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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 110 101 97
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 8 11 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.45% 0.75% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.77% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 24
Average salary £50,000 £37,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.13% -14.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £33,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -1.19%
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
1687 1425 1790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.26% 96.54% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1350 1146 1499
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 18 December 2014.

DBA Salary Histogram in Cambridge

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
3 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (27.27%) Wireless
5 3 (27.27%) Internet
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) Replication
5 3 (27.27%) Python
5 3 (27.27%) UNIX
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
5 3 (27.27%) Web Services
5 3 (27.27%) Google
5 3 (27.27%) Degree
5 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (27.27%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (27.27%) Internet of Things
5 3 (27.27%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (18.18%) VirtualBox
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (18.18%) Statistics
6 2 (18.18%) Banking
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (27.27%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Internet
1 3 (27.27%) Wireless
2 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (18.18%) Sybase ASE
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (9.09%) OLAP
5 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Replication
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
1 3 (27.27%) Internet of Things
2 2 (18.18%) Statistics
3 1 (9.09%) Online Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Clustering
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) UNIX
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (9.09%) High Availability
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) OpenUP
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
2 3 (27.27%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
3 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VirtualBox
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Nagios
2 1 (9.09%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Google
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Sybase
2 2 (18.18%) SAP
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft