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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 170 183 194
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 76 61 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.17% 0.85% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 0.89% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 70 48 32
Average salary £42,500 £43,750 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +22.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,250 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,100 £62,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
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
6220 6829 6850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.37% 94.90% 94.85%
Number of salaries quoted 5081 5536 5864
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 £25,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +21 41 £47,500 -5.00% 6
Cheshire -1 15 £39,000 -22.00% 4
Merseyside +18 10 £42,500 +70.00%
Cumbria - 10 £27,500 -
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 194 (95.57%) SQL
2 182 (89.66%) SQL Server
3 138 (67.98%) T-SQL
4 130 (64.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 103 (50.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 99 (48.77%) SQL Server 2012
7 97 (47.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 93 (45.81%) Replication
9 91 (44.83%) Performance Tuning
10 66 (32.51%) Windows
11 62 (30.54%) Clustering
11 62 (30.54%) Microsoft
12 55 (27.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 48 (23.65%) Business Intelligence
14 46 (22.66%) Data Warehouse
15 44 (21.67%) Database Mirroring
16 43 (21.18%) PowerShell
17 39 (19.21%) Disaster Recovery
18 37 (18.23%) Agile Software Development
19 34 (16.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
19 34 (16.75%) Oracle
20 32 (15.76%) Statistics
21 29 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
22 28 (13.79%) ETL
22 28 (13.79%) Finance
23 27 (13.30%) MS Excel
23 27 (13.30%) SQL Server 2005
24 23 (11.33%) Capacity Planning
25 22 (10.84%) Oracle Database
26 18 (8.87%) Oracle Database 11g

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 18 (8.87%) SharePoint
2 12 (5.91%) Oracle Application Server
3 8 (3.94%) WebLogic
4 5 (2.46%) IIS
5 4 (1.97%) Oracle 9iAS
6 1 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 27 (13.30%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (3.94%) Dynamics NAV
1 8 (3.94%) Dynamics CRM
1 8 (3.94%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.99%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (0.99%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 29 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.97%) Amazon EMR
2 4 (1.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 4 (1.97%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (1.97%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.45%) Internet
2 6 (2.96%) SAN
3 5 (2.46%) DNS
4 4 (1.97%) DMZ
4 4 (1.97%) Ethernet
4 4 (1.97%) NAS
5 2 (0.99%) DHCP
6 1 (0.49%) HTTP
6 1 (0.49%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.49%) LAN
6 1 (0.49%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (89.66%) SQL Server
2 130 (64.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 103 (50.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 99 (48.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 97 (47.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 55 (27.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 46 (22.66%) Data Warehouse
8 27 (13.30%) SQL Server 2005
9 22 (10.84%) Oracle Database
10 18 (8.87%) Oracle Database 11g
11 16 (7.88%) Oracle Database 10g
12 15 (7.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 15 (7.39%) Oracle9i Database
13 13 (6.40%) DTS
13 13 (6.40%) Relational Database
14 12 (5.91%) OLAP
14 12 (5.91%) SQL Server 2000
15 9 (4.43%) OLAP Cube
16 8 (3.94%) Oracle8/8i Database
17 6 (2.96%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 34 (16.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (0.99%) Toad
3 1 (0.49%) ERwin
3 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (13.79%) Finance
2 6 (2.96%) Local Government
3 5 (2.46%) Advertising
3 5 (2.46%) Marketing
4 2 (0.99%) General Ledger
4 2 (0.99%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.49%) Electronics
5 1 (0.49%) Automotive
5 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.49%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.43%) .NET
2 8 (3.94%) XML
3 5 (2.46%) Web Services
4 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.49%) NHibernate
4 1 (0.49%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.49%) MDX
4 1 (0.49%) LINQ
4 1 (0.49%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 93 (45.81%) Replication
2 62 (30.54%) Clustering
3 32 (15.76%) Statistics
4 7 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.96%) NHS
5 6 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.46%) User Experience
7 2 (0.99%) Data Conversion
7 2 (0.99%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.49%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.49%) Health Informatics
8 1 (0.49%) DTV
8 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.49%) Informatics
8 1 (0.49%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.49%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 66 (32.51%) Windows
2 11 (5.42%) Linux
3 10 (4.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (4.43%) AIX
5 8 (3.94%) Solaris
5 8 (3.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.46%) UNIX
8 1 (0.49%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.49%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.49%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.49%) SUSE
8 1 (0.49%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (44.83%) Performance Tuning
2 48 (23.65%) Business Intelligence
3 44 (21.67%) Database Mirroring
4 39 (19.21%) Disaster Recovery
5 37 (18.23%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (13.79%) ETL
7 23 (11.33%) Capacity Planning
8 18 (8.87%) Migration
9 16 (7.88%) Change Management
10 12 (5.91%) Business Analysis
10 12 (5.91%) Performance Monitoring
11 11 (5.42%) Data Migration
12 10 (4.93%) Change Control
12 10 (4.93%) Database Security
12 10 (4.93%) Incident Management
13 9 (4.43%) CRM
14 8 (3.94%) Unit Testing
14 8 (3.94%) Root Cause Analysis
14 8 (3.94%) Mentoring
15 7 (3.45%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 194 (95.57%) SQL
2 138 (67.98%) T-SQL
3 43 (21.18%) PowerShell
4 10 (4.93%) C#
5 4 (1.97%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.48%) ANSI SQL
7 2 (0.99%) C
7 2 (0.99%) VBScript
7 2 (0.99%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.49%) Python
8 1 (0.49%) C++
8 1 (0.49%) Java
8 1 (0.49%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.49%) PHP
8 1 (0.49%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (8.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (5.42%) SC Cleared
2 11 (5.42%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.43%) Degree
4 6 (2.96%) MCITP
4 6 (2.96%) MCP
5 4 (1.97%) MCTS
6 3 (1.48%) OCP
6 3 (1.48%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (1.48%) MCDBA
7 2 (0.99%) MCSA
8 1 (0.49%) HND
8 1 (0.49%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.43%) SLA
2 4 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.97%) QA
System Software
1 8 (3.94%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (1.97%) VMware ESX
2 4 (1.97%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.99%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.49%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.49%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 9 (4.43%) Oracle RMAN
1 9 (4.43%) Data Guard
2 6 (2.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (2.46%) SCOM
4 1 (0.49%) LiteSpeed
4 1 (0.49%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 62 (30.54%) Microsoft
2 34 (16.75%) Oracle
3 9 (4.43%) VMware
4 8 (3.94%) IBM
4 8 (3.94%) Sun
5 3 (1.48%) SAP
5 3 (1.48%) Facebook
6 2 (0.99%) Vertica
6 2 (0.99%) Teradata
6 2 (0.99%) Epicor
6 2 (0.99%) NetApp
6 2 (0.99%) JD Edwards
6 2 (0.99%) Sage
6 2 (0.99%) Remedy
7 1 (0.49%) EMC
7 1 (0.49%) Red Gate
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