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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 109 102 98
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 156 161 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.12% 2.37% 2.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.24% 2.49% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 130 119 170
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,700 £27,100 £28,350
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -1.19%
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
6950 6476 7701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.34% 95.35% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5973 5486 6807
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -2 74 £41,500 +12.16% 6
Cheshire -9 59 £50,000 +25.00% 5
Merseyside +14 15 £40,000 -9.60% 3
Lancashire -16 6 - -
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 188 (62.46%) SQL
2 161 (53.49%) SQL Server
3 151 (50.17%) Performance Tuning
4 137 (45.51%) T-SQL
5 108 (35.88%) Oracle
6 99 (32.89%) Finance
7 92 (30.56%) Oracle Database
8 83 (27.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 82 (27.24%) SQL Server 2008
10 80 (26.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 79 (26.25%) Oracle Database 11g
11 79 (26.25%) Replication
12 75 (24.92%) ITIL
13 59 (19.60%) SQL Server 2012
13 59 (19.60%) Agile Software Development
14 57 (18.94%) Oracle Database 10g
15 56 (18.60%) Oracle RMAN
16 55 (18.27%) SQL Server 2005
17 53 (17.61%) Data Guard
18 51 (16.94%) Data Warehouse
19 50 (16.61%) Disaster Recovery
20 49 (16.28%) Capacity Management
21 48 (15.95%) Windows
22 47 (15.61%) Database Tuning
23 41 (13.62%) Oracle Database 12c
23 41 (13.62%) Microsoft
23 41 (13.62%) Oracle9i Database
24 40 (13.29%) Linux
25 39 (12.96%) Migration
26 38 (12.62%) Clustering

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 7 (2.33%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.99%) WebLogic
2 6 (1.99%) CMS
3 5 (1.66%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.66%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (0.66%) IIS
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle 9iAS
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 18 (5.98%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.99%) PowerPivot
3 4 (1.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (5.65%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (3.65%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (3.32%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.66%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.99%) SAN
2 4 (1.33%) HTTP
3 3 (1.00%) DNS
3 3 (1.00%) DHCP
4 1 (0.33%) Intranet
4 1 (0.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (53.49%) SQL Server
2 92 (30.56%) Oracle Database
3 83 (27.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 82 (27.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 80 (26.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 79 (26.25%) Oracle Database 11g
7 59 (19.60%) SQL Server 2012
8 57 (18.94%) Oracle Database 10g
9 55 (18.27%) SQL Server 2005
10 51 (16.94%) Data Warehouse
11 41 (13.62%) Oracle9i Database
11 41 (13.62%) Oracle Database 12c
12 36 (11.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 24 (7.97%) DTS
14 23 (7.64%) MySQL
15 20 (6.64%) Hadoop
16 17 (5.65%) OLTP
17 16 (5.32%) SQL Server 2000
18 15 (4.98%) Big Data
19 13 (4.32%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 20 (6.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (0.66%) Toad
2 2 (0.66%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 99 (32.89%) Finance
2 16 (5.32%) Retail
3 14 (4.65%) Banking
4 5 (1.66%) Marketing
5 3 (1.00%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.00%) Advertising
6 2 (0.66%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.65%) .NET
2 2 (0.66%) Web Services
2 2 (0.66%) Middleware
2 2 (0.66%) .NET Framework
2 2 (0.66%) LINQ
2 2 (0.66%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (0.33%) HTML
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.33%) MDX
3 1 (0.33%) XML
3 1 (0.33%) XSL
3 1 (0.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 79 (26.25%) Replication
2 38 (12.62%) Clustering
3 14 (4.65%) Statistics
4 6 (1.99%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.66%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.66%) HACMP
6 4 (1.33%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.00%) Open Source
8 2 (0.66%) Social Media
8 2 (0.66%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.66%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 48 (15.95%) Windows
2 40 (13.29%) Linux
3 26 (8.64%) UNIX
4 12 (3.99%) Solaris
5 11 (3.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (2.33%) AIX
7 2 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (50.17%) Performance Tuning
2 75 (24.92%) ITIL
3 59 (19.60%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (16.61%) Disaster Recovery
5 49 (16.28%) Capacity Management
6 47 (15.61%) Database Tuning
7 39 (12.96%) Migration
8 37 (12.29%) Service Delivery
9 28 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
10 26 (8.64%) Change Management
11 24 (7.97%) Database Security
12 22 (7.31%) Data Transformation
13 21 (6.98%) Unit Testing
14 20 (6.64%) Mentoring
15 18 (5.98%) Performance Management
15 18 (5.98%) E-Commerce
16 17 (5.65%) Business Continuity
17 13 (4.32%) ETL
18 11 (3.65%) Incident Management
19 10 (3.32%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 188 (62.46%) SQL
2 137 (45.51%) T-SQL
3 18 (5.98%) PowerShell
4 10 (3.32%) PL/SQL
5 6 (1.99%) Shell Script
6 4 (1.33%) C#
7 1 (0.33%) Java
7 1 (0.33%) Perl
7 1 (0.33%) VB
7 1 (0.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (5.32%) Security Cleared
2 15 (4.98%) Degree
3 7 (2.33%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.66%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.33%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (12.62%) QA
2 9 (2.99%) SLA
System Software
1 56 (18.60%) Oracle RMAN
2 21 (6.98%) Oracle RAC
3 8 (2.66%) LiteSpeed
4 5 (1.66%) PowerHA
5 3 (1.00%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 53 (17.61%) Data Guard
2 36 (11.96%) Foglight
3 7 (2.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.66%) Nagios
5 1 (0.33%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 108 (35.88%) Oracle
2 41 (13.62%) Microsoft
3 36 (11.96%) Imperva
4 14 (4.65%) Teradata
5 11 (3.65%) Sybase
5 11 (3.65%) Red Hat
6 9 (2.99%) Hyperion
7 7 (2.33%) RainStor
8 6 (1.99%) VMware
9 5 (1.66%) Cognos
9 5 (1.66%) Sage
9 5 (1.66%) NetApp
9 5 (1.66%) HP
9 5 (1.66%) PeopleSoft
9 5 (1.66%) Vertica
10 4 (1.33%) Primavera
10 4 (1.33%) Open Text
11 2 (0.66%) Veritas
11 2 (0.66%) Citrix
11 2 (0.66%) Facebook
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CV Wow
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
Altrincham
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Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £45000 per annum + 10% bonus, on call allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Actis Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £38000 - £46000 per annum + bens
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