The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 115 94 130
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 158 203 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.48% 3.02% 1.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.57% 3.13% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 130 170 112
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -12.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £32,450 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
6152 6482 7116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.68% 96.54% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5171 5378 5900
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured DBA in the job title.

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 29 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -28 83 £50,000 +5.26% 8
Cheshire +23 30 £40,000 - 2
Merseyside -8 19 £47,500 +16.56% 2
Lancashire -2 8 £40,000 +28.08%
Cumbria -1 4 - -
DBA
England

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 235 (92.16%) SQL
2 205 (80.39%) SQL Server
3 134 (52.55%) T-SQL
4 126 (49.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 110 (43.14%) Microsoft
6 108 (42.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 97 (38.04%) Performance Tuning
8 94 (36.86%) Replication
9 93 (36.47%) SQL Server 2008
10 74 (29.02%) SQL Server 2014
11 73 (28.63%) Oracle
12 69 (27.06%) MS Excel
13 63 (24.71%) MySQL
14 60 (23.53%) Oracle Database
15 58 (22.75%) SQL Server 2012
16 53 (20.78%) Business Intelligence
17 52 (20.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 51 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
18 51 (20.00%) Clustering
19 50 (19.61%) Capacity Planning
20 48 (18.82%) Data Warehouse
21 45 (17.65%) Finance
21 45 (17.65%) High Availability
22 44 (17.25%) Migration
23 43 (16.86%) Oracle Database 11g
24 38 (14.90%) Relational Database
24 38 (14.90%) RDBMS
24 38 (14.90%) Oracle Database 10g
25 37 (14.51%) Database Security
25 37 (14.51%) Oracle RAC

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (9.02%) WebLogic
2 22 (8.63%) SharePoint
3 12 (4.71%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (1.96%) Oracle Service Bus
4 5 (1.96%) SAS
5 3 (1.18%) IIS
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 69 (27.06%) MS Excel
2 22 (8.63%) MS Office
3 3 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.78%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 25 (9.80%) Oracle EBS
2 21 (8.24%) Oracle 11i
2 21 (8.24%) Oracle Applications
2 21 (8.24%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.39%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (11.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (3.92%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (3.92%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 25 (9.80%) SAN
2 10 (3.92%) DNS
2 10 (3.92%) Firewall
2 10 (3.92%) Internet
2 10 (3.92%) NAS
3 3 (1.18%) HTTP
4 2 (0.78%) SMS
5 1 (0.39%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 205 (80.39%) SQL Server
2 126 (49.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 108 (42.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 93 (36.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 74 (29.02%) SQL Server 2014
6 63 (24.71%) MySQL
7 60 (23.53%) Oracle Database
8 58 (22.75%) SQL Server 2012
9 52 (20.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 51 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
11 48 (18.82%) Data Warehouse
12 43 (16.86%) Oracle Database 11g
13 38 (14.90%) Oracle Database 10g
13 38 (14.90%) RDBMS
13 38 (14.90%) Relational Database
14 36 (14.12%) MongoDB
15 30 (11.76%) Oracle Database 12c
16 29 (11.37%) SQL Server 2000
17 28 (10.98%) NoSQL
18 25 (9.80%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 11 (4.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (3.92%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (1.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.39%) ERwin
General
1 45 (17.65%) Finance
2 19 (7.45%) Billing
3 18 (7.06%) Legal
4 12 (4.71%) Law
5 7 (2.75%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.78%) Retail
7 1 (0.39%) Local Government
7 1 (0.39%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (12.16%) Middleware
1 31 (12.16%) Oracle Fusion
2 8 (3.14%) .NET
3 2 (0.78%) DCOM
3 2 (0.78%) JSON
3 2 (0.78%) RESTful
4 1 (0.39%) COM
4 1 (0.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 94 (36.86%) Replication
2 51 (20.00%) Clustering
3 27 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (5.10%) Data Centre
5 10 (3.92%) Computer Science
5 10 (3.92%) Statistics
6 9 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.96%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (1.96%) Symmetrix
8 4 (1.57%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.18%) iPad
9 3 (1.18%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (0.78%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.39%) CLARiiON
11 1 (0.39%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 32 (12.55%) Unix
2 31 (12.16%) Windows
3 25 (9.80%) AIX
4 21 (8.24%) Linux
5 14 (5.49%) Windows Server
6 13 (5.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (4.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (4.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (2.35%) Solaris
10 1 (0.39%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (38.04%) Performance Tuning
2 53 (20.78%) Business Intelligence
3 50 (19.61%) Capacity Planning
4 45 (17.65%) High Availability
5 44 (17.25%) Migration
6 37 (14.51%) Database Security
7 34 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 28 (10.98%) ETL
9 23 (9.02%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (9.02%) Data Modelling
10 20 (7.84%) Database Optimisation
11 19 (7.45%) Performance Monitoring
12 18 (7.06%) Database Mirroring
13 15 (5.88%) Change Control
13 15 (5.88%) Database Tuning
14 14 (5.49%) Customer Engagement
14 14 (5.49%) DevOps
14 14 (5.49%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (4.71%) Data Architecture
16 11 (4.31%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 235 (92.16%) SQL
2 134 (52.55%) T-SQL
3 32 (12.55%) PowerShell
4 20 (7.84%) VBA
5 12 (4.71%) Shell Script
6 11 (4.31%) PL/SQL
7 5 (1.96%) Python
7 5 (1.96%) R
8 4 (1.57%) ANSI SQL
8 4 (1.57%) C
9 3 (1.18%) C#
10 2 (0.78%) PHP
10 2 (0.78%) Ruby
11 1 (0.39%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.39%) Java
11 1 (0.39%) Tcl
11 1 (0.39%) VB
11 1 (0.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (10.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (7.06%) Degree
3 15 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 15 (5.88%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.75%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (1.18%) DBS Check
5 3 (1.18%) HND
5 3 (1.18%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.39%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.39%) MCITP
6 1 (0.39%) MCTS
6 1 (0.39%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.88%) PCI DSS
2 12 (4.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.57%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.18%) QA
4 3 (1.18%) SAS 70
5 2 (0.78%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.78%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (14.51%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (3.92%) VMware ESX
2 10 (3.92%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 5 (1.96%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.78%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.78%) vSphere
6 1 (0.39%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.39%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 36 (14.12%) Oracle RMAN
2 25 (9.80%) Data Guard
3 11 (4.31%) SCOM
4 10 (3.92%) LiteSpeed
5 2 (0.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.78%) Perfmon
6 1 (0.39%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.39%) Puppet
6 1 (0.39%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 110 (43.14%) Microsoft
2 73 (28.63%) Oracle
3 22 (8.63%) RedGate
4 21 (8.24%) Retek
5 19 (7.45%) VMware
6 16 (6.27%) Remedy
7 10 (3.92%) HP
7 10 (3.92%) Talend
8 5 (1.96%) Cloudera
8 5 (1.96%) EMC
9 4 (1.57%) IBM
9 4 (1.57%) SAP
10 2 (0.78%) Cognos
10 2 (0.78%) Hyperion
10 2 (0.78%) IDERA
10 2 (0.78%) iManage
11 1 (0.39%) NetApp
11 1 (0.39%) PeopleSoft
11 1 (0.39%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.39%) Veritas
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Market Leading Salaries + 10% bonus, 5% pension, car or allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
networx
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North West England
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Warrington
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £34000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago