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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 176 175 154
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 13 3 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.32% 0.080% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.085% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 28
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £35,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £39,500 £40,000
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
3855 3527 3669
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.30% 94.15% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3211 3074 3224
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
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 18 September 2014.

SQL Server DBA Salary Histogram in Manchester

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 September 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%) Replication
4 10 (58.82%) T-SQL
5 9 (52.94%) Windows
6 8 (47.06%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (41.18%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (41.18%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
9 5 (29.41%) SAN
9 5 (29.41%) Clustering
9 5 (29.41%) Finance
9 5 (29.41%) Migration
9 5 (29.41%) Database Security
10 4 (23.53%) Data Transformation
10 4 (23.53%) Performance Analysis
10 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (23.53%) Change Management
10 4 (23.53%) ETL
11 3 (17.65%) DTS
11 3 (17.65%) LiteSpeed
11 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
11 3 (17.65%) Performance Management
12 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
12 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (11.76%) QA
12 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (11.76%) GIS
12 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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
2 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (47.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (41.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (17.65%) DTS
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 11 (64.71%) Replication
2 5 (29.41%) Clustering
3 2 (11.76%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (29.41%) Migration
2 5 (29.41%) Database Security
3 4 (23.53%) Data Transformation
3 4 (23.53%) Performance Analysis
3 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (23.53%) Change Management
3 4 (23.53%) ETL
4 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Performance Management
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL
5 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) SQL
2 10 (58.82%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) LiteSpeed
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) VMware
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.76%) Citrix
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago