The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 228 210 169
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 26 37 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.35% 0.55% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.58% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 24 23 70
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +27.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £26,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
SQL Server 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
7064 6376 7025
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.29% 94.40% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 5965 5459 6034
Average salary £38,230 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £54,950
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL Server DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA across the North West region.

SQL Server DBA Salary Trend in the North West

SQL Server DBA
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA across the North West region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

SQL Server DBA Salary Histogram in the North West

SQL Server 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 Server DBA within the North West region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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 -6 15 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Cheshire -27 10 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Lancashire -2 1 - -
SQL Server DBA
England

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title.

1 50 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 43 (86.00%) SQL
3 40 (80.00%) T-SQL
4 35 (70.00%) Performance Tuning
5 32 (64.00%) Replication
6 30 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 25 (50.00%) Windows
8 20 (40.00%) Clustering
9 18 (36.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 18 (36.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 17 (34.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 16 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (30.00%) Migration
13 14 (28.00%) Disaster Recovery
13 14 (28.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 13 (26.00%) Database Security
15 11 (22.00%) Data Transformation
15 11 (22.00%) Change Management
15 11 (22.00%) Data Warehouse
15 11 (22.00%) SAN
16 10 (20.00%) DTS
16 10 (20.00%) Finance
16 10 (20.00%) Performance Management
16 10 (20.00%) LiteSpeed
16 10 (20.00%) Unit Testing
17 9 (18.00%) Business Intelligence
18 8 (16.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 7 (14.00%) Statistics
19 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
20 6 (12.00%) ETL

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.00%) SAN
2 3 (6.00%) HTTP
3 1 (2.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 30 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (36.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 18 (36.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 17 (34.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (28.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (22.00%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (20.00%) DTS
8 8 (16.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (6.00%) MongoDB
10 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (6.00%) OLTP
11 2 (4.00%) MySQL
11 2 (4.00%) Big Data
12 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
12 1 (2.00%) Hadoop
12 1 (2.00%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 6 (12.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 10 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Advertising
2 2 (4.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 32 (64.00%) Replication
2 20 (40.00%) Clustering
3 7 (14.00%) Statistics
4 2 (4.00%) Social Media
5 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (70.00%) Performance Tuning
2 16 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (30.00%) Migration
4 14 (28.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (26.00%) Database Security
6 11 (22.00%) Data Transformation
6 11 (22.00%) Change Management
7 10 (20.00%) Performance Management
7 10 (20.00%) Unit Testing
8 9 (18.00%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (12.00%) ETL
10 5 (10.00%) ITIL
11 4 (8.00%) Performance Analysis
12 2 (4.00%) Data Modelling
13 1 (2.00%) Performance Improvement
13 1 (2.00%) CRM
13 1 (2.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 43 (86.00%) SQL
2 40 (80.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (12.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 10 (20.00%) LiteSpeed
Vendors
1 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.00%) Facebook
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £28k - 32k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago