The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had SQL Server DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 206 203 237
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 54 52 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.85% 0.77% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.80% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 53 50 21
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £33,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £58,200 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
6147 6508 7024
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.65% 96.60% 96.13%
Number of salaries quoted 5163 5398 5801
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 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured SQL Server DBA in the job title.

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 28 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 September 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 -14 33 £52,500 +10.52% 4
Cheshire +35 12 £36,250 -14.70% 1
Lancashire - 7 £40,000 -
Merseyside -14 2 £45,000 +15.38%
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, SQL Server 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 Server DBA in the job title.

1 82 (100.00%) SQL
1 82 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 63 (76.83%) T-SQL
3 58 (70.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 54 (65.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 45 (54.88%) Replication
6 44 (53.66%) Microsoft
7 39 (47.56%) SQL Server 2014
8 38 (46.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 34 (41.46%) Performance Tuning
9 34 (41.46%) Business Intelligence
10 32 (39.02%) Data Warehouse
11 31 (37.80%) Clustering
12 29 (35.37%) Finance
13 28 (34.15%) MS Excel
13 28 (34.15%) SQL Server 2008
14 23 (28.05%) SQL Server 2005
14 23 (28.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 23 (28.05%) RedGate
15 22 (26.83%) Microsoft Azure
15 22 (26.83%) Capacity Planning
15 22 (26.83%) MongoDB
15 22 (26.83%) Migration
16 21 (25.61%) MySQL
16 21 (25.61%) Microsoft Certification
16 21 (25.61%) High Availability
16 21 (25.61%) Database Security
17 20 (24.39%) Azure SQL Database
18 18 (21.95%) Legal
18 18 (21.95%) Database Optimisation

SQL Server 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 2 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 28 (34.15%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 22 (26.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.66%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 58 (70.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 54 (65.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 39 (47.56%) SQL Server 2014
5 38 (46.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 32 (39.02%) Data Warehouse
7 28 (34.15%) SQL Server 2008
8 23 (28.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 23 (28.05%) SQL Server 2005
9 22 (26.83%) MongoDB
10 21 (25.61%) MySQL
11 20 (24.39%) Azure SQL Database
12 11 (13.41%) OLTP
13 9 (10.98%) SQL Server 2012
14 8 (9.76%) SQL Server 2000
15 7 (8.54%) RDBMS
15 7 (8.54%) Relational Database
16 4 (4.88%) Riak
16 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2016
17 3 (3.66%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.22%) ERwin
General
1 29 (35.37%) Finance
2 18 (21.95%) Legal
3 4 (4.88%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.44%) .NET
2 1 (1.22%) COM
2 1 (1.22%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 45 (54.88%) Replication
2 31 (37.80%) Clustering
3 9 (10.98%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.88%) Statistics
5 3 (3.66%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.22%) CLARiiON
7 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.22%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.63%) Windows
2 9 (10.98%) Windows Server
3 6 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (6.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.22%) Linux
6 1 (1.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (41.46%) Business Intelligence
1 34 (41.46%) Performance Tuning
2 22 (26.83%) Capacity Planning
2 22 (26.83%) Migration
3 21 (25.61%) Database Security
3 21 (25.61%) High Availability
4 18 (21.95%) Database Optimisation
5 13 (15.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (12.20%) Database Mirroring
7 9 (10.98%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (7.32%) Data Modelling
9 6 (7.32%) Mentoring
10 4 (4.88%) Data Analysis
10 4 (4.88%) E-Commerce
11 3 (3.66%) Capacity Management
12 2 (2.44%) Customer Engagement
12 2 (2.44%) Market Making
12 2 (2.44%) Performance Analysis
12 2 (2.44%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 82 (100.00%) SQL
2 63 (76.83%) T-SQL
3 5 (6.10%) ANSI SQL
3 5 (6.10%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.22%) PHP
4 1 (1.22%) VBA
4 1 (1.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (25.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (7.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) ISO 9001
1 2 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.44%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.22%) ISO 9000
2 1 (1.22%) QA
2 1 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.44%) Hyper-V
1 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (2.44%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (2.44%) vSphere
2 1 (1.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.22%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 2 (2.44%) Perfmon
2 1 (1.22%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (1.22%) LiteSpeed
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 44 (53.66%) Microsoft
2 23 (28.05%) RedGate
3 2 (2.44%) iManage
3 2 (2.44%) Oracle
3 2 (2.44%) VMware
4 1 (1.22%) Cognos
4 1 (1.22%) EMC
4 1 (1.22%) Hyperion
4 1 (1.22%) SAP
4 1 (1.22%) Veritas
Stockport, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Market Leading Salaries + 10% bonus, 5% pension, car or allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
North West England
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Warrington
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £34000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago