The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cheshire region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 82 73 93
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 11 49 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.02% 3.03% 1.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 3.16% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 10 44 17
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,150 £26,479 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,750 £43,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
1037 1553 1715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 96.02% 96.10% 98.68%
Number of salaries quoted 888 1213 1264
Median salary £37,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region that featured DBA in the job title.

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 May 2016.

DBA Salary Histogram in Cheshire

DBA
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -13 3 £38,000 -10.58%
Wilmslow - 3 £40,000 -
Knutsford +11 1 - -
Macclesfield +1 1 £40,000 -
Chester -14 1 £29,500 +13.28% 1
DBA
North West

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 35 (66.04%) SQL
2 30 (56.60%) SQL Server
3 27 (50.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (49.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (49.06%) Oracle
5 24 (45.28%) Oracle Database
6 23 (43.40%) Relational Database
7 22 (41.51%) Performance Tuning
8 20 (37.74%) SQL Server 2012
9 18 (33.96%) RDBMS
10 16 (30.19%) ETL
10 16 (30.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 16 (30.19%) SQL Server 2014
11 15 (28.30%) Oracle RAC
12 14 (26.42%) Finance
12 14 (26.42%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (26.42%) T-SQL
13 13 (24.53%) SQL Server 2008
14 12 (22.64%) Oracle Database 11g
14 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
14 12 (22.64%) Oracle Database 12c
15 11 (20.75%) MS Excel
16 9 (16.98%) Data Guard
16 9 (16.98%) Oracle RMAN
16 9 (16.98%) Database Security
17 8 (15.09%) Change Control
17 8 (15.09%) Business Continuity
17 8 (15.09%) Replication
17 8 (15.09%) Disaster Recovery
18 7 (13.21%) Oracle Reports

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (20.75%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.66%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (56.60%) SQL Server
2 27 (50.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (49.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (45.28%) Oracle Database
5 23 (43.40%) Relational Database
6 20 (37.74%) SQL Server 2012
7 18 (33.96%) RDBMS
8 16 (30.19%) SQL Server 2014
8 16 (30.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (24.53%) SQL Server 2008
10 12 (22.64%) Oracle Database 11g
10 12 (22.64%) Oracle Database 12c
11 7 (13.21%) MySQL
11 7 (13.21%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (5.66%) MS Access
12 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (5.66%) Oracle9i Database
13 1 (1.89%) Data Mining
13 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 14 (26.42%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) JSON
1 1 (1.89%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Replication
2 6 (11.32%) Clustering
3 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.89%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.32%) Unix
2 2 (3.77%) Windows
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (41.51%) Performance Tuning
2 16 (30.19%) ETL
3 14 (26.42%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (16.98%) Database Security
5 8 (15.09%) Business Continuity
5 8 (15.09%) Change Control
5 8 (15.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (13.21%) Database Mirroring
7 6 (11.32%) Product Management
8 5 (9.43%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (9.43%) ETL Development
8 5 (9.43%) High Availability
9 3 (5.66%) ITIL
9 3 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (3.77%) Incident Management
10 2 (3.77%) Mentoring
11 1 (1.89%) Capacity Management
11 1 (1.89%) Cybersecurity
11 1 (1.89%) IT Audit
Programming Languages
1 35 (66.04%) SQL
2 14 (26.42%) T-SQL
3 6 (11.32%) PL/SQL
3 6 (11.32%) Shell Script
4 3 (5.66%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.66%) VBA
5 2 (3.77%) C#
6 1 (1.89%) C++
6 1 (1.89%) PHP
6 1 (1.89%) VC++
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) OCP
1 6 (11.32%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) COBIT
1 1 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (28.30%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (16.98%) Data Guard
1 9 (16.98%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (11.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (5.66%) Foglight
4 1 (1.89%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 26 (49.06%) Oracle
2 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.66%) Imperva