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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 87 117 101
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 17 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.22% 0.11% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 0.12% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 6
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,845 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+0.81% +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
1318 1715 1480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.62% 94.49% 94.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1155 1334 1294
Average salary £43,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.87% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £28,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,450 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015.

DBA Salary Histogram in Cambridge

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 38 (95.00%) SQL Server
2 34 (85.00%) SQL
3 18 (45.00%) T-SQL
4 17 (42.50%) Performance Tuning
5 16 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (35.00%) Clustering
8 13 (32.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (30.00%) Replication
9 12 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
10 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 9 (22.50%) Streaming Music
11 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (22.50%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (22.50%) Windows
12 7 (17.50%) ITIL
12 7 (17.50%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
13 6 (15.00%) Oracle
13 6 (15.00%) Degree
14 5 (12.50%) Computer Science
14 5 (12.50%) MCTS
14 5 (12.50%) Configuration Management
14 5 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
14 5 (12.50%) Web Services
14 5 (12.50%) MCT
14 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
14 5 (12.50%) SaaS

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (7.50%) IIS
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) Lync
2 1 (2.50%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.50%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) SMTP
1 1 (2.50%) SNMP
1 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.50%) DNS
1 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (95.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 16 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (32.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 9 (22.50%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (17.50%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database
9 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
10 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
10 1 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
10 1 (2.50%) Big Data
10 1 (2.50%) OLTP
10 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
10 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Subversion
General
1 1 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) Web Services
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (2.50%) SAML
3 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.50%) HTML
3 1 (2.50%) .NET
3 1 (2.50%) Classic ASP
3 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.00%) Clustering
2 12 (30.00%) Replication
3 9 (22.50%) Streaming Music
4 5 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 5 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
7 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.50%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 9 (22.50%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (17.50%) ITIL
4 5 (12.50%) High Availability
4 5 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 5 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (12.50%) Database Security
4 5 (12.50%) SDLC
5 4 (10.00%) Change Control
6 3 (7.50%) CRM
6 3 (7.50%) Product Management
6 3 (7.50%) DevOps
7 2 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (2.50%) Change Data Capture
8 1 (2.50%) Business Continuity
8 1 (2.50%) Information Security
8 1 (2.50%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.50%) Project Management
8 1 (2.50%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (85.00%) SQL
2 18 (45.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (7.50%) PL/SQL
3 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.50%) VBScript
4 1 (2.50%) C#
4 1 (2.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (15.00%) Degree
3 5 (12.50%) MCT
3 5 (12.50%) MCTS
3 5 (12.50%) MCITP
4 2 (5.00%) MCSE
4 2 (5.00%) MCSA
4 2 (5.00%) MCDBA
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.00%) Oracle
3 1 (2.50%) Google
3 1 (2.50%) Red Gate
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