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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 34 53 46
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 12 7 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.23% 1.34% 3.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.35% 1.39% 4.01%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 19
Average salary £42,500 £25,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+70.00% -50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +6.02%
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
358 502 474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 96.50% 95.80% 97.93%
Number of salaries quoted 282 433 419
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 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 24 (85.71%) SQL
1 24 (85.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 19 (67.86%) T-SQL
3 17 (60.71%) SQL Server
4 16 (57.14%) Replication
5 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
5 15 (53.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (39.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (32.14%) Clustering
9 8 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (25.00%) Windows
10 7 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
11 5 (17.86%) Finance
11 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (17.86%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (14.29%) LINC
12 4 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
12 4 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
12 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (14.29%) Data Centre
12 4 (14.29%) ANSI SQL
12 4 (14.29%) SRDF
12 4 (14.29%) Change Control
12 4 (14.29%) EMC
12 4 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (14.29%) SAN

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (85.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 17 (60.71%) SQL Server
3 15 (53.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
8 3 (10.71%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (7.14%) OLAP Cube
9 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (7.14%) DB2
9 2 (7.14%) OLAP
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (57.14%) Replication
2 9 (32.14%) Clustering
3 4 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 4 (14.29%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (17.86%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
4 4 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (14.29%) Change Control
4 4 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (10.71%) Service Management
5 3 (10.71%) ITIL
5 3 (10.71%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (10.71%) ETL
5 3 (10.71%) Database Mirroring
6 2 (7.14%) RUP
6 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.57%) Change Management
7 1 (3.57%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 24 (85.71%) SQL
2 19 (67.86%) T-SQL
3 4 (14.29%) LINC
3 4 (14.29%) ANSI SQL
4 3 (10.71%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (14.29%) MCP
3 3 (10.71%) OCP
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (10.71%) MCTS
3 3 (10.71%) MCITP
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) SRDF
2 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) EMC
2 4 (14.29%) Unisys
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle
3 3 (10.71%) VMware
4 2 (7.14%) Teradata