The median annual salary for a SQL Server DBA was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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

SQL Server Database Administrator
North West / Manchester
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 199 161 157
Rank change year-on-year -38 -4  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 13 21 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.31% 0.60% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.61% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 13 19 25
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.78% -  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  

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 4104 3434 3261
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.95% 98.17% 96.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3513 2953 2725
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

SQL Server DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server DBA in Manchester

SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for SQL Server DBA in Manchester

SQL Server DBA
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA in Manchester over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server DBA in Manchester

SQL Server 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 Server DBA within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 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
Stockport - 3 £32,500 -
SQL Server DBA
North West

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, SQL Server 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 Server DBA in the job title.

1 29 (100.00%) SQL
1 29 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (75.86%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (65.52%) T-SQL
4 17 (58.62%) Performance Tuning
5 15 (51.72%) Clustering
6 14 (48.28%) Replication
6 14 (48.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (48.28%) SQL Server 2014
7 11 (37.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (31.03%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (31.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 9 (31.03%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (27.59%) Facebook
9 8 (27.59%) SQL Server 2016
10 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (24.14%) ETL
10 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
10 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (24.14%) MySQL
10 7 (24.14%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (24.14%) Migration
11 6 (20.69%) Finance
11 6 (20.69%) RDBMS
11 6 (20.69%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (20.69%) Database Security
11 6 (20.69%) Relational Database
11 6 (20.69%) Azure SQL Database
11 6 (20.69%) MongoDB

SQL Server 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:

Cloud Services
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (75.86%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (48.28%) SQL Server 2014
3 14 (48.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (37.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 9 (31.03%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (31.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (27.59%) SQL Server 2016
7 7 (24.14%) MySQL
8 6 (20.69%) Azure SQL Database
8 6 (20.69%) MongoDB
8 6 (20.69%) RDBMS
8 6 (20.69%) Relational Database
9 3 (10.34%) NoSQL
9 3 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
10 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Advertising
2 3 (10.34%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 15 (51.72%) Clustering
2 14 (48.28%) Replication
3 5 (17.24%) BBC
3 5 (17.24%) Social Media
4 4 (13.79%) iPad
5 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (31.03%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (24.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (24.14%) ETL
3 7 (24.14%) Migration
4 6 (20.69%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (20.69%) Database Security
5 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (17.24%) Database Optimisation
5 5 (17.24%) High Availability
6 4 (13.79%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (10.34%) Data Analysis
8 2 (6.90%) Performance Optimisation
8 2 (6.90%) Statistics
9 1 (3.45%) ITIL
9 1 (3.45%) ITIL V3
9 1 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) SQL
2 19 (65.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.45%) MCITP
2 1 (3.45%) MCTS
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Facebook
2 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
3 5 (17.24%) Apple
3 5 (17.24%) Google
3 5 (17.24%) Sony
3 5 (17.24%) Yahoo!
4 3 (10.34%) Cognos
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle
5 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.45%) RedGate