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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 86 83 113
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 20 23 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.69% 1.64% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.73% 1.70% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 19 13 10
Median salary £37,500 £55,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-31.81% +26.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,100 £33,850
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £57,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
1153 1356 1661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.63% 96.86% 96.18%
Number of salaries quoted 956 1141 1347
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 24 July 2016.

DBA Salary Histogram in Cambridge

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 25 (96.15%) SQL
2 17 (65.38%) SQL Server
3 12 (46.15%) Management Information System
4 10 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (34.62%) Data Management
5 9 (34.62%) Finance
5 9 (34.62%) QlikView
5 9 (34.62%) PL/SQL
5 9 (34.62%) VBA
5 9 (34.62%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (30.77%) Oracle
6 8 (30.77%) Oracle Database
7 7 (26.92%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 7 (26.92%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (15.38%) Hadoop
8 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (15.38%) iPad
8 4 (15.38%) NoSQL
8 4 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (15.38%) Replication
8 4 (15.38%) Python
8 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
9 3 (11.54%) Database Security
9 3 (11.54%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (11.54%) Identity Access Management
9 3 (11.54%) RDBMS
9 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
9 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
9 3 (11.54%) Identity Management
9 3 (11.54%) T-SQL

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.54%) Apache Solr
1 3 (11.54%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (65.38%) SQL Server
2 10 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (34.62%) QlikView
4 8 (30.77%) Oracle Database
5 4 (15.38%) Hadoop
5 4 (15.38%) NoSQL
5 4 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
6 3 (11.54%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (11.54%) Neo4j
6 3 (11.54%) RDBMS
7 1 (3.85%) Big Data
7 1 (3.85%) MySQL
7 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 3 (11.54%) .NET
2 3 (11.54%) J2EE
2 3 (11.54%) Lucene
2 3 (11.54%) Sphinx
2 3 (11.54%) Xapian
3 2 (7.69%) DBIx::Class
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) Management Information System
2 4 (15.38%) iPad
2 4 (15.38%) Replication
3 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.69%) Statistics
4 1 (3.85%) Clustering
4 1 (3.85%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Unix
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) Data Management
2 3 (11.54%) Database Security
2 3 (11.54%) Identity Access Management
2 3 (11.54%) Identity Management
2 3 (11.54%) Information Security
2 3 (11.54%) ITIL
2 3 (11.54%) Load Balancing
2 3 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
3 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (7.69%) High Availability
4 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.85%) CRM
4 1 (3.85%) Database Optimisation
4 1 (3.85%) ETL
4 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 25 (96.15%) SQL
2 9 (34.62%) PL/SQL
2 9 (34.62%) VBA
3 4 (15.38%) Python
4 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell
4 3 (11.54%) C#
4 3 (11.54%) Java
4 3 (11.54%) Perl
4 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
4 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
4 3 (11.54%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) Apple
2 2 (7.69%) Toshiba