Period
to 19 November 2018

The median annual salary for a DBA was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 19 November 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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 195 239 150
Rank change year-on-year +44 -89 -46
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 95 71 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.30% 0.90% 1.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 0.92% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 85 62 134
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £41,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -17.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £37,500 £27,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £53,650 £57,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -

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 7,038 7,678 7,211
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.36% 97.40% 97.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5,888 6,377 6,197
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,312 £65,000 £62,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 19 November 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 19 November 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
Stockport +32 14 £42,500 +28.79% 3
Wigan - 5 £42,500 - 1
Bolton - 2 - -
Salford -9 1 £44,000 +35.38%
Altrincham -32 1 £52,500 +23.53%
DBA
North West

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 87 (91.58%) SQL
2 79 (83.16%) SQL Server
3 62 (65.26%) T-SQL
4 60 (63.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 42 (44.21%) Performance Tuning
6 37 (38.95%) SQL Server 2008
7 33 (34.74%) NoSQL
8 32 (33.68%) Relational Database
8 32 (33.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 30 (31.58%) Microsoft
10 28 (29.47%) MongoDB
11 25 (26.32%) SQL Server 2012
11 25 (26.32%) ITIL
11 25 (26.32%) Server Building
11 25 (26.32%) IT Strategy
12 22 (23.16%) SQL Server 2014
12 22 (23.16%) OLTP
13 21 (22.11%) Microsoft Certification
13 21 (22.11%) Replication
13 21 (22.11%) Degree
14 18 (18.95%) Disaster Recovery
15 17 (17.89%) Clustering
15 17 (17.89%) High Availability
16 16 (16.84%) Agile Software Development
17 15 (15.79%) Oracle
18 12 (12.63%) MySQL
18 12 (12.63%) Finance
18 12 (12.63%) RedGate
18 12 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
19 10 (10.53%) PostgreSQL

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 (2.11%) Oracle Application Server
1 2 (2.11%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.16%) Office 365
3 2 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.32%) SAN
2 1 (1.05%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (83.16%) SQL Server
2 60 (63.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 37 (38.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 33 (34.74%) NoSQL
5 32 (33.68%) Relational Database
5 32 (33.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 28 (29.47%) MongoDB
7 25 (26.32%) SQL Server 2012
8 22 (23.16%) OLTP
8 22 (23.16%) SQL Server 2014
9 12 (12.63%) MySQL
10 10 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (8.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (5.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 5 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (5.26%) MariaDB
13 4 (4.21%) Oracle Database
13 4 (4.21%) RDBMS
13 4 (4.21%) SQL Server 2016
14 3 (3.16%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 5 (5.26%) Gradle
1 5 (5.26%) Jenkins
1 5 (5.26%) Maven
2 3 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.11%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.05%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 12 (12.63%) Finance
2 9 (9.47%) Retail
3 3 (3.16%) Automotive
4 2 (2.11%) Back Office
4 2 (2.11%) Marketing
5 1 (1.05%) Law
5 1 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.21%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (22.11%) Replication
2 17 (17.89%) Clustering
3 12 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (8.42%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (4.21%) Tandem
7 2 (2.11%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.05%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.05%) Fintech
8 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.53%) Windows
2 9 (9.47%) Windows Server
3 5 (5.26%) Linux
4 2 (2.11%) Solaris
4 2 (2.11%) Unix
4 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (44.21%) Performance Tuning
2 25 (26.32%) IT Strategy
2 25 (26.32%) ITIL
2 25 (26.32%) Server Building
3 18 (18.95%) Disaster Recovery
4 17 (17.89%) High Availability
5 16 (16.84%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (10.53%) Change Management
7 9 (9.47%) Migration
8 8 (8.42%) Database Mirroring
9 7 (7.37%) Data Security
10 6 (6.32%) BCP
10 6 (6.32%) ETL
11 5 (5.26%) Performance Analysis
11 5 (5.26%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (5.26%) Unit Testing
12 4 (4.21%) Analytical Thinking
12 4 (4.21%) Capacity Planning
12 4 (4.21%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 87 (91.58%) SQL
2 62 (65.26%) T-SQL
3 9 (9.47%) PowerShell
4 5 (5.26%) VB
5 3 (3.16%) VBScript
6 2 (2.11%) C#
6 2 (2.11%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.05%) R
Qualifications
1 21 (22.11%) Degree
1 21 (22.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.05%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.42%) QA
2 1 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.26%) Docker
2 3 (3.16%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (7.37%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (7.37%) Puppet
2 3 (3.16%) Data Guard
2 3 (3.16%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (2.11%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (2.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.05%) Kibana
Vendors
1 30 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 15 (15.79%) Oracle
3 12 (12.63%) RedGate
4 1 (1.05%) Progress