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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 85 93 74
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 37 30 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.15% 1.68% 2.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.26% 1.75% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 30 20 32
Average salary £41,000 £43,750 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.28% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,041 £37,500 £32,280
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +7.31%
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
1640 1713 1646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.52% 95.91% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1298 1361 1343
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £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 28 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 28 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
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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 +21 18 £39,000 -17.89% 2
Chester -5 7 £26,041 -31.91%
Macclesfield +12 4 £42,500 -
Crewe -12 2 £41,000 -
Knutsford -10 1 £60,000 +20.00%
Runcorn - 1 - -
Wilmslow - 1 £55,000 -
DBA
North West

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 97 (88.18%) SQL
2 81 (73.64%) SQL Server
3 67 (60.91%) T-SQL
4 60 (54.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 57 (51.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 56 (50.91%) SQL Server 2012
7 55 (50.00%) Replication
8 43 (39.09%) Clustering
9 40 (36.36%) Microsoft
10 39 (35.45%) Performance Tuning
11 33 (30.00%) Windows
11 33 (30.00%) Finance
11 33 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 32 (29.09%) Oracle
13 29 (26.36%) Oracle Database
14 27 (24.55%) Disaster Recovery
15 26 (23.64%) Database Mirroring
16 25 (22.73%) ETL
16 25 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
17 24 (21.82%) Microsoft Certification
18 22 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
19 21 (19.09%) Data Warehouse
20 20 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 19 (17.27%) MCITP
21 19 (17.27%) SQL Server 2005
22 18 (16.36%) Oracle Database 10g
23 17 (15.45%) PowerShell
23 17 (15.45%) Capacity Planning
24 16 (14.55%) Migration
25 15 (13.64%) Oracle9i Database

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 11 (10.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 10 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 8 (7.27%) Oracle 9iAS
4 6 (5.45%) IIS
5 4 (3.64%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.73%) Lync
7 1 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 11 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.73%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 10 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV
1 10 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (3.64%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (3.64%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (2.73%) Primavera
4 3 (2.73%) Oracle 11i
4 3 (2.73%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (2.73%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (1.82%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.18%) DHCP
2 8 (7.27%) DNS
3 4 (3.64%) LAN
3 4 (3.64%) WAN
3 4 (3.64%) Internet
3 4 (3.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (73.64%) SQL Server
2 60 (54.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 57 (51.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 56 (50.91%) SQL Server 2012
5 33 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 29 (26.36%) Oracle Database
7 22 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 21 (19.09%) Data Warehouse
9 20 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 19 (17.27%) SQL Server 2005
11 18 (16.36%) Oracle Database 10g
12 15 (13.64%) Oracle9i Database
13 13 (11.82%) Relational Database
14 9 (8.18%) SQL Server 2000
15 8 (7.27%) OLAP Cube
15 8 (7.27%) OLAP
16 6 (5.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 6 (5.45%) MySQL
17 3 (2.73%) BusinessObjects
17 3 (2.73%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle Forms
General
1 33 (30.00%) Finance
2 4 (3.64%) Manufacturing
2 4 (3.64%) Local Government
3 2 (1.82%) Music Industry
3 2 (1.82%) General Ledger
4 1 (0.91%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.64%) Middleware
2 3 (2.73%) WebCenter
3 2 (1.82%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 2 (1.82%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.82%) NHibernate
3 2 (1.82%) XML
3 2 (1.82%) .NET
4 1 (0.91%) J2EE
4 1 (0.91%) Oracle Streams
4 1 (0.91%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 55 (50.00%) Replication
2 43 (39.09%) Clustering
3 13 (11.82%) Statistics
4 7 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (5.45%) Management Information System
5 6 (5.45%) NHS
6 3 (2.73%) Life Science
6 3 (2.73%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.82%) User Experience
8 1 (0.91%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.91%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 33 (30.00%) Windows
2 10 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (7.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (7.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (4.55%) Linux
5 3 (2.73%) UNIX
6 2 (1.82%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.82%) SUSE
7 1 (0.91%) AIX
7 1 (0.91%) Solaris
7 1 (0.91%) Android
7 1 (0.91%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (35.45%) Performance Tuning
2 27 (24.55%) Disaster Recovery
3 26 (23.64%) Database Mirroring
4 25 (22.73%) ETL
4 25 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (15.45%) Capacity Planning
6 16 (14.55%) Migration
7 14 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (11.82%) Incident Management
9 12 (10.91%) Business Analysis
10 10 (9.09%) CRM
11 9 (8.18%) Service Delivery
11 9 (8.18%) Root Cause Analysis
11 9 (8.18%) Data Migration
12 8 (7.27%) Capacity Management
12 8 (7.27%) Service Management
13 7 (6.36%) ITIL
13 7 (6.36%) Change Management
13 7 (6.36%) Database Security
14 6 (5.45%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 97 (88.18%) SQL
2 67 (60.91%) T-SQL
3 17 (15.45%) PowerShell
4 11 (10.00%) C#
5 10 (9.09%) PL/SQL
6 3 (2.73%) Prolog
7 1 (0.91%) Java
Qualifications
1 24 (21.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (17.27%) MCITP
3 10 (9.09%) Degree
3 10 (9.09%) Oracle Certification
4 9 (8.18%) OCP
4 9 (8.18%) MCTS
5 7 (6.36%) MCDBA
6 4 (3.64%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.64%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.91%) MCSA
7 1 (0.91%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.91%) SLA
2 1 (0.91%) QA
System Software
1 10 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.27%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (2.73%) VMware ESX
3 3 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (6.36%) Data Guard
2 4 (3.64%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (3.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (2.73%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.91%) Foglight
4 1 (0.91%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.91%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 40 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 32 (29.09%) Oracle
3 6 (5.45%) VMware
4 5 (4.55%) Hyperion
5 3 (2.73%) CommVault
6 2 (1.82%) Vertica
6 2 (1.82%) SAP
6 2 (1.82%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.82%) Sage
6 2 (1.82%) Epicor
7 1 (0.91%) HP
7 1 (0.91%) Veritas
7 1 (0.91%) Google
7 1 (0.91%) Imperva
Warrington, Cheshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £37500 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Widnes, Cheshire
Community Integrated Care
Salary: £28,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago