The median annual salary for a SQL DBA was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

SQL Database Administrator
North West / Manchester
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 165 104 143
Rank change year-on-year -61 +39  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 37 80 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.95% 2.37% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 2.43% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 33 70 44
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +4.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £35,000 £36,050
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
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 3777 3290 3662
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 96.92% 97.54% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3161 2733 3002
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%  

SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL DBA in Manchester

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for SQL DBA in Manchester

SQL DBA
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL DBA in Manchester over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL DBA in Manchester

SQL 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 SQL DBA within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 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 -10.52% 1
Stockport +2 7 £32,000 -8.57% 2
Bolton - 1 £35,000 -
SQL DBA
North West

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, 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 SQL DBA in the job title.

1 89 (100.00%) SQL
2 82 (92.13%) SQL Server
3 43 (48.31%) T-SQL
4 40 (44.94%) Microsoft
5 39 (43.82%) Performance Tuning
6 38 (42.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 36 (40.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 34 (38.20%) Data Warehouse
9 32 (35.96%) MS Excel
10 28 (31.46%) SQL Server 2008
11 27 (30.34%) Business Intelligence
12 21 (23.60%) ETL
12 21 (23.60%) Clustering
13 20 (22.47%) SQL Server 2012
13 20 (22.47%) SQL Server 2014
14 19 (21.35%) Replication
14 19 (21.35%) Agile Software Development
15 18 (20.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 18 (20.22%) High Availability
16 17 (19.10%) SQL Server 2005
16 17 (19.10%) Microsoft Certification
16 17 (19.10%) Data Modelling
17 15 (16.85%) Disaster Recovery
17 15 (16.85%) iPad
18 14 (15.73%) Analytical Skills
18 14 (15.73%) Oracle
18 14 (15.73%) PCI DSS
19 13 (14.61%) Data Analysis
19 13 (14.61%) ITIL
20 12 (13.48%) NoSQL

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 10 (11.24%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.74%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (4.49%) Alfresco
3 4 (4.49%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 32 (35.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.24%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (10.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (7.87%) IaaS
3 7 (7.87%) PaaS
3 7 (7.87%) SaaS
4 6 (6.74%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (6.74%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.87%) DNS
2 6 (6.74%) Firewall
2 6 (6.74%) Internet
2 6 (6.74%) NAS
2 6 (6.74%) SAN
3 3 (3.37%) Network Security
4 1 (1.12%) LAN
4 1 (1.12%) VPN
4 1 (1.12%) WAN
4 1 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (92.13%) SQL Server
2 38 (42.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 36 (40.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 34 (38.20%) Data Warehouse
5 28 (31.46%) SQL Server 2008
6 20 (22.47%) SQL Server 2012
6 20 (22.47%) SQL Server 2014
7 18 (20.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 17 (19.10%) SQL Server 2005
9 12 (13.48%) NoSQL
10 9 (10.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 8 (8.99%) SQL Server 2016
12 6 (6.74%) Amazon Redshift
12 6 (6.74%) Oracle Database
12 6 (6.74%) Relational Database
13 5 (5.62%) MySQL
13 5 (5.62%) RDBMS
14 4 (4.49%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (4.49%) Power BI
14 4 (4.49%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (6.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.49%) NUnit
2 4 (4.49%) Selenium
2 4 (4.49%) SoapUI
General
1 11 (12.36%) Finance
2 7 (7.87%) Multimedia
3 5 (5.62%) Marketing
4 4 (4.49%) Advertising
4 4 (4.49%) Banking
5 2 (2.25%) Law
6 1 (1.12%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.74%) DCOM
2 5 (5.62%) .NET
2 5 (5.62%) XML
3 1 (1.12%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.60%) Clustering
2 19 (21.35%) Replication
3 15 (16.85%) iPad
4 14 (15.73%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (8.99%) Data Protection Act
6 7 (7.87%) Computer Science
7 5 (5.62%) Data Centre
8 3 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (2.25%) Fintech
10 1 (1.12%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.11%) Windows
2 8 (8.99%) Unix
3 2 (2.25%) AIX
4 1 (1.12%) Linux
4 1 (1.12%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (43.82%) Performance Tuning
2 27 (30.34%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (23.60%) ETL
4 19 (21.35%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (20.22%) High Availability
6 17 (19.10%) Data Modelling
7 15 (16.85%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (14.61%) Data Analysis
8 13 (14.61%) ITIL
9 10 (11.24%) ITIL V3
9 10 (11.24%) Statistics
10 8 (8.99%) Business Continuity
10 8 (8.99%) Data Protection
10 8 (8.99%) Database Security
10 8 (8.99%) QMS
10 8 (8.99%) Scrum
11 7 (7.87%) Data Management
11 7 (7.87%) Requirements Analysis
12 6 (6.74%) Data Architecture
12 6 (6.74%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 89 (100.00%) SQL
2 43 (48.31%) T-SQL
3 7 (7.87%) PowerShell
4 6 (6.74%) PL/SQL
4 6 (6.74%) VBA
5 1 (1.12%) PHP
5 1 (1.12%) Python
5 1 (1.12%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (19.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (11.24%) Degree
3 7 (7.87%) MCITP
3 7 (7.87%) MCSA
3 7 (7.87%) MCTS
4 3 (3.37%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (15.73%) PCI DSS
2 8 (8.99%) ISO 9000
3 7 (7.87%) QA
3 7 (7.87%) SLA
4 6 (6.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (6.74%) VMware ESX
1 6 (6.74%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (3.37%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (2.25%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.12%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (7.87%) SCOM
2 1 (1.12%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 40 (44.94%) Microsoft
2 14 (15.73%) Oracle
3 7 (7.87%) VMware
4 4 (4.49%) Cognos
4 4 (4.49%) IBM
5 3 (3.37%) Facebook
6 1 (1.12%) RedGate
6 1 (1.12%) Sybase
Manchester, Lancashire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Negotiable + Excellent Benefits, Med
Posted: 7 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus +Full bens
Posted: 13 days ago