The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL 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 SQL DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 108 71 65
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 29 50 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.46% 3.00% 3.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 3.17% 3.69%
Number of salaries quoted 28 28 57
Average salary £40,000 £37,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.96% +16.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,050 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,250 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.56%
SQL 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
1829 1577 1949
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.05% 94.71% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1561 1297 1613
Average salary £39,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £23,500
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%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL DBA in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the Cheshire region.

SQL DBA Salary Trend in Cheshire

SQL DBA
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

SQL DBA Salary Histogram in Cheshire

SQL 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 SQL DBA within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
Macclesfield -3 13 £40,000 +3.22% 2
Warrington -1 11 £45,000 +69.81%
Crewe -15 2 £27,500 -
SQL DBA
North West

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited SQL 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 SQL DBA in their job title.

1 52 (98.11%) SQL
1 52 (98.11%) SQL Server
2 39 (73.58%) T-SQL
3 35 (66.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 32 (60.38%) Replication
5 31 (58.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 29 (54.72%) Performance Tuning
7 25 (47.17%) SQL Server 2012
8 23 (43.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 21 (39.62%) Windows
10 19 (35.85%) SQL Server 2005
11 18 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (32.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 15 (28.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 14 (26.42%) PowerShell
15 12 (22.64%) Clustering
16 11 (20.75%) Statistics
17 10 (18.87%) Microsoft Azure
18 9 (16.98%) Oracle
19 8 (15.09%) SAN
19 8 (15.09%) Database Security
20 7 (13.21%) LiteSpeed
21 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
21 6 (11.32%) Finance
21 6 (11.32%) SQL Server 2000
21 6 (11.32%) E-Commerce
21 6 (11.32%) OLTP
21 6 (11.32%) Sybase
21 6 (11.32%) MongoDB
21 6 (11.32%) Degree

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited SQL 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 SQL DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle 9iAS
2 1 (1.89%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.87%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.09%) SAN
2 3 (5.66%) DHCP
2 3 (5.66%) DNS
3 1 (1.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (98.11%) SQL Server
2 35 (66.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 31 (58.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 25 (47.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 23 (43.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (35.85%) SQL Server 2005
7 17 (32.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (11.32%) MongoDB
8 6 (11.32%) SQL Server 2000
8 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 6 (11.32%) OLTP
9 5 (9.43%) MySQL
9 5 (9.43%) Big Data
10 4 (7.55%) NoSQL
10 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database
10 4 (7.55%) Hadoop
10 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (7.55%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (5.66%) DB2
Development Applications
1 15 (28.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (11.32%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Retail
3 2 (3.77%) Marketing
3 2 (3.77%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) .NET
2 1 (1.89%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 32 (60.38%) Replication
2 12 (22.64%) Clustering
3 11 (20.75%) Statistics
4 3 (5.66%) Open Source
5 2 (3.77%) Social Media
5 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (39.62%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (54.72%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (15.09%) Database Security
4 6 (11.32%) E-Commerce
5 5 (9.43%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (9.43%) ETL
6 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (7.55%) Data Modelling
7 3 (5.66%) Service Management
7 3 (5.66%) Business Continuity
7 3 (5.66%) Data Analysis
7 3 (5.66%) Performance Improvement
7 3 (5.66%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (5.66%) Change Management
7 3 (5.66%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (3.77%) Dimensional Modelling
8 2 (3.77%) Information Security
8 2 (3.77%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.77%) Risk Management
9 1 (1.89%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 52 (98.11%) SQL
2 39 (73.58%) T-SQL
3 14 (26.42%) PowerShell
4 4 (7.55%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.77%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (13.21%) LiteSpeed
2 3 (5.66%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 9 (16.98%) Oracle
2 6 (11.32%) Sybase
3 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.66%) VMware
4 3 (5.66%) Vertica
5 2 (3.77%) Facebook
6 1 (1.89%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.89%) Sage
6 1 (1.89%) Primavera
6 1 (1.89%) Open Text
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