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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 213 223 207
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 25 15 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.41% 0.22% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.23% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 24 13 25
Average salary £47,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.28% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,450 £31,500 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £42,500 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,750
% change year-on-year
- +1.79%
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
5786 6434 6906
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.96% 95.25% 95.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4635 5186 5868
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +27 17 £47,500 +15.15% 2
Cheshire +2 8 £43,750 +9.37%
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 75 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 65 (86.67%) SQL
3 56 (74.67%) T-SQL
4 51 (68.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 50 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 49 (65.33%) Replication
7 48 (64.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 48 (64.00%) Performance Tuning
8 40 (53.33%) Windows
9 38 (50.67%) Clustering
10 26 (34.67%) Data Warehouse
10 26 (34.67%) Database Mirroring
11 25 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
11 25 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 23 (30.67%) Microsoft
13 20 (26.67%) Statistics
13 20 (26.67%) PowerShell
13 20 (26.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 20 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
14 17 (22.67%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (21.33%) Finance
16 14 (18.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 14 (18.67%) Capacity Planning
17 12 (16.00%) Change Management
18 11 (14.67%) Microsoft Certification
18 11 (14.67%) MS Excel
19 9 (12.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 9 (12.00%) ETL
20 8 (10.67%) Oracle
20 8 (10.67%) Disaster Recovery

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (9.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 11 (14.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.00%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 20 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 51 (68.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 50 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 48 (64.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 26 (34.67%) Data Warehouse
6 25 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (18.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (12.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 6 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (8.00%) SQL Server 2000
9 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Power View
10 5 (6.67%) OLAP Cube
10 5 (6.67%) DTS
10 5 (6.67%) OLAP
11 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
11 2 (2.67%) RDBMS
12 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (26.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.33%) ERwin
General
1 16 (21.33%) Finance
2 3 (4.00%) Marketing
2 3 (4.00%) Advertising
3 2 (2.67%) Music Industry
4 1 (1.33%) Automotive
4 1 (1.33%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 49 (65.33%) Replication
2 38 (50.67%) Clustering
3 20 (26.67%) Statistics
4 1 (1.33%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.33%) Symmetrix
4 1 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (53.33%) Windows
2 7 (9.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.33%) UNIX
4 1 (1.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (64.00%) Performance Tuning
2 26 (34.67%) Database Mirroring
3 25 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (22.67%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (18.67%) Capacity Planning
6 12 (16.00%) Change Management
7 9 (12.00%) ETL
8 8 (10.67%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (9.33%) Migration
10 6 (8.00%) Problem Management
10 6 (8.00%) Data Protection
10 6 (8.00%) Incident Management
10 6 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (8.00%) Capacity Management
10 6 (8.00%) Line Management
11 4 (5.33%) Data Migration
12 3 (4.00%) BCP
12 3 (4.00%) Unit Testing
12 3 (4.00%) Performance Management
12 3 (4.00%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 65 (86.67%) SQL
2 56 (74.67%) T-SQL
3 20 (26.67%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.67%) C#
5 1 (1.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (14.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.00%) MCITP
3 5 (6.67%) Degree
4 4 (5.33%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 6 (8.00%) SCOM
2 1 (1.33%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 23 (30.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.67%) Oracle
3 3 (4.00%) Facebook
4 1 (1.33%) EMC
4 1 (1.33%) Remedy
Manchester
Noir Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
Aspire People IT
Salary: £0 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago