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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 107 81 65
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 79 120 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.09% 3.01% 3.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.19% 3.17% 3.91%
Number of salaries quoted 71 99 114
Average salary £43,500 £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.45% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £53,550
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
3611 3787 3858
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.66% 94.91% 95.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2958 3166 3351
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
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 March 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 March 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
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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 0 8 £42,500 +30.76%
Bolton - 5 £42,500 -
Sale -3 2 £31,000 -0.80%
DBA
North West

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 95 (65.97%) SQL
2 93 (64.58%) SQL Server
3 87 (60.42%) Performance Tuning
4 79 (54.86%) T-SQL
5 45 (31.25%) Finance
5 45 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
6 43 (29.86%) Oracle
7 41 (28.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 38 (26.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 38 (26.39%) Oracle Database
9 35 (24.31%) SQL Server 2008
10 34 (23.61%) Windows
11 32 (22.22%) Clustering
12 31 (21.53%) Agile Software Development
12 31 (21.53%) Disaster Recovery
13 29 (20.14%) Oracle Database 11g
14 28 (19.44%) Replication
15 27 (18.75%) Migration
15 27 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
16 25 (17.36%) ITIL
16 25 (17.36%) QA
16 25 (17.36%) SQL Server 2012
17 23 (15.97%) Database Tuning
17 23 (15.97%) Database Mirroring
17 23 (15.97%) Change Management
18 22 (15.28%) Linux
19 21 (14.58%) Microsoft
19 21 (14.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 20 (13.89%) Data Transformation
21 19 (13.19%) Unit Testing

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (2.78%) IIS
2 2 (1.39%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (1.39%) Oracle 10gAS
2 2 (1.39%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (6.94%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (6.94%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (4.86%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (2.08%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.08%) SAN
2 2 (1.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (64.58%) SQL Server
2 45 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
3 41 (28.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 38 (26.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 38 (26.39%) Oracle Database
5 35 (24.31%) SQL Server 2008
6 29 (20.14%) Oracle Database 11g
7 25 (17.36%) SQL Server 2012
8 21 (14.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 18 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
10 16 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
11 13 (9.03%) DTS
11 13 (9.03%) OLTP
12 11 (7.64%) Oracle Database 12c
13 8 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
13 8 (5.56%) MySQL
14 7 (4.86%) RDBMS
14 7 (4.86%) Relational Database
15 6 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
15 6 (4.17%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 6 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
1 6 (4.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (2.08%) Toad
3 2 (1.39%) Oracle APEX
General
1 45 (31.25%) Finance
2 7 (4.86%) Retail
3 6 (4.17%) Advertising
4 3 (2.08%) Banking
4 3 (2.08%) Local Government
4 3 (2.08%) Marketing
5 1 (0.69%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.03%) .NET
2 3 (2.08%) XML
3 2 (1.39%) Web Services
4 1 (0.69%) XSL
4 1 (0.69%) Middleware
4 1 (0.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (22.22%) Clustering
2 28 (19.44%) Replication
3 7 (4.86%) Statistics
4 5 (3.47%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.08%) Data Conversion
5 3 (2.08%) User Experience
6 1 (0.69%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 34 (23.61%) Windows
2 22 (15.28%) Linux
3 15 (10.42%) UNIX
4 6 (4.17%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.78%) Solaris
6 2 (1.39%) AIX
7 1 (0.69%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (60.42%) Performance Tuning
2 31 (21.53%) Disaster Recovery
2 31 (21.53%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (18.75%) Migration
3 27 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
4 25 (17.36%) ITIL
5 23 (15.97%) Change Management
5 23 (15.97%) Database Tuning
5 23 (15.97%) Database Mirroring
6 20 (13.89%) Data Transformation
7 19 (13.19%) Unit Testing
8 16 (11.11%) Mentoring
9 14 (9.72%) Capacity Management
10 12 (8.33%) Service Delivery
11 11 (7.64%) Performance Management
12 7 (4.86%) Coaching
12 7 (4.86%) Line Management
13 6 (4.17%) Incident Management
13 6 (4.17%) BCP
14 5 (3.47%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 95 (65.97%) SQL
2 79 (54.86%) T-SQL
3 13 (9.03%) PowerShell
4 5 (3.47%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.39%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.39%) Java
6 1 (0.69%) PHP
6 1 (0.69%) C
6 1 (0.69%) C++
6 1 (0.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (6.94%) Degree
2 3 (2.08%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.39%) MCP
4 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (17.36%) QA
2 2 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (13.19%) Oracle RMAN
2 14 (9.72%) Data Guard
3 6 (4.17%) Foglight
4 4 (2.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (1.39%) Nagios
Vendors
1 43 (29.86%) Oracle
2 21 (14.58%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.94%) Teradata
4 6 (4.17%) Imperva
5 5 (3.47%) Sybase
6 4 (2.78%) Citrix
6 4 (2.78%) NetApp
6 4 (2.78%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.78%) VMware
7 2 (1.39%) HP
7 2 (1.39%) Facebook
8 1 (0.69%) Pegasus
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