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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 227 176 232
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +56
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 38 63 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.61% 1.04% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 1.09% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 36 47 36
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £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
6056 5787 7159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.76% 95.83% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5102 4779 6116
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 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -32 31 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Merseyside -16 4 £42,000 -1.17% 3
Cheshire +5 2 £37,250 -25.50%
Lancashire - 1 £40,000 - 1
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 85 (100.00%) SQL
1 85 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 61 (71.76%) T-SQL
3 55 (64.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 55 (64.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 54 (63.53%) Microsoft
5 44 (51.76%) Performance Tuning
6 37 (43.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 36 (42.35%) Replication
8 35 (41.18%) Business Intelligence
9 31 (36.47%) SQL Server 2014
10 27 (31.76%) Data Warehouse
10 27 (31.76%) MS Excel
11 26 (30.59%) SQL Server 2008
12 19 (22.35%) Clustering
12 19 (22.35%) Finance
13 18 (21.18%) Microsoft Azure
14 15 (17.65%) Migration
14 15 (17.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 15 (17.65%) Database Security
15 14 (16.47%) MongoDB
15 14 (16.47%) High Availability
15 14 (16.47%) SQL Server 2005
16 13 (15.29%) Capacity Planning
16 13 (15.29%) MySQL
16 13 (15.29%) OLTP
16 13 (15.29%) Microsoft Certification
17 12 (14.12%) Azure SQL Database
17 12 (14.12%) SQL Server 2012
18 11 (12.94%) RedGate

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 4 (4.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 27 (31.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 18 (21.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 55 (64.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 55 (64.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 37 (43.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 31 (36.47%) SQL Server 2014
5 27 (31.76%) Data Warehouse
6 26 (30.59%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (17.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 14 (16.47%) MongoDB
8 14 (16.47%) SQL Server 2005
9 13 (15.29%) MySQL
9 13 (15.29%) OLTP
10 12 (14.12%) Azure SQL Database
10 12 (14.12%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (9.41%) RDBMS
11 8 (9.41%) Relational Database
12 7 (8.24%) SQL Server 2000
13 6 (7.06%) Riak
14 4 (4.71%) SQL Server 2016
15 3 (3.53%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (22.35%) Finance
2 10 (11.76%) Legal
3 5 (5.88%) Law
4 3 (3.53%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.18%) .NET
1 1 (1.18%) COM
1 1 (1.18%) DCOM
1 1 (1.18%) LINQ
1 1 (1.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (42.35%) Replication
2 19 (22.35%) Clustering
3 11 (12.94%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (5.88%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.71%) Statistics
6 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.35%) iPad
7 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.18%) Fintech
7 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.59%) Windows
2 8 (9.41%) Windows Server
3 5 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.18%) Unix
5 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (51.76%) Performance Tuning
2 35 (41.18%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (17.65%) Database Security
3 15 (17.65%) Migration
4 14 (16.47%) High Availability
5 13 (15.29%) Capacity Planning
6 11 (12.94%) Database Optimisation
6 11 (12.94%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (9.41%) ETL
8 7 (8.24%) Database Mirroring
9 6 (7.06%) Performance Monitoring
10 5 (5.88%) Capacity Management
10 5 (5.88%) Mentoring
11 4 (4.71%) Data Analysis
11 4 (4.71%) Database Tuning
12 3 (3.53%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (3.53%) Data Modelling
12 3 (3.53%) E-Commerce
13 2 (2.35%) Identity Management
13 2 (2.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 85 (100.00%) SQL
2 61 (71.76%) T-SQL
3 7 (8.24%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.18%) ANSI SQL
4 1 (1.18%) C#
4 1 (1.18%) PHP
4 1 (1.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (15.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) ISO 9001
1 2 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.35%) PCI DSS
1 2 (2.35%) SLA
2 1 (1.18%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 4 (4.71%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (3.53%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.35%) vSphere
4 1 (1.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (2.35%) Perfmon
2 1 (1.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 54 (63.53%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.94%) RedGate
3 2 (2.35%) iManage
3 2 (2.35%) Veritas
3 2 (2.35%) VMware
4 1 (1.18%) Cognos
4 1 (1.18%) Hyperion
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle
4 1 (1.18%) SAP
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