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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank - 118 106
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 0 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.40% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.43% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 4
Average salary - £43,750 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1779 1882 1606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 93.83% 93.68% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1538 1657 1418
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 22 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 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (83.33%) SQL
3 9 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 9 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (58.33%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (58.33%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (33.33%) Database Tuning
7 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (33.33%) Replication
7 4 (33.33%) Clustering
7 4 (33.33%) DTS
8 3 (25.00%) ETL
8 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (16.67%) Finance
9 2 (16.67%) Windows
10 1 (8.33%) MCTS
10 1 (8.33%) Logistics
10 1 (8.33%) MCITP
10 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (8.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (8.33%) Change Data Capture

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (58.33%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (33.33%) DTS
7 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
7 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (8.33%) OLTP
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Replication
1 4 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (33.33%) Database Tuning
2 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (25.00%) ETL
3 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (8.33%) Logistics
4 1 (8.33%) Change Data Capture
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 9 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) MCTS
1 1 (8.33%) MCITP
1 1 (8.33%) MCDBA
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) EMC