The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had SQL DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 146 148 190
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 122 111 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.92% 1.65% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.98% 1.71% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 115 108 62
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
6147 6508 7024
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.65% 96.60% 96.13%
Number of salaries quoted 5163 5398 5801
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured SQL DBA in the job title.

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 28 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL DBA within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -1 71 £50,000 +11.11% 9
Cheshire +34 29 £40,000 - 4
Merseyside -6 10 £47,500 +21.79% 1
Lancashire +14 7 £40,000 -5.88%
Cumbria +2 4 - -
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, SQL DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring SQL DBA in the job title.

1 197 (100.00%) SQL
2 192 (97.46%) SQL Server
3 133 (67.51%) T-SQL
4 127 (64.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 109 (55.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 98 (49.75%) Microsoft
7 96 (48.73%) Replication
8 94 (47.72%) SQL Server 2008
9 78 (39.59%) Performance Tuning
10 75 (38.07%) SQL Server 2014
11 64 (32.49%) MS Excel
12 56 (28.43%) SQL Server 2012
13 54 (27.41%) Business Intelligence
14 53 (26.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 52 (26.40%) SQL Server 2005
15 52 (26.40%) MySQL
16 51 (25.89%) Clustering
17 50 (25.38%) Data Warehouse
18 46 (23.35%) High Availability
19 45 (22.84%) Finance
20 43 (21.83%) Capacity Planning
21 37 (18.78%) Migration
22 35 (17.77%) Disaster Recovery
22 35 (17.77%) MongoDB
23 33 (16.75%) PowerShell
24 32 (16.24%) Windows
25 30 (15.23%) SQL Server 2000
26 29 (14.72%) Microsoft Azure
26 29 (14.72%) Database Security
27 27 (13.71%) ETL

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (10.15%) SharePoint
2 12 (6.09%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (2.54%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (1.02%) SAS
5 1 (0.51%) IIS
Applications
1 64 (32.49%) MS Excel
2 18 (9.14%) MS Office
3 2 (1.02%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (14.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (6.09%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (5.08%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (5.08%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 26 (13.20%) SAN
2 10 (5.08%) DNS
2 10 (5.08%) Firewall
2 10 (5.08%) Internet
2 10 (5.08%) NAS
3 3 (1.52%) HTTP
4 2 (1.02%) SMS
5 1 (0.51%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (97.46%) SQL Server
2 127 (64.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 109 (55.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 94 (47.72%) SQL Server 2008
5 75 (38.07%) SQL Server 2014
6 56 (28.43%) SQL Server 2012
7 53 (26.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 52 (26.40%) MySQL
8 52 (26.40%) SQL Server 2005
9 50 (25.38%) Data Warehouse
10 35 (17.77%) MongoDB
11 30 (15.23%) SQL Server 2000
12 26 (13.20%) NoSQL
13 25 (12.69%) Azure SQL Database
14 23 (11.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 15 (7.61%) DTS
15 15 (7.61%) Oracle Database
15 15 (7.61%) SQL Server 2016
16 13 (6.60%) RDBMS
16 13 (6.60%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (5.08%) Talend Open Studio
1 10 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.51%) ERwin
General
1 45 (22.84%) Finance
2 19 (9.64%) Legal
3 18 (9.14%) Billing
4 12 (6.09%) Law
5 7 (3.55%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.51%) Local Government
6 1 (0.51%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.06%) .NET
2 5 (2.54%) Middleware
2 5 (2.54%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (1.02%) DCOM
3 2 (1.02%) JSON
3 2 (1.02%) RESTful
4 1 (0.51%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 96 (48.73%) Replication
2 51 (25.89%) Clustering
3 26 (13.20%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (6.09%) Data Centre
5 10 (5.08%) Computer Science
5 10 (5.08%) Statistics
6 9 (4.57%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.54%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (2.54%) Symmetrix
8 2 (1.02%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.02%) iPad
9 1 (0.51%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.51%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.51%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.51%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 32 (16.24%) Windows
2 14 (7.11%) Windows Server
2 14 (7.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (6.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (6.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (5.58%) Unix
6 10 (5.08%) Linux
7 4 (2.03%) AIX
7 4 (2.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (39.59%) Performance Tuning
2 54 (27.41%) Business Intelligence
3 46 (23.35%) High Availability
4 43 (21.83%) Capacity Planning
5 37 (18.78%) Migration
6 35 (17.77%) Disaster Recovery
7 29 (14.72%) Database Security
8 27 (13.71%) ETL
9 23 (11.68%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (11.17%) Data Modelling
11 20 (10.15%) Performance Monitoring
12 19 (9.64%) Database Mirroring
13 18 (9.14%) Database Optimisation
14 15 (7.61%) Change Control
15 14 (7.11%) Customer Engagement
16 12 (6.09%) Data Architecture
17 11 (5.58%) Capacity Management
17 11 (5.58%) DevOps
18 10 (5.08%) Performance Analysis
18 10 (5.08%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 197 (100.00%) SQL
2 133 (67.51%) T-SQL
3 33 (16.75%) PowerShell
4 19 (9.64%) VBA
5 5 (2.54%) ANSI SQL
5 5 (2.54%) Python
5 5 (2.54%) R
6 4 (2.03%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.02%) C#
8 1 (0.51%) C
8 1 (0.51%) PHP
8 1 (0.51%) Tcl
8 1 (0.51%) VB
8 1 (0.51%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (13.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (7.61%) Degree
3 6 (3.05%) Oracle Certification
3 6 (3.05%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.05%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.52%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.51%) MCITP
5 1 (0.51%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 12 (6.09%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.02%) ISO 9000
2 2 (1.02%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.02%) QA
2 2 (1.02%) SLA
3 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (5.08%) VMware ESX
1 10 (5.08%) VMware ESXi
2 7 (3.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 5 (2.54%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (1.52%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.02%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.02%) vSphere
6 1 (0.51%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.51%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 11 (5.58%) LiteSpeed
1 11 (5.58%) SCOM
2 2 (1.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (1.02%) Perfmon
3 1 (0.51%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 98 (49.75%) Microsoft
2 23 (11.68%) Oracle
2 23 (11.68%) RedGate
3 19 (9.64%) VMware
4 16 (8.12%) Remedy
5 10 (5.08%) HP
5 10 (5.08%) Talend
6 5 (2.54%) Cloudera
6 5 (2.54%) EMC
7 4 (2.03%) IBM
7 4 (2.03%) SAP
8 2 (1.02%) Cognos
8 2 (1.02%) Hyperion
8 2 (1.02%) IDERA
8 2 (1.02%) iManage
9 1 (0.51%) Veritas
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: Market Leading Salaries + 10% bonus, 5% pension, car or allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
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Salary: £35000.00 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North West England
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
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Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + flexi-time +33 days holidays+ more
Posted: 6 days ago
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Warrington
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Salary: £30000.00 - £34000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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