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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 99 96 114
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 2 17 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.19% 1.16% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 1.20% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 5
Median salary £37,000 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.10% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,400 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,600 £50,000 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
1032 1416 1715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.54% 96.59% 97.89%
Number of salaries quoted 876 1209 1354
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 9 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (66.67%) Data Management
4 8 (66.67%) Management Information System
4 8 (66.67%) QlikView
4 8 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (66.67%) VBA
5 7 (58.33%) Finance
6 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (16.67%) Replication
6 2 (16.67%) Lucene
6 2 (16.67%) Apache Solr
6 2 (16.67%) Hadoop
6 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
6 2 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
6 2 (16.67%) Xapian
6 2 (16.67%) Sphinx
6 2 (16.67%) High Availability
6 2 (16.67%) Neo4j
6 2 (16.67%) Customer Insight
6 2 (16.67%) Perl
6 2 (16.67%) Unix
6 2 (16.67%) Python
6 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
6 2 (16.67%) Apple
6 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
6 2 (16.67%) PPP

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 2 (16.67%) Apache Solr
1 2 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (66.67%) QlikView
4 2 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (16.67%) Hadoop
4 2 (16.67%) Neo4j
4 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
4 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) DBIx::Class
1 2 (16.67%) Lucene
1 2 (16.67%) Sphinx
1 2 (16.67%) Xapian
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) Replication
2 2 (16.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) Data Management
2 2 (16.67%) Customer Insight
2 2 (16.67%) Database Security
2 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (16.67%) High Availability
2 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) ETL
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (66.67%) VBA
3 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 2 (16.67%) Perl
3 2 (16.67%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) AWS Certification
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Apple
1 2 (16.67%) Toshiba