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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 86 93 97
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 19 28 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.28% 1.55% 1.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 1.64% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 18 27 31
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,000 £60,000
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
1441 1712 1914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.17% 95.01% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1207 1486 1676
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 2015.

DBA Salary Histogram in Cambridge

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 23 (85.19%) SQL
2 20 (74.07%) SQL Server
3 15 (55.56%) Degree
4 11 (40.74%) MCITP
4 11 (40.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (37.04%) MCT
5 10 (37.04%) MCTS
6 8 (29.63%) T-SQL
7 7 (25.93%) Replication
7 7 (25.93%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (18.52%) Clustering
9 5 (18.52%) Linux
10 4 (14.81%) Windows
10 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (14.81%) Finance
10 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (14.81%) Streaming Music
10 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
11 3 (11.11%) Google
11 3 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (11.11%) Internet of Things
11 3 (11.11%) Microsoft

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Internet
1 3 (11.11%) Wireless
2 2 (7.41%) HTTP
2 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (74.07%) SQL Server
2 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (7.41%) Sybase ASE
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.70%) MySQL
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Replication
2 5 (18.52%) Clustering
3 4 (14.81%) Streaming Music
4 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 3 (11.11%) Internet of Things
5 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.70%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (3.70%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Linux
2 4 (14.81%) Windows
3 2 (7.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.70%) High Availability
4 1 (3.70%) Product Management
4 1 (3.70%) DevOps
4 1 (3.70%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 23 (85.19%) SQL
2 8 (29.63%) T-SQL
3 3 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (55.56%) Degree
2 11 (40.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (40.74%) MCITP
3 10 (37.04%) MCT
3 10 (37.04%) MCTS
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 3 (11.11%) Google
2 2 (7.41%) Sybase
2 2 (7.41%) SAP
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
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Posted: 15 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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