The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 33 58 44
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 18 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 4.52% 1.37% 2.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.86% 1.45% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 10
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,764
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
DBA
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Liverpool 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
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
370 482 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 92.96% 94.32% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 259 425 310
Average salary £35,500 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

DBA
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

DBA Salary Trend in Liverpool

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Liverpool region that cited 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 DBA in their job title.

1 27 (100.00%) SQL
1 27 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 23 (85.19%) T-SQL
3 18 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 18 (66.67%) Replication
4 16 (59.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
5 14 (51.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (40.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (40.74%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (25.93%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (25.93%) Clustering
8 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
10 4 (14.81%) ETL
10 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (14.81%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
11 3 (11.11%) MCITP
11 3 (11.11%) MCTS
11 3 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
11 3 (11.11%) Database Mirroring
11 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (11.11%) ITIL
11 3 (11.11%) Windows
11 3 (11.11%) PL/SQL

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Liverpool region that cited 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 DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 18 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 16 (59.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (40.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (40.74%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
6 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (11.11%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (7.41%) OLAP
7 2 (7.41%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (3.70%) Spotfire
8 1 (3.70%) QlikView
8 1 (3.70%) DB2
8 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (66.67%) Replication
2 7 (25.93%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (14.81%) ETL
4 4 (14.81%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (11.11%) Database Mirroring
5 3 (11.11%) ITIL
5 3 (11.11%) Service Management
6 2 (7.41%) Database Security
7 1 (3.70%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.70%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) SQL
2 23 (85.19%) T-SQL
3 3 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (51.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (11.11%) MCITP
2 3 (11.11%) MCTS
2 3 (11.11%) OCP
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle
2 3 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (3.70%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.70%) Cognos
3 1 (3.70%) Teradata