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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 136 114 121
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 99 144 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.76% 2.28% 2.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.81% 2.36% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 75 118 125
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,350 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -
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
5477 6104 6853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.54% 96.77% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4646 4980 5533
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £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 27 June 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 27 June 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 -4 59 £45,000 -3.22% 12
Merseyside -6 12 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Cheshire +2 10 £38,000 -10.58% 2
Cumbria +6 6 £21,000 -23.63% 2
DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 187 (82.38%) SQL
2 178 (78.41%) SQL Server
3 125 (55.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 121 (53.30%) T-SQL
5 116 (51.10%) Replication
5 116 (51.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 110 (48.46%) SQL Server 2008
7 98 (43.17%) SQL Server 2014
8 85 (37.44%) SQL Server 2012
9 77 (33.92%) Performance Tuning
10 72 (31.72%) Microsoft
11 71 (31.28%) Clustering
12 70 (30.84%) Finance
12 70 (30.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 65 (28.63%) High Availability
14 56 (24.67%) Oracle
15 54 (23.79%) SQL Server 2005
16 50 (22.03%) Data Warehouse
17 46 (20.26%) Business Intelligence
17 46 (20.26%) Capacity Planning
18 45 (19.82%) Windows
19 44 (19.38%) Oracle Database
20 38 (16.74%) MS Excel
21 36 (15.86%) SQL Server 2000
21 36 (15.86%) Relational Database
22 34 (14.98%) Performance Monitoring
23 32 (14.10%) RDBMS
23 32 (14.10%) MySQL
24 31 (13.66%) SAN
25 30 (13.22%) DTS

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 14 (6.17%) WebLogic
2 12 (5.29%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (3.52%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.88%) SAS
Applications
1 38 (16.74%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.85%) MS Office
3 3 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.88%) SPSS
5 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (6.17%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (4.85%) Oracle 11i
2 11 (4.85%) Oracle Applications
2 11 (4.85%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.44%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.44%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.76%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.76%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (13.66%) SAN
2 4 (1.76%) Internet
3 3 (1.32%) HTTP
4 2 (0.88%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (78.41%) SQL Server
2 125 (55.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 116 (51.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 110 (48.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 98 (43.17%) SQL Server 2014
6 85 (37.44%) SQL Server 2012
7 70 (30.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 54 (23.79%) SQL Server 2005
9 50 (22.03%) Data Warehouse
10 44 (19.38%) Oracle Database
11 36 (15.86%) Relational Database
11 36 (15.86%) SQL Server 2000
12 32 (14.10%) MySQL
12 32 (14.10%) RDBMS
13 30 (13.22%) DTS
14 29 (12.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 27 (11.89%) MongoDB
15 27 (11.89%) Oracle Database 11g
16 25 (11.01%) NoSQL
17 23 (10.13%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (1.32%) ERwin
2 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.44%) tSQLt
3 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 70 (30.84%) Finance
2 20 (8.81%) Legal
3 8 (3.52%) Financial Institution
4 7 (3.08%) Billing
5 5 (2.20%) Law
6 1 (0.44%) Marketing
6 1 (0.44%) Retail
6 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.93%) .NET
2 12 (5.29%) Middleware
2 12 (5.29%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (1.76%) Web Services
4 2 (0.88%) JSON
4 2 (0.88%) RESTful
5 1 (0.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 116 (51.10%) Replication
2 71 (31.28%) Clustering
3 12 (5.29%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.41%) Data Centre
4 10 (4.41%) Symmetrix
5 5 (2.20%) iPad
6 3 (1.32%) CLARiiON
6 3 (1.32%) IBM XIV
6 3 (1.32%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.32%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (0.88%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.88%) Statistics
8 1 (0.44%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.44%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.44%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 45 (19.82%) Windows
2 29 (12.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (12.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (9.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (7.93%) Unix
6 12 (5.29%) AIX
7 11 (4.85%) Linux
7 11 (4.85%) Windows Server
8 4 (1.76%) CentOS
9 3 (1.32%) Solaris
10 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (33.92%) Performance Tuning
2 65 (28.63%) High Availability
3 46 (20.26%) Business Intelligence
3 46 (20.26%) Capacity Planning
4 34 (14.98%) Performance Monitoring
5 27 (11.89%) Change Control
5 27 (11.89%) ETL
5 27 (11.89%) Migration
6 25 (11.01%) Database Security
6 25 (11.01%) Disaster Recovery
6 25 (11.01%) Performance Analysis
7 23 (10.13%) Database Mirroring
8 19 (8.37%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (8.37%) Data Modelling
9 17 (7.49%) Mentoring
10 14 (6.17%) Customer Engagement
10 14 (6.17%) E-Commerce
11 13 (5.73%) Capacity Management
11 13 (5.73%) Database Optimisation
12 12 (5.29%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 187 (82.38%) SQL
2 121 (53.30%) T-SQL
3 27 (11.89%) PowerShell
4 16 (7.05%) ANSI SQL
5 9 (3.96%) PL/SQL
6 8 (3.52%) VBA
7 6 (2.64%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.76%) C
9 3 (1.32%) C#
9 3 (1.32%) PHP
9 3 (1.32%) VBScript
10 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.44%) C++
10 1 (0.44%) Java
10 1 (0.44%) Ruby
10 1 (0.44%) Tcl
10 1 (0.44%) VB
10 1 (0.44%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.44%) VC++
Qualifications
1 18 (7.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (5.29%) Degree
3 10 (4.41%) Oracle Certification
4 7 (3.08%) MCDBA
4 7 (3.08%) OCP
5 4 (1.76%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.76%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.32%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.44%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.44%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.44%) HND
7 1 (0.44%) MCITP
7 1 (0.44%) MCSE
7 1 (0.44%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.52%) ISO 9001
1 8 (3.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (3.52%) PCI DSS
2 6 (2.64%) QA
3 4 (1.76%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.44%) COBIT
4 1 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (12.33%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (2.64%) SRDF
3 4 (1.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (1.76%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (1.32%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (10.57%) Oracle RMAN
2 23 (10.13%) LiteSpeed
3 22 (9.69%) Data Guard
4 6 (2.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (1.76%) Foglight
6 3 (1.32%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.44%) Perfmon
7 1 (0.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 72 (31.72%) Microsoft
2 56 (24.67%) Oracle
3 26 (11.45%) RedGate
4 16 (7.05%) Remedy
5 11 (4.85%) Retek
6 10 (4.41%) EMC
7 7 (3.08%) IBM
8 6 (2.64%) Cognos
9 4 (1.76%) Imperva
9 4 (1.76%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.76%) VMware
10 3 (1.32%) SAP
11 1 (0.44%) iManage
11 1 (0.44%) PeopleSoft
Manchester, Lancashire
Spencer Knight Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Pension, 25 days holidays (day one)
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Colne, Lancashire
Send
Salary: From £47,000 to £52,000 per annum + on call allowance + great range of
Posted: 2 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cumbria
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Liverpool
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Bolton
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Manchester
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago