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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Database Administrator
England / North West
Rank 151 105 106
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 93 138 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.57% 2.45% 2.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.62% 2.53% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 81 121 143
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 £35,000 £38,511 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%

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
5734 5447 6783
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.69% 96.58% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4780 4586 5638
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 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 25 February 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 25 February 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 -51 55 £41,500 -7.77% 6
Cheshire -8 19 £40,750 -18.50% 1
Merseyside +4 16 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Lancashire -2 3 £50,000 -
DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 185 (91.13%) SQL
2 173 (85.22%) SQL Server
3 101 (49.75%) T-SQL
4 97 (47.78%) Performance Tuning
5 95 (46.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 93 (45.81%) Microsoft
7 90 (44.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 65 (32.02%) SQL Server 2008
9 59 (29.06%) Replication
10 57 (28.08%) MS Excel
10 57 (28.08%) Data Warehouse
11 54 (26.60%) Business Intelligence
12 50 (24.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 46 (22.66%) High Availability
13 46 (22.66%) Oracle
14 42 (20.69%) Clustering
14 42 (20.69%) SQL Server 2014
15 35 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
16 34 (16.75%) Capacity Planning
17 33 (16.26%) Windows
18 32 (15.76%) ETL
18 32 (15.76%) Oracle Database
18 32 (15.76%) SQL Server 2005
19 31 (15.27%) MySQL
20 29 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
21 28 (13.79%) Database Security
21 28 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
21 28 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
22 27 (13.30%) Migration
23 25 (12.32%) Finance

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 16 (7.88%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.93%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (2.96%) IIS
4 3 (1.48%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.99%) Alfresco
5 2 (0.99%) JBoss
5 2 (0.99%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.99%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 57 (28.08%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.46%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.97%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.48%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (1.48%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.99%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.49%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 28 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (9.85%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (4.93%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (4.93%) Amazon S3
4 7 (3.45%) IaaS
4 7 (3.45%) PaaS
4 7 (3.45%) SaaS
5 2 (0.99%) Office 365
6 1 (0.49%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.42%) DNS
1 11 (5.42%) SAN
2 10 (4.93%) Firewall
2 10 (4.93%) Internet
2 10 (4.93%) NAS
3 1 (0.49%) LAN
3 1 (0.49%) Network Security
3 1 (0.49%) VPN
3 1 (0.49%) WAN
3 1 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (85.22%) SQL Server
2 95 (46.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 90 (44.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 65 (32.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 57 (28.08%) Data Warehouse
6 50 (24.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 42 (20.69%) SQL Server 2014
8 32 (15.76%) Oracle Database
8 32 (15.76%) SQL Server 2005
9 31 (15.27%) MySQL
10 29 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
11 25 (12.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 20 (9.85%) MongoDB
12 20 (9.85%) SQL Server 2016
13 18 (8.87%) NoSQL
14 17 (8.37%) Oracle Database 11g
15 16 (7.88%) Relational Database
16 14 (6.90%) Azure SQL Database
17 10 (4.93%) RDBMS
17 10 (4.93%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 13 (6.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (2.46%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (1.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.99%) NUnit
4 2 (0.99%) Selenium
4 2 (0.99%) SoapUI
General
1 25 (12.32%) Finance
2 10 (4.93%) Banking
3 7 (3.45%) Multimedia
4 6 (2.96%) Advertising
5 5 (2.46%) Billing
5 5 (2.46%) Law
5 5 (2.46%) Marketing
6 4 (1.97%) Legal
7 1 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.93%) .NET
1 10 (4.93%) XML
2 8 (3.94%) DCOM
3 4 (1.97%) Middleware
3 4 (1.97%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (0.99%) LINQ
4 2 (0.99%) XSLT
5 1 (0.49%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.49%) COM
5 1 (0.49%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 1 (0.49%) MDX
5 1 (0.49%) NHibernate
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (0.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 59 (29.06%) Replication
2 42 (20.69%) Clustering
3 25 (12.32%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (8.37%) iPad
5 11 (5.42%) Data Protection Act
6 10 (4.93%) Computer Science
6 10 (4.93%) Data Centre
7 6 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.48%) Fintech
9 1 (0.49%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.49%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.49%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 33 (16.26%) Windows
2 19 (9.36%) Unix
3 13 (6.40%) Linux
4 11 (5.42%) Windows Server
5 10 (4.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.46%) AIX
8 4 (1.97%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.99%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (47.78%) Performance Tuning
2 54 (26.60%) Business Intelligence
3 46 (22.66%) High Availability
4 35 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
5 34 (16.75%) Capacity Planning
6 32 (15.76%) ETL
7 28 (13.79%) Database Security
8 27 (13.30%) Migration
9 25 (12.32%) Data Modelling
10 20 (9.85%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (9.36%) Statistics
12 17 (8.37%) Database Tuning
12 17 (8.37%) Performance Monitoring
13 16 (7.88%) ITIL
14 14 (6.90%) Business Continuity
15 12 (5.91%) Database Optimisation
15 12 (5.91%) DevOps
15 12 (5.91%) Scrum
16 11 (5.42%) Data Analysis
16 11 (5.42%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 185 (91.13%) SQL
2 101 (49.75%) T-SQL
3 24 (11.82%) PowerShell
4 9 (4.43%) VBA
5 8 (3.94%) Shell Script
6 7 (3.45%) PL/SQL
7 6 (2.96%) C#
7 6 (2.96%) PHP
8 4 (1.97%) Python
8 4 (1.97%) R
9 3 (1.48%) Java
10 1 (0.49%) C
10 1 (0.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 28 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (7.39%) Degree
3 8 (3.94%) MCITP
3 8 (3.94%) MCTS
4 7 (3.45%) MCSA
4 7 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.45%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.97%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.37%) PCI DSS
2 12 (5.91%) QA
3 10 (4.93%) ISO 9000
3 10 (4.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (4.43%) SLA
5 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (5.91%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (4.93%) VMware ESX
2 10 (4.93%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (2.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 5 (2.46%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (1.97%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (5.42%) Oracle RMAN
1 11 (5.42%) SCOM
2 4 (1.97%) Data Guard
2 4 (1.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (0.99%) Ganglia
3 2 (0.99%) LiteSpeed
3 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (0.99%) Netcool
3 2 (0.99%) Perfmon
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Statspack
4 1 (0.49%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 93 (45.81%) Microsoft
2 46 (22.66%) Oracle
3 12 (5.91%) VMware
4 8 (3.94%) RedGate
5 5 (2.46%) HP
5 5 (2.46%) Talend
6 4 (1.97%) IDERA
7 3 (1.48%) Cloudera
7 3 (1.48%) Facebook
7 3 (1.48%) Retek
7 3 (1.48%) SAP
8 2 (0.99%) AppDynamics
8 2 (0.99%) Cognos
8 2 (0.99%) IBM
8 2 (0.99%) RainStor
8 2 (0.99%) Sybase
8 2 (0.99%) Teradata
8 2 (0.99%) Veritas
9 1 (0.49%) Remedy
9 1 (0.49%) Tableau
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