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 26 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 112 110 154
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 147 172 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.41% 2.56% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.47% 2.65% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 116 142 96
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,459 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,875
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +0.29%
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
5946 6499 7164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.35% 96.90% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4989 5408 5765
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 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 26 August 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 26 August 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 -13 73 £50,000 +5.26% 10
Cheshire +31 30 £38,000 -5.00% 1
Merseyside -2 19 £47,500 +12.42% 2
Cumbria -3 6 £42,500 +30.76%
Lancashire -5 5 £40,000 +28.08%
DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 August 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.

1 223 (94.49%) SQL
2 194 (82.20%) SQL Server
3 132 (55.93%) T-SQL
4 121 (51.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 104 (44.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 99 (41.95%) SQL Server 2008
6 99 (41.95%) Replication
7 91 (38.56%) Microsoft
8 82 (34.75%) SQL Server 2014
9 81 (34.32%) Performance Tuning
10 66 (27.97%) SQL Server 2012
11 63 (26.69%) Clustering
11 63 (26.69%) Oracle
12 58 (24.58%) MS Excel
13 55 (23.31%) Finance
13 55 (23.31%) High Availability
14 54 (22.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 54 (22.88%) MySQL
15 51 (21.61%) Data Warehouse
15 51 (21.61%) Business Intelligence
15 51 (21.61%) SQL Server 2005
15 51 (21.61%) Oracle Database
16 44 (18.64%) Capacity Planning
17 38 (16.10%) Oracle Database 11g
18 37 (15.68%) Relational Database
19 36 (15.25%) Migration
19 36 (15.25%) Windows
20 35 (14.83%) RDBMS
21 32 (13.56%) Oracle RAC
22 31 (13.14%) Oracle Database 10g

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 21 (8.90%) WebLogic
2 17 (7.20%) SharePoint
3 12 (5.08%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (2.12%) Oracle Service Bus
4 5 (2.12%) SAS
5 1 (0.42%) IIS
Applications
1 58 (24.58%) MS Excel
2 18 (7.63%) MS Office
3 3 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.85%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 21 (8.90%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (7.63%) Oracle 11i
2 18 (7.63%) Oracle Applications
2 18 (7.63%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.42%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (9.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.24%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.97%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (2.97%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (11.02%) SAN
2 7 (2.97%) Internet
3 6 (2.54%) DNS
3 6 (2.54%) Firewall
3 6 (2.54%) NAS
4 4 (1.69%) HTTP
5 2 (0.85%) SMS
6 1 (0.42%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 194 (82.20%) SQL Server
2 121 (51.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 104 (44.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 99 (41.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 82 (34.75%) SQL Server 2014
6 66 (27.97%) SQL Server 2012
7 54 (22.88%) MySQL
7 54 (22.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 51 (21.61%) Data Warehouse
8 51 (21.61%) Oracle Database
8 51 (21.61%) SQL Server 2005
9 38 (16.10%) Oracle Database 11g
10 37 (15.68%) Relational Database
11 35 (14.83%) RDBMS
12 31 (13.14%) Oracle Database 10g
13 30 (12.71%) MongoDB
13 30 (12.71%) SQL Server 2000
14 29 (12.29%) Oracle Database 12c
15 27 (11.44%) NoSQL
16 26 (11.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.54%) Talend Open Studio
1 6 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.85%) ERwin
3 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 55 (23.31%) Finance
2 21 (8.90%) Legal
3 15 (6.36%) Billing
4 11 (4.66%) Law
5 8 (3.39%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.85%) Retail
7 1 (0.42%) Local Government
7 1 (0.42%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (11.86%) Middleware
1 28 (11.86%) Oracle Fusion
2 10 (4.24%) .NET
3 2 (0.85%) JSON
3 2 (0.85%) RESTful
4 1 (0.42%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 99 (41.95%) Replication
2 63 (26.69%) Clustering
3 24 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.24%) Data Centre
5 7 (2.97%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.54%) Statistics
6 6 (2.54%) Symmetrix
7 5 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.12%) iPad
8 3 (1.27%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.27%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (0.85%) CLARiiON
9 2 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.85%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.42%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.42%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 36 (15.25%) Windows
2 29 (12.29%) Unix
3 22 (9.32%) AIX
4 17 (7.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (6.78%) Linux
5 16 (6.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (5.51%) Windows Server
6 13 (5.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (2.54%) Solaris
8 1 (0.42%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (34.32%) Performance Tuning
2 55 (23.31%) High Availability
3 51 (21.61%) Business Intelligence
4 44 (18.64%) Capacity Planning
5 36 (15.25%) Migration
6 30 (12.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 28 (11.86%) ETL
8 26 (11.02%) Database Security
9 24 (10.17%) Performance Monitoring
10 22 (9.32%) Data Modelling
11 21 (8.90%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (8.47%) Database Mirroring
13 17 (7.20%) Database Optimisation
14 16 (6.78%) Change Control
15 14 (5.93%) Customer Engagement
15 14 (5.93%) Performance Analysis
16 13 (5.51%) E-Commerce
17 12 (5.08%) Continuous Improvement
17 12 (5.08%) Data Architecture
18 10 (4.24%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 223 (94.49%) SQL
2 132 (55.93%) T-SQL
3 29 (12.29%) PowerShell
4 16 (6.78%) VBA
5 12 (5.08%) PL/SQL
6 11 (4.66%) ANSI SQL
7 10 (4.24%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.27%) C
8 3 (1.27%) PHP
9 2 (0.85%) C#
9 2 (0.85%) Python
9 2 (0.85%) R
9 2 (0.85%) VBScript
10 1 (0.42%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.42%) Java
10 1 (0.42%) Ruby
10 1 (0.42%) Tcl
10 1 (0.42%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (9.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (7.20%) Degree
3 11 (4.66%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.66%) Security Cleared
4 9 (3.81%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (1.27%) DBS Check
5 3 (1.27%) HND
5 3 (1.27%) MCDBA
5 3 (1.27%) OCP
6 1 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.42%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.42%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.93%) PCI DSS
2 11 (4.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.12%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.69%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.27%) SAS 70
6 2 (0.85%) QA
7 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (13.56%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.54%) VMware ESX
3 6 (2.54%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (1.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (1.69%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.85%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.85%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.85%) SRDF
5 2 (0.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 31 (13.14%) Oracle RMAN
2 25 (10.59%) Data Guard
3 13 (5.51%) LiteSpeed
4 8 (3.39%) SCOM
5 4 (1.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.85%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.42%) Puppet
7 1 (0.42%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 91 (38.56%) Microsoft
2 63 (26.69%) Oracle
3 26 (11.02%) RedGate
4 18 (7.63%) Retek
5 16 (6.78%) Remedy
6 15 (6.36%) VMware
7 6 (2.54%) EMC
7 6 (2.54%) HP
7 6 (2.54%) Talend
8 4 (1.69%) Cognos
8 4 (1.69%) IBM
9 3 (1.27%) SAP
10 2 (0.85%) Cloudera
10 2 (0.85%) Hyperion
10 2 (0.85%) IDERA
10 2 (0.85%) iManage
11 1 (0.42%) NetApp
11 1 (0.42%) PeopleSoft
11 1 (0.42%) Red Hat
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Posted: 13 hours ago
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Salary: Market Leading Salaries + 10% bonus, 5% pension, car or allowance
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pesion + Health
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
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Salary: £46700 - £54500 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: competitive
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Salary: £39999 - £48000 per annum + home working
Posted: 23 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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