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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 179 152 139
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 88 98 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.19% 1.42% 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 1.49% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 77 70 92
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £27,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
7002 6556 6889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.40% 94.81% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 6000 5616 6025
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £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 £38,500
% 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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +1 48 £40,000 +28.00% 8
Cheshire -22 31 £40,000 - 4
Merseyside +13 7 £40,000 -11.11%
Lancashire -12 1 - - 1
Cumbria - 1 £40,000 -
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 147 (96.71%) SQL
2 127 (83.55%) SQL Server
3 111 (73.03%) T-SQL
4 76 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 75 (49.34%) Performance Tuning
6 72 (47.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 71 (46.71%) Replication
8 70 (46.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 55 (36.18%) SQL Server 2012
10 52 (34.21%) SQL Server 2005
11 45 (29.61%) Agile Software Development
12 43 (28.29%) Windows
13 33 (21.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 31 (20.39%) Microsoft
15 30 (19.74%) Clustering
16 27 (17.76%) Disaster Recovery
17 24 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
17 24 (15.79%) DTS
17 24 (15.79%) Migration
18 23 (15.13%) Finance
18 23 (15.13%) Business Intelligence
19 21 (13.82%) SQL Server 2000
20 20 (13.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
21 18 (11.84%) QA
22 17 (11.18%) PowerShell
22 17 (11.18%) Change Management
22 17 (11.18%) Data Transformation
23 14 (9.21%) Oracle
23 14 (9.21%) Database Security
24 13 (8.55%) OLTP

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 2 (1.32%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.32%) CMS
1 2 (1.32%) Oracle Application Server
1 2 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle 9iAS
Applications
1 11 (7.24%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.24%) SAN
2 4 (2.63%) HTTP
3 3 (1.97%) DNS
3 3 (1.97%) DHCP
4 1 (0.66%) FTP
4 1 (0.66%) Intranet
4 1 (0.66%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (83.55%) SQL Server
2 76 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 72 (47.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 70 (46.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 55 (36.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 52 (34.21%) SQL Server 2005
7 33 (21.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 24 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
8 24 (15.79%) DTS
9 21 (13.82%) SQL Server 2000
10 13 (8.55%) OLTP
11 12 (7.89%) MySQL
11 12 (7.89%) MongoDB
11 12 (7.89%) Big Data
12 10 (6.58%) Hadoop
13 8 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 5 (3.29%) OLAP
14 5 (3.29%) Oracle Database
15 4 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 20 (13.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.66%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (15.13%) Finance
2 4 (2.63%) Retail
2 4 (2.63%) Marketing
3 3 (1.97%) Advertising
4 1 (0.66%) Banking
4 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.58%) .NET
2 2 (1.32%) Web Services
2 2 (1.32%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.32%) LINQ
2 2 (1.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (0.66%) HTML
3 1 (0.66%) XML
3 1 (0.66%) XSL
3 1 (0.66%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 71 (46.71%) Replication
2 30 (19.74%) Clustering
3 13 (8.55%) Statistics
4 4 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.97%) Open Source
6 2 (1.32%) Social Media
7 1 (0.66%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.66%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 43 (28.29%) Windows
2 4 (2.63%) Windows 2000 Server
3 3 (1.97%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.66%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (49.34%) Performance Tuning
2 45 (29.61%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (17.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 24 (15.79%) Migration
5 23 (15.13%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (11.18%) Change Management
6 17 (11.18%) Data Transformation
7 14 (9.21%) Database Security
8 13 (8.55%) Unit Testing
8 13 (8.55%) Performance Management
9 10 (6.58%) ETL
9 10 (6.58%) ITIL
10 7 (4.61%) E-Commerce
11 6 (3.95%) Data Modelling
12 5 (3.29%) Database Tuning
12 5 (3.29%) Capacity Planning
12 5 (3.29%) Mentoring
12 5 (3.29%) Coaching
13 4 (2.63%) Performance Analysis
13 4 (2.63%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 147 (96.71%) SQL
2 111 (73.03%) T-SQL
3 17 (11.18%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.63%) PL/SQL
4 4 (2.63%) C#
5 1 (0.66%) Java
5 1 (0.66%) VB
5 1 (0.66%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (6.58%) Degree
2 4 (2.63%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.66%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (11.84%) QA
2 3 (1.97%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (6.58%) LiteSpeed
2 3 (1.97%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 31 (20.39%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.21%) Oracle
3 6 (3.95%) Sybase
4 5 (3.29%) NetApp
5 4 (2.63%) Vertica
6 3 (1.97%) VMware
7 2 (1.32%) Facebook
7 2 (1.32%) Sage
7 2 (1.32%) Primavera
7 2 (1.32%) Open Text
7 2 (1.32%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.66%) SAP
8 1 (0.66%) JD Edwards
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