The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 43 58 46
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 15 12 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.03% 1.92% 3.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.25% 2.01% 3.48%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 15
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £32,528
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +12.21%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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 Merseyside 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
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
462 597 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 93.33% 95.37% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 339 522 356
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% -0.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DBA in the job title across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

DBA
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DBA across the Merseyside region.

DBA Salary Trend in Merseyside

DBA
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. 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
Liverpool +18 15 £40,000 +11.88% 2
St Helens - 3 £45,000 -
DBA
North West

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside region that cited 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 DBA in their job title.

1 25 (100.00%) SQL
2 24 (96.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (88.00%) T-SQL
4 19 (76.00%) Replication
5 15 (60.00%) SQL Server
6 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
6 14 (56.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (52.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (44.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (32.00%) Clustering
9 8 (32.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (28.00%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (16.00%) ETL
12 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
12 4 (16.00%) Capacity Planning
13 3 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
13 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 3 (12.00%) MCITP
13 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database
13 3 (12.00%) Database Mirroring
13 3 (12.00%) MCTS
13 3 (12.00%) Finance
13 3 (12.00%) VMware
13 3 (12.00%) OCP
13 3 (12.00%) Oracle Certification
13 3 (12.00%) Service Management
13 3 (12.00%) PL/SQL

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside region that cited 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 DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (96.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 13 (52.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (44.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (32.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (12.00%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database
6 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (4.00%) OLAP
8 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (4.00%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (4.00%) Spotfire
8 1 (4.00%) QlikView
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (76.00%) Replication
2 8 (32.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (16.00%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (16.00%) ETL
4 3 (12.00%) ITIL
4 3 (12.00%) Service Management
4 3 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (12.00%) Database Mirroring
5 2 (8.00%) Database Security
6 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) SQL
2 22 (88.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (12.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (56.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (12.00%) OCP
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (12.00%) MCTS
2 3 (12.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) VMware
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (4.00%) Cognos
Liverpool, Merseyside
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £28000 - £35500 per annum + 20% pension, 35+ holidays
Posted: 12 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
adviserplus
Salary: £40,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago