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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Database Administrator
England / North West
Rank 149 85 124
Rank change year-on-year
-64 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 100 169 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.68% 3.04% 2.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 3.16% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 90 141 116
Median salary £41,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £39,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £59,735
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
5750 5342 6680
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.61% 96.04% 96.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4856 4490 5708
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,413 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 -53 60 £41,500 -9.78% 5
Merseyside -1 21 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Cheshire -12 19 £42,500 -15.00% 4
DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 226 (93.39%) SQL
2 206 (85.12%) SQL Server
3 117 (48.35%) T-SQL
4 112 (46.28%) Microsoft
5 110 (45.45%) Performance Tuning
6 107 (44.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 107 (44.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 83 (34.30%) SQL Server 2008
8 67 (27.69%) MS Excel
9 62 (25.62%) Replication
10 61 (25.21%) Business Intelligence
11 55 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
11 55 (22.73%) Oracle
12 51 (21.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 49 (20.25%) High Availability
14 45 (18.60%) MySQL
15 44 (18.18%) SQL Server 2014
16 43 (17.77%) Oracle Database
17 42 (17.36%) Disaster Recovery
18 40 (16.53%) SQL Server 2012
19 39 (16.12%) Capacity Planning
19 39 (16.12%) ETL
20 37 (15.29%) Clustering
21 36 (14.88%) Migration
22 35 (14.46%) SQL Server 2005
23 32 (13.22%) PowerShell
24 31 (12.81%) Data Modelling
24 31 (12.81%) Microsoft Azure
24 31 (12.81%) Database Security
25 30 (12.40%) Microsoft Certification

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 21 (8.68%) SharePoint
2 13 (5.37%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (2.89%) WebLogic
4 5 (2.07%) IIS
5 3 (1.24%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (1.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.24%) SAS
6 1 (0.41%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 67 (27.69%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (3.72%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (3.31%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (2.89%) Oracle 11i
3 7 (2.89%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.41%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 31 (12.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (9.50%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (5.37%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (5.37%) Amazon S3
4 7 (2.89%) IaaS
4 7 (2.89%) PaaS
4 7 (2.89%) SaaS
5 2 (0.83%) Office 365
6 1 (0.41%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.79%) DNS
1 14 (5.79%) SAN
2 13 (5.37%) Firewall
2 13 (5.37%) Internet
2 13 (5.37%) NAS
3 1 (0.41%) HTTP
3 1 (0.41%) LAN
3 1 (0.41%) Network Security
3 1 (0.41%) VPN
3 1 (0.41%) WAN
3 1 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (85.12%) SQL Server
2 107 (44.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 107 (44.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 83 (34.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 55 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
5 51 (21.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 45 (18.60%) MySQL
7 44 (18.18%) SQL Server 2014
8 43 (17.77%) Oracle Database
9 40 (16.53%) SQL Server 2012
10 35 (14.46%) SQL Server 2005
11 28 (11.57%) Oracle Database 11g
12 25 (10.33%) Relational Database
13 24 (9.92%) MongoDB
13 24 (9.92%) NoSQL
14 21 (8.68%) RDBMS
15 20 (8.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 19 (7.85%) Oracle Database 10g
16 19 (7.85%) Oracle Database 12c
16 19 (7.85%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 16 (6.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (4.13%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (1.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.41%) NUnit
4 1 (0.41%) Selenium
4 1 (0.41%) SoapUI
General
1 28 (11.57%) Finance
2 10 (4.13%) Billing
3 7 (2.89%) Banking
3 7 (2.89%) Law
3 7 (2.89%) Multimedia
4 6 (2.48%) Legal
5 2 (0.83%) Advertising
5 2 (0.83%) Marketing
6 1 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.41%) Local Government
6 1 (0.41%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.79%) Middleware
1 14 (5.79%) Oracle Fusion
2 9 (3.72%) .NET
3 7 (2.89%) XML
4 5 (2.07%) DCOM
5 2 (0.83%) LINQ
6 1 (0.41%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.41%) COM
6 1 (0.41%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 1 (0.41%) NHibernate
6 1 (0.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 62 (25.62%) Replication
2 37 (15.29%) Clustering
3 30 (12.40%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (9.09%) Statistics
5 15 (6.20%) iPad
6 13 (5.37%) Computer Science
6 13 (5.37%) Data Centre
6 13 (5.37%) Data Protection Act
7 10 (4.13%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.24%) Fintech
9 1 (0.41%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.41%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.41%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 30 (12.40%) Windows
2 24 (9.92%) Unix
3 15 (6.20%) Linux
4 12 (4.96%) Windows Server
5 11 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (3.31%) AIX
7 6 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (45.45%) Performance Tuning
2 61 (25.21%) Business Intelligence
3 49 (20.25%) High Availability
4 42 (17.36%) Disaster Recovery
5 39 (16.12%) Capacity Planning
5 39 (16.12%) ETL
6 36 (14.88%) Migration
7 31 (12.81%) Data Modelling
7 31 (12.81%) Database Security
8 24 (9.92%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (7.85%) Database Tuning
10 18 (7.44%) Performance Monitoring
11 17 (7.02%) DevOps
12 15 (6.20%) ITIL
12 15 (6.20%) Scrum
13 14 (5.79%) Business Continuity
13 14 (5.79%) Software Engineering
14 13 (5.37%) Customer Engagement
14 13 (5.37%) Data Architecture
14 13 (5.37%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 226 (93.39%) SQL
2 117 (48.35%) T-SQL
3 32 (13.22%) PowerShell
4 12 (4.96%) VBA
5 11 (4.55%) Shell Script
6 9 (3.72%) PL/SQL
7 6 (2.48%) PHP
7 6 (2.48%) Python
7 6 (2.48%) R
8 4 (1.65%) C#
9 1 (0.41%) C
9 1 (0.41%) Java
9 1 (0.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (12.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (8.26%) Degree
3 8 (3.31%) MCITP
3 8 (3.31%) MCTS
3 8 (3.31%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.31%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.89%) MCSA
5 4 (1.65%) MCDBA
6 3 (1.24%) HND
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.50%) PCI DSS
2 13 (5.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (3.72%) QA
3 9 (3.72%) SLA
4 7 (2.89%) ISO 9000
5 3 (1.24%) SAS 70
6 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
System Software
1 22 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
2 13 (5.37%) VMware ESX
2 13 (5.37%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (2.07%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 5 (2.07%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (1.65%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (7.44%) Oracle RMAN
2 14 (5.79%) SCOM
3 11 (4.55%) Data Guard
4 5 (2.07%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.83%) LiteSpeed
5 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (0.83%) Perfmon
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Statspack
6 1 (0.41%) Puppet
6 1 (0.41%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 112 (46.28%) Microsoft
2 55 (22.73%) Oracle
3 16 (6.61%) VMware
4 10 (4.13%) HP
4 10 (4.13%) Talend
5 9 (3.72%) RedGate
6 7 (2.89%) Retek
7 5 (2.07%) Cloudera
7 5 (2.07%) IDERA
8 3 (1.24%) Cognos
8 3 (1.24%) Remedy
8 3 (1.24%) SAP
9 2 (0.83%) Hyperion
9 2 (0.83%) Veritas
10 1 (0.41%) Facebook
10 1 (0.41%) IBM
10 1 (0.41%) NetApp
10 1 (0.41%) RainStor
10 1 (0.41%) Tableau
10 1 (0.41%) Teradata
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