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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 131 170 192
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 115 91 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.87% 1.38% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.92% 1.43% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 103 87 58
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
5982 6384 7061
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.36% 96.95% 96.36%
Number of salaries quoted 5020 5299 5702
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 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £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 30 August 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 30 August 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 +11 61 £52,500 +10.52% 5
Cheshire +35 30 £38,000 -2.56%
Merseyside -5 13 £47,500 +13.09% 2
Cumbria -1 6 £42,500 +30.76%
Lancashire +11 5 £40,000 -5.88%
SQL DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 185 (99.46%) SQL
2 180 (96.77%) SQL Server
3 129 (69.35%) T-SQL
4 120 (64.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 103 (55.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 99 (53.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 96 (51.61%) Replication
8 81 (43.55%) Microsoft
9 78 (41.94%) SQL Server 2014
10 68 (36.56%) Performance Tuning
11 62 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
12 61 (32.80%) Clustering
13 53 (28.49%) Business Intelligence
13 53 (28.49%) High Availability
13 53 (28.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 52 (27.96%) MS Excel
14 52 (27.96%) Finance
15 51 (27.42%) Data Warehouse
16 50 (26.88%) SQL Server 2005
17 44 (23.66%) MySQL
18 41 (22.04%) Capacity Planning
19 33 (17.74%) Migration
19 33 (17.74%) Windows
20 30 (16.13%) Disaster Recovery
20 30 (16.13%) MongoDB
20 30 (16.13%) PowerShell
21 29 (15.59%) SQL Server 2000
22 27 (14.52%) SAN
22 27 (14.52%) ETL
23 26 (13.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services

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 (9.14%) SharePoint
2 13 (6.99%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (2.69%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (1.08%) SAS
5 1 (0.54%) IIS
Applications
1 52 (27.96%) MS Excel
2 15 (8.06%) MS Office
3 2 (1.08%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (12.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (5.91%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (4.30%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (4.30%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 27 (14.52%) SAN
2 8 (4.30%) Internet
3 7 (3.76%) DNS
3 7 (3.76%) Firewall
3 7 (3.76%) NAS
4 4 (2.15%) HTTP
5 2 (1.08%) SMS
6 1 (0.54%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (96.77%) SQL Server
2 120 (64.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 103 (55.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 99 (53.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 78 (41.94%) SQL Server 2014
6 62 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 53 (28.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 51 (27.42%) Data Warehouse
9 50 (26.88%) SQL Server 2005
10 44 (23.66%) MySQL
11 30 (16.13%) MongoDB
12 29 (15.59%) SQL Server 2000
13 26 (13.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 25 (13.44%) NoSQL
15 20 (10.75%) Azure SQL Database
16 19 (10.22%) DTS
17 14 (7.53%) Oracle Database
17 14 (7.53%) Relational Database
18 13 (6.99%) SQL Server 2016
19 12 (6.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (3.76%) Talend Open Studio
1 7 (3.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.08%) ERwin
3 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 52 (27.96%) Finance
2 21 (11.29%) Legal
3 15 (8.06%) Billing
4 11 (5.91%) Law
5 8 (4.30%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.54%) Local Government
6 1 (0.54%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.38%) .NET
2 5 (2.69%) Middleware
2 5 (2.69%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (1.08%) JSON
3 2 (1.08%) RESTful
4 1 (0.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 96 (51.61%) Replication
2 61 (32.80%) Clustering
3 24 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.84%) Data Centre
5 7 (3.76%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (3.23%) Statistics
6 6 (3.23%) Symmetrix
7 3 (1.61%) iPad
8 2 (1.08%) CLARiiON
8 2 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.08%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.54%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 33 (17.74%) Windows
2 16 (8.60%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (8.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (6.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (6.45%) Windows Server
6 10 (5.38%) Unix
7 8 (4.30%) Linux
8 4 (2.15%) AIX
8 4 (2.15%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (36.56%) Performance Tuning
2 53 (28.49%) Business Intelligence
2 53 (28.49%) High Availability
3 41 (22.04%) Capacity Planning
4 33 (17.74%) Migration
5 30 (16.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 27 (14.52%) ETL
7 24 (12.90%) Database Security
7 24 (12.90%) Performance Monitoring
8 22 (11.83%) Data Modelling
9 21 (11.29%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (10.22%) Database Mirroring
11 16 (8.60%) Change Control
12 15 (8.06%) Customer Engagement
12 15 (8.06%) Database Optimisation
13 14 (7.53%) Performance Analysis
14 13 (6.99%) Data Architecture
15 12 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
15 12 (6.45%) E-Commerce
16 10 (5.38%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 185 (99.46%) SQL
2 129 (69.35%) T-SQL
3 30 (16.13%) PowerShell
4 16 (8.60%) VBA
5 10 (5.38%) ANSI SQL
6 4 (2.15%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.08%) C#
7 2 (1.08%) PHP
7 2 (1.08%) Python
7 2 (1.08%) R
7 2 (1.08%) VBScript
8 1 (0.54%) C
8 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.54%) Tcl
8 1 (0.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (11.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (6.99%) Degree
3 7 (3.76%) Oracle Certification
4 6 (3.23%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.23%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.61%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.54%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 12 (6.45%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.69%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.08%) QA
4 1 (0.54%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (3.76%) VMware ESX
1 7 (3.76%) VMware ESXi
1 7 (3.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.15%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (1.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (1.61%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (1.08%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.08%) SRDF
4 2 (1.08%) vSphere
5 1 (0.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (6.99%) LiteSpeed
2 9 (4.84%) SCOM
3 3 (1.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (1.08%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.54%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 81 (43.55%) Microsoft
2 25 (13.44%) RedGate
3 21 (11.29%) Oracle
4 16 (8.60%) Remedy
4 16 (8.60%) VMware
5 7 (3.76%) HP
5 7 (3.76%) Talend
6 6 (3.23%) EMC
7 4 (2.15%) IBM
8 3 (1.61%) Cognos
8 3 (1.61%) SAP
9 2 (1.08%) Cloudera
9 2 (1.08%) Hyperion
9 2 (1.08%) IDERA
9 2 (1.08%) iManage
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