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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 133 171 142
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 130 72 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.02% 1.02% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.13% 1.07% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 113 59 78
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,490 £31,500 £28,450
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%
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
6117 6717 6971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.25% 95.47% 95.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4889 5420 5859
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £55,000
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 5 May 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 5 May 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
(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 +28 57 £43,000 +4.24% 14
Cheshire +36 51 £41,500 +7.09% 2
Merseyside +24 11 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Lancashire -5 11 £21,500 -38.57%
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 186 (94.90%) SQL
2 173 (88.27%) SQL Server
3 139 (70.92%) T-SQL
4 104 (53.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 96 (48.98%) SQL Server 2008
6 89 (45.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 89 (45.41%) Performance Tuning
6 89 (45.41%) Replication
7 87 (44.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 70 (35.71%) Microsoft
9 60 (30.61%) Windows
10 59 (30.10%) Clustering
11 51 (26.02%) Business Intelligence
12 49 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
13 42 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 39 (19.90%) Disaster Recovery
15 38 (19.39%) MS Excel
16 37 (18.88%) Agile Software Development
17 36 (18.37%) Finance
18 32 (16.33%) SQL Server 2005
19 28 (14.29%) PowerShell
19 28 (14.29%) Database Mirroring
20 26 (13.27%) Statistics
21 25 (12.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
22 24 (12.24%) Microsoft Certification
23 23 (11.73%) Capacity Planning
24 22 (11.22%) ETL
24 22 (11.22%) Migration
25 21 (10.71%) Oracle
26 19 (9.69%) Change Management

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 9 (4.59%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.53%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (1.53%) Oracle 9iAS
3 2 (1.02%) IIS
4 1 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 38 (19.39%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.06%) PowerPivot
3 3 (1.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (4.08%) Dynamics NAV
1 8 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.02%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (1.02%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 19 (9.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.04%) SAN
2 3 (1.53%) Internet
3 2 (1.02%) DNS
3 2 (1.02%) DHCP
4 1 (0.51%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (88.27%) SQL Server
2 104 (53.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 96 (48.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 89 (45.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 87 (44.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 49 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
7 42 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 32 (16.33%) SQL Server 2005
9 17 (8.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 14 (7.14%) OLAP
11 13 (6.63%) SQL Server 2000
12 12 (6.12%) OLAP Cube
13 11 (5.61%) DTS
14 9 (4.59%) Oracle Database
14 9 (4.59%) MySQL
15 8 (4.08%) OLTP
15 8 (4.08%) Big Data
16 7 (3.57%) Hadoop
16 7 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
16 7 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (12.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.51%) ERwin
2 1 (0.51%) Toad
2 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (18.37%) Finance
2 7 (3.57%) Local Government
3 3 (1.53%) Marketing
4 2 (1.02%) General Ledger
4 2 (1.02%) Advertising
4 2 (1.02%) Music Industry
5 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.51%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.12%) .NET
2 10 (5.10%) XML
3 2 (1.02%) NHibernate
3 2 (1.02%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.02%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 1 (0.51%) HTML
4 1 (0.51%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.51%) Web Services
4 1 (0.51%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 89 (45.41%) Replication
2 59 (30.10%) Clustering
3 26 (13.27%) Statistics
4 6 (3.06%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.55%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.55%) NHS
6 4 (2.04%) User Experience
7 3 (1.53%) Data Conversion
8 2 (1.02%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.51%) Open Source
9 1 (0.51%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.51%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.51%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.51%) Symmetrix
9 1 (0.51%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 60 (30.61%) Windows
2 10 (5.10%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (2.55%) Linux
5 3 (1.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 3 (1.53%) SUSE
6 2 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.51%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.51%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.51%) UNIX
7 1 (0.51%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (45.41%) Performance Tuning
2 51 (26.02%) Business Intelligence
3 39 (19.90%) Disaster Recovery
4 37 (18.88%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (14.29%) Database Mirroring
6 23 (11.73%) Capacity Planning
7 22 (11.22%) ETL
7 22 (11.22%) Migration
8 19 (9.69%) Change Management
9 11 (5.61%) Mentoring
10 10 (5.10%) Unit Testing
11 9 (4.59%) Data Migration
11 9 (4.59%) CRM
12 8 (4.08%) Incident Management
12 8 (4.08%) Problem Management
12 8 (4.08%) Data Transformation
12 8 (4.08%) Capacity Management
13 7 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
13 7 (3.57%) BCP
14 6 (3.06%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 186 (94.90%) SQL
2 139 (70.92%) T-SQL
3 28 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.04%) C#
5 2 (1.02%) VBScript
5 2 (1.02%) C
6 1 (0.51%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.51%) C++
6 1 (0.51%) Java
6 1 (0.51%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.51%) PHP
6 1 (0.51%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.51%) Python
Qualifications
1 24 (12.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (7.65%) Degree
3 7 (3.57%) MCITP
4 6 (3.06%) MCP
4 6 (3.06%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.55%) MCDBA
6 3 (1.53%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.51%) MCTS
7 1 (0.51%) HND
7 1 (0.51%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.59%) QA
2 4 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.02%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.02%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.51%) SRDF
3 1 (0.51%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (3.06%) SCOM
2 3 (1.53%) Data Guard
2 3 (1.53%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (1.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.51%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 70 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 21 (10.71%) Oracle
3 6 (3.06%) VMware
3 6 (3.06%) Vertica
4 2 (1.02%) SAP
4 2 (1.02%) Epicor
4 2 (1.02%) JD Edwards
4 2 (1.02%) Sage
4 2 (1.02%) Facebook
5 1 (0.51%) Remedy
5 1 (0.51%) NetApp
5 1 (0.51%) EMC
5 1 (0.51%) Citrix
Cheshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester
Noir Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Newton Blue
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
My Dentist
Salary: £18,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 28 Days Holiday + 10% Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £28000 - £35500 per annum + 20% pension, 35+ holidays
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £34999 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £325.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Chester
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £23 - £24 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago