The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Manchester region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Database Administrator
North West / Manchester
Rank 145 99 123
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 55 81 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.43% 2.45% 1.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 2.53% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 50 69 61
Median salary £41,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%

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
3709 3206 3806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.69% 97.03% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3108 2656 3213
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region that featured DBA in the job title.

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 February 2017.

DBA Salary Histogram in Manchester

DBA
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham +3 12 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Stockport +7 5 £33,250 -30.00% 2
Bolton -12 3 £35,000 -22.22%
Rochdale -13 1 £55,000 +13.40%
Salford - 1 £50,000 -
DBA
North West

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 121 (94.53%) SQL
2 111 (86.72%) SQL Server
3 65 (50.78%) T-SQL
4 64 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 62 (48.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 61 (47.66%) Microsoft
7 60 (46.88%) Performance Tuning
8 42 (32.81%) Replication
9 41 (32.03%) Data Warehouse
10 40 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
11 38 (29.69%) Business Intelligence
12 37 (28.91%) MS Excel
13 28 (21.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 26 (20.31%) SQL Server 2014
14 26 (20.31%) Clustering
15 24 (18.75%) Oracle
16 23 (17.97%) Data Modelling
17 22 (17.19%) SQL Server 2005
17 22 (17.19%) High Availability
18 20 (15.63%) SQL Server 2012
18 20 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
18 20 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
19 19 (14.84%) Disaster Recovery
19 19 (14.84%) ETL
20 17 (13.28%) Database Security
20 17 (13.28%) iPad
20 17 (13.28%) NoSQL
20 17 (13.28%) PCI DSS
21 16 (12.50%) Oracle Database
21 16 (12.50%) Windows

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (7.81%) Elasticsearch
1 10 (7.81%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.91%) IIS
3 2 (1.56%) Alfresco
3 2 (1.56%) JBoss
3 2 (1.56%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (1.56%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 37 (28.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (10.94%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (7.81%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (7.81%) Amazon S3
4 7 (5.47%) IaaS
4 7 (5.47%) PaaS
4 7 (5.47%) SaaS
5 1 (0.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.59%) DNS
1 11 (8.59%) SAN
2 10 (7.81%) Firewall
2 10 (7.81%) Internet
2 10 (7.81%) NAS
3 1 (0.78%) LAN
3 1 (0.78%) Network Security
3 1 (0.78%) VPN
3 1 (0.78%) WAN
3 1 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (86.72%) SQL Server
2 64 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 62 (48.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 41 (32.03%) Data Warehouse
5 40 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 28 (21.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 26 (20.31%) SQL Server 2014
8 22 (17.19%) SQL Server 2005
9 20 (15.63%) SQL Server 2012
10 17 (13.28%) NoSQL
11 16 (12.50%) Oracle Database
12 12 (9.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 12 (9.38%) MongoDB
13 11 (8.59%) MySQL
14 10 (7.81%) Amazon Redshift
14 10 (7.81%) SQL Server 2016
15 9 (7.03%) SQL Server 2000
16 8 (6.25%) Azure SQL Database
16 8 (6.25%) OLTP
17 6 (4.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (7.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.56%) NUnit
2 2 (1.56%) Selenium
2 2 (1.56%) SoapUI
2 2 (1.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 13 (10.16%) Finance
2 7 (5.47%) Banking
2 7 (5.47%) Multimedia
3 5 (3.91%) Marketing
4 4 (3.13%) Advertising
4 4 (3.13%) Law
4 4 (3.13%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.25%) DCOM
2 3 (2.34%) .NET
2 3 (2.34%) XML
3 1 (0.78%) COM
3 1 (0.78%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 42 (32.81%) Replication
2 26 (20.31%) Clustering
3 17 (13.28%) iPad
4 14 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (8.59%) Data Protection Act
6 10 (7.81%) Computer Science
7 8 (6.25%) Data Centre
8 6 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.56%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.50%) Windows
2 10 (7.81%) Unix
3 7 (5.47%) Linux
4 3 (2.34%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.56%) AIX
5 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (46.88%) Performance Tuning
2 38 (29.69%) Business Intelligence
3 23 (17.97%) Data Modelling
4 22 (17.19%) High Availability
5 20 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (14.84%) Disaster Recovery
6 19 (14.84%) ETL
7 17 (13.28%) Database Security
8 12 (9.38%) Capacity Planning
8 12 (9.38%) ITIL
8 12 (9.38%) Scrum
9 11 (8.59%) Data Analysis
9 11 (8.59%) Data Protection
9 11 (8.59%) DevOps
9 11 (8.59%) Migration
9 11 (8.59%) Software Engineering
9 11 (8.59%) Statistics
10 10 (7.81%) Customer Engagement
10 10 (7.81%) Data Architecture
11 9 (7.03%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 121 (94.53%) SQL
2 65 (50.78%) T-SQL
3 15 (11.72%) PowerShell
4 7 (5.47%) PL/SQL
5 4 (3.13%) Python
5 4 (3.13%) R
5 4 (3.13%) VBA
6 2 (1.56%) Java
6 2 (1.56%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (10.94%) Degree
3 7 (5.47%) MCITP
3 7 (5.47%) MCSA
3 7 (5.47%) MCTS
4 3 (2.34%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (13.28%) PCI DSS
2 10 (7.81%) ISO 9000
2 10 (7.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (7.81%) QA
3 7 (5.47%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (7.81%) VMware ESX
1 10 (7.81%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (3.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 5 (3.91%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (8.59%) SCOM
2 2 (1.56%) Ganglia
2 2 (1.56%) LiteSpeed
2 2 (1.56%) Netcool
2 2 (1.56%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (1.56%) Perfmon
3 1 (0.78%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle Statspack
3 1 (0.78%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 61 (47.66%) Microsoft
2 24 (18.75%) Oracle
3 12 (9.38%) VMware
4 4 (3.13%) RedGate
5 3 (2.34%) Cloudera
5 3 (2.34%) Facebook
6 2 (1.56%) AppDynamics
6 2 (1.56%) Cognos
6 2 (1.56%) IBM
7 1 (0.78%) RainStor
7 1 (0.78%) Remedy
7 1 (0.78%) SAP
7 1 (0.78%) Teradata
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