The median annual salary for a SQL DBA was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL Database Administrator
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 118 114
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 10 26 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.54% 1.09% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 1.14% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 7 26 8
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +8.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £47,266 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1812 2277 1689
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.95% 95.31% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1472 1754 1425
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham that featured SQL DBA in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for SQL DBA 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 in Birmingham.

Salary trend for SQL DBA in Birmingham

SQL DBA
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL DBA in Birmingham over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL DBA in Birmingham

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, SQL DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region featuring SQL DBA in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
3 8 (61.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (53.85%) T-SQL
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (30.77%) ETL
6 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (23.08%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
8 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (15.38%) Oracle
8 2 (15.38%) Replication
8 2 (15.38%) Clustering
8 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
9 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (7.69%) SAN
9 1 (7.69%) NetApp
9 1 (7.69%) Internet
9 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (7.69%) DB2
9 1 (7.69%) OLAP
9 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
9 1 (7.69%) ITIL
9 1 (7.69%) Windows

SQL DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
1 1 (7.69%) Network Security
1 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 8 (61.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (7.69%) Big Data
6 1 (7.69%) Data Mining
6 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (7.69%) DB2
6 1 (7.69%) DTS
6 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (7.69%) MySQL
6 1 (7.69%) OLAP
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
6 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (7.69%) Power BI
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) Clustering
1 2 (15.38%) Replication
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) AIX
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ETL
1 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (23.08%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.69%) Database Mirroring
4 1 (7.69%) Database Security
4 1 (7.69%) Document Management
4 1 (7.69%) High Availability
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
4 1 (7.69%) Patch Management
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (7.69%) Presales
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) MCDBA
1 1 (7.69%) MCSA
1 1 (7.69%) MCSE
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) IBM
2 1 (7.69%) iManage
2 1 (7.69%) NetApp
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