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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 209 223 232
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 30 39 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.51% 0.59% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.61% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 28 35 18
Median salary £51,250 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,200 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £56,800 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,750 £45,000 £42,750
% change year-on-year
-0.55% +5.26%
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
5696 6371 6735
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.70% 96.79% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4784 5188 5399
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 24 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -13 17 £52,500 +10.52% 4
Merseyside -2 7 £47,500 +13.09%
Cheshire +26 4 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Lancashire - 1 £37,500 - 2
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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 80 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 74 (92.50%) SQL
3 62 (77.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 59 (73.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 57 (71.25%) T-SQL
6 55 (68.75%) Replication
7 51 (63.75%) SQL Server 2014
8 49 (61.25%) SQL Server 2008
9 44 (55.00%) Clustering
10 42 (52.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 39 (48.75%) Data Warehouse
12 36 (45.00%) Finance
13 35 (43.75%) High Availability
14 32 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
15 30 (37.50%) Microsoft
15 30 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
16 29 (36.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 29 (36.25%) SQL Server 2012
17 27 (33.75%) RedGate
18 24 (30.00%) MS Excel
19 22 (27.50%) Capacity Planning
20 21 (26.25%) Legal
21 19 (23.75%) Windows
22 18 (22.50%) Migration
22 18 (22.50%) MongoDB
22 18 (22.50%) Performance Monitoring
23 15 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
23 15 (18.75%) SQL Server 2000
24 14 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
24 14 (17.50%) MySQL

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 5 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (30.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.75%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (3.75%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.50%) SAN
2 3 (3.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 62 (77.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 59 (73.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 51 (63.75%) SQL Server 2014
5 49 (61.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 42 (52.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 39 (48.75%) Data Warehouse
8 30 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
9 29 (36.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 29 (36.25%) SQL Server 2012
10 18 (22.50%) MongoDB
11 15 (18.75%) SQL Server 2000
12 14 (17.50%) MySQL
13 13 (16.25%) Azure SQL Database
14 10 (12.50%) NoSQL
15 9 (11.25%) DTS
16 5 (6.25%) Neo4j
16 5 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
16 5 (6.25%) SQL Server 2016
17 4 (5.00%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) ERwin
General
1 36 (45.00%) Finance
2 21 (26.25%) Legal
3 3 (3.75%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.50%) .NET
2 3 (3.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 55 (68.75%) Replication
2 44 (55.00%) Clustering
3 2 (2.50%) CLARiiON
3 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.50%) Symmetrix
4 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.25%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (23.75%) Windows
2 11 (13.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (11.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (11.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (5.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (43.75%) High Availability
2 32 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 22 (27.50%) Capacity Planning
4 18 (22.50%) Migration
4 18 (22.50%) Performance Monitoring
5 15 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
6 14 (17.50%) Database Security
7 13 (16.25%) Database Optimisation
8 12 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (12.50%) Data Modelling
10 9 (11.25%) Database Mirroring
10 9 (11.25%) Performance Analysis
11 8 (10.00%) Mentoring
12 7 (8.75%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (7.50%) Data Analysis
13 6 (7.50%) E-Commerce
14 5 (6.25%) Customer Engagement
14 5 (6.25%) Data Architecture
14 5 (6.25%) ETL
14 5 (6.25%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (92.50%) SQL
2 57 (71.25%) T-SQL
3 14 (17.50%) ANSI SQL
4 9 (11.25%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.50%) VBScript
6 1 (1.25%) PHP
6 1 (1.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (11.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) QA
2 2 (2.50%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.50%) Hyper-V
1 2 (2.50%) SRDF
1 2 (2.50%) vSphere
2 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (8.75%) LiteSpeed
2 2 (2.50%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (2.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 30 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 27 (33.75%) RedGate
3 5 (6.25%) Cognos
4 2 (2.50%) EMC
4 2 (2.50%) iManage
4 2 (2.50%) Oracle
4 2 (2.50%) VMware
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Market Leading Salaries + 10% bonus, 5% pension, car or allowance
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Benefits
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