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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 194 213 217
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 37 45 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.66% 0.64% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.66% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 25 36 29
Average salary £46,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
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
5353 6787 6388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.12% 96.58% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4488 5731 5335
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,001 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA within the North West region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(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 +42 31 £47,500 +7.95% 7
Merseyside -3 4 £43,750 +4.16% 1
Lancashire +9 1 £50,000 -
Cheshire -1 1 £51,000 +29.93%
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 106 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 85 (80.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 84 (79.25%) SQL
4 80 (75.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 79 (74.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 55 (51.89%) Replication
7 54 (50.94%) T-SQL
8 46 (43.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 45 (42.45%) SQL Server 2012
10 41 (38.68%) Performance Tuning
11 40 (37.74%) Windows
12 37 (34.91%) SQL Server 2000
12 37 (34.91%) PowerShell
13 36 (33.96%) High Availability
14 35 (33.02%) SQL Server 2005
14 35 (33.02%) SQL Server 2014
15 34 (32.08%) Finance
16 30 (28.30%) Disaster Recovery
17 27 (25.47%) Microsoft
18 26 (24.53%) Business Intelligence
19 25 (23.58%) Windows Server 2003
19 25 (23.58%) Windows Server 2008
20 24 (22.64%) Windows Server 2012
20 24 (22.64%) OLAP
21 23 (21.70%) Clustering
21 23 (21.70%) Capacity Planning
22 21 (19.81%) Microsoft Azure
23 20 (18.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
23 20 (18.87%) OLTP
23 20 (18.87%) Windows Server

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.94%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 21 (19.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.72%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.83%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.89%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 16 (15.09%) SAN
2 6 (5.66%) Internet
3 1 (0.94%) FTP
3 1 (0.94%) HTTP
3 1 (0.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 85 (80.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 80 (75.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 79 (74.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 46 (43.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 45 (42.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 37 (34.91%) SQL Server 2000
8 35 (33.02%) SQL Server 2005
8 35 (33.02%) SQL Server 2014
9 24 (22.64%) OLAP
10 20 (18.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 20 (18.87%) OLTP
11 17 (16.04%) Data Warehouse
12 15 (14.15%) DTS
13 5 (4.72%) Amazon RDS
13 5 (4.72%) Amazon Redshift
13 5 (4.72%) NoSQL
14 2 (1.89%) MongoDB
14 2 (1.89%) Neo4j
15 1 (0.94%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 12 (11.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 9 (8.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.94%) ERwin
General
1 34 (32.08%) Finance
2 2 (1.89%) Local Government
3 1 (0.94%) Banking
3 1 (0.94%) Games
3 1 (0.94%) Legal
3 1 (0.94%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.89%) Web Services
2 1 (0.94%) .NET
2 1 (0.94%) DCOM
2 1 (0.94%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 55 (51.89%) Replication
2 23 (21.70%) Clustering
3 12 (11.32%) Statistics
4 7 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.83%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.89%) User Experience
7 1 (0.94%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.94%) NHS
7 1 (0.94%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 40 (37.74%) Windows
2 25 (23.58%) Windows Server 2003
2 25 (23.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (22.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (18.87%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.83%) Linux
5 3 (2.83%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (38.68%) Performance Tuning
2 36 (33.96%) High Availability
3 30 (28.30%) Disaster Recovery
4 26 (24.53%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (21.70%) Capacity Planning
6 19 (17.92%) Performance Monitoring
7 17 (16.04%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (14.15%) Performance Analysis
9 13 (12.26%) Database Mirroring
10 12 (11.32%) ETL
11 10 (9.43%) Capacity Management
12 9 (8.49%) Change Management
12 9 (8.49%) ITIL
12 9 (8.49%) Problem Management
12 9 (8.49%) Root Cause Analysis
13 8 (7.55%) ETL Development
14 7 (6.60%) Migration
14 7 (6.60%) Project Management
15 6 (5.66%) Data Migration
16 5 (4.72%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (79.25%) SQL
2 54 (50.94%) T-SQL
3 37 (34.91%) PowerShell
4 4 (3.77%) ANSI SQL
5 1 (0.94%) C#
5 1 (0.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (8.49%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (1.89%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.89%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.94%) Degree
3 1 (0.94%) MCITP
3 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.89%) QA
2 1 (0.94%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (0.94%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 15 (14.15%) LiteSpeed
2 12 (11.32%) Perfmon
3 1 (0.94%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 27 (25.47%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.49%) Hitachi
3 4 (3.77%) Oracle
4 1 (0.94%) EMC
4 1 (0.94%) Red Gate
4 1 (0.94%) Remedy
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