The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 103 99 75
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 171 193 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.61% 2.70% 3.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.74% 2.84% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 149 156 183
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,250 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
DBA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6247 6794 7160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.19% 95.14% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4992 5499 6017
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,375 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

DBA
Salary Trend in the North West

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

DBA Salary Trend in the North West

DBA
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DBA across the North West region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

DBA Salary Histogram in the North West

DBA
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the North West region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
Cheshire +41 76 £40,000 - 9
Manchester -32 74 £43,750 +6.06% 10
Merseyside +14 11 £40,000 +9.58% 5
Lancashire -7 11 £27,750 -20.71% 1
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 231 (74.28%) SQL
2 228 (73.31%) SQL Server
3 171 (54.98%) T-SQL
4 142 (45.66%) Performance Tuning
5 120 (38.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 115 (36.98%) SQL Server 2008
7 104 (33.44%) SQL Server 2012
8 99 (31.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 98 (31.51%) Replication
10 93 (29.90%) Finance
10 93 (29.90%) Oracle
11 81 (26.05%) Microsoft
12 78 (25.08%) Data Warehouse
13 76 (24.44%) Windows
14 70 (22.51%) Clustering
15 68 (21.86%) Oracle Database
16 61 (19.61%) Disaster Recovery
17 57 (18.33%) Business Intelligence
18 52 (16.72%) Oracle Database 11g
19 48 (15.43%) SQL Server 2005
20 47 (15.11%) Agile Software Development
21 45 (14.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 45 (14.47%) MS Excel
22 41 (13.18%) Oracle Database 10g
23 38 (12.22%) Migration
23 38 (12.22%) Linux
24 36 (11.58%) Oracle RMAN
24 36 (11.58%) Database Mirroring
25 33 (10.61%) Capacity Management
26 31 (9.97%) ITIL

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (2.89%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.61%) WebLogic
2 5 (1.61%) Oracle Application Server
3 4 (1.29%) IIS
4 3 (0.96%) Oracle 9iAS
5 2 (0.64%) Oracle 10gAS
6 1 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 45 (14.47%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.93%) PowerPivot
3 2 (0.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (4.82%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (4.50%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (3.22%) Dynamics NAV
4 9 (2.89%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (2.57%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (1.29%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.96%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.64%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (0.64%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle HRMS
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.29%) SAN
2 3 (0.96%) Internet
3 2 (0.64%) HTTP
4 1 (0.32%) DNS
4 1 (0.32%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 228 (73.31%) SQL Server
2 120 (38.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 115 (36.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 104 (33.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 99 (31.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 78 (25.08%) Data Warehouse
7 68 (21.86%) Oracle Database
8 52 (16.72%) Oracle Database 11g
9 48 (15.43%) SQL Server 2005
10 45 (14.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 41 (13.18%) Oracle Database 10g
12 27 (8.68%) OLTP
13 23 (7.40%) SQL Server 2000
14 22 (7.07%) MySQL
15 17 (5.47%) DB2
15 17 (5.47%) OLAP
15 17 (5.47%) Oracle9i Database
15 17 (5.47%) Oracle Database 12c
16 16 (5.14%) DTS
17 14 (4.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 27 (8.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (1.93%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (0.96%) Toad
4 2 (0.64%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.32%) ERwin
General
1 93 (29.90%) Finance
2 8 (2.57%) Local Government
3 7 (2.25%) Retail
4 6 (1.93%) Advertising
5 3 (0.96%) Marketing
6 2 (0.64%) General Ledger
6 2 (0.64%) Music Industry
6 2 (0.64%) Banking
6 2 (0.64%) Automotive
6 2 (0.64%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.64%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.79%) .NET
2 8 (2.57%) XML
3 3 (0.96%) Web Services
4 2 (0.64%) NHibernate
4 2 (0.64%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.64%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 1 (0.32%) MDX
5 1 (0.32%) XSL
5 1 (0.32%) Middleware
5 1 (0.32%) HTML
5 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 98 (31.51%) Replication
2 70 (22.51%) Clustering
3 26 (8.36%) Statistics
4 11 (3.54%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.57%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (1.93%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.93%) NHS
7 5 (1.61%) User Experience
8 3 (0.96%) Data Conversion
9 1 (0.32%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.32%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.32%) Symmetrix
9 1 (0.32%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 76 (24.44%) Windows
2 38 (12.22%) Linux
3 28 (9.00%) UNIX
4 8 (2.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (1.93%) Oracle Linux
7 5 (1.61%) Solaris
8 3 (0.96%) SUSE
8 3 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.96%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.64%) AIX
10 1 (0.32%) Debian
10 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.32%) CentOS
10 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (45.66%) Performance Tuning
2 61 (19.61%) Disaster Recovery
3 57 (18.33%) Business Intelligence
4 47 (15.11%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (12.22%) Migration
6 36 (11.58%) Database Mirroring
7 33 (10.61%) Capacity Management
8 31 (9.97%) ITIL
9 30 (9.65%) Capacity Planning
10 29 (9.32%) Database Tuning
11 28 (9.00%) Change Management
12 26 (8.36%) ETL
13 21 (6.75%) Mentoring
14 18 (5.79%) Data Transformation
14 18 (5.79%) Service Delivery
15 17 (5.47%) Unit Testing
16 14 (4.50%) Service Management
17 13 (4.18%) Incident Management
18 11 (3.54%) BCP
18 11 (3.54%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 231 (74.28%) SQL
2 171 (54.98%) T-SQL
3 29 (9.32%) PowerShell
4 9 (2.89%) PL/SQL
5 5 (1.61%) Shell Script
5 5 (1.61%) C#
5 5 (1.61%) Java
6 4 (1.29%) C++
6 4 (1.29%) PHP
7 3 (0.96%) Python
8 2 (0.64%) C
8 2 (0.64%) VBScript
9 1 (0.32%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.32%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 30 (9.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (8.68%) Degree
3 13 (4.18%) MCITP
4 9 (2.89%) Security Cleared
4 9 (2.89%) MCDBA
5 6 (1.93%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.61%) MCP
7 1 (0.32%) OCP
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.32%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.14%) QA
2 5 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.96%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (6.75%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.32%) SRDF
3 1 (0.32%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.32%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 36 (11.58%) Oracle RMAN
2 26 (8.36%) Data Guard
3 11 (3.54%) Foglight
4 10 (3.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 6 (1.93%) SCOM
6 2 (0.64%) Nagios
7 1 (0.32%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 93 (29.90%) Oracle
2 81 (26.05%) Microsoft
3 20 (6.43%) Teradata
4 12 (3.86%) Sybase
5 11 (3.54%) Imperva
6 9 (2.89%) Hyperion
7 7 (2.25%) VMware
7 7 (2.25%) Vertica
8 4 (1.29%) Citrix
8 4 (1.29%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.96%) NetApp
10 2 (0.64%) JD Edwards
10 2 (0.64%) Sage
10 2 (0.64%) Epicor
10 2 (0.64%) SAP
10 2 (0.64%) Facebook
11 1 (0.32%) Cognos
11 1 (0.32%) Business Objects
11 1 (0.32%) EMC
11 1 (0.32%) Remedy
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £34999 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Quindell Resourcing
Salary: to £40,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £43,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Lewis Paige
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Fleetwood, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Noir Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Liverpool
Venturi
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago