Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a DBA was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Lancashire during the 6 months to 21 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 > Lancashire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 80 64
Rank change year-on-year +14 -16 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 16 8 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.78% 0.89% 2.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.85% 0.91% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 30
Lancashire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +25.00% -8.57%
10th Percentile £27,500 £39,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £47,500 £36,250
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 Lancashire. 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
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies in Lancashire with a recognized job title 866 878 933
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.33% 97.34% 93.30%
Number of salaries quoted 692 775 760
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £21,775 £22,750 £21,750
90th Percentile £53,625 £50,750 £47,050
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Lancashire

DBA
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for DBA in Lancashire

DBA
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DBA in Lancashire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for DBA in Lancashire

DBA
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 21 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
Preston - 5 £37,500 -
Chorley +2 4 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Blackpool - 1 £28,000 -
DBA
North West

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 Lancashire region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
2 11 (68.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (56.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (50.00%) .NET
5 7 (43.75%) Oracle
5 7 (43.75%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (37.50%) T-SQL
7 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
7 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (31.25%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
8 4 (25.00%) Change Control
8 4 (25.00%) Data Quality
8 4 (25.00%) Perfmon
8 4 (25.00%) Failover Clustering
8 4 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
8 4 (25.00%) Database Tuning
8 4 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (25.00%) C#
8 4 (25.00%) RDBMS
8 4 (25.00%) Migration
8 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
8 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 4 (25.00%) SOAP
8 4 (25.00%) XML
8 4 (25.00%) ITIL

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) Azure Machine Learning
2 1 (6.25%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
1 11 (68.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (56.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (25.00%) DTS
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (25.00%) RDBMS
4 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
6 1 (6.25%) Power BI
6 1 (6.25%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.25%) Advertising
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (25.00%) SOAP
2 4 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (31.25%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (25.00%) Change Control
3 4 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
3 4 (25.00%) Database Tuning
3 4 (25.00%) ITIL
3 4 (25.00%) Migration
3 4 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.25%) Data Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.25%) Data Transformation
4 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.25%) ETL
4 1 (6.25%) IT Strategy
4 1 (6.25%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 4 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Failover Clustering
1 4 (25.00%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft