.00%) T-SQL
3 12 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (73.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (53.33%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (53.33%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (33.33%) ETL
6 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (26.67%) Database Tuning
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (26.67%) Finance
7 4 (26.67%) Replication
7 4 (26.67%) Clustering
7 4 (26.67%) DTS
8 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
9 2 (13.33%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (13.33%) Remedy
9 2 (13.33%) Windows
10 1 (6.67%) Linux
10 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000
10 1 (6.67%) MCDBA

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (73.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (53.33%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (26.67%) DTS
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
8 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (6.67%) OLTP
8 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Replication
1 4 (26.67%) Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (33.33%) ETL
3 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (26.67%) Database Tuning
4 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
6 1 (6.67%) Logistics
6 1 (6.67%) Change Data Capture
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) SQL
2 12 (80.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) MCDBA
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (6.67%) MCTS
1 1 (6.67%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (6.67%) EMC RecoverPoint
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Remedy
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) EMC