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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Database Administrator
England / North West
Rank 158 127 152
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 86 111 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.45% 1.96% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 2.03% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 78 98 90
Median salary £42,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £38,200 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,050
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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
5748 5470 6783
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.78% 96.54% 97.08%
Number of salaries quoted 4801 4591 5688
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 -49 50 £41,500 -7.77% 4
Merseyside +9 17 £48,750 +8.33% 1
Cheshire +8 17 £40,750 -18.50% 1
Lancashire -5 2 £50,000 -
SQL DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 (100.00%) SQL
2 163 (94.77%) SQL Server
3 98 (56.98%) T-SQL
4 91 (52.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 85 (49.42%) Microsoft
6 84 (48.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 79 (45.93%) Performance Tuning
8 67 (38.95%) SQL Server 2008
9 56 (32.56%) Data Warehouse
10 55 (31.98%) MS Excel
10 55 (31.98%) Business Intelligence
11 52 (30.23%) Replication
12 51 (29.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 42 (24.42%) SQL Server 2014
14 41 (23.84%) High Availability
15 35 (20.35%) Clustering
15 35 (20.35%) ETL
16 33 (19.19%) SQL Server 2005
17 31 (18.02%) MySQL
18 30 (17.44%) Windows
18 30 (17.44%) Disaster Recovery
18 30 (17.44%) SQL Server 2012
19 29 (16.86%) Microsoft Azure
20 28 (16.28%) Microsoft Certification
21 27 (15.70%) Capacity Planning
22 25 (14.53%) PowerShell
22 25 (14.53%) Data Modelling
22 25 (14.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
23 24 (13.95%) Oracle
23 24 (13.95%) Analytical Skills

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 17 (9.88%) SharePoint
2 10 (5.81%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.16%) Alfresco
3 2 (1.16%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.58%) IIS
Applications
1 55 (31.98%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 29 (16.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (5.81%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (5.81%) Amazon S3
4 7 (4.07%) IaaS
4 7 (4.07%) PaaS
4 7 (4.07%) SaaS
5 1 (0.58%) Azure Machine Learning
5 1 (0.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.40%) DNS
1 11 (6.40%) SAN
2 10 (5.81%) Firewall
2 10 (5.81%) Internet
2 10 (5.81%) NAS
3 1 (0.58%) LAN
3 1 (0.58%) Network Security
3 1 (0.58%) VPN
3 1 (0.58%) WAN
3 1 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (94.77%) SQL Server
2 91 (52.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 84 (48.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 67 (38.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 56 (32.56%) Data Warehouse
6 51 (29.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 42 (24.42%) SQL Server 2014
8 33 (19.19%) SQL Server 2005
9 31 (18.02%) MySQL
10 30 (17.44%) SQL Server 2012
11 25 (14.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 19 (11.05%) MongoDB
12 19 (11.05%) SQL Server 2016
13 17 (9.88%) NoSQL
14 15 (8.72%) Azure SQL Database
15 13 (7.56%) Oracle Database
16 11 (6.40%) Relational Database
17 10 (5.81%) Amazon Redshift
17 10 (5.81%) SQL Server 2000
18 8 (4.65%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 13 (7.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (3.49%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (1.16%) NUnit
3 2 (1.16%) Selenium
3 2 (1.16%) SoapUI
3 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 21 (12.21%) Finance
2 7 (4.07%) Multimedia
3 6 (3.49%) Banking
3 6 (3.49%) Billing
3 6 (3.49%) Law
4 5 (2.91%) Marketing
5 4 (2.33%) Advertising
5 4 (2.33%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.81%) XML
2 9 (5.23%) .NET
3 8 (4.65%) DCOM
4 2 (1.16%) LINQ
4 2 (1.16%) XSLT
5 1 (0.58%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.58%) COM
5 1 (0.58%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 1 (0.58%) MDX
5 1 (0.58%) Middleware
5 1 (0.58%) NHibernate
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.58%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 52 (30.23%) Replication
2 35 (20.35%) Clustering
3 24 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (11.05%) Statistics
5 14 (8.14%) iPad
6 11 (6.40%) Data Protection Act
7 10 (5.81%) Computer Science
7 10 (5.81%) Data Centre
8 6 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.16%) Fintech
10 1 (0.58%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (17.44%) Windows
2 15 (8.72%) Unix
3 10 (5.81%) Windows Server
4 9 (5.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (2.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.33%) Linux
6 4 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.16%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (45.93%) Performance Tuning
2 55 (31.98%) Business Intelligence
3 41 (23.84%) High Availability
4 35 (20.35%) ETL
5 30 (17.44%) Disaster Recovery
6 27 (15.70%) Capacity Planning
7 25 (14.53%) Data Modelling
8 23 (13.37%) Migration
9 21 (12.21%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (9.88%) Database Security
11 16 (9.30%) Performance Monitoring
12 14 (8.14%) ITIL
13 13 (7.56%) Business Continuity
14 12 (6.98%) Database Optimisation
14 12 (6.98%) Scrum
15 11 (6.40%) Data Analysis
15 11 (6.40%) Data Protection
16 10 (5.81%) Customer Engagement
16 10 (5.81%) Data Architecture
16 10 (5.81%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 172 (100.00%) SQL
2 98 (56.98%) T-SQL
3 25 (14.53%) PowerShell
4 10 (5.81%) VBA
5 7 (4.07%) PL/SQL
6 6 (3.49%) PHP
7 5 (2.91%) C#
8 4 (2.33%) Python
8 4 (2.33%) R
Qualifications
1 28 (16.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (8.14%) Degree
3 8 (4.65%) MCITP
3 8 (4.65%) MCTS
4 7 (4.07%) MCSA
5 4 (2.33%) MCDBA
6 2 (1.16%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.88%) PCI DSS
2 10 (5.81%) ISO 9000
2 10 (5.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (5.23%) SLA
4 7 (4.07%) QA
5 1 (0.58%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (5.81%) VMware ESX
1 10 (5.81%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (2.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 5 (2.91%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (1.74%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (6.40%) SCOM
2 4 (2.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.16%) LiteSpeed
3 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (1.16%) Perfmon
4 1 (0.58%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 85 (49.42%) Microsoft
2 24 (13.95%) Oracle
3 11 (6.40%) VMware
4 8 (4.65%) RedGate
5 6 (3.49%) HP
5 6 (3.49%) Talend
6 4 (2.33%) IDERA
7 3 (1.74%) Cloudera
7 3 (1.74%) Cognos
7 3 (1.74%) Facebook
8 2 (1.16%) IBM
8 2 (1.16%) SAP
8 2 (1.16%) Sybase
8 2 (1.16%) Veritas
9 1 (0.58%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.58%) Remedy
9 1 (0.58%) Tableau
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