The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL 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 SQL DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 105 104 105
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 8 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.51% 0.55% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.57% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 13
Average salary £55,000 £40,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.80% +24.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £35,000 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £43,300 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.60% +3.12%
SQL 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
1514 1398 1732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.25% 96.02% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1213 1213 1490
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL DBA in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the Cambridge region.

SQL DBA Salary Trend in Cambridge

SQL DBA
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

SQL DBA Salary Histogram in Cambridge

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited SQL 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 SQL DBA in their job title.

1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (54.55%) MCITP
3 6 (54.55%) Degree
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (45.45%) MCTS
4 5 (45.45%) MCT
5 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
6 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (18.18%) High Availability
7 2 (18.18%) Finance
7 2 (18.18%) Clustering
7 2 (18.18%) Banking
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (18.18%) Statistics
8 1 (9.09%) Online Banking
8 1 (9.09%) OpenUP
8 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (9.09%) Replication
8 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
8 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
8 1 (9.09%) ETL
8 1 (9.09%) HTTP
8 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
8 1 (9.09%) Windows
8 1 (9.09%) T-SQL

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited SQL 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 SQL DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Clustering
1 2 (18.18%) Statistics
2 1 (9.09%) Online Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (18.18%) High Availability
3 1 (9.09%) OpenUP
3 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (54.55%) MCITP
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
2 5 (45.45%) MCTS
2 5 (45.45%) MCT
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory