Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a SQL DBA was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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

SQL Database Administrator
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 146 102 125
Rank change year-on-year -44 +23 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 26 46 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.86% 2.04% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 2.10% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 25 46 50
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £51,250 £45,000 £50,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.53% +11.76% +6.25%

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 2896 2192 3167
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.83% 97.29% 97.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2222 1885 2689
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £24,550 £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%

SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL DBA in Cheshire

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for SQL DBA in Cheshire

SQL DBA
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL DBA in Cheshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL DBA in Cheshire

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 SQL DBA within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 19 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
Macclesfield +12 7 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Warrington -19 6 £47,500 +5.56% 2
Chester - 1 £37,500 -
SQL DBA
North West

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 SQL DBA in the job title.

1 26 (100.00%) SQL
2 21 (80.77%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (73.08%) SQL Server
4 18 (69.23%) T-SQL
5 16 (61.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (57.69%) Performance Tuning
6 15 (57.69%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (57.69%) SQL Server 2014
7 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
8 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
8 8 (30.77%) SQL Server 2016
9 7 (26.92%) Power BI
9 7 (26.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (26.92%) Data Analysis
9 7 (26.92%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (23.08%) NHS
10 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (23.08%) JIRA
10 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 6 (23.08%) SSDT
11 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (15.38%) Internet
12 4 (15.38%) Linux
12 4 (15.38%) MySQL
12 4 (15.38%) MongoDB
13 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
13 3 (11.54%) Replication
13 3 (11.54%) Clustering
13 3 (11.54%) DevOps

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (80.77%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (73.08%) SQL Server
3 16 (61.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (57.69%) SQL Server 2014
5 8 (30.77%) SQL Server 2016
6 7 (26.92%) Crystal Reports
6 7 (26.92%) Power BI
6 7 (26.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (23.08%) SSDT
8 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (15.38%) MongoDB
9 4 (15.38%) MySQL
10 2 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (7.69%) Data Mining
10 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
10 2 (7.69%) OLTP
10 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (7.69%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 6 (23.08%) JIRA
3 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 2 (7.69%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) NHS
2 3 (11.54%) Clustering
2 3 (11.54%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Business Intelligence
1 15 (57.69%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (26.92%) Data Analysis
3 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.54%) DevOps
5 2 (7.69%) Analytics
5 2 (7.69%) CRM
5 2 (7.69%) Data Engineering
5 2 (7.69%) Database Mirroring
5 2 (7.69%) ETL
5 2 (7.69%) Open Source
5 2 (7.69%) Web Development
6 1 (3.85%) Change Management
6 1 (3.85%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.85%) Migration
6 1 (3.85%) Runbook
6 1 (3.85%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) SQL
2 18 (69.23%) T-SQL
3 2 (7.69%) Java
3 2 (7.69%) R
3 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Perfmon
2 2 (7.69%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) ParAccel
2 2 (7.69%) Tableau
2 2 (7.69%) Talend
2 2 (7.69%) Vertica