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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 89 87 58
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 32 39 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.86% 2.04% 3.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.93% 2.16% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 30 32 39
Average salary £39,500 £50,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.00% +21.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £42,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £53,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,845 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+0.81% +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
1659 1806 1499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 96.17% 94.51% 94.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1366 1442 1212
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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
Warrington +18 24 £39,000 -13.33% 4
Chester -7 2 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Macclesfield - 2 £42,500 - 1
Wilmslow - 1 £55,000 -
DBA
North West

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 70 (84.34%) SQL
2 54 (65.06%) SQL Server
3 52 (62.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 44 (53.01%) Replication
5 42 (50.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 42 (50.60%) T-SQL
6 38 (45.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 32 (38.55%) Clustering
8 30 (36.14%) SQL Server 2008
9 28 (33.73%) Performance Tuning
10 27 (32.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 27 (32.53%) Oracle
10 27 (32.53%) Data Warehouse
11 26 (31.33%) ETL
11 26 (31.33%) Microsoft
12 25 (30.12%) Oracle Database
12 25 (30.12%) Database Mirroring
13 23 (27.71%) Finance
14 20 (24.10%) Disaster Recovery
14 20 (24.10%) Oracle Database 11g
14 20 (24.10%) Relational Database
15 18 (21.69%) Microsoft Certification
15 18 (21.69%) Business Intelligence
16 16 (19.28%) SharePoint
16 16 (19.28%) Oracle Database 10g
16 16 (19.28%) PowerShell
17 15 (18.07%) Oracle9i Database
17 15 (18.07%) Capacity Planning
18 14 (16.87%) Windows
19 12 (14.46%) Migration

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 16 (19.28%) SharePoint
2 11 (13.25%) Oracle Application Server
3 8 (9.64%) Oracle 9iAS
4 6 (7.23%) IIS
5 4 (4.82%) WebLogic
6 3 (3.61%) Lync
7 1 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (4.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.61%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 5 (6.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (4.82%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (4.82%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (4.82%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (4.82%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (3.61%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (3.61%) Primavera
3 3 (3.61%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (2.41%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle FAH
5 1 (1.20%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.84%) DHCP
2 8 (9.64%) DNS
3 4 (4.82%) Internet
3 4 (4.82%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.82%) LAN
3 4 (4.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (65.06%) SQL Server
2 52 (62.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 42 (50.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 38 (45.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 30 (36.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 27 (32.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 27 (32.53%) Data Warehouse
7 25 (30.12%) Oracle Database
8 20 (24.10%) Relational Database
8 20 (24.10%) Oracle Database 11g
9 16 (19.28%) Oracle Database 10g
10 15 (18.07%) Oracle9i Database
11 12 (14.46%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (8.43%) MySQL
13 5 (6.02%) OLAP
13 5 (6.02%) SQL Server 2000
13 5 (6.02%) OLAP Cube
14 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 3 (3.61%) BusinessObjects
15 3 (3.61%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (6.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle Forms
General
1 23 (27.71%) Finance
2 3 (3.61%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.61%) Local Government
3 2 (2.41%) Advertising
4 1 (1.20%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.82%) Middleware
2 3 (3.61%) WebCenter
3 1 (1.20%) J2EE
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle Streams
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 44 (53.01%) Replication
2 32 (38.55%) Clustering
3 6 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.61%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.61%) Life Science
4 3 (3.61%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.61%) User Experience
5 2 (2.41%) NHS
5 2 (2.41%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.87%) Windows
2 8 (9.64%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (9.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (9.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (6.02%) UNIX
4 3 (3.61%) Linux
5 1 (1.20%) AIX
5 1 (1.20%) Solaris
5 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.20%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (33.73%) Performance Tuning
2 26 (31.33%) ETL
3 25 (30.12%) Database Mirroring
4 20 (24.10%) Disaster Recovery
5 18 (21.69%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (18.07%) Capacity Planning
7 12 (14.46%) Business Analysis
7 12 (14.46%) Migration
8 11 (13.25%) Incident Management
8 11 (13.25%) Database Security
9 9 (10.84%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (10.84%) Service Delivery
10 8 (9.64%) Service Management
11 7 (8.43%) Data Migration
11 7 (8.43%) ITIL
12 5 (6.02%) CRM
12 5 (6.02%) Open Source
13 4 (4.82%) Data Cleansing
13 4 (4.82%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (4.82%) ETL Development
Programming Languages
1 70 (84.34%) SQL
2 42 (50.60%) T-SQL
3 16 (19.28%) PowerShell
4 12 (14.46%) C#
5 10 (12.05%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.61%) Prolog
7 1 (1.20%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (21.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (14.46%) MCITP
3 10 (12.05%) Oracle Certification
4 9 (10.84%) MCTS
4 9 (10.84%) OCP
5 7 (8.43%) Degree
6 2 (2.41%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.41%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.41%) MCSA
6 2 (2.41%) MCDBA
7 1 (1.20%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (12.05%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.82%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.61%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (3.61%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.41%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (2.41%) Data Guard
2 2 (2.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.20%) Foglight
3 1 (1.20%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.20%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 27 (32.53%) Oracle
2 26 (31.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.23%) VMware
4 4 (4.82%) Hyperion
5 3 (3.61%) CommVault
6 1 (1.20%) Google
6 1 (1.20%) Imperva
6 1 (1.20%) Vertica
6 1 (1.20%) Epicor
6 1 (1.20%) Veritas
6 1 (1.20%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.20%) Sage
6 1 (1.20%) HP
6 1 (1.20%) SAP
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Integrity IT Solutions Limited
Posted: 7 days ago
Warrington
Cognitive Group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago