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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 132 126 139
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 115 149 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.96% 2.26% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.01% 2.34% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 86 119 100
Median salary £46,250 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.82% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £49,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
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
5719 6375 6813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.69% 96.81% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4795 5191 5469
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 £25,000 £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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -19 56 £50,000 +6.38% 12
Cheshire +13 17 £38,000 -10.05% 4
Merseyside -6 17 £47,500 +11.76% 4
Cumbria -2 9 £21,000 -23.63% 2
Lancashire +13 1 £37,500 +38.88% 5
DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 198 (88.39%) SQL
2 176 (78.57%) SQL Server
3 118 (52.68%) T-SQL
4 115 (51.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 104 (46.43%) Replication
6 103 (45.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 99 (44.20%) SQL Server 2008
8 89 (39.73%) SQL Server 2014
9 78 (34.82%) Microsoft
10 76 (33.93%) Performance Tuning
11 73 (32.59%) SQL Server 2012
12 68 (30.36%) Clustering
13 65 (29.02%) Finance
14 62 (27.68%) Oracle
15 61 (27.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 57 (25.45%) High Availability
17 53 (23.66%) SQL Server 2005
17 53 (23.66%) Data Warehouse
18 50 (22.32%) Oracle Database
19 48 (21.43%) MS Excel
20 46 (20.54%) Business Intelligence
21 44 (19.64%) MySQL
22 40 (17.86%) Capacity Planning
23 39 (17.41%) Relational Database
23 39 (17.41%) Windows
24 37 (16.52%) RDBMS
25 34 (15.18%) SQL Server 2000
26 33 (14.73%) Oracle Database 11g
27 31 (13.84%) Oracle RAC
28 29 (12.95%) Migration

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 18 (8.04%) WebLogic
2 12 (5.36%) SharePoint
3 11 (4.91%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.34%) SAS
5 2 (0.89%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 48 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.80%) MS Office
3 3 (1.34%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.89%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 18 (8.04%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (6.70%) Oracle 11i
2 15 (6.70%) Oracle Applications
2 15 (6.70%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.45%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (8.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.23%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (2.23%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (11.16%) SAN
2 5 (2.23%) Internet
3 4 (1.79%) HTTP
4 3 (1.34%) DNS
4 3 (1.34%) Firewall
4 3 (1.34%) NAS
5 2 (0.89%) SMS
6 1 (0.45%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (78.57%) SQL Server
2 115 (51.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 103 (45.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 99 (44.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 89 (39.73%) SQL Server 2014
6 73 (32.59%) SQL Server 2012
7 61 (27.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 53 (23.66%) Data Warehouse
8 53 (23.66%) SQL Server 2005
9 50 (22.32%) Oracle Database
10 44 (19.64%) MySQL
11 39 (17.41%) Relational Database
12 37 (16.52%) RDBMS
13 34 (15.18%) SQL Server 2000
14 33 (14.73%) Oracle Database 11g
15 28 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 26 (11.61%) MongoDB
16 26 (11.61%) Oracle Database 12c
17 25 (11.16%) NoSQL
18 24 (10.71%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.89%) ERwin
2 2 (0.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.45%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 65 (29.02%) Finance
2 22 (9.82%) Legal
3 10 (4.46%) Billing
4 9 (4.02%) Law
5 8 (3.57%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.89%) Retail
7 1 (0.45%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.93%) Middleware
1 20 (8.93%) Oracle Fusion
2 13 (5.80%) .NET
3 2 (0.89%) JSON
3 2 (0.89%) RESTful
3 2 (0.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 104 (46.43%) Replication
2 68 (30.36%) Clustering
3 17 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.46%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.68%) Symmetrix
6 5 (2.23%) iPad
7 4 (1.79%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.79%) Statistics
8 3 (1.34%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.34%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (0.89%) CLARiiON
9 2 (0.89%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.45%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 39 (17.41%) Windows
2 27 (12.05%) Unix
3 20 (8.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (8.48%) AIX
4 19 (8.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (6.70%) Linux
6 13 (5.80%) Windows Server
6 13 (5.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (2.68%) Solaris
8 4 (1.79%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (33.93%) Performance Tuning
2 57 (25.45%) High Availability
3 46 (20.54%) Business Intelligence
4 40 (17.86%) Capacity Planning
5 29 (12.95%) Migration
6 27 (12.05%) ETL
6 27 (12.05%) Performance Monitoring
7 23 (10.27%) Database Security
7 23 (10.27%) Disaster Recovery
8 22 (9.82%) Database Mirroring
9 21 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (8.48%) Change Control
11 18 (8.04%) Data Modelling
12 16 (7.14%) E-Commerce
12 16 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
13 15 (6.70%) Database Optimisation
14 13 (5.80%) Customer Engagement
14 13 (5.80%) Mentoring
15 12 (5.36%) Continuous Improvement
16 11 (4.91%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 198 (88.39%) SQL
2 118 (52.68%) T-SQL
3 24 (10.71%) PowerShell
4 14 (6.25%) ANSI SQL
5 13 (5.80%) PL/SQL
6 12 (5.36%) VBA
7 10 (4.46%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.34%) C
8 3 (1.34%) C#
8 3 (1.34%) PHP
9 2 (0.89%) VBScript
10 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.45%) C++
10 1 (0.45%) Java
10 1 (0.45%) Ruby
10 1 (0.45%) Tcl
10 1 (0.45%) VB
10 1 (0.45%) VC++
Qualifications
1 19 (8.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (5.80%) Degree
2 13 (5.80%) Oracle Certification
3 9 (4.02%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.02%) Security Cleared
4 7 (3.13%) OCP
5 3 (1.34%) DBS Check
5 3 (1.34%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.45%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.45%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.45%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.46%) PCI DSS
2 9 (4.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.68%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.79%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.79%) QA
5 1 (0.45%) SAS 70
5 1 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (13.84%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 5 (2.23%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (1.79%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.34%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.34%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.89%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.89%) SRDF
6 2 (0.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
2 24 (10.71%) Data Guard
3 15 (6.70%) LiteSpeed
4 7 (3.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (2.23%) SCOM
6 2 (0.89%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.45%) Perfmon
7 1 (0.45%) Puppet
7 1 (0.45%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 78 (34.82%) Microsoft
2 62 (27.68%) Oracle
3 27 (12.05%) RedGate
4 15 (6.70%) Retek
5 14 (6.25%) Remedy
6 11 (4.91%) VMware
7 6 (2.68%) Cognos
7 6 (2.68%) EMC
8 4 (1.79%) IBM
8 4 (1.79%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.34%) SAP
10 2 (0.89%) iManage
11 1 (0.45%) HP
11 1 (0.45%) IDERA
11 1 (0.45%) NetApp
11 1 (0.45%) PeopleSoft
11 1 (0.45%) Talend
Chorley, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: 40k + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Flexi-Time, Pension, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Frodsham, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cumbria
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Colne, Lancashire
Send
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + on call allowance + bonus + great
Posted: 3 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Linking Humans Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + flexi-time +33 days holidays+ more
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Robert Walters UK
Posted: 11 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £39999 - £48000 per annum + home working
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Competitive depending on experience
Posted: 18 days ago
Cumbria
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Liverpool
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago