The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 Server Database Administrator
Rank - 117 113
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 0 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.51% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.55% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 4
Average salary - £42,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.24%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
SQL Server 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 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 20 August 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (25.00%) MCITP
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (25.00%) Database Tuning
4 1 (25.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Change Data Capture
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
4 1 (25.00%) MCDBA
4 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (25.00%) DTS
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) OLTP
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (25.00%) EMC
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003

SQL Server 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 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (25.00%) DTS
4 1 (25.00%) OLTP
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Logistics
2 1 (25.00%) Database Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Change Data Capture
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCDBA
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MCTS
1 1 (25.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (25.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) EMC