The median annual salary for a DBA was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 164 119 116
Rank change year-on-year -45 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 45 59 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.07% 1.69% 2.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 1.72% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 43 53 57
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -3.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,250 £37,100
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £53,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  

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 4114 3431 3209
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.84% 98.20% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 13513 12235 11799
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,250 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,800 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 28 June 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 - 9 £42,500 - 1
Stockport - 7 £35,000 -
Cheadle - 1 £37,500 -
DBA
North West

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 81 (88.04%) SQL
2 76 (82.61%) SQL Server
3 35 (38.04%) T-SQL
4 31 (33.70%) Data Warehouse
4 31 (33.70%) Performance Tuning
5 28 (30.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 27 (29.35%) Clustering
7 26 (28.26%) Oracle
8 23 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 23 (25.00%) Replication
8 23 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 22 (23.91%) Windows
9 22 (23.91%) High Availability
9 22 (23.91%) SQL Server 2012
10 21 (22.83%) SQL Server 2014
10 21 (22.83%) Disaster Recovery
10 21 (22.83%) SQL Server 2005
11 20 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
12 19 (20.65%) Finance
12 19 (20.65%) ETL
13 16 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (17.39%) Oracle Database
14 15 (16.30%) Database Security
14 15 (16.30%) MySQL
14 15 (16.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 14 (15.22%) SQL Server 2016
16 13 (14.13%) Analytical Skills
16 13 (14.13%) NoSQL
16 13 (14.13%) Agile Software Development
17 11 (11.96%) 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 4 (4.35%) Alfresco
1 4 (4.35%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (2.17%) IIS
2 2 (2.17%) JBoss
2 2 (2.17%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (6.52%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (3.26%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (3.26%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (3.26%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.43%) Network Security
2 1 (1.09%) LAN
2 1 (1.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (82.61%) SQL Server
2 31 (33.70%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (30.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (23.91%) SQL Server 2012
6 21 (22.83%) SQL Server 2005
6 21 (22.83%) SQL Server 2014
7 20 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
8 16 (17.39%) Oracle Database
9 15 (16.30%) MySQL
9 15 (16.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 14 (15.22%) SQL Server 2016
11 13 (14.13%) NoSQL
12 11 (11.96%) PostgreSQL
13 10 (10.87%) Relational Database
14 9 (9.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 9 (9.78%) RDBMS
15 6 (6.52%) Azure SQL Database
15 6 (6.52%) MongoDB
16 5 (5.43%) DTS
Development Applications
1 4 (4.35%) NUnit
1 4 (4.35%) Selenium
1 4 (4.35%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (20.65%) Finance
2 5 (5.43%) Marketing
3 4 (4.35%) Advertising
4 3 (3.26%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.61%) .NET
2 5 (5.43%) DCOM
2 5 (5.43%) XML
3 1 (1.09%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 27 (29.35%) Clustering
2 23 (25.00%) Replication
3 13 (14.13%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (9.78%) iPad
5 5 (5.43%) BBC
5 5 (5.43%) Social Media
6 4 (4.35%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.17%) EMV
7 2 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 22 (23.91%) Windows
2 7 (7.61%) AIX
3 6 (6.52%) Unix
3 6 (6.52%) Windows Server
3 6 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (5.43%) Linux
5 2 (2.17%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (33.70%) Performance Tuning
2 22 (23.91%) High Availability
3 21 (22.83%) Disaster Recovery
4 19 (20.65%) ETL
5 16 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (16.30%) Database Security
7 13 (14.13%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (11.96%) Capacity Planning
9 10 (10.87%) Migration
10 9 (9.78%) Data Analysis
10 9 (9.78%) ITIL
11 8 (8.70%) Statistics
12 7 (7.61%) Performance Optimisation
13 6 (6.52%) ITIL V3
14 5 (5.43%) Data Modelling
15 4 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
15 4 (4.35%) Performance Testing
15 4 (4.35%) Stress Testing
15 4 (4.35%) Test Automation
15 4 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 81 (88.04%) SQL
2 35 (38.04%) T-SQL
3 6 (6.52%) PL/SQL
3 6 (6.52%) VBA
4 3 (3.26%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.17%) Java
6 1 (1.09%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 1 (1.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.26%) Degree
3 2 (2.17%) MCDBA
3 2 (2.17%) MCTS
4 1 (1.09%) HND
4 1 (1.09%) MCITP
4 1 (1.09%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.96%) ISO 9000
2 5 (5.43%) QA
3 2 (2.17%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (7.61%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (2.17%) Ganglia
1 2 (2.17%) Netcool
2 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 26 (28.26%) Oracle
2 23 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (11.96%) Cognos
4 8 (8.70%) Facebook
5 5 (5.43%) Apple
5 5 (5.43%) Google
5 5 (5.43%) Sony
5 5 (5.43%) Yahoo!
6 4 (4.35%) IBM
7 3 (3.26%) VMware
8 2 (2.17%) AppDynamics
9 1 (1.09%) RainStor
9 1 (1.09%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.09%) RedGate
9 1 (1.09%) Sybase
9 1 (1.09%) Teradata
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