Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior DBA was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

Senior Database Administrator
England > North West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 356 319 348
Rank change year-on-year -37 +29 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DBA 8 48 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.060% 0.39% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.40% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5 46 20
North West median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £38,750 £40,625 £39,000
90th Percentile £53,250 £57,500 £55,300
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% -3.93%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 12881 12066 12498
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.62% 97.00% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 10316 10146 10375
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Senior DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior DBA in the North West

Senior DBA
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Senior DBA in the North West

Senior DBA
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior DBA in the North West over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior DBA in the North West

Senior DBA
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior DBA within the North West region over the 6 months to 21 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
Cheshire -27 6 £50,000 +14.29%
Manchester -60 2 £48,750 -7.14%
Senior DBA
England

Senior DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Senior 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 North West region featuring Senior DBA in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle
3 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 5 (62.50%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (37.50%) MySQL
5 3 (37.50%) Unix
5 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 3 (37.50%) Solaris
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (37.50%) Remedy
5 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
5 3 (37.50%) SCOM
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (37.50%) DevOps
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
5 3 (37.50%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (25.00%) Amazon Aurora
6 2 (25.00%) Perfmon
6 2 (25.00%) Ansible
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Senior DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
3 3 (37.50%) MySQL
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (25.00%) Amazon Aurora
4 2 (25.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (25.00%) MariaDB
4 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (25.00%) OLTP
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (25.00%) Clustering
2 2 (25.00%) Replication
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Solaris
2 3 (37.50%) Unix
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
4 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Data Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
4 1 (12.50%) ETL Development
4 1 (12.50%) Full Text Search
4 1 (12.50%) High Availability
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
1 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (37.50%) SCOM
2 2 (25.00%) Ansible
2 2 (25.00%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) Remedy