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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 51 73 69
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 75 47 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.11% 2.90% 3.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.37% 3.08% 4.06%
Number of salaries quoted 69 20 37
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £65,000 £47,500
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
1718 1524 1872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.03% 93.90% 94.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1350 1172 1504
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 4 March 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 4 March 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 29 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Knutsford - 18 £54,000 - 1
Macclesfield - 8 £40,000 - 2
Chester +10 6 £47,500 +18.75%
Crewe -3 4 £50,000 +25.00%
Wilmslow +5 2 £39,000 +29.99%
Alderley Edge - 2 £35,000 -
DBA
North West

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 98 (68.06%) SQL
2 95 (65.97%) SQL Server
3 75 (52.08%) Performance Tuning
4 72 (50.00%) T-SQL
5 68 (47.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 62 (43.06%) Finance
7 61 (42.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 58 (40.28%) Oracle
9 57 (39.58%) SQL Server 2012
10 54 (37.50%) Replication
11 46 (31.94%) Oracle Database
12 42 (29.17%) Windows
13 38 (26.39%) Oracle Database 11g
14 34 (23.61%) Oracle Database 10g
14 34 (23.61%) Capacity Management
15 32 (22.22%) ITIL
16 31 (21.53%) Oracle RMAN
16 31 (21.53%) Agile Software Development
17 29 (20.14%) Data Guard
18 28 (19.44%) Microsoft
19 26 (18.06%) Statistics
20 25 (17.36%) Clustering
21 24 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
22 23 (15.97%) Disaster Recovery
23 22 (15.28%) Oracle9i Database
24 21 (14.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 21 (14.58%) Database Tuning
24 21 (14.58%) Oracle Database 12c
25 20 (13.89%) Imperva
25 20 (13.89%) PowerShell

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 4 (2.78%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.39%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.39%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.69%) CMS
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle 9iAS
Applications
1 20 (13.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (5.56%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (4.17%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (3.47%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.69%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 19 (13.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.69%) DHCP
1 1 (0.69%) DNS
1 1 (0.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (65.97%) SQL Server
2 68 (47.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 61 (42.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 57 (39.58%) SQL Server 2012
5 46 (31.94%) Oracle Database
6 38 (26.39%) Oracle Database 11g
7 34 (23.61%) Oracle Database 10g
8 22 (15.28%) Oracle9i Database
9 21 (14.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 21 (14.58%) Oracle Database 12c
10 19 (13.19%) SQL Server 2005
11 18 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 18 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
12 15 (10.42%) OLTP
13 13 (9.03%) SQL Server 2000
14 12 (8.33%) DB2
15 11 (7.64%) MySQL
16 9 (6.25%) Big Data
16 9 (6.25%) OLAP Cube
16 9 (6.25%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 24 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 62 (43.06%) Finance
2 3 (2.08%) Local Government
3 2 (1.39%) Music Industry
3 2 (1.39%) Retail
3 2 (1.39%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.69%) Banking
4 1 (0.69%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.69%) Automotive
4 1 (0.69%) General Ledger
4 1 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.39%) XML
1 2 (1.39%) .NET
1 2 (1.39%) .NET Framework
1 2 (1.39%) NHibernate
1 2 (1.39%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 1 (0.69%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 54 (37.50%) Replication
2 26 (18.06%) Statistics
3 25 (17.36%) Clustering
4 6 (4.17%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.78%) NHS
6 3 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.08%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 42 (29.17%) Windows
2 19 (13.19%) Linux
3 15 (10.42%) UNIX
4 4 (2.78%) Solaris
5 3 (2.08%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 3 (2.08%) SUSE
6 2 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (52.08%) Performance Tuning
2 34 (23.61%) Capacity Management
3 32 (22.22%) ITIL
4 31 (21.53%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (15.97%) Disaster Recovery
6 21 (14.58%) Database Tuning
7 18 (12.50%) Service Delivery
8 16 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (9.03%) Migration
9 13 (9.03%) ETL
10 12 (8.33%) Business Continuity
10 12 (8.33%) Incident Management
11 10 (6.94%) Capacity Planning
12 9 (6.25%) Change Management
13 8 (5.56%) Service Management
14 7 (4.86%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (4.86%) Problem Management
15 6 (4.17%) SOA
15 6 (4.17%) Database Security
15 6 (4.17%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 98 (68.06%) SQL
2 72 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 20 (13.89%) PowerShell
4 8 (5.56%) PL/SQL
5 5 (3.47%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (9.03%) Degree
3 11 (7.64%) MCITP
4 9 (6.25%) Security Cleared
5 8 (5.56%) MCDBA
5 8 (5.56%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.08%) VCP4
7 2 (1.39%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.69%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.39%) SLA
3 1 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 31 (21.53%) Oracle RMAN
2 14 (9.72%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 29 (20.14%) Data Guard
2 20 (13.89%) Foglight
3 8 (5.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 58 (40.28%) Oracle
2 28 (19.44%) Microsoft
3 20 (13.89%) Imperva
4 10 (6.94%) Hyperion
4 10 (6.94%) Teradata
5 8 (5.56%) Sybase
6 7 (4.86%) Vertica
7 2 (1.39%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.39%) Sage
8 1 (0.69%) VMware
8 1 (0.69%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.69%) SAP
8 1 (0.69%) Cognos
8 1 (0.69%) Epicor
8 1 (0.69%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.69%) Primavera
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