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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 144 177 153
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 97 61 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.59% 0.90% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.68% 0.95% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 85 46 63
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,800 £31,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £46,250 £45,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
5786 6434 6906
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.96% 95.25% 95.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4635 5186 5868
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 May 2015.

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 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +47 50 £46,250 +8.82% 8
Cheshire +11 29 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Merseyside +20 14 £40,000 +33.33%
Lancashire -26 4 £21,500 -38.57%
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 186 (94.90%) SQL
2 176 (89.80%) SQL Server
3 140 (71.43%) T-SQL
4 109 (55.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 95 (48.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 93 (47.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 89 (45.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 88 (44.90%) Replication
9 87 (44.39%) Performance Tuning
10 68 (34.69%) Microsoft
11 60 (30.61%) Windows
12 59 (30.10%) Clustering
13 52 (26.53%) Business Intelligence
14 47 (23.98%) Data Warehouse
15 43 (21.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 37 (18.88%) Disaster Recovery
17 36 (18.37%) Finance
17 36 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
17 36 (18.37%) MS Excel
18 31 (15.82%) SQL Server 2005
19 30 (15.31%) PowerShell
20 27 (13.78%) Statistics
20 27 (13.78%) Database Mirroring
21 25 (12.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
22 24 (12.24%) Capacity Planning
22 24 (12.24%) Microsoft Certification
23 22 (11.22%) ETL
23 22 (11.22%) Oracle
24 20 (10.20%) Migration
24 20 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 9 (4.59%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.53%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (1.53%) Oracle 9iAS
3 2 (1.02%) IIS
4 1 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 36 (18.37%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.06%) PowerPivot
3 3 (1.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (4.08%) Dynamics NAV
1 8 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.02%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.02%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 20 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.55%) SAN
2 3 (1.53%) Internet
3 2 (1.02%) DHCP
3 2 (1.02%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (89.80%) SQL Server
2 109 (55.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 95 (48.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 93 (47.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 89 (45.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 47 (23.98%) Data Warehouse
7 43 (21.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 31 (15.82%) SQL Server 2005
9 16 (8.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 14 (7.14%) OLAP
11 13 (6.63%) OLAP Cube
12 12 (6.12%) SQL Server 2000
13 11 (5.61%) DTS
14 9 (4.59%) Oracle Database
15 7 (3.57%) RDBMS
15 7 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
15 7 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
15 7 (3.57%) Relational Database
16 6 (3.06%) Microsoft Power View
16 6 (3.06%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 25 (12.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.02%) Toad
3 1 (0.51%) ERwin
3 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (18.37%) Finance
2 7 (3.57%) Local Government
3 4 (2.04%) Marketing
4 3 (1.53%) Advertising
5 2 (1.02%) Music Industry
5 2 (1.02%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.51%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.61%) .NET
2 9 (4.59%) XML
3 2 (1.02%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 2 (1.02%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.02%) NHibernate
4 1 (0.51%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.51%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 88 (44.90%) Replication
2 59 (30.10%) Clustering
3 27 (13.78%) Statistics
4 6 (3.06%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.55%) NHS
5 5 (2.55%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.04%) User Experience
7 3 (1.53%) Data Conversion
8 2 (1.02%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.51%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.51%) Symmetrix
9 1 (0.51%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.51%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.51%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 60 (30.61%) Windows
2 11 (5.61%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (4.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (2.55%) Linux
5 3 (1.53%) SUSE
5 3 (1.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 3 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.51%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.51%) UNIX
6 1 (0.51%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (44.39%) Performance Tuning
2 52 (26.53%) Business Intelligence
3 37 (18.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 36 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (13.78%) Database Mirroring
6 24 (12.24%) Capacity Planning
7 22 (11.22%) ETL
8 20 (10.20%) Migration
9 18 (9.18%) Change Management
10 11 (5.61%) Mentoring
11 10 (5.10%) CRM
12 9 (4.59%) Unit Testing
12 9 (4.59%) Data Migration
13 8 (4.08%) Data Transformation
13 8 (4.08%) Capacity Management
13 8 (4.08%) Problem Management
13 8 (4.08%) Incident Management
14 7 (3.57%) BCP
14 7 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
14 7 (3.57%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 186 (94.90%) SQL
2 140 (71.43%) T-SQL
3 30 (15.31%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.04%) C#
5 2 (1.02%) VBScript
5 2 (1.02%) C
6 1 (0.51%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.51%) C++
6 1 (0.51%) Java
6 1 (0.51%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.51%) PHP
6 1 (0.51%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.51%) Python
Qualifications
1 24 (12.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (6.63%) Degree
3 7 (3.57%) MCITP
4 6 (3.06%) Security Cleared
4 6 (3.06%) MCP
5 5 (2.55%) MCDBA
6 3 (1.53%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.51%) MCTS
7 1 (0.51%) HND
7 1 (0.51%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.10%) QA
2 4 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.02%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.51%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.51%) LiteSpeed
3 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.51%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 6 (3.06%) SCOM
2 3 (1.53%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (1.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (1.53%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.51%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 68 (34.69%) Microsoft
2 22 (11.22%) Oracle
3 6 (3.06%) VMware
4 4 (2.04%) Vertica
5 3 (1.53%) Facebook
6 2 (1.02%) Epicor
6 2 (1.02%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.02%) Sage
6 2 (1.02%) SAP
6 2 (1.02%) Remedy
7 1 (0.51%) Teradata
7 1 (0.51%) EMC
7 1 (0.51%) Citrix
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