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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 153 183 194
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 99 66 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.55% 0.95% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% 1.00% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 86 50 40
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
6071 6612 7064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.16% 94.84% 95.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4930 5341 6055
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 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 +27 49 £47,500 +11.76% 8
Cheshire +2 24 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Merseyside +19 16 £40,000 +60.00% 1
Cumbria - 6 £27,500 - 2
Lancashire -12 4 £21,500 -38.57% 1
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 206 (96.26%) SQL
2 195 (91.12%) SQL Server
3 156 (72.90%) T-SQL
4 130 (60.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 113 (52.80%) SQL Server 2008
6 107 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 97 (45.33%) Performance Tuning
8 96 (44.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 94 (43.93%) Replication
10 74 (34.58%) Windows
11 67 (31.31%) Microsoft
12 66 (30.84%) Clustering
13 57 (26.64%) Business Intelligence
14 54 (25.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 45 (21.03%) Disaster Recovery
16 43 (20.09%) Data Warehouse
16 43 (20.09%) Agile Software Development
16 43 (20.09%) Database Mirroring
17 39 (18.22%) PowerShell
18 36 (16.82%) Finance
19 34 (15.89%) Statistics
19 34 (15.89%) SQL Server 2005
20 33 (15.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
20 33 (15.42%) MS Excel
20 33 (15.42%) Oracle
21 28 (13.08%) Microsoft Azure
22 27 (12.62%) Capacity Planning
23 23 (10.75%) Microsoft Certification
24 22 (10.28%) Change Management
24 22 (10.28%) ETL

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 13 (6.07%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.74%) Oracle Application Server
3 4 (1.87%) Oracle 9iAS
3 4 (1.87%) WebLogic
3 4 (1.87%) IIS
4 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 33 (15.42%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (3.74%) Dynamics NAV
1 8 (3.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.87%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.93%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (0.93%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (13.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.93%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.93%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.27%) SAN
2 5 (2.34%) Internet
3 4 (1.87%) DNS
4 3 (1.40%) DHCP
5 2 (0.93%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.93%) DMZ
5 2 (0.93%) NAS
6 1 (0.47%) LAN
6 1 (0.47%) WAN
6 1 (0.47%) HTTP
6 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (91.12%) SQL Server
2 130 (60.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 113 (52.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 107 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 96 (44.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 54 (25.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 43 (20.09%) Data Warehouse
8 34 (15.89%) SQL Server 2005
9 20 (9.35%) Oracle Database
10 16 (7.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 15 (7.01%) Oracle Database 10g
11 15 (7.01%) SQL Server 2000
11 15 (7.01%) Oracle Database 11g
12 14 (6.54%) DTS
12 14 (6.54%) OLAP
13 12 (5.61%) Oracle9i Database
14 11 (5.14%) OLAP Cube
15 10 (4.67%) Relational Database
16 6 (2.80%) DB2
16 6 (2.80%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 33 (15.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (0.93%) Toad
3 1 (0.47%) ERwin
3 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (16.82%) Finance
2 8 (3.74%) Local Government
3 4 (1.87%) Marketing
4 3 (1.40%) Advertising
5 2 (0.93%) General Ledger
5 2 (0.93%) Music Industry
5 2 (0.93%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.47%) Electronics
6 1 (0.47%) Automotive
6 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.67%) .NET
2 9 (4.21%) XML
3 3 (1.40%) Web Services
4 2 (0.93%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 2 (0.93%) NHibernate
4 2 (0.93%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.47%) MDX
5 1 (0.47%) LINQ
5 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 94 (43.93%) Replication
2 66 (30.84%) Clustering
3 34 (15.89%) Statistics
4 7 (3.27%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.80%) NHS
6 5 (2.34%) User Experience
7 4 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.40%) Data Conversion
9 2 (0.93%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.47%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.47%) Health Informatics
10 1 (0.47%) DTV
10 1 (0.47%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.47%) Informatics
10 1 (0.47%) CLARiiON
10 1 (0.47%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 74 (34.58%) Windows
2 12 (5.61%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (4.21%) Linux
3 9 (4.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (2.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.87%) AIX
5 4 (1.87%) Solaris
6 3 (1.40%) SUSE
6 3 (1.40%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 3 (1.40%) UNIX
7 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.47%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.47%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (45.33%) Performance Tuning
2 57 (26.64%) Business Intelligence
3 45 (21.03%) Disaster Recovery
4 43 (20.09%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (20.09%) Database Mirroring
5 27 (12.62%) Capacity Planning
6 22 (10.28%) Change Management
6 22 (10.28%) ETL
7 20 (9.35%) Migration
8 13 (6.07%) Mentoring
9 10 (4.67%) Performance Monitoring
9 10 (4.67%) Root Cause Analysis
9 10 (4.67%) Incident Management
10 9 (4.21%) Unit Testing
10 9 (4.21%) CRM
10 9 (4.21%) Data Migration
11 8 (3.74%) Capacity Management
11 8 (3.74%) Data Transformation
11 8 (3.74%) Problem Management
11 8 (3.74%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 206 (96.26%) SQL
2 156 (72.90%) T-SQL
3 39 (18.22%) PowerShell
4 6 (2.80%) C#
5 4 (1.87%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.40%) ANSI SQL
7 2 (0.93%) C
7 2 (0.93%) VBScript
7 2 (0.93%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.47%) Python
8 1 (0.47%) C++
8 1 (0.47%) Java
8 1 (0.47%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.47%) PHP
8 1 (0.47%) R
Qualifications
1 23 (10.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (5.14%) Degree
3 10 (4.67%) MCITP
4 9 (4.21%) SC Cleared
4 9 (4.21%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.80%) MCDBA
5 6 (2.80%) MCP
6 4 (1.87%) MCTS
7 3 (1.40%) OCP
7 3 (1.40%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.47%) HND
8 1 (0.47%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.67%) QA
2 5 (2.34%) SLA
3 4 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (1.87%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.40%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.93%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.47%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 7 (3.27%) Oracle RMAN
1 7 (3.27%) Data Guard
2 6 (2.80%) SCOM
3 5 (2.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.47%) LiteSpeed
4 1 (0.47%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 67 (31.31%) Microsoft
2 33 (15.42%) Oracle
3 9 (4.21%) VMware
4 4 (1.87%) IBM
4 4 (1.87%) Sun
5 3 (1.40%) Facebook
5 3 (1.40%) SAP
6 2 (0.93%) Teradata
6 2 (0.93%) Vertica
6 2 (0.93%) Epicor
6 2 (0.93%) NetApp
6 2 (0.93%) JD Edwards
6 2 (0.93%) Sage
6 2 (0.93%) Remedy
7 1 (0.47%) EMC
7 1 (0.47%) Citrix
7 1 (0.47%) Red Gate
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