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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 97 139 110
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 190 126 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.78% 1.69% 2.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.91% 1.79% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 155 103 110
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,459 £25,500 £34,350
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £50,072
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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
6528 7056 6464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.51% 94.84% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5429 5734 5556
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015. 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 +28 98 £47,500 +5.55% 18
Cheshire -8 33 £40,000 -20.00% 5
Lancashire +20 21 £31,229 -10.77% 2
Cumbria +9 17 £32,500 -18.75% 3
Merseyside +9 10 £42,250 +69.00% 2
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

1 227 (70.50%) SQL
2 201 (62.42%) SQL Server
3 148 (45.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 132 (40.99%) T-SQL
5 123 (38.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 108 (33.54%) Replication
6 108 (33.54%) SQL Server 2012
7 107 (33.23%) Performance Tuning
8 105 (32.61%) Oracle
9 97 (30.12%) SQL Server 2008
9 97 (30.12%) Oracle Database
10 88 (27.33%) Microsoft
11 81 (25.16%) Oracle Database 11g
12 74 (22.98%) Data Warehouse
13 73 (22.67%) Clustering
14 71 (22.05%) Oracle Database 10g
15 70 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
15 70 (21.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 67 (20.81%) Windows
17 58 (18.01%) Finance
18 57 (17.70%) UNIX
19 56 (17.39%) Relational Database
20 55 (17.08%) Disaster Recovery
21 54 (16.77%) Oracle9i Database
22 48 (14.91%) Database Mirroring
23 46 (14.29%) ETL
23 46 (14.29%) Linux
24 45 (13.98%) Oracle RMAN
25 44 (13.66%) PowerShell
25 44 (13.66%) Data Guard

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 33 (10.25%) WebLogic
2 28 (8.70%) Oracle Application Server
3 23 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 10 (3.11%) IIS
5 8 (2.48%) Oracle 9iAS
6 3 (0.93%) Lync
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle 10gAS
7 1 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 35 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.55%) PowerPivot
3 3 (0.93%) MS Office
3 3 (0.93%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 41 (12.73%) Oracle Applications
2 28 (8.70%) Oracle EBS
3 27 (8.39%) Oracle 11i
4 25 (7.76%) Oracle EBS R12
5 8 (2.48%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
6 5 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (1.24%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (1.24%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.93%) Primavera
9 2 (0.62%) Oracle General Ledger
10 1 (0.31%) Oracle FAH
10 1 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
10 1 (0.31%) Dynamics GP
10 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (7.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.86%) Amazon EMR
4 4 (1.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.24%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.73%) DNS
2 10 (3.11%) SAN
2 10 (3.11%) Internet
3 9 (2.80%) DHCP
4 4 (1.24%) Ethernet
4 4 (1.24%) LAN
4 4 (1.24%) WAN
4 4 (1.24%) NAS
4 4 (1.24%) DMZ
4 4 (1.24%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.93%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 201 (62.42%) SQL Server
2 148 (45.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 123 (38.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 108 (33.54%) SQL Server 2012
5 97 (30.12%) Oracle Database
5 97 (30.12%) SQL Server 2008
6 81 (25.16%) Oracle Database 11g
7 74 (22.98%) Data Warehouse
8 71 (22.05%) Oracle Database 10g
9 70 (21.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 56 (17.39%) Relational Database
11 54 (16.77%) Oracle9i Database
12 31 (9.63%) SQL Server 2005
13 30 (9.32%) MySQL
13 30 (9.32%) Oracle Database 12c
14 18 (5.59%) RDBMS
15 15 (4.66%) Oracle8/8i Database
16 14 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 13 (4.04%) Hadoop
17 13 (4.04%) DB2
Development Applications
1 25 (7.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 8 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.55%) Subversion
4 3 (0.93%) Toad
5 2 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.31%) ERwin
General
1 58 (18.01%) Finance
2 13 (4.04%) Banking
2 13 (4.04%) Retail
3 7 (2.17%) Local Government
4 5 (1.55%) Marketing
4 5 (1.55%) Advertising
5 4 (1.24%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.24%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.62%) Games
7 1 (0.31%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.31%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.66%) Middleware
2 12 (3.73%) Oracle Fusion
3 8 (2.48%) .NET
4 7 (2.17%) XML
5 5 (1.55%) Web Services
6 3 (0.93%) WebCenter
7 1 (0.31%) J2EE
7 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.31%) LAMP
7 1 (0.31%) MDX
7 1 (0.31%) LINQ
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 108 (33.54%) Replication
2 73 (22.67%) Clustering
3 28 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (6.21%) Statistics
5 16 (4.97%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.80%) NHS
7 8 (2.48%) Data Centre
8 7 (2.17%) User Experience
9 5 (1.55%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.24%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.93%) Life Science
11 3 (0.93%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.62%) Data Extraction
13 1 (0.31%) Data Integration
13 1 (0.31%) Health Informatics
13 1 (0.31%) CLARiiON
13 1 (0.31%) Symmetrix
13 1 (0.31%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.31%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 67 (20.81%) Windows
2 57 (17.70%) UNIX
3 46 (14.29%) Linux
4 21 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (6.21%) AIX
5 20 (6.21%) Solaris
6 14 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (4.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.31%) Debian
8 1 (0.31%) Android
8 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.31%) CentOS
8 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.31%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (33.23%) Performance Tuning
2 70 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
3 55 (17.08%) Disaster Recovery
4 48 (14.91%) Database Mirroring
5 46 (14.29%) ETL
6 34 (10.56%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (10.25%) Capacity Planning
8 32 (9.94%) ITIL
9 24 (7.45%) Migration
10 23 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
11 21 (6.52%) Change Management
12 20 (6.21%) Change Control
13 17 (5.28%) Incident Management
14 16 (4.97%) Database Security
15 13 (4.04%) Business Analysis
15 13 (4.04%) Data Migration
16 12 (3.73%) Release Management
16 12 (3.73%) Root Cause Analysis
17 11 (3.42%) Service Delivery
18 10 (3.11%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 227 (70.50%) SQL
2 132 (40.99%) T-SQL
3 44 (13.66%) PowerShell
4 17 (5.28%) PL/SQL
5 15 (4.66%) C#
6 9 (2.80%) PHP
7 7 (2.17%) Python
7 7 (2.17%) Java
8 5 (1.55%) C++
8 5 (1.55%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.24%) LINC
9 4 (1.24%) ANSI SQL
10 3 (0.93%) Bourne shell
10 3 (0.93%) Prolog
11 2 (0.62%) C
11 2 (0.62%) VBScript
11 2 (0.62%) VB
11 2 (0.62%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.31%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.31%) R
Qualifications
1 29 (9.01%) Microsoft Certification
1 29 (9.01%) SC Cleared
1 29 (9.01%) Security Cleared
2 22 (6.83%) Degree
3 13 (4.04%) MCITP
4 11 (3.42%) MCTS
4 11 (3.42%) Oracle Certification
5 10 (3.11%) OCP
5 10 (3.11%) MCP
6 7 (2.17%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.24%) MySQL Certification
7 4 (1.24%) MCSA
8 3 (0.93%) MCDBA
8 3 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.62%) MCSE
10 1 (0.31%) MOS
10 1 (0.31%) OCA
10 1 (0.31%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.66%) SLA
2 4 (1.24%) QA
3 2 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 40 (12.42%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (3.11%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.17%) VMware ESX
4 6 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (1.55%) SRDF
6 4 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 45 (13.98%) Oracle RMAN
2 44 (13.66%) Data Guard
3 20 (6.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (0.93%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.62%) Foglight
6 1 (0.31%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.31%) Dollar Universe
6 1 (0.31%) Puppet
6 1 (0.31%) Rundeck
6 1 (0.31%) LiteSpeed
6 1 (0.31%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 105 (32.61%) Oracle
2 88 (27.33%) Microsoft
3 23 (7.14%) IBM
4 18 (5.59%) VMware
5 15 (4.66%) Sun
6 14 (4.35%) Hyperion
7 13 (4.04%) Tableau
8 11 (3.42%) Teradata
9 8 (2.48%) Hortonworks
10 6 (1.86%) EMC
11 4 (1.24%) Unisys
11 4 (1.24%) NetApp
12 3 (0.93%) Retek
12 3 (0.93%) CommVault
12 3 (0.93%) Hitachi
12 3 (0.93%) Facebook
13 2 (0.62%) Imperva
13 2 (0.62%) Red Gate
13 2 (0.62%) Remedy
13 2 (0.62%) HP
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