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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Database Administrator
North West / Cheshire
Rank 68 60 52
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 19 43 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.91% 3.31% 4.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.97% 3.47% 4.24%
Number of salaries quoted 14 37 71
Median salary £40,750 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.50% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,300 £45,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%

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
963 1238 1818
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 96.69% 95.38% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 779 1072 1433
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £50,350
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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
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 25 February 2017. 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 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
Crewe -6 8 £40,000 -11.11%
Warrington +9 3 £45,000 -11.76%
Macclesfield +7 1 £39,000 -2.50% 1
DBA
North West

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 32 (91.43%) SQL
2 30 (85.71%) SQL Server
3 22 (62.86%) T-SQL
4 21 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (54.29%) Microsoft
5 19 (54.29%) Performance Tuning
6 18 (51.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 14 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (37.14%) MS Excel
8 13 (37.14%) ETL
8 13 (37.14%) High Availability
9 12 (34.29%) Replication
10 10 (28.57%) MySQL
10 10 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (25.71%) SQL Server 2014
11 9 (25.71%) Clustering
12 8 (22.86%) Windows
12 8 (22.86%) SQL Server 2016
12 8 (22.86%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (22.86%) Capacity Planning
13 7 (20.00%) Relational Database
13 7 (20.00%) .NET
13 7 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 6 (17.14%) Business Continuity
14 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
14 6 (17.14%) MS Office

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 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) IIS
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 13 (37.14%) MS Excel
2 6 (17.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.86%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.86%) Azure Machine Learning
2 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 21 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (51.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 14 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (28.57%) MySQL
6 9 (25.71%) SQL Server 2014
7 8 (22.86%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (22.86%) SQL Server 2016
8 7 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 7 (20.00%) Relational Database
9 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
10 2 (5.71%) RDBMS
11 1 (2.86%) Big Data
11 1 (2.86%) DocumentDB
11 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 1 (2.86%) Power BI
11 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (14.29%) Billing
2 3 (8.57%) Finance
3 2 (5.71%) Advertising
4 1 (2.86%) Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) .NET
2 5 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.86%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (2.86%) NHibernate
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) Replication
2 10 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (25.71%) Clustering
4 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.86%) Fintech
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) Windows
2 6 (17.14%) Windows Server
2 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (37.14%) ETL
3 13 (37.14%) High Availability
4 8 (22.86%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (17.14%) Business Continuity
7 5 (14.29%) ETL Development
7 5 (14.29%) Full Text Search
7 5 (14.29%) Web Development
8 4 (11.43%) Change Management
8 4 (11.43%) ITIL
8 4 (11.43%) Migration
8 4 (11.43%) Service Management
9 3 (8.57%) Data Security
9 3 (8.57%) Problem Management
9 3 (8.57%) Resource Management
9 3 (8.57%) Server Monitoring
9 3 (8.57%) Technical Analysis
9 3 (8.57%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 32 (91.43%) SQL
2 22 (62.86%) T-SQL
3 5 (14.29%) PHP
3 5 (14.29%) VBA
4 2 (5.71%) C#
5 1 (2.86%) C
5 1 (2.86%) Java
5 1 (2.86%) Ruby
5 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.57%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) MCDBA
2 3 (8.57%) MCITP
2 3 (8.57%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 19 (54.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) HP
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle
2 5 (14.29%) Talend
3 1 (2.86%) RainStor
3 1 (2.86%) SAP
3 1 (2.86%) Tableau
3 1 (2.86%) Teradata