The median annual salary for a Senior SQL DBA was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

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

Senior SQL Database Administrator
North West / Manchester
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 199 172 180
Rank change year-on-year -27 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior SQL DBA 3 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.074% 0.29% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.30% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 8
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.54%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.55% -5.26%  

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 3914 3388 3502
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.17% 97.75% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3314 2874 2858
Median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.43% +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior SQL DBA in Manchester

Senior SQL DBA
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Senior SQL DBA in Manchester

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, Senior SQL 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 Senior SQL DBA in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
3 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (55.56%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (55.56%) NoSQL
5 4 (44.44%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
5 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (44.44%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (44.44%) Amazon Redshift
5 4 (44.44%) DevOps
5 4 (44.44%) Data Modelling
5 4 (44.44%) DNS
5 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (44.44%) SAN
5 4 (44.44%) Internet
5 4 (44.44%) Firewall
5 4 (44.44%) Finance
5 4 (44.44%) Scrum
5 4 (44.44%) VMware
5 4 (44.44%) VMware ESX
5 4 (44.44%) SCOM
5 4 (44.44%) PCI DSS
5 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
5 4 (44.44%) Data Architecture
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (44.44%) NAS
5 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server

Senior SQL 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 (44.44%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (44.44%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (44.44%) Amazon S3
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) DNS
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
1 4 (44.44%) Internet
1 4 (44.44%) NAS
1 4 (44.44%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (55.56%) NoSQL
3 4 (44.44%) Amazon Redshift
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (11.11%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
6 1 (11.11%) MySQL
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (11.11%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Clustering
2 2 (22.22%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (44.44%) Customer Engagement
2 4 (44.44%) Data Architecture
2 4 (44.44%) Data Modelling
2 4 (44.44%) DevOps
2 4 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (44.44%) Scrum
2 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (22.22%) High Availability
4 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Database Optimisation
4 1 (11.11%) Database Security
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (44.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) VMware ESX
1 4 (44.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) RedGate
2 1 (11.11%) Sybase