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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 106 119 110
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 136 161 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.46% 2.33% 2.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.56% 2.41% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 117 137 116
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,900
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,507 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,400 £54,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -
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
5322 6686 6406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.19% 96.63% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4453 5632 5342
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the North West region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(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 +36 82 £45,000 +5.88% 13
Cheshire -6 39 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Merseyside -8 9 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Lancashire +10 1 £50,000 - 1
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 239 (70.71%) SQL
2 231 (68.34%) SQL Server
3 164 (48.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 158 (46.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 149 (44.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 129 (38.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 115 (34.02%) Replication
8 108 (31.95%) Performance Tuning
9 106 (31.36%) T-SQL
10 98 (28.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 94 (27.81%) Oracle
12 90 (26.63%) Finance
13 87 (25.74%) SQL Server 2014
14 82 (24.26%) Oracle Database
15 81 (23.96%) Microsoft
16 79 (23.37%) Disaster Recovery
17 71 (21.01%) Windows
18 69 (20.41%) Business Intelligence
19 65 (19.23%) High Availability
20 64 (18.93%) Oracle Database 11g
21 62 (18.34%) Clustering
22 61 (18.05%) Relational Database
23 54 (15.98%) Oracle RAC
23 54 (15.98%) SQL Server 2000
24 53 (15.68%) Oracle Database 10g
25 51 (15.09%) Oracle RMAN
25 51 (15.09%) Data Guard
26 49 (14.50%) PowerShell
27 48 (14.20%) Oracle Database 12c
28 45 (13.31%) Oracle9i Database

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 29 (8.58%) WebLogic
2 9 (2.66%) Oracle Application Server
3 8 (2.37%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.30%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.30%) SAS
Applications
1 43 (12.72%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.59%) MS Office
3 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 32 (9.47%) Oracle Applications
2 28 (8.28%) Oracle EBS
3 24 (7.10%) Oracle 11i
3 24 (7.10%) Oracle EBS R12
4 18 (5.33%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
5 1 (0.30%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 25 (7.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.89%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.59%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.62%) SAN
2 6 (1.78%) Internet
3 4 (1.18%) HTTP
4 1 (0.30%) Broadband
4 1 (0.30%) DHCP
4 1 (0.30%) DNS
4 1 (0.30%) FTP
4 1 (0.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 231 (68.34%) SQL Server
2 164 (48.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 158 (46.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 149 (44.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 129 (38.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 98 (28.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 87 (25.74%) SQL Server 2014
8 82 (24.26%) Oracle Database
9 64 (18.93%) Oracle Database 11g
10 61 (18.05%) Relational Database
11 54 (15.98%) SQL Server 2000
12 53 (15.68%) Oracle Database 10g
13 48 (14.20%) Oracle Database 12c
14 45 (13.31%) Data Warehouse
14 45 (13.31%) Oracle9i Database
15 44 (13.02%) SQL Server 2005
16 39 (11.54%) OLAP
17 35 (10.36%) RDBMS
18 34 (10.06%) OLTP
19 33 (9.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (4.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 12 (3.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.89%) Subversion
4 2 (0.59%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.30%) ERwin
5 1 (0.30%) tSQLt
General
1 90 (26.63%) Finance
2 12 (3.55%) Retail
3 7 (2.07%) Banking
4 5 (1.48%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.89%) Games
6 2 (0.59%) Local Government
7 1 (0.30%) Legal
7 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.30%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.62%) Middleware
2 18 (5.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 10 (2.96%) .NET
4 3 (0.89%) Entity Framework
4 3 (0.89%) NHibernate
4 3 (0.89%) XML
5 2 (0.59%) MDX
5 2 (0.59%) Web Services
6 1 (0.30%) ADO.NET
6 1 (0.30%) DCOM
6 1 (0.30%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 115 (34.02%) Replication
2 62 (18.34%) Clustering
3 21 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (4.73%) Statistics
5 12 (3.55%) Data Centre
6 7 (2.07%) Data Integration
6 7 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.48%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.18%) NHS
8 4 (1.18%) Symmetrix
9 3 (0.89%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (0.89%) Driving Licence
9 3 (0.89%) IBM XIV
10 2 (0.59%) User Experience
11 1 (0.30%) CLARiiON
11 1 (0.30%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.30%) Data Extraction
11 1 (0.30%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.30%) iPad
11 1 (0.30%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 71 (21.01%) Windows
2 45 (13.31%) Unix
3 30 (8.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (8.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (8.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (7.40%) Windows Server
7 23 (6.80%) Linux
8 9 (2.66%) AIX
8 9 (2.66%) Solaris
9 4 (1.18%) CentOS
10 2 (0.59%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.59%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (31.95%) Performance Tuning
2 79 (23.37%) Disaster Recovery
3 69 (20.41%) Business Intelligence
4 65 (19.23%) High Availability
5 43 (12.72%) Capacity Planning
6 41 (12.13%) ITIL
7 39 (11.54%) ETL
8 33 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
9 29 (8.58%) Capacity Management
9 29 (8.58%) Performance Monitoring
10 27 (7.99%) Database Mirroring
11 25 (7.40%) Business Continuity
12 24 (7.10%) Migration
13 23 (6.80%) Change Control
14 20 (5.92%) Change Management
15 18 (5.33%) Performance Analysis
15 18 (5.33%) Release Management
16 17 (5.03%) Mentoring
17 16 (4.73%) Database Tuning
17 16 (4.73%) ETL Development
Programming Languages
1 239 (70.71%) SQL
2 106 (31.36%) T-SQL
3 49 (14.50%) PowerShell
4 9 (2.66%) PHP
5 7 (2.07%) C#
6 5 (1.48%) ANSI SQL
7 3 (0.89%) PL/SQL
7 3 (0.89%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.59%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.30%) C
9 1 (0.30%) C++
9 1 (0.30%) VBA
9 1 (0.30%) VBScript
9 1 (0.30%) VC++
Qualifications
1 18 (5.33%) Security Cleared
2 17 (5.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (3.55%) SC Cleared
4 10 (2.96%) MCDBA
5 9 (2.66%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (2.66%) MCITP
6 8 (2.37%) MySQL Certification
7 6 (1.78%) Degree
8 4 (1.18%) MCTS
8 4 (1.18%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (0.89%) MCSE
9 3 (0.89%) OCP
10 2 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.59%) HND
11 1 (0.30%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.30%) MCSA
11 1 (0.30%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.78%) QA
1 6 (1.78%) SLA
2 2 (0.59%) COBIT
2 2 (0.59%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.59%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.30%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 54 (15.98%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (1.18%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.18%) SRDF
3 3 (0.89%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 51 (15.09%) Data Guard
1 51 (15.09%) Oracle RMAN
2 23 (6.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 18 (5.33%) LiteSpeed
4 16 (4.73%) Perfmon
5 12 (3.55%) Foglight
6 3 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.30%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 94 (27.81%) Oracle
2 81 (23.96%) Microsoft
3 12 (3.55%) IBM
3 12 (3.55%) Imperva
4 10 (2.96%) RainStor
4 10 (2.96%) Teradata
5 9 (2.66%) Hitachi
5 9 (2.66%) Sun
6 7 (2.07%) Hyperion
7 5 (1.48%) EMC
8 4 (1.18%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.18%) Remedy
8 4 (1.18%) Tableau
9 3 (0.89%) NetApp
9 3 (0.89%) Red Gate
10 2 (0.59%) Cognos
11 1 (0.30%) Adobe
11 1 (0.30%) HP
11 1 (0.30%) Pegasus
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