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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 116 100 103
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 13 17 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.67% 1.03% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 1.09% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 34
Average salary £50,000 £45,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.89% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £29,350 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
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
1817 1553 2130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.34% 94.01% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1462 1254 1841
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £56,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 August 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
Knutsford - 5 £50,000 -
Chester -4 2 - -
Warrington -20 2 £52,500 +78.87%
SQL Server DBA
North West

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (94.12%) SQL
3 15 (88.24%) Performance Tuning
4 13 (76.47%) T-SQL
4 13 (76.47%) Replication
4 13 (76.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (70.59%) Clustering
6 11 (64.71%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (47.06%) Windows
7 8 (47.06%) SAN
7 8 (47.06%) Database Security
8 7 (41.18%) LiteSpeed
8 7 (41.18%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (23.53%) Finance
10 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (17.65%) OLTP
11 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (17.65%) MongoDB
12 2 (11.76%) MySQL
12 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
12 2 (11.76%) Internet
12 2 (11.76%) Advertising
12 2 (11.76%) Games
12 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) SAN
2 2 (11.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (76.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (64.71%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (41.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (17.65%) OLTP
7 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (17.65%) MongoDB
8 2 (11.76%) Big Data
8 2 (11.76%) MySQL
9 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
9 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
9 1 (5.88%) CouchDB
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Advertising
2 2 (11.76%) Games
2 2 (11.76%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 13 (76.47%) Replication
2 12 (70.59%) Clustering
3 2 (11.76%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (47.06%) Database Security
3 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.88%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) SQL
2 13 (76.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) LiteSpeed
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Facebook