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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 77 93 91
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 47 28 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.67% 1.64% 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.81% 1.71% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 40 17 19
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +18.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,041 £37,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £43,300
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
1671 1641 1733
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.94% 96.25% 95.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1338 1272 1408
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
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 3 July 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 3 July 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 - 24 £45,000 -
Chester -1 7 £26,041 -31.91%
Crewe -11 5 £42,500 - 1
Macclesfield +14 4 £42,500 -
Knutsford -12 1 £60,000 +20.00%
Runcorn - 1 - -
DBA
North West

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 103 (83.74%) SQL
2 90 (73.17%) SQL Server
3 74 (60.16%) T-SQL
4 64 (52.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 61 (49.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 59 (47.97%) SQL Server 2012
7 55 (44.72%) Replication
8 50 (40.65%) Performance Tuning
9 46 (37.40%) Clustering
10 44 (35.77%) Microsoft
11 43 (34.96%) Oracle
11 43 (34.96%) Finance
12 37 (30.08%) Windows
12 37 (30.08%) Oracle Database
13 30 (24.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 30 (24.39%) Oracle Database 11g
14 29 (23.58%) Disaster Recovery
15 27 (21.95%) Microsoft Certification
16 26 (21.14%) Oracle Database 10g
16 26 (21.14%) Business Intelligence
16 26 (21.14%) Database Mirroring
17 24 (19.51%) ETL
18 23 (18.70%) Data Warehouse
18 23 (18.70%) SQL Server 2005
19 21 (17.07%) Oracle9i Database
19 21 (17.07%) MCITP
20 20 (16.26%) Capacity Planning
21 17 (13.82%) Migration
22 16 (13.01%) MS Excel
22 16 (13.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 10 (8.13%) Oracle Application Server
2 8 (6.50%) Oracle 9iAS
3 6 (4.88%) IIS
4 5 (4.07%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.44%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.44%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (13.01%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.44%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 10 (8.13%) Dynamics NAV
2 9 (7.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (4.88%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (2.44%) Oracle 11i
4 3 (2.44%) Primavera
4 3 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (2.44%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (2.44%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (1.63%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (1.63%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.13%) DHCP
2 9 (7.32%) DNS
3 4 (3.25%) Internet
3 4 (3.25%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.25%) LAN
3 4 (3.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (73.17%) SQL Server
2 64 (52.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 61 (49.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 59 (47.97%) SQL Server 2012
5 37 (30.08%) Oracle Database
6 30 (24.39%) Oracle Database 11g
6 30 (24.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 26 (21.14%) Oracle Database 10g
8 23 (18.70%) SQL Server 2005
8 23 (18.70%) Data Warehouse
9 21 (17.07%) Oracle9i Database
10 16 (13.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 11 (8.94%) SQL Server 2000
12 10 (8.13%) OLAP
12 10 (8.13%) OLAP Cube
13 9 (7.32%) Relational Database
14 7 (5.69%) Oracle Database 12c
15 6 (4.88%) DB2
15 6 (4.88%) MySQL
15 6 (4.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (8.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle Forms
General
1 43 (34.96%) Finance
2 5 (4.07%) Manufacturing
2 5 (4.07%) Local Government
3 2 (1.63%) Music Industry
3 2 (1.63%) General Ledger
4 1 (0.81%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.81%) Automotive
4 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.44%) Middleware
1 3 (2.44%) WebCenter
2 2 (1.63%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 2 (1.63%) .NET
2 2 (1.63%) NHibernate
2 2 (1.63%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.63%) XML
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle Streams
3 1 (0.81%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 55 (44.72%) Replication
2 46 (37.40%) Clustering
3 14 (11.38%) Statistics
4 7 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.88%) NHS
5 6 (4.88%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.44%) Life Science
6 3 (2.44%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.63%) User Experience
7 2 (1.63%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.63%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 37 (30.08%) Windows
2 10 (8.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (6.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (6.50%) Linux
3 8 (6.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (4.88%) UNIX
5 3 (2.44%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 3 (2.44%) SUSE
6 1 (0.81%) Android
6 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.81%) AIX
6 1 (0.81%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (40.65%) Performance Tuning
2 29 (23.58%) Disaster Recovery
3 26 (21.14%) Business Intelligence
3 26 (21.14%) Database Mirroring
4 24 (19.51%) ETL
5 20 (16.26%) Capacity Planning
6 17 (13.82%) Migration
7 14 (11.38%) ITIL
7 14 (11.38%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (11.38%) Capacity Management
8 13 (10.57%) Service Delivery
9 11 (8.94%) Service Management
9 11 (8.94%) Incident Management
10 10 (8.13%) Data Migration
10 10 (8.13%) Root Cause Analysis
11 9 (7.32%) CRM
12 8 (6.50%) Business Analysis
13 7 (5.69%) Change Management
13 7 (5.69%) Database Tuning
14 6 (4.88%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 103 (83.74%) SQL
2 74 (60.16%) T-SQL
3 12 (9.76%) PowerShell
4 11 (8.94%) PL/SQL
5 6 (4.88%) C#
6 3 (2.44%) Prolog
7 1 (0.81%) Java
Qualifications
1 27 (21.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (17.07%) MCITP
3 13 (10.57%) Degree
4 9 (7.32%) OCP
4 9 (7.32%) Oracle Certification
4 9 (7.32%) MCTS
4 9 (7.32%) MCDBA
5 5 (4.07%) SC Cleared
5 5 (4.07%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.81%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (8.13%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.32%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (3.25%) VMware ESX
4 3 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (10.57%) Data Guard
2 10 (8.13%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (4.88%) Foglight
4 5 (4.07%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (2.44%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.81%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 44 (35.77%) Microsoft
2 43 (34.96%) Oracle
3 6 (4.88%) Hyperion
3 6 (4.88%) VMware
3 6 (4.88%) Imperva
4 4 (3.25%) Teradata
5 3 (2.44%) CommVault
5 3 (2.44%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.63%) SAP
6 2 (1.63%) Sybase
6 2 (1.63%) Epicor
6 2 (1.63%) Vertica
6 2 (1.63%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.63%) Sage
7 1 (0.81%) Google
7 1 (0.81%) Veritas
7 1 (0.81%) HP
Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Talent International
Salary: £30000.00 - £36000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Gym Membership
Posted: 18 days ago