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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 129 172 162
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 118 78 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.07% 1.13% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.16% 1.17% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 101 69 67
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,511 £35,000 £28,450
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £42,500
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
5465 6672 6306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.93% 96.56% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4584 5653 5289
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 +74 81 £45,000 +5.88% 19
Cheshire +5 26 £45,000 +18.42% 1
Merseyside -6 9 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Lancashire +13 1 £50,000 -
Cumbria - 1 - -
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 229 (96.22%) SQL Server
2 216 (90.76%) SQL
3 168 (70.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 164 (68.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 148 (62.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 127 (53.36%) SQL Server 2012
7 108 (45.38%) T-SQL
8 102 (42.86%) Replication
9 100 (42.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 86 (36.13%) SQL Server 2014
11 85 (35.71%) Performance Tuning
12 75 (31.51%) Microsoft
13 69 (28.99%) Windows
14 64 (26.89%) High Availability
15 63 (26.47%) Finance
15 63 (26.47%) Business Intelligence
16 57 (23.95%) Clustering
17 55 (23.11%) SQL Server 2000
18 54 (22.69%) Disaster Recovery
19 49 (20.59%) PowerShell
20 42 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
21 39 (16.39%) Capacity Planning
21 39 (16.39%) ETL
21 39 (16.39%) OLAP
22 37 (15.55%) Data Warehouse
23 35 (14.71%) MS Excel
24 34 (14.29%) OLTP
25 33 (13.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
26 30 (12.61%) Windows Server 2008
27 29 (12.18%) Windows Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 10 (4.20%) Oracle Application Server
1 10 (4.20%) WebLogic
2 7 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.42%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.42%) SAS
Applications
1 35 (14.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.84%) MS Office
2 2 (0.84%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.94%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.42%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 26 (10.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.26%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.84%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.98%) SAN
2 6 (2.52%) Internet
3 4 (1.68%) HTTP
4 1 (0.42%) DHCP
4 1 (0.42%) DNS
4 1 (0.42%) FTP
4 1 (0.42%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 229 (96.22%) SQL Server
2 168 (70.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 164 (68.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 148 (62.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 127 (53.36%) SQL Server 2012
6 100 (42.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 86 (36.13%) SQL Server 2014
8 55 (23.11%) SQL Server 2000
9 42 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
10 39 (16.39%) OLAP
11 37 (15.55%) Data Warehouse
12 34 (14.29%) OLTP
13 33 (13.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 22 (9.24%) Relational Database
15 18 (7.56%) DTS
16 15 (6.30%) Oracle Database
17 14 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
18 12 (5.04%) Oracle Database 12c
19 10 (4.20%) Oracle8/8i Database
19 10 (4.20%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 16 (6.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 10 (4.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.84%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.42%) ERwin
4 1 (0.42%) Subversion
4 1 (0.42%) tSQLt
General
1 63 (26.47%) Finance
2 10 (4.20%) Retail
3 3 (1.26%) Games
3 3 (1.26%) Local Government
4 2 (0.84%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.42%) Banking
5 1 (0.42%) Legal
5 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.42%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.78%) .NET
2 3 (1.26%) Entity Framework
2 3 (1.26%) NHibernate
2 3 (1.26%) XML
3 2 (0.84%) MDX
3 2 (0.84%) Web Services
4 1 (0.42%) ADO.NET
4 1 (0.42%) DCOM
4 1 (0.42%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 102 (42.86%) Replication
2 57 (23.95%) Clustering
3 16 (6.72%) Statistics
4 10 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.94%) Data Centre
5 7 (2.94%) Data Integration
5 7 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.68%) Symmetrix
7 3 (1.26%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.26%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.26%) IBM XIV
7 3 (1.26%) User Experience
8 2 (0.84%) NHS
9 1 (0.42%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.42%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.42%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.42%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.42%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 69 (28.99%) Windows
2 30 (12.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (12.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (10.50%) Windows Server
6 13 (5.46%) Linux
7 12 (5.04%) Unix
8 10 (4.20%) AIX
8 10 (4.20%) Solaris
9 2 (0.84%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.84%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (35.71%) Performance Tuning
2 64 (26.89%) High Availability
3 63 (26.47%) Business Intelligence
4 54 (22.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 39 (16.39%) Capacity Planning
5 39 (16.39%) ETL
6 29 (12.18%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (11.76%) Database Mirroring
8 27 (11.34%) Performance Monitoring
9 18 (7.56%) ETL Development
9 18 (7.56%) Migration
9 18 (7.56%) Performance Analysis
10 17 (7.14%) Capacity Management
10 17 (7.14%) Change Management
11 13 (5.46%) ITIL
12 12 (5.04%) Change Control
13 11 (4.62%) Data Modelling
14 9 (3.78%) Data Migration
14 9 (3.78%) Problem Management
14 9 (3.78%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 216 (90.76%) SQL
2 108 (45.38%) T-SQL
3 49 (20.59%) PowerShell
4 5 (2.10%) ANSI SQL
4 5 (2.10%) C#
5 2 (0.84%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.42%) C
6 1 (0.42%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (7.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 18 (7.56%) Security Cleared
2 12 (5.04%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.20%) MCDBA
4 9 (3.78%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (3.36%) MCITP
6 4 (1.68%) Degree
6 4 (1.68%) MCTS
7 3 (1.26%) MCSE
8 2 (0.84%) HND
9 1 (0.42%) MCSA
9 1 (0.42%) OCP
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.94%) SLA
2 5 (2.10%) QA
3 2 (0.84%) COBIT
3 2 (0.84%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.84%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.42%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 11 (4.62%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (1.68%) SRDF
3 3 (1.26%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 18 (7.56%) LiteSpeed
2 16 (6.72%) Perfmon
3 11 (4.62%) Data Guard
3 11 (4.62%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (1.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.42%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 75 (31.51%) Microsoft
2 22 (9.24%) Oracle
3 13 (5.46%) IBM
4 10 (4.20%) Sun
5 9 (3.78%) Hitachi
6 4 (1.68%) EMC
6 4 (1.68%) Remedy
7 3 (1.26%) Red Gate
8 2 (0.84%) NetApp
8 2 (0.84%) Tableau
9 1 (0.42%) Adobe
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
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Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Arrows Group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefit Package
Posted: 5 days ago
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + generous benefits package
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Altrincham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Birkenhead
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Pension
Posted: 26 days ago
Bolton
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
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Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
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