The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester 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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 109 88 65
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 73 114 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.02% 2.84% 3.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.11% 2.99% 4.06%
Number of salaries quoted 65 95 113
Average salary £44,500 £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.87% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,600 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £53,700
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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 Manchester 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
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3456 3816 3986
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.55% 95.04% 95.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2814 3175 3440
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 £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

DBA
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

DBA Salary Trend in Manchester

DBA
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DBA across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

DBA Salary Histogram in Manchester

DBA
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
Wigan +5 3 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Sale -5 2 £31,000 -4.61%
Bolton - 2 £42,500 -
DBA
North West

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 93 (69.40%) SQL Server
2 88 (65.67%) SQL
3 75 (55.97%) Performance Tuning
4 71 (52.99%) T-SQL
5 46 (34.33%) Data Warehouse
6 44 (32.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 44 (32.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 38 (28.36%) Oracle
8 37 (27.61%) SQL Server 2008
9 34 (25.37%) Finance
10 33 (24.63%) Windows
11 32 (23.88%) Oracle Database
12 30 (22.39%) Disaster Recovery
12 30 (22.39%) Replication
13 28 (20.90%) Clustering
14 27 (20.15%) Business Intelligence
15 26 (19.40%) Oracle Database 11g
15 26 (19.40%) SQL Server 2012
16 24 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
17 21 (15.67%) Database Mirroring
18 20 (14.93%) PowerShell
18 20 (14.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 20 (14.93%) Linux
19 19 (14.18%) Microsoft
19 19 (14.18%) Database Tuning
20 18 (13.43%) MS Excel
20 18 (13.43%) Oracle RMAN
21 17 (12.69%) Migration
21 17 (12.69%) Oracle Database 10g
22 16 (11.94%) Change Management

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.24%) IIS
2 2 (1.49%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (1.49%) Oracle 10gAS
2 2 (1.49%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 18 (13.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (5.97%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (5.97%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (5.22%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (2.24%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.99%) SAN
2 1 (0.75%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (69.40%) SQL Server
2 46 (34.33%) Data Warehouse
3 44 (32.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 44 (32.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 37 (27.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 32 (23.88%) Oracle Database
6 26 (19.40%) SQL Server 2012
6 26 (19.40%) Oracle Database 11g
7 20 (14.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 17 (12.69%) Oracle Database 10g
9 15 (11.19%) SQL Server 2005
10 11 (8.21%) MySQL
10 11 (8.21%) DTS
10 11 (8.21%) OLTP
11 9 (6.72%) Oracle Database 12c
12 8 (5.97%) SQL Server 2000
13 7 (5.22%) RDBMS
13 7 (5.22%) Relational Database
13 7 (5.22%) MongoDB
14 6 (4.48%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (6.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (4.48%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (2.24%) Toad
4 2 (1.49%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.75%) ERwin
General
1 34 (25.37%) Finance
2 7 (5.22%) Retail
3 6 (4.48%) Advertising
4 3 (2.24%) Local Government
4 3 (2.24%) Marketing
5 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.75%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.96%) .NET
2 5 (3.73%) XML
3 2 (1.49%) Web Services
4 1 (0.75%) XSL
4 1 (0.75%) Middleware
4 1 (0.75%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (22.39%) Replication
2 28 (20.90%) Clustering
3 10 (7.46%) Statistics
4 6 (4.48%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.24%) User Experience
6 3 (2.24%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.75%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.75%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.75%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.75%) Symmetrix
7 1 (0.75%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 33 (24.63%) Windows
2 20 (14.93%) Linux
3 15 (11.19%) UNIX
4 6 (4.48%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.49%) AIX
5 2 (1.49%) Solaris
6 1 (0.75%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.75%) Debian
6 1 (0.75%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.75%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (55.97%) Performance Tuning
2 30 (22.39%) Disaster Recovery
3 27 (20.15%) Business Intelligence
4 24 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (15.67%) Database Mirroring
6 19 (14.18%) Database Tuning
7 17 (12.69%) Migration
8 16 (11.94%) Change Management
9 15 (11.19%) Mentoring
10 13 (9.70%) Unit Testing
10 13 (9.70%) ITIL
11 12 (8.96%) Data Transformation
11 12 (8.96%) Capacity Management
12 9 (6.72%) Service Delivery
13 7 (5.22%) Capacity Planning
13 7 (5.22%) Line Management
14 6 (4.48%) Cash Management
14 6 (4.48%) BCP
15 5 (3.73%) Service Management
15 5 (3.73%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 88 (65.67%) SQL
2 71 (52.99%) T-SQL
3 20 (14.93%) PowerShell
4 6 (4.48%) Java
5 5 (3.73%) PHP
5 5 (3.73%) C++
5 5 (3.73%) Shell Script
6 4 (2.99%) Python
7 2 (1.49%) C
7 2 (1.49%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (11.19%) Degree
2 6 (4.48%) MCP
3 3 (2.24%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.96%) QA
2 2 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (7.46%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.75%) SRDF
2 1 (0.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (13.43%) Oracle RMAN
2 12 (8.96%) Data Guard
3 4 (2.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (2.24%) Foglight
5 2 (1.49%) Nagios
6 1 (0.75%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 38 (28.36%) Oracle
2 19 (14.18%) Microsoft
3 10 (7.46%) Teradata
4 5 (3.73%) Sybase
5 3 (2.24%) Citrix
5 3 (2.24%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.24%) Imperva
5 3 (2.24%) VMware
6 2 (1.49%) Facebook
6 2 (1.49%) NetApp
7 1 (0.75%) Pegasus
7 1 (0.75%) Remedy
7 1 (0.75%) EMC
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