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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 88 57 57
Rank change year-on-year
-31 0
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 39 61 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.04% 3.75% 3.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.17% 3.99% 4.01%
Number of salaries quoted 32 39 68
Average salary £50,000 £41,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.95% +26.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £33,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,250
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +4.34%
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
1799 1527 2122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.19% 93.85% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1436 1233 1822
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 £58,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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
Warrington -11 12 £45,000 +53.32% 1
Knutsford - 12 £50,000 - 5
Chester -20 2 £37,500 +7.91%
DBA
North West

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (62.16%) SQL
1 46 (62.16%) SQL Server
2 31 (41.89%) Oracle
3 28 (37.84%) T-SQL
4 26 (35.14%) Performance Tuning
5 24 (32.43%) Oracle Database
6 23 (31.08%) Replication
6 23 (31.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 23 (31.08%) SQL Server 2008
7 21 (28.38%) SQL Server 2005
8 20 (27.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 18 (24.32%) Oracle Database 11g
9 18 (24.32%) Oracle Database 10g
10 17 (22.97%) Finance
11 16 (21.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 13 (17.57%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (17.57%) Clustering
13 12 (16.22%) Windows
13 12 (16.22%) Database Security
13 12 (16.22%) SQL Server 2012
14 11 (14.86%) Data Guard
15 10 (13.51%) Hadoop
15 10 (13.51%) UNIX
16 9 (12.16%) Oracle9i Database
16 9 (12.16%) Oracle RMAN
17 8 (10.81%) Business Continuity
17 8 (10.81%) Linux
17 8 (10.81%) SAN
17 8 (10.81%) Shell Script
18 7 (9.46%) SQL Server 2000

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 3 (4.05%) SharePoint
1 3 (4.05%) CMS
2 2 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.70%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (2.70%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.81%) SAN
2 3 (4.05%) DHCP
2 3 (4.05%) DNS
3 2 (2.70%) Internet
4 1 (1.35%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (62.16%) SQL Server
2 24 (32.43%) Oracle Database
3 23 (31.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (31.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (28.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 20 (27.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (24.32%) Oracle Database 10g
6 18 (24.32%) Oracle Database 11g
7 16 (21.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (16.22%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (13.51%) Hadoop
10 9 (12.16%) Oracle9i Database
11 7 (9.46%) SQL Server 2000
11 7 (9.46%) OLTP
11 7 (9.46%) MySQL
11 7 (9.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 7 (9.46%) MongoDB
11 7 (9.46%) Big Data
12 6 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (6.76%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle Forms
General
1 17 (22.97%) Finance
2 4 (5.41%) Automotive
2 4 (5.41%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (4.05%) Banking
4 2 (2.70%) Retail
4 2 (2.70%) Marketing
4 2 (2.70%) Advertising
4 2 (2.70%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (31.08%) Replication
2 13 (17.57%) Clustering
3 2 (2.70%) Open Source
3 2 (2.70%) Social Media
4 1 (1.35%) FMCG
4 1 (1.35%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.22%) Windows
2 10 (13.51%) UNIX
3 8 (10.81%) Linux
4 7 (9.46%) AIX
5 1 (1.35%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (35.14%) Performance Tuning
2 13 (17.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (16.22%) Database Security
4 8 (10.81%) Business Continuity
5 7 (9.46%) ITIL
5 7 (9.46%) Data Analysis
6 6 (8.11%) Capacity Management
6 6 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (6.76%) Data Modelling
7 5 (6.76%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (6.76%) Database Tuning
8 4 (5.41%) Performance Improvement
8 4 (5.41%) Change Management
8 4 (5.41%) Service Management
8 4 (5.41%) ETL
8 4 (5.41%) E-Commerce
9 3 (4.05%) ERP
9 3 (4.05%) Service Delivery
9 3 (4.05%) Content Management
9 3 (4.05%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (62.16%) SQL
2 28 (37.84%) T-SQL
3 8 (10.81%) Shell Script
4 4 (5.41%) PL/SQL
5 3 (4.05%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (9.46%) Degree
2 3 (4.05%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (12.16%) Oracle RMAN
2 7 (9.46%) LiteSpeed
3 5 (6.76%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (4.05%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (14.86%) Data Guard
2 5 (6.76%) Foglight
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 31 (41.89%) Oracle
2 5 (6.76%) Sybase
2 5 (6.76%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.76%) Imperva
2 5 (6.76%) RainStor
3 4 (5.41%) VMware
4 3 (4.05%) Open Text
4 3 (4.05%) Vertica
5 2 (2.70%) Facebook
5 2 (2.70%) Sage
5 2 (2.70%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (2.70%) Cognos
6 1 (1.35%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.35%) Primavera
6 1 (1.35%) Citrix
Knutsford, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £52500 per annum + Bonus, Pension package, Car
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
NES Global Talent
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + package/pension/bonus/car
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago