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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 114 99 75
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 65 87 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.96% 2.25% 3.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.06% 2.37% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 56 78 95
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,250 £50,000
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
3160 3664 3919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.27% 94.80% 95.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2582 3021 3390
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 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 27 May 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 27 May 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
Bolton - 4 £39,000 - 1
Sale -6 2 £31,000 -8.14%
DBA
North West

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 100 (73.53%) SQL Server
2 92 (67.65%) SQL
3 71 (52.21%) T-SQL
3 71 (52.21%) Performance Tuning
4 54 (39.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 49 (36.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 40 (29.41%) Oracle
7 39 (28.68%) SQL Server 2008
8 37 (27.21%) Data Warehouse
9 36 (26.47%) Windows
9 36 (26.47%) Replication
10 33 (24.26%) Business Intelligence
10 33 (24.26%) Oracle Database
11 32 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
12 30 (22.06%) Clustering
13 27 (19.85%) Disaster Recovery
13 27 (19.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 26 (19.12%) Finance
14 26 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
15 25 (18.38%) Oracle Database 11g
16 24 (17.65%) PowerShell
17 21 (15.44%) Database Mirroring
18 20 (14.71%) MS Excel
19 19 (13.97%) Microsoft
19 19 (13.97%) Oracle Database 10g
19 19 (13.97%) Oracle RMAN
20 16 (11.76%) Change Management
20 16 (11.76%) Linux
21 14 (10.29%) UNIX
21 14 (10.29%) Migration

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (2.21%) IIS
2 2 (1.47%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (1.47%) Oracle 10gAS
2 2 (1.47%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 20 (14.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.41%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (4.41%) Oracle Applications
1 6 (4.41%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.47%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (1.47%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.68%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (73.53%) SQL Server
2 54 (39.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 49 (36.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 39 (28.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 37 (27.21%) Data Warehouse
6 33 (24.26%) Oracle Database
7 32 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
8 27 (19.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 25 (18.38%) Oracle Database 11g
10 19 (13.97%) Oracle Database 10g
11 11 (8.09%) DTS
11 11 (8.09%) Oracle Database 12c
12 10 (7.35%) SQL Server 2005
13 9 (6.62%) MySQL
13 9 (6.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 8 (5.88%) OLTP
15 7 (5.15%) RDBMS
15 7 (5.15%) SQL Server 2000
15 7 (5.15%) Relational Database
16 6 (4.41%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (10.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (4.41%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (3.68%) Toad
4 2 (1.47%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.74%) ERwin
General
1 26 (19.12%) Finance
2 7 (5.15%) Advertising
3 4 (2.94%) Marketing
4 3 (2.21%) Local Government
5 2 (1.47%) Retail
6 1 (0.74%) Automotive
6 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.41%) XML
2 5 (3.68%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 36 (26.47%) Replication
2 30 (22.06%) Clustering
3 13 (9.56%) Statistics
4 4 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.21%) Data Conversion
5 3 (2.21%) User Experience
5 3 (2.21%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.47%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.74%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.74%) NHS
7 1 (0.74%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.74%) Symmetrix
7 1 (0.74%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 36 (26.47%) Windows
2 16 (11.76%) Linux
3 14 (10.29%) UNIX
4 6 (4.41%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.47%) AIX
5 2 (1.47%) Solaris
5 2 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.74%) CentOS
6 1 (0.74%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.74%) Debian
6 1 (0.74%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.74%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (52.21%) Performance Tuning
2 33 (24.26%) Business Intelligence
3 27 (19.85%) Disaster Recovery
4 26 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (15.44%) Database Mirroring
6 16 (11.76%) Change Management
7 14 (10.29%) Migration
7 14 (10.29%) Database Tuning
8 12 (8.82%) Capacity Management
8 12 (8.82%) ITIL
9 11 (8.09%) Unit Testing
9 11 (8.09%) Data Transformation
9 11 (8.09%) Mentoring
10 8 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (4.41%) Cash Management
11 6 (4.41%) PRINCE2
11 6 (4.41%) BCP
11 6 (4.41%) Project Management
11 6 (4.41%) Service Delivery
12 5 (3.68%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 92 (67.65%) SQL
2 71 (52.21%) T-SQL
3 24 (17.65%) PowerShell
4 6 (4.41%) Java
5 5 (3.68%) PHP
5 5 (3.68%) C++
5 5 (3.68%) Shell Script
6 4 (2.94%) Python
7 3 (2.21%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.47%) C
9 1 (0.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (7.35%) Degree
2 6 (4.41%) MCP
3 2 (1.47%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.74%) MCTS
4 1 (0.74%) MCITP
4 1 (0.74%) HND
4 1 (0.74%) MCSE
4 1 (0.74%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.62%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (6.62%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.74%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.74%) SRDF
2 1 (0.74%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.74%) LiteSpeed
Systems Management
1 19 (13.97%) Oracle RMAN
2 12 (8.82%) Data Guard
3 4 (2.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (2.94%) Foglight
4 1 (0.74%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 40 (29.41%) Oracle
2 19 (13.97%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.88%) Teradata
4 4 (2.94%) Imperva
4 4 (2.94%) Sybase
4 4 (2.94%) VMware
5 3 (2.21%) Citrix
5 3 (2.21%) Facebook
6 2 (1.47%) Remedy
7 1 (0.74%) Pegasus
7 1 (0.74%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.74%) EMC
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