Period
to 21 February 2018

The median annual salary for a DBA was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

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 > Manchester
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 214 172 99
Rank change year-on-year -42 -73 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 71 130 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.97% 1.71% 2.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 1.76% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 54 126 159
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.26% +9.20%
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £53,888 £57,500 £53,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 7,142 7,385 6,691
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.18% 96.99% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 5,975 6,313 5,529
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Manchester

DBA
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for DBA in Manchester

DBA
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DBA in Manchester over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Salary histogram for DBA in Manchester

DBA
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 21 February 2018. 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
Altrincham -6 8 £46,500 +9.41%
Bury +14 3 £47,500 +58.33% 2
Rochdale +2 2 £34,150 -37.91%
Stockport -12 2 £33,000 -26.67%
Salford -5 1 £32,500 -35.00%
DBA
North West

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 37 (52.11%) SQL
2 33 (46.48%) SQL Server
3 26 (36.62%) Oracle
4 24 (33.80%) Oracle Database
5 18 (25.35%) Performance Tuning
6 17 (23.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (23.94%) Windows
6 17 (23.94%) MySQL
6 17 (23.94%) Microsoft
7 16 (22.54%) Unix
7 16 (22.54%) Oracle Reports
7 16 (22.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (21.13%) Relational Database
9 14 (19.72%) Disaster Recovery
9 14 (19.72%) RDBMS
10 13 (18.31%) Mentoring
10 13 (18.31%) High Availability
11 12 (16.90%) Oracle EBS R12
11 12 (16.90%) Oracle Discoverer
11 12 (16.90%) Linux
11 12 (16.90%) Oracle Forms
11 12 (16.90%) Oracle 11i
11 12 (16.90%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (16.90%) Oracle EBS
11 12 (16.90%) Oracle Applications
11 12 (16.90%) Replication
12 11 (15.49%) T-SQL
13 9 (12.68%) Clustering
13 9 (12.68%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (12.68%) SQL Server 2014

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.82%) IIS
1 2 (2.82%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.82%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 12 (16.90%) Oracle 11i
1 12 (16.90%) Oracle Applications
1 12 (16.90%) Oracle EBS
1 12 (16.90%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.41%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.41%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.04%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) SAN
2 2 (2.82%) Firewall
2 2 (2.82%) Internet
2 2 (2.82%) LAN
2 2 (2.82%) NAS
2 2 (2.82%) PBX
2 2 (2.82%) Unified Communications
2 2 (2.82%) VoIP
2 2 (2.82%) VPN
2 2 (2.82%) WAN
2 2 (2.82%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (46.48%) SQL Server
2 24 (33.80%) Oracle Database
3 17 (23.94%) MySQL
3 17 (23.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (22.54%) Oracle Reports
4 16 (22.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (21.13%) Relational Database
6 14 (19.72%) RDBMS
7 12 (16.90%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (16.90%) Oracle Discoverer
8 9 (12.68%) SQL Server 2014
9 8 (11.27%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (11.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (9.86%) OLTP
10 7 (9.86%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (9.86%) SQL Server 2016
11 6 (8.45%) NoSQL
12 3 (4.23%) DTS
12 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (4.23%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 12 (16.90%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (4.23%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.23%) JIRA
General
1 6 (8.45%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Automotive
2 3 (4.23%) Banking
3 1 (1.41%) Publishing
3 1 (1.41%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.63%) DCOM
2 2 (2.82%) .NET
3 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.41%) EDI
3 1 (1.41%) HTML
3 1 (1.41%) JSON
3 1 (1.41%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.41%) RESTful
3 1 (1.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.90%) Replication
2 9 (12.68%) Clustering
3 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.23%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.82%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.82%) BYOD
5 2 (2.82%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.82%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.82%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.41%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.41%) iPad
6 1 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (23.94%) Windows
2 16 (22.54%) Unix
3 12 (16.90%) Linux
4 9 (12.68%) Windows Server
5 5 (7.04%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.82%) CentOS
7 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.35%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (19.72%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (18.31%) High Availability
3 13 (18.31%) Mentoring
4 9 (12.68%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (11.27%) Database Tuning
5 8 (11.27%) ETL
6 7 (9.86%) Performance Management
6 7 (9.86%) Performance Monitoring
6 7 (9.86%) Performance Optimisation
7 6 (8.45%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (8.45%) Migration
8 5 (7.04%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (5.63%) Change Management
9 4 (5.63%) Database Mirroring
9 4 (5.63%) E-Commerce
9 4 (5.63%) Presales
10 3 (4.23%) Business Continuity
10 3 (4.23%) Data Transformation
10 3 (4.23%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (52.11%) SQL
2 11 (15.49%) T-SQL
3 5 (7.04%) PL/SQL
4 3 (4.23%) C#
5 2 (2.82%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.82%) PHP
5 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.82%) Python
6 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.41%) Perl
6 1 (1.41%) VBA
6 1 (1.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.23%) Degree
2 3 (4.23%) MCITP
3 1 (1.41%) HND
3 1 (1.41%) MCDBA
3 1 (1.41%) MCPD
3 1 (1.41%) MCSA
3 1 (1.41%) MCSE
3 1 (1.41%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) ISO 9000
2 2 (2.82%) QA
3 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) Failover Clustering
1 3 (4.23%) Galera Cluster
2 2 (2.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.41%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.41%) Kibana
3 1 (1.41%) Perfmon
3 1 (1.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (36.62%) Oracle
2 17 (23.94%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.63%) HP
4 3 (4.23%) Citrix
4 3 (4.23%) Percona
5 2 (2.82%) Cognos
5 2 (2.82%) Teradata
6 1 (1.41%) Tableau