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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 114 97 98
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 4 14 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.23% 0.86% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.90% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 3
Average salary £37,250 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.87% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
1668 1563 1582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.92% 95.77% 94.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1412 1359 1323
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,300 £65,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 March 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (33.33%) PuTTY
3 2 (33.33%) Database Tuning
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (33.33%) Master Data Management
3 2 (33.33%) Database Security
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Data Management
3 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 2 (33.33%) Toad
4 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Replication
4 1 (16.67%) VBA
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Toad
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
1 1 (16.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Data Management
1 2 (33.33%) Database Tuning
1 2 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
1 2 (33.33%) Master Data Management
1 2 (33.33%) Database Security
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VBA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft