The median annual salary for a DBA was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Database Administrator
North West / Manchester
Rank 157 97 118
Rank change year-on-year -60 +21  
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 48 86 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.23% 2.58% 1.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 2.64% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 42 76 63
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +3.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £35,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,250 £54,000
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 Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3763 3254 3594
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 96.78% 97.54% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3138 2705 2948
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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 3 months to 23 March 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
Altrincham +1 10 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Stockport +3 7 £32,000 -8.57%
Bolton -14 1 £35,000 -22.22%
DBA
North West

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Manchester region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 102 (94.44%) SQL
2 91 (84.26%) SQL Server
3 50 (46.30%) T-SQL
4 49 (45.37%) Performance Tuning
5 47 (43.52%) Microsoft
5 47 (43.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 45 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 36 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 36 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
8 29 (26.85%) Business Intelligence
8 29 (26.85%) SQL Server 2008
9 28 (25.93%) Replication
10 27 (25.00%) Clustering
11 23 (21.30%) Oracle
12 22 (20.37%) High Availability
13 21 (19.44%) SQL Server 2014
13 21 (19.44%) ETL
14 20 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
14 20 (18.52%) SQL Server 2012
14 20 (18.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 19 (17.59%) Agile Software Development
16 18 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
16 18 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
16 18 (16.67%) iPad
17 17 (15.74%) Data Modelling
18 16 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
19 14 (12.96%) Finance
19 14 (12.96%) ITIL
19 14 (12.96%) Database Security
19 14 (12.96%) PCI DSS

DBA Skill Set
Top Related 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 10 (9.26%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (3.70%) Alfresco
3 4 (3.70%) IIS
3 4 (3.70%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.85%) JBoss
4 2 (1.85%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 36 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (9.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.48%) IaaS
2 7 (6.48%) PaaS
2 7 (6.48%) SaaS
3 6 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (5.56%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.48%) DNS
2 6 (5.56%) Firewall
2 6 (5.56%) Internet
2 6 (5.56%) NAS
2 6 (5.56%) SAN
3 3 (2.78%) Network Security
4 1 (0.93%) LAN
4 1 (0.93%) VPN
4 1 (0.93%) WAN
4 1 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (84.26%) SQL Server
2 47 (43.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 45 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 36 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 29 (26.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 21 (19.44%) SQL Server 2014
7 20 (18.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 20 (18.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 18 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
9 13 (12.04%) NoSQL
9 13 (12.04%) Oracle Database
10 10 (9.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 8 (7.41%) MySQL
11 8 (7.41%) Relational Database
11 8 (7.41%) SQL Server 2016
12 7 (6.48%) RDBMS
13 6 (5.56%) Amazon Redshift
14 5 (4.63%) Azure SQL Database
14 5 (4.63%) MongoDB
14 5 (4.63%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 6 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.70%) NUnit
2 4 (3.70%) Selenium
2 4 (3.70%) SoapUI
General
1 14 (12.96%) Finance
2 7 (6.48%) Banking
2 7 (6.48%) Multimedia
3 5 (4.63%) Marketing
4 4 (3.70%) Advertising
5 2 (1.85%) Law
5 2 (1.85%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.56%) DCOM
2 5 (4.63%) .NET
2 5 (4.63%) XML
3 1 (0.93%) COM
3 1 (0.93%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 28 (25.93%) Replication
2 27 (25.00%) Clustering
3 18 (16.67%) iPad
4 16 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (7.41%) Data Protection Act
6 7 (6.48%) Computer Science
7 5 (4.63%) Data Centre
8 4 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.85%) Fintech
10 1 (0.93%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.19%) Windows
2 8 (7.41%) Unix
3 4 (3.70%) AIX
3 4 (3.70%) Linux
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (45.37%) Performance Tuning
2 29 (26.85%) Business Intelligence
3 22 (20.37%) High Availability
4 21 (19.44%) ETL
5 20 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 19 (17.59%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (15.74%) Data Modelling
8 14 (12.96%) Database Security
8 14 (12.96%) ITIL
9 13 (12.04%) Data Analysis
10 10 (9.26%) ITIL V3
10 10 (9.26%) Statistics
11 8 (7.41%) Business Continuity
11 8 (7.41%) Data Protection
11 8 (7.41%) QMS
11 8 (7.41%) Scrum
12 7 (6.48%) Data Management
12 7 (6.48%) Migration
12 7 (6.48%) Requirements Analysis
12 7 (6.48%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 102 (94.44%) SQL
2 50 (46.30%) T-SQL
3 7 (6.48%) PowerShell
4 6 (5.56%) PL/SQL
4 6 (5.56%) VBA
5 2 (1.85%) Java
5 2 (1.85%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.93%) PHP
6 1 (0.93%) Python
6 1 (0.93%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (10.19%) Degree
3 7 (6.48%) MCITP
3 7 (6.48%) MCSA
3 7 (6.48%) MCTS
4 3 (2.78%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.96%) PCI DSS
2 10 (9.26%) QA
3 8 (7.41%) ISO 9000
4 7 (6.48%) SLA
5 6 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.93%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (5.56%) VMware ESX
1 6 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (2.78%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (1.85%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (6.48%) SCOM
2 2 (1.85%) Ganglia
2 2 (1.85%) Netcool
2 2 (1.85%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.93%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle Statspack
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 47 (43.52%) Microsoft
2 23 (21.30%) Oracle
3 8 (7.41%) VMware
4 4 (3.70%) Cognos
4 4 (3.70%) IBM
5 3 (2.78%) Facebook
6 2 (1.85%) AppDynamics
6 2 (1.85%) RedGate
7 1 (0.93%) RainStor
7 1 (0.93%) Sybase
7 1 (0.93%) Teradata
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