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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 104 69 70
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 28 43 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.43% 2.72% 3.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 2.89% 3.40%
Number of salaries quoted 24 22 59
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £27,150 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,250 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
1827 1486 2031
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.50% 93.99% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1488 1213 1674
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
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 23 September 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
(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 -10 11 £45,000 +69.81% 2
Knutsford - 7 £50,000 -
Macclesfield -10 6 £40,000 -15.78% 4
SQL DBA
North West

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 43 (97.73%) SQL
1 43 (97.73%) SQL Server
2 29 (65.91%) T-SQL
3 25 (56.82%) Replication
4 23 (52.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (52.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
6 18 (40.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 17 (38.64%) SQL Server 2005
8 16 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
9 15 (34.09%) Windows
10 14 (31.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (25.00%) Clustering
13 9 (20.45%) Database Security
14 8 (18.18%) SAN
15 7 (15.91%) Oracle
15 7 (15.91%) LiteSpeed
15 7 (15.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 7 (15.91%) Degree
15 7 (15.91%) PowerShell
16 6 (13.64%) MongoDB
16 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 6 (13.64%) Finance
16 6 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
16 6 (13.64%) Sybase
16 6 (13.64%) E-Commerce
16 6 (13.64%) OLTP
17 5 (11.36%) ETL
17 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2000

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.27%) CMS
1 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.18%) SAN
2 3 (6.82%) DHCP
2 3 (6.82%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (97.73%) SQL Server
2 23 (52.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 23 (52.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (40.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (38.64%) SQL Server 2005
5 16 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (31.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 6 (13.64%) OLTP
7 6 (13.64%) MongoDB
8 5 (11.36%) Big Data
8 5 (11.36%) MySQL
8 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (9.09%) NoSQL
9 4 (9.09%) Hadoop
10 3 (6.82%) Apache Hive
10 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database
10 3 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 7 (15.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (13.64%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Retail
3 2 (4.55%) Marketing
3 2 (4.55%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (2.27%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 25 (56.82%) Replication
2 11 (25.00%) Clustering
3 5 (11.36%) Statistics
4 3 (6.82%) Open Source
5 2 (4.55%) Social Media
6 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (20.45%) Database Security
4 6 (13.64%) E-Commerce
4 6 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (11.36%) ETL
6 4 (9.09%) Data Modelling
6 4 (9.09%) Business Continuity
7 3 (6.82%) Data Analysis
7 3 (6.82%) Service Management
7 3 (6.82%) Change Management
7 3 (6.82%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (6.82%) Performance Improvement
7 3 (6.82%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (4.55%) Risk Management
8 2 (4.55%) Dimensional Modelling
8 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.55%) Information Security
9 1 (2.27%) Content Management
9 1 (2.27%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (97.73%) SQL
2 29 (65.91%) T-SQL
3 7 (15.91%) PowerShell
4 3 (6.82%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (15.91%) LiteSpeed
2 3 (6.82%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) Oracle
2 6 (13.64%) Sybase
3 3 (6.82%) VMware
3 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.82%) Vertica
4 2 (4.55%) Facebook
5 1 (2.27%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (2.27%) Sage
5 1 (2.27%) Primavera
5 1 (2.27%) Open Text
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + generous bens
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