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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 173 162 124
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 81 89 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.08% 1.32% 1.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 1.40% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 70 62 111
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +14.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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
7064 6376 7025
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.29% 94.40% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 5965 5459 6034
Average salary £38,230 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £54,950
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +9 43 £40,000 +25.98% 10
Cheshire -37 28 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Merseyside +14 5 £25,000 -42.52%
Lancashire -6 4 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Cumbria - 1 £40,000 -
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 138 (95.17%) SQL
2 116 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 100 (68.97%) T-SQL
4 70 (48.28%) Replication
4 70 (48.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 65 (44.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 65 (44.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 65 (44.83%) Performance Tuning
6 49 (33.79%) SQL Server 2005
7 43 (29.66%) Windows
8 40 (27.59%) SQL Server 2012
9 39 (26.90%) Agile Software Development
10 31 (21.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 29 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 29 (20.00%) Clustering
12 22 (15.17%) Business Intelligence
12 22 (15.17%) DTS
13 20 (13.79%) SQL Server 2000
13 20 (13.79%) Finance
14 19 (13.10%) Disaster Recovery
15 18 (12.41%) Migration
15 18 (12.41%) QA
16 17 (11.72%) PowerShell
17 16 (11.03%) Oracle
18 15 (10.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
19 14 (9.66%) Data Transformation
19 14 (9.66%) Change Management
19 14 (9.66%) Data Warehouse
20 13 (8.97%) SAN
20 13 (8.97%) Database Security

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (1.38%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (1.38%) CMS
1 2 (1.38%) Oracle Application Server
1 2 (1.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle 9iAS
2 1 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 11 (7.59%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.97%) SAN
2 3 (2.07%) DHCP
2 3 (2.07%) HTTP
2 3 (2.07%) DNS
3 1 (0.69%) FTP
3 1 (0.69%) Intranet
3 1 (0.69%) Internet
3 1 (0.69%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 70 (48.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 65 (44.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 65 (44.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 49 (33.79%) SQL Server 2005
5 40 (27.59%) SQL Server 2012
6 31 (21.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 22 (15.17%) DTS
8 20 (13.79%) SQL Server 2000
9 14 (9.66%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (8.28%) MySQL
11 9 (6.21%) MongoDB
11 9 (6.21%) OLTP
12 8 (5.52%) Big Data
13 7 (4.83%) Hadoop
14 6 (4.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 5 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
15 5 (3.45%) Oracle Database
16 4 (2.76%) Oracle Database 11g
16 4 (2.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (10.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (13.79%) Finance
2 4 (2.76%) Retail
2 4 (2.76%) Marketing
3 3 (2.07%) Advertising
4 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.69%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.52%) .NET
2 2 (1.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (1.38%) LINQ
2 2 (1.38%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.69%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 70 (48.28%) Replication
2 29 (20.00%) Clustering
3 11 (7.59%) Statistics
4 3 (2.07%) Open Source
4 3 (2.07%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (1.38%) Social Media
6 1 (0.69%) GIS
6 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 43 (29.66%) Windows
2 6 (4.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (4.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (2.07%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (44.83%) Performance Tuning
2 39 (26.90%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (15.17%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (13.10%) Disaster Recovery
5 18 (12.41%) Migration
6 14 (9.66%) Data Transformation
6 14 (9.66%) Change Management
7 13 (8.97%) Database Security
8 12 (8.28%) ETL
9 11 (7.59%) Performance Management
10 10 (6.90%) ITIL
10 10 (6.90%) Unit Testing
11 7 (4.83%) Mentoring
11 7 (4.83%) E-Commerce
12 6 (4.14%) ERP
13 5 (3.45%) Incident Management
13 5 (3.45%) Coaching
13 5 (3.45%) Performance Analysis
14 4 (2.76%) Capacity Planning
14 4 (2.76%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 138 (95.17%) SQL
2 100 (68.97%) T-SQL
3 17 (11.72%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.76%) PL/SQL
4 4 (2.76%) C#
5 1 (0.69%) Java
5 1 (0.69%) VB
5 1 (0.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (8.28%) Degree
2 4 (2.76%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.69%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.41%) QA
2 3 (2.07%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (6.90%) LiteSpeed
2 3 (2.07%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 29 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.03%) Oracle
3 6 (4.14%) Sybase
4 4 (2.76%) VMware
5 3 (2.07%) NetApp
5 3 (2.07%) Vertica
6 2 (1.38%) Facebook
6 2 (1.38%) Open Text
6 2 (1.38%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (1.38%) Primavera
6 2 (1.38%) Sage
7 1 (0.69%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.69%) HP
7 1 (0.69%) Citrix
7 1 (0.69%) SAP
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