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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 140 185 165
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 34 9 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.03% 0.23% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 0.24% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 22 9 21
Average salary £47,500 £44,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% +35.38%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
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
3179 3807 3579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.19% 96.36% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2635 3267 3119
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

SQL Server DBA Salary Histogram in Manchester

SQL Server DBA
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 5 £47,500 - 1
Rochdale - 2 £43,000 - 1
SQL Server DBA
North West

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 83 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 72 (86.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 68 (81.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 67 (80.72%) SQL
5 59 (71.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 44 (53.01%) T-SQL
6 44 (53.01%) Replication
7 38 (45.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 37 (44.58%) Windows
9 36 (43.37%) PowerShell
10 35 (42.17%) SQL Server 2014
11 34 (40.96%) SQL Server 2000
12 32 (38.55%) SQL Server 2012
13 31 (37.35%) Performance Tuning
14 29 (34.94%) Disaster Recovery
15 27 (32.53%) High Availability
16 26 (31.33%) Finance
16 26 (31.33%) Microsoft
17 25 (30.12%) Windows Server 2003
17 25 (30.12%) Windows Server 2008
17 25 (30.12%) SQL Server 2005
18 24 (28.92%) Windows Server 2012
19 22 (26.51%) Business Intelligence
20 20 (24.10%) Windows Server
20 20 (24.10%) Microsoft Azure
21 19 (22.89%) Performance Monitoring
21 19 (22.89%) OLTP
21 19 (22.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
22 16 (19.28%) Agile Software Development
22 16 (19.28%) SAN

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (2.41%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.20%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (6.02%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.20%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 20 (24.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.02%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.61%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (2.41%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.41%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 16 (19.28%) SAN
2 5 (6.02%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 72 (86.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 68 (81.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 59 (71.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 38 (45.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 35 (42.17%) SQL Server 2014
7 34 (40.96%) SQL Server 2000
8 32 (38.55%) SQL Server 2012
9 25 (30.12%) SQL Server 2005
10 19 (22.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 19 (22.89%) OLTP
11 16 (19.28%) OLAP
12 15 (18.07%) DTS
13 9 (10.84%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (6.02%) Amazon RDS
14 5 (6.02%) Amazon Redshift
14 5 (6.02%) NoSQL
15 2 (2.41%) MongoDB
15 2 (2.41%) Neo4j
16 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (13.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 9 (10.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.20%) ERwin
General
1 26 (31.33%) Finance
2 2 (2.41%) Local Government
3 1 (1.20%) Banking
3 1 (1.20%) Games
3 1 (1.20%) Legal
3 1 (1.20%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.41%) Web Services
2 1 (1.20%) .NET
2 1 (1.20%) DCOM
2 1 (1.20%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 44 (53.01%) Replication
2 14 (16.87%) Clustering
3 11 (13.25%) Statistics
4 3 (3.61%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.41%) User Experience
6 1 (1.20%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.20%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 37 (44.58%) Windows
2 25 (30.12%) Windows Server 2003
2 25 (30.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (28.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (24.10%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.20%) Linux
5 1 (1.20%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (37.35%) Performance Tuning
2 29 (34.94%) Disaster Recovery
3 27 (32.53%) High Availability
4 22 (26.51%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (22.89%) Performance Monitoring
6 16 (19.28%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (19.28%) Capacity Planning
7 15 (18.07%) Performance Analysis
8 12 (14.46%) Database Mirroring
9 10 (12.05%) Capacity Management
10 9 (10.84%) Change Management
10 9 (10.84%) ITIL
10 9 (10.84%) Problem Management
10 9 (10.84%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (7.23%) Migration
12 5 (6.02%) Data Migration
12 5 (6.02%) Identity Management
13 4 (4.82%) ETL
14 3 (3.61%) Data Analysis
14 3 (3.61%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 67 (80.72%) SQL
2 44 (53.01%) T-SQL
3 36 (43.37%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.41%) ANSI SQL
5 1 (1.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (10.84%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) ISO 9000
1 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.20%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 15 (18.07%) LiteSpeed
2 11 (13.25%) Perfmon
3 1 (1.20%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 26 (31.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.84%) Hitachi
3 2 (2.41%) Oracle
4 1 (1.20%) EMC
4 1 (1.20%) Red Gate
4 1 (1.20%) Remedy
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Arrows Group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago