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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 171 128 171
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 89 124 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.43% 2.01% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 2.10% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 81 103 91
Median salary £45,000 £46,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,702 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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
6034 5905 7247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.65% 95.91% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5084 4895 6191
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 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 -37 63 £48,750 +2.63% 7
Cheshire 0 13 £45,000 - 1
Merseyside -5 12 £31,500 -25.88% 2
Lancashire -1 2 £40,000 +31.32% 2
SQL DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 206 (100.00%) SQL
2 199 (96.60%) SQL Server
3 129 (62.62%) T-SQL
4 122 (59.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 113 (54.85%) Microsoft
6 107 (51.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 100 (48.54%) SQL Server 2008
8 88 (42.72%) Performance Tuning
9 77 (37.38%) Replication
10 74 (35.92%) MS Excel
11 65 (31.55%) SQL Server 2014
12 63 (30.58%) Business Intelligence
13 54 (26.21%) SQL Server 2012
14 51 (24.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 48 (23.30%) MySQL
16 47 (22.82%) Data Warehouse
17 46 (22.33%) SQL Server 2005
18 44 (21.36%) PowerShell
19 43 (20.87%) High Availability
20 41 (19.90%) Disaster Recovery
21 38 (18.45%) Clustering
22 35 (16.99%) Capacity Planning
23 32 (15.53%) Finance
23 32 (15.53%) ETL
24 31 (15.05%) Data Modelling
24 31 (15.05%) Migration
25 30 (14.56%) Windows
25 30 (14.56%) Analytical Skills
26 29 (14.08%) MongoDB
26 29 (14.08%) NoSQL

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 25 (12.14%) SharePoint
2 18 (8.74%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (2.43%) Oracle Service Bus
3 5 (2.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (0.97%) IIS
5 1 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 74 (35.92%) MS Excel
2 17 (8.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 28 (13.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (10.68%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (7.77%) Amazon EC2
3 16 (7.77%) Amazon S3
4 3 (1.46%) IaaS
4 3 (1.46%) PaaS
4 3 (1.46%) SaaS
5 1 (0.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (11.65%) SAN
2 17 (8.25%) DNS
3 16 (7.77%) Firewall
3 16 (7.77%) Internet
3 16 (7.77%) NAS
4 2 (0.97%) HTTP
5 1 (0.49%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.49%) LAN
5 1 (0.49%) Network Security
5 1 (0.49%) VPN
5 1 (0.49%) WAN
5 1 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 199 (96.60%) SQL Server
2 122 (59.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 107 (51.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 100 (48.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 65 (31.55%) SQL Server 2014
6 54 (26.21%) SQL Server 2012
7 51 (24.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 48 (23.30%) MySQL
9 47 (22.82%) Data Warehouse
10 46 (22.33%) SQL Server 2005
11 29 (14.08%) MongoDB
11 29 (14.08%) NoSQL
12 26 (12.62%) SQL Server 2000
13 19 (9.22%) Azure SQL Database
14 18 (8.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 17 (8.25%) Oracle Database
16 16 (7.77%) Amazon Redshift
16 16 (7.77%) SQL Server 2016
17 13 (6.31%) RDBMS
17 13 (6.31%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (8.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (5.34%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 32 (15.53%) Finance
2 17 (8.25%) Billing
3 12 (5.83%) Law
3 12 (5.83%) Legal
4 4 (1.94%) Banking
5 3 (1.46%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.46%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.49%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.88%) .NET
2 6 (2.91%) Middleware
2 6 (2.91%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (1.46%) XML
4 2 (0.97%) DCOM
5 1 (0.49%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.49%) COM
5 1 (0.49%) JSON
5 1 (0.49%) LINQ
5 1 (0.49%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 1 (0.49%) NHibernate
5 1 (0.49%) RESTful
5 1 (0.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 77 (37.38%) Replication
2 38 (18.45%) Clustering
3 30 (14.56%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (8.25%) Statistics
5 13 (6.31%) Data Centre
6 12 (5.83%) Computer Science
7 11 (5.34%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (4.37%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (1.94%) iPad
10 3 (1.46%) Symmetrix
11 2 (0.97%) Fintech
12 1 (0.49%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (14.56%) Windows
2 15 (7.28%) Unix
3 13 (6.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (5.34%) Windows Server
4 11 (5.34%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (5.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (4.85%) Linux
6 4 (1.94%) AIX
6 4 (1.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (42.72%) Performance Tuning
2 63 (30.58%) Business Intelligence
3 43 (20.87%) High Availability
4 41 (19.90%) Disaster Recovery
5 35 (16.99%) Capacity Planning
6 32 (15.53%) ETL
7 31 (15.05%) Data Modelling
7 31 (15.05%) Migration
8 24 (11.65%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (11.65%) Database Security
9 18 (8.74%) Customer Engagement
9 18 (8.74%) Data Architecture
10 17 (8.25%) DevOps
10 17 (8.25%) Performance Monitoring
11 16 (7.77%) Scrum
11 16 (7.77%) Software Engineering
12 13 (6.31%) Database Mirroring
12 13 (6.31%) Database Optimisation
13 11 (5.34%) Capacity Management
13 11 (5.34%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 206 (100.00%) SQL
2 129 (62.62%) T-SQL
3 44 (21.36%) PowerShell
4 18 (8.74%) VBA
5 6 (2.91%) Python
5 6 (2.91%) R
6 3 (1.46%) C#
6 3 (1.46%) PHP
7 2 (0.97%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.49%) ANSI SQL
8 1 (0.49%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 28 (13.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (8.25%) Degree
3 6 (2.91%) MCITP
3 6 (2.91%) MCTS
4 5 (2.43%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (2.43%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.43%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.94%) MCDBA
6 3 (1.46%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.19%) PCI DSS
2 18 (8.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.43%) SLA
4 4 (1.94%) QA
5 2 (0.97%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.97%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (7.77%) VMware ESX
1 16 (7.77%) VMware ESXi
2 7 (3.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 7 (3.40%) Virtual Servers
2 7 (3.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.94%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.94%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.97%) vSphere
5 1 (0.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (8.25%) SCOM
2 6 (2.91%) LiteSpeed
3 5 (2.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (0.97%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 113 (54.85%) Microsoft
2 25 (12.14%) VMware
3 21 (10.19%) Oracle
4 13 (6.31%) RedGate
5 11 (5.34%) HP
5 11 (5.34%) Remedy
5 11 (5.34%) Talend
6 5 (2.43%) Cloudera
6 5 (2.43%) IDERA
7 3 (1.46%) EMC
7 3 (1.46%) IBM
8 2 (0.97%) Cognos
8 2 (0.97%) Hyperion
8 2 (0.97%) iManage
8 2 (0.97%) SAP
8 2 (0.97%) Veritas
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