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 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
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 81 105 84
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 44 15 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.41% 0.92% 2.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.56% 0.98% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 44 8 30
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,100 £42,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +3.12%
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
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%

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 4 March 2015.

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 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 +26 19 £37,500 -3.22% 3
Macclesfield - 7 £40,000 - 2
Crewe +14 4 £50,000 +25.00%
Knutsford - 4 £47,000 -
Chester +12 2 £40,000 -4.76%
Wilmslow +5 2 £39,000 +29.99%
Alderley Edge - 2 £35,000 -
SQL DBA
North West

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 72 (97.30%) SQL
2 70 (94.59%) SQL Server
3 59 (79.73%) T-SQL
4 56 (75.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 50 (67.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 49 (66.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 45 (60.81%) Replication
8 36 (48.65%) Performance Tuning
9 34 (45.95%) Windows
10 28 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
11 26 (35.14%) Statistics
12 23 (31.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 20 (27.03%) Clustering
13 20 (27.03%) PowerShell
14 19 (25.68%) Microsoft Azure
14 19 (25.68%) Finance
15 18 (24.32%) Microsoft
16 16 (21.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 12 (16.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 12 (16.22%) MS Excel
18 11 (14.86%) Business Intelligence
18 11 (14.86%) Microsoft Certification
18 11 (14.86%) SQL Server 2005
19 10 (13.51%) Disaster Recovery
20 9 (12.16%) ETL
20 9 (12.16%) Degree
20 9 (12.16%) Capacity Planning
21 8 (10.81%) OLAP Cube
21 8 (10.81%) OLAP
22 7 (9.46%) Oracle

SQL 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 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 (2.70%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle 9iAS
Applications
1 12 (16.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.35%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 19 (25.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) Internet
1 1 (1.35%) DHCP
1 1 (1.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (94.59%) SQL Server
2 56 (75.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 50 (67.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 49 (66.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (21.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (16.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (14.86%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (10.81%) OLAP Cube
8 8 (10.81%) OLAP
9 7 (9.46%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (8.11%) OLTP
10 6 (8.11%) MySQL
10 6 (8.11%) SQL Server 2000
10 6 (8.11%) Big Data
11 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (6.76%) Hadoop
11 5 (6.76%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (6.76%) Oracle Database
11 5 (6.76%) VLDB
11 5 (6.76%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 23 (31.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 19 (25.68%) Finance
2 3 (4.05%) Local Government
3 2 (2.70%) Retail
3 2 (2.70%) Music Industry
4 1 (1.35%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.70%) XML
1 2 (2.70%) .NET
1 2 (2.70%) Managed Extensibility Framework
1 2 (2.70%) NHibernate
1 2 (2.70%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.35%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 45 (60.81%) Replication
2 26 (35.14%) Statistics
3 20 (27.03%) Clustering
4 4 (5.41%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.70%) NHS
5 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.35%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 34 (45.95%) Windows
2 3 (4.05%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 3 (4.05%) SUSE
2 3 (4.05%) Linux
3 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (48.65%) Performance Tuning
2 28 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (14.86%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (13.51%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (12.16%) ETL
5 9 (12.16%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (8.11%) Change Management
6 6 (8.11%) Capacity Management
6 6 (8.11%) Problem Management
6 6 (8.11%) Incident Management
7 4 (5.41%) CRM
7 4 (5.41%) Migration
7 4 (5.41%) Line Management
8 3 (4.05%) Business Analysis
8 3 (4.05%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (4.05%) High Availability
9 2 (2.70%) E-Commerce
9 2 (2.70%) Data Modelling
9 2 (2.70%) SOA
9 2 (2.70%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 72 (97.30%) SQL
2 59 (79.73%) T-SQL
3 20 (27.03%) PowerShell
4 4 (5.41%) C#
5 2 (2.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (14.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (12.16%) Degree
3 6 (8.11%) MCITP
4 4 (5.41%) MCDBA
5 3 (4.05%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.05%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.35%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.05%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (4.05%) Data Guard
1 3 (4.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 18 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.46%) Oracle
3 5 (6.76%) Vertica
4 1 (1.35%) Epicor
4 1 (1.35%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.35%) Sage
4 1 (1.35%) VMware
4 1 (1.35%) Sybase
4 1 (1.35%) SAP
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