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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 221 224 223
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 27 22 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.42% 0.31% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.33% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 26 16 18
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £31,540
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £57,500 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 6677 7153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.22% 94.87% 95.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4927 5407 6125
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 £22,500 £23,500
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 2 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 2 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 +20 19 £47,500 -5.00% 3
Cheshire -4 5 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Merseyside +9 3 £42,000 -
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 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 80 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 73 (91.25%) SQL
3 65 (81.25%) T-SQL
4 57 (71.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 57 (71.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 55 (68.75%) Replication
6 54 (67.50%) Performance Tuning
7 50 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 48 (60.00%) Windows
9 36 (45.00%) Clustering
10 34 (42.50%) Database Mirroring
11 32 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
12 27 (33.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 27 (33.75%) Microsoft Azure
12 27 (33.75%) Statistics
12 27 (33.75%) PowerShell
13 22 (27.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 21 (26.25%) Microsoft
15 20 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
16 19 (23.75%) Business Intelligence
17 15 (18.75%) Finance
18 14 (17.50%) Change Management
18 14 (17.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 12 (15.00%) Capacity Planning
20 10 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
20 10 (12.50%) MS Excel
21 9 (11.25%) Microsoft Certification
21 9 (11.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
22 8 (10.00%) DTS
22 8 (10.00%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 2 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 (8.75%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.25%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (33.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.25%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (1.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.25%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.25%) SAN
2 1 (1.25%) DMZ
2 1 (1.25%) Internet
2 1 (1.25%) NAS
2 1 (1.25%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 57 (71.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 57 (71.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 50 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (27.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (17.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (11.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 8 (10.00%) DTS
9 7 (8.75%) SQL Server 2000
9 7 (8.75%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (5.00%) OLAP
11 3 (3.75%) OLAP Cube
12 1 (1.25%) Data Mart
12 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
12 1 (1.25%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
12 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
12 1 (1.25%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 27 (33.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.25%) ERwin
General
1 15 (18.75%) Finance
2 4 (5.00%) Marketing
3 3 (3.75%) Advertising
4 2 (2.50%) Music Industry
5 1 (1.25%) Local Government
5 1 (1.25%) Automotive
5 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.25%) Electronics
5 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.25%) Web Services
1 1 (1.25%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 55 (68.75%) Replication
2 36 (45.00%) Clustering
3 27 (33.75%) Statistics
4 1 (1.25%) User Experience
4 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.25%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.25%) Symmetrix
4 1 (1.25%) DTV
4 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 48 (60.00%) Windows
2 7 (8.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.25%) UNIX
4 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.25%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (67.50%) Performance Tuning
2 34 (42.50%) Database Mirroring
3 32 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (23.75%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (17.50%) Change Management
6 12 (15.00%) Capacity Planning
7 10 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (7.50%) Migration
8 6 (7.50%) Incident Management
8 6 (7.50%) Problem Management
8 6 (7.50%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (7.50%) Capacity Management
8 6 (7.50%) Line Management
8 6 (7.50%) ETL
9 3 (3.75%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (3.75%) Mentoring
9 3 (3.75%) Data Transformation
9 3 (3.75%) Unit Testing
9 3 (3.75%) Performance Management
9 3 (3.75%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 73 (91.25%) SQL
2 65 (81.25%) T-SQL
3 27 (33.75%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.50%) C#
5 1 (1.25%) ANSI SQL
5 1 (1.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (11.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (7.50%) MCITP
3 4 (5.00%) Degree
3 4 (5.00%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.25%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.25%) SRDF
1 1 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (7.50%) SCOM
2 1 (1.25%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 21 (26.25%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.00%) Oracle
3 3 (3.75%) Facebook
4 1 (1.25%) SAP
4 1 (1.25%) EMC
4 1 (1.25%) Remedy
4 1 (1.25%) VMware
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