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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 162 152 183
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 72 109 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.30% 1.71% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 1.76% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 62 96 58
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,550 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
5397 6184 6861
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.51% 96.78% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4578 5042 5525
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +7 51 £45,000 - 8
Merseyside -10 9 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Cheshire +13 8 £38,000 -10.58% 3
Cumbria +3 3 £42,500 +54.54% 2
SQL DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 167 (94.35%) SQL
2 166 (93.79%) SQL Server
3 120 (67.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 115 (64.97%) T-SQL
5 111 (62.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 110 (62.15%) Replication
7 106 (59.89%) SQL Server 2008
8 94 (53.11%) SQL Server 2014
9 79 (44.63%) SQL Server 2012
10 67 (37.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 65 (36.72%) High Availability
11 65 (36.72%) Clustering
12 64 (36.16%) Microsoft
13 61 (34.46%) Performance Tuning
14 60 (33.90%) Finance
15 53 (29.94%) SQL Server 2005
16 48 (27.12%) Data Warehouse
17 44 (24.86%) Business Intelligence
18 43 (24.29%) Windows
18 43 (24.29%) Capacity Planning
19 36 (20.34%) SQL Server 2000
20 34 (19.21%) Performance Monitoring
21 33 (18.64%) MS Excel
22 31 (17.51%) SAN
23 30 (16.95%) DTS
24 29 (16.38%) Windows Server 2008
25 28 (15.82%) Windows Server 2003
26 27 (15.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
26 27 (15.25%) PowerShell
27 26 (14.69%) MongoDB

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 12 (6.78%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (3.39%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.13%) SAS
Applications
1 33 (18.64%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.39%) MS Office
3 2 (1.13%) SPSS
4 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Markit EDM
1 1 (0.56%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.26%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (2.26%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 31 (17.51%) SAN
2 4 (2.26%) Internet
3 3 (1.69%) HTTP
4 2 (1.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (93.79%) SQL Server
2 120 (67.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 111 (62.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 106 (59.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 94 (53.11%) SQL Server 2014
6 79 (44.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 67 (37.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 53 (29.94%) SQL Server 2005
9 48 (27.12%) Data Warehouse
10 36 (20.34%) SQL Server 2000
11 30 (16.95%) DTS
12 27 (15.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 26 (14.69%) MongoDB
14 23 (12.99%) MySQL
14 23 (12.99%) NoSQL
15 14 (7.91%) Neo4j
16 13 (7.34%) Relational Database
17 12 (6.78%) Azure SQL Database
17 12 (6.78%) Oracle Database
18 9 (5.08%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (1.69%) ERwin
2 2 (1.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.56%) tSQLt
3 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 60 (33.90%) Finance
2 18 (10.17%) Legal
3 8 (4.52%) Financial Institution
4 5 (2.82%) Billing
4 5 (2.82%) Law
5 1 (0.56%) Marketing
5 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.17%) .NET
2 4 (2.26%) Web Services
3 2 (1.13%) JSON
3 2 (1.13%) RESTful
4 1 (0.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 110 (62.15%) Replication
2 65 (36.72%) Clustering
3 10 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.65%) Data Centre
3 10 (5.65%) Symmetrix
4 4 (2.26%) iPad
5 3 (1.69%) CLARiiON
5 3 (1.69%) IBM XIV
6 2 (1.13%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.13%) Statistics
7 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.56%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.56%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 43 (24.29%) Windows
2 29 (16.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (15.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (11.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (6.21%) Windows Server
6 7 (3.95%) Unix
7 4 (2.26%) Linux
8 1 (0.56%) AIX
8 1 (0.56%) Solaris
8 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (36.72%) High Availability
2 61 (34.46%) Performance Tuning
3 44 (24.86%) Business Intelligence
4 43 (24.29%) Capacity Planning
5 34 (19.21%) Performance Monitoring
6 26 (14.69%) Migration
7 25 (14.12%) ETL
7 25 (14.12%) Performance Analysis
8 23 (12.99%) Database Mirroring
9 20 (11.30%) Change Control
10 18 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (10.17%) Data Modelling
11 16 (9.04%) Database Security
11 16 (9.04%) Disaster Recovery
12 14 (7.91%) Customer Engagement
12 14 (7.91%) Mentoring
13 12 (6.78%) Capacity Management
13 12 (6.78%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (6.78%) Data Architecture
13 12 (6.78%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 167 (94.35%) SQL
2 115 (64.97%) T-SQL
3 27 (15.25%) PowerShell
4 15 (8.47%) ANSI SQL
5 9 (5.08%) PL/SQL
6 6 (3.39%) Shell Script
6 6 (3.39%) VBA
7 3 (1.69%) VBScript
8 2 (1.13%) C
8 2 (1.13%) C#
8 2 (1.13%) PHP
9 1 (0.56%) Tcl
9 1 (0.56%) VB
9 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (9.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (6.21%) Degree
3 9 (5.08%) Oracle Certification
4 7 (3.95%) MCDBA
5 6 (3.39%) OCP
6 3 (1.69%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.69%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.56%) HND
7 1 (0.56%) MCITP
7 1 (0.56%) MCSE
7 1 (0.56%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.52%) ISO 9001
1 8 (4.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (4.52%) PCI DSS
2 6 (3.39%) QA
3 1 (0.56%) COBIT
3 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.39%) Oracle RAC
1 6 (3.39%) SRDF
2 4 (2.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (2.26%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.13%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (12.99%) LiteSpeed
2 6 (3.39%) Data Guard
2 6 (3.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 6 (3.39%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (1.69%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.56%) Perfmon
4 1 (0.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 64 (36.16%) Microsoft
2 24 (13.56%) RedGate
3 21 (11.86%) Oracle
4 16 (9.04%) Remedy
5 10 (5.65%) EMC
6 7 (3.95%) IBM
7 6 (3.39%) Cognos
8 4 (2.26%) VMware
9 3 (1.69%) SAP
10 1 (0.56%) iManage
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