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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 112 140 115
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 150 119 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.30% 1.66% 1.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.41% 1.75% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 123 99 107
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £25,000 £32,120
10% offered a salary of more than £49,800 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +6.02%
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
6214 6785 6878
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.31% 94.86% 94.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5075 5508 5887
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 £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +16 77 £47,000 -6.00% 12
Cheshire +5 36 £42,000 -4.00% 4
Merseyside +22 14 £42,500 +70.00%
Cumbria - 10 £27,500 -
Lancashire -5 7 £32,500 -7.14% 3
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 256 (80.76%) SQL
2 228 (71.92%) SQL Server
3 164 (51.74%) T-SQL
4 153 (48.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 128 (40.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 124 (39.12%) SQL Server 2012
7 118 (37.22%) Replication
8 117 (36.91%) Performance Tuning
9 113 (35.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 90 (28.39%) Oracle
11 88 (27.76%) Windows
11 88 (27.76%) Microsoft
12 87 (27.44%) Clustering
13 75 (23.66%) Oracle Database
14 68 (21.45%) Business Intelligence
15 65 (20.50%) Data Warehouse
16 64 (20.19%) Finance
17 62 (19.56%) Oracle Database 11g
18 60 (18.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 58 (18.30%) Disaster Recovery
20 55 (17.35%) Database Mirroring
21 54 (17.03%) Oracle Database 10g
22 48 (15.14%) PowerShell
23 46 (14.51%) Agile Software Development
24 40 (12.62%) SQL Server 2005
25 38 (11.99%) Oracle9i Database
25 38 (11.99%) Capacity Planning
26 37 (11.67%) ETL
27 36 (11.36%) MS Excel
28 35 (11.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 21 (6.62%) Oracle Application Server
2 20 (6.31%) WebLogic
3 19 (5.99%) SharePoint
4 10 (3.15%) IIS
5 8 (2.52%) Oracle 9iAS
6 3 (0.95%) Lync
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle 10gAS
7 1 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 36 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.95%) ProjectWise
2 3 (0.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 27 (8.52%) Oracle Applications
2 19 (5.99%) Oracle EBS
3 18 (5.68%) Oracle 11i
3 18 (5.68%) Oracle EBS R12
4 10 (3.15%) Dynamics NAV
4 10 (3.15%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (1.58%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.95%) Primavera
6 3 (0.95%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
6 3 (0.95%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.63%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 30 (9.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (1.26%) Amazon S3
2 4 (1.26%) Amazon EMR
2 4 (1.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.79%) DNS
2 10 (3.15%) SAN
3 9 (2.84%) DHCP
4 8 (2.52%) Internet
5 4 (1.26%) NAS
5 4 (1.26%) DMZ
5 4 (1.26%) Ethernet
5 4 (1.26%) LAN
5 4 (1.26%) WAN
5 4 (1.26%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.32%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 228 (71.92%) SQL Server
2 153 (48.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 128 (40.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 124 (39.12%) SQL Server 2012
5 113 (35.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 75 (23.66%) Oracle Database
7 65 (20.50%) Data Warehouse
8 62 (19.56%) Oracle Database 11g
9 60 (18.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 54 (17.03%) Oracle Database 10g
11 40 (12.62%) SQL Server 2005
12 38 (11.99%) Oracle9i Database
13 34 (10.73%) Relational Database
14 20 (6.31%) MySQL
15 18 (5.68%) SQL Server 2000
16 16 (5.05%) Oracle Database 12c
17 15 (4.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 14 (4.42%) DTS
19 13 (4.10%) OLAP
20 12 (3.79%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 35 (11.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (1.58%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (0.95%) Toad
4 1 (0.32%) ERwin
4 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 64 (20.19%) Finance
2 8 (2.52%) Local Government
3 6 (1.89%) Advertising
3 6 (1.89%) Banking
3 6 (1.89%) Retail
4 5 (1.58%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.58%) Marketing
5 2 (0.63%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.63%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.32%) Automotive
6 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.32%) Electronics
6 1 (0.32%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.15%) .NET
1 10 (3.15%) Middleware
2 9 (2.84%) XML
3 7 (2.21%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (1.58%) Web Services
5 3 (0.95%) WebCenter
6 2 (0.63%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 2 (0.63%) NHibernate
6 2 (0.63%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.32%) MDX
7 1 (0.32%) LINQ
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Streams
7 1 (0.32%) J2EE
7 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.32%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 118 (37.22%) Replication
2 87 (27.44%) Clustering
3 34 (10.73%) Statistics
4 19 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (4.10%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.21%) NHS
7 6 (1.89%) User Experience
8 5 (1.58%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.26%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.26%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.95%) Life Science
10 3 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.95%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.63%) Data Conversion
11 2 (0.63%) Data Extraction
12 1 (0.32%) Data Integration
12 1 (0.32%) Health Informatics
12 1 (0.32%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.32%) DTV
12 1 (0.32%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 88 (27.76%) Windows
2 32 (10.09%) Linux
3 30 (9.46%) UNIX
4 19 (5.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (5.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (5.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (4.10%) AIX
7 13 (4.10%) Solaris
8 4 (1.26%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.63%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.63%) SUSE
10 1 (0.32%) Debian
10 1 (0.32%) Android
10 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.32%) CentOS
10 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (36.91%) Performance Tuning
2 68 (21.45%) Business Intelligence
3 58 (18.30%) Disaster Recovery
4 55 (17.35%) Database Mirroring
5 46 (14.51%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (11.99%) Capacity Planning
7 37 (11.67%) ETL
8 30 (9.46%) Migration
9 21 (6.62%) Change Management
10 17 (5.36%) Performance Monitoring
11 16 (5.05%) Data Migration
11 16 (5.05%) ITIL
11 16 (5.05%) Incident Management
12 15 (4.73%) Root Cause Analysis
13 14 (4.42%) Change Control
14 13 (4.10%) Problem Management
14 13 (4.10%) Business Analysis
15 11 (3.47%) CRM
15 11 (3.47%) Service Delivery
15 11 (3.47%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 256 (80.76%) SQL
2 164 (51.74%) T-SQL
3 48 (15.14%) PowerShell
4 16 (5.05%) PL/SQL
5 14 (4.42%) C#
6 7 (2.21%) Java
6 7 (2.21%) Python
7 5 (1.58%) PHP
7 5 (1.58%) Shell Script
7 5 (1.58%) C++
8 4 (1.26%) LINC
8 4 (1.26%) ANSI SQL
9 3 (0.95%) Bourne shell
9 3 (0.95%) Prolog
10 2 (0.63%) C
10 2 (0.63%) VBScript
10 2 (0.63%) VB
10 2 (0.63%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.32%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.32%) R
Qualifications
1 34 (10.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (7.26%) Degree
3 19 (5.99%) SC Cleared
3 19 (5.99%) Security Cleared
4 18 (5.68%) MCITP
5 11 (3.47%) Oracle Certification
6 10 (3.15%) OCP
6 10 (3.15%) MCP
6 10 (3.15%) MCTS
7 8 (2.52%) MCDBA
8 2 (0.63%) MCSA
8 2 (0.63%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.32%) HND
9 1 (0.32%) MCSE
9 1 (0.32%) OCA
9 1 (0.32%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.15%) SLA
2 5 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.58%) QA
System Software
1 29 (9.15%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (3.15%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.21%) VMware ESX
4 6 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (1.58%) SRDF
6 4 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.32%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 30 (9.46%) Oracle RMAN
2 29 (9.15%) Data Guard
3 16 (5.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (1.89%) SCOM
5 3 (0.95%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.63%) Foglight
7 1 (0.32%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.32%) LiteSpeed
7 1 (0.32%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.32%) Dollar Universe
7 1 (0.32%) Puppet
7 1 (0.32%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 90 (28.39%) Oracle
2 88 (27.76%) Microsoft
3 18 (5.68%) VMware
4 15 (4.73%) IBM
5 12 (3.79%) Teradata
6 11 (3.47%) Hyperion
7 8 (2.52%) Sun
8 7 (2.21%) Tableau
8 7 (2.21%) Hortonworks
9 5 (1.58%) EMC
10 4 (1.26%) Unisys
11 3 (0.95%) SAP
11 3 (0.95%) CommVault
11 3 (0.95%) NetApp
11 3 (0.95%) Retek
11 3 (0.95%) Facebook
12 2 (0.63%) Vertica
12 2 (0.63%) Imperva
12 2 (0.63%) Epicor
12 2 (0.63%) JD Edwards
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