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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 157 167 138
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 97 78 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.39% 1.20% 1.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 1.26% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 84 64 95
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% -7.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £32,290
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.60% +3.12%
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
6617 6182 7174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.13% 94.85% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5490 5121 6055
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Cheshire +22 42 £39,500 -1.25% 5
Manchester -16 35 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Lancashire +3 12 £36,750 -6.96%
Merseyside +19 8 £40,000 +9.58% 2
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 174 (94.57%) SQL
2 161 (87.50%) SQL Server
3 134 (72.83%) T-SQL
4 91 (49.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 90 (48.91%) Performance Tuning
6 86 (46.74%) SQL Server 2012
7 80 (43.48%) Replication
8 77 (41.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 67 (36.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 59 (32.07%) Windows
11 57 (30.98%) Agile Software Development
12 55 (29.89%) Microsoft
13 51 (27.72%) Clustering
14 42 (22.83%) Finance
14 42 (22.83%) Data Warehouse
15 41 (22.28%) Disaster Recovery
16 36 (19.57%) Migration
17 33 (17.93%) Business Intelligence
18 32 (17.39%) SQL Server 2005
18 32 (17.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 29 (15.76%) Change Management
20 28 (15.22%) Statistics
21 25 (13.59%) QA
22 24 (13.04%) PowerShell
22 24 (13.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
23 21 (11.41%) Data Transformation
24 20 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
24 20 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
25 19 (10.33%) DTS
25 19 (10.33%) Capacity Planning

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 8 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.09%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (0.54%) IIS
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle 9iAS
Applications
1 18 (9.78%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.26%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (2.17%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.54%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 20 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.17%) HTTP
2 3 (1.63%) SAN
3 1 (0.54%) Intranet
3 1 (0.54%) Internet
3 1 (0.54%) DNS
3 1 (0.54%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 91 (49.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 86 (46.74%) SQL Server 2012
4 77 (41.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 67 (36.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 42 (22.83%) Data Warehouse
7 32 (17.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 32 (17.39%) SQL Server 2005
8 19 (10.33%) DTS
9 13 (7.07%) SQL Server 2000
10 12 (6.52%) OLAP
11 11 (5.98%) OLTP
11 11 (5.98%) Big Data
12 10 (5.43%) Hadoop
13 7 (3.80%) MongoDB
13 7 (3.80%) Relational Database
13 7 (3.80%) OLAP Cube
13 7 (3.80%) RDBMS
13 7 (3.80%) MySQL
14 6 (3.26%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 24 (13.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 42 (22.83%) Finance
2 3 (1.63%) Local Government
3 2 (1.09%) Music Industry
3 2 (1.09%) Retail
4 1 (0.54%) General Ledger
4 1 (0.54%) Automotive
4 1 (0.54%) Banking
4 1 (0.54%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.98%) .NET
2 3 (1.63%) XML
2 3 (1.63%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.09%) Web Services
3 2 (1.09%) NHibernate
3 2 (1.09%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 1 (0.54%) HTML
4 1 (0.54%) COM
4 1 (0.54%) LINQ
4 1 (0.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (0.54%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 80 (43.48%) Replication
2 51 (27.72%) Clustering
3 28 (15.22%) Statistics
4 5 (2.72%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.17%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.63%) Data Conversion
7 2 (1.09%) NHS
7 2 (1.09%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.54%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 59 (32.07%) Windows
2 8 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (3.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (1.63%) SUSE
4 3 (1.63%) Linux
4 3 (1.63%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.54%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (48.91%) Performance Tuning
2 57 (30.98%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (22.28%) Disaster Recovery
4 36 (19.57%) Migration
5 33 (17.93%) Business Intelligence
6 29 (15.76%) Change Management
7 21 (11.41%) Data Transformation
8 19 (10.33%) Capacity Planning
9 16 (8.70%) Unit Testing
9 16 (8.70%) Performance Management
10 14 (7.61%) ETL
11 13 (7.07%) Mentoring
12 11 (5.98%) ITIL
13 10 (5.43%) Database Tuning
14 8 (4.35%) Incident Management
14 8 (4.35%) Problem Management
14 8 (4.35%) Capacity Management
15 7 (3.80%) Root Cause Analysis
16 6 (3.26%) Data Protection
16 6 (3.26%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 174 (94.57%) SQL
2 134 (72.83%) T-SQL
3 24 (13.04%) PowerShell
4 5 (2.72%) C#
5 2 (1.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (6.52%) Degree
3 7 (3.80%) Security Cleared
4 6 (3.26%) MCITP
5 4 (2.17%) MCDBA
6 3 (1.63%) VCP4
6 3 (1.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (13.59%) QA
2 2 (1.09%) SLA
2 2 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (1.63%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.54%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (3.26%) SCOM
2 3 (1.63%) Data Guard
2 3 (1.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 55 (29.89%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.70%) Oracle
3 5 (2.72%) NetApp
3 5 (2.72%) Vertica
4 2 (1.09%) VMware
5 1 (0.54%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.54%) Sage
5 1 (0.54%) Sybase
5 1 (0.54%) SAP
5 1 (0.54%) Citrix
5 1 (0.54%) Epicor
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