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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 181 156 145
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 74 89 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.02% 1.33% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 1.39% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 62 69 92
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £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
6866 6390 7657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.43% 95.32% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 5895 5403 6750
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,525 £24,500 £23,000
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 29 December 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 29 December 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 -14 32 £40,000 +28.00% 1
Cheshire -14 24 £40,000 - 3
Merseyside +19 12 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Lancashire -13 6 - -
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 December 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.

1 136 (94.44%) SQL
2 124 (86.11%) SQL Server
3 104 (72.22%) T-SQL
4 72 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 72 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
5 70 (48.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 69 (47.92%) Replication
7 64 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
8 57 (39.58%) SQL Server 2012
9 44 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
10 39 (27.08%) SQL Server 2005
11 35 (24.31%) Microsoft
12 33 (22.92%) Windows
13 32 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
14 30 (20.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 27 (18.75%) Clustering
16 25 (17.36%) Migration
16 25 (17.36%) Disaster Recovery
17 21 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
17 21 (14.58%) DTS
17 21 (14.58%) Finance
18 19 (13.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
19 18 (12.50%) QA
20 17 (11.81%) Change Management
20 17 (11.81%) Data Transformation
21 16 (11.11%) PowerShell
22 14 (9.72%) Statistics
23 13 (9.03%) Unit Testing
23 13 (9.03%) Performance Management
23 13 (9.03%) SQL Server 2000

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

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 (1.39%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.39%) CMS
1 2 (1.39%) Oracle Application Server
1 2 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle 9iAS
Applications
1 12 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.17%) PowerPivot
3 3 (2.08%) MS Office
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 6 (4.17%) SAN
2 4 (2.78%) HTTP
3 3 (2.08%) DNS
3 3 (2.08%) DHCP
4 1 (0.69%) Intranet
4 1 (0.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (86.11%) SQL Server
2 72 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 70 (48.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 64 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 57 (39.58%) SQL Server 2012
6 39 (27.08%) SQL Server 2005
7 32 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
8 30 (20.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 21 (14.58%) DTS
10 13 (9.03%) SQL Server 2000
11 10 (6.94%) OLTP
12 9 (6.25%) Big Data
12 9 (6.25%) Hadoop
13 8 (5.56%) MongoDB
13 8 (5.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 7 (4.86%) OLAP
15 6 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
15 6 (4.17%) MySQL
15 6 (4.17%) Microsoft Power View
16 4 (2.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (13.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (14.58%) Finance
2 5 (3.47%) Marketing
3 4 (2.78%) Retail
4 3 (2.08%) Advertising
5 1 (0.69%) Banking
5 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.33%) .NET
2 2 (1.39%) Web Services
2 2 (1.39%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.39%) LINQ
2 2 (1.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (0.69%) HTML
3 1 (0.69%) XML
3 1 (0.69%) XSL
3 1 (0.69%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 69 (47.92%) Replication
2 27 (18.75%) Clustering
3 14 (9.72%) Statistics
4 4 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.08%) Open Source
5 3 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.39%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 33 (22.92%) Windows
2 2 (1.39%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 44 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (17.36%) Migration
3 25 (17.36%) Disaster Recovery
4 21 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (11.81%) Change Management
5 17 (11.81%) Data Transformation
6 13 (9.03%) Unit Testing
6 13 (9.03%) Performance Management
7 10 (6.94%) ETL
7 10 (6.94%) ITIL
8 9 (6.25%) Database Security
9 7 (4.86%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (4.17%) Data Protection
10 6 (4.17%) E-Commerce
11 5 (3.47%) Database Tuning
11 5 (3.47%) Mentoring
11 5 (3.47%) Coaching
12 4 (2.78%) Performance Improvement
12 4 (2.78%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 136 (94.44%) SQL
2 104 (72.22%) T-SQL
3 16 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.78%) PL/SQL
4 4 (2.78%) C#
5 1 (0.69%) Java
5 1 (0.69%) VB
5 1 (0.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (7.64%) Degree
2 8 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.50%) QA
2 3 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (4.17%) LiteSpeed
2 3 (2.08%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 35 (24.31%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.94%) Oracle
3 6 (4.17%) Sybase
4 5 (3.47%) NetApp
5 3 (2.08%) VMware
5 3 (2.08%) Vertica
6 2 (1.39%) Facebook
6 2 (1.39%) Sage
6 2 (1.39%) Primavera
6 2 (1.39%) Open Text
6 2 (1.39%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.69%) SAP
7 1 (0.69%) JD Edwards
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 10 days ago
Altrincham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Woolston, Warrington
Actis Recruitment
Posted: 13 days ago
Liverpool
Venturi
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago