Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a DBA was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Database Administrator
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 102 105
Rank change year-on-year -32 +3 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 43 46 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.40% 2.03% 2.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 2.09% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 36 46 70
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88% -15.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £52,500 £45,000 £53,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 2948 2201 3140
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.96% 97.17% 97.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2251 1886 2665
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings that featured DBA in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Cheshire

DBA
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DBA in Cheshire.

Salary trend for DBA in Cheshire

DBA
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DBA in Cheshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for DBA in Cheshire

DBA
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -16 12 £47,500 +5.56% 1
Macclesfield +7 7 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Chester - 4 £45,000 -
Knutsford -40 3 £49,500 -
DBA
North West

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 Cheshire region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 28 (65.12%) SQL Server
2 26 (60.47%) SQL
3 22 (51.16%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (44.19%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (41.86%) Microsoft
5 18 (41.86%) T-SQL
6 16 (37.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (34.88%) SQL Server 2014
8 14 (32.56%) Performance Tuning
9 13 (30.23%) Oracle
10 11 (25.58%) MongoDB
11 10 (23.26%) Windows
12 9 (20.93%) Linux
12 9 (20.93%) Unix
13 8 (18.60%) Finance
13 8 (18.60%) Git (software)
13 8 (18.60%) SQL Server 2016
14 7 (16.28%) Power BI
14 7 (16.28%) Oracle Database 12c
14 7 (16.28%) Oracle Database
14 7 (16.28%) Data Analysis
14 7 (16.28%) Oracle Database 11g
14 7 (16.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (16.28%) Crystal Reports
15 6 (13.95%) MySQL
15 6 (13.95%) NHS
15 6 (13.95%) JIRA
15 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 6 (13.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 6 (13.95%) SSDT

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.30%) AWS Lambda
2 4 (9.30%) Serverless
3 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (4.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (65.12%) SQL Server
2 22 (51.16%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (37.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (34.88%) SQL Server 2014
5 11 (25.58%) MongoDB
6 8 (18.60%) SQL Server 2016
7 7 (16.28%) Crystal Reports
7 7 (16.28%) Oracle Database
7 7 (16.28%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (16.28%) Oracle Database 12c
7 7 (16.28%) Power BI
7 7 (16.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (13.95%) MariaDB
8 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 6 (13.95%) MySQL
8 6 (13.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (13.95%) SSDT
9 5 (11.63%) Hadoop
9 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (6.98%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Git (software)
2 6 (13.95%) JIRA
3 4 (9.30%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.65%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (18.60%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Advertising
3 2 (4.65%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) .NET
1 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET
1 2 (4.65%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) NHS
2 5 (11.63%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (4.65%) Clustering
3 2 (4.65%) Replication
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.26%) Windows
2 9 (20.93%) Linux
2 9 (20.93%) Unix
3 5 (11.63%) Solaris
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (44.19%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (32.56%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (16.28%) Data Analysis
4 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (9.30%) ETL
6 3 (6.98%) Database Tuning
6 3 (6.98%) DevOps
7 2 (4.65%) Analytics
7 2 (4.65%) CRM
7 2 (4.65%) Data Engineering
7 2 (4.65%) Database Mirroring
7 2 (4.65%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.65%) Open Source
7 2 (4.65%) Web Development
8 1 (2.33%) Capacity Management
8 1 (2.33%) Change Management
8 1 (2.33%) ITIL
8 1 (2.33%) Migration
8 1 (2.33%) Runbook
8 1 (2.33%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 26 (60.47%) SQL
2 18 (41.86%) T-SQL
3 5 (11.63%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.65%) C#
4 2 (4.65%) Java
4 2 (4.65%) Python
4 2 (4.65%) R
4 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (9.30%) SCOM
3 3 (6.98%) Perfmon
4 2 (4.65%) Ansible
Vendors
1 18 (41.86%) Microsoft
2 13 (30.23%) Oracle
3 5 (11.63%) Remedy
3 5 (11.63%) Teradata
4 2 (4.65%) ParAccel
4 2 (4.65%) Tableau
4 2 (4.65%) Talend
4 2 (4.65%) Vertica