The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 93 101 86
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 14 18 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.96% 1.07% 1.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 1.12% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 14 17 34
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,300 £26,850
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
DBA
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1415 1602 1863
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.18% 95.53% 96.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1164 1406 1612
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DBA in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

DBA
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

DBA Salary Trend in Cambridge

DBA
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DBA across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

DBA Salary Histogram in Cambridge

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with DBA in their job title.

1 17 (80.95%) SQL
2 13 (61.90%) SQL Server
2 13 (61.90%) Degree
3 9 (42.86%) MCITP
3 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (38.10%) MCT
4 8 (38.10%) MCTS
5 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (23.81%) Linux
6 4 (19.05%) Finance
6 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (14.29%) Internet of Things
7 3 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (14.29%) Google
7 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
7 3 (14.29%) Wireless
7 3 (14.29%) Python
7 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
7 3 (14.29%) Internet
7 3 (14.29%) UNIX
7 3 (14.29%) Web Services
7 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
8 2 (9.52%) Oracle
8 2 (9.52%) Sybase
8 2 (9.52%) SAP
8 2 (9.52%) Windows
8 2 (9.52%) HTTP

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Internet
1 3 (14.29%) Wireless
2 2 (9.52%) HTTP
2 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (61.90%) SQL Server
2 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (9.52%) Sybase ASE
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.76%) MySQL
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 3 (14.29%) Internet of Things
2 2 (9.52%) Replication
3 1 (4.76%) Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) Statistics
3 1 (4.76%) Online Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) UNIX
3 2 (9.52%) Windows
4 1 (4.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (4.76%) High Availability
3 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.76%) OpenUP
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
2 3 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) Degree
2 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (42.86%) MCITP
3 8 (38.10%) MCT
3 8 (38.10%) MCTS
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) VirtualBox
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Nagios
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (4.76%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Google
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) Sybase
2 2 (9.52%) SAP
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
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