The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL 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 SQL DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 152 161 142
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 43 17 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.03% 0.46% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 0.48% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 37 16 41
Average salary £40,000 £31,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.98% -2.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
SQL 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
3949 3512 3690
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.04% 94.36% 97.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3349 3034 3278
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £24,000
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%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

SQL DBA Salary Trend in Manchester

SQL DBA
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

SQL DBA Salary Histogram in Manchester

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited SQL 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 SQL DBA in their job title.

1 66 (92.96%) SQL
2 56 (78.87%) SQL Server
3 45 (63.38%) T-SQL
4 33 (46.48%) Performance Tuning
5 31 (43.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 29 (40.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 25 (35.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 23 (32.39%) SQL Server 2005
9 22 (30.99%) Replication
10 21 (29.58%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (29.58%) DTS
10 21 (29.58%) Microsoft
11 20 (28.17%) Windows
12 18 (25.35%) QA
13 17 (23.94%) Migration
14 16 (22.54%) Clustering
14 16 (22.54%) Business Intelligence
15 15 (21.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 14 (19.72%) Finance
17 13 (18.31%) Disaster Recovery
17 13 (18.31%) SQL Server 2000
17 13 (18.31%) Data Transformation
18 12 (16.90%) Data Warehouse
19 11 (15.49%) MS Excel
19 11 (15.49%) Change Management
19 11 (15.49%) SQL Server 2012
19 11 (15.49%) Performance Management
20 10 (14.08%) Unit Testing
20 10 (14.08%) ITIL
21 7 (9.86%) ETL

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited SQL 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 SQL DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 11 (15.49%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.04%) SAN
2 3 (4.23%) HTTP
3 1 (1.41%) FTP
3 1 (1.41%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (78.87%) SQL Server
2 31 (43.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 29 (40.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 25 (35.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (32.39%) SQL Server 2005
6 21 (29.58%) DTS
7 15 (21.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (18.31%) SQL Server 2000
9 12 (16.90%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (15.49%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (7.04%) MySQL
12 3 (4.23%) OLAP
12 3 (4.23%) OLTP
12 3 (4.23%) Hadoop
12 3 (4.23%) Big Data
12 3 (4.23%) MongoDB
13 2 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
14 1 (1.41%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 14 (19.72%) Finance
2 2 (2.82%) Marketing
3 1 (1.41%) Back Office
3 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.45%) .NET
2 2 (2.82%) .NET Framework
2 2 (2.82%) LINQ
2 2 (2.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 22 (30.99%) Replication
2 16 (22.54%) Clustering
3 3 (4.23%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.41%) GIS
4 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 20 (28.17%) Windows
2 6 (8.45%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (8.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (7.04%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (4.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (46.48%) Performance Tuning
2 21 (29.58%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (23.94%) Migration
4 16 (22.54%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (18.31%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (18.31%) Data Transformation
6 11 (15.49%) Change Management
6 11 (15.49%) Performance Management
7 10 (14.08%) Unit Testing
7 10 (14.08%) ITIL
8 7 (9.86%) ETL
9 6 (8.45%) ERP
10 5 (7.04%) Incident Management
10 5 (7.04%) Performance Analysis
10 5 (7.04%) Database Security
10 5 (7.04%) Mentoring
10 5 (7.04%) Coaching
11 3 (4.23%) Database Tuning
12 1 (1.41%) Service Delivery
12 1 (1.41%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (92.96%) SQL
2 45 (63.38%) T-SQL
3 3 (4.23%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.82%) C#
5 1 (1.41%) Java
5 1 (1.41%) VB
5 1 (1.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (8.45%) Degree
2 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (25.35%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.23%) LiteSpeed
2 1 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 21 (29.58%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.63%) Oracle
3 3 (4.23%) NetApp
4 1 (1.41%) VMware
4 1 (1.41%) SAP
4 1 (1.41%) HP
4 1 (1.41%) Citrix
4 1 (1.41%) JD Edwards
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