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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 85 99 93
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 21 31 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.49% 1.68% 1.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 1.77% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 19 30 27
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +5.88%
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
1351 1752 1758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.88% 95.22% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1145 1474 1561
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 2015.

DBA Salary Histogram in Cambridge

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 29 (87.88%) SQL
2 26 (78.79%) SQL Server
3 15 (45.45%) Degree
4 12 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (36.36%) T-SQL
5 11 (33.33%) Clustering
5 11 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (33.33%) MCITP
5 11 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (30.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (30.30%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (30.30%) MCTS
6 10 (30.30%) Replication
6 10 (30.30%) MCT
6 10 (30.30%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (24.24%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 8 (24.24%) Streaming Music
8 5 (15.15%) Linux
9 3 (9.09%) Windows
9 3 (9.09%) Python
9 3 (9.09%) Web Services
9 3 (9.09%) Internet
9 3 (9.09%) Wireless
9 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
9 3 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (9.09%) Google
9 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.06%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Internet
1 3 (9.09%) Wireless
2 2 (6.06%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (78.79%) SQL Server
2 12 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (30.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 10 (30.30%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (24.24%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
7 1 (3.03%) MySQL
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Clustering
2 10 (30.30%) Replication
3 8 (24.24%) Streaming Music
4 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 3 (9.09%) Internet of Things
5 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.03%) Online Banking
6 1 (3.03%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Linux
2 3 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (30.30%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (6.06%) DevOps
3 2 (6.06%) Product Management
3 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.03%) ITIL
4 1 (3.03%) High Availability
4 1 (3.03%) Database Security
4 1 (3.03%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (87.88%) SQL
2 12 (36.36%) T-SQL
3 3 (9.09%) Python
4 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (45.45%) Degree
2 11 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (33.33%) MCITP
3 10 (30.30%) MCTS
3 10 (30.30%) MCT
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Google
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle
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