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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 155 91 106
Rank change year-on-year
-64 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 108 180 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.72% 2.93% 2.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.78% 3.06% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 94 149 149
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £34,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
6077 5885 7110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.66% 95.89% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5126 4863 6067
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 -36 71 £47,500 - 9
Merseyside +1 18 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Cheshire -6 15 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Lancashire -11 3 £40,000 +31.32% 2
DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 239 (93.73%) SQL
2 214 (83.92%) SQL Server
3 130 (50.98%) T-SQL
4 124 (48.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 122 (47.84%) Microsoft
6 109 (42.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 106 (41.57%) Performance Tuning
8 98 (38.43%) SQL Server 2008
9 78 (30.59%) MS Excel
10 76 (29.80%) Replication
11 63 (24.71%) Business Intelligence
12 62 (24.31%) SQL Server 2014
13 61 (23.92%) Oracle
14 55 (21.57%) MySQL
15 54 (21.18%) SQL Server 2012
16 52 (20.39%) Oracle Database
17 50 (19.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 48 (18.82%) Data Warehouse
19 45 (17.65%) High Availability
20 43 (16.86%) SQL Server 2005
20 43 (16.86%) Disaster Recovery
21 41 (16.08%) Clustering
21 41 (16.08%) PowerShell
22 39 (15.29%) Capacity Planning
22 39 (15.29%) Migration
23 36 (14.12%) Oracle Database 11g
24 34 (13.33%) Database Security
24 34 (13.33%) Finance
24 34 (13.33%) Data Modelling
25 31 (12.16%) ETL

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 25 (9.80%) SharePoint
2 18 (7.06%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (4.31%) WebLogic
4 5 (1.96%) IIS
4 5 (1.96%) Oracle Service Bus
4 5 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.18%) SAS
6 1 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 78 (30.59%) MS Excel
2 17 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (5.10%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (4.71%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (4.31%) Oracle 11i
3 11 (4.31%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.39%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 29 (11.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (8.63%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (6.27%) Amazon EC2
3 16 (6.27%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.57%) IaaS
4 4 (1.57%) PaaS
4 4 (1.57%) SaaS
5 2 (0.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.24%) SAN
2 17 (6.67%) DNS
3 16 (6.27%) Firewall
3 16 (6.27%) Internet
3 16 (6.27%) NAS
4 1 (0.39%) HTTP
4 1 (0.39%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.39%) LAN
4 1 (0.39%) Network Security
4 1 (0.39%) VPN
4 1 (0.39%) WAN
4 1 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 214 (83.92%) SQL Server
2 124 (48.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 109 (42.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 98 (38.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 62 (24.31%) SQL Server 2014
6 55 (21.57%) MySQL
7 54 (21.18%) SQL Server 2012
8 52 (20.39%) Oracle Database
9 50 (19.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 48 (18.82%) Data Warehouse
11 43 (16.86%) SQL Server 2005
12 36 (14.12%) Oracle Database 11g
13 29 (11.37%) MongoDB
13 29 (11.37%) NoSQL
14 28 (10.98%) RDBMS
14 28 (10.98%) Relational Database
15 26 (10.20%) Oracle Database 10g
16 25 (9.80%) Oracle Database 12c
17 23 (9.02%) SQL Server 2000
18 20 (7.84%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 18 (7.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (4.31%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (1.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 34 (13.33%) Finance
2 16 (6.27%) Billing
3 13 (5.10%) Legal
4 12 (4.71%) Law
5 6 (2.35%) Banking
6 4 (1.57%) Multimedia
7 3 (1.18%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.39%) Advertising
8 1 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Local Government
8 1 (0.39%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (8.24%) Middleware
1 21 (8.24%) Oracle Fusion
2 8 (3.14%) .NET
3 3 (1.18%) XML
4 2 (0.78%) DCOM
5 1 (0.39%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.39%) COM
5 1 (0.39%) JSON
5 1 (0.39%) LINQ
5 1 (0.39%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 1 (0.39%) NHibernate
5 1 (0.39%) RESTful
5 1 (0.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 76 (29.80%) Replication
2 41 (16.08%) Clustering
3 30 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (7.06%) Statistics
5 14 (5.49%) Data Centre
6 13 (5.10%) Computer Science
7 11 (4.31%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (3.92%) Data Protection Act
9 6 (2.35%) iPad
10 3 (1.18%) Fintech
11 2 (0.78%) Symmetrix
12 1 (0.39%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.39%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.39%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 28 (10.98%) Windows
2 27 (10.59%) Unix
3 19 (7.45%) Linux
4 15 (5.88%) AIX
5 12 (4.71%) Windows Server
5 12 (4.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (3.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (41.57%) Performance Tuning
2 63 (24.71%) Business Intelligence
3 45 (17.65%) High Availability
4 43 (16.86%) Disaster Recovery
5 39 (15.29%) Capacity Planning
5 39 (15.29%) Migration
6 34 (13.33%) Data Modelling
6 34 (13.33%) Database Security
7 31 (12.16%) ETL
8 24 (9.41%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (8.24%) Database Tuning
10 20 (7.84%) DevOps
11 18 (7.06%) Customer Engagement
11 18 (7.06%) Data Architecture
12 17 (6.67%) Software Engineering
13 16 (6.27%) Performance Monitoring
13 16 (6.27%) Scrum
14 13 (5.10%) Database Mirroring
14 13 (5.10%) Database Optimisation
15 12 (4.71%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 239 (93.73%) SQL
2 130 (50.98%) T-SQL
3 41 (16.08%) PowerShell
4 17 (6.67%) VBA
5 12 (4.71%) Shell Script
6 8 (3.14%) PL/SQL
7 6 (2.35%) Python
7 6 (2.35%) R
8 4 (1.57%) C#
9 3 (1.18%) PHP
10 1 (0.39%) ANSI SQL
10 1 (0.39%) C
10 1 (0.39%) Java
10 1 (0.39%) Ruby
10 1 (0.39%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 30 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (8.24%) Degree
3 14 (5.49%) SC Cleared
3 14 (5.49%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.75%) MCITP
4 7 (2.75%) MCTS
5 5 (1.96%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (1.57%) MCDBA
6 4 (1.57%) MCSA
7 3 (1.18%) HND
8 1 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.39%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (9.80%) PCI DSS
2 18 (7.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.35%) QA
3 6 (2.35%) SLA
4 3 (1.18%) SAS 70
5 2 (0.78%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.78%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.39%) Data Quality
System Software
1 29 (11.37%) Oracle RAC
2 16 (6.27%) VMware ESX
2 16 (6.27%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (2.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 7 (2.75%) Virtual Servers
3 7 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.96%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.78%) vSphere
6 1 (0.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 25 (9.80%) Oracle RMAN
2 17 (6.67%) SCOM
3 16 (6.27%) Data Guard
4 5 (1.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (1.57%) LiteSpeed
6 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.78%) Perfmon
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle Statspack
7 1 (0.39%) Puppet
7 1 (0.39%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 122 (47.84%) Microsoft
2 61 (23.92%) Oracle
3 25 (9.80%) VMware
4 13 (5.10%) RedGate
5 11 (4.31%) HP
5 11 (4.31%) Retek
5 11 (4.31%) Talend
6 8 (3.14%) Remedy
7 5 (1.96%) Cloudera
7 5 (1.96%) IDERA
8 3 (1.18%) SAP
9 2 (0.78%) Cognos
9 2 (0.78%) EMC
9 2 (0.78%) Hyperion
9 2 (0.78%) IBM
9 2 (0.78%) iManage
9 2 (0.78%) Veritas
10 1 (0.39%) NetApp
10 1 (0.39%) RainStor
10 1 (0.39%) Teradata
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