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

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 143 125 101
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 93 138 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.70% 2.23% 2.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 2.32% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76 118 137
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £53,100
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
5306 5956 6872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.18% 96.44% 97.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4510 4791 5510
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £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 30 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 30 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 +2 62 £45,000 - 6
Cheshire -9 10 £40,000 -5.88%
Merseyside -2 7 £47,500 +11.76% 4
Cumbria - 4 £21,000 -
DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 190 (82.61%) SQL
2 182 (79.13%) SQL Server
3 127 (55.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 124 (53.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 110 (47.83%) T-SQL
6 107 (46.52%) Replication
7 106 (46.09%) SQL Server 2008
8 93 (40.43%) SQL Server 2012
9 92 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
10 79 (34.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 75 (32.61%) Performance Tuning
12 70 (30.43%) Finance
13 65 (28.26%) High Availability
14 64 (27.83%) Clustering
15 61 (26.52%) Microsoft
16 53 (23.04%) Oracle
17 51 (22.17%) Business Intelligence
18 48 (20.87%) Data Warehouse
19 47 (20.43%) Windows
20 43 (18.70%) MS Excel
21 42 (18.26%) Oracle Database
22 38 (16.52%) SQL Server 2005
22 38 (16.52%) Capacity Planning
23 37 (16.09%) Relational Database
24 33 (14.35%) Performance Monitoring
24 33 (14.35%) SQL Server 2000
25 31 (13.48%) RDBMS
26 28 (12.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
26 28 (12.17%) Oracle RAC
27 27 (11.74%) Oracle Database 11g

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 14 (6.09%) WebLogic
2 10 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.30%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.43%) SAS
Applications
1 43 (18.70%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.48%) MS Office
3 3 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.43%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (6.09%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (4.78%) Oracle 11i
2 11 (4.78%) Oracle Applications
2 11 (4.78%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.87%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
4 1 (0.43%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.43%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.61%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.74%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.74%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (11.74%) SAN
2 5 (2.17%) Internet
3 2 (0.87%) HTTP
4 1 (0.43%) FTP
4 1 (0.43%) SMS
4 1 (0.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (79.13%) SQL Server
2 127 (55.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 124 (53.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 106 (46.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 93 (40.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 92 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 79 (34.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 48 (20.87%) Data Warehouse
9 42 (18.26%) Oracle Database
10 38 (16.52%) SQL Server 2005
11 37 (16.09%) Relational Database
12 33 (14.35%) SQL Server 2000
13 31 (13.48%) RDBMS
14 28 (12.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 27 (11.74%) Oracle Database 11g
16 26 (11.30%) DTS
17 24 (10.43%) Oracle Database 12c
18 22 (9.57%) MySQL
18 22 (9.57%) NoSQL
19 18 (7.83%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (1.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (1.30%) ERwin
3 1 (0.43%) tSQLt
3 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 70 (30.43%) Finance
2 15 (6.52%) Legal
3 5 (2.17%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.30%) Billing
4 3 (1.30%) Retail
5 2 (0.87%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.43%) Law
6 1 (0.43%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.09%) .NET
2 12 (5.22%) Middleware
2 12 (5.22%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (1.74%) Web Services
4 2 (0.87%) XML
5 1 (0.43%) JSON
5 1 (0.43%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 107 (46.52%) Replication
2 64 (27.83%) Clustering
3 10 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 7 (3.04%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.04%) Symmetrix
5 5 (2.17%) iPad
6 4 (1.74%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.74%) Statistics
7 3 (1.30%) CLARiiON
7 3 (1.30%) IBM XIV
7 3 (1.30%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (0.87%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.43%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.43%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.43%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.43%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 47 (20.43%) Windows
2 25 (10.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (8.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (7.39%) Unix
6 11 (4.78%) Windows Server
7 10 (4.35%) Linux
8 9 (3.91%) AIX
9 4 (1.74%) CentOS
10 2 (0.87%) Solaris
10 2 (0.87%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.87%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (32.61%) Performance Tuning
2 65 (28.26%) High Availability
3 51 (22.17%) Business Intelligence
4 38 (16.52%) Capacity Planning
5 33 (14.35%) Performance Monitoring
6 27 (11.74%) Disaster Recovery
7 25 (10.87%) Performance Analysis
8 23 (10.00%) ETL
9 22 (9.57%) Database Mirroring
10 21 (9.13%) Migration
11 20 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (8.70%) Change Control
12 17 (7.39%) Database Security
12 17 (7.39%) Mentoring
13 16 (6.96%) Data Modelling
14 13 (5.65%) E-Commerce
15 12 (5.22%) Capacity Management
16 11 (4.78%) Customer Engagement
17 10 (4.35%) Data Architecture
17 10 (4.35%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 190 (82.61%) SQL
2 110 (47.83%) T-SQL
3 26 (11.30%) PowerShell
4 17 (7.39%) ANSI SQL
5 8 (3.48%) PL/SQL
6 6 (2.61%) Shell Script
7 4 (1.74%) C
7 4 (1.74%) VBA
8 3 (1.30%) PHP
8 3 (1.30%) VBScript
9 2 (0.87%) C#
10 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.43%) C++
10 1 (0.43%) Java
10 1 (0.43%) Ruby
10 1 (0.43%) VB
10 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.43%) VC++
Qualifications
1 17 (7.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (5.22%) Degree
3 10 (4.35%) MCDBA
4 8 (3.48%) Oracle Certification
5 7 (3.04%) OCP
6 3 (1.30%) DBS Check
6 3 (1.30%) MCITP
6 3 (1.30%) MCTS
7 2 (0.87%) HND
7 2 (0.87%) MCSE
7 2 (0.87%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.61%) ISO 9001
1 6 (2.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (2.61%) PCI DSS
1 6 (2.61%) QA
2 4 (1.74%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.43%) COBIT
3 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.43%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (12.17%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (2.61%) SRDF
3 4 (1.74%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 22 (9.57%) Data Guard
2 22 (9.57%) LiteSpeed
3 8 (3.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (1.74%) Foglight
5 3 (1.30%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (1.30%) Perfmon
6 1 (0.43%) SCOM
Vendors
1 61 (26.52%) Microsoft
2 53 (23.04%) Oracle
3 20 (8.70%) RedGate
4 9 (3.91%) Remedy
4 9 (3.91%) Retek
5 7 (3.04%) EMC
6 6 (2.61%) Cognos
7 4 (1.74%) IBM
7 4 (1.74%) Imperva
7 4 (1.74%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.87%) SAP
9 1 (0.43%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.43%) VMware
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