The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 219 223 174
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -49
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 23 24 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.33% 0.33% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.35% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 18 13 69
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,200 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6594 6939 7170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.75% 94.82% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5325 5948 6330
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
SQL Server DBA
England

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 July 2014.

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 July 2014. 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
Cheshire +6 12 £50,000 +9.89% 2
Manchester +9 10 £50,000 +17.64%
Merseyside -1 1 - -
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 46 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 40 (86.96%) SQL
3 35 (76.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 32 (69.57%) T-SQL
4 32 (69.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 32 (69.57%) Performance Tuning
5 22 (47.83%) Replication
6 20 (43.48%) Finance
7 19 (41.30%) Windows
8 15 (32.61%) SAN
9 14 (30.43%) Clustering
9 14 (30.43%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (28.26%) Database Security
11 11 (23.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (21.74%) LiteSpeed
12 10 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 9 (19.57%) Disaster Recovery
14 7 (15.22%) .NET
14 7 (15.22%) MS Excel
14 7 (15.22%) SQL Server 2000
14 7 (15.22%) Database Tuning
15 4 (8.70%) ETL
15 4 (8.70%) SLA
15 4 (8.70%) Citrix
15 4 (8.70%) BizTalk Server
15 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
15 4 (8.70%) GIS
15 4 (8.70%) Data Security
15 4 (8.70%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 4 (8.70%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (32.61%) SAN
2 2 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 35 (76.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 32 (69.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (30.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (23.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (15.22%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (6.52%) OLTP
8 3 (6.52%) MongoDB
9 2 (4.35%) Big Data
9 2 (4.35%) MySQL
9 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (2.17%) DTS
10 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
10 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
10 1 (2.17%) CouchDB
General
1 20 (43.48%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Games
3 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (47.83%) Replication
2 14 (30.43%) Clustering
3 4 (8.70%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 19 (41.30%) Windows
2 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (69.57%) Performance Tuning
2 13 (28.26%) Database Security
3 10 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (19.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (15.22%) Database Tuning
6 4 (8.70%) Data Governance
6 4 (8.70%) Data Management
6 4 (8.70%) Business Continuity
6 4 (8.70%) Data Security
6 4 (8.70%) ETL
7 3 (6.52%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (4.35%) Data Modelling
8 2 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.17%) Performance Improvement
9 1 (2.17%) Data Transformation
9 1 (2.17%) ITIL
9 1 (2.17%) CRM
9 1 (2.17%) Migration
9 1 (2.17%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (86.96%) SQL
2 32 (69.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (21.74%) LiteSpeed
2 4 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (8.70%) Citrix
1 4 (8.70%) VMware
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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