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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 158 171 155
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 21 17 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.56% 0.43% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.45% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 21 17 21
Average salary £47,000 £41,250 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.93% -0.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £40,300 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,900 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
3605 3767 3876
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.62% 94.89% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2950 3148 3369
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £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 27 March 2015.

SQL Server DBA Salary Histogram in Manchester

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 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 33 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 30 (90.91%) SQL
3 29 (87.88%) T-SQL
4 27 (81.82%) Performance Tuning
5 21 (63.64%) Replication
6 19 (57.58%) Windows
7 18 (54.55%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (51.52%) Clustering
8 17 (51.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (51.52%) SQL Server 2008
9 16 (48.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 15 (45.45%) Change Management
11 14 (42.42%) Disaster Recovery
11 14 (42.42%) Migration
11 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (42.42%) SQL Server 2012
12 11 (33.33%) DTS
13 10 (30.30%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
13 10 (30.30%) Unit Testing
13 10 (30.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 10 (30.30%) Performance Management
13 10 (30.30%) Data Transformation
14 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 6 (18.18%) Statistics
14 6 (18.18%) PowerShell
14 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
15 5 (15.15%) QA
16 3 (9.09%) SAN
16 3 (9.09%) BCP

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) SAN
2 2 (6.06%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (54.55%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (51.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (51.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (48.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (42.42%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (33.33%) DTS
7 10 (30.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (6.06%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
1 2 (6.06%) Advertising
1 2 (6.06%) Marketing
2 1 (3.03%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (63.64%) Replication
2 17 (51.52%) Clustering
3 6 (18.18%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 19 (57.58%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (81.82%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (45.45%) Change Management
3 14 (42.42%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (42.42%) Migration
3 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (30.30%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (30.30%) Unit Testing
4 10 (30.30%) Performance Management
4 10 (30.30%) Data Transformation
5 3 (9.09%) BCP
6 2 (6.06%) ITIL
6 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.06%) Line Management
6 2 (6.06%) Capacity Management
6 2 (6.06%) Data Analytics
6 2 (6.06%) Analytics
7 1 (3.03%) Data Migration
7 1 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.03%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 30 (90.91%) SQL
2 29 (87.88%) T-SQL
3 6 (18.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) Facebook
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Noir Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago