Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a DBA was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside 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.

Database Administrator
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 75 70
Rank change year-on-year +12 -5 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 28 33 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.81% 2.50% 1.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.00% 2.66% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 25 24 11
Merseyside median annual salary £32,500 £47,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.58% +13.10% +40.00%
10th Percentile £27,900 £41,999 £36,250
90th Percentile £51,000 £55,500 £44,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. 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
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies in Merseyside with a recognized job title 932 1241 898
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.57% 94.16% 97.82%
Number of salaries quoted 716 895 673
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £23,100
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Merseyside

DBA
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for DBA in Merseyside

DBA
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DBA in Merseyside over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for DBA in Merseyside

DBA
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Merseyside 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
Liverpool +16 23 £36,000 -24.21%
Southport - 2 £30,000 -
St Helens -6 1 £32,500 -7.14%
Wirral - 1 £45,000 -
Birkenhead - 1 £32,500 - 1
DBA
North West

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 Merseyside region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 25 (89.29%) SQL Server
2 18 (64.29%) SQL
3 15 (53.57%) Replication
4 13 (46.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (35.71%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (32.14%) Linux
7 8 (28.57%) Windows
7 8 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (25.00%) Data Protection
8 7 (25.00%) Performance Optimisation
9 6 (21.43%) Debian
9 6 (21.43%) T-SQL
10 5 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
11 4 (14.29%) Database Security
11 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (10.71%) MongoDB
12 3 (10.71%) High Availability
12 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (10.71%) Oracle
13 2 (7.14%) C#
13 2 (7.14%) MySQL
13 2 (7.14%) Unix
13 2 (7.14%) Informix
13 2 (7.14%) DTS
13 2 (7.14%) Data Modelling

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 1 (3.57%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.57%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (3.57%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (89.29%) SQL Server
2 13 (46.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (10.71%) MongoDB
6 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (7.14%) DTS
7 2 (7.14%) Informix
7 2 (7.14%) MySQL
7 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (3.57%) MariaDB
8 1 (3.57%) OLAP
8 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (3.57%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (3.57%) Advertising
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
1 1 (3.57%) Games
1 1 (3.57%) Legal
1 1 (3.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) Middleware
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 15 (53.57%) Replication
2 1 (3.57%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Linux
2 8 (28.57%) Windows
3 6 (21.43%) Debian
4 2 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 7 (25.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 4 (14.29%) Database Security
4 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (10.71%) High Availability
5 2 (7.14%) Data Modelling
5 2 (7.14%) ETL
5 2 (7.14%) Statistics
5 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.57%) Database Tuning
6 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.57%) Migration
6 1 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.57%) Process Improvement
6 1 (3.57%) SOA
6 1 (3.57%) Task Automation
6 1 (3.57%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) SQL
2 6 (21.43%) T-SQL
3 2 (7.14%) C#
3 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Nagios
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) IDERA
3 1 (3.57%) VMware