Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a DBA was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 23 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 > Manchester
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 234 150 105
Rank change year-on-year -84 -45 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 70 146 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.88% 1.95% 2.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 2.00% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 61 139 163
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £35,800 £33,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £57,500 £57,000
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 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 7739 7309 7172
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.37% 97.44% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 6429 6274 5976
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 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
Altrincham +5 21 £42,500 -
Stockport -11 4 £33,000 -26.67% 1
Rochdale +4 2 £34,150 -37.91%
Salford -9 1 £32,500 -35.00%
DBA
North West

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

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

1 49 (70.00%) SQL
2 48 (68.57%) SQL Server
3 24 (34.29%) Oracle
4 23 (32.86%) Oracle Database
5 21 (30.00%) Windows
6 19 (27.14%) Performance Tuning
7 16 (22.86%) High Availability
7 16 (22.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (18.57%) MySQL
10 12 (17.14%) T-SQL
10 12 (17.14%) ETL
10 12 (17.14%) Microsoft
10 12 (17.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (15.71%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (15.71%) Linux
12 10 (14.29%) Unix
12 10 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
13 9 (12.86%) ISO 9000
13 9 (12.86%) Clustering
13 9 (12.86%) Capacity Planning
13 9 (12.86%) SQL Server 2012
14 8 (11.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 8 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
14 8 (11.43%) Performance Monitoring
14 8 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (11.43%) Replication
14 8 (11.43%) SQL Server 2005
14 8 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
15 7 (10.00%) Data Warehouse

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 5 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.86%) IIS
2 2 (2.86%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.86%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Oracle 11i
1 4 (5.71%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (5.71%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) LAN
1 4 (5.71%) SAN
1 4 (5.71%) WAN
2 2 (2.86%) Firewall
2 2 (2.86%) Internet
2 2 (2.86%) NAS
2 2 (2.86%) PBX
2 2 (2.86%) Unified Communications
2 2 (2.86%) VoIP
2 2 (2.86%) VPN
2 2 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (68.57%) SQL Server
2 23 (32.86%) Oracle Database
3 16 (22.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (18.57%) MySQL
6 12 (17.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
8 9 (12.86%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (11.43%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (11.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (8.57%) NoSQL
11 6 (8.57%) SQL Server 2016
12 5 (7.14%) OLTP
12 5 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
12 5 (7.14%) RDBMS
12 5 (7.14%) Relational Database
12 5 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
13 4 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (8.57%) Finance
2 2 (2.86%) Retail
3 1 (1.43%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.71%) .NET
1 4 (5.71%) DCOM
2 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.43%) EDI
2 1 (1.43%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.43%) HTML
2 1 (1.43%) JSON
2 1 (1.43%) RESTful
2 1 (1.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) Clustering
2 8 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.43%) Replication
3 2 (2.86%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.86%) BYOD
3 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.86%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.86%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.86%) iPad
3 2 (2.86%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.43%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 21 (30.00%) Windows
2 11 (15.71%) Linux
3 10 (14.29%) Unix
4 6 (8.57%) Windows Server
5 4 (5.71%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.43%) CentOS
7 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.14%) Performance Tuning
2 16 (22.86%) High Availability
3 12 (17.14%) ETL
4 11 (15.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (12.86%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (11.43%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (7.14%) Database Tuning
7 5 (7.14%) Mentoring
8 4 (5.71%) Data Analysis
8 4 (5.71%) Database Security
8 4 (5.71%) E-Commerce
8 4 (5.71%) Migration
8 4 (5.71%) Performance Optimisation
8 4 (5.71%) Presales
9 3 (4.29%) Business Continuity
9 3 (4.29%) CRM
9 3 (4.29%) Data Management
9 3 (4.29%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 49 (70.00%) SQL
2 12 (17.14%) T-SQL
3 6 (8.57%) PL/SQL
4 4 (5.71%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.29%) PHP
6 2 (2.86%) C#
6 2 (2.86%) Perl
6 2 (2.86%) Python
7 1 (1.43%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (7.14%) Degree
3 3 (4.29%) MCDBA
3 3 (4.29%) MCITP
4 2 (2.86%) HND
4 2 (2.86%) MCPD
4 2 (2.86%) MCTS
5 1 (1.43%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.86%) ISO 9000
2 2 (2.86%) QA
3 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) HAProxy
1 2 (2.86%) Kibana
1 2 (2.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (2.86%) Puppet
1 2 (2.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.43%) Perfmon
2 1 (1.43%) Terraform
Vendors
1 24 (34.29%) Oracle
2 12 (17.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.71%) Cognos
3 4 (5.71%) HP
4 3 (4.29%) Citrix
5 2 (2.86%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.86%) VMware
6 1 (1.43%) New Relic