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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 186 159 146
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 59 87 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.86% 1.32% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 1.38% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 51 70 92
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,050 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
6553 6284 7513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.04% 95.15% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5613 5297 6540
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 23 January 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 23 January 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
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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 -30 22 £42,500 +22.30% 4
Cheshire -14 21 £36,250 -9.37% 3
Merseyside +19 10 £40,000 -11.11%
Lancashire -12 6 - -
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 138 (95.83%) SQL
2 123 (85.42%) SQL Server
3 106 (73.61%) T-SQL
4 72 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 72 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
5 70 (48.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 66 (45.83%) Replication
7 62 (43.06%) SQL Server 2012
8 60 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 49 (34.03%) Agile Software Development
10 39 (27.08%) Microsoft
11 35 (24.31%) Data Warehouse
12 32 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
13 30 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
14 29 (20.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 26 (18.06%) Migration
15 26 (18.06%) Windows
16 25 (17.36%) Business Intelligence
16 25 (17.36%) Finance
16 25 (17.36%) Clustering
17 22 (15.28%) QA
18 19 (13.19%) DTS
19 18 (12.50%) Data Transformation
20 16 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
21 15 (10.42%) Statistics
21 15 (10.42%) PowerShell
21 15 (10.42%) Change Management
21 15 (10.42%) MS Excel
22 14 (9.72%) Microsoft Certification
22 14 (9.72%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 2 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (1.39%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.39%) Oracle Application Server
1 2 (1.39%) CMS
2 1 (0.69%) IIS
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle 9iAS
Applications
1 15 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.17%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.78%) HTTP
2 3 (2.08%) DNS
2 3 (2.08%) DHCP
3 2 (1.39%) SAN
4 1 (0.69%) Intranet
4 1 (0.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (85.42%) SQL Server
2 72 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 70 (48.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 62 (43.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 60 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 35 (24.31%) Data Warehouse
7 32 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
8 29 (20.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 19 (13.19%) DTS
10 12 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
11 10 (6.94%) OLTP
11 10 (6.94%) OLAP
11 10 (6.94%) Big Data
12 9 (6.25%) Hadoop
13 7 (4.86%) MongoDB
13 7 (4.86%) MySQL
14 6 (4.17%) Microsoft Power View
14 6 (4.17%) Oracle Database
14 6 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
15 5 (3.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (17.36%) Finance
2 5 (3.47%) Marketing
3 4 (2.78%) Retail
4 3 (2.08%) Advertising
5 1 (0.69%) Local Government
5 1 (0.69%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.03%) .NET
2 2 (1.39%) Web Services
2 2 (1.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (1.39%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.39%) LINQ
3 1 (0.69%) XML
3 1 (0.69%) XSL
3 1 (0.69%) COM
3 1 (0.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 66 (45.83%) Replication
2 25 (17.36%) Clustering
3 15 (10.42%) Statistics
4 4 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.08%) Open Source
6 2 (1.39%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 26 (18.06%) Windows
2 1 (0.69%) SUSE
2 1 (0.69%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (0.69%) Linux
2 1 (0.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 49 (34.03%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
4 26 (18.06%) Migration
5 25 (17.36%) Business Intelligence
6 18 (12.50%) Data Transformation
7 15 (10.42%) Change Management
8 13 (9.03%) Performance Management
8 13 (9.03%) Unit Testing
9 11 (7.64%) ETL
10 10 (6.94%) ITIL
10 10 (6.94%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (5.56%) Database Tuning
12 7 (4.86%) Mentoring
13 6 (4.17%) E-Commerce
13 6 (4.17%) Data Protection
14 5 (3.47%) Coaching
15 3 (2.08%) Enterprise Architecture
15 3 (2.08%) Service Management
15 3 (2.08%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 138 (95.83%) SQL
2 106 (73.61%) T-SQL
3 15 (10.42%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.78%) C#
4 4 (2.78%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.69%) Java
5 1 (0.69%) VB
5 1 (0.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (9.72%) Microsoft Certification
1 14 (9.72%) Degree
2 8 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.39%) MCDBA
3 2 (1.39%) MCITP
4 1 (0.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (15.28%) QA
2 3 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.08%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.69%) Data Guard
1 1 (0.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 39 (27.08%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.25%) Oracle
3 5 (3.47%) NetApp
4 4 (2.78%) Vertica
4 4 (2.78%) VMware
5 3 (2.08%) Sybase
6 2 (1.39%) Facebook
6 2 (1.39%) Primavera
6 2 (1.39%) Sage
6 2 (1.39%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (1.39%) Open Text
7 1 (0.69%) SAP
7 1 (0.69%) Citrix
7 1 (0.69%) JD Edwards
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