The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Database Administrator
Rank 240 241 232
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DBA 13 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 3
Average salary £46,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.13% +4.54%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
Senior 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
6214 6785 6878
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.31% 94.86% 94.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5075 5508 5887
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 £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior DBA in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Senior DBA
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior DBA across the North West region.

Senior DBA Salary Trend in the North West

Senior DBA
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior DBA across the North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Senior DBA Salary Histogram in the North West

Senior 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 Senior DBA within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
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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 +10 11 £46,500 -19.13%
Cheshire +2 2 £45,000 +13.95%
Senior DBA
England

Senior DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Senior 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 Senior DBA in their job title.

1 22 (81.48%) SQL Server
2 20 (74.07%) SQL
3 15 (55.56%) T-SQL
4 14 (51.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (48.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (29.63%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (25.93%) Degree
8 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (25.93%) Replication
8 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (25.93%) PowerShell
9 6 (22.22%) Cash Management
9 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
9 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
9 6 (22.22%) MCP
10 5 (18.52%) MySQL
10 5 (18.52%) Migration
10 5 (18.52%) Finance
11 4 (14.81%) Oracle
11 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database
11 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
12 3 (11.11%) Data Transformation
12 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
12 3 (11.11%) Data Migration
12 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g

Senior DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Senior 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 Senior DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) IIS
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle 10gAS
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle 9iAS
2 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon S3
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon EMR
1 2 (7.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Ethernet
1 2 (7.41%) DNS
1 2 (7.41%) SAN
1 2 (7.41%) DMZ
1 2 (7.41%) Internet
1 2 (7.41%) NAS
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.70%) LAN
2 1 (3.70%) WAN
2 1 (3.70%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (81.48%) SQL Server
2 14 (51.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (48.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (29.63%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (18.52%) MySQL
8 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database
9 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
9 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
10 2 (7.41%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (7.41%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (3.70%) DTS
11 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
11 1 (3.70%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Replication
2 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.11%) Clustering
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
1 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (22.22%) Cash Management
3 5 (18.52%) Migration
4 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.11%) Data Migration
5 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 3 (11.11%) Data Transformation
6 2 (7.41%) Identity Management
6 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.41%) MapReduce
6 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Database Tuning
7 1 (3.70%) BCP
7 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.70%) Change Management
7 1 (3.70%) ERP
7 1 (3.70%) ETL
7 1 (3.70%) Database Mirroring
Programming Languages
1 20 (74.07%) SQL
2 15 (55.56%) T-SQL
3 7 (25.93%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.41%) Bourne shell
4 2 (7.41%) C#
4 2 (7.41%) VB
4 2 (7.41%) Python
4 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Degree
2 6 (22.22%) MCP
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) VMware ESX
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (3.70%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) VMware
4 1 (3.70%) Hyperion