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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Server Database Administrator
England / North West
Rank 213 192 227
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 36 47 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.61% 0.84% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.88% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 31 31 21
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +23.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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
5660 5367 6624
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.57% 96.05% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4778 4512 5665
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,691 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 22 January 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 22 January 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 -31 23 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Merseyside -6 8 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Cheshire +17 5 £40,000 -20.00%
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 86 (100.00%) SQL
1 86 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 62 (72.09%) T-SQL
3 60 (69.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 54 (62.79%) Microsoft
4 54 (62.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 47 (54.65%) Performance Tuning
6 39 (45.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 36 (41.86%) Replication
8 33 (38.37%) Data Warehouse
9 32 (37.21%) Business Intelligence
10 28 (32.56%) SQL Server 2014
11 23 (26.74%) MS Excel
12 21 (24.42%) SQL Server 2008
12 21 (24.42%) Microsoft Azure
13 20 (23.26%) Clustering
14 18 (20.93%) Finance
15 17 (19.77%) Migration
15 17 (19.77%) Database Security
16 16 (18.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 16 (18.60%) ETL
16 16 (18.60%) MySQL
17 15 (17.44%) SQL Server 2005
17 15 (17.44%) Capacity Planning
17 15 (17.44%) High Availability
18 14 (16.28%) Microsoft Certification
19 13 (15.12%) Disaster Recovery
19 13 (15.12%) MongoDB
19 13 (15.12%) Azure SQL Database
20 12 (13.95%) Database Optimisation

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 (3.49%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 23 (26.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 21 (24.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 60 (69.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 54 (62.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 39 (45.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 33 (38.37%) Data Warehouse
6 28 (32.56%) SQL Server 2014
7 21 (24.42%) SQL Server 2008
8 16 (18.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 16 (18.60%) MySQL
9 15 (17.44%) SQL Server 2005
10 13 (15.12%) Azure SQL Database
10 13 (15.12%) MongoDB
11 12 (13.95%) OLTP
12 10 (11.63%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (10.47%) RDBMS
13 9 (10.47%) Relational Database
14 6 (6.98%) SQL Server 2000
15 5 (5.81%) Riak
16 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2016
17 3 (3.49%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (20.93%) Finance
2 5 (5.81%) Legal
3 4 (4.65%) Banking
3 4 (4.65%) Law
4 1 (1.16%) Advertising
4 1 (1.16%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.33%) .NET
1 2 (2.33%) XML
2 1 (1.16%) COM
2 1 (1.16%) DCOM
2 1 (1.16%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 36 (41.86%) Replication
2 20 (23.26%) Clustering
3 10 (11.63%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (6.98%) Data Centre
4 6 (6.98%) iPad
4 6 (6.98%) Statistics
5 2 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.16%) Fintech
6 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.30%) Windows
2 5 (5.81%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.16%) Unix
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (54.65%) Performance Tuning
2 32 (37.21%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (19.77%) Database Security
3 17 (19.77%) Migration
4 16 (18.60%) ETL
5 15 (17.44%) Capacity Planning
5 15 (17.44%) High Availability
6 13 (15.12%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (13.95%) Database Optimisation
8 7 (8.14%) Database Mirroring
8 7 (8.14%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (6.98%) Requirements Analysis
10 5 (5.81%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (4.65%) Capacity Management
11 4 (4.65%) Database Tuning
11 4 (4.65%) E-Commerce
11 4 (4.65%) Performance Optimisation
12 3 (3.49%) Data Analysis
13 2 (2.33%) Scrum
13 2 (2.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 86 (100.00%) SQL
2 62 (72.09%) T-SQL
3 6 (6.98%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.33%) PHP
5 1 (1.16%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (16.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.16%) MCITP
2 1 (1.16%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.16%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 4 (4.65%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (1.16%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (2.33%) Perfmon
2 1 (1.16%) SCOM
Vendors
1 54 (62.79%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.47%) RedGate
3 2 (2.33%) Veritas
4 1 (1.16%) Cognos
4 1 (1.16%) Facebook
4 1 (1.16%) Hyperion
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle
4 1 (1.16%) SAP
Liverpool, Merseyside
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Salary: £50000.00 - £550000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago