The median annual salary for a SQL Server DBA was £45,000 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Server Database Administrator
North West / Manchester
Rank 187 132 170
Rank change year-on-year -55 +38  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 15 48 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.38% 1.42% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 1.46% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 14 38 21
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.68% +3.52%  

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 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 27 March 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 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 - 3 £42,500 - 1
Bolton - 1 £35,000 -
SQL Server DBA
North West

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 40 (100.00%) SQL
1 40 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 28 (70.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (65.00%) T-SQL
4 24 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 22 (55.00%) Performance Tuning
6 21 (52.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 20 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (40.00%) Replication
9 15 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 14 (35.00%) MS Excel
11 13 (32.50%) Clustering
11 13 (32.50%) ETL
11 13 (32.50%) SQL Server 2014
12 9 (22.50%) Finance
12 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 7 (17.50%) Requirements Analysis
13 7 (17.50%) iPad
13 7 (17.50%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (15.00%) Database Security
14 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
14 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
15 5 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
15 5 (12.50%) RDBMS
15 5 (12.50%) Relational Database
16 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
16 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
16 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
16 4 (10.00%) MySQL

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top Related 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 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 14 (35.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 28 (70.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (52.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (32.50%) SQL Server 2014
7 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 7 (17.50%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (12.50%) RDBMS
9 5 (12.50%) Relational Database
10 4 (10.00%) MySQL
10 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (7.50%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (7.50%) MongoDB
11 3 (7.50%) Power BI
11 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (5.00%) Data Mart
12 2 (5.00%) Riak
General
1 9 (22.50%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Banking
3 3 (7.50%) Advertising
3 3 (7.50%) Marketing
4 1 (2.50%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 16 (40.00%) Replication
2 13 (32.50%) Clustering
3 7 (17.50%) iPad
4 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
5 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.50%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (55.00%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (32.50%) ETL
4 7 (17.50%) Requirements Analysis
5 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (15.00%) Database Security
6 5 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 4 (10.00%) High Availability
7 4 (10.00%) Migration
8 3 (7.50%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (7.50%) Database Optimisation
8 3 (7.50%) Database Tuning
9 2 (5.00%) Capacity Management
9 2 (5.00%) Database Mirroring
9 2 (5.00%) Scrum
9 2 (5.00%) TDD
10 1 (2.50%) Performance Monitoring
10 1 (2.50%) Performance Optimisation
10 1 (2.50%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) SQL
2 26 (65.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.50%) MCITP
2 1 (2.50%) MCTS
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.50%) Facebook
3 1 (2.50%) RedGate
Altrincham, Cheshire
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Posted: 8 hours ago
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