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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 78 84 103
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 24 43 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.87% 2.33% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.95% 2.42% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 24 42 11
Average salary £47,500 £38,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.58% -3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £35,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,050 £47,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
1230 1776 1522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.79% 96.36% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1075 1439 1161
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,350 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 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
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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
Crewe +11 6 £45,000 -10.00%
Wilmslow +12 3 £45,000 +15.38%
Macclesfield +20 2 £41,250 +3.12%
Warrington -10 1 £51,000 +36.00%
SQL DBA
North West

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 46 (88.46%) SQL
2 45 (86.54%) SQL Server
3 40 (76.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 37 (71.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 25 (48.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 25 (48.08%) Replication
6 23 (44.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 22 (42.31%) T-SQL
7 22 (42.31%) ETL
8 21 (40.38%) Performance Tuning
9 20 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
10 17 (32.69%) SQL Server 2014
11 15 (28.85%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
12 13 (25.00%) Clustering
13 12 (23.08%) Finance
13 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
13 12 (23.08%) Database Mirroring
13 12 (23.08%) ETL Development
14 11 (21.15%) Relational Database
14 11 (21.15%) High Availability
15 9 (17.31%) SQL Server 2005
15 9 (17.31%) MS Excel
16 8 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
16 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
16 8 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
17 7 (13.46%) PowerShell
17 7 (13.46%) Project Management
17 7 (13.46%) Oracle
17 7 (13.46%) OLAP

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 5 (9.62%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (17.31%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (86.54%) SQL Server
2 40 (76.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 37 (71.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (48.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 23 (44.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 20 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
7 17 (32.69%) SQL Server 2014
8 11 (21.15%) Relational Database
9 9 (17.31%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (13.46%) OLAP
12 5 (9.62%) Oracle Database
12 5 (9.62%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (9.62%) Oracle Database 12c
13 3 (5.77%) MySQL
14 2 (3.85%) RDBMS
15 1 (1.92%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (23.08%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (48.08%) Replication
2 13 (25.00%) Clustering
3 8 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.69%) Statistics
5 1 (1.92%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.69%) Windows
1 4 (7.69%) Windows Server
2 2 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (42.31%) ETL
2 21 (40.38%) Performance Tuning
3 15 (28.85%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
5 12 (23.08%) Database Mirroring
5 12 (23.08%) ETL Development
6 11 (21.15%) High Availability
7 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (13.46%) Project Management
9 5 (9.62%) Database Security
10 3 (5.77%) Business Analysis
10 3 (5.77%) Incident Management
10 3 (5.77%) Migration
11 2 (3.85%) Data Management
11 2 (3.85%) Data Modelling
11 2 (3.85%) Database Tuning
11 2 (3.85%) ITIL
11 2 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
11 2 (3.85%) Performance Optimisation
11 2 (3.85%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 46 (88.46%) SQL
2 22 (42.31%) T-SQL
3 7 (13.46%) PowerShell
4 5 (9.62%) C#
5 2 (3.85%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) MCITP
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.85%) OCP
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) COBIT
1 2 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) Perfmon
2 2 (3.85%) Data Guard
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.46%) Oracle