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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 177 172 166
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 15 5 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.36% 0.13% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.14% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 26
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -8.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £29,700 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £32,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.19%
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
3960 3525 4178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.49% 94.86% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3416 3074 3749
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £51,000
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 24 December 2014.

SQL Server DBA Salary Histogram in Manchester

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 27 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (88.89%) SQL
2 24 (88.89%) T-SQL
3 19 (70.37%) Migration
4 17 (62.96%) Performance Tuning
5 15 (55.56%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (51.85%) DTS
6 14 (51.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 14 (51.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (48.15%) Change Management
7 13 (48.15%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (48.15%) Data Transformation
8 12 (44.44%) Replication
8 12 (44.44%) Unit Testing
8 12 (44.44%) Performance Management
9 11 (40.74%) Windows
10 10 (37.04%) Clustering
10 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (29.63%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
12 8 (29.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (18.52%) ITIL
14 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2005
14 5 (18.52%) QA
15 4 (14.81%) HTTP
16 3 (11.11%) Finance
16 3 (11.11%) Database Security
17 2 (7.41%) Web Services

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) HTTP
2 2 (7.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (55.56%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (51.85%) DTS
3 14 (51.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (48.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (29.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (7.41%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (44.44%) Replication
2 10 (37.04%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) Migration
2 17 (62.96%) Performance Tuning
3 14 (51.85%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (48.15%) Data Transformation
4 13 (48.15%) Change Management
5 12 (44.44%) Unit Testing
5 12 (44.44%) Performance Management
6 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (29.63%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (18.52%) ITIL
9 3 (11.11%) Database Security
10 2 (7.41%) Data Analytics
10 2 (7.41%) Analytics
10 2 (7.41%) Performance Analysis
10 2 (7.41%) ETL
11 1 (3.70%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 24 (88.89%) SQL
1 24 (88.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) LiteSpeed
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft