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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 80 102 101
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 25 23 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.72% 1.31% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.81% 1.39% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 17 20 12
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%
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
1384 1649 1548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.25% 93.91% 94.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1170 1358 1397
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 3 July 2015.

DBA Salary Histogram in Cambridge

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 36 (92.31%) SQL Server
2 33 (84.62%) SQL
3 15 (38.46%) T-SQL
3 15 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
4 14 (35.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (35.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (30.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (30.77%) Replication
5 12 (30.77%) Clustering
5 12 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (28.21%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (28.21%) Degree
6 11 (28.21%) MCITP
6 11 (28.21%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (25.64%) MCTS
7 10 (25.64%) MCT
8 9 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (23.08%) Streaming Music
8 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
10 6 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
11 5 (12.82%) SaaS
11 5 (12.82%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (12.82%) SDLC
11 5 (12.82%) Configuration Management
11 5 (12.82%) Windows
11 5 (12.82%) Web Services
11 5 (12.82%) Computer Science
12 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 3 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (2.56%) Lync
2 1 (2.56%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.56%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (12.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) SMTP
1 1 (2.56%) SNMP
1 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.56%) DNS
1 1 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (92.31%) SQL Server
2 14 (35.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 14 (35.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (30.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 11 (28.21%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
7 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
8 1 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
8 1 (2.56%) Big Data
8 1 (2.56%) MySQL
8 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Subversion
General
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Banking
2 1 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) Web Services
2 1 (2.56%) SAML
2 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.56%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) Classic ASP
2 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) Replication
1 12 (30.77%) Clustering
2 9 (23.08%) Streaming Music
3 5 (12.82%) Computer Science
3 5 (12.82%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.56%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (2.56%) Online Banking
5 1 (2.56%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (28.21%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (12.82%) Configuration Management
3 5 (12.82%) SDLC
4 3 (7.69%) DevOps
4 3 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (7.69%) Product Management
5 2 (5.13%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (5.13%) ITIL
6 1 (2.56%) CRM
6 1 (2.56%) Change Management
6 1 (2.56%) High Availability
6 1 (2.56%) Database Security
6 1 (2.56%) Information Security
6 1 (2.56%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.56%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (84.62%) SQL
2 15 (38.46%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.56%) VBScript
3 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.56%) C#
3 1 (2.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (28.21%) MCITP
2 11 (28.21%) Degree
3 10 (25.64%) MCTS
3 10 (25.64%) MCT
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.56%) Google
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle
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