The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 134 117 75
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -42
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 121 143 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.69% 1.97% 3.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 2.08% 3.67%
Number of salaries quoted 99 105 229
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.02% +3.75%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6772 6872 7224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.79% 94.80% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5479 5871 6348
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
DBA
England

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014. 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
Manchester -14 68 £48,750 +21.87% 9
Cheshire -23 31 £43,750 +13.63% 5
Merseyside -13 8 £25,000 -50.00% 4
Lancashire 0 6 £35,000 +55.55% 2
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

1 222 (72.08%) SQL
2 126 (40.91%) Oracle
3 122 (39.61%) SQL Server
4 99 (32.14%) Oracle Database
5 90 (29.22%) Replication
6 87 (28.25%) T-SQL
7 86 (27.92%) Performance Tuning
8 68 (22.08%) SQL Server 2005
9 66 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 66 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
10 64 (20.78%) SQL Server 2008
11 63 (20.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 60 (19.48%) Finance
13 59 (19.16%) Windows
13 59 (19.16%) Data Guard
14 58 (18.83%) Oracle RAC
15 51 (16.56%) Oracle RMAN
16 49 (15.91%) Oracle Database 10g
17 47 (15.26%) Clustering
18 39 (12.66%) Data Warehouse
18 39 (12.66%) Linux
18 39 (12.66%) PL/SQL
19 38 (12.34%) Database Security
19 38 (12.34%) SQL Server 2012
20 36 (11.69%) Relational Database
21 34 (11.04%) UNIX
22 32 (10.39%) Teradata
23 31 (10.06%) MySQL
23 31 (10.06%) Microsoft
23 31 (10.06%) RDBMS

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 24 (7.79%) WebLogic
2 8 (2.60%) Oracle Application Server
3 7 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (1.95%) Oracle 10gAS
5 4 (1.30%) SAS
5 4 (1.30%) Node.js
6 1 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (8.44%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 24 (7.79%) Oracle EBS
2 22 (7.14%) Oracle Applications
3 15 (4.87%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (2.60%) Oracle 11i
5 5 (1.62%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.97%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.65%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle HRMS
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.17%) SAN
2 2 (0.65%) Internet
3 1 (0.32%) NAS
3 1 (0.32%) DHCP
3 1 (0.32%) FTP
3 1 (0.32%) DNS
3 1 (0.32%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (39.61%) SQL Server
2 99 (32.14%) Oracle Database
3 68 (22.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 66 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 66 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
5 64 (20.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 63 (20.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 49 (15.91%) Oracle Database 10g
8 39 (12.66%) Data Warehouse
9 38 (12.34%) SQL Server 2012
10 36 (11.69%) Relational Database
11 31 (10.06%) MySQL
11 31 (10.06%) RDBMS
12 27 (8.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 22 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
14 15 (4.87%) PostgreSQL
15 13 (4.22%) Oracle BI EE
16 12 (3.90%) MongoDB
17 11 (3.57%) Oracle9i Database
17 11 (3.57%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 4 (1.30%) Oracle Forms
1 4 (1.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 60 (19.48%) Finance
2 24 (7.79%) Banking
3 12 (3.90%) Retail
4 4 (1.30%) Automotive
4 4 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (0.97%) Back Office
5 3 (0.97%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.65%) Advertising
6 2 (0.65%) Games
6 2 (0.65%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.32%) Marketing
7 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.32%) Billing
7 1 (0.32%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.22%) .NET
2 10 (3.25%) Middleware
2 10 (3.25%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (0.65%) MapReduce
4 1 (0.32%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 90 (29.22%) Replication
2 47 (15.26%) Clustering
3 9 (2.92%) Client/Server
4 7 (2.27%) GIS
5 6 (1.95%) Mainframe
6 5 (1.62%) HACMP
7 4 (1.30%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.30%) IBM Mainframe
7 4 (1.30%) Telematics
8 3 (0.97%) Statistics
9 2 (0.65%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.65%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.65%) FMCG
10 1 (0.32%) Open Source
10 1 (0.32%) Social Media
10 1 (0.32%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.32%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 59 (19.16%) Windows
2 39 (12.66%) Linux
3 34 (11.04%) UNIX
4 13 (4.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (3.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (2.27%) AIX
7 6 (1.95%) Solaris
8 5 (1.62%) Windows 2000 Server
8 5 (1.62%) CentOS
9 2 (0.65%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.32%) Tru64
10 1 (0.32%) Debian
10 1 (0.32%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (27.92%) Performance Tuning
2 38 (12.34%) Database Security
3 27 (8.77%) Capacity Management
3 27 (8.77%) Business Intelligence
4 26 (8.44%) Disaster Recovery
4 26 (8.44%) Performance Management
5 25 (8.12%) Problem Management
6 20 (6.49%) Migration
7 17 (5.52%) ETL
8 15 (4.87%) Business Continuity
9 14 (4.55%) Database Tuning
10 13 (4.22%) High Availability
11 10 (3.25%) SOA
11 10 (3.25%) Change Management
12 9 (2.92%) Performance Improvement
12 9 (2.92%) Service Delivery
12 9 (2.92%) E-Commerce
13 8 (2.60%) ERP
13 8 (2.60%) Data Management
13 8 (2.60%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 222 (72.08%) SQL
2 87 (28.25%) T-SQL
3 39 (12.66%) PL/SQL
4 23 (7.47%) Shell Script
5 9 (2.92%) PowerShell
6 4 (1.30%) JCL
7 3 (0.97%) VBA
8 2 (0.65%) C
8 2 (0.65%) Perl
9 1 (0.32%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.32%) Ruby
9 1 (0.32%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (7.47%) Degree
2 9 (2.92%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.60%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.30%) HND
4 4 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.65%) MCDBA
5 2 (0.65%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (0.65%) MCTS
6 1 (0.32%) OCP
6 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.32%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.92%) SLA
2 7 (2.27%) QA
3 4 (1.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 58 (18.83%) Oracle RAC
2 51 (16.56%) Oracle RMAN
3 10 (3.25%) LiteSpeed
4 8 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.30%) PowerHA
6 3 (0.97%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.65%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.32%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 59 (19.16%) Data Guard
2 17 (5.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 7 (2.27%) Puppet
4 4 (1.30%) NetBackup
4 4 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Statspack
5 1 (0.32%) CA Endevor
5 1 (0.32%) Legato
Vendors
1 126 (40.91%) Oracle
2 32 (10.39%) Teradata
3 31 (10.06%) Microsoft
4 17 (5.52%) VMware
5 13 (4.22%) NetApp
6 10 (3.25%) Citrix
7 8 (2.60%) Informatica
8 4 (1.30%) IBM
9 3 (0.97%) Vertica
9 3 (0.97%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.97%) Hyperion
9 3 (0.97%) Sybase
10 2 (0.65%) HP
10 2 (0.65%) Veritas
11 1 (0.32%) Tableau
11 1 (0.32%) Percona
11 1 (0.32%) Facebook
11 1 (0.32%) RainStor
11 1 (0.32%) Fujitsu
11 1 (0.32%) Salesforce.com
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