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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 140 161 166
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 47 29 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.21% 0.71% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 0.75% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 45 26 12
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £62,500 £42,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +2.40%
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
3717 3867 3649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.75% 95.08% 94.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3120 3193 3186
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 2015.

SQL DBA Salary Histogram in Manchester

SQL 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 SQL DBA within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
Rochdale - 6 £60,000 -
Altrincham - 2 £40,250 - 1
Stockport - 2 £38,750 - 1
Bolton - 1 - - 1
SQL DBA
North West

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 92 (95.83%) SQL Server
2 87 (90.63%) SQL
3 72 (75.00%) T-SQL
4 71 (73.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 58 (60.42%) SQL Server 2008
6 53 (55.21%) SQL Server 2012
7 52 (54.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 50 (52.08%) Performance Tuning
9 43 (44.79%) Replication
10 31 (32.29%) Windows
11 30 (31.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 29 (30.21%) PowerShell
13 26 (27.08%) Data Warehouse
14 25 (26.04%) Business Intelligence
14 25 (26.04%) Microsoft
15 24 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
16 23 (23.96%) Microsoft Azure
16 23 (23.96%) Database Mirroring
17 21 (21.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 19 (19.79%) Clustering
18 19 (19.79%) Statistics
19 18 (18.75%) MS Excel
20 12 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
21 10 (10.42%) SQL Server 2005
21 10 (10.42%) ETL
21 10 (10.42%) DTS
22 9 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
22 9 (9.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
23 8 (8.33%) Finance
23 8 (8.33%) Migration

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 4 (4.17%) IIS
2 2 (2.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 18 (18.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 23 (23.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (7.29%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (6.25%) Amazon EMR
4 4 (4.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (4.17%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.25%) SAN
1 6 (6.25%) Internet
2 4 (4.17%) NAS
2 4 (4.17%) DMZ
2 4 (4.17%) Ethernet
2 4 (4.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (95.83%) SQL Server
2 71 (73.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 58 (60.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 53 (55.21%) SQL Server 2012
5 52 (54.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 30 (31.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 26 (27.08%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (10.42%) DTS
8 10 (10.42%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (9.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 7 (7.29%) SQL Server 2000
11 6 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
11 6 (6.25%) NoSQL
11 6 (6.25%) Amazon Redshift
12 5 (5.21%) MySQL
12 5 (5.21%) Data Mart
13 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (2.08%) OLAP
13 2 (2.08%) Hadoop
13 2 (2.08%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 21 (21.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.08%) Toad
4 1 (1.04%) ERwin
General
1 8 (8.33%) Finance
2 4 (4.17%) Marketing
3 3 (3.13%) Local Government
3 3 (3.13%) Advertising
4 2 (2.08%) Games
4 2 (2.08%) Retail
5 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.25%) XML
2 4 (4.17%) .NET
2 4 (4.17%) Web Services
3 1 (1.04%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 43 (44.79%) Replication
2 19 (19.79%) Clustering
2 19 (19.79%) Statistics
3 4 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.13%) User Experience
5 2 (2.08%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.04%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.04%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.04%) Symmetrix
6 1 (1.04%) NHS
6 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 31 (32.29%) Windows
2 9 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (5.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.04%) UNIX
5 1 (1.04%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.04%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.04%) AIX
5 1 (1.04%) Linux
5 1 (1.04%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (52.08%) Performance Tuning
2 25 (26.04%) Business Intelligence
3 24 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (23.96%) Database Mirroring
5 12 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (10.42%) ETL
7 8 (8.33%) Migration
8 7 (7.29%) Data Analysis
8 7 (7.29%) Data Migration
9 6 (6.25%) Cash Management
9 6 (6.25%) MapReduce
9 6 (6.25%) Identity Management
9 6 (6.25%) Project Management
9 6 (6.25%) PRINCE2
9 6 (6.25%) ETL Development
10 5 (5.21%) Performance Monitoring
10 5 (5.21%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (5.21%) Unit Testing
11 4 (4.17%) High Availability
11 4 (4.17%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 87 (90.63%) SQL
2 72 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 29 (30.21%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.08%) C
5 1 (1.04%) C#
5 1 (1.04%) C++
5 1 (1.04%) Java
5 1 (1.04%) PHP
5 1 (1.04%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.04%) VBScript
5 1 (1.04%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.04%) Python
5 1 (1.04%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (8.33%) Degree
2 7 (7.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (6.25%) MCP
4 3 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.08%) MCTS
5 2 (2.08%) MCITP
5 2 (2.08%) MCSE
5 2 (2.08%) MCSA
5 2 (2.08%) MCDBA
6 1 (1.04%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.17%) VMware ESX
1 4 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.04%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.04%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (1.04%) LiteSpeed
1 1 (1.04%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 25 (26.04%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.25%) VMware
3 5 (5.21%) Oracle
4 3 (3.13%) Facebook
4 3 (3.13%) Hitachi
5 2 (2.08%) NetApp
5 2 (2.08%) Remedy
5 2 (2.08%) Red Gate
6 1 (1.04%) EMC
Bolton
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £38k - 44k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Cognitive Group
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Noir Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago