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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 168 193 182
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 88 64 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.31% 0.87% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 0.92% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 84 55 41
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +19.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +2.40%
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
6429 6960 6464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.60% 94.84% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5344 5645 5548
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Manchester +17 45 £47,500 +18.75% 7
Cheshire +4 23 £39,000 -22.00% 7
Cumbria +8 15 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Merseyside +8 5 £42,000 +68.00%
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 173 (92.51%) SQL
2 168 (89.84%) SQL Server
3 133 (71.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 122 (65.24%) T-SQL
5 107 (57.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 93 (49.73%) SQL Server 2012
7 85 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 85 (45.45%) Replication
8 82 (43.85%) Performance Tuning
9 65 (34.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 62 (33.16%) Microsoft
11 52 (27.81%) Clustering
11 52 (27.81%) Windows
12 49 (26.20%) Data Warehouse
13 46 (24.60%) Business Intelligence
14 42 (22.46%) PowerShell
15 40 (21.39%) Database Mirroring
16 39 (20.86%) Disaster Recovery
17 33 (17.65%) ETL
18 30 (16.04%) Oracle
19 29 (15.51%) Agile Software Development
20 27 (14.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
21 26 (13.90%) Oracle Database
21 26 (13.90%) Microsoft Azure
21 26 (13.90%) Finance
21 26 (13.90%) MS Excel
22 24 (12.83%) SQL Server 2005
23 22 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
23 22 (11.76%) Statistics
24 20 (10.70%) Oracle9i Database

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 17 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 17 (9.09%) Oracle Application Server
2 13 (6.95%) WebLogic
3 5 (2.67%) IIS
4 4 (2.14%) Oracle 9iAS
5 1 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 26 (13.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (6.42%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (2.14%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (2.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.53%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (13.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.74%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.21%) Amazon EMR
4 4 (2.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (2.14%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (2.14%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.81%) Internet
2 6 (3.21%) SAN
3 5 (2.67%) DNS
4 4 (2.14%) DMZ
4 4 (2.14%) Ethernet
4 4 (2.14%) NAS
5 3 (1.60%) HTTP
6 2 (1.07%) DHCP
7 1 (0.53%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.53%) LAN
7 1 (0.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (89.84%) SQL Server
2 133 (71.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 107 (57.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 93 (49.73%) SQL Server 2012
5 85 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 65 (34.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 49 (26.20%) Data Warehouse
8 26 (13.90%) Oracle Database
9 24 (12.83%) SQL Server 2005
10 22 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
11 20 (10.70%) Oracle Database 10g
11 20 (10.70%) Oracle9i Database
12 17 (9.09%) Relational Database
13 14 (7.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 13 (6.95%) Oracle8/8i Database
15 11 (5.88%) DTS
15 11 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
16 10 (5.35%) OLAP
17 8 (4.28%) Oracle Database 12c
18 7 (3.74%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 27 (14.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.07%) Toad
4 1 (0.53%) ERwin
4 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (13.90%) Finance
2 6 (3.21%) Local Government
3 5 (2.67%) Marketing
3 5 (2.67%) Advertising
4 2 (1.07%) Retail
4 2 (1.07%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.53%) Electronics
5 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.53%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.53%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.28%) .NET
2 7 (3.74%) XML
3 5 (2.67%) Web Services
4 1 (0.53%) MDX
4 1 (0.53%) LINQ
4 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 85 (45.45%) Replication
2 52 (27.81%) Clustering
3 22 (11.76%) Statistics
4 6 (3.21%) User Experience
5 5 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.67%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.14%) NHS
7 2 (1.07%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.53%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.53%) Health Informatics
8 1 (0.53%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.53%) Symmetrix
8 1 (0.53%) DTV
8 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.53%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.53%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 52 (27.81%) Windows
2 15 (8.02%) Linux
3 14 (7.49%) AIX
4 13 (6.95%) Solaris
5 10 (5.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (4.81%) UNIX
7 7 (3.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (3.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (43.85%) Performance Tuning
2 46 (24.60%) Business Intelligence
3 40 (21.39%) Database Mirroring
4 39 (20.86%) Disaster Recovery
5 33 (17.65%) ETL
6 29 (15.51%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
8 15 (8.02%) Change Management
9 14 (7.49%) Change Control
9 14 (7.49%) Performance Monitoring
10 13 (6.95%) Database Security
11 12 (6.42%) Migration
11 12 (6.42%) Business Analysis
12 10 (5.35%) Data Migration
12 10 (5.35%) ETL Development
13 9 (4.81%) Incident Management
14 8 (4.28%) Data Analysis
14 8 (4.28%) ITIL
15 6 (3.21%) PRINCE2
15 6 (3.21%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 173 (92.51%) SQL
2 122 (65.24%) T-SQL
3 42 (22.46%) PowerShell
4 11 (5.88%) C#
5 4 (2.14%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.60%) ANSI SQL
7 2 (1.07%) C
7 2 (1.07%) VBScript
7 2 (1.07%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.53%) Python
8 1 (0.53%) C++
8 1 (0.53%) Java
8 1 (0.53%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.53%) PHP
8 1 (0.53%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (8.02%) SC Cleared
2 15 (8.02%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.81%) Degree
4 6 (3.21%) MCP
5 4 (2.14%) MCTS
5 4 (2.14%) MCITP
6 3 (1.60%) MCSA
6 3 (1.60%) OCP
6 3 (1.60%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.07%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.53%) HND
8 1 (0.53%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.42%) SLA
2 3 (1.60%) QA
3 2 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (6.95%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (2.14%) VMware ESX
2 4 (2.14%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.07%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.53%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 13 (6.95%) Oracle RMAN
1 13 (6.95%) Data Guard
2 6 (3.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.53%) LiteSpeed
3 1 (0.53%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 62 (33.16%) Microsoft
2 30 (16.04%) Oracle
3 13 (6.95%) Sun
3 13 (6.95%) IBM
4 9 (4.81%) VMware
5 3 (1.60%) Facebook
5 3 (1.60%) Hitachi
6 2 (1.07%) NetApp
6 2 (1.07%) SAP
6 2 (1.07%) Teradata
6 2 (1.07%) Remedy
7 1 (0.53%) Red Gate
7 1 (0.53%) Vertica
7 1 (0.53%) EMC
7 1 (0.53%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.53%) Sage
7 1 (0.53%) Epicor
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