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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 125 107 100
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 112 169 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.98% 2.57% 2.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.04% 2.65% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 98 145 155
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,950 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
5497 6371 6840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.10% 96.71% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4652 5081 5504
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,690 £24,000
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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +24 84 £45,000 +0.55% 5
Cheshire -23 21 £52,500 +31.25% 2
Merseyside -4 2 - - 5
DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 216 (80.30%) SQL
2 203 (75.46%) SQL Server
3 140 (52.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 138 (51.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 128 (47.58%) SQL Server 2008
6 118 (43.87%) Replication
7 114 (42.38%) T-SQL
8 107 (39.78%) SQL Server 2012
9 89 (33.09%) SQL Server 2014
10 88 (32.71%) Performance Tuning
11 85 (31.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 82 (30.48%) Finance
13 73 (27.14%) High Availability
14 70 (26.02%) Clustering
15 60 (22.30%) Oracle
15 60 (22.30%) Business Intelligence
16 55 (20.45%) Microsoft
16 55 (20.45%) Windows
17 52 (19.33%) Data Warehouse
18 49 (18.22%) Oracle Database
19 44 (16.36%) Disaster Recovery
20 42 (15.61%) SQL Server 2000
21 40 (14.87%) Relational Database
22 38 (14.13%) SQL Server 2005
23 37 (13.75%) Performance Monitoring
23 37 (13.75%) MS Excel
24 36 (13.38%) Capacity Planning
24 36 (13.38%) Oracle RAC
25 34 (12.64%) Oracle Database 11g
26 32 (11.90%) PowerShell

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 13 (4.83%) WebLogic
2 10 (3.72%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.37%) ColdFusion
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.37%) SAS
Applications
1 37 (13.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.74%) MS Office
3 1 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.37%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (4.83%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (4.09%) Oracle 11i
2 11 (4.09%) Oracle Applications
2 11 (4.09%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (2.60%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
4 1 (0.37%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.37%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.49%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (10.78%) SAN
2 5 (1.86%) Internet
3 3 (1.12%) HTTP
4 1 (0.37%) DHCP
4 1 (0.37%) DNS
4 1 (0.37%) FTP
4 1 (0.37%) SMS
4 1 (0.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 203 (75.46%) SQL Server
2 140 (52.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 138 (51.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 128 (47.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 107 (39.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 89 (33.09%) SQL Server 2014
7 85 (31.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 52 (19.33%) Data Warehouse
9 49 (18.22%) Oracle Database
10 42 (15.61%) SQL Server 2000
11 40 (14.87%) Relational Database
12 38 (14.13%) SQL Server 2005
13 34 (12.64%) Oracle Database 11g
14 32 (11.90%) Oracle Database 12c
15 31 (11.52%) RDBMS
16 29 (10.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 27 (10.04%) DTS
18 23 (8.55%) Oracle Database 10g
19 20 (7.43%) Oracle9i Database
20 19 (7.06%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (2.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (1.12%) ERwin
3 2 (0.74%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.37%) tSQLt
General
1 82 (30.48%) Finance
2 12 (4.46%) Legal
3 4 (1.49%) Retail
4 3 (1.12%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.74%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.37%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.58%) .NET
2 12 (4.46%) Middleware
2 12 (4.46%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (1.49%) Web Services
4 3 (1.12%) XML
5 2 (0.74%) Entity Framework
5 2 (0.74%) NHibernate
6 1 (0.37%) ADO.NET
6 1 (0.37%) HTML
6 1 (0.37%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 118 (43.87%) Replication
2 70 (26.02%) Clustering
3 11 (4.09%) Data Centre
4 8 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.23%) Statistics
5 6 (2.23%) Symmetrix
6 5 (1.86%) iPad
7 3 (1.12%) CLARiiON
7 3 (1.12%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.12%) IBM XIV
7 3 (1.12%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (0.74%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.37%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.37%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.37%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.37%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.37%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 55 (20.45%) Windows
2 30 (11.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (10.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (9.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (7.06%) Unix
6 13 (4.83%) Linux
7 12 (4.46%) Windows Server
8 7 (2.60%) CentOS
9 4 (1.49%) AIX
10 2 (0.74%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.74%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (32.71%) Performance Tuning
2 73 (27.14%) High Availability
3 60 (22.30%) Business Intelligence
4 44 (16.36%) Disaster Recovery
5 37 (13.75%) Performance Monitoring
6 36 (13.38%) Capacity Planning
7 28 (10.41%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (10.04%) Performance Analysis
9 26 (9.67%) ETL
10 25 (9.29%) Database Mirroring
11 23 (8.55%) ITIL
11 23 (8.55%) Mentoring
12 21 (7.81%) Change Control
12 21 (7.81%) Data Modelling
12 21 (7.81%) Migration
13 19 (7.06%) Business Continuity
13 19 (7.06%) Capacity Management
14 14 (5.20%) E-Commerce
15 11 (4.09%) Customer Engagement
15 11 (4.09%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 216 (80.30%) SQL
2 114 (42.38%) T-SQL
3 32 (11.90%) PowerShell
4 17 (6.32%) ANSI SQL
5 6 (2.23%) PL/SQL
5 6 (2.23%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.12%) VBScript
7 2 (0.74%) C
7 2 (0.74%) PHP
7 2 (0.74%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.37%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.37%) C#
8 1 (0.37%) C++
8 1 (0.37%) Java
8 1 (0.37%) Ruby
8 1 (0.37%) VB
8 1 (0.37%) VBA
8 1 (0.37%) VC++
Qualifications
1 16 (5.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (4.83%) MCDBA
3 12 (4.46%) Degree
4 7 (2.60%) OCP
4 7 (2.60%) Oracle Certification
5 5 (1.86%) MCITP
5 5 (1.86%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.12%) MCTS
7 2 (0.74%) HND
7 2 (0.74%) MCSE
8 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.37%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.23%) ISO 9001
1 6 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (2.23%) PCI DSS
1 6 (2.23%) QA
2 2 (0.74%) COBIT
2 2 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (13.38%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (2.23%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.23%) SRDF
3 2 (0.74%) Firmware
3 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 29 (10.78%) Data Guard
1 29 (10.78%) Oracle RMAN
2 25 (9.29%) LiteSpeed
3 13 (4.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 9 (3.35%) Foglight
5 5 (1.86%) Perfmon
6 3 (1.12%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.37%) SCOM
Vendors
1 60 (22.30%) Oracle
2 55 (20.45%) Microsoft
3 14 (5.20%) RedGate
4 9 (3.35%) Imperva
5 7 (2.60%) RainStor
5 7 (2.60%) Red Hat
5 7 (2.60%) Remedy
5 7 (2.60%) Teradata
6 6 (2.23%) Cognos
6 6 (2.23%) EMC
7 4 (1.49%) Retek
8 3 (1.12%) IBM
9 2 (0.74%) SAP
10 1 (0.37%) Adobe
10 1 (0.37%) Hitachi
10 1 (0.37%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (0.37%) Tableau
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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ao.com
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus company benefits
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Computer Futures
Salary: £39999 - £50000 per annum + home working
Posted: 16 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus/oncall
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Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
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