The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 169 148 123
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 17 41 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.42% 1.00% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 1.05% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 17 23 40
Average salary £41,250 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.60% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,300 £33,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £42,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3838 3919 3639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.84% 95.52% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3197 3379 3291
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
SQL Server DBA
North West

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 23 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 23 (100.00%) SQL
2 16 (69.57%) Performance Tuning
3 13 (56.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (56.52%) T-SQL
4 12 (52.17%) Finance
4 12 (52.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (47.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (43.48%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (43.48%) Windows
7 9 (39.13%) .NET
7 9 (39.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (34.78%) Database Tuning
8 8 (34.78%) Replication
9 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (26.09%) Business Continuity
10 6 (26.09%) VMware
10 6 (26.09%) GIS
10 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (26.09%) SLA
10 6 (26.09%) Citrix
10 6 (26.09%) SAN
10 6 (26.09%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
11 5 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (17.39%) Data Security
12 4 (17.39%) Clustering

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (26.09%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) SAN
2 1 (4.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (56.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (52.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (47.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (43.48%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (39.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (4.35%) DTS
General
1 12 (52.17%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.35%) XML
2 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Replication
2 6 (26.09%) GIS
3 4 (17.39%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (13.04%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (34.78%) Database Tuning
3 6 (26.09%) Business Continuity
3 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (17.39%) Data Security
5 4 (17.39%) Data Management
5 4 (17.39%) Data Governance
6 1 (4.35%) Change Management
6 1 (4.35%) Migration
6 1 (4.35%) Data Transformation
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) SQL
2 13 (56.52%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) VMware
1 6 (26.09%) Citrix
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft