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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 39 62 48
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 19 11 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.91% 1.73% 3.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.17% 1.83% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 14
Average salary £42,500 £37,000 £32,528
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.86% +13.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £25,000 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
456 602 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 93.83% 94.80% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 333 528 364
Average salary £36,500 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 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 +23 19 £40,000 +14.28%
St Helens - 3 £45,000 -
DBA
North West

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 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 28 (100.00%) SQL
1 28 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 24 (85.71%) T-SQL
3 19 (67.86%) SQL Server
4 18 (64.29%) Replication
5 16 (57.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 14 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (39.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (39.29%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (25.00%) Clustering
9 6 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
11 4 (14.29%) ETL
11 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
12 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
12 3 (10.71%) MCITP
12 3 (10.71%) MCTS
12 3 (10.71%) Root Cause Analysis
12 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
12 3 (10.71%) Database Mirroring
12 3 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (10.71%) ITIL
12 3 (10.71%) Windows
12 3 (10.71%) PL/SQL

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 19 (67.86%) SQL Server
3 16 (57.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (39.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (39.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
6 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (10.71%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (7.14%) OLAP Cube
7 2 (7.14%) OLAP
8 1 (3.57%) Spotfire
8 1 (3.57%) QlikView
8 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (3.57%) DB2
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (64.29%) Replication
2 7 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (14.29%) ETL
5 3 (10.71%) Database Mirroring
5 3 (10.71%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (10.71%) Service Management
5 3 (10.71%) ITIL
6 2 (7.14%) Database Security
7 1 (3.57%) RUP
7 1 (3.57%) Change Management
7 1 (3.57%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) SQL
2 24 (85.71%) T-SQL
3 3 (10.71%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.71%) OCP
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (10.71%) MCTS
2 3 (10.71%) MCITP
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) VMware
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.57%) Cognos
3 1 (3.57%) Teradata