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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 158 175 154
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 23 15 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.64% 0.37% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.39% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 23 15 23
Average salary £47,500 £41,250 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.15% +2.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £40,200 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
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
3456 3816 3986
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.55% 95.04% 95.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2814 3175 3440
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 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 2015.

SQL Server DBA Salary Histogram in Manchester

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 30 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (90.00%) SQL
3 26 (86.67%) T-SQL
4 24 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
5 21 (70.00%) Replication
6 20 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 19 (63.33%) Windows
8 18 (60.00%) Database Mirroring
9 16 (53.33%) SQL Server 2012
10 15 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (46.67%) Clustering
12 13 (43.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 13 (43.33%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (30.00%) Change Management
13 9 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (30.00%) Statistics
13 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
13 9 (30.00%) PowerShell
13 9 (30.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 7 (23.33%) Migration
14 7 (23.33%) DTS
14 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
15 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
15 6 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 4 (13.33%) Performance Management
16 4 (13.33%) Unit Testing
16 4 (13.33%) SAN
16 4 (13.33%) Data Transformation
17 3 (10.00%) BCP

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (3.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) SAN
2 1 (3.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (53.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (43.33%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (43.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (23.33%) DTS
7 6 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (6.67%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 9 (30.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.33%) ERwin
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Advertising
2 2 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (70.00%) Replication
2 14 (46.67%) Clustering
3 9 (30.00%) Statistics
4 1 (3.33%) CLARiiON
4 1 (3.33%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 19 (63.33%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (60.00%) Database Mirroring
3 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (30.00%) Change Management
4 9 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (23.33%) Migration
6 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (13.33%) Unit Testing
7 4 (13.33%) Performance Management
7 4 (13.33%) Data Transformation
8 3 (10.00%) BCP
9 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
9 2 (6.67%) Problem Management
9 2 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (6.67%) Capacity Management
9 2 (6.67%) Data Analytics
9 2 (6.67%) Analytics
9 2 (6.67%) Line Management
10 1 (3.33%) Change Control
10 1 (3.33%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 27 (90.00%) SQL
2 26 (86.67%) T-SQL
3 9 (30.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Facebook
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) EMC
3 1 (3.33%) Remedy
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