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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 126 106 87
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 63 72 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.57% 1.95% 2.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 2.06% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 51 60 105
Average salary £42,500 £39,900 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.51% -0.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £26,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £45,150 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
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
3809 3493 4140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.11% 94.84% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3286 3044 3675
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -6 6 £42,500 +30.76% 2
Bolton +8 3 £42,500 -5.55%
Sale - 1 £40,000 -
DBA
North West

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 97 (57.74%) SQL
2 94 (55.95%) Performance Tuning
3 87 (51.79%) SQL Server
4 77 (45.83%) T-SQL
5 68 (40.48%) Oracle
6 63 (37.50%) Finance
6 63 (37.50%) Oracle Database
7 50 (29.76%) Oracle Database 11g
8 47 (27.98%) ITIL
9 43 (25.60%) Agile Software Development
9 43 (25.60%) QA
10 35 (20.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 35 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
11 33 (19.64%) Oracle RMAN
12 32 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
12 32 (19.05%) Data Guard
12 32 (19.05%) Database Tuning
13 30 (17.86%) Linux
14 29 (17.26%) Oracle Database 10g
14 29 (17.26%) SQL Server 2008
15 28 (16.67%) Change Management
15 28 (16.67%) Migration
16 27 (16.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 26 (15.48%) Windows
18 23 (13.69%) Clustering
18 23 (13.69%) Capacity Management
19 22 (13.10%) Unit Testing
19 22 (13.10%) Data Transformation
19 22 (13.10%) Oracle Database 12c
19 22 (13.10%) Microsoft

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4 (2.38%) WebLogic
1 4 (2.38%) IIS
2 2 (1.19%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (1.19%) Oracle 10gAS
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 9 (5.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (7.74%) Oracle Applications
2 12 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (3.57%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.19%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (1.19%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.38%) HTTP
2 3 (1.79%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (51.79%) SQL Server
2 63 (37.50%) Oracle Database
3 50 (29.76%) Oracle Database 11g
4 35 (20.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 35 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
5 29 (17.26%) Oracle Database 10g
5 29 (17.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 27 (16.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 22 (13.10%) Oracle Database 12c
8 19 (11.31%) SQL Server 2012
8 19 (11.31%) SQL Server 2005
9 18 (10.71%) DTS
10 17 (10.12%) Oracle9i Database
11 14 (8.33%) MySQL
11 14 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 12 (7.14%) OLTP
13 8 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
14 7 (4.17%) Hadoop
15 6 (3.57%) Big Data
16 5 (2.98%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (2.98%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.19%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (1.19%) Toad
3 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio
General
1 63 (37.50%) Finance
2 12 (7.14%) Retail
3 11 (6.55%) Banking
4 3 (1.79%) Advertising
4 3 (1.79%) Marketing
5 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.52%) .NET
2 2 (1.19%) LINQ
2 2 (1.19%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (1.19%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.19%) Middleware
2 2 (1.19%) Web Services
3 1 (0.60%) XML
3 1 (0.60%) XSL
3 1 (0.60%) HTML
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.69%) Clustering
2 20 (11.90%) Replication
3 6 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.38%) HACMP
5 1 (0.60%) Statistics
5 1 (0.60%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.60%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 30 (17.86%) Linux
2 26 (15.48%) Windows
3 19 (11.31%) UNIX
4 9 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (4.76%) Solaris
6 5 (2.98%) AIX
7 4 (2.38%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.60%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (55.95%) Performance Tuning
2 47 (27.98%) ITIL
3 43 (25.60%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
4 32 (19.05%) Database Tuning
5 28 (16.67%) Change Management
5 28 (16.67%) Migration
6 23 (13.69%) Capacity Management
7 22 (13.10%) Unit Testing
7 22 (13.10%) Data Transformation
8 21 (12.50%) Service Delivery
9 20 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
9 20 (11.90%) Mentoring
10 13 (7.74%) Performance Management
11 10 (5.95%) Coaching
11 10 (5.95%) E-Commerce
12 7 (4.17%) Incident Management
13 6 (3.57%) Line Management
13 6 (3.57%) BCP
13 6 (3.57%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 97 (57.74%) SQL
2 77 (45.83%) T-SQL
3 7 (4.17%) Shell Script
4 5 (2.98%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.19%) C#
5 2 (1.19%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.60%) Java
6 1 (0.60%) VB
6 1 (0.60%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (5.95%) Degree
2 5 (2.98%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (25.60%) QA
2 3 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (19.64%) Oracle RMAN
2 15 (8.93%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (2.38%) PowerHA
4 1 (0.60%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 32 (19.05%) Data Guard
2 16 (9.52%) Foglight
3 4 (2.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (1.19%) Nagios
Vendors
1 68 (40.48%) Oracle
2 22 (13.10%) Microsoft
3 16 (9.52%) Imperva
4 9 (5.36%) Red Hat
5 8 (4.76%) Teradata
6 5 (2.98%) Sybase
6 5 (2.98%) HP
6 5 (2.98%) NetApp
6 5 (2.98%) VMware
7 4 (2.38%) Citrix
8 1 (0.60%) SAP
8 1 (0.60%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.60%) Informatica
8 1 (0.60%) Pegasus
8 1 (0.60%) i-GRasp
8 1 (0.60%) RainStor
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Co-operative
Posted: 16 days ago
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Salary: Competitive + Benefits Per Annum
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Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
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