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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 135 172 130
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -42
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 113 82 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.71% 1.18% 1.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.80% 1.25% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 102 68 100
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £31,500 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,125 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.91% +2.81%
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
6293 6581 7036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.25% 95.10% 95.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5070 5356 5916
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 £24,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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
Cheshire +40 52 £40,000 - 5
Manchester +8 48 £42,500 +3.03% 6
Lancashire +2 8 £36,750 +5.00%
Merseyside +14 5 £40,000 +9.58% 1
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 173 (95.05%) SQL
2 162 (89.01%) SQL Server
3 133 (73.08%) T-SQL
4 89 (48.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 88 (48.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 88 (48.35%) Performance Tuning
6 85 (46.70%) Replication
6 85 (46.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 70 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 59 (32.42%) Microsoft
9 57 (31.32%) Windows
10 54 (29.67%) Clustering
11 45 (24.73%) Agile Software Development
11 45 (24.73%) Data Warehouse
12 43 (23.63%) Disaster Recovery
13 40 (21.98%) Finance
13 40 (21.98%) Business Intelligence
14 34 (18.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 31 (17.03%) SQL Server 2005
16 27 (14.84%) Statistics
16 27 (14.84%) Migration
17 26 (14.29%) PowerShell
18 24 (13.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 24 (13.19%) Change Management
19 23 (12.64%) Microsoft Certification
19 23 (12.64%) Capacity Planning
20 22 (12.09%) MS Excel
21 20 (10.99%) Microsoft Azure
22 18 (9.89%) ETL
23 17 (9.34%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (4.95%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.10%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (0.55%) IIS
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle 9iAS
Applications
1 22 (12.09%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.30%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (4.40%) Dynamics NAV
1 8 (4.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.10%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (1.10%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 20 (10.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.65%) SAN
2 2 (1.10%) HTTP
3 1 (0.55%) DNS
3 1 (0.55%) Internet
3 1 (0.55%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (89.01%) SQL Server
2 89 (48.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 88 (48.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 85 (46.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 70 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 45 (24.73%) Data Warehouse
7 34 (18.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 31 (17.03%) SQL Server 2005
9 16 (8.79%) OLAP
10 13 (7.14%) DTS
10 13 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
11 12 (6.59%) OLAP Cube
12 10 (5.49%) Big Data
12 10 (5.49%) OLTP
13 9 (4.95%) Hadoop
14 8 (4.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 7 (3.85%) MySQL
15 7 (3.85%) RDBMS
15 7 (3.85%) MongoDB
15 7 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (13.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 40 (21.98%) Finance
2 6 (3.30%) Local Government
3 3 (1.65%) Marketing
4 2 (1.10%) General Ledger
4 2 (1.10%) Music Industry
4 2 (1.10%) Advertising
5 1 (0.55%) Banking
5 1 (0.55%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.49%) .NET
2 5 (2.75%) XML
3 2 (1.10%) Web Services
3 2 (1.10%) NHibernate
3 2 (1.10%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.10%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 1 (0.55%) HTML
4 1 (0.55%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 85 (46.70%) Replication
2 54 (29.67%) Clustering
3 27 (14.84%) Statistics
4 5 (2.75%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.20%) NHS
5 4 (2.20%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.65%) Data Conversion
6 3 (1.65%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 57 (31.32%) Windows
2 8 (4.40%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (3.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (2.20%) Linux
5 3 (1.65%) SUSE
5 3 (1.65%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.55%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (48.35%) Performance Tuning
2 45 (24.73%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (23.63%) Disaster Recovery
4 40 (21.98%) Business Intelligence
5 27 (14.84%) Migration
6 24 (13.19%) Change Management
7 23 (12.64%) Capacity Planning
8 18 (9.89%) ETL
9 15 (8.24%) Data Transformation
10 13 (7.14%) Unit Testing
11 11 (6.04%) Performance Management
11 11 (6.04%) Mentoring
12 9 (4.95%) Database Tuning
12 9 (4.95%) CRM
13 8 (4.40%) Incident Management
13 8 (4.40%) Problem Management
13 8 (4.40%) Capacity Management
14 7 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
14 7 (3.85%) BCP
15 6 (3.30%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 173 (95.05%) SQL
2 133 (73.08%) T-SQL
3 26 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.20%) C#
5 2 (1.10%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.55%) C
6 1 (0.55%) Python
6 1 (0.55%) C++
6 1 (0.55%) Java
6 1 (0.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (12.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (7.69%) Degree
3 6 (3.30%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.30%) MCITP
4 4 (2.20%) MCDBA
5 3 (1.65%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.10%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.24%) QA
2 4 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.55%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (3.30%) SCOM
2 3 (1.65%) Data Guard
2 3 (1.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (1.65%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 59 (32.42%) Microsoft
2 17 (9.34%) Oracle
3 5 (2.75%) Vertica
4 4 (2.20%) NetApp
5 2 (1.10%) JD Edwards
5 2 (1.10%) Sage
5 2 (1.10%) VMware
5 2 (1.10%) Facebook
5 2 (1.10%) SAP
5 2 (1.10%) Epicor
6 1 (0.55%) Citrix
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