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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 97 103 67
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 170 188 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.57% 2.72% 3.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.70% 2.86% 3.84%
Number of salaries quoted 150 144 193
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £46,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
6293 6581 7036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.25% 95.10% 95.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5070 5356 5916
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 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -20 79 £43,500 +5.45% 6
Cheshire +41 78 £40,000 - 4
Lancashire -5 8 £36,750 +8.08%
Merseyside +6 5 £40,000 +8.10% 3
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 225 (71.66%) SQL
2 219 (69.75%) SQL Server
3 170 (54.14%) T-SQL
4 156 (49.68%) Performance Tuning
5 108 (34.39%) SQL Server 2008
6 106 (33.76%) Finance
7 105 (33.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 101 (32.17%) SQL Server 2012
9 100 (31.85%) Oracle
10 96 (30.57%) Replication
11 83 (26.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 77 (24.52%) Windows
13 75 (23.89%) Oracle Database
14 74 (23.57%) Microsoft
15 73 (23.25%) Data Warehouse
16 67 (21.34%) Clustering
17 62 (19.75%) Disaster Recovery
18 58 (18.47%) Oracle Database 11g
19 57 (18.15%) Agile Software Development
20 51 (16.24%) Business Intelligence
21 48 (15.29%) ITIL
22 46 (14.65%) Oracle Database 10g
22 46 (14.65%) SQL Server 2005
23 44 (14.01%) Oracle RMAN
24 42 (13.38%) Capacity Management
25 41 (13.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
25 41 (13.06%) Migration
26 40 (12.74%) Linux
27 38 (12.10%) Database Tuning
28 34 (10.83%) Data Guard

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 9 (2.87%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.91%) WebLogic
3 4 (1.27%) IIS
3 4 (1.27%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (0.64%) Oracle 10gAS
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle 9iAS
Applications
1 34 (10.83%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.91%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 18 (5.73%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (4.78%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (3.18%) Oracle Applications
3 10 (3.18%) Dynamics NAV
4 9 (2.87%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.96%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.64%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.64%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.96%) SAN
2 2 (0.64%) HTTP
3 1 (0.32%) DNS
3 1 (0.32%) Internet
3 1 (0.32%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (69.75%) SQL Server
2 108 (34.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 105 (33.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 101 (32.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 83 (26.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 75 (23.89%) Oracle Database
7 73 (23.25%) Data Warehouse
8 58 (18.47%) Oracle Database 11g
9 46 (14.65%) SQL Server 2005
9 46 (14.65%) Oracle Database 10g
10 41 (13.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 28 (8.92%) OLTP
12 25 (7.96%) Oracle Database 12c
13 22 (7.01%) SQL Server 2000
13 22 (7.01%) Oracle9i Database
14 20 (6.37%) MySQL
15 18 (5.73%) OLAP
16 17 (5.41%) DB2
17 16 (5.10%) DTS
18 14 (4.46%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 25 (7.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (1.91%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (0.96%) Toad
4 2 (0.64%) Oracle APEX
General
1 106 (33.76%) Finance
2 7 (2.23%) Retail
2 7 (2.23%) Local Government
3 6 (1.91%) Advertising
4 4 (1.27%) Banking
5 3 (0.96%) Marketing
6 2 (0.64%) Music Industry
6 2 (0.64%) General Ledger
6 2 (0.64%) Automotive
6 2 (0.64%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.78%) .NET
2 5 (1.59%) XML
3 2 (0.64%) Web Services
3 2 (0.64%) NHibernate
3 2 (0.64%) .NET Framework
3 2 (0.64%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 1 (0.32%) HTML
4 1 (0.32%) MDX
4 1 (0.32%) XSL
4 1 (0.32%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 96 (30.57%) Replication
2 67 (21.34%) Clustering
3 27 (8.60%) Statistics
4 11 (3.50%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.55%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (1.91%) NHS
6 6 (1.91%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.27%) User Experience
8 3 (0.96%) Data Conversion
9 1 (0.32%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 77 (24.52%) Windows
2 40 (12.74%) Linux
3 28 (8.92%) UNIX
4 8 (2.55%) Solaris
4 8 (2.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (1.91%) Oracle Linux
5 6 (1.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.96%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 3 (0.96%) SUSE
8 2 (0.64%) AIX
9 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (49.68%) Performance Tuning
2 62 (19.75%) Disaster Recovery
3 57 (18.15%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (16.24%) Business Intelligence
5 48 (15.29%) ITIL
6 42 (13.38%) Capacity Management
7 41 (13.06%) Migration
8 38 (12.10%) Database Tuning
9 33 (10.51%) Change Management
10 26 (8.28%) Capacity Planning
11 25 (7.96%) Service Delivery
12 24 (7.64%) ETL
13 23 (7.32%) Data Transformation
14 22 (7.01%) Mentoring
15 20 (6.37%) Unit Testing
16 17 (5.41%) Incident Management
17 13 (4.14%) Service Management
18 12 (3.82%) CRM
19 11 (3.50%) BCP
19 11 (3.50%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 225 (71.66%) SQL
2 170 (54.14%) T-SQL
3 28 (8.92%) PowerShell
4 10 (3.18%) PL/SQL
5 5 (1.59%) C#
5 5 (1.59%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.64%) Java
7 1 (0.32%) PHP
7 1 (0.32%) C++
7 1 (0.32%) C
7 1 (0.32%) Python
Qualifications
1 29 (9.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (7.32%) Degree
3 12 (3.82%) MCITP
4 10 (3.18%) Security Cleared
5 9 (2.87%) MCDBA
6 7 (2.23%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.64%) MCP
8 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (8.92%) QA
2 5 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (6.37%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.32%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.32%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 44 (14.01%) Oracle RMAN
2 34 (10.83%) Data Guard
3 20 (6.37%) Foglight
4 11 (3.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 6 (1.91%) SCOM
6 2 (0.64%) Nagios
Vendors
1 100 (31.85%) Oracle
2 74 (23.57%) Microsoft
3 20 (6.37%) Teradata
3 20 (6.37%) Imperva
4 12 (3.82%) Sybase
5 10 (3.18%) Hyperion
6 7 (2.23%) Vertica
7 5 (1.59%) VMware
8 4 (1.27%) Citrix
8 4 (1.27%) NetApp
8 4 (1.27%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.64%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.64%) Sage
9 2 (0.64%) Facebook
9 2 (0.64%) Epicor
9 2 (0.64%) HP
9 2 (0.64%) SAP
10 1 (0.32%) Cognos
10 1 (0.32%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.32%) Pegasus
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