The median annual salary for a SQL DBA was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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

SQL Database Administrator
England / North West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 221 164 153
Rank change year-on-year -57 -11  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 51 72 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.74% 1.30% 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 1.33% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 49 62 96
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £32,550
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
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 the North West. 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
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 6647 5415 6191
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.61% 97.74% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 5440 4595 5048
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured SQL DBA in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for SQL DBA in the North West

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for SQL DBA in the North West

SQL DBA
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL DBA in the North West over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL DBA in the North West

SQL 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 SQL DBA within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Manchester -53 32 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Cheshire -23 13 £36,000 -5.26% 1
Lancashire - 3 £47,500 -
Merseyside -16 2 £47,500 - 2
Cumbria -3 1 £35,000 -17.64%
SQL DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, SQL 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 SQL DBA in the job title.

1 116 (100.00%) SQL
2 106 (91.38%) SQL Server
3 62 (53.45%) T-SQL
4 53 (45.69%) Performance Tuning
5 51 (43.97%) Data Warehouse
6 47 (40.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 45 (38.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 43 (37.07%) Clustering
8 43 (37.07%) Business Intelligence
9 42 (36.21%) SQL Server 2014
10 39 (33.62%) Replication
11 37 (31.90%) Microsoft
12 35 (30.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 33 (28.45%) SQL Server 2008
14 32 (27.59%) SQL Server 2016
15 28 (24.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 25 (21.55%) SQL Server 2005
16 25 (21.55%) Oracle
16 25 (21.55%) SQL Server 2012
17 24 (20.69%) High Availability
17 24 (20.69%) Windows
18 22 (18.97%) Capacity Planning
19 21 (18.10%) ETL
20 20 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
21 17 (14.66%) Finance
21 17 (14.66%) MySQL
21 17 (14.66%) Database Security
22 15 (12.93%) Relational Database
22 15 (12.93%) Migration
22 15 (12.93%) MongoDB

SQL 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.45%) Alfresco
1 4 (3.45%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (5.17%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.31%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.86%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.31%) Network Security
2 1 (0.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (91.38%) SQL Server
2 51 (43.97%) Data Warehouse
3 47 (40.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 45 (38.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 42 (36.21%) SQL Server 2014
6 35 (30.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 33 (28.45%) SQL Server 2008
8 32 (27.59%) SQL Server 2016
9 28 (24.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 25 (21.55%) SQL Server 2005
10 25 (21.55%) SQL Server 2012
11 17 (14.66%) MySQL
12 15 (12.93%) MongoDB
12 15 (12.93%) Relational Database
13 12 (10.34%) NoSQL
14 11 (9.48%) PostgreSQL
15 10 (8.62%) Azure SQL Database
15 10 (8.62%) Oracle Database
16 7 (6.03%) RDBMS
17 6 (5.17%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (3.45%) NUnit
1 4 (3.45%) Selenium
1 4 (3.45%) SoapUI
General
1 17 (14.66%) Finance
2 10 (8.62%) Marketing
3 4 (3.45%) Advertising
4 3 (2.59%) Music Industry
5 1 (0.86%) Law
5 1 (0.86%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.76%) .NET
1 9 (7.76%) XML
2 5 (4.31%) DCOM
3 2 (1.72%) XSLT
4 1 (0.86%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 43 (37.07%) Clustering
2 39 (33.62%) Replication
3 13 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.17%) Data Centre
4 6 (5.17%) iPad
5 5 (4.31%) BBC
5 5 (4.31%) Social Media
6 4 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.72%) EMV
7 2 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.86%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.86%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 24 (20.69%) Windows
2 11 (9.48%) Windows Server
2 11 (9.48%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (6.03%) Unix
4 5 (4.31%) AIX
5 2 (1.72%) Windows 2000
5 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.86%) Linux
6 1 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (45.69%) Performance Tuning
2 43 (37.07%) Business Intelligence
3 24 (20.69%) High Availability
4 22 (18.97%) Capacity Planning
5 21 (18.10%) ETL
6 20 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
7 17 (14.66%) Database Security
8 15 (12.93%) Migration
9 13 (11.21%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (11.21%) Data Analysis
10 9 (7.76%) Statistics
11 8 (6.90%) ITIL
11 8 (6.90%) Performance Monitoring
12 7 (6.03%) Database Optimisation
13 6 (5.17%) ITIL V3
14 5 (4.31%) Change Management
14 5 (4.31%) Data Modelling
14 5 (4.31%) SDLC
15 4 (3.45%) Database Tuning
15 4 (3.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 116 (100.00%) SQL
2 62 (53.45%) T-SQL
3 6 (5.17%) PL/SQL
3 6 (5.17%) VBA
4 3 (2.59%) PHP
5 2 (1.72%) C#
6 1 (0.86%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 1 (0.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.72%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.72%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.86%) Degree
3 1 (0.86%) MCDBA
3 1 (0.86%) MCITP
3 1 (0.86%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.17%) ISO 9000
2 2 (1.72%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.72%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 37 (31.90%) Microsoft
2 25 (21.55%) Oracle
3 11 (9.48%) Cognos
4 8 (6.90%) Facebook
5 5 (4.31%) Apple
5 5 (4.31%) Google
5 5 (4.31%) Sony
5 5 (4.31%) Yahoo!
6 4 (3.45%) IBM
7 3 (2.59%) RedGate
7 3 (2.59%) Sybase
8 1 (0.86%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.86%) Tableau
8 1 (0.86%) VMware
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