The median annual salary for a DBA was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Database Administrator
North West / Merseyside
Rank 54 - 55
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 8 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.42% - 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% - 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 4
Median salary £47,500 - £40,000
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 Merseyside. 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
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 532 477 458
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 94.66% 97.95% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 445 393 370
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

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 3 months to 23 March 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 3 months to 23 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
Liverpool - 7 £50,000 -
St Helens - 1 £40,000 -
DBA
North West

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 (92.59%) SQL Server
2 24 (88.89%) SQL
3 14 (51.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (51.85%) T-SQL
4 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
5 11 (40.74%) MySQL
6 10 (37.04%) Performance Monitoring
7 9 (33.33%) Migration
7 9 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 9 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (29.63%) PowerShell
8 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (25.93%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (25.93%) Database Security
9 7 (25.93%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2014
9 7 (25.93%) Oracle
9 7 (25.93%) Finance
9 7 (25.93%) Statistics
9 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (22.22%) Replication
10 6 (22.22%) Clustering
10 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (22.22%) Unix
10 6 (22.22%) Windows
10 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database
10 6 (22.22%) MongoDB

DBA Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (92.59%) SQL Server
2 14 (51.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (40.74%) MySQL
4 9 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2014
5 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (22.22%) Azure SQL Database
6 6 (22.22%) MongoDB
6 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database
6 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (18.52%) Informix
7 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 5 (18.52%) Oracle Database 12c
7 5 (18.52%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
2 2 (7.41%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) LINQ
2 1 (3.70%) Middleware
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Clustering
1 6 (22.22%) Replication
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.70%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Unix
1 6 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Performance Monitoring
2 9 (33.33%) Migration
3 7 (25.93%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (25.93%) Database Security
3 7 (25.93%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (25.93%) Statistics
4 6 (22.22%) Database Optimisation
4 6 (22.22%) High Availability
5 5 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.41%) CRM
6 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
6 2 (7.41%) ITIL
6 2 (7.41%) Performance Optimisation
7 1 (3.70%) Analytics
7 1 (3.70%) Data Transformation
7 1 (3.70%) Database Tuning
7 1 (3.70%) ITIL V3
7 1 (3.70%) Patch Management
7 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 24 (88.89%) SQL
2 14 (51.85%) T-SQL
3 8 (29.63%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.41%) C#
5 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.93%) Oracle
3 4 (14.81%) IDERA
3 4 (14.81%) RedGate
4 1 (3.70%) SAP
4 1 (3.70%) Veritas