The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 20 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 119 102 100
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 11 22 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.57% 1.29% 1.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 1.36% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 24
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.29%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
SQL Server 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
1779 1618 1927
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.37% 94.73% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1558 1323 1617
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 £23,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

SQL Server DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

SQL Server DBA Salary Trend in Cheshire

SQL Server 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 Server DBA within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 20 November 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
Macclesfield -2 9 £40,000 -5.88%
Chester +9 1 - - 1
SQL Server DBA
North West

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title.

1 24 (100.00%) SQL
1 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (95.83%) Performance Tuning
3 21 (87.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (87.50%) Replication
3 21 (87.50%) T-SQL
4 16 (66.67%) Windows
5 15 (62.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (45.83%) Clustering
7 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (37.50%) Statistics
9 8 (33.33%) SAN
9 8 (33.33%) Database Security
9 8 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (33.33%) PowerShell
10 7 (29.17%) LiteSpeed
11 5 (20.83%) Finance
12 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
12 4 (16.67%) OLTP
12 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (16.67%) MongoDB
13 3 (12.50%) Big Data
13 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling
13 3 (12.50%) MySQL

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

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

Cloud Services
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (87.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (62.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (16.67%) OLTP
5 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (16.67%) MongoDB
6 3 (12.50%) MySQL
6 3 (12.50%) Big Data
6 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
8 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
8 1 (4.17%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Advertising
2 2 (8.33%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 21 (87.50%) Replication
2 11 (45.83%) Clustering
3 9 (37.50%) Statistics
4 2 (8.33%) Social Media
5 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (95.83%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (33.33%) Database Security
4 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 2 (8.33%) ETL
6 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) SQL
2 21 (87.50%) T-SQL
3 8 (33.33%) PowerShell
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) LiteSpeed
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Facebook
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
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