Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a SQL Server DBA was £38,750 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 286 224 187
Rank change year-on-year -62 -37 +69
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 8 55 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.10% 0.73% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.75% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8 54 68
Manchester median annual salary £38,750 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.19% +10.53% +11.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £37,200 £34,550
90th Percentile £54,250 £57,125 £57,650
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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 7767 7309 7124
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.39% 97.44% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6454 6278 5936
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 £58,835
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

SQL Server DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured SQL Server DBA in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 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
Stockport -7 3 £32,500 -27.78%
SQL Server DBA
North West

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) ETL
2 5 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (50.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (37.50%) Cognos
5 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
6 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (12.50%) Change Control
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (12.50%) Database Security
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
6 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) JSON
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
6 1 (12.50%) PowerShell

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
6 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) JSON
1 1 (12.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ETL
2 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Data Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Database Security
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
3 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Cognos
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat