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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 178 176 152
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 10 3 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.24% 0.078% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.082% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 32
Average salary £50,000 £38,750 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.03% +17.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £41,750 £40,450
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
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
3909 3648 3638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.95% 94.56% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3231 3188 3199
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014.

SQL Server DBA Salary Histogram in Manchester

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (70.59%) SQL
3 11 (64.71%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (64.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (58.82%) T-SQL
4 10 (58.82%) Replication
5 9 (52.94%) Finance
6 8 (47.06%) Windows
6 8 (47.06%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
8 5 (29.41%) SAN
8 5 (29.41%) Database Security
9 4 (23.53%) Performance Analysis
9 4 (23.53%) ETL
9 4 (23.53%) Clustering
9 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (17.65%) LiteSpeed
10 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
11 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (11.76%) Database Tuning
11 2 (11.76%) Data Governance
11 2 (11.76%) GIS
11 2 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (11.76%) SLA
11 2 (11.76%) Data Management

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 2 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (64.71%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (64.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.88%) DTS
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Replication
2 4 (23.53%) Clustering
3 2 (11.76%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (29.41%) Database Security
3 4 (23.53%) Performance Analysis
3 4 (23.53%) ETL
3 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.76%) Data Security
5 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity
5 2 (11.76%) Data Management
5 2 (11.76%) Database Tuning
5 2 (11.76%) Data Governance
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (5.88%) Data Transformation
6 1 (5.88%) Migration
6 1 (5.88%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) SQL
2 10 (58.82%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) LiteSpeed
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Citrix
1 2 (11.76%) VMware
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft