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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 165 167 163
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 15 14 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.38% 0.37% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.39% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 15 14 19
Average salary £44,000 £41,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £40,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,200 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,250 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.76% +6.25%
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
3736 3569 3864
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.38% 94.39% 96.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3146 3043 3340
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 2 March 2015.

SQL Server DBA Salary Histogram in Manchester

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 35 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (91.43%) SQL
3 31 (88.57%) T-SQL
4 26 (74.29%) Performance Tuning
5 22 (62.86%) Migration
6 21 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (57.14%) Change Management
7 20 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 19 (54.29%) Disaster Recovery
9 17 (48.57%) Replication
9 17 (48.57%) Clustering
9 17 (48.57%) Windows
10 16 (45.71%) DTS
10 16 (45.71%) SQL Server 2008
11 15 (42.86%) Data Transformation
11 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (42.86%) Unit Testing
11 15 (42.86%) Performance Management
12 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
12 12 (34.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 11 (31.43%) SQL Server 2012
14 10 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 10 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
15 8 (22.86%) QA
16 5 (14.29%) ITIL
17 4 (11.43%) HTTP
18 3 (8.57%) SAN
18 3 (8.57%) BCP
19 2 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
19 2 (5.71%) Finance

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) HTTP
2 3 (8.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (45.71%) DTS
4 16 (45.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (34.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (31.43%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (5.71%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (48.57%) Replication
1 17 (48.57%) Clustering
2 2 (5.71%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 17 (48.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (74.29%) Performance Tuning
2 22 (62.86%) Migration
3 20 (57.14%) Change Management
4 19 (54.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (42.86%) Unit Testing
5 15 (42.86%) Performance Management
5 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (42.86%) Data Transformation
6 10 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (14.29%) ITIL
8 3 (8.57%) BCP
9 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
9 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
9 2 (5.71%) Capacity Management
9 2 (5.71%) Data Analytics
9 2 (5.71%) Analytics
9 2 (5.71%) Line Management
10 1 (2.86%) Data Migration
10 1 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
10 1 (2.86%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (91.43%) SQL
2 31 (88.57%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
1 2 (5.71%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.86%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
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