The median annual salary for a SQL DBA was £36,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 77 90
Rank change year-on-year -25 +13  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 13 9 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.89% 0.93% 2.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.97% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 34
Median salary £36,000 £38,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -10.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £38,000 £28,129
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,800 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  

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 1387 928 1642
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 95.33% 96.37% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1051 812 1310
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 £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

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
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 3 months to 27 June 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
Warrington -11 9 £37,500 -1.31%
SQL DBA
North West

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 28 (100.00%) SQL
2 24 (85.71%) SQL Server
3 19 (67.86%) T-SQL
3 19 (67.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (64.29%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (60.71%) Performance Tuning
6 16 (57.14%) Replication
7 14 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (46.43%) SQL Server 2014
9 12 (42.86%) SQL Server 2016
9 12 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (39.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 10 (35.71%) Clustering
12 8 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (25.00%) High Availability
13 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
14 6 (21.43%) Relational Database
15 5 (17.86%) Capacity Planning
15 5 (17.86%) Marketing
16 4 (14.29%) ETL
16 4 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
16 4 (14.29%) Windows
16 4 (14.29%) Data Analysis
16 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
16 4 (14.29%) Power BI
17 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
17 3 (10.71%) Database Security
17 3 (10.71%) Database Tuning
17 3 (10.71%) Resource Management

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 19 (67.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 13 (46.43%) SQL Server 2014
5 12 (42.86%) SQL Server 2016
5 12 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (39.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 8 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (21.43%) Relational Database
9 4 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (14.29%) Power BI
9 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (7.14%) MySQL
10 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
11 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 5 (17.86%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) .NET
1 2 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (57.14%) Replication
2 10 (35.71%) Clustering
3 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (60.71%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (25.00%) High Availability
4 5 (17.86%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 4 (14.29%) ETL
6 3 (10.71%) Change Management
6 3 (10.71%) Data Security
6 3 (10.71%) Database Security
6 3 (10.71%) Database Tuning
6 3 (10.71%) Resource Management
6 3 (10.71%) Server Monitoring
6 3 (10.71%) Service Management
6 3 (10.71%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (10.71%) Trend Analysis
7 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity
7 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (7.14%) ETL Development
7 2 (7.14%) Full Text Search
7 2 (7.14%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) SQL
2 19 (67.86%) T-SQL
3 2 (7.14%) PHP
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle