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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 221 217 215
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 29 27 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.39% 0.40% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.42% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 22 18 48
Average salary £40,000 £40,750 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.84% -0.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £31,300 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £45,300 £47,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.19%
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
6950 6476 7701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.34% 95.35% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5973 5486 6807
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 19 December 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 19 December 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
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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 -4 15 £40,000 +23.07%
Cheshire -15 8 £40,000 - 3
Lancashire - 6 - -
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 57 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 49 (85.96%) SQL
3 46 (80.70%) T-SQL
4 38 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
5 35 (61.40%) SQL Server 2008
6 33 (57.89%) Replication
7 27 (47.37%) Windows
7 27 (47.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 25 (43.86%) SQL Server 2012
9 24 (42.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 24 (42.11%) Data Warehouse
10 21 (36.84%) Migration
10 21 (36.84%) Clustering
11 19 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (29.82%) Disaster Recovery
13 15 (26.32%) SQL Server 2005
14 14 (24.56%) DTS
15 13 (22.81%) Change Management
15 13 (22.81%) Data Transformation
16 12 (21.05%) Microsoft
16 12 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 12 (21.05%) Unit Testing
16 12 (21.05%) Performance Management
17 11 (19.30%) Database Security
18 10 (17.54%) Business Intelligence
19 9 (15.79%) Statistics
19 9 (15.79%) SAN
19 9 (15.79%) Finance
20 8 (14.04%) LiteSpeed
20 8 (14.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (10.53%) PowerPivot
2 3 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.79%) SAN
2 4 (7.02%) HTTP
3 1 (1.75%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 35 (61.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (47.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (43.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 24 (42.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (42.11%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (26.32%) SQL Server 2005
7 14 (24.56%) DTS
8 12 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Power View
10 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (3.51%) OLTP
11 2 (3.51%) RDBMS
11 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
11 2 (3.51%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (3.51%) MongoDB
12 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
12 1 (1.75%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (14.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Advertising
2 2 (3.51%) Marketing
3 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.75%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) Web Services
2 1 (1.75%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 33 (57.89%) Replication
2 21 (36.84%) Clustering
3 9 (15.79%) Statistics
4 2 (3.51%) Social Media
5 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 27 (47.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 21 (36.84%) Migration
3 19 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (29.82%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (22.81%) Change Management
5 13 (22.81%) Data Transformation
6 12 (21.05%) Unit Testing
6 12 (21.05%) Performance Management
7 11 (19.30%) Database Security
8 10 (17.54%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (12.28%) ETL
10 6 (10.53%) Data Protection
11 5 (8.77%) ITIL
12 2 (3.51%) Data Migration
12 2 (3.51%) Data Analytics
12 2 (3.51%) Analytics
12 2 (3.51%) Performance Analysis
13 1 (1.75%) Capacity Planning
13 1 (1.75%) Performance Improvement
13 1 (1.75%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 49 (85.96%) SQL
2 46 (80.70%) T-SQL
3 8 (14.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.77%) QA
System Software
1 8 (14.04%) LiteSpeed
Vendors
1 12 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.51%) Facebook
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