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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 227 215 217
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 20 21 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.29% 0.32% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.33% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 13 17 43
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £44,100 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
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
6532 6286 7625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.98% 95.14% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5589 5292 6634
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 27 January 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
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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
Cheshire +2 9 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Lancashire +2 6 - - 1
Manchester -9 5 £44,000 +6.66% 2
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 49 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 43 (87.76%) SQL
3 40 (81.63%) T-SQL
4 32 (65.31%) Performance Tuning
5 30 (61.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 28 (57.14%) SQL Server 2012
7 27 (55.10%) SQL Server 2008
7 27 (55.10%) Data Warehouse
8 26 (53.06%) Replication
9 21 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 20 (40.82%) Migration
11 17 (34.69%) Microsoft
11 17 (34.69%) Windows
12 16 (32.65%) Clustering
12 16 (32.65%) Disaster Recovery
13 14 (28.57%) Change Management
14 13 (26.53%) DTS
15 12 (24.49%) Unit Testing
15 12 (24.49%) Performance Management
15 12 (24.49%) Data Transformation
16 11 (22.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 10 (20.41%) Business Intelligence
18 9 (18.37%) ETL
18 9 (18.37%) Statistics
19 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Azure
19 8 (16.33%) PowerShell
19 8 (16.33%) Finance
19 8 (16.33%) MS Excel
19 8 (16.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

Applications
1 8 (16.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (12.24%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) HTTP
2 2 (4.08%) SAN
3 1 (2.04%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 30 (61.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 28 (57.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 27 (55.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 27 (55.10%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (26.53%) DTS
7 11 (22.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Power View
9 5 (10.20%) OLAP Cube
9 5 (10.20%) OLAP
10 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
11 2 (4.08%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (4.08%) RDBMS
12 1 (2.04%) MySQL
12 1 (2.04%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 8 (16.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (16.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Advertising
2 1 (2.04%) Retail
2 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) Web Services
2 1 (2.04%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 26 (53.06%) Replication
2 16 (32.65%) Clustering
3 9 (18.37%) Statistics
4 1 (2.04%) Social Media
4 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (34.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (65.31%) Performance Tuning
2 21 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (40.82%) Migration
4 16 (32.65%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (28.57%) Change Management
6 12 (24.49%) Unit Testing
6 12 (24.49%) Performance Management
6 12 (24.49%) Data Transformation
7 10 (20.41%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (18.37%) ETL
9 6 (12.24%) Data Protection
10 5 (10.20%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (10.20%) ITIL
11 2 (4.08%) BCP
11 2 (4.08%) Data Analytics
11 2 (4.08%) Analytics
11 2 (4.08%) Data Migration
12 1 (2.04%) E-Commerce
12 1 (2.04%) Data Modelling
12 1 (2.04%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 43 (87.76%) SQL
2 40 (81.63%) T-SQL
3 8 (16.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) MCDBA
2 2 (4.08%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (34.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.04%) Facebook
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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