The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL 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 SQL DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 191 179 132
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -47
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 71 69 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.96% 1.01% 1.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 1.08% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 60 47 134
Average salary £41,250 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.48% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
SQL 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
6996 6412 7133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.68% 93.92% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5771 5512 6101
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in the North West

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

SQL DBA Salary Trend in the North West

SQL DBA
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

SQL DBA Salary Histogram in the North West

SQL 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 SQL DBA within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
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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 +12 35 £40,000 +14.28% 7
Cheshire -27 29 £45,000 +28.57% 6
Lancashire -2 4 £35,000 -13.58% 1
Merseyside +6 2 £25,000 -42.52% 1
Cumbria - 1 £40,000 -
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited SQL 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 SQL DBA in their job title.

1 125 (93.98%) SQL
2 97 (72.93%) SQL Server
3 81 (60.90%) T-SQL
4 69 (51.88%) Replication
5 61 (45.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 61 (45.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 53 (39.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 47 (35.34%) SQL Server 2005
8 45 (33.83%) Performance Tuning
9 35 (26.32%) Windows
10 30 (22.56%) SQL Server 2012
11 25 (18.80%) Microsoft
12 24 (18.05%) Clustering
13 23 (17.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 21 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (12.78%) SQL Server 2000
16 16 (12.03%) Business Intelligence
16 16 (12.03%) MS Excel
16 16 (12.03%) DTS
17 15 (11.28%) Oracle
17 15 (11.28%) SAN
18 14 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
18 14 (10.53%) Finance
18 14 (10.53%) Database Security
19 13 (9.77%) MySQL
19 13 (9.77%) Degree
20 12 (9.02%) ETL
21 11 (8.27%) PowerShell
22 10 (7.52%) LiteSpeed
23 8 (6.02%) QA

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited SQL 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 SQL DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.26%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.50%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (1.50%) CMS
2 2 (1.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (12.03%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.01%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.28%) SAN
2 3 (2.26%) DHCP
2 3 (2.26%) DNS
3 2 (1.50%) HTTP
4 1 (0.75%) FTP
4 1 (0.75%) Intranet
4 1 (0.75%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (72.93%) SQL Server
2 61 (45.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 61 (45.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 53 (39.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 47 (35.34%) SQL Server 2005
5 30 (22.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 23 (17.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 17 (12.78%) SQL Server 2000
8 16 (12.03%) DTS
9 13 (9.77%) MySQL
10 7 (5.26%) MongoDB
10 7 (5.26%) OLTP
11 6 (4.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 6 (4.51%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (4.51%) Big Data
12 5 (3.76%) MS Access
12 5 (3.76%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (3.76%) Hadoop
13 4 (3.01%) Oracle Database
13 4 (3.01%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (6.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (10.53%) Finance
2 4 (3.01%) Marketing
2 4 (3.01%) Retail
2 4 (3.01%) Advertising
3 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.75%) Automotive
3 1 (0.75%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.26%) .NET
2 2 (1.50%) LINQ
2 2 (1.50%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (0.75%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 69 (51.88%) Replication
2 24 (18.05%) Clustering
3 5 (3.76%) Statistics
4 3 (2.26%) GIS
4 3 (2.26%) Open Source
5 2 (1.50%) Social Media
6 1 (0.75%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.75%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 35 (26.32%) Windows
2 8 (6.02%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (6.02%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (3.76%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (2.26%) UNIX
5 1 (0.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (33.83%) Performance Tuning
2 21 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (12.03%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (10.53%) Database Security
5 12 (9.02%) ETL
6 8 (6.02%) Migration
7 7 (5.26%) Change Management
7 7 (5.26%) E-Commerce
7 7 (5.26%) Business Continuity
8 6 (4.51%) ERP
8 6 (4.51%) Data Transformation
9 5 (3.76%) Performance Analysis
9 5 (3.76%) Data Modelling
9 5 (3.76%) Data Analysis
9 5 (3.76%) Incident Management
10 4 (3.01%) Performance Management
10 4 (3.01%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (3.01%) ITIL
10 4 (3.01%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 125 (93.98%) SQL
2 81 (60.90%) T-SQL
3 11 (8.27%) PowerShell
4 4 (3.01%) C#
5 3 (2.26%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.26%) VBA
6 1 (0.75%) Java
6 1 (0.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (9.77%) Degree
2 4 (3.01%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.75%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.02%) QA
2 5 (3.76%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (7.52%) LiteSpeed
2 3 (2.26%) VMware ESX
2 3 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 25 (18.80%) Microsoft
2 15 (11.28%) Oracle
3 6 (4.51%) VMware
3 6 (4.51%) Sybase
4 3 (2.26%) Vertica
4 3 (2.26%) Citrix
5 2 (1.50%) Open Text
5 2 (1.50%) Sage
5 2 (1.50%) Primavera
5 2 (1.50%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (1.50%) Facebook
6 1 (0.75%) SAP
6 1 (0.75%) HP
6 1 (0.75%) NetApp
6 1 (0.75%) JD Edwards
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