The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 157 176 183
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 23 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.64% 0.25% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.26% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 23 9 7
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,600 £58,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
SQL Server 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
3402 3786 3910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.16% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2827 3135 3383
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

SQL Server DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

SQL Server DBA Salary Trend in Manchester

SQL Server DBA
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

SQL Server DBA Salary Histogram in Manchester

SQL Server 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 Server DBA within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 July 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 - 4 £59,000 -
SQL Server DBA
North West

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title.

1 46 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 39 (84.78%) SQL
3 38 (82.61%) T-SQL
4 36 (78.26%) Replication
5 35 (76.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 35 (76.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 35 (76.09%) Performance Tuning
6 34 (73.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 31 (67.39%) Windows
8 25 (54.35%) Database Mirroring
9 22 (47.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 22 (47.83%) PowerShell
9 22 (47.83%) Microsoft Azure
9 22 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (47.83%) Statistics
10 13 (28.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 12 (26.09%) Clustering
12 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
13 9 (19.57%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (17.39%) Migration
15 7 (15.22%) Disaster Recovery
15 7 (15.22%) DTS
15 7 (15.22%) Business Intelligence
15 7 (15.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 5 (10.87%) Data Migration
16 5 (10.87%) SAN
17 4 (8.70%) DMZ
17 4 (8.70%) Ethernet
17 4 (8.70%) DNS
17 4 (8.70%) Internet

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.70%) IIS
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 22 (47.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.70%) Amazon EMR
2 4 (8.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 4 (8.70%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (8.70%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) SAN
2 4 (8.70%) DMZ
2 4 (8.70%) Internet
2 4 (8.70%) NAS
2 4 (8.70%) Ethernet
2 4 (8.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 35 (76.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 35 (76.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 34 (73.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (28.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (19.57%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (15.22%) DTS
6 7 (15.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (8.70%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (8.70%) Amazon Redshift
7 4 (8.70%) NoSQL
8 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 22 (47.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.17%) ERwin
General
1 3 (6.52%) Finance
1 3 (6.52%) Advertising
1 3 (6.52%) Marketing
2 1 (2.17%) Local Government
2 1 (2.17%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 36 (78.26%) Replication
2 22 (47.83%) Statistics
3 12 (26.09%) Clustering
4 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.17%) User Experience
5 1 (2.17%) CLARiiON
5 1 (2.17%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 31 (67.39%) Windows
2 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.17%) UNIX
3 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (76.09%) Performance Tuning
2 25 (54.35%) Database Mirroring
3 22 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (17.39%) Migration
5 7 (15.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (15.22%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (10.87%) Data Migration
7 4 (8.70%) Data Analysis
7 4 (8.70%) Identity Management
7 4 (8.70%) Change Management
7 4 (8.70%) MapReduce
8 3 (6.52%) Data Transformation
8 3 (6.52%) Unit Testing
8 3 (6.52%) Performance Management
9 2 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (4.35%) E-Commerce
9 2 (4.35%) ETL
9 2 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
10 1 (2.17%) Line Management
10 1 (2.17%) ETL Development
Programming Languages
1 39 (84.78%) SQL
2 38 (82.61%) T-SQL
3 22 (47.83%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.17%) VBScript
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) VMware ESX
1 4 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.17%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.70%) VMware
3 3 (6.52%) Facebook
4 1 (2.17%) EMC
4 1 (2.17%) Remedy
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle
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