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

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 208 209 234
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 26 43 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.47% 0.67% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.69% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 24 39 14
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,400 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
5430 6226 6840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.52% 96.77% 96.91%
Number of salaries quoted 4593 5068 5503
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £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 1 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 1 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 0 18 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Merseyside +3 6 £47,500 +15.85% 1
Cheshire +33 1 £37,500 -11.76%
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 78 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 68 (87.18%) SQL
3 61 (78.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 58 (74.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 58 (74.36%) Replication
5 54 (69.23%) T-SQL
6 53 (67.95%) SQL Server 2008
7 52 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
8 44 (56.41%) Clustering
9 41 (52.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 38 (48.72%) High Availability
11 36 (46.15%) Finance
12 35 (44.87%) Data Warehouse
13 33 (42.31%) SQL Server 2012
14 32 (41.03%) SQL Server 2005
15 28 (35.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 27 (34.62%) Business Intelligence
17 26 (33.33%) Microsoft
18 25 (32.05%) RedGate
19 24 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
20 21 (26.92%) Performance Monitoring
20 21 (26.92%) Windows
21 19 (24.36%) Legal
22 18 (23.08%) MS Excel
23 17 (21.79%) SQL Server 2000
23 17 (21.79%) MongoDB
24 16 (20.51%) Migration
25 15 (19.23%) ANSI SQL
26 14 (17.95%) SAN
26 14 (17.95%) Windows Server 2003

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 6 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (23.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.41%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.13%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (5.13%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.95%) SAN
2 4 (5.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 61 (78.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 58 (74.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 53 (67.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 52 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
6 41 (52.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 35 (44.87%) Data Warehouse
8 33 (42.31%) SQL Server 2012
9 32 (41.03%) SQL Server 2005
10 28 (35.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 17 (21.79%) MongoDB
11 17 (21.79%) SQL Server 2000
12 13 (16.67%) DTS
13 12 (15.38%) MySQL
14 11 (14.10%) Azure SQL Database
14 11 (14.10%) NoSQL
15 6 (7.69%) Neo4j
16 5 (6.41%) PostgreSQL
17 4 (5.13%) Amazon RDS
17 4 (5.13%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 3 (3.85%) ERwin
General
1 36 (46.15%) Finance
2 19 (24.36%) Legal
3 1 (1.28%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.97%) .NET
2 4 (5.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 58 (74.36%) Replication
2 44 (56.41%) Clustering
3 3 (3.85%) CLARiiON
3 3 (3.85%) Symmetrix
4 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (26.92%) Windows
2 14 (17.95%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (14.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.85%) Linux
6 2 (2.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (48.72%) High Availability
2 27 (34.62%) Business Intelligence
3 24 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
4 21 (26.92%) Performance Monitoring
5 16 (20.51%) Migration
6 13 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
6 13 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
7 12 (15.38%) Database Security
8 11 (14.10%) Data Modelling
8 11 (14.10%) Database Optimisation
9 9 (11.54%) Database Mirroring
10 8 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (8.97%) Mentoring
12 6 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
12 6 (7.69%) Data Architecture
12 6 (7.69%) E-Commerce
12 6 (7.69%) Identity Management
13 5 (6.41%) Data Analysis
13 5 (6.41%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 68 (87.18%) SQL
2 54 (69.23%) T-SQL
3 15 (19.23%) ANSI SQL
4 12 (15.38%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.85%) VBScript
6 1 (1.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (14.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (10.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) QA
2 2 (2.56%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (3.85%) SRDF
2 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (12.82%) LiteSpeed
2 3 (3.85%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.28%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 25 (32.05%) RedGate
3 5 (6.41%) Cognos
4 3 (3.85%) EMC
4 3 (3.85%) Oracle
5 1 (1.28%) iManage
5 1 (1.28%) VMware
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spencer Knight Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Pension, 25 days holidays (day one)
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Liverpool
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago