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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 225 225 220
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 28 24 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.43% 0.34% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.35% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 28 19 12
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,100 £42,500 £33,300
10% offered a salary of more than £58,600 £57,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
6214 6785 6878
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.31% 94.86% 94.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5075 5508 5887
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 £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +19 23 £47,500 -5.00% 3
Merseyside +18 3 £42,000 -
Cheshire -10 2 £43,750 -12.50%
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 77 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 67 (87.01%) SQL
3 59 (76.62%) T-SQL
4 57 (74.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 57 (74.03%) SQL Server 2012
5 53 (68.83%) Replication
6 52 (67.53%) Performance Tuning
7 51 (66.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 49 (63.64%) Windows
9 34 (44.16%) Database Mirroring
10 32 (41.56%) Agile Software Development
11 30 (38.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 30 (38.96%) Microsoft Azure
11 30 (38.96%) Statistics
11 30 (38.96%) PowerShell
12 28 (36.36%) Clustering
13 23 (29.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 18 (23.38%) Microsoft
15 16 (20.78%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (20.78%) Data Warehouse
16 14 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 9 (11.69%) Capacity Planning
17 9 (11.69%) Migration
17 9 (11.69%) Change Management
18 8 (10.39%) Disaster Recovery
18 8 (10.39%) Finance
18 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 8 (10.39%) DTS
18 8 (10.39%) Oracle
19 7 (9.09%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.19%) IIS
3 1 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (5.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (38.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.19%) Amazon EMR
2 4 (5.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 4 (5.19%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (5.19%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.49%) SAN
2 4 (5.19%) DMZ
2 4 (5.19%) Internet
2 4 (5.19%) NAS
2 4 (5.19%) Ethernet
2 4 (5.19%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 57 (74.03%) SQL Server 2008
2 57 (74.03%) SQL Server 2012
3 51 (66.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (29.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (20.78%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (10.39%) DTS
7 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (6.49%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (5.19%) NoSQL
9 4 (5.19%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (5.19%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.30%) Data Mart
10 1 (1.30%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 30 (38.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.30%) ERwin
General
1 8 (10.39%) Finance
2 4 (5.19%) Marketing
3 3 (3.90%) Advertising
4 2 (2.60%) Local Government
5 1 (1.30%) Music Industry
5 1 (1.30%) Automotive
5 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.30%) Electronics
5 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.19%) Web Services
2 1 (1.30%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 53 (68.83%) Replication
2 30 (38.96%) Statistics
3 28 (36.36%) Clustering
4 4 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.60%) User Experience
6 1 (1.30%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.30%) Symmetrix
6 1 (1.30%) DTV
6 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 49 (63.64%) Windows
2 7 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (7.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.30%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.30%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (67.53%) Performance Tuning
2 34 (44.16%) Database Mirroring
3 32 (41.56%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (20.78%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (11.69%) Change Management
5 9 (11.69%) Migration
5 9 (11.69%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (10.39%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (7.79%) Data Migration
7 6 (7.79%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (5.19%) Capacity Management
8 4 (5.19%) MapReduce
8 4 (5.19%) ETL
8 4 (5.19%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (5.19%) Line Management
8 4 (5.19%) Identity Management
8 4 (5.19%) Data Analysis
8 4 (5.19%) Incident Management
8 4 (5.19%) Problem Management
9 3 (3.90%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 67 (87.01%) SQL
2 59 (76.62%) T-SQL
3 30 (38.96%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.60%) C#
5 1 (1.30%) ANSI SQL
5 1 (1.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (3.90%) MCITP
2 1 (1.30%) Degree
2 1 (1.30%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.19%) VMware ESX
1 4 (5.19%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.30%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 6 (7.79%) SCOM
2 1 (1.30%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 18 (23.38%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.39%) Oracle
3 4 (5.19%) VMware
4 3 (3.90%) Facebook
5 1 (1.30%) SAP
5 1 (1.30%) EMC
5 1 (1.30%) Remedy
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Salary: £38k - 44k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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