The median annual salary for a Senior SQL DBA was £43,250 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

Senior SQL Database Administrator
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 94 -
Rank change year-on-year +7 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior SQL DBA 5 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.46% 0.38% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.40% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 0
Median salary £43,250 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.88% -  
UK excluding London median salary £46,250 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year +2.77% +0.55%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1045 1250 1687
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 97.12% 95.79% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 852 1061 1289
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Senior SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire that featured Senior SQL DBA in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior SQL DBA in Cheshire

Senior SQL DBA
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Senior SQL DBA in Cheshire

Senior SQL 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 Senior SQL DBA within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 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
Crewe -10 3 £39,500 -12.22%
Warrington - 2 £45,000 -
Senior SQL DBA
North West

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Senior SQL 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 Senior SQL DBA in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) SQL
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (70.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) High Availability
4 5 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 5 (50.00%) Windows
4 5 (50.00%) Replication
5 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (30.00%) Service Management
6 3 (30.00%) Change Management
6 3 (30.00%) Data Security
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (30.00%) Resource Management
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (30.00%) Server Monitoring
6 3 (30.00%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (30.00%) Trend Analysis
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (20.00%) Full Text Search
7 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills

Senior SQL 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:

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Azure Machine Learning
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (20.00%) MySQL
5 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (10.00%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (10.00%) DocumentDB
6 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
6 1 (10.00%) Power BI
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Replication
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (60.00%) High Availability
3 5 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (30.00%) Change Management
5 3 (30.00%) Data Security
5 3 (30.00%) Resource Management
5 3 (30.00%) Server Monitoring
5 3 (30.00%) Service Management
5 3 (30.00%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (30.00%) Trend Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
6 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (20.00%) ETL
6 2 (20.00%) ETL Development
6 2 (20.00%) Full Text Search
7 1 (10.00%) Machine Learning
7 1 (10.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (20.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Tableau