The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 102 98 115
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 18 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.03% 0.91% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 0.98% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 10
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,800 £35,000 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £39,000 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.43%
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1643 1535 1804
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.15% 93.31% 97.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1356 1376 1548
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
DBA
Cambridgeshire

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 11 July 2014.

DBA Salary Histogram in Cambridge

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 39 (97.50%) SQL
2 32 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 18 (45.00%) T-SQL
3 18 (45.00%) Windows
4 17 (42.50%) DTS
4 17 (42.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (42.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 15 (37.50%) Clustering
7 14 (35.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (27.50%) Oracle
8 11 (27.50%) XML
8 11 (27.50%) ITIL
9 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (22.50%) MySQL
11 8 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 7 (17.50%) Red Gate
12 7 (17.50%) Performance Monitoring
12 7 (17.50%) Database Security
12 7 (17.50%) Oracle Database
12 7 (17.50%) .NET
12 7 (17.50%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (17.50%) Migration
13 6 (15.00%) Linux
13 6 (15.00%) PL/SQL
14 5 (12.50%) Crystal Reports

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.50%) IIS
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle 11i
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (7.50%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) LAN
1 1 (2.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (42.50%) DTS
2 17 (42.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 17 (42.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (35.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (22.50%) MySQL
6 8 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 7 (17.50%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (17.50%) Oracle Database
8 5 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
11 2 (5.00%) SimpleDB
11 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
11 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 2 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (27.50%) XML
2 7 (17.50%) .NET
3 3 (7.50%) ADO.NET
3 3 (7.50%) CSS
3 3 (7.50%) HTML
3 3 (7.50%) ODBC
3 3 (7.50%) Middleware
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 15 (37.50%) Clustering
2 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.00%) Replication
3 3 (7.50%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.50%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 18 (45.00%) Windows
2 6 (15.00%) Linux
3 3 (7.50%) Solaris
4 2 (5.00%) Android
4 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (27.50%) ITIL
3 10 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (17.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (17.50%) Database Security
4 7 (17.50%) Migration
5 3 (7.50%) Identity Management
5 3 (7.50%) ERP
5 3 (7.50%) Project Management
5 3 (7.50%) Project Planning
6 2 (5.00%) Data Protection
6 2 (5.00%) High Availability
6 2 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (5.00%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.50%) Logistics
7 1 (2.50%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.50%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 39 (97.50%) SQL
2 18 (45.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (15.00%) PL/SQL
4 4 (10.00%) VB
5 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.50%) C#
5 1 (2.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.50%) MCSE
2 3 (7.50%) MCDBA
3 2 (5.00%) PhD
4 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (2.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (27.50%) Oracle
3 7 (17.50%) Red Gate
4 3 (7.50%) VMware
5 1 (2.50%) Red Hat