The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cheshire region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 73 73 94
Rank change year-on-year
0 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 11 46 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.16% 2.65% 1.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 2.73% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 9 39 21
Median salary £38,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,900 £26,041 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,400 £45,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,750 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
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
916 1683 1699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 96.32% 96.95% 97.64%
Number of salaries quoted 805 1344 1317
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region that featured DBA in the job title.

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
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +3 7 £38,000 -15.55%
Knutsford +20 2 - -
Crewe +20 1 £37,500 -11.76%
Wilmslow - 1 £40,000 -
DBA
North West

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, 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 Cheshire region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 35 (67.31%) SQL
2 30 (57.69%) SQL Server
3 27 (51.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 25 (48.08%) Oracle
6 24 (46.15%) SQL Server 2012
7 23 (44.23%) Oracle Database
8 22 (42.31%) Performance Tuning
8 22 (42.31%) Relational Database
9 18 (34.62%) ETL
9 18 (34.62%) RDBMS
9 18 (34.62%) T-SQL
10 17 (32.69%) SQL Server 2008
11 15 (28.85%) Oracle RAC
12 14 (26.92%) Finance
13 13 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
14 12 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
15 11 (21.15%) MS Excel
15 11 (21.15%) Oracle Database 11g
15 11 (21.15%) Oracle Database 12c
16 10 (19.23%) Database Security
16 10 (19.23%) MySQL
17 9 (17.31%) Business Intelligence
17 9 (17.31%) Data Guard
17 9 (17.31%) Oracle RMAN
17 9 (17.31%) Change Control
18 8 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
18 8 (15.38%) Business Continuity
18 8 (15.38%) Replication

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (13.46%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (21.15%) MS Excel
2 7 (13.46%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (57.69%) SQL Server
2 27 (51.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (46.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 23 (44.23%) Oracle Database
6 22 (42.31%) Relational Database
7 18 (34.62%) RDBMS
8 17 (32.69%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
10 12 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 11 (21.15%) Oracle Database 11g
11 11 (21.15%) Oracle Database 12c
12 10 (19.23%) MySQL
13 7 (13.46%) MS Access
13 7 (13.46%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database 10g
14 3 (5.77%) Oracle9i Database
15 1 (1.92%) Data Mining
15 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 14 (26.92%) Finance
2 7 (13.46%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) JSON
1 2 (3.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (15.38%) Replication
2 5 (9.62%) Clustering
3 1 (1.92%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.54%) Unix
2 2 (3.85%) Windows
3 1 (1.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (42.31%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (34.62%) ETL
3 10 (19.23%) Database Security
4 9 (17.31%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (17.31%) Change Control
5 8 (15.38%) Business Continuity
5 8 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (13.46%) Database Mirroring
6 7 (13.46%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (11.54%) Product Management
8 4 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (7.69%) ETL Development
8 4 (7.69%) High Availability
8 4 (7.69%) ITIL
9 2 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.85%) Incident Management
9 2 (3.85%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.85%) Refactoring
10 1 (1.92%) Service Management
10 1 (1.92%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 35 (67.31%) SQL
2 18 (34.62%) T-SQL
3 7 (13.46%) VBA
4 6 (11.54%) PL/SQL
4 6 (11.54%) Shell Script
5 4 (7.69%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.77%) C#
7 1 (1.92%) C++
7 1 (1.92%) PHP
7 1 (1.92%) VC++
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) OCP
1 6 (11.54%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) COBIT
1 1 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (28.85%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (17.31%) Data Guard
1 9 (17.31%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (11.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (5.77%) Foglight
4 1 (1.92%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 25 (48.08%) Oracle
2 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.77%) Imperva