The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 93 72 104
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 188 252 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.67% 3.46% 2.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.80% 3.63% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 153 176 146
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6726 6941 6853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.47% 95.38% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5434 5830 6070
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
DBA
England

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 24 April 2014.

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 24 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -20 114 £41,250 +3.12% 2
Cheshire -18 32 £40,000 -2.43% 1
Lancashire +25 23 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Merseyside -19 14 £36,500 +12.21%
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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.

1 257 (73.22%) SQL
2 176 (50.14%) Oracle
3 160 (45.58%) SQL Server
4 150 (42.74%) Oracle Database
5 118 (33.62%) Performance Tuning
6 114 (32.48%) T-SQL
7 112 (31.91%) Oracle Database 11g
8 101 (28.77%) Finance
9 96 (27.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 93 (26.50%) Oracle Database 10g
11 92 (26.21%) Oracle RMAN
12 87 (24.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 85 (24.22%) Oracle RAC
14 80 (22.79%) Replication
15 71 (20.23%) PL/SQL
16 65 (18.52%) SQL Server 2005
16 65 (18.52%) Data Guard
17 64 (18.23%) SQL Server 2008
18 62 (17.66%) Linux
19 58 (16.52%) UNIX
20 57 (16.24%) Windows
21 53 (15.10%) Data Warehouse
21 53 (15.10%) Oracle EBS
22 51 (14.53%) Clustering
22 51 (14.53%) Shell Script
23 47 (13.39%) Relational Database
24 45 (12.82%) Microsoft
25 43 (12.25%) WebLogic
25 43 (12.25%) SQL Server 2012
26 42 (11.97%) Oracle EBS R12

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 43 (12.25%) WebLogic
2 9 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (2.56%) SAS
3 8 (2.28%) Oracle Application Server
4 7 (1.99%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.99%) Oracle 10gAS
5 3 (0.85%) LiveLink
5 3 (0.85%) CMS
5 3 (0.85%) IIS
5 3 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 32 (9.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 53 (15.10%) Oracle EBS
2 42 (11.97%) Oracle EBS R12
3 26 (7.41%) Oracle Applications
4 18 (5.13%) Oracle 11i
5 4 (1.14%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.85%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 2 (0.57%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.56%) SAN
2 2 (0.57%) LDAP
2 2 (0.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (45.58%) SQL Server
2 150 (42.74%) Oracle Database
3 112 (31.91%) Oracle Database 11g
4 96 (27.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 93 (26.50%) Oracle Database 10g
6 87 (24.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 65 (18.52%) SQL Server 2005
8 64 (18.23%) SQL Server 2008
9 53 (15.10%) Data Warehouse
10 47 (13.39%) Relational Database
11 43 (12.25%) SQL Server 2012
12 40 (11.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 34 (9.69%) RDBMS
14 32 (9.12%) Oracle BI EE
15 23 (6.55%) MySQL
16 21 (5.98%) Oracle Exadata
16 21 (5.98%) Essbase
16 21 (5.98%) Oracle Discoverer
17 17 (4.84%) DTS
18 15 (4.27%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 10 (2.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
General
1 101 (28.77%) Finance
2 40 (11.40%) Retail
3 27 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 20 (5.70%) Banking
5 9 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.14%) Automotive
7 2 (0.57%) Games
7 2 (0.57%) Back Office
8 1 (0.28%) Advertising
8 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.28%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (6.55%) .NET
2 16 (4.56%) Middleware
3 11 (3.13%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (1.14%) Oracle Streams
5 2 (0.57%) MapReduce
5 2 (0.57%) MDX
5 2 (0.57%) ODBC
6 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.28%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 80 (22.79%) Replication
2 51 (14.53%) Clustering
3 20 (5.70%) Oracle Exalytics
4 9 (2.56%) GIS
4 9 (2.56%) Telematics
5 8 (2.28%) Client/Server
6 7 (1.99%) Mainframe
6 7 (1.99%) IBM Mainframe
6 7 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.71%) Data Extraction
7 6 (1.71%) HACMP
8 5 (1.42%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.85%) Statistics
9 3 (0.85%) FMCG
10 2 (0.57%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.28%) NHS
11 1 (0.28%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.28%) Open Source
11 1 (0.28%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 62 (17.66%) Linux
2 58 (16.52%) UNIX
3 57 (16.24%) Windows
4 23 (6.55%) Solaris
5 14 (3.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (3.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (2.85%) Oracle Linux
7 10 (2.85%) AIX
8 4 (1.14%) Tru64
9 3 (0.85%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.85%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.28%) HPUX
11 1 (0.28%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (33.62%) Performance Tuning
2 30 (8.55%) Database Security
3 29 (8.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 27 (7.69%) Migration
4 27 (7.69%) Database Tuning
5 26 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
6 23 (6.55%) ETL
7 21 (5.98%) Capacity Planning
8 20 (5.70%) SOA
9 18 (5.13%) E-Commerce
10 15 (4.27%) High Availability
11 14 (3.99%) Service Delivery
11 14 (3.99%) Performance Management
12 13 (3.70%) Capacity Management
12 13 (3.70%) ITIL
12 13 (3.70%) Business Continuity
13 11 (3.13%) Configuration Management
13 11 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
13 11 (3.13%) Problem Management
14 9 (2.56%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 257 (73.22%) SQL
2 114 (32.48%) T-SQL
3 71 (20.23%) PL/SQL
4 51 (14.53%) Shell Script
5 8 (2.28%) JCL
6 6 (1.71%) PowerShell
7 5 (1.42%) VB
7 5 (1.42%) VBA
8 4 (1.14%) C
9 3 (0.85%) C#
10 1 (0.28%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.28%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 1 (0.28%) COBOL
10 1 (0.28%) Ruby
10 1 (0.28%) VB6
Qualifications
1 32 (9.12%) SC Cleared
1 32 (9.12%) Security Cleared
2 31 (8.83%) Degree
3 9 (2.56%) HND
4 6 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.85%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (0.85%) MCDBA
6 2 (0.57%) MCTS
6 2 (0.57%) OCP
7 1 (0.28%) MCSE
7 1 (0.28%) MCSA
7 1 (0.28%) MCITP
7 1 (0.28%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.98%) QA
2 14 (3.99%) SLA
3 9 (2.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 92 (26.21%) Oracle RMAN
2 85 (24.22%) Oracle RAC
3 9 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.14%) PowerHA
5 3 (0.85%) Terminal Services
5 3 (0.85%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 65 (18.52%) Data Guard
2 29 (8.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 10 (2.85%) NetBackup
4 5 (1.42%) Oracle Statspack
5 2 (0.57%) Legato
Vendors
1 176 (50.14%) Oracle
2 45 (12.82%) Microsoft
3 22 (6.27%) Teradata
3 22 (6.27%) Hyperion
4 21 (5.98%) Fujitsu
5 20 (5.70%) VMware
6 18 (5.13%) NetApp
7 15 (4.27%) Citrix
8 8 (2.28%) Informatica
9 7 (1.99%) IBM
10 6 (1.71%) Sun
11 5 (1.42%) PeopleSoft
12 4 (1.14%) Red Hat
13 3 (0.85%) Sage
13 3 (0.85%) Primavera
13 3 (0.85%) Open Text
13 3 (0.85%) Cognos
14 2 (0.57%) HP
15 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com
15 1 (0.28%) Unisys
Manchester, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: DOE plus outstanding benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £35000 per annum + Flex hours + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire, Knutsford
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Flexi-Time, Pension, Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Knutsford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Premier Group
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 28 days ago
Cheshire, Knutsford
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 28 days ago