The median annual salary for a SQL Server DBA was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

SQL Server Database Administrator
England / North West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 250 208 211
Rank change year-on-year -42 +3  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 21 26 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.31% 0.47% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.48% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 21 24 37
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.78% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  

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 6527 5416 6176
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.62% 97.74% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5334 4594 5041
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 Server DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server DBA in the North West

SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for SQL Server DBA in the North West

SQL Server DBA
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA in the North West over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server DBA in the North West

SQL Server 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 Server DBA within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 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 -27 13 £40,000 -13.51%
Cheshire - 5 £37,500 -
Lancashire - 3 £47,500 -
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 North West region featuring SQL Server DBA in the job title.

1 48 (100.00%) SQL
1 48 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 38 (79.17%) T-SQL
3 37 (77.08%) Data Warehouse
4 33 (68.75%) Performance Tuning
5 31 (64.58%) SQL Server 2014
5 31 (64.58%) Replication
5 31 (64.58%) Clustering
5 31 (64.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 29 (60.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 27 (56.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 24 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 23 (47.92%) Business Intelligence
10 21 (43.75%) SQL Server 2016
11 14 (29.17%) SQL Server 2005
12 12 (25.00%) Migration
12 12 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
12 12 (25.00%) MySQL
13 11 (22.92%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (22.92%) Capacity Planning
14 10 (20.83%) MongoDB
14 10 (20.83%) Azure SQL Database
14 10 (20.83%) Database Security
15 9 (18.75%) Relational Database
15 9 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
15 9 (18.75%) Finance
16 8 (16.67%) RDBMS
16 8 (16.67%) High Availability
16 8 (16.67%) Facebook

SQL Server 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 37 (77.08%) Data Warehouse
3 31 (64.58%) SQL Server 2014
3 31 (64.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 29 (60.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 27 (56.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 24 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 21 (43.75%) SQL Server 2016
8 14 (29.17%) SQL Server 2005
9 12 (25.00%) MySQL
10 10 (20.83%) Azure SQL Database
10 10 (20.83%) MongoDB
11 9 (18.75%) Relational Database
12 8 (16.67%) RDBMS
13 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
15 3 (6.25%) NoSQL
15 3 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
16 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
16 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 9 (18.75%) Finance
2 8 (16.67%) Marketing
3 3 (6.25%) Advertising
3 3 (6.25%) Music Industry
4 1 (2.08%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) .NET
1 1 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (64.58%) Clustering
1 31 (64.58%) Replication
2 5 (10.42%) BBC
2 5 (10.42%) Social Media
3 3 (6.25%) iPad
4 2 (4.17%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.50%) Windows
2 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.08%) Linux
3 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (68.75%) Performance Tuning
2 23 (47.92%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (25.00%) Migration
4 11 (22.92%) Capacity Planning
5 10 (20.83%) Database Security
6 9 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (16.67%) Database Optimisation
7 8 (16.67%) High Availability
8 7 (14.58%) ETL
9 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (6.25%) Data Analysis
10 3 (6.25%) Performance Optimisation
10 3 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
10 3 (6.25%) Statistics
11 1 (2.08%) Business Continuity
11 1 (2.08%) ETL Development
11 1 (2.08%) Full Text Search
11 1 (2.08%) ITIL V3
11 1 (2.08%) Performance Monitoring
11 1 (2.08%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 48 (100.00%) SQL
2 38 (79.17%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (22.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.08%) MCITP
2 1 (2.08%) MCTS
Vendors
1 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.67%) Facebook
3 5 (10.42%) Apple
3 5 (10.42%) Google
3 5 (10.42%) Sony
3 5 (10.42%) Yahoo!
4 4 (8.33%) RedGate
5 3 (6.25%) Cognos
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle
6 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
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