The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cambridge region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 101 94 101
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 7 22 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.51% 1.47% 1.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 1.49% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 7 21 27
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
1333 1475 1767
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.32% 98.27% 97.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1086 1242 1515
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region that featured DBA in the job title.

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 1 May 2016.

DBA Salary Histogram in Cambridge

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 Cambridge region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 16 (94.12%) SQL
2 12 (70.59%) SQL Server
3 9 (52.94%) Oracle
3 9 (52.94%) Oracle Database
4 8 (47.06%) ITIL
5 7 (41.18%) Windows
5 7 (41.18%) PL/SQL
6 6 (35.29%) Linux
6 6 (35.29%) Replication
6 6 (35.29%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
7 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (29.41%) Data Guard
7 5 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (23.53%) Identity Management
8 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
8 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
8 4 (23.53%) C#
8 4 (23.53%) Java
8 4 (23.53%) VB.NET
8 4 (23.53%) .NET
8 4 (23.53%) J2EE
8 4 (23.53%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
8 4 (23.53%) Information Security
8 4 (23.53%) Identity Access Management
8 4 (23.53%) Performance Tuning

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (70.59%) SQL Server
2 9 (52.94%) Oracle Database
3 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
5 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (17.65%) MySQL
6 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (17.65%) RDBMS
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
7 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
8 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
1 4 (23.53%) J2EE
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Replication
2 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
3 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
4 3 (17.65%) Clustering
5 2 (11.76%) Biology
5 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
5 2 (11.76%) iPad
5 2 (11.76%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (23.53%) Identity Access Management
3 4 (23.53%) Identity Management
3 4 (23.53%) Information Security
3 4 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (23.53%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
4 3 (17.65%) Change Control
4 3 (17.65%) Database Security
4 3 (17.65%) DevOps
4 3 (17.65%) High Availability
4 3 (17.65%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (11.76%) Bioinformatics
5 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.88%) Database Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) SQL
2 7 (41.18%) PL/SQL
3 4 (23.53%) C#
3 4 (23.53%) Java
3 4 (23.53%) VB.NET
4 3 (17.65%) Python
4 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
5 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.88%) Perl
6 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) MCITP
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Data Guard
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) Vertica
3 2 (11.76%) VMware
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: bonuses+benefits+stock options
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Great base and prospects
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 16 days ago