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

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 199 232 196
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 50 24 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.76% 0.33% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.35% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 44 24 41
Average salary £43,250 £41,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.84% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,800 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £55,000
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
6279 6829 6995
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.27% 95.28% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 5001 5536 5865
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 £24,690 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 April 2015.

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 April 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 +27 22 £40,000 - 2
Manchester +10 22 £47,500 +15.15% 3
Lancashire +3 6 - -
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 74 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 65 (87.84%) SQL
3 55 (74.32%) T-SQL
4 53 (71.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 48 (64.86%) SQL Server 2012
6 46 (62.16%) Performance Tuning
7 45 (60.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 44 (59.46%) Replication
9 39 (52.70%) Windows
10 35 (47.30%) Clustering
11 29 (39.19%) Data Warehouse
12 28 (37.84%) Database Mirroring
13 26 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
13 26 (35.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 25 (33.78%) Microsoft
15 18 (24.32%) Statistics
15 18 (24.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 18 (24.32%) PowerShell
15 18 (24.32%) Microsoft Azure
16 16 (21.62%) Finance
16 16 (21.62%) Business Intelligence
17 14 (18.92%) Change Management
17 14 (18.92%) Capacity Planning
18 13 (17.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 12 (16.22%) Disaster Recovery
20 11 (14.86%) Migration
20 11 (14.86%) Microsoft Certification
20 11 (14.86%) MS Excel
21 9 (12.16%) ETL
22 8 (10.81%) DTS

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (9.46%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 11 (14.86%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.11%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 18 (24.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.41%) SAN
2 1 (1.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 53 (71.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 48 (64.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 45 (60.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 29 (39.19%) Data Warehouse
6 26 (35.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (17.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (10.81%) DTS
9 7 (9.46%) SQL Server 2000
9 7 (9.46%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Power View
10 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (6.76%) OLAP Cube
11 5 (6.76%) OLAP
12 2 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (2.70%) RDBMS
12 2 (2.70%) Relational Database
12 2 (2.70%) Amazon Redshift
13 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
13 1 (1.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (24.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.35%) ERwin
General
1 16 (21.62%) Finance
2 2 (2.70%) Advertising
2 2 (2.70%) Music Industry
2 2 (2.70%) Marketing
3 1 (1.35%) Local Government
3 1 (1.35%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 44 (59.46%) Replication
2 35 (47.30%) Clustering
3 18 (24.32%) Statistics
4 1 (1.35%) User Experience
4 1 (1.35%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.35%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 39 (52.70%) Windows
2 7 (9.46%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.35%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (62.16%) Performance Tuning
2 28 (37.84%) Database Mirroring
3 26 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (21.62%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (18.92%) Change Management
5 14 (18.92%) Capacity Planning
6 12 (16.22%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (14.86%) Migration
8 9 (12.16%) ETL
9 6 (8.11%) Incident Management
9 6 (8.11%) Problem Management
9 6 (8.11%) Data Protection
9 6 (8.11%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (8.11%) Capacity Management
9 6 (8.11%) Line Management
10 5 (6.76%) Data Transformation
10 5 (6.76%) Unit Testing
10 5 (6.76%) Performance Management
11 4 (5.41%) Data Migration
12 3 (4.05%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 65 (87.84%) SQL
2 55 (74.32%) T-SQL
3 18 (24.32%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.70%) C#
5 1 (1.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (14.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (9.46%) Degree
3 6 (8.11%) MCITP
4 4 (5.41%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 6 (8.11%) SCOM
2 1 (1.35%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 25 (33.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.46%) Oracle
3 2 (2.70%) Facebook
4 1 (1.35%) EMC
4 1 (1.35%) Remedy
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