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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Server Database Administrator
England / North West
Rank 210 186 196
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 33 45 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.56% 0.80% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.83% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 28 35 49
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%

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
5734 5447 6783
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.69% 96.58% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4780 4586 5638
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 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 -46 19 £38,750 -13.88% 3
Merseyside +1 8 £51,250 +17.14%
Cheshire +21 6 £40,000 -21.56% 1
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 74 (100.00%) SQL
1 74 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 58 (78.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 56 (75.68%) T-SQL
4 51 (68.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 48 (64.86%) Microsoft
6 42 (56.76%) Performance Tuning
7 39 (52.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 37 (50.00%) Replication
9 35 (47.30%) Data Warehouse
10 30 (40.54%) Business Intelligence
10 30 (40.54%) SQL Server 2014
11 22 (29.73%) Clustering
12 20 (27.03%) MS Excel
12 20 (27.03%) Microsoft Azure
13 19 (25.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 16 (21.62%) SQL Server 2008
14 16 (21.62%) Database Security
15 15 (20.27%) Migration
15 15 (20.27%) MySQL
15 15 (20.27%) ETL
16 14 (18.92%) Finance
16 14 (18.92%) SQL Server 2005
16 14 (18.92%) Capacity Planning
17 13 (17.57%) Microsoft Certification
18 12 (16.22%) MongoDB
18 12 (16.22%) Azure SQL Database
19 11 (14.86%) Database Optimisation
20 10 (13.51%) Disaster Recovery
20 10 (13.51%) SQL Server 2012

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 3 (4.05%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 20 (27.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 20 (27.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 58 (78.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 51 (68.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 39 (52.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 35 (47.30%) Data Warehouse
6 30 (40.54%) SQL Server 2014
7 19 (25.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 16 (21.62%) SQL Server 2008
9 15 (20.27%) MySQL
10 14 (18.92%) SQL Server 2005
11 12 (16.22%) Azure SQL Database
11 12 (16.22%) MongoDB
12 10 (13.51%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (9.46%) OLTP
13 7 (9.46%) SQL Server 2016
14 6 (8.11%) RDBMS
14 6 (8.11%) Relational Database
14 6 (8.11%) SQL Server 2000
15 4 (5.41%) Riak
16 3 (4.05%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (18.92%) Finance
2 4 (5.41%) Banking
2 4 (5.41%) Law
3 3 (4.05%) Advertising
3 3 (4.05%) Legal
3 3 (4.05%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.70%) .NET
1 2 (2.70%) XML
2 1 (1.35%) COM
2 1 (1.35%) DCOM
2 1 (1.35%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 37 (50.00%) Replication
2 22 (29.73%) Clustering
3 7 (9.46%) iPad
4 6 (8.11%) Data Centre
4 6 (8.11%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.35%) Fintech
6 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.11%) Windows
2 3 (4.05%) Windows Server
2 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.35%) Unix
3 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (56.76%) Performance Tuning
2 30 (40.54%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (21.62%) Database Security
4 15 (20.27%) ETL
4 15 (20.27%) Migration
5 14 (18.92%) Capacity Planning
6 11 (14.86%) Database Optimisation
7 10 (13.51%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (13.51%) High Availability
8 7 (9.46%) Requirements Analysis
9 6 (8.11%) Database Mirroring
9 6 (8.11%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (8.11%) Statistics
10 5 (6.76%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (5.41%) Capacity Management
11 4 (5.41%) Database Tuning
11 4 (5.41%) E-Commerce
11 4 (5.41%) Performance Optimisation
12 2 (2.70%) ETL Development
12 2 (2.70%) Full Text Search
Programming Languages
1 74 (100.00%) SQL
2 56 (75.68%) T-SQL
3 5 (6.76%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.70%) PHP
5 1 (1.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (17.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.35%) MCITP
2 1 (1.35%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 4 (5.41%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (2.70%) Perfmon
2 1 (1.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 48 (64.86%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.81%) RedGate
3 3 (4.05%) Facebook
4 2 (2.70%) Veritas
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle
5 1 (1.35%) SAP
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