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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 145 124 176
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +52
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 89 144 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.57% 2.19% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.62% 2.26% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 84 126 74
Median salary £45,000 £40,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.42% +1.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £47,500 £44,550
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%
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
5497 6371 6840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.10% 96.71% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4652 5081 5504
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,690 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +30 74 £45,000 +0.55% 4
Cheshire -25 13 £45,000 +12.50%
Merseyside -5 1 - - 4
SQL DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (95.17%) SQL
2 195 (94.20%) SQL Server
3 139 (67.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 137 (66.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 127 (61.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 112 (54.11%) T-SQL
7 110 (53.14%) Replication
8 103 (49.76%) SQL Server 2012
9 87 (42.03%) SQL Server 2014
10 84 (40.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 72 (34.78%) High Availability
12 68 (32.85%) Performance Tuning
13 65 (31.40%) Finance
14 63 (30.43%) Clustering
15 60 (28.99%) Business Intelligence
16 53 (25.60%) Microsoft
17 52 (25.12%) Windows
18 47 (22.71%) Data Warehouse
19 42 (20.29%) SQL Server 2000
20 38 (18.36%) SQL Server 2005
21 37 (17.87%) Performance Monitoring
22 35 (16.91%) Capacity Planning
22 35 (16.91%) MS Excel
23 32 (15.46%) PowerShell
24 30 (14.49%) Windows Server 2008
25 29 (14.01%) SAN
25 29 (14.01%) Microsoft Analysis Services
26 28 (13.53%) Windows Server 2003
27 27 (13.04%) DTS
27 27 (13.04%) Performance Analysis

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 10 (4.83%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.48%) ColdFusion
2 1 (0.48%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (0.48%) SAS
Applications
1 35 (16.91%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.97%) MS Office
3 1 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.48%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Markit EDM
1 1 (0.48%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.93%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.93%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 29 (14.01%) SAN
2 5 (2.42%) Internet
3 3 (1.45%) HTTP
4 1 (0.48%) DHCP
4 1 (0.48%) DNS
4 1 (0.48%) FTP
4 1 (0.48%) SMS
4 1 (0.48%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (94.20%) SQL Server
2 139 (67.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 137 (66.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 127 (61.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 103 (49.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 87 (42.03%) SQL Server 2014
7 84 (40.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 47 (22.71%) Data Warehouse
9 42 (20.29%) SQL Server 2000
10 38 (18.36%) SQL Server 2005
11 29 (14.01%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 27 (13.04%) DTS
13 17 (8.21%) NoSQL
14 16 (7.73%) Relational Database
15 15 (7.25%) OLTP
16 12 (5.80%) OLAP
17 11 (5.31%) MongoDB
17 11 (5.31%) Neo4j
18 10 (4.83%) Oracle Database
19 9 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 6 (2.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (1.45%) ERwin
3 2 (0.97%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.48%) tSQLt
General
1 65 (31.40%) Finance
2 12 (5.80%) Legal
3 3 (1.45%) Financial Institution
3 3 (1.45%) Retail
4 2 (0.97%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.48%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.25%) .NET
2 4 (1.93%) Web Services
3 3 (1.45%) XML
4 2 (0.97%) Entity Framework
4 2 (0.97%) NHibernate
5 1 (0.48%) ADO.NET
5 1 (0.48%) HTML
5 1 (0.48%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 110 (53.14%) Replication
2 63 (30.43%) Clustering
3 11 (5.31%) Data Centre
4 7 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.90%) Statistics
5 6 (2.90%) Symmetrix
6 4 (1.93%) iPad
7 3 (1.45%) CLARiiON
7 3 (1.45%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.45%) IBM XIV
8 2 (0.97%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.48%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.48%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.48%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.48%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 52 (25.12%) Windows
2 30 (14.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (13.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (12.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (5.80%) Windows Server
6 7 (3.38%) Unix
7 4 (1.93%) Linux
8 2 (0.97%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.97%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (34.78%) High Availability
2 68 (32.85%) Performance Tuning
3 60 (28.99%) Business Intelligence
4 37 (17.87%) Performance Monitoring
5 35 (16.91%) Capacity Planning
6 27 (13.04%) Performance Analysis
7 26 (12.56%) ETL
8 25 (12.08%) Database Mirroring
9 24 (11.59%) Disaster Recovery
10 23 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (10.14%) Migration
12 20 (9.66%) Data Modelling
13 14 (6.76%) Mentoring
14 12 (5.80%) Capacity Management
15 11 (5.31%) Customer Engagement
15 11 (5.31%) Data Migration
16 10 (4.83%) Change Control
16 10 (4.83%) Data Architecture
16 10 (4.83%) Identity Management
17 8 (3.86%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 197 (95.17%) SQL
2 112 (54.11%) T-SQL
3 32 (15.46%) PowerShell
4 17 (8.21%) ANSI SQL
5 6 (2.90%) PL/SQL
5 6 (2.90%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.45%) VBScript
7 2 (0.97%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.48%) C
8 1 (0.48%) PHP
8 1 (0.48%) VB
8 1 (0.48%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (7.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (6.28%) MCDBA
3 12 (5.80%) Degree
4 6 (2.90%) OCP
4 6 (2.90%) Oracle Certification
5 5 (2.42%) MCITP
5 5 (2.42%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.45%) MCTS
7 2 (0.97%) HND
7 2 (0.97%) MCSE
8 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.48%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.90%) ISO 9001
1 6 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (2.90%) PCI DSS
1 6 (2.90%) QA
2 2 (0.97%) COBIT
2 2 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.48%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (2.90%) Oracle RAC
1 6 (2.90%) SRDF
2 5 (2.42%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.97%) Firmware
3 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 25 (12.08%) LiteSpeed
2 6 (2.90%) Data Guard
2 6 (2.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 6 (2.90%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (2.42%) Perfmon
4 3 (1.45%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.48%) SCOM
Vendors
1 53 (25.60%) Microsoft
2 19 (9.18%) Oracle
3 14 (6.76%) RedGate
4 7 (3.38%) Remedy
5 6 (2.90%) Cognos
5 6 (2.90%) EMC
6 3 (1.45%) IBM
7 2 (0.97%) SAP
8 1 (0.48%) Adobe
8 1 (0.48%) Hitachi
8 1 (0.48%) Tableau
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