The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 155 154 108
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -46
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 27 28 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.68% 0.67% 1.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.71% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 26 18 60
Average salary £48,750 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.87% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £33,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,750 £42,050
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3726 3952 3624
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.38% 94.98% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 3065 3428 3199
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
SQL DBA
North West

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 23 July 2014.

SQL DBA Salary Histogram in Manchester

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 60 (93.75%) SQL
2 50 (78.13%) SQL Server
3 35 (54.69%) T-SQL
4 34 (53.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 32 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
6 31 (48.44%) SQL Server 2005
7 29 (45.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 29 (45.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 28 (43.75%) Replication
9 23 (35.94%) Finance
9 23 (35.94%) Windows
10 20 (31.25%) Microsoft
11 18 (28.13%) MS Excel
12 16 (25.00%) Clustering
13 13 (20.31%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
14 12 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 12 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
14 12 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
15 11 (17.19%) SAN
16 10 (15.63%) .NET
16 10 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
16 10 (15.63%) Database Tuning
17 9 (14.06%) Citrix
18 8 (12.50%) DTS
19 7 (10.94%) SLA
19 7 (10.94%) Business Continuity
19 7 (10.94%) VMware
19 7 (10.94%) GIS
19 7 (10.94%) SQL Server 2000

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 7 (10.94%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 18 (28.13%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.19%) SAN
2 1 (1.56%) NAS
2 1 (1.56%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (78.13%) SQL Server
2 34 (53.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (48.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 29 (45.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (45.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (12.50%) DTS
7 7 (10.94%) SQL Server 2000
8 6 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (7.81%) NoSQL
10 4 (6.25%) MySQL
11 3 (4.69%) Relational Database
12 2 (3.13%) RDBMS
12 2 (3.13%) OLAP
12 2 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (1.56%) MS Access
13 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
13 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 23 (35.94%) Finance
2 3 (4.69%) Retail
3 2 (3.13%) Back Office
4 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.56%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 28 (43.75%) Replication
2 16 (25.00%) Clustering
3 7 (10.94%) GIS
4 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 23 (35.94%) Windows
2 12 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (7.81%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (4.69%) UNIX
5 1 (1.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 13 (20.31%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (15.63%) Database Tuning
4 7 (10.94%) Database Security
4 7 (10.94%) Business Continuity
5 6 (9.38%) ETL
5 6 (9.38%) Migration
6 5 (7.81%) Performance Analysis
6 5 (7.81%) ERP
6 5 (7.81%) Incident Management
7 4 (6.25%) Data Management
7 4 (6.25%) Data Security
7 4 (6.25%) Service Delivery
7 4 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (6.25%) High Availability
7 4 (6.25%) Data Governance
8 3 (4.69%) Server Monitoring
9 2 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (3.13%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 60 (93.75%) SQL
2 35 (54.69%) T-SQL
3 3 (4.69%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.13%) C
5 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (9.38%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) MCDBA
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.13%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.94%) SLA
2 3 (4.69%) QA
System Software
1 7 (10.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.69%) LiteSpeed
3 2 (3.13%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 20 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.06%) Citrix
3 7 (10.94%) VMware
4 6 (9.38%) Oracle
5 1 (1.56%) HP