The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 230 195 182
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 23 61 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.32% 0.82% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.86% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 22 40 54
Average salary £40,875 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.16% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6909 7058 6853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.47% 95.39% 96.37%
Number of salaries quoted 5594 5932 6059
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
SQL Server DBA
England

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
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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -26 15 £41,250 +2.48% 1
Lancashire - 5 £31,500 -
Cheshire +2 3 £40,000 -11.11%
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 44 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 41 (93.18%) SQL
3 27 (61.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (61.36%) Performance Tuning
4 24 (54.55%) T-SQL
5 22 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 20 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (36.36%) Finance
8 15 (34.09%) Replication
8 15 (34.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (29.55%) SQL Server 2012
9 13 (29.55%) Windows
10 12 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 11 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (22.73%) SQL Server 2000
12 10 (22.73%) MS Excel
13 9 (20.45%) .NET
13 9 (20.45%) Citrix
13 9 (20.45%) VMware
14 8 (18.18%) Database Tuning
15 6 (13.64%) GIS
15 6 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
15 6 (13.64%) Clustering
15 6 (13.64%) Business Continuity
15 6 (13.64%) SLA
15 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
15 6 (13.64%) SAN
15 6 (13.64%) BizTalk Server
15 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (13.64%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (11.36%) SharePoint
3 4 (9.09%) IIS
4 3 (6.82%) CMS
4 3 (6.82%) LiveLink
4 3 (6.82%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (22.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) SAN
2 2 (4.55%) Internet
3 1 (2.27%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (61.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 20 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (34.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (29.55%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (22.73%) SQL Server 2000
9 5 (11.36%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (6.82%) MS Access
12 2 (4.55%) DTS
13 1 (2.27%) OLTP
13 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
13 1 (2.27%) MySQL
13 1 (2.27%) Informix
13 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
General
1 16 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.45%) .NET
2 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.27%) XML
2 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.09%) Replication
2 6 (13.64%) Clustering
2 6 (13.64%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 13 (29.55%) Windows
2 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.82%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (61.36%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (18.18%) Database Tuning
4 6 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (13.64%) Business Continuity
5 5 (11.36%) ITIL
6 4 (9.09%) Database Security
6 4 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (9.09%) Data Governance
6 4 (9.09%) Data Management
6 4 (9.09%) Data Security
7 3 (6.82%) Content Management
7 3 (6.82%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (4.55%) Performance Management
8 2 (4.55%) Migration
9 1 (2.27%) Change Management
9 1 (2.27%) Data Transformation
9 1 (2.27%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 41 (93.18%) SQL
2 24 (54.55%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) Degree
1 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) SLA
2 3 (6.82%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.82%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 9 (20.45%) Citrix
1 9 (20.45%) VMware
2 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.82%) PeopleSoft
3 3 (6.82%) Cognos
3 3 (6.82%) Sage
3 3 (6.82%) Primavera
3 3 (6.82%) Open Text
4 2 (4.55%) Teradata
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle
5 1 (2.27%) Sun