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

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 157 142 188
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 73 109 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.32% 1.77% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 1.83% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 68 96 56
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £33,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.19%
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
5395 5950 6657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.22% 96.45% 97.08%
Number of salaries quoted 4591 4774 5343
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £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 28 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 28 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 0 56 £45,000 - 3
Cheshire -5 10 £40,000 -5.88%
Merseyside -4 5 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Cumbria - 1 £42,500 -
SQL DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 172 (94.51%) SQL
1 172 (94.51%) SQL Server
2 124 (68.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 122 (67.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 106 (58.24%) T-SQL
5 104 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 102 (56.04%) Replication
7 90 (49.45%) SQL Server 2012
8 88 (48.35%) SQL Server 2014
9 78 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 65 (35.71%) High Availability
11 60 (32.97%) Performance Tuning
11 60 (32.97%) Clustering
11 60 (32.97%) Finance
12 54 (29.67%) Microsoft
13 52 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
14 48 (26.37%) Data Warehouse
15 44 (24.18%) Windows
16 40 (21.98%) MS Excel
17 37 (20.33%) Capacity Planning
18 36 (19.78%) SQL Server 2005
19 33 (18.13%) Performance Monitoring
20 32 (17.58%) SQL Server 2000
21 28 (15.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
22 26 (14.29%) SAN
23 25 (13.74%) DTS
23 25 (13.74%) Performance Analysis
23 25 (13.74%) PowerShell
24 24 (13.19%) Windows Server 2008
25 23 (12.64%) Database Mirroring

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 (5.49%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.10%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.55%) SAS
Applications
1 40 (21.98%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.20%) MS Office
3 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.55%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Markit EDM
1 1 (0.55%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.20%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (2.20%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 26 (14.29%) SAN
2 5 (2.75%) Internet
3 2 (1.10%) HTTP
4 1 (0.55%) FTP
4 1 (0.55%) SMS
4 1 (0.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (94.51%) SQL Server
2 124 (68.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 122 (67.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 104 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 90 (49.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 88 (48.35%) SQL Server 2014
7 78 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 48 (26.37%) Data Warehouse
9 36 (19.78%) SQL Server 2005
10 32 (17.58%) SQL Server 2000
11 28 (15.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 25 (13.74%) DTS
13 19 (10.44%) NoSQL
14 17 (9.34%) MongoDB
15 15 (8.24%) MySQL
15 15 (8.24%) Relational Database
16 12 (6.59%) Neo4j
17 11 (6.04%) Oracle Database
18 9 (4.95%) OLTP
18 9 (4.95%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 4 (2.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (1.65%) ERwin
3 1 (0.55%) tSQLt
3 1 (0.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 60 (32.97%) Finance
2 15 (8.24%) Legal
3 4 (2.20%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.10%) Billing
4 2 (1.10%) Retail
4 2 (1.10%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.55%) Law
5 1 (0.55%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.14%) .NET
2 4 (2.20%) Web Services
3 2 (1.10%) XML
4 1 (0.55%) JSON
4 1 (0.55%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 102 (56.04%) Replication
2 60 (32.97%) Clustering
3 10 (5.49%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.30%) Symmetrix
5 4 (2.20%) iPad
5 4 (2.20%) Statistics
6 3 (1.65%) CLARiiON
6 3 (1.65%) IBM XIV
7 2 (1.10%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.55%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.55%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.55%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.55%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 44 (24.18%) Windows
2 24 (13.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (12.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (10.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (6.04%) Windows Server
6 6 (3.30%) Unix
7 3 (1.65%) Linux
8 2 (1.10%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.10%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (35.71%) High Availability
2 60 (32.97%) Performance Tuning
3 52 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 37 (20.33%) Capacity Planning
5 33 (18.13%) Performance Monitoring
6 25 (13.74%) Performance Analysis
7 23 (12.64%) Database Mirroring
7 23 (12.64%) ETL
8 21 (11.54%) Migration
9 19 (10.44%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (9.89%) Disaster Recovery
11 15 (8.24%) Data Modelling
12 14 (7.69%) Mentoring
13 12 (6.59%) Change Control
14 11 (6.04%) Capacity Management
14 11 (6.04%) Customer Engagement
15 10 (5.49%) Data Architecture
15 10 (5.49%) Database Security
15 10 (5.49%) Identity Management
16 9 (4.95%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 172 (94.51%) SQL
2 106 (58.24%) T-SQL
3 25 (13.74%) PowerShell
4 17 (9.34%) ANSI SQL
5 7 (3.85%) PL/SQL
6 6 (3.30%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.65%) VBA
7 3 (1.65%) VBScript
8 2 (1.10%) C
8 2 (1.10%) PHP
9 1 (0.55%) C#
9 1 (0.55%) VB
9 1 (0.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (9.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (6.59%) Degree
3 10 (5.49%) MCDBA
4 7 (3.85%) Oracle Certification
5 6 (3.30%) OCP
6 3 (1.65%) MCITP
6 3 (1.65%) MCTS
7 2 (1.10%) HND
7 2 (1.10%) MCSE
7 2 (1.10%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.30%) ISO 9001
1 6 (3.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (3.30%) PCI DSS
1 6 (3.30%) QA
2 1 (0.55%) COBIT
2 1 (0.55%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.30%) Oracle RAC
1 6 (3.30%) SRDF
2 3 (1.65%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (12.09%) LiteSpeed
2 6 (3.30%) Data Guard
2 6 (3.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 6 (3.30%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (1.65%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (1.65%) Perfmon
4 1 (0.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 54 (29.67%) Microsoft
2 20 (10.99%) RedGate
3 18 (9.89%) Oracle
4 8 (4.40%) Remedy
5 6 (3.30%) Cognos
5 6 (3.30%) EMC
6 3 (1.65%) IBM
7 2 (1.10%) SAP
8 1 (0.55%) VMware
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