The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 73 54 61
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 53 62 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.76% 3.90% 4.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.95% 4.16% 4.21%
Number of salaries quoted 43 40 67
Average salary £50,000 £40,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.69% +25.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £34,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -
DBA
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1798 1491 2041
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.60% 93.71% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1456 1223 1691
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

DBA
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

DBA Salary Trend in Cheshire

DBA
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DBA across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

DBA Salary Histogram in Cheshire

DBA
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 16 £50,000 - 1
Warrington -8 12 £45,000 +69.81% 1
Macclesfield -14 4 £40,000 -27.27% 3
Chester -21 1 - - 2
DBA
North West

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited 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 DBA in their job title.

1 46 (55.42%) SQL Server
2 44 (53.01%) SQL
3 40 (48.19%) Oracle
4 34 (40.96%) Performance Tuning
5 32 (38.55%) Oracle Database
6 28 (33.73%) T-SQL
7 27 (32.53%) Finance
8 26 (31.33%) Oracle Database 11g
8 26 (31.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 25 (30.12%) Replication
10 23 (27.71%) Oracle Database 10g
11 22 (26.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 22 (26.51%) SQL Server 2005
12 19 (22.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 19 (22.89%) Data Guard
13 17 (20.48%) ITIL
14 16 (19.28%) Disaster Recovery
15 15 (18.07%) Oracle9i Database
15 15 (18.07%) Oracle RMAN
15 15 (18.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 14 (16.87%) SQL Server 2012
17 13 (15.66%) Windows
17 13 (15.66%) Capacity Management
17 13 (15.66%) Database Security
17 13 (15.66%) Oracle Database 12c
18 12 (14.46%) Foglight
18 12 (14.46%) Clustering
18 12 (14.46%) Database Tuning
18 12 (14.46%) Imperva
19 11 (13.25%) Business Continuity

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited 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 DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.82%) SharePoint
1 4 (4.82%) CMS
2 3 (3.61%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (2.41%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.41%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (2.41%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.64%) SAN
2 3 (3.61%) DHCP
2 3 (3.61%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (55.42%) SQL Server
2 32 (38.55%) Oracle Database
3 26 (31.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (31.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 23 (27.71%) Oracle Database 10g
5 22 (26.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (26.51%) SQL Server 2005
6 19 (22.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (18.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (18.07%) Oracle9i Database
8 14 (16.87%) SQL Server 2012
9 13 (15.66%) Oracle Database 12c
10 10 (12.05%) Hadoop
11 7 (8.43%) MongoDB
11 7 (8.43%) Big Data
11 7 (8.43%) OLTP
11 7 (8.43%) SQL Server 2000
11 7 (8.43%) MySQL
12 6 (7.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (4.82%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (6.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 27 (32.53%) Finance
2 3 (3.61%) Banking
2 3 (3.61%) Retail
3 2 (2.41%) Marketing
3 2 (2.41%) Advertising
4 1 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.20%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.61%) .NET
2 1 (1.20%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 25 (30.12%) Replication
2 12 (14.46%) Clustering
3 3 (3.61%) Statistics
3 3 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.41%) Open Source
4 2 (2.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.66%) Windows
2 10 (12.05%) UNIX
3 8 (9.64%) Linux
4 6 (7.23%) AIX
5 2 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (40.96%) Performance Tuning
2 17 (20.48%) ITIL
3 16 (19.28%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (15.66%) Database Security
4 13 (15.66%) Capacity Management
5 12 (14.46%) Database Tuning
6 11 (13.25%) Business Continuity
7 9 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (10.84%) Service Delivery
8 5 (6.02%) Change Management
8 5 (6.02%) E-Commerce
8 5 (6.02%) Data Modelling
8 5 (6.02%) ETL
9 4 (4.82%) Service Management
9 4 (4.82%) Document Management
9 4 (4.82%) Data Analysis
9 4 (4.82%) Change Control
9 4 (4.82%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (3.61%) Dimensional Modelling
10 3 (3.61%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 44 (53.01%) SQL
2 28 (33.73%) T-SQL
3 8 (9.64%) Shell Script
4 5 (6.02%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.61%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.41%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (8.43%) Degree
2 5 (6.02%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.41%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.41%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.20%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.82%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (18.07%) Oracle RMAN
2 7 (8.43%) LiteSpeed
2 7 (8.43%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (3.61%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (22.89%) Data Guard
2 12 (14.46%) Foglight
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 40 (48.19%) Oracle
2 12 (14.46%) Imperva
3 6 (7.23%) RainStor
4 5 (6.02%) Sybase
4 5 (6.02%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.82%) VMware
6 3 (3.61%) Vertica
6 3 (3.61%) Open Text
6 3 (3.61%) Sage
6 3 (3.61%) PeopleSoft
6 3 (3.61%) Cognos
7 2 (2.41%) Primavera
7 2 (2.41%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.41%) Facebook
8 1 (1.20%) Citrix
Warrington, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
The MRJ Group
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Macclesfield
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + generous bens
Posted: 11 days ago
Knutsford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago